Wednesday 2 January 2013

Winter wonderland

For this card I've used a background piece of My Paper Stash 'red snowflakes', added a decoupaged image etc at the base - this was recycled from a card received. Crystal ice stickles was added to the centres of the snowflakes and across the bottom. I had to take the photograph at an angle because the background is mirror card which reflects so much head-on with flash.

This is another card for both my CHNC challenge 105 and my new CHNC challenge extra for January (where monthly challenges will always be 'anything goes') - if you haven't discovered these Christmas challenge blogs yet, please click on the links and join in.

This is also for:

A card a day on facebook
Sunday's with Santa on facebook week 1
Lady Anne's Friday sentiment challenge
Gingerloft: Christmas or winter
The hybrid chick card caravan 34: snowflakes
Lexi 80: snow
Broken box stock 17: winter/snowflakes
My time to craft 202: animals in the snow
GoFish 32: winter
Card mania 11: winter wonderland
Paper pretties Monday 72: winter creation
Aud sentiments 71: winter
Cutie pie 33: cutie Christmas
More than favors wacky Wednesday 78: Christmas
Craft us crazy 33: merry Christmas
MilkCoffee: Christmas or winter holiday
Little scrap pieces fun Friday: winter
Fussy & fancy 79: furry friends
QKR stampede 19: let it shine
Craftymess 24: show some sparkle/bling
Drunken stampers: all that glitters
Paper pretties Wednesday 239: bling
Bloggers challenge: sparkle and shine
Jen's digi 1: let's celebrate
Bunny Zoe: celebration
Emerald faerie garden 39: celebrations
Party time Tuesday 101: celebrate
Whoopsi Daisy: celebrate
Catch the bug: holiday/winter
Forever Friends 52: anything goes
Crafty creations 202: anything goes
Freshly brewed 2013 challenge 1: anything goes
Hiding in my craft room 78: freestyle
Papertake: anything goes
Cards galore January: anything goes
Spark your creativity 5: anything goes
Order of the opus gluei 147: free for all
The pink elephant 180: anything goes
ATCs and cards with attitude 30: anything goes/celebrations
Wags n whiskers 94: anything goes
Artistic inspiration 21: celebrations/anything goes
Kaboodle 152: anything goes
Make it Monday 121
52 card pick up week 52


  1. gorgeous card Hazel! i like the idea of recycling all or part of shop bought cards - haven't thought of doing that before! when the cards and decorations come down i'll be looking at them with a view to recycling them now Karen x

  2. Beautiful card. Just stunning. Thanks for playing along with us at GoFish!

  3. Hi Hazel, Your card is stunning and thank you for joining in our challenge at Forever Friends Any thing goes good luck and hope to see you again DT Member Sandra H xx

  4. I LOVE this, Hazel!!! The use of the different cards is perfect!!! Beautiful! I hope that you can come and play along this week at Inkspirational and this month at Technique Tuesday! We've got prizes, giveaways, and a DT call going on! :)

  5. What a pretty card. I love that you recycled! Thanks for joining us this week at ARTistic Inspirations~Wendy, DT

  6. Fab card and clever upcycling. Thanks for joining us at Cutie Pie xx

  7. Me again! Thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy too! xx

  8. This is a gorgeous card. Love that you did a recycling on the little figure. Thought at first it was one of the LOTV toppers. One of the Playground ladies told me when LOTV had free shipping & I got some of them. This looks like one of the Bear motifs. You've given me a lovely idea of how to use one. Absolutely love your background too. Great photography job. I'll try to join the fun one of these days. Need to start NOW for cards for next year. LOL. TFS

  9. love the red and white so pretty.thank you so much for joining the LSP "winter" Challenge. Karen

  10. So cute... love that you've recycled your main image, and that glossy background is fab! Thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy.
    Alison x

  11. WOW What a Beautiful card. The WOW factor for sure.

  12. So sweet! Great snowflakes! Thanks for joining us over at Little Scrap Pieces! DT Member Carri~Abusybee

  13. Great recycling project.Came together for a lovely card .Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

  14. Great card, love the recycled image!

    Thank you for sharing with us at My Time To Craft & Emerald Faeries good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

