2013 Christmas Card

Right now Santa’s elves are delivering our Christmas card to friends and family all over! I’m a little late in the game this year but better late than never, right? This year I ordered our cards from Tiny Prints again and am so glad I did! It took me forever to pick out a design because there were so many great cards to choose from. Once I picked the card it was an equally difficult choice to decide on which photo we would use since we had so many amazing options from our photo session with Allison Kuhn!

 In typical Tiny Prints fashion, our beautiful blue box was waiting for me on my door step a few days later and I ripped right into them…



Since Tiny Prints offered me a very generous credit towards my Christmas cards I decided to splurge on matching return address labels instead of making my own and upgraded to the red envelopes.

I picked up a gold calligraphy paint pen from Michael’s for addressing my envelopes and also some festive poinsettia stamps! I absolutely love how our cards turned out this year and am super happy! 

 Each year I frame our card and add it to the counter display. I love looking back on our previous cards because they are such fun reminders of our years together. It’s hard to believe that next year baby Caroline will be in our Christmas card! I can’t wait!

{2012 Christmas Card}

{2011 Christmas Card}


  1. Jenn
    December 12, 2013 / 1:55 pm

    I love your card! It's all encompassing and it's super cute! πŸ™‚

  2. Pamela
    December 12, 2013 / 2:03 pm

    Love your card & all the extra details! πŸ™‚

  3. Jessi Otey
    December 12, 2013 / 2:13 pm

    LOVE your cards (all of them!) I save them as well each year but never thought to frame them and put them out on display as added decor (and cute reminders of past years!) What a fabulous idea/tradition that I am now going to start. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Jamie @ You Gotta Have Hart
    December 12, 2013 / 2:19 pm

    I love your creativity and as I always say.. I'm so excited for you!

  5. Christina @ This Woman Cooks!
    December 12, 2013 / 2:26 pm

    Love love love!! I love how your cards turned out, I love how you frame each card from year to year, I love the red envelops, stamps, and gold pen. You've got it all together girl!

  6. Ashley
    December 12, 2013 / 2:27 pm

    Love them all… so sweet

  7. Jess Norden
    December 12, 2013 / 2:29 pm

    I love it!!! I frame our cards, too….it's so fun to see the changes!!

  8. Shannon Page
    December 12, 2013 / 2:30 pm

    LOVE your card!! Merry Christmas:)

  9. P!nky
    December 12, 2013 / 2:30 pm

    What a great idea! I'm going to do that now too! This is our first married Christmas :)!

  10. Katie
    December 12, 2013 / 2:32 pm

    LOVE it!!! πŸ™‚

  11. This Gingers Journey
    December 12, 2013 / 2:32 pm

    Love your cards! So cute! I love the idea of framing them too πŸ™‚ I think I might have to start doing that

  12. Maran (HeyHawleywood)
    December 12, 2013 / 2:32 pm

    i love the idea of framing your cards each year. I am just never on the ball to get a card out. I will have to change that whenever we have kids because Christmas cards with kids are just the best. But yours are pretty amazing!

  13. Penny
    December 12, 2013 / 2:37 pm

    Your cards are beautiful. I also frame one every year, it is such a great keepsake.

  14. Stephanie
    December 12, 2013 / 2:38 pm

    i love sending out holiday cards! yours turned out beautiful (past years too!). happy holidays! xo

  15. My Life as A Plate
    December 12, 2013 / 2:41 pm

    Your Christmas Card is adorable!! I love the idea of framing your card each year and leaving them all out! I am going to have to start doing this!

  16. Vett Vandiver
    December 12, 2013 / 2:48 pm

    they turned out so well! I love tiny prints!

  17. melissa
    December 12, 2013 / 2:57 pm

    Beautiful card! So fun to look back over past years' cards too. Can't wait to see next year's card with baby Caroline!

  18. Kate
    December 12, 2013 / 3:27 pm

    such a cute card!! ee! christmas cards are my fave! happy thursday! xo

  19. Mariel C.
    December 12, 2013 / 3:42 pm

    Too darling. Great idea to frame them! We missed you last night!!

  20. Jordan Cole
    December 12, 2013 / 4:13 pm

    Love that your frame them! Such a good idea, we're doing our first ones this year, I'll have to keep that idea in mind!

  21. Zelle Brown
    December 12, 2013 / 4:23 pm

    I love all of your Christmas cards! And the idea to frame them is perfect!xo A Southern Style

  22. Tammy Jo
    December 12, 2013 / 4:29 pm

    Those are beautiful!!!

  23. Sarah Elizabeth
    December 12, 2013 / 4:38 pm

    love this years Christmas card!! I think it's so neat that you frame each years card, so fun to look back on all the big moments! πŸ™‚

  24. Brandi
    December 12, 2013 / 4:45 pm

    Such a great card!! And I love the idea of framing past years to display!!

  25. newlywedgreggs
    December 12, 2013 / 5:09 pm

    I love this idea of framing your Christmas card each year! I'm going to have to start doing this, too!

  26. Catie
    December 12, 2013 / 5:19 pm

    I love the idea of framing the card! I've never seen that, but I want to start doing it.

  27. Jenn @ West Sac Honey
    December 12, 2013 / 5:44 pm

    Your adorable love all the cards on display that's a great idea!

  28. Sarah
    December 12, 2013 / 5:44 pm

    These are so adorable, love all the matching details!

  29. Laura {happily ever} Parker
    December 12, 2013 / 6:45 pm

    Love the idea of framing your old cards!

