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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, 29 October 2014

Use 3 of a kind!

Hello all and thank you for popping by
It's my 5th week as Guest designer and it's really been so enjoyable 
And brings me to the end of my Guest Designing 
Here at 
So l'd like to say a big thank you for asking me
The theme for this challenge is
3 of a kind (use something 3 times on your creation)
The sponsors for this challenge are 
Stitchystamps l have used this freebie
Image Yikes
l  copied it on a word document
Resized it 3 times giving me my 3 of a kind
Did you notice l also used 3 Raindeers/3 Due drops
So it's your choice anything of 3
Here is what l came up with hope you like it too!
 Side view
 Another side view
Items used
White scalloped card/Blue/White card stock
Lotv Designer Papers
Image Stichy bears yikes
 Coloured with Promarkers
Glamour Dust/Liquid Pearl
Tools Spellbinders/Xcut Corner punch
Embellishments Due drops/Raindeer/Blue gem/ 3D Sticky pads from stash
Thank you for visiting and if you feel you can do this challenge
Please do as it's a great challenge and you will see lots of
Inspiration from the Dt's Here
Challenges to follow

Sunday, 26 October 2014

Emboss it!

Good morning fellow bloggers
l hope you remembered to put your clock/(s) back an hour
l'm sure there will be some who forgot!!
Here is a quick and easy card l made for Mrs A's Emboss your Butterfly here
Di's snippets here
Items used
Snippets of cards/Ribbon
Gems/Sentiment/Holographic butterflies already embossed
Embossed Folder Wings used to emboss my butterfly
Tools Memorybox die/Woodware Corner Punch
Well that's me from me l hope you have an enjoyable day
Take care Sandra H xx
Mrs A's Butterfly challenge...emboss-your-butterfly.

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Rudolphs Day

Good Morning to you all
And thank you for popping by
Well it's 25th October "where has this year gone"
That means only one thing in blog land
Yes it's Sarns Rudolphs Day takes place on the 25th of each month 
The challenge is to make not one but two or more christmas creations 
And here is what l came up 
All made with snippets and these gorgeous Lotv toppers
Great use of snippets, Spellbinders dies, woodware corner punch 
Added gems, Peel offs 3D Sticky pads to mount and Sentiment from stash
And here are the results
Hope you have an enjoyable day take care
Sandra H xx 
 Sarns...Rudolphs Day...2014/10/rudolph-day-october-2014.
Let it snow...kraftinkimmiestamps
Add a Sentiment...completely-christmas-challenge-35

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

No Patterned Paper!

Hello all hope your well
Thank you for joining me again for another challenge at
This is my 4th week l'm truly enjoying all of these challenges
 Here is my card and the challenge is 
No Patterned Papers 

Items used
White scalloped card stock
Yellow/Green/White card
Gorgeous Tilda 
Coloured with Flex/Promarkers
Tools Spellbinders/Memory Box/Xcut Corner Punch
Marianne Romantic Lace (Candy win)
3D Sticky pads/Ribbon/ Buttons from stash & Candy win
That's it for me check out the challenge here
There is lots of inspiration to help you with this challenge
So go on give it ago will love to see what you come up with
Take care Sandra H xx
Di's Snippets..pixies-snippets-playground-week-147.
Craftyhazelnuts extra for Oct...chnc-challenge-extra-for-october-2014.

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Halloween/or/Halloween colours

Hello my fellow bloggers
Today sees the mid-way reminder over at
This months theme is 
Halloween /Halloween colours
And here is what l came up with

Added a little sparkle to this one l just love it
Items used
l recycled this card changed the image added the owl and a few
Other embllishments and if anyone would like it
l will post it out free of charge just say yes in your comments
 Sponsors for this challenge are the adorable
Di's Digistamps 
The winner will recieve $10 Voucher
So what are you waiting for fancy joining us and you could be our winner
Many thanks hope you enjoy your day
Sandra H xx
Challenge l'd like to enter into
Halloween or use lots of orange...simplycreatetoochallenge-72-halloween-or-use-lots-of.html 
Orange and Black...fussyandfancychallenge.
Hocus-Pocus ...traumfabrik-challenge.-13-hocus-pocus-blog-hop.