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Wednesday, 10 October 2012

Think Pink! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Good Morning Bloggers!

Last month I did some  fundraising for
 Breakthrough Breast Cancer

I had my head shaved & ran a couple of card making challenges!
As a result of this, I heard stories from many people about how they
or a  loved one had been touched by Breast Cancer!
I was so touched by some of the stories, I felt I wanted to send a card.
This is one of the cards I made!


The image & the sentiment are part of a set from

Here's a closer look at
I coloured the image with a combination of my 
Promarkers & Flexmarkers


The sentiment is one of several included.
I distressed it a bit, cut it out with a Spellbinders Die 
& threaded some lace through it.

DP By Mujka Chic at  My Grafico.
I punched some flowers using my Tonic Punches
 & layered them up adding a gem to the centre of each.


Here's a photo of the inside!
Thanks to everyone's generosity, the
 total for my fundraising so far is an awesome 
£2946.90
If you haven't donated yet & you'd like to help me round up
my figures to a nice tidy sum, you can find out how to 
do just that on my Just Giving Page.
This month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
I urge you to check for any changes at least once a month.
Early detection is the key!
Thanks for stopping by!
I'm off to check out the Pink Challenges I can enter this little card in!
{Pin}spirational Challenges Photo Inspiration
Passion For Promarkers Shabby In Pink Or Blue
The Stamping Boutique Pink Ribbons
Digi Makeover Challenge Breast Cancer Awareness/Think Pink
Lexi's Creations Pink
The Cutie Pie Challenge Use A Digi
Dream Valley Challenges Go Pink (BCA)
A Gem Of A Challenge For The Girls
Jelly Park Challenges Pink It Up
Art Impressions Stamp Challenge Pink
Sassy Studio Designs Think Pink
Link Up For Pink BCA/Pink Challenge

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

October New Releases at The Crafty Pad

Good Morning all!
I hope you're all well!
It's time for the new October New Release Post at 


The image I chose to work with is the 
As you can see, I used the gold!
The sentiment & the border are part of the set.


My card is Clean & Simple & will easily go in the post 
with an ordinary letter stamp!
I printed the image onto some card & added some sparkle
with my Sakura, Clear Star pen. 
Then matted onto some Gold Mirri Board.
The card base is an A6 


I wish you could see just how much it sparkles
 but it's so hard to capture with the camera!
Believe me I tried! lol



I hope you like my little offering!
I did decorate the inside with some Mirri Board but I 
was so intent on capturing the sparkle, I forgot to take a photo!
I did consider further embellishments but decided against it!
Pop on over to The Crafty Pad & check out the other 
new release images & projects by the other DT ladies
don't forget to leave a comment  for the chance to to win
 some of the images featured.

***Please note***
October is Breast cancer Awareness Month
I have a digital stamp for sale on my blog.
She's called "Hope" & she was
  drawn especially for my by Lindsay Elise Jolly of
100% of the money raised goes to
You can find out more about her Here
Or click on the pic in my side bar.

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Catch The Bug Anything Goes
ABC Christmas Challenge T Twelve days of Christmas (Gold % Gold Rings!)
Fab 'n' Funky No Patterned Paper
Delightful Challenges Winter Holiday
Paper Play Shine On (Bling)
Simply Create Anything Goes