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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

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

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Snippets and Rudolph day

Hello all long time since my last posts other than Dt work
So today l thought l'd join in with a couple of challenges using
This card l made just to get me back into blogging
Simply Christmas card using lots of snippets and no colouring needed
As the image is pre-coloured
l would like to enter into
Thank you for your visit hope you enjoy your day
Sandra H xx 

Saturday, 19 December 2015

Snowflakes & Sparkles

  Good morning fellow bloggers 
l would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas
And all the very best for 2016 
We are at the half way mark with our 
Challenge over at 
Gruffie and Guest's 
The challenge is
Snowflakes & Sparkles 
And here is my take

Again we have a fabulous sponser
And wouldn't you like to win a
£10 Lucky dip now heres your chance  
Just follow the theme and you could be our winner
Thank you 
Sadly this will be my last card as l am giving up my Dt work 
On Gruffie and Guests
l would like to say a massive thank you to Shaz and the team 
 l have truly enjoyed my time with you all
Thank you so very much for having me
Take care sending lots of love to you all
Wishing you a very merry christmas too!
Sandra H xxxxx

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Die Cuts only

Good morning to you all
Today sees the start of a new challenge over at
Chosen by Shaz
Here is my card
Products used
White card/Gold Christmas card stock
Lotv Crafy Christmas Designer Backing Papers
Dies....Icicles/Flourish/Bell/Bauble/Sentiment and snowflakes
Woodware corner punch and Gem stones
Sponsored by
One winner will win this set of amazing stamps 
 2nd Sponsor
One winner will win $10 Voucher
Please check out the main challenge here
l'd love to see what you create
So why not join in the challenge 
Thank you for your time
Enjoy your day xx

Friday, 20 November 2015

Use Something Red Green Or Both

Hello all just to remind you that it's mid way for our challenge
Over at Gruffies and Guests and here is my card
  Items used
White Scalloped card/Red/Green card stock
First Edition Designer Paper pack 
Pre-Coloured House Mouse image
Martha Stewart Border punch/Spellbinders Dies
My Red and Green used is
Ribbon/Gems and Buttons
Our sponsor for this challenge is Di's Digi's the winner will win the prize of $10
 Hope you can join in it would be lovely to see
Just what you create too!
Thank you for your time
Take care xx