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Christmas Kickstart Challenge Entry #40: Pink Christmas

Over on the Christmas Kickstart Challenge, the challenge this week was pinkall ranges of pink too. Of course, they did this for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so anything that supports that cause is excellent. My mother is a survivor of Stage 4 Breast Cancer (nearly 20 years in remission!). She is an iron-fist of a lady, and it really goes to show you that you should never lose hope.

Anyway, they also provided two photos to help with inspiration:


For my first card, I used the pink bows as inspiration for Christmas:

For both cards I used the Anna Griffin Christmas Box Cut and Emboss Folders. I then added ribbon all around the wreath and tied a pink bow to give it that full Christmas look. Using pink snowflake cardstock from Recollections and a craft background, and voila, this was it.


I'm really happy with the results, but working with ribbon always feels like stressful as it is so much harder to adhere to paper..

For my second card, I used the gold plates as inspiration:

I wanted to center the "All is Calm" saying, but I didn't want to cover the center snowflake. I liked off-center saying contrasting the symmetry anyway. The gold flourishes are also from Anna Griffin.

And here's the card standing:

The 3D dot adhesives definitely helped give this another dimension. 

And that was that. I was really happy to experiment in the pink Christmas realm. 

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  1. Hi Danny, thanks for playing at Christmas Kickstart - it's great to have you here and I love your card. My Mom is also a survivor, so your words about your mom really struck a chord. I'm so proud of my mom too. Hugs to you and your mom, Jo x

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  2. This is stunning, what a fantastic wreath, thanks for joining us at Christmas kickstart, hugs Pops x

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