non-photo holiday cards - Tranquil Peace

Tags: non-photo holiday cards, Peace, floral, poinsetta, whimsical, illustrated, festive, foliage, pine, dove

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Melanie Severin
  • Minted May 19, 2011
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A festive bird perched atop a message of Peace on Earth

tags:

non-photo holiday cards, Peace, floral, poinsetta, whimsical, illustrate d, festive, foliage, pine, dove

colors shown:

Gold, Mint, Red, silver, ivory

fonts:

Futura Bold, Bergamot

design inspired by:

A7 Non-Photo Card

submitted on:

Mar 23 2013

Edited on:

Mar 23 2013

average score:

3.65

comments:

8

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non-photo holiday cards - Tranquil Peace by Melanie Severin

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Melanie Severin on Mar 23, 2013 at 4:49pm
Melanie Severin
  • Minted May 19, 2011
  • 78 Awards
  • 3059 Comments made
  • 34759 Votes cast

Alternate color options ... not sure which to go with?

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Shari Margolin on Mar 24, 2013 at 8:52am
Shari Margolin
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This is gorgeous! Love both color options.

Griffinbell Paper Co. on Mar 24, 2013 at 12:47pm
Griffinbell Paper Co.
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So festive and full of joy! Love the darker version as well. For some reason though, I'm wanting to see some texture or highlights in the bird when it appears in the gold, but don't have that reaction with it in the green. They're both wonderful, though!

Jennifer Wick on Mar 25, 2013 at 1:34pm
Jennifer Wick
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This is amazing, Melanie!! Both colorways are beautiful, so you only have to make one more, since this will be picked!

Ana Gonzalez on Mar 28, 2013 at 2:09pm
Ana Gonzalez
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Love both colors! everything is adorable!

Olivia Raufman on Aug 30, 2013 at 5:42pm
Olivia Raufman
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Congrats, Melanie! Gorgeous work, as always :)

Stellax Creative on Aug 30, 2013 at 6:03pm
Stellax Creative
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Congratulations Melanie!!

guess what? on Aug 30, 2013 at 8:41pm
guess what?
  • Minted May 6, 2008
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Sooo lovely, Melanie!! Love this!! Congrats on your win!! :)

Robin L. Andrews on Aug 31, 2013 at 11:42am
Robin L. Andrews
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Congratulations on your win!

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Laura Condouris on Mar 23, 2013 at 5:19pm
Laura Condouris
  • Minted Sep 20, 2009
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This turned to color before my very eyes! I love both versions- I think the bird stands out better in the gray/gold version. That one seems more elegant, and this one seems more whimsical. Always good to have alternate colorways in your pocket- I have a feeling you'll be needing them! ;)

Susan Asbill on Mar 23, 2013 at 5:20pm
Susan Asbill
  • Minted Jun 6, 2011
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White!

Phrosné Ras on Mar 23, 2013 at 5:24pm
Phrosné Ras
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This is ADORABLE!! is there a way to bring in the turqoise with the dark backgroud? love it Melanie :) i love both, really.

Monica Schafer on Mar 23, 2013 at 5:26pm
Monica Schafer
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Love both but I think I prefer the white... so bright and cheerful! Very pretty Melanie.

Rebecca Bowen on Mar 23, 2013 at 5:40pm
Rebecca Bowen
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The white one is perfect!! Looove!

Chris Griffith on Mar 23, 2013 at 5:44pm
Chris Griffith
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Love Phrosne's idea of making the bird turquoise on the black.

Stacey Montgomery on Mar 23, 2013 at 8:16pm
Stacey Montgomery
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This is really pretty. I prefer the light background. It is more cheery! :-)

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Giselle Zimmerman on Mar 23, 2013 at 5:15pm
Giselle Zimmerman
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Love the white one Melanie ! Beautiful work as always :)

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Chris Griffith on Mar 23, 2013 at 4:45pm
Chris Griffith
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Melanie, this is soooo special. Love the colors and the artwork.

Alethea and Ruth on Mar 23, 2013 at 4:55pm
Alethea and Ruth
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i clicked on this to say how much i liked the colors, but then i saw the dark one and love that too! tricky...but i think the white one - it's is so fresh and clean.

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