Crafty Friends Who Care Blog Hop

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Welcome to the Crafty Friends Who Care blog hop. We are so glad you could join us for Day 2 of this very special hop. We have more fabulous projects for you. But the most important thing about this is to raise awareness about bone marrow donations to help Leukemia patients.

Bone marrow donation technology has come a long way, and is now as simple as giving blood. So we are trying to raise awareness and get people to register at http://marrow.org to be a bone marrow donor. And why are we doing this your might ask? To help a friend a fellow crafter, Liz Decade. Liz is battling 2 different forms of acute Leukemia and needs a bone marrow transplant. We are hoping that this hop will help her to find a match. You can see her story at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Va6RNwYj4BE&list=UUz-JkPSKRldHJNbbEotv8DQ&feature=plcp.

Even if you are not a match for Liz, you can still help her. You see bone marrow registrations drives are expensive, you have to pay for each person who is registered, and Liz is trying to raise money for bone marrow drives and medical expenses (it costs a lot of money to get a transplant). You can donate to Liz at lizquesada.leukemia@gmail.com. All of the money donated will go to bone marrow drives or medical expenses.

And we have some wonderful sponsors who have donated prizes for our hop.

Sweet Stamping Treats Digital Stamps, Trendy Twine, MB Treasurista, Paper Piecings by Nikki, Inspired Stamps, My Pink Stamper and Peachy Keen Stamps have all donated prizes to this hop. In order to be eligible for one of  these prizes you must comment on every blog in this hop! There are other requirements for the sponsors so please see Liz’s blog post for more details.

If you are coming from Sylvia- http://bellascrapbookdesigns.blogspot.com, you are right on track. If you just came across my blog and would like to hop along, please start over with Liz (http://decadeofscrap.blogspot.com)

Your next stop is: Erica – Tahi – http://tahisscrapcorner.blogspot.com/

1. Sweet Stamping Treats-5 digis

http://sweetstampingtreats.blogspot.com

2. Trendy Twine-Trendy Twine Orginal Mini Pack (http://anniespaperboutique.bigcartel.com/product/60-yard-sampler-trendy-twine-red-blue-brown-pink-purple-green-bakers-twine)

http://anniespaperboutique.bigcartel.com/

**Must “like” fan page and tell them we sent you from the hop-https://www.facebook.com/trendy.twine

**Must be a follower of blog-http://trendytwine.blogspot.com/

3. MB Treasurista-$10 gift certificate

http://www.zibbet.com/MBsTreasurista

**Must “like” fan page and tell Misty we sent you from the hop-https://www.facebook.com/pages/MBs-Treasurista/167767899982066

**Be a follower of blog-http://mbtreasurista.blogspot.com/

4. Paper Piecings by Nikki-$25 gift certificate

http://www.paperpiecingsbynikki.com/

**Must “like” fan page and tell Nikki we sent you from the hop-https://www.facebook.com/nikkicalmes?ref=ts

**Be a follower of her blog-http://paperpiecingsbynikki.blogspot.com/

5. Inspired Stamps-$10 store credit

http://www.inspiredstamps.com

6. My Pink Stamper

http://www.mypinkstamper.com

7. Peachy Keen Stamps-$25 Gift Certificate

http://www.peachykeenstamps.com

**Must “like” fan page and tell them you were sent from the hop-https://www.facebook.com/PeachyKeenStamps

8. Market Street Stamps-$25 Gift Certificate

http://www.marketstreetstamps.com

**Must “like” fan page and tell them you were sent from the hop-https://www.facebook.com/MarketStreetStamps?sk=wall

Liz – http://decadeofscrap.blogspot.com

Amber – http://pixiperfectcreations.blogspot.com

Ashley – http://theglamoroussideofscrapping.blogspot.com

Amanda-http://amandascraftsandmore.blogspot.com/

Carla – http://racincrafts.blogspot.com/

Teresa – http://scrappintplace.blogspot.com/

Beckie – http://justbcreativecrazy.blogspot.com

Shawnee – http://www.blessedonthebrightside.com

Sylvia- http://bellascrapbookdesigns.blogspot.com

Melisa-http://timeweavers.com

Tahi – http://tahisscrapcorner.blogspot.com/

Karrie – http://sweetpapertreats.blogspot.com/

Sweet Stamping Treats – http://sweetstampingtreats.blogspot.com

For this card i used bright colorful card stock.  I loved the train and hope it brings a smile to your day!  This was so simple to do, just use a basic card and add the paper, some ribbon and the colorful K&CO train!  Enjoy!

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