Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Happy Father's Day

This month has been really tough, my dad was suppose to get an aorta surgery done on June 6th, but when he went in for his pre-op they found 3 blocked arteries so his aorta surgery has been delayed.  First, they did a cath looking to see what they could do and found he needed a double bypass and within days they gave him one...that happened on June 3rd and as i write this it is June 6th.  My dad is still recovering in the hospital...and they've moved him out of ICU two nights ago..so that's good news, but his stomach is not happy and so he isn't eating.   I am hoping by the time this is posted he feels a whole lot better.  Bad news is that they will have to cut him open again next month to fix his aorta.  He is 82 and has always been strong...i hope he can endure this one more time.  He is a wonderful dad!

I've made this card for Tuesday Morning Sketches we also have a twist this week...it is a masculine card/project:
Here is the awesome Tuesday Morning Sketch:

Copics used:
elephant- W1, 3, 5
pants- BG72, 18, 09, B99
hat- W5, 7, 100
tie- B000, 00, 02
shoes- E97, 99, 19
soles- E81, 31, 33

Sponsor for Tuesday Morning Sketches is Raisin Boat:
Raisin Boat

The Artistic Stamper- Makes for Men
Ladybug Crafts- Men in your life
The Crafting Cafe- Here Come The Boys


  1. Cute...adorable little critter dressed in Dad's clothes!

    Hope your Dad gets stronger every day!

  2. Bonnie, I really like this card. The DPs are lovely, and the little image is so cute without really looking juvenile. This is a great card for any male.

  3. Still sending prayers for your dad, Bonnie! Here's to a complete recovery from this surgery and a successful one next month! :^)
    This card is fabulous! Just love the way you color that darling image! Great take on the sketch & love your cool papers! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  4. This image is adorable!! I love your card!
    Praying for your dad!!

  5. I imagine some of the meds they have him on are bothering his stomach :( Coming out of the ICU is fabulous news, though - I hope he continues to heal quickly!

  6. This is so great! It has me chuckling and I just love the papers you combined to!

  7. Fingers crossed & praying for your Dad! Your card is fab too! Thanks for playing at The Crafting Cafe in our Here Come The Boys Challenge!
    Good Luck

  8. this is Fabulous. Hope your Dad is well soon. Thanks for joining us at The Crafting Cafe Challenge. Marlene DT

  9. this is Fabulous. Hope your Dad is well soon. Thanks for joining us at The Crafting Cafe Challenge. Marlene DT

  10. Gorgeous card & super cute image, thank for joining us over at the crafting cafe xx

  11. Hope your dad gets well soon. Thanks for sharing your sweet card at The Artistic Stamper this month ;)
    xoxo Sioux

  12. Such a sweet image! Thanks for joining us at the Crafting Cafe!


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