April 5, 2010

Simon Says - a card for a child

This is my last week as a guest designer for Simon Says. It has sure been a lot of fun! The Simon Says DT's are very talented so it has been an honor to be spotlighted by them. Thank you so much for having me as your guest designer!

The challenge this week is to make a card for a child. Not my strongest side there - can you tell? But ok, when do you stop being a child? Simon Says encorage us all to look at the Make a child smile website and send a card to a child who needs some extra attention.
I found 16 year old Bethany, and she sure needs a smile! While fighting cancer, her dad dies. Now it also turns out that her older sister is pregnant and the unborn child has some kidney problems. It is a hard story to read. Life can be so unfair some times! You can read more about Bethany here, and find her adress. Please have her in mind while making a card for this challenge!

I decided to make an Orlando Bloom card for Bethany. I sure hope she likes him.... but then again, is it possible NOT to like Orlando Bloom? I added som harts, some pearls, some flowers and a bit of sparkle. I guess it is as girly as it can be in my world *LOL*

I have made the card after the MMSC #48 sketch. I always have to play the MMSC, they have the best sketches! ;o)

So go and check out the Simon Says Challengeblog. Visit the DT's and then make a card for a child who really needs it! Go see the Make a child smile website today!

Dette er min siste uke som gjestedesigner hos Simon Says. Kunne godt ha fortsatt noen uker til jeg ;o)

Utfordringen denne uken er litt spesiell, og jeg håper at mange vil ta utfordingen. Simon Says oppfordrer alle til å ta en kikk på hjemmesiden som heter Make a child smile. Dette er en side som presenterer barn som ligger på sykehus og trenger litt ekstra oppmerksomhet. Simon Says oppfordrer alle til å lage et kort til ett av disse barna og sende det!

Barnekort er ikke min sterkeste side, men heldigvis finnes det større barn også. Jeg fant en jente på 16 som heter Bethany. Hun trenger virkelig noe som kan få henne til smile litt. Hun har kreft og er veldig syk. Mens hun ligger syk dør hennes far plutselig. Nå er hennes eldste søster gravid, men barnet har noe galt med nyrene sine og det er usikkert hvordan det kommer til å gå. Livet kan være så fordømt urettferdig av og til!

Jeg håper inderlig at Bethany liker Orlando Bloom. Ikke at jeg kan forstå at det går an å IKKE like ham.

Ta en titt innom på Make a Child smile og send et kort til ett av disse barna! Send gjerne et til Bethany! De trenger så sårt noe positivt i hverdagen!

Thank you so much for stopping by! Have a nice day and take care!

Takk for besøket og hjertelig velkommen tilbake ;o)


Faerielore said...

WOW this card is STUNNING and i agree who doesnt love orlando especially when he looks this hot !!!! YUM xxxx

Wenche said...

Gratla med ennå et nydelig kort. Vil tro Bethany blir glad for dette. Denne gangen forsto jeg alt du hadde skrevet, takk for norsken.

Carol said...

Oh my Gunn...doesn't Orlando look sexy here. And who would think my hormones would be flying at my age!!! You have a gift for titillating the senses with your creativity. The hearts, flowers, and swirls capture the hint of romance and appeal. I am sure Bethany will love this and your thoughtfulness Gunn is commendable. I admire your generosity! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge. It is always a pleasure for me to visit and absorb some inspiration from your creativity!

Bear Hugs,
Midnight Madness Design Team

Lovely Linda said...

Hi Gunn! This is a gorgeous card and for such a special girl - that heart of yours is so big my friend, it beats so loudly I can hear it from here! LOL! I love this 'work of the heart' with those fabulous embellishments - gorgeous! Thisis a favourite with me! We love having you join us with this weeks challenge, your support is appreciated - we would love to see you again next week! {{{hugs}}}
Linda MMSC Design Team

Jane said...

This is incredibly gorgeous Gunn and so is the photo!!! LOVE him!!!! and like you say what is not to like about Orlando!?!?!? I'm sure she'll love it hun! It's been great having you on the team, thank you so much for all your stunning work! hugs, Jane xxxx

Linda Ledbetter said...

What a great thing that Bethany has such lovely fairy godmother! Gunn, this card is spectacular (for girls of ALL ages-- zowie!). I bet she LOVES it!!!

Congratulations on your much-deserved designer spot at SSS. Your art is always beyond wonderful!


Dena said...

Wow! This is soooo perfect for a 16 year old!!! You are right...who wouldn't like Orlando! Super cutie! I love the way you used the red too! Fantastic card!!!!!
Hugs, Dena

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

Hi Gunn,

Thank you so much for being our guest designer for the past 3 weeks, your creations are both beautiful and inspiring!! You really made another beautiful creation this week, but with that picture to start things off...it's hard to go wrong! Haha but you added some beautiful embellishments and the rich red color is stunning. I'm sure Bethany will love it and what a nice thing to do! I love it!

Thanks for being an awesome GD at Simon Says Stamp Challenge!


Anonymous said...

Dagny og jeg syntes kortet og typen var flott.

Primitive Paper said...

Ooooowee! This made my heart go pitter-pat! Red is my favorite color and I am always on the lookout for designs that incorporate that. This is really over the top...LOVE IT! Thanks for joinging us again this week over at Midnight Madness.

Priscilla said...

Look at you with two cards this week. Love all your embellys on this one.. Awesome job. Thanks so much for playing the Midnight Madness sketch challenge this week. I have posted the sneak peek early because I will be going to a scrapbooking retreat. Have a wonderful weekend.
MMSC Hostess

Martine said...

its so sad to see that this is your last challenge with us hun, it has been wonderful having you a part of the Simon Says Team, But oo what a card to go out on, its gorgeous and oralando bloom, yum :), eveyrthing about this card is gorgeous sweetie and i am sure it will bring a big smile for bethany :), Take care sweetie



debby4000 said...

Oh this is brilliant, gorgeous card.
Even though this is your last week, I'm following you so I won't miss out on any of your fabulous creations.

designsfromwithinbycharlotte said...

Ooooooh Orlando!!! GORGEOUS Pirate that he is.....I'm lovin this very sexy card of yours Gunn...you are such a sweetheart to make this for Bethany and I'm sure it will bring such a huge smile to her face. You have such a huge heart my friend and it shows in your beautiful creations. The little details like the flower and metal pin speak volumes...you are an outstanding person Gunn!

Jeni C Slack (^0^) said...

Gunn, You can make any card have such wonderful vintage flavor - including a modern actor card! Am sure Bethany will so enjoy this :) xox ~Jeni

Guro said...

Wow Gunn, dette var sinnsykt tøft!!! Og for en fantastisk utfordring da, rørende. Tenk så glade disse barna blir for alle disse flotte kortene; utrolig bra tiltak. Må inn å kikke.

Ha en super dag :-D

Klem Guro