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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

Sunday, 1 December 2013

Christmas Feasts and Treats !

Double post so pleased keep tuned
Hello all and thank you for joining me in another challenge at
How the weeks are flying by its so unbelievable that we are in December where has this year gone!!
Our sponsors for this challenge is Di's Digi's
You get to win $10 to spend at their online store
 Christmas Feasts and Treats " Food " 
l struggled a bit with this one but then l remembered 
House Mouse have an adorable image enjoying Some gorgeous Berries and 
l haven't coloured one of these cutes for some time 
So here is my take on this adorable House Mouse
Products used
White card/Red card 
Spellbinders dies
Christmas B/P's & Bauble Free from a Magazine
House Mouse Image coloured with Pro/Flexmarkers added some Glamour Dust 
Embellishments Ribbon/Christmas Ribbon/ Card Candi/ Liquid Gems/ 3D Stick pads
Well as l always say at this point you can check out my 
Fellow team mates creations where
You will get lots of inspiration
This is a special posting as

I am so pleased and honoured to be offered the chance to be 
Guest Designer for
 Paula Holifield Crafts
A little bit Crafty
For the Christmas Cheer Challenge which starts today!
It's a privilege and here is the card l created using this decoupage scene
Which l have had for some time these are so adorable and so convenient
For making quick cards
 This view shows the decoupage
Here are the items l used 
To create this Easel card
White Scalloped card stock
Christmas Post Backing papers
Red/Green card stock
Decoupage sheet by
Katy Sue Designs Flower Soft
Glamour Dust
3D Sticky Pads, Spellbinders Dies
Ribbon, Bakers twine, Button
Sentiment is from this adorable Christmas Post Pack  
Many thanks Sandra H xx 
Challenges A christmas Mouse  christmasblogchallengea-christmas-mouse
Extra for December  chnc-challenge-extra-for-december
Make it Sparkle  joannasheenchallengemake-it-sparkle-christmas-challenge


  1. These are both so gorgeous sweetie, love the images especially the 2nd one I love how they are looking into the window, so cute.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

  2. Both super cards! Well done on your gd spot. Ruby x

  3. 2 Fabulous cards Sandra and well done on your new DT position well deserved
    Hugs Shaz xx

  4. Adorable cards, Sandra, such lovely colours and designs. Congrats on your GDT spot too.
    Joyce xx

  5. Two beautiful cards Sandra, love the images and colors on both. congrats too on your new DT :) xxx

  6. Both gorgeous cards Sandra, especially love the image on the 2nd one!
    hugs Jo x

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

  8. Two fabulous cards Sandra, love the colours and the papers and a really cute HM image and just love the window card.
    Thank you so much for your comment on Ethan's card, he was beaming from ear to ear, you are very kind.

    Kath x

  9. Both cards are superb Sandra. I particularly like the House Mouse one.

    Sarn xxx

  10. Absolutely beautiful cards, Sandra.
    I hope you've had a good weekend, we've been busy putting the tree up (early I know lol)
    Hugs Teresa x

  11. Sandra, your cards are so adorable and beautiful... filled with such joy and beauty. I love the images, the beautiful papers and designs, and of course every detail you perfectly choose. Congratulations on your GD spot, my friend! It is so well-deserved. :o)

  12. These are gorgeous..Thanks for playing along with us at Joanna Sheen Challenge.
    And congrats on your GDT spot with us at A Little Bit Crafty.
    Wendy xx

  13. Sandra two adorable images and cards....super and love the easel card.xxxx

    How's the posie, been yet??

  14. Totally gorgeous such a sweet mouse a perfect entry for the Winter Wonderland challenge this week, thank you for joining us
    Hugs Kate x
    ps I have candy if you are interested :)

  15. These are so cute Sandra ! Your images are totally adorable ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  16. Two gorgeous cards Sandra, love both images. Carol x

  17. Sandra, I love both of these gorgeous cards. Your HM card is so pretty. Love the snow.
    And the child looking in the toy store window is so vintagey and brings back some warm fuzzy memories.


  18. Good morning sweetie these are just stunning, gorgeous creations as always huggles Pops x x x

  19. A pair of fun cards! You must be settled back in to your craft room quite nicely as you have been making lots of fun cards!

  20. Both so stunning sandra.i love your images and your designs are gorgeous ;D

    xx coops xx

  21. Fabulous creations Sandra

    Love them

    Ali x