Monday, January 15, 2018

Cards For Little Hearts Card Drive


  • Please make heart themed “Thinking of You” cards for children age 1 to young adult.
  • Any stamps, die-cut, embossing, papers, embellishments etc…even your own drawing are welcome so long there is HEART on the card.  See Gallery for inspirations.
  • Keep cards fun and cheery.  Use happy colors.
  • Please use acid-free glue and adhesive.  Make sure they are completely dry before mailing.
  • Card Size:  A2 or 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″, 5″x7″ and 5″x5″ size cards only please.
  • Front of the card: need a sentiment.  Please use GENERAL sentiment as the cards will be distribute throughout the month of February.  Here are some suggestions.
    • Happy Heart Month
    • Sending you smiles from across the miles
    • Sending you a great big hug
    • Thinking of you
    • Sending love and hugs
    • Hello
    • You are in my thoughts
  • Inside of the card: leave blank.  Hospital staff will write a personal message to the children before signing.
    • If using a dark colored card base, please adhere a white or light colored piece of cardstock to the inside of card.  This make it easier for patients to read the hand-written message from the staff.
  • Back of the card (Optional):  your full name  only… OR… your full name + “Cards for Little Hearts Card Drive” only.  You are welcome to download and use this watermark.
  • Pack your cards: in a cardboard box, padded envelope or clear crystal box to ensure that your beautiful handmade cards arrive to us undamaged.
    • Do not include envelopes with the cards.
    • Download and include this Card Acknowledgement Reciept form with your cards
    • Mail cards to : Christina Hor c/o Cards for Little Hearts | P.O. Box 517 | Dublin, Ohio 43017 | USA
  • OPTIONAL:  you are welcome to include a small pack of stickers and 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ size coloring pages with the cards.  You can use digital images (one you’ve purchased or have permission to use) or hand stamped images on the coloring page.  I will be including a coloring kit with each card for the children to give them something fun to do and take their mind off their treatment.


  • Do not include any religious symbols or religious sentiment on your cards.
  • No “Get Well” or “Feel Better Soon” cards and messages or anything that would remind the children of being sick.
    • No loose glitters.  But okay to use are:  Wink of Stella, glitter pens. glitter paste, glitter tape, embossed powders, glitter drops or glitter papers.
    • Do not use any internet images unless you have paid for it or have received direct permission from the owner to use it.
    • Do not include your personal information such as address, e-mail, phone number.  The hospital cannot distribute out any cards that have these information on them.
    I have 2 cards to share with you.

    I am using a digi by Christina Hor called "Happy Mail." You can find out about it by contacting Christina Hor through her blog

    Copics used are R22, R24, Y11, Y13, Y15, Y17.

    The stitching was done using a Yellow Moonlight Gelly Roll Pen.

    The sentiment is by Create with TLC.

    The papers are by Recollections- yellow, Georgia Pacific- white, Imagine That!- heart digital papers-

    The card is 5" x 6 1/2".

    I am using a digi by Christina Hor called "Happy Mail." You can find out about it by contacting Christina Hor through her blog

    Copics used are RV21, RV23, RV25- pinks, R22, R24- mouths, Y11, Y13, Y15, Y17- yellows, R32, R35, R27, R39- reds, YG00, YG03, YG05, YG07- limes, B21, B52, B91- blues.

    The sentiment is by Create with TLC.

    The stitching was done using a Sky Stardust Gelly Roll Pen.

    The papers are by Recollections- red, yellow, teal, Georgia Pacific- white, Tiny hearts paper by Harper Finch-

    The card is 5" x 6 1/2".

    Thanks for dropping by. Have a wonderful day! Edwina


    Lisa Lynn said...

    Wonderful smiley faces on both of your cards. Great cause for donations.

    CHRISTINA HOR said...

    Edwina, I just adore the vibrant of your coloring. It brings so much happiness looking at them. Thank you so much for sharing! Hugs.

    Migdalia said...

    Super cute cards!! A wonderful cause!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Crafting with Creative M

    Fikreta said...

    beautiful card!