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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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Friday, 20 January 2012

Friday

Hi all
Beautiful clear blue skies here  today.  My son was telling me that it is very cold in UK.

We were hospital visiting yesterday.  A great friend (and neighbour) of ours had a disagreement with his frying pan full of oil and he was admitted to Alicante hospital last Sunday after spending the night in Torrevieja hospital with burns to his face, chest and hands.  He is due to have and op today on his right hand, so prayers for him please.

I am still trying to get to grips with entering challenges, so I will try another one today.
This is a purple card base folded so that there is a lip inwards on the right hand side,
and a white card embossed on Cuttlebug.  Gorgeous flowery ribbon across botton and the top.  Pansy diamond shaped decoupage (I love pansies and I love cutting decoupage and I love purple) mounted onto lilac card.  Gems stuck on down the side and in the corners.
 and an organza ribbon bow in the corner.

I,m going to enter this in
Papertake weekly challenge - Buttons, bows, bling & blooms

16 comments:

sandy's crafty bits said...

wow super card ... love the colours you have used hope your friend is on the mend ... just doing a bit of blog hopping happy crafting and love sandy xx

craftyeyes said...

orr so lovely wendy love the colours good luk with your challenge hugs tracy xx

sue said...

lovely card wendy,hope your friend has a speedy recovery & good luck with the challenge. sue xx

Anonymous said...

this is a really pretty card, love the 3D design and the embossing. Hopped from DC

applejack cards by sue said...

Hi Wendy, what a very pretty card. Looks like a lot of care and attention went into the making of it. I hope your neighbour is on the mend-what a nightmarish thing to happen.

Lorna's crafty creations said...

This is gorgeous ,love the colours and design ,just hopped over from DC
Lorna xx

Alizabethy said...

love the different textures on this card and best wishes for a quick recovery to your neighbour

craftynanny said...

Thats lovely Wendy - love the colours! Hope your friend recovers soon! Lea xxx

GoonerGirl said...

Beautiful card good luck with the challenge. All good wishes to your neighbour.. Chris xx

Izzwizz said...

Gorgeous card, love the colours& embossing. Good luck with your challenge entry! Maddy x

MissyG said...

Beautiful card - love the embossing texture and the colours
Linda

lizzies said...

Beautiful card, Lizzie from DC hop

sparklingblackrose said...

Aww this is gorgeous, love the colours :-) Elaine from leapblogging! -xxx-

scrappysharon said...

Lovely card, love the embossing you have done on it....hope your friend is okay what a horrific accident...big hugs Sharon x

GailieB said...

A very pretty card. Good luck with the challenge. Gail x

sandy's crafty bits said...

hi ... thank you for visiting my blog and leaving a message ... glad "we" can now ... glad you have your ticks in the right place ... what are we like eh ?? happy crafting and love sandy xx

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