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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 Four grand children Tayla, Nathan, Poppy and Mila 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

Wednesday, 25 November 2020

November Rudolph challenge & Pixies Snippets 391

 Good day to you and what a lovely day it is 
With all the rain and wind which l think hasn't left us yet
It's nice to see a dry day cold but better than rain
It's that time again for 2 Challenges
So here is my card for both challenges 
Items used
Stamperia Scrapbook called Blue Land
It's got the most gorgeous paper backgrounds and images 
Scalloped /Blue card stock,3D pads and stamped Sentiments
Snippets playground challenge
November Rudolph day challenge
Thank you for your visit
Have a lovely day whatever your plans
Stay safe
Sandra H

Sunday, 1 November 2020

Pixiescrafty snippets challenge 390

Hello and good day to you all 
Well it had to happen another lockdown
If only it was done a few weeks ago
l just hope people will take notice
And realise this is a serious situation we are in
Now lets hope we can abide by the rules and get this under control
On a brighter note we have a new challenge from
Pixies snippets challenge and today it's challenge 390
Here is my card 
This is a card l made for my daughters upcoming birthday
Items used 
White scalloped card/purple card stock 
Snippets of designer dotted papers from not sure where?
Doily, variety of Spellbinders dies to create the bow, edging & banner
Image pre-coloured 3D Sticky pads & gems

Sunday, 25 October 2020

Snippets challenge389 & October Rudolph day Challenge

 Good Morning and welcome to my post
Well did you remember to put your clocks back?
Which we all know shorter days and darker night's
It's hard enough with Co-v19 losing the hour only adds 
To longer and dismal days but what can you do but keep busy
And my way is crafting and here is my card made from a batch
l made some time back
Items used 
Scalloped/Cream/white card
Poinsettia paper pack & added the image from the same pack
Not a lot of work to this one but equally as nice
My challenges for this card is

As it's nearing Halloween l made this card years ago
My grandson Nathan and his sisters Tayla & Poppy love to celebrate it
And DiL Paula is really good at Halloween they have lots done on the inside
Even a black tree with all the trimmings 
Well as it's Nathans Birthday 30th October l altered this card for his birthday 
Just thought l would post it as there are lots of cards being shown
And he will absolutely love it hope you do too
Thank you for your time 
Have a lovely day whatever your plans
Take care stay safe
Sandra H

Sunday, 4 October 2020

Pixies Snippets challenge 388

 Good Morning to you all and a warm welcome to my post today

Well after all the rain yesterday today its a little better

The sun is trying to get out and l think it's forecast cloudy no rain

l hope your all managing to cope with the current situation we are in 

Sending lots of virtual hugs to you all 

So today its another day for a new challenge and this is my card

This isn't the card l was to use but of course Mr blogger is playing u[p

l also have spaces between lines which l can't control so any advise

 Would be very much appreciated many thanks

This card l made for my DIL 

Items used

Scalloped card/white/yellow card stock

Designer papers snippets

Pre-coloured image l use a lot just love it

Ribbon Pearls & 3d sticky pads

My challenge is 

Pixies snippets challenge 388

Click on the link and join in see what fun you can have

Thank you for your visit 

Take care stay safe

Sandra H


Friday, 25 September 2020

September Rudolph day challenge & Snippets challenge 387

Hello and welcome to you all
like you l can imagine your not so pleased regarding the new lockdown
Unfortunately not everyone has abided by the rules so lockdown it is 
Its better to be safe than sorry there have already been so many lost of lives
So all l am saying is stay safe abide by the rules and once again life will become normal
25th September and that's means another new challenge for
Rudolph days challenge it lasts until the end of the month so please do join in
Here is my card 
 Items used 
Scalloped card
Used snippets of 
Poinsettia Perfections Designer Pack
Sentiment from the same pack
Added a die cut holly and some red gems
l will be using this card for 
Thank you for your time
Keep well & Stay safe
Sandra H

Sunday, 6 September 2020

Pixies snippets challenge 386

Good morning to you all
It's a bit dismal here today so hopefully the sun will come out
Today's challenge l have created a 50th birthday card using snippets
This was for my son-in-law and the party went well had a great day
Here is my card l will be entering it into the challenge below
Items used
Scalloped white card/kraft card/White /Black card
Die, Beer images and 50th sentiment
Thank you for your visit and any comments placed are appreciated
Enjoy your day whatever your plans

Tuesday, 25 August 2020

August Rudolphs day challenge & Snippets challenge 385

Hello to you and welcome to my post today
I know we complain about the weather but
A little more sunshine wouldn't go a miss
l really hope this isn't the end of our summer
l love Autumn and winter but don't want it too
Arrive too soon as l feel it makes Spring a long 
Time getting here and winter can be gloomy at times
Now down to my challenges l made this card for 
Along with a new 
This is my card
l love doing cards in this colour it gives that crisp feeling
And a warm welcome to snow as and when we are lucky
To get it l like how the snow magnifies everything
Makes it nice and bright
Items uses
Scalloped card/blue/ First reserved Dp'papers
Added gems, sentiment, 3d sticky pad and image pre-coloured
My challenges are
Rudolph's day challenge
l hope whatever your plans for the coming week
You enjoy what your doing 
Take care
Stay safe
Sandra H