our christmas card, 2013

My Christmas cards will finally be sent out today. Bright and early this morning. I addressed a stack of Christmas cards last night in record time and breathed a sigh of relief as I finished the last one and made it to bed at a normal time.

I absolutely love checking my mail this time of year, each day I’m greeted with fun and festive cards from sweet family and friends and I love seeing what everyone chooses for their card.


This year I went a different route with our Christmas cards. Instead of the standard picture and message of holiday cheer, I offered up a glimpse of our year. Just a few highlights to fill everyone in on the busy and exciting year we have had so far.


I also went with a completely different color scheme and I love how pretty and fun the colors turned out. I was a little nervous about going with something other than traditional, but I am so pleased with the final product. I used our beach pictures from this past summer since we had fall pictures taken a little later in the year this time. The pictures were taken by CB Photo and Design, our personal favorites.


Those beach pictures are some of my very favorites and I was happy to get to use them again. I don’t ever get tired of looking at the ones of BK on the beach, I obviously had to include that one on the back.


The cards are from ErinCondren.com, for the past few years we have used EC and I am always pleased with the quality of their work.

Click on the links below to see our cards from the past:



  1. Super cute! Hope you guys have a wonderful Christmas!
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  2. Your cards are adorable! What a fun way to recap the year. :)
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  3. What a great card! I love that it gives a nice overview of everyone’s year while also still being very nice to look at!
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  4. Love the bright colors on your card! Merry Christmas!
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  5. I haven’t thought about using EC for our Christmas cards, love how your’s turned out!
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