Our Favorite Holiday Photo Cards

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it's time to prepare for the holidays. Whether this is your first Christmas as a family or you're looking for something different this year, we've rounded up the best of the best in holiday photo cards. By Danielle Friedland

01 of 15

MODERN

MODERN

Robyn Miller for Groovy Paper
Groovy Paper offers amazing customer service, making at least one phone call to each customer throughout the process. We're also wowed by their seven exclusive Robyn Miller designs – so fresh and unusual.
Our Favorite Styles: Chalkboard Ornaments, Modern Holiday, both 50/$195
Price: starting at $195/50
CBB Deal: Receive 50 FREE rectangular address labels when you purchase 50 Robyn Miller Design photo holiday cards with code CBB50 through 12/8/08
Turnaround Time: 7 to 10 business days plus shipping time

02 of 15

MORE THAN A CARD

MORE THAN A CARD

RUVAcards
RUVAcards are designed to highlight events and celebrate special memories from your family's year. Sure to be treasured well past Christmas.
Our Favorite Styles: Kids Artwork Holiday Cards, Memories and Wishes cards
Price: $1.50-$2.74 each
CBB Deal: Get free shipping with CBBFreeship through 12/1/08
Turnaround Time: 3 to 5 days once proof is approved

03 of 15

SCRAPBOOK-STYLE

SCRAPBOOK-STYLE

Scrapblog
Great for scrapbookers (or those who want to learn)! Using photos you already have in Flickr, Photobucket, Facebook or other sites, simply drag and drop into Scrapblog's free, easy-to-use application with 15 holiday templates to create a truly personalized photo card.
Two things we love: all of their products are printed on controlled forestry paper and Scrapblogs are also sharable via email and easily added to social networking profiles and blogs.
Price: $1.59-$1.99 per card, plus $1.99 for shipping.
CBB Deal: The first first 1,000 readers to use code CelebrityBaby will receive 15% off 50 greeting cards or postcards
Turnaround Time: 2 to 3 business days

04 of 15

DESIGNER

DESIGNER

KODAK Gallery
This year, KODAK Gallery introduced Boutique Design Cards which, in addition to Martha Stewart, includes cool brands like Simon and Kabuki, Sour Cherries, Bonnie Marcus, Elum and Eric Carle.
Our Favorite Styles: Martha Stewart Peppermint Stripe, Eric Carle The Very Hungry Caterpillar Accordion Fold
Price: 60 cents-$4.99 each
Turnaround Time: 5 to 7 days, but overnight shipping is available

05 of 15

ALL THE COLORS OF THE RAINBOW

ALL THE COLORS OF THE RAINBOW

Erin Condren
Think outside of the (greeting card) box! Instead of traditional red and green, try Erin Condren's rainbow holiday cards that are printed on both sides. We love that all orders come with personalized matching return labels.
Our Favorite Styles: holiday -retro circles -multi-gate $3 each, minimum of 50 cards
CBB Deal: Save 10% on holiday cards with CELEB10 through 12/31/08, one time use per customer
Turnaround Time: 10 days

06 of 15

STORYBOOK

STORYBOOK

Flattenme
One of the most original holiday cards we've ever seen! Best known for their award-winning personalized children's storybooks (celeb parents like Denise Richards, Marcia Gay Harden, Joey Fatone, Ludacris and Melissa Joan Hart are fans), Flattenme just launched three holiday designs for their custom cards. Just upload a color photo of your child facing the camera and they'll customize the final image to suit your child's gender and skin tone.
Our Favorite Styles: Polar Bear, Hanukkah
Price: A set of 12 cards sells for $20.95
CBB Deal: Save 15% with CBB through 12/25/08
Turnaround Time: 1.5 weeks

07 of 15

MULTIPLE PHOTOS, MULTIPLE CARDS

MULTIPLE PHOTOS, MULTIPLE CARDS

MOO
Can't decide on one photo? With MOO, every card can have a different image or design, allowing you to create holiday cards for all recipients. For your Jewish friends, use a Hanukkah motif, for your Christian friends, go with traditional red and green. Use MOO’s simple tools to add a message to the inside of the cards, and upload a small photo directly or from your Flickr account.
Our Favorite Styles: Notecards
Price: Greeting Cards 25/$42, Notecards 16/$22, Postcards 20/$20 or 60/$50
CBB Deal: Save $5 off any order of $40+ with GT8ECU
Turnaround Time: 3 to 4 days plus 5 to 10 days for shipping outside of the UK – in other words, hurry up and order today!

