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Sunday, 29 November 2015

so thankful ....

for this christmas card made for a friend , i have used the sketch over on:~

SWEET SKETCH WEDNESDAY 2 #71 

CREATIVE KNOCKOUTS ~ FESTIVE FUN#117

WINTER WONDERLAND ~ SPARKLE AND BLING(loads of sparkle and bling in this card)

CRAZY 4 CHALLENGES C4C314 ~USE SQUARE CARD / SQUARE ITEMS(square card and squares used on card)

CRAFTY HAZELNUT`S CHRISTMAS#257 ~USE DIE CUTS OR PUNCHES (used loads of die cuts)

(LINKS TO CHALLENGES ON MY SIDE BAR)

for this card i used my minds eye glittered paper, saturated canary image , coloured with specrum noirs and promarkers, nestabilities circle dies, sizzix swirl corner die, creative exprssions pointsettia dies, marianne holly dies, docrafts ribbon, finished with stickles glitter.


NOW ONTO AMERICA ... AND THANKS GIVING .... my dear brother made it out of his carehome .......and home to his wife Allisons parents for a few hours.. apart from care homes and hospitals this is the first time my brother has been out for 18 months .....

above is my brother`s FIL getting him into a hired van..and below a hand made ramp up to their home  .. looked on by Allisons mum and ofcause my dear little niece.... happy to see her dad!!


..and surprise , surprise some of my brothers friends popped by to chat .. so lovely to see photos of him out of his wheelchair/chairbed and into a "proper chair"


WE HAVE MUCH TO BE THANKFUL FOR .....

5 comments:

Joanna Moore said...

Wow, it was GREAT to see Vernon out of his home and back HOME (even for just a few hours) The pictures made me tear up a bit. So glad that you share your experiences with us.

Loved your card too!

Joanna, SSW2-DT

anne said...

How fabulous for you and your family for your brother to get home for this precious time.
Another beautiful card Nessy, those poinsettia dies are so pretty and the image is gorgeous.
Thank you for playing along with us this week
Anne SSW2-DT

Heide said...

So great to see you brother out of the hospital even if it was for a few hrs, it has been a long road, glad to see him getting better. Your card is gorgeous and love the flowers on your card. Thanks for joining us this week. Hugs, Heide SSW2-DT

Linda Anderson said...

Oh Vanessa, your pictures brought tears to my eyes. How wonderful to see your brother home with his family and friends. You're right, so much to be thankful for.

Love your card!! Fabulous coloring and those poinsettias are stunning. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2.

Linda

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 257 - hope to see you again soon x