Tag Archives: notecards

Birthday Surprises

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Dan the Man and I have recently returned from a three-week trip to the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. We had such a good time, and the scenery was one stunning sight after another. We were lucky to see this beautiful mountain, Denali, on a gorgeous day. Read the rest of this entry

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Handmade Card for 20th Birthday

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My granddaughter Kelsey has just turned 20, and I made her this birthday card.  I’m not sure she was very impressed with my illustration skills, but I’m quite convinced she appreciated the cash that accompanied the card! Read the rest of this entry

V-Day Cards

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For the last week or so, I’ve been experimenting with a few techniques for making Valentine’s Day cards.  Coincidentally, I’ve had to send out both a get well card and a condolence card, and I’ve used my newly-created cards for those purposes too. Read the rest of this entry

DIY Marbled Paper

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In the back of my dresser drawer, I found a pack of 60 notecards that I’d bought long ago.  The note cards are in ten muted colors with a little embossing on each.  They’re pretty, but I decided to glam them and package them in six sets of 10.  My first try was to use this marbling tutorial that I found at Honestly WTF: http://honestlywtf.com/diy/diy-paper-marbling/.  And all it cost was $1 for shaving cream at Dollar Tree. Read the rest of this entry