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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

Thursday, 1 March 2012

Oh so sweet and spicy!!

Hello to you all
What a lovely start for the 1st March and the sun has got its hat on
So nice and bright how long will it last........... who knows?!!
Todays challenge is
And here is my card 
So so cute are these little mice
White Scalloped card stock
Backing paper which is really a Christmas card cut to size from
 Create & Craft
Border is of the same came of another of the cards from
 Create & Craft
Gorgeous Image is one of Joanna Sheens Housemouse
Coloured with Promarkers
Added glitter dust on candy stick
Woodware corner cutter
Sentiment too from Joanna Sheene Housemouse
Mounted with 3D Sticky pads on pink card
Mini Christmas trees glittered with stickles and cut out with Woodware Cutter
Snowflakes from Craft essentials
Thank you for viewing 
Enjoy the rest of your day
Sandra H xx


  1. Oh this is gorgeous Sandra,love the image and gorgeous colours.xxx

  2. Beautiful Sandra luv the image and the gorgeous colours, its beautiful here today.
    Chris x

  3. its beautiful, just love those little mice

  4. Beautiful Card Sandra,those cute little mouse's are having a good time.

    Hugs Julie x

  5. Beautiful card sweetie so love the cute image.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

  6. What a delightful card....lots of dimension and wonderful colours!
    Joyce xx

  7. wow love the little trees they go so perfectly with the super image which is coloured so beautiful, gorgeous card, thank you for joining us and sharing your lovely work with us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge for our Sugar and Spice and all things nice challenge
    Hugs Kate xx
    ps I have a software giveaway if you are interested :)

  8. Hallo sandra thanks for all your lovely comments, my blogger seems to be playing up at the moment and one minute i can leave comments and the next its a real no no. Pain in the proverbial. Onto the reason I am commenting yes! I love this gingerbread house mouse stamp, it is on my short list cos it is so cute. Gorgeous colouring (as usual) and the little christmas trees are a great finishing touch. hugs heidi x

  9. Great Christmas card and a really sweet image these little mice are adorable


  10. Fabulous Christmas card Sandra, it has that special festive feel.

    Warm hugs

  11. This is gorgeous Sandra, yes, these mice are so sweet, love it xxx

  12. This is adorable sweetie! What a cute image hugs rebekah xx

  13. Really love the colour choices on this card, cute image and great DP's, fabulous colouring.

    Kath x

  14. sweet and cute...love this mouse image beautiful colors


  15. This is really gorgeous, what a gorgeous image. xx

  16. Oh that is so gorgeous Sandra, the colours are amazing and love the little trees along the bottom.

  17. Lovely card! With a lot of great details!

  18. What a beautiful holiday card.
    And could not get any what a great take on the Sugar and Spice and Everything nice challenge! Beautiful coloring and papers and embellishments, very nice. Thanks for joining us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.


    1. Brilliant Sandra! Love the way the colours in the image are perfectly matched to the papers etc.

      I've got this stamp and have never inked it up - too frightened to tackle it, maybe I will now though having seen your wonderful result!

      Di xx

    2. Hi Di, You should ink it up this was my 1st time using it and i suprised my self it was really easy to colour:)

  19. Morning sweetie this is Deliusly Stunning, so sweet hugs pops x

  20. Brilliant Christmas card Sandra. Lots of amazing detail, gorgeous papers and an adorable image.

  21. Lovely use of this adorable HMF image. Super fun embellies and fab coloring. A great take on the Sugar & Spice Challenge. Thanks so much for joining us at House-Mouse & Friends MC. Good Luck and hope to see you BOTH playing again next time. :)

  22. Love this Sandra. Just dropped by to let you know I've an award on my blog for you to pick up. Carol x

  23. Super creation Sandra, love it

    Ali x

  24. Sweet as they come :) Super cute Sandra!

  25. Such gorgeous coloring!! A really fun take on the challenge too!! ;) Thanks for playing along with us over at House Mouse & Friends! Hope you will join us again and good luck!! Smiles and Hugs - *Vicki* ~ DT member

  26. Hi Sandra.Your card is gorgeous and so very cute, I love your colouring. Julie x

  27. You're so organized to be already making Christmas cards in March. I should start too, but knowing me it'll all be last minute again. *blush* Your card is very cute! Hugs! xx

  28. Thank you for joining House Mouse & Friends. This is so cute. Fabulous design. Good luck
    Mousey Hugs
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  29. This is so lovely! Glad you liked the stamps we got you - I've not used mine yet!

    Thanks for entering the HM & F monday challenge!

    Paula DT :D x


  30. Awh this is such a sweet card. I just love those little mice. xx

  31. Lovely christmas cards - those little mice are so sweet! Fab job! xx

  32. Wow! this is so adorable hun, love the cute image and the papers are gorgeous
    Lindsay xx

  33. Love your christmas card. Aww, so cute and pretty. Thank you for joining us at House Mouse & Friends this time.

    Hugs, Natascha

  34. Lovely Christmas card and a sweet image.Glad you could join us at House Mouse & Friends this time for our Sugar & Spice and Everything Nice Challenge.

  35. Oh so fun! Love all the punched details and the festive holiday theme! Thanks for sharing with us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge!
    Sue Kment