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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 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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Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Lots of Elements

Good Morning again

I shouldn,t really be crafting this morning as we are going to Spanish lesson this afternoon so I should be revising, but Heyho, some things take priority!!!!

I have just finished this gorgeous card to enter afew challenges, so here goes
A 5 x 7 card blank folded to make an easel
Tilda with wings image coloured with Promarkers
Deep red card from stash
Spotty paper - freebie
Flourishes sent to me by my good friend Chris Lee on Docrafts forum
Quilled flowers again made from paper sent by Chris
Charm recycled from a bracelet
Pearls pin homemade by me
Lots of gems and butterflies to bling it up
Spotty ribbon - Joanna Sheen
The base paper is very faintly printed with butterflies in ale green (again sent to me by a lovely Docrafts member)
Sentiment - freebie mounted onto Spellbinders label diecut and lightly coloured with chalks (I have started using my chalks alot more as I only have one Tim Holtz distress ink pad and they just give a bit of colour )

Challenges ------
Die Cuttin Divas #68 - Sketch
Bearly Mine Challenge # 38- Charming
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Simon Says challenge - Simon Says Jubilee, Crowns & Gems
Truly Scrumptious # 82 - Flowers
I Love Promarkers # 120 - For a little girl
Fab & Funky # 124 - Go Green
Whimsey Challenge #42  - Things with Wings
Cropstop Challenge # 74 - Pearls
Lollipop Crafts # 83 - Flowers in bloom
Crafters Companion Monthly # 25 - Time to Embellish
       










23 comments:

  1. Beautiful card the Tilda images are all so pretty. Godd luck with the challenges and enjoy the Spanish lessson.... Muchos Gracias xx

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  2. Weer een hele mooie kaart Wendy.
    Gr Eve

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  3. gorgeous card, lovely image and super design.

    Sue

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  4. Fab Tilda image and pretty dimensional flowers to embellish your card with. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.
    Tine :)

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  5. This is gorgeous Wendy, love the image and gorgeous colours and all the detail on your card. Thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week and good luck xx

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  6. Lovely card Wendy I love the colours

    Joan x

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  7. This is gorgeous Wendy, lovely image.
    Wendy xx

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  8. Adorable card! Thanks for joining our CropStop Pearl Challenge.

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  9. great card. Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine, good luck and hope you'll join us again.
    Hugs
    Tracey

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  10. Great card! Loving all the elements you used on here! Thank you joining us this week at Fab'n'Funky!

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  11. What a cute card! Thanks for joining us at CropStop. Hope you'll come back soon!

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  12. A really pretty card - love all your details thanks for playing along at Fab'n'Funky challenges this week hugs Judith x

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  13. Wow! Fantastic job with the coloring on Tilda! She looks so cute! The flowers are a very nice touch too : )

    Thanks for sharing your creativity at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!!
    -Sarah

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  14. Fabulous card,love the flowers. Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine this week. luv gina xx

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  15. Cute cute card, love all the bright color. Great job, thanks for joining us at whimsy this week for the things with wings challenge.

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  16. Hi Wendy, it's me again this time doing my DT commenting thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky this week with your gorgeous card.
    Wendy xx

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  17. Thanks for sharing your card with us....pearls for CropStop! :)

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  18. Your card is gorgeous Wendy, such wonderful colours and such stunning details.

    hugs Heatherxx
    Thanks so much for joining us with the Simon Says Stamp challenge

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  19. Wendy your card is absolutely gorgeous, little Tilda is adorable and beautifully coloured, I love how the red flowers really "pop"
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp
    hugs Mandy xx

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  20. what a lovely card you have made here. It fits perfectly for the Bearly Mine Challenge Blog. Thank you for taking part in this challenge and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (Bearly Mine Challenge Blog Design Team Member) xxx

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  21. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week! Hope to see you back soon!
    Gerda
    http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

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  22. great card, thanks for taking part in the crafters companionion blog challenge. Louise xx

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