Holiday Cards + $125 Minted Giveaway

It is that time of year to start ordering Christmas Cards!  I have to admit I love Holiday Cards.  I get so excited when I go to get the mail and there are Holiday Cards in our mail box.  I love seeing pictures of my friends and their children that I don’t get to see on a regular basis.

 Time and time again I always find my favorites on Minted.  I especially love their Foil Collection.

The past two years I have done cards from the foil collection.

Right now you can use code CHEERS for 15% off + free recipient addressing on your card!

Our card from last year:)

I rounded up my 10 favorite foil designs on Minted but there are so many more fabulous options!

ONE | Happy Holidays

TWO | Wreath

THREE | Dots

FOUR | Its a Wonderful Life



SEVEN | Tree

EIGHT | Christmas Love

NINE| Square Border

TEN | Wreath

and if you want to do a New Year’s Card these are my favorites!

I love the idea of a New Year’s Card.



and best part is Minted has graciously offered one reader the chance to win $125 to use on their site!  Just leave a comment with your email address and favorite greeting card or what you would use the $125 towards! Contest ends Friday 11/20 at 5pm.

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  1. November 17, 2015 / 12:42 pm

    I love the "Christmas Love" card! So adorable.

  2. November 17, 2015 / 12:45 pm

    I love Minted's elegant designs, and would probably choose the last wreath Christmas card if I was lucky enough to win. Thanks and have a good day!

  3. November 17, 2015 / 12:48 pm

    Sparkle and Merry Christmas please! Great company, great give away.
    Lindsey Goss

  4. November 17, 2015 / 12:58 pm

    I love "The Wreath" design! We would love to use the $!25 to share our little one's first Christmas with our friends and family across the country! Thanks for hosting this great giveaway.

  5. November 17, 2015 / 1:01 pm

    Love the foil cards! #8 Christmas Love is my favorite of the bunch, but it was hard to choose, they're all great!

  6. November 17, 2015 / 1:23 pm

    I love the wreath (10) because it seems to consolidate all the attention to whats inside the wreath. Gorgeous!

  7. November 17, 2015 / 1:24 pm

    Natalie – Thanks for hosting a great giveaway!

    I love the very last card that you have shown. I agree that New Year's cards are a great idea. Sending them allows you to get through the hustle of the holidays while still showing your friends and family that you're thinking of them.

    My email address is rldunn118(at)gmail(dot)com

    – Rachel

  8. November 17, 2015 / 1:28 pm

    I was just on their website, the card is the easy part, I love the foil stripes….the hard part is getting the picture!!

  9. November 17, 2015 / 1:29 pm

    I love them all! #2 for a classy card or #4 for something more modern. Minted has the best Christmas cards

  10. November 17, 2015 / 1:29 pm

    I like the Christmas love. I would use it for Christmas cards!

  11. November 17, 2015 / 1:34 pm

    I would use the credit to order custom gifts for family πŸ™‚ My email is

  12. November 17, 2015 / 1:43 pm

    Love your picks! The winter wildflowers design is one of my favorites, but the foil is so pretty that I think I would have to use the $125 towards the amazing frame foil cards. It's my 8 month old daughter's first Christmas, and I can't wait to show off her photo! I love minted!

  13. November 17, 2015 / 1:47 pm

    I love the red framed one with Love and Peace. Although they're all so pretty!

  14. November 17, 2015 / 1:52 pm

    I love the textured pine postcards, but also love their heart snapshot photo art. I'd love to fill it with old family photos. Thanks!

  15. November 17, 2015 / 2:10 pm

    I love Minted for their cards and invitations as well as their affordable art work. I would use the $125 to purchase my holiday cards. At no other time of year do I bound for the mailbox! Holiday cards are one of my very favorite parts of the Christmas season! I have a number of favorites, but I love the simplicity of the Cheers Triangle Holiday Photo Card

  16. November 17, 2015 / 2:14 pm

    I love the gold border one. Would use the credit for holiday cards/birth announcements since my daughter was born this fall and I would like to do a combination card this year. Hope I win!

