Friday 31 July 2015

Personal Impressions Blog Hop

Good Morning

Today we are taking part in our first Personal Impressions blog hop.

Here is my project!

My project has been made using products from our Craftexcess website!

1st Prize is £40 voucher
2nd Prize is £25 Voucher
3rd Prize is £15 Voucher

To be in with the chance of winning one of these prizes you need to complete the following:

1. Follow the Personal Impressions  Blog
2. Comment on all the sample makers blogs
4. Leave a comment here too!
There will be 3 prizes to give to 3 lucky commenter's
Two of the prizes will be picked from 2 of the sample makers blog so be sure to comment on all the blogs.

Below is the blog hop list to follow, we hope you enjoy!

 blog hop will finish next Friday 7th August and the winners will be
 announced on Monday 10th August on the Craftexcess Facebook Page

Happy Blog Hopping!

Thursday 30 July 2015

For that Special Man

Good Morning today I am sharing a Album made 
for a special Man could be your Dad ,Granddad or 
someone very Special to you 
We all find it hard doing Male themed Cards 
well I know I do 
But I have made a Album with the Fabulous 
Heartfelt Creations Everyday Hero Papers 

Front of my Album 

Some of the pages 

7x7 Album made from Grey board,
Black card  and Everyday Hero's 
Dies from the Everyday Hero's Range 
Black soot distress ink 

Thanks For calling By 
Sandra xx

Wednesday 29 July 2015

Shadow Box Card

Good Morning Hope your all well
Today is my turn to share over on the 

I will so you how I made this shadow Box Card 

Hope you can call over for the Instructions 
Thanks for dropping by 
Hugs Sandra xx

Tuesday 28 July 2015


Good Afternoon all I have been a bit busy this morning with the family 
I love having them Home from school 
so I am late sharing my recent Gift box made with the
 Beautiful Paisley Peacock papers 

Box made by myself 

Thanks for calling By 
Sandra xx

Monday 27 July 2015

Alter me kits

Good morning crafty friends hope you are all well 
Today I am sharing one of Clare Charvill Alter me kits 
Its meant to be easel style on the top but i got 
carried away so did my own thing lol 
Covered with Rare Oddities Papers 

Thanks For calling by 
Sandra xx

Friday 24 July 2015

Gift box

Good Morning guess what its raining again 
oh sunshine come back the poor kids need the sun 
in the Holidays as they soon fly by 
I had they day off  yesterday and spent some quailty time 
with friends and hubby and 
I have just finished making this Gift box  
using my favourite papers you guessed it 
Graphic 45 Gilded lily 

Products used 
Grey board 
G45 papers and chip board pieces 
Walnut stain distress ink 
Cream paint ribbon and pearls 
Gift box is my own design 

Thanks for calling by
Sandra xx

Wednesday 22 July 2015

Easy Gift tag

Good morning all Today its my turn over at the 

To share this quick and easy Tag 
Graphic 45 
Come away with me 

Hope you can call by the Blog and leave a comment if you
 Visit if your not Following the Blog We would love it if you did. 

Sandra xx

Monday 20 July 2015

More g45

Good Morning I have a bit of an
 Album thing going on at the moment 
I seem to be a bit addicted 
I blame it all on these stunning papers 

Graphic 45 
Rare Oddities
Sorry if I am boring you with them 
but I hope you like it 
Album and Stand handmade from Grey Board 

Thank you for Calling by Hugs Sandra xx

Friday 17 July 2015


Good morning everyone well what a night the rain
 was quite bad here and the sun is shining for the
 moment which is the way I like it But the Jets are 
Practising today gosh there really loud as there is two flying over
at the same time 

I have made a card out of some of the scraps of G45
Gilded lily which I have been using I cant throw
them away I keep every tiny bit lol 

Thank you for calling By 
Sandra xx

Thursday 16 July 2015

It's Not easy

Afternoon everyone how are you all today 
Its raining here so I have been playing with 
the Gilded Lily Papers again I just adore them 

I love the saying on one of the Chipboard pieces 
"It's not easy being a Princess"

so I have made a Princess carriage 

Close up of the carriage 

If you would like to Purchase this Cutting File 
There will be 25% discount code for the next 7 days 
when you quote "SANDRA" at the checkout

please note this is a cutting file for Studio or svg format 

Love to know what you Think 
Thanks for calling By
Sandra xx

Wednesday 15 July 2015

Anything Goes

Good Afternoon everyone Hope your all well 
Today sees a brand new Challenge over at 

The sponsor This month is 

and you could win 3 images and 30% discount from Petal Lu

My Inspiration is a Mdf Tag

Using G45 paper 
Mdf frame picture postcards from stash 
and Beautiful Flowers from Petal-lu 
There is Flower colours to match every project 
Hope you can Play along this month 
Sandra xx

Altered Clock

Good Morning Hope everyone's well
 Today I am sharing an Altered clock
I thought you might be getting bored with my gift sets
But there will be more sorry 
 so here it is altered with g45 papers 
Gilded Lily 

Thanks you for calling by 
Sandra xx

Tuesday 14 July 2015

Fuchsia Gift set

Good morning everyone Hope your all well
I just love the rain cooling it down at night I wish it 
would just rain at night and have sunny Days 
I have Created another Gift set for someone special 
using Heartfelt Creations Cascading Fuchsia collection 
Gift Box with Mini Album I have left all the pages 
blank for there own Personalisation 

Thank you for calling By 

Monday 13 July 2015

Home Sweet Home

 Good Morning an early post today from me as not sleeping 
great finding it far to warm 
I bought this unit at a boot sale ages ago for the bargain price of £1.99
and Finally got around to using it
It's quite large 17 x11x4 inches 
I thought the G45 papers Home Sweet was perfect for this project
I painted it black first before covering it with the papers

Hope you all like it 
Thanks for calling by 
Sandra xx

Friday 10 July 2015

Mini Album

Good Afternoon  I'm a bit later today as I didn't quite have time 
to finish me project yesterday so did all the Housework and cracked on with it 
and here it is My Mini Album in a drop Box 
Sorry there is quite a few pic's for you but that's the thing with albums
 I have missed a few pages so it didn't go on to long 

The box is made from Grey Board 
which I had to do the lid twice 
Made from scratch in my head and 
I am quite pleased how it turned out 

Papers used Graphic 45 Baby 2 Bride 
Cream Card 
Walnut Stain Distress Ink
Grey Board
Heartfelt Creations Delightful Daisy Flower Die 

Thank you for calling by 
Crafty Hugs 
Sandra xx