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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, 12 April 2012

Birthday Balloons!!

Hello and welcome
 Beautiful day again hope it lasts for sometime
Thank you for joining me again for another wonderful challenge
This is my card 
White Scalloped Card stock
Backing Papers bought from a fellow blogger 
Karen Howard
Floral Backing Paper is taken from the back of a book of papers
Image Big Celebrations Crissy Armstrong
Promarkers & Copic pens
Balloon Stamp All Occasions
Anita's 3D Clear gloss 
Papermania Adhesive Shimmer Dots
Spellbinders Rose Carnation & Curved Rectangles Dies
3D Sticky pads
Sentiment Stamp Penny/Black Happy Birthday
Momento Ink & Pins from Stash
Thank you for dropping by
Hope you enjoy your day
Sandra H xx


  1. This is gorgeous Sandra,love the image and wonderful design.xxx

  2. Awww this is cute, just love that Ellie

  3. Love this Sandra, the image is so cute and your colours and layout are perfect. Carol x

  4. Sandra this is darling. I love the elephant...so CUTE and your multiple layers, papers and embellishments are fabulous. CUTE!!!

  5. Hi Sandra,
    What a fun card!fab image and papers :) x

  6. love the cute elephant, so sweet, lovely layout, hugs heid x

  7. I seem to have a thing for elephants at the moment I am sure you will have noticed. This is no exception isn't he fabulous and love your presentation
    Hugs Kate xx

  8. This is gorgeous Sandra,i love little ellie, beautiful papers.

    congratulations to you all.

    Hugs Julie x

  9. This is so sweet Sandra, love all the layers.

  10. This is lovely Sandra so cute! Hugs Rebekah xx

  11. lovely colors and details, such a sweet card

  12. What a fun birthday card, I love the adorable image!

  13. This is super cute. I love this image.
    We would like to thank you for Entering Whimsy Stamps inspirations Challenge.

    We hope to see you back next week. Winner will be announced Wed.
    Best of Luck Always,

    Hugs from DT Member For Whimsy Stamps Tammy Ortiz

  14. gorgeous card sandra.i love your colours and fab fun image :D

    xx coops xx

  15. Morning sweetie this is stunning, I love the layout you have used, fabulous creation huggles Pops x x x

  16. This is so sweet Sandra ! Love the image and the die cuts look stunning ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  17. What a pretty card Sandra. Love the layering and the image. Just lovely. :)

    Edna x

  18. Oh Sandra, this is so lovely! Adorable image, exquisite layers and colors. :o) Simply marvelous, as always. :o)

    Hugs and blessings!

  19. Hi ya hun
    aww a fabulous card, great image & colouring, luv all the layers,have lovely weekend, sue,x

  20. What a cheerful birthday card Sandra. I love the image and the layer effect you have done x

  21. Gorgeous card Sandra! And congratulations to the good news!


  22. This is really stunning hun, I love the elephant image and the balloons and flowers look fantastic. I hope you have a lovely weekend
    Lindsay xx

  23. Oh so fun Sandra! The white scalloped cardstock you have been using really makes for a special cardbase for your cards. Love the layered sentiment and the sweet image!

  24. Such a sweet card!
    Helen x