Saturday, October 2, 2010

Happy World Card Making Day 2010!!!

Happy World Card Making Day 2010!!
What is World Card Making Day you ask?
The first Saturday of each October, kicking off the holiday card-making season, the most popular time for creating and sharing handmade greetings.
Join crafters world wide, to connect and celebrate this wonderful craft!

There are lots of challenges and websites giving away fabulous prizes today.
Here are a list/links of participating sites.
i{heart}papers has over 600 items on sale & over 250 new CHA items – all 10% off with your $30+ order (code: WCMD10). Free shipping for all US orders of $50+ and CAN orders of $150+

Most of these companies have Fan Pages on Facebook, so friend them, to know the latest contests!

To check out an awesome WCMD blog tour click here, to see all of the participating blogs!!

One of my favorite gifts to give away is a homemade/handcrafted card set.  I try to make them fairly simple without a lot of embellishments, so they are easy to mail.  Most of the people I give the card sets to, don't really know to add on more postage for a "lump" aka, ribbon, bling, button  Here are a few cards that I made just for today.  They are the start of a card set.  I plan on putting a little bit of everything into the set.  It is nice to always have a card on hand, when something sneaks up on you, like a birthday or when someone needs a pick me up.  
I hope you all get inspired today, and maybe make a card or two.  Or find inspiration to start on your Holiday cards.
I truly love to make cards, it just makes me happy!
After my daughters Cross Country meet today, I plan on crafting away!!

Card #1:  Thank You
Materials Used:
white card stock
(sold exclusively at i{heart}papers)

Card #2: Cozy Christmas
Materials Used:
white card stock
foam tape
Memento ink

Card #3: Hello
Materials Used:
white card stock
Kaiser Craft pattern paper & tag
Apron lace punch
satin ribbon
Kaiser Craft black rhinestones


AJ said...

omg- that little fire guy is too adorable! HOW cute!! look at you making THREE!! woo hoo!

~amy~ said...

a-dorable! Love the trio...such a perfect giftie! Happy WCMD!!!

NanaBeth said...

Yup definitely adorable!

*Vicki* said...

Love your sweet little note cards!! Fun images!! TFS!! Happy WCMD!!

Glenda said...

Happy WCMD! These are adorable!

southernscraps said...

Great cards. Happy WCMD!

Audrey Pettit said...

SO cute! I just love that cozy Christmas one! Happy WCMD!

Carolyn King said...

LOVE your fantastic designs!!! LOVE that hello card---the phone is adorable!

Sasha Holloway said...

cards are wonderful .. so so cute ..

Deb said...

adorable, Latisha! Miss you! We need to get together!

Colleen { HappyLittleArt } said...

Adorable set of cards!!

joybear said...

Very cute cards!

Melissa said...

Cute cards! Happy World Card Making Day!


Angie Blom said...

fantastic cards.. I love them all.

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