Saturday, July 4, 2020

Christmas in July 4 Kids OR Anything Goes 4 Kids

It’s the first Saturday of a new month and time for another fun challenge here at Send a Smile 4 Kids! Again this year, all challenges at SAS4Kids are Anything Goes 4 Kids! We will often have an alternative theme that you can choose to follow, but are not required to. Create and link any card that is appropriate for a child and your card could be chosen as one of our top three cards and you could join us as a guest dt member on a future challenge. We are also continuing as a monthly challenge so new challenges will be posted on the first Saturday of every month and you will have a whole month to make and link your cards.

The theme for this challenge is: Christmas In July OR Anything Goes 4 Kids. It is never too early to start our Christmas cards for our kids or your loved ones. However, be sure to check the current needs page before sending any cards in and stay safe and healthy.

Now for some great inspiration, here are the cards created by TEAM S.A.S. for this challenge. To visit any of their blogs, just click on the link above their card.

Mary’s Card

Karen’s Card

Debi’s Card

April’s Card

You have until the Friday July 31st at noon c.s.t. to enter this challenge.  After you do, please consider sending in your card(s) to cheer a child who is inpatient in one of our many children’s hospitals we serve. All the information you need is under the tabs at the top of the blog.

Stamping smiles 4 our kids, Karen 




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Saturday, June 20, 2020

SAS4Kids: May Marvels

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It's another Top 3 Saturday here at Send a Smile 4 Kids! Today, we are featuring three cards from our Cards 4 Dads/Anything Goes ChallengeTo visit our honorees' blogs, please click on the linked names. 

Top 3 Card: #1 Kuni
We just loved Kuni's color choices, as well as 
the contrast provided she created with that striped strip!

Top 3 Card: #6 Deanne
Deanne's clever paper-piecing and rich palette
combined to make one handsome daddy card!

Top 3 Card: #15 Ishani
Ishana wowed us by using a non-solid stamp to create a silhouetted image...
and that background is simply stunning!

Congratulations! Thanks for sharing your amazing talents with us!
  • Be sure to grab our Top 3 badge to display on your blog. 
  • If you would like to join us as a guest design team member on a future challenge, email Karen at khasheck at gmail dot com and she will get back to you with all the details.

Since SAS4Kids is a monthly challenge blog, you have until July 3 to play along with our current cards for Tweens and Teens or Anything Goes Challenge. It is not required that you donate your card after entering, but a young patient in one of the SAS4Kids hospitals would sure love it if you did. For information about donating cards, click on the tabs at the top of this blog.

Saturday, June 6, 2020

Cards 4 Teen and Tweens OR Anything Goes 4 Kids


It’s the first Saturday of a new month and time for another fun challenge here at Send a Smile 4 Kids! Again this year, all challenges at SAS4Kids are Anything Goes 4 Kids! We will often have an alternative theme that you can choose to follow, but are not required to. Create and link any card that is appropriate for a child and your card could be chosen as one of our top three cards and you could join us as a guest dt member on a future challenge. We are also continuing as a monthly challenge so new challenges will be posted on the first Saturday of every month and you will have a whole month to make and link your cards.

The theme for this challenge is: Cards 4 Teens and Tweens OR Anything Goes 4 Kids. Cards for teens and tweens are one type we often need. However, be sure to check the current needs page before sending any cards and stay safe and healthy.

Now for some great inspiration, here are the cards created by TEAM S.A.S. for this challenge. To visit any of their blogs, just click on the link above their card.


Mary’s Card

Karen’s Card

Debi’s Card

April’s Card

You have until the Friday July 3rd at noon c.s.t. to enter this challenge.  After you do, please consider sending in your card(s) to cheer a child who is inpatient in one of our many children’s hospitals we serve. All the information you need is under the tabs at the top of the blog.

Stamping smiles 4 our kids, Karen 




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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

SAS4Kids: April Acolades

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It's another Top 3 Saturday here at Send a Smile 4 Kids! Today, we are featuring three cards from our Cards 4 Moms/Anything Goes ChallengeTo visit our honorees' blogs, please click on the linked names. 

