Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A Fresh Start.......FMS195






Nothing like a fresh start!  A new little guy will be arriving in the our neighborhood soon and this card is ready to greet him!  But he's not the only one starting anew. After eight weeks of physical therapy in a nursing home my mother has moved to assisted living! For the past two days I have been there to walk her to the cafeteria for lunch and dinner. Then I loiter in the hall and peek through the doorway to see if she is eating and chatting. I shouldn't have worried because today she told me to go home and that she knew perfectly well where to sit and had some new friends waiting for her!  A fresh start is possible even when you are 90!

And you may have noticed that my blog got a fresh start today as well!  The simple clean heading was designed by Lesley Croghan.......creator of Freshly Made Sketches!  She has a great eye for design!  

Someone else with a great eye for design - Kim Singdahlsen - drew our fun sketch this week!  It has us going in circles at Freshly Made Sketches .......but if those circles make you dizzy feel free to change up those shapes!  Have fun!

Stamp Sets: SU Bravo, PTI Baby Button Bits
Designer Paper: SU Cherry on Top







13 comments:

stampwithamyk said...

Awesome card Linda! Love the circle stamping and background. :) Love your new blog header and picture too! Glad to hear that you Mom is doing well in her new home...too funny that she told you to go home! ;)

Dawn Tidd said...

Love all your freshness this morning, Linda! Your card is so cheery and is such a cute baby card. I'm so glad your mother's fresh start is going well…still independent I see! :) The blog header is great too!

Jen Mitchell said...

This card sure is sweet! Love that dotted background. And huzzah to your mother and her new digs. Amazing!

Karren said...

I'm so pleased your mum is settling in to her new home. That must be such a relief for you. And your card is just too cute. Love those overlapping circles and the sweet sentiment is perfect for a new baby.

Stampingcountry said...

Love your subtle circles in the background of your card!

Amy O said...

I love this dsp for a baby card. And I love the stamped circles with this sketch. So glad to hear your mom is doing well.

Jill Norwood said...

Your new blog look is lovely and fresh! So glad your Mom is doing well.
Such a sweet card!

Maria A. said...

Hello Linda: I just love how you created your own DSP with this cute polka dot stamp and this sweet card will certainly welcome this little new baby with this lovely colors. Love the little buttons, what a cute detail.
Thank you for sharing.

Maria Rodriguez
www.swimbikerunandstamp.blogspot.com

Jen Brum said...

Such a great card Linda! I love that background! So fun! Lots of new babies in your life lately!!!! How good to hear that your mom's transition has gone smoothly so far! Hopefully she'll make some lovely friends that will keep her entertained!

Cindy Lovell said...

I am glad to hear that your Mom is doing well!!!
This card is so fun!! LOVE the great colors and the fun background!!!

Jen Timko said...

I totally love the new look!! It is so you! And this card is adorable. That print could not be cuter for the background! Glad to hear about your mom.

Narelle Farrugia said...

You are always so creative and clever with your take on sketches Linda! I just love this card and the colours you've used!

Kim S said...

I am glad all is well with your mother - change is hard but it sounds like she's committed to being happy.

LOVE your sweet card. The overlapping striped circles is such a fun look!