EDIT: I’ve sold out of these so I removed the BUY NOW button. I shipped a few of them already but the rest of them will be shipped over the weekend. Thank you for your purchase! (The donation button is still in this post if you would like to just donate to the organization I was supporting by selling these.)
Two years ago, I experimented with painting for the first time because I was inspired by some trees I saw at (of all places) the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. I shared what I’d made on social media and was asked if I would sell the paintings. I didn’t want to sell the original paintings because I wanted to keep them for myself, but I came up with an idea to have the images I’d painted printed onto blank 5×7 notecards. The quality of the paper and the printing turned out great, so I did a little run of selling them on Etsy in case anyone wanted them. I sold out of them quickly and then just never restocked them. I know, what the hell, Wheaton. Since they have sort of have a winter feel to them, I didn’t think it was a thing anyone would care about in Spring or Summer, so I figured I’d just restock them on Etsy in Winter of 2017, but life got in the way and that never happened and then the supply of cards got tucked away in the back of a closet and I forgot about them. Awesome.
Yesterday, I was sorting through some stuff in my office and came across the box of cards in the closet so figured I would go ahead and list them again. It’s been so long since I’ve had them on Etsy that they don’t even have my out-of-stock listing up anymore and since we’ve established that I give up on these things easily, I didn’t feel like going through creating the listing again. But what I can do is make a super easy PayPal button so you can just order them from here! This is what they look like:
As you’ve probably heard, California has been devastated by wildfires. The damage and destruction is unreal, and we are lucky to have many non-profit organizations helping people rebuild their homes and their lives. I have a limited supply of these cards but whatever sells, I will be donating the proceeds to the California Community Foundation’s Wildfire Relief Fund, which offers grants to support those who were displaced or lost housing, belongings and/or employment, or suffered physical or mental health problems as a result of this catastrophe. They also help rebuild homes, provide case management services, basic needs assistance, and medical care and supplies.
One box of these 5×7 blank notecards has 10 cards (5 of each design) and 10 envelopes and comes in its own little box with a clear lid. I will be shipping out orders immediately so you should get them in time for the Winter Holiday Of Your Choice in case you wanted to give them as a gift. If you’d like to order, just click the BUY NOW button below.
If you would rather just make a donation to the Wildfire Relief Fund without receiving a set of blank notecards, here is the link: https://www.calfund.org/wildfire-relief-fund/
Thank you for helping me support a worthy cause!