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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, 1 April 2015

LADYBUG - Anything Goes

Good Morning All

Wow it is getting so hot here already, we have had temps of 25 to 30. And I am going to help a friend this morning cleaning 2 apartments, stupid or what for volunteering!!!!!
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Ladybug Challenge is up and running again after Samantha had been unwell, she is back to fitness again.

The theme is Anything Goes and I made this ribbon weaved card.  It is similar to the one I made for Mothers Day HERE



I weaved the ribbon onto a  piece of card and taped the ends underneath, then mounted it onto a larger piece of card and did some faux stitching around the edges.  Added a crochet flower and added a flower brad for the centre.
I,m quite pleased with how this one turned out but it did use quite alot of ribbon, not that I haven't got alot to use  LOL !!!!!!!

Why not pop over to the challenge blog and join in.
xxxxx
Wendy L
CHALLENGES
Creative Card Crew - Homemade Flowers

Through The Craftroom Door - AG
Artistic Inspirations - AG with twist of Flowers
Through The Purple Haze - AG
Ends end April
Suzy Bees Bloomin Challenge - AG

15 comments:

  1. Good Morning Wendy. Love your woven card. The colours are perfect and your crochet rose looks perfect. Enjoy your Day. Hugs Rita xxx

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  2. Hi Wendy,

    Gorgeous card, I can see the amount of work that has gone into this but worth it.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. The is outstanding and made with love so much work gone into this Ginny x

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  4. Hi Wendy, lovely vibrant card. I have done weaving cards before and they always look effective. I have used strips of book pages to weave for a different effect. Lucky you with the hot weather- still windy and chilly here in Kent. Have a good day. Janice xxx http://createdbyjan.blogspot.com

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  5. Love today's offering, lots of patience needed for the weaving.
    Lucky you getting it warm. We have new thick snow on the hills we see out the kitchen windows.
    Have a good day
    Patricia x

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  6. Never tried weaving Must have a go Could never do it with paper I know my strips would be wonky I'm seriously thinking of getting SW's weaving dies .... Mmmmm decisions decisions Looks amazing and did you crochet the flower yourself?

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  7. A gorgeous card Wendy, the weaving looks fab.
    Lorraine x

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  8. Beautiful card Wendy, love your woven ribbon bet it took ages to do and love the colours.
    Pam

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  9. Hi Wendy
    Fabulous card. I love ribbon weaving but the last big one was Mr D's Christmas card in red and gold. Love the blue and white on yours.
    Wish it was that bloomin warm here lol!
    Ang x

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  10. Fabulous and thank you for joining us at Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge xxx

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  11. Oh Wendy, the ribbon weaving is fantastic! Stunning card! Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this fortnight. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.

    Fondly,
    Asmah
    TTCRD DT
    Qinaahana Arts and Crafts {My Blog}

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  12. Lovely creation-thanks for playing with us at Through the Purple Haze!
    Carolyn, DT

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  13. Very different but very nice love the shade of blue..

    Fiona DT
    TTPH

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  14. lovely card.
    Thanks for joining in the fun at TTPHC.
    hugs
    Jo dt x

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  15. What a pretty card. Love how you gave used the ribbon. Great result. Have a great week ahead. Hugs Nina

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