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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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Sunday, 1 November 2015

Penny Black at Allsorts

Good Morning All
It is my turn to be a GDT for Penny Black  at Allsorts and the theme is Christmas.
I coloured my cute hedgehog with Promarkers.  The paper is some freebie that I printed off, not sure where from, and the sentiment is a freebie from Netty on her blog.


I bought some Latex makeup sponges and used this to blend the edges of the image,  much better than my homemade blenders.
I,m still using all my scraps and bits for my Christmas cards, even short pieces of ribbon, as this is, not enough to make a bow but enough just to fold like this.

Have a great day.

xxxxx
Wendy L

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Natalie and Amy 38 - Winter Scene

Ribbon Girl - AG

21 comments:

brenda said...

Morning Wendy,

Great Christmas card with the cute PB hedgie.

Many thanks for being a Guest Designer for us at Penny Black and More challenge this month.

B x

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous ,love the fab image.xxx

Annette said...

Thanks for your comment on my blog Wendy. I think your cards are lovely and I truly do love seeing my sentiments on other people's cards, it makes me know it was worth the effort of creating them! Fab card, and Penny Blacks are the brand that got me into stamping. Love your hedgey!

Hugs
Annette
xx

Rita said...

Love the Penny Black stamps Wendy and you have certainly used them perfectly in this fabulous card. Hugs Rita xxxx

Alison59 said...

What a lovely card. It's amazing what can be made from scraps and great idea not making a bow :-)

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Wendy
Certainly doesn't get much sweeter than a little hedgehog.
I'm a real skin flint and use chopped up bits of washing up sponges lol!
Ang x

chrissy xx said...

Gorgeous! I LOve your sweet image, papers and design.
Chrissyxx

Whisper said...

Simply delightful and thanks for joining us as our Guest Designer at Penny Black & More this month, Luv Sam x

Lorraine said...

A fabulous Christmas card Wendy. Love this stamp - it's the very first PB stamp I bought!
Lorraine x

Mervi said...

Cute image and lovely card;-))m

Elaine said...

Beautiful x

Sue B said...

Awww what a cute wee hedgie Wendy… you've coloured him beautifully and I love the gorgeous paper and embellies! :-)
Hope you're having a great weekend!
Big hugs, Sue B xx

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi this is a gorgeous card I love the super sweet image. Hugs Jackie

pam said...

Beautiful Christmas card Wendy, love this colouring on your image, great paper and ribbon.
Keep saying I`ll try make up latex sponges for blending, you have made a lovely job.
Pam x

Kathleen said...

Awww, what a sweet image and a lovely card.

Kath x

Sheryl said...

Super Christmas card Wendy. The image is so sweet and beautifully coloured to bring it to life. Thanks for joining the fun at Natalie and Amy's this month, hugs Sheryl, DT.

Nancy Thomas said...

Lovely cute image Wendy
Nancy xx

susiestacey said...

Another lovely card Wendy x Susan x

susiestacey said...

Another lovely card Wendy x Susan x

Team Clark said...

Love these colors Wendy! Darling card!

Ribbon Girl said...

Nice card Wendy. Thanks for joining in with the Ribbon Girl November Card Challenge. Best of luck, Mary www.ribbongirl.co.uk

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