Friday, May 4, 2012

Karing for Karen!


Welcome to a special blog hop we are calling Karing for Karen, a hop for a very special friend of ours, Karen Knegten. If you have been around the stamping community for any length of time at all, you might have run into her.  She is always participating in challenges, offering us wonderful inspiration with her awesome talent!

About a month ago, Karen had to have surgery for two brain aneurysms. She is still in the hospital and we are having this blog hop to inspire more of you out there to send some cards to her AND to her family that is caring for her!  We hope you feel inspired with our little hop! Below you will find the links to all of the girls participating...these are from the Center Stage Spotlight Alumni group and the Design Team from Gina K Designs. Enjoy, and be inspired to send a card or two! Here is the address for sending them:

Karen Knegten
c/o R.S.V.P. Rental Services
350 W. Northwest Highway
Barrington IL 60010

I chose a simple, bold, bright design...I wanted to use green because right now, Karen can't have flowers or greenery in her room and I thought maybe green popped with black would liven up that sterile environment!

Notes:
You Go Girl!
Gina K Pure Luxury card stock
GKD Berries and Vines designer paper
Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Copic markers
Copic blending paper
SU twill ribbon
Basic Grey button
The Twinery twine

Look at the wonderful cards that will be sent from these talented artists!

25 comments:

  1. Oh, Deb, this sassy card is just perfect for Karen! Awesome!

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  2. love the black combo. makes it very striking ;)

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  3. Love that Sassy Chick! I am sure Karen will too!

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  4. So very sweet. She'll love it.

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  5. Cute and fun, sure to put a smile on Karen's face.

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  6. Killer coloring! Love the color combo too!

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  7. Lovely green and black -- love the image! with a darling sentiment!

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  8. Love you simple design!Thank you for letting us know that Karen can't have flowers yet.

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  9. What a wonderful idea to bring Karen some greenery, Deb. I almost used this stamp myself, but your surely created something adorable. Love it.

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  10. Oh fun - this will make Karen smile! Love it.

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  11. That shade of green and black are perfect together :)

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  12. Hi Deb, love your gorgeous card!! It is perfect!!!!

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  13. So pretty Deb! Lovely colors on this :)

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  14. We "girlfriends" must stick together! Love your card, and the opportunity to send Karen a card.

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  15. What a great idea to add a pop of green to her room. I know she will love it. Thanks for doing this for Karen!
    ~ky

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  16. OH-This is so cute! She will love it.

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  17. Great card...total girl power card.

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  18. simply gorgeous deb!! I love the colors, and everything about this!

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  19. Beautiful Deb! Love the tranquil colors and your fabulous frame! BTW, my hubby also had a pet raccoon when he was young - its mother hit by a car. He named him Rascal and said he was very intelligent!

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  20. This a beautiful card. It would make anyone smile and feel better. Love your colors. Thanks for sharing.

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  21. Too cute Deb! I love the color combo you used :)

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  22. just saw this post-I've been far too busy to be on computer...but will go make a special card today and get it in the mail. Praying for Karen and hope each day finds a little improvement.

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