Welcome the Ecstatic Experience : Mixed Media Layout
Cuddles and Vomit
My littlest sweetie is experiencing her first real bout of sickness this week. Sure, she has had colds and runny noses but this is the first time she has battled real sickness. All day Saturday she projectile vomited and was unable to keep down water and solids. It was a busy day wiping up vomit, changing linens, and giving showers. One of our cuddles resulted in me taking a face full of vomit all over my newly salon styled hair. I admit, I almost cried while washing out those fabulous curls. But no one wants to keep a small amount of vomit around just to look pretty. It has been terrible to see her bubbly personality suppressed. Despite the the extra laundry, I am soaking up the the hours I have had to cuddle and hold her. Normally, she is not the cuddly type because she is too busy playing or running after her brothers but this morning I got a full two hours of cuddle time.
Sickness is not quite an experience that I would describe as ecstatic but I am certainly ecstatic when she spends more than 1 minute in my arms without trying to wiggle away. I am thinking this is just a bug that needs to work its course. Thankfully these things do not last forever and she will be back to her normal self soon. I will certainly be missing the cuddles though.
Creating the Layout
My background is handmade paper which has been sprayed with Dylusions Spray Ink. I stamped using a Japanese Wave Stamp and a Unity Christy Tomlinson stamp.
The items that I used to layer are strips of painted book paper, die cuts, fiber, fabric washi tape and alcohol ink colored acetate.
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I am joining the T day Ladies over at Elizabeth and Bleubeard’s. For my beverage, I am sharing my Tiesta Tea Maui Mango Pineapple Fruit Tea . This is one of my favorite fruit teas although I have many. It creates a lovely bright yellow color. Pineapple and mango give it a light but very sweet taste that I guess could be considered more of a dessert tea. I definitely could drink this tea for dessert after every meal.
Happy Tea Day,