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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 Five grand children Tayla, Nathan, Poppy, Mila & Rio 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, 13 June 2022

Snippets challenge 430

Hello to you all
l have had a busy weekend with my families
l also went to see Tom Cruise's new film
Which l enjoyed then a Roast dinner afterwards
l have a card for the challenge below
Although the image is cut out you just assemble it
Use snippets of background card and for the number 2 
Also added card candy, gems, sentiment and 3d sticky pads 
l made this for my Great, great niece's daughter's 2nd b'day
The day was so enjoyable 
Sandra H
xx

Sunday, 29 May 2022

Snippets challenge 429

Good afternoon bloggers
l am here with a card for 
Run by our very own Sarn this week over at Di's playground
Check out Sarn's card for the challenge
You can also get to see Di's card
This is my card 
This card was made in 2019 as it happens 
l haven't been making very many cards 
But l do have a stash which l can depend on when needed
Just like the one above
Its a snippets challenge so as you can see there are
Plenty of snippets used to make the card
Click on the links and you will find lots of inspiration
So do feel that you can join in
l am making my way over there now and who knows there
Could well be other celebrations going on and hot coffee
Thank you for your visit
Hope you enjoy your day
Sandra H
xx
Challenge

Thursday, 26 May 2022

May Rudolph days challenge

 Hello and welcome 
l have been absent for a while just to rest
My eye after having a cataract operation
This post has been ready and waiting to go 
Items used 
Scalloped card/blue/white card stock
Designer papers pre-coloured image 
 Stamped sentiment Christmas Embellishment's & Die 
Challenge
Thank you for your visit
Hope you enjoy your day
Sandra H 
xx
Click on the link below to find out more where you
Can enter the challenge and get some great ideas

Sunday, 15 May 2022

Snippets challenge 428

Hello to you all 
My apologies for not being around much 
l am nursing a cataract operation which l had 
A few days ago and haven't been on my computer 
l will be missing for another few days if not a couple of weeks
l have to rest it and hopefully stay away from the screens 
So no commenting for a little time l will hopefully catch up later
l do however have a card for 
And l will do another challenge on 25th May
Made last year for my niece's 40th birthday
Items used 
Scalloped card designer backing papers snippets
Pre-coloured image which l made black & white 
Stamped 40 added some gems and 3d sticky pads
Challenge l would like to enter into is 

Monday, 2 May 2022

Snippets challenge 427

 Hello to you all l hope your making the most of the 
May bank holiday and as always weather was a little wet 
In some places typically holiday weather 
l am on my way to play at the playground and you
Will find it by just clicking on the link below
So why not join in
This is my card
l made this for my friend who's birthday it is today
l just hope she rec'd it as she would normally say 
The post is still not as it should be and now with the
Bank holiday could be delay although it was sent in ample time
l used snippets of card stamped the sentiment die cut flowers
And banner added gem stone and came up with this 
l would like to enter it into the challenge below
Thank you for your time 
Enjoy your day whatever your plans
Sandra H
xx

Monday, 25 April 2022

April Rudolph days challenge

Hello fellow bloggers
l love this time of the month why?? well because
There's a new challenge and that being
Here is my card made last year possibly or
The year before l have lots of cards not used
If l don't have the time to make one l always have
Made up cards ready to be used although this card
Was posted out l must get on with making more 
Christmas Cards for this year
Made with this gorgeous background paper and pre-printed image 
Die cut snowflake stamped greetings and added a few gems
l would like to use this card to enter into the challenge below
Anyone can enter just click on the link
There will be lots of inspirational cards 
And it doesn't have to be a card must be Christmas related
So anything that you have made 
l appreciate your time to call and look at my blog
And any comments placed are greatly received
Thank you
Sandra H
xx

Monday, 18 April 2022

Snippets challenge 426

Hello fellow bloggers and what a lovely day its been
Don't you think the sun brings out the best of people
l myself have been preparing for some planting
So tidied up all of my garden even hoovered my grass
Yes lol l invested in a garden hoover for my artificial grass
And to my surprise it worked and puts lines in which
Makes the grass look more natural so one happy lady
Here is a card l made for my grand daughter Poppy's
6th birthday which was on the 16th April 
l am going to use it for the 
Snippets challenge 426
Hope you join in its a great challenge
Thank you for your visit hope you have a great
Week ahead whatever your plans
Sandra H
xx