Saturday 29 November 2014

Caring Hearts...♥

Happy Saturday, crafty friends!

Collection for the Caring Hearts Card Drive 2014 ended yesterday.
Want to know the total number of cards I received, here in Eastern Canada?
Wowsers, eh?
Many of the contributors commented on how much they enjoyed making cards for such a good cause, and that they look forward to doing it again next year (yes!). Several mentioned that they held card-making "bees" with their friends. Some asked how to make sure nursing homes in their area receive cards next year. This thing just keeps on growing!
As a "depot" I got to admire & enjoy the beautiful designs and top-notch craftsmanship of the cards that arrived. We had contributions from across Canada (British Columbia to Nova Scotia) as well as a few from overseas (France and Australia). Amazing!

I'm going to wait to announce the winner of the prize I mentioned in THIS blog post; Vera will take another week to finish collating all the results and drawing for prizes.

Next week I'll be able to tell you about a special project we have going in Ottawa to deliver the cards to nursing homes... It has an awesome name.

Finally got a little time to craft today, and was inspired by this advertisement:
I used the stripes from the shopping bag, and a new stamp set from Close to My Heart.
Took my trusty Paper Smooches bookmark die, and some platinum embossing powder and voilà.
I love those bright colours sandwiched between the traditional red & green.
This card is being entered in this week's Card Concept challenge: use a tag. Grab our Badge for your Blog!
Stay tuned for more Caring Hearts news...

Happy crafting, 


  1. What a cool way to use that stamp! Love the simplicity of it and the way it shows off that "&" sign.

  2. Coming from TCC...I loved your card!

  3. cheerful indeed!! Thanks for playing with us at the Card Concept!

  4. Very pretty tag Thank you so much for joining us at the Card Concept!

  5. cute tag - thanks for joining in with us at the Card Concept tag challenge

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