Thursday, 23 February 2012

Poppys and Butterflies

It's a few days since my last post and I've not visited my friends ,sorry, but I'm having a worse time than usual. My thyroid levels are all over the place ,my tummy is behaving worse than ever and I could sleep for England.Glad the weather has improved I get so cold in my hands and feet they go numb and I shake with cold in bed with my teeth chattering, the electric blanket is often switched on in June. My hubby , who is always hot ,has had a few days of work and has been a great help,I don't think men as a whole are natural carers and nurturers but mine does try and I must be a pain at times.
On a brighter note ,my cards, using a lovely poppy stamp by Hero Arts called delicate blossoms. I've coloured both cards with pro markers.
The first card has a backing paper from a "messy rabbit " cd by Joanna Sheen,a die cut border edge die,spellbinders Parisian ascents,a strip of silver peel off ,a chip board butterfly (mag free bee) and a few red gems.
The second card has paper by K&Co ,linen closet, a red satin ribbon (local craft shop) and a gorgeous red fabric butterfly (sent by my Dad from Thailand).
Challenges entered:
craft your passion: red,white and blue
Sarah Hurley: Die cuts
The crazy challenge: use a die cut or punch
Totally Papercrafts: ribbons or bows
Allsorts : anything goes

If you are not very well at the moment or having a sad time I feel for you and know how it is. I always think it's lucky we have our rewarding crafting hobby and some lovely blogging encouragement.
Take care .janex


brenda said...

So sorry you are under the weather a bit Jane, I know from personal experience that when the thyroid level play up you can feel really rotten.

But you have created a gorgeous card with this fab Hero stamp, it's one of my favs and I often use it in class.

Thank you for sharing with us at Allsorts this week, good luck and hope you will join us again.

B x

Lisa Jane said...

oh sorry to hear you aren't feeling great - please take care .Sounds like you are doing all the right things
LOve this card - it has poppies on it favourite!
Lisa x

Sue said...

Hi hun
aww sorry to hear you have been feeling crap, i hope you are soon feeling better, totally stunning card, luv the image my fav flowers, awesome colouring, pretty embelies & design, sue,x

pinky said...

Ah you poor thing Jane, hope everything settles down again soon. Its nice to have a caring hubby, mine is great too;) Love your gorgeous cards, very elegant and thoughtful. Love the fresh papers.

Country Mouse said...

Aww, hope you get to feeling better. Your cards are just beautiful! Thank you for sharing with us at Craft Your Passion.
dt member

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie this is just gorgeous big happy hugs Pops x

Melly said...

Stunning wee creation!
Thanks for joining in the fun at Sarah Hurley Challenges
Hugs Melly xx

Anonymous said...

Oh Jane, I do hope you're feeling better soon. You are quite right about our hobby and blogging - I don't know what I'd do without them!

Your cards today are so beautiful! The shades of blue look gorgeous with the poppies.

earthspirit927 said...

what a beautiful card I love the butterfly! Thank you for joining us this week at CRaft your passions for our color Challenge:)


coldwaters2 said...

Hi Jane sorry to hear you are not feeling well I hope that you feel better soon as for your card it is absolutely beautiful that image and the colours are stunning.
Lorraine x

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