Saturday, 26 February 2011

CHNC challenge 9: let's get sentimental

Saturday morning comes round so quickly again - and it's time for another challenge on my Christmas blog - CHNC challenge 9: 'let's get sentimental'. Please click here to have a look at this week's challenge and, hopefully, join in.

My card is very simple (I confess that I didn't have much time to make this. I used a pre-shaped card and stuck on the Dovecraft snowflake paper, which, of course, I then had to cut round, which wasn't such a quick job as I thought! The embossed and foil sentiment is one that came in a kit last year. At first I wasn't sure about using it because it's oblong rather than square, but I think it still sits OK on the card.

It so happens that great minds think alike this week and the theme for Jingle Belles challenge is Text Me - SmilynStef said: ''We're asking that you incorporate text into your holiday creations ... it could be a book page, Christmas carol lyrics, a poem, or even a card that features a sentiment as the main focal point of the design.' - so I think my card qualifies for this.

I'm also entering this card for:

PaperPlay 8: let's get sentimental'
Stampin' sisters in Christ 76: use the colour green
Fun at fairy knoll: feeling a little green
Mami doodles 21: make it monochromatic green
Gingersnap GC92 colour challenge - jewel colours plus gold - I chose emerald plus gold
I did it 43: anything goes
One stitch at a time 50: anything but square
Mixed media Monday: shape up
Woodware USA 15: shaped card
DYSU 8: anything goes
Paper romance 39: anything goes

I am celebrating with some candy - you can read about it and sign up here

21 comments:

  1. Lovely stuff - has a feeling of brocade fabric about that paper!

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  2. oh my goodness, yes--great minds think alike, indeed! that's too funny! :) loving that gorgeous green background paper and of course the wonderful diecut shape of the card is so appealing! ♥

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  3. Love that card shape, and I think the rectangle sentiment shape works brilliantly ... very balanced design. Thanks so much for joining our jingle belles fun.

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  4. Another lovely card! Really like the shape! Thanks for playing along at Paper Romance!

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  5. Now I understand your hint last night! Lovely card, Hazel. I'll get busy with mine this weekend.

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  6. A real luxury Christmas card, Hazel - it's gorgeous.

    Thanks for joining us again this week on PaperPlay.

    Julie :o)

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  7. clean but very beautiful Hazel, your DP is gorgeous
    thanks for joining the DYSU challenge this week
    hugs
    Miranda

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  8. Oh this is really pretty Hazel! Love the shape and the frame is perfect! Thanks for joining us at Stampin Sisters in Christ!

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  9. Lots of pretty green paper here, lovely job! Thanks for joining us this week at Stampin' Sisters in Christ!

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  10. Lovely card! Thanks for playing the Gingersnap Creations Jewel Color Challenge!

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  11. So elegant! Love the embossing :)

    Thanks for joining Paper Romance this week!

    Hugs,
    Sandra P

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  12. Wonderful card, thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

    -Wenche

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  13. Very pretty cart, I love the shape and the sentiment is lovely. Thanks for joining us at Paper Play Challenges this week!!

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  14. Very pretty cart, I love the shape and the sentiment is lovely. Thanks for joining us at Paper Play Challenges this week!!

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  15. So very pretty! Love the sentiment and shape! TFS!

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  16. Beautiful card. I love the background texture. Thanks for joining us this week at Do You Stack Up.

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  17. What a gorgeous Christmas card. Lovely concept! Thanks for being part of this week's Mami Doodle Challenge.

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  18. Beautiful, elegant and classy card, Hazel, really like the rich coloring and textures.

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  19. Beautiful card Hazel. Love the shape.

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  20. Clean, simple and very elegant!
    Thank You for joining us at Mami Doodles and good luck in the draw too xx

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