Welcome to the Hero Arts stop on the Operation Write Home bloghop! I’m Sandy Allnock, the Executive Director of the organization - and I’m thrilled to be able to sneak in over here with a guest post at the most inspiring blog on the interwebs to share a little with you!
Hero Arts is one of our best supporters! There are now nine - count em NINE! - fundraising stamp sets…the portion of the sales that are donated really help the organization fulfill our mission to help our deployed service members keep in touch with home! If you’re one who loves clear stamps - you’ll need to check out these six sets…I have to say, I keep the Year Round Sentiments set out on my desk at all times, and I bet you’ll find the same!
And now for those who are traditionalists and need red rubber on wood mounts…you are in luck! Just released are these three sets…You’re Always In My Heart LP279, You’re My World LP277, and Blessings To You LP278.
And one of the coooolest things that’s happened for OWH recently: two of these sets were released at Hobby Lobby! Be sure to take the numbers with you to your local store so you can request them…our crafters were on a mad shopping spree and cleared the stores in a week, so you’ll probably want to ask them to order in some!
Alrighty. Enough of all that excitement, you came along on this hop to see a card! We’re all making thank-you cards using OWH sketches - and I used #41. I used my Copic airbrush system* to create the background papers, and stamped the stars from the You’re My World set, and the sentiment from the Blessings To You set. I wrote a note inside that’ll be sent to a hero far from home - which is a great way that you, too, can honor those who have made sacrifices for us all. This Memorial Day holiday remembers those who gave their all - and we honor them by serving those who are still in harm’s way today.
And I’ve been told that if you leave a comment on this blog post…you’re going to qualify to win one of the two sets used on my card! You’re My World and Blessings To You are up for grabs for two lucky chatty folks!
So tell me….what are YOU doing to honor the real reason for this holiday weekend? Leave your comment by Monday, May 27th at 11:59pm Pacific time and you’ll be entered to win!
*Feel free to pop over to my blog today, too, I Can’t Stop Embellishing - especially if you’ve never seen the Copic airbrush system - I have a little video for ya with it today!