I enjoy making cards. I think what I like is that I can complete them in one sitting as opposed to the sometimes days it takes me to complete a layout. It's the relative immediate gratification in the finished product. You have surely heard me say before that I am a slow scrapbooker. Not that I don't enjoy the process....but I really like the sense of completion. It makes me feel accomplished. Like I did something productive.
That said, I have a couple cards to share.
This first one was for a scrappy friend of mine. I took a lot of time selecting papers and creating this one. But I don't mind. It's kind of like a labor of love. I know she will appreciate it and think of it like a gift.
Crate Paper Farmhouse collection
This second one was made for my son's school friend. He was invited to a party and needed a card to accompany the gift. I kept it simple, knowing that it may end up in the trash after the party. But cute, nonetheless. Didn't take me much time at all.
While I spent vastly different amounts of time on each of these two cards, both still made me happy and brought me a sense of gratification. How about you? Do you like to make cards? Do you spend a lot of time on them, or not so much?
Another question...if you make cards, do you mass produce them or make each one individually? I generally make each one individually. However, in the case of the kid's birthday card, having a few of those already made just waiting to be used would probably be a good idea!