Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Power of Pink Day 2

Throughout the month of October, we will all hear and read stories of victory,
and a few stories of defeat and sorrow...
But most of all, we will read stories of courageous women everywhere
who are full of faith, courage and STRENGTH!
Today, we are so honored to share the stories of the friends and families of our Design Team!

Designer: Debbie Sherman

"Cherish till the end of TIME"
Designer: Francis Sylvia

"Hope... Keep the Faith"
Designer: Irene Tan

"Mother, Sister, Aunt, Friend"
Designer: Juliana Michaels
It is a little difficult to read, but I layered the words mother, grandma, sister, daughter, aunt,
cousin and friend alternating the chipboard and acrylic alphas.
Designer Tip: Add alcohol ink to you acrylic letters to give them a bit of color and to help them stand out more. 
Emboss your chipboard letters to give them more dimension and a fun bit of texture. 
Use a paper piercing tool to the edge of your paper to give it a texture border.

"Live, Laugh, Love"
Designer: Janis Medina
Design Notes: This layout reminds me that I should love myself. Since I know that cancer runs in my family, 
I take it upon myself to make sure that I am vaccinated and I live a healthy lifestyle.

"Love is all you Need"
Designer: Luzma Bruna

"Love is all you Need"
Designer: Carole Jansen

"In Remembrance"
Designer: Jolanda Meurs

"Searching for a Cure"
Designer: Tara Orr

Designer: Tomoko Takahashi
 "Find Strength"
Designer: Tara Orr
TIP: I wanted to keep a very soft tone for this layout and the pinks were a little too punchy. 
I simply painted the chipboard swirls as well as my handmade roses and finished with distress stickles.

"Together Forever"
Designer: Janis Medina
Design Notes: While the title of the layout is "Together Forever", it has a double meaning to it. 
Inside the envelope is a letter to my Ma who died of cancer.

Journaling: Dear Ma, I'm sorry it took so long for me to accept your death. It's just that somehow 
I felt that when your cancer struck, you just gave up, eventhough I'd asked you to fight back for us your kids.
Now that I'm already a wife and a mother, never a day passes without me wishing that you're here to see my family. 
They give me so much joy, Ma. How I wish you're here with us to share our happiness.

Do pray for me Ma, that I be the best wife to JE and the best mother to Nat and Phil, 
as you were the best for me. Do pray that I be invincible so I can always be with them.

I miss you, Ma.

Design Tips: I used my Tombow Soda Shop Dual Brush Pens in making my own striped patterned paper. 
I also used a brush pen to highlight the word "Together" in my Persuasion My Sweet Patterned paper

Designer: Patti Milazzo
Tip: To create the peace sign, I punch out a 1 ½” circle, drew the lines on the back 
and used Bo Bunny’s Necessities Craft Knife to cut out the wedges inside.

Designer: Patti Milazzo  

 "Peace, Love, Hope"
Designer: Patti Milazzo 
Note: My card was inspired by the statistics about Breast Cancer. “About 1 in 8 women in the 
United States (between 12 and 13%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime.”
Source: http://www.breastcancer.org/symptoms/under.../statistics.jsp 

"Living my happily ever after"
Designer: Janis Medina
Design Notes: I used my Tombow Soda Shop Dual Brush Pen in outlining my pearls for an added blot of color.

Thank you for sharing these amazing projects with us. 
Please make sure and document
all the moments in your lives that build your character
and make you who you are!
We would love to hear from each of you. 

Our Designers were all given the same supplies the stores were given to create this amazing projects.
Supplies used: 
Bo Bunny Persuasion My Sweet
 Bo Bunny Persuasion DotBo Bunny Persuasion Blooms
Bo Bunny Tweet Tweet Rub-ons
Bo Bunny Swirly Whirly Rub-ons
Chunky Charm CB Swirls & Brackets Blush
Bo Bunny Blush Coordinating Double Dot
Bo Bunny Blush Coordinating Double Dot Ribbon
Love is All Cardstock Stickers


  1. Thank you to all the ladies for sharing these beautiful tributes.

  2. AMAZING girls we did a great job remembering of all whe loved!
    XXX Jolanda Meurs

  3. Lovely layouts and cards!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

  4. Wow! Those were amazing layouts...thank you for sharing.

  5. Wow, these are all just amazing! Such beautiful layouts and tributes.

  6. These are all just wonderful Layouts and cards. Such great stories some of the Designers have. Thank You all for shareing.

  7. i am moved by all your projects ladies!!!

  8. Wow! Everything is so beautiful and SO touching!

  9. Beautiful layouts and cards. Very touching tributes.

  10. Each and every project & card are so beautiful and very moving. xx