Friday, October 7, 2011

i'm dreaming of a ♥PINK♥ christmas (& a CURE!)

gooooooood morning ♥JINGLE BELLES♥ and welcome to the first official post of october, which as you may know is breast cancer awareness month. which is why, in honor of our sisters, our mothers, our daughters and our friends who have bravely battled --or are still coping-- with this disease, we are eschewing the more ordinary christmas colors of red and green this week in favor of PINK in all its glorious hues, shades, tints and tones!

yep, we're asking you to make a holiday card with some pink on it somewhere! don't worry, we'll make it worth your while... because... we'd like this one to be just a little more meaningful... so for every fabulous "pink christmas" card that gets linked up between now and next wednesday night, stephanie and lauren will each donate a dollar to susan g. komen for the cure!!! that's right, $2 a card, and you can enter as many times as you like... but each card has to be newly made, and it has to have some pink on it!

here's what we did:



Lauren says, "it's no secret that i like pink... especially on cards... especially on *CHRISTMAS* cards, so this week was pure joy for me! :) i'm not sure how this card evolved into being french, as well, except that i found the pink eiffel tower fabric paper whilst searching for something else and that sort of set the whole thing off. i love it, though; especially since only the snowflakes and snowflake paper are specifically "holiday" products; everything else was regular stash!"




Stef says, "I went with the deep vibrant pink of Authentique's Uncommon collection together with a Sketch from the CLASSRoom. I added EAD Stickerz sentiments and gold glittery snowflakes for holiday sparkle."


so now it's time to see what you will do: choose salmon or cerise, blush or fuschia... use the merest accent or a daringly dramatic monotone... keep it elegantly C&S or run to a riot of maximalism... (if you don't think that's a real word, please see lauren's card, above, lol!) but make a new holiday card (or cards, plural!) incorporating pink, and link up before 6pm (EST) next wednesday night, october 12th. keyword for galleries and the flickr group is JB41. and now...

let's make some cards
and
LET'S MAKE SOME MONEY!!!
♥♥♥





13 comments:

Debgem said...

Ladies - what an fantastic challenge, and you are both extremely generous too! I think your cards are fab. Now, I'm off to have a think and play :)

Marianne said...

Great challenge, great cards and a great cause, ladies!

Amanda Profumo said...

PINK? No problem, piece of cake! ;)

Hazel said...

In the last few days I've made and blogged a few pink Christmas cards - a good excuse to make another!

clare said...

Pink and Christmas two of my favourite things. Such a generous pledge ladies and a really great idea too! Love your cards. xx

Lorraine said...

What a great challenge. Your cards are truly inspirational as are you two ladies!

kbrandy4 said...

Fabulous challenge and a great cause!! Thank you ladies!

Hugs Hazel xx

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

This couldn't be more fun and meaningful!!! You gals rock!!!!

salma said...

What a fantastic challenges ......Your cards are looking so inspirational!!
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~amy~ said...

seriously...you gals rock for this particular challenge!!!!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

What an AWESOME thing to do!! I hope I can fit the time in to play along!! :):):):):):):):):):):)

Karen said...

This was such a marvelous challenge... thank you for your generosity! :o) Your cards are incredible. Thank you for the inspiration! :o)

Hugs and blessings!

Debbie said...

These are all great pink cards!! So wonderful to be giving the donation, too!!!