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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 Four grand children Tayla, Nathan, Poppy and Mila 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, 29 August 2012

Unable to put background on

Evening All
No card at the moment only missing my background
Won't show after loading
Any one know if they have experienced this 
Or know how to retrieve?
All comments and ideas would be gratefully received
Many thanks Sandra H

Monday, 27 August 2012

So adorable !

Good Evening all 
Thank you for joining me 
It's that time again for another challenge
And who better than
And here is mine
Recipe
Pink Card
Forever Friends Christmas Paper
Image Tilda
Promarkers
Lotv Stamp Sentiment
Memento Ink
Red Ribbon & Made with love Charm from stash
Pink Ribbon & Beds from Stash
Xcut Corner Punch
Glamour Dust
Thank you l hope you enjoyed your visit
Hope you have a great week
 "Weather permitting"
Sandra H xx

Sunday, 26 August 2012

For me only !!

Recipe 3-2-1
Hello and welcome 
Today we have the sun with it's hat on hip hip hip hurray!
Thank you for popping in 
My challenge for today is the Lovely
And here is my card

A4 White card stock
Image Hearts
Sentiment 
Quick and easy one today
  • 1-Colour
  • 2-Words
  • 3-Hearts
Thank you for calling by
Hope you enjoy the rest of your day
Sandra H

Friday, 24 August 2012

You are my Forever Friend !!

Good day to you all
Hope all is well and your having
Better weather then we are having
It's pretty cloudy and l expect some rain later
So onto my Challenges
Here is my card
Recipe
White Scalloped Card & Red stock
Christmas Holly, Gold & Corner Peel offs
Forever Friends Backing paper & Image Stamp
Promarkers, Card Candy, Memento Ink
Nellies Multi Corner die, 3D Sticky pad
Cherry lynn die
Glamour Dust
Merry Christmas Ribbon Candy Win
That's about it
Welcome to my new followers
All comments are gratefully received
And thank you for joining me
Enjoy your day
Sandra H xx

Monday, 20 August 2012

Birthday girl !

Good afternoon to all my fellow bloggers
A quick post today
We are on Baby Duties for a couple of days
Thought l would have my Challenge ready before Tayla arrives
Todays challenge is
Please see my card
 Sketch
Recipe
White Scalloped card stock
Patterned B/P (Candy Win)
Kenny K's Stamp
Promarkers
White Pen
Heart Gems 
Sentiment Stamp Create & Craft Humphrey
Memento Ink
Spellbinders Scalloped Circles Dies
Cuttle bug
3D Sticky Pad
Thank you for visiting
Hope your having this lovely Sunshine
Enjoy your day
Sandra H xx

This is so much fun !

It’s Winter Sports with Winter Wonderland Challenge
Hello and Welcome
l hope you had a lovely day
Weather wasn't too good here so
l took to my craft room and created
Another card for my next challenge
It's Winter Sport with Winter Wonderland 
l have gone with Traditional colours for this one
And here is my card
Recipe
White Scalloped Card
Green & Red Card
Gold Peel offs 
Lotv Mini Masterpieces 
Hand coloured by Bev Rochester
Spellbinders Scalloped Circle Dies
Cherry lynn Mini Flourish Dies
Memory Box Holly Dies
Xcut Corner Punch
Glamour Dust 
3D Sticky Pads
Thank you for your visit
And for all your lovely comments 
Sandra H xx

Sunday, 19 August 2012

Snow has fallen !!

Snippets
Fifty Shades of Pink
Building
Hello and welcome 
Thank you for popping by
l have 3 challenge today and here is my card
Recipe
White Scalloped Card
Pink plain card (Snippets)
Papermania Honey & Hugs Festive Frolics B/P
Papermania Sentiment, Memento Ink
Wild Rose Studio Wintry Christmas B/P
Little Church in the Snow Image
Promarkers,Gems,Pearls
Pink Glittery Peel Offs (Snippets)
Woodware Snowflake, & Corner Punches
3D Sticky Pad, Glamour Dust
Cherryl lynn Mini Flourish die
Cuttle Bug
l would like to enter this card in the following challenges
Thank you for your visit 
Please call again your always welcome
Enjoy the rest of your day
Sandra H xx

Thursday, 16 August 2012

Bookmark for you!

