Wednesday, 24 April 2013

"Thank You" from Hazel

Hello, thank you for stopping by my little corner of Blogland.  
Unlike a lot of people down south we up here in the North East of Scotland are still getting cold weather.  Yes!! the sun has been shining, it is dry but by great it is by no means warm.

Met Hazel this morning, she asked me to make a card to thank all you wonderful people for all your kind wishes.   Having been given the "All Clear" on her visit to the hospital on Monday, she does not have to go back to see her Consultant till October.   Hazel did say she had intended to log on to your Blogs to say Thank You.  Just in case she missed someone she thought me posting a card for her would solve that here it is.
Also an effort to get me out of my "Comfort Zone" just a little though, still had to use my Roses.    I have made this ever so slightly "Shabby Chic"

Base card approx 5 x 7 Centura Pearl
Pink card stock slightly distressed using a distressing tool
Tiny Roses paper from a Tilda Paper Stack .....Country Escape.   I attached it to the pink card stock by stitching it.
Piece of stripped paper from the same pad also stitched using a different stitch style
Card stock embossed using a SB Folder which had been inked on the inside of the folder.  This was matted onto a piece of the pink card and aslo stitched using yet another style of stitch
A piece of lace from my Lace Box
Roses made using SB Blossom Five Die in each of the papers used
Leaves Crealis Die and Die cut bits from my box.
Tag cut using SB Tags Die set

I have entered this into the Sketch n Stash Challenge
I had never used a "sketch" till the other day, think I have got the hang of it, so that`s another.

Last year I bought a very small, cheap sewing machine from the Hobbycraft Shop.  I was to use this for doing some sewing on cards rather than get out my BIG sewing machine.........  I think it has been used twice.  The description of the stitches on the little dial bares no resemblance to what it actually sews.  Apart from the straight stitch all the rest were just what appeared when I turned the dial, so a bit of trial and error.

Thank you for calling by today, your visits and comments are always appreciated
Till next time

Patricia  xxx

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  1. Lovely thank you card Patricia, I have just been catching up and left a comment on your good news post. I am thrilled for Hazel...tell her I am doing a dance for her too.xxxxxxx
    Huge Hugs Mau xx


  2. Thank you big sis this is perfect, A little out of your comfort zone yes but it's gorgeous I love it.

    Thank you to all who left me best wishes, I really appreciate them all.

    Hazel xxx

  3. another beautiful card Patricia, love how you have put those pretty papers together, fab stitching and beautiful flowers
    so pleased to hear about Hazel, wishing you all well pam

  4. Another great card Paticia! I have wondered about these little sewing machines if they work alright as my proper one jams every time I use paper on it. So pleased about Hazel I know from personal experience with my husband what a big relief it is! Hugs Susan x

  5. Such a beautiful card Patricia. I love the papers, gorgeous papers and your stitching looks fabulous too.
    hugs Sue xx

  6. Beautiful card and thankyou for the thankyou Hazel.
    I have a mini sewing machine also and it works fine on paper, mine only has three stitches though.

  7. Thank you Hazel and also you, Patricia, for the lovely card. You are certainly trying lots of different things but that is what crafting is all about. Love the stitching and the papers are gorgeous.

    Wilma x x x

  8. Lovely card Patricia! I like the stitching, must get a little one as doing it by hand on some of my cards at the moment!xx

  9. Good morning Patricia

    If this is out of your comfort zone then it doesn't show. This creation is just as beautiful as all of your others

    I love the tiny rose backing paper.

    Hope you have a good day.

    Love Jules xx

  10. This is lovely Patricia love your flowers and papers and that pink is gorgeous
    jacqui x

  11. Morning Patricia, Thank you Hazel, and also Patricia for making the beautiful card.
    I must say, for an out of the comfort zone card, this card is soooooo beautiful, love the stitching and papers used, and the flowers and lace are sooooo pretty.
    Lots of love from Patricia xx

  12. What a beautiful card and a luvly thought from Hazel to say thanks to everyone xx luv the stitch effect on the card and although younsaynit was trial and error it has been a complete success xx luv it xx GailT xx

  13. GM Patricia,
    Thank you Hazel and also you, Patricia, for the lovely card. I have one of the lil sewing machines but i have never used it 4 card altho thats why my hubby bought it for me perhaps i will give it a shot now Sue x

  14. Comfort zone my eye, you can create anything. Seriously though Patricia your thank you card is gorgeous, love your design and colours. Beautiful shades of pink. Lovely thought from Hazel too. Good luck with the challenge, , Kate x

  15. If this is outside your'zone' you should do it more's gorgeous!! Love the pretty papers and stitching.
    Lorraine x

  16. Beautiful card Patricia, and lovely of Hazel to say Thank-You with one of your cards. I was so glad to hear Hazel's good news. Hugs Rita xx

  17. Hi Patricia,
    a lovely very pretty card, as usual. I love the stitching on it. I must get to the back of my cupboard and get mine out, now you have given me the inspiration.
    Have a wonderful crafty day.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  18. Good evening Patricia. I read your blog this morning and left a comment - or so I thought! I have a funny feeling that I clicked on the close button instead of the publish button! I missed out a step! Lovely card, regardless of whether you're in your comfort zone or not. Love the backing papers. Christine xx

  19. Stunning card love the stitching have never tried this this will have to go on a list .Melanie

  20. A beautiful card Patricia even if it was outside your comfort zone. The papers are very pretty. Carol x

  21. Hi Patricia, I just had to comment on your lovely cards and enjoyable Blog, also wishing hazel well and hope she continues in good health, - Jean

  22. Aah what a beautiful thank you card, absolutely gorgeous - wishing Hazel the very very best for continued good health hugs Carole Z xx

  23. Hi Patricia, such a pretty delightful thank you card I love it! Had a little sewing machine when I was a small girl wish it hadn't got thrown out lol! Wonderful news for Hazel I wish her well and continued progress, love Christine H xx

  24. Awww this is totally gorgeous Patricia! Wanting a sewing machine myself, small one will do nicely will have to look out for one!
    Debbie x

  25. This is gorgeous! Especially love your stitching detail! Thanks for joining us at Sketch N Stash this time around, Juliex