holiday photo cards - Festive Spirits

Tags: holiday photo cards, fund,pattern,festive,brights,holiday

Designers were asked to submit a chic and modern design. If you see a design that is not available for sale, please email us and we will help you purchase the design.

About Nazia

Nazia Hyder
  • Minted May 8, 2012
  • 27 Awards
  • 5272 Comments made
  • 8473 Votes cast

Share This Design

To link to this design on other websites, copy & paste this HTML.

About the Design

comments from Nazia:

A single photo card celebrating the cheerful festive spirits in bright holiday colors & a fun,festive pattern.

tags:

holiday photo cards, fund,patte rn,festive ,brights,h oliday

colors shown:

navy,green,fuchsia

fonts:

Brandon,Bodoni

design inspired by:

Holiday Photo Card

submitted on:

Apr 26 2016

Edited on:

May 02 2016

average score:

2.83

comments:

9

[Non-foil-pressed] Making Spirits Bright Holiday P... - See designs critique this design

winner
rating closed
final average score: 2.83
rating distribution
5
4
3
2
1
holiday photo cards - Festive Spirits by Nazia Hyder

featured

Nazia Hyder on May 3, 2016 at 8:37am
Nazia Hyder
  • Minted May 8, 2012
  • 27 Awards
  • 5272 Comments made
  • 8473 Votes cast

The rest of my designs in this "Holiday Cheer" series.

comments

Colleen Tracey on May 2, 2016 at 2:02pm
Colleen Tracey
  • Minted May 25, 2015
  • 3 Awards
  • 44 Comments made
  • 957 Votes cast

wow, all that hard work paid off! It's perfect.

Peridot Design on May 3, 2016 at 12:47am
Peridot Design
  • Minted Dec 10, 2011
  • 3 Awards
  • 38 Comments made
  • 217 Votes cast

Wonderful colors!

Makewells on May 4, 2016 at 6:46am
Makewells
  • Minted Jan 26, 2012
  • 52 Awards
  • 666 Comments made
  • 14663 Votes cast

Nazia I LOVE your entries, great job girl!

Hooray Creative on May 4, 2016 at 1:38pm
Hooray Creative
  • Minted Nov 23, 2010
  • 398 Awards
  • 2135 Comments made
  • 19891 Votes cast

LOVE this! So cool. This and "Cheerful Joy" are my favorites!! I just adore the color palettes!

Moglea on May 4, 2016 at 7:46pm
Moglea
  • Minted Oct 6, 2009
  • 78 Awards
  • 1218 Comments made
  • 7367 Votes cast

I'm seriously in LOVE with your submissions. They are so fun and original. xo

curiouszhi design on May 5, 2016 at 1:58pm
curiouszhi design
  • Minted Dec 17, 2013
  • 11 Awards
  • 940 Comments made
  • 10050 Votes cast

great pattern and I love the unconventional color palette!

Oscar & Emma on May 11, 2016 at 6:34pm
Oscar & Emma
  • Minted Jun 2, 2008
  • 185 Awards
  • 1181 Comments made
  • 9442 Votes cast

Love your series, Nazia! Such great colors. These would make fantastic wrapping paper designs, too.

Kampai Designs on Sep 17, 2016 at 1:56am
Kampai Designs
  • Minted Feb 25, 2012
  • 55 Awards
  • 1359 Comments made
  • 26918 Votes cast

Congrats Nazia!

Version 6 - submitted on Apr 26 2016 - hide

Baumbirdy on Apr 29, 2016 at 2:50pm
Baumbirdy
  • Minted Oct 27, 2008
  • 164 Awards
  • 276 Comments made
  • 32369 Votes cast

Love this, so different and fun!

Dawn Jasper on Apr 30, 2016 at 1:06pm
Dawn Jasper
  • Minted Jan 16, 2010
  • 35 Awards
  • 7379 Comments made
  • 111133 Votes cast

Oh man I'm so sad I missed all the polls but this looks freaking amazing! :) The only thing I might try is making the type the dark blue instead of the pink but I still love it this way too.

Version 5 (poll) - submitted on Apr 26 2016 - hide

Jennifer Postorino on Apr 28, 2016 at 7:03am
Jennifer Postorino
  • Minted Dec 27, 2008
  • 126 Awards
  • 4092 Comments made
  • 41556 Votes cast

C for me! i just love the colors of that one! :)

Naomi Ernest on Apr 28, 2016 at 7:07am
Naomi Ernest
  • Minted Dec 31, 2011
  • 22 Awards
  • 1894 Comments made
  • 11821 Votes cast

B. I really like the additional contrast here! :)

Design Lotus on Apr 28, 2016 at 7:29am
Design Lotus
  • Minted May 9, 2008
  • 181 Awards
  • 3780 Comments made
  • 36164 Votes cast

C then B.

