Tuesday 27 November 2012

Ups and Downs.....

.....this past two weeks has been full of them!!

The up's well there's just one really but a very nice one!
I'd like to introduce my new nephew 

Here we are having our first cuddle at 7 days.
Charlie arrived at 4:32 am on Wednesday 14th November 
weighing a lovely 6lb 5oz, isn't he a beauty.
 Huge congratulations to Becky and Andy!

So this gave me the perfect opportunity to get one of my Arty Farty Templates out again!
I made this Princess Pram using Core'dinations Card, Papermania Acetate, Stampin Up Brads, Ribbon, Lace and Peel-offs form my stash

I'd like to enter my pram into challenges at:

Fussy & Fancy ~ Feeling Blue.
Creative Card Crew, Inspire Me Friday & Make It Monday ~ Anything Goes!
Made Especially for You ~ Shaped Card.
Come And Get It Challenges ~ More than one Fold.
Unstampabelles ~ Monochrome.
Simply Create ~ A Link party!

Now the down!!!
Now did you know that Crochet is a dangerous hobby!!!
well, I managed to tear the ligaments in my ankle whilst partaking in said craft!!
How? I hear you ask..........
Sitting in a nice comfy chair with my feet up next to me having my break at work. I got pins and needles in my leg so I stood to relieve them and I just went over, turning my ankle right over. The crack was so loud I thought at first i had dislocated my ankle but it turns out that I have torn all the ligaments on the outer ankle and cracked a bone too!! All this making a blanket for little Charlie!!!

This is my rather shapely ankle then, its varied shades of purple, yellow 
and blue now but thankfully not as painful!! 


Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Susie, oh Charlie is such a cutie and the pram you have made is gorgeous. Well, what do I say about the foot? All I can say it looks a mess but hopefully the pain will go down more and it will look more like a proper foot. It's amazing how you did it though. I broke my foot years ago by dropping a tin of baked beans on it so I know how easy it is to do something. Take care, Kym xxx

Wendy said...

Ah bless on baby cuddles what a sweetie

And your foot looks sooo painful look after yourself with your feet up Hun

Hugs Wendy

chriscesar said...

Hope you will be better soon! Your nephew is a wonderful baby and your craft very beautiful! Love this blue!

Ani said...

Such a lovely baby pram! Thank you so much for playing along at Creative Card Crew!

CathyC said...

What a great pram ;-) Thanks for joining in our Monochromatic challenge at UnstampaBelles.

Merry said...

Wow....who would know that crocheting could be so dangerous. Wishing you a speedy recovery. What a beautiful pram you have created...such wonderful detail. Thanks for sharing this at Unstampabelles for our monochromatic challenge.

Susan Hogan said...

That pram is beautiful. The foot is not BUT the baby certainly is!!! What a saga - sometimes it just goes like that, doesn't it. Your little paper object is fabulous. Thanks for joining in the fun at Unstampabelles Mono challenge.

Shelby said...

A big congratulations! And holy smokes that is one dangerous crafting activity! That could quite possibly be the most swollen ankle I've seen! Hope all heals quickly.


Sarah C said...

Amazing pram...it's gorgeous!! And congrats on the new addition to your family! Great job and thanks for playing at the UnstampaBelles Challenge, and hope your ankle is better soon!

Kathi said...

The baby is beautiful and that pram is flat-out amazing.

However, your ankle is kind of scary. I hope it mends quickly and that you're feeling better now.

I did know that crochet is dangerous. In fact, any hobby that uses needles is dangerous.

Alljazzed2create said...

This is gorgeous, have never heard of a pram before, but this is fab. Thanks for joining us over at ME4Y.

Judy McKay said...

Great baby carriage project. Love it. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get It this week.

Chrissy said...

Beautiful little pram Susie, so very clever..and such a gorgeous wee baby...as for your foot..OUCH!!..take care.

Thanks for joining in with us at Fussy and Fancy…


Unknown said...

oh my I cannot get over that photo of your ankle - ouch! and what a sweet nephew you have, congrats! now for the card, that is beyond amazing, i have never seen anything like it - simply gorgeous! thanks for linking up with us at MEFY!

Tina said...

This is a wonderful creation, and congratulations on the new member in the family.Thanks for joining us over at ME4Y.

Tina GDT

Elle said...

Grats, Ouch and Great project. Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew.


Lauren T said...

Love the look of the pram, so many little details to it. Sorry to hear about your ankle, I know how much that hurts having done the same injury a few years ago. Thanks for sharing at Unstampabelles.

Beverly said...

Amazing! Nice job...can tell you put alot of thought into this card. Glad you joined us at Come and Get It...

Kristy said...

This is amazingly beautiful! Love it!! I'm so sorry about your ankle too. I hope it's healing well! Thanks for playing along with us over at MEFY! : )


Robin said...

Oh my!! So sorry for your fall, hope for a speedy recovery!! Your little bundle of joy is too cute;)
Love the shaped card,it is just beautiful. Thanks for joining us at MEFY.


Unknown said...

Gorgeous pram for the gorgeous boy! Love that as a gift!

Thanks for joining the Creative Card Crew challenge!

And I hope your ankle gets better quickly - who'd've thought crocheting could be an extreme sport?!