Sunday, October 1, 2017

Hop for Hope

Hello!  and Welcome to my stop on the Secret BCRF Hop to Surprise Ellen and Julie:) If you are hopping from the beginning, you should be arriving from the blog of Kittie Caracciolo.

I'm thrilled to be a part of this surprise for Ellen filled inspirational eye candy using the COURAGE stamp set. THANK you Carly, for inviting me:)) 
Creating  encouragement cards for those that are going through the trials of BC is super easy with the COURAGE stamp set. As you will see, I LOVE the many layers in the the sentiments are unique.
This stamp set is dear to me, as my Mother and MIL are BC survivors. Mom is currently recovering from her second bout of  NON-Hodgkin's Lymphoma and doing well in spite of "chemo brain"..which on some days, I think I experience sympathy symptoms of:)) If you or someone you love is fighting the battle of any kind of cancer, I highly recommend the recovery program and life-style recommended by Chris Wark in his Chris Beat Cancer Program!

Here are my cards:

For my first card I stamped a heart with the sweet flowers in the Courage set and using Crisp Inks from Altenew onto White cardstock

 The second Card features the Ribbon die from Courage set.  I cut two ribbons from pink CS. On the second ribbon, I took the die and re-cut just the top loop to make a BOW:) Then I stamped and cut the flower elements using the coordination dies. Stamped the sentiment onto the lower part of the ribbon tail...after doing a bit of stamp surgery:)) Mounted the arrangement onto a white panel cut with the pretty scalloped SUNSHINE LAYERS.
The remainder of the sentiment is stamped 
on the inside of the card.
And for my final card, I stamped a fun floral background using the flower layersfrom Courage and colored up Plant Lady with Prismacolor pencils.

Thanks for stopping by!
Your next stop on the hop is Laurel Beard, Happy Hopping!

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If you create cards using the COURAGE stamp and Die set make sure to hashtag it with #EllenHutsonBCRF on social media so we can enjoy it too:)

Many of the supplies used for today's cards:


  1. Your cards are so lovely and perfect for the cause ! Thanks for your concern.

  2. Love them all. But, the garden lady is my favorite. We need to find a cure for this monster disease.......

  3. These are so amazing! I love how you chose such bright sunny colours - these are destined to make someone feel better on sight! And isn't it fun to be on a blog hop together?

  4. Such fabulous cards, LauraJane! LOVE the heart full of flowers--so cheery!

  5. Lovely cards and great color combo, thanks for sharing!

  6. Three great cards, Laura Jane. Love how you combined elements from other products to create just unique designs to convey such encouraging messages. Thanks for sharing your creativity on this blog hop.

  7. Hi Laura Jane ~ Your cards are incredibly lovely, especially the one in the shape of a heart. I look forward to sending a card with the sentiment, "You're a survivor" to a friend currently going through breast cancer treatments. This is such a horrid disease and this blog hop is a fabulous way to continue to spread the word about awareness. Thanks so much for sharing. ~HUGS~

  8. These are all beuaitufully designed!! They're cheerful, bright and happy!!

  9. Oh WOW!!! Your cards are absolutely stunning, LauraJane! Love your palette of colors and your beautifully designed trio of cards. So well thought out and perfect for this hop. The design of the card with the dual ribbons is amazing. LOVE!! ♥

  10. All your cards are breath taking. Really lovely. TFS

  11. The cards looklovely Laura! I love the happy colours. The simplest one with the ribbon is my favourite of the lot :)

  12. These are all just lovely LauraJane, beautifully done!

  13. Just love all three of your cards. The yellow and pink is such a pretty combination. The woman with "radishing" on her shirt is so cute! Thanks for sharing your talent!

  14. All of yur cards are sooo cute. Love he Plant Lady! what a wonderful idea!

  15. Each card is wonderful! So different, but connected by those wonderful flowers and colors!

  16. Laura!!! LOve your special heart, and hearts! and glad to hear those you love made it through their fight!
    [now I don't mean to make light of something so serious - but, you know me... those should be BEETS in this special case!]
    Gorgeousness happening here! xx

    1. I thought the very same thing about the Beets:)

  17. These are FABULOUS cards LauraJane!!!


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