I set myself the ultimate challenge today:
Make a card for the blind.
Personally, I would never have thought of doing this but a friend of ours (who is blind) just lost her daughter and I wanted to do something for her but what can you do???
You offer comfort as best you can, but being a cardmaker, I set to making her a card.
I first gathered my most textured items.
I wanted Clara to be able to "see" the card.
fuzzy hoarstooth paper by Me and My big Ideas
Embossing folders: (Cuttlebug)
Spellbinders nesties and 3 Dimentional sticky pads
Fuzzy ribbon, lacey ribbon, smooth ribbon
Buttons and flowers
and oh yes! Braille!
A close up of the side:
And lower right corner:
And last but not least, my clumsily "pierced" braille, which reads:
btw, this is harder than it looks since you need to write it "mirror image" as its the back side that you use.
But trial and error and eventually I had a copy that I hope she can read!
I hope you enjoyed having a look today and thanks so much for coming by!