AuthorsDen.com   Join | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Andrew Feder, iLiana Margiva, iErnie Heavin, iNicholas Coe, iLloyd Lofthouse, iWalt Hardester, iLinda LeBlanc, i

  Home > Crafts/Hobbies > Articles Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Charlie

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· Stories
· Blog
· 20 Titles
· 114 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Sep, 2007

Charlie, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
The Any Agency: Wild Violets
by Regina Pounds

Introducing Anna Bradford, Private Investigator, taking on the Case of the Wild Violets...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Beside Still Waters
by Jill Eisnaugle

Each person is but a grain of sand resting beside the sea. This thought sets the tone for Jill Eisnaugle’s latest poetry collection, Beside Still Waters...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



   Recent articles by
Charlie

Banana-Leaf Christmas Cards
           >> View all

Homemade Christmas cards
by Charlie   
Rated "G" by the Author.
Last edited: Monday, December 13, 2010
Posted: Monday, December 13, 2010

Share    Print   Save    Become a Fan


Haitian-made Christmas cards Shipped directly to your door. Act fast.

POETS INKING FOR THE GLOBAL GOOD, UNITE! 

Haiti's had a pretty tough year to say the least!  Here's a safe, trust-worthy way to help out, and get something beautiful in return:  Buy poetry-embellished, Haitian-made Christmas cards for your friends and family this year.

A group of us poets have united to write for charitable causes.  Our goal:  to "dip our Turkey feathered pens into Indian ink... and draw in a new equater... to link the world with poetry." 

As last year, we have dozens of beautifully hand-crafted Christmas cards from Haiti. They were created by remote Haitian villagers, who cut silhouettes of Christmas figures from banana leaves and attached them to cards-- a simple and very moving effect.  Then we at PIGGYINK hindquarters added heartfelt words of AD's own Bernice Angoh.  The finished result is a perfect blend of craftsy elegance and Christmas cheer, and the best thing about it, is the double-fold gift in giving:  first, to the people of Haiti who are trying to help themselves, and second, to those whom you choose to give the cards.  A third gift, of course, is the gift that comes back to you from giving--but that's what Christmas is all about, isn't it?

Click the link below to see details of each card and to order them. Cards will be sold at $25 per set of one dozen.

www.piggyink.com
 

Proceeds will be donated to Sion Fonds, a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to keeping families together and improving quality of life in rural Haiti. Sion Fonds works with villages in rural Haiti to send children to school, teach job skills to parents, build wells, etc.  Learn more about them by visiting their website: www.sionfonds.org.

 

Web Site: Poets Inking for the Global Good


Reader Reviews for "Homemade Christmas cards"


Want to review or comment on this article?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by John Domino 12/13/2010
GREAT NEWS! Yes I bought some of these before. They were my favorite cards! MERRY CHRISTMAS!!




Seasoned With Love: From My Family To Yours by Auntie Val

Mouth-watering recipes such as Salmon with Shrimp Sauce or Rum Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies are the treats you will find in this step-by-step walkthrough cookbook, which also incl..  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Betrayal's Shadow by KH LeMoyne

Romantic Urban Fantasy - The Guardians of Eden Book 1..  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.