holiday photo cards - Happy Pawlidays

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A single photo featuring a paw illustration and the greeting happy pawlidays:)

tags:

holiday photo cards, fun, funny, happy, holidays, pet, dog, cat, paws, paw print, pun

colors shown:

red, green

fonts:

Capriccio, brandon

design inspired by:

Holiday Photo Card

submitted on:

Apr 04 2016

Edited on:

Apr 18 2016

average score:

2.51

comments:

3

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holiday photo cards - Happy Pawlidays by Kanika Mathur

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Kanika Mathur on Apr 14, 2016 at 9:58am
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Alternate colorways

Mansi on Apr 16, 2016 at 1:53pm
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So cute :)

Annie Taylor on May 2, 2016 at 12:26pm
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So sweet!

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Laura Hamm on Apr 13, 2016 at 12:29pm
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The color choice of C stands out and still feels festive.

Kanika Mathur on Apr 13, 2016 at 12:32pm
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Thanks for taking the poll everyone!The dual tone colors won the last poll:-) Polling for color combo this time based on the feedback I got.Traditional or non-traditional?thank you!!

Shannon on Apr 13, 2016 at 12:34pm
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I went with B both because I think it goes great with your photo and I think the paw print stands out really well.

Design Lotus on Apr 13, 2016 at 12:50pm
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C. maybe gray instead of blue?

Katherine Moynagh on Apr 13, 2016 at 1:00pm
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I think B works best with this photo.

Basil Design Studio on Apr 13, 2016 at 1:35pm
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B for me!

Ellis on Apr 13, 2016 at 5:34pm
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A is most festive IMHO. :)

Anupama on Apr 13, 2016 at 6:06pm
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I like b

Chris Griffith on Apr 13, 2016 at 6:49pm
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Going A. It's Christmas right? :)

Naomi Ernest on Apr 14, 2016 at 5:11am
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C for me. I think they all work really well, though. :)

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Dawn Jasper on Apr 8, 2016 at 6:12am
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So cute! I went with B since it stood out first but C looks great too.

Ellis on Apr 8, 2016 at 8:22am
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B for me. Very cute!

Itsy Belle Studio on Apr 8, 2016 at 10:47am
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Cute! I'm choosing B, I like the paw to be the same color as the rest of the word but that you used 2 colors in the design… although the monochromatic look of A is nice too.

Itsy Belle Studio on Apr 8, 2016 at 10:47am
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Cute! I'm choosing B, I like the paw to be the same color as the rest of the word but that you used 2 colors in the design… although the monochromatic look of A is nice too.

Design Lotus on Apr 8, 2016 at 12:01pm
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A.

Kate Ross on Apr 8, 2016 at 2:28pm
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Nothing is a deal breaker for me here. They all look great but I opted for the green type cuz it seemed freshest to me.

Simona Cavallaro on Apr 8, 2016 at 4:22pm
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I prefer the two-tone in C. Would love to see an option with red text and black paw print.

Ann Gardner on Apr 8, 2016 at 5:51pm
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I like how you pulled out the paw print with a different color, so I chose C.

Kelly Schmidt on Apr 8, 2016 at 6:10pm
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A for me, Kanika! Very cute!

Shirley Lin Schneider on Apr 8, 2016 at 8:40pm
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A. I like it with just the red, especially paired with the black and white dog.

Naomi Ernest on Apr 9, 2016 at 8:24am
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I voted C. Love the little red paw print!

Chris Griffith on Apr 9, 2016 at 9:04am
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I like the contrast of B

Chryssi Tsoupanarias on Apr 9, 2016 at 9:05am
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Cute! B for me.

Mansi on Apr 9, 2016 at 12:29pm
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I think the one color in Red in A works the best!

Annie Montgomery on Apr 10, 2016 at 9:15am
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B! so cute ;) you get the fun effect of red + green, but it's not too busy.

Jennifer Postorino on Apr 10, 2016 at 9:47am
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A for me :)

Paper Dahlia on Apr 10, 2016 at 6:38pm
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I voted for option A... love the all red :)

Jill Means on Apr 10, 2016 at 9:33pm
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A, I chose monochromatic because I think it reads better.

