Monday, September 09, 2013

at long last...

Good morning everyone and yes I finally made it...well the internet started working ok about 8ish last night but I think it wasn't a good idea posting at that time so you will have to wait a bit longer for the holiday photos...are you gutted?, yeah right lol...well my MRI scan was 100% worse than I thought it would be, considering I feel uncomfortable in a lift I should have maybe ticked the box on the safety form that said 'do you suffer from claustrophobia' but I don't really I just don't like closed spaces or is that the same thing do you think...I am shall we say a bit ample on the chest department and when I lie down its the part of me that is the highest so they were touching the top of the machine and as soon as I got inside my breathing went funny but with the help of some advice from the nurse I controlled it and managed the 30 minuets inside without screaming my head off, which could easily of happened, mind I was shaking like a leaf when I got out, I could hardly hold the water they gave me, that really isn't made for people of my proportions lol...I really wouldn't want to do that anymore than once in my life thank you very much...Phil's face when I walked out was priceless though lol, he took one look at me and said 'omg are you ok'...I'm fine though and its over so just have to wait for the results now...I will report back...right now onto my card for today which is for our new challenge at Bunny Zoe's Crafts monthly challenge...this month was our lovely Tracy's choice and she chose Something Blue...I chose to use this stunning Whiff Of Joy Girls Rule (A480) stamp for my card..she has the most amazing hair and its a joy to colour...I used my usual distress inks for colouring and teamed her up with this stunning double sided Magnolia Blue Vintage Hydrangea 12" x 12" Paper...lush isn't it and perfect for the challenge...I added a fab bow made from some Organza Ribbon - White (25mm Wide) and some beautiful swirls from the Prima Say It In Crystals Mini Swirls - Divine set...everything I used today is from Bunny Zoe's Crafts...the fab sketch is from the Sweet Stop Challenge and I'm also entering it for the Sweet Stampin' Challenge and the Paper Creator's Challenge too...I'm going to have a relaxing crafting day today and catch up on our holiday washing I think, well I cant avoid it forever can I...whatever your up to today have fun and if you get a chance pop on over to the Bunny Zoe's Crafts blog and take a peek at the rest of our fab teams makes...oh and btw we will be starting a new Guest DT call on Wednesday so I hope you will all go for it...bye for now
Mina xxx

distress ink colours used
skin - antique linen, frayed burlap, tattered rose, spun sugar
hair - frayed burlap, antique linen
eyes - tumbled glass
top - milled lavendar, faded jeans
heans - pumice stone
hair plaits - faded jeans


Sammy said...

Sounds like claustrophobia to me! Glad you managed to make it through in the end!

Gorgeous card. Love the image and the papers are soooo lovely! x

Anonymous said...

hi Mina, lovely image and gorgeous background, love your card!

Mojca said...

oh what a nasty experience, but the main thing is you made it through. Your card is just gorgeous, such gorgeous paper!! hugs! MOjca

Huffi said...

Deine Karte sieht wundervoll aus. Sie gefällt mir sehr, sehr gut.


kbrandy4 said...

Gorgeous image and beautiful card Mina!
Hugs, Hazel xx

Irene said...

Your MRI-experience sounds just as aweful as I always thought it would be.poor you!! Fingers X-ed once will be enough Mina and the outcome will be okay!!
Your card is beautiful, love your colouring as always!! Nikki contacted me but I'll wait a wee bit to see what's coming for Christmas!!

xx Irene

Cynthia said...

This is very sweet, Mina. Lovely coloring of the image. Thanks for joining The Sweet Stop this week!

Kelly Lloyd said...

Oh that sounds like a terrible experience, at least it over now
Your card is gorgeous. I love that image, not seen that one before

Hugs Kelly

catherine said...

This looks great Mina and thanks for joining us at sweet Stampin this week. I can sympathise with you and think you did really well for that length of time- I only had to do 6 mins but that was enough for me!!!
x catherine

kanda said...

Gorgous card Mina, Lovely and soft colours and super image xx

mags said...

A beautiful card Mina, love the image and the soft colours.
Sounds like your scan was a bit of an ordeal for you. But all over now and hopefully you won't have to wait too long for the results.

Indy said...

Goodness, I wish my hair was as long and thick as this darling image's! You did such a great job coloring her! So glad you chose this week's sketch at The Sweet Stop!

mixamatoasties said...

Gorgeous card. I admire your patience colouring all that hair!!

Thanks for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

Susan x

Wishcraft said...

A lovely card Mina! Fab image and coloured so beautifully too. Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin' hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

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