Pink House Press on Apr 28, 2016 at 7:36am
Pink House Press
  • Minted Feb 9, 2015
  • 14 Awards
  • 68 Comments made
  • 1931 Votes cast

I think the colors of A & B feel a little more Christmas-y, and I chose B because the additional navy really brings out the pretty pattern to me.

Lori Wemple on Apr 28, 2016 at 7:39am
Lori Wemple
  • Minted Nov 19, 2011
  • 327 Awards
  • 4293 Comments made
  • 10209 Votes cast

I am voting A but seriously such a hard choice! They are perfect my friend! Love your colors, love your layout, love your pattern!!!

Owl and Toad on Apr 28, 2016 at 7:51am
Owl and Toad
  • Minted Aug 22, 2014
  • 22 Awards
  • 359 Comments made
  • 39055 Votes cast

C then B for me as well. I love the way the pink pops on the green. however, i see how some of the trees are the same purple color so they kinda blend in with the background. I see there is a little line to distinguish them. Maybe you could make that line slightly thicker so it looks more intentional.

carly reed walker on Apr 28, 2016 at 8:04am
carly reed walker
  • Minted Jan 25, 2011
  • 55 Awards
  • 1489 Comments made
  • 43859 Votes cast

Very cool, Nazia! I like B!

Gwen Bedat on Apr 28, 2016 at 8:05am
Gwen Bedat
  • Minted Sep 1, 2014
  • 19 Awards
  • 803 Comments made
  • 84964 Votes cast

I voted B. I love all your colorways, (and really love the series you're making by the way ;). Your trees stand out more in B, which is the reason I picked it.

Lehan Veenker on Apr 28, 2016 at 8:31am
Lehan Veenker
  • Minted Sep 20, 2010
  • 218 Awards
  • 2315 Comments made
  • 19643 Votes cast

B for me. :)

Lea Delaveris on Apr 28, 2016 at 9:10am
Lea Delaveris
  • Minted Jun 17, 2010
  • 48 Awards
  • 2614 Comments made
  • 46008 Votes cast

C then B for me. They're all great, but the pink details get just a little lost against the reddish orange here - moreso I think than your other designs for some reason.

Angela Garrick on Apr 28, 2016 at 10:08am
Angela Garrick
  • Minted Jun 28, 2015
  • 17 Awards
  • 797 Comments made
  • 21540 Votes cast

Hard choice, voted A.

Shirley Lin Schneider on Apr 28, 2016 at 10:08am
Shirley Lin Schneider
  • Minted Dec 26, 2010
  • 177 Awards
  • 1154 Comments made
  • 16933 Votes cast

C! Love the bright and contrasting colors.

lena barakat on Apr 28, 2016 at 10:20am
lena barakat
  • Minted Jun 29, 2010
  • 64 Awards
  • 1199 Comments made
  • 17071 Votes cast

This is tough.. my eye keeps going to B. Love how unique this is!

Ella Weaver on Apr 28, 2016 at 11:09am
Ella Weaver
  • Minted Apr 4, 2013
  • 2 Awards
  • 1029 Comments made
  • 11700 Votes cast

I voted B. I love that it keeps the on trend red and pink combo, but like more of the contrast from the navy. Love this!

Kelly Schmidt on Apr 28, 2016 at 12:13pm
Kelly Schmidt
  • Minted Jun 18, 2014
  • 65 Awards
  • 1336 Comments made
  • 5233 Votes cast

B followed very closely by C! I definitely like the extra contrast in B, for this colourway, and I do still love the original colours in C :)

Version 4 - submitted on Apr 26 2016 - no comments

Version 3 (poll) - submitted on Apr 26 2016 - hide

Liz Conley on Apr 27, 2016 at 8:10pm
Liz Conley
  • Minted Dec 28, 2012
  • 47 Awards
  • 1120 Comments made
  • 68785 Votes cast

I picked A - a close call but this design just "pops" more for me.

Chris Griffith on Apr 27, 2016 at 8:16pm
Chris Griffith
  • Minted Aug 27, 2011
  • 106 Awards
  • 4980 Comments made
  • 35039 Votes cast

Nazia this is really tough. I picked B because of your series but A is gorgeous too. And your changes, WOW, really perfect. :)

CaroleeXpressions on Apr 27, 2016 at 8:51pm
CaroleeXpressions
  • Minted Sep 14, 2014
  • 7 Awards
  • 1237 Comments made
  • 31574 Votes cast

I feel A works the best, you loose some of the design elements with the pink and red!

