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!


  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!!

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

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

  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!

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

  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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