I love giving Christmas cards, I’ve given them to friends since high school and I love coming up with my card year after year. When Brad and I were in St Maarten, I had the perfect idea for a Christmas card. With the help of PicMonkey I was able to touch up the photo and order the cards before we even left the island! A couple years ago, I made a “Merry Christmas” sign but there were some issues and I ended up never using it. At the last moment (as in about an hour before I left for the airport), I re-did the sign in hopes of using it sometime during our trip. Thankfully superglue dries quickly.
As I mentioned in our vacation recap post, one thing that St Maarten is know for is their airport. I decided that I wanted our Christmas card to feature an airplane flying just barely over our heads. Since we were holding a “Merry Christmas” sign, I felt as though a card that said “Merry Christmas” would be redundant.
I ordered my cards from Shutterfly and I LOVE how they turned out! I chose the “Joy In Waves” card because I felt as though it fit with the tropical setting of our photo, plus our photo seemed to fit perfectly within it.