Thursday, July 28, 2011


 Good Afternoon All

Wow! it is so hot here you can hardly breath when you go outside, it’s the hottest that I have known in a long time, it must be at least 53c with humidity high and sticky with it.

Today I have another commission card to show you, this one is being sent to the UK for a friend’s friend, I have a new image from Bugaboo I was waiting to get coloured up and this was perfect for what see wanted , as we all like to shop don’t we hehehe.

I coloured her with Copic and the papers are from Lasting Impressions, the big pink flower was a gift from a friend and the brad is from Hobby House, also used is a M/S punch with flowers from W/O, ribbon, corner piece and pearls from my stash.


Challenges I have entered

Catch The Bug - Metals add a brad or eyelet

Colour Create - Pink Green White

Allsorts - Free and Easy

Anything Goes - Flowers

I have been in my craft room for the past two days, all day, as hubby had his treatment this week and has not been feeling too well and gets very tired so I like to keep the house quiet as possible so no Rod Stewart blaring out or cleaning for me, quiet like the no cleaning bit.

He’s resting again this afternoon so I get to go back in my craft room again, all things being good he should be feeling more like his old self by the weekend.

Now people who know me, know I do not go into detail about my hubby’s condition very much but I do chat about it quiet often and skirt round the edges but I have had a few people asking me about my hubby’s cancer and the treatment he is on.

I find it very difficult to explain because it is so complicated so I will tell you the cancer and the treatment and you can read about it yourself and I hope this will help you in some way.

The treatment he has is called Lanreotide which is for Carcinoid Syndrome Cancer with Metastasis to the Liver, there is lots of information on the net as it is very difficult and complicated for me to explain and this post would end up a mile long.

I will say when you go for your health checks make sure they take your colon and intestine into consideration as my hubby was diagnosed with something else for years and this was not the case, this was not their fault as this cancer is very hard to detect but it is better to get every check done that is possible.

On a happier note (we always try to stay happy and positive in this family) I have just got an order for 10 Christmas cards by Sunday as this person is leaving the island and wants to take the cards with her. Sunday I said its Thursday today so I’d better get my skates on.

Thanks for popping round today I do appreciate it and all your comments, have a great day all.


Kerry Steger said...

Linda, your card is very cute. I love that background paper - it is so pretty! Thanks for playing along with Colour Create this fortnight!!

Margreet said...

Great card the humouristic image (lovely coloured) and the sentiment is so appropriate!
Hope your hubby will feel better for the weekend.
Good luck with the 10 X-mas cards!
xxx Margreet

Catherine said...

Your card is beautiful Linda, love the sof colours and the embellies are gorgeous... I do hope your hubby will keep getting better... Good luck for the ten cards ! Hugs and love from Catherine

Creations by Shirl said...

Hi Linda
A very pretty card in and outside of your card... luv all those embellies you used.. Great color choices... And I hope your HB feels better and all of it vanishes.
Wishing you both a fabulous day!

chrissy xx said...

LOve this Linda! A card to make anyone smile lol. Great colours and Fab Sentiment. Hope your hubby is feeling a bit better.
Ten Christmas Cards...Good Luck.

Ali said...

Fab card hope your hubby is back on his feet soon xx

Anonymous said...

Oh wow Linda!! She is so so adorable!! LOVE your coloring and the pretty flowers! :)

pinky said...

Gorgeous card Linda, love that big flower and great sentiment. Hope Brian is feeling a bit better today:) Did the skates help with the Christmas card order lol.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Darling inside and out Linda!! Love that sentiment and your coloring of the image is beautiful!! Hope your hubby feels better!!

Nikbee said...

A fab card Linda. I love the image and the sentiment is great.
I hope your hubby feels better soon.
Good luck with the order.
Nikki x

Pop's Cards said...

Hey sweetie, Gorgeous Work big Hugs ♥ Pops x x x x

Jodie Mackrell said...

beautiful card! love the flowers! thanks for playing this weeks Bugaboo challenge at catch the bug!

Anesha said...

Beautiful card, love it. Hope your hubby feels better soon, it must be a huge relief that the treatment is working. Well done on your card order. Enjoy your day. Hugs Anesha

Cheryl said...

oh this is just beautiful; great colors on this too bless you for playing at anything goes,this week hugs cherylxxxxx

bumblebee creations said...

I love your card Linda!!! Have fun making the Christmas cards--maybe you can pretend it is cooler while you make them!!

Mummylade said...

This is just lovely! Thank you for sharing with us at Allsorts this week and good luck!

Crystal said...

WOW Linda this is FANTASTIC, LOVE your colors and fab embellies!!!

Jules said...

Hi Linda

What a beautiful card .. .. love all of your gorgeous embellishments alongside your image.

The image and sentiment made me smile.

I hope your hubby is feeling a little better today. I am so pleased you are able to stay happy and positive .. .. that is half the battle I feel.

I hope you manage to get your Christmas card order done. How nice to have that to concentrate on whilst hubby is resting.

Love Jules xx

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Linda I love your card another fun image and the colours are bright and beautiful. I have been wanting to ask for ages how your hubby was but I am never sure if I should or not, but I do think about you both quite alot. Thanks for the links
Lorraine x

Bouncy, Flouncy, Fun,Fun, Fun said...

Wow Linda, great card! Love your use of metal! Thanks for joining us at Catch The Bug for our Heavy Metal challenge!

Becky G


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