Friday, 8 July 2016

Game On Friday Oldie!

Hello to Everyone, and here we are at Friday once again, another fast week. 
How are you all doing anyway, I hope all is well with you and that you've got something nice planned for the weekend.

I had my diabetic review this morning and everything is good as far as I'm concerned anyway, although the nurse thought that my long range blood sugar reading was a bit too tight, but as I don't follow the perceived knowledge for diabetes care, I know that my reading is good.  The guidelines are always far too high which over a long period of time makes for diabetic complications.  They still advocate you eat mostly carbohydrates, I worry that so poor information is given out to people.  Anyway I'm happy.  I was even happier that when I met up with my choir buddy Fiona in Costa for a cuppa, I managed to bypass the gorgeous cakes, I am so sweet toothed I really struggle to abstain.

So it's time for my Friday Oldie and here it is
One of the fabulous LOTV images. I love this wee guy, and I'm not sure but I might have made this one for Damian, who is a footy fanatic.  He used to play football when younger, and then whilst working of a company coached their team.
We went along to watch them at practise one evening, and was highly amused at how seriously Damian was taking it all and using all those football commands such as, wheel it to me, man on, square ball and so on..... I hadn't a clue what he was talking about.  He was also trying to give all the subs a chance of playing, but one man didn't seem to be getting a shot and when I asked Damian why, he looked at me in exasperation saying that  as a football coach he had the only Brazilian who couldn't play football.  However, I pointed out that as the man turned up to be to be part of it all the least Damian could do was give him a kick of the ball.  I thought the whole thing was hilarious to be taken so seriously.  Alistair very wisely took me away before I could interfere any further, well I suppose the coach didn't need his mother on the side lines giving out advice.

Do join  us with sharing your Oldies, can be anything handmade and link to Erika of Snappy Crafts here.  Erika started the Friday Oldie a while ago and there are now quite a few of us joining in, it's good to look back at what we made and how  our styles have changed/improved.

We haven't made too many weekend plans as yet except to go and visit our friend Sean who is now out of hospital and doing away nicely, so that will be lovely to see him.  I hope the weather picks up, a bit watery looking as I type this.

Thank you all for your lovely comments on my previous card, I do appreciate each and every one.
See you with my CCC card on Sunday, take care everyone,


Erika said...

Hi Kate, that used to always bother me with kids footy too. Let them all have a knock about! But no all out to win.
Love your card, the LOTV image is very cute, I think I have him too somewhere.
Thanks for joining me this weekend sharing an oldie, good to hear you are fit and well also.
Have a good weekend whatever your plans.

Hugs Erika. X

Christine Harrop said...

I thought you would have had enough football tolast youa long time yet Kate ... lol! Strangely enough, I hav just come across this same topper in my drawer whilst looking for something else. Super little card. Hugs Christine xx

Linda Simpson said...

This is gorgeous Kate, so fed up with the football now here in our house. Before we turn around it will be the Olympics. Enjoy your weekend.
Linda xxx

Sandy said...

I love your oldie Kate - it definitely is a "goldie"
Sandy xx

meg said...

Great oldie Kate and a fun tale

cheryl said...

Oh just love this hun its one of my favourite images and you have made one awesome card hun love it to bits hugs cheryl xxx

cotnob said...

A super oldie share Kate, a fabulous image - LOTV are so good at these, your design is perfect for a masculine card.
Have a lovely weekend.

Tanya said...

Gorgeous card Kate, I love the story that goes with it too :D Thanks for the lovely comment on my blog too - I really appreciate it <3

Tanya xx

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A great masculine themed card Kate with the spots and stripes and sweet footballer image. Glad you have been given a clean bill of health today.

pam said...

Gorgeous oldie Kate, fantastic image and card design.
Pam x

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Kate
Brilliant card for a footie fan. Great design.
I bet Damian was thinking "Gordon Strachen doesn't have to put up with his Mother on the sidelines!!!" hahaha!
Have a great weekend and hope Sean is better now he's home.
Ang x

Jennifer Johnston said...

This is such a cute card Kate, I love it! The image is absolutely fabulous. Enjoy your weekend Kate.
Love and hugs Jennifer xx.

Valerija said...

Great card. Love all the details.
Valerija xx

Marie-Louise said...

Super card Kate. Love the image and the papers you have used.

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful "oldie" creation. The colours are so gorgeous...xx {aNNie}

MaryH said...

Great to hear you have a decent handle on the diabetes. The classes DH took, limited him to 15carbs with each meal..think his daily intake was to be no more than 60. It's a struggle, but worth it, if you can keep off the meds and control with your diet. Good motivation...but I know it's difficult to do. Loved reading your coaching cute. Loved this wonderfully detailed LOTV image...and you've presented in a sweet layout. Bet your son really loved this one...perfect for a young fella. See ya tomorrow at CCC. TFS & Hugs

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

A super card Kate for any football fan. I'm pleased to hear that your diabetes check went well. I know the advice is to eat carbs, but then in other reviews, they state that eating carbs will cause your blood sugar to rise and then fall quite quickly, so I think you're right in doing what's best for you. Enjoy the rest of your weekend. Crafty hugs, Sandra X

Florence said...

Awww! The footballer is a great image. Super card Kate. Pleased to hear the review went well and all is good.
Take care,
Flo xx

Cara said...

A fab oldie, particularly love the offset circular frame around the image. Cara x

Sue said...

My goodness, what a cute image. My grandson plays, but he is older and even is a referee for younger boys leagues. Fun card.