Monday, September 10, 2012

BBTB2 Challenge- "Honor 911"


Today is double Design Team challenge posts for me.  
The first is FCCB - "Trains, Planes and Automobiles"  
The Second is BBTB2 - "Honor 911" 
So please check out both my posts and join us for the challenges.  

My good friend Brenda is challenging us this week at BBTB2 to create a project honoring 911.  
I made a card in honor of all the fire personal who lost there lives this terrible day.  My husband was a fireman for 33 years before retiring so firemen and women are near and dear to my heart.  If you have really good eyes you will notice I wrote 911 on the little bell with a gel marker.  

I used ACY for the little guy on his firetruck cut at 3.5 inches and the My Hero comes from Stand and Salute cut at 3 inches.  Ribbon was from my stash.  Star paper left over from baby shower goodies.  Lots of gel pen stirching and Stickles on the title.  
I hope you will join us this week for the challenge and link up to BBTB2. 
Happy Craftin 

14 comments:

  1. suzanne, love the background on this, the hand writen 9/11 and your image is perfect, hugs

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  2. What an awesome way to honor the brave fire personnel who lost their lives on 9/11. Fabulous card, Suzanne.

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  3. Just a most wonderful card to honor those we cherish.
    Carole

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  4. Oh Suz, I love this card! We need to remember those brave souls who did not hesitate putting their lives on the line to rescue those in need that faithful day!! I love that you chose this image, it is just perfect my friend. I also love that you put 9/11 on the bell, how perfect! Please give Steve a huge hug and big ole kiss for me for his bravery in being a firefighter for all those years! Thanks for making this challenge so very special for me my friend. Hugs!!!

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  5. I love your card Suzanne! Firemen are very near and dear to my heart also, my hubby is also a retired fire fighter after 25 years of service. I don't have great eyes, so thanks for pointing out the the tiny little 911...what a wonderful, special touch to your sweet card!

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  6. Your card is such a wonderful tribute. We owe them all so much.

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  7. Lovely card!!Wonderful Tribute!TFS
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia

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  8. What a wonderful card Suzanne. We are having so many fires here, the firemen are really working hard.

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  9. Fabulous tribute to those who risk (and sometimes lose) their lives to rescue and save. Each personal story is so special this week. Gorgeous card! xxD

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  10. Love this card! It has such a retro feel and brings back some wonderful childhood memories.

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  11. Suzanne,

    what a sweet little card, that pays tribute to such a huge sacrifice, I love what you have done with this challenge.its perfect!

    Hugs
    Penny

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  12. I love this cut that you used. Great job!!

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