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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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Sunday, 29 December 2013

Birdie in a Box

Good Morning All
Got back home on Friday afternoon after a great Christmas in Benidorm, we had a great time and will be tempted to do the same next year,it takes all the hassle out of it, no cooking, no housework etc.

The card I am showing you today is made from some blanks that Linda (Animal Aid) gave me and this one I made before I realised how they should be assembled.

This is the whole thing assembled and inside a box I made too.

This is the card, which I made into a box shape before realising it should be glued at the sides so that it will fold flat.  Durhhhh.  As shown HERE on this post.

This shows the card and the box with an acetate window.

Top view.

The papers were free in a  magazine and the flowers are Marianne Creatables.  I think the bird cage is Tim Holtz given to my by John Next Door.

Wendy L


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Patricia said...

Love this, great design and colours.
Wendy, we all do things like that ....... Hopefully most of "learn" unfortunately I still have to ... LOL
Have a great day

Patricia xx

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Wendy
It still looks fab so why worry. Now you know you can use them a couple of different ways.
Time to scrape the car to in to work. . . . .boo hiss.
Ang x

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

Beautifully designed box Ginny♥

Mrs B said...

Hi Wendy. Glad you had a good time. Love the cards and boxes. We all make mistakes, sometimes you find a new way of doing things though! Takecare.

Sue said...

Still looks gorgeous Wendy, I love the colours and detailing you have added.
Glad you had a good Christmas.
Sue xx

sallysbitz2 said...

Your box cards looks great Wendy x

Glad to hear you had a fab Christmas & that 2014 brings you everything you wish for x

hugs sally x

Anonymous said...

Hi Wendy. Your card looks really pretty, in fact that shape is better that how it should be. Love the box as well with the acetate front.
Glad you had a good time in Benidorm. Enjoy New years Eve whatever you decide to do.
Love Val x

Janet - aka stacky said...

Fabulous creation as always Wendy, you are so clever and I think it looks beautiful how you have done it.
I hope you had a lovely Christmas and I wish you and your family a very happy new year. Thank you so much for all your lovely comments this year xx

Helen said...

A fab creation.

Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Knockouts
Hugs Helen xx

Tamie said...

Super cute and I really like the colors you used and that it looks like you are looking into a window! Fabulous creation. Thank you for sharing your creation with us at Creative Knockouts! Hope to see you again next week.

Creative Knockouts DT

Anna-Karin said...

Great creation. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations. Happy new year.
Hugs Anna-Karin

verybellemakes said...

Lovely layout, creates a lovely window. Thank you for joining us for the Crafty Girls Challenge, hope to see you again soon.

Victoria DT

Hazel (Didos) said...

Ah this is super Wendy, what a great card, Thanks for playing on Crafty Girls this time, Happy New Year again too, Love Hazelxo

Aunty Sue said...

stunning creation and thanks for sharing with us at Divas by designs


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