Top 3 Card: #5 Trina
We were wowed with Trina's placement of this sweet little girl, 
and that sentiment is sure to bring a smile to any mom's face! 

Top 3 Card: #8 Ma-Mi
This elegant CAS design is a perfect canvas for showcasing
those pretty -- and glittery -- tone-on-tone flowers!


Our gals fell in love with this cute image and this card's bright colors.
What a fun card for Mum!

Congratulations! Thanks for sharing your amazing talents with us!
  • Be sure to grab our Top 3 badge to display on your blog. 
  • If you would like to join us as a guest design team member on a future challenge, email Karen at khasheck at gmail dot com and she will get back to you with all the details.

Since SAS4Kids is a monthly challenge blog, you have until June 5 to play along with our current Dad Cards (from the kids for their dads)/Anything Goes Challenge. It is not required that you donate your card after entering, but a young patient in one of the SAS4Kids hospitals would sure love it if you did. For information about donating cards, click on the tabs at the top of this blog.

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Cards 4 Dads (From the Kids) OR Anything Goes 4 Kids Challenge

It’s the first Saturday of a new month and time for another fun challenge here at Send a Smile 4 Kids! Again this year, all challenges at SAS4Kids are Anything Goes 4 Kids! We will often have an alternative theme that you can choose to follow, but are not required to. Create and link any card that is appropriate for a child and your card could be chosen as one of our top three cards and you could join us as a guest dt member on a future challenge. We are also continuing as a monthly challenge so new challenges will be posted on the first Saturday of every month and you will have a whole month to make and link your cards.

The theme for this challenge is: Cards 4 Dads (From the Kids) OR Anything Goes 4 Kids. Typically we look for cards the kids can give their Moms and Dads this time of year. However, be sure to check the current needs page before sending any cards and stay safe and healthy.

Now for some great inspiration, here are the cards created by TEAM S.A.S. for this challenge. To visit any of their blogs, just click on the link above their card.

Mary’s Card

Karen’s Card

Debi’s Card

April’s Card

You have until the Friday June 5th at noon c.s.t. to enter this challenge.  After you do, please consider sending in your card(s) to cheer a child who is inpatient in one of our many children’s hospitals we serve. All the information you need is under the tabs at the top of the blog.

Stamping smiles 4 our kids, Karen 



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Saturday, April 18, 2020

SAS4Kids March Marvels

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It's another Top 3 Saturday here at Send a Smile 4 Kids! Today, we are featuring three cards from our Cards 4 Boys/Anything Goes ChallengeTo visit our honorees' blogs, please click on the linked names. 


Top 3 Card: #5 Rocky 
This is a great boy card... featuring fab paper piecing 
and a personalized sentiment!


We just loved Georgia's fabulous scene, those colorful dinos...
and her adorable cave man!

Top 3 Card: #24 Ma-Mi

Colorful rainbows are always a kid favorite...
and the inking on this card is pretty amazing!


Congratulations! Thanks for sharing your amazing talents with us!
  • Be sure to grab our Top 3 badge to display on your blog. 
  • If you would like to join us as a guest design team member on a future challenge, email Karen at khasheck at gmail dot com and she will get back to you with all the details.

Since SAS4Kids is a monthly challenge blog, you have until May 1 to play along with our current Mom Cards (from the kids for their moms)/Anything Goes Challenge. It is not required that you donate your card after entering, but a young patient in one of the SAS4Kids hospitals would sure love it if you did. For information about donating cards, click on the tabs at the top of this blog.

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Cards 4 Moms (From the Kids) OR Anything Goes 4 Kids Challenge

It’s the first Saturday of a new month and time for another fun challenge here at Send a Smile 4 Kids! Again this year, all challenges at SAS4Kids are Anything Goes 4 Kids! We will often have an alternative theme that you can choose to follow, but are not required to. Create and link any card that is appropriate for a child and your card could be chosen as one of our top three cards and you could join us as a guest dt member on a future challenge. We are also continuing as a monthly challenge so new challenges will be posted on the first Saturday of every month and you will have a whole month to make and link your cards.

