friday favorites - christmas cards

I love Christmas cards. I love designing them and I love addressing them. I love stamping each envelope with beautiful holiday postage and I love sending them off to sit in frosty mailboxes until they are happily discovered. And I very much love receiving Christmas cards. I love finding a brightly colored envelope amidst a stack of bills, and for that happy moment, the sight of that card fills my whole heart with pure Christmas delight. (If you're reading this, pretty please add us to your Christmas card list.)

If you're on MY Christmas card list (which you undoubtedly are, if you're reading this), lucky you! Because this is my first Christmas designing an "us" Christmas card, and our us Christmas cards are going to be so, so cool. (Yes, I already have them planned out...) Come December, look for a pretty treasure from us in your snow covered mailboxes.

Christmas 2007 card design 


  1. Oh these were so cool!! I can't wait to get ours!!

    Elizabeth G

  2. Reading this makes me want to send out Christmas cards...at least to you. Does everyone get feelings of anticipation wondering if there are any cards in their mailbox? Well, I am looking forward to receiving our card from you and Tim this year.

  3. I am continually impressed with my wife's creative mind. Its as if there are infinite BRILLIANT ideas that are all fresh and drawing!

  4. If you would send me your address, I would be honored to add Mr. & Mrs. O'Brien to my Christmas card list. I'm making my own this year as well, and while they're not as fantastic as yours, they will be delightfully sparkly and shimmery. :)

  5. Missy O'BrienMarch 1, 2010 at 9:45 PM

    OH MY GOSH!!!!!!
    Everytime I think "well, this is un-toppable" you probe me wrong!
    How do you continue to think of even more amazingly adorable and creative things???
    i want one of these exact cards even though it's not Christmas. :)