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Friday, 10 January 2014

Saturated Canary DT Post and Hubster update

Hello everyone I'm running a tad late this morning. I have for you today an inspiration post for Saturated Canary. Things are changing over on Saturated Canary Challenge blog this year so pop on over to find out all the details. Also there are some images Krista is retiring on the 25th January, pop on over to check that out as well & get your code to get 50% off.

Ok so onto my inspiration post. I did actually make 2 with images I've had coloured up for ages, one with copics & the other with distress markers. However I dont know if I like one of them so I quickly made another to replace it. I will show the other one over the weekend though.
I have gone for a romantic type of card as Valentine's is drawing closer ;0) The papers are the gorgeous Prima 'Romance Novel' which were from MCH. Pop on over to check out the closing down sale, lots of awesome bargains to be got.

Up the side I added 'Tulle Pleat Trim' & 'Shabby Seam Binding', love this tulle ;0)

The envelope I made with a cut out from the Prima papers & also the tag. I cut out a stamp & attached it to the front of the envelope. The tag inside I attached some seam binding & a 'Key' charm which I dipped in shabby white fran-tage. 

The flowers are Prima 'Lyric' . The clock die-cut is Marianne Design which was inked lightly with Antique Linen distress ink.

I added a gorgeous Prima 'Zipper Pull' that says Beauty on it, quite apt for this card. The tags at the bottom I cut from the Prima papers & stapled them together & cut out letters to add on.

The gorgeous image is probably my favourite SC rubber stamps, she is called 'Breeze' & I coloured her with my distress markers. I also added some shabby pink fran-tage as well.

I made a bow with the seam binding & added a Scalloped Pearl from WOC, the small heart shaped pearls are also from there. I also added 2 'Bark Hearts' in the top corner. Inside is decorated to compliment the front as always.

Pop on over to the Challenge Blog to see my teamies gorgeous creations.

I have had a couple of emails asking how hubsters op went. Well after the op I will give you the surgeons first words to him after recovery. 'Well that was erm interesting......' Apparently his little finger was still broken but couldnt understand why it didnt show up on xrays. Really he needed a bigger op & have plates & pins but because they were not expecting that, they did not have the materials needed in theatre. So they have grinded the lump down & use that mixed with glue to try fix his finger. He has about a 50-50 chance of it healing but the surgeon is not hopeful. He goes for an xray in 4-6 weeks to see if its healed, if not then he will have the bigger op. So he is in plaster once again bless him, we are hoping this works as the bigger op means it will take a few months to heal properly. I'm obviously dealing with Natalie on my own, we have hoists so that helps, its just dressing, bathing & changing her nappy which requires a bit of muscle lol. She is small in height but weighs about 9 & half stone, just a few pounds lighter than me...........yep unfortunately I have put weight on this last year :0( However we are managing not a prob & our home is still a mad house as usual lol. I will be able to bench press our van at the end of it lol........

Well thats it from me we have our grand-daughter staying tonight & at the minute she is addicted to one of Natalie's dvd's.........Over The Hedge, I think its cus the main character has the same name as her baby brother, only spelt different lol, his name is RJ.
So I am some what behind in commenting but I will try my best to get round to the rest of you today.

Thank you so much for stopping by & your lovely comments mmwah


Astrid said...

Hi Vicky,
What a beautiful girl, and a beautiful card. a big WOW.
Hugs Astrid

Beth Brovold said...

OH BOY Vicky!! You are truly SUPERWOMAN!! You handle all that life throws you with sooo much grace and HUMOUR!!! You are an inspiration not only in the craft department but life in general!!! Sending you all my VERY BEST WISHES!!!!!!
P.S. Your card is FANTASTIC!!!

heidy said...

Love your beautiful card Vicky and hope hubby'dosn't need the bigger op!!
XXX Heidy

Carol S. said...

Hi Wonderwoman, or is it Bionic woman?! How do you find time to make such stunning cards, as well as all the things you have to do for your special family? I'm worn out just reading your blog. I hope your husband's hand heels ok. My husband has problems with his hands and has refused ops on his. Keep smiling and have a good glass of wine tonight! Big hugs, Carol S.xx

Riet said...

What a wonderful card Vicky.

Hugs Riet.xx

Carla S. said...

Your card is absolutely stunning, Vicky! I had to look at it for ages to take in all the gorgeous details! Wonderful coloring of the SC image, too. Sorry about hub's finger. I hope the current fix works and he doesn't need the bigger operation.

Sue said...

Your card is stunning Vicky. such a pretty image coloured perfectly. All your detailing is just totally amazing.
Sorry to hear about your hubby, I really do hope it heals without needing further surgery. It must be so hard for your dealing with Natalie on your own. Please remember to take care of yourself too, you are always so busy looking after others and putting them first.
I hope you have a good weekend
hugs Sue xx

Denise Gutierrez said...

I can't even imagine why you wouldn't like a card you make! All your cards are so beautiful! If there is a card you don't like..... You mail that guy to ME and I will love him <3 haha I just love Kristas images and you did a beautiful job w this valentine card

Shazza said...

goodness me you have so much on your plate Vicky, I don't know where you find time to craft. Gorgeous card as usual. have a good weekend x

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous Vicky.

gr karin

Fabiola said...

trop jolie, un amour et un plaisir a admirer, biz

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card Vicky love the soft colours, hope hubbies finger heals up ok, what an ordeal, I''ll be thinking of you
Hugs Julie P

Dobra said...

Beautiful card and coloring

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the fab image and

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is such a beautiful creation once again sweetie. When I add nice bits to my cards they look like I have just plonked them there. Well I suppose I have really. Lol!!! I haven't got your flair.

Sorry to hear about hubby I do hope they get it sorted soon.


Sandra H said...

Ooooh this is another of your fabulous makes Vicky truly gorgeous image and coloured so beautifully x

Donna Mosley said...

Stunning card Vicky, love the sweet image and pretty design. Gorgeous colouring as always too hun. Hope hubby gets better very soon.

Donna x

Loopylou. said...

oh vicky hunny, I hope hubby is not too sore :( it always amazes me how surgeons dont forward plan and xray before they go in?!
your card is just gorgeous sweets and I bet the others are going to be just as yummy
huge hugs Lou xxx

Dobra said...

That is a gorgeous card

Bad Kitty said...

very nice

Kat W said...

So so gorgeous - love this image although not one I have (yet!) and you have coloured her so beautifully :-)
I am so glad of all the pics so I can see the details up close - so lovely!
Definitely time to think about Valentine's day cards I think!
I hope hubby is doing ok and take it easy...well, as easy as you can - lol!
Big hugs, Kat xx

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Wow Vicky, so much going on for you right now! Really hope the renovations work for you all. Such a shame you have to give up your gorgeous crafty hut. But I'm sure it will all come together for the best. Great you'll have a better set up for your girlie. Wishing you easy days and extra reserves of strength while you're managing on your own. Love your card hunny. Stunning image which you've coloured divinely! Love your card and look forward to seeing the next one. Hugs, Wends x