Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Update and Artist Trading Coins

Just a quick update John has to have a colonoscopy for further investigation-Helen had a mammogram and a scan ---was then given the ALL CLEAR thank goodness what a weight off all our minds and hers -apparently she just has lumpy boobs but all harmless -there was a name for it but can't remember what was said after the all clear comment!!!Thank you again for all your lovely comments,emails and support-much appreciated when at a low ebb so thank you.

Also welcome to my new follower TRACEY

I made some artist trading coins for a FB forum swap-we swap trading coins,ATC,tags and postcards-the same group who are doing the round robin stamp swap too-i am afraid I haven't made anything for this months swap---well I did make these but cannot for the life of me find them at least I have a pic lol.
I used Distress Oxide through a TH stencil onto black cardstock cut with a scalloped circle die from The Works,I stamped the image(a craft mag freebie)and heat embossed the cactus section then stamped the pot section again onto embossed kraft card and swiped with distress ink.
challenges-
creative moments-ATG
QKR stampede-ATG
CAS on Sunday-use a stencil
double trouble-round and round
arty divas-ATG
crafty gals corner-emboss it
sisterhood of crafters-paper piecing
Simon says-ATG
word art Wednesday-ATG
a place to start-paper piecing
sweet stampers-dies/punches
Thank you for dropping by and all your comments are much appreciated
Carol x x

41 comments:

dutchess said...

Such good news for Helen...and although John has to have further tests it’s all a step in the right direction...Wednesday is over and tomorrow is another day ...hope you sleep well tonight Carol...been thinking of you....xxxx

*Vicki* said...

Wonderful news to hear about Helen and so happy for her and your family for sure! Hope all goes well with John and will be thinking of you friend! Your ATC coins are fabulous! I love the dimension from the cactus and love the background as well!! Sending HUGS

Suzanne Reynolds said...

Your circular ATC Coins are very pretty, and I can picture them on a card or scrapbook page already. Carol, thanks again for sharing your projects with us at Double Trouble.

Carol L said...

I'm so happy to learn of the good news on the family health front! I'm sure that's a relief from everyone's mind! Love these trading coins and the cute plants stamped on them! Fun!

Lynne said...

Such wonderful news for your daughter and must be a great relief to you all. Great ATCs Carol and love that cactus stamp x

Rainey's Craft Room said...

I love these artist trading coins, your embossing brings out the details on the cactus stamp beautifully.
Great news for Helen and such a relief for you all, fingers crossed that all goes well for John too.
Lorraine

Beebeebabs said...

Very nice ATC thanks for sharing!!!

Stampsnob. said...

Oh those are so interesting Thank for sharing ………Hope things are better for you now …….Lis

KathyA. said...

Wonderful colors and layering of textures. Thanks for joining us at the QKR Stampede Challenge this week. DT Kathy [myasperations.blogspot.com]

Leslie Miller said...

Oh, thank goodness! Here's hoping for good news about John, too. These are the cutest trading coins with the cacti in their wooden pots. Very textural.

aussie aNNie said...

Nice to have some good news Carol, and I am sure hubby will be ok...positive thinking. lovely ATC coins looks awesome.xx

Anonymous said...

Wonderful paper piecing on your coins and perfect for our challenge this month at A Place To Start.
Scarlett xoxox

craftytrog said...

Great news for Helen, and hope all goes well for John.
Love your coins Carol!
Alison xxx

brenda said...

What a relief for your daughter Carol - they call it fibrocystic breast condition - you can guess how I know! Hope hubbys colonoscopy is scheduled quickly, one good thing with them is they tell you what they find there and then so no nasty waiting - know for the same reason!

Love you ATC's, they look so realistic, the second set I've seen this morning, Ali had some as well.

B x

meg said...

great ATC's Carol love the potted plants, so glad your daughter had good news, fibrocystic areas are quite common but frightening to find, hope all goes well with John's colonoscopy

Caz said...

