Party Day *5* more memo board gift...

Friday, February 10, 2012

I'm back with a couple projects being my card for the nursing home. I had hoped to post it, along with the "kits" all made up and ready to go yesterday, but it took every last moment I had to prepare it after I dropped the kids off at school. I've never waited 'til the "day of" to prepare...YIKES...can't do THAT again! I didn't even have a little completed "demo" card for them to see...they're always anxious to see what it's going to look like. I told them it was "mystery card" day...
The embellishment are slightly different on this one than what I prepared for them. I have stitched these hearts one on top of the other...didn't have time to do that for 20 kits. I had hearts with punched flowers and pearls for them. They all seemed very happy with their finished projects. I so wish I could take photo's of them with their cards to share, but that's a no-no. The images on the cards were from Bety, HERE.

I had hoped to mix up the give-away items a little, but this memo board was all but complete, so I'll share it today after the last two very full days... It's a much different style than the last...

I made my first of these for my niece a couple weeks ago using a combinations of black rub-ons and die cuts (my favorite so far...wish I had more of what I used) with a Hobby Lobby frame. At 1/2 price it was $7.50--not bad at all for a small gift item. The wonderful thing about those frames, or many of them, is that the glass is put in at the outer-most edge of the frame, creating a shadow-box effect. You can use more dimensional items in those, which looks really cool, if you want to get creative. I used some K&Co. die cuts in this one--several vellum ones in the pack seemed to go together well.
Hope you like it! could be yours! Just leave a comment if you're interested, and I'll announce on the 20th.

Thanks for popping in!! Have a great day!! Meredith...I hope you're enjoying all those Papertrey festivities for me!!



  1. Missed your posting yesterday. Sounds like too full of a day!!!!! Weekend is here, hopefully time to play catch up. I'm sure the folks at the nursing home look forward to your visits. Loved the framed piece. They keep getting better. I'll keep watching to see what's up next.

  2. The card is really beautiful! I bet the residents of the nursing home were very excited about the idea of making a "mystery" card! lol Good plan, Geri!
    The memo board is so lovely! The diecuts you used suite the style of the frame perfectly! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!...Nancy :o)

  3. I can't imagine your nursing home folks being disappointed in any way with the kits you give them. :-) The card is gorgeous and I've been wanting to try those stitched hearts,. As for the second memo board--WOWZA! Those K & Co. pieces are gorgeous. You're too clever! :-) Hugs!

  4. Pretty sure I need to make one of these... they're such a perfect idea!!

  5. Adorable little image on your very pretty card.

  6. Your card is positively gorgeous! So sweet of you to share your talent/creativity with the residents of the nursing home. How they must look forward to your visit! Love the memo board, too. You used such beautiful die cuts.
    (Can't figure out why my comment has a delete next to the reply. Not too computer savvy.)