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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, 8 April 2013

Lets see your Dies & Punches

Hello and a warm welcome to you all
Hope you enjoyed your weekend and you have lots planned for the week ahead
Today we start our Forever Friends  Fortnightly Challenge
Theme: To use dies and/or punches
The Sponsor of the Randomly Selected Winners Prize is

Michelle Perkett Studio
Link to Etsy web-store
Link to Michelle Perkett's Blog
Prize - the winner can choose 1 of the digis the DT used on their DT cards. 
Here they are an't they gorgeous!!
 Enchanted Slumber Fairy

 Easter  Lily Fairy
 Thanks Mum

The Sponsor of the Forever Friends Favourite Winner is
Bearly Mine Designs 

 Link to web-store
Prize - £10 gift voucher to spend in the web-store
Now don't you think that's a challenge you don't want to miss?!!
So come on join in the fun where here you will get lots of inspiration from my fellow teamie's great Creations and here is my card using this adorable image provided by Michelle Perkett and is one of the three image that the winner chooses from Papers from Bearly Mine which are so adorble too!
White Scalloped card/Pink card
Backing papers from Bearly Mine which are gorgeous!!
Image Michelle Perkett Thanks Mum
Spellbinders Labels 4 & Heart Dies
Usa Pat Butterfly Punch
Woodware Corner Punch
X-Cut Punch
Ribbon Candy Win
Card Candy, Flower & Gems Local store
2nd card
White Scalloped /Pink card stock
Backed with this gorgeous Backing papers from our sponsers Bearly minds 
Forever Friends Spring B/P's
Forever/Friends Image
 Coloured with Promarkers
Woodware Corner Punch
Spellbinders Dies
Crafts-To Die
Die-namics Photo Corners 
 Ribbon Candy win
 3D Sticky pads and gems
Bakers Twine, Ladybird
Lace from Candy win
Added Extra Tag
 Used Bearly Minds Papers (Spring Blossom)
Marianne Dies, Distressed edges and added some Gems and Bakers Twine
Also not to forget we have our monthly giveaway which you will find details here
 Many thanks for your time and l hope to see you join in this wonderful challenge
Sandra H xx 
Challenge Snippets......pixiescraftyworkshop.blogspot.co.uk/pixies-crafty-snippets-playground-


  1. A brilliant selection, you've been a busy bee Sandra! Hugs x

  2. I love your creations Sandra ! The images on the cards are so sweet ! Love the little bird house on the tag ! Beautiful colours and embellies too ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  3. Wow, great selection....and all fab!
    Hugs Jo x

  4. Wow love all your projects Sandra.xxx

  5. Oh these are all lovely, what great creations, Love Hazelxo

  6. wow you have been busy Sandra, all beautiful makes and all so different, luv them.
    Chris x

  7. Two beautiful cards Sandra and your tag is gorgeous. Carol x

  8. Two gorgeous cards Sandra and a beautiful tag too, love the FF one.. me can't have enough of these teddies ha ha :) Just bought me a new stamp set , the baby one, love it xxx

  9. Beautiful makes Sandra, I love your little tag. Stunning makes and all so different.

  10. Gorgeous makes Sandra, the tag is a real stunner!


  11. Wow you have been busy Sandra!I love them all, but I do have a soft spot for the bear...he's so cute. The Tag is Fabulous with all the layers :)

    Bev x

  12. You've been busy Sandra live ll your crafty creations especially the tag


  13. Some great work here Sandra, 3 super project, I am not usually a tag lover but I really do think this one if brilliant. Cards are super too.

    Kath x

  14. Great cards and tag - and I'm with Kath, the tag is a stunner! Hugs, Di xx

  15. Just beautiful and always a pleasure to hop to see you
    Hugs Kate xx

  16. all so stunning sandra.really gorgeous images and designs ;D

    xx coops xx

  17. Hi sweetie, these are just gorgeous I love the colours here, so many gorgeous creations big hugs love Pops x x x

  18. Both of your cards are wonderful and so is the tag you made. I really like M. Perkett images. There's something special about them, isn't it? Hugs! xx

  19. Two great cards and that tag is gorgeous! You have been so busy! Love that Mum and daughter image.

  20. Fab cards and I love your snippets creation too. Have a great weekend. Hugs
    Sarn xxx

  21. Your crds are gorgeous, and that tag... amazing!
    Just visiting from the Crafty Snippets Playground,
    at Patchwork Apples
    # 35

  22. Gorgeous creations, love them all. Hugs, Amanda x