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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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Thursday, 5 September 2013

Fancy Flourishes

Good Morning All
Charisma Cardz Challenge time again and the theme has been set by Natalie - Fancy Flourishes.

I,ve tried to show in the picture how the image and flourishes are behind the window.

I,ve used brown and green ribbon and tied the sentiments on with twine.
This is a picture with the front folded back to show the image and flourishes.

I stamped some flourishes using 'My Paper World Stamps' and heat embossed them.  Added my bugaboo image and some die cut flourishes.  As the image it abit autumnal I used this die cut ( one of Johns Next Door) that has been on my desk for ages and used it as a window with acetate.  I added some of my homemade sentiments and liquid pearl dots on the branches.

Sponsors this week are ----
Pink Cat Studio     5 digis

Wendy L
Ps.  Tags here tomorrow. xxx

Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes + ribbon
 Sarah Hurley -84 Autumn Glow


MRS DUCK said...

Hi Wendy
Wonderful card and brilliant use of the Just Swinging die. I think people said recently that they struggled with ideas for this die but I love the way you have. The inside is great too.
Ang x

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

Fabulous card Ginny x

Doreen said...

Just gorgeous,fab colours and design.xxx

Joan Macdonald said...

These are great Wendy fabulous designs.

Joan x

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is gorgeous Wendy, such a fabulous design and cute image
Sue xx

Anonymous said...

Hi Wendy. This is truly lovely. The image is so cute and the use of the acetate is beautiful.

Love Val x

chillin with Quillin said...

awesome card, love it !!!!

MRS DUCK said...

That should read I love the way you have used it. . . . . . . Doh!

Lorraine said...

A fabulous card Wendy. I love the image and all the flourishes.
Lorraine x

pam said...

fabulous design Wendy, love this cute image.

Patricia said...

Great card Wendy I love how you how you have used the Die as the aperture.
A Die I totally dismissed but have seen a few great ideas for its use over the past while, this one included.
Have a Great day

Patricia xxx

Fandhmum said...

Lovely card, Wendy
Rosie x

sparklingblackrose said...

Just gorgeous, love the colours! Thank you for joining us at Crafty Ribbons Challenges, hope to see you again next week :-) Elaine DT-xxx-

Claireliz said...

Lovely card, thanks for joining us over at Sarah Hurley this month.
C xx

Claire Newcombe said...

This is a fabulous design, I love how you have framed the image using the die cut on the front of the card - and so smart in the Kraft.

Thank you for joining us a the Sarah Hurley Challenge.

Lydia said...

a great take on the challenge ! thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley Challenges xx

Lydia said...

a great take on the challenge ! thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley Challenges xx


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