Love the ATCS..Carol...One thing ive never done xxx oh i got to have one of them colonoscopy things..Cant say im looking forward to it..eeek...Glad alls well with Helen xx

Janette said...

What brilliant news carol, at last something good for you all.
Love the coins, they are gorgeous.
Enjoy your day and take care.xx

Babs said...

So pleased for your daughters good news carol, I have fibrocystic myself so know how your daughter feels, .. hope all goes well for your hubbys colonoscopy too.. your round ATC are fab i have never seen round ones before , have a lovely weekend .
Babs x

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

OH! Carol what relief you must feel, I know the condition, but can't think of the name either. As for hubby, tell him it's not painful and he will be fine I'm sure.

Your ATC's are just wonderful, what great detail on them.
Faith x

KarinsArtScrap said...

o thats good news Carol and lovely trading cards
Gr Karin

Kuni said...

This is fabtastic.
Thank you for joining us at the Sweet Stampers and i hope to see you again.
Hugs
Kuni

Sherri said...

Love this happy little card with the darling cactus! What a fun, fun card! Thanks for joining our weekly challenge at QKR Stampede!

Jean said...

Wonderful news Carol, Helen and all of you must be so relieved x Prayers that things are on the up xx

Chrissy said...

What a relief and fabulous news for your daughter Carol, that is awesome..love your little trading coins and cute cactus..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Aimeslee Winans said...

So happy to hear so far so good on the medical issues of your loved ones! Have caught up here and am loving all your creations as usual. Congrats on GD'ing at TioT! xox

Monica C. said...

So glad to hear your daughter's good news. Hope the colonoscopy can be scheduled quickly. Thank you for the update.
Your coins are lovely. I have made a few and I so enjoyed doing them. I will make some more when I find the time.
Hugs Monica

Lisa Lynn said...

Those ATCs are gorgeous. The embossed pots are perfect. I am honored that I got the news from you as well as being so happy for you. Usually they refer to it as Fibrocystic breasts I believe.

Alison59 said...

Good luck to John and great news about Helen :-)
Love your coins x

CaroleAnn said...

Carol - first - thank you for the update and what wonderful news for all of you. Still keeping your hubby in my prayers.

Love these little cactus plants for ATC cards - great idea how you pulled it all together too!! XXOO

Tracy Welham said...

Great news for Helen. Keeping John in my thoughts.

Brilliant ATCoins, love the cactus image.

Creative Blessings, Tracy x

rachel said...

Great coins Carol. So pleased for Helen - thats just the best news. Fingers crossed the colonoscopy brings good news too. Big hugs rachel x

cotnob said...

Great news for Helen, I have lumpy boobs - I've had several scares, I didn't know there was a name for it though! I hope John has some good news as well.
Super coins, such a shame you can't find them, they are fabulous.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
x

Lisa Andersson said...

Wonderful news Carol. You all must be so relieved. Hope all goes well for John too.
Great ATCs
Hugs, Lisa

Dee's Craft Room said...

Fantastic news about Helen, I am so pleased for you all - I still have my fingers crossd for John though.

Love your FB ATC swap, it's a good job you photographed them before putting them in that 'safe place'.

Dionne xx

Dee's Craft Room said...

Thank you so much for the update. Everything crossed for Monday, I shall be thinking of you.

Dionne x

Chana Malkah said...

These are great, Carol! Thanks for playing along with us at A Place To Start!
Hugz,
Chana Malkah

Diane said...

Very creative and unique!! Glad to hear all the good news, the best news! Thank you for joining our challenge at The Sisterhood!
Diane TSH DT {Nellies Nest}

Darlene said...

Very clever Carol! Great job! So glad to hear about the ALL CLEAR! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Sisterhood of Crafters challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

Darlene
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Zowie here again! Beautiful artist trading coins. Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at https://artydivaschallenge.blogspot.com/Arty Divas this week. Looking forward to seeing you again next challenge.

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Dreja said...

Super schön gemacht.
Danke für deine Teilnahme bei den Sweet Stampers.
LG Dreja