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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 December 2014

December Birthday

Good Morning All
It is time for Moving Along With The Times Challenge again and the theme this week is 'December Birthday' chosen by Kelly.

I must admit, I cheated a little because I made this card for one of my crafting buddies here in Spain, Lin,  a member of our craft group and her Birthday is in November, infact it is the same date as Noahs, 26th, so not a December Birthday.
  I wanted to show it on here but obviously couldn't because Lin looks at my blog each day.

 I saw this design on John Next Doors blog HERE and we talked about it at our craft club and they asked me if I could design one similar.

So off I trotted and worked it out.  Infact I made two but I still cant show the other one for a while because it is for another Birthday so until the recipient has got it I can't show it.

I stamped all around the edges and then
I stamped two Sentiments for the centre pieces and then just went to town on the flowers.

Added my usual bead pin, ribbon and sentiment tags.

I love how it has turned out and I'm sure Lin will too.

Wendy L

Crafty Creations - Something to Die for
Clear it Out - Ribbon or twine
A Little  bit Crafty - AG
Ends end Dec


Alison59 said...

Stunning creation. The colours are beautiful as is your pin :-)

Doreen said...

Love the fab design,this is just gorgeous.xxx

brenda said...

Afraid I can't say much abut your card Wendy as for whatever reason Blogger is not showing me photos the last couple of days, not to mention the silly thing in the comment box on lots of blogs where the cursor just goes along but doesn't type. Sooooooo frustrating.

B x

Sue B said...

Wow! this is absolutely stunning Wendy… love the fold and the pretty flowers and embellies… it's a fab design! :-)
Hope you have a good evening!
Love Sue xxx

Patricia said...

Absolutely stunning I LOVE it as I am sure your Crafting Buddie did as well.

Patricia x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh My Goodness this a is stunning, what a beautiful card, I love everything about it. The blue and white is so elegant, Love Haze (didos)lxx

Jacee said...

Beautiful design, love the colour and the papers, flowers are so pretty, a great card!
Hugs Jacee
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Sue said...

WOW! This is gorgeous Wendy. Such a stunning design, I love the pretty blues and beautiful detailing.
Sue xx

pam said...

Fabulous card design Wendy, love the colours , with those beautiful flowers...

Tammy said...

Stunning creation Wendy, I love all of the blue and that fabulous fold!
Tammy x

Jacquie Jacobs said...

Stunning card Wendy, love the design, I shall have to look this one up. Beautifully decorated too.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Val Jones said...

It's beautiful Wendy and since the craft club demo I made a Christmas one for my son and his wife.I'm sure Lin loved it.
Love Val x

Janice said...

Fab card Wendy, what a beatiful design, jx

Lynn's Place said...

CIO challenge blog is so happy you stopped by to play with us this week...your project is awesome...hope you join us again <((><

mixamatoasties said...

That is beautiful Wendy.

Susan xx

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Wendy
What a stunning card. Beautifully embellished. Love it!
Have a great day.
Ang x

Willeke said...

What a beautifull card and so many nice details !
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations Challengeblog,

Isobel said...

Great card thanks for sharing at crafts galore encore, good luck x


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