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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, 29 January 2013

Organza Flower and bling

Good Morning All
My card this morning is a Tilda image coloured with my Promarkers.
The large flower is made from organza and I learnt how to do this from Christina at Card Making Magic and this link goes straight to the video tutorial where she shows how to make different styles of these flowers using a heat gun, it is so easy.
The rest of the card is a stamped sentiment, gems, paper flowers, a homemade bead decoration and a swirl from Zva Creative (I won) and a tiny butterfly die cut with gems in the middle, all mounted onto embossed white card and matted onto red card to match the flower colour.
Wendy L

PS:  I think I feel some candy coming on, maybe for Valentines day.  I was thinking this morning, how blogging has changed and filled my life.  When I started, I thought I would never get used to it - entering challenges etc, but now it is  a major part of my day.  And I have made som many wonderful friends.  I think the candy will be flowers and gems, I will get it together and post it on here next week. 
My eldest is arriving on Thursday with his partner so we will be busy going out but I will still find time to visit and all my DT post are scheduled, fingers crossed.

Passion For Promarkers # 183 - Add Sparkle
Creative Craft # 2 - Bling it Up
Pretty Little Ribbon # January - Flowers /ribbon


Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW! This is wonderful Wendy. I love the sweet image and your flower looks gorgeous. Thank you for the link.
I hope you have a good day
Sue xx

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

Gorgeous card Ginny xx

ALI said...

Wendy this is a lovely card and the flower is a lovely colour.

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Wendy. I love the image and your embellies look fab.
Lorraine x

pam said...

fabulous card Wendy, love the flower..pam

Pysselfröken said...

Love your Card! I am a bug fan of Magnolia. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week.

Sandra said...

Super flower. Thanks for the link.
Thanks for joining in at Creative Craft Challenges.

SandraT xxx

Marlies said...

Ah such a lovely card. I love the big flower! Thanks for joining us at The Pretty Little Ribbon Shop, Marlies x

Sylv said...

Love the flower and the cute image, super card.

Sylv x

Andie's Space said...

Hi Wendy
What a lovely card. Such a sweet Tilda & your colouring looks fab. Thanks for joining us at Passion For Promarkers this week.
Andie xx


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