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Express yourself with these timeless messages on note cards, bookmarks, and other calligraphic artwork created by Lorraine.

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Lorraine Ortner-Blake
N6096 Highway W
Portage, WI 53901

 

Lorraine created these cards with watercolor and gouache (a sort of opaque watercolor) and had them printed on heavy, textured, Strathmore paper. They are five-by-seven inches, unless noted. Envelopes are bright white and recycled. Cards are blank inside. Each card is $2.50.

Click here to see Lorraine's artworks as they are created.

 

Note Cards

It’s easy to order!
1. Choose your favorite note cards, bookmarks, prints, and/or postcards from all designs.

2. Email me (ortnerblake@gmail.com) with your selection, mention the first few words or title of the designs you’d like. Let me know where to ship.

3. I’ll ship your order! Just send a check when your order arrives.


What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Emerson

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When someone you love becomes a memory that memory becomes a treasure.

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Celebrate Life Begin with dessert. Reminisce. Believe in yourself. Spread joy. Listen to others. Listen to yourself....

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Love Is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or conceited or proud,...its faith, hope and patience never fail. 1 Corinthians 13: 4-7

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To know someone here or there with whom you feel understanding, in spite of distances or thoughts unexpressed, this can make life a garden. Goethe

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Live Simply Read every day. Do something nice. Waltz in slippers. Collect acrons. Slow down. Linger. Feel the seasons. Open your heart. Let miracles happen. Pray first.

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Attitude The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me is more important than facts. It is more important....

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Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Be gentle with the earth. Share your knowledge--it's a way to achieve immortality. Spend some time alone every day. Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values. Great love and great acheivements involve great risk.

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Anyway...You see in the final analysis it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway.

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Children are given to us on loan for a very short time....Our job, like the gardener's, is to meet their needs as best we can: to give proper nourishment, attention, love & care, & hope for the best.

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Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.

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God will not let you be tested beyond your strength. Along with the test he will give you a way out of it so that you may be able to endure it. 1 Corinthians 10:13

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It is written upon my heart this day is the best day of the year. Attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson

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I've learned that it's not what you have in your life but who you have in your life that counts. I've learned that it takes you a long time to become the person you want to be....

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One hundred years from now it will not matter what kind of car you drove or the sort of house you lived in. But the world may be different because you were important in the life of a child.

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Our family is a circle of Love and strength. With each Marriage and each Birth the circle has grown. Every joy shared adds more love to the circle. Every challenge faced together makes the circle stronger.

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Rich is not how much you have or where you are going or even what you are. Rich is who you have beside you.

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Some people make the world more special just by being in it.

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Sometimes God calms the storm and sometimes He lets the storm rage and calms His child.

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Stay Loose

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This is the beginning of a new day. God has given me this day to use as I will. I can waste it or use it for good....I want it to be gain not loss, good not evil, success not failure, in order that I shall not foget the price I paid for it.

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This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24

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To love a child Encourage silly. Say Yes as often as possible. Realize how important it is to be a child. Read books out loud with joy. Teach feelings. Make forts with blankets. Giggle a lot....Be there.

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You're braver than you believe and stronger than you seem and smarter than you know.

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But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. Isaiah 40:31
And He will lift you up on eagles wings. Bear you on the breath of dawn, Make you to shine like the sun, And hold you in the palm of His hand.

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Expect Miracles

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Some people come into our lives and quietly go, others stay for a while and leave footprints on our hearts and we are never the same.

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Success To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelleigent people and affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics, endure the betrayal of false friend;...this is to have succeeded.

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And the day came when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

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Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.

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If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. Henry David Thoreau

This card is about 4x9 inches. It fits a standard business envelope. $2.50 each

There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.

This card is 5x7 inches. $2.50 each