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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 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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Thursday, 19 April 2012

Criss Cross Card

Good Afternoon all
Just got back from Guadamar (a town near us) with John and Mothers.  Golly, it,s hard work pushing a wheelchair, I had to leave them on the promonade and walk back to get the car as it was up hill and there was no way I was going to push the chair up them there hills.

On to todays card, it is one I have seen afew times and thought it looked really nice.  The demo I saw was from Card Making Magic.com and Christina taped it closed but I thought it would be nice left so that you could stand it up, or tie a ribbon round etc.  There are loads of possibilities of how to finish it off.
The base card is a lovley shade of brown with faux stitching round the edges with Promarkers fine tipped black pen (hard to see).
I put a silver tag on the band that goes round the card along with checked ribbon.  The flowers are made using my new Marrianne flowers dies with pearls and gems inside. The flowers are cut from some handmade paperthat was given to me and thought it would make lovely flowers). Paper from a new pad of Forever Friends 6 x 6 pad (part of a stash sent to me for having the STAR letter printed in Docrafts Creativity  Magazine last month).  The inside card is just 2 pieces from my stash with a peeloff sentiment added and lace stuck underneath it (you cant see it very well on the pic)Again sorry

I will definately be trying this style again and in many different ways too.

I am entering this into -
Cute Card Thursday # 213 - Metallica
Fab & Funky Challenge117 - Lace and Pearls
Papertke Weekly Challenge - A stitch in Time
Craft Your Days Away # 43 - Metal



7 comments:

Digi Darla said...

That is such a cute card! I love this! Fabulous job,

Kim! XXX~Kim (AKA-DigiDarla) Please visit my challenge blog at www.digidarla.com :).

Tina said...

Pretty criss cross card, I must have a go at one of these myself one day! Tinaxx

Alizabethy said...

A lovely spring card!

Emma H said...

Very pretty - I really like the little charm that's dangling! Thanks for joining us at Fab n Funky this week!

Pin And Tack said...

I found you on Cute Card Thursday - Fantastic creation! I love the color & sweet details :)

I'd love to have you join us at Tuesday Alchemy: http://tuesdayalchemy.blogspot.com

Happiness,
Corrinne

Kruemel said...

A beautiful card - love the colors and layout!

Thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday this week.

Hugs
Kathrin aka Kruemel

nat x x said...

lovely card

thanks for joining in over at CYDA

hugs

nat x x

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