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Friday, May 2, 2014

We Can Beat This Starburst

Coffee of the Day - Buttered Rum

It's Friday! wooo hoooo! always a happy day, regardless of whether you are still in school or not. there is just something so special about a Friday, don't you think?!

I wanted to play along in the Unity Friends with Flair Friday challenge, but also saw a fun sketch over at The Stamping Boutique today. add that to the Outlawz Paper a la Mode challenge of pink that ends tonight, and I was in a hurry to get a card made today! :)

I have a box of cards I need to get out to MD Anderson in Texas to their cancer center, so thought I would add one more to the mix before packaging it up this weekend. this is the same place all cards for Hope You Can Cling To at Split Coast Stampers are sent. since my previous oncologist moved over 1 1/2 hours away from me, I no longer have a card box to add cards to. my current oncologist is at our local hospital, and they don't do anything like the card box I had set up before. so I need someplace to send all of my cards!

I have a big dr. appt. on Monday and start up tests & scans next week. not looking forward to that. you won't see much of me .....


stamps are from the Unity Angie Girl set, 'Cure Girls.' papers are from the Basic Grey Highline collection. starburst die is from Taylored Expressions, leaf flourish die is Cheery Lynn, and die for main image is Spellbinders.  the sentiment banner is actually attached with pink staples. I love these, but save them for very special projects! flower is Prima and sequins were just scattered over the card. I glued them down where they fell. love the random look!

will see you back here tomorrow! enjoy your weekend! :)

Challenges:
Unity Friends with Flair - anything goes with Unity products
The Stamping Boutique - sketch
Outlawz Paper a la Mode - all about the pink
Brown Sugar - patterned paper
Crafty Ribbons - anything goes with ribbon
Creative Card Crew - girly
Just For Fun - ribbon or lace
Sister Act - any card goes
Ooh La La - faithful friends (believe me, it makes a big difference to have people stand by your side during a cancer battle. not everyone does, sadly)
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper - anything goes with patterned paper
Sassy Studios - so bright ya gotta wear shades
Crafting By Designs - anything goes
WAW - anything encouraging goes
Crafting From the Heart - anything goes
Nutcrafters - bingo: bling (sequins), girly, paper punch or die cuts (dies listed above)
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Going Grey with Scrap Creations - anything goes
One Stitch at a Time - anything goes
Robyn's Fetish - get well

25 comments:

Ruby said...

Lovely card with a great message.

Paula-Scrap Addict said...

fantastic card! I love the paper starburst & anything to support fighting cancer is always beautiful

Miwa said...

Awesome card - love how inspiring it is. You be strong, okay? Good luck with the tests and scans... *hugs*

JPScraps said...

Great card! Good luck with everything!

Dawn Fields said...

Stunning card! Gorgeous! Good luck next week! I'm sure everything will turn out fine!

Crystal said...

Beautiful encouragement card! I love all of the fun pinks and that starburst. Good luck with your tests, stay strong!

Shell B. said...

Simply wonderful card, great image & design! Good Luck!
Glad you joined us for the challenge at One Stitch At A Time, hope to see you come back soon!
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Shell in Alaska ~ OSAAT DT ~

Sue D said...

Very encouraging card!

Linda said...

This is beautiful and inspiring. GL on your tests and thanks for playing at The Stamping Boutique

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Jennifer and for such a good cause too, you are such an inspiration to us all xx

Good luck with the tests next week, I will be thinking of you and sending hugs xxxx

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
luv
Lols x x x

Penny said...

Really beautifully designed, Jen! Love the papers, image & sentiment! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Josephine said...

Beautiful!

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Lovely card with a great theme!

Thank you for participating in the One Stitch at a Time Anything Goes Challenge!

Kates said...

Great card and great cause. Thanks for joining Crafting from the Heart. Kx

Donna K said...

first…i just have to say…i love your blog title! so fun!
and secondly…this card is wonderful and beautiful in every single way. sending healing thoughts your way and prayers for a good doctor's appointment.

Gaylynn said...

Terrific design. Great encouragement card. :)

melissac said...

Beautiful card!! Praying that all goes well tomorrow! Hugs!

bumblebee creations said...

Oh my goodness Jennifer, what an awesome card!! So gkad to have you join our challenge at The Stamping Boutique!!

Maureen R said...

Wonderful card of encouragement! Best wishes for your recovery.
Thanks for joining us at SACC this week. Good luck.
Maureen DT

Kim Kelley said...

Fantastic card Jennifer! You are in my prayers...keep your chin up cause you can beat this! Thank you for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs and the DTBST challenge this week! HUGS

Kim
SSD DT

paper fun said...

What a great way to show solidarity with our fellow sisters.

Thanks for joining our girly challenge at Creative Card Crew.

Mari

Anne said...

What a brilliant take on our Faithful Friends challenge. Thanks so much for sharing with us. Hugs x

Debbie said...

Wow this is one amazing creation and inspiring.Thanks for joining in with us over at Nutcrafters.Good Luck.Hugs Debbie x

Hazel said...

Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper May challenge with your lovely creation - hope to see you again soon x

Kay said...

Wonderful card. Love the colours and the sentiment. Thank you for sharing with us at the Just For fun Challenge blog.xx