Friday, April 17, 2009

Three Circles

I finally got some mojo.  LOL  three circlesThis past Tuesday we had our card club and one of the gals used this template but she had animals in the circles.  I put flowers from Penny Black stamps, colored them with Prisma Color Pencils and then used Stickles.  The sentiment is from CTMH's Treasure Life set.  The dotted paper is from Emporium.  The blue paper is Bazill and is textured.  The stripe is from my stash. 

I have been in a reading mood lately.  A friend and I bought a series of Murder She Wrote books and I have been devouring them.  I think that I have one left.  Sometimes I can figure out who done it and sometimes not.  We still have snow in our yard but it is mostly gone.  I have done some raking and pruning bushes.  And I have no pain in my thumb when using the pruning tools.  Today we went out to check out the damage the deer did to our dappled willow.  We could only see two big branches and they were not in good shape.  Jim cut them off but under the snow there were lots of new growth.  Jim pulled them out of the snow and we tied them up so they would grow a little straighter.  Tomorrow we are supposed to get a few sprinkles but that will be good because everything here is so dry that the fire danger is very high.

My little corner is a disaster.  Can hardly find a place to put my feet so I guess I better go start cleaning.

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Stuck on Pink

tulipSeems like the last few posts I have done have been with pink paper.  The striped paper is Basic Grey's Sultry collection.  The pink behind the tulip is Watermelon from CTMH.  The stamp is Hero Arts.  Colors used are Watermelon and Clover Meadow.  The ribbon is from JoAnn's. 

I made this card yesterday but didn't get a chance to post.  And today we were gone all day.  Had an appointment to see my orthopedic surgeon for a check up on my thumb surgery.  Everything is fine and I don't need to return.  I have developed a ganglion cyst on the outside of my right wrist.  It doesn't bother me unless I turn my hand just right.  If it gets really bothersome I can go back and have it surgically removed.  But I think that I have had it with surgeries for awhile.  Also got a shot in my left big toe as the arthritis is bothering me because I'm walking funny due to the sciatic nerve on my right side.  Enough of my aches and pains.  Will be glad when I can get outside on a regular basis and do yard cleanup (our yard is  still under 3 feet of snow), walk etc.  Now I am not complaining about the snow, it is just a fact of life here.  We live in the woods and our yard is always the last to have the snow gone.