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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

Monday, 1 December 2014

It's a Blue Blue Blue Blue Christmas!!

Challenge 47 It's a Blue Blue Christmas
 Hello and welcome to another great challenge over at 
 Chosen this time by our very own Shaz
Don't you just love Elvis l can hear myself singing this but l know you won't
As l sound like a drowned rat....as the saying goes.....lol 
This is one of my favourite Christmas colours so l was extra happy with this challenge
As always we have a Sponsor
The lucky winner will receive 2 Dies or 1 Die and 1 Stamp
And here is my creation
Items used
White Scalloped card stock 
Lotv Christmas Backing Papers 
White & Blue Card
Gorgeous Nicki from Saturated Canary images where you will find
Coloured with Pro/Flexmarkers l even did my 1st bit of shadowing
Spellbinders, Memory Box, Magnolia, Marianne Dies
Bakers Twine, Gemstones, Distressed Ink 3D Stick pads
Most of the Elements are cut out on white card 
And to my amazment l distressed them now l'm hooked 
l didn't realise how great distressing was and so easy 
Sentiment is Computer generated the font l downloaded it if you would like
The link l can get it for you have you noticed the wording has christmas hats on 
So clever and so effective would probably stand out better in Red
Now that's my creation how about checking out my fellow teamies
Please come and join in the challenge it would be great to see what you create
Have a lovely day and many thanks for popping by
Di's snippets...pixies-snippets-playground-week-153.
Craftyhazelnuts extra...chnc-challenge-extra-for-december-2014.
Craftyhazelnuts patternedpapers...craftyhazelnuts-patterned-paper.
Incywincydesigns nontraditionalcolours...christmas-non-traditional-colours-no.
Sandra H xxx


  1. Gorgeous card Sandra and beautiful colours here. Sweet image used as well.

    The Journey is the Start

  2. Love this Sandra, so pretty & fab design
    hugs Jo x

  3. lovely card Sandra I love saturated canary images
    thanks for joining incy wincy
    Lynne DT

  4. Lovely card Sandra with a beautiful image and gorgeous embellishments.

    Pat xx

  5. beautiful, such a lovely image and soft colors..

  6. Super card Sandra...how strange is that...I've a card just about to put on my blog where the top left is so similar. Have a great day, I've got that image too. Ruby x

  7. She's so adorable Sandra gorgeous image and beautiful colours


  8. So pretty, and lovely in blue!
    Joyce xx

  9. Hello Sandra

    A wonderful card with gorgeous ice blue papers and adorable image.


  10. Love the blue and white so gorgeous. Beautiful color work too. Fantastic card, Sandra, lucky recipient!


  11. Cute card hun, love the added die cuts & bling
    Hugs Shell xx

  12. This is gorgeous,lovely image and details.xxx

  13. Wow! Fabulous card. The diecuts and colors are amazing.

  14. A gorgeous card Sandra, love the pretty image and super die cuts. Love the Elvis version of Blue Christmas too. Carol x

  15. Ooooh! Sandra, this is stunning! The SC image is adorable and looks simply gorgeous in blue! Your papers are so pretty and I love all of the beautiful dies and embellishments you added. What a gorgeous card design! Have a happy day, my talented friend!

    Hugs and blessings,

  16. Ooh Sandra she is adorable you have coloured her beautifully, love the soft blues you've used too, it gives a very cold wintery feel to the whole card,
    Crafty hugs and kindest regards
    Bridget :) x

  17. Oh Sandra this is simply stunning,Gorgeous image.glad you're enjoying distressing, I love it.Hugs x

  18. Stunning card Sandra, love the delicate shades of blue distressing and a gorgeous image and a fun sentiment.

    Kath x

  19. This is such a striking card Sandra! Love the whole winter feel of it!

  20. Your card is awesome Sandra ! Love the soft blue and your gorgeous embellishments ! Love the flowers ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

  21. A really stunning card Sandra! It perfect in every way - darling image and so well designed to form a pretty scene.


    Di xx

  22. oh wow so beautiful sandra.the blue is so pretty and i love all your stunning diecuts and gorgeous image ;D

    xx coops xx

  23. This is beautiful Sandra! One of my favorite Saturated Canary images and I love the blue/white combo.

  24. This is such a sweet card hun :) Thanks also for popping by my blog xxx

  25. Very pretty. The image is beautiful and you have used some wonderful dies!

  26. Very pretty! Love the little scene you created with the trees and the fences. Thanks for playing with CHNCC2.

  27. Gorgeous card Sandra! I love the blue you've used for your base!
    Dawn xx

  28. Thank you for entering my CHNC challenge extra for December and my Patterned Paper December challenge with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon x