Wednesday, October 18, 2017

You have my full support!

I made this card for Mom who had breast cancer eight years ago.  And we talked about it yesterday about her treatment since we know of someone else in the family who was diagnosed with a different cancer.  I worked in Oncology Reserach for 8 years and have spent much of my nursing career working with cancer patients.  I think that it is great that we support breast cancer; however, I wish we had support for all cancers and weren't so specific for just breast cancer.  Unfortunately there are so MANY types and the others don't get the same recognition and support.  All cancer sucks and no treatment is fun or goes on without interrupted the person's life.  I lost my husband almost four years ago to cancer and it was hard to watch him deteriorate over time. Cancer affects EVERYONE!
For my card, I used a set from Imagine That Digistamp called BCA Full Support and paper from Awareness Ribbons Pink as well as the Sweet Shoppe.  I did paper piecing on the bra.








Patterned Paper:  Imagine That Digistamp - Awareness Ribbons Pink; Sweet Shoppe
Cardstock:  Paper Studio; Recollections
Stamp & Sentiment:  Imagine That Digistamp - BCA Full Support (see above for direct link)
Dies:  My Favorite Things & Spellbinder
Flower:  Recollections
Embellishment:  Dress it Up

Challenges
Verve - Viva la Verve October Sketch
Fab 'n Funky - Ch. 367 Paper Piecing
Creative Craft Cottage - Ch. 97 Breast CA Awareness
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Pink October
In the Pink - Ch. 126 Ribbons and/or bows
Allsorts - Wk 437 Think Pink
Cardz for Galz - Ch. 58 Monochromatic
Crafting with Dragonflies - Ch. 91 Pinktober

22 comments:

  1. beautiful card and paper pieced image-we have quite a lot of cancer on both sides of our families-but there again so do a lot of people-such a terrible disease
    Carol x

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  2. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Lisa Lynn! Awesome card, paper piecing, papers, and sentiment! My mom had breast cancer in 2006 and was cancer free for 10 years before it (cancer cells) came back and took her life in March of 2016. I hate the awful disease and what it does to patients and families!

    Hugs,
    Brenda

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  3. This is so beautiful!! I love the paper piecing and the sentiment!! It will bring comfort to the recipient!! Cancer is horrible...praying for a cure. Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  4. Great card! Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage. Cindy (DT)

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  5. Fabulous image and card! Thank you for sharing with us at The Sisterhood of Crafters.

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  6. It's a perfect creation for our Think Pink theme at Allsorts, many thanks for joining in. And yes, I totally agree with you that it wold be so nice to have a wider awareness.

    B x

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  7. Awesome creation Lisa! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘PINK’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    Darlene
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit!

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  8. This is just plain AWEsome Lisa..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  9. Such a great card! Love it. So glad you could join us for Viva la Verve.

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  10. A really nice card and perfect for our theme at Allsorts challenge. Many thanks for sharing with us!

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  11. Great card with super paper piecing, thanks for joining in our challenge at Fab'n'Funky this week.

    Pat xx

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  12. Your card is a hoot and I love the support sentiment, it's soooo pretty too.
    I agree with your sentiments about cancer, my Dad died of it, in the most awful way 38 years ago, when it was not discussed, we were told he didn't have cancer and died 7 months later. Just awful.
    Faith
    x

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  13. nice card, thank you for playing with us at Crafting with Dragonflies.

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  14. Lovely work. Thank you for joining the challenge at Crafting with Dragonflies. Hope to see you again next time.

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  15. Stunning take on the challenge-love looove love your card!-thanks for joining us at cardz 4 Galz! Hugs, Wendy R x

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  16. I love this card! The sentiment is perfect, with just the right amount of humour and your paper piecing is brilliant. If they sold bras like that, I would buy one!

    Thanks for sharing at Fab n Funky this week.

    Sharon x

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  17. Such a great card for breast cancer awareness month! Thanks for sharing your uplifting and inspirational card at Cardz 4 Galz - Chris, DT

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  18. Terrible Disease - cool SUPPORT card - nice work!

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  19. Great message and love the humour too. Thanks for sharing your creative work with us at Crafting with Dragonflies.

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  20. This is a beautiful card, and I totally agree with what you've said. Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Galz. Sian.

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