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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

Saturday 18 April 2015


Hello Fellow Bloggers today sees the mid-way reminder over at
 Is the challenge and here is my card
Again we are sponsored by Bugaboo Digi Stamps
The winner will win 7 Digi's from Bugaboo Stamps
So now it's your turn please do check out the original
Posting Here 
Products used
White/Red Card stock
Lotv County lane Designer Papers
HouseMouse Pre-Coloured Topper
Ribbon/Due drops/Button/Sentiments from stash
Tools.......Bowmaker/Spellbinders die
Thank you for your time 
Hope you have a pleasant day xx
All challenges are Scheduled 

Might l just add l will be missing from blogging for sometime
For Bereavement reasons xxx

Wednesday 1 April 2015

Use Kraft card!!

Hello all and welcome
As its the first of the month we have another new challenge over at
This months challenge is brought to us by our team member 
To use Kraft card
l love Kraft card and it makes a lovely change from white cards
Here is what l came up with

l have taken verious photos to show the dimention of the Christmas tree
Here is something new l got the idea from
 Di who got the idea from Greta Here
It's a technique called 
 "Camouflaging Die cuts"
Basically you die cut your Image or Word die from the base card/paper
l first used Chalk and covered part of the card
To create a snowy effect l then Die cut another 5 trees from Kraftcard
You then just build up your image by sticking each tree and placed the 1st cut tree 
On the top giving it the Camouflage/dimention look
Items used
Kraftcard/Swiss Dots Embossed Folder/Ribbon/Flat Pearls
Tools....Spellbinders/Marianne/Memory Box Dies
Sponsors are
Winner will win 3 Digi's
It would be great if you joined in the challenge why not pop over
Check out my fellow teamies where there is lots of inspiration
Thank you for your visit and please do call again
Sandra H xx