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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

WOYW? Wednesday and a New Project


Today is Wednesday, and that means it's time for What's On Your Workdesk? If this is not something you are familiar with, go to and read all about it. You can visit so many bloggers to see what they are working on and share photos of your own! This is a great way to meet new people and get inspired to create today!

I had started a new project this week - making birthday cards for the monthly birthday party held at the apartment complex where I live. I volunteered to make the cards for the tenants celebrating their birthdays each month and this month there are eight needed so far for the March party. The theme is of course a St. Patrick's Day party. I am making them all the same and have added three extra just in case, so I am making eleven of them! I am using all paper punches, so first I had to get all the prep work out of the way.

I cut and folded the green cardstock for the cards and cut the white cardstock for the fronts and ran each one through the Big Shot in a texture folder.

Then I edged each one all around with a green marker matching the green cardstock.

Attached the white textured cardstock to the green cards using a paper tape to give it stability.

And all ready to go. Check back to see the finished cards. I think this is going to be a very labor intensive card to make. Maybe next time I will just color an image! :<)

Thank you for visiting my blog today! I hope that you have a good one! Thanking you in advance to all of you wonderful people who visit and take the time to leave me your kind comments! I love hearing from you and it means so much to me and to read them is what keeps me going. I know how rude it is to not respond the same day and I apologize! I am so far behind in visiting you all that I promise to catch up this week! 


Barbara Diane


Sandy Leigh said...

I think they will all love your cards! So special. Happy WOYWW! Sandy Leigh #48

glitterandglue said...

They are going to be great, Barbara. Enjoy the party when it happens.
Take care. God bless.
Margaret #11

Chrysalis said...

A monthly party, so no-one is left out - what a great idea! Do show the finished cards, won't you? Have a great week, Chris # 21

Kelly said...

Labor intensive? Maybe. But the results are going be fabulous! You are so sweet to do this project. Creative Blessings!
Kelly #66

Rhonda Miller said...

It looks like you have your work cut out for you. I can't wait to see the finished cards.

Diane said...

Wow, that is one organized craft space, love it. It must be heaven to create projects in such a great place.

Hugs Diane

Queenie Jeannie said...

It looks like those cards are going to be soooo cute!! I love that owl punch. And yes, those "simple" looking cards are often the most labor intensive ones to make!!

StampinCarol said...

The party sounds like lots of fun and how cool that you make the cards for the birthday celebrants! I'll have to check back to see the completed cards! Thanks for stopping by and hope you have a fabulous weekend!
Carol N #50

trisha too said...

Look at all that, ready to make cards, I'm so impressed!

(I've been missing the woyww fun lately!)


Shoshi said...

Lovely seeing all the materials laid out for your card production line, Barbara. That's a gorgeous shade of green. Thank you so much for your lovely comment and encouraging words. You may wonder why I am commenting today when I should be tucked up safe and sound in hospital after my operation. Unfortunately I am still here - we were well down the track to my admission yesterday and was suddenly told that there wasn't a High Dependency Unit bed available for me, so the operation has been postponed. No date yet. See my Cancer Diary page for full details. I'm feeling a lot better today but was a total wreck yesterday...

Happy belated WOYWW,
Shoshi #42

Carmen said...

What a lovely thing to do! What happens on YOUR birthday?

Thank you for stopping by to see me already :)

Carmen x #46

April Story said...

Looks like there is an assembly line going on. I can't wait to see the finished project. So far I'm really liking what I see. Thanks for stopping by earlier.
April #75

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Okay, I'm definitely behind the times. That is sweet of you to offer to make the cards for you complex. There is nothing like a homemade card! I like how you have your assembly line all set up and ready to go. I see you haven't posted the finished card yet. Hope we see it soon! Judy