The Making of Merry Christmas

re-xmas-makingof-02With Christmas sadly behind us (but the spirit of Christmas joy, and laziness, still lingering) today we’re sharing a few documentary photos from the process of making our Christmas card this year.

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The card started as a geometric grid in Illustrator, printed out and patiently cut out by (my) hand with a vast selection of tools you can see in the .gif below (let it load). Then we folded the figures and glued elements that needed gluing.

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Then came the always-joyful stage of setting the scene, which in all its documentary glory looked something like this:

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And yes, Ikea bits and pieces are ever so useful for our creative purposes.

re-xmas-makingof-03Finally, after some mysterious Photoshoppery the end was reached for all to enjoy:

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9 comments
    • Not obviously Christmas-y, but they worked, we think.

      • But they’re still pretty :)

  1. Thank you for all the comments! And all the best in the new year to all of you.

  2. Luiza said:

    Nice work!
    Happy new year to you and yours!

  3. Wow, amazing execution and concept, absolutely love cutout paper.

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