Jenny Lawrence

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Ashford, Kent, United Kingdom
Hi and welcome to cardsarus blog spot My name is Jenny Lawrence and I live in Kent. My dear and wonderful husband Tony passed away in March 2019 We had been married for 36 years. I also lost my first Husband to the big C when I was quite young. I have 3 children and 3 stepchildren. 12 Grandchildren and 5 Great Granddaughters and 3 Great Grandsons. I have been card making for about 25 years. I have made things all my life as my Mum and Grand Mother taught me lots of hobbies. I have made my own clothes, knitted garments, hand embroidered items of clothing, and crocheted items too. I love to bake my own cakes as well.

Sunday, 8 August 2021



Hi and welcome to all my very talented and craft loving friends.

I do hope everyone is having a lovely weekend despite the rain that's if it's raining where ever you live.

Here in the UK we are having lots of rain this summer and cooler weather too, and that suits me as I don't like very hot weather, but I feel sorry for those who love the sunny warm days too.


I have a Graduation Exploding box to show you that I made.

This is a You Tube video that gives you very clear instructions, and you will find it


The lady's name is Sam Calcott UK, and there are some wonderful tutorials on some very beautiful creations she makes.

I made this for my Granddaughter who finished her university this summer passing all her exams too.

She is hoping to become a Barrister and has had her works experience with a firm in London who were eager to employ her if she passes her exams, this was all before covid of course.

The second photo is the inside of the box.

Thank you so much for your visit and your precious time.

I really appreciate every visit and wonderful comment you make.

Lots of crafty love. JENNY.



Chris said...

This is fantastic Jenny, a lovely keepsake for your clever granddaughter!
I love the design, the outside gives no clue to the beautifully designed interior, such pretty colours and beautifully embellished! Such a lovely surprise for the recipient.
It's not been a great summer here has it! I don't like it too hot but I'm a bit fed up with all this rain- hopefully we'll get some sunshine soon!

Jackie T said...

Oh wow Jenny this is stunning. It is a real keepsake. Take care. Hugs Jackie

sallysbitz2 said...

Firstly. congratulations to your grand-daughter x

This box card is amazing and she will definitely cherish it x

hugs sally x

Patricia Howarth said...

Hi Jenny, This is stunning, I bet your Granddaughter absolutely loves it. Congratulations to her also and very well done.
We have had torrential rain and heavy hailstorms and thunder and lightening, I don't know where all this rain is coming from it has been horrendous. My hubby's Brother who only lives a few miles away (as the crow flies) hasn't had any of it !!!! lucky him eh.
Take care.
Lots of love from Patricia xx

Sue said...

Congratulations to your Granddaughter my lovely fairy godmother and your card is totally fabulous!! I'm so sorry to hear that you are not getting out and about I do hope you get your hip sorted soon Jenny...lots of huggles and sloppies from us all. Ollie is 14 years old now and still running about like a teenager LOL hugs Sue x

meg said...

Many congratulations to your granddaughter Jenny,she must have loved this beautiful keepsake project,gorgeous images and colours.

Christine Harrop said...

Fabulous Jenny. Congratulations to your granddaughter. She will love this. I love the elements you have used. I saw this tutorial when Sam first did it but had totally forgotten about it until you have jogged my memory. My great niece has just graduated with a first class honours and my nephew is visiting us in a couple of weeks (first time we'll have met up since Christmas 2019 so you can imagine how excited I am!!) I think I will make this and he can take it back for Charlotte. Thanks for giving me this great idea. Hope you are okay. Love and hugs Christine xx

Aquarius said...

A lovely keepsake for your granddaughter - thanks for the link to the tutorial

Gerrie's kaarten said...

Wouw war schitterend wat een werk is dit geweest.
Gefeliciteerd met je kleindochter
Groetjes Gerrie

cuilliesocks said...

Congratulations to your Grand daughter Jenny, well done to her as life for students has not been easy over the last year and a bit.
Your box card is gorgeous, such lovely papers and embellishments, Kate x

Darnell said...

What a cool graduation exploding card, Jenny! I love the cap design and the inside is just exquisite. Congratulations to your granddaughter! She will treasure this always! Hugs, Darnell

Sandma's Handmade Cards said...

What a fabulous card Jenny, it must have taken you ages but definitely worth it x

Brenda said...

We are hot and dry here in my neck of the world. We need some rain badly, so hopefully fall will bring some. Congrats to your Granddaughter Jenny! Yes, Covid messed up lots of things hasn't it? Still messing things up. I pray with the next year, we will be Covid free across the world. Loving your grad exploding box! A fun way to gift a gift card, money or whatever. I the inside of your box, the colors are so pretty. Hugs from me to you, Brenda

Furrbster said...

This is really amazing - what a lovely way to remember her graduation ceremony!!

Hugz Tinz

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