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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

Tuesday, 18 February 2014


Hello all hope you have had as good a day as l have had it's been lovely here with lots of sunshine l only hope it continues it's what we need after having such terrible weather for such a long time
l'd like to share my card with you and enter into the following challenges
Amethyst/White Plus one other colour l chose Yellow 
Butterflies and Flowers butterflyspotchallenge
And here is my creation
Side View Showing the 3D Mounted Embelis and Image
Items used
Shaped card made by me using my Spellbinders Grand Calibur that l got of my Dil
l treated myself to some new nesties and used this one where the top edges
Have the corners cut out White Linen card
Backing Papers again are freebies from Bevscrafts where you will find here
Amethyst Backing card
House Mouse Image coloured for the 1st time with Copics slightly different to Pro/Flexmarkers
Spellbinders Dies/Marianne Border Punch/Woodware Corner Punch
Butterflies/Gems/Ribbons/Flowers from stash
Many thanks for your visit 
Take care Sandra H xx


  1. What fabulous colour, super cute image and a brilliant layout. Tip top card.

    Kath x

  2. Love your fab card,great image and colour.xxx

  3. Super cute card Sandra lovely colours


  4. Sandra this is so cute :) Love these house mouse images and love the pretty colors you used. Big hugs xxx

  5. Thank you Sandra for fluttering by with another entry to my new venture. Such a lot of interesting shapes and embellishments on this card . House mouse one of my favourite images so can't go far wrong and yellow is the colour to use for this year. hugs Mrs A.
    (butterfly challenge.)

  6. This is gorgeous Sandra, love all the layers and fab colour scheme. Carol x

  7. Don't you just go 'awww' when you see these images yet in real life they are a hinderance, but love this card, colours and awesome gingham from Bev.xx

  8. Sandra, this is adorable! You've colored the image so perfectly and I love the purple and yellow color palette! It's so cheerful. The layers are all so pretty and you've made excellent use of your new goodies! :o) Beautifully done, as always! (And thank you for sharing in my excitement, my friend!)

    Hugs and blessings,

  9. Adorable card Sandra. Just love those mice. x

  10. Stunning card Sandra, love the sweet image and fab design, I love it.
    Hugs Julie xxx

  11. Totally adorable Sandra ! What a cute image ! Love your colours ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  12. This is such a darling card. Love that purple note pad. You put together a real sweet card with all of your flowers, hearts and other embellishments. So glad you joined in with us here at House Mouse & Friends this week. We do hope to see you again soon. Enjoy your day.

  13. This is just soooo cute with the purple and yellow. Love the layering.
    Thanks for displaying my badge xxx
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  14. A wonderful card Sandra, your little mouse is brilliantly coloured with your copics, well done.

  15. Oh Sandra, this is BEAUTIFUL! Love the color palette here and your embellies are perfect!


  16. Lovely shaped card Sandra, cute image and great colours. The weather here for the past couple of days has been quite nice with long spells of sunshine and it has been quite warm, roll on Spring!!!!! We have been to Haworth with a couple of our granddaughters today but it was a little damp over there.

    Pat xx

  17. I LOVE that color combination! Adorable image and card! Thank you for playing along with us at Gruffies and Guests February Challenge.

  18. Fab card Sandra, purple and yellow look great! Thanks for joining in the fun at Gruffies & Guests, Anne-Marie DT x

  19. Wonderful card. I love the lively colors...those mice are celebrating!

  20. OOh my goodness ... what a darling image! heheh! Beauuuuutiful colors that you've done!

    Big Hugs,

  21. uch a cute card Sandra. Love the colours and image.

  22. LOVE this Sandra - brilliant colours and such a darling image!

    Sorry I'm a bit late commenting - playing catch up here!



  23. A lovely HM card Sandra. xxx

  24. Sandra, love the color combo using yellow. So many beautiful layers. And that adorable image is just too cute. So glad you made time to join us for the house Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge. Nicely done my friend.


  25. Hi Sandra,
    what a very pretty card. Lovely colour choice and wonderful design too.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  26. Cute card Sandra, I love the colour combo & all you fab layers!
    Dawn xx

  27. I really like purple and yellow combination, but for some reason I don't do cards in these colours often.
    Your card is super cute!
    Hugs! xx

  28. Thank you for joining us at House Mouse & Friends with this gorgeous creation!
    Such a cute image and lovin the yellow with the purple & white too :)

  29. This is absolutely outstanding Sandra...seems you are settling in quite nicely in your new crafty spot! LOL...Thanks for joining us at HMFMC with this wonderful purple and yellow combo-very striking! ♥ Sue Kment

  30. Hi Sandra wowzer love this gorgeous colour combo..defo reminds me of spring.. great design & the embellies are beautiful nice take on the chall theme.

    Thanks for sharing with us at House Mouse & Friends Mon. chall..

    smiles Christine x

  31. Beautiful card, Sandra, love your color combo...great design.
    Thanks for playing along with us here at House Mouse & Friends this time. Hope to see you again.
    Dorte x

  32. This is just way too cute with your mousie image. Loved the color combos & fantastic shaped card. Don't you just love those grand nesties? Liked the tiny perched purple b'fly slipping in on the bottom of the pretty yellow paper. Loved all the delightful embellies too. TFS & Hugs