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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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Thursday, 28 February 2013

Chocolate

Good Afternoon All
My card today was made especially for The Cuttlebug Spot Challenge 'Life is Like a Box of Chocolates.
I wrote the quote from the film (Forest Gump) on cream paper and diecut it with scalloped Oval then layered it onto chocolate coloured, card then brown card.  The paper I found in my scrap box and thought it was very apt with a mailbox on it and it was in the clours I wanted to use.  The backing paper is from Papermania.  Added Joanna Sheen ribbon in two colours and some buttons and flowers.
xxxx
Wendy L

CHALLENGES-----------
The Cuttlebug Spot - Life is like a box of chocolates
Creative Inspirations - # 203 - Buttons & Bows
Crafts & Me - # 122 - Dies and / or Punches
Bearly Mine Crafts # 75 - Anything Goes
Whoopsi Daisy  - Add a Sentiment  I WON THIS ONE
Crafty Ribbon # 40 - Anything Goes with Ribbon
Cute Card Thursday # 258 - Something Old
 



16 comments:

Iliana said...

Cool :D I like it!

Sue - bearhouse said...

fabulous card, I love the colours
Sue xx

Teresa said...

Gorgeous card Wendy xx

Jannie said...

Isn't the movie amazing?? Love how you have used the sentiment!

Love your card!

Thank you so much for joining us at The Cuttlebug Spot!

Cuttlebugs & Hugs
Jannie

pinky said...

Beautiful card Wendy! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.
Pinky

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Wendy. I love the pretty colours.
Lorraine x

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

Gorgeous card Ginny x

Sonia said...

Absolutely wonderful card Wendy^_^
Have a beautiful weekend,
Sonia

Joan Macdonald said...

Gorgeous card Wendy, i love the colours

Joan x

Deb said...

Fabulous card!
Many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!
have a great weekend, Debxx

rachel said...

fab card Wendy - thanks so much for joining our buttons and bows challenge at Creative inspirations this week and good luck xx

Tracey Manderson said...

well done, its a wonderful card.
Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine, Good luck and hope you will join us again
Hugs
Tracey
xxx

Jennifer Grissom said...

Great card! We'd love for you to try out at our new design team: Sister Act Card Challenge

Joan Macdonald said...

Hello again Wendy, fabulous card and great colours. Thank you for joining us over at Whoopsi Daisy this week.

Joan x

Rach83 said...

Love that mailbox paper and your flowers are gorgeous. Great sentiment too.

Thanks for joining us at The Cuttlebug Spot.

Rachel x

sara said...

great card thanks so much for joining us at crafts & me this week
hugs sara x x

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