Holiday Greeting Card Contest | A Big Texas Merry Christmas | To New Home Owners in Texas

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 Holiday Greeting Card Contest | A Big Texas Merry Christmas | To New Home Owners in Texas

The POSITIVE ATTITUDE for the Weary Soul group gives you the opportunity to share your creative side during the holiday season with a creative writing challenge. Join in on the challenge with the  ActiveRain Holiday Greeting Card Contest!

My Greeting Card Entry! 

 From the Barbara Hensley Collection of Greeting Cards!

A Big Texas Merry Christmas!

 

 

This card was designed to send to my clients who moved to Texas this year.  I had several buyers moving to Texas this year and they all seemed to be interested in anything to do with Texas.  Some bought on acreage in the country and others in neighborhoods, but they all loved seeing the horses in the pastures as we were out & about looking for homes. 

This is one of my favorite pictures, taken in front of a past listing and I have sort of made this horse famous by using his picture many times.  Following are the details:

  • The picture was from one of my past listings.
  • I enhanced the photo in Picnik, adding the seasonal color, holly border and even some snow.
  • Card is a greeting card and will be mailed in an envelope.
  • I am sending to clients who moved to Texas during the year.

Thanks to this ActiveRain Contest, I now have the Barbara Hensley Collection of Greeting Cards!  I was so inspired by this contest that I am developing an entire collection of greeting cards.  I will share some of these at another time.

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                   Don't Move to Dallas...Until You See Rockwall on Lake Ray Hubbard

Out and About...
Rockwall

And the Surrounding Hometowns of the Lake Ray Hubbard Area
Rockwall, Heath, Royse City, Rowlett, Wylie & Sunnyvale

Barbara Hensley
Barbara Hensley Realtors 
972-772-9699

Search for Homes in Rockwall please visit
www.barbarahensley.com 

 

 

 
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Rainmaker
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Barbara Hensley
Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
RE/MAX Properties

Carlotta - thank you for stopping by this morning to view my contest entry!  Best wishes for an awesome day!

December 14, 2011 07:51 AM
Rainmaker
647,233
Barbara Hensley
Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
RE/MAX Properties

Kim, thank you!  I am DONE with the massed produced cards and looking forward to using more and more of these.  Using good paper and ink and result in excellent cards. 

December 14, 2011 07:54 AM
Rainmaker
647,233
Barbara Hensley
Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
RE/MAX Properties

Judith - yep, we really DO have horses in Texas, even though most of us do not personally own a horse.  Enjoy your day in your Texas neck of the woods, Houston, another great place to live!

December 14, 2011 07:58 AM
Rainmaker
647,233
Barbara Hensley
Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
RE/MAX Properties

Connie - hello and thank you for stopping by to see my version of "Mr. Ed".  I am jealous, having your daughter helping you out!  It has to be fun working together.

December 14, 2011 08:02 AM
Rainmaker
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Kathryn Acciari
Realtor - CDPE, CIAS, Sturbridge MA Real Estate
RE/MAX Professional Associates, with offices in Sturbridge, Charlton, Auburn, Spencer, and Shrewsbury

Your inspiration has me inspired too, Barbara.  What a wonderful project - an entire collection of personalized greeting cards to send to clients.  Beautiful!

December 14, 2011 08:06 AM
Rainmaker
647,233
Barbara Hensley
Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
RE/MAX Properties

Kathryn - I am excited and can't wait to finish my collection - work in progress, but fun.  Good luck and enjoy the season!

December 14, 2011 08:10 AM
Rainmaker
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Anita Clark
Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055

Very nicely done Barbara...I like that you included part of what gives Texas its appeal to many folks.  Good contest entry.

December 14, 2011 08:19 AM
Rainmaker
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Lisa Von Domek
....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC, Real Estate Broker/Associate with Real Living Real Estate Group www.LisaVon.com

Good morning Barbara,

LOVE the card - so bright and festive.  Good luck with the contest, I think yours is a Texas Winner!

December 14, 2011 08:29 AM
Rainmaker
647,233
Barbara Hensley
Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
RE/MAX Properties

Anita - thank you. I did enjoy this contest and considered several entry ideas, but like the "Texas" one best to start with.  These cards will go out to my "Texas" buyers this week. 

December 14, 2011 08:36 AM
Rainmaker
647,233
Barbara Hensley
Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
RE/MAX Properties

Lisa - THANK YOU!  It is hard not to have the Christmas spirit when we are working on so many seasonal things in ActiveRain and in our business.  

December 14, 2011 08:39 AM
Rainmaker
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
National Marketing Realtors

Barbara, VERY NICE!  I hope I can make the time to jump into this challange.

December 14, 2011 09:21 AM
Rainmaker
647,233
Barbara Hensley
Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
RE/MAX Properties

Bob, hello and Merry Christmas!  Today is last day for the greeting card contest - hurry!  :-)

December 14, 2011 12:06 PM
Rainer
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Stephanie Stringer
Mortgage Loan Originator
First Choice Loan Services NMLS#210764

Barbara-  Horses are common in Texas but the snow not so much.  However I love when it does snow in Texas until I get out on the roads with all those crazy drivers.  The card looks great and I like how you personalized it to your new home buyers.  Good luck in the contest.....   Let it snow, let it snow... we need another white Christmas like last year!

December 14, 2011 07:03 PM
Rainmaker
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Barbara Hensley
Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
RE/MAX Properties

Stephanie - Yes, everyone loves the horses.  I don't mind a morning of looking out at a snow covered yard, but then I am done and ready for it to be gone as I would rather not drive in it.  Enjoy your week.

December 14, 2011 08:25 PM
Rainmaker
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Elva Branson-Lee
CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
Solid Source Realty GA

Wonderful job, Barbara, and so creative. merry Christmas to yo and yours.

December 15, 2011 10:02 AM
Rainmaker
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Barbara Hensley
Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
RE/MAX Properties

Elva - thank you!  Merry Christmas to you nd your family!

December 15, 2011 11:58 AM
Rainmaker
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Cathy Bureau
Your Personal Real Estate Concierge
www.GreenHomeRealty.com

Way to go! WOW! Lovely and simple. I like how "Texas" that it is! I wasn't going to do this contest but maybe I will, just for fun. I think I have 4 hours left.

December 15, 2011 07:42 PM
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Debbe Perry
828.439.3084 Morganton/Lake James NC
Real Living Carolina Property

Love the personalized Texas card - I know you'll get good responses (and hopefully repeat business!) as a result of this extra TLC!

December 18, 2011 10:22 AM
Rainmaker
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Barbara Hensley
Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
RE/MAX Properties

Cathy - thanks!  I hope you made the dead-line! 

December 18, 2011 07:02 PM
Rainmaker
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Barbara Hensley
Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas
RE/MAX Properties

Debbie - thank you for you comment.  Best wishes for a great week before Christmas!  

December 18, 2011 07:06 PM
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