Tuesday 17 July 2012

Black and gold Christmas

For this card I've used one of my latest Stampotique Christmas stamps that I got with a voucher I won from Crazy 4 challenges a while ago. It's Christmas mosaic by Amy Wilson. I inked with versamark and heat embossed with detail gold powder on to black cardstock, then matted on to some gold paper. I then inked up a couple of favourite Inkadinkado snowflake stamps with versamark and again heat embossed with detail gold, randomly stamped directly on to the black card blank. This is for Creative card crew 15: black card stock.

I love stamping and embossing so this is my card for facebook Sunday's with Santa for Sunday 8 July to use favourite things, which also includes those background stamps.

As I've used a newly acquired stamp that hasn't been used before this is for Christmas stampin all year long 19: no inky yet!

This is also for:

DCC & friends 1: anything goes
Paper pretties Monday challenge 48: embossing
Use it Tuesday 35: emboss it (although the main stamp is new, the background stamps are old)
Kreativer Bastel blog 2: favourite stamp (the background ones)
Frosted fabulous Friday: stamping
LiaStampz 21: anything goes
Blog a doodle: monochrome
DL.Art thankful Thursday: Christmas
Stampavie and more 172: Christmas in summer
Quirky crafts 15: Christmas in July
Totally stampalicious: Christmas in July
Die cuttin' divas 74: Christmas in July
There she goes 165: Christmas in July
Creatalicious 36: Christmas in July
Amusing challenges (stamped blessings): Christmas in July
Lollipop crafts 84: Christmas in July
Hooked on crafts 22: Christmas in July
Little red wagon 141: Christmas in July
2 sisters 100: Christmas in July (I didn't go for the option!)
Totally Gorjuss 140: It's Christmas
Card caravan (the hybrid chick) 22: Christmas in July
Crafter's companion 26: ho ho ho Christmas
Simon says stamps and show: no rules
Crazy amigo: free theme
Crafty creations 178: free for all
Make it Monday 98
Inspire me Fridays 67
52 card pick up week 28


  1. This is stunning & awesome! Love it! I'm Pinning it for future reference! Best, CG

  2. WOW!!Gorgeous Card!!Love it!
    Thanks for joining us at Die Cuttin'Divas this week!

  3. Oh, Hazel!!! This is AMAZING! The gold on top of the black is just stunning! LOVE this!!! :)

  4. Your black and gold Christmas card is stunning! I truly love it! Beautiful embossing and beautiful design. Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

  5. Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious Challenges. Hugs Mieko xx

  6. What a beautiful Christmas card! TFS.--Pat N.

  7. This is so elegant and beautiful. You have inspired me to get my embossing powders out. Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday challenge.

    DIANA L.

  8. What a stunning card! I love your use of gold embossing on black with the detailed stamping. Thanks for joining us at Use It Tuesday!

  9. Hello Hazel,
    this is awesome.. wow..
    Thank you for your participate on Kreativer Bastel Blog..

    Hugs, Katrin

  10. Lovely rich look with the black on gold, fab card!

  11. Wow that's stunning Hazel xx

  12. Hi Hazel, what a great card. Black and gold always looks good together. Your embossing looks great, makes the card pop. Thanks for playing along in the Creative Card Crew challenge. Cheers FiLoMa

  13. Beautiful card! Lovely stamping. Thanks for playing along with us at Frosted Designs!

  14. fab card thanks for joining us at 2sisters this week good luck with the chsallenge tracy :)

  15. hello Hazel, this is so gorgeous, your card is very elegante and chic, i love it, thanks to participate to CSAYL, hope to see you next week, biz

  16. Ooh, glamorous! Caught this over at MIM, and just had to see it close up. What a fabulous card!
    Alison x

  17. Love that gold embossing! Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show this week!

  18. Very nice card. Thanks for joining us at Stamp N Doodle.

  19. Wow Hazel, you sure are a busy lady. Thanks for joining our Christmas challenge at Totally Gorjuss this week. Your black and gold card is stunning. Good luck.

  20. JUst Gorgeous Hazel... LOve the Black/Gold.
    Thank you soooo much for joining us at CSAYL.

  21. This is such a unique image and it looks amazing embossed in gold. Thanks for playing with CASYL this week. It sure is fun to give some love to stamps you haven't used yet, isn't it?

  22. A belated PS: Thanks for joining us at CSAYL! :)

  23. Hello Hazel,
    your card ist just amazing!
    Thanks for joining us at Kreativer Bastel Blog for the challenge.

  24. Oh how elegant and sophisticated! I love this!

    love Mags B x

  25. This is gorgeous! So many wonderful Christmas cards!! Thanks for playing with us at the Card Caravan!

  26. Beautiful! Love the embossing! Thanks for joining us at Lollipop Crafts for our July challenge!

  27. Beautiful card! Love the gold embossing. Thank you for playing with us at Use it Tuesday!

  28. Wow! I saw you on MIM! I have blog candy if you're interested. My Blog Candy

  29. WOW! Fabulous card! Thank you for joining us at the Kreativer Bastelblog Challenge!


  30. Amazing card! Thanks for participating in CSAYL's challenge! Hope to see you again!!!

  31. This is great, you're are bussy! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!

  32. Another striking card Hazel, Great to see you at Totally Gorjuss this week, hugs Samantha :0)

  33. So striking with the gold on black. I am always impressed with embossing!
    Thanks for joining us at CSAYL!!!

  34. I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to come visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS! My entries are: #89, #90, #91, #151, #154, #155, #173, #254 and #255.
    I would love to have you visit my blog!

  35. Gorgeous card. I love the black and gold. Thank you for joining us at 2 Sisters. Hugs, Jill

  36. Never seen a Christmas card quite like this before Hazel. It's absolutely captivating!! Beautiful work. :)

    Thank you so much for taking the time to link up your talent and creative ideas with us at Make It Monday!

  37. Your Christmas-card is amazing, Hazel!
    Thanks for joining us at Stampavie and More.

  38. Just visiting from MIM. I love this card - very classy and a great stamp too x

  39. Wow... thats so beautiful!!
    Love your Christmas Card :D
    Thanks for joining us at Der kreative Bastelblog.
    Hugs, Anja

  40. What a lovely embossed card. Love your attention to detail! Thanks so much for joining us for our challenge at the Creative Card Crew!

  41. Thanks so much for joining us at The Hybrid Chick Card Caravan. Stop by our current challenge, we have some happy news for you!


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