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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

Monday 31 December 2012

Oh so Angelic !

Fortnightly challenge No52 
 Anything Goes
Hello and welcome
I hope you and your families had a love Christmas
Are you ready to celebrate the New Year 
 l hope it’s going to be a good one for you 
Now why don’t you call and check out the
New challenge at 
Forever Friends & co
Today’s theme
Anything goes
We have as always 2 fabulous Sponsors
The Sponsor for the Randomly Picked Winner is
Oak Pond Creations (OPC)
The Prize is - 3 free stamps of the winner’s choice from the shop.
The Sponsor for the Forever Friends Favourite is

Delicious Doodles

The prize for the winner will be the 4 digital Images
And here they are don’t you think they are just gorgeous!
Winter Fairy

Floral Watering Can

Butterfly Bliss

Forever Friends

It’s a great challenge and to inspire you why not call on
DT Mates which you will find
And did you know you have a 2nd chance of winning
If you used any item from Forever Friends
But don’t forget to mention it
And here is my 1st card
Using white scalloped card stock
Black card stock
Be Mine Echo Park backing papers
3D Sticky Pads
Pink & Clear Gem stones
Spellbinders & Nellie dies
Used Deliciousdoodles Image Winter Fairy
Glamour dust
Pink ribbon
2nd card
White Scalloped card
Blue card 
Summerdriggs backing papers
Image from OPC Studios
Where you can buy from
 Coloured with Promarkers
White Pen
Woodware Corner Punch
Bakers Twine, Card Candy
Thank you for calling by
Enjoy the rest of this festive period
And all the very best for 2013
Sandra H xx

Sunday 30 December 2012

Happy New year to you all

Hello and Welcome to my blog
Todays Challenge is Number 53 Where you will find here 
My Card means a lot to me and my Fellow Bloggers
l would like to take this Opportunity in wishing all of you
A wonderful and Happy New year and l'm looking forward to
More challenges and seeing all of your amazing creations
And here is my card
 White Scalloped Card stock
London Market Rare finds & Curiositie Backing Paper Cardmarker and Papercrafts Mag
Freebie Sentiment from Create with Tlc Creations Here
Resized it as that's the beauty with these images and also put a black frame round
Spellbinders Die
3D Sticky Pad
Many thanks for your visit and all of the lovely comments that each and everyone of you have left me
Take care and enjoy your New year
Many Thanks Sandra H xx

Saturday 22 December 2012


Hello and Welcome
Looks like it's going to be a wet Christmas with all of this rain
l do hope everyone stays dry 
Now onto my challenge 
Quick and easy one today from LIM
And here is my card
White card
Shellys Image Special Toast-New Year 2013
Printed image directly onto card stock
Coloured with Promarkers
That's it said it was quck 
Thank you for joining me
l would like to wish all of my fellow bloggers
A Merry Christmas
And a Happy New year for 2013
Thank you for all of the lovely comments from 
Each and everyone one of you they are always appreciated 
God bless and take care
Sandra H xx

Wednesday 19 December 2012

Tags/Christmas Decorations !

Hello and Welcome
l expect there are a lot of bloggers out there
That are still busy shopping for this Festive Period
l have managed to finish my Christmas shopping
So l can sit back and relax...........As if!!
Still plenty to do but l did manage to
Go to the Cinema to watch the Hobbit in 3D
It's not everybodies cup of tea but l enjoyed it
If you go l hope you do too!
Can't wait for the others
l have a quick and easy challenge l had already
Made these tags/Christmas Decorations some time back and forgot but after
Visiting Irene's blog it reminded me that l hadn't used them
So without anymore further delays
Here they are
White card stock
Pink gems images already coloured
Gold Thread
Spellbinders dies
Simple and easy and quick to make
Entering into Di's Snippets Challenge HERE

Monday 10 December 2012

Oh Christmas is a coming!!

Hello and welcome to you all
Over at Forever Friends challenge & co we have another challenge
The theme for this is
 Christmas cards
We as always have two wonderful sponsors

Our Sponsor for the Forever Friends Favourite is
Cupid Clear Stamps

And the prize for the winner will be this set of clear stamps
plus a personalised stamp of the winner’s choice
Now how good is that .......wow!!

Code: FSET7 Love Flowers

Here is an example of the personalised stamp
(And the winner chooses their own from a large selection of personalised stamps)
Now that really is cool!!

The Sponsor for the Randomly Picked Winner is
Bugaboo Stamps

 And The Prize is - 7 digi images of the winner’s choice
So what are you waiting for it’s time to start on yours
And here are my DT cards
White scalloped card stock
White & Tan card stock
I have used the Bugaboo image
Don’t you think they are just the cutest!
Coloured with Promarkers
Glamour dust, Stars & Gems stones
Backing papers
Spellbinder & Cherry lynn dies
2nd card

 Showing the Decoupage
White scalloped card stock
Free Forever Friends Backing Papers
Sentiment & Decoupage Image
3D Sticky Pads
Card Candy
Cherry Lynn & Spellbinders Die
Wood ware Corner Punch
Gem Stones
Organza Ribbon
Thank you for popping in l really
Hope you’ll join in this challenge
Would be lovely to see your creation
Have a lovely day whatever your plans
If your wanting more inspiration please call
And check out my Fellow Members Beautiful Creations

Wednesday 5 December 2012

Happy Birthday

Hello and welcome
Gosh the weather is getting colder
No snow here but nice and crispy earlier today
Thank you for popping in
 l have a card to share with you
It was my Grand daughters birthday on 1st Dec
And here is a card l made for her
How time flies!
8"x8" White scalloped card stock
Yellow card stock
Paper mania Honey and Hugs backing papers
Tilda image
Memory box butterfly die
Ladybugink sentiment and number
Memento ink
Pearls and gems 
We had a lovely party to celebrate the big day
Thank you for joining me
Entering in the following challenge