Nov 30, 2012

Happy Fridays: Holiday Card Trends 2012

Can you believe it? Yes folks…tomorrow is the first day of December! How did the holiday season get here so quickly?! Well you may now be running around making yourself crazy trying to find the perfect holiday card, but fear not. One of the hottest stationery trends for 2012 is hand drawn text! It can be subtle yet charming, and always unique and special. So before selecting your 2012 card, take a peak at a few cards below for inspiration!

1. Rifle Paper Co., 2. Moglea for Minted, 3. Bespoke Letterpress, 4. Maddy Nye for Minted, 5. Dude and Chick, 6. Kate Spade, 7. Rifle Paper Co., 8. Quill & Fox, 9. Stone & Feather Paper

Happy Friday!

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About the Contributor: Kristen Smith is a graphic designer and illustrator residing in Augusta, GA with her fiance Jon-Michael and two fur babies, Desmond and Penelope. She knew from a very young age that she wanted to do something creative and began taking design classes in high school. After receiving a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Georgia, she worked hard to establish a freelance career and officially launched her own company in 2011. Kristen is an award-winning designer, a celebrated creative for Minted.com, and has been working with NAPCP since it's inception in 2009.  She has a passion for fresh and beautiful designs with subtle feminine hints and a dash of whimsy.   Her passion for design is rivaled only by her passion for animals. She has been an avid animal rights supporter for many years and presently works with a local rescue organization fostering and rehabilitating cats. When she is not designing or sketching, you can find her crafting or in the garden!  She is also an entertainment junkie and watches entirely too many movies and television shows. Kristen looks forward to the extraordinary possibilities each new day brings!  

 

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