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I have been papercrafting for over 10 years now. I love Stamping, Scrapbooking, Altered Items, and basically ALL Papercrafts. By day, I design packaging for pharmaceuticals. By night, I am a coach for Fun Stampers Journey and I love to stamp into the wee hours.
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Friday, January 29, 2010
You Can't Find a Card for this Topic in Hallmark!


I love making cards ... and what could be better than personalizing the card for the recipient.
A friend of mine at work has done a wonderful thing! She was determined to be a bone marrow match to a complete stranger. She was a perfect match and by her donating bone marrow was going to save this 23-year old's life. She jumped at the chance .... and in return our work place gave her paid time off.
Everyone wanted to pass around a card for her and make it special ... so they came to me to design something for her.
This is what I came up with:

I call this - Life Saver in the Sea of Bone Marrow!

I took the life saver as clipart from my computer. It fits perfect in this Nestability don't you think??? I typed the sentiment on my computer and added it. The bones are from an old TAC set and I gave them dimension with my Copics. Then I stamped "Marrow" with Simple Bet and embossed it. I added ribbon and pop-dotted the sentiment.

You just can't find this type of card in Hallmark!!

We are going to give it to her with a Cookie bouquet of "bone" cookies.

She is my hero!

10 comments:

  1. What a truly blessed story re your co-worked and the card is just PERFECT. Talk about original - I am sure it will be well appreciated.

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  2. This totally ROCKS! You co-worker is awesome! I love how create you are!

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  3. What an amazing story to share with us Chelsea. I love hearing things such as this.

    Your card is so personalized for her!

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  4. This is fantastic and kudos to the boss for giving paid time off to your co-worker. Great PERSONALIZED card! :-)

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  5. What a wonderful person your friend is. Chelsea would you please send me your snail mail so that I too can send your friend a card thru you! There aren't enough spectacular people in the world and I would like to acknowledge her. Thanks for sharing this touching story. What creativity you have!!! Great card

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  6. This is too cute!!! What a perfect card for your friend.

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  7. I love this card. So cute and she is so brave to do this!!

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  8. Wow!! The card is perfect and she's a true life saver. Thanks for sharing!!

    Laine

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  9. Wow! What a great post! Your coworker is definitely a hero!! I know she'll love all the wonderful greetings inside this terrific card!
    Angel Hugs,
    Bridgett

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  10. Love the bone theme. So cute. Thanks for sharing the story behind the card.

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