Tuesday, May 10, 2016


For tonight I will be playing along with The Paper Craft Crew. This card has a very special recipient, a little boy named Jonah. More about that later. Here is my card for tonight, enjoy.

Soft blue plaid and white work well with the stronger khaki color.
A color that is also represented in the plaid pattern.
A combination of sentiments creates this one sentiment.
It says:
'Thinking of you & sweet baby Jonah'
Detail showing all the textural details. Very similar to the sketch.
The name 'Jonah' is in place of the banner.
Challenges Entered:
The Paper Craft Crew: PCCCS#193

Paper Craft Crew Card Sketch 193

As I probably mentioned before our school has an amazing community of parents, teachers, and staff that has developed a camaraderie that is unique and special. Some of our parents need an extra boost of support. This is where Jonah comes in. A baby boy, who's siblings go to the school, is very sick and needs prayer.  I jumped at the chance when I was approached to make a card for the family. I wanted to make one with heartfelt meaning, conveying the message that our school is praying and caring for this family. 

Since I know nothing about what baby Jonah is enduring, I am going to take this right from their GoFundMe page: 
Jonah is a baby boy who was born at 37 weeks on April 26th 2016 weighing in at 3 lbs 12 oz. He was diagnosed with Trisomy 18, also known as Edwards' Syndrome, a very rare condition that causes severe developmental delays due to an extra chromosome 18. This disease can affect many parts of the body, with Jonah it's mainly his heart.

The family needs prayers for this special little guy.
Everyone who is reading this please take a moment and pray.
I'll wait.
I truly believe in the power of prayer and the energy it has to heal and give us wisdom from the Universe. I know some prayers will be said around the world and for that, I thank you.

All the best,


Unknown said...

Hi Shawna, I absolutely adore this card. I can't wait to read more about Jonah tomorrow. The blue and brown are such great boy colors. The ampersand is awesome. You totally rocked the sketch and all the details finish the card off perfectly. Thanks for playing along with the Paper Craft Crew. ~Pam, DT

Carolyn Lindenmayer said...

I love your colour choices for a little boy card Shawna. This looks terrific. Thank you for joining us this week at Stamp Ink Paper. Carolyn xx

Petra Swart said...

Your post touched my heart, Shawna and made me realized again how thankful one must be if your children are strong and healthy!!! Thinking of and praying for little Jonah and his family!!!! You've made such a beautiful and very special card for them - they will treasure it!!!!!
Have a great day!!!!

Mac Mable said...

Such a personal and thoughtful card for Jonah and his family. Did take time out and said a little prayer x

Manuela said...

lovely card for Jonah, I wish Jonah all the best!

Deborah Smart said...

Such a beautiful card, for a special little boy! I'm sure the family appreciated your card very much, Shawna. Beautiful colour combination, and attention to detail. Thank for you linking it to our challenge at the Paper Craft Crew. ~Deborah

mary noble said...

Congratulations on being Top Pick at The Paper Craft Crew this week! A beautiful card for a beautiful baby!!

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