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stamp_momma 09-20-2013 06:20 AM

HYCCT1301B - Courage and Strength Chat Thread
 
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Challenge Title: Courage and Strength
Hostess: stamp_momma (Lori)
Keyword: HYCCT1301B
Date: 10/01

So...I can't believe it's time for Hope You Can Cling To already! It really is my favorite time of the card making year. It's definitely one of my favorite events at Splitcoast. To see the community pull together is just an amazing thing to be a part of. Thank you! Thank you!

When I was thinking about my challenge, I kept thinking about how much courage and strength it takes to face cancer and cancer treatments, as a patient or as a loved one. Courage. Strength.

Then I started thinking about the color of mood and action. What is the color of courage? And, I almost immediately landed here. Red is the color of determination, strength, courage and love. Orange combines the energy of red and the happiness of yellow. It is the color of encouragement and determination.

My challenge to you is to create a card that shares courage and strength with either the color red or orange or a mixture of both. (Remember, no double-dipping, you can only enter each card in one HYCCT challenge...sorry!) :)

I can't wait to see your beautiful cards!


VIEW THE GALLERY FOR THIS CHALLENGE HERE
View the Hope You Can Cling To Gallery HERE
View the Hope You Can Cling To Master Challenge Thread HERE

UPLOADING INSTRUCTIONS:
1. All Hope You Can Cling To Challenge Entries must be uploaded to the Hope You Can Cling To Gallery, with the specific challenge keyword, no later than November 7th, 2013 at 12:00 Noon Central Time to be eligible for our fabulous prizes! Post a link to your entry in this thread.
2. You may not combine challenges, but you are welcome to create multiple cards for each challenge.
3. Please remember to put in the correct keyword when uploading your image. Copying and pasting the challenge keyword is recommended to avoid typos.
4. Please package all challenge entries with an envelope, protected with a clear plastic bag and mail them to our partner at the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center to benefit patients being treated for breast cancer and their family. We would like for them to receive cards throughout the month of October, but we understand if you'd like to mail all your cards at once.
5. Since these cards will be used by visitors for patients, most should be blank inside, but feel free to send cards with messages of hope for the patients in addition to your challenge cards!
The Department of Volunteer Services – Unit 115
Attn: Maggi Suttles
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX 77030

pegmac71 10-01-2013 03:51 AM

Wonderful challenge Lori! I love the list of colors and meanings! What a fabulous time we will be having this month!

Edna15 10-01-2013 04:49 AM

Great challenge Lori, I have a little card which I will load in the coming days... in the mean time a little shout out to all Australian's... some of you may also like to send your cards to a home based organisation... or split them between the two...

Here is the link to the details if you would like to only pay local postage and send to Chicks in Pink organisation who are kindly arranging for delivery straight to the Mater Hospital Breast Clinic.... http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/fo...s-t561903.html

mrslaird 10-01-2013 05:05 AM

Love this challenge!

stampingout 10-01-2013 06:39 AM

Great challenge. Here is my card.

HYCCT1301B-Ladybug Hug by stampingout - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

Clownmom 10-01-2013 06:43 AM

You used one of my favorite colors (orange) for this challenge, Lori. Here's my card:

Falling Leaves

muscrat 10-01-2013 07:09 AM

Thanks for the challenge. Will get to it as soon as possible!

vdoyle8 10-01-2013 07:16 AM

three of my favorite colors -- can't wait to play!

stamp_momma 10-01-2013 07:22 AM

Hey girls! Thanks for the early enthusiasm! I can't wait to see all of that red and orange filling the gallery!

CAKath 10-01-2013 07:26 AM

Lori, I really LOVE your choice for our second challenge. It gave me a chance to honor my sis. She was so courageous and I know she is like so many strong ladies who are fighting the battle. A shout out to my Mom, Aunt Marie and sister Nancy who are all S U R V I V O R S!! May that list continue to grow. I admit I had to go back and put a little orange in there as I forgot but it's in there!

LuvLee 10-01-2013 07:51 AM

I went with orange and a butterfly since to me it really does represent such hope and a beautiful, fragile-looking strength!

