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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, 20 March 2023

Snippets challenge 450

Hello fellow bloggers 
l hope all you mums had an amazing Mothers Day 
l was taken out for a meal and was spoilt for the hole day
l have a card which l made for my youngest son he's into 
Football in a big way the image was ideal and he likes cake
My card for Di's snippets challenge l forgot to take a picture
Of the snippets but l know it's optional so l won't be told off lol
This is my card
Items used & Snippets
Designer football background card
White card and image pre-coloured and a freebee
Die 3d Sticky pads and stamped image
Thank you for visiting 
Enjoy your day whatever your plans
Sandra H

Sunday, 5 March 2023

Di's snippets challenge 449

 Hello bloggers and a warm welcome
 Its forecast colder weather this week 
So please do wrap up warm 
This is my card for 
l always have a card handy and this one was made for a good friend
Who's birthday it is at the end of this month
He won't see this so am safe to post it
He's into music and plays a guitar & piano

Items used
White Scalloped card/Red Black & Red Check card
Added a Guitar & Piano Embellishment 
Butchers Twine & 3D Sticky pads 
Pre-coloured image Freebie
Thank you for your visit
Have a lovely day
Take care
Sandra H

Saturday, 25 February 2023

Feb Rudolph days challenge

 Hello and a very warm welcome to you all
Its a new challenge over at 
And this is my card 
l was a winner last year
So l thought l would show of my Bauble Die & Stamp set
Isn't it just so adorable l enjoyed using the die and stamp
And plan to use it for lots more cards

Items used
White Scalloped card/red/white card stock
Gems 3d sticky pads
Thank you for your visit
Enjoy your day
Sandra H

Monday, 20 February 2023

Snippets challenge 448

Hello fellow bloggers 
l hope your warm enough its certainly been cold
These last few days hopefully we will see warmer days soon
This is my card for the 
Hope you can join in its so much fun 
Snippets used

Items used
Scalloped card/green/Plaid card
Gems,3d sticky pads die cut petal & stamped sentiment
Embellishments afternoon tea 
Thank you for your visit
Comments are always appreciated 
Hope you have a lovely day whatever your plans

Sunday, 5 February 2023

Snippets challenge 447 & nbus challenge 47

Good afternoon fellow bloggers
It's a cold but sunny day so nice not to be having rain
l have 2 challenges that l am fond off
Here are my new dies that l have never used before
So one of my challenges will be NBUS challenge 47
Just bought from Amazon so no package showing name or maker
l think they are adorable come with some others that l will use later
Snippets used to create the card
And this is the end result 
Items used 
White scalloped card stock 3D sticky pads
Yellow card, ribbon, gems & stamped sentiment
l do like the clean look of the card something
l am really into at the moment
l hope you enjoyed your visit
Thank you in advance for any comments placed
They are very much appreciated
Have a love day
Take care
Sandra H

Wednesday, 25 January 2023

Snippets & January Rudolph days challenges

 Good day to you all 
Its a new week and 
New challenge or challenges 
This is the first of my 2023 Christmas cards made from snippets
So l can use it for more than one challenge 
Snippets is a great challenge and it's optional 
To show or not show your snippets in my case
l have them and here along with my card 
Its' a great way to use snippets and they 
Do make amazing cards
What do you think?
Here is my card 
All it's taken is White scalloped card stock
Snippet of Red card & Designer Papers 
Pre- coloured image and hay finished card
Its the start of a new challenge for 
So why not pop along and join in
Thank you for your visit
l hope you have a lovely day
Take care stay warm
Sandra H

Sunday, 8 January 2023

Snippet's challenge 445

Happy New Year to you all

Good Afternoon fellow blogger and welcome to my blog
Another day another challenge and my challenge is 
Something that l really look forward to because its gives me the 
Chance to use up snippet's and this is my card showing what
snippets l used
Items used white Scalloped card 
3D Sticky pads, Stamped sentiment and Gemstones
Its a great challenge and what a way to use up snippets
Hope you have an enjoyable day
Take care
Sandra H