Thursday, 1 March 2012

A ‘Woo-Hoo’ Kind of Wednesday!

Firstly, can I say a HUGE Thank You to all of you who take time to leave such lovely comments, they really are appreciated & help me keep things in perspective.

Secondly…WOO-HOO indeed!!  Yesterday was such a good day!!!

In the morning I went along for my first weigh-in at Weight Watchers & to my joy had lost 4lbs!! :)

Then off I went to the nurse for my BP check-up & all three of the tests showed by Diastolic number (the bottom one!) in the eighties…so I’m now officially safe
to have a General Anaesthetic!! :)))  I now have to wait to hear from Admissions as to when I can be fitted in for my surgery…even my shoulder seemed a little less painful yesterday..for a while anyway!!

The day after tomorrow As it’s the first of a shiny new month, I have some scrappiness to share. Firstly this months poster challenge over at ‘From Screen 2 Scrap’. The poster for your inspiration is ‘The Day After Tomorrow’.

The added criteria were…

1. to use only one photo
2. to keep it monochrome with a touch of blue
3. to use a white title

…& here’s what I did with it…

Winter Wonderland 
The photo is of Alex, taken when he & I had our walk around the village on that wonderful snowy Sunday at the beginning of last month.  What doesn’t really show up in this LO photo is that each snowflake & stamped sparkle is glittered! But hey, you get the idea!! 

I did find this poster more challenging than some…but what would you do with it? We’d love to have you play along with us this month…pop over to ‘From Screen To Scrap’ & join in!!!

5 Jacky's February LO to lift for 1st March


It’s also time for another LO for the lovely Dawn’s ‘Chinese Whispers’ & this month Jacky’s LO for me to lift looked like this…>>>



& this is my ‘lift’…

29 Feb 2012 001
Again, my muses! This time enjoying the giant inflatable slide at last years ‘Beds County Show’.  I had fun gluing down all that twine into swirly patterns…I made a template first to pencil onto the page & then glued as I went along…I’m pleased with how that turned out!

I do hope everyone gets to enjoy a bit of sunshine this weekend & I’ll leave you with something else that made me smile yesterday…


Thanks for stopping by & come back soon! :)


Sian said...

Wonderful news! That's a great way to start the month - and it can only get better from here :)

I love the photo and the snow on that layout - very very nice indeed!

scrappyjacky said...

So glad to hear that good news,Sandi.
Love the contrast between these 2 layouts....and can't decide which one I prefer.

karen said...

That's great news. I think I found your 4lbs !! I got my shoulder pain sorted. I had to buy a smaller, bigger cupped bra !! Worked in hours- no pain now. You must see the marigold, India film. It was so good, I shed a few tears. We booked today, to go in Oct.

Beverly said...

YAY YOU!!!! the 4#, the great diastolic, upcoming fix for the shoulder and 2 great layouts. I could tell the first was all glittery and sparkly. I love the colors in the second and really like your twisted twine!

Lizzie said...

So pleased for your good news, Sandi! I hope that you soon get the date for your shoulder to be sorted out - then it will be the start of Recovery!

So many people make winter pages with this sort of colour theme; but you've managed to make yours look fresh and new and beautiful! I like the contrast between the photo (boy in dark clothes) and the soft blues of the scrap page. It really works well. The arrangement of your embellishments is lovely and makes a great frame for the photo. I love this page!

The second page, from the Beds County Show, is so colourful and fun - it made me smile.

And I really liked the little poem about infectious smiles - lovely!

Have a great weekend.

Sandra said...

That's just the best news.

What fabulous layouts, you're really on a roll

M.L. @ The House of Whimsy said...

Good news about your blood pressure numbers, Sandi!!! I hope you can get that surgery soon.
And congrats on the weight loss, too. Sounds like everything is headed in the right direction. : )
Take care,
Mary Lou

Denise said...

Go you!- I love the layouts,especially the snowy one with all the little embellishments-it's beautiful.