Thursday, October 17, 2013

GIVEAWAY: Shutterfly Gift Card

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Fall is upon us and you know what that means... the holidays are getting ready to 'round the corner!  Unless you've been hibernating, you can't help but notice the holiday decorations, gifts and candy that have already taken over the stores (hello Home Depot and your Christmas tree forest that was set up in September).  I thought it might be funny to give out Christmas candy on Halloween this year... but then again, we'd actually need Trick 'or Treaters to come to our house for anyone besides me to laugh. 

Have you started prepping for the busy holiday season yet?  Perhaps by gift buying, or list writing, or even food planning?  When it comes to gifts, I tend to pick up things here and there throughout the year as I find unique items... and, as a knitter, I've always got gifts on my needles as well.  That means my official "kick off" to the holiday season doesn't involve shopping for gifts, but instead it is picking out and ordering our holiday cards.  I have been using Shutterfly for years now and absolutely love their huge selection, not to mention the amazing quality.

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No matter what your style, you'll find a holiday card that suits you perfectly at Shutterfly.  Is your style classic, with traditional colors, aspirational sentiments and iconic illustrations?   Maybe you're more contemporary, using texture and layering, shine and glitter, and trendy colors?  If humor and nostalgia come together at your house, one of the whimsy cards will fit in just perfectly.  Want to showcase your religion with incorporated stories and metallic type?   You'll find hundreds of cards, all waiting to be personalized with your photos, family member names and that personal touch that just screams "you."  Check out the entire Shutterfly 2013 Holiday Card Collection here

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Shutterfly has even added some new things for 2013, including 5x7 tri-fold cards and back of card designs.  The tri-fold cards look like so much fun...

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But wait, there's more... Shutterfly is not just for cards!  They have a wide selection of photo gifts too!  You can personalize everything from mugs and cell phone cases to pillows and blankets to puzzles and desk organizes.  There are even growth charts and wall art options, and of course, you can turn your photos into Christmas ornaments as well.

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I can't wait to design our 2013 Christmas card!  I've been working on my photo selection and have several Shutterfly card designs in mind.  As you can see, I've scattered some of my favorites throughout this post.  I'm still chuckling out loud over the "Definitely Naughty" headline just above... would make a very cute Lapdog card, wouldn't it?  I adore the whimsy aspect of the "Spread Cheer" card.  Those colors are very unexpected for a holiday card and with the photos used in the example, it has a fun 70's vibe.  Of course, how could I not adore the "Woofing You a Perfect Holiday" card... However, I'm still in awe over those chic tri-fold cards as well.  Decisions, decisions... just what will we be sending out in two short months?

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Have you caught the holiday spirit by reading this post?  Ready to design your own personalized holiday cards?  Would a $50 gift certificate put you in a festive mood?  Thanks to the Shutterly elves, Christmas is going to come a little early for one lucky reader!  Use the Rafflecopter widget below to enter, however please be sure to leave a comment on this post below answering the question found in the Rafflecopter.  The question answer is mandatory.  The other steps are optional, but will gain you extra entries.  One lucky reader will win a $50 off their total Shutterly order plus free shipping!  

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This post is sponsored by Shutterfly. I am being compensated with free product for helping spread the word about their 2013 holiday card collection and photo gifts, but Lapdog Creations only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers.  All opinions expressed are my own.

23 comments:

lennyg said...

Happy Holidays!

gypsyknits said...

The Happiest Season

Anonymous said...

Holiday Snowman

Roxy the traveling dog said...

How fun, I could probably use something like this.

Kenyetta said...

Definitely naughty!

Sue said...

Well. I finished my Christmas shopping last weekend but I haven't thought about cards yet. These look cute. I like the naughty one, too.

Kristen said...

I like Berry Merry.

Marjie said...

2963I thought at first that the trifold was a preview of a Lapdogs card, but then I realized that there were just humans on it. Your photo cards are always adorable, doubtless because your subjects are just so photogenic.

Anonymous said...

Happy Holidays!
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SissySees said...

Joy Stripes! Love it. Funny; I was just thinking last night that I need to plan ahead or cards won't happen this year...

Tammy F. said...

I like the Bright Happy Bubbles New Year's Card.

Holly said...

I like the Peace, Love, Cookies card!

Kim D. said...

I like the Live Every Moment Holiday Cardl.

Rodney Jackson said...

I like the Sweet Snow scene card

Jessica B. said...

Vibrant Lettering Holiday Card

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Lynn said...

The Sweet Snow Scene
Holiday Card is my favorite!

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Sara said...

I like the Holiday wishes card

Anonymous said...

Sweet Snow Scene!
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Sara Joy said...

I love fun memories (littlesillysally at gmail dot com)

jen said...

I like the naughty one of course:)

Jenn said...

AWESOME! Would love to win :)

Suzanne Bastien said...

I love the Fun and Fab design. Great for 2013 season!

Mrs. Gruss said...

fun memories