Monday, October 10, 2011

Swimming For Katie!!!

I am so proud to be participating in this wonderful blog hop that will benefit an amazingly special woman named Katie and her family. Please read on for all the details about this fundraiser and to find out how you can help!! Katie we all love you and are so inspired by your courage!
Swimming For Katie

From October 10-12 some of the best stampers are joining together to support and encourage our friend and fellow stamper, Katie Renz, who is currently battling inoperable gastric cancer.  If you're not familiar with her, Katie’s cancer story started just before Christmas last year.  This young, beautiful, healthy, vibrant mother of 3 with her infectious smile was suddenly diagnosed with an inoperable cancer, virtually overnight.  A few tummy aches and then stage 4 gastric cancer.  Her first post about it is here.  The idea of “Swimming for Katie” came from her recent post here.
 
This exclusive stamp used in my sample, designed by Becky Oehlers is available as a clear stamp, as well as a digis or a dig and SVG cut file.  100% of the profits go to Katie's fund to help her and her young family.  Her husband Kevin and her three young children need our help and support.  In addition to the Keep Swimming Octopus, Marianne Walker and True =D Doodle Designs both also donated digis that are for sale.  Direct donations are also being accepted.  Information central is HERE.  This is a permanent page that will stay active at i {heart} papers with current information and the full 3 day blog hop listing, as well as the donation button. 


Keep Swimming Octopus
Peachy Clear stamp

$5.50 with free shipping

Keep Swimming Octopus DIGIstamp
$3.00 with instant download

Keep Swimming Octopus DIGIstamp with SVG cut file
$3.50 with instant download

Keep Swimming Mermaid DIGIstamp
$3.50 with instant download

Keep Swimming Ribbon Fish DIGIstamp and DIGIpapers
$5.00 with instant download


I hope you will join me in supporting Katie through a purchase or donation.  The following is a list of everyone who has projects posted today.  I hope you will be inspired by them and moved to purchase or donate.  If you would like to send Katie a card, her mailing address is:

Katie Renz
PO Box 5913
Bellingham, WA 98227-5913



Thank you!


20 comments:

Jingle said...

I absolutely LOVE your card!!!

i {heart} papers said...

Adorable! Thanks for helping!

MissScrapAlot said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!!! HUGS AND PRAYERS HER WAY!!!!!

wyme98@yahoo.com

Julie Day said...

Love your card! The pink octopus looks adorable on that kraft card base and I love the ribbons and buttons at the bottom :)

ChristineCreations said...

Such great accents with this Jessica...I really love the sheer ruffly ribbon.

NinaN said...

Beautiful card!

Debgem said...

Super sweet card - I do like the aqua ribbon and button details!

Jessica Griffin said...

Adorable card!! I love how 3D it is!! Great job!! xo I'll keep Katie and her family in my thoughts.

Jessica Griffin
http://www.canyoupixelthis.com

Ashley Nguyen Newell said...

This is gorgeous Jessica! I love the layered ribbon and twine! Thanks for spreading the word to help Katie!

Julia Aston said...

Great fussy cutting on Ms Octopus! love the pretty ribbons!

Lisa Lara said...

Absolutely adorable Jessica. Thank you for doing this for Katie! FYI Jess Larsen's link is not working.

Jess-The Whimsical Butterfly said...

Loooooove the pink on kraft! Beautiful!

Tenia Nelson said...

Super duper cute card!! Thanks for helping Katie and her family!!

Lori said...

Too cute! Love the clean and simple design.

marilyn said...

Beautiful! Love the pink and how you used the bakers twine!

Vanessa Middleton said...

I LOVE this on the kraft with the turquoise and pink accents. Precious!!! I bought the stamp last night. :)

Rochelle said...

I am in LOVE with this card!

Lizscraps said...

Great combo of kraft, teal and pink. and the touch of ribbon on the inside is very clever too. :)

Nichole Bryant said...

Cute card!

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

This is AWESOME girlie!! LOVE every bit of this creation!!!