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Gita

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on: April 19, 2017, 09:30:02 AM
I have started to make print outs of my paintings with a laser printer. The prints are good.  I had this idea of making self made greeting cards and send them to special friends. I am pleased with the results. Sharing this with you. Please do comment.
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Reply #1 on: April 19, 2017, 10:53:01 AM
  :heeha: Your greeting cards are absolutely beautiful, Gita. :smitten:
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Reply #2 on: April 19, 2017, 03:41:20 PM
Gita,

They are lovely and I am sure the recipients will treasure them.

The quality of the printing looks excellent.

aloha

mea
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Reply #3 on: April 20, 2017, 12:44:16 PM
Very beautiful!  Love the cropping you did.


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Reply #4 on: April 22, 2017, 11:38:08 PM
 :heeha:       :-\   Makes me wish I had an address..... sort of.  ;)

Beautiful.  O0     :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #5 on: April 23, 2017, 12:29:44 AM
What a nice job you've done with these! I've sold a lot of greeting cards of my art. Think about opening up a page on Fine Art America...I've sold some prints and bags and greeting cards on that site!
Cheers,
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Reply #6 on: April 23, 2017, 07:23:01 AM
Val, I would love to send you a self made card.  :smiley6600: Mail me an address where you can receive it!

Sharon, thank you for the hint!  :smitten: These hand made cards took me some time to prepare. I am preparing to print the cards already. At first, I thought of sending personalised printed cards for Christmas and/or invitations to colleagues and friends. I sent 4 hand-made cards already and received thrilled answers.
I shall check the site fine arts America.
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Reply #7 on: April 23, 2017, 01:31:42 PM
That would be lovely Gita, but I have no address to send it to. We don't even have a post office in this town. Just knowing you would think enough of me to send one is (almost) as good as receiving it.
Thank you for your thoughtfulness.  :-*


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Reply #8 on: April 24, 2017, 07:29:42 PM
Gita, these are lovely!

I concur with Sharon about using Fine Art America to sell items. I, too, have had people buy prints, cards, tote bags and pillows of my art from this site.

Another option for printing a LOT of cards is a company called Zazzle. I have used them for my Christmas cards the past 3 years. You can create whatever greeting inside that you want.
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Reply #9 on: April 25, 2017, 10:21:14 AM
Thank you Bea Sue. I am greatful for all useful information. I shall check zazzle. :smitten:
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Reply #10 on: April 25, 2017, 10:24:44 AM
 :thankyou: Kathy, Mea, Annie. :smitten:
Yes, the cropping makes the flowers stand out better.
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Reply #11 on: May 10, 2017, 02:17:00 AM
Yes, the plus of technology   O0