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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Saturday, January 28, 2012

Birthday Card NOT for a Guy!

These are the challenges I'm entering with this card --
Eat, Sleep, Stamp Sketch Challenge
stampTV's Friday Free For All -- use at least one stamped flower and two shapes
Paper Play Challenges -- use lovely lace
Lily Pad Card Challenges -- use patterned paper
Speedy Fox and Friends -- use at least four layers

My patterned paper is from an old Stampin' Up designer paper pack.
Stamps that I used are Gina K. Designs, You Are Not Alone and Fanciful Tags
  also, Papertrey Ink's Background Basics: Gingham
Spellbinders Dies to cut the circles and sentiment
Pearls from Michaels and Lace from Melisa Waldorf (thanks, gf!)

Hope you come back again,


Patti J said...

Well, Betty, you are probably right! But I can't think of any woman who wouldn't like this one! Beautiful colors, fun sketch, and sweet lace! Love it! Thanks for sharing...have a great weekend :)

Becky said...

Oh Betty, this is so Spring, love the colors and paper.

Pat Garvin said...

Very pretty. Love that flower stamp. The flowers are very delicate looking. Thanks for joining speedy Fox and Friends.

Colleen said...

You sure got your mojo back! You aced this one. You might look at Joans Garden and fit in there too.

The Other Patti Sue said...

Wonderful mix of challenges... makes for a super wonderful card GF!

Payne Holler Cards said...

really beautiful card!
thanks for joining us at Speedy the Fox challenge (-:

Selma said...

This is a beautiful birthday card. Almost meets the requirements for our challenge at Joan's Gardens.

Karen Howard said...

Very pretty, I love the soft pink. Great take on the sketch challenge too!

Kym Weber said...

Just beautiful! Love the pretty papers! Lovely image! Wonderful embellishments!

Liz's creative corner said...

Lovely card, beautiful colours and lovely image, thanks for sharing with us at Paper Play, hugs Liz xx

Lin said...

How pretty this is! I love the pastels! I'm so glad you shared this with us at Lily Pad Cards!

Designing with Debbie said...

Very pretty birthday card. Love the soft colors. Thanks for playing along with us here at Speedy Fox and Friends challenge, we hope to see you again next week. Make sure to check out our challenge with Friends of SpeedyTV for more fun with Mark's Finest Papers, a Heinrich Co.

Tracy said...

This is just lovely. I love this color palette and the beautiful lace you used. Wonderful take on the sketch too. Thank you for playing along with Sketchy Thursday!