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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 26 June 2014

Male or Sporty !!

  Hello everyone 
Hope your working 100% 
So pleased it's fixed
l have a card here that l'd like to share with you made for Fathers day
And the challenge over at
For June is Male or Sporty 
And this little fella fits the bill
 Items used 
White scalloped card/Blue/White card
Backing papers from a paper pad not sure of the name or it could be a download
Lotv Pre-Coloured Image, Card Candy and Create and craft Sentiment
Thank you for your visit Hope you have a lovely day
Challenge.....Male or Sporty ideastoinspire.challenge.

Wednesday 25 June 2014

Rudolphs Day Challenge

Mr Blogger is back on and
Thank you all for your lovely support and
Hello all hope your well and for those who are not l hope a speedy recovery
Thank you for popping by here are my three cards for Rudolph day Challenge
Where you will find all the details about entering into Here
l was lucky enough to be the winner of last months challenge 
The stamped image used on my cards is the stamp l won
And here they are

 Using the same image here is my 2nd card just coloured her in green

3rd card

Items used
White Scalloped card/Green/Red/Blue card stock
Lotv Christmas Backing Papers
Wildrose Studio Stamp Favourite Stamp
Spellbinders Dies
3D Sticky Pads/3D Gloss Glue,White pen
Ribbons,Card Candy,Blue Gems and Sentiments from stash
Di's Snippet......Here 
Sarn's Rudolph Day.....Here 
Craftyhazelnuts Patternedpaper.....Here 
Craftyhazelnuts extra.....Here
Divasbydesignchallenge use your favourite stamp....Here 

Cinspirations Clean-simply.....Here
Thank you for your time hope you enjoy your day
Sandra H x

Saturday 21 June 2014

Patchwork card!

Mid-way Reminder
Hello all hope your well
Thank you for popping by 
Today l'm here to remind you of the challenge at
Gruffies and Guests
The theme is 
Anything goes with the option of Patchwork
Our Sponors for this is
And here is my creation

Products used
White Scalloped card
Blue/White card stock
Adorable Decoupage Image and Backing Paper from the Gruffies and Hoppers Cd
Lotv Bear Necessities Backing Papers
Due drops/Buttons/Twine Ribbon and 3D Sticky pads
Spellbinders Die
Please come and join in it will be lovely to see what you can create
Click here take you to the main Challenge
Many thanks for your time enjoy your day
Sandra H xx

Wednesday 18 June 2014


Hello everyone what gorgeous weather l just hope it stays around for sometime
Thank you for popping by it's always nice to know your visiting
Here is a card l made for Mrs A's

Products used 
White scalloped card/Green/White card stock
This backing paper has a Lace Effect and l haven't a clue where it came from
So if you know will you let me it could be a freebie which was downloaded 
But even though l say so myself its gorgeous
Pink Gems Snowdrops Pre-coloured image
RR Ribbon, Dovercraft Flower and Card candy
Woodware Butterfly Punch
Other challenges l'd like to enter into
Di's Snippets Here
Craftyhazelsnuts Patternedpaperforjune Here
Thank you for you time and all comments are truly appreciated

Monday 16 June 2014

Just for him !

Hello all 
Thank you for popping by
Here is a card l made for my Grand daughter and Grand son to give
There grandad for Father's day l happened to make 3 in total so 
l will be able to blog the other 2 another time
Here it is 

Products used
White /blue card stock
Gorgeous Lotv Topper
Backing papers from a stash which  l've used the same for all 3 cards
Create and Craft Sentiments
Baker twine,Buttons(Stars)3D Sticky pads and Gems from stash
Ladybugscraftsink For him...ladybugscraftsinkchallenge/for-him.
Thank you hope you have a lovely day xx

Wednesday 11 June 2014

Just for you !

Hello all it's late so this is a quick post
Just trawling thorough cards that l made and hadn't posted and came across
This card l made for my grand daughter to give her mummy my Dil
For Mothers day and it fits a few challenges 
Here it is hope you like it
Product used
White/blue card stock
Adorable Tilda image with flowers
Spellbinders Die
Designer Backing papers from Stash
Piercing tool
Sentiment computer generated
Mrs A's Butterfly Bingo (dies designer paper Butterfly)..8-butterfly-bingo.
Divasbv anything-magnolia...anything-magnolia.
Craftyhazels patterned papers...craftyhazelnuts-patterned-paper-june.
Thank you for your time and thank you for any comments you may leave
Sandra H xx