  15. Stunning and love all the snowflakes Thanks for joining us at artistic inspirations . hugs trisha x dt

  16. Fab card Thanks for joining us at crafty mess. xxxx

  17. Wow! Such a lovely card! Thanks for playing along at Card Mania!

  18. Gorgeous card! Thanks for entering the Cards Galore challenge. Good luck xx

  19. Such a pretty the sparkle in the snow.
    Thank you for playing along in our challenge over at Craftymess.

    Sandie x

  20. Absolutely gorgeous! Beautiful RED!
    Have a great day and thank you for joining us at Little Scrap Pieces!

  21. Beautiful card! Gorgeous papers:)
    Thanks for joining us at Little Scrap Pieces!
    Sherrie K
    DT Member

  22. Gorgeous card,so striking.Thanks for joining us at LSP.
    Jayne x

  23. Way to go with recycling! Great card - thanks for joining us at my Time To Craft!

  24. Simply Stunning card very well thoughtout beautiful colours ..Thank you for playing along at Card Mania Challenges!

  25. Hi Hazel.

    Another super on-trend card with lots of sparkle. Perfect for our challenge.
    Thank you for taking part in the Craftymess Sparkle / Bling challenge with us.
    Angela (Craftymess DT)

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

  27. Thanks so much for playing along with us this week for the Catch The Bug "Holiday Challenge” with Bugaboo Stamps! Just loved your card, and hope to see more of your work in future challenges!

    Bugaboo Stamps DT
    Jenn Zeeb

  28. Beautiful scene card.Great photo also.Its hard taking photos on material like this and you nailed it.Thanks for joining Milkcoffee winter or Christmas challenge.

  29. beautiful card I am now one of your follower

  30. Lovely - love the metallic paper and the adorable teddy!
    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. Lovely card Hazel
    Thanks for playing along with the "All That Glitters" challenge at Drunken Stampers!

  32. Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us over A Whoopsi Daisy this week.

    Joan x

  33. I adore your DP Hazel great job! Thank you for playing along this week at Jen's Digi Stamps. Good luck in the challenge and I hope to see you in the next challenge.


    CraftyGirl Jen's Digi Stamp DT

  34. Beautiful creation Hazel, love the sparkle! Thanks for playing at Whoopsi Daisy, Broken Box Stock, Wags N Whiskers and Jen's Digis this time:)

  35. Thank you for playing along this week at “Pin and Tack”. I sure hope you had fun!!! See you back very soon to play in another fun challenge.


    Pin and Tack / Spark Your Creativity Now DT

  36. Lovely card Hazel!
    Thank you for joining us at Opus Gluei :-)

  37. Fabolous christmas celebration card Hazel. Love the design with the snowflakes and winter scene. Thanks for playing Whoopsi Daisy and good luck. Hope to see you back monday for another challenge. Bettina xx

  38. fab card love the colour thanks for joining us at artistic inspirations and good luck emma xx

  39. What a darling card. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments

  40. beautiful card...thanks for sharing at jens digi stamps


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  42. Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Forever Friends.


  43. WOW!! This is beautiful!! Thanks for playing with Bugaboo at Catch the Bug

  44. awesome........... Love how you've colored the image .........Just gorgeous ~ Thank you for joining us at ATC's With Attitude!!!!

    ( ATC's With Attitude DT)

  45. This is so cute! Never thought of using red for a snow card!
    Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments!
    ♥ Sandra ♥

  46. So cute...I love it! Thanks for joining us at Forever Friends!
    Hugs Rachel

  47. Hazel this is absolutely stunning. Love the scene you have created here. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Lady Anne’s Paper Crafts DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  48. Wow I love it x What a great card x

    Thanks for joining in the crafty mess challenge

    Tina xx

  49. What a fantastic idea Hazel, one that will be filed away and used in future, thanks for sharing that, brilliant card hun, love and hugs xxx

  50. Beautiful Card
    Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Brewed Challenges this month!


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