Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Thanks a bunch

For this card I've followed the sketch for More than favors wacky Wednesday 62 (a new challenge to me):

The red die cut label shape is matted on to a gold foiled one which, unfortunately, is very difficult to get a photograph, so it looks dark here whereas irl it is a reflective gold. The stamp (don't know the make) was inked with versamark and heat embossing detail gold. The lace, ribbon, sentiment and gems are from sstash and the flowers were part of the prize I won from Crafty Ribbons - you can read about it here. Thank you, so much, Crafty ribbons - I'm linking this for Crafty Ribbons 10: new beginnings. So I've used something old and something new, which is good for these challenges:

Corrosive 140: ring in the new year - something brand new (the flowers)
Fashionable stamping 12: anything goes using your new stash
Cupcake craft 174: something new
Lollipop crafts: anything new goes
Stamps R us: new crafty goodies
Freshly brewed January: use something new
Simon says: new something
Cute card Thursday 198: what's new
Fairytale 32: something new
Crazy4challenges 118: use something new
Cardmakin mamas: something new you received
Crafty calendar January: new news - new stash
Shelly's terrifically thrilling Thursday: out with the old, in with the new
Order of the opus gluei 121: out with the old and in with the new
Digistamps4joy 34: anything (something old, something new) goes

It's also for:

One stop craft 164: bingo - I chose the diagonal line flowers, diecuts, embossing
Paper creations ink 16: die cuts and/or punches
Lothian January 22: die cuts
One stitch at a time 95: use embellishments
Crazy challenge 101: lace and/or pearls
Cutie pie 9: ribbons & lace
Scrappy frogs: lace
Crafty creations 151: let's heat it up with heat embossing
Dancing in pajamas TCP: embossing
Clear it out Tuesday: thank you card - with bonus of using ribbon
Really reasonable ribbon 39: sparkle & ribbon
C.R.A.F.T. 136: thank you
Crop stop: go for the gold
Let's craft and create 35: anything goes
House of gilli 23: anything goes
Cupcake craftroom January: anything goes
The paper shelter 45: anything goes
Bizzy Becs January: anything goes
Art impressions 46: anything goes
CES 67: anything goes
Gingerloft 31: anything goes
Lexi 56: anything goes
Anything goes 58: anything goes at anything goes
Inspire me Fridays 40
Make my Monday 71


  1. Hi Hazel...you entered a card into Lexi's but didn't refresh yet! I just wanted to give you the head's up on that. Can't wait to see it! Love Samara xox

  2. Love this one, too, Hazel! Gorgeous use of the lace. Glad you're playing again in the Anything Goes challenge at Lexi's Creations.
    NanaConnie LC DT

  3. Gorgeous card, the gold embossing works perfectly on the rich reds. Thanks so much for joining us at FSC. XX

  4. Wow this is fabulous Hazel ... that sketch looks a little tricky!!
    Thanks so much for joining our "Out with the Old, In with the New" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!

    Shelly's Images DT

  5. Great project, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week and good luck! Don't forget to check back with us again on Thursday for our new challenge and to check if you have won or made our Top3. Happy New Year!

    Jo and Tigerlover.

  6. Love the sketch you used to make this beauty...I know it is so hard to get a picture of sparkle...really rich with gold.
    So glad you could join us at
    Really Reasonable Ribbon

  7. Beautiful Card! Thanks for joining us at Corrosive :)

  8. That is SO pretty! Thanks for joining us at our Digistamps 4 Joy Something old, Something new - Anything Goes" challenge.
    Jen Leeflang
    DS4J DT Lead

  9. Gorgeous card Hazel, really striking.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp
    for our "something new" challenge
    hugs Mandy xx

  10. beautiful card Hazel!
    Many thanks for joining in the first Cute Card Thursday Challenge of 2012!
    Happy Crafting, Debxx

  11. Great card Hazel !
    Thanks for sharing with us at OSAAT for our 3 embellishments challenge.
    Good Luck !
    Hope to see you back next week ;O)
    Choccy x

  12. Beautiful card Hazel, thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations in our anything goes challenge!

  13. Another pretty card! Thanks for joining us at Art Impressions for our Anything Goes challenge.

  14. A beautiful card. I love the colours. Thank you for joining us at CRAFT.
    Nikki x

  15. Lovely card! The red and gold compliment one another. Thank for playing along with our "Go for the Gold" Challenge on the CropStop Challenge Blog.

  16. Thanks for joining our challenge at Shelly's Images - I can't wait to see what you create for our next challenge!
    Jen Leeflang
    Shelly's Images DT

  17. Hazel: Thanks so much for playing along in our Something New Challenge at Shelly's Images. Your cards are always amazing, and this one is just that - SUPER. We always look forward to seeing your stunning designs. Good luck!
    Blessings to you,
    Karen - Design Team Member

  18. Super card very classy.

    Thank you for joining us at Anything Goes

  19. I like hou you have used the lace round the die cut. Thanks for joining our challenge Elaine

  20. Hi Hazel, what a gorgeous card, i love the vibrant colours. Thanks for joining us at Fashionable Stamping challenges
    Claire xx

  21. Beautiful card, Hazel, fantastic colours! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake and good luck! Delphine xx

  22. Gorgeous card. It reminds me of a kimono! So beautiful! Thank you for joining us at the Opus Gluei. Your out with the old is excellent!

  23. What a wonderfull project you have made! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

  24. A gorgeous creation. Thanks for joining in with our something new challenge this week at CCC.

    Liza x

  25. A beautiful card in wonderful bright colors. Thanks for joining the FSC this fortnight.

  26. Very classy and pretty card Hazel. :)
    Thank you for playing along with us at Make It Monday!
    Remember, for a chance to win the prize from our sponsor, leave a comment for another entry and mention that you saw them on Make It Monday.
    Lisa xx

  27. Your gold, red and black color combo is stunning!! Thank you for joining in our CropStop Gold Challenge. Hugs, Rosie

  28. Thank You For Joining Paper Creations Ink; We Always Enjoy Seeing Your Creative Talents! We hope that your New Year is off to a grand start!

  29. Great sketch and your interpretation of it is lovely - great colour combo. Elizabeth x

  30. A lovely use of colour ribbon and lace! Thank you for sharing with us at Cutie Pie! Woo x

  31. what a neat idea to use a scrapbooking layout for your card! Thanks for playing along with us at

  32. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Paper Creations Ink. Hugs, Julia - DT

  33. amanzing card - wow - thanks so much for playing with lollipopcrafts - hugs Joanna

  34. great card
    Thanks for joining us at One Stop Crafts
    Jen xx

  35. Beautiful card Hazel I love the way you have added the lace too. Great to have you play along at One Stitch at a Time this week.
    Carol Ann xx

  36. Lovely card! Thank you for joining our month long prize challenge at

    Hugs and Smiles,


  37. Beautiful Hazel! Thank you for sharing with us at Cupcake Craftroom.

    Good luck!

    Jo xxx

  38. Hazel, this is such a rich and elegant looking card - I love the colors. Thank you for participating with our Opus Gluei challenge!

  39. Thank you for joining us at Anything goes this time with your gorgeous creation..

  40. Great Embossing!
    I love the rich red colours! :)

    Thank you for joining us at FTC!

  41. Beautiful card. Thanks for participating in our challenge at Crafty ribbons. Hugs!

  42. Totally lovely. Thanks for playing along with this month's Cupcake Craftroom challenge!!

  43. Very pretty.
    Thanks for joining Fresh Brewed Designs for our month long challenge to 'Use something new'.
    :) Gale


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