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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 Three grand children Tayla, Nathan and Poppy 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

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.

Sunday, 10 July 2016

Becky's Freebie Challenge

Morning all hope all is well and sending lots of love to those who need it
Just thought l'd drop by with this gorgeous card that l managed to put together
Not having made many cards in the last 2 yrs 
And because it's a Pre-coloured image l didn't need to colour it either
Backing papers are free too 
So got together some snippets of cards and used this adorable image
Which is Free by the way from the lovely Beccy which you will find Here
Added a Purple & White card, Sentiment, Pearls, Gems and 3D Tape 
l'd like to enter into
Becky's challenge Here
Di's Snippets Here
Just playing for fun please don't include me in the challenge
Thank you for your time hope you have an enjoyable day
Sandra H x

Friday, 1 July 2016


Hello all and welcome to my blog
After a long break l am ready to take on my challenge work again
As its the first of the month we have another new challenge at
 And Pat has suggested Snowflakes
l'm all for snowflakes on cards and for real
Fancy your chances if so why not follow this link here
You will find all the details to enter the challenge 
We are sponsored by
Sandra H
And the winner will recieve not 1 but 3
Cuddlebug Embossed Folders
Birds and Swirls
D'vine Swirl
They are great to use and as you can see below on my card l used
My Swiss Dots Folder which l just adore  
This is my card for the challenge
Products used
White Scalloped card
Blue backing card
Snowflake dies
Embossed folder
Ribbon, Gems, 3D Sticky pad and Sentiment
l really hope you join in 
Thank you for your time
Hope you enjoy your day
Sandra H xx 

Sunday, 26 June 2016

Snippets, Sentiment and Rudolph day

Hello fellow bloggers 
Lots of apologies for my absence and lack of commenting
Hopefully l will get round to you all shortly
During my absence l haven't made any cards other than Dt work
Next month l will continue with my Dt challenges for 
  Towards the end of last year l was short of Christmas cards
l had to make plenty of quick and easy card and this is one of many
Which l made using snippets and using this pre-coloured images
l'm going to enter into Di's Snippets Here
And Scrappymo's Rudolph day Here
Hazel use a Sentiment  Here
Many thanks 
Weather wet here so l hope you have better 
lots of love
Sandra H xx