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Wednesday, 9 June 2010

Going Pink for cancer awareness

Hello Wednesday! Yep it means another challenge over at the creative cottage challenge blog today and it's my choice this wk! I have chosen the nice and easy theme of Pink for cancer awareness as this sunday I am running the race for life in Chester. I am fortunate enough to know family and friends who have been survivors of cancer and choose to run both for them and for those who have been lost. If anyone feels generous enough to sponsor me, even just 50p you can do so at my sponsorship page here!



My card today has been made using the sunny days paper kit from the creative cottage daisy chain farm collection which can be purchased here, these papers are really so lovely and easy to work with! I have also used this adorable Tilda image from the fairytale collection and a sentiment from CC designs swiss pixie spring collection. My flowers are wild ochid crafts with foliage ala mcgill branch punch (which broke!), pearls and lace from stash.



I used the pleating lace technique shown over on Just magnolia this wk so am entering this card into their Lace borders challenge (I'm loving this technique!) I also followed the sketch this wk over at sketch saturday and am also putting this into the magnolia down under challenge to use polka dots. I'm also popping this into the crazy 4 challenges theme this wk of using pleats on your card (either paper or ribbon in this case lace!)
Thanks loads for coming by and seeing my creation today, don't forget to pop over and check out the other fabulous DT creations and it's always a winner to have some pink on your card so enter the challenge too! Wish me luck for sunday (I'm gonna need it I'm not that fit lol!) Hugs to all Rebekah x

13 comments:

Mandy said...

Hi Rebekah, love your card hun it's so pretty, I was admiring it on the challenge blog.
Good luck with the race for life hun, a very worthwhile cause to support
hugs Mandy xx

Teri said...

This is so cute! Love the pinky flowers too.
Hope all goes well for you on Sunday hun. . .
Hugs,
Teri x

Mandy said...

How spooky was that we must have been visiting each other at the same time lol xx

Shelly said...

Hi Rebekah! What a gorgeous card for your challenge... love the soft pinks! All the very best on Sunday! Hugs Shelly ;)

Thomas said...

Breast Cancer Awareness saves lives. It is by being aware and knowing their options that women’s lives are saved. Yearly screenings (starting at age 30) and regular self-examinations can greatly increase the survive rate. The earlier the cancer is located the better the chances of survival.

Lisa Jane said...

what a pretty card Rebekah and representing such a good cause that touches most peoples lives
Lisa ;)

Wedgie said...

What a gorgeous girlie card Rebekah, a brilliant challenge.

I hope you enjoy your run on Sunday Good luck!

Wedgie xxx

Kylie said...

Gorgeous! I love your spots and lace.
Thanks for playing at MDUC this week,
Hugs
Kyliek

April Rose said...

Those are gorgeous papers! I love the lace border and sweet Tilda! Thank you for joining us at Magnolia Down Under!
Hugs,
April

Becky said...

Morning Rebekah!! I adore your gorgeous card sweetie, so very beautiful!! And all the best for the race for life, know you can do it!!
xx

scrappyjan said...

SPOT-tacular..
very beautiful
hugs, Janiel (MDUC)

Donna said...

Gorgeous and beautiful card Rebekah and such a fab challenge too...good luck for tomorrow hu...I've just been across and sponsored you :) Donna x

Thomas said...

Breast Cancer Awareness may be one of the most important causes to affect our generation. The survival rate for breast cancer is at almost 90% and most of this is because woman are becoming aware.