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Saturday, 17 October 2015

Allsorts Challenge 333

Hello my lovely crafty friends, hope you are all keeping well.  It is that time of the week - The new Allsorts challenge and this week it is the lovely Helene hosting the challenge and she has chosen
Sentiment as Focal Point
Not my strongest point but l had a go and this is what l came up with, my teamies have some lovely inspiration to share with you over on the challenge blog here. along with all the details. This week we have a new teamie - Kevin, he always amazes me with his gorgeous creations and we are so happy to have him join us.


Sentiment stamp - Penny Black every day 3170F
Dies - spellbinder circle, Joy shape
Raffia and gems

We have been generously sponsored by 


I will be glad when this week is over - thursday last week l drove up to Inverness with my daughter for her second interview for a head teachers job, l drove back home on friday - Helen got the job and we are over the moon and so proud of her . 
Since having my gall bladder removed four weeks ago l have had horrendous heartburn and managed to find time to go to docs this monday - along with my swollen and painful leg. The GP sent me straight to hospital with suspected DVT - blood tests were positive (could have fragments in my blood from op) and scan negative so l have to go back next monday for a repeat of scan, the long drive could have caused my right leg to swell 3cm bigger than left leg. GP also confirmed l have diabetes. On tuesday l had to go in for a general anaesthetic to have my 'lady bits' looked at but they sent me home because of 'possible' DVT, today l have been for my annual mammogram.  
I am crossing everything that all is well as l travel to New Zealand in four weeks and really don't need all this. Sorry for moan xx  

Hope to see you all joining in this week x Susan x

10 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness Susan, they say it never rains when it pours, I do hope they get you sorted quickly as I know how much you have been looking forward to the trip to New Zealand.

    A very elegant card with the PB sentiment.

    B x

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  2. Beautiful card Susan.
    I hope you get yourself sorted out before your trip. xxx

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  3. Lovely and stylish card.
    Hope everything sorts out.
    Happy weekend;-))m

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  4. Your card is beautiful Susan.
    I hope it all gets sorted out very quickly. Barbxx

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  5. Gorgeous card Susan I like the sentiment and the frame
    Kevin xx

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  6. Sounds like you have been through the wringer Susan and I wish you well on all counts. Huge congratulations to Helen. Finally, your elegant card is beautiful xx

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  7. This is gorgeous Susan. Love the sentiment and the beautiful embossed mat.
    Enjoy the rest of your week.
    Hugs Sharon. x

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  8. Bit of a challenge for me too but love the way you have conquered it, great sentiment and a lovely shape to the card.
    Hope all goes well for you and things get sorted very quickly and are not as bad as you may think.
    Best Wishes

    Kath x

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  9. Your card is beautiful Susan, such a lovely die cut and great sentiment.
    Congratulations to your Daughter, you should be proud.
    I hope you are OK and get everything sorted in plenty of time for your trip.
    Take care.
    Pauline
    x

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