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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 March 2013

One for the Girls!

Hello and a warm welcome to all of my Fellow bloggers 
l hope you are all well and thank you for joining me for another Fortnighly Challenge 
Over at Forever Friends 
Todays Theme is One for the Girls
Not only do we have Fortnighly & Monthly Challenges we also have Monthly Blog Candy giveaway So while your checking out one challenge why not check out the others it would be nice
If you joined in any of the challenge 
There are always two amazing Sponsors
The Sponsor of the Randomly Selected Winners Prize is
 Saturated Canary
 Link to web-store
Link to Blog
Prize - 2 digis of the winners choice from thier web-store

The Sponsor of the Forever Friends Favourite Winner is
Cupids Clear Stamps
 Link to web-store 
Link to Blog
Prize - 1 Stamp Set  (JSET1 Japanese Doll Set)
and 1 personalised 'handmade by' digi stamp of the winners choice

Here is an example of the handmade stamps on offer
- there are lots of different styles to choose from
 Now if your looking for Inspiration please check out my Fellow Designer Teams 
Creations Here 
And here is the 1st of my cards using Saturated Canary Image
White Scalloped card Stock
Gold glittered card unless you scratch it nothing will stick so if your
Unsure about using it there's a tip for you
Paper Mania B/P 
3D Sticky Pads, Poinsettia's, Red Gem Stones, Bakers Twine, Pearls & Red Ribbon 
And the star of the show this adorable Saturated Canary Image
Coloured with Fleximarkers & Decoupages the Christmas Sack of Presents
Entering this card into Stamping for pleasure  Sandra's
2nd Card
White Scalloped Card/Red Card Stock
Forever/Friends Decoupaged Image & B/P
Sentiment Recycled from a F/F Christmas card
Di's "Snippets"
Spellbinders/Cherry Lynn Dies Red Gem Stones 3D Sticky Pad
3rd Card
This comes with a warning Heavy post!!
Using images from Cupid Clear Stamps
Used Stepper card
Forever Friends Spring collection B/P's
Plain card is the reversed Pattered B/P's
Images X's 3Cupid Clear Stamps
Coloured with Flexmarkers
Spellbinders/Magnolia/CherryLynn dies
Butterflies, Flowers, Card candy, 3D Sticky pads and Green gems stones
 Side View
Thank you for your time l hope you manage to call and see all of the other amazing creations
You'll find them here
Hope you have a lovely day 
Many thanks Sandra H xx
Anthying festive 


  1. Beautiful cards Sandra love the gorgeous images and colours.xxx

  2. Stunning cards Sandra! love the colours and images you have been very busy by the looks of it.
    have a lovely day
    hugs Shaz x

  3. WOW! all just stunning, great layouts & papers!
    Hugs Shell xx

  4. Brilliant set of cards Sandra, all beautiful.
    Have you received my parcel yet Sandra? I hope so.
    Have a lovely day. Hugs Teresa xx

  5. wow Sandra you have been busy, beautiful images and layouts, luv them.
    Chris x

  6. Three gorgeous cards Sandra. I love the very pretty easel card. Carol x

  7. Gosh you have been busy Sweetie ! Your cards are gorgeous ! Love them all ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  8. Oh you have been busy Sandra. Three gorgeous cards.
    Kathleen x

  9. Gosh Sandra you have been busy producing these beautiful cards...just love 'em all


  10. Beautifl, beautiful cards Sandra.

  11. Wow Sandra what a gorgeous mix of cards! You have been busy mrs!!

  12. Brilliant set of cards there certainly is a great variation here and all brilliantly coloured, another couple of Christmas cards in the bag for you into the bargain.

    Kath x

  13. Oh my goodness Sandra, each of those cards are gorgeous! What beautiful creations you always share... I especially love the first one, as that is one of my favorite SC images. :o) You've colored her brilliantly and I love the decoupage. Marvelous cards, as always! :o)

    Hugs and blessings!

  14. Wow - you have been busy - some super cute cards!


    Julie x

  15. Sandra, what a beautiful Christmas card, love the SC image and your color work is awesome. Can we say busy, girl! Wow, love all the cards, so different and so nice.


  16. You've made 3 absolutely beautiful cards Sandra xx

  17. Stunning cards! Your Christmas one was so cheery, just had all the traditional elements. I need lessons on your 'step card'. My first foray into this fold didn't make me happy. Yours is plumb gorgeous! Loved the flower bouquet too. Great coloring & layouts. TFS

  18. Lots of wonderful cards...I am with Mary H...would love a step by step of the step card.
    Can't pick a favourite as they are all lovely!

  19. blimey you have been busy such wonderful cards and just love the pearls on the first one for her buttons :)
    Hugs Kate xx

  20. Three absolutely gorgeous cards Sandra - so much work in each one. Can't to pick a fave. 'cos I love all of them - but your snippets make is perfect, with loads of extras. Hugs, Di xx

  21. stunning cards sandra.i love your designs and gorgeous images :D

    xx coops xx

  22. Morning sweetie, these are just gorgeous, amazing creations as always huggles Pops x x x

  23. Gosh! Who's been a busy girl then? Love all the cards you've made and the festive ones for Rudolph Day are super. Thanks for playing along.

    Sarn xxx

  24. Thank you for the tip regarding the pen storage, I think this is what I will do.
    Many thanks.

  25. A fantastic selection of cards Sandra!
    Helen x

  26. Gorgeous creations. Love the uniqueness of each one.
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  27. Sandra you've been really busy :) your cards are so beautiful, love the style and gorgeous images on all :) xxx

  28. All of these cards are beautiful!! Love your style TFS

  29. These are all really gorgeous hun, I love the sweet images and beautiful colours and layouts on all 3, love the shape of the last one too
    Lindsay xx

  30. hello Sandra, you were a really busy bee.... all your cards are lovely

  31. Hey Sandra, loving your creations. I am your newest follower.

  32. Lots and lots of sweet inspiration, Sandra!!

  33. All three cards are lovely but especially like the stepper card. hope you have managed to stay wrapped up warm over this cold cold Easter break. Hugs Mrs a.