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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 31 August 2016

Ruby Anniversary

Good morning all
It was a busy weekend as my 3 grandchildren were Christened
My son and Dil put on a circus theme for the little one and it was great
Nice party after and plenty of catch up with family members
My Sister also celebrated her Ruby Anniversary too and here is a card
l put together using snippets, ribbon off cuts, gems, Sentiment stamp and dies 
l'd like to enter into Dis' Challenge
Thank you for visiting 
Enjoy your day whatever your plans
Sandra H xx

Friday 26 August 2016

Rudolph day challenge

Just thought l'd pop by to say hello 
l was going through my picture folder and came across
Lots of cards that l hadn't blogged 
Here is one that will do nicely for 
Have a lovely weekend
 Sandra H xx

Sunday 21 August 2016

Get well soon!

Just thought l'd pop by and say hello 
Hope all is well and for those who need hugs l'm sending lots 
Here is a card l made for my sister who got poorly rather suddenly
Although she is on the mend it was a shocking experience for us all
l made this quick and easy get well card using lots of snippets so l will be
Entering it into Pixie's snippets playground here

All of the materials used are from my stash and the sentiment is also from my stash
Not sure where it came from so if you know maybe you can enlighten me! 
Hope you have an enjoyable week whatever your plans
Sandra H xx

Sunday 7 August 2016

Birthday wishes

Good morning all
Hope your having a good day and the
Weather is being good to you's in your area
It's a little overcast here but l'm hoping we
Will get some sunshine soon
Here is a card l put together using this adorable freebie flower and  backing Paper from
To complete the card l used some dies to create the flower and border
Added some pearls, gemstone, card candy, 3d sticky pads and ribbon 
Entering into challenges
Di's Snippets Here
Becky's  Here
Thankyou for calling by hope you enjoy what you see and 
Please call again 
Sandra H xx

Monday 1 August 2016

A Shaped Christmas Card

Good Morning to you all
As its the first of the month we have another new challenge over at
Brought to us by our team member
 Helen N
This challenge is to create a 
Shaped Christmas Card 
To create my shaped card l used one of the 
Spellbinders dies .....Creative book pages
Added some Christmas background paper
Pre-coloured image, Sentiment, Snowflake, Hollydie and Red gems 
We are sponsored again by the talented
Marianne Designes
Contact Winnie at winnie@mariannedesign.nl

Marianne Dies  --  Surprise Prize 
 l do hope your going to join in and
Here is the main link so why not check it out 
You will get lots of inspiration from the Dt's 
Now lets see what you can create
Many thanks Sandra H xx
I''d like to enter into the following challenges
Di's Snippet.....2016/07/pixies-snippets-playground-week-240.
Hazels Anything goes.....craftyhazelnuts/2016/08/chnc-challenge-extra-for-august-2016.