Sunday 28 April 2013


I have had a heck of a weekend, will explain at the end of this post:(
I had a card request for congratulations to expecting parents. I got myself this lovely image from Digital Pencil Too.
Image - Digital Pencil
Papers - Nitwits
Embellishments - ribbon, pearls
Medium - she is coloured with promarkers
I would like to enter this into
DP2 - pastel colours
I Love ProMarkers - square card and something round
Creative Inspirations - ribbon and pearls
Totally Gorjuss - ribbon and pearls
2 sisters - sketch (I flipped it)
Sweet Stamps -  no birthday cards
Glitter n sparkle - white plus one colour (orange)

For those who read my blog you know I was suffering from a sinus infection which I thought was clearing up on Friday. But by Friday evening I was feeling miserable and went to bed early. I woke up on Saturday morning and the left side of my face was all swollen, from my mouth up to my eye!! I took myself off to the emergency doctors. They checked me out and couldn't really explain the swelling other than maybe from the infection! I have a new antibiotic, pain killers and a decongestant to take but my face is still very swollen today. Honestly I am beginning to look like Shrek! Fingers crossed it will clear otherwise I will have to go to hospital and have it investigated. 2013 is definitely not as nice a year as I would like.


Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Stunning card, thank you for sharing with Cupcake this week.


Faye said...

Wow, this is a fab monotone card! Love it. Thanks so much fr playing at Cupcake. X

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Aw you poor thing, hope they get that sorted for you quickly. You have been in the wars so far. Gorgeous card, love that image. Take care xx

Miria said...

So sorry, Pinky. hope you can get better soon, think about the coming baby to cheer up :) a big hug, Miria xxx

Janice said...

Brilliant image and a super card. Hope the sinus trouble settles, it can be very sore! Jx

Kat W said...

Lovely card and such pretty colours!
Thanks for joining us at Totally Gorjuss this week and hope you are feeling better soon.
Kat x

Unknown said...

sorry to hear that hope it clears up soon, a gorgeous card luv the image.
Chris x

Sarah said...

Sounds awful...hope the infection clears up soon.

Audrey Ernst (hippieaud) said...

Gorgeous card as always Pinky! That stinks about your face swelling, I hope you can get that sorted out soon! So great to see you playing at Crafty Sentiments this week:) Hugs!

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous card Pinky and such a lovely image...and I'm so sorry for you going through all this, as if last year wasn't bad enough with all the pain you went through...sounds like an abscess to me..had enough of those puppies over the years...nasty..take care..


Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Hi Pinky a fabulous card love the image! I had problems with my sinus once and my face was swollen in the morning - not as bad as yours by the sound of it - which I put down to fluid pooling - sounds yucky!! Hope the new antibiotics work soon for you xx

Sue said...

Your card is gorgeous Pinky. I really love that image and beautiful papers.
Sorry to hear that you are still suffering, I hope you are feeling better soon
Take care
hugs Sue xx

Liz said...

Love your card. Oh I do hope your feeling a
Ittle better today xxx hugs xxx

rachel said...

this is a wonderful card Pinky - I hope you get better soon hun! Hugs rachel xx

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous, adorable card and pretty colours too, funny but I've used that image for today's post as well.
Sorry about the sinus problems.

Beryl said...

Oh what a pain (no pun intended) Pinky. Hope the new set of antibiotics work. I thought they would have sent you to the hospital straight away rather than wait to see if this lot work.
Good job it doesn't stop you crafting or we wouldn't be seeing this lovely card. Super image and design and I'm loving the peachy colours.
Beryl xx

DesignerDiva said...

HUGE congrats on your news Pinky I'm so jealous but hopefully my day will come!
Good luck with the sinuses I have problems with mine all the time and am on steroids for life now!!
Super card and a fab image, I hadn't seen it before but have seen it twice today!! How strange maybe it's twins!!!
Hugs Laurie xx

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Wonderful card and choice of colours. Thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers good luck Ginny x

Nikbee said...

A wonderful card. I love the colour scheme.
I hope you feel better soon.
Nikki x

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Pinky. The image and colour scheme look great.

Hope you are better soon.
Lorraine x

Joey said...

Pinky this is stunning, beautiful colourwork and I love your colourchoice. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments. Joey x

Debs said...

Oh Pinky I'm so sorry to hear you are still suffering hun - I hope the new anti-biotics kick in soon and start to ease things for you.
Your card is stunning - amazing colouring and beautiful DP's.
Take good care.
Debs xx

Inkypinkydelights said...

I love your choice of colours for this card., Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin' and good luck with the Challenge. Judy x DT

Karon said...

I really love this card - fabulous image/colours and design. So sorry you have not been well, must be quite scary having your face swell like that. Hope you are on the mend, or else seeking advice:-) Hugs, Karon.

Carol Bignall said...

Stunning card Pinky, love the image and the colours are fab.
Carol x

coops said...

so stunning pinky.gorgeous peachy colours and i love the image :D

xx coops xx

MagsB said...

Oh dear, I hope the antibiotics are doing the trick! Poor you, what a horrible thing to happen. Get well soon!

Your card is beautiful, such a sweet image, and I love your pretty papers!

Take care!

love Mags B x

sue w. said...

Hi Pinky, this is wonderful. Love the colours and the layout , I'm sure they'll love it.
So sorry you're not well hun, sinus is rubbish on it's own without the rest. Hope it clears quickly.
Hugs Sue W.

Carol Willis said...

Gorgeous card, love the image and fab layout.
Caz x

Gail said...

Beautiful card. Outstanding image, GREAT papers, wonderful layout. This is outstanding! Thanks for joining us at the Sweet Stampin' Challenge this week! Hope to see you again soon. --Gail

WeirdCat said...

A beautiful card, lovely colours, thank you for joining us at I♥ProMarkers this week,
Ruth x

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card and image, love the colours. Thank you for joining us at Glitter n Sparkle this week. Abbie DT xx

Kim Bell said...

Wow your card is just stunning! Love your pastel colors. Thanks so much for joining us at Mo's Digital Stamps.


Rachel said...

Love this card Pinky - fab image and love the colours.

Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

craftygranny said...

Beautiful and great image .Love the colours . Thanks for joining us at glitternsparkle hugs trisha x

Juls said...

this is just gorgeous!!! Hugs Juls

the PaperTemptress said...

Hi Pinky...from what I can see you won the 25$ GC that I offered at TwoSister's challenge blog. Please contact me at so you can use your Gift Certificate. Thanks Patricia

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