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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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Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Humphrey & Chicks

Good Morning All
I was lucky to have my letter printed on Joanna Sheens News Letter this month and through that a lady who has lost her husband last week to the awful Pancreatic cancer got in touch with Tina and asked to be put in touch with me. (I lost my fiance to this dreadful disease in 2006).  This lady, Carol, lives in Spain also, so I  emailed her  and we have been having  a cyber chat this week.  Anyway, afew emails on and we are going to meet up on Friday afternoon.
Isn't it surprising who you meet through blogs etc, that is how I met my friend Val who comes to the craft meet on Thursdays.

Todays card is another Humphrey.


Such a sweet image with the little chicks.  I kept it simple, with shades of blue card and paper, matted onto  Swiss Dots embossed card.
I put the same image, but smaller, inside the card.

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Wendy L
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14 comments:

  1. Hi Wendy. It´s lovely that Carol will have someone to talk to who has gone through the same thing. It´s a small world isn´t it?
    Lovely card. Love anything to do with Humphrey. Pretty dotty background as well.
    See you tomorrow.
    Is Carol near enough to come to the Club?

    Love Val x

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  2. such an adorable image gorgeous card Ginny x

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  3. Hi Wendy,

    Love Humphrey so this card is fabulous. Love it all.

    Wow! what a nice thing to happen, hope your meeting with Carol goes well, such a sad term of events to bring you both together but great you have kept in touch and both live in Spain. Good Luck.

    Love & Hugs

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

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  4. Good afternoon Wendy,
    A beautiful sweet card, I love that image.
    What a lovely story I hope you have a wonderful meet up with your Cybre friend and you have many more face to face meetings ....... It's good to talk as they say!!!
    Hugs

    Patricia x

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  5. Your card is gorgeous Wendy. I love the cute image and pretty detailing.
    How lovely that you are offer some comfort to another crafter and that you will get the chance to meet up.
    Sue xx

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  6. Wendy this is such a sweet card. Oh it's lovely that you and Carol can meet up and chat. It will be good for her.
    Hazel x

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  7. Hi Wendy, beautiful card...lovely that you will get together with Carol, nothing like a good chat with someone who knows what they are going through.
    pam

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  8. Hi Wendy
    Your Humphrey cards are always sooo cute.
    I've been so lucky to meet some wonderful people through the blog, your fab neighbour John being the first. Sad you are meeting Carol under these circumstances but hopefully you can help her through this difficult time.
    Ang x

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  9. Hi Wendy. Love the card, Humphrey is so cute : ) I hope hat you have a good time with your new friend Carol. At least something good has come out of such tragic times for you both. Thank goodness for the internet, we would be lost without it now wouldn't we : ) Take care.

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  10. Lovely, Wendy. So pleased you have a new crafty friend, I know you will be an inspiration to her through these difficult times
    Rosie x

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  11. Aww this is so sweet Wendy! such an adorable image! I love the pretty paper and embossing… and the buttons and embellies are just perfect! :-)
    Glad that you have made a new Crafting friend... what a lovely bonus that she lives in Spain also... sounds like fate brought you two together.
    Hope you have a lovely weekend!
    Big hugs
    Sue B xx

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  12. Fabulous card, great image and wonderful design. Love that you put the same image on the inside to finish it all off. Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations

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  13. Awww that is such a sweet image and a lovely card.

    Thanks for joining in with us this week at Papertake Weekly.

    Sarah
    (GDT)

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