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Monday, October 25, 2010

Welcome to the "Inking Pink" Blog Hop! ~ I have candy! ;)


Hello Friends! 

If you came here from Susan's awesome blog, you are in the right place!
If you just happened along here, you will want to go back to sweet Patricia's blog to start at the beginning.
There is just something about paper crafting that connects us all. I have become friends with so many wonderful women (and a guy or two) through crafting. I think because it is a way of giving of yourself to others that draws the best kind of people together.  ;) Our craft knows no color, religion, nationality, or orientations of any kind. Our friendships can span the globe.
Sadly, something else we all have in common is the possibility of developing breast cancer.
A staggering 1 in 8 of us will do just that.

Many of us have family or friends that have been affected by breast cancer and all of us want to encourage all of you to check yourself! I had a grandfather (yes males can get it too) die of metastatic breast cancer. I also have an aunt, a RRR design team sister (Jacque), and several friends that are breast cancer survivors because they found theirs early. I myself  have had a couple of scares and biopsies. So in honor of our friends and loved ones, we are "hopping" in hopes of helping to spread awareness throughout the world.

Here is the card that I created for the hop.
It was done with a digital image that I illustrated for Clear Dollar Stamps called "Love Tweet Love". 

Here is a picture of the set.
It is available for instant download for just $3.00!

Here is the blog candy I am offering up for the hop.

Get a chance at winning my candy by posting a picture of my blog candy in your sidebar with a link back to my blog. You can earn a bonus entry by doing a quick post on your blog also.
Also...Please become a follower if you aren't already. ;)

Don't forget to come back here and post a comment that you have posted so I can throw your name in the hat! The winner will come from either this post or the one I did last week sneak peeking the candy. My candy will close at midnight October 31st and I will announce the winner sometime that week. ;)
I absolutely LOVE Martha Stewart glitters so I am giving away the 18 color set as well as a "ton" of other assorted goodies. 300 pieces in all!
I know...the glitters aren't all pink but I don't think anyone will turn down a $30.00 set of glitter because of that! LOL!   ;)

I won't list it all because you can click on the pictures to enlarge for a closer look.
Thanks for helping us spread the word!

Don't be afraid to talk to friends and family and remind them to check their tata's too!
Here are a couple of links that explain how it is done for those of you who are not quite sure.

Here is a list of the wonderful women who will be looking forward to your visits and comments during our event (just in case you get lost along the way): 
Many of them have blog candy offerings too so don't miss anyone! ;)
Trudy ~ That's me!  ;)

Your next stop is Kimm's "BEARY" sweet  blog.
The hop will run through October 31 to give all of you enough time to "hop" around and visit each blog.

Please feel free to share the hop info on your blogs so we can get the word out. We really hope this will be a huge hop with a big turnout and hopefully just the first annual of many. 
Who knows..we just might save a life! :)

True :D


liz said...

love your card! just too cute!
liz :o)

Christine aka blankiefinder said...

What an adorable card, True!

I've added your candy to my sidebar, it's a great cause for a hop! Looking forward to the rest of it!

cdaily28 said...

beautiful card!!!

Patricia said...

True what a cute card very sweet. Thanks so much for being a part of this awesome hop.

Anna said...

Adorable card. I put a post on my little blog. I hope I did it right. Thanks for the chance to win your awesome prize.

annadowdy at gmail dot com

Bonnie said...

Truely cute

FitterTwit said...

Super cute project... and that is some serious blog candy!!!

Aussie Loz said...

love your card True! I've posted about the hop and your candy on my blog! ♥

Elsina said...

Cute card! I posted your beautiful candy at my sidebar!

Louise said...

Stunning card, so sweet and cute. Love the image, just adorable.

Marley said...

Beautiful card! I love the image and awesome coloring.. thanks for a chance to win those yummie goodies!! I've added it to my sidebar.. also a big thanks for this awesome bloghop for a great cause! hugs Marley

Erika said...

