Friday, July 12, 2019

Purple Ribbon in honor of...

My Nanna taught me so much, how to be strong, wear a pretty lipstick, ALWAYS apply lotion, wear fun jewelry, jewel toned colors, cute heels, and to rock the purple... not only was it her FAVORITE color.. it was the color of royalty (she explained to me).

Today's Facebook.com/GettingCrafty.net LIVE was our Creative Fridays - where those watching make the decisions on how the project comes to life.  I am in awe of how pretty this card came out! 
(CLICK Here to see the Videos and this very Live!)
  BOOK Your OWN Private Class that will Highlight the card styles or techniques you are interested in!  With my designing cards for YOU, Book a FUN Gathering of family and friends to create!  From fun Holiday Cards to Celebrations... YOU will earn ALL of the Hostess Benefits on ALL of the Purchases - perfect for stocking up to make cards all year long!! 
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Using the stunning Pigment Sprinkles (oh my goat - these colors!!), the Fluid 100 watercolor paper (lush!) with this Artfully Aware stamp set and coordinating Support Ribbon dies for this rich handmade card!
~  Stamping the Ribbon from the Artfully Aware stamp set with Stazon black ink on the Fluid 100 watercolor paper.
~  Stamp the greeting on the Whisper White card stock.
~  Sprinkle the Pigment Sprinkles in the coordinating Gorgeous Grape color on both.
** Tool Tip.. I use our Paper Pumpkin box for all of my "Messy" crafting to contain the mess! (Grab these amazing kits, bonus projects and tutorials from me and use these awesome boxes for crafting to gifts!)
~  Die cut this tiny ribbon from the Gorgeous Grape card stock and add Clear Wink of Stella glitter brush.
~  Spritz, with water, the papers and use the Heat Tool to heat set this bursting color.
~  Die-Cut with the Support Ribbon Dies 
(I made a second card with the scraps - see below!)
~  We assembled the two pieces on the Thick Whisper White card stock base with Stampin' Dimensional adhesive.  
My Grandmother, as well as many of her sisters, were AMAZING women.  Strong, loving, fun, fierce, fabulous women of God.  They also suffered from Alzheimers and lost their lives to this horrible disease.  I lived it with my beloved Nanna, she often only recognized my Pappa and my babies.  She was the iron in my spine, the zeal for life taught to me.. oh how I miss her.  In honor of her and so many who battle this disease, those caring for their loved ones in this battle.. I pray for strength and peace. 
The Purple Ribbon stands for... 
Alzheimer's disease, lupus, animal abuse, Crohn's disease, cystic fibrosis, fibromyalgia, sarcoidosis awareness, thyroid cancer, ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder), and religious tolerance.
CLICK HERE for a variety of Ribbons and some of their meanings.
Stamp the INSIDE - if you can add wow in a simple way, this is it!  A simple carried through thought is sure to brighten someone's day.  
 Edith joined our Facebook.com/GettingCrafty.net LIVE and she will WON the first card!  This is the second card I created AFTER the live and will gift to Monique.  
 ~ Adhere the cast off die-cut image to the Gorgeous Grape card stock with SNAIL adhesive.  
~  Stamp a scrap of Whisper White card stock with the Gorgeous Grape ink and die-cut.  
~ Apply the three items together with Stampin' Dimensional on the front of this card in Thick Whisper White card stock.
Apply our Clear Wink of Stella for some jazzy sparkle that really elevates this card.
Score ALL of these crafting supplies and more while getting cash BACK - July is our BONUS Days sale!!!
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Take time to celebrate those who have overcome to those who have lost their battle with these diseases.  This intensely colored handmade card is sure to bless someone. TWO from ONE.. One project in mind but this is a fun way to create more (as it is, I score one card stock and always cut to create two cards).  What WOW color would YOU Pick to honor those in your life?!  Comment and let me know.

Did you know - we do ONE Creative Friday LIVE and TWO Lives Every Monday!?!?  The Getting Crafty Family enjoys one LIVE and then I do a LIVE for our Getting Crafty Stampers and on Friday's the Creative LIVE!!  Create in-person or online... Join us ~ check out our Crafting, Card Making and Pinterest Craft Nights and create great gifts and more monthly with us!
Create with Us EVERY Monday at a BONUS Facebook Live in our Getting Crafty Family Group.... with the BEST Savings on ALL of your crafting supplies, Free Items, add in Creating and Connecting over Crafting and Card Making in our Group with Challenges, Training, Prizes and Gifts!
 

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