Friday, 6 February 2015

New Outfit!

Morning blogging buddies.

I'm struggling a bit at the moment, having trouble with my back, it's an on going problem left over from having had a slipped disc some years ago, it flairs up now and again, and unfortunately this is one of the 'now and again's.

It started yesterday so I'm having to be really careful to make sure that it doesn't 'go' altogether, that wouldn't be good as I'd be laid up for a good while, it would certainly put paid to my crafting as I wouldn't be able to sit at the desk for long enough to get any done, so nursing it and pain killers are the order of the day, I can sit here long enough to get this post on, but then I'll have to go and sit in a more comfy, supporting chair for a while, it's such a nuisance!

So onto crafting.....

As usual, challenges and recipe below, hope you like it and thanks for stopping by.


C.R.A.F.T.......... Decoupage
The Crafters Cafe....Birthday
Crafting By Design...Anything Goes
Fab 'n Funky....Hearts/Flowers
Inspiration Destination...Always Anything Goes
Scrappers Delight....Always Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly....Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door....Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion....Anything Goes
Brown Sugar....Anything Goes
Crafty Catz....Birthdays
Sister Act....Anything Goes

Card Recipe....

All Papers & pre-coloured Images.....Nitwit Collections (under licence # 69464)
Card Stock & Gems.....From Stash


Diane said...

Oooooo very pretty Jacee !!

Would it not be better to rest up till back is better.....hope it passes soon sweetie.

hugs Diane xx

Jan Ltc said...

Wow this is fabulous xx Jan

julie_woolston said...

Gorgeous card Jacee love the papers and design, love the dress.
Hugs Julie xxx

Rainey's Craft Room said...

This is a lovely feminine card Jacee, pretty image and papers.
Sorry to hear you're having trouble with your back, I can sympathise with you as I have had the same thing in the past, but not recently thank goodness. You are doing the right thing to rest but to keep moving carefully so you don't stiffen up. Listening to your own body is the key thing as you know. Hope it gets better soon and try to enjoy your weekend.

Pamellia Johnson said...

Gorgeous Jacee! I love the contrast of the soft pastel flowers against the vibrant paisley background, just fabulous! hugs :)

Kerri said...

Beautiful card it!!!

Carole said...

Lovely card Jacee....I can feel the movement in that dress!

Chrissy said...

Beautiful the fabulous papers and the dress with matching shoes is gorgeous.So feminine and it. Do take care with your back and have a restful and great weekend.


jimlynn said...

Inside and out it's beautiful!!! Love the little dress and it's so pretty with those colors.
I hope your back starts feeling better soon. Know how bothersome that is. Take care of yourself!

Michelle said...

This is beautiful jacee. I wouldn't mind owning that dress. Hope your back feels better soon and doesn't get worse. Michelle x

Veerle said...

Gorgeous Jacee. Pretty dress, beautiful papers. Hope you feel better soon. Back problems really can give you a hard time. Enjoy the weekend. Hugs, Veerle xxx

cotnob said...

This is gorgeous Jacee, such a fabulous design.
I'm sorry to hear that you back is playing you up, I hope it gets better soon, take care.

Sue B said...

Ooh this is gorgeous Jacee… what a fab dress and beautiful flowers… love the layout and design of this card… absolutely stunning!
Take things easy... you don't want to be laid up with your disc.
Hope you have a wonderful weekend ;-)
Big hugs, Sue B xx

Pat K said...

Fabulous girly card that dress and your wonderful design. So sorry to hear about your back & take care of yourself. hugs, Pat K xx

Sue's Crafty Corner said...

Such a beautiful card Jacee, I love the papers used. Hope the resting and painkillers are doing the job with the back.

Sue xx

Helena (Gvendalen) said...

Very pretty card. Thanks for sharing your lovely creation for the Craft Your Passion Challenges - hope to see you again soon, hugs, Helena

Michelle J M said...

Beautiful card Jacee, I love that dress! Sorry to hear you are not well, take it easy and rest your back. Hope you are feeling better soon. Michelle x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Jacee,I like the dress and the fabulous papers
Kevin xx

Jean said...

