Whimsy Stamps Special Release Cancer Stamp Sets

Nearly every one has been or will be affected by cancer in one way or another. 
My family has been devastated and decimated by cancer. My sister is currently battling stage 4 lung cancer that has metastasized to her brain. We have lost our mother, grandfather, 5 aunts and 2 uncles to cancer, and my father and brother-in-law are cancer survivors. 

Needless to say it was very difficult and emotional for me to design these 3 new Whimsy stamp sets. I dedicate them to my beautiful sister Elizabeth who is nothing short of an inspiration. And to all the people whose lives have been infiltrated by this horrible, insidious disease. 

I used the Cancer Sucks clear stamp set for my card today. There are two other sets within this special mini release, all of which can work independently or complementary to one another. 
At the bottom of this post are links to several other Whimsy Stamps creative team members sharing additional cards with this special release. 

**NEW Cancer Sucks **NEW Caregiver Hugs Clear Stamps **NEW Cause Awareness Clear Stamps

I stamped the boxing gloves with Memento black ink and colored them with Copic markers then stamped the tiny "Cancer Sucks" on each of the gloves.

The sentiment was stamped with Versafine Clair (morning mist) ink. I love this grey ink, it works just right when black ink would otherwise be too harsh.

I matted the image onto black card stock and popped it up on foam tape for dimension, then added onto a black card base with a blush pink card stock accent.
Also added a silver brad to the top of the boxing gloves.
Several others from the Whimsy Stamps creative team are also sharing inspiration with these sets. You can check them out here...

Thanks for stopping by...see you soon,


  1. This is a fantastic card and I bet Elizabeth got a great deal of joy from it when you gave it to her! Thinking of you and your families struggles with cancer. That is rough and I know you will kick its ASS too! Hugs and love! xo

    1. Thank you Liz, and yes my sister got a kick out of this card and stamp set. She had a fantastic sense of humor and laughed every day even in the hardest of times and pain. Sending you love and prayers for the loss of your dad...this disease (all diseases) SUCKS!


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