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It's a Wonderful Life multi-photo raised foil holiday card

The day is here to share my 2020 Holiday Photo Cards with you! I’ve said this a million times, but holiday designing takes up about 9 months of my year. So it’s a pretty exciting day when I get to put all my hard work out into the universe. Although this year is far from […]

2020 Holiday Photo Cards

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Nov 4, 2020

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Minimal, modern multi photo birth announcement

When I sat down to write this post, I started thinking about the last birth announcement I had for sale at Minted. I couldn’t remember, so I looked back through my submissions to check. It has been five years since I last had a winner in this one! Granted, I wasn’t submitting regularly for a […]

Modern Photo Birth Announcements

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Oct 15, 2020

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How has another year gone by? Not to sound like the old fogey in the room, but seriously, the older I get, the faster time flies. 2019 was such a challenging year for me. The biggest and most significant struggle for me personally was losing my mom over the summer. Losing anyone you love is […]

2019 Year in Review

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Dec 30, 2019

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Modern dark green holiday photo card by Sandra Picco for Minted

Thanksgiving is late this year, which means means Christmas will creep up on us faster than usual. Time will fly once we clear the dinner plates on turkey day. You still have plenty of time to order your holiday cards, but if you’re looking for ways to speed up the process and save a few […]

How to Save Time and Money on Holiday Cards

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Nov 21, 2019

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Notes and Cards

I’m pretty sure if you’ve spent even 30 seconds on my site, you already know that I’m a stationery and paper addict. Yes, I design pretty paper goods, invitations, holiday cards, etc. but I’m also a consumer. I spend a decent chunk of change on birthday cards, thank you notes and wrapping paper each year. […]

The Perks of a Minted More Membership

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Nov 8, 2019

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Wonders of His Love Christmas photo card

I’m happy I gave October a little time to settle in before I rolled right into holiday. Such is the life of a designer of Christmas-y things. I’ll jump back to fall in my next post, I promise. But today I’m excited to share with you my 2019 holiday photo cards and Christmas card collection. […]

2019 Holiday Photo Cards

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Oct 18, 2019

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Nautical favor tags

When you’ve been designing wedding invitations for a while, you are bound to find your work “in the wild” from time to time. It is such a pleasant surprise when I stumble upon one of my designs featured on a popular wedding blog or a photographer’s website. My “Down by the Sea” invitation has been […]

Blue Nautical Wedding Invitations

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Sep 10, 2019

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Modern Script Save the Dates

Guys, I’m sooo behind in posting new designs! I updated my site earlier this year and was determined to add new work to the blog as it launched, but clearly it’s been a struggle. I just finished designing save the dates for this year’s Minted challenge, so I figured it was time to share my […]

Modern Script Save the Date Cards

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Sep 6, 2019

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Wedding season was very good to me this year. In addition to my “Elegant Initials” invite, I now have TWO new letterpress wedding invitation suites available at Minted. Yay! If you’re on the fence about letterpress printing for your invitations, let me make it easy for you: do it. Letterpress is the most luxurious option […]

Modern Typography Wedding Invitations

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Aug 29, 2019

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