Sunday, February 14, 2016

Get Well card

Here's a sweet get well card for the upcoming contest at Outlawz Monday Greetings Challenge.  It will get posted late tonight and started tomorrow. The theme is to create a get well card.  Our wonderful sponsor this week is Di's Digi Stamps who made this lovely image  Happiness is a Beary Daisy.  I made this card for a dear church friend who has been in the hospital lately.

What's your favorite card size?  I seem to be stuck with 6x6 (though I trim them just a little to make sure they will fit in the 6x6 envies when I am done).  Other than cards is there something you like to create?

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65 comments:

Donna said...

This is so adorable, Holley! Your friend will smile and feel better for sure. I usually stick to 4 1/4 x 5 1/2. Standard A2. Square cards take extra postage so I don't make too many of them. Have a wonderful week!

Cindy said...

Awesome Job!!!

Jennifer Dillon said...

Lovely card Holley it so cute.

vinita jain said...

Beautiful and Cheerful image! I usually create standard sized card(41/4"x 51/2") which fit to envelop easily and sometimes I made bigger than normal size then I made my own designer envelops!
Have a beautiful day!

L. Tagg said...

Such a cute card...sure to cheer your friend up!!! The cards I make are odd sizes because I match card size to the envelopes I have on hand. I get my envelopes the day after a holiday from the greeting card representatives. Did you know they just toss the envelopes away and usually will give them to you free... if you ask nicely...lol So, if I'm in town, I always check the greeting card section the day after a holiday to see if the rep is pulling cards. Do I create other things? Yes!!! I am always trying new crafts and art mediums. I love, love, LOVE making things with my hands, my mind and my heart!!! <3 <3 <3

Kaye Greening said...

What a beautiful card. Yellow is such a cheerful colour and bears always win the day. love it
kaye G

Amy#8546(TheTigersHaven) said...

This is so adorable. You do so well will your yellows. Your church friend will love it. I like making odd sized cards. Anywhere between 4x4 and 6x6. Other than cards I love making art journals, mixed media projects especially on canvas and really anythingnew to try it. As long as its artsy of course.

Nikki C said...

Such a bright and cheerful bear he's a cutie .
I make a lot of A2 cards but I also love making square cards. Lived making 5.5 inch ones but I like mini ones 4 - 4.5 so they fit in a standard envelope flat which is great. Love making bookmarks and ATC when it comes to paper crafts
Hugs Nikki C

cebelica said...

Look at this adorable mousey ... Too cute! <3 I bet your friend will aboslutely love this card. it's really sweet of you to be thinking of her and making this for her. :)
My cards are 14x14 cm (approx. 5.5 inch). Other than cards I love making mini albums too. They are a bit time consuming to make, but once they are done, you can see it was worth the effort! :) And I make paper gift bax/boxes too. Also, I've trying to learn to crochet (but am not getting very far with that lol), and I like to make a piece of jewelry every now and then too.
Hugs! xx

Glennis said...

Such a cute image, and nicely coloured

Kate M said...

Lovely bright cheerful colours and image, exactly what's needed for a get well card - this will cheer your friend up!
xx

Kajcyika said...

ooomg, the image you used is the most adorable thing ever! I loove it so much! :)
I normaly do standard size cards or square cards same size as you do :)

Dwie lewe rączki said...

What a beautiful card. Lovely colours and a super cute teddy! I like to make 5,4x5,4 and 6x6 cards the best but I also make shape card and photo albums.

Cathy Clowes said...

Hi Holley. This is a super cute card, I love the Spring colours you've used. I make a lot of 7x7 cards- I can't colour small images carefully enough for anything smaller ;-) Cathy x

jackiep said...

aww thats so cute and will cheer them up im sure

Anonymous said...

Such a bright and cheerful card, love the colour and the cute image. I like making all size cards but mainly 4 x 4 or 6 x 6. But also like to dabble in Mixed Media.

Hugs Jen xx

Jennifer Scull said...

what a happy card to cheer someone right up! I make mostly 6x6 cards, too. :)

Cathy P said...

Super sweet card. I usually make the A2 sized cards, but it varies.

Julie Ann said...

I make the A2 cards with the 5x5 thrown in there sometimes. Just hate the extra postage for the 5x5 cards.

Lea Brawn said...

Aw such a cute card Holley. Just gorgeous. I must admit I vary the size I make. It can vary between 6 X 6 and 8 X 8 cards. Depends who I'm sending them to really. Also the type of card stock I use for the blank varies too...I hope that wasn't your next question hahahah xxx

sammi said...

Just what I needed to see, to brighten my day after a nasty snow storm!

sammi said...

Just what I needed to see, to brighten my day after a nasty snow storm!

KarinsArtScrap said...

sweet and beautiful card Holley
the size of the cards are mostly 13.5 at 13.5 cm but I have also 14 at 14 and 15 at 15
Gr Karin

Erika Horvathova said...

Adorable card :), hope your friend feels better now <3.
I make cards in many sizes (and shapes :D) - but I like 5x5 most

Brooke said...

He is adorable. I know I would be cheered up if I got that card.
I make 5x6 cards but I'm trying to cut down to 4 1/2 x 5 1/2.

Leanne said...

Adorable card.

jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

Beautiful card!

KT Fit Kitty said...

Such a sweet card and image! You've coloured this beautifully! As for card size, I mostly make A2 but occasionally 6x6.

Melody S. said...

What an adorable cardamom! It makes me feel better too, so I am certain your friend will love it!

I never really made cards much, but I am starting to get into them. I like to make them 4.25x5.5 or 3.75x5.75 inches. Those are easy envelope sizes, which I also make.

