Saturday 9 February 2013

CHNC challenge 111: we don't want any more snow!

From my little blogging this week you'd think that I hadn't made many cards, but, in fact, I've made loads (mainly using a Hunkydory kit that has been very useful for making quick cards), so time's been taken up with cardmaking rather than blogging.

Anyway, today, of course, sees the launch of a new challenge over on my CHNC weekly challenge blog and so for challenge 111 I'm asking for Christmas cards without any snow ... so, no snowmen, snowflakes, snow scenes ... anything really, except SNOW because we don't want any more of it!

There are three wonderful sponsors for CHNC challenge 111 - just go and check it out and, hopefully, join in and be in with a chance to win one of the prizes - one of the sponsors is a regular one, Bugaboo Stamps - I've used their image 'akv santa tree' for this card - coloured with copics.

The papers I've used are offcuts from my Christmas box (I really must start cutting into some new papers or I'll be having withdrawal symptoms - lol!) - you could almost think that the paper with hearts on is for Valentine, but it really is a Christmas paper - and the spotty grosgrain ribbon is from stash.

Why is it that yet again colours aren't showing up as they are irl - the tree and the sentiment match up much better than they look here - perhaps it's something to do with the reflection on the mirror card of the sentiment!

This is also for:

Sunday's with Santa week 3: trees (yes, I'm late with this one, but up to date now)
A card a day facebook
Pixie's crafty snippets week 58
Hiding in my craft room 84: super scraps Saturday
A and T 21: polka dots
Freshly brewed 2: hearts and dots
Sweet pea February: use a digital stamp
Forever friends 54: use ribbon or lace
Whoopsi Daisy: ribbon and/or lace
Penny's 113: ribbons and bows
Whimsical designs: textiles (ribbon)
No matter which February 6: ribbons and bows
Crafty ribbons 38: anything goes with ribbon
The pretty little ribbon shop February 19: anything goes and ribbon
Copic marker Europe 13: anything goes with copic markers
Crafty bloggers network 8: anything goes
Brown sugar 28: anything goes
Catch the bug February anything goes
Challenges 4 everybody 13: anything goes
My grafico 144: anything goes
Bearly mine 72: anything goes
Clear it out: anything goes: stash: red/white
Crafty sentiments: anything goes
LEJ designs 39: anything goes
Papertake: anything goes
Through the craftroom door: anything goes
Tuesday alchemy 49: anything goes
Twisted Tuesday: free for all
DL.ART February linky party: anything goes
Hanna and friends 164: anything goes
Mayzyart 10: anything goes
Crafting cafe 1: anything goes
Spark your creativity now 6: anything goes
Bunny Zoe: anything goes
Nana Vickie's second challenge: anything goes
Make it Monday 126
Inspire me Fridays 95
52 card pick up week 2.6


  1. The traditional Christmas colours never fail to please Hazel, it's a lovely card.

    Thanks so much sharing with us at Pretty Little Ribbons challenge this month.

    B x

  2. Great card!

    Thank you for sharing with us at A&T Challenges this month, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

  3. Cute image and a fun card, love the pattern on the BG paper!

  4. Super card Hazel - and I'm riht with you about the snow - it's coming down lightly here right now :( I'll be back! Hugs, Di xx

  5. Great card Hazel hugs hun Sue J xxx

  6. Great card. Good luck and hope to see you again at NMWC

  7. Gorgeous card. Great to have you joining us at Brown Sugar.Good Luck.

  8. Gorgeous Christmas card. Great traditional colours and the bow is a nice finishing touch.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  9. Fabby card, great use of some offcuts !! and I know what you mean about cutting into new papers lol... Thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine Challenges this week. Hugs Jackie DT.

  10. Great card Hazel!
    Love that spotted ribbon...
    I do know what you mean about the metallic sentiment photographing defferently than in real life.

    I had that problem too on my last card. I find adjusting the angle helped but then the card is wonky in the picture... sigh! teehee

    I will rustle through my stamps and try to come up with something for the challenge.

    Does your challenge allow cards with no image?

  11. So beautiful, Hazel!
    Thanks for joining us at the Pretty Little Ribbon February challenge.

  12. A real fun card love the image. Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy this week and good luck

  13. fabulous card Hazel! such a fun image - thanks for joining us at crafty sentiments this time and good luck! Hugs rachel x

  14. fab the colours and your design..thank you for joining us at Sweet Pea Stampers this month
    Lozzy x

  15. Hi Hazel, fab card, love that cute Santa he is adorable. Thanks for joining us at NMWC this month
    Claire xx

  16. great card Hazel. I do love red and green for Christmas
    Thanks for playing along with Crafty Sentiments
    Anne x

  17. Such a fun card! Love your Bugaboo Santa. Thanks for joining us for our month long Hearts and Dots challenge at the Fresh Brewed Blog.


  18. So sweet ! Thanks for joining in at Mayzy Art x

  19. This is so great, I love Christmas anytime of year super card. I love it.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes February Linky Party
    DIANA L.

  20. Your cute creation is a perfect "no snow" Christmas card! Thank you for joining us at Forever Friends. Hope to see you at our next challenge too! Hugs and God bless.

  21. Thanks for joining us at Clear It Out Tuesday...such a fabulous card stop by again real soon and play along with us...LYNN <((><

  22. Great fun Christmas card , Hazel. Perfect paper and love that ribbon along with the fun image . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

  23. Hi Hazel, what a Fun card & super cute image! Thanks for joining us at The Crafting Cafe For our first ever challenge!
    Good Luck
    Dawn xx

  24. Lovely card, great image. Amanda x

  25. Fab card Hazel with a lovely image.Thanks for sharing it with us at Crafty Ribbons this time.
    Dawn xx

  26. A lovely card. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafting Challenges and good luck.

  27. Cute card! Thanks for playing along with the Whimsical Wednesday Challenge at Whimsical Designs!

  28. What a bright and 'fun' Christmas card, Hazel!

    Thanks for joining in the fun at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge,and good luck in the draw.

    Jennifer. x

  29. Fun card, great papers. Thank you for sharing with us at Lady Anne's Challenges. I hope we see you again soon.
    Love ~ Lady Anne xx
    Lady Anne's Challenges

  30. Great card Hazel! And smart choise to be starting with the x-mas cards. Thanks for joining Papertake Weekly :)

  31. Hazel, another wonderful Christmas card. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Sweet Pea Stampers Design Team xxx

  32. Aw super cute! Thanks for playing along with us at Brown Sugar Challenge.

  33. Lovely card Sweetie,
    Thank you for joining in the challenge at LEJ Designs x

  34. cute Christmas card thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday
    carol DT x

  35. Cute card and image. Thank you for sharing and joining in at NMWC. Hugs, Velma

  36. Lovely card. Thanks for playing along with our first challenge over at the crafting cafe, Claire x

  37. Great card Hazel. Love the polka dot ribbon! Thank you for creating with us at Fresh Brewed Designs!

  38. Great Christmas card! Thankyou for joining us at Crafty Bloggers Network
    Geraldine M
    CBN DT

  39. Fabulous, love the image. Thank you for joining in with the Crafting Cafe challenge blog
    Lindsay xx

  40. Cute card. :)

    Thanks for joining in our "Use a Digi" challenge at Sweet Pea Stampers this month.



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