Saturday, 27 October 2012

For a poorly person....


Hi Peeps

Just a quickie from me today... I bought this MFT Die-namics Umbrella die at the Harrogate show... (yes, I'm slowly working my way through the new stash!)   I'd seen a card using the die on Pinterest, so decided to try my own design and I'm quite please with the result (though I say so myself...)

I've just used a scalloped edge Nestie (not sure what it's called) for the card base - it's only tiny - 4" x 4" at most.  Then bazzil cardstock which I've put through the swiss dots embossing folder - with the corners rounded.  I did a sentiment on the PC, which I punched with a Stampin Up punch.  A little bow and a pearl at the top finished it off.  As my favourite little creature on the TV ads would say.......  Simples!!!

I still have a hottie bottle not too far away from me all the time at the mo... I'm getting really fed up of my bad back/sciatica or whatever it is now...  not been to the doc about it as I've had a back problem on and off for years... but I was at the docs yesterday for a routine blood test and mentioned it.  She's sending me for an MRI to find out what's actually happening with my back.....  so that'll be good - at least I'll know if it's from the disc problem I had originally, or whether it's sciatica or arthritis or whatever.

Have a good weekend, whatever you're up to!

Big hugs
Christine x

27 comments:

  1. This is so sweet and I love the sentiment! Hope you're feeling better soon and the MRI finds out what is wrong. Have a lovely weekend.
    Annette
    xx

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  2. Such a clever card, the sentiment is perfect. Love it, Linda x

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  3. Gorgeous Christine, love the umbrella and the paper's are fabulous. Caroline xxx

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  4. Love the papers you have used for your umbrella, great card. Oh! another tempting die. Hope the docs can help you find some positive way forward. xx Flora

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  5. Awww Christine sorry your still suffering with your back..lets hope you get it sorted soon..Love how you used this sweet die..this will cheer up anyone..


    smiles Christine tother one.X

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  6. wow love this card so cute too ....superb sorry to earn your still sufferin try and have a great day hugs sassyxxxxxxxx

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  7. Your little card is totally darling Christine and it sounds like you should be sending it to yourself!
    Nothing worse than a bad back, since I bought my Tempur mattress mine has been soooooooooo much better!! Touch wood!!
    Hugs Laurie xx

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  8. beautiful card, just right for the occasion xx

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  9. Love the umbrella die and pretty paper you've cut it from, lovely card :o) Good luck with the MRI, hopefully they'll be able to help you with the pain soon xx Hugs, Lisa x

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  10. So pretty Christine! Love the sweet umbrella and embossed background!

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  11. Oooh so gorgeous hun...and I hope you feel better soon :o)

    sending big hugs Vicky xx

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  12. Absolutely Fabulous sweetie, huggles Pops x x x

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  13. so gorgeous and pretty christine.i love the sweet umbrella.take care and i hope your mri appointment is soon.

    xx coops xx

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  14. lovely card christine.
    can i just ask - which font did you use for the sentiment - it's one of my faves but only seen it on stamps before!
    kathleen mc xx

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  15. Good Morning Christine,
    I just love your card the concept is perfect.
    I am off to have a look for that die, it could be used in so many different ways. Tell you! I am truly amazed at what I can learn by Blog Hopping.
    Thinking about you hope you get your Scan soon.
    Happy Crafting

    Patricia x

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  16. Hello Christine! Back from hols and just catching up - all of your makes have been uber cute! I love this card - perfectly put together!

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  17. Hi Christine, oooooh so sweet! Lovely die, I've looked at it a couple of times but not had any ideas what to do with it. Maybe I could justify it after all!!

    Hope the back improves soon.

    Sarah

    PS - Gorgeous card in the post below as well, lovely colour!

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  18. What a gorgeous card, I love that brolly :o)
    Jackie xx

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  19. Hi Christine

    Fabulous card and perfect for someone who is feeling poorly too.

    I hope you feel better soon and that you'll be back to 100%.

    Thanks for stopping by and leaving me some much appreciated comments.

    Hope you enjoy what's left of the weekend and have a great week.

    Take care

    Ta ta for now.

    Hazel xx

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  20. Love the card Christine. It's so cute but conveys the thought so well. There are a lot of bad backs about at the minute - no fun is it? I hope you get some relief soon and that the medics can get a proper diagnosis and help you.
    Edna x

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  21. Hi Christine, This is such a sweet card! I would so love an umbrella like this :-)

    Sorry to hear you are still suffering with your back ... hopefully the MRI will help you get a diagnosis.

    Lisa x

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  22. Love this Christine! Love the floral umbrella and it's just perfect with the sentiment.

    I hope the MRI helps to get some sort of diagnosis for you and you'll soon be pain free.
    xxx

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  23. This is stunning Christine!
    You know I love the simpler style of cards (though I do find them tricky little buggers to make myself!)
    This is just perfect :)

    I hope you feel better soon, and the scan should get to the bottom of it.

    Big hugs
    Elaine xx

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  24. This is gorgeous and I love the umbrella .
    Hugs Emma xx

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  25. Hi Christine, Gorgeous umbrella die - it's so pretty and I love your choice of floral paper.
    I think the Nestie is Lacy Squares - one of my favourites!
    Hugs, Sylvia xx

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  26. This is so sweet - Love the die, and a perfect sentiment.
    Avril xx

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  27. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this card. I'm trying to locate all the parts now so I can make it too! Gorgeous!
    xo, Coleen

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