  30. Signe
    December 12, 2013 / 7:28 pm

    Aww so cute! Happy holidays! xxaclassystateofgrace.blogspot.com

  31. Jillian Manesh
    December 12, 2013 / 7:34 pm

    awww i love these cards!!! xo jillian

  32. Haley
    December 12, 2013 / 7:50 pm

    I love your card this year and even more so love the idea of framing them annually! So cute.

  33. Colleen Sullivan
    December 12, 2013 / 8:33 pm

    Beautiful card choice! I love seeing your cards over the years from wedding to new home to pregnancy and next year BABY!!

  34. Rachel C.
    December 12, 2013 / 9:42 pm

    Love that. Very cute!!

  35. Brianne Bracco
    December 12, 2013 / 10:08 pm

    Love your Christmas card so much!!!!!! Beautiful! And love the idea of framing and putting out the past cards…cute πŸ™‚

  36. Life as a Mrs.
    December 12, 2013 / 11:13 pm

    I splurged on the matching return labels too! I kind of wish I would have known I could have chosen a different color envelope. The red is extremely festive!!! Adorable!!

  37. Julie Joy
    December 13, 2013 / 1:05 am

    I love your Christmas cards! All three years! Beautiful!

  38. BLovedBoston
    December 13, 2013 / 1:25 am

    Your cards are fantastic!! And I love how you display all the years cards~http://blovedboston.blogspot.com

  39. Eat Drink and Be Mary
    December 13, 2013 / 2:19 am

    I love your card for this year and that adorable mug with the knit around it!! That is such a good idea to frame the cards from years past!

  40. Becky {This Is Happiness}
    December 13, 2013 / 2:51 am

    Love, love your cards! And the back of the card is so adorable!!

  41. Bekah @ reβ€’solve
    December 13, 2013 / 4:05 am

    The framing tradition is so smart! I love it!

  42. Hilary
    December 13, 2013 / 4:51 am

    So cute!!

  43. Alyssa at Southern Abundance
    December 13, 2013 / 5:13 am

    What a cute idea to frame your Christmas card each year…love it!

  44. Ericka
    December 13, 2013 / 4:36 pm

    Super cute! I love that you include Charlie's name on your cards each year. This is our first year doing cards since we got married this summer, and we included our dog in our photo and signed his name on the card πŸ™‚

  45. Katie
    December 13, 2013 / 6:02 pm

    Your Christmas card is SOO cute!!! Is this how you are announcing the baby news to friends & family?

  46. Kenzie @ Life in the Sunshine
    December 16, 2013 / 6:26 pm

    The idea of framing your cards is soo cute! love it!

  47. Brookley @ Sweet B's and Sunshine
    December 17, 2013 / 2:34 am

    Picture Christmas Cards are so fun! Love all of yours and thanks for the motivation for framing them! I am upset that we didn't do one last year, which was year we were married;( I think I just got overwhelmed with all the wedding stationary and lazy by thinking of doing cards:( I may just go back and make one for a frame for the sake of a framer;)

  48. Faith
    December 18, 2013 / 2:37 pm

    Oh how pretty!! So fun to look at your past years cards too. Love your card this year and look forward to next years with your beautiful baby girls face on there as well! Thanks for joining in the fun! I hope you have a very Merry CHRISTmas!!!

  49. Love Being A Nonny
    December 18, 2013 / 3:23 pm

    LOVE your card and looking back on the previous year's card!! That's a great idea to share those! I am your newest follower! How have I missed your gorgeous blog??? Merry Christmas!!

  50. Margot
    December 18, 2013 / 4:11 pm

    I just LOVE the idea of framing cards from past years and displaying them! Wishing you and your growing family all the best during this exciting year!

  51. Holly M.
    December 18, 2013 / 4:33 pm

    Love your card! I also love how you framed them, what a great idea! Might have to copy that idea πŸ˜‰ New follower here!

  52. The Mama Duck Blog
    December 18, 2013 / 5:33 pm

    Your cards have just gotten cuter and cuter…what fun a baby will bring to next years!!

  53. Dawn
    December 18, 2013 / 8:03 pm

    Love these! πŸ™‚

  54. Meredith
    December 18, 2013 / 10:44 pm

    What a wonderful card! We are expecting our first baby in May also! Exciting times for sure! Have a very Merry Christmas!!

  55. The Yarbrough's
    December 19, 2013 / 2:22 am

    Very cute!!!! Thanks for sharing your Christmas card. Found your blog thru the card link-up.Hope you and your family have a very Merry Christmas!!!!

  56. Erin
    December 19, 2013 / 3:18 pm

    Cute love seeing the old cards and love love this years card πŸ™‚

  57. Kelly
    December 19, 2013 / 7:58 pm

    I love the idea of framing a card from each year, I think I need to steal that one from ya πŸ˜‰

  58. Kelly Slater
    December 20, 2013 / 5:22 pm

    All of your past cards are adorable, I save all of mine too. What a neat way to display them! Congrats on your new addition too, I'm due May 11th, what's your due date? Found you thru the link up! Merry Christmas! :o)-Kelly http://walkinonsunshinetheblog.blogspot.com/

  59. Perfectly Imperfect
    December 22, 2013 / 2:15 pm

    Love your card! We frame each years' card as well. I love being able to look back at them!

  60. Celia Houck
    December 24, 2013 / 5:07 pm

    I love everything about your card! Such a great idea to frame the previous years cards! I'm going to copy you!

  61. Natasha
    January 3, 2014 / 3:07 pm

    Now that it's post-Christmas I have time to catch up on this carousel :)I love your card and the idea of framing the previous years cards. I am so copying that idea :)I hope you had a very Merry Christmas!

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