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Thursday, 16 October 2014

Happy News!

Hello friends

See that smile....that's a clear MRI scan smile!
He does look tired, that's because he had to get up early - we had the pleasure of the M25 first thing!
It isn't until you hear the good news you realise that you've been holding your breath for 
what feels like weeks!  Another scan in April and just a few hospital visits in between
so we feel like we are truly getting back to normal now.
Thank you for all your good wishes - they really help.

How about something crafty now!
I'm still sharing the projects made for Let's Make Christmas Cards magazine featuring
the rather unconventional lilac and mauve papers.
I know the colours are not everyone's cup of tea but you can always
adopt the idea with traditional reds and greens.
Create A Flake Five and Layered Poinsettia (of course!) are featured.

Looks like vinyl and rugs for the woodland cabin, a definite winning choice.
Going shopping at the weekend to pick those out.

Take care friends - did you hear about the possible heat-wave?


37 comments:

Kitty Davies said...

Morning Christine.
So happy to hear the good news. I think the big mac had something to do with the big smile. Have a good weekend and take care Kitty.rry the card is very pretty too.

Stamping Bubbles said...

Good morning Christine
That is wonderful news for Elliot. He looks so happy - must be the big Mac!!
Very pretty Christmas card - I like the non traditional colours.
Enjoy your day
Lesley

marg said...

Hello Christine
So pleased Elliott had the all clear!
Up early waiting for a new Dryer, mine died yesterday aged 25 yrs....that is so good, but makes you complacent that its always going to heat up, which it didn't !on a wet day with two loads to dry!
Anyway... lovely picture of the McDonald and the smiling face Elliott!
Love the card too!
Take care
Love Marg

hazel young said...

Great news about Elliott. Lovely card even if it is not traditional colours. Enjoy your shopping xx hazel

Chris said...

Such great news for Elliott , I shed a happy tear when I saw your news as I'm sure you did too. Elliott always shows such a brave face and I bet he is over the moon.
Love to you all.
Chris,
Ps love the card.

PharmacyMichele said...

Isn't that just the best news ever-fantastic! Hope you have fun shopping for goodies for the craft cabin at the weekend.

Michele.

Anonymous said...

Brillant news!

I like liacs/light blues and white with atouch of glitter on Christmas cards, they remind me of crisp frosty mornings. JuliaT x

nattyboots said...

Hi Christine I was having a horrid day yesterday nothing went right for me and i was getting frustrated , that is until i read Elliotts Great News on FB well it put a smile back on my face and cheered me up no end ,even the sun made an appearance if only for a short while .You must feel a huge weight has been lifted , your Mum and Dad too { as a Grandparent i can say we worry more about our Grandchildren than we did about our Children } you ask them ,and Eliotts smile says it all , i am so pleased for you all .

Your card is just lovely ,i do like the pretty papers and of course the poinsettia is always a hit with me .
Take Care
Elaine H X

Astrid Maclean said...

Truely wonderful news!! Your card looks wonderful too!

Mrs B said...

Hi Christine. What wonderful news: ))
I am delighted for you all and especially for Elliott, he does look tired, understandable considering the early morning and relief at the best news : )
The papers are different for Christmas aren't they, lovely pretty card.
Enjoy your flooring shopping at the weekend.
No I hadn't heard about a heatwave. Bring it on, and may it last until April!!!(I don't like the cold)
Take care.

Sandra said...

Dear Christine,
Oh my that is the best news this year, I am so, so happy to hear that Elliott's MRI was clear, you must have wanted to jump for joy, a very well deserved McD's just what the doctor ordered!
Congratulations Elliott, now you can start living your life for real, no worries! You are such an amazing young man, a true inspiration for others, big hug and a kiss coming your way xx
Crafty hugs to all
Sandra xxx

Jean Z said...

Hi Christine, Very good news about Elliot, so pleased for all of you. Love the card different but pretty . love Jean Z xx

Carolyn Bell said...

That is just wonderful news! I'm so pleased for you all and a wood cabin as well! Christmas came early!!! Love Carolyn xx

Janice Wallace said...

