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Crafting for Good: Cards for Kids

Do you want to put your crafting superpowers to use for good & not evil? 🙂 There are so many ways that you can take your talents and use them to brighten someone’s day. Today, I thought we’d cover making cards for children in hospitals. There are some regulations – no loose glitter, for one (it’s a breathing hazard..plus it’s just a mess to clean up). But it’s pretty straightforward, and it’s a great way to unleash your creativity and do a little something to make the world a little… Read more Crafting for Good: Cards for Kids

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: Cards4Charlie

The shop:  Cards4Charlie The owner:  Tonya Lavietes from Las Vegas, NV The products:  Handcrafted rustic greeting cards, stickers and more! Fun facts:  Cards4Charlie’s products are made with vintage papers & mixed media, and are aged & distressed for a rustic look. Reviews & Sales:  18 sales and glowing reviews from happy customers Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop Cards4Charlie:   Handmade Valentine Card $5.50    Adorable Elephant Valentine Card $5.50    Handmade Love Valentine Card $5.50 Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)! -Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: BettieConfetti

Are you tired of aimlessly wandering through the card aisle, trying to find a card that isn’t mind-numbingly generic & mass produced? It can be really difficult at times, finding one that conveys what you want to say without it seeming like you didn’t put any thought into the process. Well, worry no more! Check out Etsy shop BettiConfetti, which offers handmade greeting cards for a variety of occasions. Based in London, England, owner Andy Corina opened BettiConfetti in January 2015, and already has a very impressive 3,000+ sales. Right… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: BettieConfetti

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: RadiantExposures

Cards are a great way to express a wide range of emotion. From birthdays, to thank you cards…even cards just to let people know you care. Cards are readily available at most stores, but often lack character and design elements that add to the emotion you’re trying to convey. Today’s featured shop handcrafts cards sure to please! Meet Rich & Julie, owners of Etsy shop RadiantExposures. Based in Columbia, Maryland, RadiantExposures offers unique greeting cards & photographic wall art, all personally photographed. RadiantExposures offers a vibrant, fun take on greeting… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: RadiantExposures

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: PlayaPaper

Mother’s Day is rapidly approaching! For all you mothers out there, I hope that you’re able to take this day to relax and think about all the hard work you’ve done – every mother should be recognized for the hard work she does! (Fathers, too..but that’s next month! 🙂 ) If you’re not the celebrated one this holiday, but you’re looking for a special card for that special mother in your life…check out today’s featured shop, PlayaPaper. Recently opened in March, owner Vikki is based in Redondo Beach, CA, and… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: PlayaPaper

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: OceanBouey

I don’t send mail or give out cards often, but when I do, I try to put a little extra thought into it. Mass produced cards are fine, but there are some times when you want an extra special card. And that’s where today’s featured shop, OceanBouey, comes in. Located in Honolulu, Hawaii, OceanBouey is locally owned & operated since 2007, and features 5×7 greeting cards from various local artists. OceanBouey’s greeting cards are handmade and perfect for many occasions. Here’s my top 5 favorites:   Beautiful Hula Expression 5×7… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: OceanBouey