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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 two grand children Tayla and Nathan 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

Friday, 20 November 2015

Use Something Red Green Or Both

Hello all just to remind you that it's mid way for our challenge
Over at Gruffies and Guests and here is my card
  Items used
White Scalloped card/Red/Green card stock
First Edition Designer Paper pack 
Pre-Coloured House Mouse image
Martha Stewart Border punch/Spellbinders Dies
My Red and Green used is
Ribbon/Gems and Buttons
Our sponsor for this challenge is Di's Digi's the winner will win the prize of $10
 Hope you can join in it would be lovely to see
Just what you create too!
Thank you for your time
Take care xx

Sunday, 1 November 2015

Christmas Decorations

Hello all and welcome to my blog
As its the first of the month we have another new challenge over at
And Deb's chosen theme is 
Christmas Decorations
 All you need to do is create a card or anything to do with
Christmas as we are a Christmas challenge blog
Here is what i managed to put together
Products used
White Scalloped card/Red/White card stock
Christmas Post Designer Backing Papers (Snippets)
Christmas Wreath,Christmas Holly
Marianne Icicles Die
We are sponsored by
Crafters Companion
 The winner will win £10 Voucher
And our 2nd Sponsor is
contact Kathy Dunnegan  
DeeDees Designs $25 voucher
Here is what l made using one of the fabulous digit sets
Deedee's have on offer at the shop here
 This set is call Jingle all the way and you can purchase it 

I used the digi set which included this adorable
Pre-Coloured image, Baubles, Sentiment and 3 gorgeous backing papers
Other items from my stash
Fancy doing the challenge if so why not check out my fellow
Teamies here 
There will be lots of inspiration for you
Many thanks Sandra H xx

Saturday, 17 October 2015

Embossing Wet or Dry!!

Hello my fellow bloggers hope all is well
Today sees the mid-way reminder at  
 And if you like Embossing wet or dry this is our challenge
Here is my take hope you like it
Side view
 Side view
Products used
White Scalloped card/Green card stock
Lotv Designer Backing Papers Christmas Classic's
Adorable HouseMouse Image Pre-Coloured
Tools Spellbinders Marianne Dies/Martha Stewart Border Punch
Embossed FolderTied Togeather
Flat/Pearls/ Card candy and 3D Sticky pads from stash
Sponsored by
One of you lucky winners will win 7Digis 
So why not join in it would be lovely to see what you can make
Thank you for your visit hope you have an enjoyable day
Take care Sandra H

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Distress it

Good morning to you all
Today sees the start of a new challenge over at
Chosen by me
Here is my card

I just loved making this card due to the fact that the
Image is brilliant and l like to see non traditional colours
A Christmas Card using the Blue and White
And just adding lots of goodies which include
White Scalloped card/Blue/White card stock
Bugaboo image coloured with Flexmarkers added glamour dust
Tools....Spellbinders Marianne Crafts-too Dies
Lotv Designer papers
Tim holtz Distress tool
Gems string of pearls Doily Sentiment from stash
Sponsors are
The winner will recieve
Fantastic Ribbons £10 inc + free P&P
Winner will recieve a Surprise prize
So why not join in and you could be one of the winners
Check out the main blog here