Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Get Well Card

"Rock Hound Widow" (pseudonym)  had surgery yesterday to remove cataracts from both  eyes.  This is the card we sent, made of gentle shades intended to be restful.

Here are the supplies used:

- white base card and envelope from a value pack of notecards by the Paper Studio (Archivers, $6.99 for 50)

- Sea shell paper (Archivers, Hobby Lobby, or JoAnn Fabrics & Crafts -- I don't remember which)

- deep red pearlized card stock from JoAnn Fabrics & Crafts

- scrap of white card stock left over from some previous project -- save your scraps!!

- Light House and Relax stamps from Studio112 K & Company (Michaels)

-Sea Shell 3-D chipboard sticker by K & Company

- Get Well Soon rubber stamp by Inkadinkadoo (JoAnn Fabrics & Crafts)

- white ribbon is leftover from a previous project -- keep all scraps of ribbon; you never know when they will come in handy.

- Jet Black Archival ink by Ranger

- Versa Color 38 Sky Blue ink

- Gelly Roll Stardust Clear Roll-on Glitter (2 pens for $3.69 at Hobby Lobby)* this is one of my favorite card-making supplies!!!

- Embossing Heat Tool Model 2500 by Marvy Uchida (Archivers, $25-$30 and worth every cent!)

- a'la Mode Clear Embossing Powder by Hampton Art

If you want to really be an instrument of encouragement to your recipients, include an appropriate Bible verse with your signature.  This gives your dear one something of eternal value upon which to meditate while they rest and recover.

 I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, 
from whence cometh my help.
 My help cometh from the LORD, 
which made heaven and earth.
Psalm 121:1 - 2

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