Monday, July 11, 2016

Thank you cards

First of all, I forgot to tell you in my last post that we took our house off the market.  After looking at other homes, we decided we should stay here and enjoy what we have.  Jon and I are both very happy with our decision.

I needed to make some thank you cards for four friends, so I made all 4 of them pretty much alike to make the job go faster.  What fun I had in my new craft room.

This the front of the card.  I used an old Marianne embossing folder which has always been one of my favorite.  It cuts and embosses at the same time.  I am sorry to say,
they are no longer available.  The flowers are a Cheery Lynn Border and the edging is a punch by Martha Stewart.

This is the inside of the card.  I added the black card stock on the left side so the black would show through on the front.
The Thank you is a die that I just bought from Terri at Joan's Gardens.  It is from Impression Obsession and I just love it.
I wish they had more words using that font.  The circle is cut out using Cheery Lynn Clock. die.
Don't you just love that Cheery Lynn Butterfly?

If you don't have the Envelope maker from We Are Memories, you are really missing out on a quick and super easy way to make envelopes to match your card.  I think it makes a great impression to the person receiving the card too.
I love making envelopes and I really need to use up some of the paper I have.  Mercy me, until I started organizing, I had no idea I had so much in stock.


Cathy Willett said...

I knew how much you had in stock... LOL

Joan Fricker said...

Cathy, it is all your fault too. (smile)

Pssequimages said...

Oh Joan, your home is so beautiful. We hope that having both places will be rewarding, relaxing and fun.

Jan Castle said...

Enjoy every minute in your beautiful home, and your NEW STUDIO!!!!! FUN! FUN, FUN!
Paper Hugs,

Patti J said...

I'm secretly happy that you kept your home! It is so very beautiful. Your cards will make four people extremely happy!!! Gorgeous :)

Stef H said...

i so understand your decision. i had my house on the market for 6 months and lots of people but no bites (but then, i live in a modular [double wide] home). i finally believed GOD said "you love your home so how about we stay put." happy as a clam.

kudos to you!

your card is gorgeous.

Bobbi Miller said...

Beautiful cards... and I'm happy for you and Jon. Your gardens there are gorgeous and now that you have a beautiful new studio, just for YOU, I'm sure you'll be very happy there. Congrats!

Elaine M said...

I'm so happy you're staying put - your home and gardens are so beautiful.....and now they're all cleaned out and organized - what a wonderful thing. Have fun crafting and be sure to share with us. Hugs