Wednesday, 7 July 2010

Kickin' It For Michelle - Sending Donkey Smiles.....


Good morning friends!

I'm sure you've all read about Michelle by now and know what has happened to her recently, so I won't go into detail here on my blog..... but if you do want to know more then you can read her story here. I don't know Michelle personally but I have been so warmed by all the efforts people have been making to support her that I felt compelled to make and send her a card. And I pray that she continues to find the strength to be strong and battle the storm, she certainly sounds like a wonderful lady..... big hugs to you today Michelle! I'm entering the card into this week's ASFOS Challenge where the girls have made some wonderful cards for Michelle and are asking all of us to do the same..... can you imagine how much all that mail will cheer her up and make her feel totally blessed?!!!


I decided to go for a criss-cross pocket card so that I can enter the special monthly challenge at Just Magnolia and I have used the Magnolia 'donkey' as my image, lol! It took a while for me to put everything together but it was lovely to create something different!


I used Basic Grey Kioshi papers and a Martha Stewart punch to create the edges. The flowers are from Papirloftet and the raffia is from my stash.

Well as usual I'm in a mad rush so I'll have to fly..... take care and have a fab day ;o)

TTFN and TFL, hugs Tara xxx

17 comments:

Caroline said...

WoW!! Gorgeous card Tara!! I am sure Michelle will be over whelmed with all the support from friends & Bloggers. I just love your image and the flowers are lush. Caroline x

Ingrid said...

Wauw, how sweet of you to make this card! It is beautiful. She will love it.
Hugs Ingrid

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi tara,
This is a gorgeous card and so "Michelle". She'll love it.
Hugs,
Fiona x

SCRAP DIDI said...

Oh waouh !!! your card is very fabulous !!! i love colors and desing !!!
hugs didi

Riet said...

Wowww Tara,so beautiful card,i love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

debby4000 said...

Adorable card Tara, such a sweet image and love the colours.
luv
Debby

Annika said...

OK, I've GOT to give that knotted rafia a try, it look so cool on your cards! Fabulous colouring and a beautiful thought behind the card!
Hugs
Annika

Juls said...

wow this is gorgeous! Love the raffia detail! Hugs Juls

Julie said...

Such a great card,I love this wrap around pocket idea,so very clever. Thankyou so very much for the lovely comment that you put on my blog,I too usually stuggle with boy cards but this one almost designed itself,think it was just a great sketch and great image that just "talked" me through it lol! have even made another very similar one today. Thanks again,Julie.x

Pia said...

WOWwoooow Tara what a great card sooo beautiful details and colours.
hugs Piaxx

Georgia said...

This is absolutely stunning Mum! I love the envelope-style fold and the lovely papers and the image is perfect! The flowers are gorgeous and I really like the lettering, Michelle is going to love it! :) Love, Georgia xxxxxxx

Mina said...

stunning Tara, perfect for Michelle she will love it...thanks for joining in with the Just Magnolia challenge
Mina xxx

Sue said...

Hi tara
aww hun this is totally gorgeous luv your colouring, gorgeous papers & embelies, Michelle will luv it hun, sue,x

Kerry said...

Stunning card Tara. I love the cute little donkey. I have seen this style of card alot lately, really effective. Love Kerry xx

CraftyC said...

Stunning card Tara, Michelle will love it, so very sweet and beautifully embellished!
Clairexx

Michele said...

Such a gorgeous card Tara - Michelle will love it. Hugs Michele x

Jodi said...

What a sweet and beautiful card! Great idea to use the magnolia horse for a donkey image, it works perfectly!
Hugs
Jodi =)