About Me

My photo
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

Piece of cake anyone!

Challenge 1, Theme Anything goes

Hello and a warm welcome to all of you
l have some truly exciting news to share
Today is the start of our new challenge blog
 Your all invited to join in the fun...... first l would like to say a big thank you to 
Diane and Tanya who have been working so hard to put this amazing 
Crafty Friends Challenge Blog together 
It's a weekly challenge and we have 
4 teams l myself am working on Team 1 & Team 3
This will however mean goodbye to Forever Friends & Co which closed
on 31st May it was a pleasure to work on F/F's and thank you for all of
Your support during the Challenges and Blog Candy giveaways

We are a friendly bunch and l hope you will take Part in any of the challenge we put forward
So without any more delays lets get started it's been made easy for you and todays challenge is
Theme : Anything Goes

The Sponsor of the Randomly Selected Winners Prize is
Milk Coffee
Link to web-store
Link to Blog
Prize -5 digis of winners choice from their web-store
So are you tempted? Hope so it would be great for you to take part in the challenges
Please see my card using this adorable image from our 
Sponsor Milk Coffee Fionna and Cupcake
  Items used
White Scalloped Card/ Lemon Card Stock
Docrafts B/P's
Pro/Flexmarkers, White Pen, Memento Ink, Glamour Dust
Doily, Gems, Buttons, Ladybird 3D Sticky Pad & Ribbon
Spellbinders/Memory Box, Die-Namics and Crafts-too 
Martha Stewart Border Punch, Cherry lynn die
Flowers Craft store's & Roses which l bought here from a voucher l won
From a challenge
Nutcrafters Sentiment 
Now as always my fellow Teamies will have lots of inspiration for you
So why not check them out Here 
Challenges for this card 
Something Sweet.....paulaholifieldcraftsalbc-something-sweet
Anything Goes.......hobbyhousechallenge-1-anything-goes.
Here is a card l made using these fabulous images which can be won 
By one of you lucky bloggers 
The images are of course part of the candy giveaway from
Michelle Perkett
One lucky winner will win both of these
Items used
Scalloped card/blue card stock
Up up away B/P's
Spellbinders/Magnolia dookickeys/Xcut corner punch
Martha Stewart Border punch
3 Kings Ribbon (Twine)
Pearls,3D Sticky pad
Thankyou for your time l hope you enjoyed your vist please call back again
Your always welcome
Many thanks Sandra H xx
Challenge Anything goes.......hobbyhousechallengechallenge-1-anything-goes


  1. 2 gorgeous cards Sandra, love the bright, happy yellow card & the soft colours of the blue one. Hope you're well & enjoying the weekend!
    Hugs Jo x

  2. I agree two fabulous cards - Sandra if you are linking your blog address it will only let you link one if you use the post address it should let you link more than one hope that helps
    Hugs Kate xx

  3. Good luck with the new challenge blog!

    Two beautiful cards!


    Julie x

  4. Two beautiful cards Sandra, love the pastel colours you've used on them both. Carol x

  5. Gorgeous cards Sandra,love the images.xxx

  6. Oh my, these are stunning! I adore the pastels and all the exquisite elements you've sprinkled throughout both... There is so much to love about each one. The Scripture is incredibly beautiful in Truth and design. :o) Good luck with this new challenge blog, my friend! :o)

    Hugs and blessings!

  7. Two beautiful cards Sandra...love the colours.
    Debbie x

  8. Pleased you got it linked and a gorgeous creation and thank you so much for joining us at the Hobby House Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx

  9. Beautiful Sandra! Yay for new challenges :)

  10. Absolutely gorgeous cards Sandra, hope you are enjoying the weekend and the weather is good.
    Chris x

  11. These are gorgeous cards:) thanks for joining us at The Hobby House x
    Hugs Nikki x

  12. Two gorgeous cards Sandra. Thank you so much for sharing them with us at The Hobby House.
    Hugs, Janine xx

  13. This is "Simply Stunning" hugs Pops x

  14. I love your cards Sandra, and the cup cake fairy is delightful. I hope you enjoy your new position at the new challenge, I'm sure your cards will inspire many crafters!

    Bev x

  15. Gorgeous cards both of them, love the colours Sandra!

    Warm hugs

  16. " beautiful cards Sandra, I didn't realise this new challenge was underway, must take a peek, good luck to all of you in this new challenge blog adventure. hugs Teresa xx

  17. gorgeous cards Sandra.really pretty images and your designs and colours are beautiful ;D

    xx coops xx

  18. Gorgeous designs, layout and colors.

    Regards diane

  19. Both really beautiful cards, I love the images you have used and the soft colours are so pretty
    Lindsay xx

  20. Fab card Sandra! Thanks for joining us at A Little Bit Crafty!! xx

  21. Beautiful!. Thank you so much for joining us at the Hobby house. Jen xxx