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Wednesday, 15 October 2014

'Pink' for Breast Cancer

We are all aware of I'm sure of how many of our dear friends or family have been affected by Cancer. With this in mind Hilde challenged us to make a Pink card for Breast Cancer. Our sponsor is the lovely and generous Sammi Stamps.
                                                        

 The team were given some lovely images to play with. I chose a flower with the ribbon of Hope tied around it.

 
The main A5 card was used from cerise pink card stock.....may have been a Lidls pack. The background paper was a pack I bought when our last craft shop was closing it's doors to papercrafters :( 
 The top half is in a paler pink with a darker pink border.
I paper pieced the flower head in the same two papers as the background. Then added perfect pearls in gold to the centre for stamens. 
I hung some green ribbon loosely for the stalk. I did originally paper piece it too but it looked too heavy so I went with narrow ribbon instead. I added the pink bow in ribbon too. Again I did try paper piecing it but it just looked wrong.
I finished off with the sentiment 'HOPE' , in pink, created in 'Word'.
 
I hope my creation inspires you and you will pop over to Crafting with Dragonflies to see what the rest of the DT girls have created. Don't forget to visit our generous sponsors. And last but not least......Have Fun!!!
 
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11 comments:

  1. A card with real meaning Wynn. Pretty papers.

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  2. Stunning card! Perfect for our challenge! Thanks for joining us at CYP this week! HUgsxx

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  3. FANTASTIC! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘THINK PINK’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    Darlene
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

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  4. Very, very pretty! Love the ribbon around the stem.
    Thank you for playing along with us over at the Sisterhood of Crafters. Happy Crafting!

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  5. Gorgeous & inspired Wynn! Thanks for playing at The Sisterhood Of Crafters!
    Hugs
    Dawn (GDT) xx

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  6. This is beautiful. I love the combination of pinks and patterns and the green ribbon stem is delightful. Thanks also for joining our Where There's Hope challenge at Craft Your Passion this week. I hope we see you again soon.

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  7. Striking and pretty - TFS over at Eclectic Ellapu this month x

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    1. So gorgeous!

      Thanks for joining us at Dragonfly Dreams and come back soon!

      Hugz

      Laurian
      Owner Dragonfly Dreams

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  8. Gorgeous card, the flower is so beautiful....Thank you for joining us at Eclectic Ellapu... Hugs May x x

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  9. Stunning!

    Thanks for joining us at Eclectic Ellapu and I hope we see you again soon!

    Hugz

    Laurian

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  10. Wow! Gorgeous card! Thanks so much for participating in our IF YOU GIVE A CRAFTER A COOKIE challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    ~DEANNE~
    A Little Bit O' Paper

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