Thursday, December 5, 2013

Share the Christmas Love: Tiny Prints and Michelle Pendergrass Photo Session #Giveaway

Christmas is one of my favorite times of year, and so it's the perfect time to share some of my favorite things that make the holiday season a little merrier and brighter! This is part one. 

Christmas cards are not a checklist item for me; they are a creative project I look forward to piecing together every year; I love all the aspects of Christmas cards --  picture session leading up to Christmas, the picking of designs, the merging of the two and even mailing them out!

I love this project mostly because it's a family affair in which I can unleash my creativity -- and because my kids think licking and sealing the envelopes in the coolest thing ever. Win!

Honestly, though, I can see how it would be stressful rather than fun if I didn't have a great photographer and a great card design destination like Tiny Prints where I can easily create beautiful cards.

This year I had my project cut out for me because Tiny Prints featured so many gorgeous designs, and I had so many beautiful pictures to choose from after we did a photo session with my super-talented friend Michelle, who captured the very essence and spirit of our family in her beautiful shots!

After picking my favorite captures from our session with Michelle and narrowing down my favorite designs over at Tiny Prints, I finally landed on a lovely multi-fold card unlike any I'd made in the past.

When they arrived, I was just as smitten with the final product as I was with the previews online! I can't wait to send them out!

So how about you? Do you want to take a stroll around Tiny Prints and pick out your favorite card? Tiny Prints is giving away a $50 gift certificate plus free shipping to one reader here! See the Rafflecopter for Tiny Prints below to enter! 
{Tiny Prints fine print for giveaway: Shipping offer applies to non-sample orders shipped to a location within the 48 contiguous United States. There is no minimum purchase required for this promotion. This offer may not be combined with other offers. This offer is not applicable to previously placed orders or toward the purchase of gift certificates, calendars, photo books, and Erin Condren Day Planners. This offer is valid for one transaction only and any funds not used in the transaction will be forfeited. Offer valid for one-time redemption per billing address. Offer is only valid on Tiny Prints.}

And are you in the Chicagoland area and still need the perfect Christmas card photo? Michelle Pendergrass is giving away one 15-minute session and one perfect photo for a Christmas card to one reader! The shoot is scheduled for Sunday, December 8, and Michelle will be in touch with the winner about a time that works for everyone. See the second Rafflecopter below for this giveaway!
{Michelle Pendergrass Fine Arts and Photography fine print for giveaway: Winner must be available for pictures on Sunday, December 8. Previously booked sessions will not qualify for this giveaway. Family must be willing to meet in the Grayslake, IL area for their pictures. Pictures will be taken outside. Michelle will gift you with 15 minutes for the photo session and one picture. She will send you the digital file.}
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  1. Thanks, Hy! I love TinyPrints. And the Merry Bokeh is my favorite. I always love Bokeh in photos in general :)

  2. Amazing Adventures is my favorite card.

  3. I like timeline cards...maybe the 5x7 side fold DIY :)

  4. I like the flat JOY cards


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