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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

A Birthday Card for Rafael

After spending almost half his life battling cancer, Rafael Moraes is looking forward to his 10th birthday.  But instead of presents, the Point Cook boy wants birthday cards – hundreds of them.  “He’s the type of kid who reads everything written on cards, even the maker’s printed words,” his mother, Natasha Moraes, says.
Rafael has neuroblastoma, a solid tumour cancer of the sympathetic nervous system. He was diagnosed in 2008 and, after a few years free of medical intervention, is undergoing regular chemotherapy and other treatments.
A Werribee childcare worker has organised a “card-a-thon” for the grade 4 Westbourne Grammar pupil.  His father, Domingoes Moraes, says the cards will fill his son with joy.  “This will cheer him up so much,” he said. “The idea of someone sending him a birthday card will make him feel special.”
Cards can be sent (before March 25) to PO Box 1617, Werribee, 3030
Here is the card I made for Rafael.  There is a bookmark inside the envelope with a couple of cute goggly eyed monsters.  Why not make or send a Card to Rafael also to brighten his day.



Happy Crafting,
Sue

Monday, March 10, 2014

Hip Hip Hooray Card Kit

Why get your cards at the store? You’ve got 20 cards at your fingertips. They’re thoughtful, they’re beautiful, they’re handmade, and they take just minutes to make! 

The Hip Hip Hooray Card Kit contains everything you need (minus scissors) to create 20 beautiful cards for a variety of occasions. The kit is excellent for people who are just getting started as papercrafters, and also makes a great gift! 

The Hip Hip Hooray Card Kit includes: 
* Cardstock and envelopes for 20 cards 
* Twine, clips, and adhesive die-cut embellishments
* Three-piece Hip Hip Hooray Stamp Set & clear stamp block
* Stampin Dimensionals 
* Basic Gray Stampin’ Spot (mini ink pads) 
* Full-color instructional brochure






 


 




 




 







Happy Crafting,
Sue 

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Crazy Crafters Punch Art March Blog Hop


Thank you for joining The Crazy Crafters team for our monthly blog hop.  The theme for the March Blog Hop is Punch Art, chosen by our Host Carolina Evans.  We hope you enjoy our virtual hop where you will learn great techniques for your paper crafting projects.

You should have just left stop number 5 on the Crazy Crafters Hop - Deborah Raymer at Debzhouse Stamping.  If so, you are in the right spot. If you get off track, the full blog lineup below will help you move along from blog to blog so you see all of the amazing creations.

I have made 2 Card Projects for the hop - a Punch Art Skunk called Pepe & a Punch Art Fox called Reynard.   Aren't they just the cutest characters?  

 

How many different punches can you see here?


These Cute Critters have been CASEd from Daneesdelights.  You can find the original post here

Shop for the 2014 Occasions Catalogue Products in my Online Store.  Don't forget, during Sale-a-bration, you can choose a FREE product from the Sale-a-bration Catalogue for every $90 purchase from ANY of the current Stampin' Up! Catalogues.

If you would like to receive a copy of the Occasions & Sale-a-bration Catalogues for FREE, pls subscribe to my Newsletter & I'll be in contact with you shortly with a very special exclusive offer on your 1st Stampin' Up! order from me.  

The next stop is Nicole Spicer at Handmade by Nicole Spicer, stop number 7 on the Crazy Crafters Blog Hop! 


Blog Hop Line Up:

 1) Carolina Evans at Studio Evans
 2) Teena Maher at Stamping with Teena 

 3) Angela Lorenz at Angs Crafty Cards
 4) Kylie Bertucci at Crafty Kylie
 5) Deborah Raymer at Debzhouse Stamping
 6) Sue Wdowik at Nigh Nigh Birdie        <---(you are here)
 7) Nicole Spicer at Handmade by Nicole Spicer 
 8) Kate Benade at Stamping with Kate
 9) Tamie Holt at Tamie Luvs Craft2
10) Karen Coulter at Stamping K’oz 


Thanks for visiting & pls don't forget to leave a comment,
Sue