Tuesday, October 15, 2019


Hey all!  It's October (halfway thru already!!), and it's that time of year to raise awareness for breast cancer research.  To help in the cause, Stef and Lauren over at the Jingle Belles blog host a challenge where they ask for predominantly PINK cards.  For every card linked up to the challenge, they will donate $2 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation!  Isn't that amazing?!  I didn't have the opportunity to participate last year, but this year, I want to help as much as I can!  So, here is card #1:

I had this embossed panel (made with a Tim Holtz Alterations embossing folder) sitting on my desk for some time, just waiting for the perfect card.  I think this is it!  I used Distress Oxide inks in Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick and Picked Raspberry and blended them on the panel in an ombre fashion.  After that, I used Star Dust Stickles on all the snowflakes, but the true shine and color doesn't show in the photo.  The sentiment is from the collaboration set from SSS and Clearly Besotted called Celebrate the Season.


Jingle Belles:  PINK Christmas for the cure
Christmas at Sweet Stampin':  ATG or optional stars
12 Months of Christmas Link Up #58:  ATG or Sensational Santa
Love to Craft #39:  ATG (2/5)
Mix it Up #30:  ATG (2/5)
Cute N Crafty #32:  ATG (3/5)
CHNC #459:  ATG
Simon Says Monday:  All things PINK

Thanks for stopping by today!  I hope the rest of the week goes well for you all...don't forget to get out those PINK products and make some Christmas cards to help Stef and Lauren raise some money!   
Take care and God Bless!



  1. Many thanks for joining in with the Polkadoodles Anything Goes Craft Challenge and sharing your beautiful project with us. Lou x

  2. Such a lovely way to use pink with those snowflakes ... always glad when you join us at Jingle Belles and go PINK for a Cure.

  3. Beautiful ombre background and lovely delicate snowflakes, so pretty! Thanks for playing along at CaSS this month

  4. Hello Marie… Your pink snowflake card is lovely… Thanks for sharing it with us at Crafty Friends. It fits perfectly with our ‘Christmas’ challenge theme. Hope you will come back again soon.
    Diane Louise [Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

  5. Gorgeous card and great cause! Thanks for joining us and good luck with with your entry!
    Hugs, Joy
    Joyfully Stamps
    Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, Owner/Coordinator

  6. Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us for Week 20 at
    Gem of a Challenge!

  7. Hi! I'm back to say thanks for joining us for Week 41 at Polkadoodles Craft Challenge!

  8. Loving your ombre snowflakes! Thanks for joining the Creative Challenge over at Christmas at Sweet Stampin'.

  9. Such a pretty card! The texture of the snowflakes and the way you blended the pink Oxides looks beautiful 😀. Thanks so much for joining the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! Creative wishes, Jo x

  10. Pretty Christmas card. Thanks for joining us at the CHNC Christmas Weekly this week for our Anything Goes, optional "Use a stocking" Challenge.

  11. Fabulous card! Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Maritza DT for http://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com.au/...

  12. Such a lovely card. Thanks for joining us at the Colour it, Create it, Show it off Challenge Blog.
    Hugs Ilonka DT.

  13. Beautiful card. Love the pink. Thanks for joining the challenge at Love to Craft Challenge Blog.

  14. oh how i love this beautiful pink xmas snow storm! wonderful card, as always! thanks very much for helping us celebrate PINK CHRISTMAS at JINGLE BELLES! ♥

  15. Love the glittery pink snowflakes, always enjoy a pretty snowflake card. ;-)Thanks for joining as at MLC challenge blog.

    Monica- DT

  16. Fabulous card...Love the colors and design...thank you for joining us at DIGI CHOOSDAY CHALLENGE ,hope to see you again
    Željka DT xx

  17. This is lovely! I love that wonderful pink background and the beautiful, icy snowflakes! Thanks so much for playing along with us at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana Malkah, Owner

  18. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at MIUC, good luck!!! Amy DT

  19. A beautiful card that inspires me, Marie.



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