Tuesday, November 16, 2010

A Card drive for Elise and some Blog Candy
Hi all,I do have some cards to show you tomorrow,but first I have some sad news about one of our fellow bloggers.Elise from Paper Love Affair has just recently been diagnosed with breast cancer,she wasn't going to say anything,but decided to post her story in the hopes of raising more awareness of this disease.What also upset me was knowing that Elise has a 4 year old son,my youngest is 4 1/2 and as you  know you do worry about your children,I just can't imagine what Elise is going through right now.Elise has a long road ahead,so I am asking all you generous crafters out there to make Elise a cheery uplifting card to help her get through this.You can read Elise's Story here and here.When Bec from Bizzy Becs heard Elise's story,she wanted to help, so she has put up this AWESOME blog candy for one lucky person.Thanks Bec,you are wonderful and so very generous.So here is what you could win

Popcorn the Bear  - Thinking of You
Bildmalarna Stamps - Tossa in Cart 
Wags n Whiskers Stamps - Fairy Hannah
CC Designs Cutters - Cherry Border - Metal Die
CC Designs Cutters - Sawtooth Border - Metal Die
Bizzy Becs Sweet Post Stamps - Collection 1

And now for the rules of entering the candy
  • Please make a card for Elise (something Cheery that would put a smile on her face) and link your card to the Mr Linky at the bottom of this post
  • In your post please include that we are looking for people to make a card for Elise and by doing so you also have a chance to win some candy
  • If you don't have a blog you can still enter the candy,just email me the card  you made for Elise to chezzy31@gmail.com and I will post it on my blog and add it to the linky for you
  • When you have finished the card and posted it on your blog email me at chezzy31@gmail.com to get Elise's address so you can post it to her (please allow me a day or two to respond,just in case I get flooded with emails)
So come on everyone,lets see if we can shower Elise with lots of cards and lots of love and hugs!!!!!

I will be making a card for Elise and when it is finished I will blog it so you can see.Here is the card I made for Elise.

This post will be stuck to the top,please see below for newer posts.This candy will be open for one month closing on 16th November at midnight giving you all plenty of time to make a card and enter.


Debbie Pamment said...

This hits home to me - I've had 3 friends go through this - and come out the other side!!! I've sat through treatments with them and helped change dressings and now to make something extra special for this lovely lady - will get onto it! Thanx to you and Bec for what you're doing to help!

Dawn said...

Oh My there is always worse off than your self the poor woman I pray she will be well. Oddly it's think pink here in the UK and we all wear pink ribbons and such to raise money for those affected by BREAST CANCER so my heart and love to Elise and her family

Love Dawn xx

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~♥~The Navy Wife~♥~ said...

Evening Chery, A card is so simple and the simple pleasure it can bring so easy, that I just had to send Elsie a card. Thank you, and thank Bec for giving us all this opportunity (Hugs)

~♥~The Navy Wife~♥~ said...

Evenings again Cheryl, Just wanted to let you know I dropped you an email tonight. Forgive my lateness :$ It's great to see some more cards comeing in! Let's see some more !

Chelsea said...

Hi Cheryl, You are so wonderful to be doing this for Elise. I know she will be so touch and so teary by all of this. Big Hug to you!

Mandy said...

Oh hun that was a shock, poor Elise, of course I will make her a card asap
hugs Mandy xx

CraftyC said...

hi Cheryl, firstly thankyou so much for offering to send my Daniel a card, hope you got the email. Secondly, I often pop over to Elise's blog and its shocking to hear so will gladly make a card. It will be over the next few days as a busy weekend ahead but will pop on here and email you when done. Many thanks for your kindness

Riet said...

So beautiful card Cheryl,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Cindy Haffner said...


Aussie Loz said...

lovely thing you're doing, I can't image what Elise is going through... but it's a firm reminder to us all to check ourselves regulary ♥

Annette Bowes said...

Thought I had left a comment last week Cheryl, certainly meant to! Thank you and thank you Bec for making us all aware and hopefully bringing some huge smiles to Elise. Beautiful card you have created, gorgeous layout, flowers & Charms, perfect sentiment, take careX:)

angelique (anlou) said...

what a great idea to help another human
the candy is so sweet from bec
i've just linked my card, that i would love to send elise
i've send a email to you sweetie
hugs angelique

Jessica said...

I don't want to enter to win, but I'd love to send Elise a card. (I'm a Cricut Card Fairy) So if you can send me her address, I can be reached at Jazzyjess49@gmail.com

Jamie said...

This is great Cheryl, I'm so glad you are doing this! I already have Elise's address so my card is in the mail today! Jamie

Lynn said...

You are so thoughtful Cheryl and compassionate lady..and I don't want to enter either but I would like to send Elise a card too. So could please email me at lynnb117@gmail.com with her address and I will send it right off.
Much huggs to you and Elise
Lynn xxx

Maria said...

I`ts a sad story to get such a sewere diagnos.
I`ll hope she gett well. People can do in thios diagnose.

Jodi said...

A very beautiful card you have made for Elise!! I know she will love it!
Jodi =)

Cindy Haffner said...

Ohh she is so DREAMY.

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helen ... said...

hi, thanks yo for visitng my blog =), that is s nice of you, I love the paper backiing and the embelissmenth you ve used,great choice¡¡¡
have anice day

Andrea L - EnchantINK said...

Dang it! I missed the deadline ... I am hoping I can add a link here. (Not for entry into the comp ... but just so Elise knows that someone else is thinking of her!) I just really wanted to encourage Elise! Sorry ... I am so slack ... but I only discovered the challenge on Monday! (And ... didn't read the deadline date properly!)
Please check my 18Nov post on my blog to see my card for Elise! (link below)
Andrea's Blog
Hugs xxaxx

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