holiday photo cards - warm holiday wishes

Tags: holiday photo cards, penned, jotted,warm wishes, holiday wishes, handwriting, signature, sharpie, gold

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comments from Amy and Tina:

casual penned holiday wishes

tags:

holiday photo cards, penned, jotted,warm wishes, holiday wishes, handwriting, signature, sharpie, gold

colors shown:

white, gold

fonts:

script, brandon

design inspired by:

Holiday Photo Card

submitted on:

Apr 16 2016

Edited on:

May 05 2016

average score:

3.18

comments:

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Monica Janes Fine Art on May 6, 2016 at 11:35am
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This is gorgeous! :)

Phrosne Ras on May 17, 2016 at 2:47pm
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love!

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Debb W on May 5, 2016 at 8:00am
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A. Love the choice to have this in foil, the script on this photo looks awesome!

Nazia Hyder on May 5, 2016 at 8:02am
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A for me! Beautiful!

Laura Bolter Design on May 5, 2016 at 8:05am
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I'm voting for A.

Basil Design Studio on May 5, 2016 at 8:08am
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A.

peetie design on May 5, 2016 at 8:11am
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A...and I think I just found next year's holiday card. I LOVE this Amy!

Shari Margolin on May 5, 2016 at 8:13am
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A! (Kinda feels tacked on in B)

Ling Wang on May 5, 2016 at 8:25am
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A: I like the year moved in! And this is so tiny & feels silly to say but I really like that vertical line separating the name & date :)

Naomi Ernest on May 5, 2016 at 8:43am
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A. Simplified seems a bit more natural to me.

Erika Firm on May 5, 2016 at 8:46am
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A -- love the simplicity, plus will work with more photos

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Ling Wang on May 5, 2016 at 6:35am
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C: I like the frame to close out the design as I also prefer without the swashes. That year is still floating to me: would you consider moving it left over the "-es" to anchor it a bit? I think that would also complement the family name being on the bottom left of the script too.

Debb W on May 5, 2016 at 6:37am
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Hi Amy, The full bleed on A. Wondering if you need the year? Can you toss up an option without it? : )

Anupama on May 5, 2016 at 6:38am
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I like A. Next choice B.

Chris Griffith on May 5, 2016 at 6:47am
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Love this one and how did you do that lighting?

Naomi Ernest on May 5, 2016 at 7:07am
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A. Definitely prefer the full bleed, and I think the long lovely swashes on "holiday" are enough. :)

Basil Design Studio on May 5, 2016 at 7:08am
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A. I think it would work best with any of the dye cut shapes should a consumer choose to use it.

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Lea Delaveris on May 4, 2016 at 5:58pm
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I prefer no swashes, but it makes the 2016 seem a little stray out there. Maybe on the other size of the y?

Debb W on May 4, 2016 at 6:02pm
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A. Maybe if it was a full-bleed B, but with the border, A. Agree with Lea on the year.

Neeta Sawhney on May 4, 2016 at 6:04pm
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A for me Amy

carly reed walker on May 4, 2016 at 6:15pm
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A but I agree with Lea about the 2016!

Melissa Casey on May 4, 2016 at 6:15pm
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A for me, but I think you need a full bleed. The font gives that warm and laid back feel like the photo - great match-up. The year I think needs a better home tho.

Dawn Jasper on May 4, 2016 at 6:41pm
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A - but full bleed. And the year bugs me a bit, maybe center it with the s?

Laura Bolter Design on May 4, 2016 at 6:53pm
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I voted for A, but would put the date in next to the ascender of the "h."

Ling Wang on May 4, 2016 at 7:02pm
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A: I 5th or 6th Lea's suggestion to try moving the year to the right of the Y descender so that everything is within the width of the script. I'm wondering if the photo could be moved to the right a few points. The "grassy" area isn't even on both sides & that bugs me a bit ;)

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Ilze Lucero on Apr 16, 2016 at 8:53pm
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Beautiful script. Nicely done

Jennifer Postorino on Apr 17, 2016 at 8:22am
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very pretty! i'm thinking dots on the "i's" though instead of stars ;)

Dawn Jasper on Apr 18, 2016 at 7:36am
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This looks awesome amy! So it's really picky but I would move the name line over so it was centered between the swash and the edge of the photo, either that or maybe even aligned with the w? Something about it feels just the tiniest bit off.

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Dawn Jasper on Apr 16, 2016 at 9:39am
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Wow that took me a while to spot! lol. I think I like the swooshie swashes in A :) But shorter like B? also there's something odd about the angle of swash on the end of the s.

Owl and Toad on Apr 16, 2016 at 9:41am
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I chose A. I think it would look nice if the W and S had similar angles to their swashes.

Basil Design Studio on Apr 16, 2016 at 10:33am
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A for me

Erica Krystek on Apr 16, 2016 at 10:44am
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A for me! pretty!

Debb W on Apr 16, 2016 at 10:47am
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Hi Amy, like the soft curve of A. Love the photo choice, too. haha, Dawn! "Swooshie Swashes" would be a good design name.

Carolyn MacLaren on Apr 16, 2016 at 10:57am
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A for me....and I think full-bleed would work well!

Jessie Steury on Apr 16, 2016 at 12:13pm
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I like the A swashes a little better.

Olivia Raufman on Apr 16, 2016 at 12:16pm
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I chose A – nice and flowy....nice technical term there :) I love the border, though it's hard to say without seeing them side by side.

carly reed walker on Apr 16, 2016 at 12:49pm
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A!

Abby Munn on Apr 16, 2016 at 12:58pm
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agree w/ A. very pretty!

Kimberly Morgan on Apr 16, 2016 at 1:12pm
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A feels more finished to me!

Mansi on Apr 16, 2016 at 1:45pm
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I voted B! i like how the line ends! More modern and unique! Best of luck!

Ann Gardner on Apr 16, 2016 at 2:02pm
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I like the swashes in B. They feel more hand done and expressive to me.

Itsy Belle Studio on Apr 16, 2016 at 2:23pm
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I prefer the smashes on A. I like this with the white border

Itsy Belle Studio on Apr 16, 2016 at 2:23pm
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I prefer the smashes on A. I like this with the white border

Paper Dahlia on Apr 16, 2016 at 2:26pm
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A for me :)

Chris Griffith on Apr 16, 2016 at 2:37pm
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I think A matches the curves of the font best. Great cropping of this photo!

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