Saturday, 30 November 2013

We Three Kings and this weeks candy



Morning Peeps, before I go onto crafty stuff I will explain my absence from blogland as lots of you have expressed concern and are probably wondering why I have kept schtum for so long. Fact is I found it hard to come to terms with it all as during routine checks for my epidural treatment they discovered something more serious and looks like I shall be having an op after Christmas to remove tumour/s from my neck. Nothing more to tell really but hope you understand my spasmodic blogging.

So now for our Allsorts theme this week where we would like you to take Inspiration from a Christmas Carol or Song. Our lovely sponsors are Digi Darla and Crafty Ribbons so double to reason to join in.

Comfort zone crafting using an oval mask, Pan Pastels, Hobby Art stamps and a sentiment from Stamp Addicts. My inspirational Carol is of course 'We Three Kings'.

Last weeks candy winner is Lynne, please mail me with your postal addy. This week I have a cute set of Hero Art stamps. Usual rules........
  • Add the Saturday Candy logo from my sidebar to your sidebar (not this picture)
  • Be a follower of my blog
  • A random winner will be selected from all comments left on my blog between now and Friday, so two comments during the week two chances of winning and so on.
  • The winner will be announced next Saturday

64 comments:

Michelle J M said...

Big hugs. Michelle x

Jackie said...

Sending hugs and wishes for a speedy recovery Brenda, of course we understand your situation and realise that you have more important things on your mind than blogging {{{{{hugs}}}}}
I love you superb card :o)
Jackie xx

Sarah said...

What a lovely card Brenda. As for your terrible news... I wish you well. You clearly have an enormously supportive family so I am sure you will draw comfort and courage from them. You are in my thoughts xx

Juls said...

Fabulous card Brenda :-) Also sending big hugs, not to worry about the blogging, life & your health is more important!! We be happy to see u when u able to pop into blogland, but if u can't at times not a prob. Take care of u, big crafty hugs Juls xxx

Jane said...

Oh dear Brenda I am so sorry to hear this. It must be a very difficult time for you and your family. Sending love and crafting hugs to you. Your card is delightful, crafting is such a wonderful way of distracting yourself. Please take care, Jane xx

rachel said...

so sorry to hear about the operation Brenda - you must be feeling worried - hope all goes well. Love your card today - its just beautiful - a wonderful scene - big hugs Rachel xx

Wendy L said...

Lovely card Brenda, take care and have a good weekend. xxx

siljia said...

lovely stamp...........welcome to my blog

Janice said...

Oh so pretty Brenda, a lovely CAS card, Jx

Lynne in NI said...

Ohhh it sounds like its been a very worrying and stressful time for you and your family, hope all goes well for you in Jan.
Beautiful card, I love your colouring :) Thanks for picking my name out of the hat for last weeks candy (I've sent you a pm)

Dora said...

beautiful scene! great that technique what you have done to make this scene!

cebelica said...

Oh my goodness, that's terrible. I'll keep my fingers and toes crossed that the operation will go well. Will be thinking about you! xx
Your card is gorgeous.
Hugs! xx

Julye said...

Sad to hear your news but at least you are now on the path to recovery even if there will be discomfort before the end result. Hope you are able to stay positive and enjoy Christmas and put your upcoming surgery in a box behind the tree so it stays from your mind till after the festive season.Love your card too.

Marianne said...

This is difficult for me to say something in english which is not my native language and perhaps I don't use the right words, but I was a shocked when I read your message. I didn't know it was that serious. Take good care Brenda and know that you are in my prayers.
Love, Marianne

Eemeli said...

Great cas-looking card. Love the depth you have created with inks and of course the simplicity is much into my taste.

Hugs,
Eemeli

Sue said...

I am so sorry to read this Brenda, I hope you don't have to wait too long for your treatment and I wish you a speedy recovery.
Your card is stunning, a gorgeous image and wonderful colours.
Take care
Sue xx

Viv's Visuals said...

Wonderful card. Love the serene inking - beautiful. Big hugs. x

Shylaa Shree said...

Lovely card and colour combo is too beautiful. Thanks for the saturday candy brenda. love those stamps too

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Ah B. Good to know but sad to
hear. Will continue prayers but in more direct fashion, adore this glorious card. Congrats to Lynn too, God bless and keep you safe, Shaz.x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

So sorry to read this, was concerned it was something worrying you, hope that the op goes well. Gorgeous cas card, great image. Take care x

Ardilla said...

What a beautiful card, love the three kings!
Have a great weekend,
Ardilla :)

Paula (PEP) said...

I'm not surprised you're absent. Not much I can say except that you're in my prayers & will continue to be. Thank you for the We Three Kings & the reminder of Christmas' meaning.
Much love
Paula (PEP)

Fliss said...

A really lovely card Brenda and love the inky background behind the kings.
So sorry to hear you have yet more health troubles and wishing you all the very best for your treatment which I hope sorts it all out.
Hugs, Fliss xx

zub momi said...

Beautiful card! Love the scene and colors used :)

Janis said...

Your card is just lovely....such beautiful bg inking! Prayers for you as you prepare for surgery. May the peace of Christmas be with you.

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Donna Ellis said...