Your card is AMAZING!!! The colors are fabulous!!! I love it!! So great.

CraftyMomOf2 said...

True!!! Your work is BEAUTIFUL!!! So sweet and adorable!!! I'm a follower now and your blog candy is so generous!! Thank you!!


Annette said...

True, what an absolutely sweet card & such gorgeous colouring too! Thanks so much for your support & encouraging breast cancer awareness & prevention. My sister is a survivor – 15 yrs & still going strong! I have a mammo every year on my birthday (of all days) 10/15! All is well!

Chelsea said...

Hi True, so wonderful to be in this Hop and raising Beast Cancer Awareness with you.
Your card is so "Tweet" and I love the colors on the birds.
Great give away, love all those Pink!

Lindsay said...

Your card is absolutely beautiful!!! I have posted your awesome candy on my sidebar! Thanks for the chance to win!

Kelly Massman said...

What a sweet card. I've already posted your blog candy on my sidebar, and I'm a follower.

Lelia Pierce said...

Wow! I love the image AND the coloring! Just beautiful, True! I have become your latest stalker, posted your candy on my candy tab and will post about it as well!



Marlene said...

Your card is absolutely gorgeous...and the message is powerful.

So happy to be participating in this blog hop alongside you!

Ashleigh said...

awesome card. Thanks for participating in this hop!


Christina said...

This is a great hop for a great cause! Thanks for sharing. I followed and linked you to my sidebar.

CheckerBeads said...

that is so neat. Thanks for sharing!


thechecker@gmail dot com

Paula-Scrap Addict said...

love your blog candy and that you're doing this for a wonderful cause... awareness! You're on my sidebar & I'm following you :-)
ScrapAddictsAttic at gmail dot com

kandi_8 said...

Love your card. So cute. TFS

terriennz said...

What a cute card! I LOVE using my Cuttlebug.. embossing adds that little touch of awesomeness! lol I'm already a follower.. thanks for a chance to win!

Terrie B

Bobbi said...

What an adorable card. Thank you for sharing your story and making people more aware. I popped your candy in my sidebar.

Bobbi said...

I also did a post about the hop and your candy. Thanks for the second chance.

hectorhd517 said...

Very cute card..love the bling on the birds, that's a nice touch:) I'm now a follower of your blog. Thanks for a chance to win some awesome candy :)

Debbie said...

love your blog I am now a follower your card is super cute love it feel free to follow me Debbie @http://craftydeb-ddscrafts.blogspot.com/

Melissa said...

I just want to say, thanks so much for doing this hop and doing it with a cause! There are so many people that will be encouraged from this and thanks so much for letting me take this trip around the world with all of you!

Nadia's World said...

Awesome card! It is so cute! Thanks for sharing.

I have posted your blog candy on my side bar and a post on my blog! Thanks for a chance to win some cool blog candy.


Vicki said...

Cute card. I've added your candy to my sidebar here:


alwayscharlie said...

love that you're doing this for a wonderful cause... awareness! You're on my sidebar and I'm following you!!
smilesmoore2 at hotmail dot com

scrapperbecka said...

Beautiful card!

Cricut Matriarch said...

WOW! You do amazing work! Love your card and your blog.
I am not a faithful follower!

Thanks for sharing!

Carolyn said...

Very cute card. I just became a follower and have to go comment on some of your other postings below. Love your creativeness. I don't have a blog only my email but would love to win all the great pink candy. tfs

Precious Memories Scrapbooking & More said...

love your card & thanks for the chance at all that yummieness

Precious Memories Scrapbooking & More said...

I put your link on my sidebar & posted about the whole blog hop, don't know if that counts as blogging about your candy, if not thats ok...I just wanted to help spread awareness too. :0)

sandra said...

Amazing card!
I love your giveaway!
So glad to be apart of this Hop!
I posted it on my sidebar!

Jamie said...

