I tend to make hundreds and thousands of cards per year. I enjoy it very much, it is my therapy in a way. I also do attend a couple of small town craft sales in the fall where I sell my cards to help offset my spending on supplies. I just did a sale last Saturday and within the first hour I was totally cleaned out of Sympathy cards. I couldn't believe it. I had about 20 or so in the basket to sell and apparently it wasn't enough. Through out the rest of the day I had numerous customers ask me for them. I never would have guessed Sympathy cards would be the most requested type of card.
So....I have another sale coming up in December for which I will make sure I have enough this time. Right now I have over 50 of them ready to go. I chose simple, yet elegant designs that were easy enough (but still pretty) so that I could mass produce. I made anywhere between 4 and 12 of each one.
Sympathy cards to me are one of the hardest themes to make. Well, at least for me it is. It's a rather foreboding subject. I'd rather make cards for happy events, but I do understand the need for them.
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