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Iris Fold Xmas Cards
Sep 26, 2012, 07:13 PMsurfing
Iris Fold Xmas Cards
I'm still working on getting my card inventory up so I have enough for the craft sale my dh and I signed up for the first week of Nov. and my cards for OWH which have to be in the mail by Oct 30.
Sep 26, 2012, 07:14 PMsurfing
Same pattern - just different
Sep 26, 2012, 07:15 PMsurfing
The last one and its not a tree. The shiny paper doesn't scan well, but best I can do.
Sep 26, 2012, 08:52 PMLiz L.
Oh, are they ever nice. I bet they are good sellers. I really like them!!! TFS and good Luck Liz
Sep 26, 2012, 09:31 PMPenmac
Sooooooooooo pretty! Love the angel one best but all are beautiful.
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Sep 27, 2012, 12:31 AMCraftyannie
Beautiful cards! You will have no problems selling them!
Sep 27, 2012, 06:00 AMNC HillBilly
Ginny, your cards are lovely. I know they will sell well. Do you mind telling me how much you charge for your cards? I have often thought of making cards to sell.
Sep 27, 2012, 09:23 AMsurfing
Thanks everyone for the nice comments.
Pattyo - when I made them for our church craft show, I charged $2.50 (only to have a woman tell me that she could get two for $1 at the dollar store). I have raised the price to $3 for the iris fold or teabag fold, but if it involves a lot of cutting of the card itself for intricate folds, then its $4. For the time and supplies,etc I don't think the price is too high, but people don't care or really understand how much time it took you, so I keep the price low.
Sep 27, 2012, 10:46 AMNC HillBilly
Thank you, Ginny. You are right about some people not understanding what goes into a hand made card. I only make them for the ones who really appreciate them. My sweet sister even framed one I gave her, and has it hung in her bathroom. I love making cards for her.
Sep 27, 2012, 12:04 PMgranny3641
Ginny, don't bring the prices down. Someone told me that I should ask $5.00 or more for my embroidery cards. And if that woman can get them for 2/$1.00, tell her to go for it. She is just jealous that she hasn't done anything like you do.!!!
Love your cards. Jean
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Sep 27, 2012, 02:02 PM16paws
Don't lower your prices--your time and effort are worth it! If someone says that they can go to the dollar store and get them much cheaper, then they should go there and stop bothering you.
Sep 28, 2012, 07:23 PMhjvagar
Love them all but your angel one is my fav. Wish I could make beautiful cards like yours!
Sep 28, 2012, 09:03 PMlyddy
Your cards are beautiful and worth every penny you charge. Those 2/1.00 cards are so run of the mill, they don't even compare. I love the angel.