Friday, 4 September 2009

Get well soon Paige


This card is for a very special cause which you can read about over at Stamp Something. A 13 year old called Paige was injured in a serious boating accident and has had part of her arm amputated. The challenge is to use your favourite stamp and some punching or die cutting and if you would like to send Paige your card so much the better, though this is optional. My card will be winging its way to Paige in Boston, Massachusetts. (Just realised I made a joke there as the image is an angel.) How do you choose your fave stamp, well it is impossible. This is one of my new Whiff of Joy stamps that I have been itching to use and as she is a guardian angel I thought she was very appropriate for Paige. Let's hope she recovers soon.

The lovely sketch is from Whiff of Joy. The challenge at Secret Crafter is flights of fancy and angels and fairies is the theme at Papertake. She is girly and glittery for the challenge at Passion for Promarkers. Swirls, curls and hearts is for Charisma.

Die Cut Dreams are looking for DT members and in order to enter you have to make a pink card so here is my entry.
The weather has been awful today, rain and wind so let's hope for better weather this weekend. Must go, dinner to cook but will catch up with your blogs this weekend.

Image - Whiff of Joy
Coloured with Letraset Promarkers, highlighted with Sakura clear star pen, wings painted with Angek Wings Shimmerz
Paper - Papermania Raspberry Champagne
Die cuts - Sizzix swirl
Embellishments - brads and hearts from stash
Glitter Ribbon - Laura Ashley
Flowers - Prima painted with Angel Wings Shimmerz

25 comments:

Erin... said...

gorgeous card marianne!! i love this image too!!! thank you so much for sending this to Paige I know she'll love the hearts and well wishes!! thanks for joining us at stamp something

Natalie said...

Lovely card, thanks for joining us at PFP this week. x

weewiccababe said...

super card, for a very worthy cause
thanks for joining us at PfP this week and good luck
Debbi
xx

Michele said...

Such a pretty card Marianne. Love the image you've used and the colours. Little Paige will love this. Thanks for joining us this week at PFP. Hugs Michele x

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Marianne, what a stunning card. I love the image and your coluring is fab. This story has touched us all - I'm sure Paige will love your card. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

Jane Carroll said...

fabulous

thanks for joining us this week on SCSC :)

Hugs Jane x

helen said...

what a lovely card and for such a worthy cause too , i'm sure paige will love it
thanks for joining us at pfp this week
hugs
helen x

Donna said...

This is such a brilliant creation for our flights of fancy theme this week! Thanks for joining us at SCSC :) Donna x

Lynsey said...

Wow Marianne, this is so beautiful! I love the image you have chosen. What a lovely thought to send this card to Paige, I am sure she will love it!
Hugs Lynsey:)

Vicky (Angeldrummer) said...

absolutely beautiful card and fab cause x

Anne said...

Hi Marianne!
What a beautiful card. I love the colours and all of the details!

I must admit to be curious when I see a "norwegian" name in a card challenge... and often I must abrod to find the person behind the name. *LOL*

Have a nice weekend!
-Anne-

Caryn said...

What a gorgeous card - so pretty and the glitter looks fab. Thanks for joining us at PFP.

Hugs,
Caryn xxx

Jilli said...

Gorgeous card, pretty papers and cute image. Jillix

debby4000 said...

Adorable sweet card, beautiful image and papers.
luv
Debby

Sally said...

Great card and I love the glitz on the flowers.
Thanks for joining our challenge this week at Charisma Cardz.

JanJ said...

A really lovely card & gorgeous colours. Thanks for joining us at Charisma this week

Jan x

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vikkithescrapjunkie said...

Hi Marianne, beautiful card! very pretty image and lots of gorgeous detail too! Good luck with the DCD DT call.
Love n hugs
Vikki xx

Suzanne said...

This is so sweet love the image. Thank you for joining us at PFP this week. Sue :o)

Susie Sugar said...

Stunning card and for a very good cause , thank you for taking part in our DCD DT call
Hugs Susie xx

cats whiskers said...

Lovely design, the papers, image and colours are just perfect, and what a wonderful reason to make a card, have a good day sweetie hugs Jacqui xx

Allison said...

very pretty swirly card
Thanks for joining in with us at Charisma this week
AllisonX

Vee said...

A gorgeous card, with fab swirls. Love your WOJ image too. Thanks for joining us at Charisma this week. Good luck.
xx Vee

Giovana said...

Beautiful card!! I am pretty sure Paige will love it.
Thanks so much for joining us at Stamp Something Challenge.
God bless
Giovana

Cardmaking Galore said...

This is lovely and gd luck for the DT call!