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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, 15 November 2013

Feeling Better

Good Morning All

Feeling much better today, as I was yesterday thank goodness.  It has been a rough couple of days though.

Our little craft meeting went well yesterday morning, there was only five of us, but I think everyone enjoyed it.  There was a couple of ladies who are into scrap-booking rather than card making, which was great.  They brought some of their own stash to work with and were asked to bring some of their completed pages next week as the rest of us would like to see them and get into scrap-booking abit more.  Yesterday I showed them how to do the poinsettias  like these HERE.  And then they asked how I made the paper boxes like these HERE.  I think they all enjoyed the morning, I know I did, and hope to see afew more next week.
Fat club later this morning and I dont think the scales will be kind to me!!!!!!  Five and Six course meals each evening on the cruise ship do not do me any favours!!!!!! but they all tasted good!!!!!


I made this lovely card the before I went away and thought I would show it to you as it incorporates a Tim Holtz flower using the same method as talked about above.

I used - 
Silver mirri card embossed with 'swiss dots' folder
Silver edged ribbon
Sentiment from stash (ages old)
Recycled Christmas card with crochet edge

Wendy L

As You Like It - Spots or Stripes I prefer spots, use this embossing folder loads
Divas by Design - Snowy
Creative Corner - Let it Snow


Anonymous said...

Hi Wendy. Beautiful card. Loving the flower. really enjoyed yesterdays class.
Love Val x

Mrs B said...

Hi Wendy. Glad you are feeling better. Great card and I love the image with the crochet border, so pretty. Take care.

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Wendy. I love your crochet edge around the image and beautiful flower.
I am pleased that you are feeling better now.
Sue xx

Rita said...

Good Morning Wendy. So glad your feeling better. Your card is absolutely stunning. Take Care. Hugs from Scotland. Rita xxxx

Janet - aka stacky said...

Hello Wendy sorry I haven't been around much x
Sorry to hear you have been unwell glad to read that you are feeling much better now and that you had a good holiday x
Your card is so lovely the crochet edge looks beautiful xx

Jacquie Jacobs said...

Hi Wendy,

What a stunning card, I love how you have, well it looks like you have sewn the crochet edge onto the image, not sure if that's what you have done but it looks great. I adore the flowers, so so pretty.

So glad you are feeling a little better and that your classes have gone so well.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

pam said...

hi Wendy, glad you are feeling a bit better.
lovely card, your crochet edge looks lovely, wish I had let my late mum teach me.

catherine said...

Fabulous card Wendy and lovely flower. So glad your feeling better today
x catherine

nnalorac said...

Such a lovely card Wendy, love the recycled image and the crochet border. Thanks for sharing with us at AYLI. Carolxx

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Wendy
Glad you're feeling better and that your crafty gathering went well.
Lovely card. The embossing really makes it pop.
Ang x

Unknown said...

I am so glad that you are starting to feel better Wendy, really pleased that your 'crafty venture' is working out. I really love this card and the use of the mirri card is beautiful. Hugs, Jen xx
Krafty Keepsakes

DesignerDiva said...

Stunning card Wendy, really elegant.
Sorry to hear you've not been well, hope you soon feel better.
Thanks for playing along at Diva's this week and I hope you will join us again
Hugs Laurie x
I have a candy if you'd like to join in


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