Kelly Nasuta on Apr 11, 2016 at 8:40am
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I like the paw in a contrasting color.

Haley Warner on Apr 12, 2016 at 5:37am
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I like C with the two colors up top. I might even play around with some non-traditional colors if you have a chance. The headline already says christmas on its own, so I think some unexpected colors might make it more unique.

Kim Bliss on Apr 12, 2016 at 1:07pm
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I like the different colors ... makes it a bit more festive.

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Kanika Mathur on Apr 4, 2016 at 7:52pm
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Polling for color this time. Thank you everyone for your feedback on the previous poll!Really appreciate it!

Maria Hilas Louie on Apr 4, 2016 at 11:53pm
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I love the graphic nature of Boston Terriers (French Bulldog?) So I would go with A. I also prefer that layout.

illustrata.design on Apr 5, 2016 at 4:41am
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I think the layout of b works great, especially with that kind of cropping in the image itself.

Lea Delaveris on Apr 5, 2016 at 5:54am
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I voted B. I'd kind of like to see it with a different photo though or maybe a tighter crop on those dogs.

Joey Crisostomo-Wynne on Apr 5, 2016 at 7:53am
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Hi Kanika! Nice changes/options! I chose Option A, the changes you made make the photo work very well with the overall design. Awesome job!

Laura Hamm on Apr 5, 2016 at 11:12am
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The cropped photo layout of B is strongest.

Jennifer Postorino on Apr 5, 2016 at 12:20pm
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i like A but have you tried it with a square photo so you have more white space to play with your type? :)

Haley Warner on Apr 5, 2016 at 7:19pm
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I love the layout of A! Really cute design and I think the frame of the photo makes it feel more balanced than option B.

Ellis on Apr 5, 2016 at 9:10pm
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B for me. I might make the pawprint pads a little rounder so they look as much like a dog print as possible?

Ilze Lucero on Apr 6, 2016 at 6:26am
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A for me, love the close up. Great impact and nicely framed layout

Naomi Ernest on Apr 6, 2016 at 6:33am
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A looks wonderful! That photo is great with your design. :)

Dawn Jasper on Apr 6, 2016 at 7:31am
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So cute! A stands out to me the most. I love the use of the white space and feel it's more balanced than B.

Julie Hebert on Apr 6, 2016 at 8:27am
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I chose A, but I would make the bottom font red as well.

Design Lotus on Apr 6, 2016 at 10:57am
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A. I'm totally biased though because we have a boston terrier. =)

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Debb W on Apr 4, 2016 at 4:10pm
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lovin' the heart-paw!

Angela Garrick on Apr 4, 2016 at 4:23pm
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cute font and love the heart paw print for the W very creative. Just wondering what it would like like with the family name at the bottom and a little white space below the image.

Joey Crisostomo-Wynne on Apr 4, 2016 at 5:25pm
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Very clever message! I especially love the paw! The only thing i find a little off is the photo choice. Don't get me wrong, the dow is ADORABLE. However, the crop of the photo, along with the white space on the sides give it a weird balance. I suggest another photo, or stretching the photo all the way to the border of the card. Maybe you can do a poll?

Amy Payne on Apr 4, 2016 at 5:35pm
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Great idea! I really like different framing so I like the photo as is but you could also try making the photo more of a square and putting the family name on the bottom.

Little Words Design on Apr 4, 2016 at 7:19pm
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This is very cute :) I agree with Angela, that it might be nice to give the photo some white space at the bottom. It feels a little off-center, though part of me struggles with that suggestion because I also think that the off-centered photo adds a fun element. Go with your design gut! :)

Karen Kaul on Apr 4, 2016 at 7:41pm
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I agree with adding some white space at the bottom. But also I'd like to see the "H" in happy be a bit bigger. It seems smaller than the other letters. Overall very cute design!

Kanika Mathur on Apr 4, 2016 at 7:48pm
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This adorable doggie photo is portrait layout and is actually cropped like this. Love it's off-centred crop, it makes it unique:)

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