Friday, September 24, 2010

Save the Hooters!

Last night I was browsing online and came across this Stampin' Celebration Inpiration Challenge.  (SCIC21)I loved all of the pinks in the inspiration photos and I knew I wanted to make something special for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I initially started out thinking of a card using the owl punch. I wanted to put the pink ribbon of hope on the owls. Then I decided that I would make an Owl Birdhouse using the Mini Milk Carton Die. What better way to say, "Save the Hooters!" then with owls. I made the Ribbon of Hope on the Owls using the 'and' sign (&) from the Billboard Sizzlet Decorative Strip Die. I just cut off the bottom of the "&" and turned it over.

The roof is made out of the Stampin' Up Wood Sheets. I first made a base for the roof out of a piece of 2 inch by 4 inch Chocolate Chip cardstock. Then I cut out seven pieces with the Clearlits Scallop Rectangle Die and Used the long edges to layer the roof. I made the Ribbon of Hope little flag banner by punching a star and cutting off the ends, then glueing them to a piece of linen thread. The owls outfits are made with the DSP In Color (level 1 hostess pack).

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I will be participating in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure for the 4th year in a row. My dear childhood friend of 30 years is a breast cancer survivor. Throughout her recovery she always kept the most positive attitude. She has a bumper sticker on her car that says, "Save the Hooters!" Purchase anything pink from me or my Stampin' Up! website between now and October 31st, and I will donate 10% to the Susan G. Komen For the Cure Foundation. This milk carton die is filled with Pretty in Pink corduroy buttons and will be a door prize at my World Card Making Day crop. Enjoy your journey, whatever that may be!

7 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness!!! This is so incredibly adorable! I just love every little detail of it! The banner is darling. I love that you tied your project in with breast cancer awareness month. What a creative ideato use the & for a ribbon! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the SCIC!!

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  2. Oh this is wonderful! I love all the details and the creativity!! Thanks for playing with us at the SCIC blog!

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  3. Hi Kris! So glad you joined us at the SCIC!
    This project is incredible! It's absolutely adorable!

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  4. This is awesome! You've created an amazing project AND it's for a good cause! I love all of your attention to the details. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Stampin' Celebration!

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  5. love it! this will be on my punch inspiration blog post in a couple days. TFS

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  6. WOW!!! What a GREAT project!! Just love it! THe whole concept from the idea to the finished product. Just AMAZING!!

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