holiday photo cards - Snowflakes

Tags: holiday photo cards, floral, modern frame, blue, grey, red

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Eric, Birdseye Cards
  • Minted Jul 21, 2008
  • 3 Comments made
  • 18 Votes cast

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comments from Eric:

The holiday colours pulled from this image, along with the beautiful horizontal shot, played well with the notion to tie in a photo frame.


holiday photo cards, floral, modern frame, blue, grey, red

colors shown:

Payne's grey, Carmine red, powder blue


Amazone BT, Arno Pro

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submitted on:

Aug 28 2008

Edited on:

Aug 28 2008

average score:




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final average score: 2.17
holiday photo cards - Snowflakes by Eric, Birdseye Cards


Alex Elko Design on Sep 2, 2008 at 5:30pm
Alex Elko Design
  • Minted Apr 22, 2008
  • 58 Awards
  • 584 Comments made
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One of the problems with pulling colors from photos is, with custom cards, once the card is for sale, a new photo is placed that may have completely different colors, or you might end up with something that is not particularly right for the season (see Emma's magical orange mittens). That said, I think your color combination here is sophisticated, and interesting. I am not sure I like the flower shapes in the photo. The flourish on the bottom could work, maybe if there was a little more to it. I do think it would look better to have the snow flakes centered between each scroll. And one little nitpicky text thing - I believe 'tis has the apostrophe before, as in It Is.

Andrea Snaza on Sep 9, 2008 at 2:51pm
Andrea Snaza
  • Minted Apr 25, 2008
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I would have to agree with all that Alex said here. This wouldn't translate well with other photos and I would also have to say there are a few too many designs and flourishes going on here