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Hi. I live in Spain with my partner. I am retired and LOVE it. I love life here but I do miss my family back in the UK, two sons and three sisters and my Mum. Crafting is my life, I do something every single day. In the past it has helped me get through some bad times in my life. One such bad time was when my first grandson died aged just 14 months. He had been born 8 weeks prem but was very healthy and was growing into a beautiful, bonny boy. It was such a shock when the call came. A day never passes when I dont think of him. I am now Nanna again to grand daughter, Hollie, born July 2012, and Tess born March 2016. This is my younger son and his partner. I now have another Grandson, Noah, born Nov 2013 to my elder Son and they have 2 daughters Aurora, born March 2015 and Arabella, born August 2017. Thanks for visiting and I hope you enjoy my makes. Please leave a comment so that I know you have visited me. I love reading them all. xxxx


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Saturday, 7 January 2012

Challenge card

Hi all
Another gorgeous day here in Spain.

This is  a card I have made for the Docraft challenge `Bear recycled Christmas card`
and a challenge on Gill M`s blog.
I have used brown and white card from Christmas cards and some gems.  The decoupage bears are from the Cuddly Buddly site. The rest is from my stash.  The paper flowers I have made myself - some from a punch and the others are quilled.
I love this easel design  for cards, it looks so effective.

It took me a while to get my crafting mojo back, I seemed to have lost over christmas, what with afew family worries, but, hopefully now things are getting better.

Happy Saturday to you all.

Wendy L

I,m going to try to enter this into a challenge on:
Creations by Gill M
CBGM challenge #1 2012


regency jean said...

Hi, I love your blog, and need to get started myself on a few more cards. I'm blog hopping with Red Rottie on DC this weekend . I was at a DC craft demo this morning, gave me some inspiration, but I feel there are going to be lots of lovely cards on peoples blogs.

Flowergirl said...

Gorgeous card x
Wendy x

Laura said...

I love this one! What a cute image!

Back to blog hopping!

Gemma said...

Absolutely adorable hun & love all the flutterbys...
hugs and xxx

Anonymous said...

This is a lovely card, so like the quilling flowers

Valerie said...

Great decoupage Wendy and such a cute image. Thank you so much for joining us for this years first challenge at CBGM. Good luck with the challenge!
Val x

jackid said...

Such a sweet card Wendy thankyou for playing along with us at CBGM this month
Jacki xx

Vicki Fraser aka CardarTart said...

Those bears area adorable! thanks for joining my candy too :)

Alizabethy said...

Such a pretty card!

LisaG said...

Lovely card Wendy!

Easels are one of my favourite styles of cards, especially twisted easels!

You can clearly see the teddies have been decoupaged. What type of glue medium did you use?

Well done and thank you for entering the challenge.

Good luck!

Hope all is well with your family worries, there's nothing worse.

Lisa - CBGM Design Team

Linda said...

Beautiful card I love these style of cards and the decoupaged teddies are lovely. Thank you for taking part in this months challenge over at CBMG and look forward to your card next month.

Linda xxxx
CBMG Design Team


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