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Have some great art but don't have a knack for words?  Find someone who does, post here.
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Reply #1 - Nov 18th, 2010, 4:50pm
 
I'd be happy to work with any artists seeking words for their images. Smiley
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Reply #2 - Nov 18th, 2010, 11:16pm
 
Me too!
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Reply #3 - Nov 19th, 2010, 1:25pm
 
Sometimes it's easy and I know exactly what I want to say, other times I just get stuck.  undecided  Maybe some new eyes can help me with a few of these images.  
 
This one is meant for someone with cancer:
http://artist.greetingcarduniverse.com/-Hope+for+someone+with+cancer+-+water+lil y,+leaves,+buds-greeting+card-673130?pid=673130&aid=142919&f=1&ref=cb_card_title
 
A caption for this one could be Best Buds, but what to say inside?
http://i56.tinypic.com/rvhvtv.jpg
 
The posture of these two and the way they're looking at each other makes this one so charming:
http://i52.tinypic.com/e7jlvq.jpg
 
This baby is looking right at the camera but isn't smiling. If I could get some category suggestions on this one, I think I could write a relevant verse:
http://i56.tinypic.com/qycodj.jpg  
 
Please, have a stab at any one of these... any suggestions are welcome!   Smiley  
  
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Reply #4 - Nov 20th, 2010, 1:07am
 
Quote from Evelyn_142919 on Nov 19th, 2010, 1:25pm:
Sometimes it's easy and I know exactly what I want to say, other times I just get stuck.  undecided  Maybe some new eyes can help me with a few of these images.

This one is meant for someone with cancer:
http://artist.greetingcarduniverse.com/-Hope+for+someone+with+cancer+-+water+lil y,+leaves,+buds-greeting+card-673130?pid=673130&aid=142919&f=1&ref=cb_card_title

A caption for this one could be Best Buds, but what to say inside?
http://i56.tinypic.com/rvhvtv.jpg

The posture of these two and the way they're looking at each other makes this one so charming:
http://i52.tinypic.com/e7jlvq.jpg

This baby is looking right at the camera but isn't smiling. If I could get some category suggestions on this one, I think I could write a relevant verse:
http://i56.tinypic.com/qycodj.jpg

Please, have a stab at any one of these... any suggestions are welcome!   Smiley  
 

 
Evelyn, on the first card, what about... (Front) You're not alone. I think the inside is just great. Also, I think it would look a little better if you could lighten the pink frame to a softer pink to match the beautiful flower.
 
On the second card, what about... (Inside) Drinking is always more fun with you!
 
On the third card, what about... (Front) It was love at first sight!
 
On the fourth one, it could be under - Invitations, Baby Dedication, Girl (which there is only 1 other to compete with).  
 
It could also go under - Invitations, Baby Shower, Girl (which there is 193 to compete with).
 
It could go under - Invitations, Baptism/Christening, Girl (which there is only 18 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Invitations, Baptism/Christening, Will you be my Godparent/Godparents? (which has 59 to compete with).
 
It could go under - Announcements, Adoption, Girl (which has 36 to compete with).
 
It could go under - Announcements, Birth/New Baby Announcements, Girl (which has 329 to compete with).
 
It could go under - Announcements, Birth/New Baby Announcements, Grandchild (which has 15 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Announcements, We're Expecting/Pregnant, Girl (which has 41 to compete with).
 
It could go under - Occasions, Congratulations, Adoption, Girl (which has 20 to compete with).  
 
It cold go under - Occasions, Congratulations, Baby Dedication, Girl (which has 2 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Occasions, Congratulations, Baby Dedication, For Family Relation Specific, Daughter (which has 1 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Occasions, Congratulations, Baby Dedication, For Family Relation Specific, Goddaughter (which has 1 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Occasions, Congratulations, Baby Dedication, For Family Relation Specific, Granddaughter (which has 1 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Occasions, Congratulations, Baby Dedication, For Family Relation Specific, Niece (which has 1 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Occasions, Congratulations, Baptism/Christening, Girl (which has 29 to compete with).
 
It could go under - Occasions, Congratulations, Baptism/Christening, For Family Relation Specific, Daughter (which has 5 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Occasions, Congratulations, Baptism/Christening, For Family Relation Specific, Goddaughter (which has 6 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Occasions, Congratulations, Baptism/Christening, For Family Relation Specific, Granddaughter (which has 10 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Occasions, Congratulations, Baptism/Christening, For Family Relation Specific, Great/Grandniece (which has 6 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Occasions, Congratulations, Baptism/Christening, For Family Relation Specific, Great Granddaughter (which has 4 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Occasions, Congratulations, Baptism/Christening, For Family Relation Specific, Niece (which has 7 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Occasions, Congratulations, Baptism/Christening, For Family Relation Specific, Sister (which has 0 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Occasions, Congratulations, New Baby, Girl (which has 303 to compete with).
 
