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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 a daughter, Aurora, born March 2015. Thanks for visiting and I hope you enjoy my makes. Please leave a comment so that I know you have visited me. xxxx


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Saturday, 31 October 2015

Christmas for Allsorts

Good Morning All
Allsorts Challenge this week is Christmas and is hosted by Susan.
I chose this cute image from our Sponsor, Scrappers Delight.
Once I had coloured him with Promarkers and his scarf is shades of brown, I thought I would go with non-traditional colours for a Christmas card.
I  had a pad of papers that were free with a magazine I think.  So it is all shades of yellow and peach. The 'with love' is a homemade sentiment tag cut from one of OH beer cartons and this is the last of the  seam binding that John Next Door gave me when I was over there last year and I  love it. It was on an earlier post I got to thinking about when it was when he left to back to UK and it must have been 2014 as I went over in December to stay with Hollies Mum and Dad, and he was settled by then at Creative Expressions, as I went to a demo day  there, so I think it must have been that summer.
Anyway back to the challenge, I hope you will pop over to the challenge blog and see all the other DT creations, they are gorgeous.


Have a good weekend.
I would like to thank you all for the bloggy hugs and thoughts on my Remembrance day on Wednesday, it means a lot to me.
Wendy L


brenda said...

I think your choice of non traditional colours work well with that image Wendy.

Hope your weekend is a good one.

B x

brenda said...

I think your choice of non traditional colours work well with that image Wendy.

Hope your weekend is a good one.

B x

Lorraine said...

A fabulous Christmas card, love the cute image and non traditional colours.
Have a lovely weekend
Lorraine x

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

Fabulous image and card Ginny x

Helene E said...

It is adorable!!

Doreen said...

A gorgeous card,such a cute image.xxx

Alison59 said...

Aw super card Wendy :-)

Christine Harrop said...

Super card Wendy. I love using non - trad colours at Christmas. Christine xx

Sue B said...

Aww this is really sweet Wendy… love the cute little penguin and the gorgeous embellies…. it's a fab colour combo too! :-)
Hope you have a great weekend
Big hugs Sue B xx

Janice said...

Hi Wendy, cute image, and very non- christmassy. Janice xxx http://createdbyjan.blogspot.com

Jacee said...

Fabulous design Wendy, love the cute image
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Annette said...

Fab card, and I think that is one of my sentiments I spy! Love the penguin.

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Wendy this is a gorgeous Christmas card the penguin is so cute. Hugs Jackie

karenlotty said...

Very pretty and I love the colours makes a change from blues and greys

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous Christmas card Wendy, I like the image and the colours
Kevin xx

pam said...

Ahh cute image and lovely colours Wendy, love the colours you have used and fabulous layout.
Pam x

Kathleen said...

Super cute card, sweet image and love your alternative colours and not forgetting the superb bow.

Kath x

Nancy Thomas said...

Lovely card Wendy, I too like non trad colours.
Love Nancy xx

AnyOldCraft said...

Fun image and fab card :)

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Wendy
Aw, this is soooo cute and very Autumnal colours.
John left Spain on 20th July 2014. Whooda thought where he would be now eh but so well deserved. Can't wait to meet up with you again next month, if poss.
Take care.
Ang x

Elaine said...

Gorgeous x

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card Wendy the penguin is so sweet x Susan x

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card Wendy the penguin is so sweet x Susan x


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