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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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Friday, 12 April 2013

Earring Card

Good Afternoon All
I,m feeling in a happy mood today as I just received 'slimmer of the week' at my slim club, only lost 0.5kg but after being in the UK last week I thought that was pretty good and alot of the others had gained.

I made this card before I went away and I have made similar before and think it is a good idea for a gift/card for someone you don't want to spend alot on for a gift but give a little token gift.

I made the earrings from a necklace that was bought in a charity shop and I dismantled it to get these lovely beads.
The centre paper in the aperture is an odd piece left over from another project.  The white surround is a die borrowed from John Next Door a while ago. (when I use something of his I usually cut afew out to use at a later date).  The punched hearts were sent to me in some candy I won and I just added afew gems and a sentiment.
A lovely girly card???

Wendy L

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Helen said...

What a great idea to dismantle a necklace. Lovely card and congratulations on getting slimmer of the week xxx

Doreen said...

Beautiful card,love the fab earings and great papers.xxx

Sue - bearhouse said...

Gorgeous card Wendy. I love the design and pretty colours. Beautiful earrings too.
Sue xx

Wendy said...

Fabulous idea Wendy, gorgeous card and earrings.
Hope you have a lovely weekend.
Wendy xx

Sonia said...

Wowwww,terrific card,I adore the details are gorgeous^_^

Joan Macdonald said...

Great card Wendy and the perfect gift

Joan x

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Wendy. The colours and design look fab. Pretty earrings too.
Lorraine x

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

Brilliant idea a gift card love it!! Ginny x

ALI said...

Great card and gift idea and well done on the your slimming.

pam said...

brilliant idea Wendy, great find that necklace, well done on your slimming

Sara S. said...

Beautiful earrings! Your card is great - I love the combination of card and gift. Thanks for joining us this week at Card Crafter's Circle!

Fandhmum said...

Congratulations on the slimming success, Wendy. Love your card and earrings.
Rosie x

Sylv said...

Fabulous card, love the earrings, thank you for joining us for the Crafty Bloggers Network challenge.

Sylvia (DT)

Ger said...

Lovely project, lovely way to present a gift. Thankyou for joining us this month at Crafty Bloggers Network.
Geraldine M


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