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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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Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Christmas Boxed Off

Good Morning All

I,ve been a bit busy getting organised for the stall tomorrow as part of Fiesta week here.

Hard to think about Christmas now but here is another card I have made

This is really quite easy to make and I will do a post on how to do it within the next few days once the fayre is over.  It does fold flat to go in a A5 envelope too.  It has 2 decoupaged images on it, one behind the acetate window and 1 on the side.  You can go to town on decorating it up.  Peeloffs, die cut baubles, border punches etc etc. xxx
I have done afew of these with a bunch of flowers behind the window and they look great.

P.S.  I have added a tutorial on 18th July on how to ake this style of card. 

A couple of pics from the Wacky Races the other night in the village.


It was a really fun night and there were about 20 cars/mobiles, practically the whole village turns out for these things going on.  It is great.

xxxx
Wendy L

Challenges ----------------
Divas by Design  # 43- Christmas in July
2 Sisters Challenge # 100 - Christmas
Totally Gorjuss # 140 - It,s Christmas
Cards for Men  # 15- Christmas in July
Crafters Companion Monthly # 26- Ho ho ho christmas
Die Cuttin Divas #  74 - Christmas in July
ABC Challenge - T for two  (two decoupage images)
Quirky Craft Challenge # 15- Christmas in July



14 comments:

sue - bearhouse said...

fabulous card Wendy and great photos too!!

Sue

Joan Macdonald said...

Great card Wendy and it looks like you had a lot of fun with the Wacky races judging by the photo's.

Joan x

Caroline said...

Fantastic card Wendy and the photo's are fantastic. Caroline xxx

Lorraine said...

Fab card Wendy. The wacky races looked like it was a really fun night.
Lorraine x

craftyeyes said...

stunning christmas card wendy great shaped card fab image fab photos , thanks for sharing this week at 2sisters good luck with the challenge tracy x

Janet - aka stacky said...

Brilliant card Wendy and the wacky races look so much fun x
11 days to go I will be thinking of you xx

Pat N. said...

Very unique card! Thanks for sharing it at Die Cuttin' Divas this week--Pat N.

mylittlecardstudio.blogspot.com said...

Great card, love the design.Thank you for joining us at 2 Sisters Challenge blog this week. Good luck. Hugs, Jill x

ChrisAndCat said...

What a gorgeous card, love the image you have used.

Gerda said...

Great idea, beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!
Gerda
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

Jenn said...

Beautiful card, I love the unique fold! Thanks for joining us at ABC Challenges!

Pam Leng said...

Wow I love this card it is such an unusal shape can't wait for the instructions on how to make it.

Thank you for joining us over on the Crafters Companion Blog challenge this month

Pam x

Patty Sue 2 said...

Very beautiful and unusual! Thank you for joining us this week at ABC's challenge. I hope we will see more of your lovely work on the 1st!

Spyder said...

Sorry for late comment! Thank you for joining my challenge 'Christmas In July' over on Quirky Crafts. Lovely card! New Challenge starts tomorrow (Sunday) evening, hope to see you there!
((Lyn)) Quirky DT

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