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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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Saturday, 14 February 2015

Not Birthday

Good Morning All

The challenge at Allsorts today is 'Any Occasion other than Birthday' and is hosted by Tracy.

I chose to do a Sympathy card as my charities do require a fair amount of them unfortunately.

I matted a Sissix 'Iron Gate' die cut from Centura Pearl card  onto green patterned paper and black card.
I used the Leanne die again for the flower, and added Gilding wax.

Sponsor this week is Jiggery Makery
and  our lovely Tracy is giving a prize too,

so pop over to the challenge blog for details and have fun.

Dies Total = 52

Wendy L


brenda said...

What a very striking colour palette Wendy.

Hope you have a good weekend.

B x

Patricia said...

Great card again, love the bright colours and the design
Have a great weekend

Patricia x

Mervi said...

Beautiful card Wendy, lovely colour choices.
Happy weekend;-))m

Tracy said...

Hi Wendy,
Marvellous creation, and the die cutting is fabulous.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

val jones said...

Hi Wendy.
Love the background die. Lovely Sympathy card.
Love Val xxx

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Wendy. Lovely colours and design.
Have a lovely weekend
Lorraine x

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

This is gorgeous love the green Ginny x

Jacquie said...

Beautiful card Wendy, love the vibrant Green, really pops against the dark background.

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Rita said...

What a gorgeous card Wendy. I love it. Enjoy your weekend. Hugs Rita xxx

Alison59 said...

Fab card - love the green :-)

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Wendy, I love the design and fabulous colours.
Sue xx

Janice said...

Afternoon Wendy, love the background die that you have used as well as the lovely shade of green (not 50 shades of grey !!!).
Hope you have a good valentines day. Janice x

Jacee said...

Lovely card Wendy
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Sue B said...

Oh this is beautiful Wendy… I love the fresh green with the dark background and gorgeous 'iron gate' die cut… it's perfect for a Sympathy card.
Hope you're having a great weekend!
Big hugs, Sue B xx

pam said...

Beautiful card design Wendy, love the background die, gorgeous colour green centerpiece...

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Wendy
Great card. Thank you for reminding me about that gorgeous Sissix die as I haven't used it for an age.
Best wishes.
Ang x

Craftnut said...

Lovely Wendy x


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