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Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Rudolph Days

Hi Everyone,

Thank you for all of your well wishes, unfortunately I got all the way to the hospital on Saturday to be told my op had been cancelled due to the anaesthetist being off sick and that I should have got a call the day before ! I was a bit annoyed as you can imagine having psyched myself up all week and also the fact that my friend had travelled nearly 2 hours to be there with me as hubby was looking after our grandaughter.
Anyway now I am going in tomorrow morning instead so have spent the day in my craft room trying to chill out lol.....be glad when tomorrow evening comes and it is over and done with :)

So while I was in my craft room today I managed to make several cards, one of them being my very last minute entry to Scrappymo's Rudolph Day Challenge which I have just managed by the skin of my teeth !



For my card I used a lovely image from Buddly Crafts called Snowy Cottage...you can find it here
I coloured it with my Promarkers and added snow to the trees with a white gel pen. I found a snippet of Pink Petticoat paper (Now The Lovely Studio) which I matted onto grey card, the image was matted onto the same card and I rounded the corners with my Xcut punch. The sentiments are from DigiStamp Boutique...I love the font :)
I finished with a couple of Joycraft die cut trees, some white satin ribbon and punched snowflake.

All of our snow has gone now but I'm secretly hoping for some more on Sunday as it would be the only time I can ever remember snow for my birthday hehe
Stay safe those that still have snow where you are,

That's all for now,
Hugs Kaz xxx

17 comments:

MagsB said...

Oh no, Kaz, how infuriating! I hope you had a happy time crafting today. All the best for tomorrow!

What a great card this is, the cottage looks so snug amidst the snow! Stay warm!

love Mags B x

Liz said...

Beautiful card, Kaz. I think this will be the scene here tomorrow or Friday, when snow is predicted. We've only had a few flurries of snow this week.
How frustrating that your op was cancelled. Fingers crossed everything goes well tomorrow. xx

Jules said...

Hi Kaz .. .. I just made it by the skin of my teeth too! LOL!!

Your card is lovely .. .. a very apt sentiment considering all the snow we are having this week.

Sorry to read your op was cancelled. I hope all goes well for you tomorrow.

Love Jules xx

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful scene and great die-cut trees-fingers crossed for your op tomorrow
Carol x

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Kaz this is a stunning Christmas card. I love it. I hope it all goes well tomorrow. Take care. Hugs Jackie

Debs said...

Lovely card, we have snow here at the moment, hope everything goes well at the hospital this time, I know how you feel my op was cancelled three times. Good luck x

Jenny L said...

Hi Karen,
Happy Rudolf Days.
what a very wonderful card and I love that scene it's so brilliantly coloured too.
Love all the colours you have used.
So sorry to hear about your op.
Hope all goes well tomorrow.
Thank you for joining the Rudolf Challenge.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L. DT

Chris said...

That's awful Kaz, bad enough having to psych yourself up once! what bad luck.
Hope all goes well tomorrow.
Fabulous card btw, lovely stamp and die cuts...a snowy scene is very topical right now :)))
Chris
x

aussie aNNie said...

Great card to compensate for your upset. You would think the Hospital would let you know of the cancellation...times have changed since I finished nursing that's for sure...💖 [aNNie' blog]
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Megan J said...

Hi Kaz, what a bother with the first op being cancelled and failing to let you and undoubtedly others of the cancellation especially the time you spent travelling into the hospital. I hope all has gone well with the surgery and you are at home recovering and being pampered... a stunning white Christmas card, love the little scene and the finishing touches you added to the card... have a wonderful weekend... Megan

scrappymo! said...

Well my dear...you certainly make great cards when you are upset!
This card is lovely. The cottage is so pretty and I am loving your embellishments here.

Good luck with the surgery and I hope recovery is smooth going and soon you will be A OK.

Thanks for taking part in the February Rudolph Days Challenge.

Janice said...

Your card is gorgeous Kaz, very appropriate for this week’s weather!
Sorry to hear about your op being cancelled, I hope everything has gone according to plan this time.
Janice x

Tracy Welham said...

Wonderful card design. Hope your op goes well today. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

cotnob said...

A fabulous card Kaz, such a pretty scene and super design.
I'm so sorry to hear that your operation was cancelled, I hope it went ahead today and that everything went well.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
x

Jean said...

I love your little snowy cottage scene, lovely background and embellishments too.
Hope all went well for you today.
Jean x

cuilliesocks said...

Hi Kaz, what a pity your opinion had to be cancelled, so frustrating. But good luck for tomorrow.
Your card is beautiful, lovely winter cottage scene, beautifully desined and coloured, Kate x x

Cara said...

What a shame the op was postponed, but glad to read that it went okay. Lovely card, those front tree embelishments are perfect x