Sunday, 30 January 2011

A card for Luke

I read about a little 6yr old boy Luke on Lacey's blog and how on new years eve he had a seizure that left him needing to learn how to speak and walk again. Lacey was asking if anyone would send Luke cards and put on it where they came from so he could have cards from around the globe and of course cheer him along.

Having been in a position though now a few years ago where we had to coax, argue and plead with our son to do his physio(and now he's bigger I still have to nag) I can totally empathise with how hard and frustrating it will be for both Luke and his parents. My son didn't have the misfortune of being a happy healthy mobile child as he has cerebral palsy but still had all the anger and frustration that he couldn't do what his friends did and run around and definitely not have to do physio twice a day along with all the pain that does come with it despite what the physios say, it has to when you are teaching your body new positions and activities , it must be like anyone doing a strenuous workout when they aren't use to it and all the aches that brings , my son use to say and still does that sometimes it get to the point where it feels like torture. So how do you explain that it will be worth it to a 6 year old and them properly understand?

Well I couldn't not do a card for Luke and this digi freebie from Barbara at forgotten scraps seemed just perfect for a 6yr old boy. I couldn't decide on a sentiment so I used 2 both from LOTV as they both said things I know Luke will be doubting.

I used a technique for using up scraps on the craft barn and coloured my monster with my beloved Promarkers.So here's my card. I added a link to Lacey's post should you find it in your heart to send Luke a card too to cheer him along what will be a long hard road to a full recovery.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-

Forgotten scraps use one of their free digi's (if I'm not too late)
The craft barn-use one of the paper scraps techniques
Sarah Hurley-layout
Fab and funky-delight in your digi
Critter challenge-a circle and distressing(I distressed my paper scraps by tearing and spraying too)


Nikbee said...

A wonderful card for such a great cause. I love the image and the paper background.

Nikki x

Lisa Jane said...

Its fab Julye and what a lovely thing to do .. he will really love it
Thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley this week
Lisa ;)

Tracy's Crafty Ways said...

A lovely card, i'm sure Luke will love it. I love the image xx

Crystal said...

This little monster is so cute! I'm sure it will bring a smile to Luke's face. Thanks for playing along at the Critter Sketch Challenge this week :)

...just Barbara said...

That is a fabulous card and that boy is sure to love it! Having the monster colored in green is so cute. ;D Thanks for playing along in the Forgotten Scraps challenge this week!

...just Peggy said...

Great Card! I love the little fur you gave him... Thank you for joining us at Forgotten Scraps.

Lindsey said...

What a great card, i love the paper weaving and the image is perfect for any little boy. I'm sure this will put a big smile on Luke's face!
Thanks for joining us at Fab and Funky this week x

Anonymous said...

This is such a fun card!!! Great job on the weaving
Thanks for playing with us

poupetteval said...

thanks for your participation , your card is so cute !!! and so funny lolllllllllll