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To print my first 50 Art Card BULK order so I can expand to a wider market in my county. Every pledge receives art card awards!
To print my first 50 Art Card BULK order so I can expand to a wider market in my county. Every pledge receives art card awards!
5 backers pledged $500 to help bring this project to life.

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My project is simple: I make original art cards! Until now, I have set up the files and sent them to a printer to print, but to save cost, I have cut, scored, folded & packaged them myself. I do this in very small batches that cost more per card. It has been a really good experience because over the years, I have learned very directly what people like and which designs perform best at different sales outlets.

For this Kickstarter project, I want to take the next big step as a working artist: place my first bulk order with the printer and let them do the scoring, folding and cutting professionally. The price per card goes down if I order more than 100 at a time, and I need a healthy inventory so that I may supply additional boutique shops around Humboldt County and elsewhere who would like to carry my cards. I need to maximize my ordering, but I need a little help with the cost to take this leap into greater scale production -- and ideally -- business growth!

Anyone who pledges to help "kickstart" my art cards business towards a new stage of growth gets two things: (an) actual card(s) & the satisfaction of knowing you helped a local, original art card business get into stores!

Risks and challenges

This is a low risk project. I have produced my cards & sold them at 4th of July Festival in Eureka, CA, The Artisan's Craft & Music Festival in Eureka, The Holiday Craft Market in Arcata, CA, The Holiday Bazaar in Eureka, North Coast Open Studios, Arts Alive! in Eureka, RoseCon in Portland, Oregon and currently they are sold at Because Coffee & Eureka Books in Eureka, CA.

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    Art Card Admirer

    With this pledge, you will receive one of my five best selling Art Cards via U.S. postal service. It will be packaged and blank for you to keep or give to someone.

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    Meowasterpieces Color Me Cards

    With this pledge, you will receive 3 Meowasterpieces cards printed on mixed media paper: Ameowacian Gothic, Meowanalisa & Cat Dance Prelude.

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    Bowie Cat Lover Cards

    With this pledge, you will receive my four David Bowie inspired cat cards: The Cat Who Fell To Earth, The Goblin Cat King, Kitty Stardust & A Cat Insane

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    Art Card Starter Kit

    With this pledge, you will receive 10 of my art cards. You will be able to choose each card and choose how many of each card.

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    Art Card Collector's Package

    With this pledge you will receive 20 of my art cards. You will be able to choose each card and choose how many of each card.

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    The Complete Art Card Set

    With this pledge you will receive all 50 of my art cards. Each card will be signed by me, the artist.

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Funding period

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