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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, 9 November 2014

Remembrance today to those who gave their lives

Good morning all 
As we know it's a special day today being Remembrance Sunday 
l'm just watching the service seeing the queen and Prince Philip laying 
There Wreaths followed by more of the Royal Family
So sad many will be shedding tears the service can be so emotional
On a nicer note thank you for popping by
Here is a card l made for the following challenges
Mr's A Butterfly Chalenge...3 designer papers...18-butterfly-3-design-papers.
 Side view
Items used
White Scalloped card
3 Design papers 
  1. Kate Knight Tropical
  2. Marianne Beautiful Butterflies
  3. Louise Tiler Floral Fantasy
Also the main backing paper is from a craft magazine not sure which one
Tools Spellbinders/Woodward/Magnolia Doohickeys/Crafts - Too
Magnolia image
Promarkers/Stickles/Pearl/Due Drop/3D Sticky pads
Lots of snippets
Thank you for your time
Hope you have an enjoyable day and memories serve you well from todays service
Not too upsetting for those who lost their loved one 
Take care
Sandra H xx


  1. Stunning card Sandra, a lovely momentum , beautiful image and delightful colours.
    aNNie xx

    The Journey is the Start

  2. Love the saeet image and gorgeous bright colours. Hope you will enter my candy x

  3. Beautiful,gorgeous image and details.xxx

  4. Smashing feast of colour on this one Sandra. x

  5. Hi,this is a very beautiful card,very nice colors!!!

  6. absolutely love this fun mushroom card. Xxx

  7. A beautiful cheerful card Sandra, love the gorgeous colours. This morning's service was so poignant...and I definitely needed the tissues. Carol x

  8. Hi Sandra oh this is so cute I love the mushroom and the card shape looks lovely what a fab creation :)

    Vic x

  9. Gosh Sandra, what a different and cute image, love the papers and layout.

    Kath x

  10. Such cute toadstools. I love those brightly coloured papers you have used. Super butterflies too. Thank you for fluttering by. Hugs Mrs A.

  11. Sandra, this is beautiful! The papers are stunning and I love the designs you chose for the die cuts. The butterflies are stunning and I love the sweet image! Your cards are always a delight and I hope your weekend has been as lovely as your card. :o)

    Hugs and blessings,

  12. Gorgeous card there Sandra! Well done on combining three different papers for Mrs A - I'm struggling here! Should have stuck a butterfly on my snippets card :)


    Di xx

  13. Your card is so beautiful Sandra ! Love the paper and the little mushrooms ! Too cute ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  14. A super card, I love the colourful mushrooms.
    Jean x

  15. What a happy jolly card - put a smile on my face :0) xx

  16. Hi Sandra, really cute card, thank you for stopping by my blog, Wendy x

  17. Wow this is one very bright and beautiful card, love the colourful background papers, and the mushrooms must be for a real Fun-gi, have a lovely evening Sandra,
    Hugs and kind regards
    Bridget :) x

  18. Sandra, your card is so pretty. Mushrooms seem to be all the thing these days.


  19. I'm in love with this card, Sandra! Fantastic use of snippets and I love the patterns and colors together! Who doesn't love a whimsical mushroom or two for butterflies to land on?!! Hugs, Darnell

  20. I like bright and colorful cards like this one. It's fab!
    Hugs! xx

  21. so gorgeous sandra.i love your papers and colours and the toadstools are fab :D

    xx coops xx