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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 June 2013

Buttons and Bows lets see yours!

Hello and welcome l'm so pleased you stopped by
 Today is the start of our monthly Sparkles Christmas Challenge
Buttons and Bows created by our own Shaz
Yes it's that time again for another challenge and our sponsor is
The winner gets £10 + Postage to spend at their online store 
And if you follower the challenges you will know we are a 
Christmas Blog so anything from Cards, Gift bags to Tags it has to be a Christmas theme and here
Take a look at my fellow Teamies creations where you will get lots of 
Inspiration and this is what l came up with
White Scalloped Card stock
 B/P's free from Crafty Magazine
Free matching Chipboard shapes "Santa,Sentiment,Buttons & Holly
Button, Ribbon Glamour Dust 3D Sticky pads from Stash
Martha Stewart Boarder Punch/Spellbinders Die
This has to be one of the easiest cards l have made and so quickly too!
l hope you will join in the challenge just look at it as starting your Christmas cards early or adding to the ones you have already made so go on give it a go
Thank you for popping by and l hope you enjoyed your visit and will call again


  1. Morning Sandra!
    Gorgeous card, sweet image and fab details :)

  2. Beautiful card,love the image and papers.xxx

  3. This is so sweet Sandra ! I love the green and the embellies are so cute ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  4. Perfectly delightful Christmas Card. Love the cheery Santa. Hugs Mrs a

  5. Great card! All the embellishments & details are perfect!

  6. Cute and so are all the lovely detail you added .xx

  7. great card did make me smile love the colours and the buttons, and thank you for leaving such a lovely comment on the Hobby House Challenge blog, hope you will be joining in :)
    Hugs Kate xx

  8. Great card hun, love his happy face & the embellishments you have used!

    Have a great weekend
    hugs shell xx

  9. what a cute chrismas card, perfect xx

  10. Really fun card dearie.Love this happy santa and the colours you've used.Fab embellishments too.Hugs Debbie x

  11. Fab card Sandra...love that jolly Santa!
    Hugs Jo x

  12. A beautiful card Sandra, love all your chipboard elements and papers. Carol x

  13. Yay! You know how much I love seeing your festive creations! :o) Remember how I said I hoped to play along all year this time? And here it is June... sigh. But at least I've been able to enjoy yours. :o) This Santa is so jolly and sweet! I love the snowflake ribbon and the patterned holly. Such a cheery card, Sandra. :o)

    Hugs and blessings!

  14. Very Christmassy and fun.

  15. so gorgeous Sandra.i love your jolly santa :D

    xx coops xx

  16. A lovely jolly Santa card

    Bev x

  17. Super card Sandra, love the Santa image.

    Pat xx

  18. Ho, ho, ho, what a lovely card for my CHNC challenges - hope to see you again soon x

  19. Hi Sandra love this Christmas card .Perfect chip board embellishments and paper ..
    cheers Shirley-Anne ..

  20. So sweet, love the cute santa image, I really must make some christmas cards, I promised myself I would make a lot early and I made a few but it has kind of slipped since them and year is very quickly disappearing lol
    Lindsay xx

  21. Hiya Sandra, this is superb. Love the colour combo and this sweet Santa!!

    Mel X