Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Calling All Blog Angels to the Miracle Makeover Party



Welcome. I am so happy that you stopped by. Some days it seems like there is no news but bad news with events going on around the world and in our country. AND then, we have a day like today when an incredible group of volunteers lead by Kelee of Design Gives Back came together to help Charlie and his family "The Grady Bunch". The volunteers created and re purposed fun, happy and joyful bedrooms for all of the Grady children.

TODAY IS THE MIRACLE MAKEOVER BLOG PARTY AND VIDEO REVEL OF THE HEART WARMING STORY OF CHARLIE GRADY, WHO HAS LIFE THREATENING BRAIN TUMORS.
You will meet Charlie, his brother and sister and the entire Grady family. Mr. and Mrs. Grady are Navy Veterans and you will fall in love with the "Grady Bunch". Design Gives Back re-decorated and re-purposed all the children's bedrooms.
YOU WILL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE A BLOG ANGEL AND RAISE MONEY FOR A FUTURE DESIGN GIVES BACK MAKEOVER FOR KIDS WITH CANCER.


Santa Charlie - you will learn how he earned his nickname in the video.



Brother Liam - you will fall in love with him.




Kelee with Charlie's sister - she is truly an Angel to her brothers.


*****TO ATTEND THE PARTY - PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO*****




There will be many places for folks to help earn donations by JOINING - COMMENTING - LIKE-ING OR POSTING.


Please visit the following Angel Bloggers Who Are Also Hosting the event to earn even more money for the next Design Give Back Makeover for Kids With Cancer.



http://www.countrywingsinphoenix.blogspot.com/








As an added bonus for participating by leaving comments to raise money, Design Gives Back is having a Giveaway and The Painted Garden is giving away an original Bicycle Welcome sign and a $50.00 Master Card Gift Card.


PLEASE VISIT WWW.DESIGNGIVESBACK.COM TO WIN ANY OF THE PRIZES.







Giveaway Prizes by Sponsors:



Gift Subscriptions to Guidepost Magazine



$100.00 Gift Card to Hobby Lobby





$200.00 Gift Card to Lowes


" I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me." Matthew 25:40



Thank you for being a part of Design Gives Back Miracle Makeover Don't forget to go to http://www.designgivesback.com/ to the party and see the heartwarming video and leave your comment to raise money for the next project .



May God Bless Charlie and his Family and Everyone participating . Blessings, Erin

69 comments:

Sweet Tea said...

What a family, so worth our prayers.

Annesphamily said...

Hi Erin! I am so happy to be here! I thnak you for your kindness and generosity in brightening the lives of Charlie and his family! God Bless You! You R O C K ! Anne

Nicole Blean said...

I love your blog! Thanks for doing this Miracle Makeover project. Very inspiring. Happy Pink Saturday.

jeanne said...

Thank you so much for your part in he Miracle Makeover by offering such generous gifts. I am so thankful that the blogging world is trying so hard to earn money for this worthy cause by just leaving a comment. Blessings and love, Jeanne

Kaye Swain - SandwichINK for the Sandwich Generation said...

I have, indeed, visited all the sites and left comments, but wanted to say howdy to you as well. What a cute sign - a great way to help celebrate this delightful Miracle Makeover for Charlie and his whole family. Have a blessed weekend. :)

Ginger~~Enchanting Cottage said...

Hi Erin, I'm so excited this weekend. What a wonderful opportunity to help someone. How exciting that your giving away one of your beautiful paintings,someone is going to be so~~~lucky. It's been son long since I've stopped by I have missed your beautiful blog.
Blessings,
Ginger

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

It is so wonderful to see so many joining in on this special effort again, Erin. Your generosity and support are always such a large part of it! Thanks so much for all you do. Hugs, Pat

designgivesback.com said...

Hi Design Angel Erin:

Thank-you for all you are doing to make this Miracle Makeover week a success. Your art work is so vibrant and beautiful..just like you! I am so amazed by all of the kind outpouring and support form the blog and reader community. A great way to join together for the highest good.

You Design Angel Wings are white wicker with cobalt blue fabric edges and the undersides are cobalt and white french toile!

Love & Gratitude!

Kelee & Charlie

Marydon said...

