Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Are YOU An Udder Year Older?


It's been a while... I have had to deal with some health issues, that culminated in an unexpected diagnosis of COPD (thanks to long term Asthma)  
Looking back, I can 'see' it now, but one never expects such news.

I was lacking in inspiration due to the issues building, and had a card to make for a friend who is involved a stud cattle farm.  I 'won' this Picket Fence stamp set  (No Need To Tip) in an IG de-stash give away by Michelle Lupton, and couldn't resist using it for this card

I stamped the image and sentiment in Versafine Claire ink - Pinecone

Some colour was added with Polychromo pencils.  I did add a couple of touches of glossy accents to the eyes and hooves - the photo makes the eyes look rather odd from the way the light caught them.

After stamping the sentiment, I doodled around the card with a fine pen

The inside was finished with part of the image stamped in Memento London Fog ink

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Dawn T said...

fabulous Maxine. A great card. Sorry you have been suffering. Hopefully now with a diagnosis you will be all good.

brenda said...

By nature we never thing of the possibilities that may be lurking, but at least it's been picked up and treatable.

Your card is such fun with the Cow as is the sentiment.

B x

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

So sorry for your health issues Maxine! Hope the treatments keep it at bay.
Fun birthday card for your farmer friend!

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A fab image and lovely stamping, thank you for joining us at Allsorts this time.

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Your card is UDDERly fabulous, Maxine! Love those blue eyes!

I'm sorry your health is suffering. Take care of yourself!

jimlynn said...

So sorry about the health issues Maxine and a double UCK on the COPD! Take care!
Cute, cute, and fun card. I'm loving his eyes! Precious!

Gerrina said...

A fun card!
Sorry to read that the asthma has gone over into COPD... didn't hear that before that that was a possibility. Hope you can dezl with that in some way; sounds 'heavy'. Sending you some positive energu; think you can use it! Hugs, Gerrina

Cynthia said...

Fun one layer design, Maxine. Love the cow image. So sorry to hear of your health issues, but glad you've received diagnosis and treatment. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Word Art Wednesday this week!

HilaryJane said...

What fun, such a great cow image. It is sure to bring a smile to whoever receives it. so sorry to hear about your health issues. COPD is a horrible thing xx

JD/ Jill said...

Sorry to hear about your health issues. Hope you are feeling better.
Your card is really cute... I like that PUN!

tilly said...

a lovely and very appropriate card for your friend, thanks for sharing at Crafty Catz challenge, Tilly

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Praying for you in your new diagnosis, some good natural things around to help too, I use lots of natural and scripts too with numerous chronic conditions.
Both have their place.

Well done on winning an udderly cute set of stamps, Maxine youve used it beautifully!

Thanks for sharing, and may God bless you and keep you and all whom you love safe and well.
Prayer hugs, Shaz in Oz. X

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martine said...

Love your card...thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles digi chooseday...dt Martine

Sheryl said...

What a brilliant sentiment for that image!
Thank you for entering our Anything Goes Challenge at Through The Craft Room Door. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
Hugs Sheryl xx

Mervi said...

LOL! Fabulous card. Thank you for sharing at Allsorts;-))m

Brenda said...

Oh Maxine, I'm so sorry to hear this news of an unexpected diagnosis of COPD. I hope you are able to find some relief with a treatment or oxygen. M prayers are with you. Yes, hindsight is foresight isn't it? But never does one expect health news like this.

Your card is adorable! I have a soft spot for cows/steers/heifers, etc...and I am loving this one. Makes for an adorable birthday card for your friend! Simple, to the point and totally cute! Hugs, Brenda

Pauline C said...

Tht is such a cute and fun card Maxine. Sorry to hear you are not well and hope you can now get the treament you need. Thanks so much for joining us at Allsorts challenge this week.
Pauline xx

Jane Savage said...

Great card!
Thank you for joining us at Polkadoodles Digi Choosday! Jane S (DT) Paper, Pencils & Pretty Things! xxx

Kathy said...

love this funny, it's udderly hilarious... I am sure your friend appreciated it! May the Lord strengthen your lungs and give your Dr. wisdom on how to treat your COPD!

Irish Cherokee said...

Love the pun. The image brought a smile to my face. Good sense of humor. Great birthday card.

Hugs and Blessings

You are still in my prayers.

Neet said...

Sorry to hear you are now diagnosed with COPD, as a COPD sufferer I know what it is like. I am thinking of you and holding you in prayer.
Love this card, so very different and what a great quote to go with the image. Perfect for someone you know.
Blessings Neet xx