Monday, 16 August 2010

Cherries And Gingham Mmmmm

Mmmm what I love, red, cherries and Gingham all in one creation. I had a real good old play today, as you can see i've found something new to do with my hearts and flowers, which I use quite often to embellish my cards. I covered them in Versamark and then embossed with holographic powder, fabulous sparkle. I adore penny black stamps, and this is one of my favourites, I have used glossy accents on the cherries, but it doesn't show very well. But live they look scrumptious.

So I'm entering this into the DT Call over at Penny Black At Allsorts , I adore Penny Black critters and the challenge is monthly, it's worth popping over and taking a look, there's fab prizes up for grabs too.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:-

1. Penny Black At Allsorts - Glitter and Glitz

2. Penny Black Saturday - week 114 - Feeling Fruity

3. Crafty Catz - challenge 45 - Animals

4. Simon Says Stamp - Summertime Blues

Anyhow I went this morning for my annual blood tests, as a couple of year ago I had half of my Thyroid removed, due to nodules being there. They had haemorrhaged (had to check the spelling on that word), and they gave me a 1/10 chance of cancer, after the operation they told me the half that was left in, also had nodules on but if the tests came back cancer free on the part removed, they would leave the rest until the nodules got bigger. I had my review at the doctors aswell and I was so pleased that the nodules have not grown enough yet to have anything done. So just awaiting blood results, but I feel fine, so I think all is well. Now are you asking, well why didn't they just remove the whole thing? My surgeon, who is very good, will not put anyone on life term medication, which is what I will have to have when it's all removed, unless it's completely neccassary.

So after having a very good day at the zoo yesterday and good news at the doctors, playing with my crafting goodies today was a real joy. Even the kids are being well behaved. I just seem to have had just a rough time of it lately with family matters that when you get a really good day like today you just want to tell someone Lol !

So I hope everyone else has a good week

Happy crafting

Tracy x


chris said...

Tracy your card is fabulous, I love this stamp its one of my favourites.
off to drop you an email now hugs chris xx

Francesca said...

A great card Tracy , so glad things seem to be looking up for you

scrappyjacky said...

Love the card,Tracy...and so glad things are going well for you.

Cheryl said...

love this,hun one awsome card as usuall hun love it good luck with the DT call too hun ,hugs cherylx

email: said...

I love those hearts!! Cute mouse image too!

Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!!


Pops x said...

This is gorgeous sweetie i love the cute image and the perfect cherries, hugs Pops x

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Tracy,
This is a wonderful card. I love the gingham and the colours and the image is just so cute. I love it - a crafting gem.
I am so pleased with your news. You have been through a lot lately and this must be so encouraging.
Very special Hugs,
Fiona x

Fleur said...

Fantastic card Tracy, just the right amount of glitz - it's perfect.
Will be thinking of you as you wait for your test results.
Thanks for joining Penny Black @ ALLSORTS
Good lukck
Hugz Fleur xXx

carol said...

lovely pretty card, Thanks for joining us at crafty catz, x carol

brenda said...
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brenda said...

Hi Tracy

I'm not even gonna tell you why I deleted the comment above - OK yes, I will to give you a laugh, forgot which chellenge I was on !!!!!!!!!!!!

Firstly please the zoo trip went well. Secondaly please the thyroid tests were OK, a real relief for you - mine are due next month again and I know how lousy that problem can make you feel and beleive me you are better off without the need for the medications.

I love cards with ginghsam, always gives such a lovely crisp feel to a card and your is gorgeous with the cherries.

Thank you so much for joining us at Penny Black at Allsorts Challenge this month and good luck.

B x

Lindsey said...

This is beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week x

Sally H said...

Gorgoeus card and Brilliant news. You definitely deserve it, hun. Sending big hugs your way x

Jodi said...

Adorable image!! Very sweet!
Jodi =)

Aunty Sue said...

what fab card and thanks for joining us at crafty catz

Elaine said...

Beautiful card Tracy. I love the gingham and the cherries too and lovely colour combo.
Glad to hear you had a good day at the zoo, and good news at the doctors, it is so nice to hear someones good news.
Take care
Love Elaine xx

stampinfrog said...

Oh Tracy I am so glad you had a good report from the doctor!I have no thyroid and have to take the meds everyday.It is a pain!!!
I love the gingham paper and the PB image is so adorable and colored beautifully!

Delphine said...

Your card is gorgeous, Tracy! The image is so cute, and I love the papers and all the sparkle! Good luck with the DT call! Hugs Delphine xx

Suzanne said...

A fab card. Lov ethe image. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week x

Crystal said...

SOOO SOOO Sweet Tracy!!! What a cute image and great card girl!

louise said...

Sooo cute Tracy and love the cherries and glitter.
Louise xx

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous card Tracy, fab colours and adorable image. Glad to hear the tests went well.

Jane said...

This is so cute! the gingham works perfectly with this image! thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp, hugs, Jane xxx

joey said...

Fab cardTracy,love the gingham, thanks for joining us at pbsc. Joey.x

Annie said...

I love the gingham with this cute image and the red cherries - a real country kitchen feel to go with your baking in the post above!
hugs, annie x

Kirsten said...

Fabulous card Tracy love the image and the paper looks great.

Thanks for joining us at Penny Black @ Allsorts this month hugs Kirsten...x

kath said...

ute card tracy.....thanks for joining in the fruity fun this week at PBSC....hugs kath xxx

Gurkiss said...

What a wonderful card.

Hugs Gurkiss

Emma said...

Aw such an adorable card, the image is so sweet and love the papers.
Hugs Emma x

Janneke said...

Pretty card ;o)
Thanks for joining us at Penny Black Saturday Challenge this week!

Janneke Xo

Mummylade said...

wow, how cute! Thank you so much for entering the Penny Black at Allsorts challenge. Good luck!

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Such a sweet card the gingham looks just perfect too!

Thanks for playing at PB@A this month

Emma xxx

scotspanda said...

gorgeous card, love the gingham, love the image and I just adore the sparkly hearts and flowers :o)

thankyou so much for joining us this month at Penny Black @ Allsorts, good luck in the prize draw!

Amanda x