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Monday, October 26, 2015

Merry Monday ~ Christmas Lights and Glitter

I won this cute little rubber snowman stamp several years ago.  It is a Sweet November stamp.  I thought it would be perfect for this Merry Monday Challenge which is to have Christmas lights and glitter!

I used a silver glitter jelly roll pen on each of the light connections and added some WOS on the lights!  For his hat and snow hills I used a glue pen and Hero Arts prisma glitter.
I colored with copics.

Thanks for stopping by and taking a look.  I hope you all have a great week!!
My Dad is going to be released from the Care Center tomorrow.  He is doing really well, but still a bit unsteady on his feet.  His plan and hope is to be able to stay in his home...we will see, he is 94, I don't blame him for wanting to stay in his own home.
On another side note, my husband was in ER three times since last Thursday...kidney stones!!  Why do they always flare up in the middle of the night? 
The first time it was 2:15 am Thursday morning, then 2:00 am Saturday morning (with NO pain in between that time!). And we were there for 6 hours each time to get his pain under control!
At 4 am Sunday morning, he drove himself to the ER without waking me up!!
He was feeling very guilty about me sitting in squeaky uncomfortable folding chairs in the ER!!  He didn't actually go into a room, the ER nurse kept checking on him in the lobby, he had taken two pain pills but was afraid it wouldn't be enough to relieve the pain, but after one hour, his pain was gone, he drove home, climbed into bed and I was none the wiser!!
Yesterday he had a migraine and boy was that bad...this ordeal is not over...side effects with taking pain meds.  He is being a trooper though I have to admit!!
Wish me luck!!

15 comments:

  1. Cute snowman with the Christmas lights! All the best to your family members.
    Kim -Merry Monday Guest

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  2. The snowman with lights is too CUTE, Colleen! So sorry to hear about your husband with kidney stones! My son had them this past June and went to the ER. I'm sure it's an awful thing to do with! Hope your husband gets to feeling better very soon with the migraine! Take care!:-)

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  3. So adorable Col. Love that little image. Thanks for joining us this week at Merry Monday. That's the last time I will be saying that to you since you will be joining the Merry Makers Team... Yeah....

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  4. Darling snowman, Colleen - just love all the colorful lights!

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  5. Love, love, love this snowman, Colleen! What a fun card! Hope your Dad can stay on his own. It's hard for them to give up their independence and hard for us to see. Hope you DH gets those stones under control. You've really had a week! Thanks for sharing with us at Merry Monday!

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  6. Your card is adorable, Colleen! Love this fun snowman! So sorry to hear about your hubby & his kidney stone ordeal. My hubby is a kidney stone former. He's had MANY over the last 15 years and has finally got that under control. Hoping the best for your hubby! Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Monday! :)

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  7. This is such an adorable snowman card! Sorry to hear about your husband's pain- I hope he feels better toon!

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  8. Glad your dad can come home & hope things go well for him. Your poor husband! Mine had one episode with a kidney stone & I'll never forget it or the ED nurse who took one look at him & took him out of the lobby & got him Morphine knowing exactly what was wrong! Darling snowman card, Colleen!

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  9. Aw this is such an adorable card, Colleen! Your snowman is so cute and I love your colouring, shading and all the sparkle! Best wishes to your dad, hubby and you too:)

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  10. Wonderful card Colleen, your snowman is darling. Thank you joining us for Merry Monday.

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  11. I've never seen that snowman stamp before, Colleen, and I love it! Your card is just adorable! I'm so sorry to hear that you have a suffering Mister, too, but in your case, it's just the beginning while mine is winding down - finally! I really feel for your guy. I've heard kidney stones can be as painful as child birth. And then to get migraines as a result of the pain med is just the pits. I hope he can pass them or dissolve them or whatever one does without surgery (?) and that he feels better soon. Good luck! He really is a trooper to drive himself to ER!! Hugs, Darnell

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  12. What a cute card. Love that adorable snowman with his string of lights.
    Sorry to hear about your hubby having kidney stones. My brother had them recently and had to surgery as one was lodged in the ureta (?)

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  13. Wow -what a week for your family. Hope your husband is better soon and that your Dad can stay in his own home. Your card is awesome - love that snowman and the snow you made - so cool.

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  14. Love your sweet Snowman with it's Christmas Lights. Great Christmas card. Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday.

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  15. Great Snowman with lights. Love your card.

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