It feels like ages since I last posted. It has been a very emotional time for me with all those beautiful children being murdered and I just haven't felt like stamping at all. Normally I turn to creating when my mind is troubled but it just wasn't happening this time. I did manage to make it into my room to get my card made for Freshly Made Sketches this week. It was not easy for me to make, but my sweet friends Anne Marie and Mindy were kind enough to let me bounce ideas off them via our phones. It's good to have friends like that when your mojo is missing. I made a birthday card because today is my birthday. :)
When I saw the sketch I automatically thought Fun Flowers, but then I couldn't find my die. I couldn't come up with anything else since I had my mind set on a flower, so I grabbed my scallop circle punches and put this simple flower together instead. I wanted to add the banners, so I moved the sketch around to make that work. I hope Tui doesn't mind. :) I did use a new product from the upcoming Spring catalog, the honeycomb embossing folder. It's pretty neat, huh? I like it a lot!
Monday finally saw an end to her throwing up, but now my poor Jason isn't feeling well. He fell sick yesterday on his birthday. :( The good news is that my mom arrived yesterday to stay for two weeks, so it will be nice to have an extra set of hands around. I'm so happy that she made it down for Laila's first Christmas! I just hope we don't end up passing any of our sickness on to her.