Monday, January 16, 2012
I wanted to thank each and every member of my surgery team, as they made my whole experience a very pleasant one. It's nice to work in this department as we are like family and I knew I would be in the best hands during surgery. I made each of them a thank you card and little goodie to show my appreciation. They really made me feel like a queen, they had slippers, lotions, bath salts, gels, all kinds of feel good things all wrapped pretty for me sitting in my room when I got there, the best co workers a girl could ask for! And they even played Elton John's Benny and the Jets as I drifted off to sleep (at my request!). Here's the cards I made:
bad picture cause it's really a lot pinker in person
These were a breeze to make with the new flower punch and matching stamp set in the new Occasions Mini Catalog.
Other supplies used were the Perfectly Penned stamp set, First Edition DSP, Dotted Ribbon Scallop Border Punch, silver brads, 3/4" circle punch.
Sunday, January 15, 2012
Just want to pop in and share a few things I was doing this morning around 5 am when I couldn't sleep any longer. Dan had been working all night plowing snow and sanding the roads and just got home at 4am so I came down and played in my craft room a while. . . my favorite time of day, sipping coffee and stamping while everyone is still sleeping.
I love these new Framelit Dies! This notecard is made with the Labels Collection. I die cut whisper white cs leaving just an edge along the top for the card to open, then die cut Attic Boutique DSP in the same size and adhered it to the white notecard. Second layer was diecut then embossed with the Finial Press embossing folder and sponged with Pool Party ink. Third layer done in Pirouette Pink and the music notes wheel in Crumb Cake ink. Pool Party seam binding was used for the bow along with a new Twitterpated button, love the details in the buttons!
Finally beginning to feel human again. It's really hard for my body to take it easy when my mind doesn't want to, but my body was winning this battle. Just thinking of these empty days that I could/should be accomplishing something, anything besides just laying around has been really hard for me. My mind doesn't take a rest, and it wonders why my body needs to lol! I think I prefer being on the other end of surgery, where I get to take care of the patient instead of being one! But it's over, done (as we would say at home: Bang, Wow, Done!) that stupid commercial drove us crazy, if you don't know what I'm talking about google Bang, Wow, Done and you will find this ridiculous xfinity commercial. I know I'm rambling and no it's not the pain medication. Just thought I would post a couple of projects I've been working on. This was made for a dear friend's birthday and she puts on the best tea parties so I figured Stampin' Up!'s new Tea Shoppe stamp set was a fitting choice for her gift. I forgot to take a picture of the inside of the box but it holds the large cards in the back pocket and has two small pockets to hold the 3x3 cards and envelopes!
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Winter must finally be here because we had our first snow of the year! Ali said she had to go out and catch the snow on her tongue because it was the best thing in her life (at that moment). I just loved watching her dance outside with the snow falling all around her. Hoping these memories will stay deeply etched in my heart forever. I know how fleeting these moments are and I cherish each one that comes along. The smile on her face as her hands are outstretched twirling around in the snow, what a joy she is to have in my life! I know Christmas is long over but wanted to post a picture of our luminary card we did for our last class of 2011.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
I know it's been a while and I won't even try to make excuses;) I have a few things to chat about but need to get this card posted first and off to work this morning. I have more projects to share and will be back later with them. This card created is for CCWCM182 sketch challenge: