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Monday, 11 July 2011

Forever Friends

Donna Stitchy Bear 006

Hey, how’s it going? Sorry I haven’t been around much, I’ve had a very busy week, two weeks in fact, but we’re starting to see light at the end of the tunnel. The short version is, Grandson (6 yrs) was taken into hospital with perforated appendix, had the appendix out and my pregnant daughter was at his bedside for the whole 5 days and nights, he was then released and the following day she went into labour and baby Thomas was put in ICU with pneumonia, my daughter was released from hospital and then my Grandson Rhys (who had his appendix removed) was rushed back into hospital with an infection due to the operation, meanwhile my daughter is going from one part of the hospital to the other visiting both children. latest news is that Rhys has to have another scan on wednesday to see if things are improving and baby Thomas will hopefully be out of hospital tomorrow. I have a cheek to say that I have had a busy two weeks as my daughter is doing all the work, but mentally my head has been like mush but we’re heading in the right direction and hopefully this week Rhys will get the all clear and I can eventually get a cuddle from Thomas (I have only been allowed to look at him in the incubator)

Anyway, I better tell you about my card and proof that my head went to mush was I got the theme wrong first lol,  The theme this week for the Forever Friends fortnightly challenge is

‘Anything but Square’

I won a GDT postion and was given the instructions, so can you guess what I did?

Donna's GDT Card 004

Yep, spent two hours making a Square card lol, so I had to make a card yesterday very quickly which was more difficult than usual as yesterday I became a Godmother and had a Christening party to go to and it was my son Kalen’s 7th birthday lol. I got there in the end, so I shaped my card with hexagon nesties and the beautiful paper and image are from Stitchy Bears who is sponsoring the challenge this fortnight.  I hope you get the chance to join in the challenge. Off now to see my Grandsons, enjoy your day whatever your doing. x

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Cute Card Thursday ~ Lace

Papertake Weekly ~ Anything Goes

Cupcake Crafts Challenge ~ Pick your challenge (challenge 44 – Shaped Card )

Paper Playtime ~ Summer

Craft your passion ~ Just for You

One Stitch At A Time ~ Anything Goes

Allsorts Challenge ~ Free and Easy

Crazy 4 Challenges ~ Summer theme

One Stop Craft Challenge ~ Summertime

Card Making Mama’s ~ Summertime

 

 

17 comments:

Debs M said...

2 gorgeous cards, hope everyone gets better soon x

Karen said...

Oh hun I'm chuckling and I know it's the last thing I should be doing - it's the way you told it!! I'm so glad you got your cuddle and I hope all turns out well in the end for everyone. Now please stop and catch your breath love. Smiles.
Oh and beautiful card by the way - no matter what shape it is!! Hehe.xx

♥ Marlou ♥ said...

Ah Donna you poor thing, you have had a rough time lately, I do hope things get back to normal as soon as possible :(. On a brighter note both your cards are just the sweetest, I adore them, and I love the round one!!!! :) sending hugzz and some prayers your way xxx

pinky said...

Oh dear Donna, life has been rough for you alright. So sorry to hear about your little grandchildren and daughter. (can't believe you are a grandmother, way too young looking). I hope everyone picks up again soon. Your card is absolutely gorgeous. Love the soft blue colours.

♥ Marlou ♥ said...

Donna a little something for you on my blog to cheer you up :) xx

ike said...

FABULOUS - love it both square and the new shape. xx
What a hectic time you've had. Hope everyone is now getting better and life can go back to normal for all. :-)
Ike xx
FFMC DT

Pat said...

Oh i do hope everything goes back to normal for you and everyone gets better quickly.
Your cards are gorgeous, who doesn't like Forever friends!
Thank you for joining us at Craft your Passion this week.
Good Luck!
Hugs xx

Faye said...

Oh what a wonderful and cute card, it made me smile! Thanks so much for joining us at Cupcake this week. Good Luck. x

Maria Matter said...

Wow, Donna, that made my head spin, can't imagine all that going on at once! Prayers that all turns out well for everyone!
Congratulations on your new grandson!!!
And you even made a card to boot...two actually!
You must have a cape hidden somewhere, 'cause you sure sound like a super mom to me! :)
Take care hun, I'll be thinking of you & the family!
hugs & blessings

Julye said...

2 fab cards and both so sweet too thanks for sharing with us all here at OSAAT and good luck too.

Stampin Mindy said...

What a sweet image. Great layout and papers too.
Thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday. I hope you will join us in our next challenge.

Hugs, Mindy

E.T said...

this is so cute! thanks for the inspiration :)

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Great card loving that cute image...

Thanks for playing our free and easy challenge at Allsorts this week...

Emma xxx

Liza said...

Fabulous work, great image and colours. Thanks for joining us this week at CCC.

Liza x

Marjo said...

Wonderful project, thanks for playing with us this week at OSAAT for our “Anything Goes” Challenge.

Good luck with the draw, we hope to see you play along with us in August for our “Pretty in Print” contest. I have some yummy candy to Celebrate too.

xoxo Marjo

Sherry said...

I love your card and I'm your newest follower.
God Bless
Sherry
www.upordowntheyrebeautiful.blogspot.com

mum of two said...

What a beautiful project! I'm sorry my trip to your blog is so late. Summer has been a reaaly busy time, though it sounds like your summer has been busier ;) Thanks for playing with us at Paper Playtime :)

michelle
http://paperplaytime.blogspot.com/