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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 a daughter, Aurora, born March 2015. Thanks for visiting and I hope you enjoy my makes. Please leave a comment so that I know you have visited me. xxxx

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Friday, 11 January 2013

In the Blue

Good Afternoon All
 We have been painting and it is crippling my back so I have surrendered and got an estimate from a decorator to do my craft room for me instead of doing it ourselves - 60 euros so well worth it.  It will probably take us another week to finish the upstairs room we have started as we have t do so many coats as it was once an outside wall that has been glassed in, so it has a very rough texture.

I decided to show you this card today.  I made it a couple of weeks ago and the sentiment is from a pack that has been in my stash forever, I cant even remember where I bought it from.
The turquoise backing paper  (which has glitter on it)  and the wire flower is from some stuff given to me, as is the shiny paper that I have made the bitty blossom flowers from.  Narrow satin ribbon and a homemade bead pin complete it, oh, I forgot the gorgeous corner cut from waste card and  gems in each of  the corners for a bit of sparkle.  Hope you like it.
xxxx
Wendy L

CHALLENGES ----
Use it Tuesday # 47 - Make it Sparkle
The Pretty Little Ribbon # 18 - Flowers and Ribbon
MAWTT - Floral Delights
Paper Crafting Journey - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Monochrome
Delicious Doodles # 18 - Anything Goes use Fave colour
   


15 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous Wendy. I love the design and beautiful shades of blue
    Sue xx

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  2. That's an awesome price for painting and will save you the pains and headaches!
    Love the style of this card and all of the different elements work beautifully together.

    Shelby

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  3. Hi Wendy, Happy Belated New year to you, I hope its a wonderful year for you.
    Love the card, The colour and detail are beautiful and love the Corner die.
    Hugs mau xx

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  4. So beautiful Wendy, love the blues.
    Wendy xx

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  5. Fab card, thanks for playing along in the monochrome challenge with us at Creative Moments. Gill (DT)

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  6. That sounds like a good idea to me Wendy and good value as well.

    A lovely easel card and what a very pretty cornered die.

    Thanks so much sharing with us at Pretty Little Ribbons challenge this month.

    B x

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  7. Love your design, thank you for joining us at Creative Moments

    Alex (DT)

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  8. Thanks for playing along at Use It Tuesday! What a beautiful creation!
    Tracy DT

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  9. This is beautiful! Thanks for digging into your stash and playing along with us at UIT!

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  10. Lovely take on our challenge - the turquoise is so pretty. Thanks for joining in at Creative Moments, Helen (DT) x

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  11. Hi Wendy, fabulous choice of colours for our Monochrome challenge at Creative Moments. Congratulations on your new grandaughter (I had my little girl in June) seem to remember you were from my part of the woods in Ormskirk :) Sarah x

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  12. Beautiful card Wendy, love the design! Thanks for sharing with us at MAWTT this week, good luck and hope to see you again soon! Pami x

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  13. Oh Wendy this is beautiful. Love your design. Thanks for sharing with us at PCJ and good luck. Hugs, Gale

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  14. I love the colours you have used on this card.

    Thanks for joining the Pretty Little Ribbon Shop challenge.

    Sarah x

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