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*Expired* Shutterfly Family Photo Days (5 Free Cards)

by Freebies4Mom on November 7, 2011 8:44 pm

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The best Holiday Cards start with great photos. Enter the Shutterfly Family Photo Days contest and you’ll get 5 free Shutterfly cards ($12.45 value) just for entering any holiday photo. You still pay shipping ($5.99) and applicable sales tax. Just select the photo you want to enter into the contest, and you’ll immediately get your unique code for five free folded 5×7 cards. Now that you’ve got a few free cards, here are some tips for finding the best family photo for them.

Tips for a Great Family Photo from Freebies 4 Mom

1. Are you friends with a photographer? – Do you have a friend or family member who knows photography? Can you invite them over to take your family photo?

2. Try a tripod – This may be the best solution for my family. I’ve got a camera with a timer on it, but still don’t own a tripod (guess what I’m asking for as my gift under the tree?)

3. Pick Favorite Individual Photos – Take the pressure off if it’s going to be too challenging to get that perfect family photo. Use a card layout that has multiple photos and pick your favorite individual photos from that year to use. If you feel the colors clash too much, try going black & white with all the photos. Or go for a photo of just your kids.

4. Take Your Christmas PJs on Vacation – This is what I did this year so we could stage some photos while we were on vacation in October. I packed the kids Christmas PJ’s and they posed for me in the house we were staying at. It gave us a different background for our photos, and the kids were very happy that they were getting a sneak peek of the upcoming holiday.

What are your tips for getting a great family photo to use on your Christmas Cards?

This post is sponsored by Shutterfly. I received 50 free Shutterfly photo cards in exchange for writing this post. For more information about sponsored posts please visit my Disclosure Policy. (Image credit: Shutterfly)

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Dawn November 8, 2011 at 5:21 pm

The code CARD4U also works right now for 1 free card by Nov. 21st!

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Anonymous November 9, 2011 at 4:58 am

Thanks for letting me know this coupon code expiration date has been extended!

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Anonymous November 9, 2011 at 4:58 am

Thanks for letting me know this coupon code expiration date has been extended!

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Mely November 9, 2011 at 1:06 am

I was wondering if Shutterfly was going to offer a similar offer like last year to your readers that have a blog. Let us know since I will love to score another freebie from them =)

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Jess November 9, 2011 at 8:43 pm

Can the 5 card promo be used with the 10 cards code applying to host a Shutterfly house party?

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Anonymous November 9, 2011 at 8:57 pm

Unfortunately you can only use one promotion code per order – so you would have to place two orders (and pay shipping twice).

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Kmsa1234 November 12, 2011 at 6:00 pm

do they email it? i enter but nothing came up.

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Anonymous November 12, 2011 at 6:15 pm

Yes, you should receive an email

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Kmsa1234 November 12, 2011 at 7:57 pm

nevermind i got it

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