Just the other day I did a blog post talking about someone that I helped when she was first starting her crafting blog . . . and I talked about how that is JUST what crafters do . . . we help each other out!
As I was reading the blogs I follow I saw another case of a crafter helping another crafter out. This one came in the form of a comment posted on Above Rubies Studio. For those of you that don’t follow Megan’s blog (is there anyone out there that doesn’t!?!?!) let me fill you in on some things going on right now. She has had TERRIBLE problems with her front teeth . . . long story . . . and she actually did a blog post about the specifics of what happened and why she needed to have surgery. Click HERE to go to Megan’s post about the teeth story.
Megan’s blog has been #1 on the Cricut Top 40, she creates videos to teach all of us how to use new products and create even more amazing things, brings us updates from the Craft and Hobby Association Events (she was at the most recent CHA just a matter of days before having surgery) and she creates amazing products for us to use in our crafting projects . . . she does all of this while she is suffering through this TERRIBLE situation with her teeth. Really, I should never complain again that I cannot get something posted on my blog because I am too busy.
So when I read this comment on Megan’s blog from Elizabeth Morris I knew I just HAD to help spread this GREAT idea!
August 7, 2012 at 2:05 pm
It’s completely amazing to me that Megan is going through this incredibly painful and, frankly, emotional ordeal and yet STILL has time to posts these tutorials and such. Her desire to keep inspiring us through this and want to help those with similar problems I think is just another testament to her Faith in GOD and his mission for her on earth.
Dental issues are rarely covered by insurance and problems this large cost tens of thousands of dollars. I can only imagine how this is affecting her dialy life, emotional state without the added worries of how she is going toi pay for it. While I am sure that cards and trinkets are welcome, I have no doubt she could really use some financial help. You know she would never let on if she did. Imagine if everyone of her followers here and on FB sent $5 to her paypal account (happymailMegan@yahoo.com). She could wake up tomorrow and know her teeth are paid for. For everything she does for us, a simple $5 (lets face it you probably spent that much making a card with postage) could change her life right now. I myself am sending $20 but even $1 is great. I’m sure that anything over what she needs will be used to help others (she could start that fund!!). This could be the start of something HUGE!.
Imagine Megan Waking Up tomorrow with her paypal full of $5 gifts and knowing she will be SMILING for us soon!! Let’s Do this tonight!! We call ourselves a crafting “community”. One of our own needs our help! Lets Give Back!!
Elizabeth . . . you are so right! For the price of a cup of coffee or the supplies to create and mail Megan a card we could do something that could REALLY make a difference!
I encourage every person who has ever been inspired by Megan, watched her videos to learn something new or loves her products to please join in this and help Megan with all that she is dealing with right now.