Holiday Cards and Gifts with Zazzle


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Most years I’m a total failure at sending holiday cards. The years when I finally do get them out, they end up being so crazy late that it’s almost not worth all the effort. Not this year, my friends! I’m so on it.

This year I teamed up with Zazzle to create some custom holiday cards and I couldn’t be more excited how they turned out. In lieu of cheesy family portraits (I do love them, by the way), I decided to give our holiday cards a bit of a food-spin by creating Christmas items out of some of my favorite holiday foods.

For the first holiday card, I dusted some freshly fried churros with edible gold glitter and took a photo. I ended up eating the scraps and feeling sort sick but it was worth it. On the site you can use their nicely designed template (I used this one), or you can create your own. I thought it’d be fun to mix and match.


For the next holiday card, I made a Christmas tree out of chocolate cupcakes and added a crazy amount of sprinkles.
I wanted to make my own greeting, so I made the right side in Illustrator and uploaded the two files. Super simple!

The next holiday card might be my favorite. I made the pancake wreath by making pancakes in the shape of a circle and adding sprigs of sage and cranberries as garnish. Since I liked the photo so much I made these much bigger.

Pancake Wreath

As I was looking through their selection of holiday gifts, I stumbled upon custom mailing stamps. Whaaa!!! I used a photo of sprinkles to make the custom stamps. I loooove them, especially when paired with a red wax seal stamp. Very festive!

If I could add more to my order, I’d DEFINITELY get some custom wrapping paper! I want corgi wrapping paper, man. Their custom gift selection is super fun. Take a look, peruse the site and have some fun!

Sprinkle Stamps

“Holidays are made for you at Zazzle. Find gifts they’ll love at Zazzle.”

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  • Reply jo_mi_co November 12, 2013 at 12:12 pm

    churros do bring joy to the world. haha. so cute!

  • Reply Nicole November 12, 2013 at 12:55 pm

    I’m pretty sure these could not be any cuter!! Love! Are those custom stamps? Those are dang cute, too!

    • Adrianna Adarme
      Reply Adrianna Adarme November 12, 2013 at 12:57 pm

      The postal stamps? YES! You can upload a photo and make custom stamps. Isn’t that cute?!?!

  • Reply Laura (Blogging Over Thyme) November 12, 2013 at 7:45 pm

    Love, love, love everything about this. I’ve been given custom stamps (with my face…awkward) before! They’re a lot of fun, I’d personally prefer your cupcake ones though 😉

  • Reply Rahel November 13, 2013 at 1:20 am

    Love the first card- very nice!

  • Reply Emily November 13, 2013 at 11:05 am

    Oh my goodness! These are so cute! The recipients will get so many smiles!

  • Reply Shikha @ Shikha la mode November 13, 2013 at 11:56 am

    These are beautiful! I’m not nearly as artsy to make anything close to this – awesome idea!!

  • Reply cindy November 13, 2013 at 7:06 pm

    I am dying over that churro star and those stamps! LOVE!

  • Reply amber November 13, 2013 at 8:23 pm

    wow these are SO good! I’ve clearly overlooked zazzle….! love the dark green frosted cupcakes. cute!

  • Reply Jayne November 13, 2013 at 11:01 pm

    So creative and beautiful! Love how you highlighted your expertise in these little cards. Definitely something I’d keep forever.

  • Reply Sharon November 14, 2013 at 8:39 am

    You are so creative and talented! These cards are so beautiful!!

  • Reply Rebecca November 18, 2013 at 10:45 am

    I love the little star on your card 😀 and what a great idea to make photos with food in a Christmas theme 🙂
    And thank you for reminding me that I need to buy some Christmas cards 😉

  • Reply michelle November 19, 2013 at 1:51 am

    gosh, these are adorable. over here in singapore we no longer send out xmas cards but i sure love these that you have made. 🙂

    i wish we could move back in time when we send out xmas cards to everyone.

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