Friday, 1 July 2016

"Oldie for Friday"

Hello Blog friends, followers and anyone who pressed the wrong button and just landed here!!!
Welcome to my little corner of Blog land.
I mentioned in my last Post that Thomas and his dad had taken Thomas` dog Corrie to the Vet School in Edinburgh for an MRI Scan,  On Wednesday she had a 3hour Operation to remove a 7cm almost 3" stick from her throat.  Corrie came through the operation but is still well drugged up and being looked after in Edinburgh.  The Vets are amazed she lived so long with that in her.  She already had an emergency operation a couple of months ago to remove the sick that Audrey had thrown for her.  She got over that, had been full of beans, eating an swimming most days ... till she developed a huge abscess that was oozzing "gunk" on her neck.  The local Vet thought it might have been a "small" piece of stick he had missed that was making its way out.  Nope!!! it was a bit bigger than that!!!!  Anyway that`s it dealt with, they hope to go through at the weekend to collect her although they think it might be Monday. 
It was the boys End of Term Performance at School Wednesday afternoon.  Thomas is moving on to High School after the summer.  When we went in Thomas looked awful he had not slept much since Monday.  During the performance John Jr received a message from the Vet School.  He went out to take the call, came back with a smile on his face, went straight to Thomas to give him the good news that Corrie had made it.  Thomas took on a totally different look from that minute on and enjoyed the rest of the event.

One Boy & hid Dog!!!

Today is "Oldie for Friday"started by Erika over at:-
It is an opportunity to show any crafts we have done in the past.
Here is mine for today:-

This card was an order from one of my Neighbours.  She needed a card for her Niece.
Base card 8x8
Yellow and white card
Die Cut Champagne Glass
Signature Die from JS for the Lace
SW (I think) Die Cut Ivy.
Sentiment done on the Computer
Some pearls for the Bubbles

I have just realised this is a very similar colour pallett to the card I posted earlier in the week.
Oh! well its done now
Thank you for calling by I really appreciate it
Till next time

Patricia  xxx

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

"Golden Wedding Card"

Hello Blog friends, followers and any poppers by, hope you are all well.  
Don`t know about you guys but I fear we are not going to get a summer this year.  Hopefully July might be better than June has been.
Thomas our older Grandson (almost 12) was off to the Vet School in Edinburgh with his dad yesterday.  A few months ago while Audrey was out walking Thomas` dog, Audrey threw a stick for Corrie,  she jumped to catch it, it went in her mouth and down her throat.  Quick home, along to the Vet where she had to have an emergency operation.  Warning:- to all you dog owners DON`T throw sticks no matter how much they love it. 
About 6 weeks ago Corrie developed an abscess on her neck which was oozzing "gunk".  Back to the Vet, he reckoned there was still a bit stick there.  After several X-Rays showing nothing they had to take Corrie to Edinburgh to have a "MRI Scan" today and her operation tomorrow if they find what is causing the problem.  Poor Thomas is devistated but taking it very bravely.  The Vet leading the team told him of the risks but reassured him he was leaving his much loved dog in very capable hands. Fingers crossed it all goes well and they can pick Corrie up on Friday.
Anyway enough of the sad stuff.
I had a phone call from my friend in the village needing a card for a Golden Wedding.  Now there`s a happy thought a couple who have managed to last 50 years.
Here is my card:-

Base card 8x8
Yellow card from a pack bought in the States a few years ago
White card spritzed and run through a Roses EF
Yellow 160gsm paper for the Roses SB A Gilded Life ... Garden Blooms
Leaves are cut using very old Dies
Lace is Signature Die from JS I think is called Grace Lace
Sentiment done on the computer, cut out with very old SB Dies
Sick Pin made up from Beads from my box
That`s it for today
Thank you so much for calling by I really appreciate it
Till next time
Patricia xxx