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Alicante, Spain
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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Thursday, 22 May 2014

Open Envelope

Good Morning All
Having a wonderful time here in the UK but had limited internet access at first, which was a bind but my sister altered it to unlimited so we are back on track.
Having lots of time with Noah and eagerly awaiting Hollie tomorrow evening.  Was going to take Noah to Southport,  around Marine Lake this afternoon, but it is raining, so we will have to see how it goes. 
 Taking Johns Mum home this morning, she has been spending afew days with my Mum, they get on very well together, which is good.

I pulled this one out of the files to show you.  It is made, following a tutorial from Beccy HERE, she has loads of them and some gorgeous digis too.  It is like a card within an open envelope.  The card is some I won in some candy, crochet flower on front and Cherry Lynn roses.  Ticket sentiment mounted onto X Cut labels die and twine tied through ends.
Wendy L

Creative Moments 43 - AG with twine
Divas by Design - Anything Goes
Die cut Divas - Use at least one embellishment
Sarah Hurley 92 - AG


Sue said...

Hi Wendy sorry the rain has kept you in.
Lovely card and design,fab colours.
Sue xx

Christine Harrop said...

Great card. I love to see different shapes etc for cards so I will be popping over to check out the tutorial. Glad you are enjoying your holiday. We had heavy rain overnight in Oxfordshire - exactly when I like it ...lol! Christine xx

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

Hope it stops raining soon! your creation is beautiful Ginny x

Patricia said...

Raining here as well after our fantastic day yesterday.
Never mind you can get more cuddles just sitting at home......!!!
Love your wonderful project, really like that idea.

Patricia xx

Arlene said...

What a wonderful new technique. So sweet!

Glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

Jacquie said...

Looks beautiful Wendy.
So glad you have had a good time in the UK, what part of the Uk are you in?

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Bridie Payne said...

Brilliant idea

Thank you so much for leaving a lovely comment on my blog

Have a fab day.


Bridie@BGPayne Crafts

Sue B said...

Hi Wendy, glad you are having a nice time in UK with your family! shame about the weather though… hope it brightens up for you! ;-)
I love your open envelope… what a fab design! gorgeous colours and I love all the pretty embellishments… you've decorated it beautifuly ! :-)
Big hugs
Sue B xx

sandy's crafty bits said...

wow super open envelope ... love the design ... glad you are having fun with the family and never mind about the rain ... hope you have a super bank holiday ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

val jones said...

Hi Wendy. Glad you´re back on line again. Love todays envelope card. It´s really pretty. I´m just going to see what else Beccy´s done.
Have a wonderful birthday tomorrow and enjoy your time with the family.
Love Val x

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Wendy.
hope it stops raining soon
Lorraine x

pam said...

fabulous card shape Wendy, glad you enjoying your UK visit, not stopped raining all day here.

Mrs B said...

Hi Wendy. Love the envelope card, it is so pretty and a great idea for something a bit different. I hope the weather improves, you will enjoy spending time with Noah anyway won't you : ) Take care.

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MRS DUCK said...

Hi Wendy
What an unusual but fab card. Never seen one this shape before. Glad you're enjoying your visit and getting to spend time with the little ones.
Thought your birthday is the 27th. Sorry if I've missed it. Hope you had a good one.
Ang x

Carol C said...

This is lovely, thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley 365 this month, Carol x

Mirella said...

Brilliant, I really like shaped cards and projects. Thanks for sharing and joining us at Divas by Design this week. Hugs, Mirella

Eileen Dobson said...

Wow, just gorgeous. Thanks for sharing it with us over at Creative Moments.

Scrapcat 1 said...

A beautiful creation.Thank you for joining us at Creative Moments this time and we hope to see you again soon. Tracy DT

clare brown said...

love this! thanks for joining us over at sarah hurley 365


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