Wednesday, January 12, 2011

The one I forgot about.

OMG.....I am on day 3 of feeling almost human again after the dreaded STREP THROAT infection reared it's ugly head. After having a major setback with being put on the wrong meds in the first place, it took me even longer to get over it! I seriously thought I was going to die!! I never cried so much in all my life. My kids were afraid to come near me, for fear of me breaking down into a puddle of weepy mush!
Thank gawd for my DH who helped me out so much, as well as for the wonderful staff at our local hospital who treated me so well when I went in, in tears, begging for something to help me swallow again!
And of course thanks to my BFF, Mrs. Prairie Fairy herself for running over to my rescue as I struggled to make myself homemade soup! Not only did she finish making it for me, but she had her own pot at home brewing me some awesome chicken soup! CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE CRAFTER'S SOUL! I smell a best seller! MWAH! love you heaps!

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So needless to say, my crafting has been NIL & my blog has been bare lately, but I thought I should make an appearance.
Here's an Edwin card I made for my daughter's guitar lesson instructor.
I had made her a previous one, but she wanted music notes on it, so I made this one instead .
She was super happy.
I watercolored him with reinkers, & popped him up in his chair!
Now he's all set to read all the love letters from the little boys  & girls!




I'm exhausted right now! Amazing what  4 days of fevers will do to a person! Knock you right out!
DH says I have to go to bed, so will look for challenges in the morning!
Take Care!

(PS- this can also be found at my alter ego site- Steel Magnolias- as well)

(Edited to add challenges)
Challenges for my card:
Anything goes- C for Christmas
Saturday Secret Crafter- tons of texture (red paper is material like, button, frame, raffia ribbon, glitter, silky ribbon, suede straps)
DCD Christmas Club- punch out sentiment
Stamp Fairy- layers & buttons
Meljen's DT & Challenge blog- square & round cards only
Friday Sketchers- sketch see below




27 comments:

ScrappingStephanie said...

Corry, you poor thing! It sounds like step really go the best of you. YUCK! I am glad you are feeling somewhat better. Your card is gorgeous, as always. I can't believe you used re-inkers to color the image. That is the first time I am hearing of that technique. Well, I love it. I will have to look into it. Continue to feel better!

Sending you get well hugs,
Stephanie

Chrissy said...

Dear Corry,
How horrible for you. Glad to hear you are on the mend[slightly] and 3 cheers for DH.[just pray that he dose'nt get it] A sick man..... aaarrrggg.
Your card is gorgeous, beautiful colouring.Lucky music teacher,
Luv CHRISSYxx

Rach said...

awww bless you Cor*
sounds like you have been through the mill and back, hope that it wont be long before you are totally better again..

bet that your daughters teacher loved their card, it is gorgeous and the music paper is a brilliant finishing touch.xx

Kathyk said...

Glad to hear you are finally starting to feel better and I am LOVING your card - a lot!

Kathyk

Vintage Milly said...

Oh you poorly little bunny, so glad you are on the mend now, what a gorgeous friend you have to come to your rescue - one in a million.
Keep getting better, sending you big hugs and lots of well wishes,
Em.x

Carla aka scrappypug said...

Hope you feel better soon...what an ordeal! Sending all good wishes your way... and that Edwin card is adorable!

Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

Beautiful card

Thanks for joining us at Stamp Fairy Challenge & Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge :)

Hugs Jane x

sue said...

wow fab card thanks for joining us at anything goes x sue x

Dora said...

Hi Corry, I was thinking about you and wondering how you were. So sorry to hear you were so bad, didn't know at all what this Strep Throat was! I'm so happy you're feeling better, but take care still and enjoy the manadatory rest :) Hugs xxx
PS Fantastic card, beautiful colouring :)

Mina said...

fabulous card Corry, I love to see Edwin used...I hope your sore throat is feeling better soon...thanks for joining in with the Just Magnolia and hAnglar challenge
Mina xxx

Anita said...

Beautiful card and Edwin is colored perfectly. Pretty papers too. Glad you're feeling better and thanks for joining us in the Meljen's Designs challenge this week.

Donna Mosley said...

Hiya Corry, Aww you poor love, sounds like you've been really ill. Glad you're feeling better and love your card. You've coloured Edwin in perfectly.

Donna x

Claudia Rosa ~ Pretty Pressings said...

what an adorable card dear Cori.
i love your layout and the beautiful coloring of this image. the layering of the focal point image is fabulous
Thank you for taking time to see me today xoxoxo
hugs
Claudia

Sharon Basel said...

This is an adorable card! Love your coloring of the image and all those wonderful embellishment, including that great button! Thanks for sharing your card with us at the StampFairy challenge. We hope you'll return again and again.
Sharon
StampFairy DT

Gerda said...

Hi Hon

you created such a cute card, the sketch is great and the papers you used are so beautiful!!! Thanks for joining us at StampFairy challenge this week.

Hugs, Gerda aka StampFairy

Karen said...

Gorgeous Corry, thanks for joining us at DCD Christmas ~Club.
xx

Lin said...

Oh Cor you poor darlin. I have had the same thing once myself and know how painful it can be. Hopefully it's well on the way to being gone now.

However, on a positive note, it doesn't seem to have affected your creative spark. This card is just gorgeous.

Lin

Chelsea said...

So pretty Cor! He looks so comfy in that chair...great idea! Beautiful coloring once again. Hope you feel better!
Love,
Chelsea

Trisha said...

Glad yoù're feeling like yourself Cor! Me likey muchy! Thanks for entering this challenge at DCD's Christmas Club. Hope to see u tomorrow nite!xox T.

Lori said...

How did I miss this, whoa looks so good, love the chair, have to try that one - one of these days. Everything is perfection, thanks for joining the DCD challenge!

Susie Sugar said...

Totally adorable you colour like a dream darling
Hope you and the little one are both feeling better
Hugs Susie xx

pinky said...

This is so cute and gorgeous. Thanks for playing along at StampFairy this week.
Pinky

coldwaters2 said...

Oh Cor it sounds as if you have had such a rough time of it I do feel for you, I hope you have the right meds now and with Roberta's chicken soup may you make a speedy recovery. As for your card it is as beautiful as always the image and design are super thank you for joining us at Stamp Fairy this week.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Samantha said...

Fabulous card, Love all your detailing, Really cute! Thanks for playing with us on the Stamp Fairy challenge, Samantha SF-DT,

Carissa said...

Wonderful card. Hope you are feeling better soon. Thanks for joining us at the StampFairy challenge this week. Hope to see you again soon.
Carissa xx

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Just gorgeous! Your attention to detail really shows! Thanks so much for playing at StampFairy Challenge.

Deanne :)

Marlena Peduzzi said...

Oh my gosh, so glad you are feeling better! Your card is wonderful! Thanks so much for joining us at Meljen's Designs this week!

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