Thursday, July 29, 2010

*Lovin' Summer Weather*

Calgary has been enjoying some truly wonderful summer weather the last week or so.... I'm afraid of jinxing it by saying anything....  but it's been wonderful!  Lots of sun, lots of warmth...  I was worried we wouldn't see much for summer this year.

For those of you who are following along, Mom has settled in well at the Hospice.  She was really upset about going there but I think she's felt very comfortable and at home from almost the first moment after arriving.  My sister tells me that the staff is all very awesome and caring.  Mom has been out and about the facility and gardens in her wheelchair which is a nice break from being in bed all day.  But it sure does tire her out by the end of the day.  Heather still has no plans to head back home to Ontario and I am uncertain of when I will head out to Regina to visit Mom for a bit.  For now my foot is too sore to make the 7 hour drive, but the foot is getting better...  once it's no longer swelling if not elevated I will decide when to go.

If anyone is interested, I know that Mom is still loving getting cards in the mail... she is decorating her room with them.  Heather brings her the mail every day and it truly is a bright spot in her day.  You can email me if you'd like her address....

I have spent a bit of time crafting this week....  I've made three cards.... nothing major, but at least it was crafty!
Items Used:
*Cardstock:  PTI White; Stampin' Up! Brocade Blue, Old Olive
*Images:  PTI Signature Greetings; Stampin' Up! Friendship Blooms
*Ink:  Stampin' Up! Brocade Blue; Memento Tuxedo Black; Copics
*Tools:  Stampin' Up! border punch
*Embellishments:  Stickles; unknown ribbon
*Challenges:  FTL95

I hope you all enjoy your Thursday!
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Allison said...

You are getting to be the queen of CAS...I am not since I am forever covering some mistake!

Kathy Braun and Lucky said...

What a pretty card, love the colors and the flower, it looks like it fits in with your garden.

TrishG said...

This is beautiful! I LOVE the layout. Great card!

Quilt Nut said...

love this card Nancy.

can you send me your mom's snail mail? i'll pop a card in the mail for her.

Sew-Ink said...

Very cute love the simple layout and color combo!

Heather said...

Heather here--I wanted to add my sincere thanks to all who have sent and continue to send Mom cards. They really do mean a lot to her and she looks forward to seeing what her mail is everyday. It truly is a bright spot in her day!