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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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Monday, 1 June 2015

Use Your Dies

Good Morning All
Ladybug Crafts Challenge this month is 'Use Your Dies'.

I used Marianne Large Butterfly and Small Butterfly dies,  Sue Wilson California Collection for the sentiment and Bevelled Glass Striplet for the main part.
Homemade bead pins with a sticky gem flourish from Zva Creatives. I made the felt flower after watching a Sue Wilson You tube video.
I hope you like it and will pop over to the challenge blog and have a go yourselves.

Wendy L
Get Creative Challenge - Butterflies
Crazy Challenge - Use Ribbon or Lace
Crafting When We Can - Bling it Up
Crafty Calender - Wings


brenda said...

Great use of dies Wendy and very striking in the purples.

B x

Christine Harrop said...

Super card Wendy. You have certainly made use of dies - the striplet background looks great. Christine

Jacquie said...

Beautiful Wendy

Love & Hugs

Jacquie j xxx

Doreen said...

Fabulous colour and design.xxx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Wendy, I love the colours and beautiful detailing.
Sue xx

Janice said...

Afternoon Wendy, this challenge was perfect for you...with all your dies LOL !!. Beautiful flowers and butterflies. Janice xx

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

Beautiful card and dies Ginny x

Alison59 said...

so pretty and love the colour :-)

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Wendy
Very pretty in pink. Think you've already done the use all your dies challenge a couple of months ago lol!
Great card.
Ang x

Jacee said...

Beautiful design Wendy.
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Sue B said...

Ooh this is gorgeous Wendy… what beautiful dies you have used on this card… the butterflies and flower are really stunning!
Hope you have a good week!
Big hugs, Sue B xx

PharmacyMichele said...

Gorgeous card-I love the way you have used the beveled glass striplet die as the background.


PaperDaisies said...

This is so pretty Wendy. I love the background die. Great result. Hope you have a great week ahead. Hugs Nina

pam said...

Gorgeous card design Wendy, lovely background die and colours.. your butterflies and flowers are beautiful.
Hugs Pam x

Nancy Thomas said...

Lovely card Wendy.

Nancy x

karenlotty said...

Gorgeous and a lovely use of your dies I really like the bevelled glass Striplet I think I need to get this one

Betty said...

Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Calendar this month

Pillan said...

Nice card! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenges.
/Pillan, DT


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