Thursday, September 16, 2010

"Blogs 4 Boobies" Blog Bounce Day 2

Welcome to DAY 2 of the 1st annual "Blogs 4 boobies" blog bounce(hop)!This is day 2 of a 2 day event! Be sure to go to yesterdays post and check out some amazing cards by your favorite designers!

We are so glad that you joined us today. I have joined up with Skipping Stones Design to help raise money to fight the war against Breast Cancer. SSD is celebrating the release of 2 ALL NEW Stamp sets. They are also donating $2 for EVERY stamp set sold this week to the cause!!! This is a one-of-a-kind-blog (hop)bounce! Every card/project that is shown here in the "blogs 4 boobies" blog bounce is up for auction! All of the money raised through the silent auction, on our blogs, will be donated to the Susan G. Komen foundation.

First up, here is my card for the Blog Bounce, using "Bras Volume 2" set.
"Pick Me Up" supplies: 
Cardstock:  Bazzill Basics & The Paper Company
Paper: Glitz Designs
Stamps: Skipping Stones Design (Bras Vol. 2) 
Ink: Clearsnap (Pigment: pink & Chalk: pink pastel, azurite) & CTMH (Pigment: vanilla cream) 
Embossing Powder: Stampendous (clear) 
Pearls: Kaiser Craft
Flowers: Prima
Ribbon: Renaissance by Design
Twine: Darice Inc.
Button: SEI
Diecut Machine: Cricut Expression by Provo Craft
Diecut Cartridge(s): Sentimentals, Straight from the Nest by Provo Craft

There are 3 ways that you can help, and join in on the fun(draising)!
1. You can help by Shopping!For every stamp set that you purchase during Sept 15th through the 23rd SSD will donate $2 to the Komen Foundation. Stamping and shopping that you can feel good about! Skipping Stones Design is celebrating "blogs 4 boobies" with the release of two new stamp sets!!!

2. You can help by *Bidding!Another way you can help us raise money for the Komen Foundation is to *bid on a project or card along the blog bounce(hop). YES! EVERY Single card/project along the blogs for boobies bounce is up for auction. We recommend a starting bid of $5 or more. Your *Bid not only includes the card or project but shipping to your home as well. Please Note IF you want to bid, and live outside the U.S. we would request that you pay the difference of shipping charges between where you live and what it would cost to ship within the US. * See how to place a bid for more detailed instructions.
If you are the highest bidder September 23rd 8:00 p.m. mountain time then you WIN the card/project that you bid on.

3. You can help by Telling Your Friends~Help us spread the word about "blogs 4 boobies" the more people that know, the more moeny we can raise!!!

*"How to place a bid on my card/project"Step #1Find the comment section of the blog that shows the "Blogs 4 boobies" card or project that you want to buy. *Please note you may only bid on the card/project shown in the specific "blogs 4 boobies" post. *Any bids not placed on the correct post will be considered invalid.
Step #2Once you are in the "blogs 4 boobies" comment section fill in the dollar and cents amount of what you are willing to pay for the card/project. We recommend a starting bid of $5 or more. Remember your bid includes shippingas well as the card/or project. 100% of the money your bid will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation
Step #3Next to your $ bid please type in your email address. During a silent auction bidders sign their name next to their bid. typing your email address is the electronic equivalent of signing your bid. Also it will help the blogger contact you if you are the highest bidder.
Step #4Watch and wait.
Once you have entered your bid/comment sit back and wait. If someone out bids you then you may bid again. Bidding will continue until 8:00 p.m. Mountain time September 23rd

* Please note that the participating stampers/bloggers will probably re-post their Blogs 4 Boobies card/project on the 23rdof September. When the blogger re-post their project then the bidding will continue on the NEWEST post and that comment section.

"What do I do once I place a bid"Watch and Wait
The "Winner of the Auction" Will be the highest bid (that includes an email address)in the comment section of the MOST RECENT blogs 4 boobies post at the end of the silent auction. Please note that ALL cards/projects WILL BE REPOSTED on the 23rd of September. The silent auction will end at 8:00 p.m. Mountain Time on September 23rd .

