Saturday, December 17, 2016
My New Love....Cardmaking
I know this is a doll blog, but I'm taking a moment to show my new love of making greeting cards. I never imagined I would enjoy it so much. The creativity possibilities are endless! I've posted the cards in the order I created them. I used to dread sending out cards because I would usually buy the cards, but they rarely ever got sent out. Now I get really excited at the idea of sending someone a handmade card.
Card 1 - Baby shower for my neighbor's daughter
Card 2 - Another neighbor gifted me a tea set as a thank you for tutoring her granddaughter. I immediately whipped out my card making supplies and delivered this card to her the next day.
Card 3 - I made this one for my chemo nurse. She and I have been together for 7 yrs. She's done a wonderful job.
Card 4 - This was my first Christmas card. It was a little too labor intensive, so it was the only one I did like this. I fixed the red and white bow before I sent it out.
Card 5 - My second Christmas card was much more successful. Less labor intensive, but very pretty.
Card 6 - This past weekend was our second female cousin's reunion on my dad's side. I sent this card, with a Starbuck's gift card to my cousin who hosted the event. It was my first time meeting her, and it was evident that she was a coffee-a-holic.
Card 7 - This card was sent to the cousin who actually planned the latest cousin's reunion. She loves animal print.
I have a running list of cards that I'm happily working on. The plan is to continue making cards for friends and family, with the hopes of offering cards for sale when I get much better at it.