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Holiday Christmas Cards with Basic Invite!: Family Photos for Christmas Cards

October 21, 2020


This post is sponsored by Basic Invite – www.basicinvite.com. All words and opinions are my own. Images provided by Basic Invite. 

With Christmas right around the corner, holiday Christmas cards are on the brain for many families! The months leading up to Christmas are a photographer’s busiest season for this reason! I am so blessed to get to meet so many new families each year, and also many repeating ones!

When it comes to family photos, choosing a photographer, coordinating your outfits, getting everyone ready for photos, bribing your kids with snacks and promises of dessert if they smile, and then eventually designing a Christmas card to send to friends and family is no easy task! There are so many details that go into one little card!! But, year after year as you look back on how your family has grown, moms always tell me that it’s all worth it. It’s worth it to have those memories of your kids because the days are long but the years are short, right?  Even for me as a photographer, it is amazing to see how the kids of my repeat clients change from year to year! I love getting to be involved in capturing those sweet memories!

When a grandparent gets that Christmas card in the mail, you know it puts a big smile on their face! Or when that old friend from a past season of life gets an update with your family today through a Christmas card, they immediately feel connected to you again. I’m not sure who came up with the idea of Christmas cards, but I love thinking about all the ways they bring joy to people! Plus, not to mention- it’s kinda fun getting something in the mail that is not an advertisement or bill!

Order your holiday photo Christmas cards with Basic Invite!

When the team at Basic Invite reached out to me about a collaboration opportunity, I checked out their site and was just so happy to see all of their holiday card options! There are so many beautiful designs and so many ways you can customize it to make it your own with their 180 different color options for any card elements, beautiful foiled lettering at no extra cost, and 40 different envelope colors just to name a few! Want them to mail you a sample of your card before you order, you can do that too! AND, get this… They will even address your envelopes with the recipient address for you FOR FREE!! What?!?! How amazing is that?! And, to take it a step further, they’ll even mail it for you too if you want! Basic Invite just gave you back HOURS and HOURS of time! Creating personable, unique, and custom holiday cards have never been easier! Upload your own images onto their photo Christmas cards, order, and check it off your to do list!

Order your holiday photo Christmas cards with Basic Invite!

Order your holiday photo Christmas cards with Basic Invite!

Although it is Christmas card season, Basic Invite can also meet literally any of your print needs for any type of event! Think graduation announcements, baby announcements, birthday parties, save the dates, wedding invitations, and even business cards!! The options are endless! Having a small holiday party? Check out their holiday party template!

But, I haven’t even told you the exciting part yet…. I have a special discount code for you!!! By using my code, I will make a small commission off of every sale, but you also will save money too! See my code in the image below for the discount code to enter at checkout. My code will give you 20% off plus free shipping, and ALSO AN ADDITIONAL 10% OFF their current sitewide sale!  Make sure to try my code first because my discount will save you more than the site-wide sales (up to 40% off!!) Right now, my code will give you 40% off plus the free shipping on all holiday & Christmas cards which is just so amazing! I can’t wait to use these for my own personal cards, and would love to see what you create with them as well!


Order your holiday photo Christmas cards with Basic Invite!

Need a photographer for your family’s photos still? I have a few dates left this year!! Take a look at my availability and let’t get you on the calendar!

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