Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Look Back Series – 2008 Winter Scenes

by Michael L. on September 20, 2013

Welcome back to the Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Look Back Series. The 2008 winner, George Humeston, submitted a beautiful design featuring a calm winter scene. In today’s entry, we wanted to showcase a couple of designs in our line that also depict stunningly beautiful winter scenes.

2008 Winning Entry - Full Moon Winter Night Christmas Card

Full Moon Winter Night Christmas Card

 Card Description: The majesty of winter reveals itself in a breathtaking silhouette of moonlit tree limbs and iridescent falling snow upon a dreamlike, snow-blanketed landscape. Subtle blends of blue and aquamarine illuminate this strikingly beautiful and powerful painting. Expect awestruck recipients!

City Snowfall Die-cut Seasons Greeting Card

City Snowfall Die-cut Seasons Greeting Card

Card Description: This cobalt blue card shows a lovely night in a town park setting. Streetlights glow within the backdrop of winter snowfall on this dazzling holiday card. The die-cut window in this card will showcase your company name in the foreground to all of your business associates, corporate clients and friends.

Snow Frost Pines Season’s Greeting Card

Snow Frost Pines Season's Greeting Card

Card Description: The tranquil setting and soft watercolors of Snow Frost Pines is a gentle murmur of Season’s Greetings. Send this bit of serenity to your valued corporate clients, business contacts and friends.

Winter Impressions Holiday Card

Winter Impressions Holiday Card

Card Description: Christmas in the Country! What better way to spend the holiday. This old barn is even painted a bright red to celebrate. This is a charming watercolor scene with such great detail you can almost feel the fresh sunshine on your face. Finished off with gold foil accents, this is a lovely card to send or receive.

It is always nice to look at the various different winter scene designs that we have in our line and George’s beautiful entry is a great addition to that group of cards. It truly is a stunning representation of the beautiful calm of winter.

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Jeena September 23, 2013 at 11:42 am

The Full Moon Winter Night card that George Humeston created has a sort of haunting beauty about it. It’s unusual in that it doesn’t feature the typical red and green colors. The silver sparkles make it pop and give it this ethereal sense that the more I look at it, the more I like it.

Xandra Ritter September 23, 2013 at 12:13 pm

All of these cards are so beautiful! Christmas greeting cards with a beautiful winter scene are some of my personal favorite to buy! Just looking at a snowy, wintery landscape makes me think of Christmas and the holiday season. What a great way to celebrate the holidays by sending out a wonderful Christmas greeting card!

Marla September 24, 2013 at 11:16 am

I absolutely love the Winter Impressions card! Having grown up on a farm this cards brings me back home!

Heather R September 24, 2013 at 3:30 pm

The cobalt blue scene gives me a feeling of actually being there that lovely night with the snowflakes falling and the street lights shining. I’ve selected this card to send to my employees and hope they share the same feeling. Merry Christmas.

Candace September 24, 2013 at 4:04 pm

I really love these winter scenes and I think what really adds a special touch is the shimmering accents on the cards. The full moon winter night design is my favorite though!

Mitch September 25, 2013 at 2:12 pm

I like to get cards that have nature designs on the front to send out for the holidays. The Snow Frost Pines care suited my needs nicely.

Amy September 25, 2013 at 4:05 pm

I agree Candance I really like the shimmering accents. If a card shimmers, it usually catches my attention.

Angela C. September 26, 2013 at 12:44 am

I really enjoy viewing these types of holiday cards. It allows me to keep in touch with my human side. The warmth of these card examples is very evident. Anyone receiving any of these beautiful cards will truly admire them even if just for a moment before going back to the hectic lifestyle we all know too well.

Lina September 26, 2013 at 9:25 am

It’s funny how they are depicting very similar scenes but make me think of a completely different areas when I look at each card. Some look like city scenes while some smack of country living. These designs are so beautiful. I wish I was as talented as the people that desgined these!

Gina September 26, 2013 at 12:15 pm

I’m a big fan of the winter scenes because my company sends out cards to clients from a variety of backgrounds, so it’s important to avoid anything too “Christmassy”. The winter scenes are perfect for this!

Mike L September 26, 2013 at 1:19 pm

I agree with Gina. A nice winter scene that doesn’t scream Christmas is a great card to send out to clients. I love hearing the reactions from my clients in warmer climates who never get to see scenes like the ones depicted on these cards.

Dave September 26, 2013 at 1:23 pm

I always send out a holiday card with a winter scene on it. It reminds me of my childhood growing up when my family used to spend the holidays together in the mountains!

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