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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

Tuesday, 10 December 2019


Good Morning on this dismal day
Wet and windy here
l made this card for my Daughter-in-law's 30th b'day
So pleased with the outcome having used snippets
Of card, papers and adorable image pre-coloured of course
Side view l added some peel off's to make a frame
l will of course be entering this into 
Di's snippet challenge
Thank you for your time 
And may l wish all my bloggers
A merry Christmas and a happy new year
Sandra H

Monday, 25 November 2019

Nov Rudolph day challenge/ and snippets challenges

Hello all l hope your having a lovely day
Today is another 
Rudolph days challenge
It's the last one for this year so
Here is a card l put together for the challenge
I have used this adorable Lotv image 
Pre-coloured which makes it easier for me
Used various dies and Sentiment stamp
Added a few gems to create berries
The challenge starts on the 25th each month
And runs for 11 months 
So why not take part it's also a great way
To add to your Christmas card collection
Check out the challenge 
Also l like to enter Di’s snippets Challenge 
And having used snippets of card l 
Can do just that
You can play along too 
Click on the link and your there
Thank you for your visit
And any comments you may leave 
Hope you enjoy your day
Sandra H

Monday, 11 November 2019


Good Morning to you all
Not keen on the weather today
It was fairly windy during the night
Wet today and still windy
Hope it's better where you are
Here is a card l made for
My Nephews 50th b'day
Made with a freebie image
Which l have used many a time
Just changed the colour to match
The papers added some twine
Computer generated sentiment
And snippets of card stock
Thank you for your time
Hope you have a lovely week
l would like to enter into the challenge below
Sandra H

Sunday, 27 October 2019

Snippets playground challenge 364

Good Morning and welcome to my blog
Today see's another 
And here is the card l created 
l made this card for my sister
For those of you that are not aware
l have 6 sisters and this card is
One of many l made using the same image
Which was a freebie from 
To complete the card l used
Gems, corner die, flower die
3d Sticky pads and stamped the Sentiment
l am going to enter into the challenge below
Thank you for your visit and as always
Your comments are very much appreciated
Have a lovely day
Sandra H 

Friday, 25 October 2019


Good morning fellow bloggers
It's a colder day today and dry
Hope it's not too cold or wet where you are
The rain was so heavy here yesterday
Here is my card for 
Anyone can enter all you need to do
Is make a Christmas card 
The challenge goes out on the
25th of each month until the end date
Hope you can join in 
Thank you for your visit
Hope you have a lovely day
Take care
Sandra H 

Sunday, 13 October 2019


Good day to you all
Hope your well 
Here is a card l made for my
Grandson Nathan's birthday
Which is on the 30th October
Nathan dosen't read my blog
So l am safe to post it
Made with snippets so l can 
Enter Pixies-Snippet-Challenge
Really is a great use of snippets
Also used the bits that came from the balloons
Thank you for your visit
And have a great week ahead of you
Whatever your plans
Take care
Sandra H

Sunday, 6 October 2019


Good afternoon to you all
The sun has finally come out so
Out goes the washing 
As l was looking back on 
Pixies snippets and winner from the previous challenge
l noticed no card from me
How could l ever forget this challenge
It's a great challenge and enables you 
To use up snippets
So here it is better late than never
l already made this up for a friends
Birthday which is today but 
l gave it to her last week over dinner
With some other good friends 
l hope you have a lovely week
Whatever your plans 
And many thanks for your visit
Take care 
Sandra H