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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

Saturday, 17 May 2014

It's Spring again!

Mid way Reminder
Good morning all l hope your sitting comfortably as this is a long post
I have exciting news that l can now share with you
I was asked by the lovely Shaz from
 Gruffies and Guest 
If l’d like to be a Dt on this amazing team
Well no need to ask twice as l’m sure by now you know what my answer is
Today is my first challenge l'm part of the B team
And we are to remind all you lovely bloggers out there
That it's the halfway mark for this Challenge
And the Challenge is 
So please come and join in and have some fun 
As always there are great sponsors 
For this sponsor its the delightful 
The winner will recieve Di's Digi's $10 Voucher 

And here is my card that l created using this adorable image 
Just relaxing and taking in the warmth of this air
Ooooh a drink and a soak what else would you want....lol
 Side View
 Another Side View
 Top of the card
 Bottom part
 Snippets for this part
Products used
White Scalloped card/Green card stock
First Edition Hide Away Backing Papers
Fabulous pre-coloured image from the Gruffies & Hoppers Cd
Woodware corner punch
Memory box / Crafts too / Cherrylynn Dies
Papermania Flowers
Daisies/Ladybirds Sentiment from stash
And here is some inspiration from my fellow teamies 
Please check them out 
 Di's Snippets....pixies-snippets-playground-week-125.
Thank you for popping by 

l hope you enjoy your day
Take care Sandra H xx


  1. Hige congratulations and well deserved. Fabulous card with so much detail x

  2. Congrats on ur DT and with this beautiful card, have a great weekend.

  3. Congratulations Sandra, great easelcard by the way!
    HUgs Blankina

  4. Beautiful card, Sandra. Adorable image and lovely flowers. Congrats on the DT spot too.
    Joyce xx

  5. Congratulations Sandra on your new DT position.
    Wow this absolutely stunning, love the colours and the image is so adorable,
    have a lovely weekend
    Hugs and kind regards Bridget :) x

  6. Such a gorgeous card Sandra ! Love the colours ! Congrats on your DT spot ! They are lucky to have you in their team ! Have a lovely week-end Sweetie ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  7. Flower, butterfly, cute image, great colours ... Perfect combination and the result is a stunning card. Love it! Hugs! xx

  8. Oh Sandra, I'm so excited for you and your new team! Congratulations, my friend! So well-deserved... you will be such a blessing to them! :o) Your first card is gorgeous! The image is adorable and I wish I was doing that right now! ;) Lovely colors throughout the card and I just love the abundance of flowers. Lovely work as always, Sandra! Have a happy weekend!

    Hugs and blessings,

  9. Hi Sandra congrats on your DT post well done you.. this super hopper is defo having a Sunny Day lying on his life ring.. love this sweet image..gorgeous zingy Sunny colour combo..

    Thanks for sharing with us at House Mouse and Friends Mon. chall. hope to see you again soon..

    smiles Christine x

  10. Congrats on your well deserved DT spot Sandra!
    I love the card you've created! Great colours too!
    Dawn xx

  11. This is just gorgeous,love the fab design and image.xxx

  12. So gorgeous, great image and a fabulous layout and love all the lovely embellishments.
    Congratulations too.

    Kath x

  13. Sandra, congrats on the DT spot! Love your beautiful card. This little Hopper just floating along is one of my favorite images. Love all your details and embellishments on your easel card.
    Thanks for sharing with us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.


  14. Great card Sandra!
    Thx for playing with us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge!

  15. Spring is certainly in the air with this one Sandra. Love the fresh, zingy colours. x

  16. Fabulous Easel card Sandra, love the detailing and the pretty layers.

    Warm hugs

  17. Congratulations dearie, you so deserve it.Your creations are beautiful.Loving this easel card.Beautiful fresh colours too.Hugs Debbie x

  18. Congratulations! They are blessed to have you to help showcase their art!
    Fabulous card. The image is a delight and your design is wonderful!

  19. Love easel cards and this is a real beauty.xxx

  20. Oh what an adorable, gorgeous easel card.

  21. Oh well done on the DT post Sandra! Really well deserved for sure.

    LOVE this card, super image and so much beautiful detail and lovely embellishments. Like the little image on the flat bottom of card to echo the main one :)

    Hugs, Di xx

  22. Morning sweetie this is just beautiful, huggles Pops x x x

  23. congratulations on your new dt position hun. Gorgeous card xxxx

  24. so stunning sandra.gorgeous fun image and i love your design and zesty colours.
    huge congrats on your DT too :D

    xx coops xx

  25. Many congrats on your DT spot Sandra. This easel card is SOOOO lovely.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

  26. Really cute card hun, love the colours & the cute image
    Huge congrats on your DT post, well deserved
    Hugs Shell xx

  27. Many congratulations on your DT position, it's well deserved.
    A wonderful easel card with lovely bright colours and an adorable image.

  28. Gorgeous card my sweetie, love the cute image. Congrats on your DT sweetie you really deserve it.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

  29. Congratulations on your new DT position Sandra. Love the card too. x

  30. Beautiful card Sandra, I love the spring colours and of course the cute image! Welcome to the team! xx

  31. Oh Sandra what a absolutely stunning card, the gorgeous image and design

  32. Sorry pressed wrong button, I love it .
    Hugs Julie xxx

  33. What a cute card. I love your colours and details

    Bev x

  34. Wow Sandra, this card just screams Spring, I love it and all your gorgeous spring embellishments. Fern x

  35. Congratualtions Sandra, fantastic news...this card is just too gorgeous, great easel! Ruby x

  36. Hi again Sandra, sorry I forgot to give you the copic colours I used, they are E000, E00,E11. E21. E20 E04 AND for the hair I used W5 W3 W7 AND W9

    For the outfit I used RV 66 and added hot pink glitter spica pen..xx

  37. Fantastic card...you have every detail even down to the ladybugs. Congrats on the DT position.