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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, 17 January 2012

It's so cosy here!!

  Good Afternoon My Fellow Bloggers in Blogland
Oh the weather is changing it's so cold today
With Frost but at least no rain!!
Today l have 2 challenges
1st Challenge is the 3rd Challenge
 And here is my Entry
White Scalloped card stock
Black card
Marianne Design Black/White backing papers
And Summer driggs
Image House Mouse Rubber Stamp
Cosy Toes
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Nellie's Multi Frame's
Spellbinders Labels Two Die 6
Die 7 Layered Poinsettia
Black/White Card Candy
3D Sticky Pad for Mounting Image
For Di's Spippets l have used Black card
From the remains of the Corner frames 
And stuck onto the Thread Holes on the boot
Thank you for taking an interest
And Many thanks for any Comments you may leave
Enjoy the rest of your day
Sandra H xx


  1. Hi Sandra awwww these cute meece do look cosy..am loving the BW chall & you have a perfect creation..lovely clean sharp creation.

    thanks for sharing with us at HM & Freinds chall this time..see you soon nxt chall is the New Year Blog Hop ..

    smiles Christine x

  2. What an adorable House-Mouse creation. Lovely embellies and shapes. Fab take on our Black and White Challenge. :) So glad you could play along with us at HM&F MC. Hope to see you again next time too. :)

  3. Oooh Sandra this is just soooo cute,I love the black and white.xxx

    1. Hi Sandra - oh boy, this is absolutely stunning! Everything works together sooooo well - and I had to enlarge the photo to make sure the laces weren't real!! Loving the black and white, you made a brilliant job of it! Oh, and snippets too :)) Di xx

  4. What a sweet image and I love the black and white, it's gorgeous.

    Hugs Julie x

  5. Hi Sandra.... what an adorable card, black and white is always so stunning...just love these little mice. Gorgeous corner die also.


  6. This looks fabulous in black and white Sandra, great use of your snippets. Carol x

  7. It certainly does look cosy in there, love this image and the black and white looks fabby. hugs heid x

  8. Love it Sandra, great black and white scheme and those gorgeous corners.

  9. I luv these cuties, your card is stunning always gorgeous blk/white.
    Chris x

  10. Hiya hun, cannot believe you went out to buy some to join in, you are so special and what a fabulous job and gorgeous creation, love the choice of image and beautiful papers too
    Thank you for joining us at the HM&FMC
    Hugs Kate xx
    ps hope to see lots more of your lovely creations here now!!

  11. Gorgeous card Sandra :-) such a cute image and the whole design is stunning :-)

    I just read your comment on the blog ,,, glad you will be joining us on the upcoming challenges now that you have loads of new stamps to use !! :-)

    thanks for joining us on the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge :-)
    Lols x x x

  12. Hello Sandra

    What a fabulous card, it's gorgeous. Your black and white colour combination is fabulous. I love your cute mices stamp.


  13. So cute! I love the black and white color combo.

  14. Really cute image and black and white are my favorites on a card, sometimes with a bit of hot pink as well.
    Love the die cuts and the possitioning of the image. All fab.

    Kath x

  15. Fabulous black & white creation Sandra!
    Helen x

  16. Striking card - looks great. Good luck with the challenges.
    Marie x

  17. Love these babies cuddling in the shoe. Beautiful layout papers and embellishments. Thanks for joining us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.


  18. This is so gorgeous, I love this house mouse image, it's so cute and the die cuts look fantastic, beautiful design
    Lindsay xx

  19. This is just so cute!! What a gorgeous image and I love the black and white colour scheme.
    Alicia xx

  20. Oh how sweet! You've really captured the elegance and sweetness of these darling meece in the B/W challenge. Wonderful embellishments and papers!

    Thanks for playing along with House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.


  21. Morning sweetie, I love this creation so gorgeous hugs pops x

  22. gorgeous card sandra.the image is so sweet and i love your mono colours ;D

    xx coops xx

  23. Your card is gorgeous Sandra ! I adore the sweet image and love the back and white theme ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  24. Oooh, this is lovely! So elegant, yet also whimsical. What a beautiful combination. :o) I love the corner detailing! Exquisite work, Sandra! :o)

    Hugs and blessings!

  25. This is adorable Sandra, love the monochrome look of your card and the sweet image of those mice :) Love it xxx

  26. Wow this is one very beautiful monochromatic card and I just love House Mouse,
    Have a lovely evening Sandra
    Hugs Bridget :0) x

  27. Lovely! Perfect combination of elegance and whimsy. Adorable image! Love it! Gosh it’s so cold here. We all ready have 6 inches of snow on the ground and it’s still coming down. Keep warm.
    Blessings Bernie

  28. This is lovely, so classy Sandra Just love it

  29. Hi Sandra
    aww an adorable card, works fab in B/W, lovely papers & embelies, thank you for joining us at House Mouse & Friends this week.
    A big thank you for all your lovely comments on my blog, i am now a stalker of yours, lol, sue,xx

  30. Fab entry, thanks for joining House Mouse & Friends challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  31. Very cute monochromatic card!

  32. love your black and white card, it is stunning

  33. Hi Sandra, brilliant monochromatic card, I love using die cut remnants too! Ruby x

  34. Adorable image and card, Sandra!
    Hugs and smiles

  35. Wow, this is a real stunner Sandra! Fab use of the black and white and gorgeous detail, I like that you left the image monochrome too.

    Have a great weekend sweetie!

    Warm hugs

  36. Sweet card and even more sweet in black and white. Hugs Mrs A

  37. Great card love the colours and layout. Gemma x

  38. hi Sandra..... Love your adorable little House Mouse card. I love those little cuties! Great job with your challenge card....
    hugs and have a great weekend.

  39. I said OHhhh when I saw your pretty creation...love all the fancy dies you used to show off this fun B & W creation! Thanks for sharing with us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge! Sue K

  40. A very pretty card Sandra and they do look very snuggly x

  41. What a striking card! I love the couter-changed black and white flourishes, very elegant!

    love Mags b x

  42. Wow Sandra, this is wonderful. The image is absolutely adorable. I love the housemouse and you've done a fantastic job with this. One of my favourite colour combo's is black and white and the layout and backing papers are lovely.
    Diane xx

  43. Gorgeous!!! I LOVE the black & white!!!! So pretty!

  44. Love this card, wouldn't have thought of just black and white for those meeces but it works perfectly. Elizabeth x

  45. Hiya Sandra!

    Fabulous card!!! I'm glad you're joining us on my first DT slot @ the HM & F MC!!!

    Paula DT (and daughter in law) :D x