Tuesday, 29 July 2014

WOYWW- Enjoying summer!

Hello WOYWWers!,

Well… I hope you have all been able to enjoy the gorgeous summer weather! Hubby's Mum came to stay last week and at 84yrs young, I must say she did remarkably well in the heat, especially visiting the Royal Welsh Show where we all nearly melted! We have visited beaches, parks and went out for a meal. Great week.

Llanelli Beach at 8pm and still 24 degrees.

Stunning Rhossili bay.

Sunset at Burry Port harbour.

We were sitting in the garden one day bemoaning the fact that all the butterflies that we used to see as kids, we just don't see anymore when this beauty came along! A beautiful Peacock. It really made our day!

My desk this week is very much 'work in progress'. 

I am making a wedding card for our friend's daughter who is getting married on Saturday. The invitation and indeed wedding theme is sunflowers and lots of bright yellow, so I am trying to  loosely follow this theme. (Not sure if that's supposed to be a secret. Please don't tell!)

Still just in the planning stage, nothing is stuck down yet, not sure about the pearls around the heart? I love this heart stamp by CHLOE. It's so versatile.  

Anyway, just got back from a 12 mile bike ride, first of the summer and feeling pretty sore, so I am off to soak in a hot bath! Visit you all tomorrow!
If you would like to join in this wonderful blog hop, click on the WOYWW button on the right. Our great leader Julia will explain all.

Have a happy week

Lynda XX


  1. Wow, Lynda, what a week - the photos are gorgeous, and yes, we don't see the same butterflies we used to, I am sure.... The wedding card looks fab, I love the pearls, personally. Hope the happy couple have a fabulous day on Saturday. Helen 7

  2. In that light, BP harbour could almost be a twin for Monaco!! It's lovely place to be but not in horizontal rain, lol! Glad you had a good week.
    That yellow themed wedding card is gorgeous, love it!
    Hugs, LLJ 2 xx

  3. Looks like you had a lovely week with MIL !
    Love the yellow heart with the pearls!
    Thanks for the visit already
    Jackie 11

  4. Amazing butterfly and looks like a fab holiday. I adore that wheat wreath - so pretty! And I missed last week so lovely to look back at the card in a box - even if it is Christmas ... in JULY! :)

    Happy WOYWW!
    Mary Anne (5)

  5. Wonderful shots of South wales. I just love it down there! Isn't Wales just the most stunning country? Siarad Cymraig?? You had a great time with hubby's mum - and beautiful weather as well! A lovely card coming on. Great colours. Good shot of that butterfly, too. I hadn't seen a peacock butterfly for ages, then one flew into the garage the other day.
    Take care. God bless.
    Margaret #1

  6. Hi Lynda, happy WOYWW...lovely photos and what a gorgeous butterfly. Your wedding card is looking lovely, especially the flowers. Cheers and have a great week RobynO#29

  7. Oh how I long to live by the sea, how marvellous. Beautiful photos again Lynda. I love the heart stamp, I can see why you think it's versatile. I also like the pearls,,,as an alternative, perhaps some teenier ones dotted randomly about the shape? Personally though, if it ain't broke....! The brde's colours are gorgeous, amongst my faves.

  8. It's wonderful to get to spend that time with family. :) Your cards are beautiful! I love the yellows. :D

  9. Lovely card, a nice change for a wedding. Thank you for your visit. Karen #18

  10. Hi Lynda and thanks for your visit earleir it was much apparecited I love your card the colours are so fresh and will be loved by the happy couple the flowers are fab... I do like that heart wreath stamp l. great photos it all looks so beautiful and looks like your mother in law had a lovely time despite the heat well done managing to photograph the butterly too. have a great week and enjoy your holiday crafty hugs andrea x #21

  11. Lovely card. If you want to see the butterflies you need to grow the right type of plants and they will come although certain types of butterflies tend to be more often seen in certain parts of the country.
    Here in Lincoln we have a small blue butterfly that I had never seen until we came to live here.
    Hope you have a great week and happy crafting, Angela x #38

  12. Beautiful card! Looks like you are having a lovely summer. #37


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