October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and this month's cigar box swap's theme is "Pink It Up".
Last year, during Flamingo Scraps Anniversary month, I won the Pink Paislee Sweetness collection. I love the warm pinks, and clusters of flowers. It reminded me of a garden view outside window. I knew this paper was perfect for the top of the box.
I removed the glass from an ornate frame and add a wedding dress applique. This offered the perfect setting for the hand painted cameo. I created a lovely pink satin dress adorned with a blingy collar for the Tim Holtz sewing room dress form. I then added clusters of Prima roses, and lots of Prima Say It in Lace bling. I think this box screams I'm a woman!
I crackeled the side of the box in small areas and framed the top in layers of lace, ribbon and pearls.
I hope my box reminds my partner to always take care of her monthly checks, and to get her Mammograms regularly.
Thanks for stopping in today,