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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

Thursday 28 March 2013

l can see you!!

Hello and Good Evening l hope your not too cold as the weather seems to be getting colder and as for Spring..... well!! whoevers got it l'd like some too....lol
Welcome to my new followers so pleased you are following me  
 l have a card that l made some time back and l'd like to enter it into 
Anything goes
Christmas All year round
 "March" Sparkle and Bling
3 of something
White Scalloped Card
Green/Red Card
Backing Card Create and Craft Christmas Card
House Mouse Image Coloured with Promarkers
Cherry Lynn Flourish/Spellbinders Scalloped Oval Dies
Spellbinders Poinsettia's x 3
Woodware Corner Punch, Card Candy and Clear Gems
 Sentiment Memento Ink
Many thanks Sandra H xx
l'd like to wish you all a lovely Easter Weekend

Monday 25 March 2013

One for the Girls!

Hello and a warm welcome to all of my Fellow bloggers 
l hope you are all well and thank you for joining me for another Fortnighly Challenge 
Over at Forever Friends 
Todays Theme is One for the Girls
Not only do we have Fortnighly & Monthly Challenges we also have Monthly Blog Candy giveaway So while your checking out one challenge why not check out the others it would be nice
If you joined in any of the challenge 
There are always two amazing Sponsors
The Sponsor of the Randomly Selected Winners Prize is
 Saturated Canary
 Link to web-store
Link to Blog
Prize - 2 digis of the winners choice from thier web-store

The Sponsor of the Forever Friends Favourite Winner is
Cupids Clear Stamps
 Link to web-store 
Link to Blog
Prize - 1 Stamp Set  (JSET1 Japanese Doll Set)
and 1 personalised 'handmade by' digi stamp of the winners choice

Here is an example of the handmade stamps on offer
- there are lots of different styles to choose from
 Now if your looking for Inspiration please check out my Fellow Designer Teams 
Creations Here 
And here is the 1st of my cards using Saturated Canary Image
White Scalloped card Stock
Gold glittered card unless you scratch it nothing will stick so if your
Unsure about using it there's a tip for you
Paper Mania B/P 
3D Sticky Pads, Poinsettia's, Red Gem Stones, Bakers Twine, Pearls & Red Ribbon 
And the star of the show this adorable Saturated Canary Image
Coloured with Fleximarkers & Decoupages the Christmas Sack of Presents
Entering this card into Stamping for pleasure  Sandra's
2nd Card
White Scalloped Card/Red Card Stock
Forever/Friends Decoupaged Image & B/P
Sentiment Recycled from a F/F Christmas card
Di's "Snippets"
Spellbinders/Cherry Lynn Dies Red Gem Stones 3D Sticky Pad
3rd Card
This comes with a warning Heavy post!!
Using images from Cupid Clear Stamps
Used Stepper card
Forever Friends Spring collection B/P's
Plain card is the reversed Pattered B/P's
Images X's 3Cupid Clear Stamps
Coloured with Flexmarkers
Spellbinders/Magnolia/CherryLynn dies
Butterflies, Flowers, Card candy, 3D Sticky pads and Green gems stones
 Side View
Thank you for your time l hope you manage to call and see all of the other amazing creations
You'll find them here
Hope you have a lovely day 
Many thanks Sandra H xx
Anthying festive 

Wednesday 20 March 2013

Happy Birthday to you!

Hello to all of my fellow bloggers and crafters and a warm welcome to my new follower
Hope you enjoyed your day.......Weather turning cold again on this day the 1st day of Spring!!
Thank you for popping in l hope you enjoy your visit and hope you call again 
Todays card l would like to share with you is a card for a member of the family
And here it is
White Scalloped card stock/Blue card stock
Backing papers (Snippets) Paper Shelter
Image Kenny K Handyman which l won on one of the Wimpsy Challenges
Coloured with Pro/Flexmarkers
Magnolia Sentiment
Mementos Ink
3D Sticky Pads & Metal Gems
Many thanks for your time
Sandra H xx
Anything Goes sentimentalsundays
Anything Goes ilovepromarkers
Here's one for the boy's delightfulsketches.blogspot.co.uk

Thursday 14 March 2013

Happy 1st B'day !

Hello and Welcome to you all its a wet day a little warmer though!
A quick post as l might goes missing in action for a day or two...lol
We are on Baby minding dutes from today until Saturday while Mum and Dad has
A well earned day out at the lakes with friends
l have completed a blog hop for the Midweekmagnolias Happy Birthday blog
And to take part you need to make a card too so here is mine
Happy 1st Birthday and l hope there will be many more
White Scalloped card / Pink card stock
Lotv Nitwit collections Candles and Cake B/P
Magnolia Image, Doohickeys Die and Sentiment
Martha Stewart Border Punch/Woodware Corner Punch
Card candy, Gem stones 3D Sticky pads
Thank you for your visit and many thanks for all of your lovely Comments
Sandra H xx

Wednesday 13 March 2013

Spring not too far away!!

Hello and good evening to all my fellow crafters and bloggers in blog land
Hope you enjoyed your day it’s been a nice and fresh day today
Without any snow or rain but tomorrow l hear is a different story
 “Rain l believe!!
I would like to share with you my card
l truly adore these images not everybodies choice l know but l really do like them
White Scalloped card/Pink card
First addition B/Papers "Spring Drop" ideal for these challenges
Tilda Stamp
Forever Friends Stamp "Eggs"
Sentiment Ladybugscraftsink Stamp
Mementos Ink
Woodware Corner punch
Lace, 3D Sticky pads and Pearls
Thank you for your time 
Enjoy the rest of your week whatever your plans
Sandra H
At least one Egg and Tilda totallytilda.blogspot.co.uk-easter

Monday 11 March 2013

Shaped card

Hello and welcome to another challenge at Forever Friends
l hope you had an enjoyable weekend and have a lovely week ahead of you
Todays Theme is Make a shaped card
The Sponsor of the Randomly Selected Winners Prize is
 Kenny K Downloads
Link to web-store
Prize - 5 digis of the winners choice from their web-store
The Sponsor of the Forever Friends Favourite Winner is
Scrappers Delight
  Link to web-store:
 Link to Blog
Prize - $5.00 voucher to spend in their web-store
Now it would be great if you was to join in the Challenge and as always there are prizes to win
So go on give it ago here l have lots of inspiration for you to look at from my 
Fellow Team mates
Just click on the link here
And here are my cards
The image on my 1st card is called Rockdude from our Sponser 
 Kenny K
Using a Scolloped shape card 

Isn't he just the most gorgeous image ever....... he just loves his music and is Pre-Coloured too!!
Didn't want to add to much bling as l don't think our men go for all the bling not like us ladies...lol 
2nd Card
 Using these adorable Forever Friends Stickers Scalloped shape card and making an 
Easel shaped card makes a nice change to a mornal card
  This is showing the angle of the Easel card and the lovely Sentiment
Well that's it for another 2weeks l do hope you'll join us and don't forget we also have a monthly challenge too! 
Thank you for popping by have a lovely day