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Alicante, Spain
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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Friday, 13 April 2012


Good Morning again,

I have just completed this gorgeous card for afew challenges I want to enter.

It is an A6 white card blank with deckled edges
Insert is pink 80gsm paper and punched with Xcut butterfly punch
Bunny rabbit with heart shaped gems mounted on silver card and star paper for easel to stand up against
Tulips are (I think a freebie digi) coloured with Promarkers mounted onto pink card and 2 gems added to corners
2 Large pink buttons with fine satin ribbon tied in bows, then a smaller button
 A gorgeous dragon fly charm stuck on the branch of the white swirl
Punched flowers coloured with pink ink, I add glitter glue to flower centres to bling them up abit
All this is mounted onto pink card embossed with flowers on Cuttlebug

I am entering this into-

Divas by Design challenge 30 - Charmed I,m sure
Cute Card Thursday 212 - Spring Flowers
Cropstop Challenge # 67 - Bows & Buttons
Crafty Catz Challenge #128 - Animals
Totally Papercrafts #112 - Things with Wings


Eve said...

Wat een leuke creatie.

Curlybear said...

Thank you so very much for Joining us Crafty Catz with beautiful easel card , its just perfect for our challenge,

Have a lovely day,
Good Luck with the challenge,
Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :0) x

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,fabulous image, colouring and layout.xxx

Lorna's crafty creations said...

Gorgeous card ,lovely colours

Lorna xx

GoonerGirl said...

Beautiful card love the layout and the punched butterflies. Have a good weekend. Chris xx

Vicki said...

Very pretty easel card! Thanks for joining our CropStop Bows and Buttons Challenge.

lindyloo said...

very pretty card love all the embellishments thank you for joining us at crafty catz linda x

ALI said...

Lovely card, pretty colours.

Tina said...

Lovely card. Tinaxx

MissyG said...

Lovely card - like the colour

Jayne A said...

Gorgeous card.

Thanks for joining us this week at Diva's

sue said...

beautiful card sue xx

Dawn said...

Very pretty, love the tulips. x

Trace said...

I do like this card, such a great idea too - hanging something from the swirl xx

carrie-lee said...

a lovely card xxx

craftyeyes said...

lovely card x

Cards by Alison said...

Such a pretty card. Love Alison xxx

Teresa said...

Fabulous card Wendy, love those tulips.
Hugs Teresa xx

Wendy said...

So pretty Wendy, beautiful image and colours.
Wendy xx

CraftyCaron said...

This is such a pretty card...Caron xx

sparklingblackrose said...

Very pretty, love the colours :-) Happy Leapblogging! Elaine-xxx-

rosie said...

gorgeous x

craftynanny said...

commented on DC Wendy but just wanted to say good luck with the challenges! Lea xxx (tonyswife)

Claireliz said...

Thanks for joining us on the Sarah Hurley Blog Hop...Good Luck :D
C xx

stacky said...

lovely card and thank you for paying me a visit x

Heike said...

This is beautiful Wendy. A lovely image as well as great colours and embellishments.
Heike xx

alifrew said...

Lovely card, a beautiful colour scheme xx

Michelle said...

very pretty card xx

Margrit said...

its gorgeous - love the colours and layour - really special

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Really pretty, spring card. Love those pretty, punched out butterflies.
Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
Croline xxx

~Michelle~ said...

so pretty! Thanks for sharing it with us on the CropStop Challenge! :)


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