holiday photo cards - Gala

Tags: holiday photo cards, holiday, christmas, holiday card, christmas card, photo card, joy, modern, hip, editorial, geometric, mid century

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carly reed walker
  • Minted Jan 25, 2011
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An ultra modern holiday card inspired by editorial magazine design

tags:

holiday photo cards, holiday, christmas, holiday card, christmas card, photo card, joy, modern, hip, editorial, geometric, mid century

colors shown:

Blush, Gold, Black

fonts:

Didot, Lumier

design inspired by:

Holiday Photo Card

submitted on:

Apr 16 2016

Edited on:

May 04 2016

average score:

2.82

comments:

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holiday photo cards - Gala by carly reed walker

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Version 5 (poll) - submitted on Apr 16 2016 - hide

Susan Asbill on May 3, 2016 at 6:24pm
Susan Asbill
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B!!!

Basil Design Studio on May 3, 2016 at 6:26pm
Basil Design Studio
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I chose A. I like the foil, but I like the colors of the nonfoil and think you have more room for versatility.

Debb W on May 3, 2016 at 6:29pm
Debb W
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B! repeating myself but love this design!

Coco and Ellie Design on May 3, 2016 at 6:42pm
Coco and Ellie Design
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Love the gold!

Ella Weaver on May 3, 2016 at 7:03pm
Ella Weaver
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I LOVE the nonfoil on this! Bose colors are so fresh.

Kimberly Morgan on May 3, 2016 at 7:34pm
Kimberly Morgan
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I might be in the minority here, but AI really like the warmth of the umber-gold color.

Anne Holmquist on May 3, 2016 at 8:18pm
Anne Holmquist
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I usually always pick foil but I really like the gold in A.

Laura Bolter Design on May 3, 2016 at 8:27pm
Laura Bolter Design
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I'm liking the foil.

Ellis on May 3, 2016 at 8:48pm
Ellis
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I really like A. It's just a cool color combo and make the design more unique than the gold foil in B does, IMHO.

Kelly Schmidt on May 3, 2016 at 9:32pm
Kelly Schmidt
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I still really like A!

sue prue on May 3, 2016 at 10:17pm
sue prue
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B!

Anupama on May 3, 2016 at 11:51pm
Anupama
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B

Roopali on May 4, 2016 at 12:03am
Roopali
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I prefer B

Naomi Ernest on May 4, 2016 at 4:05am
Naomi Ernest
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A. The foil is pretty, but I think that the transparent element in A makes this really stand out. :)

Loree Mayer on May 4, 2016 at 6:02am
Loree Mayer
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B. So pretty. Love the blush and gold.

Dawn Jasper on May 4, 2016 at 6:04am
Dawn Jasper
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This looks great! I like the foil but I don't think it needs it. A looks lovely! I might just make the joy solid instead of transparent.

Ling Wang on May 4, 2016 at 8:33am
Ling Wang
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I like the mustard-y color so A for me. I feel like the gold is very similar in tone to the peachy-blush color and gets a bit lost.

chocomocacino on May 4, 2016 at 10:12am
chocomocacino
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B! looks good in foil..

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Coco and Ellie Design on Apr 28, 2016 at 4:19pm
Coco and Ellie Design
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Love the ultra contemporary look!

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Design Lotus on Apr 25, 2016 at 1:47pm
Design Lotus
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love the foil. might do the little diagonal lines in the upper right in foil too. =)

Naomi Ernest on Apr 25, 2016 at 1:50pm
Naomi Ernest
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I like these both, but voted A... I really like the translucency of joy on the photo. :)

Haley Warner on Apr 25, 2016 at 1:53pm
Haley Warner
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Really cute! I prefer the non-foil. The transparent joy is really what sets it apart for me.

curiouszhi design on Apr 25, 2016 at 2:34pm
curiouszhi design
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both are great, but I like the little extra detail on A (the top bar on the right)

Sarah Curry on Apr 25, 2016 at 2:45pm
Sarah Curry
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I love both but agree with Amy about doing the upper right lines in foil also :) So, leaning slightly more toward foil.

Hooray Creative on Apr 25, 2016 at 2:49pm
Hooray Creative
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I voted A because it feels like a modern work of art with the pops of yellow! The foil version would be lovely too though! :)

Kimberly Morgan on Apr 25, 2016 at 2:55pm
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A. And I also like Amy's suggestion.

Kelly Schmidt on Apr 25, 2016 at 2:57pm
Kelly Schmidt
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This is really tough, but I voted A. I like the yellow with some transparency and I like the block of yellow balancing joy in the upper right corner. The foil is super pretty too and if you went with foil, I agree with other comments to add foil to the diagonal lines, or maybe bring back that colour block from A and make that foil?

Christina Novak on Apr 25, 2016 at 4:25pm
Christina Novak
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I like A and could see this in many fun color combos!

CaroleeXpressions on Apr 25, 2016 at 5:04pm
CaroleeXpressions
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I would go with A!

Ann Gardner on Apr 25, 2016 at 5:14pm
Ann Gardner
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I chose A. I like the color and transparent joy.

Chris Griffith on Apr 25, 2016 at 5:44pm
Chris Griffith
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Love the foil and agree with Amy. :)

Jennifer Postorino on Apr 25, 2016 at 5:50pm
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i like B but i'd add the top element that you have in A to B and then foil it ;)

Erin Niehenke on Apr 25, 2016 at 5:52pm
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I love A! I like that the "joy" lets the photo show through a bit, and I like the matching color block top right.

Anupama on Apr 25, 2016 at 8:23pm
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I like the non foil option!!

Nazia Hyder on Apr 25, 2016 at 8:28pm
Nazia Hyder
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Brilliant! I chose A for the contrast of blush & amber. Foil would be lovely too though...

Ellis on Apr 25, 2016 at 9:06pm
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A for me. Very unique!

Alexandria on Apr 26, 2016 at 10:03am

I like option A but think the color used in the letter "y" on option B would be a better fit for the scheme

Liz Conley on Apr 26, 2016 at 5:42pm
Liz Conley
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I picked A - the gold foil is nice but in my opinion the transparency on the text really works so perfectly with the overall concept of this design.

Itsy Belle Studio on Apr 26, 2016 at 9:36pm
Itsy Belle Studio
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My eye was more drawn to A and it feels more modern.

holaholga on Apr 27, 2016 at 1:30am
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C!!!Color is perfect!

Kimberly Chow on Apr 27, 2016 at 1:59pm
Kimberly Chow
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A - love the color transparency and the hint of gold in the upper right corner.

Kimberly Chow on Apr 27, 2016 at 1:59pm
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A - love the color transparency and the hint of gold in the upper right corner.

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Debb W on Apr 16, 2016 at 6:13pm
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This is 'minted', modern, unique, won't find anywhere else. Nicely done!

Ilze Lucero on Apr 16, 2016 at 7:45pm
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Beautiful design, modern and fun

Dawn Jasper on Apr 20, 2016 at 7:32am
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This is so modern and fun! I might brighten up the gold tones just a little bit (or even enter this in the foil challenge) :). I also think the two type lines could come away from the black line one or two more nudges. And maybe a bit of extra tracking on "happy holidays"?

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