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Old 03-14-2008, 08:49 AM   #1
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I've made these cards for an auction to raise money for a family. The mother has MS and the father was recently diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. Let me know if I need to do anything to improve the cards. Thanks.

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Old 03-14-2008, 08:52 AM   #2
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I like them and what a sweet gesture of you! The only thing i could think of is maybe a little sparkle, either glitter or rhinestones, brads, something sparkly maybe. Good luck with the auction and once again, what a great idea to do for them!
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Old 03-14-2008, 08:53 AM   #3
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I think these are absolutlely wonderful! They are so adorable. I love the colors and they layouts. Truly cheerful. What a great auction to do them for! I know they will appreciate that and these will get snapped up in a heartbeat!
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very nice...I think you nailed it
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Old 03-14-2008, 09:56 AM   #5
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What a great set of cards - good luck!

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Old 03-14-2008, 10:01 AM   #6
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They are all sooooo adorable!!! I left comments on them all!!!
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When is the auction...would you like more cards? Please PM me with details. I would love to assist if I can.
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They look great!
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Darling girl...the cards are fantastic and I adore you for participating in this event! Having MS is bad enough, I know I'd be terrified if my husband were to get sick, too!

BIG hugs heading your way, as well as a lot of thanks...
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I think they are perfect just the way they are. Gool luck with the auction.
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I love 'em! They are detailed with many layers - and the colors are so eye-catching!

I've donated things to auctions before and the only advice I'd give is that presentation is important! Package these with envelopes and a pen, and/or a book of stamps...create a band to go around them using your patterned paper and embellish that, too. Just my 2 cents!

These were definitely made with love - I'm sure the bidders at the auction will see that, too!
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They are all ABSOLUTELY ADORABLE!!!!!!
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When is the auction...would you like more cards? Please PM me with details. I would love to assist if I can.
OH -thanks so much, but I just found out about it yesterday and it is tomorrow!
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Love the cards!! Good luck with the auction!
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I think they are ALL adorable! Hope they raise tons of money
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Great cards! I hope the auction goes well.
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They are so cute; I bought those two little guys/gals a couple of weeks ago. Please let us know how the auction comes out.

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Those are the CUTEST cards! Good luck with your auction!
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All of the cards are so cute. I am sure that they will all sell. Good job and the family should be happy with your contribution. Good luck at the auction!
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Fabulous cards! How kind of you to help; good luck with the auction.
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Stinkin cute cards. I love the colors.
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These cards are fine the way they are. They are sooooo cute. I love the bright colours and the penquins. Great Job!
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If you are looking for honest opinions, I would say that the first one has a lot going on with the bright colors, pattern, the hula skirt, layers, and the scallop borders, all competing with one another.

Perhaps if you removed the bottom layer behind the penguin and one of the scallop borders it would reduce the competition between all the elements.
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The cards are fantastic! Hope it raises loads for them - my thoughts and prayers are with them.
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I'd buy'em.
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Cute and cheerful!
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Old 03-14-2008, 08:26 PM   #27
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I was at a silent auction last night - for a good cause, and I was the succesful bidder at $80 for $200 worth of gift certificates. I am sure they wanted more -- I'm just relaying this in case you don't get the amount you hope for. People are funny. The cards are bright and beautiful. The suggestions made are good ones though - it's a matter of taste. I think they are fine as they are. Good luck ! (and best wishes to your parents, too -- that is a lot to handle)
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