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Making Your Own Greeting Cards & Gift Wrap From Fox Chapel Publishing is Fascinating

Posted on March 28, 2019 in Reviews women

I love the book:  Making Your Own Greeting Cards & Gift Wrap, which I received from Fox Chapel Publishing.  It’s a great book, with holidays covered, as well.  I’ve been working on some Easter Cards, and have had the help of this book.  All of the Holiday stuff is really gorgeous, especially for this time of year.

Great Things about this book:

  • 50 exciting projects for a wide range of beautiful and fun cards, boxes, bags, wraps, and pouches
  • Each project includes step-by-step illustrations and beautiful color photographs of the finished pieces
  • Includes advice on choosing materials and decorative items to make the most of your cards
  • Has handy templates to assist in both the card and gift wrap-making process
  • Practical instructions guide you through all the techniques used throughout the book
  • Inspirational galleries illustrate how one design motif or tool can be used to create a variety of different results

The step-by-step guides are great.  Even someone that doesn’t do crafts often, like myself, would be able to do these items.  They make it so simple, and even have pages in the back with guides to making some of the projects.  Like there’s an oval, for an Easter Egg.

The projects walk you through the entire process, from beginning to end, with ease. There’s also wedding projects, Halloween projects, which will be perfect for when School starts back up in the Fall, etc.

You need this book, whether you are a crafter or not.  I’m telling you, you will use this book.

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Disclaimer:

This product was received from the Company for review purposes only. All thoughts and words in this post are my own and I was not paid to endorse it. I am only voicing my opinion about this product.

Laura’s Greetings is so Special!

Posted on March 9, 2019 in Announcements

How One Woman with Down Syndrome is Spreading Joy

One Creative Card at a Time

 

When was the last time you received a card in the mail that warmed your heart? This month let someone know you care with an artful greeting card, while also empowering those with disabilities to share their talents and abilities. Open your heart and send someone a card from Laura’s Greetings in celebration of World Down Syndrome Day March 21. A portion of your purchase covers the adoption fees of a child with special needs.

 

For birthdays, thank yous, congrats, well wishes and holidays, these one-of-a-kind cards were the starting creation of Laura, a 41-year-old artist with Down syndrome. Every Laura’s Greetings card is designed by an individual with an intellectual disability like Down syndrome or autism.

 

Card snobs will love the high-end cardstock and witty puns that accompany Laura’s artwork. Also, you’re sure to score some brownie points somewhere for slipping a card (or two) in the snail mail. Cards are sold individually and in convenient packs and Laura has a card club subscription so you can share some new puns each month!

 

Laura’s Card Club offers:

  • Two professional greeting cards designed by individuals with Down syndrome or autism

  • Matching envelopes

  • Two stamps

  • Free U.S. Shipping

About Laura:

Laura Barrett is the 41-year-old artist with down syndrome behind Laura’s Greetings. Painting has been a passion of hers since childhood and with the help of her aid Hannah Lee and Lee’s husband, Laura transformed her art into clever greeting cards. Those who know Laura feel she has one other interest that rivals art: Zac Efron. She has posters of him everywhere in her room including a life-sized cardboard cutout. She often goes about her day wearing  a lanyard with his picture in it! Laura’s other favorite things include dogs and ice cream cake.

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