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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, 3 February 2014

It's rather chilly here!!

Good morning all hope your well
l have a sore throat and a bit of a cold so l
Hope it goes pretty quickly
Hope it won't linger for too long
l'd like to share my card with you today
And enter into the following challenges
Stripes and/ or Spots   chnc-challenge-162-stripes-andor-spots
Here is my card
Items used
Scalloped card/White/Gold card stock
Craftwork cards Backing Papers Christmas Post/Flower Embellishment
Gorgeous Pre-Coloured Pink Gems Image
Added Glamour Dust
Rose/3D Sticky Pads Sentiment from stash
Took me all of 20 Mins
Because there isn't to many embellishments 
It shouldn't cost to much to post either
Well you have to think ahead don't you!
Thank you for popping by hope you have a lovely day
Sandra H xx


  1. Gorgeous card Sandra, beautiful papers and cute image, I am starting early this year, got caught out last year.

    Hugs Julie xxx

  2. Gorgeous card Sandra, love the bp and the cute image. Sorry you are not very well hope your cold and sore throat soon clears up.

    Pat xx

  3. This is beautiful Sandra ! Love the sweet image ! Hope you will feel better soon Sweetie ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  4. Aw, this lovely.....fab image & love the spotty paper! Hope you feel better real soon!
    hugs Jo x

  5. This is a lovely card. I like that cute image and the wonderful poinsettia looks so good with it!
    Thank you for joining us this month at Craftyhazelnut's Christmas
    Challenge Extra.

    Maureen aka Scrappymo!

  6. This is gorgeous,fab image design and papers.xxx

  7. Very pretty card, Sandra. Very chilly here too. I'm just hoping we manage to squeeze in some warmer weather before next Christmas comes around!
    Joyce xx

  8. Gorgeous Sandra, love the design!
    Helen x

  9. Lovely card Sandra. Hope you feel better

  10. Sandra, I hope you're feeling much better super soon. Your card is beautiful! I love the festive paper and the sweet Pink Gem image. Your touches of glamour dust are perfect. Lovely work, as always! Rest up, my friend!

    Hugs and blessings!

  11. this is so cute!!!! So glad you joined us for our CHNC challenge extra this month

  12. This is a cute card. Love the norh pole sign. Hope your felling better soon. I think we could all do with a holiday after all this rotten weather we have been experiencing in the UK. hugs Mrs A.

  13. Hi Sandra! Thanks for being a faithful blog follower to me. I don't get to do as much crafting and blogging now that I am finally a mom! I feel like I will get to do more and more of it as my daughter ages though. She is my best craft thus far :) Your card is super cute and my favorite part is the little pinwheel/flower piece on the bottom left corner!

  14. Such a lovely Christmas card Sandra. Like the stamps used.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

  15. Yikes Sandra - it would take me 20 minutes to collect everything together before I even began! Such a beautiful card and so many adorable details to compliment the lovely image.

    Hugs, Di xx

    1. Hi Di, Most of the items was at hand the image was already cut out and just needed to put gold card round it, add glamour dust and the majority of the Bp's where in my scrap box xx

  16. Sandra, what a wonderful card. I love your little birds and all the layers of stamps. Great job Sandra!

  17. Gorgeous card put together with 'love' ...lovely design..xx

  18. What a gorgeous card! I LOVE the image and that little flower!! SO CUTE!

  19. Fab Christmas card Sandra. Hope you feeling better today. Carol x

  20. aw so gorgeous sandra.stunning design and papers and i love the sweet robins ;D

    xx coops xx

  21. Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely card - hope to see you again soon. x

  22. Gorgeous Card Sandra!

    I love how you've made it look like a stamp and the image is cute.

    Happy Crafting!!! :) X X