Saturday, 22 January 2011

Grey and red Christmas cards

Cutie Sunday 127 calls for the use of black/grey and a colour of choice - mine is red.

The base cards are black linen. I stamped on to grey stardream card. The stamp is one that was lent to me by a dear crafting friend - you'll be seeing more of these images because I stamped quite a few before returning the stamp.

The strips across the cards are SEI wintersong, which is foiled in parts. I added five red gems to each card and a computer generated sentiment.

These are also for my own Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge 4: let's see some bling.

Very difficult to get a photo because of the sheen of the cards.

These are also for:

The lollipop ladies 12: allsorts of things - some black
PaperPlay 3: back to black - use a black base
Sugar creek hollow sensational Saturday: black and white and a splash of one colour
Ooh-la-la 71: bling it on
Order of the opus gluei 86: make a scene
Creative inspirations 51: celebrate
Delightful: let's celebrate
Gingerloft 9: celebrations
Challenge up your life 35: clean and simple
Glitterbabe's 28: anything goes with sparkle
Pile it on 3: anything goes
Let's ink it up 8: anything goes
Pear tree designs 32: free for all
Paper cutz 75: your choice
Penny's 45: anything goes
Christmas cards all year round January: anything goes

25 comments:

  1. now that's a nice xmas headstart and they're stunning. thanks so much for joining us at glitterbabe's challenge.

    hugs :)

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  2. Great stamping and embossing, you will be way ahead for next Chrissy. Thanks again for sharing with us at LIIU, Suzanne x

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  3. What an elegant set of cards! Wonderful job! Thanks for playing along with us at PIO and OLLCB! We hope you’ll join us again next week!

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  4. Beautiful cards Hazel! Thanks for joining us at LIIU and good luck
    Claire xx

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  5. Very pretty love the image
    Thank you so much for sharing with us again at ooh la la this week
    Wendi

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  6. What a gorgeous card, thanks so much for joining us at Cutie Sunday this week ……

    Hugs
    Bella

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  7. Thanks for join us at Sugar Creek Hollow. Great that you are getting a head start on your Christmas cards. Don't forget where you put them! LOL.
    I love the splash of red on this pretty winter scenes.

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  8. It's great that you're getting a jump on your Christmas cards! These are beautiful. All of that shimmer is so eye catching! I love the little bling in the corner. Glad you could join us at SCH.
    Hope to see you again for next weeks challenge.
    Reneé
    Sugar Creek Hollow Design Team

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  9. Wonderful cards Hazel!
    Thanks for joining Cutie Sunday this week.

    Hugs Arwen

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  10. Hazel, dear, you are putting all the rest of us to shame with your prolific creating - especially because you do it so well! I really think this has such a clean look to it and is festive as well, a really striking color combo!

    Thank you so much for your playing along with us at Opus Gluei!

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  11. These are fantastic. You are getting a good jump on this year's Christmas. Thanks for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow!

    Julie

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  12. Lovely card!
    Thanks for joining us at Pile It On!
    Helen x

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  13. Love the shimmer of your cards, and that you are getting a good head start on Christmas!
    Thanks for playing along with us this week at The Lollipop Ladies :)
    Andrea

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  14. Good for you getting started so early! These are just beautiful, thank you for joining us in our challenge this week at SCH!! We hope you will join us again, love your work!!
    donna

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  15. Hazel, your Christmas cards are just gorgeous, how clever you are to get started so early! Love the splash of red you used! Thanks for joining us for this week's Sugar Creek Hollow challenge, we hope you will come back and join us again next week!
    Hugs,
    Marsha
    Sugar Creek Hollow Design Team

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  16. Lovely card. Love the touch of red and the image is beautiful. Thanks for joining us at The Lollipop Ladies. Mel xxx

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  17. Wonderful Christmas cards and so wise to start early. The sheen makes them so elegant and I love the pop of red. Thanks for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow.
    Hugs!
    Cec

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  18. Hi
    a wonderful cards.

    Thanks for joining Cutie Sunday this week.

    Hugs
    Marushy

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  19. Good morning and thank you for joining our challenge over at Sugar Creek Hollow. This is such a gorgeous design. Your image looks spectacular against the wonderful array of patterns you used, and you added the perfect embellishments to finish your design. Please come back and join us next week. I would love to see you win some free stamps and the more you enter, the better your chance! Blessings to you and thanks so much for playing along with us!!! Tracy, Sugar Creek Hollow Owner

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  20. Wonderful cards Hazel, Thank you so much for joining in with our celebration challenge over at Creative Inspirations this week with your lovely work.
    Hugs
    Suzi x

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  21. beautiful cards, what a good job!
    thanks for playing with us at Paperplay this week
    hugs
    céline

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  22. Oh how lovely! I can tell there's lots of wonderful shimmer in these cards - the more the merrier I say!! These are so pretty. Thanks for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow - hope you'll join us in the next challenge starting Saturday.
    All the best,
    Sharon, SCH-DT

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  23. Great christmascards! Well done :) Thanks for playing with us at Challenge up your life!

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  24. Very pretty Hazel! Thanks for joining us this week at Penny's. Good Luck!

    Courtney~

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  25. these are beautiful Hazel!
    Awesome work on the Christmas cards!!

    Thanks for playing along with The Lollipop Ladies! Hope you'll join us for our next challenge too!
    Sammi
    xx

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