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Toy 09-14-2011 03:44 PM

HYCCT1118 - I will survive!
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Challenge Title: I Will Survive
Hostess: Toy aka Holly
Keyword: HYCCT1118
Date: Saturday, October 18, 2011

~*~*~*~*~*~ I Will Survive ~*~*~*~*~*~

Year after year, the number of women/men who survive breast cancer increases tremendously. My mother, who passed in 1992 from breast cancer, left behind six sisters. Of those, four have been through the fight and three are considered survivors. Only one sister continues her battle and she has been battling for nearly NINE years! Breast cancer has touched our family to the degree that my cousin and his wife both went to school to do cancer research and now they are teaching doctors at Colorado State University.

You will see a sea of pink in October, but I think we should add some PURPLE for the survivors. Not only did they fight the good fight and WIN, but they blazed a trail for those of us who may one day walk that path.

Your challenge to day is to make an encouraging card/project using any shade of purple.

View the Hope You Can Cling To Gallery HERE
View the Hope You Can Cling To Master Challenge Thread HERE

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, 2011 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

(Please note - because MD Anderson is part of the State of Texas, they ask that no religious sentiments be used on cards sent to the Cancer Center)

Thank you for participating in this card drive!

Thanks so much to my sample makers:

va.sunshine - Teresa
LuvLee - Lee
Dini - Dina K

newstampinaddict 10-18-2011 06:31 AM

Awesome idea Holly!! Great challenge...

muzbysmom 10-18-2011 07:10 AM

This is my lucky day! I have a whole 12x12 container filled with purple items I received from a Color Burst Swap! Now to figure out what I want to do with them....I already made one monochromatic purple card for this challenge so I'll want to do something different this time....

allee's 10-18-2011 07:19 AM

I love purple! Great challenge, Holly!

Here is my card:

I Believe in You

catdidit 10-18-2011 07:52 AM

Thanks Holly for the challenge today! Me and purple..well, we came to an understanding for this card today, lol! here is mine:

Very Grateful

muzbysmom 10-18-2011 08:04 AM

My completed card is posted here:

HYCCT1118 Purple Hope by muzbysmom - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

For some reason I can't seem to get away from basic cards! I do envy and admire you ladies with the talent and patience to make the ornate cards and I may be one of you someday but for now.....

Crafty Julia 10-18-2011 08:23 AM

HYCCT1118 Flowers of Friendship by Crafty Julia
Today's Hope You Can Cling to Challenge is to use purple- for the bravery of cancer survivors. I used SU's Friendship Gardens, decorated with fiber embellishments, lots of lilac and some bright flowers. Here's my card:
HYCCT1118 Flowers of Friendship by Crafty Julia - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

Shadow's Mom 10-18-2011 11:40 AM

Thanks for the great challenge, Holly!

Here's my For You

amyk3868 10-18-2011 03:00 PM

Lots and lots of purple on my card today: Purple on Purple Flowers by amyk3868 - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers


terry serman 10-18-2011 04:24 PM

Here's mine:
HYCCT1118 Purple for Survivors! by terry serman - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

sunshinestgurl 10-18-2011 04:44 PM

Thank you Holly! Here is mine:
Thinking of you HYCCT1118 by sunshinestgurl - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

jennypete 10-18-2011 06:05 PM

Love this challenge Holly! I finished mine up tonight and will upload it in the morning:) Purple is my FAVE colour and I think that paying tribute to the SURVIVORS is a great challenge idea!

Clownmom 10-18-2011 06:11 PM

Purple is one of my favorite colors, so I was all over this challenge. Here's my card --

Essentials of Happiness

jennypete 10-18-2011 07:07 PM

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I decided the kids could fend for themselves for a bit, so here I am again;) Did I mention how much I LOVE purple? I actually just got purple highlights in my hair!! lol
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sewsplendidstamper 10-18-2011 07:18 PM

Here's my entry for the challenge. HYCCT1118 Hy Purple by sewsplendidstamper - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

Wonderful challenge too.

beestamper 10-18-2011 08:34 PM

Thanks for this challenge. I had forgotten how much I love purple.

