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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 July 2012

Acetate Baby Card

Good Afternoon All
Hope you are all good today and those of you that live in the UK, not too damp.  We are watching the qualifying for the Grand Prix and the weather looks awful.  I spoke to my son this morning, in the North West, and he said it was quite nice there, sohopefully, you all may be having good weather.

I saw this idea on C&C a while ago.  The front of the card is cut and a piece of acelate inserted to replace the card cut away.  I decided to use a border punch on each edge.  The gem swirls are from Zva Creations that I won a while ago on a blog hop. Ribbon, tag (New Baby) and embellishment were bought in USA quite afew years ago.
 think it looks pretty and sweet, hope you do too.

Wendy L


Shopping Our Stash # 58 - Triple Threat
CBGM # 7 - Use acetate


sue - bearhouse said...

Gorgeous card Wendy. I love the design and the way you have used the acetate looks really effective


Chris said...

Beautiful card Wendy I love it. Chris xx

Elaine said...

Wendy this is so pretty and a super design well done Hugs Elaine

Bellasandra said...

What a brilliant idea. Such a lovely design and pretty card.

Sandra x

Joan Macdonald said...

This is lovely wendy and so effective

Joan x

Sazzle said...

Fab idea Wendy and a great card too :-)

xx Sazzle xx

Anonymous said...

I do like the border affect on this card xx

Leslie Hanna said...

I love the acetate insert! I'm going to have to try that!

Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

Christina said...

What a gorgeous baby card and the acetate works so well. xx

Valerie said...

Gorgeous card Wendy love how you've used the acetate:) Perfect for our challenge this month at CBGM
Val x

Gill McCall said...

Gosh this is such a fabby card. thanks for taking part in my challenge

LisaG said...

Lovely card Wendy!

I love the border punch you've used and adding the acetate to the front of the card is such a great idea! I'll definitely be trying it!

Well done!

Thank you for taking part in this challenge from Creations By Gill M.

Lisa - The Design Team


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