Good Afternoon to you all and thank you for popping by
l would like to share with you  my challenge which is
Here is my 1st Ever Bookmark
And l'm thinking Christmas Stocking Fillers!!
 Recipe
White card
Create and Craft  Christmas Card Stock
Kraft card
House Mouse Image
Promarkers
3D Gloss Glue
Woodware Corner punch
Woodware Sentiment Clear Stamp
Memento Ink
Gem stones, Snowflake
Silver Ribbon & Twine
Thank you for your visit
Enjoy your day
Sandra H xx

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Having a lazy day !!

Hello and welcome 
We have a lovely sunny day
A big difference to the 
Thunder and Lightening we had last night
With lots of heavy Rain
We also had a shower of Hailstones on Sunday
Did anyone else?!!
Thank you for Joining me in todays Challenges
 And here is my card
Recipe
White Scalloped Card Stock
Kraft card Stock
Tilda Image
Promarkers
Doily, Card Candy, 3D Sticky Pad Gold Yarn
Memento Ink, Ka-Jinker Gems
Fiskars Punch Tag
Punch Hole
Spellbinders  Scalloped Circles Die
Spellbinders Rose Creations Die
Wild Rose Studio Sentiment
Memory Box Corner Die
X Cut Corner Punch
Thank you for popping by
Hope you enjoyed your vist
Enjoy the rest of your day
Sandra H xx

Sunday, 12 August 2012

Oh Christmas Trees !

Good Morning to you all
And welcome to Another Challenge 
At Winter Wonderland 
l was Inspired by Gold in this Scene
 And here is my Card
Recipe
White Scalloped Card Stock
Gold Card Stock
Scrapbook Backing Papers
Christmas Joy Glitter
Gold Peel offs
Cherry Lynn Mini Fanciful Flourish Die
Marianne Craftables dies
Woodward Corner & Snowflake Punch
Papermania Sentiment Clear Stamp
Memento Ink
l have kept it simple because of the 
Lovely glittered paper
Thank you for visiting
Have a lovely day
Sandra H xx

Saturday, 11 August 2012

A true Classic

 simplylessismoore    
Fur or Feathers
Good Afternoon to you all
So lovely today hope your having the good
Weather too
Please see my card
Recipe
White card stock
Forever Friends Stamp & Image
Memento Ink
Promarkers
Thank you for your visit
It would be nice it you called again
Enjoy your weekend
Sandra H xx
l would like to enter this into the following challenge

Friday, 10 August 2012

Happy Birthday Michael

Something New
Hello and good afternoon
Thank you for joining me in 
Something New
And here is my card
 Recipe
White Scalloped card stock
Blue backing card (New)
Forever Friends Image (Already Coloured)
Forever Friends Backing Paper
Forever Friends Stamp Sentiment
All of the above taken from the F/F Cd
Forever Friends Football Stamp (New)
Taken from Goodlife Collection
Clear Stamps
Coloured with Promarkers 
Memento Ink
Thank you for popping in
Hope you enjoyed your visit
Please call again
Enjoy your day
And have a lovely Weekend 
Weather is supposed to be good
Sandra H xx

Thursday, 9 August 2012

She's so cute !!

Fifty shades of Pink
Scallops
Hello and welcome
Hope your enjoying this lovely sunshine
l hear it's to stay over the weekend so hopfeully
Get that Bbq out and let the hubby do the cooking...lol
Well my challenges today are
And
Please see my card
Recipe
White Scalloped card stock
Pink pearlised card stock
Forever Friends Backing Paper
Image Saffron
Promarkers
Glamour dust
Doodlebug Twine, Button & Card candy
With love Sentiment
3D Sticky Pads
Spellbinders Oval Scalloped Dies
Thank you for joining me 
Enjoy the rest of your day
Sandra H xx
 

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Summer time !

