Saturday, 12 March 2011

Blue Christmas

This is for CPS 208:

and for 'It's a cool yule' on Jingle Belles:

I've used three patterned papers and three brads, so it's my first card for the March challenge on Christmas cards all year round. I think it also is OK for Irish teddies: recipe - 3 brads, tape and no flowers - I'm not sure about the 'tape' (google translation doesn't seem clear on this) - but I've interpreted it as 'ribbon' - hope that's OK.

Day 11 on 365 cards yesterday was 'repurposed' - find some paper in your stash that was intended for one holiday/season and give it a new life.

The main background paper is from the 'art deco ladies' Nancy Watt range, but I thought it combined well with the other papers - Nancy Watt decorative Christmas trees and a piece of English Paper Company paper behind the PM 3D stickers. The 'buttons' are brads. The 'art deco ladies' papers has stars on it, so I'm also linking for Die cut dreams Christmas 57: starlight, starbright.

This is also for:

Freshly brewed 38: 3 or more patterned papers
Iris' spot 14: buttons
Crafty creations 109: baby blue
CCEE 1110: monochromatic cards with the blues
Simply create 39: monochromatic
The crafty pad 111: use a ribbon
Paper pretties 144: ribbon
Creative card crew: no flowers
Wild orchid 18: anything goes
Papertake weekly: anything goes + option of something old - the papers
Aly's: anything goes
Card cupids: anything goes
Craft your passion 48: anything goes
Simon says: anything goes

And now I need to get back to making Easter cards and eventually other cards to fill the gaps ready for my Tearfund sales.


  1. MAN, how do you keep track of all these challenges?!?!?! My head is spinning!

    I love all the layered papers and the pretty blue embellishments. Thanks for playing!

  2. Huhu Hazel,

    your translation is correct... 3 Brads, a ribbon and no flowers...
    Your wintercard is so nice - but I think we had enough cold days and it's time for spring ;)

    Nice weekend *smile*

  3. Great card Hazle I see the stars on the fab DP
    Thanks for joining us at the Die cut Dreams Christmas challenge this week for our "Star Bright" challenge
    Hugs Susie Sugar and the Christmas Dream Team xx

  4. Love the dimension on those pretty little ornaments ... great ribbon too ... thanks for joining our jingle belles fun.

  5. oh wow, what a terrific sketch and you've done such a great take on it! those papers really are FABULOUS as well-the embossed one with the trees is particularly ♥BEAUTIFUL ♥!

  6. The papers work so well together Hazel, well done indeed! Nice to see a Christmas card in our Ribbons challenge this week at THE CRAFTY far as I'm aware, yours is the only one! Hugs, Ali x

  7. I didn't know there were that many challenges... That's one beautiful card!!!!! Gorgeous blue papers.

  8. Look at all those challenges you entered! Amazing and you card is super gorgeous with the blue and amazing papers! Love the sentiment too! Thanks for joining us at Iris's Spot!

  9. I love this Hazel, thanks for joining us at DCD Chirstmas Club.

  10. Another gorgeous card, Hazel! Thanks for playing along with us again, at Iris's Spot, in our Buttons challenge.

  11. This is really pretty. LOve your colours. Thank you sooo much for joining us at Die cut Dreams Christmas Club.

  12. Very pretty, love the

  13. love the layout and design of this card Hazel, and thatnks for joining us at CCAYR hugs Jess

  14. Beautiful card, I love the sentiment, thanks for joining our Star challenge at the Die Cut Dreams Christmas blog!

  15. fab card girl :) and the ornaments are super :)

  16. Wow - that's quite a list of challenges! Beautiful card - I especially love those great 3-D stickers!

  17. great card love the papers thanks for joining us at DCD christmas club
    hugs sara x

  18. Pretty card Hazel. Love the Blue papers. Thanks for joining us at CCAYR this month.


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