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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

Monday, 22 July 2019

Mila's card and pixies-snippets-playground-challenge-357

Hello all
Weather report awful!!
We are hopefully going to get some 
Lovely weather during this week
It's windy wet and pretty dismal today
So a little sunshine will go a long way
Doesn't need to be too hot just nice
Enough to enjoy 
This is a card l made for my
Grand-daughter Mila 
l can use it for Di's challenge below 
Because l used snippets 
Great way to use up snippet of card
The image is pre-coloured from Lotv
 Side view
 Face view
Thank you for your time and Comments
Hope you enjoy your day
Whatever your plans
Take care
Sandra H

Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Welcome Poppy

Hello all
Quick post today
As l am so busy
This is a quick and easy card
 l am going to use it for
Di’s Snippet challenge and the link is below
Feel free to check it out
This card l recently made for my
Sister’s daughter’s daughter
My great niece
Having had a baby girl
Weighing in at 7lbs 5oz
She’s a little star and they named her
Poppy so that’s 2 Poppy’s now in the family
Sorry l didn’t get a photo
But hopefully l will shortly and add it
To create the card l used lots of snippets
Pink gem pre-coloured image, Sentiment and embellishments
Thank you for you time
Enjoy your day
Sandra H

Wednesday, 3 July 2019

Beccy's July Challenge

Hello fellow bloggers
Beautiful day today in my neck of the woods
Hopefully your having some lovely weather too!
Here is a card l put together using this
Delightful Freebie image from 
l have used it for the July challenge 
Click on the link below where you can download it for free
And you can join in
The challenge too 
Enjoy your day
Sandra H

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Snippets and Rudolph Days Challenge

Hello fellow bloggers
l hope you are well
 And sending hugs for those who need some
Well at least it’s officially Summer
So hopefully this means some good sunny days
Saturday was a cracker of a day in my neck of the woods
For the time being though here is a Christmas card
For Scrappymo's
Rudolph Days Challenge 
And of course l always 
Marri up with Di's 
Snippers Challenge
Which does mean using snippets
Thank you for your time
And any comments you do leave
They are always appreciated 
Enjoy your day
Sandra H

Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Pixies-snippets-challenge 354 and Celebrating my Sons wedding in Ibiza

Good morning to you all
Hope your well and sending
lots of love to those who need some
Here is a card l made ages ago
l had to trawl through my passed posts
To check l hadn't used this card
l have so many that l haven't used in folders
And come in handy for Di's Challenge 
l used lots of snippets and pre-coloured image
Couple of buttons and added the b'day sentiment
Challenge l'd like to enter into
l have also been away to Ibiza to celebrate the wedding 
Of my youngest son Dominic and his new bride Caroline
They got married on 5th June in Ibiza
We had a fabulous week in the sunshine
And here are just a few of many Photos taken
The Bride and Groom
 Mother-in-law Tammy and Dominic my son
The football T-Shirts are a joke from my other son Shane
Having printed both Dominic and Carolines names 
On the Shirts Dominic supports Manchester united
Caroline supports Leeds so they changed teams which got lots of
Laughs Caroline father nearly fainted...lol
It was all in good fun though
 My 3 children their partners and myself - the bride
 Dominic Mark Paula and Shane
Mother and Son (Groom)
Bride and Bridesmaids
Mother of the groom (me) and Brides Father
Mother and Mother-in-laws
Mother and Son (Groom)
Me Daughter-in-law Caz and Dominic
Absolutely loved everything about the day
And the weather was fantastic 
Could do it all again 
Thank you for your visit
Enjoy your day
Sandra H

Sunday, 26 May 2019

Rudolph day challenge for May

Hello everybody
Hope you are well
Here is a card l made for Scrappymo's Rudolph day challenge
It's open to all starts 25th of each month and runs for 11 months
So why not check out the challenge 
I used lots of snippets of card 
Added Pre-coloured image from Lotv
Scalloped Die,Snowflake and Sentiment
I am spoilt because l can use this card on another challenge 
Which is Pixies snippets
Thank you for your visit
Hope you have a lovely week 
Take care
Sandra H


Monday, 13 May 2019

Snippets challenge 352

Hello bloggers 
Lovely weather we had today
So l only hope your having it just as good
The sunset is so beautiful making the sky lovely and red
l made this card using lots of snippets for a friends birthday
Not a lot to it but l think the effect is just right for my male friend
l am going to enter it into
Thank you for calling by
Have a lovely week whatever your plans
Sandra H