Thursday, August 10, 2017

Ellen Hutson - Courage Stamp Set

Did I ever tell you that when I first graduated from X-Ray school, I used to do Mammograms for a couple of months?    One of the techs in the X-Ray department wanted to trade positions.  She did not have to ask twice.  I loved working at that hospital.  Most of the time, I was assigned to the operating room.   Once I went on vacation, and the surgeons were not happy that I was gone for a week.

We eventually moved to the midwest and I could only find a job in an MRI clinic.  All that seems like a lifetime ago.   All of these memories come back to me every time I think about breast cancer.  So when Ellen Hutson decided to have a stamp set to bring awareness to breast cancer, I did not hesitate to buy it.


I decided to make my own paper like I did for this post.  The paper turned out quite yummy and I will have to try and use it up as much as I can.  

Ellen Hutson still has this stamp available and half the proceeds go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.   Thank so much for stopping by!




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3 comments:

  1. Bought this set when it was first offered and am happy that I did. Not only was it for a great cause but the product is wonderful.

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  2. Iliana,

    I love this set, and I didn't hesitate to buy it either! My mother-in-law had breast cancer and she died 12 years ago when it returned after she had been in remission for 11 years. She was a Christian woman who was a such an inspiring to me. Sadly,a few years after she passed, her sister was also diagnosed with breast cancer. I am thankful she is a survivor and I will be sending her a card, made with this set. I have other friends that I will be making cards for with the set too.

    I was happy when Ellen offered this set the way she did. I think it is important for each person to donate to causes that are important to them. This cause is one I am always willing to support!

    BTW, it is always fun to hear what you did in life PM (Pre-MISTI...just seemed better than using Before MISTI since the that whole sentence would not have sounded good with the required abbreviation ๐Ÿ˜‰). Have a great day!

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  3. Thanks for sharing this pretty card. My sister-in-law was recently diagnosed w/ breast cancer out of the blue, and she has surgery next week. I want to make her a card, but have been struggling with a design.

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