My passion though is Artist Trading Cards! I have made thousands! I have traded with artists all over the world, and I am never unamazed by the miniature masterpieces that appear in my mailbox! I have been trading them for about 6 years now, and I think I will be making them until I am too weak to make art any more. I love the format and the versatility of mixed media art, and ATCs are the perfect foil for that.

DonnaMundinger said...

Awww, this is so sweet. Will surely cheer your friend right up. I generally make 5 x 6 1/2" inch cards but I'm leaning towards square lately too. I love making wall hangings too. xxD

barbara macaskill said...

My favorite card size is 5 1/2 X 4 1/4 right now but it changes often! Mostly it depends on what type of card I am making and how much embellishing or how many techniques I want to do on that particular card.
This Get Well card is so adorable! LOVE this image!! TFS!

Laine said...

This is so very cute Holley. Such a sweet image. I am hooked on 7'' x 7'' cards. A perfect size for me!
xx

Audrey R in Austin said...

Hi Holley - I love this card. My favorite size is A2 and it is common to find envelopes, although I bought an envelope maker, so I can make any size cards, now.

Stacy H-W said...

Such a sweet card!! I usually make A2 cards.

bissecat said...

I love this little bear.I usually make 15cm at 15 cm.

Shelley said...

Your friend will be delighted with this bright, happy card. I usually stick with the standard 4 1/4 X 5 1/2, but do make larger as well. I also do a lot of canvas work and collage.

Vickie Kertz said...

Such an adorable image with perfect accents

Vickie Kertz said...

Such an adorable image with perfect accents

Pat said...

I don't make a lot of shaped cards-just stick with square and A2 sized.

SHartl said...

Awww, this is so adorable! That card is really going to cheer your friend up. I make mostly standard sized cards that fit into the regular invitation sized envelopes, I think they are called A2?

Shabneez said...

Such a cute card Holley - nothing like yellow to cheer someone up! I'm with you in the 6x6 but it depends on the project. Shabneez xxx

Kathy said...

Such a cute card, and the Spring colours are so cheery!

Bunny said...

I make A2 almost every time. I like the look of square cards but found out quickly that the cost of mailing them really goes up.

Cute card. Love the flower and the naked buttons. Some people don't like naked buttons but it's great to slap some glue on them to add a little something to your creation.

L. Kent said...

Most of mine are A2. Lately I've made a few that were odd sizes to fit my idea though.

Wendy McCarthy said...

So sweet Holley, love that little bear! I'm sure your friend was pleased to receive it. Xxx

ionabunny said...

Cute. Love the bright yellow buttons. Most of my cards are 6 x 4 or 6 x 6. Hugz

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

The card with the little hedgehog holding a flower for the getwell card is so cute
Regards

Christine T

ike said...

Great colouring on the image and such a sunny bright card - that would make anyone feel better just looking at it Holley :-)
I tend to go for 5 x 5 cards or the big 5 x 7 - depending what I am doing on it :-D

Hugz
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Mel C said...

Cute and cheerful card, I make A2 cards and like making tags or bookmarks.

Tracy Welham said...

Fabulous card, very cheerful. I love to make 8 x 8 cards. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

Ardilla said...

Most of my cards are A2, i like the sizes, you can get envelopes everywhere! and many of the papers I get here are A4, so it's easy to make it work together.

Jean Chaney said...

I usually do the A2 size because of the postage issue.

LChippy76 said...

What a Bright & Cheery Card....sure to bring a SMILE!!! I like 5 x 7 cards.

stamping sue said...

sweet card. I don't do digi's but that is a sweet bear.
I mainly do A2 cards - 5 1/2" x 4 1/4" other than that I do tags, bookmarks or atc's.
stamping sue
http://stampingsueinconnecticut.blogspot.com/

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Oh.... He is so sweet. Love the flower background. I usually make the standard 5-1/2" x 4-1/4". But I did make some 8"x 4" because I found some great envelopes

Cindy van Oorschot said...

what a great card for a get well. Love that little bear, my favorite is either A2 or 5x5

Cindy van Oorschot said...

what a great card for a get well. Love that little bear, my favorite is either A2 or 5x5

Cindy van Oorschot said...

great image and card, love that bear. My favorite is A2, but also like to do square 5x5 cards

debbie said...

great card... i like to make 6 x 6 and 5 x 7 cards

Kathy said...

I love the card. I like making 6x6 and 5x7 cards--can use a little larger image. I also scrapbook and do needlework, mostly knit and crochet.

Lee Tucker said...

I love this little fellow on your card. The yellow really exudes cheerfulness. This reminds me of you. Even at your most trying times before your surgery, you were spreading the smiles with your cheerful cards.
I'm pretty blah when it comes to card sizes. Most of mine are A2 size. My big passion with crafting is to revamp thrift store items. I repaint older frames and make wall art out of them by adding verses with artwork or embellished crosses inside of them. I add design papers to slabs of wood & then add painted & embellished letters to give them new life. I love making stuff for my grandkid's walls that matches their personality or the things that they admire at the time.

Lee Tucker said...

I love this little fellow on your card. The yellow really exudes cheerfulness. This reminds me of you. Even at your most trying times before your surgery, you were spreading the smiles with your cheerful cards.
I'm pretty blah when it comes to card sizes. Most of mine are A2 size. My big passion with crafting is to revamp thrift store items. I repaint older frames and make wall art out of them by adding verses with artwork or embellished crosses inside of them. I add design papers to slabs of wood & then add painted & embellished letters to give them new life. I love making stuff for my grandkid's walls that matches their personality or the things that they admire at the time.

Rhonda Miller said...

How sweet.
I mostly stick with the 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inch size cards.

ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful sweet card.

Dar Bassie-Cripps said...

I tend to stick with taking an 8.5 x 11 cardstock and cutting it half width wise. I never remember to do anything else.