Making a My Digital Studio hybrid project, that is, creating a digital card with My Digital Studio and adding some embellishments, has been on my to-do list for a while. Well, because of my procrasination in ordering, my MDS Christmas cards finally showed up today. Hubby and I got to work: cutting, ribboning, gluing, addressing, labeling... All are back out again for delivery.
It was so easy to design and just drop in my chosen photo. Even easier to put the cards together when they arrived... I think we pumped out all 48 cards in 2 hours! I wish I had ordered a few more. I still have a few cards I will have to stamp.
So, here's a neat trick... There are 3 pages you can design in the MDS card option (the fourth page, the backside of the card, is where the MDS logo is printed). So I designed my cardfront on pages 1 and 3, so I got a 2-for-1 deal on the printing.
I love how they came out. The print finish is not glossy, but very smooth, silky matte. Adding the ribbon and matting on cardstock gives it just the right 3-D effect to be gorgeous. I'm really pleased; too bad they are all being sent away!
For comparison, here is what the card looks like in all digital format.
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