Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Hope You Can Cling To... Breast Cancer Awareness with ODBD

I am so excited to share this wonderful set from Our Daily Bread Designs, called Praying for a Cure. This month is designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Our Daily Bread Designs is a sponsor for the Splitcoaststampers second annual Hope You Can Cling To card drive to benefit those affected by breast cancer. Make sure to check out the Hope You Can Cling To Challenge Forums to see other beautiful creations.

Our Daily Bread Designs will be donating a portion of the proceeds from sales of this new
stamp set sold during October to the American Cancer Society. This set will be available for sale at the Our Daily Bread Designs site.

In honor of this release, the team will showcasing this new stamp set!!

The "Breadsticks" listed below have created samples using the new "Praying for a Cure" set. Please visit each of the ladies below, leave a comment for each, and return to this post at the ODBD to let us know that you have visited them all. There will be three commenters selected to win a $20 gift certificate each from Our Daily Bread designs. You have until Thursday, October 27 at 8pm EDT to leave your comments. The winners will be announced Friday morning on the Flashback Friday Favorites post.

Lisa
Lori-You are here
Dawn
Grace
Angie
Connie
Sabrina
Sue
Chris
Patter
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This set is particularly poignant for me this year as one of my co-workers was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. She will be undergoing surgery this week.

It amazes me how much we have learned about breast cancer over the years. My aunt was diagnosed with breast cancer in her late thirties. At that time (the 1950's) she was given one option - total mastectomy, radiation and chemotherapy. If you doubt how much progress has been made listen to this... chemo and radiation were HIGHLY experimental at that time. My aunt lost not only her breast but complete and total use of one arm. The radiation was so destructive that the nerves in her shoulder, arm and hand on that side were obliterated. Until the day she left to be with our Lord her arm hung limply at her side... another reminder of the battle she waged...

So let's say we have come a LONG way yet the race goes on... But most importantly ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE WITH GOD.....

Thanks so much for stopping by! Blessings...

Today's card...


Card Design

Paper - Bazzill, Echo Park Victoria Gardens; Stamps - ODBD Praying for a Cure; Ink - Close to My Heart - Cotton Candy; Dies - Spellbinders Postage Stamps, Classic Squares Large, Cheery Lynn Designs - French Pastry; Embossing Folder - Cuttlebug Swiss Dots; Paper Punches; Satin Ribbon; Pearls; Mulberry Roses

38 comments:

Angella D. Crockett said...

Beautiful card!!!! Love all of the layers and exquisite details! Hugs and blessings, Angie

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Very chic, love all the swirls and bling on the butterfly.

Grace said...

Lori your card is just over the top gorgeous! I can't even come up with words to express it! Love every detail and what a blessing this will be fore someone to receive... the love of your heart is in each detail!
hugs,
Grace

Sherry Kushibab said...

Woo hoo - what is not to love about this card. Fabulous uplifting scripture, lovely layers,as well as flowers, and frill!! And those pearls of hope on the butterfly. Touches my heart just to view it.

Francie G. said...

Fabulous design! Love all the layers and details! Beautiful, Lori!

irishgreensue said...

Lori, your creativeness just bubbles over into every one of your creations - you really made the most of this Scripture with all these fabulous touches! Just gorgeous!

Becky said...

Stunning card, gorgeous colors.

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Lori, girl, you never cease to amaze me with your creativity!!! I absolutely LOVE this beautiful pink creation! I also love the idea of the ribbon threaded through the punched border...genius!! TFS!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

Sherry said...

WOW, ylour card is gorgeous!! love the layers

Rosemary said...

absolutely stunning card, lori!!

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Beautiful card. As a breast cancer survivor, thanks for continuing to make more and more people aware.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Beautiful and so elegant Lori!! Love the pink and white! Such a stunning layout and design with all the feminine touches!!
hugs,
Chris

Marsha said...

Absolutely beautiful. Love all the embellishments and the woven ribbon. So much detail and love in this card.

Bunnyfreak said...

Wonderful card design. Love the flowers.

Donna said...

I love the way you used the music note paper! So subtle, and the roses - I love roses on cards! Very pretty!

Blessings, Donna
grandma4five

April said...

You brought tears to my eyes talking about your aunt! Hugs to you!

I love the postage stamp background! Very pretty card!

Dawn said...

Such a beauty! I love all your layers!!!

Eldora said...

the card is simple gorgeous. love the color and the design details.

Anonymous said...

Hi Lori~

Thank you for sharing such intimate details of how breast cancer has impacted your life. You are right...the race goes on. Who knows? They may find a cure any time!

Your card is just beautiful. I love the soft feminine colors...the pink and white and splash of black music notes is lovely. I just love all of the layering, an the ribbon on the bottom of the card. The flowers are just amazing! You make layering look so easy. I just love this set...especially that Scripture. "All things are possible with God!" That includes a cure for cancer!

He IS Able!
Traci S.

Patter Cross said...

So, so gorgeous, and sorry about your aunt's battle! I just lost a 2nd cousin earlier this year with breast cancer. Such a dreadful disease. Hugs and blessings,

Brenda said...

What a creative use of so many elements - just beautiful!

LaDawn said...

Beautiful cards, the layers are great. I have a good appreciation for your creativity. Thanks

Anonymous said...

Thanks for your beautiful combination of colors, shapes, and textures. Part of the progress is not only medical (though I praise God for that)--now women don't feel they are going through this alone as much as they used to.
I found you today via Patter, and I'm glad. --Jennifer in Ohio

Gerrie Johnnic said...

FABulous card Lori, I pray for your co-worker and all that need one today!

Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful! Love your embellies and the way you framed the butterfly!

Becky Dunham said...

Gorgeous card Lori! I love every element of it :) Your story about your aunt and your coworker really touch my heart. We recently lost a friend to breast cancer at the age of 45; she was first diagnosed in her 20s, had a mastectomy and therapy, and then it returned stage 4 last year and she lost her battle. So this hop is very touching to me. Thanks for sharing.

rebeccadunham at hotmail dot com

scrappingnana said...

So pretty. Love the colors, the butterfly, flowers and all the details. TFS

Jo4Him said...

Beautiful card; love all the details. Thanks for sharing.

Jan Marie said...

Thanks for sharing your story and for this beautiful card! Love the layers and the angles! Gorgeous!

Pati said...

Very pretty, I love your pink and white elements and that touch of black in the swirl with the bling on the butterfly, very cool combo.

Linda Carson said...

Quite delightful and how encouraged someone will be when they receive this beauty!

Jonia said...

Love all the pink and would use it all the time if my cards looked like this! Beautiful!

Phyllis S said...

Lacy, pink, layers and wings - what could be better!!! Lovely card.

Snowmanlover said...

Gorgeous Card Lorrie!

Sally said...

What a beautiful card! I love the flowers!

Kim H said...

wonderful card. I love the textures and dimension from the embossing, pearls, flowers and flourishes. I like the ribbon threaded through the edge and the offset of the frame. thank you for sharing.

Sue D said...

Very pretty--I like the layout.

Tam said...

Pretty!
Your aunt was a pioneer. :)