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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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Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Acetate Birthday

Good Morning All

I forgot to let you know how my sons Skyjump went, just perfect.  We had to wait around the airfield all flippin' day and him and his friend were getting more agitated as time went on.  Anyway, finally at about 5pm up they went and down they came, all went to plan and he raised about 600 GBP and  I am so very proud of him.

Walking across the fields to the plane.

Anyway, onto the card I made trying something a bit different.  It is a Birthday card with a sheet of acetate folded over the top. I punched a hole in the top corner and tied a ribbon through it and added a lovely green bead.

Items used -----
 Marianne Trellis die - LS0236
Cheery Lynn flower die - SF 2
Martha Stewart Border Punch
Peeloff Butterflies cut out of acetate

Wendy L

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

Fabulous photo gorgeous card Ginny x

Ita O'Byrne O'Keeffe said...

Hi Wendy you have a lot to be proud of,he is fantastic to do that,I think your were nervouse for him.great card today ,love the design.I hope you are enjoying your holiday.

Sue - bearhouse said...

Your card is gorgeous Wendy, such a fabulous design and beautiful detailing.
Well done to your son, no wonder you are so proud of him.
Sue xx

Flowergirl said...

This is so pretty Wendy, great idea with the acetate.
Well done to your son raising so much money.
Wendy x

Lorraine said...

Lovely card Wendy. Fab design and dies.
Lorraine x.

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Wendy
Big congratulations to your son. He's braver than I.
I bought some acetate over a year ago and have never used it. Thanks for the idea. Good luck with the challenges. x

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card, love your choice of colours, perfect layout, thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations, hugs, Sarah x

pam said...

beautiful card Wendy, love this style and design.
well done to your son, must have been awful having to wait around all day.

Janet - aka stacky said...

Well done to your son x
Your card is so lovely, great idea with the acetate the butterflies look brilliant on it xx

Jennifer Swandells said...

Well done to your son Wendy and with the amount of money that he raised. Your card is absolutely beautiful, I just love the acetate that you used with the card, I love the colour too. Hugs, Jen x
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Fandhmum said...

Such a pretty card and a fabulous achievement
Rosie x

Helen said...

Fab card - love the shape!
Thanks for playing at Pile It On!
Helen x

BethieJ said...

What a WONDERFUL card!!!
Thank You for joining us last week at PIO! Have a GREAT day!

Joan Macdonald said...

Great card and love the die cut.

Joan x


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