Have A Mice Day

since it’s the first sunday of a new month, we have a new theme for you at the Penny Black And More Challenge – Pretty in Pink – Breast Cancer Awareness month.

Penny Black mice copyright linda snailzpace.com-1

having lived through cancer, my feelings are strong; i like pink but i loathe corporations using pink ribbons for a feel good promotional tool without actually contributing to the prevention and eradication of the disease. sure, mammograms can detect the disease but if more than 5% of all the millions of dollars raised went into researching prevention, maybe less women and men would be diagnosed in the first place.

on to my card – i painted this penny black image, especially micey, with twinkling H2Os on hot press watercolour paper; i thought the lawn fawn quilted background die paired nicely with the embroidery. remember the focal point has to be hand stamped to play along for a chance to win one of the fabulous prizes from our generous sponsors: Penny Black, Lost Coast Designs and Visible Image Stay Strong stamp.

thanks for popping by.

8 thoughts on “Have A Mice Day

  1. I have that background die! Just had to have it and not got around to using it yet. It does look great with that oh so cute image, thanks for the inspiration.

  2. Beautiful thoughtful card. Everything is so soft like a feather. You really know how to get the best of the twinkling H2Os . . . My heart goes out to you and all women ( and men ) that had gone ( or are going ) through breast cancer. I wish you guys health and healing xox

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