Thursday, 16 November 2017

Bow Fest. . . . . . . .


Good morning chaps and chapesses. Hope you are all well.

I've had a few days away in the Cayman Islands registering my new hairdryer for tax purposes. I'm going to offer to rent it to Lewis so that I can claim its for business use........

Now, today its another sample I made for John's last shows and is another that is made with a Christmas stamp that isn't a Christmas card, showing they're not just a one trick pony.


Ingredients
White and purple card
Presscut Square dies
Crafts Too Fancy Lattice embossing folder
John Next Door Build a Wreath stamp set (Bow)
John Lockwood Fern Frames Elements stamp set (Sentiment)
Memento Dewdrop Grape Jelly ink
Teeny purple bling


This could do for a birthday card.

Well, I went for my sleep test results and came home with a bloomin CPAP machine. I am borderline for having to use it and thought I was being suffocated when they got me to try it at the hospital but I said I would try and get used to it gradually during the day before even attempting to sleep with the thing.
If I thought the sleep test equipment was bad, the mask and tubing makes me look like the love child of Hannibal Lecter and Nellie the Elephant.
Once again, I think Mr D was reminded of what attracted him to me lol!!!

Mr Lockwood gave me a stern talking to about making sure I give it a fair go so I have promised I will. If all else fails, I can use it to top up the air in my tyres.

As most of my breath holding was whilst on my back, I am trying to keep off my back by having plastic air freshener tops stuffed down the back of my vest (I tell you, if the aliens ever landed in this house..............) but it is working at keeping me from rolling onto my back.

After popping those interesting images in your head, I shall leave it there lol!!  I'm off to have a nice chianti and some fava beans for breakfast.

Be good.

TTFN
Ang x

Ps............hope you have all joined the John Lockwood fan page on Facebook. Its an homage to our favourite cheeky chappy, the face of Bassetts and Pepsi.





22 comments:

  1. Hi Nellie or is it Vector today You conjure up quite an image at this time in the morning Seriously hope the pump works Also do like the card by the way!

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  2. Ohh Ang I don't think I can cope with the image you have created in my head this early in the morning. Well I hope it works for you. A lovely card too I do like the sentiment xx

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  3. Hecky Thump Ang you don't do things by halves do you ? you just make sure you do as your told and keep on wearing the air freshener tops .
    Beautiful card and colour ,love the sentiment too.
    Take care
    Big hugs to you and all who need one
    Elaine H X

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  4. I don't know what to say, Ang! What a picture you paint. I'm with John - make sure you give it a fair chance.
    The card is lovely - I haven't used this technique for ages.

    Anne (Northampton)

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  5. Wonderful card Ang. Do try to take it easy, I know easier said than done.
    xxxxx

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  6. Oh my Ang having come back from holiday on Saturday and then developed a terrible cold/flu like on Sunday I had to try and sleep sitting up a bit in bed which was bad enough but with all your paraphernalia it must be a struggle but as is said you have to persevere to get the benefit so I hope things improve for you. Aside from that your card is great so much stamping and all so neat!! Love from Jackie xx

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  7. Hello Ang,
    Sometimes you give just a little too much information which get's my mind conjuring up pictures which would scare Mary Shelley!! However, I do hope that this is a short term "fix" and that things improve quickly and permanently for you.
    In the meantime, it's a lovely card!
    Maureen xx

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  8. Afternoon Ang,
    Oh dear Ang you seem to be having all sorts to deal with. Lets hope you it's a short term thing.]
    Love the card.
    Lydia
    X


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  9. Hi Mrs D,you certainly fire the imagination with images of you,nearly as bad as my night attire but that's another story.I am with John,please give it a fair chance and try to regain what health you can.This card is just lovely and a real eye opener about using the stamp which I wouldn't have thought of,Well done you.Stay as well as you can Love Barbara D xx

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  10. Hi Mrs D love the card and what a lady you are I was feeling sorry for myself as been poorly and fed up with trying to tell doctors how I feel . But you have made me smile and you are poorly but keep smiling .I hope you will soon feel better love Jennie

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  11. Hello Ang,
    Firstly - what a lovely card! This really appeals to me a lot! It’s so different and so neat! Thank you for that!
    I’m sorry to read about your health problems and what you are having to put up with! This you do with a smile! Please take care of yourself . Sorry I can’t be. Friend of John on Facebook as I don’t do Facebook!
    Do you think that trip to the Cayman Islands was too much to attempt in one weekend?! ! Lol!
    Do take care!
    Love Myra xx

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  12. A lovely card Ang Oh take care and yes I agree with John you must give it a fair go Will be going off to FB now

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  13. Sohelpmabob! Ang what a picture you paint, but if it helps you've got to give it a fair go. Hope you managed to do it.
    Your card is gorgeous, beautifully designed and of course the colour theme is lovely, take care of yourself Hugs Kate x

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  14. My mind is boggling at the thought. Throw in your neighbours from hell and you have the makings of a best seller here. The embossing folder on your card reminds me of the old quilted headboards (See you've got me locked onto beds). Hugs Mrs A.

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  15. Hi Ang

    I have this image.... it's not a good image lol. You do conjure a unique picture and Mr Lockwood is quite right, so please take note!!

    June x

    PS.... oops, lovely card! Adore the sentiment

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  16. Lovely card Ang. Thank you for sharing this. You must give this a go Ang and I hope it works for you. Take care.

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  17. Ang,
    I don't know what I enjoy more - your amazing cards or your wonderful sense of humour! Take care. I hope you are OK soon x

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  18. This is just fabulous, it shows perfectly how versatile the stamps can be. Good luck with the CPAP machine. My Dad was diagnosed with sleep apnoea about 30 years ago. Back then the mask was attached by wearing a polyester cap over his head - it was affectionately known as his one cup bra! It certainly helped him and the apnoea can affect the heart too, mum found the white noise from the machine far preferable to his snoring. Hope you keep well x

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  19. Beautiful card Ang! Love the purple and white together! The embossing pattern is lovely and all your layers create such amazing dimension and interest!!

    The sleep machine doesn't exactly sound like a ride in the park, but if it helps you, then I'm with Mr Lockwood... give it an honest go. Sending hugs :)

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  20. Love all your beautiful cards!! My husband has one, it took at least 4 to 6 months to get use to it. He has gone through different styles of mask. Still has some nights, that the mask bothers him. It's been about 5 years now. But he feels well rest when he gets up. It's been great for me, no more snoring & worrying about him still breathing. Please be patience with yourself & the machine.

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  21. Hi Ang, you really don't like him do you ;-). Such a pretty card, you certainly know how to get the best from your stash. Love it. Take care, I hope you get on with the machinery and I am sure you will soon learn not to sleep on your back. Take care all. Bx

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  22. Hi Ang, great card, so sorry to hear that you are still having a tough time of things but just to add to your worries Maureen said that we are not planning an evening raid on the Wisty, NO its a full on daytime attack, so you have been warned.
    Take care Wendyx

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