Sunday, December 12, 2010

Very Hectic Months

Good morning fellow bloggers...From October 1st through today, my husband has been in and out of the hospital. His longest stay was 19 days and this time he has been in there one week. He is in ill health and hopefully, the doctors can help him so he can come home, but he needs to get his strength up before that can happen.
I am still doing workshops, card classes and hostess of the month. This and making two trips to the hospital daily and working a full time 8 hour a day job outside of the home. How am I doing it. Only by the grace of my Lord and Saviour can I even survive one day.

My intention when I started blogging was to keep up with it on a daily basis, but this has gotten a little hard for me, so I post whenever I possibly can and when I think of it. I have a workshop this afternoon, a card class this coming Tuesday evening, another workshop this coming Friday evening and my hostess of the month group this next Saturday. Thankfully, I do have my cardstock all cut for my card class and today's workshop. I still need to work on my hostess of the month cards. As far as my workshop on Friday, I will use the same layouts as for today's workshop.
Here is one of the cards for my card class Tuesday evening. I borrowed this idea from my upline. She has terrific ideas and if I didn't have her to go to or the SU demonstrator website, I would be at a loss for coming up with ideas.

This is using up the Deck the Halls designer paper out of the Holiday
Mini Catalog. I stamped the medallion from the Day of Gratitude set twice using versamark on the Cherry Cobbler card stock. I then
used clear embossing powder and heat embossed it. I cut out one of
the medallions and used the 1 3/4" scallop circle punch on the other and layered them using the Filigree Brad in the center. I also used
the Always Artichoke seam binding for this card.
Well, folks, until next time, here is wishing you a Very Merry Christmas.

Sandy Hill, Senior Supervisor
Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator


  1. Sounds like your being pulled in a bunch of different directions. I pray that your husband has a speedy recovery. Just remember to take a little down time for yourself. The blog will still be there when you have time and life slows down for you.

  2. Oh Sandy, I hope your husband is doing well and I will pray he is in good health now. I myself am dealing with a cancer ridden significant other and we are waiting for state insurance to kick in so he can go get a cat scan. One day at a time is all we can do and keep our faith in God! Prayers coming your way! Bev

  3. I love the effect of the embossing on this card.
    Following through SC

  4. This is gorgeous! I love the embossing on this!


  5. I am your newest follower from the SC thread #357. I love your blog and will visit it often.

    XO, Jennifer

  6. Hope your husband is better, Love this card, following you from SC #381
    Peggy Finney my blog is www.stampinpeg.blogspot.