Monday 4 December 2017

Card for our Son-in-Laws birthday

Hello My Crafty Blog Friends

I hope you had a good weekend. We have been involved with delivering my car to Andover so that our daughter can use it while her husband (our son-in-law) is recovering from his operation and can't drive. On Sunday we managed to catch up with some of the Christmas jobs that need doing and we had Christmas choir practice.

Today is our son-in-law's birthday and tomorrow he goes into hospital to have his gall bladder removed. That was what was causing all the pain last week. He is on a very restricted diet so I don't think there will be much celebrating today. He will have to save that until after.

The background is made from Brusho and Pixie Powders soaked kitchen roll. It is what I use to mop up you leave it to dry then the two layers are separated and glued to some card. I used a Decoupage glue it seems to suit this well. I got the idea from John Lockwood and I love it as I used to hate throwing away all the inky colour. 

They have a hamster so this cute little image from an old card was ideal. 

This is my ever trusty Creative Expressions die. The bird came from their window box set. 

This tree came from the window box set as well. There was a space that it filled nicely. 

I hope he opens his card before he sees it on Social Media. Oh well it can't be helped. 

Enjoy your day.

Happy Crafting.

Hugs Jackie

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Janette said...

Lovely card Jackie, hope he is up to enjoying his day, had a gall bladder op, better out than in, very painful thing....xx

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Brilliant card for your Son-in-law....Hope he will feel better daughter had her gall bladder out last christmas eve....and was back to work three weeks later!..Joolsx

Jo said... that image x

Em Louise Fairley said...

Gorgeous card, Jackie. Great way to make the most of the Pixies too xoxo

Alison59 said...

Delightful card Jackie :-)

Hope all goes well for his op xx

Linda Simpson said...

Oh my goodness how cute is this image! Another gorgeous card Jackie.
Linda xxx

ALI said...

What a gorgeous image, you've made a fab card.

Unknown said...

Wonderful card Jackie, that hamster is so cute ! Hope your SIL recovers well from his op, it's good that they found the cause of his problems quickly
Hugs Kaz xx

Unknown said...

What a fabulous card Jackie, I love the cute hamster and that background looks amazing. Not heard of that technique but will be giving it a go. Hope all goes well for your son-in-law's operation and hope he will be feeling well again very soon. Hugs Jennifer xx

Emma Goddard said...

Awww this is adorable Jackie, I love that image, great card hun xx

Lauren said...

I never would have thought of using kitchen roll on a card, I am guessing it dries hard? Great idea and the hamster looks just like our old one we had year's ago. Very cute.

Laine said...

Such a fun card Jackie and fabulous background! Hope all goes well for your SIL!

Jenny L said...

Hi Jackie,
what a very cute little hHammy Darnell would love him.
Such a very beautiful background and such a gorgeous colour.
Happy Birthday to your SIL and I do hope he makes a very quick recovery and is out of pain as I know that is quite painful.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

pam said...

Wonderful card Jackie,
Hope all goes well for your SIL..glad the y found the cause.
Sure he`ll be fine my Daughter had that op last year.
Hugs Pam x

Stamping Bubbles said...

Brilliant card Jackie, it made me smile when it popped up on my blog reading list. Love the background too, I will have to try this soon.
Your poor son-in-law, not the best way to spend your birthday day.
Crafty hugs

Kate M said...

Love that cute little hamster!! The greens are so beautiful!
Wishing your son-in-law a speedy recovery


Brawny x said...

Great card Jackie x

Lori Kobular said...

Your poor son-in-law! I am sorry to hear he has to have his gall bladder out and I hope he recovers quickly! That is no way to celebrate his birthday! But I am sure your card will cheer him up!

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

This is so cute Jackie. Love it

Dr Sonia S V said...

Such an adorable the sentiment too...its gorgeous
Dr Sonia

Shabneez said...

What a fun card Jackie! Hope your son is law recovers soon after his op. Shabneez x

karenlotty said...

I hope your son in law is ok He’ll probably feel so much better after the op
A very apt card it would seem! I have a couple (well quite a few actually) of kitchen roll pieces I must use too!

Unknown said...

Aww this is so cute Jackie- I love the image and the beautiful background. Cathy x

Carole J said...

Super adorable - I bet he loved it! x

Barb said...

A lovely card for your Son in Law Jackie. I hope he'll soon be feeling much better. Barbxx