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Monday, May 6, 2013

Pink Hope at Paper Makeup Stamps

Coffee of the Day - Butter Rum

Several things in the post today, including the winner of my blog candy, so be sure to read through.....

First I will go ahead and announce the blog candy winner. I was smiling so so big when I saw who our Mr. blue froggy friend chose as the winner! She is such a dear friend of mine, and I can picture her reading The Secret Garden with her grand-daughter, Jade.  Stef, congratulations! send me an email with your address so I can get your goodies right out to you!

Thank you to everyone who entered! You know me, and I'll be doing another blog candy again soon!


Next up is my card for the new challenge at Paper Makeup Stamps - favorite color. well y'all are gonna strain yourselves trying to figure out mine, I'm sure! ha! yep, my card is loaded for bear with PINK!!! I made another card for the chemo patient card box I have set up at my oncologist's office. I do hope to have quite a few to take when I go in for my next appt.


I used the Hope Silhouette Fairy from the Breast Cancer Awareness digi set. Both the main image and the matted die cut were sprayed with Cadillac Pink glimmer mist. papers are Basic Grey Knee Highs, felt roses are made with the MFT mini rolled roses die, the metal tag is stamped with the word, 'hope'. the edges of the main image were coated with spun sugar distress stickles. some faux stitching, a pretty pearl button, and a bit of lace trim complete the card. Hopefully this will bring a smile or comfort to someone going through chemo treatments. I sure remember only too well how rough those days were.

Enjoy your day!

Challenges:
Glitter and Sparkle - anything goes
Creative Corner - flowers and/or Mother's Day
Artistic Impressions - monotone
Lacy Sunshine - monochrome
One Stitch at a Time - anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - anything goes
Allsorts - add some sparkle (glimmer mist & stickles)
Catch the Bug - anything goes
One Stop Craft - flower power
Our Creative Corner - anything goes
Crafting Musketeers - anything goes
Crafter's Cafe - mothers or for a female
As You Like It - fave dies or punches (Spellbinders & MFT dies are my 'go to' dies!)
C.R.A.F.T. - stitching (hope faux counts!)
Happy Campers - use lace
LUFP - breast cancer awareness
Paper Crafting Journey - anything goes
Crafting for all Seasons - monochromatic
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - women are special (yes, we are!!!)
Paper Pretties - pink and green
Bunny Zoe - fave color
Craft Your Passion - floral delight
Kaboodle Doodles - for the ladies
Love to Create  - for mom or a special lady
Whoopsi Daisy - Mother's Day or for a special lady

41 comments:

Rhonda Miller said...

Congrats Stef!

Jen, your card is beautiful. I love the image and your layout.

Stef H said...

i am ecstatic! thank you so much. jade LOVES to read. i'm sure she'll enjoy the book right along with me.

fabulous card! love silhouettes... an pink.

have a great day!

hugs :)

jan farnworth said...

great card.

Kathy said...

Stunning card. Love all of the pink, the rolled roses and the beautiful silhouette image.

carol said...

Fab card, love all the pink..thanks for sharing your wonderful creation with us at CRAFT x carol

Desire Fourie said...

Beautifully creative. Great design, colour and attention to detail. Thanks for sharing your talent with DS4J. Good luck. Hugs Desíre  {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}  {Doing Life - my personal blog}

Penny said...

Jen, I am sure this will make a chemo patient smile! How wonderful to bring some sweetness into their lives. :^)
Beautiful card! Love the design, pretty pinks, and wonderful embellies! :^)
Hugs, Penny

JoanieMc said...

Hi Jen, another beautiful card as always. Love the image, design, just everything about it! Thanks so much for joining us at Link Up for Pink Challenge and good luck in the draw.

Hugs
Joanie DT

Redanne said...

Your card really is beautiful, wonderful use of the Breast Cancer image and I am sure it will being comfort to the person who receives it. Thank you so much for joining us at Our Creative Corner with your lovely card. Anne x

Linda Simpson said...

Gorgeous card and lovely image. I want to thank you for joining us over at Lacy Sunshine for our monochrome challenge.

Hugs
Linda xxx

Sassy Scrapper said...

Your card is awesome! I love the layering as well as the shapes you used for your image. Thanks for joining us over at LUFP.