What a pretty card and wow! love the candy! I am so glad to be a part of this hop with you! Hugs! Jamie


penbrandy said...

I love you card it simply beatiful....thank you for sharing!!...and thank you for the giveaway!!! Brandy

Penbrandy at msn dot com

Maria said...

Super Tweet card! I love it!!!

beadz said...

True, this card is wonderful (like all of your creations!) I'm so glad that you joined in this hop! Hopefully we will help spread awareness to save the Ta ta's!

Esmommy said...

very very cute I love it.. TFS
here is a link to my blog..


Kathy said...

Beautiful card! I love your coloring! I am advertising your post on my blog. Thanks for sharing!

Lisa J said...

What a WONDERFUL card. I love the detail on the work of the birds! I wish I was just as half as talented as all of you!

I gladly posted your candy on my sidebar and a post on my blog so lets hope it inspires and educates at least one more woman out there!

Thanks so much for your participation in this hop!

mbchoj said...

What beautiful card I can't link picture to a my blog because I don't have one. Thanks for a great blog with an even better message!
mbchoj at aol dot com

Jamie said...

what a pretty card.. thanks for sharing and being part of this wonderful hop! I have posted your candy in my sidebar it can be viewed HERE! thanks for the chance to win!

Gaby Seminario said...

sooo cute!

Jennifer said...

Sweet card and AWESOME candy.

Jen said...

Love your card. I'm now a follower on your blog. I can't wait to see what you create next. I would love for you to stop by and visit my blog sometime. jennyscards.blogspot.com

Thanks for taking your time to do this blog...my Mom is a survivor. :)
hugs to you,jen

silvia said...

LOVE your card!! The bird images are "TWEET"!! Although I don't leave many comments, I have been a follower for quite some time. I have posted tour blog candy on my sidebar. Thanks for spreading the word about breast cancer! As a mammographer, this cause is near and dear to my heart.

Scrappy Jackie said...

Thank you for being a part of this hop! It does mean alot! Thanks also for sharing your adorable card! I love it! Thanks for telling us where to get the image! Way too cute! Thanks for the chace at some pink treats! They would be so much fun to play with! I am your happiest new follower. I do not know how I have missed this blog before you have some great projects/ideas! Thank you for sharing them!

The Creative Mind of Melia said...

This Hop is for a WONDEFUL cause...thank you all for being a part of it. Gorgeous card! I am a follower, adn i have posted your blog candy on my sidebar


~*Jen*~ said...

Candy added!! Wonderful job on your 'tweet' card!! Its so cute! Thanks!



~*Jen*~ said...

I just added a post about it as well!! Thanks!!



Janis said...

Follower - posted on my sidebar - also posted the blog hop pic and link on my sidebar. I love the birdie card. Gorgeous!! :) Janis northrose@slowar.com

jennyplace2 said...

Your card is just so sweet! I have posted your candy on my side bar and also I am now following you, hope you will do the same

Lori said...

Oh so tempting with that ADORABLE card you made, True!!! I'm gonna have to do the instant download lol!

I'm so honored to be a part of the Hop with you! I know that you've had some recent health stuff which makes you more aware that things just get old and break down lol! I've pretty much gotten used to being 'breastless' due to cancer and also have had a complete hysterectomy last year due to uterine cancer. I find that sharing what I love with others like you is what brings SUNSHINE to my life ♥ We need to stick together on this journey... I know that I've grown in my love for each of the women participating in this Hop!!! You are a treasure : )
Lots and lots of love ~ Lori

kathlee said...

What a great card! I'm a new follower, I have posted your candy on my sidebar with a link back to you and I have posted about you and the blog hop. Here is my link:

ReinasMomma said...

Love this card! Thanks for sharing! Just became a follower!

Jayne said...

Thanks so much for the chance to win. Your project was too cute! I've posted your blog candy on my side bar. Thanks!

Dana said...

I love the little birdies. They are adorable! Just found your blog and am now a follower!


Anonymous said...

