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Welcome to Sandra's Blog my escape is card making l took it up in 2007 after l retired from the Civil Service l am recently Widowed have 3 children all grown up and flown the nest Five grand children Tayla, Nathan, Poppy, Mila & Rio they keep me on my toes l adore then but it's always nice when they go home....lol l like making my own cards and enjoy the challenges it provides Sandra H xxx

Sunday 7 July 2024

Snippets 484 challenge

 Hello all and welcome to my post 
My card today is not a happy card l made this for my
Sister-in-law who lost her husband my brother in May
Not only did we lose him but my Nephew died the same day
Both had been extremely poorly no more suffering 
This is my card 
l will use this card to enter into Snippets challenge below
Thank you for your visit 
Enjoy your day
Sandra H

Tuesday 25 June 2024

June Rudolph days & Snippets challenges

 Good day and welcome 
 l hope you have had the good sunny weather
What a difference it makes to have some warmer days
After all the rain you'd think that's it but no it's still around
l have a card for 2 challenges 
Starts on the 25th of each month
And runs until November and 
That's every 2 weeks so why not check both out
This is my card which allows me to use for both challenge
Items used
Scalloped card/White/Red card stock
Dp card and Snowflake from
 Stamped sentiment added some Gems
Thank you for your visit
And comments which are always appreciated
Sandra H

Sunday 9 June 2024

Snippets 482

 Hello and welcome
l hope your having a good weekend
Weather still not good for this time of the year
l just hope we do see some sunshine and warmth 
My friend lite her log burner because it was so cold
And l have to agree it has been cold, windy & raining 
We can only hope it will get better soon
Here is a card l made for a new challenge over at 
Snippets used
Items used
Straight white card stock
Kraft card/black card
Happy birthday Sentiment Die/Candy cane 3D sticky pads
Thank you for visiting 
Enjoy your day
Sandra H

Saturday 1 June 2024

Snippets challenge 481

 Hello fellow bloggers 
l hope you enjoyed what sunny days we had 
I just hope they return as l think we all need
Some sunshine in our lives 
Well maybe this card will do that for you
l most certainly enjoyed making it
l am on a roll with this design 
l made lots of these cards slightly different 
Got the idea from Pinterest where l have taken lots from 
Great use of snippets as you can see
So easy and quick
Items used 
Scalloped card white / orange card & spotty card
Various dies Candy cane Sentiment & 3d sticky pads 
Thank you for visiting
Enjoy your day
Sandra H

Saturday 25 May 2024

May's Rudolph days challenge

 Hello and a warm welcome to you all
My post today is pretty special as l have been asked
To take part in May's Rudolph Days challenge 
Being a Guest Designer is such a privilege 
Helen thank you this is my card
Please check out the challenge or maybe join in 
It really helps me throughout the year to start my 
Christmas cards early so by the end of the year 
l have them finished and ready for posting
Items used
Scalloped card/green/white card stock
Snippets of Christmas card from various Designer pads
Pre-coloured image 
Circle Die / Stamped sentiment
Thank you for your visit
And for all the comments you leave
l really do appreciate Them
May's Rudolph days challenge
Sandra H

Sunday 12 May 2024

pixiessnippetsplaygroundchallenge-480 & Allsort's spots, strips or either

 Good day to you all
Don't you think this nice weather makes
You feel good it really picks me up
There's a new challenge for 
And here is my card 
Well as the weather was sunny and bright 
l just had to make this card using bright yellow
My favourite colour at school and l still have a 
Liking for it now
 It certainly makes me feel good
 Items used
White scalloped card/Yellow/White card stock
Die cut the butterfly & circles added Sentiment & Candy cane
Thank you for your visit 
Have a lovely day 
Sandra H

Sunday 28 April 2024

April Rudolph days challenge and Snippets 479

Hello and a warm welcome to you all
l have one card for two challenges which l just love
First challenge is Christmas so for me it really 
Helps to build up my cards during the year
My Second challenge is Snippets always a favourite 
And helps so much with using up Snippets of cards
Click on both links below and they take you to each challenges
Here is my card hope you like it
Items used 
Scalloped card/Red/ White card 3D Sticky pads
 Snippets of Christmas card stock 
Added this gorgeous Reindeer and red gems 
Stamped Sentiment straight onto the card
l would like to enter into the challenges below
Thank you for your visit and comments placed
Enjoy your day
Sandra H