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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, 1 April 2014

Santa Claus is comin to town!

Hello my fellow bloggers hope all is well with you 
Thank you again for joining me with another of our fabulous challenges
Over at
Todays challenge was chosen by Pat 
Inspired by a Christmas Carol
This months Sponsor is
 Marianne Designs 
The winner will recieve this Cretables Die and Stamp

And here is my easel card using an image that inspired my 
Christmas Carol
Santa Claus is comin to town
The image is a freebie from Here
 Items used
Large Scalloped card/Red Mirror/White card Stock
Spellbinders/Marianne Dies
Ribbon,Card Candy,Red/Pearl Gems Glamour dust
Promarkers and Baker Twine 
Side view showing it as an easel card

If your looking for inspiration
Check out my fellow Dt's cards
And here l made with left over Papers, Image
Snowflake, Candy cane and Gems 
A Gift box/ornament to hang on the Christmas tree 
Added some sparkle from a program l have

 Thank you again for your visit and as always for your beautiful comments


  1. Fabulous card Sandra and a great song choice, love it, iv'e been singing carols for a few days now hubby thinks iv'e lost the plot lol
    Hugs Shaz xx

  2. Ooh, I love an easel card Sandra & yours is just perfect for Christmas! Fab gift box too!
    hugs Jo x

  3. Fabulous easel card and love the little giftholder too, red and white is so fresh

  4. Lovely easel card Sandra and love the choice of song....sorry if you have more than one comment from me I'm having trouble leaving some comments today


  5. Oh I love it hun, great papers the red & white are so on trend!
    Hugs Shell xx

  6. These are gorgeous, Sandra, such lovely papers and wonderful design.
    Joyce xx

  7. Brilliant Christmas card Sandra, and a fabulous choice of song title. Love the red and white colour scheme and your Christmas tree ornament is brilliant.

  8. Super card Sandra, lovely image and great Christmas colours, great ornament too.

    Pay xx

  9. Gosh Sandra this is fabulous, love that Father Christmas and all the embellishments, fabulous layout and papers.

    Kath x

  10. Great card Sandra. Lovely image

  11. Brilliant card Sandra, loving that colour combo, so Christmassy.xx

  12. Sandra, your projects are gorgeous! Your easel card is darling... I love the papers, the sweet layers, and of course the beautiful and heartwarming lyrics. :o) And what a stunning use of leftovers! It is deflightful... and I love that beautiful snowflake. Lovely work as always, my friend!

    Hugs and blessings,

  13. Wonderful Easel card. The papers and the layers are beautiful!

  14. what a special creation, well done, Shaz in oz.x

  15. Gorgeous easel card Sandra beautiful design and detail, fab gift box too.
    Hugs Julie xxx

  16. Wow stunning Sandra beautifully designed, love them xxx

  17. Sandra this is amazing.Love the striking and stylish easel card and the little gift box is fab.Hugs x

  18. This is just stunning Sandra ! Your card and gift box are such a pleasure to look at ! You rock Sweetie ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  19. This is simply stunning, huggles Pops x x x

  20. Totally fabulous Sandra! I do love easel cards and this one is very special - and the gift box is also gorgeous!



  21. A fabulous easel card, lovely colours and design!
    Helen x

  22. Great easel card, love the image

    Hugs Helen P xx

  23. Fab festive easel card and lovely gift box. Top marks!

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

  24. Thanks for entering all of my Craftyhazelnut's challenges with your lovely card - hope to see you again soon. x

  25. Oh wow Sandra this is a stunning Christmas easel design. Just love the red and white.
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  26. A stunning easel card. I do like that Santa image. He looks so jolly. Love the extra ornament made from the scraps too. hugs Mrs A.

  27. Thank you for popping in to April CHNC Challenge Extra to share your card with us. Hope to see you back again soon. Hugs, Anne (April Guest Designer)