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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

Sunday, 11 November 2018

Rememberance and Snippets today

Good afternoon fellow bloggers
It was pretty dismal this morning
But it’s now turned into a lovely afternoon
Here is a card I made along with a few others 
With similar images which are pre-coloured
From Lotv and make cards easy to do using them
Di’s snippets 
l would also like to say
My thoughts are with the families 
Of loved ones that gave us
100 years today to Remember them
Sending lots of love 
Sandra H 

Sunday, 28 October 2018

Snippets and gems

Hello fellow bloggers
Did you remember to put your clocks back?
Once l forgot while l was still working
And to my discovery it only dawned on me
When l was in the office by myself 
l wasn't best pleased to say the least!
Here is a card  
If you remember on a previous challenge l'd
Wrote l'd done a few of these cards l did 3 in total
This is the 2nd and another b'day card for another
Family member l used 
Nitwits/Lotv Perfect Pair Dp's 
l stand corrected as l entered First Edition Dp's
And thankyou Kathleen you was right
Also backing card
Dress image Sentiments and Gems 
l'd like to enter into the following challenges
Thank you for popping by
l hope you have a lovely week ahead of you
And for those who need some Tlc 
l am sending you loads
Take care 
Sandra H xx

Thursday, 25 October 2018

St Rudolph days challenge and more

Hello fellow blogger
Not too bad a day here dull but not as cold
And dry enough to cut the grass
Here is a card for St Rudolph days challenge
As most are aware the challenge starts on 25th of each month
And runs until the end of the month
Click Here where you can get more details regarding the challenge
And you never know you might just like to participate too!
l had been strolling through my passed posts and didn't see this card
l have several cards that l haven't posted but because they are so old
l need to check before using them 
The image is recycled from a card l rec'd
Added a rim of peel offs around the edges to give

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

Pixies Challenge 336

Good Morning to you all
Weather cold windy and wet 
l can honesty say Autumn is well and truly
With us and we do get some lovely days in October
So hurry up and arrive
Quick post today from me with this adorable
Card l made for one of my 6 sisters
l made 3 using a similar image
So l will be showcasing them all at some point
Items used
Scalloped card
Pink card/Designer Paper First Edition (Snippets)
Image not sure where from 
Added a glass of champers, Gems and Sentiment
My plans for the day are staying in doors after l have 
Picked up my grand-daughter from nursery 
Hope you have a nice day too 
Take care sending lots of love
Sandra H

Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Rudolph day challenge

Hello bloggers
Hope your keeping well and for those who need
Some tlc l am sending it to you's
It's getting cold here 
Autumn is well on it's way and 3 months today is Christmas
Oh no l can hear you saying!! 
Here is a card l put together

l haven't done much colouring of late but l just love this image
So thought l would use my Prismacolor watercolor pencils 
Even though l didn't watercolour the image
 l just lightly coloured and liked the effect
What do you think?
Items used
 Scalloped card/green card
Ultimate crafts patterned paper pad
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Pennyblack Snowflakes stamp
Timholzs Distress ink faded jeans
Added some glamour glitter 
3D Sticky pads 
l'd like to enter this into 
Thank you for your time 
Sending lots of love 
Sandra H 

Monday, 17 September 2018

Quick and easy as l like them

Good Afternoon all
Just a quick post to enter the following card into

 l have been pretty busy with my Christmas cards of late and have
Managed to make over 50 so far 
Weather today here is so lovely dry and no wind 
Although it seems we are in for so pretty windy weather
So button down the hatches 
Hope your enjoying your day and have 
Great plans for the week
Thank you for calling by and any comments
Placed are so much appreciated 
Take care 
Sandra H

Sunday, 2 September 2018

Birthday wishes Mark

Good Evening all
And welcome to my blog
Here is a card l made with an image from 
Pink Gems l love it l struggle to put together
Any male cards l don't have that many male images 
And l have used this one lots and as it's
Pre-coloured it's ready to use
l used 3d glue to enhance the head on the beer
 look 's good enough to drink...lol 
l'd like to enter into
Thank you for your time 
Hope you have
An enjoyable week
Take care
Sandra H