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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

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

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Recycled card front and more photos

Hi 
Oh l do like to recycle card fronts and this is one of them
l will use it to enter into 
 Scrappymo's challenge Rudolps days
the link above will take you there if your not aware of it
The challenge starts on the 25th of each month and runs until the end of the month 
Excluding December
More photo's of my Daughters Wedding in Italy 






l just love looking at these photo's it was 
Just an amazing day 
Thankyou for your time 
Hope you enjoyed your visit
Sandra H xx
 

Sunday, 27 August 2017

Wedding in Italy

Hello fellow blogger
l don't have a card to share with you but l do have these photo's
During my absent l was away attending my daughter Sarah's wedding
In Italy's lake Como
The official wedding of Sarah and Mark took place on the 22nd August 
And a blessing on 23rd August with family and friend at  
Villa 'D' Este in Cemobbio it was amazing
l am still buzzing from it all
The first photo is the wedding with just a handful of friends we then went for
A 3 hr boat ride with drinks and nibbles to celebrate the new
 Mr and Mrs Thomason
 Boat trip along the lake
 The newly weds
 On the lake
 In Regina Olga Hotel
And here are the photo's for the wedding that took place the day after
Which Sarah and Mark will class as their wedding date another great day by all
 Sarah with her bridesmaids
 My Son Shane Dil Paula and grandchildren Tayla, Nathan and Poppy
 At the venue after the 2nd service
My Son's Shane and Dominic giving Sarah away
 Emotional moment for both mother and daughter
 This is me Sandra Mother of the bride such a proud moment
 Grandaughter Tayla and Grandson Nathan
 Another family photo my Son Dominic his partner Caz and grandaughter Mila
So pleased to share them with you 
Sandra H xxx

Sunday, 6 August 2017

Birthday card for a dear friend

Hello all
Well l hope your weather is better than what l am having
It's a warm day but sadly very wet and is still raining now
Hope tomorrow brings a drier day as l have a roofer checking out a leak
Here is a card l made for a very dear friend that l have
Known for a number of years
Made up with lots of snippets 
Hope you like it too as much as my friend loved it
Used a stamp for the image and snippets of card from my stash
Added a flower and butterfly
l'd like to enter into Pixies snippets challenge here
Thank you for your visit
Sandra H xx

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Have a Festive sentiment as a focal point.

Aww it's time for another challenge at
Sparkles Christmas Buddies
Debs has choosen this one and its
Have a Festive Sentiment as a Focal Point
Quick and easy card 
Hope your going to join in
 
Items used 
Scalloped White card/Red backing card
Christmas Post designer backing papers 
Ribbon, Raindeer, Gems 
Recycled Sentiment
l'd love to see what you can create
Thank you for calling 
Hope you enjoy your day
Sending lots of love
Sandra H 
xx

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Snippets and Rudolph challenge

 Hello hope all is well and sending some tlc for thoes who need it
It's that time again for this months Rudolph challenge and Snippets
And here is a card l made using a recycled front and snippets
So quick and easy to make so why don't you join both challenges
Challenges

Thank you for your time
Hope you have an enjoyable day whatever your plans
Sandra H xx