Tuesday, 28 April 2009

Creative Crew Challenge Week 8 - A sketch by Sharon

Good morning ladies, another lovely sunny day now thank goodness. When i got up this morning it was dark and overcast and raining, made me feel really grumpy. However what a difference an hour makes! the sun is out and i feel much better!

So another week at the Creative Crew Challenge, and this week we have a fabulous sketch by our talented Sharon! I enjoyed working with this sketch that i've made 2 cards, and Jasmine also had a go.
If you decide to take part in our challenge this week you have chance to win this gorgeous Penny Black stamp, donated kindly by Sharon.

So my lovelies, this is the card i made for this weeks challenge, using one of the fabulous Pollycraft images.

Jasmine used a rubber romance image, one of my favourites, and papers from the DCWV Nursery stack.

Then i made this card using some papers i brought from QVC in one of their TSV last year, and using the fabulous Rachelle Miller image, this is one of my all time favourites, and perfect for that special little girl in your life!

I have used my glossy accents on the toadstool, not sure you can see it very clearly from this terrible photo. Also glitter highlights to the wings.

Sentiment, my own printed on the computer and the letter 3 a revolution die.

So ladies, it would be great to see you join in with this weeks challenge. Go here to find out more.
As many of you know i have had a lot going on here of late and my blogging has had to take a back seat. I am slowly getting back to normal. I have my dad staying with me at the moment, he had an operation a fortnight ago removing a blood clot from his artery in his neck. I have to admit i was shocked to see him, he is a shadow of his former self. Always been a big man with a personality to match, but now, although his size is the same, he is no longer the strong confident dad i remember, he is very weak and has lost his sense of orientation. I must admit i am finding this very upsetting, but hopefully with some tlc and plenty of rest he will return to his former self. So ladies, while i am slowly getting back to normal im not where i should be. So hope you can bare with me for a little longer.
Regarding the cars, we have one mended and the other one is still in the garage, with no idea of whats the matter with it.
Yesterday and today i have Jasmine off school, she has had a bad stomach bug, mine feels a bit dodgy this morning, so no cake and chocolate for me!
Well thats enough moaning and groaning from me, ill be back tomorrow with some more cards to post, that i made sunday.
Have a good day and look forward to catching up with you all again soon.
Big hugs Linda x


joey said...

Hiya Hunny, love your card! Jasmines is beautiful too, such gorgeous images. Theres a little something on my blog for you. Joey.xxx

Becky said...

Beautiful cards Linda, and hasn't Jasmine done well, I think she now needs her own blog!!
Hope everything goes well for your dad.
Love Becky xx

Moni said...

Hi Linda! Great sketch, and fab cards! hugs, moni

Paula said...

Hi Linda wow your card is beautiful love that image. Jasmines is Fabulous also.Hope your Dad gets better soon Linda.
Paula xxxx

Deb said...

fabulous cards Linda! Hope you and Jasmine are feeling better soon!Have a great day! Debx

Nannieflash said...

Oh Linda, I do so hope that things soon improve for you and your poor dad, Im not surprised hes low, you believe that you are invincible as you get older, and nothing will get you, but it doesnt take much and something like hes had, to take the rug from under your feet. I do so hope that he soon feels more confident and able to cope. Your cards are gorgeous and it does give you a little bit of time to escape. I hope that young Jasmine is also back to nearly normal as well. Good luck my love, love and hugs Shirleyxxx

Liza said...

Hi Linda, two gorgeous cards and Jasmine has done a great job too.

Liza x

Shary said...

Lovely card, cute image.
Sorry to hear about Jasmine, hope she gets better soon. And all the best to your Dad, hope he has a speedy recovery. xx

chelemom said...

You have been very busy! Love all of your cards!!!

Dena said...

Such great cards! I love them. Hope all goes well with your Dad, your a wonderful daughter to take care of him.

CraftyC said...

Firstly Linda, your cards are gorgeous, lovce the RAM. Secondly, sending hugs to you and your dad, you really must have your hands full atm. My Daniel is off school today with a stomach bug, in alot of pain last night but hopefully just a 24hr thing, really must find the time to catch up buts its all go as usual!