  17. November 17, 2015 / 2:16 pm

    I enjoy the Christmas Love card and would use the $125 towards our Christmas cards. Love all the foil designs!

  18. November 17, 2015 / 2:19 pm

    I love the tree card πŸ™‚

  19. November 17, 2015 / 2:32 pm

    My favorite card is "the wonderful life" card, and I would sue the credit to send XMAS cards to my family with wedding photos on them πŸ™‚

  20. November 17, 2015 / 2:32 pm

    Love Minted! This is our first Christmas as a family of 3 (we gave birth to our son in July), so the "It's a Wonderful Life" card would be just perfect for Christmas 2015!


  21. November 17, 2015 / 2:32 pm

    I defiantly love the "Christmas Love" card! I would use the credit for my save the dates for my wedding. Love your blog & your cute lil family!

  22. November 17, 2015 / 2:33 pm

    The red border with gold foil dots is what I plan on ordering!! Love it!!

  23. November 17, 2015 / 2:41 pm

    I love the It's a Wonderful Life card! emmyksch @

  24. November 17, 2015 / 2:41 pm

    I love your card picks, great choices. I love the look of Minted foil press cards, so would probably go with Joy or Joie Grid. Thanks so much for the opportunity. Happy Holidays!

  25. November 17, 2015 / 2:42 pm

    I would love to get a head start on my Christmas cards!! I was so lazy and didn't get around to it last year, so this would force me to do it this year. πŸ™‚ Thanks so much!

  26. November 17, 2015 / 2:47 pm

    rlgoodrich(at) – I love the Cheers to 2016 card!

  27. November 17, 2015 / 2:55 pm

    We just got engaged (yayaya!!!! sorry, still very excited) and want to do a Save the Date / Holiday Card in one, so I would totally put the $125 towards that! We are currently crushing on the It's a Wonderful Life and Joy cards. We are actually planning to use minted for our wedding invitations too, can't beat the free addressing.

  28. November 17, 2015 / 3:04 pm

    I also love the foil designs. I'm all about the sparkle for the holidays! I love the "Joy" design you picked out!

  29. November 17, 2015 / 3:10 pm

    I love the "Jingle and Joy to the World Christmas photo card". We took a family pic a few weeks ago in front of the Epcot ball, and I think this would be the perfect greeting to go along with it. My email is

  30. November 17, 2015 / 3:12 pm

    These are all great picks! I love Minted and would love to order my Christmas cards from them this year. My favorite was number three the Dots! My wedding is in January so it would be great to be able to order our Christmas cards and other things with the money.

  31. November 17, 2015 / 3:23 pm

    I love the Dotted Frame Foil-Pressed Holiday Cards, so cute!

  32. November 17, 2015 / 3:34 pm

    I'd definitely use the gift card toward some new art for my gallery wall! I have had my eye on a few pieces for months. πŸ™‚

  33. November 17, 2015 / 3:48 pm

    LOVE LOVE LOVE Minted!! It's my fav, especially their foil cards! Waiting on a pic from our photographer until I choose which card, but love the Christmas wreath foiled card! Thanks for posting your favorites to help me choose πŸ™‚

  34. November 17, 2015 / 4:09 pm

    Love the Cheers! holiday card in the gold foil – I just got married and can't wait to send out our first family christmas card πŸ™‚ that will be a wedding picture of myself, my husband and our sweet 2 year old boston terrier, Sprout!

  35. November 17, 2015 / 4:10 pm

    I love the Cheers! holiday card in gold foil.. I just got married a few months ago and can't wait to send out our first family card with a picture of myself, my husband and our sweet 2 year old boston terrier, Sprout!

  36. November 17, 2015 / 4:28 pm

    Love Minted! I would use the money for our family Christmas cards…I think the stripes would go really well for the picture I am planning on using.

  37. November 17, 2015 / 4:29 pm

    I love Minted…I would use the money for our family Christmas card. I think the stripes card would look great with the photo I'm planning on using. Love you Minted picks…great style!

