Inspire.Create Stamping Challenges #60

Hello and welcome I am Karen Farquhar from Australia. As a proud Australian it breaks my heart to see the devastating impact the current bushfires are having on the land we call home.
My heart goes out to our communities who have lost their homes, their livelihoods and above all their lives during this national crisis.
My thanks goes to our brave Australian men and women who are putting their lives on the line and selflessly fighting the fires.
My deep sorrow is for our land and our defenceless animals who are suffering. Our losses are not being exaggerated by the media we have lost millions of our native animals and some species may never recover. Farmers have lost their livestock and crops and they too may never recover. 19 people so far have lost their lives.
 Fortunately the fires did not reach our area but it is now time for all Australians to band together to provide assistance to all those effected by this national disaster. #notfightunite

Thank you for joining me today for Inspire.Create Stamping Challenge #060. The theme for this challenge is 'It's All Relative'.

For my submission I have created a birthday card for my granddaughter, Emily. I guess the 'relative' part comes into it as most cards I make are for my relatives so this card is relative to me.
I have also honoured our beautiful Koalas from the Birthday Bonanza Suite featured in the new 2020 Mini Catalogue. Also staying with the challenge theme 'It's All Relative' as Koalas are symbolic of my country.   

I have created a shaker card with the little koalas peeking around the edges of the card window. 

Inside view. 
I thought with Emily being a teenager now the card might be a bit childish for her but no she said 'what a cool card'. Phew.

And of course a gift tag to coordinate with her card.

Thank you for visiting me today. Please, you are more than welcome to enter your projects for the Inspire.Create Stamping Challenges here. We really would love to see your creations. Note we need your projects submitted by 10am. (UK time) Sunday. 
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  1. My heart has been broken to see on the news here in England, the absolute devastation from the fires in your country, our Commonwealth. The burns on the koalas and kangaroos have reduced me to tears, I adore those animals, they are such a symbol of Australia 🇦🇺 💔

  2. Living in California, USA we can relate to the horror of devastating & uncontrollable wildfires. My heart goes out to you all & our prayers are with you as you continue to fight the fires & figure out how to salvage what you can & recover & rebuild.

  3. Love your card - where can we get the granddaughter stamp?

  4. What stamp set did you use for the font? A very cute card!!