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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, 12 September 2015


Good Morning All
Having withdrawal symptoms from Hollie, such a fab week.  She is such a character, so much fun.  Counting the weeks now until 30th November when I get on the plane to UK to see all the family.
Allsorts challenge this week has been chosen by Susan and she wants 'Buttons'.

I stamped this lovely image with a Lakeland stamp I have had for years, I stuck tiny buttons where the blossoms are and more shaped buttons in the corners.
Papers are from my scrap box, all matted onto yellow card and a white card blank.

Sponsor is Hobby house
Pop over to the challenge blog to see all the DT's gorgeous creations.
Wendy L


Mervi said...

Lovely colours, beautiful card;-))m

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Wendy, I love the delicate colours.
Sue xx

AnyOldCraft said...

Beautiful card and pretty colours.

Val Jones said...

Hi Wendy, I love buttons on cards and its something I keep forgetting to do. Lovely bright card.
Hollie is a lovely little girl and I can imagine how you cant get enough of her, Roll on November.
Love Val x

brenda said...

This is lovely Wendy and great use of buttons.

Hope you have a good weekend.

B x

Elaine said...

Gorgeous card, glad you enjoyed the week and November will be here before you know it x

Christine Harrop said...

What a great way to use up all those buttons we seem to collect Wendy. Great card. Christine x

Alison59 said...

So glad you enjoyed your Hollie time xx
Fabulous card - love the buttons :-)

Jenny L said...

Hi Wendy,
what a lovely bright and cheerful card.
This is a super way to use your buttons.
Lovely stamped image.
I know what you mean when your family goes home your feel so down and miss their company, and mine live just 200 miles away.
Won't be long till November now as the weeks seem to be speeding up.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Craftnut said...

Lovely card wendy Tracy x

Kathleen said...

Really lovely card, love all the yellow buttons and the image.

Kath x

Lorraine said...

A fabulous card Wendy, lovely image and colours
Lorraine x

pam said...

Wonderful card Wendy, great idea with those buttons, lovely colours.
Hugs Pam x

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi this is a wonderful card. I am glad that you enjoyed your week. Hugs Jackie

karenlotty said...

I bet your week just flew by your card is lovely Those buttons are so pretty

Doreen said...

A gorgeous card, love the design.xxx

Gail Townsend said...

Lovely card, glad you enjoyed your week. xx

Dr Sonia S V said...

Love the creative way you used all those gorgeous buttons
Your creations are gorgeous .So glad I found you while blog hopping
Would love to have you drop in for a visit
Dr Sonia
Cards Crafts Kids Projects

Tracy said...

Hi Wendy
Fabulous creation, and a greatdesign too.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

MRS DUCK said...

Hi Wendy
Love the colour of your card......Autumn shades.You know I don't do buttons but its still pretty.
Awwww, November will be here before you know it.
Ang x


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