Hello there, thank you for visiting me today....so much has been going on here recently, which hasn't left me with a lot of blogging time so I hope there are still some of you out there.
So, Saturday saw the day I've been dreading for the last few months....actually no, for the last 19 years....as we took Megan off to Uni. Gosh, what a day that was, it was so hard to drive away and leave her there, we generally get on ever so well, and I am blessed to have such a special daughter. We had a few tears in the car before we even left our driveway but that was on the back of saying goodbye to the dogs. She isn't the most outgoing of people, and it can take her a while to come out of her shell, and she also suffers with a "nervous tummy" which unfortunately has played her up a little over the first few days. But she is getting on well with some of her new flat mates and people on her course, so I keep reminding her (and myself!) - Baby steps!!!
I was lucky enough to have an evening out with her last night, as she'd treated herself to tickets to see Wicked (again!!!) 4th time for her and 3rd for me, but it was the 10th anniversary of the London show, and it was a marvelous evening. The encore featured many former members of the cast, which was real treat.....If you have never seen this show, I would highly recommend!
Anyway, back to today's card, and I decided to find a sketch to kick my mojo into gear.........
- Christmas Mac from Digistamp boutique
- coloured with promarkers
- papers are random scraps "from the box"
- dovecraft doily
- original sizzix parcels die
- LOTV mini sentiment
- pearls from stash
I have a few challenges that I'd like to enter......
Passion For Promarkers - spots and/or stripes
Going to finish now, as I've got to take Cameron off to the orthodontist, bye for now xx
Super card, great image and colours.ReplyDelete
Glad things went "well" with the Uni, I bet when you get used to it, it will be lovely to have peace. (in a while - voice of experience.)
Thanks for sharing this lovely card with us at Winter Wonderland. Good luck and we would love to see you again soon. Christine DT xReplyDelete
Lovely card Lisa. Glad things went well with Megan, must of been very hard. Sue xReplyDelete
A super card Lisa, such an adorable image.ReplyDelete
My son went back to Uni for his second year a couple of weeks ago - he is in a shared house this year and we are going up on Sunday to sort out a few things for him. I'm sure Megan will soon settle in, it won't be long before it's half term!
Adorable Christmas card Lisa! Great take on the sketch too.ReplyDelete
It really is the worse day taking them to Uni for the first time. I thought it would be easier with my second son but no. I promised my hubby not to cry in front of either of them, which I didn't, but boy once in the car to come home I just couldn't stop. They've both finished Uni now and one is back home just while he finds somewhere to live near his work. Is really does get easier although the huge amount of washing they often brought home didn't :D! Debra x
Lovely to see you having time to craft again, Megan will have a superb time at Uni x Cheers Sue xReplyDelete
Super card Lisa, love the dog! Hope you and Megan both adjust well as I'm sure you will. Been there done that with all the worry, but Alan has now started his 5th and final year, and Colin his 3rd year. I too was that teary Mum as we drove away...and for many days after if I'm honest! JxReplyDelete
Beautiful card Lisa. Love the colouring of your image.ReplyDelete
Thanks so much for joining us at Winter Wonderland.
Lou DT xo
Fabulous card Ginny xReplyDelete
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Well done on doing the sketch,such a cute image,thanks for joining us here at winter wonderland,Lyn DT.ReplyDelete
Ah kids, they hold your hand for a while but your heart forever Lisa!! Pleased to hear that she's settling in and before you know it Half Term will be here. Connor's apartment is finally finished so they complete the purchase tomorrow and they move on Saturday. Martin and I will be rattling around the house like peas in a drum :0( Love your card, the doily is a really lovely touch and little Mac is adorable in his santander hat xxReplyDelete
Oops...santa hat...grrrrr...predictive text!! xxReplyDelete
super cute card...luv the doily layer! I am so glad you played along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!ReplyDelete
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Such a lovely card Lisa. I love the sweet image and your colouring is perfect. Your papers are really pretty. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week for our 'spots and/or stripes' challenge. Hugs, Denise xReplyDelete
Aw that little doggy is so cute! Love your colouring and your papers and layout are perfect!ReplyDelete
I've just taken my boy back to Uni for his second year and for the first time, I didn't cry!! It definitely gets easier!!
Thanks for joining in with this week's challenge at PFP and good luck! Hugs, Karen xx