Saturday, October 13, 2012

A Double Post

      Good Morning, friends.  Phew, it has been a long week!  For those of you who sent me well wishes, thanks. I have been sick since last Friday, been through a course of antibiotic (which did nothing), and had a return trip to the Dr.'s last evening which pretty much was no help.  They gave me nothing stronger, did a throat culture that might be back middle of next week, and a pat on the back saying they "Hope I Round The Bend Soon".  Oh, and now they think it is the real flu.  On to my cards.


     My first card is for Simon Says Stamp, where the challenge is to use Dies and Punches.  I used their exclusive Fresh Daisies die, which I borrowed from a dear friend.  I started with a base of Soft Sand card stock, with layers of Wild Asparagus designer paper.  The sentiment is unknown, and three little brads were added as embellishments.  Oops, I forgot to mention the paisley Cuttlebug EF I used.


      Card two is for the OWH and their Mid-week Throw down, on the Stars and Stamps Blog.  We are asked to make an Anniversary or Love Card.  I found this cute digi in my stash, which only has the markings that say cuddlebirds1.  The sentiment is from Craft Smart.  My coloring was done with Copic markers, and sponging is in Cameo Coral from SU!.  I used Nestabilities Long Classic Scalloped Rectangles Small to cut my image.  I chopped up some bling, added a heart, and piled it all onto some random scrap papers.

     That's it for me right now.  Hope I can keep this body in a sitting position to do more.  Have a great weekend.  P.S. Sorry I have not been around commenting so much.

12 comments:

Sarah J. Moerman said...

Beautiful cards! Great color combinations and details! Thanks for joining us for the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

Olga said...

bless your heart, being sick is never fun!!!! I love your cards, that first one just jumps off the page with those awesome colors!!!! Feel better soon and we'll chat!

Carol L said...

I'm glad you "rounded the bend" long enough to make a couple cards today! That's got to be a little improvement anyway! So sorry you've been so s{ick]
Great cards, and you know I absolutely LOVE the first one with those daisies! The papers are a perfect match!
Take care and get well! Keep that chicken soup express workin'!

StampTramps said...

I hope being creative helped make you feel a bit better - it seems to help me when I'm under the weather. You did some awesome work considering you're sick! Love the fresh daisy die - I might have to do some Simon Says Stamp shopping! Enabler!

Theresa said...

Sorry to hear that you have been sicjk with the flu. Happy Anniversary to you and your husband. Get weel soon.

The Other Patti Sue said...

Two very beautiful creations! Sorry to hear you've been under the weather... hope you're feeling better!

Jennie said...

Beautiful cards and love the Fresh Daisies die...been seeing on other cards lately and your Wild for You card is oh so sweet and love the bling! Pray you are feeling better...it is awful being sick for so long and please take care!!!

Glenda said...

I'm so impressed you felt like posting at all. I'm so sorry you are not improving as quickly as you should. It is terrible you have had to go back to the doctor. Hope you start to improve soon. Take care!

Payne Holler Cards said...

Flu is such a miserable feeling....really takes it out of ya....
Hope they DO call you this time!
Your cards are wonderful...as always (-:

Colleen said...

Mary Anne,
These are adorable! I just might have to try to get that daisy die I've loved it each time you have used it, and well you know I'm a sucker for cute birds.

Meggie Cardoso said...

I really loved your cards!! They are such an inspiration!! XXOO Meg

Janice M said...

Great cards Mary Anne! Love that die on your first card and the way you added all the bling on your second one. Sure hope your feeling better soon!!