Sandra van Blaricum said...

Lovely card Jennifer!!
That image is beautiful, sure someone's day will brighten with this card!
Hugs,Sandra

*Vicki* said...

What a delightful creation this is Jennifer!! Love the silhouette image and your pretty flowers!! I'm sure this will be so appreciated!! Congrats to Steph!! :) HUGS

Michelle VP said...

Love it, Jen! Your pink card makes me happy - love all the added bits and the glimmer mist. I have more cards that I should mail to you for that card box too! :)

Mian said...

Your card is very pretty and your design and your attention to details are great!

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this week at Love to Create.
Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

Hugs Mian
Love to Create Design Team Member
http://mianspysselhorna.blogspot.com

Michelle said...

So lovely this card. I like the silhouette and the way you used the background papers.
Thanks for joining us at Craft your Passion.
xxx Michelle

Fran said...

Beautiful card, thank you for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles this week xx

Lexie said...

Lovely card Jennifer. Gorgeous colours.

Thank you for joining us over at the Lacy Sunshine Challenge. Good luck.
xx

Elaine aka Ellapu said...

This is gorgeous.Thank you so much for sharing with us over at Eclectic Ellapu this week. We hope to see you in future challenges
Elaine aka Ellapu

Annette said...

Hello Jennifer. I wanted to pop by and see your card. I love all the pink and the fab flowers.
Thank you so much for joining in with our first challenge. It’s lovely to see you here.
Annette
My blog : Netty's Cards
Proud to design for As You Like It Challenge.
xx

Samantha said...

Another lovely card Jennifer love your die choices too! and that cute little tag, Lovely card love the bright colours too!

Thanks for joining in with our first challenge at As You Like It,

hugs Samantha :0)

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

This is such a pretty card. How nice of you to do a card to go in a box to your doctor's office! Great idea.

Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

Diana Walda said...

beautiful card love the colors thanks for playing along at the crafters cafe challenge blog
hugs diana

rachel said...

beautiful card Jennifer - love the pink and the silhouette looks fab. Thanks for joining us at whoopsi daisy and good luck xx

Mamma Mia said...

Gorgeous card Jennifer ... love the simplicity of the image against the busy papers. Thanks for sharing your card at Whoopsi Daisy this week.
Helen x (DT

jane stillman said...

A gorgeous card, love the pretty colours and silhouette. Thank you for joining us over at Glitter n Sparkle, good luck

Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Allsorts challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

CraftyGirl said...

Such a beautiful card, I just love all the pink. I am very glad you entered this week at LUFP. I hope you had fun!!! See you back very soon to play in another fun challenge.

TTFN,

CraftyGirl
craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com
Link Up For Pink DT

Helene E said...

Hi, just popped by to admire your creation and thank you for entering our challenge at Allsorts this week.

Patricia said...

Absolutely gorgeous card! Thanks for joining at Artistic Inspirations this week.

Kaylee Snyder said...

Wonderful card. It is so pretty. Thanks for sharing at Craft Your Passion. Hope to see you again.

Ime said...

cute card! thanks for joining us at kaboodle doodles

Karen C said...

Thanks for joining our "Anything Goes" challenge at One Stitch At A Time.
Hugs
Karen C - busybusyhoneybee

Franz♥ said...

Wow! Love your design and the silhouette image!

Thanks for joining us at Bunny Zoe's Crafts for our Monthly Challenge :)
Hugs, Franz.

Carol said...

Great card. Thanks for joining us at CFAS. Carol DT x

Fran said...

Beautiful card, thank you for joining us at the Crafting Musketeers 1st Challenge , Fran DT xx

Crafty and Green said...

Lovely!! Thank you so much for playing along with us last week at Love to Create Challenge!! Can't wait to see what you'll create this week!!


Many Blessings,
Tina

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Beautiful card!!! Thanks for participating in our LOVE TO CREATE challenge!! Hope to see you again next week!

~DEANNE~
A Little Bit O' Paper

diana fernandez said...

What a beautiful card! I love the image you've choosen! Thanks for joining us at The Crafters Cafe this month

Laurart said...

Beautiful! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Our Creative Corner Love from Laura xxx

Jackie said...

Very sweet. Thanks for taking part in the first Crafting Muskateer's challenge.
Good luck
Jackie :