Here is mine: HYCCT - Elegant Eggplant by beestamper - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

StampinAK 10-18-2011 08:38 PM

Here's my submission using the color purple:
HYCCT1118 Purple by StampinAK - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

tommygirloz 10-18-2011 08:58 PM

PSALM 28:7
This is my very first time to join this challenge and here's a card that I made for it:

Psalm 28:7

Thanks for looking! Have a blessed day!

wndrwmn75 10-18-2011 09:34 PM

Purple Survivor
Here's mine! Purple Survivor by wndrwmn75 - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

hskelly 10-18-2011 11:14 PM

Purple is one of my favorite colors! Here is my Encouraging Butterfly.

stamp300 10-19-2011 12:33 AM

HYCCT1118 SC355 Greetings by stamp300 - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

Here's my card I finished at 1:30am

Holstein 10-19-2011 04:58 AM

Holly your challenge is great. You and your family story touched me stamping group. We made 8 cards for your challenge. Here they are..... HYCCT1118 Group by Holstein - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

UnderstandBlue 10-19-2011 06:38 AM

LOVE this challenge Holly!! Here's my sweet dreams card:

HYCCT1118 Sweet Lavender Baby by Understandblue - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

jenn47 10-19-2011 07:50 AM

Here's my card:

Red Hat Chick


superjen 10-19-2011 11:27 AM

Here's mine:

HYCCT Purple encouragement by superjen - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

Cook22 10-19-2011 01:15 PM

HYCCT Purple Encouragement by Cook22 - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
Phew, this was the hardest one for me so far, and the only one I didn't get done on the day.

simplybeautiful 10-19-2011 03:33 PM

I am surviving! Survivor since 2003 :)

Here is my CARD

mamaxsix 10-19-2011 05:53 PM


Originally Posted by simplybeautiful (Post 18839731)
I am surviving! Survivor since 2003 :)

Here is my CARD

YAY!!!! Love to hear about survivors! Hope my mom joins the ranks after her treatment is complete.
Here's my Curvy Care

scrapaway1 10-19-2011 06:51 PM

Here is my card...not at home so limited on supplies and yes, the yellow boots and mittens don't look right....not sure what I was thinking...lol!

HYCCT1118-I will survive by scrapaway1 - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

crystaldolphins 10-19-2011 07:10 PM

Loved this challenge . . . purple is my favourite colour to work with! Here's my card!

mamaxsix 10-19-2011 09:25 PM

Had a second die cut already along with the extra butterflies so I threw together (hahaha...took me way too long!) another that I'll send to my mom since I used Scripture, but here's my Embossed Petals

gabalot 10-19-2011 10:27 PM

Star of Hope
Here is my card for the CS355 and HYCCT1118 (purple) challenges. Thank your for looking. :)

SC355 Star of Hope by gabalot - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

JPScraps 10-20-2011 09:46 AM

I really liked making this card even though is so simple
HYCCT1118, happy_by_JPScraps by JPScraps - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

Beate 10-20-2011 04:29 PM

Girl....leave it to you to pick that color as a challenge! LOL Thanks for pushing me out of my comfort zone. Here is my sample. I hope it has enough purple to count.


Holly, seriously, thanks for hosting! Have a wonderful evening.
Hugs and smiles

newstampinaddict 10-21-2011 11:27 AM

Thanks for the challenge!!

HYCCT - SURVIVE by newstampinaddict - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

vdoyle8 10-21-2011 11:28 AM

here's mine -- for such a simple card, it gave me fits! I smudged that purple ink everywhere it wasn't supposed to be!

Aunt Mim's doiley by vdoyle8 - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

LouiseAnn 10-21-2011 05:16 PM

I really appreciated this challenge.

Here is my Watercolor Trio card.

October Gal 10-21-2011 06:33 PM

Touching sentiment for this challenge.
I wanted to send a card with a fall touch.
Here is my card: Fall Flowers

pvilbaum 10-21-2011 08:50 PM

I love this little tree. I'm calling it the survival tree:
Survive with Love by pvilbaum - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

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