Wednesday, March 9, 2011

While I should have been sleeping

Wowzers what a night I had :(

Little Miss Emilie - Feeling like crap but still able to smile :))

The Little Miss Emilie (1 yr old) is still a little germ and instead of improving which I thought should be happening by at least this stage, I think she is getting worse.  We are heading into day 11 of having the vomits and diarrhea and I am thanking the lord that today is our Doctors appointment!   I still cannot believe I have had to wait 7 days to get an appointment to see my Doctor and was so rudely told by the receptionist that I need to make an appointment a week in advance to see him! Really ... If I knew I or the children were going to be ill in the next 7 days I not only would make the appointment but with my powers of foreseeing the future would also buy Saturdays winning lotto ticket! Ridiculous some people are! 

So with Little Miss Emilie up till 4am! (Yes my eye balls are hanging out of their sockets this morning) And at about midnight I gave up going back to bed for all of 15 minutes sleep between her stirrings and decided I could at least try and do something constructive.  

This usually works in two ways at times like these.  Either I am too tired and it all ends in a mess ... Or my mojo manages to pull itself together and gets a groove going.  Well... least my mojo was on my side last night!  And wella! She pulled this wall hanging together to add to the stash of Christmas pressies for this year.

lol Yes that is a Krispy Kreme Donut Box :$ What can I say ... I got the muchies it was 4am and a girl cannot live on coffee alone !

Challenges this project is entering:
 Bunny Zoe's Crafts - #9 Spring flowers everywhere
Craft Your Passion - Anything goes
Crafty Cardmakers - #41 Fabric - I have tulle on my blue rose
Die Cut Dreams - #84 Spring Garden Scene
Paper Playtime - #40 Digi Monday Anything goes
Woodware USA - #17 Sentiment focus
Stamp With Fun - #101 Monochrome Blue
Aly's Sunday Challenge - Anything goes
Card Cupids - Anything goes
Catered Crop - FTR7 Recipe - ingredients used - Spring, flowers, ribbon, printer's ink, pearls, highlighting around the image / sentiment.
Pile It On - #10 Up Up & Away - Have the birds in the flowers and the silver stick-on bird
Catch The Bug - Anything goes
Card Creations & More by C - Simply Sparkles
Little Claire's - Flowers - 2nd entry
Cardmadfairy's Digi Days - #3 Glitz & Glamour
Delicious Doodles - #15 Make the card/project you want
Digi's With Attitude - Anything Goes
Raise The Bar - #56 Just a sentiment
Simply Create - #38 Power of flowers 
Stamp Man - #17 Curls & Swirls - The DP used
Stamp Something - Something Digi - Sentiment used
Stampin' for the Weekend - #5 Springtime
Craft Us Crazy - #3 Be one with nature - the brown DP paper, the flower embellishments and the birds in the flowers and the silver peel off. 2nd entry
Cute Card Thursday - #154 Signs of Spring
Delightful Challenges - Welcome Spring
PaperPlay - #9 Shabby Chic / Vintage
Paper Crafting Journey - Things with wings  - 1st and only entry
* MyGrafico - March Anything goes 

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32 Treasured comments:

Renee Matarese said...

This is stunning! I love the distressing on the sentiment and frame. The flowers are just gorgeous. What a sweet little metal bird and the crystals go perfect with the card.
Raise the Bar Guest Designer

sgc said...

Just beautiful! Hope your little one is feeling better. Thanks for playing along in the Bugaboo Challenge.

Unknown said...

WOW I know just what you mean about sick little girls - my 18 month baby girl has just had the same thing!! But lucky we could go to the doctor when we needed... (so sucky sometimes!!) Anyway I came by to talk about your card!! Its gorgeous:-) love it, thanks so much for playing along at Paper Play this week:-)

Linda McClain said...

Oh my, I'm sorry your little one is sick, I sure hope the little germ is better soon. Your card is absolutely stunning. I love all the beautiful elements and how you put them all together. Just gorgeous. Thank you for sharing it with us at Catered Crop. And, dear Navy Wife, thank you for the sacrifices you and your family make for us. Hugs.

Dawn said...

What a beautiful project! Thanks for sharing it with us at Digi's With Attitude! this week!
Hope the doc can sort your little one out after all that waiting!
Dawn xxx

~Jeri~ said...

Awww I hope everyone feels better soon! I love your project, especially the colors!! Beautiful work!
Ohhhh how I miss Krispy Kreme lol
Thanks for joining us at Craft Us Crazy and hope to see you joining us again!

mckinkle said...

wow this is just beautiful! You have such a talent!

