Saturday, October 3, 2009

8 WCMD and Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Here's a card I made today for World Card Making Day and Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This image is the current free images from Digital Delights by Louby Loo.


I reduced the size of the free sentiment and repeated it on a page, printing it on pink paper to use as DP on the panel. The 'flowers' are cricut cut, a little stitching on the stems and liquid applique for the centers.


Challenged entered: Odd Bird Planet (via Durcan Designs)

Don't forget, you can use this image for any awareness cause you like, changing the colors. There are so many causes and awarenesses designated by the various colored ribbons and combinations of colors. Here is a partial list of more common ones as well as a couple of links that list many, many more, solid color and combinations.

Red - HIV/Aids
Black- Melanoma
Green- Donation Awareness, organ transplantation, Environmental Protection
Teal - Ovarian Cancer
Gold - Childhood Cancer
Pink - Breast Cancer Awareness
Puzzle- Autism
Silver - Brain Disorders (Ovarian Cancer, Australia)
Orange- Leukemia, Self Injury
Blue - Child Abuse, Chronic Fatigue
Sky Blue- Prostate Cancer
Purple - Cancer Survivor, Fibromyalgia, Alzheimer’s, Pancreatic Cancer
Lavender- Epilepsy
White - End of Violence Against Women
Yellow- Support our Troops
Gold- Childhood Cancer

Wikipedia short list
Ribbons lists
- many listed, purchase awareness products

Materials
Images - digital delights by louby loo
Paper - DCWV
Ink/color - printer, copics
misc - rick rack, liquid applique, stickles, clear buttons, cricut

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8 comments:

  1. Gorgeous Cindy!! and wow what a great idea to show the list!! Think I'll steal it for my post too, if thats OK!!
    Hugs
    Wendy

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  2. I really love this, especially the stitching on the flower stems and how you repeated the sentiment to create a background. It's such a pretty way to bring awareness to Breast Cancer!

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  3. Super cute Cindy! Love all of the details from the stitching to all the added embellishments!
    Hugs!
    True :)

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  4. Cindy, this card is fabulous !! i really like the way you did the flowers and the background (believe).

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  5. Hi Cindy! Your card is the sweetest!!! The little girl and the flowers are perfect :). Thank you so much for playing the challenge. I will forward your entry to Johanna :) Sorry bout' the late comment. Wasn't feeling so well that weekend.

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  6. Hi Cindy, it's me again. I have GREAT news for you!!! You WON the Odd Bird Planet WCMD giveaway!!! Can you please email me your information here -

    mmdtd@att.net

    I'll look forward to hearing from you so I can pass your info along!

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  7. I would like to exchange links with your site royalthings.blogspot.com
    Is this possible?

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Thanks so much for taking the time to let me know what you think! It means a lot!

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