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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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Monday, 17 June 2013

Gruffies

Good Morning All
I have been cutting out again, Gruffies is the object of my affection this time.  I think this decoupage image is so cute.
This would have been a good  card to send to my eldest Son whose birthday it is today, he does love  his bed!!!!  Mums button tin has been raided again and more of my flowers crocheted with twine and a butterfly.  I used the negative from a border die cut along the bottom and embossed dark green card to mount it all on.

I wish Lee a happy birthday today and hope he raised lots of money at the weekend for Alder Hey Hospital.  He took some of my cards to sell to help raise funds at a dinner on Saturday night.  The staff at this hospital were exceptional when Lucas died and Lee is doing a sponsored skyjump in August to raise more money for them.

 xxxxx
Wendy L
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22 comments:

  1. Really cute image Wendy! I love it you have done it really well.


    BTW I did not think you were being odd I think I know you from your posts better than that.

    I too make typing errors on my blog the speed we have to do things it is a wonder I don't make more!Even when we proof read we see what we want to see! :)

    Good card today children can be quite hard to do cards for especially I find boys between 8-14 not a child not an adult.

    Crafty Hugs
    Heather xx

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  2. You see that should have read a great card for children!!So many blogs to check so little time! ROFL!

    Crafty Hugs
    Heather xx

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  3. This is gorgeous Wendy. I love the image, colours and beautiful crochet flowers.
    Happy Birthday to your son, It is good that he is able to raise money for such a worthwhile cause.
    Sue xx

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  4. This is just gorgeous,fabulous image and design.xxx

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  5. Fabulous card Wendy, that image is just so cute.
    Wendy xx

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  6. Cute bear and very neat cutting. Nice one Wendy. x

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  7. Hi Wendy I love today's card,it is cute,I also have a son that loves his bed.I love the colours.
    A big thank you for the blog Prize which arrived to day,what a great start to my day.I love everything,I have never used hand made paper and look forward to using it,I have an idea for the red mesh,oriental I think.The hat pins are fantastic.
    The list could go on and on.Say a big thank you also to your son for posting the package.
    Smiles
    Ita

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  8. Lovely card, Wendy, Your crocheted embellishments co-ordinate perfectly,
    Rosie x

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  9. Very effective decoupage Wendy and always love seeing sunflowers.

    B x

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  10. Hi Wendy
    Your card is gorgeous I love the image and your beautiful crochet flowers & Butterfly, I used some of mine that I won from you on my sister's birthday card (as usual I forgot to take a photo.
    Happy birthday & well done to Lee for all his work for such a worthwhile cause. xx

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  11. This is gorgeous Wendy. I love the decoupaged image, he looks so cool!

    Thanks for joining the Joanna Sheen Challenge this time.
    Lorraine x

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  12. Fabulous card Wendy I love decoupage and this one is gorgeous.

    Joan x

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  13. Great card, love that image and those lovely crocheted flowers.
    Happy Birthday to Lee and congratulations on his Fundraising
    Hugs

    Patricia xxx

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  14. beautiful card Wendy, love that image and fab embellishments.
    Pam

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  15. thank you for joining us for the Hobby House First Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx

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  16. Sweet and adorable creation!
    Thanks for sharing at Kaboodle Doodles!
    ~Michelle

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  17. Gorgeous card! Truly love that bear snoozing in his hammock! Gorgeous crocheted elements! Thank you for joining our Corrosive Challenge this fortnight.
    Ruza, CDT

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  18. Beautiful!. Thank you so much for joining us at the Hobby house. Jen xxx

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