2018 Holiday Card Picks, Roundup No. 1

It’s feeling much merrier around here in the last week or so, and I’m having a jolly old time in my search for this year’s holiday card picks. My first bunch includes lots of lovely letterpress cards from Fugu Fugu Press, Egg Press, and Elum, and I am totally digging all of the awesome hand lettering and cute illustration that can be found in these super cool holiday card designs!

Holiday Card Ideas 2018 from Fugu Fugu Press, Egg Press, and Elum #letterpress #holidaycardideas

1. Nutcracker from Fugu Fugu Press 2. Merry, Happy, Cheer from Egg Press 3. Marshmallow Cozy from Elum 4. Merry and Bright from Egg Press 5. Tidings Sweater Bears from Fugu Fugu Press 6. Sleepy Santa Merry Christmas from Egg Press 7. Biking Santa from Elum 8. Peace and Goodwill from Egg Press

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2018 Holiday Card Trends : Deep Green Botanicals

The classic red and green Christmas color palette is a perennial favorite, but this year we’re seeing deep greens used in a big way for holiday. Holiday card designers are exploring a range of deep green tones for 2018, including greens with a touch of teal, greens that are so deep they’re almost black, and darker, muted greens.

The ongoing trend in modern botanicals pairs perfectly with this color trend. Chic and contemporary botanical patterns, sprays of leaves and berries, and wonderful wreaths are perfection against a backdrop of deep green, and leaves in a range of deeper tones look absolutely beautiful against a clean, white background.

In addition to classic red, dark and luscious greens are also being paired with muted, orange-y reds and blush pink for a modern twist, and these verdant hues also look absolutely gorgeous paired with metallic foils, which remain a huge trend for holiday.

Below, check out some beautiful examples of the deep green botanicals from the talented, trendsetting designers of Minted.

Below, clockwise from top left : Holiday Garden by Angela Marzuki // Seasonal Greenery by Leah Bisch // Bouquet by Melanie Kosuge // Wisp of Green by Susan Moyal // Merriest Holiday Wreath by Karidy Walker // Joyfully Framed by Jennifer Wick // Botanical Joy by Sweta Modi // Let Nature Sing by Morgan Ramberg // Holiday Laurel by Jennifer Postorino

Trending : Deep Green Botanicals for Holiday / Holiday Card Design Ideas #holidaycards

images from Minted

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