I had my special little baby last November, and suddenly navigating the waters of being a new Mom got a bit overwhelming. I skipped doing any kind of Christmas cards, and I also didn’t do any birth announcements. I’ve received some lovely birth announcements in the past, and have always wondered how the new parents had the time/energy/focus to get those done. I certainly didn’t have any of that when Baby H joined our family. So now I’m coming up on his first birthday, and another Holiday season is soon to be upon us too. I plan to do custom Holiday/Christmas cards with photos of my little man, and as I was looking through the lovely card options at Minted, I found their adorable “baby’s first Christmas” section. I think these distracted me for a half hour or more, just saying “aww” why didn’t I do these? I mean, look at this beautiful card idea. How adorable would that have been last year? If I had a time machine…
But again, distracted. Let’s focus on what this post is supposed to be about, which is selecting this year’s Holiday cards. Since there are so many wonderful options, I’m a little bit stuck. I know I want a multi-photo card so I can include some photos of my baby’s first year, and maybe even a photo of all of us if we can get a good one. But I just can’t decide. I thought that maybe my lovely readers can help me out. Here are some of the options I have been looking at, please let me know which you like best, and why!
Option 1: A 6-photo “Be Merry” card. Pros: Simple, cute, lots of photos. Cons: Maybe not that festive.
Option 2: 9 photo. “Oh What Fun”, 2015 in review. Pros: Symmetrical, lots of photos, a little festive. Cons: No wide shot photos.
Option 3: 6 photo “Joy”. Pros: Elegant design. Love the snowflake. Cons: two wide photos, I don’t know if we have any. Not very festive.
Option 4: 12 photos! “It’s Been A Very Merry Year”. Pros: Lots of pictures. Cons: Isn’t very festive.
Option 5: “So Very Merry”. Pros: festive and fun. Cons: 5 smaller photos.
So which one do you like?
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