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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 September 2013

Craft Class

Good Morning All
I had a great time yesterday with John Next Door at Olly Doodles craft class.  We went on Monday and she (Olly) had some gorgeous flowers in the display cabinet, when I asked her about them she said she had done a class last week, showing how they were made.  I asked when the next one was and, long story, but she did one yesterday afternoon and it was great.  Even though John and I have crafted for years, we both learnt alot and loved it.



This is Olly showing Sheila how to do her poinsettia.





This is moi putting Stickles on my Poinsettia.





This is John looking bored!!!!!!!  But he wasn't, he just hates having his picture taken.



These are all three flowers that I made, I love the poinsettia.  Olly used  Marianne die for this and a Tim Holtz for the white one.  I have a Leabilities Poinsettia die and will make more of these using that one.






This is  a peony made with pearlised pink card or quite thick paper.




xxxxxx
Wendy L

13 comments:

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

They are very pretty

Sue said...

These are gorgeous Wendy, I love all the texture on the petals.
Sue xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Wendy. They look lovely. So disappointed I didn't make it.

Love Val x

ALI said...

These are gorgeous, perhaps to can pass on what you learnt...lol

Patricia said...

Stunning flowers, doing these is my favourite pastime.
Happy flower making
Have a great weekend

Patricia xxx

pam said...

beautiful flowers Wendy, glad you enjoyed the class.
pam

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Wendy
Looks like you had a good time and your flowers look great. You will have to give us a blog class on them.
Best wishes
Ang x

Lesley Thomas said...

Very pretty - nice to put faces to names too.

Anne O said...

Hi Wendy
These are lovely flowers! Thank you for sharing the pics.
Best wishes
Anne O

Jennifer Swandells said...

What beautiful flowers Wendy, I want to come to your crafting class please. Hugs, Jen xx
Krafty Keepsakes

Helene E said...

wow, stunning!

Mau xx said...

Sounds like you had a fun time Wendy, The flowers are lovely. I can see these are going to be on lots of your creations in the future...Beautiful!
Huge Hugs Mau xx

Fandhmum said...

These are lovely, Wendy
Rosie x

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