holiday photo cards - midwinter night's dream

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comments from Amy and Tina:

a blustering snow frame with modern classic type

tags:

holiday photo cards, classic, typography, frame, snow, wind, modern,

colors shown:

white, gold

fonts:

didot

design inspired by:

Holiday Photo Card

submitted on:

Apr 13 2016

Edited on:

Apr 21 2016

average score:

3.29

comments:

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Design Lotus on Apr 21, 2016 at 12:23pm
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lena barakat on May 11, 2016 at 5:20pm
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this is perfectttt!

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Kanika Mathur on Apr 14, 2016 at 1:25pm
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I feel it works well for all photos. D is adorable:)

Basil Design Studio on Apr 14, 2016 at 1:27pm
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I chose A.

Lisa McLean on Apr 14, 2016 at 1:27pm
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The photo color (glowy look) and their expressions in D really works for me with this design!

Ling Wang on Apr 14, 2016 at 1:28pm
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If I had to pick one, I'd go with C for popping the most/feels fresh. A & D are close seconds for me for their sweetness.

Carolyn Nicks on Apr 14, 2016 at 1:30pm
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B for me! And I take back my comment from yesterday about reserving the flurries for possibly the top half of the page, I love the dots in these other photo options as they are!

Ella Weaver on Apr 14, 2016 at 1:39pm
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I like both the drama of A and the more subdued vibe of D. In the end, I'm going with A.

Three Kisses Studio on Apr 14, 2016 at 1:51pm
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While I like the girl in red her expression isn't as joyful as I'd like to see. So D!

curiouszhi design on Apr 14, 2016 at 2:35pm
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I voted for D.. they all look good, but I think the softer tones of the photo in D works best with the glowy frame.

Jennifer Postorino on Apr 14, 2016 at 4:09pm
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i'm really drawn to B :) love how the type pops off that red coat!

Kelly Nasuta on Apr 14, 2016 at 4:59pm
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This is so pretty! I like the dark/muted colors in A.

Paper Dahlia on Apr 14, 2016 at 5:05pm
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Tough choice but I went with B.

Chryssi Tsoupanarias on Apr 14, 2016 at 5:43pm
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B for me!

Chris Griffith on Apr 14, 2016 at 7:55pm
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I think A is so romantic.

Laura Bolter Design on Apr 14, 2016 at 8:03pm
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Red in photos is always so cheery, but this design looks so romantic with A.

Rushmi on Apr 15, 2016 at 1:41am
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This is lovely! D for me! :)

Rushmi on Apr 15, 2016 at 1:42am
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This is lovely! D for me! :)

Naomi Ernest on Apr 15, 2016 at 1:22pm
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I think A shows your design best. C is my second choice. But they all look great! (As usual!) ;)

Itsy Belle Studio on Apr 15, 2016 at 9:03pm
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Very pretty, I chose A because the white text contrasts nicely against the black & it looks very classic

Shannon on Apr 15, 2016 at 10:04pm
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I went with B because I think the winter coat and little flakes of snow make for a cozy feel :)

Anne Holmquist on Apr 16, 2016 at 9:37am
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They all work but I chose B. I like the pop of red.

Dawn Jasper on Apr 17, 2016 at 5:36am
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D for me! Love that soft lighting with your delicate dots.

Little Words Design on Apr 18, 2016 at 6:25am
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A for me! I think your border stands out best against the background of the photo. This is lovely, Amy!

Kampai Designs on Apr 19, 2016 at 2:56am
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Hard choice but I picked A. Beautiful!

Laura Hamm on Apr 19, 2016 at 10:20am
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A or D both work for me. Leaning toward the photo in D… just because it's really cute.

Hooray Creative on Apr 21, 2016 at 10:55am
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Love them all, but I voted A. Agree with the others about it having a romantic feel. The photos of your daughter are so adorable too! :)

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Carolyn MacLaren on Apr 13, 2016 at 3:15pm
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I like A best

curiouszhi design on Apr 13, 2016 at 3:17pm
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I like C. The little curved text for 2016 is a nice touch!

Ilze Lucero on Apr 13, 2016 at 3:20pm
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A or c, I think A for me. Love the confetti

Jennifer Postorino on Apr 13, 2016 at 3:45pm
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i like B... the placement of the text seems to flow better :)

Kimberly FitzSimons on Apr 13, 2016 at 4:07pm
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I like the type treatment of the year in C.

Carolyn Nicks on Apr 13, 2016 at 4:39pm
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I like B best, your typography looks great! I'm not sure you need as many 'snow' dots though. The type itself would work well on it's own here, so maybe just a bit fewer or possibly reserved for the top half of the image?

Holly Whitcomb on Apr 13, 2016 at 5:19pm
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I like the layout of A the best. Maybe it's a teeeeeny bit close to the bottom though. Super pretty.

Anupama on Apr 13, 2016 at 6:04pm
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I like the type placement in option B, the most.

Haley Warner on Apr 13, 2016 at 6:14pm
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Really beautiful! I picked A.

Kelly Schmidt on Apr 13, 2016 at 6:18pm
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I like B, Amy! I like the type up a bit higher as you have it here and I like how clean this one is.

Basil Design Studio on Apr 13, 2016 at 6:49pm
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I chose B. I think that the date gets lost in the others because of the size photo composition. I think it works well stacked.

Chris Griffith on Apr 13, 2016 at 6:52pm
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I like B because it raises the bottom text up not so close to the edge like the others and it balances better.

Ann Gardner on Apr 13, 2016 at 7:12pm
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I think I like the simplicity of B since you've got a patterned background.

Laura Bolter Design on Apr 13, 2016 at 7:21pm
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As much as I like trying a more unique layout, I still think the simplicity of B works best.

Debb W on Apr 13, 2016 at 8:45pm
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Hi Amy, Each option has an appealing flair. B has a classic feel.

Melissa Casey on Apr 13, 2016 at 9:22pm
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HOW FUN! LOVE LOVE LOVE the dots with this photo. I think I prefer the date to the left and right of happy - it adds interest and it's something different. I think it balances and keeps the text compact and readable.

Angela Garrick on Apr 13, 2016 at 9:44pm
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I vote B, looks polished.

Kanika Mathur on Apr 13, 2016 at 10:04pm
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B for me!

Jessie Steury on Apr 14, 2016 at 3:12am
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I like C the best, but I don't love how his thumb is right on the year, it's just making it hard to see. I'd just nudge the photo one way or the other, or try a different one, just so your lettering can shine during voting. :)

Naomi Ernest on Apr 14, 2016 at 5:12am
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I like B. I think A breaks it up a bit too much, and it gets a tiny bit lost in C. B works really well! :)

Ella Weaver on Apr 14, 2016 at 8:43am
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B feels balanced to me.

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