Monday, September 3, 2012

I've gone MIA!

Hi everyone. I've been a little MIA over the last 2 weeks.The last 3 weeks have been very difficult. I had to move very suddenly, both my cars broke down, my computer isn't working right, signiicant other lost his job, my little one started school and cries everyday I take her, I've been moving, packing, unpacking, cleaning, organizing.. you name it! Anyways this are slowly starting to get a type of normalcy, if that's possible. I got my craft stuff organized yesterday and planning on some coloring time this week! I hope I can get back into my groove with crafting.
I want to say that I am on the BEST Design Teams EVER!!! They are all so understandingduring this little hiccup in my life. I love my design teams dearly.. thank you all!!!!
Here's a card I made before I had to move, so I thought I'd share it today. It's using
 'Ice Skating' LOTV's new Christmas Collection. Isn't it adorable.
Have a great week everyone. I hope to be back to normal really soon!

Paper - Heidi Swapp, Copic Xpress, SU
Ink - Memento and Copics
Accessories - large snowflake ornament, snowflake punch (from Diana, thank you)


Sharon said...

Oh dear Mindy you have been through a series of emotions this week. Glad to hear things are getting back to normal and that are sorting your craft room!!! I am sure like me many bloggers have missed your posts.
This card is absolutely beautiful. Love the image and the colours are fabulous.
Hugs Sharon. x

Maria Therese said...

Fabulous card! So sorry to hear of all your trouble :(

Irene said...

Mindy what a tough time you're going through. Fingers X-ed it will all work out fine soon and you can devote your time to making gorgeous creations without worries!!

xx Irene

Tanya said...

Wow that sounds so stressful Mindy, you poor thing :( You must be a very strong lady to have got through such a tough time...fingers crossed things settle down soon. Hopefully your OH will be able to find work soon and that your littlie will settle down at school.

On a positive note, your card is fantastic! I love the layout, image and bright papers :)

Hugs from Tags xx

Astrid said...

WOW So lovely your card Mindy,gorgeous.
Hugs Astrid

Nina said...

Love your card :-)
Time to relax in the craft room is essential to "survive" the daily "work-load" for a wife&mother. Hope you'll get your rook up and running very soon.
A lady once told me that card making was something she'll do when she retired, and I then replied: this is what I do to get retired (to "survive" and enjoy&relax before I retire)

Take care

:-) Nina

yvon said...

So sorry to hear all the troubles you're getting true these weeks. Hope everything will get back to normal very soon.
Your card is gorgeous.
Hugs, Yvon

sara said...

beautiful card mindy hope things start to settle down for you now sending big squishy hugs across to you
sara x x x x

Mau xx said...

What a busy and emotional time for you :( Hope your little one settles soon, its so upsetting when you know they are upset..I know from experience even though it was many many years ago.
Love The card, the layers and detail are gorgeous.
Hugs Mau xx

Sue said...

Stunning card, I love the image and your colouring is just wonderful.
I hope that life gets easier for you soon.
Take care
Hugs Sue

Sandra H said...

Stunning card Mandy, Your colouring is so beautiful and you pick the best images, the layout backing papers and all the embellishments are truly gorgeous just like the finishing touch to your card........stunning xx

Unknown said...

This is truly a gorgeous card. Your shading is outstanding.
Hugs Tammy Ortiz

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Jenny said...

Glad to hear that there is 'light at the end of the tunnel' for you. Fabulous card! x

Dena said...

Wow! Mindy, you have had sooooo much to deal with lately. I am so sorry to hear that. If there is ever anything I can do, just yell! You have my number chic haha!
Your card is simply gorgeous!!!! Love the colors!!!
Take care!!

Dena said...

Wow! Mindy, you have had sooooo much to deal with lately. I am so sorry to hear that. If there is ever anything I can do, just yell! You have my number chic haha!
Your card is simply gorgeous!!!! Love the colors!!!
Take care!!

Kara Lynne said...

Sounds like a nightmare! Sorry to hear about everything that's happening just now. On a bright note, your card is gorgeous!! Your coloring is amazing and that light blue with the bright red is an excellent combination!

Frances said...

Oh, Mindy, so many things at the same time!! I surely missed you! Your card is beautiful! love your red coloring, that is always very difficult for me. Hope things come back to normal soon. hugs, Frances.

Alice said...

What a beatiful card! I just LOVE it!

Julie M said...

Oh dear, Mindy - what a lot to deal with all at once. I remember having to peel my daughter off my leg like a stocking, then put her hand in teacher's hand and run off to work (mind you that was 14 years ago, she's a "big girl" now!). The best advice is to make the goodbye really quick, it's harder on you than her, but once you're gone, she really will settle quickly.

Hugs to you all.

Julie :o)

P.S. Love your card!

Riet said...

So beautiful card,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Linda Palmer said...

This is absolutely gorgeous! Everything about it is beautiful, the coloring, the design and the papers.

Digi Darla said...

Gorgeous card Mindy!