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Saturday, February 18, 2017

St Paddy's Day Cards for Hospitalized Kids

Hi all - back with St Patrick's Day cards I made for Cards for Hospitalized Kids. I first learned of this charity in January and was told they needed more cards for non-Christmas holidays. I mailed them 40 Valentines back in January and thought I'd try to put together a package for St Paddy's Day. My goal was 10 cards but I managed to put 20 cards in the mail today. They like to receive cards at least 2 weeks before the holiday so I'm in plenty of time. Here's a group photo:

St Patricks Day cards
Supplies: Authentique papers - Charmed and Emerald 6x6 pads; Hero Arts layering paper (for card bases)
Silhouette ID 74993 Open Shamrock with Hearts by Jamie Cripps (I just used the solid layer)
Stamp - Hero Arts CL498 Celebrate Every Day (sentiment); JoAnn foam stickers; Marvy gel pen; Lucky Clover Distress Ink

After die cutting the shamrocks I stamped the sentiment & added either dots or faux stitches with a white gel pen. The inside of the cards said "unique & amazing - You're the best" along with a leprechaun top hat and a shamrock from 3 different Hero Arts sets. I set up the inside on my MISTI and quickly did the 20 insides.

I enjoy spending some of my retirement days creating cards that will bring joy to kids and I love seeing photos on the website of their smiles when receiving the cards. Now I'm thinking - what can I do for Easter?!

Thanks for stopping by and hope you're enjoying your weekend!!


Betty Keefe said...

what a fantsstic array Linda! the kids will love them!

Lin said...

How fun, Linda! Love how these turned out!

CinnamonSally said...

Fabulous Linda, and what a great idea I am sure they will be put to good use.

Karen L K said...

Really cute! So great that you make so many fun cards for kids.

Cindy C. said...

Oh my how fun are these!! They sure would bring smiles!

Rosemary said...

you have been busy linda!! what a fabulous set of st. patty's day cards!!