  38. November 17, 2015 / 4:37 pm

    I am the only one out of my circle of friends and family, that does a New Year's card, rather than Christmas! I have used tiny prints for yearsssss and would love to try something new. xoxoxoox

  39. November 17, 2015 / 4:38 pm

    Very hard to pick a favorite card, there are so many wonderful choices. I do really like the "magical foil-pressed holiday cards".

    Thanks for the great giveaway!
    lemontart5kb at gmail dot com

  40. November 17, 2015 / 4:41 pm

    We love Minted and use them every year!! They were especially wonderful when it Christmas cards were stolen right off our front porch! I'd love the $125 for our Christmas cards this year, especially loving the "joy" design.

  41. November 17, 2015 / 4:48 pm

    I adore the gold foil "Joy" card! My husband and I were just recently married in October, and I would be grateful to win $125 to go towards our Christmas card, using a picture from our wedding day! We used Minted for our Save The Dates and absolutely loved the way they turned out. They offer such beautiful products!

  42. November 17, 2015 / 4:57 pm

    I would love to do the foil press cards this year! They are all beautiful but I am really loving the wreath design.

  43. November 17, 2015 / 4:57 pm

    I would love to do the foil press cards this year! They are all beautiful but I am really loving the wreath design.

  44. November 17, 2015 / 5:01 pm

    welllllll i JUST ordered our christmas cards from minted (i went with winter botanicals in the latte color) but would love to use the credit towards some wall art! we just painted our living room…which is pretty big…and don't have any art up so it's looking pretty bare :p

    thanks so much πŸ™‚

  45. November 17, 2015 / 5:33 pm

    I really love the Warmest Wishes wreath card.
    tanya.haag @ gmail . com

  46. November 17, 2015 / 5:39 pm

    Christmas Love is perfect for our holiday cards this year!!! We had a hot chocolate stand theme!! Love Minted cards sooooo much!! They are the best!

  47. November 17, 2015 / 5:57 pm

    I love Minted! My favorite is the stripes. My husband and I just got married last month so we're both looking forward to sending out our first holiday card together!

  48. November 17, 2015 / 6:03 pm

    They are all so cute, but I think my favorites are: Happy Holidays, Its a Wonderful Life, and Stripes! Thank you, Minted, for the discount and the credit opportunity.

  49. November 17, 2015 / 6:18 pm

    I love number 10, The Wreath! I always use Minted for our Christmas cards…it would be nice this year if they were "free"!! πŸ˜‰ I put our cards from previous Christmases out each year, and it's so fun to look at how much we've changed/how our family has grown!

  50. November 17, 2015 / 6:33 pm

    I love Minted cards!! They have so many beautiful designs. My favorite is the Warmest Wishes card at the end of your list. But you really can't go wrong with any of them. Thanks for the opportunity to save a little money at this time of year. My email is

  51. November 17, 2015 / 6:34 pm

    I love Minted! I love their cards, but I need new pillows for my couch so that's probably what I would order.

  52. November 17, 2015 / 6:48 pm

    love the wreath! potter. meganb @ gmail. com

  53. November 17, 2015 / 6:50 pm

    I love Minted cards! They have so many beautiful choices. I think the Warmest Wishes card is my favorite out of your list. Thanks for the opportunity to save a little money at this time of the year! My email is

  54. November 17, 2015 / 7:09 pm

    With a new baby I like the New Years cards as I'm a little slower doing things now!

  55. November 17, 2015 / 7:25 pm

    These are beautiful!! I was just gifted a print for my family room!! I can't wait until it comes in!! (If my name is drawn let someone else have it!)

  56. November 17, 2015 / 7:44 pm

    I love the "It's a wonderful life" one……it's actually on my Favorites list on the Minted site. I will use the money towards my cards for this year or for my little guy's birth announcements in February!

  57. November 17, 2015 / 7:52 pm

    I love the red and gold dots!! We are getting pictures done this weekend. I love holiday card mail too πŸ˜‰

  58. November 17, 2015 / 7:54 pm

    I would definitely use the 125 for Christmas cards! I love the dots!

