non-photo holiday cards - Eat Drink and Have Seconds

Tags: non-photo holiday cards, nutcracker, toy, funny, silly, joke, gingerbread, cookie, chocolate, drink, eat, seconds, food, dessert, uniform, hat, feather, faces, cute

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Katie Zimpel
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Eat Drink and Have Seconds featuring nutcrackers

tags:

non-photo holiday cards, nutcracker, toy, funny, silly, joke, gingerbread, cookie, chocolate, drink, eat, seconds, food, dessert, uniform, hat, feather, faces, cute

colors shown:

red, blue, yellow, black

fonts:

True North Script, Frontage

design inspired by:

A7 Non-Photo Card

submitted on:

Apr 27 2016

Edited on:

May 10 2016

average score:

3.13

comments:

3

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final average score: 3.13
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non-photo holiday cards - Eat Drink and Have Seconds by Katie Zimpel

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Debb W on May 10, 2016 at 9:25am
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Bahahaha! Those expressions! Love the color choices and fun details (feather in the cap!).

Carol Fazio on May 11, 2016 at 7:36am
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love the facial expressions, Katie! so true!

Jessica Corliss on May 11, 2016 at 10:00am
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Nailed it.

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Dawn Jasper on May 9, 2016 at 6:41pm
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Um - Amazeballs :) The type updates are perfect! This is super picky but I might just bring the type up a nudge or two.

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curiouszhi design on May 4, 2016 at 3:42pm
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I love the detail and colours!

Heather Francisco on May 5, 2016 at 10:15pm
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Great details Katie! LOVE it!!! those hot cocoa's should have some marshmallows.. OK now im hungry too. wonderful work

Carawayfarer Studio on May 7, 2016 at 12:06am
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Oh, this is so fun! Awesome work! I like it as-is, but wonder what it might look like if the background blue was just sliiightly lighter. It might help the type and characters pop out just a tad more. But really, I think it is just great as-is!

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Christina Novak on May 2, 2016 at 6:42pm
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I like B!

Naomi Ernest on May 3, 2016 at 5:40am
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Ha! Adorable, Katie! I voted B. :)

Laura Hamm on May 3, 2016 at 11:11am
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B for me. Its such a great design it doesn't need the extra flourish.

Erin L. Wilson on May 3, 2016 at 12:20pm
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Oh my gosh-- these little guys made me laugh out loud! Love this one, Katie! I voted for B :)

Lisa McLean on May 3, 2016 at 12:59pm
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I love your illustrations, colors and sense of humor. SO GOOD!

Shannon on May 4, 2016 at 8:34am
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these characters are hilarious :) I went back and forth between the two, but I ended up choosing A because I like the triangle effect that happens with the white on either side of your copy and the white of the middle guy's hat feather. I think if you end up going with A you could even increase the size of the ornaments on either side of the text!

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Kayla Penner on Apr 29, 2016 at 10:24am
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yes! great work!

Terra Link on Apr 29, 2016 at 11:23am
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This is great! Awesome work!

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Ilze Lucero on Apr 27, 2016 at 8:03pm
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Adorable illustration, so funny

taryn bone on Apr 27, 2016 at 9:19pm
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I love this design. The background color is spot on. My only change would be the arm of the guy in the middle, since they are nutcrackers, I think it shouldn't stick out to the side at all, it should only go up and down like the other ones do, keeping the rectilinearity of each individual will just make it that much stronger. Minor comment, but it's the only one I have!

Kayla Penner on Apr 28, 2016 at 8:34am
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Great design! I would suggest maybe making the skin tones different shades so you have more of a variation between them. Maybe even with the hair colors as well (the white) and maybe making the one with the single gingerbread hold it with his left hand since the other guy is holding it with his right as well