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Old 09-26-2008, 12:32 PM   #1
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I was speaking with my brother in law and he wanted me to make a card for his grandma who is blind

She does not read brail but can smell and touch

I was wondering if there such thing as making a scrath and sniff card?

I was also thinking of making the card embossed so she could feel the lines

Anyone have any ideas please?

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Old 09-26-2008, 12:40 PM   #2
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Oh is there also something like a recorder I could put into it so my sis and bro in law can record her a birthday message? thanks
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Old 09-26-2008, 12:41 PM   #3
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I believe you can add some spices to embossing powder to make some wonderfully aromatic cards. That would be just a "sniff" card... no scratching required!
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yes there are voice recorders. check your local scrapbook store. i searched online, but didn't turn up anything, although I know I've seen people talk about them here. Worst case, you can buy a card like that from Hallmark maybe and pull the recorder out and put in your card. (Saw one online at Overstock.com for $6.99)
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Old 09-26-2008, 12:52 PM   #5
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Cool! I need to pop to my scrapstore tomorrow so I will have a look! Thanks for the ideas!
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I make cards for my blind uncle and I always make sure I do something with my CB folders. He loves the textures, he's 76
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I make cards for my blind uncle and I always make sure I do something with my CB folders. He loves the textures, he's 76
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OH wow...never thought about this...let us know what you decide to do..
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You can do scratch and sniff cards by adding some jello powder to your embossing powder. A solid image will obviously smell the best, but if you wanted to have more for the person to feel an intricate line image would still probably work. Cuttlebug embossing folders for the cardstock would be great too, consider satin or velvet ribbon, shaped brads. You don't really have to worry about colour coordination so much but making it the most texturaly (is that a word?) diverse.
Consider doing a long or large square card to give yourself more surface area to work with and also try blindfolding yourself and feeling the different embellishments to get a better idea of the experience you want to give the recipient.
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Don't forget glitter or beads, like maybe for the middle of an embossed flower.
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Cornish Heritage Farms sells scented EP...chocolate, coffee, vanilla, and cherry. I bet a huge silk flower...button, would be well received. I've also seen recorders somewhere in a scrapbooking section (Walmart maybe?) that you can use to record your greeting.
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Thank you for all your ideas!

I have been playing around with sugar free jello for scratch and sniff but its going to plan at present!

I looked at Cornish Farms but I cannot find anything that you described, do you have a link please?

I also found gel-a-tins makes scented embossing powders so may buy one of those and see if I can get that to work better!

I was thinking of spelling out her name on the cricut and then embossing the letters with swiss dots.

I will give the blindfolding a go!!

Thanks again everyone, you are all so nice on here
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Here is a link to the Scratch and Sniff technique found in the resource section here. I don't know about the recording. Hope this helps.

http:////www.splitcoaststampers.com/...iff_technique/
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Thank you for all your ideas!

I have been playing around with sugar free jello for scratch and sniff but its not going to plan at present!

I looked at Cornish Farms but I cannot find anything that you described, do you have a link please?

I also found gel-a-tins makes scented embossing powders so may buy one of those and see if I can get that to work better!

I was thinking of spelling out her name on the cricut and then embossing the letters with swiss dots.

I will give the blindfolding a go!!

Thanks again everyone, you are all so nice on here
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whoops sorry for double post! and thank you for scratch and sniff link!
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Oh, and try not to overwhelm him either! You don't want him running from the card. LOL
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What about doing something using the faux metal technique?

http:////www.splitcoaststampers.com/...ls/faux_metal/
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Close to My Heart sells the voice recording thingys you can add to cards or scrapbook pages.
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I have a folder/die combination from Cuttlebug for a maple leaf that is about two and a half inches. The embossing is even on the edge so you can feel the outline of the leaf. I'd be happy to make some up and mail them to you if you would like to do a fall card. Just PM me with your address if you want them. SARGE
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