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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, 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

Monday, 29 April 2019

Snippets challenge 351

Hello fellow bloggers
Hope you are well and thank you for popping by
Seems we might be in for some good weather again
The wind, rain and hail was pretty nasty
It's been gorgeous here today 
Hope it's been just as nice for you too
Here is a card l put together for my Sisters
Daughter-in-laws 50th birthday
l used lots of snippets so that l could
Enter into the Snippets challenge 351 which is now running
So if you click onto this link it will take you there
To create my card l used
Scalloped card stock
Purple/white card stock
Lotv Pre-coloured Image
Sentiment/50th Today stamps
Various dies and gem stone
l'd like to enter into
Hope you have a lovely week whatever your plans
Take care
Sandra H

Thursday, 25 April 2019

April Rudolph days challenge

Hello and thank you for checking out my blog today
l'm all for recycled cards and this front panel is one l received from 
A friend so why not re-use it like l have done here
Just added some gem stones and red card to create a border 

I hope your enjoying this lovely weather
Although it's changed from the heat wave we had
Todays a sunny one but not as warm
Thank you for your visit and any comments you leave
Enjoy your day
Sandra H

Sunday, 14 April 2019

Poppy love Pink

Hello and welcome to my blog today
Here is a card l made for Snippets playground challenge 350
If you haven't already participated in the challenge 
Click here this will take you to the challenge
 Side view
l made this card for my Grand-daughter Poppy who 
Will be all of 3yrs old on Tuesday such a cutie she is too!
Poppy loves pink so l used her favourite colour
And adding this gorgeous pre-coloured image from Lotv pads
l'd like to enter into the challenge below
Thank you for popping by hope you enjoyed your visit
Have a great week ahead of you whatever your plans
Take care
Sandra H xx

Monday, 1 April 2019

Snippets April challenge 349

Good Morning fellow bloggers
l hear we are in for a cold spell this week
And today just proved that 
Hope it's not too cold for you 
Here is a card l made for Di's Snippet challenge which is
Now running so why not pop over and enter yourselves
Here is the link to do just that
Side view
This is my card for the challenge
l used lots of snippets of card to create it
Plus gems, Sentiment stamp, Flower and Corner dies 
Hope you have a lovely day
And thank-you for your visit
Sandra H