About Blackbutterfly Cards

I started making cards for pleasure in 2007, and quickly found my home was becoming swamped by cards everywhere. I decided to put some of them up for sale on a webpage in an effort to recoup some of the costs of my hobby. I called the webpage Blackbutterfly Handcrafted Cards, and it can be found at http://www.blackbutterfly2007.co.uk/

I try to take my cards to a couple of table sales or craft fairs a year, but make my cards mainly for friends and family. I would love the website sales to take off, as I nowhere near cover the costs involved in this all absorbing hobby, but for me the main thing is the pleasure I have in making my cards.
Recently I have decided to expand my blog to cover my other interests too. It's a sort of substitute for going to work and chatting to people, as due to ill health I was unable to work, and since the beginning of 2014 I am officially a pensioner.
Although I'll still show my cards, I'll also be covering my other interests and how I attempt to make ends meet day by day.

In fact anything that crosses my mind will be on here, so be prepared for waffle and a wasted five minutes as you read.
Make coffee and settle in, why don't you?

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Sunshine is so nice

A good day today, the sun is shining, I have had 3 meetings with my therapist so far and feeling a little better about things, although my moods are up and down. I've started to think about my Christmas card range for this year and begun to make some inroads into some examples to post on the website. This alone gives me the feeling that I might be improving, at least I'm raising a little interest in my hobby!

These are the first two 'tryouts' although I think I shall be making these in an A6 size, rather than the DL shown here.

I'll be playing around with these a little more before they go up on the website. Hope you like them......

1 comment:

  1. Hi, thank you for your comment on my blog, which I know wasn't for me but it's much appreciated. Your cards are beautiful and your embroidery stunning. Happy blanket making!
    Love from Mum