CaroleeXpressions on Apr 27, 2016 at 8:51pm
CaroleeXpressions
  • Minted Sep 14, 2014
  • 7 Awards
  • 1237 Comments made
  • 31574 Votes cast

I feel A works the best, you loose some of the design elements with the pink and red!

Anupama on Apr 27, 2016 at 9:19pm
Anupama
  • Minted Jan 26, 2012
  • 77 Awards
  • 2928 Comments made
  • 16012 Votes cast

I like b because its matching with your other designs

Kelly Schmidt on Apr 27, 2016 at 9:46pm
Kelly Schmidt
  • Minted Jun 18, 2014
  • 65 Awards
  • 1336 Comments made
  • 5233 Votes cast

I am still really drawn to A, Nazia! B works as well and I can see why you'd want to launch as a series in the same colourway. What if for B, you created more contrast by having larger fields of the navy? Like how in A there is more contrast between the left and right/diagonal corners. Maybe the upper right and bottom left background could be navy? Just a thought. I like the contrast in A and I feel that some of the detail gets a bit lost in B. Either way, love the design! Great job.

Bonjour Berry on Apr 27, 2016 at 10:49pm
Bonjour Berry
  • Minted Aug 15, 2011
  • 77 Awards
  • 500 Comments made
  • 50885 Votes cast

I picked B purely because those are my favourite colours!

Petra Kern on Apr 28, 2016 at 1:44am
Petra Kern
  • Minted Mar 7, 2013
  • 87 Awards
  • 585 Comments made
  • 3275 Votes cast

I love A. I really love your submissions this year, Nazia! Graphically they are so strong and you picked gorgeous colors! The only thing I would change here is: I would make the photo bigger and the white frame tad thiner. But totally up to you of course.

Basil Design Studio on Apr 28, 2016 at 2:08am
Basil Design Studio
  • Minted May 12, 2015
  • 4 Awards
  • 1143 Comments made
  • 20728 Votes cast

A. This was tough. I really like both - they're unique and modern with a retro feel. I ended up going with A because my eye kept looking at that one...maybe because of the greater contrast. Great job and good luck!

Naomi Ernest on Apr 28, 2016 at 4:38am
Naomi Ernest
  • Minted Dec 31, 2011
  • 22 Awards
  • 1894 Comments made
  • 11821 Votes cast

B, but I agree with Kelly that you could add contrast by doing larger sections in the navy. I love the series idea! And these colors!

Bethan on Apr 28, 2016 at 5:09am
Bethan
  • Minted May 13, 2014
  • 91 Awards
  • 307 Comments made
  • 2961 Votes cast

Love B :) this series is gorgeous and so eye catching!

Version 2 - submitted on Apr 26 2016 - hide

Pooja Thacker on Apr 27, 2016 at 2:02pm
Pooja Thacker
  • Minted Jul 5, 2015
  • 116 Comments made
  • 10735 Votes cast

It's lovely to see more pattern and this would be great on a wrapping paper as Christina mentioned.

Kelly Schmidt on Apr 27, 2016 at 3:35pm
Kelly Schmidt
  • Minted Jun 18, 2014
  • 65 Awards
  • 1336 Comments made
  • 5233 Votes cast

Hi Nazia! Thank you for your lovely comments about my work! :) For this one, I think I would enlarge the photo just a touch, or maybe do a couple of different proportions as a new poll to get some more feedback. I definitely like seeing more of the pattern but now I'm thinking maybe it's a tad too much and might overpower people's photos. I also think you should definitely make this into a wrapping paper design! It's so fun!

Version 1 - submitted on Apr 26 2016 - hide

Joey Crisostomo-Wynne on Apr 26, 2016 at 7:55am
Joey Crisostomo-Wynne
  • Minted Aug 8, 2013
  • 4 Awards
  • 877 Comments made
  • 17500 Votes cast

I think design is great! Not too much at all. I like the colors you have--it's very fun and bright. I can see this desing with different colors schemes, so it's very versatile.

Christina Novak on Apr 26, 2016 at 8:01am
Christina Novak
  • Minted Nov 4, 2011
  • 47 Awards
  • 2280 Comments made
  • 28920 Votes cast

I love the color combo you have! This would also look lovely as a wrapping paper! Maybe you could try one with the pattern that goes all the way to the edge of the card.