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous Linda, so sweet!
Hugs, Marlene x

nessy said...

gosh how many cards ~just look at the first one then scroll down it never stops!!
fab creations linda ~
vanessa xx

JoanOttevanger said...

Hi Linda, Love your card and the image as well.
How are you doing everthings oke?
Hugs Joan

Donna said...

Beautiful card Linda and a fabulous card from Jasmine too. I'm sorry to hear there is such a change in your dad but I'm sure he'll make a full recovery over time Linda, he is bound to be feeling alot better being around you all, take care of yourself too hun. Donna x

Nicola said...

Beautiful cards Linda and what a beauty from Jasmine.Hope she is feeling a bit better now. Sorry about your dad, hoping he gets well real soon. -x-

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Hi Linda, such great cards, Jasmine is such a clever clogs! hugs Heidi xx

Kristine B. said...

Hi there Linda :) Thanks so much for your comment today!! Love all of these sketch cards and what a FABULOUS sketch that is!! I'm gonna have to save that one to try! :) Have a joyous day!

Maria said...

Hey Linda! I'm sorry to hear of your dad. I hope he'll recover to his former self. It is hard to see a loved one who was always so strong that way. It hurts, especially if they are depressed and such. I wish your dad the best.

Wow, you've made a lot of cards! All of them so pretty too! All of them using the same layout but they all look so different. Beautiful job on your coloring too!!

Take care!!


Riet said...

Wowwww Linda,what a beautiful cards,l love the stamps and colours.
so beautiful papers.

zo mooi...
Hugs Riet.xx

Kim Piggott said...

Hi Linda,
Love your beautiful cards and Jasmine's is brilliant too!
Sorry she is not feeling to well at the moment hope she feels better soon.
So sorry your Dad is having such a hard time. But, you will soon have him back to normal!
Take care.
kim x

Sharon said...

Fabulous cards Linda. You and Jasmine have made the sketch look so good. Love your images and papers.
You just lavish some tlc on your Dad and you'll be surprised how well he gets on. Here's wishing him a speedy recovery.
Sharon xx

POPPET said...

Just stopping by to say hello {waves} i have been trying to mail you honey but it keeps bouncing back dont know what is worng, but i am thinking about you. hugs Pops x x x

Georgia said...

Hi Linda,
Thanks for your lovely comment on my blog. I love your cards, they are so, so pretty! :)
Love, Georgia xx

Macpurp said...

lovely makes, am glad to see things are settling down a wee bit, hope that continues!

Hope your Dad gets better soon.

love tina x

Donna said...

Hi Linda, lovely cards you have made and so beautifully laid out and embellished. I hope your Dad and Jasmine make a speedy recovery sounds like you have your hands full at the moment, take care hun :) Donna x

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

Beautiful card Linda and Jasmine's is gorgeous too, Take care of yourself and hope your Dad is getting stronger, Big Hugs, Nikki x

Bev said...

Wow, such fabulous cards honey - Jasmine's is just brilliant!! I agree with Becky, she def needs her own blog now xx

Julie's Crafty Corner said...

Hi Linda, love the cards! Hope your dad improves and I hope you and Jasmine are feeling better soon.
Sending you all a big hug.
Take care
Julie x

Crafting Joanne said...

Hi Linda

Love your cards and Jasmine's too, wonderful images and colours.

Hope Jasmine is soon feeling better and your dad too.

Joanne x

Tab said...

Ooooh love your cards hun! Fab images and those papers are delish! Hope your dad feels better soon and the same goes for you and Jasmine too!
Hugs Tab xxx

Jodi said...

Your cards are so pretty, and wow you have been so busy. So glad that you are back blogging and crafting.
Jodi =)

Denise said...

Hope you all get to feeling better soon. I love all your cards!! Glad to see you posting, you inspire me.

Emma said...

Morning Hunny
All gorgeous cards and fantastic sketch.
Will mail you later.
Hugs Emma x

Anonymous said...

fabulous cards hun, hope that you dad feels stronger soon. hugs rachxx

Jill said...

wow Linda, you've been busy and they are all absolutely gorgeous hugs Jill xx

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