Friday, October 11, 2013

♥ Pink Christmas... for the Cure! ♥

We're super-excited to celebrate our Third Annual Pink Christmas ... for the Cure!  This is the fortnight in which we (Stephanie & Lauren) want to honor all of the brave men and women who have battled breast cancer in their lives.

Therefore, the prompt is to make a ♥PINK♥ holiday card. It doesn't have to be all pink, but there must be some clearly visible pink on the card.  For each newly made holiday card that you link up, we'll donate $4 to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Last year we had 64 cards linked-up ... and donated $256! We'd really like to top that this year, but we need ♥YOUR♥ help to do it!

The rules are simple ... you can choose any shape, size, style, theme, sentiment, papers, embellishments and additional colors you want ... you may combine with other challenges, use sketches from anywhere you'd like, and enter as many times as you wish ... but you must make a NEW holiday card each time, and there must be ♥PINK♥ on it somewhere!

Here's what we designed for the first week:


Stephanie says, "I decided to go all-in Pink this week.  I stamped an the Carolers (can I just say ... so glad I wasn't born when women wore bustles) & sentiment from a new set called Christmas Happiness on designer paper and then added three shades of Pink Distress Ink.  I finished with my favorite pink ribbon and a spray of Pink Iridescent Spray & Sparkle Glitter Varnish."

Lauren says, "I went (almost) all pink, too... SURPRISE, lol! I had originally planned a few more layers, but having come across this beautiful pre-cut piece of Fancy Pants xmas paper, with the holly leaves and text already on it, i couldn't bring myself to cover up too much. I just added the gorgeous Prima floral, a few snowflakes, and a little border and called it a day!"


And now it's time for you to decide if ♥YOU♥ are ready to go all pink... or just a little pink... or maybe you'll help us boost our total donation by making a few different ♥PINK CHRISTMAS♥ cards for the cure?! Link them up here by 6pm (EST) on Wednesday, October 23rd. Keyword for galleries and our Flickr group is JB:13:21. There *may* also be a little random prize for one lucky cardmaker, as well... you never can tell, so link early and link often! :) THANK YOU for thinking PINK with us!

11 comments:

Shelley Germann said...

What a great idea! I'll be walking this Sunday for the cure. I sure hope I find time to participate in this challenge!

Marianne said...

I do hope I'll be able to join the fun this time. I love pink and your all pink creations.

Rose said...

beautiful cards ladies and such a great cause to help :)

Toni said...

What a fab idea. Count me in!

stamp500 said...

Where can I find the Carolers stamp?

Electra said...

Once again, thank you for doing this. You ladies truly do rock!! And we get some gorgeous cards in the bargain!

Suze said...

Marie B sent me over to your blog for this challenge. Glad she did as I was able to contribute two cards to the challenge.

Marie B. said...

Glad you made it Suze! That's $4.00 more towards the cause! :) YEA!!!

Eliza said...

This is a fantastic idea to raise funds, I've submitted mine and hopefully will make some more...

Eliza

Marie B. said...

C'MON, ladies we're at $192...can we make it to $200.00??? I THINK SO!!! :)

Julene Matthews said...

I missed the close by minutes but here is my card anyway.
http://julenebydesign.blogspot.com.au/2013/10/jingle-belles-but-i-missed-close.html