A pretty, feminine card, i especially like the blue background paper.
I hope your back gets better soon.
Jean x

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Jacee sorry to hear that you are in pain I hope it eases soon. Jacee having a painful back has not impaired your awesome talent for crafting, this is so beautiful, I love those lush papers and colours, the design is amazing and the image is gorgeous, I love it.
lorraine x

KT Fit Kitty said...

Oh, so pretty and girly! This is gorgeous! I hope you feel better soon - no fun being in pain!

Stamps and Paper said...

Gorgeous card Jacee lovely images...sorry to hear you are struggling with your back hope you soon feel better


Viv's Visuals said...

Really pretty Jacee... take care of that back!

cuilliesocks said...

Hello Jacee, so sorry to read that you are struggling with your back just now, painful and frustrating for you. just don't overdo things and I hope it eases soon.
Now your card is gorgeous, love the colour pallet and it's a gorgeous image, such a feminine card, love it, hugs Kate x

susiestacey said...

Such a pretty card and love the decorated envelope too.
Take it steady x Susan x

Carol S. said...

Gorgeous card and love the design. Hope your back gets better soon. Take it easy. Hugs, Carol S.xx

JD/ Jill said...

This is so pretty! Hope you are feeling better soon!

Samantha A. said...

OMGOODNESS! This is so sweet and pretty! Makes any girl feel real special!
Samantha xx
Designs by Sammy

Joanne said...

WOW Jacee, this is beautiful! It SCREAMS Spring to me, so full of sunshine and flowers. The dress is so pretty, all those tiny buttons! Awesome card. I also enjoyed looking at your past projects since my last visit - all stunners, each and every one! Hugs, Joanne

Joanne said...

I got so carried away with you lovely card that I forgot to tell you that I hope your back is better real soon. I can sure relate - I deal with back issues too, and they are the pits! Rest and don't over do! Joanne xx

Bobby said...

Love that dress. Such a cute card. Take care of yourself, Jacee.

aussie aNNie said...

Love the gorgeous images/dies and concept of this card so beautiful ..very nice creation and paper piecing..xx
{The Journey is the Start – my personal blog}

Shirley said...

Such a pretty, girly card Jacee, lovely design and colours.
Hope your back doesn't get worse - take care.

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

A real pretty card Jacee so girly and feminine. Hope your back feels a bit better today mine goes from time to time and its so debilitating! Susan x

Jackie said...

Wonderful card Jacee :o)
I can identify with the back problem, I hope it eases very soon for you...hugs
Jackie xx

Always with a Sentiment said...

Oh my goodness Jacee, this is absolutely wonderful. Gorgeous colours and so much fabulous detail. Lots of lovely things to see, I LOVE IT.
So sorry to hear about your back problem, but as a fellow sufferer, I fully understand what you are going through. Please take care and rest sweetie. Thinking of you.
Love Sandra xxxx

brenda said...

A totally delightful card as always Jacee.

Look after that back,it's one I can totally identify with.

Have a good weekend.

B x

Jenny L said...

Hi Jacee,
what a superb and wonderful creation yet again.
Love it.
So sorry to hear about your back probs.
You take care and nurse it better, as I know from my DH experience lately, how painful and debilitating this can be.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Natalia Smith said...

Gorgeous card Jacee, beautiful design.
Hope you feeling better. Take care xx

Christine L said...

Well I'm loving this fabulous dress card as I love all your wonderful creations!

So sorry to hear your back is causing you pain... I've been there, done that and got the T shirt having prolapsed two discs at the same time some years back... and mine is giving me some pain now too. Can I recommend that you look at something called a 'Back Friend' - it was one of the best things that I was ever bought.. as it helps me SIT when I am in pain. The link is here:

Hope that helps..
Christine x

Faith A said...

Hope you are feeling better today Jacee. This is such a beautiful card and the recipient will just love it. SO much detail goes into your cards, love them.

Pat said...

Gorgeous card Jacee, such a lovely girly design. Hope your back is soon feeling much better.

Pat xx

Debby said...

hope you are feeling better real soon.

thanks for sharing your great creation with us at FNF

hugs Debby

chrissy xx said...