08 of 15

ADD-YOUR-OWN PHOTO

ADD-YOUR-OWN PHOTO

Swoozie's
If you’re still working on capturing that perfect photo, why not order cards that allow you to attach it yourself? This way you can order the cards now, while you and your little one keep saying "cheese!"
Our Favorite Styles: Green Lime Speckle Ribbon, $23/10, Pink Ornaments, $160/50, and Cream Opal and Red Vertical $29/10, lets you add a wallet-size photo
Price: Starting at $2.50/card
Turnaround Time: 7 to 10 business days

09 of 15

RECYCLED PAPER

RECYCLED PAPER

Paper Shouts
All of Paper Shouts' holiday cards are printed on 100 percent Post Consumer Waste paper and this year, a percentage of holiday card proceeds will benefit Our City Forest, which protects and preserves the urban forest. Choose from traditional, modern and vintage styles on flat or folded cards. Jenna Elfman and Samantha Harris have loved their personalized cards from Paper Shouts.
Our Favorite Styles: Pink Snowflakes, $1.89 each, 2-Photo Christmas Tree, $2.29 each
Price: $1.49-$2.09/card
CBB Deal: Save 15% with CBB15 through 12/12/08
Turnaround Time: 5 to 6 business days, plus shipping

10 of 15

PEARLY

PEARLY

Paper Locket
For a holiday card that will stand out, Paper Locket's pearlized finish give you a truly opulent look. It's a shame the quality doesn't come across on a computer so you'll have to trust us – these are beautiful.
Our Favorite Styles: Fresh, $2.50 each
CBB Deal: Save $10 discount with CBB10
Turnaround Time: 48 hours for a proof, 2 to 3 days shipping

11 of 15

SOUND

SOUND

Hallmark
Leave it to Hallmark to pioneer customizable holiday photo cards. We're loving their holiday newsletters, recipe cards, and cards with sound.
Our Favorite Styles: Deliv(RED) card with sound, Year in Review
Price: 79 cents for notecard-sized cards to $5.99 for cards with music
CBB Deal: Save 20% on Holiday Cards with CBBTWENTY at checkout
Turnaround Time: Order by December 13 to ensure holiday delivery!

12 of 15

LAST-MINUTE

LAST-MINUTE

CVS/pharmacy
Did you wait till the last absolute minute? CVS/pharmacy is your solution. Order online and pick up at your local CVS in an hour. They're the old-fashioned photo cards printed on Kodak paper.
Our Favorite Styles: Ornaments
Price: $14.99/20
CBB Deal: Get 80 cards for the price of 60 when you use GC80
Turnaround Time: 60 minutes!

13 of 15

LARGEST VARIETY

LARGEST VARIETY

Tiny Prints
We're blown away by the huge selection at Tiny Prints – they keep adding more designers. This season, they've partnered with Rachael Ray to benefit her "Yum-o!" Foundation – her folded cards include recipes – plus babyGap, Meri Meri, William Arthur, The Robin Hood Organization, Celebrity Line, PinCushion, and recent additions like DwellStudio and MiGi. Now, you can drop your Flickr photos into any of Tiny Prints card.
Our Favorite Styles: babyGap's Argyle Arbor, $2.39 each, MiGi's Holly Blossoms, $1.99 each, Hello Little One's Winter Tree, $1.59 each
Price: $1.09-$2.69/card
CBB Deal: Get free ground shipping with PEOPLE through 12/17/08 OR Flickr users, save $20 off any holiday order of $99 or more with FLICKRTP20
Turnaround Time: 5 to 6 business days, rush 3 to 4 business days, plus shipping

14 of 15

FINISHING TOUCHES

FINISHING TOUCHES

PictureItPostage
Put the finishing touch on your envelope with custom photo postage from PictureItPostage.
Price: $18.95/20 41-cent stamps plus shipping
CBB Deal: Save $5 per order with code December through 12/14/08
Turnaround Time: 7 to 10 business days

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