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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, 6 September 2012

Guest Appearance !

Countdown to Christmas
Christmas is coming
Guest appearance
Hello and welcome What a change in the weather l do have to say Though it’s not before time and l know it probably won’t last but it’s Nice while we have it so enjoy!!
I have some really exciting news and it seems l’m on a roll l was Fortunate to win a stamp after leaving a comment on the
 l was then asked if l would like to appear as a Guest Designer using the stamp and you know what’s coming next..............of course l said yes the stamp l won was Iris May Hatter such a gorgeous stamp so l set about making a card and the Challenge is 
Here is my card
White scalloped card stock
Red & Green Card
Christmas Backing paper (Writing)
Martha Stewart Border Punch & Die
Cherry Lynn Holly Die
Spellbinders Die
Red gems
Card candy
Winning Stamp Iris May Hatter
Memento Ink
Crafters Companion Glitter & Shine
White Pen
Merry Christmas Ribbon
Thank you it was nice of you to call
Hope you enjoyed your visit and please call again
Check out the other Dt Members Beautiful Creations
Sandra H xx
I would like to enter the following challenge


  1. Good morning sweetie this is just gorgeous, so beautiful, huggles Pops x x x

  2. Congratulations Sandra on the being guest designer and what a great card. Love the backing paper. Callyx

  3. Absolutely fabulous, the image really made me smile and the paper and the tree look gorgeous
    Lindsay xx

  4. This is just gorgeous Sandra,love the image.xxx

  5. Your card is gorgeous Sandra ! Love the cute image, the background and the tree ! So so lovely ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  6. Hiya Sandra. I love that you've made a gorgeous Christmas card with such a non Christmassy image. Just brilliant. Thanks for being such a wonderful GD too. X

  7. Beautiful card, Sandra! Love the backing papers and cute image! Great coloring and design!

  8. she is adorable, love the colors and cute papers, i just love christmas cards

  9. Beautiful card, Sandra! Love the backing papers and cute image! Congratulations on the being guest designer.

  10. Super card Sandra. Congrats on your win it's a lovely stamp. Thanks for joining in with the Nutcrafters challenge and good luck

  11. What a sweet image and congrats on the win and guest spot. I wouldn't have thought of this on a Christmas crd but it works perfectly.

  12. Well done Sandra, lovely card and a really cute image, great papers too.

    Kath x

  13. Hi Sandra, love this Christmas card, I never thought about using her as a Christmas image but it works just fine. Very clever of you. Hugs FRea

  14. A beautiful Christmas card Sandra! Congratulations on your win and GD spot!

  15. so gorgeous sandra.fab image and i love your red and green colours :D

    xx coops xx

  16. Well done you Sandra, its a lovely stamp and your card is just gorgeous!

  17. This is so beautiful. So cute design. I have worked at the plastic business cards and this is so inspirational. Thanks for sharing this adorable creation.

  18. Hi sweetie loving this fabulous creation, the colours are gorgeous.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

  19. What a perfect Christmas card, brilliant idea to use Iris May. So glad you are joining us this month Sandra! Hugs Deb

  20. Congrats on your win hun, you have made a stunning card with you stamp!

    Have a fab weekend, hugs shell xx

    can you email me please on
    I've got something to ask you xx

  21. Congrats on your guest DT spot! You really are doing a fab job showing off their cute image. I love papers you used for your Christmas card.


  22. Congrats Sandra on your DT spot and what a beautiful card, love everything about it. Have a great weekend. Teresa xx

  23. What a great idea to make a Christmas card! Plenty of writing for that holiday! Congrats on your DT spot at LMM!

  24. Congratulations, Sandra! What a roll indeed! :o) I'm so happy for you.. and for THEM! :o) You did such a lovely job showcasing this sweet image. Love the paper and embellishments, as always. Another wonderful creation. :o)

    Hugs and blessings!

  25. Good morning sweetie this is just gorgeous, so beautiful, huggles Pops x x x

  26. she needs to lift her hat up or she will miss all the excitement of Xmas, beautiful paper choice and a lovely card
    Hugs Kate xx

  27. A perfect creation! Love your Christmas themed card and congrats on your GDT too!

  28. Beautiful card Sandra...love the papers.
    Hugs Debbie x

  29. This is lovely - congrats on the guest DT position!


    Julie x

  30. Congratulations Sandra both on your win and your GD spot. Your card is gorgeous and certainly showcases the image. Carol x
    PS thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments too. x

  31. Congratulations on your win and guest DT spot! Love the card!

    Warm hugs

  32. Congratulations Sandra, love your card, that image is fab!
    Helen x

  33. Sandra, love that image, and background paper is perfect!


  34. What a cute card. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments

  35. Love the patterned paper, and the image! Sweet card!

    Thank you for sharing this with us at Aud Sentiments!

    - Mel xx

  36. Mind blowing creation design with shades is perfect, can you share your Plastic business cards designs with us...