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Saturday, 31 January 2015

VALENTINE...


Yes i am back ..just for this week , i have not been creating cards for a few months ... but since the New Year making Angels ( see at bottom of the page)

 Above is a photo taken of my brother and his wife, the last photograph i have before my brother`s life changing accident on the 24th May 2014 -  yes it 252 days, and he is making a very slow , but determind recovery...and has just been moved to a new subcute home, where physiotherapy, speech and language therapy, cognitive rehabilitation therapy, and  occupational therapy can start on his rehabilitation..on getting him eating ,walking and for his traumatic brain injury...

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Now onto my card....


for this Valentines card for my husband i have used the sketch over on;-

SWEET SKETCH WEDNESDAY 2 - "blast from the past" -sketch# 208

FUN WITH SHAPES#175 ~VALENTINE

CUTE CARD THURSDAY#358 ~STAMPING MAD

(LINKS ON  MY SIDE BAR)

used papermania papers, saturated canary image , coloured with promarkers and spectrum noirs, nestabilities circle and heart dies, magnolia heart swirl die,tim holtz stamps, finished with stickles glitter and glossy accents.

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Now to explain why have been making ANGELS from glass beads :~

below is the website (sansoxygen.com) set up by my brothers wife and friends , keeping an update on my brothers progress and a place for friends to donate to the fund ... nothing is free in America , and as my brother was working free lance as a font designer and had been living in the country for less than two years,and was the major bread winner, my sister-in-law has no income coming in or help from the state, so is relying on family and  friends ...who have been amazingly supportive.


so, here i am making glass Angels  , to send to people who have kindly donated through me on my facebook page (see below)..here are a few i have made...



... and some small window charms, as well as larger ones , wine glass charms ... well if nothing else it is giving me therapy, making them..they can be found here...

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Handmade-angels-love-and-support/

 xx enjoy your weekend xx


4 comments:

Joanna said...

Nessy: I am so glad to get your updates on your brother. I'm glad that he is making progress (and your glass angels are cool too) Loved having you back this week.
~Jo

Heide said...

So happy to see you this week. What a lovely card. Happy to hear the progress of your brother. Hugs, Heide SSW2-DT

Sally Dube said...

So glad to see a card created by you Nessy!! We have missed you!! Glad to hear your brother is making progress. What a wonderful idea making the angels - so sweet!! Wishing you, your brother and family well...
Blessings to you!!
Sally

Michaela Hagen said...

Wow, you've made a sooooo cute valentine card and so gorgeous Angels. Thanks for joning us at fun with shapes and more.
XOXO Michi