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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

Monday 25 September 2017

Snippets fits all challenges

Good afternoon and welcome to my post today
l hope you enjoyed your weekend and for those who need
Some tlc l am sending plenty
l have been suffering with a dry throat and most of 
My family are suffering too! seems to be a lot of it going around
It's quite warm outside but wet so inside l stayed and made a few cards
Which l needed to do as my Christmas card list isn't as healthy as it should
Be for this time of the year so challenges do help to put the numbers up 
Here is my first card for 
Great to be able to use snippets with this card
White scalloped card, Red card, Snippets of Lotv Christmas classics Dp
Lotv Pre-coloured image, 3D sticky pads, Sentiment and Card candi
l'd also like to enter this card into
My second card challenge is
 So gorgeous are thiese little mice 
Items used 
This pre-coloured image from Housemouse 
Snippets of Dp, Card candi, Sentiment, 3D sticky pad and Ribbon
Hope you enjoy the rest of your day
Sending lots of love
Sandra H xx

Monday 11 September 2017

40th B'day card

Good morning all
My son Shane and his Wife Paula shared their b'days within a week of one an other
They had a fancy dress party which went off so well even the children dressed up 
It was a brilliant night 
Here is a card l made plain and simple but it does get the message across
l used a scollaped card Blue banking card
Marianne Designer papers 
40th Symbol of clipart recoloured it blue 
Computer generated sentiment 3d sticky pads
Easy peasy
And here are some photo's of the fancy dress party
My son Dil and Children
There theme was Toy Story
Paula and Shane Birthday Pair
 This is Poppy as an Alien
 Nathan as Woody
 Tayla Little Bo-peep
My other son Dominic with Caz and baby Mila
The  Wally's
And the Challenge is still running for
Click on the link to join the challenge it's Chrismassy so a Christmas card and the the theme 
Christmas Animals
Thank you for your time
Enjoy your day 
Sandra H xx

Friday 1 September 2017

Christmas Animals

Good morning
Hope all is well and to those who need some love l'm sending lots
We have a new challenge at 
Sparkles Christmas Buddies
Todays challenge was chosen by our team leader Caz
Chirstmas Animals
Here is what l created
Oooh isn't it just the cutest image and again this was pre-cut
Added some gorgeous backing papers, die cut Snowflakes & Holly and Ivy
Gems and Sentiment
 l'd love to see what your creation so why not join the challenge where you 
Can check it out  here
Thank you for your time
Sandra H xx