Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Hope Quilt

Hi Stampers!

This week at The Cutting Cafe we are recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness so our assignment was to create a project using any of the Breast Cancer files. There are quite a few really neat ones available! I used two of the printable stamp sets on my project, the Think Pink and You Gotta Have Hope .

I knew I wanted to make a quilt card when we were given this assignment. Quilt cards are one of my favorite cards to make. Quilts just remind me of strength, warmth, and compassion... all things that are invaluable traits when you are battling this disease yourself, or being a support for someone who is. The pink ribbons on my quilt are from the Think Pink printable stamp set. I loved that this set came with designs in both black and also in pink. I printed the pink version of the ribbon squares. I sponged all the edges of my quilt pieces with Pretty in Pink ink from Stampin Up! The "Hope" sentiment and the sentiment on the inside of my card are both from the You Gotta Have Hope.

Here is a peek at the inside:

The designer paper I used is from Melissa Frances called Support and it is also a breast cancer design. I punched the "a" from this same paper and my number 4 is from the Simple Stories - Baby Steps 6x6 paper pack. I wanted to have the saying "Hope 4 a Cure" on my project. My grandma is currently battling this disease for the second time so this was an assignment close to my heart.

Hope you enjoyed today's card! Be sure to visit the inspirational post on The Cutting Cafe Blog later today to see how the other Design Team members projects and for your chance to win some prizes.

Happy Stampin!

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I will be entering this in the following challenges:

Bearly Mine - #57 Anything Goes
In The Pink - Pink + One (white)
Shelly's Images - Tic Tac Toe - Ribbon, Embossing, Digi
My Craft Spot - #73 Emboss It
Simon Says Stamp- Your Favorite - Quilt Cards
Stampalot Challenge - October Challenge Punch Away - 2 sized circle punches, Square Punch to create quilt


Christine L

Fabulous card Laura... I love how you've created a patchwork quilt with your squares, then shaped it. A perfect card also for the Breast Cancer Awareness campaign.

Thanks for sharing it with us at In The Pink.. hope to see you here again soon!

Christine x (ITP)

Regina Easter

Laura what beautiful cards. Love that patchwork. Hugs

Katie Skiff

Oh I love the quilted look!! That is awesome!! Great job!!


Was a lovely quilted effect you've created Laura.

Thanks so much for joining our Punch Away theme at Stampalot challenge this month.

B x

Sally H

Such a sweet card, Laura, and perfect for our challenge. great use of punches! Thanks for joining in our Punches theme at stampalot this month and good luck!


Very pretty card, inside and out. Thanks for joining us at Stampalot this month.


Gorgeous card. I love the patchwork look.

Jeri (DT Sister)

Holly AKA KopyKat

This is so beautiful. I love that quilts represent comfort and hope. Love the colors and the great design.


Lovely card! Thank you so much for joining our Anything goes Challenge over at Bearly Mine Challenge. Good luck!

Hugs, Natascha


This is beautiful! I love the way you "quilted" the frame die and all the embossing! Thanks for playing at My Craft Spot!


This is gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us over at Simon Says Stamp and Show this week :) - Ashli

Houses Built of Cards

So pretty! LOVE the quilted look and the embossing!!! So glad you joined us this week at My Craft Spot!!!

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