Monday, September 22, 2008

A Card for a Cause

There are several blogs I drop in on everyday for inspiration and to enjoy the eye candy. Carolyn King's is one of those, and she is giving away an absolute huge bushel of blog candy to bring focus on Alzheimer's disease in honor of her grandmother who recently died from this disease. This is also to give kudos to those who are caregivers of those suffering from the disease. My grandmother passed away years ago from cancer, but she also suffered from dementia near the end, so I know the toll this disease can take on anyone involved.
I made this card for a good friend of mine who is taking care of her mother who was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's. It has been heartbreaking for her. We try to get together for dinner once a month, but talk on a phone quite a bit. Tommie is a teacher and with school starting again she was so worried about what to do with her mother, but thankfully she found a wonderful adult daycare center that specializes in Alzheimer patients, and her mom really enjoys going each day. In fact, she came home one day and said she needed a costume but didn't want one like all the others. I will be meeting Tommie for dinner on Wednesday and will give her this card.

Stamps: Rebecca - Repeat Impressions; Garden Grass - Rubbernecker, Kitchensink Sentiment.
Paper: Paper Studio CS.
Ink: Colorbox, Stampabilities Dye Ink.
Accessories: Brayer, watercolor pencils, Marvy markers.

3 comments:

Joan Fricker said...

Nancy,
What a pretty card! I love how you blend your colors. It is just beautiful!

Joan

Jamie Martin said...

Very pretty!

Janine said...

Lovely card for a great cause!!