Thank you…and some news!


I bought this stamp a few weeks ago, and almost returned it.  After I got it home I decided maybe it just wasn’t my style.  A couple nights ago, I started playing, and decided I love this stamp!  I stamped with versamark, then embossed with detail white powder.  I used a sponge and distress inks to colour inside the image, the excess wiped off easily with a paper towel.  The Thank you is from Hero Arts, the background stamp is from SU.  The tag is a nestibility, and the flowers are from Wild Orchid in the UK.  I was so excited to get this box of flowers!  I have wanted them for so long, and finally decided to just do it!  They were here in 1 week!  How’s that for service… awesome!!!

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I have had some wonderful news lately and thought it was time I shared!  I had a phone call just a while back, it was my oldest son Mike, telling me that he and his girlfriend are expecting a child!!  You can only imagine how excited I was!  My first grandchild!  2 weeks later I get a phone call from my youngest son Shawn, and he and his girlfriend are expecting a child as well!  OMGOSH!  2 grandchildren in one  year!!!  How happy am I?  lol    I couldn’t be happier with all this wonderful and exciting news!  The babies are due October 20th and December 7th.  Mike and Jen had an ultrasound done to find out the sex of the baby, and it’s a BOY!  Shawn and Brittany want to be surprised, so I will be patient! lol

I am going to finally have the surgery I have been waiting for!  It’s on Friday, and I will be in the hospital for 3 or 4 days, then home to rest, relax and heal for about 8 weeks.  I know this is going to be a huge help for me, and I will finally be able to go back to work.  I have been off since mid December. 

I am also going to school.  I started in February, and am taking Medical Transcription.  It is a year long course, and I am really enjoying it.  I am a bit ahead and will be writing my mid-term at the end of the month.  So far I am doing very well.  I am hoping I can keep it up, as I would love to graduate with high honours!  Wish me luck!!

Thank you so much for stopping by!  I will try to get some cards made and posted in the next few weeks, but that will really depend on how I am feeling.  I hope you will stop by and check often! 

Have a wonderful day!




Basement Stamper said...

Beautiful card, very vintage looking!!! You will do great in school-good for you for going back and having a good time. Will be thinking of you in the next few weeks and hope your recovery is speedy!

Jennifer said...

What exciting news!! I'm thrilled for you. Here I am tap, tap, tapping my foot waiting for that special phonecall to come in for me! Sigh..... I'm really excited for you though!! :)

You're doing fabulous in school! Keep up the fantastic work.

Finally, this card is gorgeous! I LOVE it! Just positively love it!

Moniqui said...

Lots going on Kim! Wonderful news,grandkiddies yipie!! Congrats!
Will be thinking of you, take care, hope you will be on your feet soon!

Thanh Vo said...

Wow!! Lots of things to respond to in this email, Kim. First of all, that's a gorgeous card. I'm glad you kept that stamp.

Congrats to all your sons as well as you, Grandma! :)

Julie Mutch said...

Kim, this is such a beautiful card - so dainty and pretty! I love it.

I've been in on all the exciting news for a while now, but I'm still so happy for you about your new grand-babies on the way and for the upcoming wedding, that's awesome news!

Most of all, I'm so glad that you're finally getting in for your surgery on Friday, I'll be over to see you!

Take care!

Valerie H. Wilson said...

Kim, this is simply stunning!!! It's so soft and delicate. We couldn't be happier about all of your wonderful news!!! In all things, you are always in our thoughts and prayers.
Val & Bill

Anonymous said...

What a stunning card!! So beautiful!

What exciting news! I know you will enjoy every moment with those grand babies!

newfiecrafter said...

Kim I love this card ,the colors are so soft. Love how you added the pearls to the feathers.

Congratulations to both your sons and to yourself --Grandma to be . I did get the TH tattered florals at the scrap and shop , she still had a couple left yesterday
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Beata Ewa said...

What a lovely project! The colors blend so nice together!

Congrats to you and your sons :)

Have a nice weekend.

Kaz said...

That card is just beautiful, but it's upstaged by your fabulous news! How lovely for you to have 2 new babies in your family.
I hope all has gone well with your op and that you are recovering well.
Take care xxxx

stampdiva said...

Kim, the card is beautiful and love this flowers!
So much good news is simply wonderful.
You will have gone through your surgery by now but sending my best wishes for a speedy recovery. Take care. Lynne x

manicstamper said...

What a beautiful card Kim.
Congratulations on the fabulous news that you are going to be a grandma......I can thoroughly recommend it. We have had Ruby overnight and she has been wonderful.
I hope your surgery went well and that everything just gets better from hereon.
Love and Hugs

Himmelriket said...

Lovely cards,
and rest of your blog also.
Have a nice day...

Beth Norman said...

I'm so excited for you. Good luck with your transcription classes.



Beth Norman said...

p.s. Good luck with your surgery. Hope you feel better soon.

Heather T said...

What a gorgeous design. I love the delicate sponging and the perfect colours you have chosen.

Congratulations on all your exciting news.

All Pink girl said...

Wow what a beautiful stamp ,love what you have done with it
never take this one back xxx
p.s i have 20 rolls of ribbon candy up for grabs

Yvonne said...

Congratulations on the baby news and the wedding. Wow...this fall will be busy for you. Now to get them to move to the East Coast.

Hope you're doing well.

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