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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

A Sketch and a Request for Help

  I saw a request for Help this AM on Nana Connies blog and decided to whip up a quick card- well, I should be cleaning, but I HATE to clean....hehehe
  I made a card for Edith and used the sketch challenge at Mark's Finest Papers.
 The Washi is from China- I bought it a couple of years ago in Shenghen- much cheaper there, but the Shipping and handling was alot (hehehe aka my plane ticket and hotels....) . The Gold cardstock is from Marco's Papers. The CS is Tangerine from SU. The images are from Mark's Finest Papers.

Here is the info to help Edith:
 
Hello, dear blogging friends.
One of our blogging-paper-crafting-friends, Sue Drees, recently shared some sad news.
Her sister, Edith, fell on June 22, and was diagnosed with a brain tumor. On June 25, the tumor was successfully removed. However, the biopsy brought back devastating news - a fast growing Brain Cancer. Sue's sister is determined to fight this all the way. She began physical rehabilitation on July 4.
Sue and Edith both live in the North East (USA). Sue and her husband transport Edith's husband to the hospital each day and check up on changes and quality of care.
While Sue did not ask for help, others kept in touch with her and asked if Edith would enjoy receiving cards of encouragement and support.
Sue was so grateful that the on-line community might help in this way - it was something she had not considered.
Edith enjoys quilting and LOVES flowers! Edith's beloved fur baby is a little pug and they miss each other very much.
Will you please consider sending a note, tag, or card (or two or three?) offering encouragement? Edith valiantly fights other illnesses in addition to this new challenge. She is a very courageous soul.
Cards can be sent addressed to Edith c/o Sue Drees and she will take them daily to the hospital.
***To obtain the mailing address, please write:
thinkingofyou@tampabay.rr.com  
Thank you for making a difference in one person's life, by bringing in a little sunshine.
  If you'd like to post this information on your own blog, feel free to copy and paste it into a post.  The more people we reach, the more cards will be there to encourage Edith in her fight.  And if you believe in the power of prayer, add Edith to your daily prayers.  I'm keeping her in mine.  :-D

 Thanks for posting this Nana Connie- and I hope many papercrafters will drop Edith a card in the mail.

 Challenge:
Sketch- Mark's Finest Papers

Thanks for stopping by!
 Shelly

10 comments:

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Leanne said...

Lovely card & a very thoughtful way of cheering Edith. Hope she recovers soon. Will email you. XXLeanne

Maxine D said...

Beautiful card Shelly - love your comment about the washi P&P :-).
Blessings
Maxine

NanaConnie said...

Marvelous take on that sketch, Shelly! Lovely color combo. Thanks for helping out and sending encouragement to Edith. :-D

Terry said...

Wonderful take on the sketch challenge! Your card is very thoughtful and will be very comforting. Lovely!

Penny said...

Shelly, this is a beautiful design! I love the yummy colors & DP you chose. Always love embossing, and the die cuts and images are really sweet! :^)
Hugs, Penny
So nice of you to do this! :^)

Shirley said...

This is wonderful, Shelly, and they will really love it. I was really happy to see you were doing it too! Very Fen Shui warm and uplifting too!

kReN said...

Lovely card and nice take on the sketch. You were kind to pass along the request.


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