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Monday, January 10, 2011

Digis for Katie~Please Help a Crafty Friend!

Hi Everyone!
Today I am sharing about my friend Katie Renz. She is a young wife and mother of 3 adorable boys, who was recently diagnosed with stage 4 stomach cancer. She is such a sweet soul and is loved by many. Some of her crafty friends have gotten together to help raise funds for her and her family to offset some of their medical expenses and to let them have some fun family time together.
Firstly, let me show you my card for Katie then I hope you will scroll to the bottom to see how you can help, while getting some awesome digis for yourself.

I illustrated the stamp set that this card was made with especially for Katie with this card in mind.
The image was watercolored and chalked.
The roses are from Wild Orchid Crafts.

Here is the entire set that I designed for Katie.

Now for the some of details about how you can help. 
Katie's friend Jak came up with the awesome idea for some of Katie's Illustrator friends to each create a stamp set to donate for Katie's cause. Some people who don't really even know her offered up some too, out of the kindness of their hearts.
Jak has decided to bundle all 16 of them together and sell them for just $23!!!

I told my friend Patricia from The Paper Temptress about it and she wants to help too. Everyone who buys the set gets entered into a drawing for lots of beautiful paper packs!

If you would like to know more about Katie and her new journey, she has been eloquently sharing on her blog.
To go see all of the beautiful digi sets and get the details, visit Jak's blog.

I am entering this card in lots of challenges in hopes of spreading the word that much more. Here are the ones I have entered:
Sentimental Sundays ~ "Anything With Wings"
Aly's  Sunday ~ "Things With Wings"
My Time To Craft ~ "Up in The Air"
Paper Play ~ "Clean and Simple"
Stamp Something ~ "Digi Days"
Cupcake Craft ~ "Something New" (the digi I created for Katie is new and the card is for the new journey she is faced with)
Stamp Scrap and Doodle ~ "New Beginnings" (the digi I created for Katie is new and the card is for the new journey she is faced with)
Secret Crafter ~ "Tons of Texture"
Rainbow Lady ~ "It's All New to Me" (the digi I created for Katie is new and the card is for the new journey she is faced with)
Stampin' B's ~ "An Old Favorite Plus Something New" (The old favorite is the White Diamond paper. The new is the image I created for Katie)
CES ~ "All Creatures Great and Small

I would love a quick comment before you go so I will know how many people are headed over to help our Katie.

Big hugs,
True :D


Lorraine said...

How generous of you to design a set for Katie! I am headed to Jak's now.

Nancy ~ Inkcicles said...

Oh so beautiful! Both the donation and the card!

Cassie said...

Such a beautiful set and card! You're awesome, True :D

auntbeespickles said...

Hi True, this is just beautiful! Wow, I love this dove and what a perfect card it makes! Love all the texture!! Great card

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Trudy this is beautiful! I love the white on white and your flowers are fabulous touch. I think I need to case this... hee hee

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Beautiful set of digi's & I love your card you made with them!

Thank you for sharing with us at The Crazy & CES Challenge this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Anita said...

Stunning card!

Rainbow Lady said...

Gorgeous card. My love and thoughts are with Katie. Thanks so much Love Cynthia x

Margie H said...

Lovely card!! Thank you for helping Katie! She is truly loved :) I am lucky to have her as my friend! Have a great Monday! xo

downrightcrafty said...

gorgeous creation and fabulous texture, thank you for sharing with us at the SCSC this week
Hugs Kate xx

Runnergirl Creations said...

What a beautiful card! You did an amazing job! Blessings!

Barb said...

Absolutely beautiful True!!!!

Sheena said...

so pretty

Jen said...

Lovely card, my thoughts are with Katie and her family. I wish you well in your endeavours to help. Thank you for joining us at Rainbow Lady's challenge this week.
Jen x

Virgo5 said...

What a gorgeous card for your Dear Friend Katie!
Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

Benzi said...

What a beautiful creation! Prayers for Katie and I wish her well.
Thanks for joining the Stampin B's old/new challenge this week.

Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

Beautiful card

Thanks for joining us on Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge :)

Hugs Jane x

Vicki Dutcher said...

True - I headed to Jak's blog as soon as I saw it! What a wonderful benefit they have put together for Katie! Your card is perfect~ my prayers are with her and her sweet family! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends and posting this announcement~~

Katie Renz said...

What can I say, you know how I feel.

Jacque said...

True...what an absolutely gorgeous card, sweetie...and for such a marvelous cause...Will jot you a note tomorrow....Hugs..Jacque

Sonja Bekker said...

Hi True,

What a lovely card and so so sweet for Katie!!^_^"
i'm hadding over now to see how i can help a little.

I'm following you now so i wont miss a thing;)

Hugs from Holland comming your way!

Sonja xx

Heike said...

Hi True, thanks so much for the nice comment on my blog. I'm already a follower of your wonderful Blog. Your card is amazing, love the embossing and the beautiful Details.

Big Hugs

The Crafty Den said...

Hi True, what a beautiful card. I love the gorgeous image and the sentiment is perfect. I've been reading Katie's blog and she is such an inspiration to everyone. Thanks for joining in with my "something new" challenge over at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

dj1952 said...

Hello Trudy, Thanks for your lovely comment on my blog. I have come over and have become one of your followers also. I also popped over to Jak's blog and donated for the lovely set of images that several of you created. Such a kind thing to do. I look forward to using the images in some of my own work. Hugs, dj

Catherine said...

Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Craft this week with such a gorgeous card ! Good luck ! Smiles from Catherine


A wonderful card True - I have read Katie's blog diary and it is so moving. I'm sure she is in everyone's prayers. Thank you for sharing this with us at Sentimental Sundays. x Sylvia x

Anonymous said...

Oh wow True!! This is truly stunning girl!! I love your soft and elegant details!! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Stamp Something!!HUGS

Mel X said...

Fabulous. Love the design and super cute image.

Thanks for joining us this week at the Secret Crafter. Good luck.

Mel X

Helen said...

Beautiful card!
Thanks for joining us at the SCSC!
Helen x

Emma said...

Such a beautiful card.
Thank you for joining us at CES Challenges.
Hugs Emma x

Lisa M. said...

Gorgeous! Love the flowers on this and the dove is sweet!

Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays this week! Looking forward to seeing you create with us again soon!
♥ Lisa