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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, 3 May 2017

Tiny Matchboxes

Good Morning All
When we have the Craft Club on Fridays, I always host a Raffle and give a little prize, just abit of fun really but the ladies seem to enjoy it.

I made these tiny matchboxes, they are about 2.5" but so cute.
I filled them with the butterflies I make too.




 I decorate with all scraps from my box really.


I hope the winner likes them anyway, I love making bits like these.
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I swapped again on a FB group - it was for a Friensdship Umbrella which I had not heard of but after abit of research it was great fun.
I posted off  to my swap partner and I received hers yesterday.









Extra bits and bobs too.









Then this is the one I made for her.

This is a mini one I made for her too.

I included lots of extras like stick pins and fabric flowers.
She was very pleased with it.
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I am going on another coach trip today with my two crafty Friends, the two Vals.
We are going to Mazaron, about an hour and a half south from us , we are hoping to get on a boat trip around the port.
I,ll let you know what it's like.

xxxx

Wendy L

16 comments:

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

Stunning creation Ginny x
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Alison59 said...

The matchbox is delightful and so is the umbrella :-)

Enjoy your trip x

cuilliesocks said...

What wonderful creations Wendy, you are amazingly gifted in your projects, I especially love the umbrella, have a lovely day with your friends, Kate x

aussie aNNie said...

My goodness Wendy, these are just gorgeous, love the matchbox creations, you clever you.xxx ♥[aNNie]

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi Wendy the matchboxes are gorgeous and full of lovely crafty bits. Your swaps seem to be going very well in both directions. Take care. Hugs Jackie

brenda said...

So pretty and feminine Wendy, sure this weeks winner will love the little box.

B x

Lorraine said...

Very pretty Wendy
Lorraine x

karenlotty said...

I love your little match box and your swap looks very interesting I hope you and the Val's enjoyed your trip

Jenny L said...

Hi Wendy,
wonderful and very beautiful matchboxes much nicer that the real things.
Your items incuded are so pretty too and wonderfully created.
My your swaps are so very gorgeous and super items included in it.
Your work is excellent as always.
Hope you had a good day out.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

pam said...

Beautiful gift you made Wendy..
hope you enjoyed your outing today.
Pam x

Wendy said...

Gorgeous creations, love your little boxes, so pretty.
Wendy x

val jones said...

Love the match boxes Wendy. Hope I win one of Those! !
Love both your umbrella and the one you received. Oh so clever.
Feel pretty tired this evening but good day out.
Love Valxxx

Maria Illsley said...

Beautiful creations Wendy love the matchboxes xx

Janice said...

Hi Wendy, just catching up with your blog. Love the friendship umbrellas - never heard of it, but a lovely idea. Janice xx http://createdbyjan.blogspot.com

Littlelamb said...

Love the boxes and umbrellas Wendy. Thank you for sharing.

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Wendy
They say nice things come in little pavksgex and you have proved it. Love the umbrellas, so unusual.
Ang x

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