Saturday, October 12, 2013

Beautiful Weather & Cards

It has been such a lovely 4 days off from work.
Day one: Sleep…. nothing but sleep!
Day two: The weather has been just right to have all of the windows open to let the fresh air in.  I have been listening to a book on audio and making cards till my heart was content. 
Day three:  Was not so fun.  I woke up with my seasonal allergies letting me know that a day with the windows open was a bad idea.  Smile  No worries a little allergy medicine and a box of tissues and I was back to card making.
Day 4:  Went to lunch to see my kiddo at her first job.  She has been begging for us to go up to the restaurant but I needed to give her some time to get the hang of things before her parents came in.   She loved having us there and her trainer told us she is doing a great job.   Then it was back home for some more crafting time.  
I think I have to be finished with the card making because I do not have anymore room in my box to carry them.  I have made 200 cards just for the craft fair this year and that does not count the cards that are already in the card racks. 
Pinterest has been a HUGE inspiration for me this year.  When I am making cards I normally make them in batches.  I figure if I am going to make the cuts for one card let’s do enough for 10 cards.
Then I set everything up assembly style.  When I am making cards I love to listen to books so I like to do one job (like inking) all at once so if I get lost in the book it is ok. Smile 
Here are the cards that I have finished during the last 3 days.
This card come right from the CTMH Consultant side.  The original is a 3x3 card that we use at gatherings.  Just something small to showcase our products.  I wanted to upsize it! 
This card was found on Pinterest.  The original artist is Kim Richardson and the card is a baby card.  I loved the “bones” of the design so a change of papers and sentiment and you have a card that will work for Anniversary's, Wedding, Couples… The pattern paper is a retired sheet of “Bliss”.
Pinterest again:  The Original artist is Lynn (
Her birthday card is a more lively fun card but this card is a challenge for me.  I needed to work on my “flag skills” and I needed a more elegant birthday card in the card racks.    I am thinking of doing this card again using the “Dotty for You” papers for some personal birthday cards.
All of the cards that I having been making will be on sale

Fall Bazaar

Saturday October  26, 2013

First United Methodist Church

601 Greenville Ave

Allen, Texas 75002

9am – 4pm

Bring money!  You will get all of your Christmas shopping done at this one location.  This is a great craft fair!  This church is huge and it is filled with so many talented people.  Come check us out!

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