Saturday 29 December 2012

CHNC challenge 105 ...

... here we go, starting Christmas cards now for next year - please come and join in my CHNC challenge 105 and avoid the panic that tends to set in as December looms. This week you can show any Christmas card that you haven't shown before or make a new one to start off your collection for 2013.

For my card I've used an offcut of some mirror card that I used last week, wrapped around with a piece of blue and silver ribbon, topped with a sentiment strip. The topper and snowflakes have been in my Christmas stash for years - it's about time I used up things like this. The topper is very glittery.

If you happen to be reading this after 1 January, then please also come and join my on my new CHNC challenge extra monthly 'anything goes', where you might be randomly chosen to win $21 to spend on Bugaboo Stamps.

My card is also for:

A card a day on facebook
Pixie's crafty snippets week 52
Nutcrafters 33: lots of layers and sparkle/bling
Craftymess 24: show some sparkle/bling
Bloggers challenge: sparkle and shine
QKR stampede 19: let it shine
Pixie dust studio: any celebration will do
Bunny Zoe: celebration
Whoopsi Daisy: celebrate
Order of the opus gluei 146: baby it's cold outside
Lexi 80: snow
Raise the bar 124: let it snow
Papercraft star 125: snow
The hybrid chick (card caravan) 34: snowflakes
Catch the bug: holiday/winter
Crazy amigo: merry Christmas
Cutie pie 33: cutie Christmas
Creative Belli 159: Christmas
Craft us crazy 33: merry Christmas
Milk coffee: Christmas or winter holiday
Kaboodle 151: Christmas, holidays or new year
Victorine 49: non traditional Christmas
Creative craft challenges: non traditional Christmas
Broken box stock 17: winter/snowflakes
Tanda teaser 204: chilly colours
Hiding in my craft room 78: freestyle
Cute card Thursday 249: anything goes
Challenges4everybody 10: anything goes
Simon says: anything goes
Crafts and me: winter wonderland bumper Christmas challenge
Penny's 107: merry Christmas
Crafts 4 eternity R104: 1 - 2 - 3 - 1 ribbon, 2 characters, 3 snowflakes
Ribbon carousel 75: holiday spirit: Christmas
Fab n funky 152: add ribbon and/or lace
Really reassonable ribbon 62: anything goes and ribbon
Party time Tuesday 100: anything goes
The pink elephant 180: anything goes
Through the craftroom door 50: anything goes
Simon says: anything goes
Tuesday alchemy 46: anything goes
Little Miss Muffet 51: anything goes
Stamp-n-doodle: anything goes
DL.ART: anything goes
ATCs and cards with attitude 30: anything goes/celebrations
Mark's fiuest papers simple salutations 25: anything goes (with a sentiment on the front)
Spark your creativity now 4: anything goes
Hooked on craft 27: Christmas
Allways something creative 44: Christmas
Gingerloft: Christmas or winter
Natalie and Amy December: winter wishes


  1. Hazel I am loving all the glitz on this one.
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  2. Lovely snowflakes against the dark background! Thanks for joining us at Card Caravan at The Hybrid Chick

  3. Thanks for your loyalty, Hazel!

  4. Like the image & scene you've created with the shine/glitz. Is cold outside here in Central TX. We had snow on Christmas Day. All snow is melted & it is warming up some. Thanks for entering MFP Simple Salutations Anything Goes Challenge.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"
    MFP SS Hostess

  5. Beautiful card Hazel. Lovin the glitz to this one. I'm with you on starting cards for next year. It appears the postman needs more that 6 biz days to deliver on time so next year I'm challenging myself to mail on Dec. 1 (wish me luck).
    Have a Happy New Year. Pat K xx

  6. so carried away forgot to thank you for joining us at Fab'n'Funky. hugs, Pat K

  7. Such a sweet image and I love the sparkle and shine. Thanks for joining us at Cutie Pie xx

  8. A gorgeous card with a very cute image thanks for joining in the Kaboodle Doodles Challenge

  9. Great card, I love the image and the background colours really set it off.

    Thank you very much for joining us at Stamp 'n' Doodle.

    Anne-Marie x x

  10. This is a great card Hazel, fab image
    Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy this week.

  11. This is so sweet. I love it.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART ANYTHING GOES December Linky Party
    DIANA L.

  12. Thank you for sharing your lovely card with us at Card and Scrap :) And happy newyear to you :)

  13. What a delightful card! This image is simply adorable! Wonderfully done! :D

  14. What a sweet card thanks for joining us at crafty mess xxx

  15. So gorgeous card. Thanks for playing with us at Little Miss Muffet challenge.

  16. Brilliant card , Fab image and colours . Thanks for sharing at challenges 4 everybody . Hugs trisha x

  17. What a cute image .... I love dark cards they really show sparkle and bling really well ....

    Thank you for joining in The Crafty Mess Challenge

    Tina xxx

  18. This is really cute and I really do like the dark card to show off the bling.

    Thank you so much for coming over and joining in with us at Craftymess.

    Great Big Huge Hugs

    Becca xxx

  19. Blingtastic :) thanks for joining in at Crafty Mess this week x

  20. Just adorable, Hazel! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles this week.

  21. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's and good luck.

  22. Cute card, Hazel! I'm impressed that you're already starting on next year's Christmas cards! Love the sparkliness of this one. Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Alchemy!

  23. What a bunch of cuties!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Papercraft Star.

    Deanne :)

  24. Lovely card, Hazel, love the color you chose for your snow scene! Thanks for sharing your card with us at the Papercraft Star. Happy Holidays!

  25. Love it, Hazel!

    Thanks for joining us at Penny's and all the best for 2013.

    Helen x

  26. What a sweet lil' card, Hazel! Happy new year. Thanks for sharing with us at Raise the Bar this past week.

  27. Thank-you for sharing your fabulous creation with us at Crafts 4 Eternity! hugs x

  28. What a lovely creation. Thanks for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy.


  29. Hazel, this is GORGEOUS! Thanks for entering your cute creation into our Seasonal Challenge at Bugaboo's Catch the Bug challenge this week. Good luck in the draw. We hope you join us in the next challenge too.
    Jen Leeflang

  30. Just beautiful!
    Thanks so much for playin' along with us this week for the Catch The Bug Holiday Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps! We hope you join us again for our NEWEST challenge.
    Happy New Year !!
    Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
    Kaymin Kreations

  31. A great start for next year Hazel. Thanks for celebrating again with us at Whoopsi Daisy this time. Carol DT x

  32. I'm sorry to be so late in admiring your lovely card and thanking you for joining us at ATCs with Attitude.

  33. Such a cute card!! Thanks for participating in our PENNY'S PAPER CRAFTY challenge!!


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