I’m undoubtedly a mama-razzi. I struggle with being fully present in those moments of transcendent joy and the ever pressing urge to document and encapsulate forever. The spontaneous moments are always among my most treasured photographs, and the forced photo shoots usually evoke this level of epic cooperation:
|Don’t forget to smile kids!|
I had it all planned. I made Adrian a bow-tie in the wee hours of a post Saturday night out on the town. Lucia chose her favorite Pocahontas boots, a dress was agreed upon, and I even got the boy to wear matching shoes. We drove to a darling tree farm in Westchester NY and the mama-mandated-pre-Christmas-tree-cutting-Holiday-photo-shoot began.
It manifested into the following Holiday card photo options:
When I finally stepped back and stopped directing, the organic goodness came through – as it always does – and oh, did I try to capture it.
As I sat down to review my photos a gracious request to test out minted appeared. It was all so serendipitous as I’ve been swooning over a minted birth announcement that I recently received. Details like scalloped boarders, rounded corners, envelope linings and luxurious card stock get me particularly excited. As do the gorgeous designs and beautiful typography that minted has to offer. Their website is bursting with loveliness, sourced from independent graphic designers all over the world.
I chose to put my precious littles on the Block Printed Mistletoe Holiday Card, designed by Katharine Watson in VT.
I think it’s perfection.
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I received complimentary Holiday photo cards from minted. As always, all opinions are my own. Special thanks to Tessa at minted for her outstanding customer service and for providing me with images at lightening speed.