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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, 25 July 2021

July Rudolph days challenge/Pixies challenge 408 Ruby's memory

Hello fellow bloggers
l do hope your enjoying this gorgeous weather
I have just seen on the news where parts of London have 
Had a lots of rain l hope its not going to continue
And hopefully no damage to properties 
Its that time again for Julys Rudolph days challenge
And if your not aware the challenge is Christmas makes
So not only cards but anything to do with Christmas
Also Pixies Snippets challenge Ruby Memory 408 
Made with snippets
Here is my take on the challenge
This is one of my cards l made earlier on in the year
Whilst in lockdown 
Hope you manage to join in do take a look at the challenge
Here  &  Here
You will get lots of inspiration
Hope you enjoy your week whatever your plans
Sandra H 

Sunday, 11 July 2021


 Hello all and thank you for popping by
l have a card that l want to share with you
For the challenge below 
Simple made card for a very good friend
Using snippets of card and pre-coloured image
Die cut the banner, corner & added gems & flower
Thank you for your visit 
Have a lovely day
Sandra H

Thursday, 1 July 2021

Pixies snippets challenge 406 & Nbub

 Hello and good afternoon 
It's been a lovely couple of days 
Lets hope the rain that's forecast isn't with us for too long
And we get much more needed sunshine
Here is a card l made for a couple of challenges
You cannot miss Pixies snippets challenge
You can use up snippets of card like l have done here
And NBUB challenge l have used the flower die
l have made a few of these birthday cards using various
Die's from the set of Simple Florals 
l also won this from a blogging friend
Edna click on the link
Where you can see the amazing crafts she creates
Thank you for your visit
Enjoy your day
Sandra H

Friday, 25 June 2021

June Rudolph days challenge

 Good morning and welcome to a new challenge
Over at
It starts on the 25th and continues until the last day
Of each month
This is my card
Just click on the link and lets see your entry
Thank you for your visit
Enjoy your day
Sandra H

Sunday, 13 June 2021

Pixies snippets challenge 405 Ruby's memory

 Hello to you all it's been a lovely day
Although not a lot of sun in the north but really warm
Here is a card l made for my 2nd cousin
She was 70 on Friday so l am using it to enter into
Di's Snippets challenge 405

Thank you for your visit
Hope you have an enjoyable week
Sandra H

Monday, 31 May 2021

Snippets challenge 404

 Hello and good afternoon to you all
Gosh this weather is gorgeous 
l only hope it sticks around for some time
 It's really lifted my spirits 
And l hope your getting it too
Here is a card made for 

Made this card for one of my special friends 
She lost her 42 yrs old daughter suddenly 
Last Friday came as a shock to all the family & friends
How do you grieve the loss of a child/young adult
Not the easiest card l had to made 


Tuesday, 25 May 2021

May Rudolph day challenge

 Good morning 
Thank you all for your well wishes 
My back is much better it really took it out of me
  l am still catching up with comments doing a little at a time
                   Here is my card for the 
                 Scrappy-mo's May Rudolph day challenge
Made earlier in the year while in lockdown
Simple make but l love using blue for Christmas
Thank you for your visit and any comments you leave are so much appreciated
Enjoy your day 
Sandra H