I have considered adding Easter and Thanksgiving cards but that could well be overload.
I also do birthday cards for all the children in Sunday School. Those don't get posted on the blog as often as I'd like, simply because I don't always have time. One of my 2011 goals is to photograph all my cards before they go out.
These cards are a little more 'clean and simple' than I might do if I were making a single card for a friend, or cards that I wanted to sell (another 2011 goal; try to sell some of my cards). Although cost effectiveness is a factor in that decision, it is more based on just not wanting to spend more than 10 minutes on a card.
The cards are just lightly coloured in with pencil crayon. They didn't need a great deal of colouring, but I didn't like the look of them left blank.
And now, I have a confession to make.
I don't actually measure my patterned paper when I'm making cards for church, especially when I need multiples. I go into my scrap patterned paper stash, pull out a bunch of sraps that go together, and then choose a base colour I like that matches.
I simply lay the different scrap pieces on the card base, eyeball, and cut 'em down until I have shapes and sizes that look good together.
One more set of cards to come. The pics are on a friend's camera (I forgot mine; made them up in Parksville while hanging out with her one afernoon close to Christmas) and I am just waiting for her to send them to me.