Thursday, June 26, 2008

Farewell cards

Nothing to do with sewing, bento, or cakes; but having to do with making things...

I've decided to make the leap to SAHM for my two little kiddies, a probably long overdue change. So, I made some farewell cards for my "monkey pants" to give to her daycare/preschool class and teachers.

When I make cards and other paper designs for print, I usually sketch it out on a piece of paper where I figure out the measurements that I want to end up with, print a test, tweak it and then do all the cutting.

OK, these rounded corners where pretty impossible before I discovered these punch cuts. I used to use my scallopped sizzors.

I made the first letter of each childs name big because they are learning to recognize letters and they know the letter their name starts with.


  1. Jenny Mauro HicksJune 27, 2008 at 12:25 AM

    Whoa Mama! Way to jump in the SAHM boat! It rocks!!

  2. ps..I've no doubt you'll find a way to bring in some dough from home. Look how talented you are!!

  3. I am feeling you. I just recently went back to work last August after having my fourth. I stayed at home for 2.5 yrs. I have been struggling with the same desire. Good luck, I have no doubt your decision will be a blessing for your family.

  4. Wow, you are super talented!

    I am interested in your professional-looking photographs. (How did you get such a great view of the inside of your Sophia bag?) Do you use special lighting? Any online resources for learning to get this kind of result?

  5. What a good idea, with good bye cards when leaving kindergarden!

  6. Good idea to design farewell cards...but it require more creativity.