Lovely share. Come join us for our Miracle Makeover participation, Erin.
Came over from my Sherry-sis.

TTFN ~
Marydon

Cathy said...

Thanks for your beautiful post. I am praying for a miracle for Charlie and for his family. That is such a wonderful project they did for the children.

SavannahGranny said...

May God richly bless you and the others who have joined together for this cause. I pray that Charlie's cause Miracle Makeover is successful beyond belief.

Maria said...

Good Morning!
I hope this event comes full circle around bringing joy and love!
*Maria

Beverly said...

Good morning, Erin. I am so glad to be able to comment here, And, I want to thank you for always sharing your loving heart and your incredible talent. Everyone working toward a united goal is another of God's miracles.

I hope you will be adding your link to Pink Saturday this morning.

Anonymous said...

Thank you. Beautiful family.

Anonymous said...

Prayers for Charlie and his family.
Kathleen.

Anonymous said...

So happy to be here and help out.
Love, Susan

Anonymous said...

Thank you for being a part of the amazing blog party.
Love, B.

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Thank you for spreading the word! I am visiting all the blogs that are participating.
May the comments be staggering! Wish I could leave a million!

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

Visiting via Design Gives Back. Blessings to all, may a million comments be reached.

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful thing that all of you are doing.
Good luck,
Leslie

Connie Eyberg Originals said...

Such a wonderful thing you are doing! Connie

Tracy Ray said...

Hi There! I think this is such an inspirational thing you all are doing!
My prayers are with you on this continued journey!
I have also commented on all the sites listed to get the donations going for the next time!
May Gods blessings continue!
With Love in Christ, Tracy

She'sSewPretty said...

What a wonderful blogging community we have that can be a part in this wonderful transformation!

Stayathomemommy said...

What a great cause! Glad I could be a part of it.
Karrie
Smith

Roberta said...

So happy to see another Miracle Makeover and to have so many more bloggers participating this year as well. Woo hoo...so many great giveaways so hoping there are lots of comments and funds raised ;)

Glenda/MidSouth said...

A wonderful cause!

Beth said...

Erin, Sherry sent me over and I'm pleased to make your acquaintence. Thanks for doing this. God bless you.
Beth

Susan (My Place to Yours) said...

Thanks for bringing attention to the Miracle Makeover project!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Good morning Erin,
I am happy to visit and leave a comment to help the Grady family. Theirs, especially Charlie's, is such a heart warming story. Thanks for giving me a chance to help in some small way. Wishing you a delightful day.

Blessings,
Sandi

bj said...

Coming by this morning to leave my little bit of help for this worthy cause.
Many hugs,
bj

Jenny's Heart said...

Little Santa Charlie touched my heart so deeply, he and his family are so sweet and Kelee and crew did such a great job for them. All these sweet bloggers are awesome too.

Beverly said...

I'm here again today to celebrate another day of blessings - another gift from God.

Jean Merriman said...

Kudos to all you bloggers joining in this very worthy cause. Cancer touches all of us.

Kellys Art Journaling/ Sharing The Journey said...

Goodluck to all of you, I hope you can raise a great deal to help. Blessings to all of you.

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

I'm so glad to be able to leave another comment in honor of Charlie toward the fundraising forn the next Miracle Makeover!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Erin, I am going to sign on for me, and then I'm going to have Fred sign on for him. He doesn't have a blog, but he saw this and wanted to vote for Charlie.

It's just awesome.

XO,

Sheila :-)

Anonymous said...

Sheila told me about this project, and I'd like to lend my support. I don't have a blog, but I hope they will accept this as my vote for Charlie. I watched the video over the weekend and was so moved by it. My hat is off to each of you for supporting this great cause. Cool rooms, too.

All the best,

Fred (Mr. Magpie)

bunnythreads said...

Erin May blessings come back to you
I love your work,really lifts one sprits up. Makes me want to stay and linger.

Mom&Daughter_Crafters_Extraordinaire said...

I am so glad to be able to participate to raise money for such a wonderful cause.
Hugs
René

roseblooms said...

oh my your blog is so beautiful!
Your work is so amazing. I heard about this from my favorite blog
(bunnythreadsblog) so I am here supporting them, supporting Kelee & the Design Team.Blessing you & your Talent & generosity

daylilliesnc said...

