12 Days of Giveaways: Day 10

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And the Friday before Christmas at that! Well, it’s Day 10 of 12 Days of Giveaways and another chance towin $100 toward your wedding stationery from MagnetStreet Weddings. Enter below …

12 Days of Giveaways: MagnetStreet


Enter Today to WIN day 10:

1. Awkward family Christmas photos: Tell us about the dorkiest thing you’ve ever had to wear for a holiday photo?

2. What do you think about photos on wedding invitations? Yay? or Nay?


The Rules…

1. One randomly-chosen winner a day
2. A winner can only win once throughout the 12 days
3. Enter once a day

Day 9 Winner: Congratulations Julie!

  • Megan Nance on December 21, 2012 @ 8:06 am

    1. Matching overalls with my siblings
    2. Yay for photos on invites

  • Taylor on December 21, 2012 @ 8:38 am

    1. I have definitely rocked a tacky sweater a couple of times in my life. So embarrassing!
    2. Personally, I think photos are best for save-the-dates and thank-you notes. Invitations should be more formal. :)

  • Liz on December 21, 2012 @ 9:27 am

    1. One year my Great Aunt made all the under 18s matching sweatshirts. They were white with the same cartoon dinosaur applique on them, taking up most of the left side of the front of the sweater. Good thing I was 7 or so and didn’t mind much.

    2. The invites (and everything else) should be exactly what the couple wants to do. So if you want a photo, have a photo and rock it!

  • Stephanie on December 21, 2012 @ 10:28 am

    1. Last year for our Christmas cards my fiance and I decide to create our own version of an awkward family photo. He bought big 80′s glasses, a white turtle neck, and high waisted jeans. I wore a red silk blouse and a cheesy Christmas vest. Our families loved it!

    2. Photos are fun! Yay!

  • Nate Grede on December 21, 2012 @ 11:06 am

    1) Matching Christmas fleeces when I was a kid. Not sweaters… fleeces.
    2)Yay if done tactfully

  • Jennifer on December 21, 2012 @ 11:37 am

    Growing up my mom made my sisters and I matching homemade dresses. Every year was an awkward year.
    I think photos are better on save the dates then the invitations.

  • Kelly on December 21, 2012 @ 12:06 pm

    We never had to wear anything embarassing but there are plently of photos of us just getting up looking like zombies. Not our best moments for sure.

    And, don’t mind photos on invitations depending on how they are done. It can borded on not looking nice so as long as it is well thought out i’m sure it would look great.

  • Kim Broschart on December 21, 2012 @ 12:14 pm

    1- One year my mom made me wear this ugly red fuzzy sweater. It was so itchy and hideous!!
    2- I think it is a great idea, I’m planning on having them on our wedding invites from magnet street!

  • ivyprince on December 21, 2012 @ 12:16 pm

    1) we actually never did holiday photos. I did do a holiday picture with my toy poodle. She had on a santa outfit. it was too cute!!
    2) I say nay for pictures on wedding invitations. I think it takes away from the formal feel of the event. However, if the invitation is for a non-traditional bride, and having a picture fits her, then i’m all for it!

  • Megan Kreitner on December 21, 2012 @ 12:25 pm

    1. I’ve been lucky – no dorky holiday photos for me…yet.
    2. They’re okay, but not for me.

  • Craig on December 21, 2012 @ 1:33 pm

    1. We have never taken a dorky family picture so none here.
    2. Photos are fine on wedding invitations

  • Angela A on December 21, 2012 @ 1:35 pm

    1. I wore a reindeer vest, lol!
    2. I like photos on invitations but it depends on the couple’s personality.

  • Matthew on December 21, 2012 @ 2:12 pm

    1. Matching outfits!
    2. I’m not into photos on invitations but I like them on save the dates.

  • kfloveinme on December 21, 2012 @ 2:37 pm

    1. I remember wearing a red and white polka dot tutu dress that my mother made with red ribbons all over my hair! I loved the dress but the ribbons was an overkill. Everytime I see that picture I crack up.
    2.Yay! It would be cute!

  • Nikki Rothbaum on December 21, 2012 @ 3:37 pm

    1. denim shirt and jeans matching outfits. AWFUL!
    2. I don’t love photos on invitatins. I think-save them for the save the date and thank you’s!

  • Christopher on December 21, 2012 @ 3:37 pm

    1. I had a rat tail when I was little. ‘Nuff said.
    2. Photos are cool on invitations, so yay!

  • Tara Bossert on December 21, 2012 @ 3:58 pm

    1. we had to dress up like a manger

  • Allison M. on December 21, 2012 @ 4:54 pm

    1) matching pajamas!
    2) I think it’s the couple’s decision so whatever they like is great!

  • JOAN on December 21, 2012 @ 5:08 pm

    1. Our family outdoor christmas card included older brother under a christmas tree with younger sister holding a chainsaw. Had so many comments on that years Christmas Card,

    2. I prefer a formal wedding invitation without a picture. Save the pictures for Save the dates and thank you cards.

  • Cierra on December 21, 2012 @ 5:34 pm

    1. One year we all wore denim shirts and kaki pants. Gotta love the 1990′s!

    2. I think photos are great for save the dates so you see the couple every time you look at the little reminder on your fridge. As for photos on wedding invitations… I’m personally not a fan, but to each their own.

  • Katrina House on December 21, 2012 @ 6:02 pm

    I definitely wore plenty of tree, reindeer, and snowman adorned sweaters and dresses in our pictures as kids :)
    I don’t think photos on invitations are my personal style but to each their own :)

  • bonnie on December 21, 2012 @ 6:56 pm

    1. Since we had ten people in our family, we had my grandfather be Santa Claus while everyone else be his reindeers. We had to wear brown sweaters with a reindeer face and antler headbands. It was quite hilarious.

    2. I love the elegance of wedding invitations so I would vote nay for photos on wedding invitations. but for destination weddings, pictures could be a plus :)

  • KJA on December 21, 2012 @ 8:53 pm

    Last years ugly sweater party pictures are pretty bad….Love pictures on invitations:)

  • Jessica on December 21, 2012 @ 9:32 pm

    1. Wearing antlers because my dog refused to wear them!
    2. For a casual wedding, yay. For a more formal wedding though, nay to photos on the wedding invitation.

  • LaShanda on December 21, 2012 @ 10:59 pm

    Matching outfits. Nay.

  • Rose on December 21, 2012 @ 11:02 pm

    When I was in grade school I insisted on wearing my catwoman costume in the picture. A few years later, I was so embarrassed, but looking back now it’s just funny.
    As long as the photo fits the invitations theme, it can be great. When it looks like it’s just a random picture of the couple however, it doesn’t work.

  • Ann Paul on December 21, 2012 @ 11:20 pm

    Unattractive Christmas sweaters.

    Nay, less classy.

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