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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

Monday, 25 February 2013

Oh l do love a bear!

Fortnightly Challenge No 56 (Teddy Bears)

Hello and welcome to you all
Hope you enjoyed your weekend and your set for another new week
Don't you think the time is passing so quickly it''ll be Christmas again before we know it 
Anyway its that time again we have our
Fortnightly Challenge No 56 for Forever Friends
Again we have fabulous sponsors and our 
 Theme:  is Teddy Bears
The Sponsor of the Randomly Selected Winners Prize is  Bugaboo
Link to web-store

Prize - 7 digis of the winners choice from their web-store
The Sponsor of the Forever Friends Favourite Winner is

Di's Digi Downloads
Prize - $10 voucher to spend at their web-store
Link to web-store 
  And here are my cards
1st card l have used this fabulous Bugaboo image Birthday Scene Bears
White Scalloped card and Lilac card stock
Backing papers from a beautiful pad that l won from Diane from Forever Friends 
Spring  Time collection
Image Bugaboo 
Coloured with Flexmarkers
Glamour Dust 
3D Clear gloss
Various Gems and Pearls
3D Sticky pads for Mounting
Sentiment Ladybugink clear stamps
Memento ink
Marianne Credables
2nd Card
White Scalloped card
Green card stock
Image Forever Friends Stamp
Coloured with PromarkersFlexmarkers
Spring Time Backing Papers from Forever Friends
Various Gems, Card Candy, Flowers
Thank you for your time now its your turn it would be lovely if you entered our challenges
And you know you could be one of the winners so go on give it ago and if your looking for Inspiration check our my fellow teams creations


  1. Love both of your gorgeous cards Sandra.xxx

  2. Two fabulous cards Sandra - I especially love the bog and bold flowers on the second one, beautiful.

    Hugs, Di xx

  3. And I do love a Teddy Bear too ! Your cards are gorgeous Sandra ! As always your attention to details is second to none ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  4. Good Morning sweetie...

    These are just gorgeous as always...

    Love your colour choices too...

    Huggles Pops x x x

  5. Oh Sandra what beautiful cards, gorgeous images and so cute too,gorgeous colours and papers.

    Hugs Julie x

  6. Both cards are just fab hun, love the images & papers you have used!
    Hugs Shell xx

  7. Love both cards Sandra but the first one looks like they are having a fab party, love the papers and all the die cuts you have used
    Have a great day
    Hugs Shaz xx

  8. What beautiful cards Sandra. I love bears too. Callyxx

  9. Two stunning cards Sandra. The images are so cute and adorable. My favourite is the second one as I love the sofe pastel colours and flower spray.

  10. Two beautiful cards Sandra. Love the images you've used and all the papers and embellishments you've incorporated into your designs. Carol x

  11. To gorgeous cards Sandra both so different but equally fabulous...great colours and great layouts as usual..


  12. Two beautiful cards Sandra lovely designs.
    Chris x

  13. both so gorgeous sandra.i love your sweet bears and stunning designs :D

    xx coops xx

  14. What a cute cards!
    hugs Rachel

  15. oh wow love them both one so cute and the other so playful if you know what I mean just gorgeous
    Hugs Kate xx

  16. Two fabulous cards, the fist so busy and fun loving and the second such cute bear. Great papers and dies.

    Kath x

  17. Sandra, these are both such lovely cards! Gorgeous colors, sweet images, and beautiful dies. Marvelous work, as always! :o)

    Hugs and blessings!

  18. These are both so fab, I love all the layer on the first one and the image is brill and the cute forever friends bear and colours on the second one is beautiful
    Lindsay xx

  19. Great card...great to use up some snippets and have another card in the finished pile! Adorable image too!

  20. Being a registered arctophile ( teddy bear collector ) I love all things bears and these cards are just perfect. Hugs, Amanda x

  21. Hi Sandra, ME TOO, your party bears are so darn cute. Loe those special corners too. Your second bear card is too sweet also.


  22. Love your cute bears. Hugs Mrs A.

  23. Both cards are so pretty and fun!