Thursday, 22 March 2012

Yesterday afternoon I spent starting to make some sugar flowers for my sister who is going to put them on her M.I.L. 's 90th birthday cake. I couldn't concentrate on anything else whilst waiting for news of my mum (see yesterdays post) .
This morning I had a hospital appointment and when I got back I felt like making cards. They are nothing spectacular but it kept my mind busy.

I bought myself these few tulips on Tuesday as I loved the colour and they have cheered me every time I've looked at them.


The card below is for a swap for which I am late. I am not usually late with swaps ( think this is first time, I hate being late for anything)  but the last two weeks have been unusual. I hope the recipient will understand.


The second one is for my nephew's wife. Last week was the funeral of his Auntie who died unexpectedly ( see earlier post) and then later that week his wife's grandma died. She was very close to her grandma. So am just sending a few words to say we are thinking of them.


I have to send a cheque to someone who is organising flowers for a lady who has just lost her mum. Am just going to put a little note on this to lady doing the organising ( this is another forum friend- there are some lovely 'virtual' friends out there aren't there) Not sure about this card though- not quite right.


Didn't make this today it was a card for a collection that were being sold- this one didn't sell tho the pink version did!

That's all for now I think. Oh yes my sis has seen mum tonight and said she seemed abit brighter. See you soon. Anne x

8 comments:

  1. You have been busy, Anne! The cards are lovely and I'm sure that those who receive them will appreciate your care. So glad your mum is healing. <3

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  2. All of your cards would be treasured by anyone who was lucky enough to get one. Great flowers, too!
    ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

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  3. Great selection of snippets cards. Hope your Mum pulls through ok. My Mum is 92 and just spent a month in hospital. She got rushed in one evening with meningitis. Week later she had peupneumonia and then got a urinary infection. Just getting over that when she had a minor heart attack. She is out now and in a nursing home but still very poorly. Anyone of the thingss she has had could have been a killer but she has survived so if my mum can pull through so can yours. hugs Mrs A.

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  4. Hi Anne, just spotted your comment! Don't worry about showing more than one card, Maggie for example saves hers up and does one big post with a few in each week - we like to have a good nosey round :) And they're lovely cards too, albeit for some sad reasons.

    Can you put a link to the snippets posting on my blog into your own posting though - then I'll include you in the roll call on Sunday. Just drop me an email if you forget how.

    Di xx

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    1. Hi Di sorry didn't get round to the link will try to do it this week. Anne x

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  5. Lovely cards Anne, sorry to hear all the troubles your family has been through recently. Hope you mum continues with her recovery.

    Hugs
    Brenda (Popped in from the snippets playground!)

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  6. Your cards are really lovely, Anne. So sorry you have had such worries this week. It is so hard to write cards for the relations of close friends, isn't it. I had one to do this week, and just kept breaking up. Hope next week is better for you and your Mum continues to improve. xx Maggie

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  7. Thank you for al your kind comments re mum and my cards. Anne x

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