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Saturday, 9 February 2013

Bye bye baby...again!

Happy Saturday! Boy have thing been busy around here this past week. At the last minute...and I mean LAST minute, Steven flew to Dubai for 3 1/2 months for a few job opportunities. It was all systems go from Friday to Wednesday to get him ready or should I say for me to wash, dry and iron his clothes lol. I didn't have much time to think about missing him or get too upset ...guess he wasn't too upset for long either lol.....

He's staying with a friend of ours so I made her a card to thank her...

I've used Rose from the Killer Heel collection coloring it with my Copics

I loved the way Pam added glitter to the bag but didn't want to copy exactly so used very fine silver glitter instead of clear. At first I wasn't too sure about it...thought I'd ruined it but after a couple of days decided it looked pretty cool. I added Glossy Accents to the can just about see it on the top right rose.

I'd like to enter my card in the following challenges:

Copic Marker Europe - Anything Goes using Copic markers
Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Anything Goes with Ribbon
Brown Sugar Challenge - Anything Goes
Fairy tale Challenge Blog - Stitching, real or faux
Inspire Me Friday's - Anything Goes
Sweet Pea Stampers - Use a Digital Stamp
Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Penny's Paper-Crafty - Ribbons and bows

Nicole and Ben were over the other night for dinner. We were talking all things baby (have I told you I'm going to be a grandma lol???) and the subject of what to bring baby McLeod home in came up. I told Nic I had brought her and her brother's home in the same bought for Nic by my grandpa. She asked to see it so I went into the attic, found it and a few other things including each of Nicole, Ryan and Steven's first shoes!! Have a look.....

LOLOLOLOL...look at the different in size!! Can you guess whose are whose? In case you can't, Nicole's are on the far left, Ryan's are in the middle and Steven's on the right. With the scuffed toes of Ryan's I guess it was obvious he was going to play football and by the size of Steven's (baby size 5) that he would grow tall...and he 6' 6 1/4" !!!!!! We all had a good giggle at the difference.

Hope you have a great weekend

Catch ya later x


Lisa Jane said...

lol..he looks pretty happy in that pic ! Fab card .. love the sprakle and the gorgeous colour.
Those shoes are sooo cute !
Lisa x

Susan said...

Yeahhh - lovely shoes !! Which ones - all 4 pairs !!
I'm sure Steven will be 100% fine and 3 1/2 months will zoom by and fingers crossed he will find a job.
Hugs xxxxxxxx

Billie A said...

Darling card I saw you on MIM. I love he baby shoes too. how sweet and good luck to Steven hope his 3.5 months are filled with fun and memories. Great chance for him.

Jovan said...

Fabulous card...thanks for joining Brown Sugar!

Lozzy said...

beautiful the colours and your design..thank you for joining us at Sweet Pea Stampers this month
Lozzy x
congratulations grandma to be

Kathleen said...

Brilliant post, Love the card and the colour of the shoes and bag.
Great pic of the baby shoes, gosh can't believe you still have them.
Saying that I read my school reports the other day from infant school.

Kath x

Jenny said...

Das ist wirklich eine tolle Karte. Gefällt mir gut.
Danke für deine Teilnahme bei Fairy tale Challenge. LG Jenny

♥Gemma♥ said...

Kerry...3 1/2 months will soon pass hun and before you know it he will be home...with a big bundle of washing for you Lol or is he a good one and do it himself!!

As for your card hun...i love it, its stunning and the colours are so pretty, love the sentiment too!!
hugs and xxx

Daffodil Cards said...

Love the card, those sure are killer heels LOl.

Steven I'm sure, will love his experience of a different culture.

As for the shoes, how wonderful to have kept them, I didn't think of keeping the shoes, amongst everything I did keep.

Jane said...

I hope he has a successful trip Kerry. My baby is off to the states soon but only for 10 days! I loved seeing those baby shoes lined up, time flies doesn't it and here you are nearly a grandma...not sure if you have told me that yet?! Your card is very sparkly and lush, great colors. It's been pouring here all weekend, yuk! Take care GF and speak soon xxxxxxxxxx

XxJULESxX said...

wow gorgeous card love it!!!!!

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Kerry, what a lovely card you have made. Look at the height of those shoes - I'd certainly not be allowed any as the first place I'd be going is A&E!!! Thanks for taking part in the Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge this month and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Sweet Pea Stampers Design Team xxx

Laurian said...

Fabulous card, those shoes look lethal!
Thank you for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty and I hope we see you again soon!



Highland Handmade said...

Well he doesnt look too happy to be leaving in that picture!! I am sure it will fly by and he will be home quicker than you know it! love the card, love the colours you have used xx

Kelly Lloyd said...

Oh it's lovely looking back at baby's first clothes etc...

Gorgeous card, thanks for sharing with us at crafty ribbons
Hugs Kelly

Kelly Lloyd said...

Oh it's lovely looking back at baby's first clothes etc...

Gorgeous card, thanks for sharing with us at crafty ribbons
Hugs Kelly

Melanie said...

A lovely card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Ribbon & Bows" challenge…
Hope to see you again in our new challenge.

(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

Ali said...

Love this card - really classy and striking. I love the clean and simple style and the contrast of the white and warm orange.

Thanks for joining in our "Use a Digi" challenge at Sweet Pea Stampers this month. :)