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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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Wednesday, 26 August 2015


Good Morning All

This card is one I made a while ago and never blogged it as it is far from perfect.
A blog friend of mine, Janice from Created by Jan Blog features beads on some of her cards and they look gorgeous.  I thought I would have a go and this is my first attempt.

I need to keep practicing this type 
of crafting me thinks!!!!

Have a good Day.
1 week and counting until Hollie Days.

Wendy L


Patricia said...

Morning Wendy,
I think what you have done with the beads is brilliant, love it.
What patience you have.
I have lots of beads but don't have the patience.
Have a good day
Patricia x

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

This is very pretty and a fabulous idea Ginny x

brenda said...

I still seem to be on holiday catch up Wendy, not sure where my time is going. Lovely card today, super colours and design with all the little beads.

B x

Janice said...

Morning Wendy, so pleased that you've had a go at beading on cards. It makes such an attractive addition to a card. Well done you, keep up the good work!!! Janice xxx http://createdbyjan.blogspot.com

Christine Harrop said...

I think as Patricia says you need patience for this - which you have in spades I think! You only have to look at your book art. This is a very pretty card and I really like the brown and ivory look. Christine

Val Jones said...

Hi I had to look closely as Ii didn't realise you'd sewn all the beads on. What a task Wendy but it looks fantastic.
Love Val x

sandy's crafty bits said...

hi ... wendy ... just love your beadie card ... what a lot of hard work ... well done ... thank you for stopping by my blog ... have a great rest of the week ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

Alison59 said...

Lovely use of beads :-)

ALI said...

Like what you have done with the beads.

Jenny L said...

Hi Wendy,
this looks great with the lovely beads.
What a work of art, and all that sewing too.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Lorraine said...

A lovely card wendy and a fab way to use beads.
Lorraine x

pam said...

Lovely card Wendy, lot of stitching on this card with your beads, great idea.

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Wendy this is a gorgeous card i love how you have used the beads. Hugs Jackie

susiestacey said...

Lovely card you must have lots of patience working with those tiny beads. x Susan x

susiestacey said...

Lovely card you must have lots of patience working with those tiny beads. x Susan x

karenlotty said...

I love how you've used the beads. You are being too critical of yourself. It's a lovely card

Sue B said...

This is a gorgeous card Wendy… what a lovely technique this is… I think you've done a fab job here… looks perfect to me!!
Hope you have a lovely weekend!
Big hugs, Sue B xx

cebelica said...

Great idea to use beads on your card. I wouldn't have guessed this was your first attempt at doing so. Beautiful card! hugs! xx

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Wendy
Just catching up again.
Nothing wrong with this smashing card. I have plenty of beads for my jewellery making but I don't think I'd get sewing them to look like Janices.
Ang x


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