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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

Sunday, 22 January 2012

Christmas time in January!!

Good Evening l hope your enjoying
The rest of your Weekend
l have 2 challenges again
Challenge Number 4
Week 51 "Theme"   "Cut it Out"
And here is my Entry
White Scalloped card stock
Spellbinders Nested Pine tree (cut out)
Spellbinders Heirloom Ornament (cut out)
Lotv Sentiment
Gold Self sticky backing paper
The Decorated Christmas tree is from a Christmas card l recieved last year
The Backing behind the Heirloom Oraments is also from the same card
And the White Heirloom is of course the cut outs and this is what 
I have used for
Thank you for taking an interest
And also for all your comments you may leave
Hope you enjoy your visit
And have a good week ahead whatever you will be doing
Many Thanks Sandra H xx


  1. I see you are getting ready for next Christmas in plenty of time. That's a pretty tree stamp Sandra!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  2. Love the tree cut out and the white with a hint of red looks beautiful.
    Diane xx

  3. Lovely card...wonderful way to use those cutouts.

  4. Beautiful card Sandra and gorgeous design.
    Chris x

  5. Simply gorgeous Sandra,love the layout.xxx

    1. Oops, I still need to hit reply on your blog to comment chick! What a stunner though, love the colours and I wish you would lead me by the hand through the latest LIM challenge. Tomorrow I'm going to be gawping at the die cuts and doing some head scratching! Huh, maybe I won't bother as this lovely card is a hard act to follow :( Love, love the red, white and gold :) Di xx

      Oh, and thank you for your lovely comments hone on my blog - I still might end up appointing you as Chief Peacemaker :)

    2. I don't know why this has happened Di but as long as your okay with the way you place your comments its okay with me, And how sure was l with all the ingredients to your wonderful cake l got every thing in the bowl and when l wanted to add the Sultanas l couldn't find any in the cupboard panic struck!! well with all but them l had to use Dates yes Dates cut them up added to mixture and put it in the oven and to my amazement the cake turned out pretty okay and tasted lovely too!! l'll add it to my side bar and you can take a peep and thank you too for your lovely comments and you'll manage another lim card your creations are amazing:) Sandra H

  6. Beautiful card Sandra. Love the colors and beautiful design of your card. Your cards are always a big inspiration. Thanks always for your visiting my blog. Appreciate it always!

  7. This is a very creative card Sandra. I love the colour scheme and using bits from an old Christmas card is very clever and innovative. Thank you for your lovely comments on my blog.
    Alicia xx

  8. Gorgeous work sweetie, hugs pops x x x

  9. How lovely. Must try to get a Christmas card made this week. Missed last week.

  10. Great card Sandra, love the tree die and wonderful colour choices you have made.
    Thanks for your comments and Birthday wishes.

    Kath x

  11. Gorgeous lim card, the large christmas tree is fabby, love it so much hugs heid x

  12. Oh Sandra this is such a beautiful and elegant card ! I love this Christmas tree ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  13. What a gorgeous card, love the style Sandra, so elegant xxx

  14. This is gorgeous!!! Very elegant for sure!

  15. oh gorgeous so very elegant and classy, love it
    Hugs Kate xx

  16. A stunning and elegant card Sandra, I love the colours amd design, and the idea to use bits from old cards is brilliant.

  17. Delightful card Sandra
    Those baubles would make a card in that arrangement on their own too I reckon

    Thank you very much
    "Less is More"

  18. Hi Sandra
    a fabulous Christmas card, great design, sue,x

  19. Fabulous card, great design!
    Helen x

  20. so gorgeous sandrsa.i love the traditional colours and design :D

    xx coops xx

  21. What a beautiful card, I still don't tire of seeing Christmas cards, beautiful xx

  22. Hi sweetie gorgeous card I so love the christmas tree its beautiful hun.
    Thank you soooooo much for your lovely comment hun it really does mean so much.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

  23. Super Christmas card Sandra and well done for using part of an old Christmas card


  24. This is so lovely, Sandra! I love how you mixed new and old. The red, gold, and white is so pretty and the ornament/tree designs coordinate so beautifully. Just beautiful!

    Hugs and blessings!

  25. This is brilliant!! What a fantastic way to use those old cards. I will have to remember this technique. Love the layout and colors. Thanks for all your sweet comments on my blog, they mean so much.
    Hugs & Blessings

  26. What a great card Sandra you have made brilliant use of your pre-loved Christmas cards. Have a lovely day. Laura

  27. Lovely clever design Sandra. Smashing card.

    Thank you for you daily dose of encouragement. You are a blessing.

    Edna x

  28. Beautiful card! Good for you getting a jump on your 2012 holiday cards.

  29. Beautiful card Sandra and great to see a Christmas one:)

  30. Beautiful card Sandra! Love that pretty tree and the ornaments are a perfect touch!