Saturday 21 July 2012

CHNC challenge 82: monochrome

The week's go by so quickly and here we are getting towards the end of July already. If you haven't yet started thinking about making Christmas cards perhaps you can be tempted to do so by going over to my CHNC challenge 82 - this week I'm asking to see monochromatic cards, either black and white or mainly various shades of one colour.

This is my card for the challenge, using 'sliding penguins' digital stamp from Digi Doodle Shop who are this week's sponsors of CHNC challenge 82.

I've used Merry Monday sketch 16 for my card which is my third entry for Merry Monday sketch with a twist, where we were asked to use any of their past sketches and make 4 cards during the month of July.

I used a black card blank and three strips of white and silver Kanban card. I coloured the penguins with copics (not that there was much colouring to do) and added stickles glitter glue on the snow drifts. The sentiment was generated on computer and printed. The snowflakes were cut with a Woodware punch.

This is also for:

Marker pop 3: black and white
Creative card crew 15: black card stock
Crimbo crackers 20: penguins (or animals)
Christmas stampin all year long 20: sketch - any sketch you like
Ruby's rainbow 33: cute animals
Charisma cardz 28: your favourite animal - I love penguins on Christmas cards
Creative craft world July mini challenge: monochrome
52 card pick up 29


  1. Love it! These little guys are the cutest little things! Your DSP is a great addition to your gorgeous Christmas card. Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday this week!

  2. Beautiful card Hazel, these little guys are so sweet.Love the kanban card.Thanks for joining us over at Ruby's Rainbow challenge.Good luck.Hugs Debbie x

  3. Penguins : very original for a favorite animal. Beautiful realization. Bravo !

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

    Hugs from France.

  4. a fabulous and very cute card!

    thanks so much for playing along with us at Ruby’s Rainbow Challenges!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  5. Thanks so much for joining us at CSAYL with this fabulous card, Hazel!!! LOVE the way you cut the backing paper to fit the sketch--brilliant! :)

  6. Gorgeous card!

    Thank you for joining in the fun at Ruby’s Rainbow challenges for our * Cute Animal * challenge

    Hope you will join us again
    Hugs Shaz x

  7. What a fun card! Those penguins are adorable. Thanks for playing with us over at CSAYL!

  8. Loving those penguins having fun! Thanks so much for joining in with the Charisma Cardz challenge this week.
    Jenni x

  9. hello Hazel, what a gorgeous card, i love black and white, beautiful creation, thanks to participate to CSAYL, hope to see you next week, biz

  10. Hazel this is that little bit of sparkle you added! Thanks for joining us at MarkerPop!

  11. Hi Hazel,
    gorgeous card love the black and white combination;-))m
    Thanks for joining us at

  12. What fun, Hazel, and I love your elegant sparkly background! Thanks for sharing with us again at Merry Monday!

  13. Lovely fun cad Hazel the penguins look fab and I love all the sparkle :)

    Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz Challenges

    Hugs Mandy xxx

  14. Adorable, love the penguins! Thanks for playing with us at MarkerPop!

    Tracy Valure

  15. Your card is just stunning! I love your coloring and the background paper. Simply elegant!
    Thank you for joining us at MarkerPop!
    Marie XX

  16. How fun!!! Those penguins are really cute and that sentiment is just perfect. Thanks for playing with CSAYL this week.

  17. Love it! These little guys are so adorable you can't help but smile! Thanks for joining the Creative Card Crew this fortnight!

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

  19. Such a fun card, the penguins are so cute. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

  20. I love the cute penguins Hazel! A fab card, thank you for joining in our challenge at Creative Craft World :) Sarah x

  21. Such a striking card - I love the background and the hints of glitter on the cute image.

    Thanks for joining in our challenge at Creative Craft World! :)


  22. Love it Penguins are one my favourites :)

  23. Very cute, love the penguins! Thanks for joining in our challenge at Creative Craft World.
    Trish x


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