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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 my new grand daughter, Hollie, born July 2012. 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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Saturday, February 1, 2014

Be Mine

Good Morning All

The month of Love - Valentines Day on the 14th, and that is the theme for Ladybug Crafts Challenge this month - 'Be Mine'

I used Spellbinders 'Fleur de Lis' squares cut with Cuttlebug and very simply layered them on top of embossed white card.

Added some satin scarlett ribbon tied into a triple bow and added a gorgeous diamante charm on the top.

 I  put 'With All My Love' so that it can be used for any occasion.

Wendy L

Open Minded Challenge 3 - Show some Love
A Creative Romance - Show us some Love
Jellypark Challenge - Lots of Love
Cuttlebug Mania - Show us some Love for Valentines
Dream Valley Challenge - No Designer Paper
Crafty Calender - Love is all around


  1. Gorgeous card Wendy, a beautiful layered design and I love the red and white colour combination.
    Sue xx

  2. Hi Wendy
    A month of love? Good heavens, I was psyching myself up for a day hahaha!
    Love how you have done this, especially the layout of the wording.
    Have a great weekend.
    Ang x

  3. Beautiful, Wendy. Gorgeous die-cuts and fab embossing gives a wonderfully elegant look. xx

  4. Gorgeous card! Love all the pretty die cuts, the bow, the embossing and the design! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Jellypark Friends. Hope to see you again soon! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  5. Beautiful card, Wendy! Those dies are gorgeous, and the red and white is stunning! Thanks so much for joining us at Jellypark Friends! :o)

  6. Beautiful card, love the embossing, thank you for joining us over at Open-Minded Crafting Fun, Good Luck and we hope to see you again soon. Alison x

  7. A lovely card, Thanks for sharing at ACR
    HUGZ Fleur xxx

  8. Very pretty, love all the gorgeous layers! Thank you for joining us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun!! Please join us again and good luck!

    sharla~ dt

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  10. Very nice. Love the layers and the red and white. Thanks so much for sharing with us at OMCF.

    Emily, DT

  11. I love the simplicity of this - so classy. Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x

  12. This is wonderful!! Love the layered red die cut squares!! And then the hearts right on top.. Love that!! Your bow is fantastic and I love the added jewel!! Just gorgeous!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

    - Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}

  13. This is a gorgeous card, great use of the dies and I love the embossing.

    Thanks for joining in with our latest challenge at Crafty Calendar.

    Jo x

  14. Wendy, this card is stunning. I love all the layers and the colour combo is so effective. Great job. Have a great week. Hugs Nina

  15. ohhhh wow this is sooo elegant. Just adore the great embossing you have done on this!!! gorgeous layering as well!

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky. I’m doing a little giveaway to celebrate 500 followers come and join in http://crafting-vicky.blogspot.ca/2014/02/woooow-celebration-in-order-its-500.html

  16. So pretty! Wonderful layering of the die cuts. Thanks for sharing at OMCF.



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