Monday, September 20, 2010

H{ippity} Hop Monday!


Happy Monday! And a very happy Monday indeed - I HAVE THE DAY OFF!!! I'm so excited. I'm going to be making cards & stamping all day long. Well, in between school drop off & pick up, hehe. For this week's H{ippity} Hop I decided to play along with All Things Unity this week. They have a great challenge going on for the rest of the month & that is to make a card honoring Breast Cancer Awareness Month coming up next month. You not only have to make a card but share your story -- one of my dear dear friends -- almost like a 2nd mother to me when I was in high school lost the battle to breast cancer about 6 years ago. She was a beautiful woman, full of love & laughter & just had a great spirit. I will always remember her laugh and the way she always took the time to listen to me. Her legacy lives on in 4 beautiful daughters & now grandchildren. I know she is looking down from above & just so thrilled to see her family grow. So, as I made my card, I thought of her & I remember always hearing a song by Mercy Me called Homesick that really touched my heart when she passed. I guess that is how why this set jumped out at me when I sat down to make my card. Since I used the bird from one of my favorite ippity sets Music of my Heart, I am also entering it in this weeks Cute Card Thursday challenge - Tweet & a Flutter! Check it out, all you need is a bird or a butterfly somewhere on your project.

Thanks for stopping by today & for a full list of blogs hippity hopping along today, visit the Ippity Blog! Be sure to check out my blog tomorrow for something exciting!!!

17 comments :

Wendy ten Hove said...

Hi Carisa,

Very nice! That birdie is sooo cute, love the colors you used and perfect with the music in the back. Hope you enjoy your day off and that you'll make lots more wonderful cards!

Hugs,
Wendy

Michele Gross said...

I love that bird! One of my fav Ippity sets :) Beautiful card!!

NoraAnne said...

So beautiful :)

Susan B. said...

Pretty!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

OH MY, Carisa!! This is FABULOUS! I just love how you stamped the music and that beautiful bird--oh my oh my! This is a wonderful card in honor of your friend! I know that whoever gets this card will be blessed by your love and detail! BEAUTIFULLY done:) Thanks for playing along with us at All Things Unity!!

FibreJunky said...

What a lovely way to honour your friend.

Lisa said...

This is gorgeous! I love those flowers!

lynn said...

this is such a sweet card for the memory of your friend, carisa:) thanks for joining us at all things unity!

Lisa H. said...

you made me teary! this is wonderful of you and really a cute card. love the pink polka dotted bird!

Elisabeth said...

Love the white stamping on craft and the darling pieced bird!

Morissa Sweeney (SCS - stampinsweeney) said...

Beautiful card & beautiful post!

Lone Pine Designs said...

Gorgeous! I love the colours you chose and all the details!

Julie said...

Very cute! Thank you for joining us at Cute Card Thursday!

Julie

Annie said...

such a sweet card! thanks for joining in the fun with us at CCT.
hugs, annie x

StampinCathy said...

This is just one stunning card. Thanks for playing along with ATU this week.

Angie Blom said...

this is just so beautiful Carisa. I love all the pink.. just perfect.

Sara Henton said...

Just entirely too pretty!! I really like this set too. Thanks so much for playing with us at All Things Unity!!

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