Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Care Cards


I have spent quite a bit of time over the past few months making these wee cards for our church to use - either when visiting in hospitals or to go with 'care packages' or into the 'birthday basket'.

(You may be seeing a few of these posts over the coming weeks as I am limited in my card making at the moment, thanks to an injury last winter when I slipped - maintenance is scheduled shortly)

I have used some old business cards as the base for these.

These images were  stamped on tissue, which was then screwed up and wrinkled, then glued onto the base. 

Scraps of paper and card, a wee bit of ribbon, and the scripture from Word Art Wednesday.

Another word Art Wednesday scripture, glitter card punched butterflies and a wee scrap of paper with some sponging.

This time the scripture from WAW was die cut and sponged before mounting.

WAW scripture, ribbon and bling and the edges sponged.

More sponging, ribbon and a paper scrap behind a WAW scripture.

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  1. I think handmade cards are wonderful to receive, so your church is blessed to have you to make them! wow, you found the perfect ribbon to match the paper for that second card!

  2. All those cards are just wonderful Maxine!


  3. What a lovely way to use up scraps. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Lovely cards Maxine and I am sure the Church appreciates them. I often donate mine to the nuns to sell for fundraising too...or the nursing home.xx{aNNie My Personal Blog}

  5. They're all just beautiful and will be appreciated so much.

  6. What a wonderful little something to send with a care package. They are beautiful Maxine!

  7. How clever and what a great reuse for old business cards! They're each unique and lovely!

  8. These are Fabulous Maxine and will be such a blessing to those receiving them - what a wonderful idea! {{{HUGS}}}

  9. Oh how wonderful a way to repurpose, Maxine! I love the tissue look to the first, now that's creative :) Wonderful ATCs - I hope you are feeling better and looking forward to all of your posts, no matter how few or far between :) Blessings!

  10. Lovely cards. Thank you so much for joining us at Crafting from the Heart challenge. Good Luck.

  11. These are very nice. Your church is very blessed to have you as A member!

  12. Hope you are feeling better soon! Wonderful card- love the technique you used here. The ATC's are such a cool idea to add a little inspiration to someone;s day! Bless you!

  13. Your cards are so lovely. Thank you for playing along with us at Craft Your Passion:)
    ~ Bonnie DT

  14. Wonderful scripture cards, Maxine! I'm sure they'll bring peace to those who receive them.


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