I'm trying to make a postcard for a friend. She just found out her son has cancer. It is such a terrible disease and affects so many of our lives. She is the owner and originator of the learning fiber arts group. We as a group are making postcards to send her. Not for her directly, but she will donate them to Wellspring so they can raise money for Carma House. It is a center for cancer survivors and support for cancer patients. Shirley has donated many works of her art to this cause never realizing that someday she would be the recipient of their skills.
So I am trying to make a postcard they might be able to sell. I tried selling postcards before and didn't sell any so I am a little unsure of what to make. I just received a package of books in the mail from Dover the other day. One of those books is called Chinese Lattice Designs. While trying to come up with an idea I kept coming back to this book and decided to try my hand at making one of the designs. The designs in this book remind me of those meditation mazes. It isn't finished yet. I still need to add the backside and do the edge. I like it. I'm just not sure if it will be something that will sell.
I have a number of other postcards to make as well. These are just for exchanging. I need to make some that look like bark, some that look like leaves, some with a recycled theme, and anything goes theme. Could be a fun summer trying to come up with lots of ideas. I have an idea for the leaves and I think I'll try that today. Hopefully I will have something more to show tomorrow. Have a creative day. Janet