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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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Thursday, 11 September 2014

Christmas Collection

Good Morning All
I have made a start on Christmas cards.  I am trying to get all my own made then get going with ones for charities and I,m not sure it there will be a Fayre at the local bar this November.

I,m quite pleased with how these have turned out and have made a set in lilac too which I will show in afew days.

Crafty Bloggers Challenge - AG
Ends end Sept

A Girl Who Crafts - AG

Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas - AG

I did all the die cutting first using a variation of shapes, then sat down and put together, I had a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon.
  Do you feel that sometimes things go right and other times it just doesn't come together

I did have to borrow the bauble die from my friend Val, Thanks Val.

All very similar but different and if I didn't put the bead pin on they would go flat for posting.

Wendy L


Patricia said...

Brilliant collection Wendy, love them all.
It's amazing how they add up when you do them in little batches.
I have most of mine done. I make little packets of 4 & 6 for charity sales, those have yet to be done.
Have a great day

Patricia x

Jacquie said...

Gorgeous Wendy, three beautiful cards, love the rich Red colour.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Sue said...

Such a beautiful set of cards Wendy. Your designs are fabulous and I love the colour scheme.
Sue xx

Rita said...

Beautiful Christmas cards Wendy. Love them all. Hugs Rita xxx

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Wendy
Love your festive trio, especially the bauble background.
Have made the grand total of one Christmas card so far. Better get a move on lol!
Ang x

Alison59 said...

Beautifully designed :-)

Christine Harrop said...

Great card collection Wendy. As you say, similar, but so very different. Christine xx

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

Three fabulous cards Ginny x

Sue B said...

Ooh these are gorgeous Wendy… what beautiful designs and I love the colour combos! I love it when everything goes right… makes crafting so much more fun! :-))
Take Care
Big hugs
Sue xx

Janice said...

Gosh Wendy you have been busy. A great set of cards that just shows how many variations can be made from one set of dies. Janice xx

sandy's crafty bits said...

3 super christmas cards wendy ... you have reminded me that I must start ... ooooo flip I have to find all my christmas bits first lol ... hope you are having a great week ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

pam said...

hi Wendy, fabulous Christmas cards, beautiful designs and colours.

Pamellia Johnson said...

These are fantastic Wendy! I love all of the reds and your 3d ornaments, so festive! hugs :)

~@ngie~ said...

these are all gorgeous... I might have to try my own version of these some day :) hehehee

love n hugz Angie xXx

Crabbies Cards said...

Fabulous Trio of Christmas cards. Thank you fro sharing them over at a girl who crafts.

Hazel said...

Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for my CHNC challenge extra for September - hope to see you again soon x

Katya- Ангел ф кедах said...

They are fab Wendy, similar but different =) I have started making christmas cards too =)


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