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A Spoonful of Sugar


At There's Magic In the Air with Paper Cupcakes, Shirley thought it would be good for people to celebrate Pink at least one more time with a "Pretty in Pink" Challenge. Extra points are given if your card is obviously for someone who has battled or is battling Breast Cancer or represents Cancer Awareness. I started out along those lines, but as my card progressed, it became a card for my friend Carol who just had a serious and very new kind of back surgery which is allowing her to stand up straight again! We are so excited because she hasn't been able to stand straight in over a year. Actually the card changed again after I made it because as I loaded it, I realized it needed something else so now it has a heart shaped pearl in the middle of the paper pierced heart (don't you love the new SU! paper piercing template? - wish you could see it better). I used the new Spoonfull of Sugar image available at Paper Cupcakes.

I am entering this in the There's Magic in the Air at Paper Cupcakes Magical Monday Challenge. After visiting the DT blogs, I wish I would have used the Breast Cancer Awareness cupcake image that most of them used - what a pretty image! Besides I am in the mood for cake today as it is my Birthday!

Hope you all have a wonderful day - Hugz!

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  1. In the most delightful way. You have me singing that song from The Sound of Music...lol This is super cute. How exciting you friend Carol will have a straight back again. Miracles in modern medicine!!! Thank you so much for my sexy Johnny D B-day card. I have him a work on my desk cause he makes me smirk!!! I love the bling you sent too. I have just the project for that gold snowflake. I love it! You are a wonderful friend to me. I appreciated everything so much. You sound so crazy busy. Love you too!!!
    Bear Hugs,
    Carol

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  2. Fantastic card and it can be for anyone who's under the weather for whatever reason. Very creative!! Happy birthday too! Hope your day is filled with lots of great future memories.

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  3. Happy Birthday Dear Friend I hope you have a wonderful day, I love your card Nancy,the image is great and I like the design.
    Kevin xx

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  4. Wonderful card, Nancy! How great that your friend had a successful surgery.

    Happy Birthday!!! You know I wish you fun with family and friends on your special day. May it be the best ever.

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  5. Many many happy returns of the day!!! what a great news about your friend, God bless her.
    Beautiful card Nancy, you have a fun filled wonderful day today,eat lots of cakes and do whatever makes you happy in this very special day..
    -samir

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  6. Wonderful and thoughtful card! Have a wonderful Happy birthday!

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  7. SO cute, girl! Love the saying, Mary Poppins is the best :) hope you are having an awesome weekend! *hugs*

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  8. So wonderfully Mary Poppins!! Have just got back online and with power after a week without it, courtesy of Sandy, so will get working on our project asap :)

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  9. Nancy what a cute card and I love the new image you worked with. It is awesome. I am glad to know I am not alone in taking a picture to find I think I need something else added. Thanks, for joining us over at There's Magic in the Air.

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