Online Greeting Card Business
Doing What I Love
Loving What I Do
I wanted to share a short video with you which shares a small part of the process I go through when I get an order in my Online Greeting Card Business for my Lovely Greeting Cards. Just in case you were wondering…
I check my WebShop in the morning, in the afternoon and again in the evening to see if there is an order that I need to fill and ship out. The biggest reason I look often throughout my day, is because it feels so great when I see that someone has actually placed an order for my cards! It blesses my heart more than I can say!
I like to get my orders out by the next day if possible and usually this is doable.
Once I get the order, the process of filling the order takes a little time because I am dealing with printing onto handmade paper with all of it’s imperfections, and we all know that printers, no matter how incredible they are, are not made to deal with anything less than perfection. I will leave this part of the process to your imagination for now and discuss it in another post. For those of you wondering, I have a Pro-100 Canon Professional printer and I love it and I’m so glad it deals with my handmade paper.
The part of my order filling process that I want to show you is how I gently wrap a Set of 4 greeting cards once they have been printed and cleaned up and I’ve inserted a matching handmade paper envelope inside each one.
In this video I am listening to Audrey Assad, “I Shall Not Want”. Here’s the video.
It’s The Little Things
Here I was wrapping the Lovely Cherry Blossom Greeting Cards which are now available to you, not only in a Set of 4, but also INDIVIDUALLY, as are all of my Greeting Cards. As you can see, this part of the process is fairly easy. But I want to take a minute and tell you about the Twine that I am using.
It is an Organic Nassi Silk Twine that is a special multi-colored, ultra thin, hand spun, real silk twine that comes from cocoons sustainably gathered after the moth has left from a protected forest in eastern India. I purchase this twine, as well as my Handmade Paper from Silk & Willow.
Isn’t that so interesting? It’s the little things like this that make me Love What I Do. When I find materials that are beautiful and different and have some kind of story behind them, it makes my final product even more interesting and special as well. This is important to me because I’m making these cards because I want to bless YOU!
A Blessing For A Blessing
And I want to bless you, so that you can then bless someone else. Only you can take these Lovely Blank Greeting Cards and make them Super Special by writing words from your heart, with your loving hand and taking time to send it off to someone that needs desperately to hear from you.
How do I know someone desperately needs to hear from you? Because of the time we are living in. People are lonely and feeling that they fall short daily of doing anything of significance. I feel that way sometimes, and you may too. We need desperately to hear from each other, and we need to hear words of encouragement and love and of hope.
Here are my encouraging words to you today as I write this post…
You are loved!
It’s true! You are loved! I could say that I love you, but chances are we don’t even know each other, so you would probably question that. But there is One who I know loves you and He gave His life for you because He loves you so very much!
His Name is Jesus Christ and believe me - He loves you.
So know this. If you feel lonely and feel that there is no one who really knows you or who really loves you…
It’s not true. You ARE Loved and the One Who can Love you and who does love you, knows you as well. He knows you because He created you. And He created me too. And this is how I know:
If you have never read Psalm 139, haven’t read it for a while, or can’t remember what it says, I truly hope you will take time to read it now and see how much God loves you, and see that He is your Creator and He really does know you.
You can click on the Psalm above and I have linked it for you to the actual Scripture, so if you don’t have a Bible, you can read it online, right now. You need to hear this Psalm read to you, and you really should read it out loud and hear it often to remind yourself what God says about you and about me. It may even give you ideas of a Lovely Scripture or two that you could include in a Lovely Note to that Special Someone who needs a Lovely Greeting Card from you today.
So that’s why I have this online greeting card business. And this is why I’m doing what I love, and loving what I do. And why I choose the most unique materials I can find. You deserve it and I love doing it.
I hope this post is a blessing to you.
With Jesus’ Sweet Love your way,
P.S. If you are interested in starting your own online business, but don’t know where to begin, please email me and we can brainstorm together.