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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

Friday, 1 August 2014

Snowflakes in August!

 Morning all hope you have plans for a lovely day
And for those of you who are working your day passes pretty quickly
Wellcome to my blog and yes its that time again over at
We have a new challenge and this month was chosen
By our very own Amy 
As always we have a fabulous sponsor
Where one lucky winner will win $10 to spend at the online store
It would be lovely if you popped over and took a look at my fellow teamies
Where you will get lots of inspiration so hopefully you will join in the challenge
And as we are a Christmas challenge blog you'll be making a start to your Christmas cards
And this will be one less to make
Here is what l came up with hope you like it
Items used
White Scalloped card/White card stock
Mixture of Lotv Backing Papers Frosty Christmas & NitWit Winter Wishes
Sentiment Penny Black inked using Memento Paris Dust
White Snowflake Shapped Lace Ribbon recently bought from ebay for this challenge
Joy Die Snowflakes Newly bought for this challenge
Blue gems 3D Sticky pads from stash
Well that's me how about showing us yours it would be lovely
If you was to join in our challenge 
Thank you for your visit and please do call again
Winterwonderland....Anything goes for Christmas   
Divasbydesigns ...Anything-goes 
Many thanks Sandra H xx


  1. Gorgeous card Sandra I haven't even thought of Xmas cards yet.
    Chris x

  2. Sandra this is one stunningly beautiful Christmas card...love the blue...you may like to join my birthday candy on the top of my blog..xx
    ♥aNNie The Journey is the Start

  3. Stunning hunnie...love it!
    Hugs Shell xx

  4. This is a stunning card. i love the icy blue and white and those snowflakes are beautiful. I bought the small Joy snowflake recently and love the delicacy of it. This is a fabulous card and great inspiration

  5. This is gorgeous Sandra ! The dies you have used are so beautiful ! Love the white and blue... Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  6. Beautiful card Sandra. We've been having a great summer....its not terribly hot, so far anyway. I'm loving it, but of course others want the heat. I definitely don't want snowflakes! lol
    Joyce xx

  7. So beautiful. I love the frilly snowflakes. They are so intricate. I love the beaded brad in the snowflake center too!

  8. Wow Sandra - this is just fabulous! Those snoflakes are beautiful - and such a lovely design too!

    Posted your butterfly stamp yesterday :)

    Hugs, Di xx

  9. That is so pretty Sandra, love the soft blue.

  10. Hello Sandra,

    A stunning Christmas card, with beautiful cool blue design papers and wonderful intricate snowflakes.


  11. This is beautiful Sandra. Love the blue and the gorgeous snowflakes. With my DT hat on thanks for sharing with us at Winter Wonderland.

  12. Wow....simply stunning.such an elegant and beautiful card dearie.love it.Those snowflake dies are lush.Hope you're ok.Big hugs x

  13. Pretty card, I love the cool blue and those gorgeous snow flakes.
    Jean x

  14. Sandra, this is stunning! Those Joy! snowflakes are some of the most lovely ever.. you must be so tickled to own them, especially with how many wintry/Christmas creations you make! :o) The papers are gorgeous, the sparkle is perfect, and I love the whimsical sentiment. Lovely as always, my friend! I hope you have a wonderful weekend ahead. :o)

    Hugs and blessings,

  15. This is gorgeous love the colour and the frosty feel
    hugs Kate xx

  16. Beautiful....love those snowflakes & the gorgeous frosty blues!
    hugs Jo x

  17. Fabulous card Sandra, love those snowflakes and papers are very pretty, we shall soon be moaning about the snow lol
    Have a great weekend
    Shaz x

  18. Sandra this is such a beautiful card, I love the gorgeous snowflakes and the tints of blue. Stopped raining here at the moment, but still quite warm though they are forecasting high winds for tomorrow!!! Enjoy your weekend.

    Pat xx

  19. Sandra this is so beautful and pure with the white and soft blue. The snowflakes are gorgeous.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  20. What a fantastic snowflake card Sandra. Love it.
    Congratulations on being showcased at the Snippets Playground this week.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

  21. This is stunning, Sandra! You have the coloring just perfectly right for a winter wonderland!! Hugs, Darnell

  22. Gorgeous card Sandra, I love all the snowflakes!
    Dawn xx

  23. Beautiful snowflakes on that ice blue color looks stunning! Fabulous card, Sandra


  24. Sandra this is just beautiful, stunning design. Joey x

  25. Lovely card Sandra. Love the colours.

  26. This is just fabulous! Perfectly Christmasy!

  27. Wat een leuke kerstkaart. Ik vind je sneeuwvlokken en de parels erg mooi. Bedankt voor je deelname bij CHCC Extra.

    Groetjes, Renate

  28. Gorgeous Card Sandra!

    I just love this card and the snowflakes are so pretty.

    Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

  29. A beautiful card! I love blue & white together and the snowflakes are so pretty!
    Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland :)

  30. Thank you for sharing your super creation for my CHNC challenge extra for August and my Patterned Paper August challenge - hope to see you again soon x

  31. Gorgeous, thanks for joining us at CCAYR this month.