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Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Sold 18 cards last weekend

Hello sweet bloggers,

I have great news to share which is that I sold 18 cards last Friday to the ladies who live in our complex. I gathered enough courage to take a little cane box filled with cards to the pool and just casually showed the cards around without putting any kind of pressure on anyone and lo and behold!!! Cards just flew. Ofcourse it helped that some ladies were drinking wine and it kind of encouraged the sale, if you know what I mean. Lol.

To top it all, I got an order for 15 Rakhis which are actually friendship bracelets that a sister ties on a brother's wrist as a mark of love. So yes, all this money will go to Nepal Redcross and I feel truly blessed and lucky.

Thank you all for not giving up on me. Lol.

Here is a wedding card I made with new dies I bought at Spotlight and another paper crafting store called Paper Market. It is a simple card and could be mistaken for a sympathy message but I think the sentiment which has been embossed (not too happy with that) shouts loud and clear. My older one also asked me to glitter the ferns to make it more celebratory in nature. I like it, I have to say.

I will enter my simple beauty in the following challenges:




Wish you a happy crafting time apart from good health and laughter,

Monica 

11 comments:

Donna Ellis said...

Congratulations, Monica! Great news! Your wedding card is lovely!

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Monica, I love the design and the colours congrats on the sales
Kevin xx

Jean said...

Well done for selling so many of your cards. I love the sparkly ferns on your wedding card.
Jean x

jimlynn said...

Gorgeous!! I love the glitter on there too Monica. The fern die is so pretty.
Congrats on the sale of those cards! That's fantastic. Know they'll be wanting more soon too.
Lynn

Always with a Sentiment said...

Hello Monica. Well done on your fantastic sale, you really do have a heart of gold donating everything to charity, such a kind and generous soul.
Happy crafting and keep up the good work.
Love Sandra xxx

Helen said...

congrats on your sale Monica. You always helping out others.

Skye said...

A beautiful stylish card. Love the die.
Congratulations on your sales

nwilliams6 said...

Pretty card Monica. Congrats on your big sale! Makes card-making even better when you see others really enjoy your work enough to purchase it! Wonderful news!! Hugz

Joanne said...

Simply beautiful! I love the glimmer and shine! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon :)
Joanne xo

Erika Horvathova said...

This card is gorgeous - love die cut and glitter on it.

Wishing you more and more sold cards, it is for good thing :)

Thank you for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner
Erika, DT

Lisa Mensing said...

Very pretty! Thanks for sharing at Crafty Gals Corner's Embossing challenge. Lisa DT