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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The ABC's of Breast Health provided by the American Cancer Society:

Annual Mammogram - Start at age 40 and continue as long as you are in good health.

Breast Awareness - Be familiar with your breasts so that you will notice any changes and report them to your doctor without delay. Breast self-exams are an option for increasing breast awareness.

Clinical Breast Exam - Have one every year by your doctor or nurse if you are 40 or older, every three years is you are in your 20s and 30s.

One of my dear friends will be participating in a walk for breast cancer later this month and I wanted to make a special card just for her. I used Asela's Zoo Animals set to create this card. The animals are all paper pieced using two different colors of pink, textured card stock. I used the Swiss Dot Cuttlebug folder for the background, a piece of Basic Grey DP from the Lemonade paper pad for the ground, and the MS Branch punch to create the trees in the background. I folded the pink ribbon embellishment by hand. For "HOPE" I used my QuicKutz (yes, I dug it out of my closet, blew off the dust, and used it! LOL!) and "for a cure" is computer generated onto the CS. I added some pink rhinestones as my final touches. I can't wait to see my friend smile when I give this to her :)

This card was also created for the Just Us Girls (JUGS) paper piecing technique challenge for this week! This is a new blog that will be inspiring the stamping community each week with a new challenge! What a fabulous group of talented ladies! If you would like to check it out and/or play along, you can visit here: JUGS

Before I go, I would like to share a quote with all of you:

"One person can make a difference, and every person should try." John F. Kennedy

Warm Regards,

dee marie

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Comment by Olga on October 15, 2009 at 7:55am
This is fantastic!! You are such a wonderful person!!
Comment by ma54k on October 15, 2009 at 5:18am
Amen, Dee! She is just going to love it! That was so sweet of you!

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