It could go under - Occasions, Congratulations, Pregnancy/Expecting, Girl (which has 11 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Occasions, Congratulations, Becoming Grandparents, To a Granddaughter (which has 15 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Occasions, Congratulations, Becoming Great Grandparents, To a Great Grandaughter (which has only 2 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Occasions, Congratulations, Becoming Parents (which has 201 to compete with).
 
It could go under - Occasions, Congratulations, Becoming Parents, Becoming Foster Parents (which has 4 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Occasions, Baby Shower, General (which has 42 to compete with).
 
It could go under - Occasions, Welcome to the family, Granddaughter (which has 4 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Occasions, Welcome to the family, Niece (which has 10 to compete with).  
 
It could go under - Occasions, Welcome Home, Daughter (which has 2 to compete with).  
 
Well, I hope this helps. I am tired.  Tongue There is a lot to think about here. If it were me... I would go for the categories that have the least cards to compete with.  Wink
 
Good luck, and let me know if I can do anything else to help.  Smiley
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Reply #5 - Nov 20th, 2010, 2:40am
 
OMG, Rebecca - what a long post! Those are all wonderful ideas.  
 
Those are terrific suggestions re: categories - especially the Congrats. I thought this image was too somber for any of the baby categories, tho, because the baby isn't smiling. Do you think someone would buy a card featuring a sad (she looks sad to me) baby? I know a minute later she broke out in laughter, but at this second in time.... does she look sad to you? Anyone reading this, please feel free to comment.  
 
The border on the water lily card I'm hoping will be trimmed off during the printing process. I'm getting ready to order some of my cards for the first time, so I'll find out. No one has purchased it so far. But your point about the border is a good one, because the buyer doesn't know the border will be cut, and they may be turned off by the color.  
 
You are so sweet to take all that time to answer my post!  kiss  Thank you so much.  Smiley
 
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Reply #6 - Nov 20th, 2010, 4:11am
 
What a good idea!
 
I know I could use a little (or a lot!) help in this area because English is a foreign language for me.
 
I'm well aware that a beautiful and well-selling greeting card required a great quality front picture and a great quality inner verse.
 
Would anyone be willing to help me - for example with some inner verses for one or two of my Easter cards http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/community/store.asp?store_id=2271&CGID=5 &num=
or for one or two of my Valentine's Day cards http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/community/store.asp?store_id=2271&CGID=3 &num= . Or with suitable inner verses for card of your choice.
 
I would be very grateful for any advice, suggestion or idea!  
For the verses and also for any critical comments on the front of my cards. What to change or how to improve my cards to make more sales?
 
I would be very happy to return the favor - perhaps with some advices on designs for your greeting cards or even with one or two of my selected patterns for greeting card if you want to.
 
Thanks in advance for your time and knowledge!
 
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Reply #7 - Nov 20th, 2010, 6:17am
 
Evelyn, I sent you a couple of suggestions in a message, in case you missed it.
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Reply #8 - Nov 20th, 2010, 8:46am
 
Hi Evelyn Smiley
 
I see you are getting some great suggestions for your cards Smiley
One thing struck me on reading your comment about the border on the water lily. In regard to the border being cut off, some of the border may be lost in the print/trim process but it is not necessarily an even cut off all around. For example, you may lose almost all the border on one side and none on the other. I now try to avoid borders for this reason. You might be better off getting rid of the border completely or making a soft white 'dreamlike' border around that is not completely even and would not be so obvious if one side was trimmed more than the other.  
Hope all that made sense  Wink
 
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Reply #9 - Nov 20th, 2010, 1:49pm
 
Quote from Evelyn_142919 on Nov 20th, 2010, 2:40am:
OMG, Rebecca - what a long post! Those are all wonderful ideas.  

Those are terrific suggestions re: categories - especially the Congrats. I thought this image was too somber for any of the baby categories, tho, because the baby isn't smiling. Do you think someone would buy a card featuring a sad (she looks sad to me) baby? I know a minute later she broke out in laughter, but at this second in time.... does she look sad to you? Anyone reading this, please feel free to comment.

