Monday, November 05, 2012

some days!!!...

Good morning everyone did you all have a fab weekend?...did you ever get one of those days that should have been spent in bed...I woke up feeling like some was doing riverdance in my head and contemplated staying there nursing my cold and feeling sorry for myself but poor Phil had to go to work again so I thought I would get up and prepare something yummy for dinner...mistake lol...I put some bread in the toaster because I hadn't had anything to eat the day before and went into the living room and lay down on the sofa, I forgot that last time I had toast was with wheaten bread and it take a high temp to get it even brown, yes you guessed it, smoke alarms and everything pounding through my poor head...have you ever tried to get smoke alarms to stop when the inside of your head is mush lol...I managed to stop it and grabbed a cup of coffee instead and tripped going in the lounge and threw it all over the floor (thank goodness it missed the new sofa), I realised then I should have went with my first thought and stayed in bed so back I trotted and didn't wake until 5.30pm...I think I must have needed it though as my head felt a little better but I still haven't managed anything to eat yet and I'm scared of the toaster lol...some days are just meant for bed aren't they...right now onto my card for today how fabulously cute is this gorgeous digi from Cuddly Buddly and by Pachela Studios and called Toby Tumble For The One I Love...I printed two of them, coloured them with distress inks and did a little bit of decoupage with them but I think its quite hard to tell from the photos...the stunning papers and the teeny cute tag are from the gorgeous Kaisercraft - Turtle Dove 6.5"x6.5" Paper Pad I bought from Bunny Zoe's Crafts...the papers are glossy and decoupaged...lush...I finished with a small gingham bow and a rose to match...the fab sketch is from The Crazy Challenge and I'm also entering it for the Great Impressions challenge and the Challenges 4 everybody challenge too...I'm hoping my lovely Dad doesn't need to go out or need shopping today as I really don't feel up to it at all, but will do it with a smile on my face of course if he rings, don't we all lol...oh ignore me I'm wallowing in a haze of cold suffering self pity today lol...whatever your up to today be careful of the 'stay in bed gremlin' lol
Mina xxx

distress ink colours used
fur - antique linen, frayed burlap, spun sugar
Toby's clothes - bundled sage, peeled paint, weathered wood
crown - fired earth, antique linen
girls outfit - antique linen, fired brick, barn door
wreath - bundled sage, shabby shutters, forest moss, peeled paint, barn door
gift - fired brick, peeled paint


Caroline said...

Morning Mina that image is adorable coloured beautifully. Love the layout with all those beautiful colours. Caroline xxx

debby4000 said...

Fabulous, adorable card Mina, hope your day get better.

Wendy L said...

Gorgeous image and a lovely card you have made with it. xxxx


Gorgeous ansd beautiful card Mina hope you are feeling better soon
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Oh Mina, what a bad day, hope you feel better soon. Love this cute image, simply adorable card.

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is gorgeous Mina, The image is adorable and coloured so beautifully.
I hope you are feeling better soon

Take care
Hugs Sue

My'scardcorner said...

Cute card Mina hope youre starting to feel better. the number of times thats happened to me you have a fab
holiday abroad and then come home and get a cold. take carex

Chrissy said...

What a rough day Mina, hope you feel better soon..fabulous card, I love the image and colouring, really sweet those two are..
Take care..


Grenouille Greetings said...

Poor you, Mina! I hope you are in bed now and that by staying in bed, your cold disappears in double quick time. Gorgeous teddies and wreath on your lovely card today! Hugs, Lesley

Marianne said...

Wise decision to finally dive into your bed. Been there, done that... Well, except for setting off the smoke alarm and tripping with my coffee LOL. Anyway, hope you'll feel better soon!

Riet said...

This is so beautiful card.

Hugs Riet.xx

Berit Synnøve said...

Gorgeous card. Love your coloring !
Thanks for joining The Crazy Challenge.
Hugs Berit

Nelly's handmade said...

OH my, those two are so adorable! Love the colors you've used!

Thank for sharing this beauty in Crazy Challenge... hope to see you again soon :)))

Teresa said...

Another fabulous card Mina. xx

ellyscard creatief said...

Another stunning scene Mina,
Gr Elly, Roemenie.

Karal Schuknecht said...

This is adorable Mina and take care so you get to feeling better.

Desire Fourie said...

Mina this is gorgeous and very creative. Love everything about it. Wishing you a fab Monday.
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Jenny said...

Wow Mina! Your card is so unique and pretty! Love how you created the background and that image is darling! Thanks for sharing with us at Great Impressions Stamps! Hope you can pop in this week to play "Guess the Christmas Carol" for your chance to win some stampin' prizes!



kanda said...

Fabulous card Mina and that is such a cute image. Hope you're feeling better today withand no disasters xx

Vivi Morais said...

Hi, Mina... each day I feel in love for your cards... they are perfect!!!

I hope you are good!!! Have a great week!!! xx

Mimi said...

oh what a darling image!! Super sweet card!! Hope you feel better soon! :D

Mojca said...

Oh such a cute one Mina. I love the papers and your gorgeous coloring. Get well soon. hugs! mojca

Kat said...

Poor you Mina, certainly sounds like your first idea to stay in bed was the right one!

Gorgeous card, love that sweet image. Lovely colours.

Hope you feel better soon.

Kat xx

Frea said...

Hi Sweetie, so sorry you're not feeling well! I sure hope you'll feel better soon. Love your card, such warm colors and that cute image is lovely. Hugs Frea

Sinikka said...

Such a cute image. Sweet sweet sweet
Hugs Sinikka

coops said...

so gorgeous mina.adorable image and i love your rich colours and design.
i hope you are feeling better soon.

xx coops xx

Snoopy said...

I think your little Riverdancers came over here for an encore. I got up four times to pick up and drop off kids but other than that I've stayed in bed most of the day and feel none the better for it. I hope whatever you have clears up soon, goes away and stays gone.

Snoopy :D

Linda said...

You poor thing. So happy you were smart enough to quit and go back to bed. Lord knows what you would have gotten into next lol.

Love the teddies and wreath. So pretty.

Sarah said...

Aww'' Mina poor you I hope you are feeling better soon chum, this is a beautiful card image is adorable and colouring amazing as ever..
take care..
Hugs Sarah x

Valchen said...

Such a fabulous card! Thank you for joining us at The Crazy Challenge with this lovely creation this week!

Angi Crandall said...

Mina - your distress ink coloring is beautiful! This is a lovely holiday card.

Thanks for sharing with us at Great Impressions Stamps November Challenge - Holidays!

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