Cards with Cute Hedgehogs!

Hello!

I wanted to share a few cards I designed using this cute little hedgehog stamp from Penny Black Stamps. This stamp is so versatile and can be used for all sorts of cards.

Three hedgehogs are dancing above a hello rickrack border with hello balloons
HedgeHogs Celebrating!
Hedgehog dancing above grass on leaves background paper, ‘You make me Smile’ message created by HorseMark Cards
Hedgehog Dancing on Grass
Baby card with hedgehog,raccoon, squirrel,and porcupine on layered card
Baby Hedgehog & Friends
Hedgehog in umbrella get well card created by HorseMark Cards
Hedgehog in Umbrella Get Well Card
Cards Created by HorseMark Cards using Penny Black Furry Affection Stamps
Penny Black Furry Affection Stamps

I would love to create a card for you with this adorable hedgehog. Just tell me what type of card you would like and I will design it and send you a picture of it for your approval!

Contact me at horsemarkcards@gmail.com for special requests or information.

I appreciate you visiting my blog and hope that I will be able to create a card or two for you!

~~ Vickie ~~

Two-Sided Floral Papers

Hello!

Today I am sharing a couple of cards I have created using some two-sided floral papers. I have had these papers in my stash for a few years, so it is good to use several sheets of these nice papers to design these cards.

Sympathy cards with flowers

Inside of sympathy card designed with two sided floral paper
Handmade floral card for sale

Cards using Two sided floral papers  created by HorseMark Cards

Floral papers can be used for some many types of cards. I will be creating more cards using this paper ~ then I can buy new papers! Isn’t that what it’s all about?

I hope you take some time and check out my Instagram page for other cards I have created!

Enjoy your day and thank you for stopping by for a visit!

~Vickie~

A Little Bit of Spring!

A bouquet of flowers can brighten up any room. However, sending them to someone in a hospital or a rehabilitation center is not always practical.

Flowers created from paper can serve nearly the same purpose as the real ones! I created a card to brighten up the room of someone very special to me.

Pop-up spring notecard with flowers and hedgehog, papercraft, paper flowers, hello notecard

This is the first pop-up card that I created and I love all the ways it can be decorated. I love the little hedgehog; it is one of my favorite stamps.

I hope when people see this card they will smile!

Contact me at horsemarkcards@gmail.com for special requests or information.

I would love to create a card for you!

Thank you for stopping by my little creative corner!

~~Vickie

Creating Cards for Kids!

These past few weeks I have enjoyed creating greeting cards for children.

Card with dog, kids cards,card with fire hydrant, card with grass, dog bone, hello notecard

Happy birthday, bear, balloons, Tucan, cards for kids

Finding a greeting card in your home mailbox can be exciting for an adult, and even more so for a child. Especially when the card is sent just to say ‘Hello’.

Dinosaur, greeting cards for kids, hello card, hearts, valentine card for kids, cards for boys, cards for girls

It can be a very stressful day for people now, and kids are certainly not immune to having a bad day. Imagine a child receiving a card in the mail that just tells them you are thinking of them. That card could make a big difference in how the rest of their day will be.

Girl with Pinwheel, Hello card for kids, cards in pink, cards for girls, kids cards

I have always enjoyed creating cards for others. Greeting cards are not as popular today, but that doesn’t stop many people from giving them. I am happy to do my part in making someone’s day!

Monkey card, jungle, cards for kids, bananas,

Thank you for visiting today. I hope you will give a card to a child so they know you are thinking of them!

Enjoy your creative day

~ Vickie ~

Something Special in the Mailbox!

Taking my key and opening my home mailbox in December was a nice experience. I quickly sifted through the flyers and unsolicited advertisement letters to find the special envelopes. Most of them had handwritten addresses and some were labeled with our address neatly typed. What was tucked inside was most important—a Christmas card from members of our family and special friends.
December mail is the best!

Christmas cards, trees, holiday greetings, love, joy, merry and bright

Christmas, kitten, wreath, sparkles, snowflakes, stars

I enjoy December for a variety of reasons. December birthdays! Our youngest son, my brother, our niece, our nephew (born on my birthday, several years later!), and a few friends all got to celebrate with birthday cake. Of course, December also brings Christmas, which is a wonderful time we share with our family and friends.

Birthday card, playing cards, balloons, handmade card created with cards,

Now that the Christmas card rush is over, I return to my mailbox, as many of us do, to find advertisement flyers, unsolicited notices from companies wanting my business, and perhaps an invoice inside an envelope. This is also the time when the credit card statements come, reminding many that the holiday gifts and expenses still need to be paid. Now, going to the mailbox is not as exciting, and can even be depressing for some.

However, as the New Year begins, we need to remember our family, friends, customers and clients on a continued basis. A thank you card is certainly appropriate and should be given if you have received a gift over the holidays. Thanking the host for a wonderful dinner or party you attended will show them how much you appreciated their efforts and generosity.

Thank you card with ribbon, embossed birds,

Sending a birthday card to acknowledge someone’s special day is always appreciated. Many of us may not exchange gifts, but giving a card to someone to let them know you are thinking of them is in many ways better than giving a gift. They will know you took the extra time to select a card for them and write a personalized message.

Thank you card with ribbon, embossed birds,

    Thank you for visiting my blog today. Who is the lucky person you will be giving a card to?