minibook cards - noël bleu

Tags: minibook cards, joyeux noel, joyeux noël, pinecones, pine cones, blue, elegant, pattern

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Carrie Eckert
  • Minted Jul 5, 2008
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comments from Carrie:

a pretty french blue pattern serves as the backdrop for multiple family photos

tags:

minibook cards, joyeux noel, joyeux noël, pinecones, pine cones, blue, elegant, pattern

colors shown:

blue, ivory, chocolate

fonts:

burgues script, mrs eaves

design inspired by:

Christmas or Holiday Minibook Card

submitted on:

Sep 08 2010

Edited on:

Sep 09 2010

average score:

2.63

comments:

7

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final average score: 2.63
minibook cards - noël bleu by Carrie Eckert

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Paper Dahlia on Sep 9, 2010 at 8:36am
Paper Dahlia
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Beautiful, Carrie! So homey yet elegant.

Kimberly FitzSimons on Sep 9, 2010 at 9:34am
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love the blue you've chosen! beautiful!

SimpleTe Design on Sep 9, 2010 at 11:49am
SimpleTe Design
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love it carrie ... great job!

Laura Hankins on Sep 9, 2010 at 12:19pm
Laura Hankins
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Lovely- great pattern and colors!

Snow and Ivy on Sep 9, 2010 at 12:46pm
Snow and Ivy
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lovely! very elegant

Coco and Ellie Design on Sep 9, 2010 at 6:31pm
Coco and Ellie Design
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Beautiful and timeless Carrie! Very clever to keep your signature colour consistent with your other previous submissions.

Amanda Larsen Design on Sep 10, 2010 at 7:17am
Amanda Larsen Design
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Very beautiful, Carrie! I love the alternating patterns and color palette.

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Sydney Newsom on Sep 8, 2010 at 7:02pm
Sydney Newsom
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Very pretty, Carrie!

Carrie Eckert on Sep 8, 2010 at 7:07pm
Carrie Eckert
  • Minted Jul 5, 2008
  • 24 Awards
  • 822 Comments made
  • 5990 Votes cast

thank you, mintie mentor! :)

Design Lotus on Sep 8, 2010 at 8:49pm
Design Lotus
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Lovely colors and pattern. Only suggestion would be to try the photo against the pattern in bw like one the cover.

Katie Wahn on Sep 9, 2010 at 4:50am
Katie Wahn
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cute!! love the pattern and that blue!

Carrie Eckert on Sep 9, 2010 at 6:21am
Carrie Eckert
  • Minted Jul 5, 2008
  • 24 Awards
  • 822 Comments made
  • 5990 Votes cast

Thanks Amy! Do you think the color photo looks wrong next to the pattern or do you just think that I need to stick with b+w for consistency? I really wanted to use a color photo on the front, but this particular family photo had too much purple in it and we didn't have any other family sets to use. . .

Design Lotus on Sep 9, 2010 at 6:26am
Design Lotus
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I think the color photo is competing against the pattern a bit. I love the bw photo on the cover - makes the design feel rich in tradition.

cadence paige design on Sep 9, 2010 at 7:17am
cadence paige design
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Beautiful and sophisticated! Great job!