Dreams Take Flight by LuvLee - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

coffeestamper 10-01-2013 07:55 AM

RED COURAGE~
http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/ga...&ppuser=109382

peeps321 10-01-2013 07:57 AM

I love both these bright colors so there was no choosing for me...I had to use BOTH!

Red and Orange Swirled

muzbysmom 10-01-2013 08:41 AM

I chose orange as my color for this Halloween File Folder card

LL's HYCCT1301B Halloween File Folder Card by muzbysmom - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

Greywolf 10-01-2013 08:55 AM

I decided on orange also, with multiple layers. Still a simple card.

Strong Rose

Cook22 10-01-2013 08:57 AM

HYCT1301B Determined Whitewashed Poppies

I had to use red! Orange doesn't figure much in my colour palette ;-), and red figures hugely in my wardrobe.

muscrat 10-01-2013 09:06 AM

I was so excited to find dp that had both orange AND red in it! HYCCT1301B You Can Do It by muscrat - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

tessaduck 10-01-2013 09:17 AM

Thanks for the challenge-- Orange is outside my comfort zone. I tried a little ombre with this:

HYCCT1301B strong by tessaduck - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

sadiejane929 10-01-2013 10:31 AM

Polka Dot Pinwheel
 
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I just happened to have a pinwheel I made last weekend laying on my craft table. I mounted it on some burnt orange. It is hard to see in the picture, but the polka dot paper is actually a faded looking red and some of the flowers are red and orange.

catdidit 10-01-2013 10:50 AM

Thanks for the fun challenge! Here is mine:

Orange, Red and PInk

naturecoastcrafter 10-01-2013 11:06 AM

As Mel B would say, Lori, SPOT ON!

doodlepop 10-01-2013 11:37 AM

Here's my card, Miss Lori - thank you!

HYCCT1301B - Birds at Sunset by doodlepop - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

saffivort 10-01-2013 11:56 AM

Had a day of lovely craftiness today and made a few samples for the HYCCT challenges and here's my Mosaic Madness CAS one for this challenges.

Hugs, Vannessa x

bensarmom 10-01-2013 12:42 PM

Here's my card . Loved this challenge.

It's Ree 10-01-2013 01:55 PM

Another great challenge to get my brain in card making mode! Thank you!
Here is my card .

mamaxsix 10-01-2013 02:52 PM

Altered a notecard for my image panel.
Be Strong

Vervegirl 10-01-2013 03:43 PM

Great challenge, Lori! Here's mine... Take Heart by Vervegirl - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

hbrown 10-01-2013 04:17 PM

Awesome challenge!! Here is my Fall Strips card - I used both red and orange on this autumn themed card. :-)

BluDragon 10-01-2013 04:27 PM

This was a bit challenge for me, I couldn't help but go with a Halloween theme =) HYCCT1301B - Halloween

superjen 10-01-2013 06:21 PM

Here's mine - fall all the way, baby.

Fall Strength and Courage by superjen - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

stamp300 10-01-2013 07:00 PM

Here's my card:

HYCCT1301B Thinking of You by stamp300 - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

Scraperwannabe 10-01-2013 08:22 PM

Finally got my card uploaded: HYCCT1301B Hello by Scraperwannabe - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

KonaRose 10-01-2013 08:24 PM

Hi Lori

CAS cards are the hardest ones for me so thanks for the push! All my best, Rosy

HYCCT1301B Queen Anne's Lace Aglow by KonaRose - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

jenn47 10-01-2013 08:29 PM

Here's my card:

Birthday Bunny

TFL!

StampinAK 10-01-2013 08:57 PM

Fun challenge, Lori! Day 1 and I'm off with a creative start:
A Girl Should Be... by StampinAK - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

simplybeautiful 10-01-2013 09:02 PM

Great challenge Lori! here is my CARD

philsmom 10-01-2013 09:03 PM

I really enjoyed this challenge using analogous colors. Here is my card.

hskelly 10-01-2013 09:13 PM

I love these colors - thanks Lori! Here is my You're Precious To Me card.

eliotstamps 10-01-2013 09:50 PM

This was a fun challenge, Lori! Here's my card: Friends Chalkboard by eliotstamps - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

sue28 10-01-2013 10:55 PM

Here is my card for this challenge -

HYCCT1301B Ruby Rose by sue28 - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers


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