Posts Categorized: holiday cards

loveleigh’s latest: raffaele family holiday card.





happy friday! these fluffy flurries outside have us in the mood to share these modern family holiday cards for one of our former brides, suzanne. we used a gorgeous family photo from alison conklin as the focal point and framed it with personal words about the family. these were words from the year that reflected what they were thankful for and what they’ve been up to! we used snowy blue slates, grays and silvers with a pop of gold metallic to complete this wintery look!

loveleigh’s latest: conklin family holiday card.


it may be january, but we are still in love with this holiday card that we created for alison conklin and her family. year after year she comes to us with ideas that we just love to bring to life. this year the song, have it all, by jason mraz, was an anthem they wanted to share with their family and friends. she wanted a slightly over-sized card that felt like it was hand-typed with hand-written accents. we set the entire song in a vintage typewriter font and called out meaningful words and phrases with hand-drawn elements. the back of the card was a beautiful photo { shot by alison herself, of course! } of her sons jonas and moses. they were mailed in a deep teal envelopes with custom printed liners full of inspirational words and doodles! we want you to have it all this new year!!

loveleigh’s latest: alison conklin holiday card.

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we look forward to designing + printing alison conklin’s family holiday card each year. as we are getting into the holiday card rush for this fast approaching season, we realized we never shared this one from last year! alison’s beautiful photos of her sons were digitally printed on the front and back double ply cranes lettra. the front also featured blind deboss, blue letterpress and aqua foil stamping on top of the photo. the card was mailed out in a mustard yellow envelope with bright address label. the wallpaper of words printed on the envelope liner and blind deboss section of the card were all of the experiences their family was grateful for that year. this included her cover feature on martha stewart weddings ahhh, along with her son’s appearance on chopped juniorsounds like a pretty good year to us!

photography by alison conklin

work wednesday: julie + mark’s holiday card.


as virginia residents, one of julie and mark’s favorite places to visit is george washington’s mount vernon. they love the front view of the historic house and wanted to incorporate it into their holiday card with a few additional holiday elements. so we collaborated with the talented mandy holt, of myrtle & lloyd, who brought their festive scene to life complete with christmas trees, snow covered grounds and santa flying into the night sky!

work wednesday: dee + pat holiday 2015.


for the 2015 holiday season, dee and pat teamed up with photographer alison conklin to create a personalized card to send to loved ones. their double-sided 5×7 cards, which included an adorable portrait of the family of three, featured a happy, jumping mila, and a creative list of things that made them “jump for joy” in 2015. they were then shipped out in grey envelopes to their closest family and friends to celebrate the season!

work wednesday: kim + blake.

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kim and blake wed last may at the exotic olowalu plantation house in lahaina, hawaii. kim, creator of eat/sleep/wear (a fashion blog), and her fiancé desired a modern, clean design that resembled their beautiful ceremony space. with a dark green color scheme, and appropriated pops of hawaiian yellow, their invitations were stacked and include subtle touches of palm and pineapples. together the cards were tied off with natural white jute twine and a kraft tag featuring a gold foil pineapple. delivered in crisp white envelopes, their guests received hand addressed gold metallic ink by mandy from myrtle & lloyd. we couldn’t be happier with the completion of this project, and are pleased to find our work, along with snippets of their ceremony, featured in the most recent issue of brides magazine! check out the article here!

in addition to their wedding stationery, we also designed a corresponding holiday card for the newlyweds. these cards, of 5×7 size, featured a stunning black and white photo overlaid by the prettiest hawaiian christmas greeting. along with a clean, thin, gold foil font, their holiday cards were mailed in gold envelopes with coordinating wrap mailing labels.

this project has been one of our favorites thus far, and we are thrilled that kim and one of our dearest photographer friends, alison conklin, are teaming up with brides to offer an AMAZING giveaway. enter for a chance to win a free engagement session with alison here!

work wednesday: baby ryan.

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pam and pat delivered holiday cards with a special announcement last year: the birth of their precious baby boy, ryan. the couple wished to share their exciting news while also sending holiday wishes, and they loved the idea of combining the two into one card, since their son was a precious gift last year. their traditional 5×7 formatted cards were created with the combo and featured personal pictures by erin joyce photography. with finalized details, the couple’s cards were then mailed to family and friends in metallic silver envelopes for a special touch. we are thrilled with the completion of this birth announcement, holiday card combo and congratulate pam and pat on the birth of their bundle of joy!

work wednesday: conklin family holiday card.


for her twenty fifteen card, alison conklin had honeycombs on her mind! we designed a coral and teal duplexed photo card that was bursting with letterpress polygons and fun facts from the family’s year in review. these square cards were mailed in bright, coral envelopes which were lined with a patterned liner featuring the family’s first names. victoria, of design house of moira, hand addressed each envelope in white ink using a beautiful thick brush stroke. these may be our favorite conklin greetings to date!

work wednesday: connelly-newman realty holiday card.

we thought this year’s connelly-newman realty holiday card was perfect to share on this snowy winter day! just like their twenty thirteen card, we partnered with an illustrator to create a custom painting for the front of the card. mandy curtis from myrtle & lloyd painted a cozy stone home glowing with warmth on a cold winter’s night. they selected the poem stopping by woods on a snowy evening, by robert frost, for the interior. the cards were mailed in a vibrant rust colored envelope and sealed with a custom mailing label.