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Happy Valentine's Day!


I am privileged to work for a company that not only helps our members, NC REALTORS®, but also cares about the community.




Today, we dedicated a Staff Appreciation Day to making Valentines for nursing home residents at Pennybyrn at Maryfield in Jamestown, North Carolina.





We referenced this Craftic tutorial to get our creative juices flowing and learn what materials to purchase.  
If you love crafts and are looking for inspiration, check out the Craftic website for great ideas.


 
I think Caroline did this pretty one!


This truly heartwarming activity brought our staff together for some laughter, fun, and handmade hard work.

Our budget was $100, but we didn't use it all because we hit the $1.00 bin at Target.  Here were our materials:

  • White cards/envelope packets
  • Red cards/envelope packets
  • Markers
  • Washi tape
  • Scrapbook paper
  • Glue sticks
  • Puff paint
  • Glitter glue
  • Old Valentine cards from previous years
  • Valentine's stickers
  • Stamps
  • Red, pink and black ink pads




We are so glad to have this opportunity not only to share some love with the residents of a local retirement community.  But we also hope the cards will make the residents' family members and caregivers feel supported, as well.


Kay's beautiful handwriting graces many of the envelopes.

Altogether the NC REALTORS® staff made 78 cards, 3 more than the 75 requested by Maryfield.

Happy Valentine's Day!


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