  59. November 17, 2015 / 7:55 pm

    I love the gold dot! I would certainly use this money toward Christmas cards!

  60. November 17, 2015 / 8:15 pm

    We're getting our pictures taken next week so I have my eyes on so very merry and it's a wonderful life! We'll see what looks best! I also love their art!

  61. November 17, 2015 / 8:32 pm

    I love the " It's a wonderful life" gold foil card. I would send a photo of our new baby boy to family and friends. I'm thinking I'll send a photo of his first meeting with Santa to them.

  62. November 17, 2015 / 8:44 pm

    I am loving the "much joy" card – so pretty and clean! I would have to get some Christmas cards of my boys – it's our youngest's first Christmas!

  63. November 17, 2015 / 8:58 pm

    Love the holiday cards but would use the $125 towards our baby's birth announcement. He's due on Christmas Day! So that's my "Christmas card" this year πŸ™‚

  64. November 17, 2015 / 9:02 pm I would pick one from the gold foiling as well, but I would have trouble choosing one! Minted has the best cards!

  65. November 17, 2015 / 9:09 pm

    The Christmas Love card is adorable! That's the one I would get with a photo of my adorable babes!

  66. November 17, 2015 / 9:12 pm

    I really like their art, perhaps something festive for the holidays

  67. November 17, 2015 / 9:13 pm

    oh, and lalahoff at

  68. November 17, 2015 / 9:14 pm

    I love their art options lalahoff at

  69. November 17, 2015 / 9:37 pm

    They are so beautiful but I love the foil collection as well! Just got our Christmas pics taken would love to be able to use the gift card at mint with the new photos!

  70. November 17, 2015 / 10:09 pm

    I LOVE number 4!! Because with a 4 month old and an almost 3 year old, it really is a "wonderful life." ☺️

  71. November 17, 2015 / 10:26 pm

    My favorite from their site is the "Merrily ever after" card and the Stylish and Merry Card–so many cute options! dianazylow at gmail dot com

  72. November 17, 2015 / 10:41 pm

    I love you the Its a Wonderful Life card! I also love Minted postcard Christmas cards too!

  73. November 17, 2015 / 10:53 pm

    Love the striped one! It's a classic and would be great for our first family card!

  74. November 17, 2015 / 10:54 pm

    Love the striped one! I've been thinking that would be perfect for our first Christmas card with baby!

  75. November 18, 2015 / 12:29 am

    I love the gold wreath! Festive and classic. I love holiday photo cards…so much I can't bring myself to throw them out each year!!!


  76. November 18, 2015 / 12:31 am

    I love the gold stripes, festive and classic! I love getting holiday photo cards so much I cannot bring myself to throw them away each year!

  77. November 18, 2015 / 12:42 am

    We're ordering the "The More The Merrier" card this year, as we added our second bundle of joy at the end of July & I never got around to sending out birth announcements (oops!) and I can add his birth date to this one!

  78. November 18, 2015 / 12:49 am

    I am smitten with the "Stripes" card….simple and elegant! I would be thrilled to win just in time to create this year's Christmas cards!

  79. November 18, 2015 / 1:03 am

    Number 4…I would give it to my sister who had my first miracle nephew prematurely 30 weeks. He is a miracle and deserves minted cards for his first Christmas!!!!!!!

  80. November 18, 2015 / 1:04 am

    I would get a print for our living room.

  81. November 18, 2015 / 2:15 am

    I just love the Christmas Love card! Thanks for the chance to win – we're taking our Christmas photo this weekend!

  82. November 18, 2015 / 2:29 am

    The gold foil is so pretty and my favorite card is "It's a Wonderful Life!" That is my favorite movie and a family tradition to watch it on Christmas Eve.

  83. November 18, 2015 / 2:37 am

    Love your family pic! Cheers to 2016! I've been using Mint the past couple of years…. plan to again this year.
    vineyardloveknots @ gmail dot com

  84. November 18, 2015 / 3:00 am

    The "warmest wishes" gold wreath card is GORGEOUS!!! I'd love to see my babies' faces in it!

