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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

Wednesday 28 November 2012

Magical Christmas

Hello and Good Evening to you all
l still have lots of Christmas Shopping to do
Time just seems to be passing so quickly
How about you's?
l would like to welcome my new followers 
And thank you for taking the time out and 
Commenting they are always appreciated
Thank you for joining me
And here is my card
This is the first time l have used
Acetate on any of my cards
 White scalloped card
Kanban Crafts all wrapped up
For Christmas card
Used as backing paper
Red Mirror card
Spellbinders & Cherry lynn Dies
Acetate,Gems,Card candy   
Organza Ribbon & Christmas Ribbon 
Entering into the Following challenges
Final Rudolph Day Challenge for 2010 
 Thank you to all my followers
For the wonderful comments you leave
Enjoy your Evening
Sandra H xx

Monday 26 November 2012

Glitter and Sparkle

Hi good morning and welcome to you all
Thank you for joining me in another Fortnightly Forever Friends Challenge no 50
And today’s theme is
 Glitter and Sparkle
The sponsor for the randomly picked winner is
 Di's Digi Downloads
The prize is a $10 voucher for the winner to spend in the Web-shop
The sponsor for the Winner of the Forever Friends Favourite is
Digi Characters Stamps
The prize is 3 digital images of the winner’s choice
As always we would love you to take part and if you are looking For
Inspiration why not take a peek at the Design Team where you Will find them
                            And here are my Dt Cards                                 
White scalloped card
Forever Friends Christmas Backing Papers
Used the Snowman image from the Digi Character
Coloured with Promarkers
Glamour Dust
Holly peel offs
Snowflake Red & Clear gems
Sentiment Stamp
Cherry lynn Die
Spellbinders Scalloped Oval Die
Wood ware Corner Punch
2nd card
White scalloped card
Green/Red card
Forever Friends stamp
Coloured with Promarkers
Forever Friends Backing Papers
Memory Box Die
Red Gems
Organza Ribbon
F/F Sentiment Stamp
Glamour Dust
Snow flake
Hope you enjoyed your visit
Have a lovely day
Many thanks Sandra H xx

Thursday 22 November 2012

Oh these taste lovely !

Hello and Welcome
It's rained none stop here
No going out today
So thought l would make this card
And here it is
White Scalloped Card 
Green/Red card
Kraft Card
Ladybugink Digital Image
Promarkers,Copics & Spectrum Noir Pens
Glamour Dust
Glitter Peel off
Create & Craft Backing Papers x 2
Christmas Collection Luxury Papers
Cherry lynn Dancing Doily Die
Woodware Punches
Merry Christmas Ribbon
 Thank you for joining me 
Hope your day is a good one
Sandra H xx
The challenges are 
Use 2 or more Patterned Paper
Colouring on Kraft 

Tuesday 20 November 2012

Thankful for Babies

Hello and welcome hope all is well
l have just had two lovely days with my grand daughter
And her newly born brother my 2nd grandchild
This challenge is about being thankful for babies
Which is being hosted by Housemouse where you can find Here
And here is my card
Hope you like it
White scalloped card
Blue card
Backing papers Forever Friends & Scrapbookingmad
Sentiment & Ribbon F/F (It's a Boy)
House mouse Image coloured with Promarkers
Card candy,Gems,Buttons,3D Sticky pads
Spellbinders Scalloped Oval Die
That's about it hope you enjoyed your visit
Hope you call again 
Many thanks for all the comments
l really appreciated them 
Sandra H xx

Sunday 18 November 2012


Good Morning to you all
Hope your enjoying your day
Today l have my 2nd Calendar to share with you
These are such a pleasure to do
And knowing they are hand made
Become more Personal 
And here it is
White Scalloped card/Blue card
Summerdriggs Winter Wonderland Paper 
Printed directly onto the card
Sentiment Computer Generated
Nellie's Corner dies
l didn't feel a Christmas theme was needed 
Thank you for joining me
And enjoy the rest of your weekend
Many thanks Sandra H xx
Entering into the following challenge

Tuesday 13 November 2012

Hand made Calendar

Hello and Welcome
Don't you think its cold and the 
Days are becoming shorter or is it just me?!
So nice that your here l have not a card but a 
Calendar to show you came across a pack
Of ten and just thought why not do 
Some Calendars for a change only problem is
l will need to make 10.....lol
Here is number 1
White scalloped card
Backing paper left over oddments (Snippets)
Memory Box Dies
Green gems
Sentiment Stamp
Folded the bottom of the card so it's free standing
Thank you hope you like it
Enjoy the rest of your day
Sandra H xx
Entering into the following challenges
Anything goes
Anything goes

Monday 12 November 2012

Ribbon and/or Twine

Hello and welcome it’s that time again over at
 Forever Friends Fortnightly Challenge No 49
Today’s challenge is Ribbon and/or Twine
As always we have two great sponsors
 The sponsor for the randomly picked winner is the Digi Garden
The prize is 7 digis of the winners choice
And the sponsor for the Winner of the Forever Friends Favourite is
Whimsy Stamps
The prize is
And here are my cards
White Scalloped card & Red card stock
l have used the Snow bear image from Digi Garden
Coloured with Promarkers
Forever Friends backing papers
Christmas stickers
Spellbinders Dies
Merry Christmas Ribbon
2nd Card
Using another of the Digi Garden Images
Casey Bow
Coloured with Promarkers
Green card stock
Create and Craft Dotted Card stock
Ribbon, Card Candy,
Cherry lynn Die
Memory box Die
Flowers from Stash
3rd Card
White Scalloped card stock
Pink card stock
All of the backing papers & Image
Taken from F/F CD
Spellbinders Die
Bakers Twine, Ribbon & Card Candy
Flowers with pearls
Matilda Sentiment Stamp
Now here you see my creations why not call in on my
Fellow Dt Members and you’ll find them here
So looking forward to seeing yours
Thank you for stopping by
Hope you have a lovely day
Many thanks Sandra H xx