The most awesome, paper-crafted, Christmas photo card. Ever.

Back in a post from early November, I referred to the fact that I was formulating a design for a photo Christmas card. Well, behold our family’s Christmas card for this year:

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I purchased a frame shape from the online Silhouette store. With some slight adjustment to the inner frame, it was perfect for a wallet-sized photo.  I also purchased some new Christmas sentiment shapes, and despite their delicacy, they cut surprisingly well.

The frame has a pop-out stand on the back:

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Here is how it looks from the side:

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Using the Silhouette’s print and cut feature, I made a custom family newsletter insert that simply slides out from behind the photograph:

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I used a coordinating Christmas card stack that I found at Michael’s and made several different versions:

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These Christmas card frames were a GREAT way to share with family those small, wallet-sized images that came with a portrait package we had taken of my son back in the Fall. (Yes! Multi-tasking!)

And if there was any question as to how to proceed with the photo card once it was opened,

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I included an instruction sheet!

Happy Holidays!!!

Supplies used:
Silhouette Cameo/Shapes – 3d standing frame – rectangle, merry and bright phrase, merry christmas phrase
Fonts – CK Tipsy (all caps)
Paper – 12×12 DCWV Home for Christmas


2 thoughts on “The most awesome, paper-crafted, Christmas photo card. Ever.

  1. These.are the most amazing photos of your son he should be on the cover of every child modeling magazine ever published! He is gorgeous! Tim he must get all his handsome looks from Mona (lol)! Mona your work is outstanding. I will spread the word around to family and friends. Hope you had a wonderful Christmas Deirdre told me you were joining them. Happy New Year 🙂
    DiNe Martin

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