Friday, 8 May 2009

Another card for a Post Pal and 2 challenges!

Firstly I would like to Thank everyone who posted a message regarding yesterdays post and have agreed to send cards etc to Post Pals. If we bring a smile to one child's face then it is all worthwhile.


My card for today covers 2 challenges and is another card that will be sent to a Post Pal child, the first challenge is for Papertake Weekly where they want you to follow this wonderful sketch by Dawny P.




The second challenge is for Dare You 2 Digi stamp . The challenge here is to use Gingham & Stitching and send your card to Post Pals in order to qualify for entry into our prize draw, pop over to the DU2DS blog to get full details of the conditions of entry.

You may stitch by hand, sewing machine, faux etc. Don't forget your image needs to be digi. Post Pals are also sponsoring half of the prize there this week as well.

So here is my card for today which follows the sketch on Papertake and has all the elements for DU2DS.





It features PP by Making Memories Ethan collection, I love this paper! The Orange strip across the middle is fabric and the image is a freebie from Dustin Pike.

I have chosen to send this card and the one I made yesterday to 2 children on Post Pals, one is Joe B and the other is Zachary H, I will be enclosing a letter with each of them and over the weekend I want to alter 2 baby milk tins and fill then with items to send with the cards. I will post the pictures of these when I have made them.

I hope that some of you choose to help by sending a card or letter to bring a smile to these children's faces.

I hope they like what I am sending

10 comments:

Sandra said...

Hi...beautiful card,love the image you have used and a great take on our theme this week of gingham and stitching,thanks for joining in with the Post pals and DU2DS, goodluck with the prize,
Take care
San x

Rose said...

this card is sure to bring a huge smile!!! looking forward to seeing the milk tins when they are finished :D

Caroline said...

Such a fun card it will be loved for sure thanks for joining us on DU2DS this week
Have a great week end!
Caroline xx

Larissa said...

Great card! Lovely images and very cute design papers!
Thanks for joining us at DU2DS!
Hugs,
Larissa

Chris said...

Hi Maz, I think your card is absolutely gorgeous and the image is so cute, it's bound to bring a huge smile to the little boy you're sending it to and also the card you made yesterday which I thought was so bright and cheerful, also very creative! I read that you have personal experience with your Grandson of just how hard it is for the child and the family when a child has cancer and I'm so glad that you'll be supporting PostPals too, I think it's a fantastic Charity and I'm so glad that I found out about it. Thanks for spreading the word Maz and good luck in the draw. Chris x

Ellie said...

This is so cute! I love that image and the sketch is wonderful. Love all the layers.

Alex said...

I love what you have done with both the sketch and the image! Great saying you put in the banner. Some child will have a brighter day due to your card.

Sandra said...

What a bright and cheerful card. I'm sure it will brighten up your chosen child's day. Thanks so much for joining in with this weeks 'Dare' and for spreading the word about Post Pals.
Sandra x

steph said...

Lovely card! Thanks for joining us for the PTW challenge!

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

That would cheer anyone's day - wonderful card!

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