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stampercamper 09-24-2012 11:43 AM

HYCCT1225A Let's Lick This Thing Chatter Thread
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Challenge Title: LET'S LICK THIS THING
Hostess: stampercamper - Mary
Keyword: HYCCT1225A
Date: Monday, October 25, 2012

This has been a very rough year for many of my friends. Since January 5 of of my friends have been diagnosed, 4 are currently doing good but my one very dear friend died. She was 46. I met her because she was the post mistress of a small post office that I always went to mail my swaps. We struck up a friendship and she joined my stamping team. She was one of those wonderful people who never met a stranger and is missed beyond belief.

So...in honor of her and all the lives she touched..."let's lick this thing". Make a card inspired by postage, using stamps or stamp shapes on your card.

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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, 2012 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)

SkyNacho 10-24-2012 08:27 PM

So the challenge must be postage stamp related, then? Use a postage stamp image or shape? (Hope so-- I've got just the thing!)

bfinlay 10-24-2012 11:22 PM

Very creative challenge, Mary! Here's my Vintage Postcard

dini 10-25-2012 02:52 AM

Here's my card disguising as a stack of vintage postcards!

HYCCT1225A - Postcard Bundle by dini - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

stampercamper 10-25-2012 04:00 AM

Yes...using postage stamps and/or postage stamp punch on your card!

stamp300 10-25-2012 04:20 AM

Cool challenge. Sorry to hear about your friends. Will work on it when I get home from work.

lazylizard 10-25-2012 04:55 AM

Here's mine:
HYCCT1225A by lazylizard - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

coffeestamper 10-25-2012 05:18 AM

Great challenge~
HYCCT1225A-POSTAGE LICK! by coffeestamper - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

Clownmom 10-25-2012 05:30 AM

I love to use faux postage, so this challenge was a treat for me. I hope the words on my card are not too religious for MD Anderson (part of the State of Texas).

Faith Hope & Love

Crafty Math Chick 10-25-2012 06:05 AM

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear friend, and that so many more of your friends are still fighting. I hope happy memories bring you some comfort.

fionna51 10-25-2012 06:26 AM

I *just* bought a postcard stamp! A chance to use it cometh! Yea!

I'll get busy...

stampingout 10-25-2012 07:11 AM

Here is my card!
Owl's It Going?-HYCCT1225A by stampingout - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

Cook22 10-25-2012 07:13 AM

Here's my Polar Post card.
I had fun with this, and now I've done my mask I'm sure I'll be doing it again!

vdoyle8 10-25-2012 07:23 AM

Mary, I am so sorry you lost your dear friend this year.

Shadow's Mom 10-25-2012 07:53 AM

Mary, thanks for the wonderful challenge! Big hugs for your loss earlier this year!

Bouquet of Good Wishes

allee's 10-25-2012 07:55 AM

Here is my card for the Let's Lick This Thing Challenge.

Crafty Julia 10-25-2012 08:31 AM

HYCCT1225A Boo Spiderweb
Mary- thank you for sharing your stories.
For this challenge- I used CM's Place and Punch- postage stamp- and edged the 2nd layer with gold pen on the edges. I added a massive spider web and spider- and a squished witch- rather, her legs and shoes. Here's Boo Spiderweb

Crafty Julia 10-25-2012 09:00 AM

HYCCT1225A Love Doggies
I saw all the wonderful pink cards today, and decided to do a pink and red one- using SU's Canine Capers and Bow Wow. Added a red dc cupcake topper upside down with a twine bow for an accent, and outlined my stamp edges in gold. Here's Love Doggies

tessaduck 10-25-2012 09:40 AM

I haven't much in the line of postage images, so had to go nose down in my stash of dp. Here's mine:

thanks for your support by tessaduck - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

JBgreendawn 10-25-2012 10:22 AM

I am so very sorry for your loss, and I will be working on this when I get home this evening.

It's Ree 10-25-2012 10:39 AM

Sorry for the loss of your friend.

Thank you for this fun challenge. I love the look of postage cards. I'm looking forward to seeing lots of inspirtaion--for me. :)
Here is my card.

terry serman 10-25-2012 10:45 AM

HYCCT1225A Postcard from Texas by terry serman - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

octoberbabe 10-25-2012 11:46 AM

I love your statement "let's lick this thing"! And what a nifty idea to incorporate postage stamps. So in honor of your friend (so sad) here is my card:

HYCCT1225A Friendship Postage by octoberbabe - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers


Greywolf 10-25-2012 01:13 PM

This was probably the easiest challenge yet. Thank you Mary! I started out with a major problem because I don't have postage stamps or dies. I was considering using a few real postage stamps somehow. Then I saw Tessaduck's card using post card dp, and all that remained was digging up my little scrap of the same paper.

I don't think I've made any of my hycct cards into birthday cards, so that's what I did with this one. Besides, the birthday sentiment image sort of looks like a postage stamp.

Birthday Gone Postal

scootsv 10-25-2012 02:49 PM

Here is my card for this challenge. I tried to replicate the new Forever postage stamp that came out for this Christmas. tfl and thanks to Mary for the good challenge!

HYCCT1225A Lick It by scootsv - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

JBgreendawn 10-25-2012 03:40 PM

here is mine, just a simple one...

HYCCT1225A Heart Stamp by JBgreendawn - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

artystamper 10-25-2012 06:16 PM

Very creative challenge Mary - thanks for sharing your story as well - here's my postage card! HYCCT Snail Mail Postage WT398 by artystamper - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

stamp300 10-25-2012 10:51 PM

HYCCT1225A Gratitude by stamp300 - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

Here's mine finally at 1:00am

mamaxsix 10-26-2012 05:36 AM

Loved your story Mary and I'm sorry for your loss. Great challenge to honor your friend! Here's Sending Love to Glowbug

jenn47 10-26-2012 07:04 AM

Here's my card:

Friendship Postage


Ksnurse 10-27-2012 06:11 AM

Not sure if this is my final rendition....I may do it without the cancelation swirls...not sure about them....

HYCCT1225A, Long distance greetings by Ksnurse - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

cr8iveme 10-27-2012 12:10 PM

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This was a really fun challenge.

jodylb 10-27-2012 07:02 PM

Here's mine:

Stamp It Out_jlb by jodylb - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

superjen 10-27-2012 07:47 PM

Had a good time with DD and an much used stamp set with this one:

HYCCT Puppy Love by superjen - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

saffivort 10-28-2012 08:33 AM

Here's my Postage Stamp Tulips card for this one!

TFL, Vannessa

KelliJo 10-28-2012 06:50 PM

Here's mine!!!

Love Letters

vdoyle8 10-28-2012 07:06 PM

Mary -- thank you for a fun challenge. I've never tried the faux postage technique before but I had just bought the stamp punch. Great excuse to play with it!

HYCCT1225A Strong as Coffee by vdoyle8 - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

Holstein 10-29-2012 05:48 AM

Fun challenge Mary. Here is my card. http:////www.splitcoaststampers.com/...&ppuser=144590

StampinAK 10-29-2012 07:21 AM

Here's mine:
HYCCT1225A - Let's Lick this Thing by StampinAK - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

naturecoastcrafter 10-30-2012 08:19 AM

Great challenge, Mary. I hope to find some time today to look at this gallery because I'll bet it's beautiful.
Special Delivery by naturecoastcrafter - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

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