Monday, January 10, 2011

Cards for kids

I've recently decided to start collecting and then donating handmade cards to the B.C. Children's Hospital. I'm calling the project "Cards for Kids" and am working to get the first batch of cards to the hospital by the first week of February. These cards will be given to the nurses and staff at the hospital to give to sick kids at appropriate times (like birthdays and holidays).

This card is the first that I've made specifically for "Cards for Kids" and I'm quite pleased with it. I think it will be just great for a boy's birthday.
The image is from Tiddly Inks and I think it's just perfect for a boy's birthday. I raided the kids' craft stash for the paper (it's from a Crayola pack) and used alphabet stickers for the sentiment. The ribbon started out white but was coloured using Copics to match the boy's shirt.

Crafty Pad - happy birthday
One Stop Craft Challenge - for a child
Stamp Something - use a digi
Charisma Cardz - birthdays & celebrations
Paper Play - clean & simple


  1. Super cute card! I'm sure it will put a smile on a boy face. Thanks for sharing :)

  2. This is such a happy card, I am sure it will put a smile on a little boy's face !

  3. Lovely card, super image and colours. Thanks for sharing at The Crafty Pad this week.

    Pat xx

  4. It's a nice card and a great cause!

  5. Oh my goodness. That's adorable! What a sweet card for such a wonderful cause.

  6. really cute card.
    thanks for playing at Paperplay this week.

  7. Beautiful project Thanks for playing along with our plain and Simple theme at PAPERPLAY!

    Liz xx

  8. A lovely card thanks for joining us at the crafty pad x

  9. so sweet! love this simple style for a little dude's card! thanks so much for joining the Charisma Gals with our birthday celebration! xo

  10. This is a lovely card love the colour combo, DP's & image thanks for joining in at OSCC. Janet

  11. Gorgeous card :-) The image is just soo cute and the design is lovely :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Stamp Something Challenge :-)
    Lols x x x