I have been making greeting cards for a while now. I meet with a group of friends on a regular basis and we make cards, have lunch, and laugh while looking much like a coven to the outside world. It’s a hobby that I enjoy. I end up donating most of my cards, but those I send handmade cards to really seem to enjoy them.
I have more recently taken up watercolor painting and this summer I took a class in mixed media.
I guess the next logical step was to combine the two hobbies.
I have amassed a number of practice paintings and paintings that just didn’t quite meet my standards.
I cut out areas of larger paintings to make these cards:
I used collage and stamps for this one:
And for these:
I used section of scrap paintings to die cut and then made these cards:
My gentleman friend wants to know why I don’t sell my cards.
Ha! That would turn a hobby into work.
I better clean my camera lens now.