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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

Friday, 1 November 2013

Have a beary nice time

Hello all and welcome to my blog l hope you have a good look round and like what you see
Well its the 1st of the month and another challenge for us over at
Todays Theme: Have a bearly Christmas by using a bear image 
Todays Theme was chosen by Wendy
Our sponsor is the adorable Pink Gems you can check the online store here
The winner will win 3 digi's
And this is my card
Products used
White Scalloped card/Mirror card/Red/Green card
Dovercraft Christmas B/P's
Adorable image from Pink gems already coloured (Saves time if your really busy)
Sentiment Chipboard Christmas Collection free from Magazine
Martha stewart icicles die/Spellbinders dies/ Cherry lynn Flourish
Gems/ Candi cane/ 3D Sticky pads and Glamour dust from stash
Please check out my fellow DT's Here
l'd like to enter into the following challenges with the above card
These images are so cute l decided to make a 2nd card
Using this adorable Barclay Bauble Image 

Also like to use this gorgeous image as my 2nd card into
Many thanks for popping by enjoy your day
Sandra H xx


  1. Those bears are too cute. Lovely cards.

  2. Two lovely card Sandra..those little bears are so cute...love the gorgeous papers on your first car an the ribbon on your last card


  3. Hi Sandra, adorable cards, pre-coloured images are so much easier! Have a great day. Ruby x

  4. Too cute! Such pretty images and papers.
    Joyce xx

  5. Both of your cards are very pretty! I love the adorable teddy bears! Hugs! xx

  6. He he, I have my official hat on today. I love this cute card and I'm all for using freebie supplies whenever I can. You second card is a cutie too. Thankyou for popping into Crafty Hazelnuts Extra this month. Hugs Mrs A. (GDT).

  7. Two wonderful Christmas cards Sandra. I love the holly and candy cane on your first card and the ribbon on the second.

  8. Two gorgeous cards Sandra, love the cute bears. Carol x

  9. Both wonderful cards love the layouts and colours hugs DT Sis xx

  10. Two great cards, love the first one, all the dies and fabulous papers a really cute image for the second and gorgeous ribbon.

    Kath x

  11. beautiful cards love how you have used the die cut down the side of the image on the first one
    hugs Kate x

  12. Your cards are gorgeous Sandra ! Love the icicle die you have used for the first one ! Have a lovely week-end Sweetie ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  13. These are gorgeous Sandra....well done :) x

  14. Two gorgeous cards Sandra!

    I think I actually like the first one that little bit more, but they are both lovely.

    Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

  15. The images are so cute Sandra, two gorgeous cards for Christmas.

    Warm hugs

  16. Sandra, your cards are so adorably festive! :o) The bears couldn't be sweeter and I simply love your paper choices and embellishments. The candy papers are so whimsical! Beautifully designed, as always. I hope you're having a lovely day. :o)

    Hugs and blessings!

  17. Two beautiful cards Sandra, great designs.

    Pat xx

  18. gorgeous cards sandra.the bears are adorable and i love your beautiful designs :D

    xx coops xx

  19. These are gorgeous Sandra, so sweet......Thanks for playing along with us at A Little Bit Crafty this month...Good luck.
    Wendy xx

  20. Thanks for entering this lovely card for my CHNC challenge extra for November - hope to see you again soon. x

  21. Sandra, two beautiful creations, love the Christmas bear, so darn cute.


  22. Gorgeous cards Sandra, adorable images and beautiful detailing.
    Thank you for taking part in A Little Bit Crafty Challenge this month
    Sue xx

  23. Loving these sweet little bear images. Great papers & colors on #1, and what a feminine look you created on the 2nd one with the lovely soft pinks. Wonderful, each one of them. TFS & Hugs