This card was actually an experiment. I realized I could've gotten the results much differently ... and probably easier ... but it was a fun way to get to the final result.
See that lily??? See how it looks like So Saffron cardstock??? Well ... it ISN'T!! It's actually Soft Suede ... I stamped the lily with Basic Black craft ink and embossed it with clear embossing powder. Then, I "colored" the flower with a q-tip and some bleach ... so there ya have it. I like how it came out, though ...
Foot surgery went well. In fact, my foot is still pretty much NUMB, so I'm not having ANY pain!! (I am being a good girl and taking my Ibuprofen every 8 hours for swelling ... keeping my foot elevated and iced ...) It just seems weird that I'm not feeling ANYthing!! I can FINALLY feel MOST of my toes ... my toe biggest toes are still a little half-in/half-out ... I'm just waiting for that stinky pain monster to rear its ugly head!! (Maybe it's on vacation! Where I hope it STAYS!!)
Mom is still in ICU. They are having a very hard time weaning her off of the blood pressure medicine (dopamine). She actually had a totally-unexplained seizure last night. Didn't remember it at all, and seemed to have no side effects from it. They are going to do an EEG this morning to see what's up. Sigh ... this has been a long haul for her. I certainly hope they can get her out of that hospital SOON!!
And my mother in law seems to be moving right along. At the rate we are going, it is quite possible that my mom AND my mother in law will be in the same rehab facility for a short time together. That would be nice for both of them, I think, as they are already good friends and lunch buddies. Here's hoping ...
Stamps: Define Your Life, Fifth Avenue Floral, French Filigree Background
Paper: Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, Pear Pizzazz, Very Vanilla
Ink: Very Vanilla, Black Craft, Soft Suede, Whisper White
Accessories: Vintage Wallpaper and Square Lattice Textured Impressions Folders, Build a Blossom Punch, Decorative Label Punch, Very Vanilla Seam Binding, Dimensionals, White Gel Pen, Pearl Stickers