Brenda, I'm sad to hear that you'll need this surgery. I'm keeping you in my heartfelt prayers. Thanks for sharing what is happening. I know it is not easy to explain, but I'm grateful you have. Please take care of yourself - the inking in your card looks so pretty! hugs, de

Suman Pandit said...

That is a beautiful card, Brenda !! so sorry to hear about your health !! Hugs and prayers so that you are well soon , take care .

Nikki C said...

What a sweet card you've created :)
hugs Nikki

ALI said...

Beautiful card, love the inking.

Karen Petitt said...

So sad to hear this news Brenda and I really hope they get the tumours out after Christmas. I know it's not much help but please do know they we are all here for you, if you need to talk or just rant let me know hun and I'll email you my phone number. Don't worry about being in blogland just look after yourself, that is the most important thing. Sending you hugs and hoping you feel better in all ways real soon xx

The Sparkly Fairy said...

A beautiful serene card. So sorry to hear your news and hope things resolve themselves soon xx

Crafting Queen said...

Sorry to hear about the tumour, hope that they get it out quickly and that you have a great recovery. Lots of hugs. Anesha

Joan said...

Lovely card Brenda, love the pan pastel background. So sorry to hear of your health problems, hope your surgery goes well.

KT Fit Kitty said...

So sorry to read your news. Hope the surgery goes well and that you recover quickly. Sending healing hugs and prayers your way. I do want to say you have created a beautiful scenic card here.

Take care,
Kitty

Vicky said...

Gorgeous as always hun....:o)

have a lovely weekend...biggest of hugs Vicky xx

Ulrike Ewert said...

Hallo,
sehr edel deine Karte,
lg ulrike

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Brenda. The image looks fabulous and I lov eteh cas design.
Have a lovely weekend
Lorraine x

Robin said...

Beautiful card...this is one of my fave images! Hugs, Robin

jackiescrafts said...

What a lovely card

Jackie x

butterfly said...

Lovely subtle inking on the card, Brenda.

So sorry to hear there's another chapter to your ongoing health journey... wishing you lots of luck with the op. Hope you can find a way to enjoy Christmas in the meantime.
Alison xx

Kathleen said...

A brilliant card, beautifully done.
Very best wishes to you.

Kath x

ribenaruby said...

I am sad to hear of your news Brenda. Wishing you only the best care and recovery. Lovely colours and super image on your card. Ruby x

pomieszane-poplÄ…tane said...

Take care Brenda:)
Very lovely card.

Eva Olmo said...

Wowwww Brenda, beautifull card!
Kisses

Astrid Maclean said...

Fabulous Brenda, so very delicate in a way and gorgeous colours! Simplicity refined I would say, a real beauty!!

Sally H said...

A gorgeous card, Brenda. You are in my thoughts and prayers for a successful op and speedy recovery xxx Big hugs xxx

iReneM said...

Oh, Brenda, I'm so sorry to hear your news. This is an awful long wait until you have your op and wish you well for a speedy recovery.
I have had bad news about my hubby so will be the same as you re. spasmodic blogging.
I love your card - as always so elegant
Hugs
Irene
xx

Gail said...

Lovely card Brenda.
Sorry to hear that you have to have surgery.
Hope all goes well, and I'm wishing you a speedy recovery after!

Gloria Westerman said...

Hope everything goes well....love ...love this card....glad to see ya back...but do understand....tfs

Iris said...

Lovely card as always. Best wishes to you for a successful surgery and speedy recovery.
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Carmen M. said...

This is super. I love all of the masking you achieved.

Helen said...

What a shock! Hope the op goes well and you recover quickly. Doesn't seem relevant to comment on the card, but it is, of course, beautiful. Take care, lovely lady. xx

Ani said...

Lovely card!

Paper Profusion said...

What an awful shock and worry Brenda, on top of everything else. My heart goes out to you. Wishing that you get through Christmas with some sense of normalcy and peace and that the operation is a complete success and you recover from it very well. Your cards are gorgeous too Brenda - no one can do the moon like you! A big hug and very best wishes to you, Nicola x

Gerrina said...

A great classic image in a modern setting; love it! Hope you find the energy to keep enjoying everything and wish you luck on the op already! Hugs, Gerrina

mags said...

First of all a lovely card Brenda. Gorgeous image and design.
So sorry to hear your news, hope all goes well with the operation and sending big hugs. Don't you worry about blogging or commenting. Just do what you can, when you can. We all understand and your health is more important. Take care
Mags
x

Jennifer Scull said...

oh gosh, so sorry to hear your news. my prayers are with you.
you have created such a beautiful card in the midst of your trials. I know crafting has been a great source of comfort for me when I am able.

thank you for the chance to win this cute stamp set.

SusanLotus said...

Beautiful card! Reminds us what Christmas is really about... :)

Have a wonderful week Brenda!
Susan

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A great image and a wonderful card.

Deepti Stephens said...

Beautiful card and thanks Brenda for the lovely chance to win.. :)

Tindaloo said...

Gorgeous card and love the background! :)

scrappymo! said...

Hope your surgery is successful and they find you are all clear for your epidural next!

Gorgeous card....love the image but especially love te shading on the scene.

Linby said...

so CAS and beautiful.
Lynn x

Jo Channon said...

This is such a classy card Brenda, so neat and tidy and so perfectly done as ever. I hope that cardmaking is helping you carry on through all of the problems that you are going through at the moment. Jo xx

 
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