It's been a while!

Thursday, 2 February 2012
My word, I can't believe that I've not posted since just before Christmas.  I am truly very sorry but in all honesty, I haven't really crafted or felt like it so took a bit of a break.  I hope everyone had an enjoyable Christmas and the first month of the new year has been kind to you.

I finally have a date for my operation.  It's scheduled for 16th February and I'm keeping everything crossed that it doesn't get cancelled.  I'm currently trying to fight a cold!  I'm also in the middle of changing my craft room around.  The double bed has gone and has been replaced by a sofa bed, I have furniture coming from IKEA and I'm also giving away a fair bit of my old stash to the childrens ward at my local hospital.  The aim is to get it all finished before I go in for my op because I won't be able to much for quite a while afterwards.

You may be surprised to hear after all that that I have actually made a card!  I was asked by a friend to make a card for her daughters friend's birthday.  I took the opportunity to make it fairly girly for me and used one of the my old Miss Anya stamps for the very first time (shock horror)!  The papers are from the gorgeous Bumbleberry Cottage Nitwit set and the cardstock is Core'dinations.


Supplies:
Stamps: Miss Anya Collection and Woodware sentiments; Inks: Copics & Memento Tuxedo Black
DP & CS: Bumbleberry Cottage - Nitwits, Core'dinations; Tools: D'vine Swirls CB folder, Label 4 Dies



Considering it's been a while since I made a card, I was really pleased with how this turned out, esepcially the colouring. I have been colouring a few images up ready to make some cards, so hopefully it won't be too long before I have some more to show.

I will try and do some blog hopping this evening whilst watching Masterchef!

Thank you for stopping by and for any comments you may leave, they are greatly appreciated.

xx

19 comments:

  1. GoonerGirl said...:

    Stunning card and the image is soo beautifully coloured. Chris xx

  1. Linda said...:

    This is really very beautiful. I have just become a follower too. Lovely blog :)

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

    I have blog candy if you are interested.

    http://lindasimpsoncraftypieceofheaven.blogspot.com

  1. ~ Ali ~ said...:

    Nice to see you blogging and creating sweetie....and back with full swing too as this is stunning!

    Mwah

    Ali x

  1. LJ's said...:

    oww thats a great card hun xxx

  1. Sue said...:

    Gorgeous card Sarah, love the soft colours. Sue x

  1. gorgeous card Sarah, brilliant colouring x

  1. lovely card , nice to have you back hope your op goes well K xx

  1. Oh this is gorgeous Sarah, you've coloured the image so beautifully and love all the pink and embossing too!
    Keeping my fingers crossed for you :)
    Take care hun,
    Kelly.x

  1. jenny said...:

    Such a pretty card Sarah, gorgeous papers and your colouring is fab!
    Hope all goes to plan with the op x
    Would love to see photos of your new room when it's finished :)

    Jenny xx

  1. Holly said...:

    Nice seeing something from you Sarah. You don't appear to have lost your touch in the card making department! This is really adorable. Love the coloring you did!

  1. coldwaters2 said...:

    Hi Sarah it is lovely to see you back and what a beautiful card, that image, the papers and design is super.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

  1. debby4000 said...:

    Love your adorable cute card Sarah.
    luv
    Debby

  1. coops said...:

    stunning card sarah.i love the fab image and your pink colours are gorgeous :D

    xx coops xx

  1. Stephanie said...:

    Good to see you crafting Sarah, such a pretty card too :) Good luck with the operation, I'll be thinking of you x

  1. Such a pretty card, I love the papers and the embossing and the image is so sweet
    Lindsay xx

  1. Hi Sarah - have missed you!!

    Stunning card - so pretty and girlie. Hope your op will go really well and you will recover really well from it.

    {{hugs}}
    Jocelyn

  1. Cazza said...:

    Sarah this is absolutely beautiful, a stunning card and coloured perfectly! :o)
    Hugs,
    Cazza
    xxx

  1. Squirrel x said...:

    Yaaaay, good to see you back hunny! Gorgeous card, I love the Anya image and she is coloured so beautifully. Love it. More please. Soon! Warm hugs, Sxx

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