Monday, October 8, 2012

Breast Cancer Awareness

I'm sure you all know that October is a Breast Cancer Awareness month. Therefore we have a suitable challenge for you at PMS Digi Makeover Challenge: Think Pink - Breast Cancer Awareness.
Paper Makeup Stamps decided to put out a stamp set in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness. A portion of all sales from this set will go to the Susan G Komen Foundation for breast cancer research. This digi set includes 4 word arts and 2 fabulous images. You can purchase this set here.


I wanted to try something new and made a shaped twisted easel card.I used Madelyn, The Praying Fairy digi stamp on my card. She is colored with Promarkers. Then I thought about sentiment, I really loved one from new Breast Cancer Awareness digi set "We don't know how strong we are, until being strong is the only choice we have" but I needed it in Estonian. So I made it myself.
 

Because the message of the card is very powerful, I kept the card design quite simple - just few pretty papers, some pearls and flower and lots of stickles. I placed foam tape under fairy wings so they wouldn' be flat. This is first time I made semi-faux stitching: I poked the holes and draw stitching lines with white gel pen. It looks quite real.


Materials used:
Stamps: Paper Makeup Store - 
Madelyn, The Praying Fairy
Papers: KaiserKraft - Miss Nelly; White paper and sparkling lilac paper from my stash,
Ink: Memento - Angel Pink; Printer

Coloring: Promarkers
Dies:Spellbinders Nestabilites - Standard Circles Larges  and Classic Scalloped Circles Large
Punch: Heyda - Small leaf
Sentiment: Computer generated

Embellishments: Ranger Stickles - Crystal, Queen & Co - white pearls (colored with Promarker - Cerice, added some stickles on top); Flower is gift from My Crafty Heart (added some pink with Promarker - Cerice and stickles on top); MeiFlower - White satin ribbon (one piece is colored with Promarker - Blossom)

I'd like to participate on following challenges:
Cute Card Thursday - Challenge 237 - Lots a ribbon
Totally Papercrafts - Challenge 137 - Lets see those shapes
Sentimental Sundays - Challenge 123 - Anything goes with sentiment
Link Up for the Pink  - Link up for the pink
Polka Doodle - Week 40 - Wings and things

Thanks for looking!
Hugs & smiles,
Eret

18 comments:

  1. Wonderful card and that message is so true. It fits beautifully with Madelyn. Love the soft colors you used too.

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  2. This is stunning Eret. The image is gorgeous and the sentiment is beautiful.

    hugs sue

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  3. Gorgeous card. Really love the stunning side easel in that shape. And your coloring of that image is wonderful.

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  4. Absolutely a gorgeous card. Love all the bling and the message is wonderful. As a survivor I am always looking for encouraging sentiments and quotes.

    Hugs and smiles

    Laine

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  5. Very gorgeous card. I love the image and the design the cut out card. Thanks for joining Link Up for Pink and good luck in the draw.

    Hugs
    Joanie

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  6. Lovely card! Her glittery wings are so pretty!
    Thanks for joining us at Link Up For Pink!!!

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  7. Beautiful card Eret just love that fairy and her wings are gorgeous
    Bettyxxx

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  8. Beautiful Eret, lovely sentiment and image. Your card is a beauty too and you know how I love easel cards, this is a stunner. Take care..x

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  9. Beautiful, just truly beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles, NJ X

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  10. Gorgeous card!
    http://lorisartsyobsession.blogspot.com/

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  11. Beautiful card!
    Many thanks for joining in the
    ♥Cute Card Thursday Challenge♥
    this week! Debxx

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  12. This is absolutely GORGEOUS! Love circle design, the ribbon, your coloring and the sparkly wings! ;o)

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  13. Gorgeous card Eret!! Thank you for joining Link Up for Pink, hope to see more of your cards entered.

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  14. fantastic card! Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week! Kim x

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  15. beautiful card!! so cute!! good luck - buena suerte!!

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  16. So pretty. Love he the sparkle and shape. Thanks for sharing with us at Sentimental Sundays!

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  17. Hi Eret,

    Thank you for your participation in our 2nd Annual Link Up for Pink! Your entry #278 won 4 digital stamps from Sassy Studio Designs.


    Thank you for helping us spread awareness and hope to see you in our monthly challenges.

    Regards,
    Yolie
    www.linkupforpink.com
    www.justyolie.com

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Thank you so much for your comment. It is always so nice to read them. Hugs and smiles. Eret

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