The theme for this challenge is: Cards 4 Moms (From the Kids.) Typically we look for cards the kids can give their Moms and Dads this time of year. However, be sure to check the current needs page before sending any cards and stay safe and healthy.

Now for some great inspiration, here are the cards created by TEAM S.A.S. for this challenge. To visit any of their blogs, just click on the link above their card.


Mary’s Card

Karen’s Card


Debi’s Card


You have until the Friday May 1st at noon c.s.t. to enter this challenge.  After you do, please consider sending in your card(s) to cheer a child who is inpatient in one of our many children’s hospitals we serve. All the information you need is under the tabs at the top of the blog.

Stamping smiles 4 our kids, Karen 



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Saturday, March 21, 2020

SAS4Kids February Favorites

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It's another Top 3 Saturday here at Send a Smile 4 Kids! Today, we are featuring three cards from our Easter/Spring/Anything Goes ChallengeTo visit our honorees' blogs, please click on the linked names. 


Top 3 Card: #6 Andrea
We all loved the cheery spring look created with 
that pretty designer paper and that gorgeous coloring. How fun!

Top 3 Card: #11 Elizabeth
Yep, this adorable little pup pawsitively wiggled his way into our hearts.
And, that sequined bow tie... a perfect accent!

Top 3 Card: #20 Julie O
This bunny-loving girl is beautifully colored and gorgeously framed.
What a pretty card!

Congratulations! Thanks for sharing your amazing talents with us!
  • Be sure to grab our Top 3 badge to display on your blog. 
  • If you would like to join us as a guest design team member on a future challenge, email Karen at khasheck at gmail dot com and she will get back to you with all the details.

Since SAS4Kids is a monthly challenge blog, you have until April 3 to play along with our current Cards 4 Boys/Anything Goes Challenge. It is not required that you donate your card after entering, but a young patient in one of the SAS4Kids hospitals would sure love it if you did. For information about donating cards, click on the tabs at the top of this blog.

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Cards 4 Boys OR Anything Goes 4 Kids Challenge!

It’s Saturday and time for another fun challenge here at Send a Smile 4 Kids! Again this year, all challenges at SAS4Kids are Anything Goes 4 Kids! We will often have an alternative theme that you can choose to follow, but are not required to. Create and link any card that is appropriate for a child and your card could be chosen as one of our top three cards and you could join us as a guest dt member on a future challenge. We are also continuing as a monthly challenge so new challenges will be posted on the first Saturday of every month and you will have a whole month to make and link your cards.

The theme for this challenge is: Cards 4 Boys OR Anything Goes 4 Kids.  

Now for some great inspiration, here are the cards created by TEAM S.A.S. for this challenge. To visit any of their blogs, just click on the link above their card.


Mary’s Card

Karen’s Card

Debi’s Card

April’s Card


You have until the Friday April 3rd at noon c.s.t. to enter this challenge.  After you do, please consider sending in your card(s) to cheer a child who is inpatient in one of our many children’s hospitals we serve. All the information you need is under the tabs at the top of the blog.

Stamping smiles 4 our kids, Karen 



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Saturday, February 15, 2020

SAS4Kids January Gems

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It's another Top 3 Saturday here at Send a Smile 4 Kids! Today, we are featuring three cards from our SAS4Kids Valentines/Anything Goes Challenge. To visit our honorees' blogs, please click on the linked names. 

Top 3 Card: #1 A. Rose
We loved how a funky strip served as a fabulous background
for a super sweet, beautifully-colored Valentine girl!
This vintage-look little gal, longingly looking at her birthday cupcake, 
simply stole our hearts. And the coloring of those balloons... gorgeous!


Top 3 Card: #8 Nancy Hill
Soft, pastel papers and a pretty tree frame are the
perfect elements to pop this absolutely hug-worthy koala!

Congratulations! Thanks for sharing your amazing talents with us!
  • Be sure to grab our Top 3 badge to display on your blog. 
  • If you would like to join us as a guest design team member on a future challenge, email Karen at khasheck at gmail dot com and she will get back to you with all the details.

