Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Stamp Out Alzheimers

Hello my crafting friends! I'm back today with a card to share that has very special meaning.
Korin Sutherland at Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps has created this gorgeous digi stamp set called Forget-Me-Not for the Stamp Out Alzheimers fund drive. I'm more than happy to support this worthy cause as my uncle was recently diagnosed with Alzheimers and Parkinson's Disease. I can't imagine what it's like to lose your memories... and for loved ones as they deal with that and the other horrible effects of this terrible disease. My uncle is on medications that are having a positive effect, thanks be to God. It's this sort of research that is critical for finding a cure, so please help if you can... and have fun while you do it!

Korin is giving away the Forget-Me-Not digi stamp set as part of the week's activities on the SOA website. For more information, visit Korin's blog. The ticker shows that they've already exceed their goal to raise $5,000, but don't let that deter you! The more funds raised, the better! Plus, there are contests and giveaways going on all week, so don't miss out.

I colored the flower image with my Copics (such a fun image to color... the possibilities are endless!). The paper is from a past Key Ingredients kit from Taylored Expressions. This particular kit appears to be sold out, but Taylor's other kits are just as wonderful. I noticed that Taylor is also sponsoring some challenges and giveaways for the SOA event. The deets are on her blog.

Thanks for stopping by to visit! I always enjoy hearing from you. I'll be back soon with more fun things to share!


Stamp and Smile said...

I'm so proud to be on top of things with my blogging and being the first to comment on your WONDERFUL card Lisa!! You stole my heart with those cute buttons and of course the coloring is perfect on the flowers!! You have the Copic's coloring to a "T"!

I hope your uncle has great success with the med's!! It is sad seeing your loved one go through this... he's in my prayers!! You have a LOTS of sweet dreams tonight and my "PJ's" are starting to look for me! He,he! Very cool day and some rain. Soon the heat will show its face, and I know you are sick of it!! LOL... Hugs Lisa! :)

Debbie Pamment said...

Wow Lisa - the colours here sre truly stunning - love everything about this card - especially the sweet thoughts behind it's creation! That sentiment has sooo much extra meaning in this context - so perfect!!!

I see my FIL struggle with his short term memory - luckily not for people but the little things - like turning the gas off!! Hope all goes well with your uncle - will be sending him my best cyber wishes!

Lotsaluv xXx

Patti J. said...

Beautiful card, Lisa. I lost my dear grandmother to Alzheimer's. What a terrible illness...Hopefully, there will be a cure by the time our kids have to worry about getting it. Love your coloring! Have a great day - must get to work (ugh.)

Debbie M said...

Hi - beautiful card. Hope all goes well - My family has also been touched with it and it is not a nice thing to go through. Hopefully in the very near future they get a breakthrough.

Ps: love your blog design 'cause I love everything 'cats' LOL

Debbie M

Sara said...

Hi Lisa! What a great card! The colors that you used -- so stunning together and those buttons, such a cute touch!!

What a great cause you are supporting and I can tell it's one you hold close to your heart! Glad to hear that your Uncle is doing well on the medication -- I hope it continues! One day, there will be a cure for Alzheimers -- we just have to pray and stay positive until then!

Have a wonderful evening my friend!
Love and Smiles -- Sara

Summerthyme Studio said...

Lisa, this is Beautiful!!!!


Cindy Haffner said...

Lisa this just pops, awesome job.