Monday, 6 August 2012

Solid as a rock

This is for the sketch for Cards und more 61:

I've only used solid colours, no patterned paper, for City crafter 120: solid as a rock. And all pieces came from my offcuts boxes (yes, I have 'boxes' - one for coloured solid cardstock and another for white) so this is another one for:

Pixie's crafty snippets 31
Squiggle stamps: stash attack - I used offcuts

I used a crafts too embossing folder for the raised spots for Crafty ribbons 25: seeing spots and dots. The stitched ribbon across the bottom and the Craftime sentiment are from stash.

The black bows with gems were from Hobbycraft and the blue buttons from Poundland - these are for:

Craft room: buttons and bows
Brown sugar 4: buttons & bows
Nutcrafters 23: butterflies and/or bows
Penny's 87: butterflies and/or bows
Digi doodle shops best 199: ribbons and bows

I chose the colours for:

Woodware UK week 63: black and white with a pop of blue
The house that stamps built DCC81: colour challenge - black and white plus one other colour
Crazy challenge 126: black, white & 1 other

I chose the Penny Black floral silhouette stamp for Gingerloft 45: silhouettes.

This is also for:

Paper-crafting journey: anything goes
DCC & friends 1: anything goes
Ribbon girl: select three items in a line - I chose flower, bow, buttons
Top tip Tuesday 82: focus on the ribbon
Really reasonable ribbon 53: bling with ribbon
Corrosive 155: they say it's your birthday
Fashionista 5: baby or birthday
Stampavie & more 173: birthday
Delightful: delightful birthday
DL.Art: happy birthday
Inky impressions: embossing
Card and scrap 36: use stamps on your contribution
No matter which 1: anything goes
Fashionable stamping 27: anything goes
Craft your passion 122: anything goes
Simply create too 19: anything goes
2 sisters 103: anything goes
Challenge up your life 75: everything goes
Make it Monday 101


  1. What a lovely birthday card! Beautiful embossing & love the triple buttons and bows! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge for "They Say It's Your Birthday!" :)

  2. Fantastic job. Super cute. I am now following your blog:)
    My blog

  3. Beautiful card Hazel!! Thank you for visiting today and taking the time to leave a sweet comment!! Good luck on the giveaways!!

  4. Very pretty, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

  5. Super card. Thanks for joining in with my Nutcrafters challenge. Debs xx

  6. I love this Hazel. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.

  7. What an ellegant card , thanks for joining us at Pennys , good luck , hope to see you next time ...

    Hugs Sue DT xx

  8. A wonderful card. Thanks for joining us at Cards und More.

  9. hello Hazel!
    love your stylish and elegant touch,
    beautiful card!
    Thanks for sharing at Craft-Room Challenge,
    good luck and welcome again, new challenge tomorrow;-))m

  10. Hi Hazel, love your stamping and the gorgeous bows. Thanks for joining us for our first challenge at NMW Challenges, hope you enjoyed the hop. Good luck. Hugz Suzanne

  11. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for joining us at Card and Scrap:)

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  13. This is such a beautiful card Hazel.
    great color combo and I love the buttons and the ribbon.

    Thank you for joining my DL.ART happy Birthday BLOG HOP.

    DIANA L.

  14. A beautiful card Hazel, I love it. Thank you for joining us at Craft-Room Challenge.
    xxx Hazel.

  15. Hazel, this is beautiful! I love the colors. It is so elegant looking. Thank you for playing long with us this week at Inky Impressions. Good luck and I hope you join us again soon. :o)

    Tonya Inky DT

  16. Very stylish, just wonderful. Thanks for joining us at FSC this fortnight.

  17. What a beautiful card!! I love the design and the pretty bows!! Thanks so much for stopping by for the Happy Birthday Diana Blog Hop!! Have a great day :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  18. lovely card and i especially love all of the texture you've worked into the design. the color palette's fabulous, as well! ♥

  19. This is such an elegant and eye-catching card. Love all of the layering and textures. The buttons and bows make a wonderful combo. Thanks for playing along with us at Craft Your Passion Challenges.

