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AmandaBL
« on: December 11, 2010 06:30:48 PM »

I am so pleased with this card. We always have a difficult time getting a picture with my step son in the time frame between Thanksgiving and christmas that is suitable for the christmas cards.  I know we could use a photo from any time in the year, but the kids change so much, I like the pictures to be current.  This year, instead of stressing out trying to coordinate visits, outfits, photographers, moods, lighting & locations (WHEW!) I decided to take my step son's photo myself on Thanksgiving (when we always have him) then we got everyone else when we did the regular xmas photos.  Everyone got a letter to hold for an individual picture, then I made them all black & white, cropped & resized them and printed them myself.  While cutting out 50 sets of those little pictures *IS* a job, I am super happy to have a picture that includes my whole family for the card this year - the first time in 4 years!  I thought this might help some other frazzled step parent out there.  
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« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2010 07:26:24 PM »

this is brilliant! I love itttt.
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« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2010 10:03:18 AM »

What a great idea!  With a kid who is away at university and a husband who often works out of country, I have a really hard time getting everyone together for a holiday photo and this is a perfect solution!  I really like how it looks like the pictures were taken in a photo booth too Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2010 07:41:07 PM »

I love this idea.  Very cool. Wink
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« Reply #4 on: December 12, 2010 08:26:11 PM »

It looks super neat, too.  A great solution to the problem.  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2011 09:03:09 PM »

i know im a little late in responding and christmas is way over but this is way kool i really like i might use it for our christmas card for next year thanks for the idea
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« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2011 08:09:12 AM »

Great answer to your problem. And the card is really cute!
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« Reply #7 on: October 26, 2011 09:44:51 AM »

I really like this idea.  Soon to be a step mommy (getting married 1/28/12) so this gives me a great idea for next year!!
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« Reply #8 on: October 26, 2011 10:58:41 AM »

Love the photos and the card.  Great job. 
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« Reply #9 on: October 26, 2011 01:33:07 PM »

Great idea! We have grown kids starting families of their own, scattered around the province - this will be the perfect solution this year! TFS!!
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