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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, 12 February 2015

Using Broken Jewellery

Good Morning All
On this card I have used some pieces of broken jewellery that was given to me.

The gold and pearl piece on the bow is one and the other is in the centre of the die cut, it is like a diamond stud.  The die used is S/B Shapeabilities Pendants in Spades cut in silver Mirri card. I embossed a piece of white card and added some Gilding wax.  I  mounted the sentiment on
  S/B Scalloped Hexagon, this is another one I use alot for sentiments.

Dies Total = 50
Wendy L
Bunny Zoes  - For The Girls
In The Pink - Love is in the air


Doreen said...

A gorgeous card,fab design and details.xxx

Patricia said...

Brilliant card Wendy, great colours and design.
Your like me nothing goes to waste.
I had that Spades Die, it never cut properly ...... wonder what I did with it???
Might cut with some of the better machines we have today.

Patricia x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Wendy, such a beautiful way to use some broken jewellery.
Sue xx

val jones said...

Lovely Wendy. It's a great way to use bits of jewelry.
See you this afternoon.
Love val x

Rita said...

Beautiful card Wendy. I love using things that would otherwise be binned. Hugs Rita xxx

Janice said...

Morning Wendy, a beautiful card with the colour of the ribbon and bead making a strong statement. great dies too.......Have a good day. Janice x

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

Fabulous card and gorgeous bow Ginny x

Alison59 said...

Super card - great upcycling :-)

Jacquie said...

Beautiful Wendy, love the pieces of Jewellery, they really add to the card. Love the embossed background too.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Sue B said...

Ooh this is gorgeous Wendy… so luxurious and elegant… I love the mirri card die and the beautiful stick pin with the lush bow! :-)
Hope you have a lovely evening!
Big hugs, Sue B xx

Jacee said...

Really lovely design Wendy
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Wendy, lovely design
Lorraine x

pam said...

Lovely card design Wendy, you're sure getting through your cutting dies!.

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Wendy
Very pretty card. Great use of the jewellery.
Best wishes.
Ang x


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