For today's Flourishes Timeless Tuesday #36 challenge, Makiko Jones challenges us to make a pink card in honor of October being breast cancer awareness month. Makiko is also a Flourishes blog team guest designer for the month of October. Congrats Maki!! I also used the sketch challenge from Mercy's Tuesday Sketch Challenge 42, where Silke Ledlow is the "guest muse" of the month! WTG Silke, congrats to you too!
I paper-pieced the butterfly with SU dsp after stamping with Versafine Onyx Black on PTI white cardstock and pretty in pink dsp. I used the same PIP dsp for the circle cut with Nestabilities. The darker pink cardstock mats were scraps from my stash and done with Nestabilities. I pierced the main panel, and added some silver pearls (thanks again Silke) and a ribbon with a button tied with silver cording. The sentiment is by Verve done in black and pink. I colored those little darker spots in the butterfly's wings with a pink glitter pen.
We probably all know someone who's battling (or battled) cancer, and I think a hand-made card sent to them shows a huge support system that they all need so desperately. I say this from personal experience. Show someone some love today with a card you've made - it can really make a difference!!
Thanks for the great challenges ladies and thanks for spending a little bit of your day visiting :)