Good Afternoon on this gorgeous Sunny day
Welcome to my blog and thank you
For joining me in another challenge
Todays challenge l have for you is
Thought as its
 Having Summer-Fun
There are always lovely flowers about so l created
My card using these lovely flowers & Butterflies
That were a candy win
And here is my card
Recipe
White card stock
Xcut Corner punch
Floral backing paper Candy win
Yellow Pearlised card
Spellbinders Border & Dies
Le Suh Organzalint green ribbon
Promarkers 
Thank you for popping in
Hopefully you enjoyed your visit
Enjoy the rest of your day
Sandra H xx

Monday, 6 August 2012

Double or not !!

Double-the-trouble
Good Morning to you all
Hope all is well
Thank you for popping by
I have another brilliant Challenge
That l would like to share with you
And todays Challenge is
Double The Trouble
Please see my card
Recipe
White Scalloped Card Stock
1st Edition Isabella Backing Papers
Penny/Black Clear Stamps (2)
From the Wonderful Collection
Coloured with Promarkers
Sentiment also Penny/Black
Memento Ink Tuxedo Black
Floral Embellishments & Metal Rose
Memory Box Corner Die
Doily & Card Candy
Thank you for your visit
Hope you enjoy your day
Sandra H xx

Saturday, 4 August 2012

All of a flutter

Hi to your all
2nd post from me today 
And here is my card
Recipe
White Hammer Card
Green & Blue Card Stock
Embossed Folder
Coloured with Promarker & Copic
Memory box Vivienne Butterfly
Xcut corner punch
Thank you for popping in
Hope you have a lovely Weekend
Sandra H xx

We have Golds !!

Good morning to you all
Hope your day is going to be a good one
For my challenge

And today l bring you
Here is my card
Recipe
White, Blue & Red Card Stock
Xcut Corner Punch
Bakers Twine
3D Sticky Pad
Red & Blue Gem stones
Image House Mouse
Coloured with Promarkers
Olympics & 2010 Images
Thank you for popping in
Hope you enjoyed yourselves
And will call again
Sandra H xx

Thursday, 2 August 2012

Forever and Always !

Challenge-8-Black and White
Hello and good Evening
To my fellow friends in blog land
Thank you for joining me 
My challenge is 
And here is my card
Recipe
White Scalloped card
Black card
Forever Friends Image
And
Backing papers from Triple Cd
Stampin up Sentiment
Marianne Die
Spellbinders Die
Xcut Corner Punch
Clear Gems
Card Candy
Black ribbon
Hope you enjoyed your visit
Please call again as your always welcome
Any Comments you leave are always Appreciated
Have a lovely Evening
Sandra H xx

Wednesday, 1 August 2012

All punched up !!

"Punch It"
Hello and good morning to you all
Hope your enjoying your day
I have some exciting news to share with you
l have joined the amazing team at 
And many thanks ladies for picking me
l am so looking forward to working with you all
And my 1st challenge is
"Punch it"
But before l show you my card we have
Two fantastic sponsors
Joanna Sheen
 £10 Voucher

Di's Digi's $10

 And here is my 1st DT card
Recipe
White scalloped card stock
Blue Hammered  & plain card stock
Scrapbook backing papers Christmas joy
Doodlebug design twine
Wild rose studio image & sentiment
Blue ribbon from stash
3D Sticky pads & clear gloss
Promarkers
Clear gems & pearls
Glamour dust
Punches used 
Fiskars punch tag
Martha stewart vine punch & zig zag
Woodware stars punch
Xcut corner punch
Hole punch
Zig zag sissors
Thank you for joining me 
In this amazing challenge 
Please go and check it out and you could
Be one of the winners of these amazing prizes
Also check the other team members where you will
See their wonderful cards too
Sandra H xx