Thursday, March 29, 2012

Tuesday's Morning Sketch


I confess to a melt down the last few days. I usually someone who puts a smile on my face and gets on with life regardless to what pain I'm in and try not to dwell on things I can't do any more but every now and then I get a form to fill in. Its asking me to write down all the things my arthritis doesn't allow me to do anymore and suddenly I have to get my head out of the sand think about the things I can't do.
So yesterday I decided to have a craft day which is probably why I hurt quite a bit today but its a good hurt if that makes sense because it hurts because I was doing what I loved.
Now you know I love the teapot dies from MFT and I was checking round blogland to get a few ideas and saw the sketch on Tuesday Morning Sketch and I just knew I had to make this card.
The papers are Basic Grey and definitely Picadilly unlike yesterdays card I'm now not convinced that it was.
I loaded quite a few pic this morning and the squares one were OK but this one caused quite a bit of trouble and I know people are having issues about loading. I been to a few blogs this morning while waiting for daylight and some pics are not showing hopefully you will see this card.

48 comments:

Happy Crafter said...

Fab card very refreshing just like a cup of tea :)
Hugzz Valxx

Beth said...

I can see your piccy! This is such a sweet card, I love this set too, and gorgeous papers. Sorry you were feeling low, I hope thus perk up today :)

Love Beth xx

Wishcraft said...

Ooh this is lovely Debby! Fab dies and the papers are gorgeous :o) Lisa x

Stacey said...

Aww, Debby. So sorry you've had a rough couple of days. I really hope getting crafty helped to cheer you up.

This card is amazing, love the papers.

Sending hugs your way ~♥~

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Wow! This is stunning! Love the rosy paper and teapots.

Chrissie said...

I really love this Debby, just my cup of tea, ha ha!
Gorgeous dies and I love the papers too.
Hope you are feeling a bit brighter now sweetie?
Chrissie xx

Andrea said...

Hi Debby,

I know what it is, having pain every day, and it;s really depressing if you see that you can do less more
But try to turn it and look what you can do now.
You;re making wonderful cards , they make me happy if I look at the bright colors.
Hugs Andrea

Kathlene said...

I truly hope the day improves for you Debby. Getting lost in creating beautiful things is just what the doctor ordered. Love your sweet cuppa's and that cheery paper. Hugs, Kathy

Agnes van Hensbergen - agnesstampcards said...

Wow beautiful,perfect combination.
Hugs agnes

Anne said...

Stunning card Debby, yes I gave up trying to upload my card this morning. Sorry the forms got you down, keep smiling and don't let the bu&&ers get you down
Anne
xxx

Amanda xx said...

Love the teacups and those Basic Grey papers are gorgeous.....i must have them lol.....i hope you find a middle road with the pain soon Debbie it's sooooo challenging and exhausting isn't it....am glad that you can continue to delight us with your beautiful creations xxxxxx hugs Amanda

Chrissy said...

Perfection indeed Debby, love it. The papers are gorgeous, such a beautiful red floral...Gorgeous card.
[ I cannot eat Asparagus with Arthritis...my fingers lock up]

Luv CHRISSYxx

Anesha said...

Lovely card, love the colours. Have a great day. :)

Mary J said...

Oh honey, I can't imagine what you are going through, sounds awful. :( I hope you get some relief soon

A gorgeous card, love the bow and sentiment!

Mary xxx

Doreen said...

Oh I love this Debby what a fab layout,love the teacups.xxx

Chris x said...

Beautiful Debby!
Congratulations on coming in the top three at Lili's Little Fairies Challenge.
Hugs Chris x

Gemma said...

Stunning card Debby...

Sending you comforting ((((hugs))))
Gemma

heidy said...

Sorry your not well Debby!
Love your card it,s gorgeous!
Big XXX Heidy

Linda said...

What a lovely card
hugs Linda

marjolein said...

