Cards for St. Jude

Hi!  I am back. ๐Ÿ™‚

Kay and I spent a day over the holidays making cards for various card drives.  Here are the ones I made for Winter's Cards for St. Jude Valentines drive.  Simple, simple, simple.  I colored the little Papertrey Ink images with Copics and them cut them out.  Cut some new Hero Arts notecards (yum) in half and here they are…

010210 Judes Cards

010210 Judes Cards 1

010210 Judes Cards 2
Supplies: Papertrey Ink stamps, Hero Arts notecards, Copic Markers.

Kay made a bunch of cards, too.  I LOVED what she wrote on the inside… so clever and sure to make the kids of St. Jude smile.  Please forgive the awful photos.  I had the camera set up wrong and didn't check before packing up the cards.  Der.

010510 Cards for Jude 2

010510 Cards for Jude
By Kay McGuire, Age 14.

A few links for you:

  • I get a lot of questions about where to start with Copic Markers.  It is really hard to just start with a few, as they need to work together for blending, etc.  I highly recommend Ellen Hutson's site, as she has some great sets for starting out.  She is really helpful and a good person.
  • Vanessa's cards are amazing HERE.
  • Shari is rockin' the Hero Blog this week HERE.
  • SO cool – great technique HERE.
  • Can't wait to see Tim's new stamps at CHA.  Loving his new Distress Ink colors.  Been playing with them lots lately.
  • So excited about THIS from Studio Calico.

And, yes, the Bachelor.  My oh my.  Slightly annyoing, slightly cheesy, slightly worth a big eye roll.  But, yes, I am watching.  I like Ali. ๐Ÿ™‚


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56 thoughts on “Cards for St. Jude”

  1. Your daughter Kay’s messages on those cards are absolutely adorable!! I couldn’t help but smile, even chuckle, at some of what she wrote! I’m sure the recipients will be more than grateful for the time you two took to create them. Keep up the good work, you are a true blessing to others. ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. I can’t help but watch The Bachelor… I agree that it is all the things you listed, but who says we can’t have a guilty pleasure?! I just wonder… where do they find those gals?!?!?

  3. Such great cards! Love that stamp set too. My favorite is Kay’s hand waving hello…such creativity to bring smiles to their faces!!

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