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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 27 November 2011

A Christmas Wish For You!

Oh what a beautiful day
Good afternoon and welcome to my Blog
I have one card and two challenges today 1st challenge is
Week 43 Recipe - A Bit of Bling
And here is my card
White Scalloped Card Stock
Image P/B little Angel
Coloured with Promarkers
Glamour dust & Mirror Card
Spellbinders Scalloped Circle
Bling.....Candy card, Ribbon & Gemstones
Christmas + Red & Embossing
White Scalloped Card Stock
Cuttlebug Embossed Folder Snowflakes
Christmas + Red & Embossing
Card Candy, Gemstones, Mirror Card & Ribbon
P/B Image little Angel
Coloured With Promarkers
 Thank you for taking an interest
Enjoy the rest of your day
Sandra H xx

Thursday 24 November 2011

Magical Christmas Wishes!

Hello all and welcome to my blog
Weather nice and mild today
Hope it’s nice where you are
We have another challenge at 
And here is my card
White card stock
Style Easel
Image from Crafters Companion
CD Disc 4
Added Glamour Dust to the Wings
Flower Fairies Friends Holly backing papers cd
Mounted with 3d Sticky pad
Green card stock
Christmas ribbon
Blue gem stones
Thank you for looking
Enjoy your day
Sandra H xx

Wednesday 23 November 2011

Sweet Dreams!!

Good morning, hope all is well
Weather not good today really cold
Well  it’s that time again for another new sketch challenge.
And here is my card

White Scalloped Card Stock (new)
Backing papers Christmas joy Glitter (new)
Gold Mirror card (neglected)
Penny/Black image (new)
Promarkers (new)
Stickles Icicles (new)
Merry Christmas peel off (neglected)
Blue pearl gem stones (new)
Thank you for viewing
Enjoy the rest of your day
Sandra H xx

Monday 21 November 2011

May the spirit of the season be with you at Christmastime!

Good Morning hope your all well and enjoying the start of your week
I read the
Less is More 
challenge is
Week 42 - Theme
And here is my card

Hope you like it
I have stayed with a Christmas Theme although l have now finished my Christmas cards there are always a few you forget until one arrives in the post so l’m preparing myself this year and having a Few spare just in case!
White Scalloped card
Image taken from a Silhouette cd
Sentiment from Karen Howard click on her link below
 Where you can find her fabulous blog
 Backed with Black Card Stock
 Thank you for looking
Sandra H xx

Saturday 19 November 2011

Ho Ho Ho

Good Afternoon Yeah it’s weekend!!!
Another day Another Challenge and today’s challenge is
Penny Black Saturday Challenge... Week 178
This is the 3rd challenge for the special Christmas challenges
And this week it’s
Green + Trees
And here is my card
White Scalloped card
Backed with Paper Mania Honey + Hugs
Festive Frolic
Penny/Black Image
Christmas Tree Ted
Coloured with Promarkers
Penny/Black Season’s Greetings Stamp
Green Mirror card
Glamour Glitter dust
Spellbinders Dies 3 + 6 Nested Pine Trees & Scalloped Ovales large 
Tim Holtz Distressed Ink
Green Stickles & 3D Sticky pads
Thank you for Viewing 
Have a lovely Weekend
Sandra H xx

Friday 18 November 2011

Santa's Magical Sleigh! Free Template

Hello and Welcome

Wow here is a freebie you shouldn't miss

click on the link below to get all the details

And you too could be making this gorgeous

Santa's Magical Sleigh

Get a free "Santa's Magical Sleigh" card making template from Card Carousel.
Sandra H xx

Sunday 13 November 2011

Oh Christmas is a Coming!!

Hi and Welcome
l hope where ever you are that your having such good weather as we have here
Nice and sunny and not really cold Don't now how long it will last
But its nice to see the Sun has got its hat on.....lol
On a more serious note! 
Another Challenge 
Penny Black Saturday Challenge...Week 177 
 This is the 2nd of  
 And Here is my Card
White Scalloped Card
Backing Papers
Scrapbook Christmas Joy Glitter
Gold Card Stock
Penny/Black Image
Coloured with Promarkers
Merry Christmas Peel off
Spellbinders Shapeabilities
Die 5 Create a Snow flake
Spellbinders Petite
Ovales Large Die 6
Thank you for viewing
Sandra H x

Wednesday 9 November 2011

Do you want to skate with me?!!

 Good Morning All
Another day another challenge
l really like the sketch at
Sketch N Stash
This Week!
So thought l would give it a go
And here is my card
Sketch n Stash Challenge 74
Sketch N Stash
White Scalloped card stock
Backed with Ocean Wallpaper from Fairylights
Silver Crackled iced card stock Old Stash
Snowflakes and Snow dots from Summerdriggs
From Old Stash
Hand cut snowflake using Woodware cutter & Gem stone
Woodware corner cutter New
Silver peel off old Stash
Sentiment Lotv 
Image Ice Skating Hoot (Freebie) Pink Gems
And to finish off Sprinkle of Glamour Dust
Thank you for calling by
Sandra H xx
Enjoy your day

Sunday 6 November 2011

Many Happy Returns To You!!

Good Morning
It's a lovely day here 
Nice and bright although it's cold there's no sign of rain at the mo!
Have chosen another colour for this weeks challenge and the colour chosen is
Red and Orange
as a tribute to bonfire night. 
And here is my card
White Scalloped Card Stock
Rainbow Studio's Daisy Swirls Clear Stamp
Stamped Image onto card with
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Coloured with Promarkers
Red & Orange Card Candy for Centre Dimension
Sentiment Happy Birthday
Coloured with Gel Pens
Red Mirror Peel Off
And to summon up 
Red GemStones
Thank you for viewing
Sandra H xx
Enjoy the rest of your Weekend

Saturday 5 November 2011

It's Snow time!!

 Hello and Welcome to   
Penny Black Saturday...Week 176
This challenge is a little different
It's less than 8 weeks till Christmas
So there's going ot be a month of Christmas challenges
Featuring a different theme each week.
First will be

Snowflakes & Silver
 And here is my card

 White Scalloped Card stock
Backed with Silver Crackled Iced Card
Backed with Summerdriggs 
Winter wonderland & Giving Snowflakes papers
Penny/Black Snow Family
Coloured With Promarkers & Spectrum Noir Pens
3 Different colours of Glamour dust for the snowmen
Stickles Icicles for the snowy effect 
Silver & Gold Peel off Holy 
Spellbingers Label 2 Die 6 
Computer Generated Seasons Greetings
Backed with Silver Crackled ice Card
And to finish off with Snowflakes cut out with Woodware cutter 
Clear Gem stones
Thank you for calling by
Have a lovely day
Many thanks Sandra H xx

Let it Snow!!

Good morning to you
Hope your all enjoying your day
Another day another challenge 
And today l have a card to share with you for
  LOTV challenge.
And this weeks theme is
Bright and Sparkly
Here is my card

White Scalloped Card Stock
Backed with Papermania Festive Frolic
(Honey & Hugs)
Image Lotv
Feathered Friends & Let it Snow Sentiment
Coloured with Promarkers & Sprinkled with Glitter
Spellbinders Die 5 Snowflakes Glittered & Gem stones
The Paper Company Studio Christmas Snowflake Ribbon
Red Mirror Card from Stash
Woodware Corner cutter
This summons up my Entry
Thank you for visiting
Have a great weekend
Sandra H xx