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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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Saturday, 26 April 2014

Oriental

Good Morning All
The theme this week for the Allsort Challenge is ORIENTAL and has been set by Susan.

I did like the sound of this but was not quite sure of what to do.



I saw this lovely digi, from Digi Darla, and thought it looked quite oriental.  They were to be one of our sponsors but they have decided to close their store through illness I believe.  Then I also remembered a set of stamps I bought years ago from Lakeland and never used.  I did not want to colour the stamp so just added some Stickles to some of the leaves, but it does not show up too much on the picture.  I coloured the digi with Promarkers and was so glad I have some of the fine nibs as they were definitely needed for this one.  I had some chinese paper in my stash too so added a strip of that across the bottom.
The lace corner is Cheery Lynn B175.
xxxxx
Wendy L
Sponsors this week are ----

                                                                  $20 store voucher


Flonz $20 store gift voucher Also 12% discount offered on purchases to those entering the challenge

CHALLENGES -
Crafty Calender - Things With Wings
Suzy Bees Bloomin Challenge - Wings

20 comments:

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  2. The image does have a nice Oriental feel to it Wendy and looks great on your card.

    Have a good weekend.

    B x

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  3. Hi Wendy. I love the card, it is so pretty, the stamps are gorgeous. I see from As.I. DO.Rodos - Ginny's comment it is your birthday. Many Happy Returns. I hope you have a great day. Take care.

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  4. Beautiful and stylish card, love the soft pale colours. Happy birthday;-))m

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  5. I just want to say, It is not my Birthday today it is in May. Thank you anyway. xxxx

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  6. A gorgeous oriental card Wendy. Lovely colours and design
    Have a good weekend
    Lorraine x

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  7. Hi Wendy. Love the Oriental theme on the card. Beautiful embellishments as usual.
    Love Val x

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  8. This is gorgeous Wendy. I love the image and beautiful stamped background with such pretty detailing too.
    Sue xx

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  9. Beautiful creation Wendy, very Oriental. Love the colours you have used, very pretty.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

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  10. Beautiful, absolutely beautiful
    Have a great weekend

    Patricia x

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  11. So beautiful Wendy. ...Perfect for the theme.
    Wendy xx

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  12. Gorgeous card Wendy, love the blues and the pretty image and l am so pleased you have enjoyed this theme. Enjoy the rest of the weekend x Susan x

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  13. Beautiful card Wendy, love the image and pretty blues x

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  14. fabulous card design Wendy, love the image and lovely colours.
    pam

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  15. Beautiful card Wendy and I love love love that image, you colored it beautifully, so sad that Darla Digi's closed down, have a super fantastic day! hugs

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  16. Gorgeous Design, Thank you for joining us over at Suzy Bee's Bloomin challenge blog,it is much appreciated, I hope you will join us again next week for another fab challenge....
    Hugs
    Suzy B Owner Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge Blog
    XX

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  17. Thanks for sharing your lovely creation for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 26 'wings' - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

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