The Stonekings' Christmas Card...2013 Ediiton

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

I love sharing Christmas cards...not only because it's fun to send happy mail to friends and family, but it's crazy to see how much our lives have changed this past year. For 2012, it was just three of us, with one on the way and I hadn't announced our pregnancy yet, and this year Miss Carson is here in the picture with us...life comes full circle and lets you know just how blessed you truly are. Without further adieu, here is our 2013 family Christmas card:
I went with another festive and fun Minted design...hands down, their service and selection are hard to beat. Coupled with the fact I had a 20% coupon plus another $20 off and even I was impressed about how much money I saved! Jeff loved the traditional design (yes, he gets a vote) so it was a winner in both our books. I always try to incorporate the years on the designs we pick out, just so I can look through them one day in the future and I will know what year it was. AND, since we were in the process of moving, I had Katy's Hallmark design custom change of address stickers to attach to the back of the envelopes that coordinated with our card design...here is how they turned out:
And because this stationery guru decided that I needed one more element of color, I found the cutest wrapping tape in the holiday section at Target to wrap around each card. Here they are, all ready to be mailed...
As always, my friend and photog Candice shot our images...you can check out her site and on her Facebook page as well. Hope you all enjoyed a little sneak peak at our cards!!

- 40 Comments

  1. So cute! I went with Minted too and loved how they turned out!

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  2. The card is so sweet and I love the way you addressed your envelopes with the merry x-mas!!! Gives it a little something extra!

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  3. Love it! You all look adorable and the colors in the picture are amazing:) and great idea on tape, looks so festive and FUN!!!

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  4. adorable card! you have such a beautiful family!

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  5. Gorgeous cards and envelopes! I am loving the Christmas tape.

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  6. LOVE it!!! And the tape!!! XO

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  7. We did Minted as well. Same card in fact. Love the change of address stickers!

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  8. Gorgeous! What a beautiful little family!
    Love the cards!
    Sara
    Life with Baby Sophia

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  9. So cute! I love those previous baby booties!

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  10. Your card turned out darling!! Everyone is so photogenic!!

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  11. Gosh I love your handwriting! What a perfect Christmas card! And I LOVE the massive sticker on the back! xo

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  12. Too cute!!!! Love your card itself, but all of the special touches are amazing. You are just too much! How do you manage it all!? :) I still haven't even gotten our cards in yet. haha Merry Christmas to you and your adorable family!!

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  13. Love your cards, such a sweet family!

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  14. Love Katy's! These are so sweet!

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  15. Your handwriting is so pretty! Are you still doing calligraphy? Would you like to come address ours, yes, I haven't even addressed them led alone mailed them. <---- Bad Mom, Mommy Fail

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  16. I love the card and I LOVE the envelopes, too! You have gorgeous handwriting and I love how you used wrapping tape for an extra 'Merry Christmas' element! BTW, love your scarf, too!

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  17. Lovely! I love sending and getting cards too. My first batch goes out tomorrow!

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  18. Your cards are adorable! Quick question: where is your scarf from? I love it!

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  19. Wow. Amazed. BEAUTIFUL! What great timing of the Christmas Cards + Move Announcement.

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  20. Love them!!!! Such a gorgeous photo! And I ALMOST picked that card. It was one of my favorites! :)

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  21. What a sweet family card! You guys look so adorable together!!

    Jamie @
    The Growing Up Diaries

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  22. I'm so glad your blog hasn't changed since I started reading it! Like the way you write and stuff it's always so nice to read your posts because they are real and not fluff! Gorgeous card and pic! Happy Holidays!

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  23. Absolutely gorgeous! Such a pretty card.

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  24. I love the design you chose! We almost chose the same one too! You have the most beautiful handwriting!!

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  25. I found super cute "DO NOT OPEN TILL DEC 25th" tape in the dollar section at Target too that I wrapped all around the brown mailing paper on my Grandma's X mas gift. :) They have such great finds sometimes!

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  26. Gorgeous Christmas card :) I love the Merry Christmas tape too

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  27. i want to see more of your cute outfit!
    love these cards. they suit your adorable family perfectly!

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  28. Christmas is coming, the latest michael kors bag here, good price quality, introduced to everyone
    http://www.mirandamichaelkors.com/

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  29. I love your card! Like seriously LOVE!! How did you get the girls to look at the camera so perfectly? I guess that's a sign of a GREAT photographer!

    And I hope you friends Justin and Jessica don't mind you putting their last name and address on the internet. Lol ;)

    Merry Christmas sweet Mama!

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  30. They look absolutely fabulous!!!!

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  31. Love your cards! Great idea with the tape for the envelopes! Definitely stealing that next year! ;)

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  32. gotta love minted! they came our wonderfully!

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  33. IN LOVE!!! the greatest christmas card in the whole wide world!! i wish i had that christmas tree card display thing in your next post! maybe next year... xo love!

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  34. I got the same tape and used it on the craft paper wrapping paper I wrapped with.

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