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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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Saturday, 16 November 2013

Make a Gift

Good Morning All

It has gone abit colder here in Spain, or it may just be me, coming back from holidays.  I,ve had to put the summer quilt on the bed and get the winter clothes out of boxes.  I swap over the summer clothes with the winter ones every spring and autumn.  I leave afew out because we do have some hot days in winter occasionally.  Not moaning though, I do love this time of year.  Hollie (Dad) skyped me last night to show her new winter coat (waiting pics from Mum), a gorgeous Little Red Riding Hood coat, soooo cute.
Allsorts Challenge time again and the theme this week is 'Make A Gift' and it has been set by Sarah. I made a gift voucher or money  card.

This is the inside where I have made a pouch for a voucher or money to go.

I used ------
Image from Passion for Stamps coloured with Promarkers
Homemade sentiment tags and a heart brad
Handmade lilac embossed paper
Purple card
Tiny envelope and card inside pocket for decoration but pocket made to `put a gift voucher in.
Our Sponsors this week are --
Passion for Stamps   Will give winner 4 images of choice

The Craft Barn will give 15GBP to spend online

Wendy L


Judith said...

Love the colour of this Wendy and the cute little pup! Hugs Judith x

Lozzy T said...

Beautiful Wendy and the puppy so sweet..Hugs Lozzy xx

Jennifer Swandells said...

This is such a pretty card Wendy, I would love this for my birthday. I keep looking at your blog and my other favourite blogs for inspiration in the hope that something may return soon. Hugs, Jen xx
Krafty Keepsakes

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Wendy, I love the design and adorable image.
Sue xx

Anonymous said...

What a cute little pup, Wendy and a lovely gift idea.
No it's not just you. There is definitely a nip in the air and the long trousers have come out again.
Have a good weekend.
Love val x

ALI said...

Beautiful sweet card.

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Wendy
Super idea as we do give a lot of vouchers/cash as gifts as its what folk prefer.
What constitutes winter clothes in Spain? A t-shirt instead of vest top hahaha! When is new grandbaby due? Thought it was this month or am I going potty?
Take care
Ang x

Rita said...

Beautiful card Wendy. I do love the fact that it doubles up as a gift card too. Very cold here in Scotland today, we are close to the sea and it's a sea wind that's blowing. Hugs Rita xxx

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

Adorable image gorgeous card Ginny♥

Wilma Brown said...

Hi Wendy, love the puppy, makes a beautiful card and useful too turning it into a gift as well.. Hope it is not to chilly for you we have a strong wind making it feel cold but thermostat in car says 10 degrees C.

Wilma x x x

Jacquie said...

Hi Wendy,

Lovely card and I love the idea of it being a gift card too.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Wendy said...

So cute, gorgeous voucher/money card.
Wendy xx

Lorraine said...

A brilliant money card Wendy. I love the colours and design
Lorraine x

Doreen said...

Beautiful card,lovely design and image.xxx

Janet - aka stacky said...

Your money card is brilliant Wendy I love the image. I bet Hollie looked adorable in her new coat xx

pam said...

brilliant idea Wendy, love this image and design.

Katya- Ангел ф кедах said...

Such a cute image and fab colour too!
Katya x

Sarah said...

Such a fabulous idea and a super cute image x

catherine said...

This looks a fabulous gift token idea Wendy. They are the sort of things we all need at Christmas. Hope you start to recover soon from this cold and feel better
x catherine

brenda said...

Was in London yesterday so running late this weekend, but super piece for this weeks theme.

B x

walchowDesign said...

Beautiful gift card, Wendy! The dog is so adorable!

Tracy said...

A super gift Wendy, fab!
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Ruth said...

This is so cute, Wendy!


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