Sunday, November 25, 2012

More Snowmen Cards for Kards for Kids

Kards for Kids is hosting a Christmas Card Drive Contest:  For every 5 cards you donate for the children at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, you have a chance to win a rubber stamp from amazing stamp companies: High Hopes stamps, Your Next Stamp, Kraftin Kimmie Stamps, Close to My Heart and Michaels.

This year's theme is snowmen.  I already made a set of snowmen cards with some stickers from the Sandylion Outlet store in Markham, Ontario.  I have now made another set, this time using a holiday paper stack from Die Cuts with a View.

Who says the focal point has to be a snowman?  There are two snowmen in the patterned paper, so I made the sentiment the focal point.  The sentiment reads: "It's the most wonderful time of the year."  It's from a set of holiday sayings by Stampendous.  I also used some old ribbon I had from Michaels Craft Stores that says "warm wishes".

I like this card (and the overall snowman theme) because it is winter-specific but not Christmas-specific.  When donating cards to Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, you don't know what the background or ethnicity of the children are.  This makes it easier for the nurses to select and hand out cards.

I have left the insides blank.  Some of these cards are filled out by the nurses for the children, but I think some are also filled out by the children for the doctor's and nurses.  Using a more general winter theme makes the cards more versatile for whatever need for them exists.

1 comment:

  1. Your cards turned out great.
    I love this paper and just used it on a card I did


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