The border on the water lily card I'm hoping will be trimmed off during the printing process. I'm getting ready to order some of my cards for the first time, so I'll find out. No one has purchased it so far. But your point about the border is a good one, because the buyer doesn't know the border will be cut, and they may be turned off by the color.

You are so sweet to take all that time to answer my post!  kiss  Thank you so much.  Smiley

Evie




 
I took another look at your baby girl photo and I do not think that she looks sad at all. She is just beautiful. She does look like she is studying someone or something though, trying to figure it out. I think this card would be great for anything baby girl.
 
As far as the border around the cancer card, you could crop it to remove it. If you would like me to play with it and send you some ideas that you might could use, I could do that if you email me the photo as an attachment. When I am done with the ideas, I could send them back to you as attachments as well. Just send me a personal message and I will send you back my email address so that you can do so. You don't have to use any of my photo ideas, I just enjoy trying to help.  Smiley
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Reply #10 - Nov 20th, 2010, 3:40pm
 
Quote from Eva_135867 on Nov 20th, 2010, 4:11am:
What a good idea!

I know I could use a little (or a lot!) help in this area because English is a foreign language for me.

I'm well aware that a beautiful and well-selling greeting card required a great quality front picture and a great quality inner verse.

Would anyone be willing to help me - for example with some inner verses for one or two of my Easter cards http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/community/store.asp?store_id=2271&CGID=5 &num=
or for one or two of my Valentine's Day cards http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/community/store.asp?store_id=2271&CGID=3 &num= . Or with suitable inner verses for card of your choice.

I would be very grateful for any advice, suggestion or idea!
For the verses and also for any critical comments on the front of my cards. What to change or how to improve my cards to make more sales?

I would be very happy to return the favor - perhaps with some advices on designs for your greeting cards or even with one or two of my selected patterns for greeting card if you want to.

Thanks in advance for your time and knowledge!

Eva

 
On your Easter cards, I think since they are so colorful, the blanks should read - (Inside) Hope you have a very colorful Easter.
 
On your Valentine's Day cards, I think those that say, "Be My Valentine" on the front, should read - (Inside) Happy Valentine's Day!
 
On this one, http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/shopping/zoom.asp?pid=340274&w=1&ref =cb_large_view I think it should read - (Inside) You are thought of today, and always.
 
On this one, http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/shopping/zoom.asp?pid=464182&w=1&ref =cb_large_view I think it should read - (Inside) Today, you are surrounded with love.
 
On this one, http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/shopping/zoom.asp?pid=464044&w=1&ref =cb_large_view I think it should read - (Inside) May you be surrounded with love.
 
On this one, http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/shopping/zoom.asp?pid=464042&w=1&ref =cb_large_view I think it should read - (Inside) Hope you have a wonderful day!
 
On this one, http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/shopping/zoom.asp?pid=464041&w=1&ref =cb_large_view I think it should read - (Inside) Just thought I would drop you a few lines to let you know that you are thought of on this special day.
 
On this one, http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/shopping/zoom.asp?pid=464039&w=1&ref =cb_large_view I think it should read - (Inside) Hope your life is filled with happiness, on this very special day.
 
Please do not feel like you owe me or anyone else anything. This is just advice and you do not have to take it. You are the one doing all the work. Good luck with your store!  Smiley
 
 
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Reply #11 - Nov 20th, 2010, 5:01pm
 
I have a good one for the 2 birds...
(Outside) When you look at me like that...
(inside) I can always tell you're lying. Grin
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Reply #12 - Nov 20th, 2010, 5:31pm
 
Quote from Robin_145428 on Nov 20th, 2010, 5:01pm:
I have a good one for the 2 birds...
(Outside) When you look at me like that...
(inside) I can always tell you're lying. Grin

 
That's a good one, Robin.  Grin Really funny idea.
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Reply #13 - Nov 20th, 2010, 8:31pm
 
Hi Pamela, You know, I had heard that about the uneven cutting but I had forgotten about it. I'm so glad you reminded me. That would look horrible if it happened with this design. I will definitely change it. Thank you so much!
 
Paul, I sent you a private message. Thanks for your suggestions!
 
Rebecca, Thanks for your take on the baby pic. I have to go to work on a design for it. I sent you a private message.
 
Robin, That is hilarious! You guys are so creative. But that's what it's all about, right?
 
~ Evie
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Reply #14 - Nov 20th, 2010, 8:37pm
 
Thank you Evelyn,, so funny I can't write anything for my own cards,(mermaids, faeries etc).. Im at a complete loss,, So I just leave them blank. Tongue
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