Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Digis for Debbie Fundraiser Blog Hop


Good morning and welcome to the Digis for DebbieFundraiser Blog Hop.  Recently, we learned that Mrs. Debbie Lynch, the beautiful and loving mother of HeatherDennis, owner of Fresh Brewed Designs, was diagnosed with a rare form of uterine cancer (uterine papillary serous carcinoma).  As most of you may know, cancer related medical costs can be quite expensive, and Mrs. Debbie currently has no medical insurance, which makes the cost significantly higher.  Therefore, we have decided to help raise enough money to cover these medical expenses, as well as aftercare expenses, by creating a digi shop.  ALL the proceeds of the Digis for Debbie Fundraiser Shop and the Fresh Brewed Designs Store will go directly to Mrs. Debbie to fund her lifesaving surgery and the aftercare necessary to bring her back to wellness.  Furthermore, Heather has created a Give Forward account to assist her mother.  If you would like to help, please stop by the Digis for Debbie Fundraiser Shop, the Fresh Brewed Designs Store, and/or the Give Forward Account.  For those of you who are not able to contribute monetarily, we would love for you to add Mrs. Debbie to your prayer list.  If there is one thing we know, prayers can work miracles that money cannot and healing and wellness is what we are praying to receive. 

Check out this amazing set created by Heather!  It contains six fabulous images with nine beautiful sentiments that can be used alone or could be paired with any one of these lovely images.  All of these lovelies are only $5!  You can find this awesome set HERE; and remember, ALL proceeds will go to Mrs. Debbie to assist with her medical expenses.

The hop launches today, Tuesday, July 14th on the Fresh Brewed Designs Challenge Blog, and will run until Tuesday, July 28th @ 11:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time.  

All participants can be found in the linkies section of THIS POST on the Fresh Brewed Designs Challenge Blog, and we would love to have you join us!  We do ask that you use a digi from the Digis for Debbie Fundraiser Shop or the Fresh Brewed Designs Store, and the theme is Anything Goes, and you can enter as often as you would like.  Two prize packages will be awarded, one prize for a digi purchaser and one prize for a blog hop participant.  Winners will be chosen on Saturday, August 1st.  The prizes will consist of stamps, papers, ribbon, embellishments, etc.; plus, some random prizes will be offered by some generous blog hop participants along the hop.

  • Cara Malmrose is generously offering one random commenter a 12-month subscription to her awesome on-line crafty magazine, Through the Craft Room Door.  It is filled with creativity, inspiration, crafty techniques, and loads of helpful information to fuel your artistic mojo.   
  • Lisa Décosse from Décosse's Dynamite Doodles is graciously awarding a sentiment kit and digital paper pack to a random commenter.

For my card, I chose to use the image "Say Cheese" from the Digis for Debbie Fundraiser Shop.  I can recall many family photos in which the "rabbit ears" were shared, and opted to create a card using a fabulous Polaroid-esque die.  Since it was purchased from a gently used crafty group on Facebook, I hate to say it...but I do not know who makes it.  However, I do know that I love it!  I colored the image with Prismacolor markers and used some wonderful MFT Die-Namics (Blueprints 8 and large scallop border <--discontinued), which were also purchased gently used.  To finish it off, I added some ribbon, sparkly heart stickers, and Thickers.  A rather simple card, but I am happy with the way it turned out.  The only negative...my printer was running low on black ink, so the streaks are rather noticeable.  Sorry for that.

I do THANK YOU for dropping by and for helping us with our fundraising efforts; and again, we ask that you keep Mrs. Debbie in your prayers.  Have a wonderful Tuesday, crafty friends!  Please, join us!  We look forward to admiring your creations! :) 

Blessings, Smiles, and Hugs!


  1. Fabulous, fabulous!!! Beautifully created!!

  2. Absolutely loving this delightful creation with the red, white and blue and I am sure this little creation will lift the spirits of these two very special ladies.
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  3. What a fabulous creation! Awesome coloring and design! Sure to lift the spirits!

  4. Carolyn, this is really cute!!! Sure to bring lots of smiles!!!

  5. AMAZING card and amazing you. Thanks so much for all your hard work to make this happen! :)

  6. Lovely card. Thank you for all your work for the blog hop.

  7. Beautiful card Carolyn!! Love the "Love"!!
    Fabulous work on the bloghop!!

  8. Carolyn,
    I will NOT write a novel. I will save that for another day... or a personal email... but I want you to know that I LOVE YOU! Words cant express how much you mean to me and how much I treasure your friendship. Thank you for the late night calls that keep me laughing and for the support, love, and prayers you give. Thank you for hosting this hop for me and for taking over the digi shop and doing all the 'work' so I can focus on helping my mom and being there just to hang out with her. You have no idea how much all of this means to me!

    This card is just so beautiful! LOVE the LOVE!!! The image made me smile and tear up a bit. Totally something they would do! We are a bunny ears family for sure ;) I also love the beautiful teal bow. Stunning card, as always!

    Big hugs and smiles to you!
    Love you dearly!

    Heather D.

  9. Such a fun image Carolyn! Made me giggle picturing Ms. Debbie giving the grandkids "Bunny ears". Love it!
    (Hugs) Cara
    My Creative Chaos {My Personal Blog}

  10. Hi Carolyn, I am finally hopping. It has been a crazy day. I have enjoyed all the cards I have seen so far. I love your card. I like seeing the digi colored. I could see some kids acting just like that. Laugher is always close behind. Love and Laughter describes your card. Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown

  11. This is cute, funny and a really cool design.
    I have added my prayers and purchased the bundle. I'm so glad you are doing this.
    Blessing hugs,

  12. Love love this card Carolyn!!! Thanks so very much for being such a big part of this special hop!