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Sunday, 31 December 2017

Happy New Year!

Kicking off the last day of 2017 with a couple of poppy cards, made with the Corner Poppies die from Spellbinders. In both cards, I used the Ornate Labels One 3D embossing folder for the background - the first time I have used it, and I just love the deeply etched crisp embossing. The first card was cut twice, in white and red card. I coloured the white leaves and stems with pencils, then cut out just the flowers and buds from the red. The sentiment is by Clearly Besotted



This one looks quite different I think, the poppy die was cut just once in white, and the whole thing was shaded softly with pencils


A very happy new year to you all. This year has been a difficult one for us, as Mike has had a few months of ill health. Thankfully he was well enough to enjoy the family at Christmas, and continues to improve a little

My last photo for this year is this one of me and Molly, now thirteen months old, I was dropping them off at the airport for their Boxing Day flight to Dublin when she decided she didn't want me to go and dive bombed into my arms, clinging on like a little limpet!


So thank you to all of you who continue to visit me here to listen to my ramblings, and give me more support and encouragement than you will ever know. I wish you happiness, health and happy crafting in 2018 xxx

10 comments:

  1. Both cards are lovely Enfys.
    Wishing you both a happy and healthy 2018, with lots of lovely inspiration for us

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  2. These cards are beautiful, so happy to see your post today. I wish you and your family a very Happy and Healthy New Year!

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  3. Beautiful cards, but your gorgeous granddaughter outshines them! Happy New Year to you and best wishes for a healthy 2018 for both you and Mike.

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  4. Happy New Year to you and your family! Your cards are lovely, especially the second one. Hope that your husband has better health in the new year.

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  5. A very Happy 2018 to you and yours. I do hope Mike has a much better year.
    Thank you so much for sharing your lovely cards and the pictures of your grandchildren they are growing so fast.

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  6. Sorry to hear about Mike's health! I'll add him to my prayer list. Wishing y'all a wonderful new year! Molly is adorable! Aren't grandbabies wonderful! Our Mason is 5 hrs old. And my great grand daughter is 7! Time just flies! Take care and best wishes to Mike.
    Hugs Jess

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  7. Ahhh Enfys! What a beautiful picture with little Molly, I’m sure your heart melted. I also wish you, Mike and your family the best in 2018. Love your cards, love your stories, keep them coming.

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  8. Happy new year Enfyn........both your cards are stunning and Molly is so pretty too! xx

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  9. Grandmahood is wonderful isn't it! But, oh how fast they grow!!! I sincerely hope Mike's health continues to improve - we are going thru the same thing with blood pressure issues, kidney disease and macular degeneration going on - it's rough!!

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Enfys x