Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Wondering Wednesdays.

Good morning all.
I hope you are all well.Hugs to all who need one today.
An early start for me today at work but its all good and the day goes fast ;D
My eyedrops are stopping the itch, the skin around my eyes is still very dry and red but i don`t look so much of a vampire as i did.
I just need to find out what is causing me to react, my scalp is very irritated and i have some patches of ezcema on my shoulders, neck and elbow crease.I am one of those sensitive little people who`s skin can react and then it seems to take ages to right itself again.
Its been a few years since i had a bad flair up so i have to try and not stress about it or it makes it worse.
Soooooooooo on that note i spent my day off yesterday with my 2 special guys, a little retail therapy and then out for tea.;D
I did manage to partially colour up a newly released image from Crafts & Me which i hope to get made up into a card tonight.
For now here is a little sneak peak.
Also if any polychromo`s users could recommend a card to colour on for the best results.
I tried on my bristol board but i wasn`t keen so at the minute i am using a crafters companion watercolour card but it seems a little too rough?
See what i mean, it take a lot of pencil to cover the grain?

Thanks for popping by, it means a lot ;D
Hugs Nic.
xx



8 comments:

  1. Good to hear your eyes are getting better and you had a lovely day off. Hope you find out what is causing the problem.

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  2. I am glad your eyes are feeling less itchy, I hope you can find out what is causing the problems.
    Thank you for the hug today I really need one, I bury my mother today.
    Hope you have a good day and sending you a hug back.
    Margaret

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  3. Can't help with the card Nic, just wanted to say I hope you get those itchy eyes cleared up soon, nothing worse....xxx

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  4. Hi Nic! I use Daler Rowney Hot Pressed with my pencils and DIs. It's got a very smooth finish that I like. There is also a cold pressed version which has more texture to it. Sorry to hear you're still suffering. Can't remember whether I mentioned Alphosyl shampoo (you'll get it at Boots) which works for me every time my eczema flares up. Hope it clears up soon xx

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  5. Your sneak peeks a bit of a tease Nic but I'm pleased to hear that your eye drops are beginning to ease things for you, keep smiling hun.
    Hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  6. Glad you getting the eye situation sorted Coops..and hopefully you can get the ezcema sorted too..you ar ein a bad way...so sorry.
    I dont use polycromos...but I do use Faber Castell kids pencils and use a very cheap cardstock with a slight texture as the smoother the card the harder for me to blend.Once I have blended with the oil and colour over again it is so much easier..Not much help really...just thought I would mention it..look forward to the finished creation.

    luv CHRISSYxx

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  7. Glad to hear that your eyes are on the mend Nic, hugs.
    Can't help with the card as I have never used those pencils!
    Jackie xx

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  8. Hope your ezcema clears up soon Nic.
    I use just smooth card for my pencils I don't have any grained paper I've been using Rymans and Staples, but then my colouring is not a patch on yours
    Bettyxxx

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