I love your card, True! Also, GREAT candy, would love to win!!
I am a NEW Follower & I will post this link on my Facebook page!!!
Thank you for being a part of this "hop"! I am a 6 year BC Survivor & it means alot to me!!


Adrea said...

Beautiful card...I love the coloring! Thanks for sharing.

Mary said...

Tweet Card..heehee..it really is!!

I am a new follower! :)

Scrap n' Stamp.

Linda said...

Beautiful card and wonderful cause!

craftaholic said...

Thanks for being part of a great awareness blog and i have been a follower and have you on my side bar on my blog!!!

Cor* said...

True. me again. I am actually doing the hop this time. Thought I'd pop in again to tell you how cute your card is. You are on my sidebar with the other INKING PINK girlz! Great hop!

Teri A said...

What beautiful work you do thank you so much for sharing with us

stephanne said...

Awwww, your card is just beautiful, I love the images you drew and it gives me a symbolic feeling to see them used for this event!! It is an honour to be sharing this with you!!
hugs, stephanne

Ujjwal said...

Your card is so lovely!! Love the coloring on the birds, the heart border and those cute buttons!!

Thanks for a chance to win some awesome pink stuff!! I have posted the candy on my side bar and I have been a follower for a long time!!

Kards by Kathi said...

Terrific blog and great project. Thanks for sharing.


Kadrisc said...

Hey Trudy, love your work, I have never done anything digital, so I can't wait to come back when I can spend more time, Thanks for doing this, if not for the obvious, thn for the fact that I might not have found your great blog! I did become a follower, and I see many great projects coming up in my future!! Thanks, Karen'

Lynne in NI said...

Awww, those birdies are soooo cute! I love the delicate colouring and the sparkle!

crafty critter said...

never have i seen soooooooooooo many pink items, cards, crafts
gotta love PINK!

grandmafairymary said...

Beautiful card... thanks for being part of the pink hop! I am so glad I found you and such other great crafters during this hop... Sorry no blog for me maybe someday!

Jessica said...

Very cute card. Thanks for being a part of this very important hop!

Anonymous said...

That card is very cute. I appreciate you let us know where the image came from. I find I love these digi images but some are very hard to track down.

I have put you on my blog.


Thank you for participating in such a great cause.

Mona E said...

Hey True!
I am so glad you are in the bloghop and that i found you. Love your blog. Your card is just soooo cute. I have peeked a bit in your blog and you have done many wonderful creations. Thanks for the opportunity to win some awesome candy. Looove glitter too, hehe. I like what you and the ladies are doing for this cause. We all have to get more aware of what breast cancer can do to us and the ones around us. Hope you have a nice day. I have posted you in my left sidebar. Hugs...Mona

Lindy said...

Beautiful card.....

A Scrap Above said...

awww. your card is too sweet! I am a new follower and have posted your candy on my blog linking back to you.
TFS and a chance to win
Bonnie C

Lalia said...

thanks for being part of the pink week! This is fun to find new blogs! Love the most pink give away ever!

Stacy said...

I posted your Blog Candy on my blog. Thank you for doing this!

Stacy Armer


Marianne said...

Your card is so sweet. I love how your brought together all the heart embellishments in your design. Thank you for sharing.

Marianne S.
sthquilter at gmail dot com

Connie M. said...

Oh True! These little birdies are just tooo cute! Love how colorful you made them on your card, and that great heart ribbon!!

I am so looking forward to working with you on the RRR DT!! Hugs!

♪♫♥ Charity Crafter ♪♫♥ said...

This is the prettiest card ever! x thanks for making us hoppers so welcome!!! x Leigh x

quilt4fun2 said...

Love your style for coloring and drawing designs. Too cute! Thank You for being in the hop and for a chance to win cool prizes.
quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

Tanya said...

Love your cute card :)

phenis2031 at yahoo dot com

Tanya said...