That's marvellous news. Now you can get on with the cabin and your new ventures, without that shadow hanging over you.
Cheers
Janice W

Lucycat said...

Hi Christine,
Great news about Elliott.
Your card today is really pretty,and as you say unusual colours but it really works.
I hope you have a good day. Take care. x.

Jacquie said...

Brilliant news Christine, well done Elliot.

Beautiful card too.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx
http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
So pleased to hear the brilliant news for Elliot, you must feel so relieved.
Love your card but I'm a traditional colour person, but love the design.
Lydia
X

Anonymous said...

Hi Christine, wonderful news for Elliot, I am so pleased for you all. Have fun with the shopping,
Carole N x

Anonymous said...

What fantastic news. Made my day to read this.

Take care

Claire

Anonymous said...

Belinda Raven said...

Hi Christine. Great news for you all! I like the colours of today's card - sometimes it's good to have a change from the traditional.

Love, Belinda. X

SusieB said...

Hi Christine,

Such great news, Im really pleased for you all. Such a relief.

I like the card, I always think the non traditional colours stand out more.

Happy shopping, hope you find what you are looking for

Love Sue XX

utilitygirl said...

So pleased to hear your good news about Elliot - must be a great relief for you all.
Love the card - not traditional Christmas colours but very effective

Lacelady said...

Don't know about a possible heat wave, but Elliott's smile is enough to give us one. I am soooo delighted at the good news, for you all.

Debbie said...

Brilliant news for you all.really chuffed for Elliott.you so deserve it.sending you big hugs,apologies for not being able to comment much. I am still around though.beautiful card though.love the lilacs.so pretty.hugsx

Patricia Howarth said...

Afternoon Christine, Absolutely FABULOUS news !! I was so, so, happy to read that Elliott's MRI scan was clear. It must have been traumatic for you all. Elliott does look tired, but hopefully the McD's made up for the early start haha.
Your card is beautiful, gorgeous colours and lovely compilation.
I'm hoping they are right with the weather forecast, I'm sick of this rain haha, I did notice that it was a lot warmer in bed last night, than it has been of late, bring it on I say !!
Enjoy the rest of your day.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Janice said...

Hi Christine
So pleased to see the fantastic news on FB yesterday and here today! What a relief for everyone and so nice to see things being able to return to normality.
Pretty card today which as you say, can so easily be adapted in traditional Christmas colours.
Lovely day today so far, hope it continues.
Janice x

CraftyJo said...

Gorgeous card, gorgeous smile :) - great news x

Bea said...

Hi Chrisitne - so happy for you all that the news is good. Lovely card
x

Pat S Witney said...

Hi Christine
Good news regarding Elliot. He'll be able to start getting back to a normalise life now won't he. I say normalise as he has a few more hospital visits etc to endure. But he's well on the way now.
Flooring shopping for you now, I assume neither Mitchell one Elliot will want to go with you. I can hear them now saying boring boring boring.

SusanP, Kent said...

Brilliant news on the scan! So pleased for you all especially Elliott of course.
I like these colours for a festive card - never been keen on the traditional red/green combo.
Hope you find something lovely for your cabin at the weekend.
I fear the aforementioned heatwave comes with a sting in its tail i.e. More rain.

Elaine said...

I am overjoyed for you and Elliott ! Its fantastic news , must be a huge relief xx

Cinders61 said...

Great news for the whole family. What a lovely feeling. Gillian xx

Laura O said...

great news ,he deserves the Mc Donnalds .Laura O

AnneRD said...

Hi Christine, such good news from the hospital and a lovely photograph of Elliott. A very pretty card today. Anne x

Cazann49 said...

Hi Christine, sooo happy to hear the good news about Elliot. You must have breathed a deep sigh of relief!! Wonderful news xxx

Carole Z said...

So pleased for the great news Christine, super photo too...love your Christmas card, very pretty! Hugs Carole Z X

Anonymous said...

Hi christibe and elliot fab news

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