Sorry to see that your little one has been so poorly, if ever faced with a little one that is being sick for more than 24hrs you should get an emergency appt and take no notice of ANY receptionist who stands in your way.
I was the same as you when mine were young and I soon realised sometimes, you dont get a second chance. Its so hard knowing what is the best thing to do at times. I do hope Emilie is soon right as ninepence again and you can get some decent sleep!

Thanks for playing along with us this week at Delicious Doodles.

Keryn ;0

lisa said...

So sorry to hear you poor little one is under the weather. It's no fun when they're ill is it! I agree entirely with the lady above. You have to stand your ground with doctors receptionists especially when children are involved. If you make some noise they will listen, believe me!!
Your hanging is gorgeous, your mojo certainly works well on lack of sleep.
Thanks so much for joining us at The Stampman this time.
hugs Lisax

Unknown said...

Super card, hope everyone feels better soon, Thanks for joining us at Little Claires. Mary x

Jodie Mackrell said...

nice card! love the flowers and sentiment thanks for joining this weeks Bugaboo challenge at catch the bug!

Unknown said...

gorgeous card! thanks for joining us at PCJ this challenge and I hope you'll join us again!


Sarabeth aka Sarita said...

how pretty!!!!!!

thank you for playing along with us at paper crafting journey's things with wings challenge!


Nancy in Iowa said...

I hope your wee one is feeling better - how cute is she!!!!
Love the vintage look - way to go you and your muse.

Donna said...

Gorgeous spring card! Love your embellishments. Thanks for playing along at Delightful Challenge. Hope you join us next month!

StampingbugKerry said...

Hope your baby is better soon! I know what it's like to be refused by the primary care doctor...How the heck are you supposed to plan illnesses? I hardly ever go to the doctor but NOW I go to a walk in clinic as my primary doctor since I seem to inconvenience my pc...UGGHH...Great sentiment on your card! Thanks for playing in the WoodwareUSA challenge this week. Good luck!

Anonymous said...

What a great idea! Sorry it had to come from a sleepless night! Thanks for joining us at PCJ this week. hugs~ Cindy (p.s. hope you get a good night sleep tonight)

Sonia said...

First, I hope Little Miss Emily feel better. Love the picture, when i see the pic I remember long time ago when my daughter was 1 year, time flies my dd have 24.
Absolutely BEAUTIFUL creation.
Good Luck!!

Teri said...

Love the wallhanging hun! Sounds like you have a nightmare on your hands - make sure to save some puke for the receptionist!! LOL
Thanks for playing at the Delicious Doodles Challenge, and good luck!
Teri xx

Heather said...

Nice. Love it. TFS.

Thanks for joining us at Card Cupids.

Call Me Crafty Al said...

Lovely wall hanging. Hope your little one is feeling better soon. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Woodware USA.

Sharon said...

This is just breathinly beautiful!!!! All started from a 4 am donut box! Amazing!! Thank you for playing with us at Paper Playtime!!! :)

Nancy said...

Love the's beautiful!! So sorry about the long nights and sick child!! Thank you for joining us this week at Woodware USA!!

Unknown said...

Brill card, thanks playing along with DD this week, hope to see you again

PS hope little Emilie feeling better now, so glad when my littleones are ill I call GP and get apointment with in hrs

Mummylade said...

wow, just fantastic. Love the sentiment! Thank you so much for entering the DCD garden challenge and good luck!

Tracy said...

Hope your little girl feels better soon, Fab Entry, thanks for joining Die Cut Dreams challenge, Good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

kramer_buffy said...

As a TOP 3 Scoop winner you have the option if you desire of being a Guest Design Team member for Pile It On!
Also, I just noticed you started a new challenge blog! CONGRATS! Would you like me to add it to PIO? If yes, let me know the URL and which days your challenge starts on.

Let me know if you are interested.
-- dalis
PIO Owner

The Crafty Den said...

What a beautiful creation. I love the distressing and embellisments you've used. Thanks for joining us at stamp with fun this week. Hugs, Denise x

Rachel Hope said...

WOW! Gorgeous Details! Thanks for playing along at Catered Crop!

Mina said...

I hope the baby is fine now and you have finally got some sleep...your project is stunning, beautifully made...thanks for joining in with the Bunny Zoe's Crafts monthly challenge
Mina xxx

Lin said...

This is absolutely stunning. I bet it smells good too bearing in mind what it was originally!

Thanks for joining in with our fabric challenge at Crafty Cardmakers.

I do hope that little Emilie is well on the road to recovery by now.

Lin xx

Mel said...

Aww hope she starts to feel better soon!
I so undersatnd with the docs appointments, same here! Its so stupid!!
Anyways I just love your wee creation, the colours are beautiful!
Thanks for joining in the fun with Crafty Cardmakers!
Hugs M xxx

Crystal said...

beautiful creation!! what an amazing idea! thanks for playing with us at PIO & hope to see you again! hugs!

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