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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, 15 May 2022

Snippets challenge 428

Hello to you all 
My apologies for not being around much 
l am nursing a cataract operation which l had 
A few days ago and haven't been on my computer 
l will be missing for another few days if not a couple of weeks
l have to rest it and hopefully stay away from the screens 
So no commenting for a little time l will hopefully catch up later
l do however have a card for 
And l will do another challenge on 25th May
Made last year for my niece's 40th birthday
Items used 
Scalloped card designer backing papers snippets
Pre-coloured image which l made black & white 
Stamped 40 added some gems and 3d sticky pads
Challenge l would like to enter into is 

Monday, 2 May 2022

Snippets challenge 427

 Hello to you all l hope your making the most of the 
May bank holiday and as always weather was a little wet 
In some places typically holiday weather 
l am on my way to play at the playground and you
Will find it by just clicking on the link below
So why not join in
This is my card
l made this for my friend who's birthday it is today
l just hope she rec'd it as she would normally say 
The post is still not as it should be and now with the
Bank holiday could be delay although it was sent in ample time
l used snippets of card stamped the sentiment die cut flowers
And banner added gem stone and came up with this 
l would like to enter it into the challenge below
Thank you for your time 
Enjoy your day whatever your plans
Sandra H

Monday, 25 April 2022

April Rudolph days challenge

Hello fellow bloggers
l love this time of the month why?? well because
There's a new challenge and that being
Here is my card made last year possibly or
The year before l have lots of cards not used
If l don't have the time to make one l always have
Made up cards ready to be used although this card
Was posted out l must get on with making more 
Christmas Cards for this year
Made with this gorgeous background paper and pre-printed image 
Die cut snowflake stamped greetings and added a few gems
l would like to use this card to enter into the challenge below
Anyone can enter just click on the link
There will be lots of inspirational cards 
And it doesn't have to be a card must be Christmas related
So anything that you have made 
l appreciate your time to call and look at my blog
And any comments placed are greatly received
Thank you
Sandra H

Monday, 18 April 2022

Snippets challenge 426

Hello fellow bloggers and what a lovely day its been
Don't you think the sun brings out the best of people
l myself have been preparing for some planting
So tidied up all of my garden even hoovered my grass
Yes lol l invested in a garden hoover for my artificial grass
And to my surprise it worked and puts lines in which
Makes the grass look more natural so one happy lady
Here is a card l made for my grand daughter Poppy's
6th birthday which was on the 16th April 
l am going to use it for the 
Snippets challenge 426
Hope you join in its a great challenge
Thank you for your visit hope you have a great
Week ahead whatever your plans
Sandra H

Sunday, 3 April 2022

Snippets challenge 425

Good Morning to you all weather so changeable
l didn't get the snow so for those who did luck you
l love the snow but don't like it too messy and don't 
Like it to Disrupt anyone's plans its gone so cold too
As you may or not be aware our lovely Sarn is sharing
Snippets playground challenge with Di and today
Is the start of challenge 425 
Check out the link below for all the details
Here is my card
Today is my youngest sons birthday
This is my card that l made for him
Made with snippets and added a bow and buttons
First time l have ever done a card like this so proud of myself
My challenge 
Hope your going to join in as its so much fun
Thank you for your visit and any comments
Placed are truly appreciated 
Enjoy your day 
Sandra H 

Friday, 25 March 2022

March Rudolph Days Challenge

 Hello and welcome to my post today
What lovely weather we are having 
l just hope your getting it just as good
My friend in Spain is experiencing lots of rain
Apparently this happens around this time so maybe
If your going to go abroad check the weather first
l also think wet or dry just being away is nice
Although l think  most of us go for the sunny weather
Here is a card for 
l just love this card 
Items used
Red card/Ho Ho & Candi cane backing papers
 Image, 3D pads, Die & Sentiment 
So easy to put together using snippets of card too

Sunday, 20 March 2022

Snippets challenge 424

Hello and welcome to my post
l have to agree with Di spring is in the air
For how long no one knows but how good does it feel
Today l have a card that l made for a very good friend
l really haven't been in the mood for card making 
l do have many made and try to get ahead of myself
l am hoping to get back into it as to me
Its therapeutic 
l will be using this card to enter into 
l normally just play for fun but there are plenty of lovely prizes
So why not tag alone and enter yourselves
Just click on the link and it will take you there and 
Our blogging Friend Sarn is teaming up with Di and
You will get lots of inspiration from not only
But plenty of others that play along
This is my card