JUst GORgeous! What FABulous colours and design Jacee. I LOve your sparkle too. The inside and envelope are so pretty.
Take care. I think we all do and think we can do more than we can.

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Jacee and I know just how you feel my spine was damaged years ago in a car crash and I've suffered ever since...take care of yourself huggles Sue xxxx

Ella's Design said...

Another fab card, Jacee!
Hope the back is behaving and you're taking care! Hugs, Lisa x

MaryH said...

Hope you've had a chance to baby your back. This is not fun!! Your card is so pretty, fresh & fun. Just the right dress for a hot summer's day. Wonderful details too. TFS & Hugs.

meg said...

Love your card Jacee the contrast in the papers is stunning. Hope your back is a little easier today and is 100% soon

coops said...

so gorgeous jacee.your design is beautiful and i love your colours and pretty dress.
so sorry to read about your back, do take it easy.

xx coops xx

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

This is a fabulous card, love the dress! I hope you'll feel better soon, I now what you're going through, I had a few slipping discs but went through surgery to correct them a few years ago.

Take good care!

Warm hugs

Pia S said...

You poor thing, I hope you'll feel better soon. Don't want you to be forced to stay away from crafting.
I really like this feminine card. Pretty dress and I do like the combination of papers.

Becky said...

OH MY...This is awesome Jacee. Such beautiful colors and design. Stunning inside and out.

Michelle said...

Very elegant and lovely.
Thanks for playing with us at Inspiration Destination.
Hope to see you again in a next challenge.
xxx Michelle (DT)

Karon said...

WOW - this is gorgeous! Fabulous. Love the dress! TFS

Lena's Creations said...

Wow! The front and the inside of the card are simply gorgeous. Love all the details you added and the dress is stunning. Hope your back feels better soon. It sounds like I have the same problem as you, so knowing what you're going through, I feel for you.
Lena’s Creations

La Papera Gialla said...

Thanks for jooining us at C.R.A.F.T. Challenges this week!
Monica - DT

Ribbon Girl said...

Lovely card and sending sympathy for your back - I'm on the waiting list for surgery so know what your pain is like! Hope you feel better soon, hugs from Mary x

debby4000 said...

Fabulous cards, love how you bring all the elements together.

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie, I just love your creation today, big hugs Pops x

Monica Taylor said...

What a pretty card. Thanks so much for linking up over at Crafter's Cafe.
♥ Monica
DT Member for Crafter's Cafe Challenge!
My personal Blog - Taylormadecards4u


A fabulous feminine card Jacee - love the polka-dot dress and the beautiful detail.

I can sympathise with your back problem Jacee - I've had the same thing, on and off, for years, and at the moment it's "on" again! I find a hot water bottle is a help, along with Ibuprofen Gel.
Hope you are feeling better very soon.
Hugs, Sylvia xx

KandA said...

What a really pretty card Jacee. Love the colours and all the details xx

Lynsey said...

Hi Jacee, what a lovely girly card! Hope your back is better soon!
Hugs Lynsey x

Sandra van Blaricum said...

Stunning card!! the colors and papers are beautiful!
thanks for joining the TTCRD challenges.

Heather said...

Hi Jacee, I'm sat with a half written email to you -
life ran away with me the last few weeks!!!
Your card is stunning - I love your design and gorgeous papers. A pretty 'bunch' of flowers and the dress, shoes and bag a fabulous!!

Heather xx

Linda said...

Jacee, you are very talented, I love the card. I hope your back heals quickly.

Ileana A. said...

Lovely creation! I love design and colors!
Thanks for playing at Scrapper's Delights Challenge.

Helen said...

Just gorgeous - love the design and the layers.

Hope your back is feeling a bit easier now.

Thanks for joining our challenge at Fab'n'Funky.

Helen x

Dee's Craft Room said...

Wow, what a fab design, great card. I love the dress an your gorgeous colour palette.


Juls said...

Now that's a very glam dress, love it!! Xx

nwilliams6 said...

PRetty new outfit card. Love that dress - wish I could wear something like that! Great card Jacee! Hugz

maureenjscott said...

fabulous card, love the layout. Thanks for joining in at Crafting By Designs Anything Goes in February. Mo xxx


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