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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

Thursday, 1 January 2015

A Christmas Critter with a splash of glitter

Happy New Year to you all
Today is the start of our 1st challenge of the year over at 
Sparkles Christmas Buddies
A Christmas Critter with a splash of glitter
l do hope you can join in the challenge you could win this fabulous prize from
Bugaboo Digi Stamps (prize 7 Digi stamps )
And a £10 Voucher to spend with Crafters Companion
Here is a card l put together  


Recipe
White Scalloped card/Red/Blue card stock
Lotv Christmas Designer Papers
Penny Black image
Coloured with Pro/Flexmarkers
Ribbon/Pearls/Gem/Snowflake and Glitter from stash
Tools
  Spellbinders Die's Woodware Corner Punch
This is the start of my 2015 collection 
l'm keeping them flat this year due to postage
It cost an arm and a leg to send last years Cards
Well that's it so do take care and thank you for your time
Sandra H xxx
Challenges l'd like to enter into
Di's Snippets...pixies-snippets-playground-week-156-157.
Craftyhazelnuts...chnc-challenge-209-anything-goes-as.
Craftyhazelnuts...chnc-challenge-extra-for-january-2015.
Craftyhazelnuts...-patterned-paper-january.

28 comments:

Di said...

Aw Sandra, this is absolutely gorgeous! Love that PB image too.

Happy New Year!

Hugs

Di xx

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous.All the best for the New Year.xxx

Catherine said...

Your card is gorgeous Sandra ! I looooove the image ! So sweet ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

downrightcrafty said...

absolutely gorgeous, Happy New Year to you
Hugs Kate x

Pat said...

Beautiful card Sandra, love the cute image, I hope you and your family are having a wonderful New Year.

Pat xx

cebelica said...

Happy New Year Sandra! May 2015 be wonderful for you! :)
Your card is very beautiful. I like red and blue together and the image is very cute too.
Hugs! xx

SuperLux said...

Good luck on the challenges. Happy 2015! :)

Sue said...

Happy New Year, Sandra! Beautiful card, love he hedgie and the colors you chose. I hear you about the postage, it is insane here too!!

Hugs
Sue

annies place said...

Lovely bright card I do love the hedgies. Thank you so much for all your comments& apologies for being a terrible blogger. Have a wonderful 2015 Ann x

Irene said...

Beautiful Sandra, and an adorable hedgie too.
Red and blue look stunning especially with the sparkle.

luv
irene
xxxx

scrappymo! said...

Beautiful. Love the image and the design! Looks wonderful
I sure hear you on the flatter cards for this year. SOme of mine had to be sent as small parcel rate! Those were a fortune to mail! Phew!

You are going to see lots of flatter cards on my blog this year. I will save the thicker width styles for those that are hand delivered.

Kathleen said...

Gosh, what a fabulous card to start off your 2015 collection, love the image and all the glitter and I did all flat cards in 2014, in fact I even forget now to do raised cards for hand delivered cards. lol
Happy New Year.

Kath x

Karen said...

Sandra, what a sparkly and beautiful way to begin a new year of crafty fun! I simply adore that sweet image, especially with the abundance of festive glimmer and rhinestones! The color palette is gorgeous. You are off to an amazing start once again this year. :o) Postal rates are heartbreaking, aren't they? :( Happy New Year again, my dear friend!

Hugs and blessings,
Karen

Mary said...

Sandra, Happy New Year! What a sparkly way to begin 2015. I love your card. Isn't it fun, New Year, New Cards!

Merry said...

Hi Sandra, Happy New Year. What a wonderful to card to start with....love the blue and red....such fun.

Mrs A. said...

Gorgeous card to see the NewYear in with. Hugs Mrs A.

aussie aNNie said...

Wonderful creation here fabulous design and gorgeous colour tones. Happy 2015 to you too.xxx
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Desire Fourie said...

Sandra this is just super cute. Loving the red and blue.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Suze said...

Love the colour scheme and all that lovely glitter. Thanks for joining in the challenge at CHNC Extra for January.

Carol said...

This is so cute Sandra, love the image. Wishing you a very Happy New Year. Carol x

Helen said...

So sweet, love it. Wishing you a happy new year

Hugs Helen P x

Vicky said...

Wishing you a Happy New year sweetie, hope you have a wonderful one. Love this gorgeous card, the super cute image & love the sparkle off the glitter.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Jennifer LaVite said...

So cute. I love the way you decorated the presents. Happy New Year!

Pop's Cards said...

Morning sweetie, this is simply stunning:0) hugs Pops x

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Such a fabulous card Sandra, Happy New Year sweetie.

Warm hugs
Maarit

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Wishing you are your family a very Happy and Healthy New Year!

Your card is very sweet and the image you've used is really sweet.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Hazel said...

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

Bridget Curnow said...

OMGosh just how cute is this little Penny Black stamp, love how you've coloured it Sandra, you've really brought it to life,

Thank you so much for stopping and for taking the time to leave a comment, its deeply appreciated,

Crafty Hugs and kindest regards
Bridget AKA Curly bear crafts