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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, 2 October 2022

Snippet playground challenge 438

Hello and a good morning to you all
It's a much better day today did you get caught in the
Rain on Friday? l was soaked to the skin 
Today is another change for you to take part in 
Snippets challenge 438
As it specifies Snippet you get the chance to use
All oddments of cards and here is what l have done
Items used 
White scalloped card stock & Butterfly die
Snippets of green, orange & yellow card
Stamped sentiment and added a few pearls 
Simple card but just so cute
Thank you for your time
Enjoy your day
Sandra H

Sunday, 25 September 2022

September Rudolph days challenge

Good Morning and welcome to my post today
It's a bit of a dull day but at least its dry for the time being
Here is my card for the challenge below and of course it's a Christmas Challenge
So if you join in anything Christmas qualifies 
l made this card using lots of snippets and bauble die
Added 3d sticky pads and stamped sentiment that's it
l would like to enter this card into the challenge below 
Thank you for your time
Have a nice day
Sandra H 

Wednesday, 21 September 2022


Hello and welcome 
There's been lot of tears during this last week
l for one could not believe it when Her Majesty the Queen
Was pronounced dead it just didn't seem real
She to me was every body's granny and of course Mum 
Such a sad time and what a wonderful sent off she had
My heart goes out to her family and all the people who adored her
Mourning has ended in the playground 
Now onto the challenge which was delayed because of the above
It's now up and running and here is my card for the challenge

Items used 
Scalloped cream card lot smaller than l usually use
Snippets of background papers /red card stock
Hand cut the flower image and used 3d pads to enhance the hight
Added a few gems and stamped the Sentiment
Thank you for your time 
Sandra H

Sunday, 4 September 2022

Snippets 436 mynbus 42

 Hello fellow bloggers
Well the weather has changed l just hope Summer hasn't ended
l have a card which will brighten my day and yours 
Using my new MYNBUS Die and snippets of black & white card
Items used
White scalloped card
Snippets of black & silver card
Sentiment handbags which l just love
The die l bought from 
l also bought more Die's all will be revealed in new posts

Challenges l will be entering into are


Thank you for your time and all comments are
All are very much appreciated
Enjoy your day 

Thursday, 25 August 2022

August Rudolph days challenge

Good morning to you all and a warm welcome to my blog
Today is the start of another new challenge over at 
Click on the link and you can check out the challenge
It's a Christmas challenge so anything Christmassy
This is my card   

l used a scalloped card used Dp designer paper
Die used for the edges Pre-coloured imaged 
Stamped the sentiment and that was it
I will be entering my card into the challenge below
Thank you for your visit
Enjoy your day 
Sandra H

Monday, 22 August 2022

Snippets challenge 435

 Hello everyone and welcome to my blog
This is my card made from snippets 
 l have used this image before and the papers
The papers are from Dovecraft collections 
Couture du love 
The image is pre-coloured and a freebie from Pinterest
l die cut a flower added some card candy & die cut corners
Thank you for your visit 
Sandra H

Monday, 8 August 2022

Snippets challenge 434

Hello and a warm welcome 
Another day another challenge and todays challenge
From me is Snippets 434 as always l have plenty cards already made
But this is newly made as it was for my sisters 70th b'day which
Was in July l made this card with lots of snippets of red card
The background paper is kraft card which l used on a lot of 
Christmas cards l die cut the balloon flower banner and 70 
Added Gem stone and stamped the birthday sentiment 
l am entering this card into the challenge below


Thank you for your time 
l hope you have a wonderful day
Whatever your plans
Take care
Sandra H