Friday, 30 January 2015

Can't believe it's Friday

As the title of this post suggests this week has been a bit of a blur really - actually make that the last two and a half weeks. Hence not a lot of making has got done but thought I'd share a 'case'd' card (only to prove that I am still in blogland!).
I apologise if I haven't visited you this week but I can manage to spend some time today as this is the first day where I have felt anything remotely like human. Am not brilliant - but on a scale of 1-10 (with 10 being tickety-boo), I am at least a 3 which is a marked improvement from 4 days ago where I felt minus 10 million!.

After Pinterest, I am getting a bit more adventurous using coloured card for CAS backgrounds - used a combo of stamps - main flowers are SU, leaves and flower bud are from Stampendous.

Stamped and heat embossed in white then watercoloured.
Flower heads stamped and hear embossed on vellum and a pop of green added in the centre of each.
Fussy cut and stuck over original image.
Few schparklies to finish!

Challenges -
Red Rubber Insp - CAS
Addicted to Stamps - CAS
Crafts 4 Eternity - No Patterned Paper
Just Inspirational - Heat Embossing
Tuesday Throwdown - Facets (Gems)
Polkadoodles - Flower Power

Thanks for all your good wishes -  visits to the Doc and a rush job to the Surgical Triage Unit for tests, tests and more damn tests are I hope behind me - will keep taking the tablets!
By the way - Eve (one of the Playground Playmates) has a give away on her blog here - ends next week!
Have a great weekend - we've got lots  and lots of lovely white stuff and bright blue skies -fabulous!! (Although sadly I haven't got enough energy to build a snowman!)

34 comments:

  1. Oh dear me Viv, this week does sound like a roller coaster, can only pray things improve for you, as you say keep taking the pills - that's what I tell myself every morning when I down the first seven of the day ! Now if there were a goal scoring and better defending pill all would be perfect.

    Nearly forgot, lovely elegant creation.

    B x

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  2. Hi Viv
    Sorry to here you are poorly... Hope you will be better soon....
    Fabulous card... Love the vellum flowers
    Hugs Sulvie xx

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  3. Aww . . . sending positive vibes and lots of good wishes your way mate. Hope you feel better VERY soon.

    Gorgeous CASED card. Very pretty.

    Hugs, Darn Sarn xxx

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  4. Wonderful card Viv! Pleased to hear you're improving, albeit slowly. One day at a time chick.

    Hugs, Di xx

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  5. Really gorgeous flowers!! Love that they are embossed with vellum!! Great CAS design too! Thanks for sharing with us at Tuesday Throwdown Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*-DT member

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  6. Sorry, meant to say Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Addicted to Stamps & More! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*-DT member

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  7. Beautiful card......love the vellum flowers. nice and delicate. Glad you are feeling a bit better and I hope next week will be a 6 or more! I sympathize cos I feel like I am wading in treacle.(ugh).............might come in for pancake day though eh? Take care... Hugs xx

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  8. lovely card Viv! I love the white embossing. Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown! irene DT xx

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  9. What a gorgeous card Viv, love the velum flowers:) Glad you're feeling marginally better!
    Val x

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  10. Glad that you are starting to feel better, I hope you feel loads better soon.
    Your card is gorgeous, I love the white embossed image and beautiful vellum flowers.
    Take care, Sue xx

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  11. Beautiful card Viv I love the flowers
    Kevin xx

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  12. Such a beautiful card. Love the embossing and image. Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Throwdown!
    Huggies!!!

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  13. Oh what a beautiful card.
    luv
    Debby

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  14. Glad you are slowing improving Viv and hope you continue to do so. Your card is gorgeous, very delicate and pretty! Susan x

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  15. Great choice of base colour, I adore soft greens. And well done for combining two stamp brands for your image, must try that...endless possibilities! Thanks for linking up this beauty at ATSM this week, Anita x

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  16. Glad to hear that you are feeling a bit better now...hugs
    What a beautiful CAS card, and green is my favourite colour :o)
    Jackie xx

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  17. Hello Viv!
    Oh no - so sorry to hear that you are not well :( I wish you a speedy recovery.

    Your card is stunning and I love the embossed vellum - very delicate looking.
    Thank you for entering my blog candy and good luck!
    I am now your newest follower.
    xx

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  18. Super card and love this image, awesome colouring once again...xx
    {The Journey is the Start – my personal blog}

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  19. Thank you for taking part in our JIC challenge,
    I very much enjoyed looking at your card and all
    the time and detail you put into it, good luck hugs tracy

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  20. Oh Viv,that is not nice hun.Do hope you continue to feel better.Love your beautiful card.Take care hun thinking of you.Huggles xx

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  21. Stunning creation thanks for joining the fun over at Polkadoodles and good luck.
    Anita (DT)
    http://www.polkadoodle.blogspot.co.uk

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  22. Beautiful CAS card which fits in beautifully with our Flower power challenge over at Polka Doodles Challenges. Many thanks for joining in with us, Lou (DT)

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  23. Sorry to hear you've not been well, there's a lot of it about, but pleased to hear you are on the mend.
    A v pretty card, love the embossed anemones.
    Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM. :)

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  24. The vellum flowers are gorgeous, such a beautiful and classy design!

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  25. Lovely flowers!! Such a beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Red Rubber Inspirationals!

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  26. The mix of different stamp makers works well here on this super CAS card. Glad to hear that you feel a little like being back in amongst us. Sounds nasty whatever it was you had. Stay inside in the warm. hugs Mrs A.


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  27. Beautiful card, proves that 'less is more' Hope you feel better soon

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  28. Very pretty card ! I love how you kept it simple but still elegant ! Thanks for joining in on the fun over at PolkaDoodles =)

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  29. So so GORGEOUS!! Thanks for playing at ATSM!!

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  30. Lovely card :) Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity hugs x

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  31. Fabulous card...love the white embossing! Thank you for joining us this week at the Red Rubber Inspirationals blog! Lynda - DT Champion Red Rubber Designs

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  32. So beautiful! I love those flowers! Thanks for joining us @ Red Rubber Inspirationals!
    Drea

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