Cheer Up The Lonely - Make Cards To Bring Cheer To Those Who Are Down and Alone

Make a Cheer Up the Lonely card, upload it here and let us know how you created it and send it to someone this week. This is the challenge for you. Make a card with a mission in your heart. And that is to bring cheer to someone who is alone. Someone you feel will appreciate a card and a note to say that you care.

Here are some guidelines for this homemade card that might be helpful to you. These are only guidelines so you do not need to follow them. Use your own creativity and ideas and make this greeting card with your whole heart. And I assure you that it will be a blessing to the recipient.

A Sample of a Cheer Up Lonely CardThinking of You Card

Cheer Up the Lonely Card Guidelines

  • Make it bright and cheery
  • Choose a happy theme; garden, animals, etc.
  • Use greetings like ... Thinking of You, Warm Hello, You are in My Thoughts and Prayers, You're Very Special
  • Use glitters, sequims, buttons, or other pretty embellishments.
  • Handwrite a short note of encouragement inside the card.
  • Reminds of God's help and presence.
  • Send a teabag on a Have A Cup of Tea card.
  • Send a pocket card with some enclosures; a gift voucher for a book, etc.

Above is  one that I have created - a Thinking of You card with a garden theme. And following is the card making supplies used and instructions for making this card.

Card Making Supplies Used

  • Two colour card stock: chocolate brown outside and white inside (8.5" x 5.5")
  • White colour cards 3" x 4" and 3.1" x 4.1"
  • Self adhesive green colour rhinestones
  • Mounted Rubber Stamp: Collage Friend by Hero Arts
  • Build a Swirl clear stamp by Prima
  • Thinking of You clear stamp by Hero Arts
  • Acrylic block for mounting clear stamps
  • Ink pads: pink, green, brown
  • Orange watercolour
  • Tooth brush
  • Tweezers
  • Glue or double-sided tape
  • Foam double sided tape
  • Glitter glue

Card Making Instructions

  1. Fold chocolate brown/white color cardstock to make a blank folded card
  2. Use a big brush to color wash 3" x 4" white card with orange watercolor.
  3. Wet tooth brush, pick up orange watercolor and use finger to rub against to brush to get color on the orange color washed card.
  4. Leave to dry.
  5. Mount clear swirl stamp on acrylic block.
  6. Tap on green ink pad to coat the whole swirl image. Then take pink ink pad and tap on selected part of the swirl stamp.
  7. Clean pink ink pad lightly with a tissue to take off the green ink.
  8. Stamp on the bottom left side of the orange color washed card.
  9. Tap Thinking of You clear stamp on pink ink and then lightly on brown ink.
  10. Stamp on the top of swirl image.
  11. Ink only the butterfly image on Collage Friend stamp with pink.
  12. Stamp on a scrap piece of white card.
  13. Leave to dry awhile then cut out the butterfly image and add glitter glue.
  14. Apply green ink to edges of 3.1" x 4.1" white card.
  15. Layer the orange card over the green edged white card with glue or double sided tape.
  16. Use tweezers to apply the self adhesive rhinestones to various part of swirl image.
  17. Use glue and foam double-sided tape to paste the butterfly onto the card.
  18. View above Cheer Up the Lonely: Thinking of You card for placement.

That's it! A cheerful Thinking of You card to cheer up lonely.

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