Category Archives: Drawer Cards

When I was 21…

A warning sign attached to a fairly scary bar in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia was the inspiration for this year’s anniversary card.

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Happy Birthday, Tina!

It’s that time again!

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Intercepted Valentine

Above is this year’s Valentine to the Missus. I didn’t have a firm idea, but just went where my pencils and pens took me. I think I need help. Scanned ink drawing colored in Affinity Photo.

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Happy Birthday Joe!!!

I took this photo of Joe when we were first dating, I used it on the first birthday card I ever made for him, and on every card since then! This year, I’ve incorporated the newest member of our family … Continue reading

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Stuck on You

Shortly after walking down the aisle twenty years ago, this photo was taken. My groom, unaccustomed to wearing any type of jewelry, was twisting the brand new wedding band around his finger. I like to joke that he was trying … Continue reading

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’til the Real Thing Comes Along

This year’s birthday card for the lovely Tina features the fabulous feline Plywood in a photo collage cobbled together in the astounding Affinity Photo. Happy birthday, Tina!

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Holiday Fatigue

Somewhere at the end of the ’80s I started dating a girl just after the holidays. I sketched out this little cartoon combining Christmas, Valentine’s Day and Easter for her as a gag greeting card.

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Stupid Cupid

…and here’s my Valentine to Tina. I saw this poor guy on a stoop in South Philadelphia during one of my South Philly Safaris, and I knew I couldn’t pass it up with February 14th right around the corner.

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Happy Birthday Joe!

It’s been our tradition since we’ve been dating to make birthday cards for each other. Joe’s head is a photo I took of him on our third or fourth date, I used it on the very first birthday card I … Continue reading

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Nineteen!

Our 19th wedding anniversary was drawing near, and I was in a panic! It’s our tradition to make cards for each other, and I wanted to give Joe a special, classy gift – a portrait of us trapped in a … Continue reading

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The Prime of Miss Tina Garceau

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Love isn’t fat free!

My Valentine to Tina

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Tradition!

It is Tina’s and my tradition to exchange cards we’ve made ourselves for holidays, birthdays and anniversaries rather than add to the pile of clutter exchanging gifts to be forgotten. My wife is not really the Kay Jeweler type, and … Continue reading

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Eighteen!

 Eighteen years ago, I walked two blocks to a church in the pouring rain under a gigantic golf umbrella to marry the man of my dreams. I’m lucky to have met a man who “gets” me. He champions my work, will eat anything … Continue reading

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