  85. November 18, 2015 / 3:26 am

    so many beautiful options! Love the idea of the "Wonders of HIs Love" card with the foil pressed letters, with just the kiddos!

  86. November 18, 2015 / 3:29 am

    So many beautiful options by Minted! Love the idea of the "Wonders of His Love" card with the foil pressed letters, using just a photo of the kiddos!

  87. November 18, 2015 / 3:55 am

    I'm a fan of Minted! My favorite card is Let Joy Overflow, also a foil pressed card. Love all of your picks too.

  88. November 18, 2015 / 8:55 am

    I love minted cards!

  89. November 18, 2015 / 12:24 pm

    I love them all but 6 with the stripes is my favorite! What an awesome giveaway!

  90. November 18, 2015 / 12:31 pm

    Hi! I would use the gift card for my Save the Dates! We just got engaged a week ago and have set the date for September of 2016!

  91. November 18, 2015 / 1:25 pm

    My family and I love Minted products! My favorite card is "It's a Wonderful Life" because my husband is a head high school football coach in NC. His team's mascot are the "Wonders" – so in our Christmas card we would dress up our 3 year old girl as his little cheerleader and our 2 year old son as a football player to tie into Daddy's team and his hard work.

  92. November 18, 2015 / 2:01 pm

    We welcomed a baby boy in October and have yet to do birth announcements. I plan to do a combined Christmas card/birth announcement this year and Minted has so many great ones to choose from. My favorite is the 'Little letters holiday announcement.' Email:


  93. November 18, 2015 / 2:02 pm

    I would use it for a birth announcement!

  94. November 18, 2015 / 2:02 pm

    I love Minted for Christmas cards and would definitely use the $125 towards our Christmas cards this year. I love all the foil prints – so pretty!

  95. November 18, 2015 / 3:52 pm

    I'd use it to buy great Holiday cards or some new artwork for our bare walls! Love Minted.

  96. November 18, 2015 / 6:06 pm

    I love the idea of a Happy New Year card. Love the "Burst of Happy" but also love the "Retro Worded Tree" Christmas card. What a great giveaway!

    Thank you!

  97. November 18, 2015 / 8:40 pm

    LOVE the foil card with "oh what fun!" across the bottom! My husband and I just rescued a puppy and we can't wait to show him off on this year's Christmas card.

  98. November 18, 2015 / 9:07 pm

    i love the card you picked and I would use the $125 towards Christmas cards for my family! (

  99. November 18, 2015 / 9:10 pm

    I love these cards, my favorite is the square border foil card! We would use it for Christmas cards!!
    aamandaelliott at gmail dot com

  100. November 18, 2015 / 10:04 pm

    LOVE Minted! Thanks for doing my "dirty work"…love so many you posted! For sure would use $125 for this years christmas cards! πŸ™‚

  101. November 19, 2015 / 2:30 am

    I live minted! The poinsettia circle and booklettes are my favorite! Thanks!

  102. November 19, 2015 / 5:29 am

    I love the little extra pretty that the foul cards bring. I loved my Minted Chriatnas cards last year and will definitely do them again this year! My favorite of your picks is the Joy card.

  103. November 19, 2015 / 3:00 pm

    I love the foil cards! So pretty. preethib7 at gmail

  104. November 19, 2015 / 6:20 pm

    I love the dotted frame photo holiday card! I would def use the credit towards that.

  105. November 19, 2015 / 8:58 pm

    I absolutely love the Golden Love & Joy Holiday Photo Cards in Gumdrop. I would use this towards our family Christmas cards.

  106. November 20, 2015 / 11:20 am

    I love the "merriest wishes" card.

  107. November 20, 2015 / 5:17 pm

    I love everything about minted – my favorite is the It's a Wonderful Life card…or anything with Gold Foil!

  108. November 20, 2015 / 7:23 pm

    I love minted! Their Too Cute cards are adorable and I also love their silhouette prints!

  109. November 20, 2015 / 8:25 pm

    Love minted cards! My favorites are the sparkles or the counting our blessings. So many great ones to choose from! Lindsey

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