Holiday Inspiration Boards

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The holiday shopping season is just revving up and I’m super excited to have a collection of holiday cards and products for sale at this year! So, to get you in the Christmas spirit, I made inspiration boards, featuring a few of my non-photo holiday designs, Pine and Berry, Merry and Gold and Elegant Wreath. Feel free to give my boards a like or, even better, just pin them! 😉 Be sure to check out the rest of Minted’s holiday card collection and gift shop. Rose Gold, Pine and Berry board by Hooray Creative. See more Minted Red and Gold Holiday board by Hooray Creative. See more Elegant Wreath board by Hooray Creative. See more holiday cards on Minted   See more inspiration boards I made, specifically for Minted holiday cards and wedding invitations on my Pinterest board!

Holiday Ornament Card Challenge

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It’s Christmas in July over here in my little corner of the stationery world! I whipped up a small bunch of holiday ornament cards (photo and non-photo) for Minted’s latest design challenge. Voting is now open for this contest and I could use your help! Start rating my designs on the challenge page or click on the links below. Customers, fans and designers all vote in the challenge and by participating, you too can help Minted decide what to sell in their 2014 holiday assortment. So, check out my work, vote and please rate some of the other designs in the competition as well. Thanks! 🙂 Vintage Swirl by hooray creative Pine Branch Pattern by hooray creative Bold Peace Love Joy by hooray creative Deco Frame by hooray creative Our First Noel by hooray creative First Snow by hooray creative Two Become One by hooray creative Double Merry by hooray creative Winter Wash by hooray creative Golden Wreath by hooray creative Holiday Stripes by hooray creative Be Joyful by hooray creative Brushed Peace Love Joy by hooray creative  4 Corners by hooray creative

Non-photo Holiday Card Entries

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I entered several designs into Minted’s Good Tidings Non-photo Holiday Card Challenge! There’s still time to vote on entries and help the folks over at Minted decide what to include in this year’s holiday card assortment. Check out my designs below or get voting on this challenge page right here. As always, thanks for checking out my work! 🙂 Merry and Gold   Wonderful Time of Year   Pine and Berry   Elegant Wreath   Flurries   Holly Berry Joy  

Minted Holiday Challenge 2014

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Minted’s highly-anticipated holiday photo card challenge is here! Every year, Minted hosts a mammoth competition in search of the best and freshest holiday photo card designs. Independent designers participate from all over the world. There are an astounding 4108 entries this year! So, yes, the stakes are high!! I submitted 31 designs this year. It was a bit of a mad dash to the finish line since I was really pressed for time, but hopefully I’ve got a winner in here somewhere. 😉 Of course, you can help improve my chances by taking a few minutes to vote on my entries! Voting is open until Tuesday, May 27th at 9am and my designs can be found at the image links below or look for Hooray Creative starting on this page, right here. You can rate designs on a scale of 1-5 and Minted sells many of the high-scoring designs. Be sure to vote on at least 50 designs to qualify for $10 off your next $100+ Minted order. Thank you all so much! 🙂 Very Merry Flourish holiday photo card by hooray creative   Seasonal Frame holiday photo card by hooray creative   Minimal Gallery holiday photo card by hooray creative   Very Merry Type holiday photo … Read More

Merry Christmas!

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I really, really enjoyed my holiday card exchange this year and have received soooo many beautiful cards from fellow Minted designers. I thought I’d share the Christmas card I designed and sent to friends and family for anyone who missed out on the mailing. This was printed at Minted, using their curved frame die-cut shape on signature stock. I also ordered the white envelopes, gold foil liners and took advantage of Minted’s free recipient address printing! The back of the card included a cute little illustration I made since I didn’t manage any family photos this year. You can also see below that I went a little crazier than usual with the envelope decorating, but it was fun to add some extra special touches. As much as I love designing holiday cards and other lovely paper products, I’m also a musician…primarily a singer these days. In the spirit of the season, I made a little video for your listening pleasure. Here’s my version of “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”, first made famous by Judy Garland. It’s one of my favorites! Guitar accompaniment by my musical partner in crime, Steve. p.s. Sorry the video quality is so dark and lousy. … Read More

Christmas Inspiration

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Christmas is my favorite holiday so today I wanted to share a little eye candy. I made inspiration boards for Minted featuring 2 of my holiday cards. You can purchase both designs, Ribbon Happy and Ombre Sparkle, at Minted. 😉 And if you’re a little behind on your Christmas cards, I recommend sending a New Year’s Card! Happy Holidays!! Ribbon Wrapped Christmas board by Hooray Creative. See more holiday cards Pink Ombre Sparkle board by Hooray Creative. See more photo Christmas cards

New Holiday Cards at Minted

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Hooray! My 2013 holiday assortment is now available for sale at The collection includes all sorts of christmas cards, new years cards, holiday ornament cards, corporate cards, postcards, minibooks, gift tags, personalizable wrapping paper, etc. The banner below is just a small sampling. (click on image for larger view) Top Left to Bottom Right: 1 Joyful Script, 2 Ribbon Happy, 3 Retro Snowflakes, 4 White Noel, 5 Pine and Flurry, 6 Most Wonderful, 7 Gilded Year in Review, 8 Stacked Christmas, 9 Noisemakers