I just added your blog candy to my sidebar and I also done a little post to send my followers your way :)


Thanks for the chance to win!

Sassylassy said...

Your card is so cute I just love it! Fabulous candy giveaway! I am both proud and honored to have shared in such a wonderful blog hop with you in hopes to spread breast cancer awareness!
Hugs Bonnie

Darlene said...

Your card is so tweet! LOL TFS
I am now a followrr and I posted a pic and link on my blog.

desaucier at bellsouth dot net

Aly's mom said...

I love the card and will definitely be back to check out the digis! I am a follower and have your blog candy posted on my blog. Thanks for the great ideas!

Jennifer said...


You are one talented lady!!! :) I love your digi and those teeny heart buttons go perfectly!

Thank you so much for sharing,

partridgelu at yahoo dot com

I don't have a blog, but I would love to have a chance at your yummy candy. I will email my stamp club friends to tell them about this special blog hop...

td2854 said...

What a sweet little card!! I love it!!

Debbi said...

LOVE your card, True! I'm already a follower, and I've linked you to my sidebar.

Debbi said...

I posted about this wonderful candy and blog hop! Here's my link:



My Lil' Bits said...

I came to your blog during the hop, and I was blown away by the beautiful cards you have made! Just awesome! Thanks for the nice blog candy and I am a new follower and I also posted on my sidebar.

SherriC. said...

your card is so cute!!!!
I have posted on my sidebar
brodiec88 bat hotmail dot com

Tabitha said...

Very cute card, thanks for sharing.
tabitha4cm at yahoo dot com

trisha too said...

CUTE card!!

You are blog linked/pictured,
and I'm already a follower.

Am planning on posting a link about the hop, too--this is a good one, ladies, an excellent cause, and beautiful work.


Annmarie said...

love your blog and this project, thanks for the inspitayion! amporath@ gmail.com

Rosalee said...

Awesome card True, such cute stamps.
Great candy too. I added a link to my sidebar, Thanks for the chance
Hugs, Rosalee

Love crafts forever said...

Thanks for this awesome Hop. I added your candy on the side bar. I am totally glitter girl.
Hugs. Nataliya.

HildeM said...

Lovely card, and lovely candy. I've written about it here: http://konkurranseblogg.blogspot.com/2010/10/candy-hos-trues-gifts-from-heart.html and I've also written about it in my sidebar. I've been a follower for a whilde ♥

have a wonderful weekend!

Hugs, Hilde

Pammejo said...

love your card, just became a follower. pammejo1@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

Cute Card! TFS

Liset said...

Great card ,I loved it. Thanks for sharing and God bless you and your family.

I added the candy to the sidebar and will be posting about the blog hop.

TFS, Liset

Heike said...

Wow, True your card is amazing. Thanks for the great chance.


Shelley said...

I have been so honored to be on this hop with you. wonderful project!
shelldian at hotmail dot com

Jenny V. said...

Cute card True! Love the birds. Have a great Halloween!

Tanya said...

Your card is darling, love the sparkle. I already follow and have added to my sidebar. :) thank you

me said...

as for that candy I allready did as requested a few days ago. Only just arrived for the hop today, jus tin time. I am thankfull for the several days span as I am having an newborn and 2-yrs old which doesn't always leave me time and/or energy on a day to get behind my pc :-)
THanks so much for the candy I LOVe to win ofcourse. and thanks vfor hte hop I am almost done it was amazing and encouraging

me said...

Oh yes I forgot I love your cards so Tweet ;-)!

scrapBugz said...

What a beautiful card. Love the birdies. Thanks for sharing.

mjbaker at earthlink dot net

Tracy Suzanne said...

Hi True. I just found out about the hop tonight and I'm sure I'm too late to enter. (when does the last entry ever win anyway) ha-ha. But I really have enjoyed the hop and I'm certain someones life will be saved because of this reminder. I've been looking at all your different creations and they are stunning. I'm now a new follower.

Hugs and blessings....Tracy :)