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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

Tuesday 27 December 2011

My favourite 5!!

Hello my fellow bloggers
Hope you all enjoyed your Christmas
l enjoyed mine and am grateful
For all the lovely time my 
Family and l had together
Eating Drinking and opening 
All our lovely presents
Today l thought l would
Share with you
And here is my selected 5
1st card Challenge
For Less is More Image P/B
Red gemstones 
Card Candy
  My 2nd card was for
White on White Challenge
For Totally Tilda
 My 3rd Card
Penny/Black Challenge
Using P/B Stamp
 My 4th Card
Wild Rose Studio Challenge
Using Wild Rose Image
My 5th Card
Image from Joanna Sheen
House Mouse
Sentiment P/B
Hope you enjoyed my Choice
Thank you for taking an interest
Hope you have a lovely
New Year
Many Thanks 
Sandra H xx

Friday 23 December 2011

Christmas Greeting to you all

 I would like to wish all of my blogging friends
Merry Christmas
A Prosperous New Year

Hope you all have 
A fabulous time during the 
Festive Season
l would also like to say a big
Thank you to you all for
All your lovely
Truly Grateful
Thank you
With lots of love
Sandra H

Thursday 22 December 2011

I Tagged you!!

Hope your ready for the big day
As it's only 4 days
Are you getting excited?
Make a Tag!
And here is mine
Penny/Black Stamp
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Green & Gold Mirror Card
Green & Pink Gem Stones
Gold Ribbon & Bow
Gold Stars
Woodware Corner Cutter
Thank you for calling by
Many Thanks to all who leave Comments
And l'd like to wish you all
A lovely Christmas
A Happy New Year
Sandra H xx

Wednesday 14 December 2011

May your Christmas be white!

Good evening to you all,
Hope you are ready for Christmas 
And have done all or most of your Christmas shopping ?  
I have bought and wrapped all my presents
Posted my Christmas cards
And only have the last of the
Christmas food shop to do
So l have some time on my hands
So I thought another challenge would be in order and
Challenge this week is
One Layer Card - Let it Snow          
The ladies cards are yet again so inspiring
And here is my card
The beauty of this challenge is one layer
White Scalloped Card Stock
Both Images are computer generated 
Taken from Clip Art
And printed onto the card stock
May all your days be merry and bright
And may your Christmas be white!
Merry Christmas!
Thank you for looking
Have a lovely day 
Sandra H xx

Monday 12 December 2011

Oh I do love a Christmas Stocking!

 Good Evening to you 
Hope your day was eventful and the weather didn't put a damper on things
Today sadly is the last 12th day of Christmas 
Have you been following the
If not you could still be in with a chance to join 
Today all you need to do is
Send a picture of your Christmas stockings, 
This could be your actual Christmas stocking
  Or a favorite pair of Christmas socks
Shoes or those favourite slippers.
You can share anything
You can post a link to your blog post
In the comments, or email the picture directly to Shelly 
Enter "Christmas Stockings" in your email subject line.
I don't have a Christmas Stocking so thought l would
Make a card using an Image of Christmas Stockings
l coloured with Promarkers
Added glamour dust 
Added some Gem Stones
Backing papers from Paper Mania
And a stamped image 
North pole 25th December
Thank you for viewing
Sandra H xx
And here is my card

Sunday 11 December 2011

Oh.......... It's Snowing!!

Good day to you all 
l have a fabulous challenge today and the banner says it all
"There's no business like SNOW business"
And here is my card
White Scalloped Card Stock
Christmas backing paper from a candy win
Image Shelly's Freebie
Coloured with Promarkers & Glamour Dust
Woodware Clear Happy Christmas Stamp
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Spellbinders Nestabilities 
Labels 6 Die
Tim Holtz Distress Ink
Snowflake & Gem stone from Stash
Quickie glue & Gelly pen
Thank you for viewing 
Have a lovely day 
Sandra H xx
Thank you for all the comments you may leave
And any you have left before