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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

Sunday, 5 February 2023

Snippets challenge 447 & nbus challenge 47

Good afternoon fellow bloggers
It's a cold but sunny day so nice not to be having rain
l have 2 challenges that l am fond off
Here are my new dies that l have never used before
So one of my challenges will be NBUS challenge 47
Just bought from Amazon so no package showing name or maker
l think they are adorable come with some others that l will use later
Snippets used to create the card
And this is the end result 
Items used 
White scalloped card stock 3D sticky pads
Yellow card, ribbon, gems & stamped sentiment
l do like the clean look of the card something
l am really into at the moment
l hope you enjoyed your visit
Thank you in advance for any comments placed
They are very much appreciated
Have a love day
Take care
Sandra H

Wednesday, 25 January 2023

Snippets & January Rudolph days challenges

 Good day to you all 
Its a new week and 
New challenge or challenges 
This is the first of my 2023 Christmas cards made from snippets
So l can use it for more than one challenge 
Snippets is a great challenge and it's optional 
To show or not show your snippets in my case
l have them and here along with my card 
Its' a great way to use snippets and they 
Do make amazing cards
What do you think?
Here is my card 
All it's taken is White scalloped card stock
Snippet of Red card & Designer Papers 
Pre- coloured image and hay finished card
Its the start of a new challenge for 
So why not pop along and join in
Thank you for your visit
l hope you have a lovely day
Take care stay warm
Sandra H

Sunday, 8 January 2023

Snippet's challenge 445

Happy New Year to you all

Good Afternoon fellow blogger and welcome to my blog
Another day another challenge and my challenge is 
Something that l really look forward to because its gives me the 
Chance to use up snippet's and this is my card showing what
snippets l used
Items used white Scalloped card 
3D Sticky pads, Stamped sentiment and Gemstones
Its a great challenge and what a way to use up snippets
Hope you have an enjoyable day
Take care
Sandra H

Tuesday, 27 December 2022

Snippets challenge 444

Well hello to you all
l hope you had a good Christmas
l had a nice time but some of my family was ill
Having caught Covid and Flu so haven't seem them
l will though make up for it in the new year 
When they should be well from it (hopefully)
l have a card below which l made for a friends
Birthday on 6th January she doesn't follow my blog
So am safe to post it and just loves Hedgehogs

All it took was the printed image and black snippet of card
Sentiment which l always have handy
l would like to enter into the snippets challenge
Please click on the link if your not familiar you can see
It's a great challenge and you get to use up your snippets
Thank you for your time 
Hope you have a lovely day whatever your plans
Take care stay safe

Sunday, 11 December 2022

Snippets challenge 433

Hello and a very warm welcome on this cold day
Well its certainly a cold spell we are getting
Did you get snow l woke to a wet morning 
Unbeknown to me it had snowed or sleet 
And washed away near me but the roads are very slushy
And Paths not for walking on so slippery
Well its another challenge at
Here is my card
I made this card for a friend in June
Having made so many l have to check back
That l hadn't used it l did do one for my sister
And that had 70 on it as she was 70 this year
And made from the snippets below
Item's use
White card
Snippets of Red/white card & Dp papers
Die's to cut the banner & flower's added gems
Stamped the sentiment 
Challenge l will enter into 
Click on the link to see an amazing challenge
 Thank you for your time
Have a lovely day and stay warm
Sandra H

Sunday, 27 November 2022

November Rudolph days & Snippets

Hello and a very warm welcome to my post today
Gosh it's been cold the weather really has changed
Next week cold but hopefully not as wet
It's the last Rudolph day challenge of the year
Where has this year gone????
Here is my card for the following challenges
Here are the snippets l used 
Items used White scalloped card/Dp card & White card
Stamped the sentiment and that was it easy peasy 
What a way to use up snippets
This is Rio my grandson who celebrated his 1st birthday yesterday
Thank you for your time
l hope you have a lovely day
Sandra H

Sunday, 13 November 2022

Snippets challenge 441&Allsorts challenge 441

Good morning to you all
Following my butterfly theme 
Here is another card l made using snippets of cards
Along with Butterfly dies, banner die, gems and Happy b'day die
Challenge l would like to enter into is
Snippets & Anything goes allsortschallenge
Thank you for your visit
Have a lovely day
Sandra H