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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

Saturday, 1 December 2012

Dt Button/Bow

Good Morning Fellow Bloggers
Welcome to our new challenge for
December over at Sparkle Christmas Challenge 23
The challenge for this month is
Button or Bow
It would be lovely if you take part and as always this has to be 
Christmas it can be anything from 
Cards, to tags, bookmarks, scrap pages or 
Anything that you think qualifies the challenge
Our fabulous sponsors for this month is our regular monthly sponsor
  Joanna Sheen
With a prize of a £10.00 voucher for 1 lucky winner
And if you want inspiration please
See the Dt Members creations where you will find
Lots of Inspiration
Here is a little bit of infor about the card l made its a
Scalloped Edged Easel Card
I bought this set some time back for £1.20
Cut out manually not really good with Scalloped Shapes
But l think l managed it what do you think?
Christmas Robins
A really pretty card with a beautiful rich Christmas red background
The kit comes complete with a matching envelope
Which is also included in the instructions.  
The greeting on the card base
"Happy Christmas"
You will receive 6 sheets
3 sheets of card elements
1 backing sheet
2 sheets of envelope elements/written instructions
Original graphics 
Card/Envelope Template - Crafty Creations
You can as l did purchase it here 
 And then click on this link here
As you can see l am showing two cards
1st Card without any Embellisments
2nd with added Embellishments
Extra colouring and used promarkers
Red/Green gems stones
Glamour dust
Christmas Ribbon
3D Sticky pads
Thank you for your time and l hope you call back again
Sandra H xx


  1. Morning sweetie this is gorgeous hugs pops x

  2. Fabulous card Sandra love the image, have a lovely weekend xx

  3. Gorgeous easel card hun, love the colours & layout!
    Hugs Shell xx

  4. Beautiful card Sandra the layout is gorgeous. Caroline xxx

  5. This is just gorgeous Sandra...fabulous image and Lovely details.xxx

  6. Super card Sandra, great design and image. Debs xx

  7. This is a gorgeous card I love the image and the LO

    Just to let you know we only have one sponsor not 2 Shaz apologises on the DT blog. Hope you don't mind me saying

    Jackie x

    1. Thanks Jackie, No l don't mind l really appreciate you letting me know xx

  8. Brilliant card Sandra.

  9. Oh I love this card its so pretty, Love traditional images, Love Hazelxo

  10. Oh wow Sandra I just love these cards, the image is gorgeous and I like the shape of your cards.

    Kath x

  11. so gorgeous sandra.your design is really stunning and i love the image :D

    xx coops xx

  12. Oh Sandra, this is just gorgeous!!! I love it with the extra bling too!!! Thank you for the lovely, sincere comments you leave on my blog. I love to read them, you are so very kind.
    Alicia xx

  13. What a gorgeous easel card! Love the colors and that image~Your sparkle is fabulous!!

  14. Wow! These are so stunning, I love both versions, the scene with the robins is beautiful
    Lindsay xx

  15. Two gorgeous cards Sandra, love the image. Carol x

  16. Hi Carol sorry it has been so long, your cards are stunning, beautiful images and papers.
    Chris x

  17. Great card Sandra and fab image and colours


  18. What a beautiful image Sandra and you have showcased it perfectly.

  19. Gorgeous card Sandra, the image is beautiful! xx

  20. Sandra, both cards are so festive and pretty. Love the papers and the little bird image. Scalloped edge card beautiful too. WOW


  21. wow stunning hun, what a feast for the eyes and both so pretty
    Hugs Kate xx

  22. Both are lovely cards Sandra! Hugs, Di xx

  23. These are both stunning Sandra.....well done!x

  24. This is so stunning sweetie I lurve the colours.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

  25. Beautiful!!! I love this card.. TFS

  26. Really beautiful easel card.Absolutely love it.Hugs Debbie x

  27. Oh Sandra, both of these are gorgeous! It's amazing to see the difference that comes from added embellishments, but both variations are just lovely. :o) Beautiful work, as always! I was (sadly) away from Blogger all week due to a deadline, but am catching up with my inspiring friends over the next couple of days! I am so happy to be back seeing your wonderful creations! :o)

    Hugs and blessings!