Tuesday, July 27, 2010

A Request for Andrew - Can you help?


Update:  Andrew has been admitted to the hospital.  Please continue to pray for him and his parents.  If you can leave them a message on their Caring Bridge site (link below) it would be much appreciated. 

A few of you might remember that I requested prayers for Andrew, the nephew of a friend of ours, who has been diagnosed with multiple brain tumors.  This picture is from his Caring Bridge site.  If you would like to read Andrew's story and leave a message for his family, I know they would appreciate it so much. 

Andrew is 10 years old and loves baseball more than anything.  He has now lost all his hair due to the chemo treatments.  We weren't sure how comfortable Andrew's family would be putting his information out here in cyberspace but Andrew's aunt said he is going through a particularly difficult time right now and is in need of  encouragement. 

I know that cardmakers are the most wonderful encouragers!  If you have a moment, could you  please send Andrew a card?  It would mean so much to his family and I know it would lift his spirits. 

Here is Andrew's address: 
                                                                Andrew Wernicke

                                                               19445 Benington Drive
                                                               Brookfield, WI 53045

I had thought about sending him a baseball inspired card and then decided to send this one hoping it would bring a smile to his face. 

                              
I used an EK Success punch for my waves and popped them up on dimensionals so the fishes could jump in and out of them.   I cut the fish out and then coated them with Crystal Effects to give them shine and dimension.  My sentiment is computer generated.  This is for the CAS77 Red fish, Blue fish challenge on SCS.
Thanks so much for stopping by.
Supplies:
Paper - Neenah Classis, PTI
Stamps - SU Fishy Friends (retired)
Ink - Copic marker
Accessories - EK Success large scallop embossing die, Spellbinders circle die, SU circle punch, computer, Crystal Effects, dimensionals


 
 
 
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7 comments:

scrapn_momof2 said...

Adorable card. I would love to send a card to Andrew to help lift his spirits. Thank you for posting his info.

Meg said...

Adorable card that I'm sure will cheer Andrew up! I will try to get a card out to him this week.

Regina Easter said...

oh charlene, this is the perfect card for him...he has been in my prayers daily...when i get back from vacation, i will be sending one also...hugs

Sally Atkins said...

This is a gorgeous card for Andrew, and I'm sure he'll love it. I love the scallop waves x

Jules said...

Very cute card! I only wish I were a cardmaker. Maybe I will have my mom make him one...

Mary Beth said...

Charlene, THANK YOU SO MUCH for posting about Andrew and for making this delightfully cheery card for him. He'll love it! Many thanks to all your caring readers who are taking their time to pray for Andrew and to make and send him cards. Every bit of support and encouragement blesses our hearts. We appreciate every one of you more than words can say. Thank you, thank you, one and all! (from Andrew's Aunt)

Kelly said...

What a sad story. I'm sure your card will bring a smile to his face. I'll keep him and his family in my prayers.