Monday, 10 January 2011

Help for Katie

Katie Emmerson Renz, a fellow crafter, has very recently had the devastating diagnosis of stage 4 gastric cancer. She is currently undergoing chemotherapy, her only treatment option. 
Katie is married to Kevin and they have 3 beautiful boys. You can read Katie's story - in her own words - HERE on her blog.

A group of very talented artists have come together to fundraise for Katie and her family. They have put together a package full of lots of digital images that you can purchase for a fraction of their worth. Details and images of these digis can be found on Jak Heath's Blog.

Please, dig deep and do what you can to help. Spread the word about this fundraising through your blogs, forums, Facebook, Twitter.. anywhere that will allow it. 

I have made a very clean and simple card using one of the images and some sentiments from this package. 

and here are some photographs of the lovely Katie and her family.

The full list of artists and images are over on JAK'S Blog, along with details on how to purchase the images - AND there will be prizes!!

Stamp Something - use a digi
Delicious Doodles - try something new or use something new
Cute Card Thursday - use some old stash
Delightful Challenges - buttons
Digi Doodle Shop's Best - buttons
Pixie Dust Studio - 2 or more ribbons
Rainbow Lady's - something new (product, technique, tool)
Sassy Studio Designs - use something new


Anonymous said...

Hi Sandy!! This is really precious hun!! I adore your fun image and gorgeous coloring!! What a wonderful idea!!BIG HUGS

Claire Brennan said...

Super card Sandie! love the wee guys pink cheeks!!! Thanks for blogging this! Hugs!

Julia Aston said...

Great coloring on your truck Sandie! love the hearts punched edge too!

Rainbow Lady said...

Great card my Grandson would love it. Thanks so much Love Cynthia x

Teri said...

Cute card hun!
Thank you for playing along in our Delicious Doodles Challenge this week, and good luck!
Teri x

Jen said...

Great card, love the image and the sentiment. Thank you for joining us at Rainbow Lady's challenge this week.
Jen x

Dana said...

It's so great to see our community pull together for one of our own!! Now I know why my Google Reader had 170+ unread just in the last few hours!
Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best :)

Regan said...

Wonderful card... perfect for a little boy's Valentine! :)

Sara said...

How cute, thanks for playing along with SSD and DDSB!

Pauline said...

Lovely card, love the heart trim, and the colouring is fab.

Hazel (Didos) said...

Hiya, Ah this is great thanks for playing along on Rainbow Lady this week Hazelxox

Deirdre said...

Sandie, thanks for highlighting this - off to spread the word and make a card. ADORE yours... off to play with the digis now.

Left a message on Katie's blog. Deirdre

Jóna said...

Super cute card !

Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best :D Hope to see you again.

All the best to you,
Jóna, DT member at DDSB

Julie said...

Just darling! Thank you for joining us at Cute Card Thursday!


Karen said...

Very nice, thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best.

Annie said...

thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday with your fun card, and I hope we see you again next time.
hugs, annie x

WeirdCat said...

Fab card, vibrant colours, thank you for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best this week
Ruth x

Ruthie said...

This is such a sad situation. I bought the set the other day - but you have done so well to get something made so quickly!

Thanks so much for joining in our challenge over at Delicious Doodles this week!


Cat said...

Your card is adorable! Thanks for joining us at Pixie Dust!