Since SAS4Kids is a monthly challenge blog, you have until March 6 to play along with our current Easter Cards/Spring Cards/Anything Goes 4 Kids Card Challenge. It is not required that you donate your card after entering, but a young patient in one of the SAS4Kids hospitals would sure love it if you did. For information about donating cards, click on the tabs at the top of this blog. 

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Easter or Spring Cards 4 Kids OR Anything Goes 4 Kids

It’s Saturday and time for another fun challenge here at Send a Smile 4 Kids! Again this year, all challenges at SAS4Kids are Anything Goes 4 Kids! We will often have an alternative theme that you can choose to follow, but are not required to. Create and link any card that is appropriate for a child and your card could be chosen as one of our top three cards and you could join us as a guest dt member on a future challenge. We are also continuing as a monthly challenge so new challenges will be posted on the first Saturday of every month and you will have a whole month to make and link your cards.

The theme for this challenge is: Easter or Spring Cards 4 Kids OR Anything Goes 4 Kids.  It may be winter, but now is the time to make and send in Easter and Spring Cards to our volunteers. But always please check the “Current Needs” page before sending in cards to see which volunteer needs what for their hospitals and kids.

We are happy to have a previous top three winner join us today as a guest dt member. Nancy Hill shared this super sweet card with us for this challenge:



Now for some more great inspiration, here are the cards created by TEAM S.A.S. for this challenge. To visit any of their blogs, just click on the link above their card.


Mary’s Card

Karen’s Card

Debi’s Card

April’s Card


You have until the Friday March 6th at noon c.s.t. to enter this challenge.  After you do, please consider sending in your card(s) to cheer a child who is inpatient in one of our many children’s hospitals we serve. All the information you need is under the tabs at the top of the blog.

Stamping smiles 4 our kids, Karen 

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Saturday, January 18, 2020

SAS4Kids December Darlings!

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It's another Top 3 Saturday here at Send a Smile 4 Kids! Today, we are featuring three cards from our SAS4Kids Winter/Anything Goes Challenge. To visit our honorees' blogs, please click on the linked names. 

Top 3 Card: #9 A. Rose
Kids always love punny sentiments, and 
we loved how this cute gnome popped against those festive trees!



Top 3 Card: #10 Nancy Hill
Embossing powder, glittery icicles, and die-cut stars
add lots of texture and dimension to this fun holiday scene!


Top 3 Card: #17 Ma-Mi
 Wonderful coloring on this one-layer Kraft card 
brought a sweet little bear to life!


Congratulations! Thanks for sharing your amazing talents with us!
  • Be sure to grab our Top 3 badge to display on your blog. 
  • If you would like to join us as a guest design team member on a future challenge, email Karen at khasheck at gmail dot com and she will get back to you with all the details.

Since SAS4Kids is a monthly challenge blog, you have until January 31 to play along with our current Winter Cards/Anything Goes 4 Kids Card Challenge. It is not required that you donate your card after entering, but a young patient in one of the SAS4Kids hospitals would sure love it if you did. For information about donating cards, click on the tabs at the top of this blog. 

Saturday, January 4, 2020

Valentines or Love Cards 4 Kids OR Anything Goes 4 Kids


It’s Saturday and time for another fun challenge here at Send a Smile 4 Kids! Again this year, all challenges at SAS4Kids are Anything Goes 4 Kids! We will often have an alternative theme that you can choose to follow, but are not required to. Create and link any card that is appropriate for a child and your card could be chosen as one of our top three cards and you could join us as a guest dt member on a future challenge. We are also continuing as a monthly challenge so new challenges will be posted on the first Saturday of every month and you will have a whole month to make and link your cards.

The theme for this challenge is: Valentines or Love Cards 4 Kids OR Anything Goes 4 Kids.  

Now for some more great inspiration, here are the cards created by TEAM S.A.S. for this challenge. To visit any of their blogs, just click on the link above their card.


Mary’s Card

Karen’s Card


Debi’s Card

April’s Card


You have until the Friday January 31st at noon c.s.t. to enter this challenge.  After you do, please consider sending in your card(s) to cheer a child who is inpatient in one of our many children’s hospitals we serve. All the information you need is under the tabs at the top of the blog.

Stamping smiles 4 our kids, Karen 


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