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Thursday, 4 October 2012

Think Pink

Good Morning Crafty Friends and Followers

Well as we all know October is the month for Breast Cancer Awareness and there are quite a few challenge blogs which have challenges for this worthy cause.  This is such a terrible disease and has touched a lot of women in the world today.  I have had friends who have fought and won the battle and other's who have sadly passed away.   So today my card is for every woman who has been affected in one way or another by this. 

I have used Save the Pinks 2 by Sherri Baldy.  You can purchase this digi over at Scrapbook Stamp Society.


Recipe & Method

1.  A5 scalloped base card which I have layered Core'dinations pink card which has been embossed using M-Bossibilities Venetian.  I then distressed to reveal the colour underneath and using Crafter's Companion Spray and Sparkle iridescent pink sprayed over it.
2.  I printed off the image onto Stampgraphy card and using Spellbinder Fleur De Lis Rectangle die cut out.  I coloured the image using my Copics, have you noticed she has pink streaks! Using pink Sakura Glitter pen on her top, ribbon and eyebrows.  I then distressed around the image using Dew Drops Brilliance Pearlescent Orchid.
3.  I used Copic RV04 to colour in the letters to make the words HOPE and CURE and then sprayed with the above spray.
4.  From my stash I took 2 flourishes and sprayed them in Silver.  To finish off I have made the Breast Cancer Awareness ribbon and added a pink gem.


  
Before I finish I would like to let you all know that my friend Kay Rutter (Hougie Board fame) is bringing out a PINK Hougie board and every board that is sold a donation will be made to Breast Cancer Care. She will be appearing on Create and Craft at 8.00 am on the 12 October with the board. Inside there will be a leaflet all about Breast Cancer Care. 



Thank you for stopping by Today
Hugs xxx



48 comments:

  1. Thank you for joining Link Up for Pink, hope to see more of your projects entered.

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  2. This is so beautifully designed. Loving your creative style. Wishing you a fab Thursday.
    PS: Hope you will play along with our BLOG HOP over at DigiStamps4Joy.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}
    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}

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  3. beautiful card Linda.

    greetings karin

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  4. Love your gorgeous card Linda,great image.xxx

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  5. Great job on your card.
    http://lorisartsyobsession.blogspot.com/

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  6. Hello Linda. Your card is just perfect. Fab image and I just love the lettering, brilliant card.
    Thanks for sharing at Lexi's Creations.
    Love Sandra xxx

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  7. fabulous card Linda - really gorgeous hun! Hugs rachel xx

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  8. Wonderful card!
    Love the die you used for her background!
    Thanks for joining us at Link Up For Pink!!!

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  9. Thanks for joining us at CTO too!!!!!

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  10. What a fantastic card! Love all the pinks! Thanks for joining my Think Pink Challenge over at Cupcake Craft Challenge this week! Good Luck! Hugs and sunshine

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  11. A wonderful cause and a fantastic card! Love the big lettering and the cute image!
    Lynn

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  12. Brilliant card Linda - love it!
    Kate
    xx

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  13. This is really an awesome card. Love the design, die cuts, coloring, everything. Thanks for joining Link Up for Pink and good luck in the draw.

    Hugs
    Joanie

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  14. Beautiful card, perfect for that time of year :-) xxx

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  15. Beautiful card,Linda and such a great cause, thank you so much for playing along in our very first challenge, good luck Hun xx Zoe DT xx

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  16. Fabulous card , fits right into our 'pink' challenge theme at Lexi's Creations, so glad you could join us!
    Glenda

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  17. A great card as usual Linda! Elaine-xxx-

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  18. A beautiful card to mark an extremely good cause.

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  19. a brilliant card, great image and great words used, love it and can't wait to see the pink board lol xxx

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  20. Hi Linda
    what a great card love the image xx

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  21. So pretty Linda. Thank you for playing along this week at The Stamping Boutique. Good luck in the challenge and I hope to see you in the next challenge.

    TTFN,

    CraftyGirl TSB DT
    craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com

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  22. Love this! Her hair is adorable. THanks for joining us at The Stamping Boutique challenge this week and good luck!

    DebbieM
    TSB DT

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  23. I love this card Linda and for such a great cause xx

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  24. hi linda, beautiful card, love this image..pam

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  25. Perfect card, with perfect sentiments for the cause concerned. I love my Hougie board and would highly recomend it, so I hope that anybody who hasn't got one will buy the Pink one when it's out and get a great crafting tool while supporting a worthy cause.

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  26. Hi Linda, such a lovely card, fab image. Thanks for visiting and leaving me a lovely comment.
    crafty hugs
    Carol

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  27. Great card, lovely image and layout :)

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  28. A super card Linda, the image is fabulous and the words are very touching x

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  29. very cute,thanks for playing @ CTO!!

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  30. You know how this one touches my heart, Linda! Fantastic think pink card. :-D

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  31. Fabulous card and fabulous cause Linda, and I love that Houghie Board, pity I just bought my Green one, I would have loved this one xxx

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  32. Gorgeous card! Love the image.

    Thank you for joining us at Celebrate the Occasion this week, Rachel xxx

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  33. Your card is lovely. I like the image and the colors.
    Thanks for joining us at CYP.
    LG Michelle

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  34. Super sweet card and perfick for our Think Pink challenge this week. Thanks for joining in the fun at Cupcake and good luck :) Donna ♥ x

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  35. This is very sad, that in 21st century we still cannot fight effectively with cancer to cure everyone... Your card gives hope and it's beautiful. Supporting is one of the essential element during the illness. Thank you for joining us at the Celebrate the Occasion challenge and hope to see you back again. Hugs
    Anna xxx

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  36. So cute! love this image! thanks for joining us and helping us spread BCA at LUFP!

    Many blessings,
    Zeni
    www.scrappyzeni.com

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  37. wonderful card. TFS with us at CTO this week.

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  38. sweet card and perfect for us challenge -thank so much for playing with craftyourpassionchallenge - hugs Joanna

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  39. Very nice. I have never heard of the Hoagie? board. Thank you for joining us this week at The Stamping Boutique for our Pink, Pink, Pink Challenge. We hope you will be able to join us on our next challenge. Good Luck~Patti TSB DT

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  40. Love all the pink and the distressing with your wonderful image, great card! Thank you for joining us this week @ CTO for our "Breast Cancer Awareness" Challenge :)

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  41. Lovely card Linda, fabby image. Thank you for joining us at Creative Moments this fortnight. Abbie (Owner) xx

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  42. Gorgeous girly creation lovely image & design

    Thanks for sharing with us at AGOAC this time.

    smiles Christine x

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Thank you very much for your comments. I really do appreciate them all and I do read them. I hope you have enjoyed your visit and come back again soon. Linda xxxx