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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, 15 July 2013

Hope you enjoyed your party!

Hello and welcome to you all hope your enjoying this beautiful weather
l know not everyone likes the heat but l do think it makes you feel good
Even if its just a bright day it makes a difference
Thank you for popping by l would like to share with you my card that l
Made for a very good friend who celebrated his 60th b'day on Saturday
It was a surprise party and it was so lovely to see all of our friend and his family
Having a really good time 
Here is my card that l would like to enter into the following challenges
Di's Snippets where you can fine the challenge here
Albc Die-ing for it Paula 
Products used
White card/Kraft card
Kenny k Image Handy man coloured with Pro/Flexmarkers
Paper Cellar B'P's Mens "Snippets"
Die-namic corner dies
Spellbinders Scalloped Circles dies x 2
Party Lanterns craft dies
Sentiment Computer Generated
Embellishments from stash
Thank you for your time and l hope you enjoy your day take care
Sandra H xx


  1. What a great card for a man Sandra ! I love the colours ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  2. Yup, a perfect card for a chap! Great image and I love the BP snippets, spot on!

    Hugs, Di xx

  3. Wow fabulous card Sandra, the image is fab, love the papers and layout.

    Hugs Julie xxx

  4. This is a wonderful masculine card and I love the earthy tones.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  5. Lovely card, Sandra! I'm sure he appreciated it and I'm glad the party went well. Have a great day but stay cool.
    Joyce xx

  6. Absolutely great masculine card. Has everything a guy could wish for. Loved that dp with the beer barrel too. Your coloring on the image is fab, and your recipient is sure to enjoy receiving this brilliant guy card. TFS

  7. love this one and that stud work just great
    Hugs Kate xx

  8. This is gorgeous,love the fab image and colours.xxx

  9. Brilliant card Sandra, great image and love the background papers, so fab for a guy, lovely embellies and brilliant colouring.

    Kath x

  10. Sandra, great guy card, love it.


  11. Great masculine card...he looks a bit like Mike Holmes...our TV star of home remodelling.

  12. Great card hun, love the image & the embellishments you have used!
    Hugs Shell xx

  13. stunning male card Sandra.i love the image and great colours and details :D

    xx coops xx

  14. I'm not a big fan of heat, but I'm enjoying the beautiful sunny days we have here. Luckily the temperatures are normal.
    I love your card. I think any guy would love it! :) Hugs! xx

  15. Very cool male card Sandra, I love it!

    I totally agree, a bright day makes a huge difference.

    Warm hugs

  16. What a fun masculine birthday card Sandra!! Any guy would love it!!

    It is very warm here but not too sunny. It is a definite day to stay indoors in the Air conditioning.


  17. Fabulous card for a man love your layout and colours Sandra

  18. Hi sweetie this is gorgeous, hugs Pops x

  19. Super male card, image is awesome...finished great for your friend.xx

  20. Backing papers are perfect for this image. Love the warm weather but don't like to be sitting in the sun. Hugs Mrs a.

  21. Loving it - what a fab card for a man !! Xx

  22. A great card for your friend! The elements are very masculine, I know my hubby would like it :) I love the sunshine, but not the heat!!!

  23. Hello Sandra,
    I'm back commenting and you're my first :o)
    I hope you are well, yes I'm loving this weather, you will never hear me complain about being too hot lol
    Your card is brilliant a great male card. Take cars, hugs Teresa xx

  24. A fab man card, and I love the brad embellishments

    Bev x

  25. This is a great card hun xxx

  26. A great male card Sandra. I love the earthy colours. I too love the sun, Julie x

  27. Oh Sandra, this is such a wonderful card for the special occasion! :o) I'm sure he loved it. The image is so perfectly colored and I love your card design. What a brilliant masculine card. I am so happy to be back after needing some time away to tend to family matters! I've missed you and your lovely work. :o)

    Hugs and blessings!

  28. Great card Sandra! Thanks for playing along with the A Little Bit Crafty Challenge this month! xx

  29. Fantastic, fabulous colours and a brilliant male image
    Lindsay xx