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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

Sunday, 7 September 2014


Good morning fellow bloggers on this sunny morning 
Hope it's lovely where you are
Thank you for popping by  
If your a follower of
You will know that this is going to be their final challenge and Kerry and the Dt's are
Asking for this challenge to use your favourite image
I think this could be the first win or bought image l got so l'm using
This adorable Birdhouse image
It's going to be sad to see the challenge blog close but family commitments do come first
 l wish Kerry and the Team all the best in the future what ever their plans
l'd like to share my card with you and for the following challenges
 Items used
White Scalloped card/Green White card stock
Lotv Christmas Classics papers(Snippets)
Tools Spellbinders/Woodware/Cherry lynn and Xcut
Ladybugsink image Birdhouse
Coloured with Copics
Gems/Ribbon/Glamour dust/Stickles from stash
Thank you hope you have a lovely day
Anne your my winner from the previous post 
Send me your home address and l will have your card
In the post asap many thanks for all of your comments
Sandra H xx


  1. fabulous Christmas card Sandra lovely image and love your traditional colours


  2. STUNNING love the image and gorgeous colours used.xx
    The Journey is the Start

  3. Lovely card Sandra, a gorgeous traditional image! Hope you're having a lovely weekend.
    hugs Jo x

    ps - I have candy!

  4. Fabulous Christmas card Sandra, love all the dies you've used. Carol x

  5. What a fantastic image, coloured beautifully.Stunning finishing touches too.Hugs.Enjoy the rest of your weekend.xx

  6. Such a beautiful card Sandra ! Your papers and die cuts are exquisite ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  7. Lovely choice of DP to go with this image. Makes for a beautiful card!
    Joyce xx

  8. Brilliant card Sandra! Brilliant image & great detail!
    It's always sad to see challenges closing isn't it!
    Dawn xx

  9. another brilliant card Sandra -love your colour choice
    Ann xxx

  10. This is really my favorite Christmas LCI image and you have made a wonderful card with it Sandra, love the papers and the layout.
    Thanks so much for your support of LCI and for joining in our final challenge.

    Kath x

  11. simply gorgeous is your card
    hugs Kate x

  12. Gorgeous card Sandra love the traditional image .
    Hugs Julie xxx

  13. Oh what a beautiful Christmas card.

  14. Really gorgeous Sandra! I can see why you adore the image too :)

    Hugs, Di xx

  15. Such a cute bird house, it's a gorgeous card for Christmas.

    Warm hugs

  16. Excellent choice Sandra and wow look how you've brought it to life. Its a gorgeous card.

  17. Wonderful festive card Sandra. Lovely image . . .good choice!!! xxx

  18. Sandra, gorgeous Christmas card, in traditional colors. Lovely papers. The sparkly snow covered roof looks great. Sweet scene.


  19. Sandra, this is just beautiful! What a sweet image.. .and so beautifully sparkly. :o) The Christmas plaid background and poinsettias are gorgeous. Stunning work, as always! I hope you're having a wonderful start to the week!

    Hugs and blessings,

  20. What a beautiful Christmas card! I love that sweet image too. Love that plaid background and the pretty poinsettia. Hugs, Brenda

  21. This is a lovely card hun and such a sweet image of a little birdie :) xxx

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

  23. I can see why you loved this image. It is so lovely. Your design and dies used look wonderful!

  24. So glad you joined us for our CHNC challenge extra this month with this fantastic creation!!!