Chris Griffith on Apr 26, 2016 at 8:24am
Chris Griffith
  • Minted Aug 27, 2011
  • 106 Awards
  • 4980 Comments made
  • 35039 Votes cast

Love the pattern but I want to see more. :) I would have it go all the way to the edge and reduce the white border around the photo by .05 inches.

Lindsay Megahed on Apr 26, 2016 at 8:30am
Lindsay Megahed
  • Minted Dec 26, 2010
  • 133 Awards
  • 682 Comments made
  • 16630 Votes cast

love the colors and retro feel :)

Owl and Toad on Apr 26, 2016 at 8:32am
Owl and Toad
  • Minted Aug 22, 2014
  • 22 Awards
  • 359 Comments made
  • 39055 Votes cast

I agree with Chris, I want to see more background. love it!

Susan Asbill on Apr 26, 2016 at 8:33am
Susan Asbill
  • Minted Jun 6, 2011
  • 97 Awards
  • 2809 Comments made
  • 123194 Votes cast

I love it! Super cool & different, Nazia.

Melissa Casey on Apr 26, 2016 at 8:33am
Melissa Casey
  • Minted Nov 24, 2012
  • 20 Awards
  • 2334 Comments made
  • 24033 Votes cast

Very fun colors! I am not sure you need the outer white frame. It might be nice to let more of the background design show. Might also try a version where there's less spacing between the two lines of copy - just to compare.

Lea Delaveris on Apr 26, 2016 at 8:44am
Lea Delaveris
  • Minted Jun 17, 2010
  • 48 Awards
  • 2614 Comments made
  • 46008 Votes cast

So fun! I want to see more of it, though! Can you make it thicker either by downsizing the photo just a tad (and tightening up the type) or extending it to the edges?

Design Lotus on Apr 26, 2016 at 8:51am
Design Lotus
  • Minted May 9, 2008
  • 181 Awards
  • 3780 Comments made
  • 36164 Votes cast

the border feels a tad thick. =)

Carolyn Nicks on Apr 26, 2016 at 9:07am
Carolyn Nicks
  • Minted Nov 18, 2014
  • 30 Awards
  • 454 Comments made
  • 13519 Votes cast

Looks great, Nazia! I would also suggest extending your design to the edges :)

Naomi Ernest on Apr 26, 2016 at 9:08am
Naomi Ernest
  • Minted Dec 31, 2011
  • 22 Awards
  • 1894 Comments made
  • 11821 Votes cast

Love the pattern and I agree it'd be fun with other colors, too! I like the idea of making the white borders a bit more narrow to let more of the pattern show. :)

Beth Schneider on Apr 26, 2016 at 10:26am
Beth Schneider
  • Minted Sep 17, 2010
  • 68 Awards
  • 1193 Comments made
  • 18972 Votes cast

This is so fun, I love this!!! I think your borders are competing. I'd remove the outer one and then I think you're good to go!

Kelly Schmidt on Apr 26, 2016 at 11:18am
Kelly Schmidt
  • Minted Jun 18, 2014
  • 65 Awards
  • 1336 Comments made
  • 5233 Votes cast

Love this, Nazia! And I agree with the other comments to try showing more of the pattern and experiment with the thickness of the white borders and whether or not you need the outer one or not, or if it would work extending to the edge.

Jennifer Postorino on Apr 26, 2016 at 12:17pm
Jennifer Postorino
  • Minted Dec 27, 2008
  • 126 Awards
  • 4092 Comments made
  • 41556 Votes cast

i love the colors and the border (at least what i can see of it). have you thought about having the photo on top - bleeding off 3 edges - and then having your pattern on the bottom? you could have a white box over top of the pattern for your text to go in. this way we might get a really good look at all the work you've done on the background ;)

Carawayfarer Studio on Apr 26, 2016 at 12:51pm
Carawayfarer Studio
  • Minted Oct 11, 2010
  • 4 Awards
  • 37 Comments made
  • 1323 Votes cast

There are some great comments here. I agree, taking some of the white border away to show more pattern - even eliminating the outer border. The colors are great and unique. Something different that catches the eye.

Little Words Design on Apr 27, 2016 at 7:04am
Little Words Design
  • Minted Sep 25, 2013
  • 12 Awards
  • 1448 Comments made
  • 20456 Votes cast

I love it. It's a departure from this usual holiday color palette, which I think is really refreshing. The only thing I might suggest is decreasing the leading between "happy holidays" and the family name/year. Lovely work!