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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 25 February 2015

St Rudolph days

Hello fellow bloggers 
As the day is the 25th Feb for most of you and for those who
Don't know it's the start of St Rudolph days challenge it happens
On the 25th of each month and HERE is where you can find all the details
This is my card

Products used
White Scalloped card/Greem card stock
Snippets of Wildrose Studio Christmas Designer Papers 
Adorable Penny/Black Stamp
Coloured with Pormarkers added Glamour Dust
Gems Liquid Pearl Sentiment from stash
Tools Spellbinders/Marianne/Crafts-too Dies
C for Christmas card...promarkerchallenge/week-285letters-of-alphabet.
St Rudolph Day...rudolph-days-february-2015.
Thank you for your time hope you have an enjoyable day
Sandra H xx

Saturday 21 February 2015

Love is all around!!

Hello and a warm welcome to the mid-way challenge over at
Gruffies and guests
This months challenge is
We are Sponsored by
The winner will get to spend $10 Voucher contact details
Here is a card l created
 Items used
 White scalloped card/Pink card stock
Bearlymine love struck digital papers
Gorgeous Housemouse topper
Already coloured so l cannot take credit for this
Ribbon/Dew drop's/Button/Rose/Hearts
The challenge runs for a month and
As it's mid way you still have plenty of time to enter
Thank you for your visit
Sandra H xx

Tuesday 17 February 2015

Happy Birthday to you!

Apologies fellow bloggers for not visiting you over the past few days
l'm not sure if l picked up a bug or got the flu my whole body ached 
I thought my head was going to exploded after all the coughing 
And there was no way l could open up the computer 
Today l'm feeling a little better still have an annoying cough
So before l visit you  l have a card already made up which
l would like to share with you
Products used
White Scalloped card /Black/white card stock
Marianne Designer Card stock
Freebie Sentiment from HERE
Spellbinders Die
Baker twine/Card candy from stash
I'd like to enter into 
Snippets Here
Thank you for your time 
Now l'm off to pay you a visit
Sandra H xx

Wednesday 11 February 2015

R is for ribbon

Good evening to you all
Just trawling through cards that l haven't blogged
l came across this one which fit's in so well with
 Butterfly challenge here 
Snippets here
R is for ribbon...butterflies-r-is-for-ribbon.
Hope your enjoyed your visit
Thank you for your time 
Sandra H xx

Sunday 8 February 2015

Happy B'day

Hello all Hope you are well and for those
Who are not l'm sending lots of love
Here is a card l found in my snippet box
Why is it there l have no idea!!
Unblogged cards are not normally there
The mind boggles!!
Anyhoo l have a friends b'day coming up soon
So this will be an ideal card for her

Items used
Kanban A4 card stock & Decoupage sheet
Gem stones 3D Sticky pads to mount
Bakers twine
Insert Snippets
Thank you for your time 
Sandra H xx

Wednesday 4 February 2015

It's your b'day !!

Good morning to my fellow bloggers
It's a little bit nippy outside we don't have any
Of the white stuff but it's cold enough 
For those of you who did get it stay warm 
And those who didn't stay warm too!
Here is a card l made ages ago it's one of 
Many cards that l hadn't posted 
And it's photographed at my old property 
Which l have been away from for 16months 
How time flies!!
Side view
Do you notice the lovely heart on the neckless
 Products Used
White card
B/P's candy win not sure of the name
Adorable Dilly Beans Image Penny's Heart
Coloured with Pro/Flexmarkers
Sentiment stamp Stamp La Jolla
Memento ink Bamboo Leaves 
Ribbon/Flowers/Buttons/Lace/Candy win 
3D Sticky Pad/Butterfly from stash
Tools.... Spellbinder Die/Craft too corners (Snippets)
Cuttlebug Die cutting and Embossing Machine
 Thank you for your time
Sandra H xx

Sunday 1 February 2015

Lets Party!!

Hello and welcome to another challenge over at
 Sparkles Christmas Buddies
The theme for this challenge is
Chosen by our very own Shaz and it's our 4th Anniversary too so
Lets Party
We are Sponsored by
Bugaboo Digi Stamps the winner will win 7 Digi stamps
Crafty Ribbons the winner will win £10 Voucher
Here is my card 
l absolutely adore this image and isn't she just perfect to party!!
Items used
Scalloped card/Bearlymine printable backing papers which was on offer
And l got 50% off baged myself a bargain there
Red/Green/White card stock 
Sassy Studio Design Image
Copics/Liquid Pearl/3D Glue/Pearls/Glamour Dust
Woodware Corner Punch/Marianne Holly Die
Creative expressions Bow Die
Used snippets of card to make the bow
Sentiment from stash
The challenge runs for the whole month so there's plenty of time
If you would like to enter 
Check out my fellow teamies here
It's would be great to see what you come up with
Thank you for your visit hope to see you again