Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Easel card and Skipper

Hope you are having a wonderful day. Sharing this card I made for a friend's birthday. The image is from the 'Cool Chicks Set' digital image set. The image and sentiment were printed onto white card and the image coloured with pencils. A black marker was used to add the dots and the stitched lines. Used a new alphabet die set to cut out the name. Hope  he will like it. 

Also Skipper is doing really well. The feeding tube site is almost completely healed so as a treat I let her out to play. She had a sniff at all the plants in the garden and then went along the field to one of our neighbours bridge. She is eating but still not as much as she should but we will get there. 

Can't thank you enough for the kind words and prayers for my beautiful girl. 

Friday, 22 July 2016

Light in the Darkness release

Thank you again for the lovely wishes for Skipper. She is doing better.

Time for another release by Beccy Muir and this time it's a wonderful set of lamps and sentiments called 'Light in the Darkness' and there is a paper set to complement it. As always the set contains both the black and white images and coloured. You can find more inspiration on Beccy's blog and the set in her SHOP.

My creations, using two of the images and sentiments, are a card and a fridge magnet. The card was made by printing out three of the papers from the digital paper set 'Light in the Darkness' and the images from the image set. 

The images were coloured using pencils and odourless spirit. Once coloured they were cut out and the image for the card was attached to the card. The fridge magnet was done by adding some pieces of magnetic sheet to the back of the coloured image and sealed with gloss medium.

Hope you enjoyed looking at my projects.
Have a great weekend.

Thursday, 21 July 2016

New project and update

Hello and hope you are having a great week. Wanted to share this project that was made for a friend. Lost of different techniques were used in this creation. I love the background which was created with Glimmer mists. 

Update on Skipper

I can't express how grateful I am for the well wishes for Skipper. Really happy to say she is on the mend. She is eating better (not as much as she should) and the feeding tube site is healing nicely. The dreaded cone maybe gone in a day or so. They believe all the changes they were seeing in her live and pancreas maybe due to the blockage of the hair ball so nothing very serious have showed up. We are really happy that she is improving. 
Soon the furry created will be under attack again!

Thank you and God Bless.

Friday, 15 July 2016

News about Skipper

Hello everyone, wanted to update you on Skipper. Thank you for all the wonderful comments and emails, we really appreciate it.

What a week, Skipper came home on Monday evening and we were at the emergency vet at midnight and the hospital (QVSH in Cambridge) the next day. We were having to feed her via her tube as she was not eating but I am happy to say she has started to eat today. We had to go back to the hospital today as her feeding tube was becoming infected (red patch on her tummy). We decided it would be best to remove it. Her surgical wound has healed well and we are hoping the little hole where the feeding tube was will heal in a couple of days. 

She is much brighter today and we think that the worst might be over. She has a slight case of pancreatitis and possibly too much copper in her liver but they are both treatable by diet. She almost died from a very large hairball in her stomach which is very scary. We are grateful for the happy accidents which led to them finding the hairball while inserting the feeding tube. 
In the photo above we had just got back from the hospital and she was still recovering from the sedation. :)

Thank God for happy accidents and for healing prayers and thoughts. 

Thank you from Skipper.

Monday, 11 July 2016

Skipper is home!

Thank you so much for the kind comments and emails about Skipper. She is finally home and doing well. She is eating on her own and using her litter try again. She has a feeding tube in and her stitches which should come out next week.
Can't tell you how relived and happy we are to have her home. The preliminary results have come back negative for lymphoma, which is fantastic news. They think she got really ill due to a very large and hard hairball lodged in her stomach which they removed last Wednesday. She looks so funny with so many shaved patched, even one on her tail! :) 

This is a bag I sewed and decorated for the vet student who was looking after Skipper. She took such good care of Skipper and I wanted her to remember one of her first patients. 

Have a wonderful day.

Friday, 8 July 2016

Tippy Release

Time for a new release by Beccy Muir and it's this adorable little mouse. The set is called Tippy and is available in Beccy's Store. There is also a matching set of papers to purchase. 
Don't forget each month there is a challenge and a free image for you to use if you like.
My two cards were made by printed the images and sentiments from the computer and coloured in with pencils. The scrapbook page was made by printing to 12 x 12 inch sheets of paper. It worked perfectly with the photo of Skipper and her furry friend. :) 

Skipper update: She is recovering well at the hospital and we are hoping she will be home on Monday. Still no results of the biopsies but she is eating on her own. 
Thank you again for the kind thoughts and comments. 
Have a wonderful weekend.

Thursday, 7 July 2016

Latest update on Skipper

Let me say thank you for the lovely message of support for my beautiful ginger girl. She is recovering well from the surgery. They are going to start tube feeding today and hopefully she will be home next week. We are waiting on results of all the biopsies. 
Please keep her in your prayers. 
Thank you.

Monday, 4 July 2016


Please could you say a little prayer for my beautiful Skipper. She is at the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital as she was taken ill again this weekend. They are running more test but she has not eaten for several days. She look so poorly at the moment. Any little prayer or healing thoughts for her would be most appreciated. 
Will let you know how she is doing as we get more news. 
Thank you.
Skipper has improved a bit and is having a small operation tomorrow. Thank you for the prayers and purrs.

Friday, 24 June 2016

Wetlands Set

It's time for another release by Beccy Muir and this time is a great collection of silhouette images  called 'Wetlands Set'.
You can see what the rest of the design team created with these great images on Beccy's Blog
There is still time to enter the monthly challenge as well.

The background of my card was made with watercolours, glimmer mist, pearl paints and masks. The main image was created by selecting a few of the images from the Wetlands set and  then overlaying them onto a real photograph of a sunrise I took. It took a while to get the sizes of the images and the placement as I wanted. 

Thanks for the visit and I do hope you will visit Beccy's Blog.

Sunday, 19 June 2016

Bee Orchid

Wanted to share these beautiful Bee Orchids with you. They have been growing in our local play-area and this year they are so many of them. Really beautiful flowers.

Hope you have a wonderful week ahead.

Friday, 10 June 2016

Cattleya Orchid release

The new digital image set and papers from Beccy Muir are called Cattleya Orchid Set and Cattleya Orchid Digital Paper Set and can be found in Beccy's SHOP.

The first project is a mouse pad. I used on of the digital papers from the Cattleya Orchid paper set and the sentiment from the Cattleya Orchid image set. All the elements were arranged in Photoshop and then printed onto the mouse pad. 

The first card, I made the background with Brusho crystal and coloured the Cattleya Orchid image with alcohol markers. Used a Tattered lace die to cut out the image. 

For the second and third card, the backgrounds are papers from the Cattleya Orchid paper set, printed onto white card. The images were printed onto white card and then coloured with alcohol markers. I used Tattered lace, Memory Box, Marianne and Tonic dies in these cards. 

Don't forget there is a monthly competition on Beccy's blog and a free digital image for you to use.

Thanks for the visit. 

Monday, 6 June 2016

Dragon card

This was made for a friend's birthday. The background was created with Brusho crystal and glimmer mist. The dragon is a Sheena Douglass stamp and the rocks are Third Coast (now Third-Stone) stamps. The are coloured with alcohol pens  and water colours (flat and glimmer).

Thank you for the lovely comments about Skipper, she is doing really well.

Have a great day and God bless!