Saturday, 2 October 2010

Baby Cards

I've had such a fantastic week, making 9 name cards up for orders! I am so happy, that I finally plucked up the courage to make some cards, for a friend of mine to sell at the todder group she runs, and I have made over £50 in card sales. She sold 17 out of the 25 I gave her, and I also had 9 orders too.

She has told me that whenever I have enough cards to give her she will take them to the Toddler Group for me, as everyone who saw my cards loved them. People loved the individual name ones, I make, and the butterfly cards flew. My friend decided that £1.00 per card was not enough, so she said they were £2.00 each and everyone was happy to pay this. It is so fantastic to make a few pennies out of something I love doing.

I started last night to build up some more cards to sell, the first of which are a couple of baby girl ones. Now that I have worked out that I can cut the gold/silver mirror card on the craft robo I am hoping that these cards will be a bit quicker to make up.

I love the first card, made with an ivory square card, and matted with pink gingham paper and ivory card. The letters are cut on the craft robo, and I have put 3d foam pads on the back of each letter to give them a bit of height. The daisy flowers were cut with a woodware punch and pink flat backed gems added to the middle of each flower.

This second card is also a really pretty one, and I have used a ivory square card base again, and matted it with 'fushia' pink polka dot paper and linen card.

I've added a couple of daisies with flat backed gems, and I have added some fushia pink ribbon and some cream teddy bear ribbon on the top to create a border at the bottom.

I'd like to enter the first 'Baby Girl' card into the following challenges:

Craft Your Days Away - Babies
Incy Wincy Designs - Anything Goes
Sew Many Challenge - Anything Goes


  1. Great cards and well done on selling so many cards

  2. Fantastic cards once again Caroline.

    Well done on selling so many.

  3. Carolyne, Your Card is pretty. I love it.
    Great Job!!!

    Thank you for playing with us at OSAAT this week. Good Luck!


  4. Your cards are adorable Thanks for Playing Incy Wincy this Week
    Hugs Nikki and the rest of the DT

  5. Well done on your sales hun, I'm not surprised that they flew out they are stunning. x

  6. They are gorgeous cards Caroline, they have a pure feel to them which is perfect for a baby card. Well done on the sales, how lucky you are to have a friend willing to sell them for you. I hope you make lots of money from them xx

  7. Caroline what gorgeous cards. Well Done on your sales too.
    Thankyou for sharing with us at OSAAT for the anything goes challenge.

    Choccy xx

  8. Great cards, love those letters

  9. i need a craft robo. these are great cards x

  10. Gorgeous cards - well done on your sales.

  11. Yay you go girl!! Your cards are stunning and I'm not surprised they're selling so well. Jaqui x

  12. Wow, that's brilliant that you have sold so many and orders too!!! Such pretty baby girl cards, I love your word cards. Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Days Away, good luck with the challenge xxx

  13. Fabulous baby cards.

    Thank you for joining us over at CYDA for our baby challenge.


    Joanne xx