Things to keep in mind:Near the end of the bidding you may not see bids as they come in. Most blog have a comment feature where the blogger must approve comments before they are published. So bid high. You might have the highest bid that is published, but someone might have outbid you in an unpublished comment/bid.
The blogger/designer will declare who has won the silent auction. Skipping Stones Design will send you an invoice for your donation/bid amount. Please pay that invoice as soon as possible, so the designer can get your card/project in the mail to you.

Here is the amazing line up for DAY2:


Thursday 9/16
Kim Hughes - http://paperhugs.typepad.com/paper_hugs/
Kandi Phillips - http://kraftykandikrafts.blogspot.com/
Sharon Harnist – http://paperfections.typepad.com/
Amy Sheffer – http://pickledpaperdesigns.blogspot.com/
Jennifer Buck – http://www.thebuckstampshere.blogspot.com/
Amy Tsuruta - http://tsurutadesigns.blogspot.com/
Tammie Beaton - http://alwaysinking.blogspot.com/
Rae Barthel – http://simplyrae.blogspot.com/
Wendy Jordan - http://papertherapy-wendy.blogspot.com/
Sarah Martina Parker - http://sarahmartina.com/blog/
Lea Lawson - http://leascupcakesandsunshine.blogspot.com/
Teri Anderson - http://terisplace.wordpress.com/
Deb Felts – http://withastampandasong.blogspot.com/
Kimberly Crawford - http://kimberly-crawford.blogspot.com/
Gladys Chia - http://www.gladyschia2010.wordpress.com/
Jen del Muro - http://iheart2stamp.com/
Maile Belles - http://mailebelles.blogspot.com/

So, make sure you bounce on over to Teri's blog from here! Have fun bouncing from blog to blog. Enjoy all the designs, and make a bid or two! This is a rare opportunity to take home a card/project from your favorite designer, and fight the war against breast cancer!!!

It just wouldn't be a Skipping Stones Design event without a sketch from an amazing designer. This month we are delignted to have Ashley Cannon Newell as our guest sketch artist. Here is her sketch SSD 042:
Make sure to play along with Ashley’s amazing sketch this week .  You could win $10 off anything in the store, and a special badge for your blog.  Enter your card today at Skipping Stones Design!!

Until later,
~Lea L.

PS: I will post some winners from the giveaway and challenge on my blog tomorrow!

22 comments:

  1. Lea, your card is so fabulous! I love it!!! Thanks for bouncing with us!

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  2. Great job with that sketch. I love the colors you used :)

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  3. Absolutely lovely! Love the hanger you created and the use of the "stamp" to make it fit the sketch! How fun!

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  4. Lea,
    Your card is beautiful I should have gone through all the blogs first before I started bidding so much.
    God bless,
    Jeanine

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  5. Your card is beautiful and the fact that you used the actual stamp shape from the sketch makes it even cuter!

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  6. Lea, your card is fabulous! I love that adorable little hanger and the flower embellishments. So pretty!

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  7. I love that hanger Lea and the colors are so fun together!

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  8. Gorgeous card, so feminine, and I'm a sucker for that postage touch!

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  9. Beautiful card. Love what you did with the bra.

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  10. Oh LA LA I'm Lovin' it!!! Thanks SO much for bouncin' with us today!!

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  11. Beautiful card!! I am bidding $5 for my sister who is a 7yr breast cancer survivor and counting!!
    susan
    slbela59@hotmail.com

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  12. So beautiful, Lea! I love how literally you interpreted the sketch! Such gorgeous colors and embellishments!

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  13. Absolutely beautiful and a great cause. I bid $10.00 as I have a young woman in our church right now in this battle.

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  14. I forgot to add my email to my bid of $10.00 the other day.
    bouquets@3rivers.net

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  15. I up my bid to $11, slbela59@hotmail.com

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Lea