My Favorite Holiday Cards + $200 to Minted!

Holiday Photo Card from Minted | Pizzazzerie.com

One of my favorite fall activities is browsing through cute holiday cards to pick the perfect one! This year, I was obviously over the moon to include the new addition to the family!  I wanted a classic look with simple typography so after lots of browsing, I chose this design from Minted and customized it to the wording I wanted (super easy). Lucky for YOU, Minted is giving one lucky Pizzazzerie reader a $200 credit towards your own holiday cards so click here to go enter (takes just a second)!

I absolutely adore how they turned out! The cute die-cut shape is so fun and the white and gray swiss dot background is my favorite. This is definitely my favorite holiday card yet!

Minted Holiday Card

Every year since my husband and I became engaged and began sending holiday cards, I’ve included black and white stripes somewhere in the design or card. This year, it’s tiny, but Blakely’s dress has a striped ribbon bow, my favorite detail! I’m thinking of making a little scrapbook to hold our Christmas card each year so my children can flip through it when they’re older and see all the years, what do you think? Do you do anything special with your holiday cards? I’d love to know!

Here are a few of my other FAVORITE holiday card styles. I must say that the foil designs are also so cute (and 20% with code FOIL2014 through 11/17 – woohoo). So shiny and fabulous!

Minted Christmas Cards

I also love the idea of New Year’s cards and cannot get over how cute these styles are! Check out a few of my favorites…

Minted New Years Cards

So working full-time and having baby girl at home doesn’t leave oodles of “free time” (what is that?!) so the recipient addressing that Minted offers is nothing short of amazing. You can pick from lots of different styles and I loved the gorgeous calligraphy-style type on several of them! One less step for me is a win so adding that stamp and mailing is all I have to do now!

Win $200 credit to Minted for holiday cards on pizzazzerie.com!

Don’t forget that Minted is giving away a $200 credit to one lucky Pizzazzerie readier so click here to enter! You have until 11/20/14 at 11:59 PST to enter so hop to it friends and then get those holiday cards on their merry way!

…and thank you to Sara E Rose Photography for our darling Christmas card photo! 

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