>> Friday, June 15, 2012
I really like making cards, but for some strange reason I always forget to make cards for specific occasions. I have a basket full of cards that I made for no specific person or event, but when it comes to holidays and birthdays, I always forget that I need a card until the very last moment. And of course, no matter what the occasion, it will be the one theme that I don't have in my collection of pre-made cards.
This year though, I was organized - so organized in fact that the card I made for my father-in-law was mailed in time to actually get to him before Father's Day (not organized enough to remember to take a picture of it though...)
This is the card that I made for my Dad. You will notice that I am still on my grey/yellow kick. All of the papers are from the American Crafts Chaps line and the sentiment was based upon a cute printable I saw on Pinterest.
I have come to the conclusion that I like to make square cards. I don't know why, maybe it satisfies some OCD tendency that requires everything to be even. At any rate, the problem with square cards is that it is difficult to find ready-made envelopes to fit them, and I