Friday, 10 January 2014

The plague that is killing our youth

Here's a card that I've made to show my support for the It Gets Better project - a project which works to prevent suicide among LGBTQ-youths. Their mission is to communicate to LGBTQ-kids that it gets better.

The child with a mirror comes from A Day for Daisies. I have coloured her with Promarkers and Stickles. 

For the card base I've recycled/upcycled an old post-card.

The text that I've chosen for this card comes from the song I was Married by Tegan & Sara:
I look into the mirror
for evil that just does not exist
I don't see what they see
(tell them that, tell them that)

When I got censored (3 times) in the crafting world last year for creating a LGBTQ-friendly card, I learned that there are grown-ups who think that bullying is their God-given right. Those people claim that their beliefs give them the right to bully or discriminate a vulnerable group of people. As far as I'm concerned, NO ONE on this planet has that right.

I have submitted this project to:
A day for daisies: Add yellow (I made the first background out of mostly yellow and green dots)
Aud Sentiments: Sentiment as the focus
Blog Quick Quotes: Bright and Shiny New Year
Creative Fingers: Anything goes 
Delightful Challenges: Patterned paper
Fairytale challenge: Recycling 
My Heart Pieces: Anything goes 
Polkadoodles and Studio 12: Anything goes/girly
Stamping with the Dragon: Anything goes


  1. A lovely card. Thanks for joining us at SDD Challenge.

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  3. Lovely card Wiola. Lovely image and verse. Thank you for joining the challenge at Creative Fingers. Hope to see you again

  4. Lovely card. Great image and the papers are amazing. Thanks for joining our Patterned Paper Challenge at Delightful Challenges.


  5. Lovely card Wiola. You have my suport, everybody has the right to be different!

    1. Thank you - Aurora. I left a comment on your blog. :)

  6. Gorgeous card & for a very worthy cause. Thanks for playing along at
    Creative Fingers
    Hugs, Teresa DT
    Ceesa's Card Creations

    1. Thank you - Teresa. I'm glad to hear that you think so.

  7. What a neat image, and I just love the style of this card! Thank you for joining us this week at the Digital Delights Delightful Challenges! I hope you play along with us again soon!

    Jackie, Digital Delights Delightful Challenges DT

  8. Wonderful card.
    Thank you for joining us at Creative Fingers

    Huggsss, Angelique

  9. Thank you for sharing with us at Fairy Tale Challenge and good luck!



  10. A lovely creation. Thanks for joining in over at SDD. Good luck.


    Jo dt member

  11. Your card is beautiful and thank you for raising awareness! Thank you for playing along with us at Quick Quotes this month for our Bright and Shiny challenge!!!

  12. What a lovely card! And I love that you created it for such a great purpose! Thank you for joining in on the Quick Quotes Challenge this month!

  13. Awesome card, love the coloring you did! Thanks for stopping by Quick Quotes and doing the challenge!


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