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Alicante, Spain
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, 6 November 2012

Christmas card for Hollie

Good Morning All
Weather has changed abit here, it is dull today and we have had abit of rain.
I made this card following a tutorial I found here, the blog is called Homemade With Love, Gems and Pretty Things, and I came across it whilst doing my DT bit for Forever Friends.  I tried making this card from Making cards magazine last year and the instructions were not very clear (I did email them and asked but got no reply) and I am sure I have still got the original in a drawer somewhere w hich I will try to finish now. Anyway, this one was so easy to make and I think it looks great.

The pictures are abit bright as the flash kept going off as it,s abit dull here today.
I used my Forever Friends decoupage as I love the FF bears and then decorated to my hearts content.
Wendy L
LEJ Designs # 28 - Dies cuts  Punches
Kaboodle Doodles # 144 - Anything Goes
OLLCB # 117 - Christmas
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes


Caroline said...

This is gorgeous I love the design and the colours are beautiful. Caroline xxx

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

This is a brilliant project Ginny x

donemark crafts said...

Fab card I like making this shape as it folds nicely for the post.

Doreen said...

A fabulous card,love the design and fab details.xxx

Fran said...

Fab card, thankyou for joining us over at Kaboodle Doodles xx

Lorraine said...

Fabulous card Wendy,great design and colours.
Lorraine x

Joan Macdonald said...

This is fabulous Wendy, we have had a dull and rainy day here too and i think its is forecast for the rest of the week.

Joan x

pam said...

brilliant card Wendy, fab design

Wendy said...

Gorgeous Wendy, fabulous design.
Wendy xx

Kraftylittlebox said...

This is fab :) something a bit different, hugs Klair xx

Naomi Edwards said...

I think it looks great too! Love that it is unlike anything we are seeing these days! Awesome job and lucky Hollie to have you.

Ime said...

lovely card!!! thanks for joining us at kaboodle doodles

coldwaters2 said...

What a fabulous style card it is quite unusual and very pretty the image is terrific, thank you for joining our challenge at OLLCB
lorraine x

Kathryn said...

A fabby make :) thanks for joining in at LEJ this week xx

Daniele said...

thanks for jining us at ooh la with your lovely creation


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