My Family & Other Animals

Saturday, 8 March 2014

"Each Day Drags By Until Finally My Time Descends On Me..."

Okay Gentle Reader; Pop Quiz:
Who sang the song in this particular blog title and what is the song's title? 
I have used a song title or lyric since I started thtis blog and they are usually very easy to get so I thought I would start taking things up a level or two, if I gather enough interest then I might start offering a bit of Candy too!
Back to the serious stuff! I have had so many problems with sleep that during the last few months I have had periods when I have been so beyond the country of tired I have hallucinated, usually taking the form of a black cat (not the ones we already own) running vertically across the top of the living room walls, about 4 Inches from the edge of the ceiling, I have seen little old ladies crouched next to me in my peripheral vision
and I have taken to beating up my bedside table at the most random of moments!!
Now, I own a tiny wheelie bin for those little bits of rubbish you have during the night and my particular bin is usually full of lollipop sticks, so I am sure you can imagine the state of the bedroom some mornings! One morning I sent both my bin AND my cotton buds flying, it ended up looking like the world's most confusing game of pick-up-sticks ever!!
Sleep deprivation is one of the most common problems amongst adults with a host of 'cures' out there and yet there seems to be so little real help for us except adding even more (addictive) pills to our diets. Jo has taken to calling me tom cat because I can now give them a good run for their money in the sleep stakes! Rather than sleep a regular 8 hrs a night, I find I now need between 10 and 12 hrs a night and if I don't get the full amount then it is nap-time central for me!
So it is with a sleepy head and hand I am writing this post, my first in a while again but one I think with a cracking card. I know it is a bit late for Valentine's but I still wanted you to see it. I love the image, she is a Kenny K download 'Love Bug' (available here) and a first time colour for me (Copics again!!), she is beyond easy to do and so I thought I should keep the card as simple as possible.
The corners dies and those under the image are all new from Tonic (bought as a bundle on Create and Craft) and the background paper was given to me by Jo from one of her 8x8 books she bought at The Range. The whole thing has been finished off with little pink dots around the whole card.
So that's it from me, I will enter a few competitions and be back again soon with another wee creation for you,
sleep well!
Hugs 'n Stuff,
x o x o

Entered Into: Emerald Faeries Challenge #53 - Girly 'Pretty In Pink'
Card and Scrap Challenge #71 - Use Dies
Crafts Galore Encore Challenge - Use a Stamp or Digi on Your Project
CMD Challenge #7 - Spring
Copic Marker Spain Challenge #1 - Anything Goes