This is my card for yesterday's Teapotter Tickle. Thanks for the "Farm" story and challenge, Sabrina! I have been absent from or late in making my TPT cards, as my sweet Mom has been in the hospital 5 x since May 2nd. As most of you know, she has had a "bad run" of medical problems since last fall. After life-saving surgery last Thurs. morning and a few days of ICU care, she is now home and at this time, doing as well as can be expected. Unfortunately this surgery and the two before it were d/t bad medical decisions. I have been so sad that she has had to suffer so much d/t a couple dr's bad judgements. I am just glad she is now home and I pray with all my heart, that she is truly on the road to recovery. I just know that she will feel better, soon. :) Your continued prayers are always appreciated.
I did enjoy making my card. I used Lisa Johnson's (MFT) wood plank border, LKR's chicken wire, Ali Edwards' (TT) sentiment, and SU's three tiny dots. I cut the farm animals and the two-layer sun from PTI dies.
THANKS for looking! :)
Stamps: Local King Rubber, MFT, TT, SU
Paper: Paper Studio, MFT, Echo Park, DCWV, Bazzill, SU, RAK ? glitter paper (think SU but not sure)
Ink: SU pad + markers (grass), Memories
Accessories: PTI dies, Vagabond
Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 GMT Views: 3445
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Registered: April 18, 2011 Location: Melbourne, Aus Posts: 33499
Wed, May 29, 2013 @ 4:09 AM
Gabby it is lovely to see you back with this gorgeous card. Like your cute little animals moving forward, I hope the journey moving forward for your mum is a happy and healthier one. Big hugs my friend.
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Registered: May 31, 2008 Location: Seattle Posts: 14542
Wed, May 29, 2013 @ 7:40 AM
Cute creation with a wonderful sentiment given your world right now! Hugs and get well wishes for your mom.
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Registered: February 24, 2008 Location: MN Posts: 11484
Wed, May 29, 2013 @ 7:56 AM
I love how you made this card, very creative. And I hope everything goes well for your mother. My mother passed away 3 yrs. ago this last April. Today was her birthday.She would of been 96 yrs. old. She lived a good life though. She had a stroke then a heart attack, So I'm glad she didn't have much suffering. I hope your mother will be on the road to recovering.
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Registered: July 27, 2007 Location: Dublin, Ireland Posts: 78231
Wed, May 29, 2013 @ 8:56 AM
I'm sorry it's been such a tough month for your mum - and you - Gabby. I hope you're through the worst and out on the far side now, and as it says on your card, "moving forward".
I love the contrast between the wooden border and the chicken wire, and the different patterns and textures on your farm critters.
Registered: February 28, 2010 Location: Posts: 2992
Wed, May 29, 2013 @ 8:57 AM
Well, first of all sure hope your mum is getting better--prayers are free so still sending them. Such a cute card and love the chicken wire back ground as well as all your cute critters marching to the tea potters===BARN!
Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 39843
Wed, May 29, 2013 @ 2:12 PM
Love your little farm scene. All your critters are super special with their own paper piecing and eb'ing. Love that wood plank. Hope your mom is feeling better real soon. Sorry you both have had to go through so much. No fun. Glad you took a little time to make your fun card. Love it! TFS :0)
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Registered: September 11, 2009 Location: Vancouver BC Posts: 7318
Wed, May 29, 2013 @ 2:28 PM
Well first and most importantly I hope your Mom is on the road to recovery. It is great to see you back, it's understandable that you have been MIA with all the health issues your Mom has had. You're back with a vengeance with this fabulous card. I love all the patterned animals and the board is fantastic.
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Registered: October 21, 2010 Location: in the okanagan in b.c. canada Posts: 11276
Wed, May 29, 2013 @ 7:45 PM
Welcome back my friend....I pray your mom is doing better as well...so harsh.
Love your farm animals here with the neat different dps...oh yah the sun as well...cool...lotws of neat textures...TFS...glad you made it back...:0)
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