First a big apology from me for not getting around to all your lovely blogs and leaving comments.
I know there are bigger things that are going on in the world, but for me in my little world, I am really upset about my teeth at the moment. If you remember, I had a failed extraction 2 weeks ago of an infected molar. Anyway, I was told by my dentist that I would have to have it out under general to protect my dodgy jaw, and that she would refer me to a private clinic who also took emergency NHS dental patients. Well, I have now been contacted by them and they can't see me until 18th December, plus they said they will only sedate me! I don't know what I'm going to do for the next 3-4 weeks! I've already been in pain for 3 weeks with this tooth, and I'm on my 3rd course of antibiotics (which surely can't be good for me?). I'm feeling so down about everything, and just so upset at the moment. To top it all off, the tooth that I had the root canal for 5 weeks ago is now starting to ache, so I'm sure there's an infection in that! Unfortunately, my dentist can't finish off that treatment until the other tooth is extracted, as the are only separated by one other tooth. I find that if I talk for any longer than 5 minutes, the pain increases.
So please bear with me as I work through this. Although I want to craft, I'm finding that my mojo has gone on its Christmas holiday a little earlier, which is depressing me further, LOL! I hope that you'll forgive me for not visiting and commenting quite so often, and I promise I'll make up for it when all this is over.
But I do have this card to share with you today. Your Next Stamp is sponsoring the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge #29 this week, and so I have made a card following their sketch and using my Your Next Stamp Bubbly Fun Fhiona. The card kind of evolved from the sketch when I was making it, as I was going to use the bubble stamp that comes with the set in the top and bottom corners (so there would be four stamps down each side column), but I then used pearls instead, which was still following the sketch until I popped a couple between the duck and champagne glass:
I have added Stickles to the 2 champagne glasses, the stars on the bathtub, plus the stars on Fhiona's headband, although it was really hard to capture the sparkle!
Hugs, Sem x
STAMP: Your Next Stamp 'Bubbly Fun Fhiona'
COLORING MEDIA: Copic Ciaos (36A & 36B sets)
PAPER: Making Memories 6x6 paper pads: 'Funky Vintage - Lizzie Collection' (Scallope Stripe) and 'Boho Chic - Lauren' (Boxflower)
CARDSTOCK: Core'dinations 12x12 ColorCore 'French Roast'
EMBELLISHMENTS: 5mm and 4mm white half-back pearls, Brown satin ribbon from stash, Versamagic Dew Drop 'Pink Petunia', Stickles
TOOLS: Paper Trimmer, Scissors, PVA glue, 3D foam pads, Cuttlebug, Nestabilities, Martha Stewart Border Punch