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SAS4Kids Challenge July 2, 2018

Ok, I think it’s been 2 weeks and here I am! 🙂  I’m so glad you’re stopping by! 🙂  The first thing I want to remind everyone is about the upcoming Blog Hop! 🙂

175th Challenge Celebration Coming!

SAS4Kids is celebrating our 175th Challenge on July 21, 2018 with a Huge Blog Hop with Many Prizes to be WON! The theme will be Christmas in July 4 Kids and you can win prizes by just commenting and/or entering the challenge!
That’s in 2 weeks from Saturday!! 🙂  There will be prizes along the Blog Hop for many to win!! 🙂  I will personally have two prizes to be given away for people commenting on my blog! 🙂  It should be lots of fun, I hope you can all join us!! 🙂
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I saw a card on Pinterest that was similar, but not the same.  I’m always saying how I need more “boy” cards, so I made one 😉  Using the Doodlebug, Dragon Tails, 6×6 pad, and also the Dragon Tails odds & ends pack.  I popped up the dragon and the sentiment with Stampin’ Dementionals from Stampin’ Up!, also some Tombow glue.  Deciding what to do was the hardest part.  Once I got going it was really easy! 🙂
Now I need to apologize to my cardmakers.  I’m sorry, this last month has been really busy and I didn’t have time to do individual card photos 😦  But I am going to share some of the group photos 🙂  So first I have Melissa Jackson of MO.  Melissa has group card making events and some of the ladies share their cards with us as well 🙂  So in her grouping of cards, other cardmakers could have actually made some of the cards, but they were all sent by Melissa for our kids! 🙂
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Melissa’s group makes well made and fun cards, great to share with our kids! 🙂
Next up is Judy Martin of PA 🙂
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Judy’s cards are all different, you can see her cards are fun too! 🙂
Next is Ruby Haugen of MN 🙂
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Ruby tends to send themes, like holidays, this time was mostly baby cards which are so cute!  I’m also loving the three cards right up front! 🙂
Next is Dr. Robin Hayworth of NY! 🙂
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Robyn sends some of the same cards almost every time, but she throws in new ones
also 🙂  Great selection for all ages! 🙂
I want to thank all of my card makers, including these four! 🙂  Your dedication means so much to me and the kids at our hospitals! 🙂  You make a difference! 🙂
Thank everyone for joining me today, even if you don’t make cards for SAS4Kids, I appreciate your interest! 🙂  I hope you’ve found some inspiration! 🙂
I hope you will join us on July 21st for our Christmas in July Blog Hop! 🙂  You can visit us on our blog, or start with me, here! 🙂
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Freshly Made Sketches #292, SAS4Kids

Welcome back! 🙂  I’ve been making cards again! 🙂  I love all the sunshine we’ve been getting, it makes me so happy! 🙂  It also gives me a lot of energy! 🙂  My grandson has been allowing me to make some cards by being really good! 🙂

I made and will enter into the Freshly Made Sketches challenge #292, a fun Summer card, I hope you like it! 🙂  Here’s the sketch:

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This is where I found this digital image on Etsy. Prettygrafikdesign.

I used Stampin’ Up! papers, Daffodil Delight, Pear Pizzaz, and a retired DSP.  Isn’t he so cute! ?  Reminded me of my grandson:)  That’s not the only cute card I made, here are a few more:

Some of my images and papers are also from Clipartland, also on Etsy. I had lots of fun making these simple layouts with the cute images! 🙂  I also used more cardstock from Stampin’ Up!, Pumpkin Pie, Tempting Turquoise, and Pacific Point.  The printed papers came from Etsy on one of the sites already given above.

I don’t think we have enough African American images on our cards 😦  I was thrilled to find some cute ones on Etsy! 🙂  Although I have to say, it’s disappointing to just find “white” kids colored “brown”.  At least these images have ethnic hair.

I’m having trouble finding teen boy or girl images, if anyone knows a source, please let me know!  A lot of our “kids” are teens.

I haven’t gotten a lot of Summer cards, that’s one of the reasons I decided to make some.  I made quite a few of these cards 😉  I did just this Saturday get a package from Janelle Klapperich of SD 🙂  Here are some of her cards:

On the left are two cards.  On the right is the inside of the blue “hat” card.  Not a great photo, but I believe you can tell one of the balloons is popping out 🙂

Janelle let me keep one of the jellyfish cards for my grandson, she is so sweet! 🙂  He loves jellyfish and put this card in a place of honor so he can see it every day! 🙂

I love all of these cards, fun and colorful, sure to bring smiles to lots of faces! 🙂  Thank you so much Janelle for sending them in! 🙂

I hope everyone is enjoying their Summer so far! 🙂  I want to thank everyone who makes and sends in cards for Send A Smile 4 Kids! 🙂  Be sure to check out our blog! 🙂  The current challenge is “For the boys“, and I will also post my card there 🙂  You can join the fun too! 🙂

Thank you all for coming by! 🙂  I appreciate your interest, even if you don’t send in cards! 🙂  I hope you all have found some inspiration! 🙂  Hope to see you all again soon! 🙂

JAnetKay_StrawberryLe

 

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