I hope I am in the right place? comments for Kelee's DesignGiveBack? Golly Hope so. I heard about you by a cute blog I enjoy.When a little bunny faints on you haha you listen http://bunnythreads.blogspot.com/
I am doing my best to comment all over. Love your paintings. They would brighten anyones room. Luck ducky

Robin said...

Have a beautiful day....

KarenHarveyCox said...

Hi Erin,

You created a beautiful place to gather comment miracle donations. I love the painting that you contributed for the giveaway. You use your gift the way God intended it to be used.

Blessings, Karen

Beverly said...

More wishes for the sharing of blessings, and continued prayers for Charlie and his family.

Thank you to all for their support.

Marydon said...

Such a wonderful effort for this event.
Blessings for Charlie & his family.

TTFN ~ Marydon

Kellys Art Journaling/ Sharing The Journey said...

Awesomeness!

Jean Merriman said...

I hope all have a very happy and blessed day.

jonny j petros said...

Incredible story! Love your site it is so pretty and inspiring your home and gardens are stunning as well as your work!

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

It's so sweet what you are doing. Last I looked many many comments had been left. Let's hope we hit and surpass the goal. xo

designgivesback.com said...

Hi Painted Garden Design Angels!

Erin thank-you for your kindness and generosity for Charlie's cause. You are amazing!

We appreciate all of your comments here!

With Gratitude...

Kelee

Jean Tuthill said...

I am happy to participate in such a worthy cause.

Jean Merriman said...

Awesome project!

Kathy said...

Wonderful post! So glad to be able to help by leaving a comment and how special for you to add your giveaway - love your artwork!
God Bless YOU!
Kathy

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Good Morning Erin Sweetie...
A gorgeous share for a beautiful family. Once again, this year we have been truly blessed with another wonderful family. The Grady family has so touched my very soul. God bless them all.

I so love your bicycle painting. I am crossing my fingers and throwing my hat into the ring. What a wonderful labor of love sweet friend.

Have a glorious day. Many hugs and much love, Sherry

Beverly said...

Another day closer to another Miracle Makeover. Blessings to all, and especially to Charlie and his loving family.

Robin said...

This is such a wonderful cause!

Have a beautiful day.

pineconee said...

Hello,Such a talent you are! I am here via Choc Chippy bunny blog he had a newvideo up & says to get out fast to make comments. I willbe backto peruse your site.

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

Coming by, again, to leave a comment to help this amazing project!
Jil

firebird said...

best garden love-- your dog. I came from a rabbit who blogs. That would be work in the Garden huh their Chipper & your dog -nice painted picture. comment4DGB

Beverly said...

Praise God from whom all blessings flow. I am forever moved by the impact of all these souls working for another Miracle Makeover.

God's blessings to Charlie and his family.

Robin said...

Such a wonderful cause...

Have a beautiful day

Jean Merriman said...

All you wonderful people really rock, big time!!

Jean Tuthill said...

God bless Charlie and his family!

Marydon said...

This evenet for Charlie & MM is truly heart warming the response, Erin. I thank you for your visiting & being a part of my efforts, asI am proud to be a part of yours.

God has placed His hand on Charlie & MM for sure.

Have a beautiful weekend, my friend.

TTFN ~
Hugs,
Marydon

snowballthebunny said...

Oh I think Bently is so cute and you gardens so peaceful. almost to finish line Best to Charlie & his family Love to Kelee & you

snowballthebunny said...

I love lavender-and you grow it! you are super duper,you paint it & grow it. I wish I could walk thru the screen & sit in your garden, & have a cup of tea..Thanks My pal the Chocolate Chip bunny introduced me to to so many lovely new people Fun week. Hope totals were reached.
http://bunnythreads.blogspot.com/

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Cheering on Charlie!

XO,

Sheila :-)

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Here's one for Mr. Magpie who is still under the weather. I have his permission to sign on for him which I happily do. He's cheering you on, too!

"Kelee & Co., keep up the good work!"

Mr. Magpie

dandelion said...

love your garden so much
I think I can smell it from here
~sniffff~I see friends from Choc Chippy's blog whooohooo good luck on totals