Hope House Home for Boys

The cards that I sell here in Chapala and Ajijic, Mexico benefit the dental program for the boys at Hope House in the nearby village of Ixlahuacan. There are close to 30 boys at the home and many of them come to the home having received no dental treatment. If you live here at Lakeside and would like to order a quality, hand crafted card for a special occasion and help me contribute to this worthy cause, please e-mail me at bettyinchapala@yahoo.com Card price is 50 pesos; the entire sales price is donated to Hope House.

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Friday, February 18, 2011

Get Well Wishes

Had another sleepless night and this card was the result. I was pleased with its clean and simple look. I used three different stamp sets -- All Things Grow and Backgrounds by Design2 by Annabelle Stamps and Kind Caring Thoughts by Stampin' Up. My card has a So Saffron base, with a layer of Whisper White, stamped in So Saffron ink. The flower image and sentiment are stamped in So Saffron ink on So Saffron cardstock, framed with More Mustard; they were all cut out with rectangular nestabilities and I added a couple of rhinestones to the flower layer. The butterfly was also stamped in So Saffron ink on white cardstock. This card will the entered in the following challenges:
Annabelle Stamps -- Say It In Yellow (like my friend Sue, I used "mellow yellow"!)
Phindy's Place Challenge and Stampin' B's -- both are for a monochromatic card.


Dorcas said...

Lovely monochrome card! Thanks for joining us at Phindys this week!

The Other Patti Sue said...

Absolutely beautiful Betty! Get some sleep girly!

Kerrie said...

Beautiful Betty, but hey try and get some sleep!

Olga said...

Don't ya just hate it when you can't sleep, but look at this beauty you created,so guess we can say something great came out of it! LOL, now go take a nap

Colleen said...

This is really pretty. Hope you can rest later :)

Sue Kohler said...

There is always a rainbow Betty, no sleep but a brilliant card in its place-lol! love how you have created your own background to keep with the theme!
Thank you for playing along with us at AnnaBelle's say it in yellow challenge! :)

Brenda said...

Wonderful card Betty!! I am sorry that you didn't sleep well, but what a gorgeous creation came of it. ;)

CraftieConnie said...

A very Pretty card indeed Betty!

Liz Weber said...

Loving this one Betty, what you have done with the background stamping and the gorgeous design is wonderful! FAB take on the AnnaBelle Stamps Say it In Yellow challenge, so glad you could play along again!

Kerry Steger said...

Hi Betty,
This is such an elegant card and I LOVE all that stamping!! I am such a fan of stamped backgrounds and you have done this beautifully!

Cec said...

This is such a great card, so soft and serene. Thanks for joining us at Phindy's Place.

Dori said...

very pretty card. Love the softness of the yellow and the white.

Janice M said...

Very nice card Betty! Have a safe trip.

Ida said...

Very pretty card. So glad you were able to join us for the AnnaBelle Say it with Yellow challenge this week.

AnnaBelle Stamps Blog said...

The background looks fabulous here! I love your main image as well, and how you've co-ordinated it with the smaller image and sentiment!
Thanks for playing along with us this week :)

Kylie said...

WOW Betty, another STUNNER of a card! Love how you created your background, love your main image and your sweet butterfly, simply beautiful!
Thanks for playing along with us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

Take Care,
Kylie X

Kym Weber said...

Gorgeous card, Betty! The yellow is so calming, soft but yet cheery! Absolutely perfect!