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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 26 November 2023

November Rudolph days challenge& Snippets challenge

  Good day to you all and what a lovely day it is
It's a sunny day here without the heat
And the winds have disappeared 
It's that time again for new challenges over at
This is my card
Items used
Scalloped card stock
Designer backing papers
Stamped Sentiment
Pre-coloured image 
Thank you for your time
Have a lovely day
Take care
Sandra H

Sunday 12 November 2023

Snippets challenge 467 allsorts 745 friendship

 Hello and a warm welcome to you all
It's been a wet and cold day and plenty 
More rain to come with blustery winds
Please stay safe
Here is my card that l made
For the following two 
Just love these Flower dies that l used on this card
Which l made for a dear friend who has just had her
Birthday so am now able to show off it off
Items used
Scalloped card/Black/white card & Plaid Designer card
Card candy, Stamped Sentiment & Die Flower set

Wednesday 1 November 2023

Snippets 466 challenge

 Hello all
l have family over from Australia so my time
Is spent with them but have managed to schedule
My card to post so hopefully all will go well  
There's a challenge already started with
Why not pop along and check it out
Its a great way to use your snippets of left overs
And here is my card with snippets 
Snippets used
Items used 
Scalloped card black/card/Designer Papers
Die cut Happy Birthday, Balloon and Numeric
Thank you for your time
Enjoy your day 
Sandra H

Wednesday 25 October 2023

October Rudolph Days Challenge

 Hello and a good day to you all
It's a crispy day today and the sun is shinning
Today is the start of 
And this is my card
l loved the front of this card
Its was sent to me last year
So recycled it for this years card
Just added DP background papers 
And die cut embellishments
Thank you for your visit
Enjoy your day
Sandra H

Sunday 15 October 2023

Snippets challenge 465

 Hello and a warm welcome to you all
It's been a heavy weekend with grandchildren
Now my time to play and here is a card l made
For my niece's Son's Christening 2Years back
The items on this card l won
From a lady called Edna Taylor 
Edna knits/crochets blankets 
And you might know her on Facebook
Very talented lady indeed
It's a new challenge over at
So why not join in
Thank you for your time
Sandra H

Sunday 1 October 2023

Snippets & leaves

 Hello and a good morning to you all
Just watching Last nights Strictly Come Dancing 
l just love this show some real talented dancers too
Here l have my card for the following 2 challenges
Items used
Scalloped card, Green card stock Dt papers with leaves on
Pre-coloured Rose 
Die cut flowers 
Candy cane 
Stamped image
3D Pads to enhance the image
Thank you 
Enjoy your day
Sandra H

Monday 25 September 2023

September Rudolph Days challenge & 4 legged friends allsorts challenge747

 Good day to you all 
Weather is unpredictable 
But l suppose its only natural as its nearing Autumn
And l always find its a mixed bag good and bad
Here is my card which l can use for 2 challenges
Items used
Scalloped card Dt Christmas background paper
Blue card stock pre coloured image 
Stamped Sentiment & Scalloped die
 l would like to enter into
Thank you for visiting
Take care 
Sandra H