  20. Wow Hazel - I adore this card. So elegant and it really is eye-catching! Beautiful. Di xx

  21. Wow, pretty card! I love the gorgeous color combination and the pretty bows:) Beautiful! Thanks for hopping in the Happy Birthday Diana blog hop:)

    Sherrie K

  22. So pretty Hazel..gorgeous.

    Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  23. Lovely card. Love the design and the triple bow.

    Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us at Craft your Passion this week. Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

    Craft Your Passion Guest Design Team Member

  24. Very pretty. I love the stamp and the way you designed your card. I am glad you could join in Diana's birthday celebration

  25. lovely birthday card! Thank you for playing with us @ 2 Sisters this week.

  26. Love the colour combo.The blue softens everything to make this such a pretty card.Beautifully embellished too.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week :D
    Lisa x

  27. Such a stylish card thanks for sharing with us at FSC. XX

  28. Great to see you playing along with us at Inky Impressions again this week Hazel,this is just gorgeous - love the layout and pretty ribbon detail hugs Judith x

  29. A beautiful elegant creation Hazel ... I love your card ... thanks so much for playing at CCCB

  30. Such a pretty card.. Thanks so much for playing along with us over at CCCB!

  31. Thanks for participating in our DCC Challenge at The House That Stamps Built! Your card is stunning - the blue is so pretty with black and white!

  32. Hvor er den bare flot♥

    10000 tak for at du deltager på card and scraps udfordring.

  33. Gorgeous colour combo and such a lovely card. Thanks for joining us in our first challenge at NMWC and good luck. I hope you enjoyed the bloghop .Hugs, Marion

  34. Lovely card Hazel. Like the colour combo and card layout. Fab ribbon and bows and colour of them unusual to see them in black. Thanks for joining in this weeks Challenge at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges. Jenny x

  35. Lovely birthday card Hazel with great design. The 3 bows are a nice touch.

    Thanks for joining us at the Fashionista Challenge and I hope we see you again. hugs Pat K.x

  36. What a love card, it's so sweet and simple! Fabulous job! Thank you for joining us this week at the Inky Impressions Challenge!

    Jackie, Inky Impressions DT

  37. Lovely card. Thanks so much for joining us at 2 Sisters this week.

  38. Beautiful card!! Thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar for the buttons and Bows challenge!! We hope you decide to join us again!!! Good luck!
    Alice B
    Brown Sugar DT

  39. Hazel the color combination is beautiful Dropped over from Diana's blog hop
    Cheers from Bangalore, India

  40. Beautiful and elegant. Thanks for joining us at Card and Scrap.

  41. Beautiful card and colours Hazel. I saw this on MIM..Loz

  42. Lovely layout and textures Hazel, thank yu for joining in the challenge at DCC & Friends and good luck x

  43. Beautiful card!

    Thanks for joining us at FSC!

    xxx Ellie xxx

  44. Love the color combo and all details.
    Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge!

  45. Fab card Hazel love the bows :)

    Thanks for joining us at 2Sisters Challenge

    Hugs Mandy xxx

  46. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons. Good luck and hope to see you again.


  47. Lovely card! Thanks so much for participating in our Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge.

  48. Can't go wrong with PB, blue, black & white. Fabulous card. TFS

  49. Awesome card. I love the bows and buttons. Thanks for sharing and joining us at Simply Create Too Challenge#19 DT AJ~

  50. Lovely texture Hazel, thanks for playing along with Woodare, I hope you will join us again this week.

  51. A beautiful card, a great design and wonderful colors....thanks for joining us this week at
    Challenge up your life!
    Hugs Michaela

  52. Lovely card Hazel love the bows, great to see you at Top Tip Tuesday for our Focus on Ribbon challenge this time, hugs Samantha :0)

  53. Love your elegant card.
    Thanks for joining us over at Squiggle Stamps.

    Lou x

  54. I love hte embossed background and the elegant image. Thanks for playing with us at Crafty ribbons! Hugs! xx

  55. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge.

    groetjes, Ellen

  56. Hi Hazel, a beautiful and elegant card, I love the colours you have used. Thanks for joining us at Paper Crafting Journey

    hugs Vicky xxx

  57. WOW! HOW MANY challenges did you make that fit? 30-something? WTG on winning at Craft Room Challenge....

    See you on WOYWW then?


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