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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, 17 October 2021

Pixies Ruby Memory challenge 414

Hello and welcome to my post
It's a wet and cold day today l think
The weather really has changed bit misty too
Here is a card made for Ruby's memory challenge 414
l always like to participate and you can too
Just click on the link below 
Items used
Scalloped card/beige/black card stock
Banner die, Image clip art & Stamped Sentiment 
Thank you for your visit
Hope you have a good week ahead whatever your plans
Take care stay safe
Sandra H
xx

Monday, 4 October 2021

Pixies snippets 413 challenge

Hello and welcome to my post
l hope you are well and for those
Who need some TLC l am sending loads
Well not many like to hear the C Word
But it's not too far off now that
We are in October 
 l hadn't up until yesterday 
Started Christmas shopping yes Christmas shopping
Some people would think it a naughty word
But there's no getting away from it 
l managed to order 3 of the 4 Grandchildren's presents
Amazon is an amazing place 
l hope to finish it early as l am one of those 
People that are last minute hopefully not this year
Onto my post here is a card l made with snippets
And that means my challenge is one a do regularly 
Snippets challenge 413 
This is my card made from snippets of Christmas papers
Added some gems a stamped sentiment
And panelled each Christmas backing papers
With Peel offs 

It would be nice if you was to enter
Just click on the link and this will take you to the challenge 
Thank you for your visit
Enjoy your week whatever your plans
Take care
Sandra H 
xx

Saturday, 25 September 2021

September Rudolph days challenge

 Good Afternoon to you all
l have a busy weekend ahead with having
Some of the family staying over and my 
Middle son & daughter-in-law celebrating their
12th Wedding anniversary so a day out for them
And Grandchildren for me couldn't be happier
Here is a card made for Rudolph days challenge 
Items used
White scalloped card/green/white/card
Designer papers
Die used for Holly gems pre-coloured image
Stamped sentiment &3d sticky pads to mount image
l would like to enter into the challenge below
Thank you for your visit
Enjoy your day whatever your plans
Stay safe
Sandra H
xx

Sunday, 19 September 2021

Pixiescraftyworkshopchallenge 412

 Hello fellow bloggers
Here is a card l have made for my grandson
l have used lots of snippets of cards for the balloons
And banners which he just loves
The background paper is from a pad l have had for years
Not sure of the name but it sure came in handy for this card
Other items used are
 White scalloped card/blue/green/yellow card stock
l stamped the sentiment and used 3D sticky pads to for dimension 
l would like to enter into the challenge below 
Thank you for your visit
Enjoy your week whatever your plans
Sandra H

Thursday, 16 September 2021

Challenge for Kath Allsorts challenge

 Good afternoon to you all
Gosh this weather is so changeable 
And l heard from next week we are going to 
Have some lovely weather l really like this
As it means Autumn isn't too long and its nice
That we get an extended Summer
Well hopefully if the rumour is true
l have followed plenty of bloggers for this post
Its a tribute for our fellow blogger Kath
 Who sadly passed away 
Here l have followed the challenge and made this card
l think l have only paper pieced one card but this card
l truly enjoyed doing 
l cut out the Flower Die and paper pieced with 
Coloured card
Hope you like it too
 



Items used 
White scalloped card stock
Green/yellow/orange card stock
Gemini Flower Die
Sentiment from the Die set
3D Sticky pads lifts the image  
Truly is one challenge you should try and participate in
Thank you for your time
Enjoy your day
Sandra H
xx 

Monday, 13 September 2021

Pixies challenge 411

 Good Morning all
Wow did you watch the Tennis Emma is going places
Tennis was well worth watching she is so talented
14 matches from unknown to a winner
Well done to her
So late with this challenge 
l always have a card ready 
And here it is made in 2019
Have to go back through my challenges
Just to double check l haven't used it before
 l used lots of peel offs
Snippets of card, Christmas tree die
Coloured with watercolour pencils
Added some gems and Sentiment
Challenge

Friday, 3 September 2021

Mynbus challenge 30

Hello to you all and welcome to my post
Weathers been mixed and now being in September
l don't see much sunshine coming our way it would
Be nice just to get a few more days before Autumn Sets in
The nights are most certainly drawing in
Here is a card l made for NBUS challenge 

NBUS Paper pad & Image
Items used
Scalloped card/red card stock, 3D Sticky pads
Red gems, Stamped the sentiment and Snowflakes
Holly Hobbie designer papers which where a bargain
Priced at £11 got for £5.50 and what gorgeous papers 
(Never been used before) NBUB 
Image pre-coloured
 (NBUB)
It's a great challenge so do please check it out
Thank you for your visit
Take care 
Sandra H
xx