Sunday, February 19, 2012

Masons Benefit Blog Hop

For the Favorite Quote Blog Hop please see post below

Welcome to the Mason Benefit Blog Hop.  I'm so glad you are reading this.  Mason is a sweet 2 year old boy who has endured a lot of medical problems from such a young age.
THIS is THE LINK ( where you can read about young Mason's life.  It was recently updated by his mother, Dana.

We are sending cards of encouragement to Mason and his family to uplift their spirits.

The challenge

Create an Encouragement Card with the outside being for Mason and the inside for his parents that will be mailed to the family.   What's nice about THIS blog hop is that YOU, the reader, get to participate in this challenge as well!

It's a win-win situation, if you think about it.  Mason and his family are going to receive a lot of wonderful cards, and you get to submit entries to win some nice blog candy along the way!

The link for your Encouragement Card submissions will be active from Sunday, February 19th at  5 AM Pacific Time Zone, through Thursday, February 23rd midnight, Pacific Time Zone.  The Winners will be announced on Monica's Blog after the 23rd.

To enter more than once, there are a few things to do:

1. A. Create your card for Mason, and please include a note to his parents to let them know you are thinking of them.
B. Create a post showcasing your card creation donation on your own blog then link your blog post's website to Monica's website:
C. MAIL your encouragement card to Mason and his family.
WILL BE EMAILED to you after you Link your Card.

2. Donate via the PayPal button that's at the bottom of this post.
    Please let Monica know if you donate by leaving a comment on her blog.

There are two sponsors for this blog hop:

1. The Twinery is donating a Sample Pack which will have 3 of their new colors included!

2. SVGCuts has donated a $25 gift card to their online store!
There will also be a chance to win blog candy along the hop from the participants!  So be sure to stop by every single blog to see some great ideas and possibly win some extra Blog Candy of your own!  

I made this card with my new cameo. I think the pirate has a lot of spunk like Mason. I used Bazzill cardstock for the Pirate

I am giving away some blog candy. The Feb 2012 issue of Cricut magazine. you must be a follower to win. please leave a comment on this post. I will pick a winner on Weds. Feb 29th. I am in a few hops this weekend so for some extra chances to win this magazine leave comments on the other post too

  Blog Hop Lineup







Ana Maria





  1. such a sweet card! What little boy doesn't like pirates!?! TFS

  2. This card is arrrgghh-right & downtight cute! TFS!

  3. What a cute card...I love that pirate! :)

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  5. cute boy card. So many female cards but not too may male card ideas. thanks.

  6. Super cute pirate card! Love this idea for a boy.


  7. Oh my goodness!!! This is fabuluos!!! Look at that adorable pirate my friend! This came out so super cute! Don't you just love how beautiful the cut looks! It's fabulous! Thank you so mcuh for joining us!


  8. Fabulous pirate card--I think Mason will like it. I am a follower.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

  9. What a great card! That pirate is super cute. Mason's gonna love it =)

    lots of love,

  10. Thank you so much for taking part in the Blog hop and making a Card for Mason! He is going to be so excited to get them all. It has meant so much to our family to continue to receive support from around the world!

    Mason likes Pirates and yes he does have a touch of Mason spunk!

    Thank you again, he is so excited to start getting these in the mail!

    The Sears Fam