When I saw pinking shears I knew I'd be using my mom's. This is dedicated in her memory. She was the first person I lost to breast cancer. That was 1984. I also used this PI set b/c she was a seamstress & made so many clothes for my girls, who unfortunately hardly remember her. She also was my inspiration to become a nurse.
First I cut the circle w/ a nestie & trimmed around it w/ the pinking shears (Mom is probably cringing b/c I use them on paper not fabric). My image is colored w/ WCW crayons. The sentiment is also in the set, but using the stamp positioner I used only the words I wanted. Some corner piercing finishes this. Oh, there's also glossy accents on her shoes.
I hope this will bring some joy to someone at MD Anderson Cancer Center, as it did to me to make it, even though I'm now crying.
Thanks for stopping by to take a peek.
Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 GMT Views: 541
Registered: July 23, 2007 Location: Syracuse, Indiana Posts: 24267
Wed, Oct 17, 2012 @ 11:37 AM
Sweet memories! Sorry for your loss and how hard that your girls were too young to remember much about your mom. You did a great job with the pinking shears to make your trim around the cute little girl.
Registered: December 15, 2008 Location: Kingsland, Georgia Posts: 30283
Wed, Oct 17, 2012 @ 12:38 PM
What a sweet remembrance Bugzi. I am so sorry about your Mom. I don't think she was cringing at all with using the sheers on paper. I think she was rejoicing that you were remembering her. Super cute and very special card.
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Wed, Oct 17, 2012 @ 3:34 PM
cute card Karen, chocolate definitely helps in many occasions, Hold on to your memories and share as many with your girls as possible..I love the fact you used Mom's pinking shears for the challenge... Hugs my friend, TFS