This is for Monday's CAS69 Challenge, to honor heroes.
To honor deployed military personnel abroad, my kids and I made cards on Memorial Day to send to the Operation Write Home organization, which collects blank handmade cards to send out to deployed military personnel so they can send them back to loved ones here at home! "Miss you" and "Love you" cards are the most-requested types of cards at OWH.
My 7-year-old son Joel was thrilled to make this cool airplane card with just a bit of help from me. He LOVED sponging the cloudy sky background and using my "grown up" markers to color the airplane. He is so proud that a soldier might use this card to send home to his or her own kiddo!
Thanks for looking and taking time to leave a comment for my son!! He will be thrilled. :)
Date: Wednesday, June 2, 2010 GMT Views: 1078
Registered: December 15, 2008 Location: Ontario, Canada Posts: 5855
Wed, Jun 02, 2010 @ 11:18 AM
wow! it is a very cool airplane card! such a great job on the sky and the airplane is coloured with such artistic flair. a great CAS card. how thoughtful of you to send this off for someone to send back home.
Registered: July 9, 2008 Location: Stars Fell on Alabama Posts: 56390
Wed, Jun 02, 2010 @ 12:53 PM
Emzi, you tell your son his card is absolutely wonderful. What a great card for a soldier to send his/her child/children. I think your son is awesome for wanting to do this and he did a spectacular job...just look at those clouds and the wonderful coloring! This is a very special card!!!!!
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Wed, Jun 02, 2010 @ 6:10 PM
Oh that's just perfect!! I have weakness for airplane cards - my dad was an airline pilot, and so are both of my brothers!! This is the perfect generic card for so many occasions!!! I love how you popped up the plane - and I know from experince that creating those clouds can take a lot of time!!!! Wonderful card!!!
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Thu, Jun 03, 2010 @ 4:20 PM
Joel, you did a fantastic job on your card for a very good cause. Someone's little boy is really going to love getting t his from their Daddy or Mommy!!! Keep it up - you are a pro at this!! Love that airplane and sponged sky!! TFS!!
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