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Welcome our Guest Designer Sandra

Hello everyone, Cristina here to share with you our special guest for this Sunday. We are so happy to have her. She was one of our DT Top picks from our FB SBC Group with her awesome card, she has some amazing creations she will be sharing with us.

My name is Sandra Meynell and I'm from Wellington, New Zealand. I am extremely honored to have been chosen as a Guest Designer. I work full time as a Payroll Officer for a large government department. In my spare time I love making stuff. Crafting is my hobby and addiction. I can't remember when I started crafting but my Mum still has a star for the top of the Christmas Tree that I made at Primary School. That was quite a few years ago. 
One of my earliest and fondest memories was when I was visiting my Nana on a school holiday and she took me in to buy a Long Stitch Embroidery kit. I made this and then ended up buying a matching kit which I made for her 80th Birthday. When she passed away this came back to me.
My Aunty died last year at age 91. When we were going through some of her photos I found a cross stitch card that I had made for her 70th Birthday. It blew me away that she had kept it for all those years.

I have done numerous different crafts over the years but since buying my cuttlebug machine 4 or 5 years ago card making has been my main crafting activity.  Here are a few photos of things I have made over the years.

My favourite go to technique at the moment is the Card in a Box. I got the inspiration for these off Tina Weller's blog and video at I have done 3 of these so far and have orders for at least 4 more. My first one earned me this spot on the blog and at least 3 other people want me to show them how to make it.

Thank you for stopping by, hope you enjoyed meeting our special guest today.

Hope you have a blessed day,


  1. Wow! These are fabulous!!!! I will be a new follower! Thanks for being guest DT!


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