Wednesday 20 June 2012

Some Odd Girl - Thanks a Whole Bunch

This is going to be a very sweet and simple post as I am only allowed to sit up 20 minutes at a time while recovering from my back surgery - which went reasonably well luckily.  Two weeks out and I am feeling much better, but I still have a long way to go.

I wanted to make a Thank You Card for the lovely Nurses at Sarum Road BMI Hospital in Winchester who took phenomenal care of me before and after my surgery.  I thought I would go ahead and do it now after seeing the current sketch challenge at Emma's Cards UK.  Also, I have just started doing a bit more than drawing digi stamps with Serif Craft Artist Pro, so I thought this card would be a good chance to have a quick play with some of the digi kits.

Anyway, without further ado, here is the card.....

I used CAP for pretty much the entire card other than the paper flower and the 'dew drop' embellishments.  The image is from Some Odd Girl, and she is colored with Flex Markers.  I was brave and printed her uncolored directly on the designed card, so good thing I didn't mess up.

Although I am just finding my way around the software, I certainly can see the potential for hours and hours of crafty fun with Craft Artist Professional.  I will just have to be patient and try not to forget about the Dr's orders to only sit for a max of 20 minutes while I am playing!

As you might have guessed, I would like to enter this card in the current Sketch Challenge at Emmas Cards UK.

I hope the nurses like it.  I will be giving it to them when I next see the doctor.  Hopefully I will be up to doing a little baking by that time so the card can be accompanied by some cupcakes.  I really am so thankful and impressed with their hard work and dedication.  I definitely would not want to trade with them.

Ok, well my 20 minutes is just about up, so I shall post this and link up to the challenge at Emmas cards.  I hope you like the card, and would love your comments.

Thanks for looking, and I would love it if you could come back soon.

Take care today and always,
Denise xx


Sue said...

such a beautiful card, I love the image and colours.
Glad to hear your surgery went o.k. and that you are starting to recover
Take care

Miradormakings said...

This is great and i am sure your nurses will love it

Joan x

Anonymous said...

Lovely card. Take it easy and best wishes to a speedy recovery.

Linda Simpson said...

A fabulous card and loving the image too. Love the colours too.

Sending you best wishes on a speedy recovery.

Crafty Hugs
Linda xxx

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card, love the image and great colors too. Glad to hear everything went well with your surgery, hope you recover soon xx

Celias said...

Gorgeous card love the colours and a speedy recovery xxxxxxx

CraftygasheadZo said...

Super card - I'm finding my way around CAP too, and only realised I could put a digi into it, like I did for my DT piece! Great work. Take care. Zo xx

Carole Z said...

Lovely card Denise, I'm sure the nurses will be delighted! Glad to hear the surgery went well, take care Carole Z x

Anonymous said...

Glad that your surgery went ok hun and wish you a speedy recovery, I'm sure the nurses will love the card, its brilliant. Thanks for entering my Sketch Challenge over at Emma's Cards UK, good luck xxx

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Really gorgeous, love the image and the colours are gorgeous
Lindsay xx

Cumbrianlass said...

A wonderful card , and the nurses will love it I am sure.
Glad your making progress

jane stillman said...

lovely card, hope you have a speedy recovery, the nurses will love it

Dee's Craft Room said...

Great to hear you are doing so well. Lovely card, I am sure they will like it.

Get well quickly.

Dionne x

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