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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

Sunday, 30 October 2022

Snippets challenge 440

Hello all
It's a bit of a mixed day today although l didn't find it cold
Sun was out for a short time which warmed the day then Rain
So out sweeping up all the fallen leaves which is a regular 
Day for me l don't have trees but all neighbouring gardens do 
And they are nice tree's so l didn't mind the sweeping
Any way today is the start of another Snippets challenge
As the challenge is snippets there's an added feature Halloween
And or colours l used both snippets and Halloween colours 
You might or might not remember l posted a card like this earlier
l made about 5 maybe more slightly different and this card is all
About colours 
Items used
White scalloped card/snippets of green, yellow and orange card stock
l Stamped a butterfly onto the white card Die cut butterflies
Added pearls and sentiment

Tuesday, 25 October 2022

October Rudolph days challenge

Hello all 
l had a lovely day out at Boundry Mill & Oswaldtwistle Mill
And the sun was shining it was so warm
Here l have a card to share with you for the start of 
As always, it's a Christmas challenge so anything
Christmassy you can use to enter
This is my card for the challenge
Items used 
White scalloped card/Dp papers/red card stock
Pre-coloured image 3D sticky pads Gems & Sentiment
l have made a few of these cards using the same image 
But a different layout so love the image and it was free

Monday, 17 October 2022

Snippets challenge 439 & MYNBUS challenge 43

Good morning fellow bloggers
l hope you had a good weekend 
It's the start of a new week and new challenges
l made this card for my niece one of 3 christenings l 
Was lucky to attend and what a lovely day it was
Made simply from snippets of cards 
And pre-coloured image which was a freebie
Here is my card
Items used
White scalloped card/blue Dp card and white card stock
Heart & Star embellishment 3D Sticky pads
l also used my new die cut Tattered Lace Mini Ruffles Square
Birthday present from my DIL
 NBUS before
Challenges l would like to enter into 
Thank you for your time
Have a wonderful week whatever your plans
Sandra H

Sunday, 2 October 2022

Snippet playground challenge 438

Hello and a good morning to you all
It's a much better day today did you get caught in the
Rain on Friday? l was soaked to the skin 
Today is another change for you to take part in 
Snippets challenge 438
As it specifies Snippet you get the chance to use
All oddments of cards and here is what l have done
Items used 
White scalloped card stock & Butterfly die
Snippets of green, orange & yellow card
Stamped sentiment and added a few pearls 
Simple card but just so cute
Thank you for your time
Enjoy your day
Sandra H