2021 Holiday Photo Cards


I am woefully behind in sharing my 2021 holiday photo cards with you all, but there is some good news. I’m sharing them just in time for the Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals!

BHLDN x Minted Wedding Invitations


Meet Genevieve: a modern monogram wedding invitation suite now available at Minted in partnership with BHLDN. BHLDN will feature a small selection of Minted wedding suites on their site for the 2021 and 2022 wedding seasons.

A modern wedding invitation with bold initials, designed for Minted.

New Save the Dates for 2021


I took a bit of a social media breather this month. (Maybe a lot of us have.) That also includes paying attention to my blog. It’s been a trying month to say the least, but I’m so, so hopeful that things will get better as the year goes on. I’m brushing off the dust a […]

New photo save the date design for 2021

2020 Holiday Photo Cards


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 […]

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

Modern Photo Birth Announcements

Baby + Kids

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 […]

2019 Year in Review

News & Updates

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 […]

How to Save Time and Money on Holiday Cards

Tips + Tools

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 […]

Red Joy to the World holiday photo card by Sandra Picco Design available at PhotoAffections.com

The Perks of a Minted More Membership

Tips + Tools

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. […]

Notes and Cards

2019 Holiday Photo Cards


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. […]