Hi debby, I hope the sun will shine for you again real soon.
crafting is such a comforting thing to do for me too.
I love you teacup card!
Luv Marjolein.

kay said...

hi debby,thanks for visiting me,hope you feel more cheery today,having recently been diagnosed with arthritus find its hard some times myself so sending you a hug and enjoy your crafting,your card is fabulous,x

Annie said...

I'm sorry you are hurting Debby, and hope that you can rest. I agree with the form thing - been helping my son with some and no doubt my turn will be soon. Your card is a stunner, love the colours and pretty flower paper on those tea cups.
hugs, annie x

Bonnie Weiss said...

These colours are a bit of a change up for you but it just proves that you can work with anything and make it stunning.

MagsB said...

A fab, cheerful card, and a great sentiment! Take care!

love Mags B x

Marian said...

Wat ontzettend gezellig je kaart
Groetjes

Christine L said...

Oooh I LIKEY!!! Nuff said...

Hugs
Christine x

Whisper said...

What a great fun card hun.

You are not the only one with their head in the sand at the moment, as i've just been diagnosed with 'Acute Rheumatoid Arthritis', after having had 3 months of swollen fingers, feet, wrists and achy shoulders and knees.

Thinking of you hun, as i now know what you are going through, Luv Sa mx

Kathleen said...

Now if I had seen these dies I would never have bought them and I can't help but say 'they are not my cup of tea' (hope no one else has said that as I don't read previous comments, jump straight to comment form)
But seeing this card I would now see them in a different light, love the way you have done the cups to match the paper, Fabulous card.

Kath x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Gorgeous card hun, lover the colours & those papers are perfect!
Hugs Shell xx

ps hope your feeling better now xx

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Debby this is another quality card those papers are so beautiful I love those teacups and that ribbon, awesome card. I have noticed that pictures are blank when visiting blogs, but this one I can definitely see.
hugs
Lorraine x

coops said...

gorgeous card debby.fab design and i love your papers ;D

xx coops xx

Danni said...

I think this is one of my most favorite cards of yours! I just love this!
Sorry you had a melt down, think we all have to have them once in awhile! Hugs!

Grenouille Greetings said...

I nearly missed this one but it's lovely! So pleased I spotted it in time! Hugs, Lesley

Anonymous said...

Ohhh fabulous!! I fancy a brew now hehee :0)

Babs said...

Super card, love the teacups & colours. Hope today is a better day.
Luv, Babs xo

Melodie said...

Wonderful, it looks so nice.
Hugs
Melodie

Sandra1968 said...

This is a lovely card and I really like these tea cups.
And I hope you feel a bit better now.
A big hug,
Sandra

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

simply perfect.janex

Janette said...

Hi Debby, I am doing a 'catch up' with you all, sorry I missed this earlier....I so understand what your saying here, it's better when you try and ignore whats happening to you, rather than dwell on it, but every now and then we have to wake, with a start....I get shocked sometimes when I think and I do get down in dumps with it...but..like you, we have to pick ourselves up and carry on, I do hope your feeling much better now, take care.xxx

Marie said...

Debby's this card is so 'welcoming' and utterly delightful. It may have been difficult for you to make this card, but it brings smiles to my face. Thanks for sharing with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Hazel (Didos) said...

Sending you big hugs as I too get a form to fill in with the Cant do's although mine is due to Panic and Agoraphobia. It really puts a downer on you having to thing about it. Love the card its lovely, really like the bright tea cups, Hxxx

jules said...

oh my kinda card Debby! love it so gorgeous!

Dawn said...

So pretty Debbie! Love the sweet little tea cups. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Theresa said...

Debby, what a fabulous card. I love the tea cups and the DP - great DPs. Love it all!! Thanks for joining us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Melissa Craig said...

I love your card! I am such a fan of teapots/cups and your card is absolutely perfect! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Kathy said...

I'm a collector of tea cups, so I love this card. Beautifully done, such a great combo of prints!

Alice said...

ohhh this is simply wonderfull!
Alice

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