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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 Three grand children Tayla, Nathan and Poppy 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, 5 August 2014

Just a little Snip and flutter!!

Hello All
Sounds like it's going to thunder in my area it's been
A lovely morning managed to get a wash on the line and dried
So it can rain all it wants although l would like the sun to stay out
Looking at the sky l don't think that will happen!!
What a lovely tribute to WW1 did you light your candles?
So nice to see the street in darkness show's how many people showed their respect
Just put this card together for a couple of challenges 


All items here are snippets except this gorgeous Penny/Black Stamp l won
From the Snippets challenge thank you so much Di 
Backing Papers My Minds Eye's
Card of cut
Image Coloured with Copics
Marianne/Memory box Dies and Woodware Corner punch
Challenges
Butterflychallenge...Summertimebutterflies
Thank you for your visit
Take Care Sandra H xx

24 comments:

  1. Such a lovely card, and congratulations on the win!
    I read back...cause I'm behind, and I LOVE the snowflake card, and of course everything else before that!
    Have a great week!

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  2. Gorgeous card, lovely colours and awesome butterfly love this Sandra.xx.♥aNNie
    The Journey is the Start

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  3. Hello Sandra

    A stunning card Love the Autumnal colours and sparkles, just spotted the little bird how cute is this.

    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  4. Hi Sandra, I turned off my craft room light - which is the one at the front of the house, and lit my led candle. It was a fantastic celebration of the event.
    I love your card, love the colours and subject.

    Cazzy x

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  5. Absolutely gorgeous and the butterfly is just lush.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

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  6. This is so beautiful, Sandra! What a stunning butterfly... although I love the entire scene. :o) The birdie and birdhouse are adorable and I love the festive garland. Wonderfully done as always, my friend! Have a blessed and happy day. :o)

    Hugs and blessings,
    Karen

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  7. Wow great use of your snippets here dearie.beautiful card.loving all the finishing touches too.well done on your win.Hugs Debbie x

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  8. Gorgeous card, love the colours.
    Having been away and not seen any English papers I didn't know anything about the WW1 and the candles, would have done if I'd have known.

    Kath x

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  9. Awesome card and the butterfly - wow - Just beautiful! Thank you for sharing this with us on Mrs. A's butterfly Challenge! (Hugs) Cara

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  10. this is gorgeous so pretty
    hugs Kate xx

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  11. Absolutely gorgeous Sandra.
    Hugs Julie xxx

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  12. This is such a sweet card Sandra ! The butterfly is beautiful, love the die cuts too ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  13. I love your big beautiful butterfly. What gorgeous colours you have chosen. Perfect for my challenge. Thank you for fluttering by. Hugs Mrs A.

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  14. A beautiful card Sandra, love the butterfly. Yes I lit my candle...a lovely tribute to those who fought and especially those who didn't come home again. Carol x

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  15. What a lovely card you've made there Sandra. Gorgeous colours and the gold really sets off teh orange.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  16. Oh this is lovely Sandra! A really Summery card and the butterfly is gorgeous!

    Lights off and candle lit here too - my Grandfather was in the WW1 trenches. Badly gassed and then hit in the head by shrapnel. He survived but in truth I don't think he was ever the same again.

    Hugs

    Di xx

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    1. Ohh that's sad there are so many stories alike xx

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  17. Love it Sandra, there you go with your snippets again!
    That butterfly is amazing!
    HUgs
    Dawn xx

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  18. Beautiful card, great way to use your winnings! We turned off our lights and lit a candle, but sadly the rest of the street didn't. It was a very moving tribute, and especially seeing he lights go out on Big Ben.
    Hugs
    Debs x

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  19. What a beautiful card. And you're so creative to have made it all up from snippets.
    Caroline xxx

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  20. Gorgeous card Sandra and such beautiful colours lovely butterfly

    Anne

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  21. Beautiful card, Sandra, loving that butterfly.

    Hugs
    Sue

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  22. Cute card hun, love the colours & dies you have used!
    Hugs Shell xx

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