Sunday, 24 March 2013

Getting 'krafty' for Christmas


It was Clare's turn to choose the theme for this fortnight's CCC card and she asked us to use 'kraft'. I've used a kraft card blank on to which I've added offcuts from my Christmas box, including some flocked papers from Anna Griffin - stamping the Personal impressions 'peace on earth' on to one piece with memento rich cocoa, mounting on to gold mirror and then on to the other piece of textured flocked paper. The chipboard snowflakes were free with a magazine some time ago - I was tempted to paint or ink them, but think they fit in with the rest of the card left as they are.

Having been very late for the last CCC challenge I was determined to get this one done on time, especially as I won't have any time tomorrow as we have company coming and I'll need to prepare lunch.


This is also for:

Pixie's crafty snippets 65
A card a day facebook
Amusing challenges (stamped blessings): kraft
Holly jolly: sentiment as focus
Christmas at sweet stampin 4: no red & no green
Jingle belles: neutral Noel
Lady Anne Friday sentiment challenge 7: anything goes
Happy campers 13: add dimension
Sweet stampin: lots of layers

34 comments:

  1. Hazel - your focus on Sentiment card is so pretty. Love the colour scheme and sentiment. Thank you for joining us at Holly Jolly this week. Judy

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  2. Hi Hazel, this is great. I'm really unhappy with mine so I'm going to try something differentand make another one. Christine

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  3. This is fabulous Hazel, great use of the kraft and your snippets. Carol x

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  4. Fabulous...love kraft for Christmas!
    Hugs Jo x

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  5. Lovely card Hazel. The combination with Kraft card is super and the snowflakes are such a great finishing touch. Hugs, Di xx

    Wahoo, and first into the Playground this week as well :)

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  6. Hi Hazel - very pretty and I love the fact the sentiment is the main focus - gorgeous card Karen x

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  7. Hi Hazel - very pretty and I love the fact the sentiment is the main focus - gorgeous card Karen x

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  8. Lovely card, fab backing papers too.

    Adele.xx

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  9. It's lovely Hazel, very calming in the natural colours.

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  10. ooh Hazel this is so lovely and vintage....really lovely card ...I think Kraft seems to look good for christmas this year...hugs Margaret

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  11. A lovely Christmas card, Hazel. Thank you for playing at Christmas at Sweet Stampin'! Tracey x

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  12. I find Kraft paper is such a hard colour to work with but you have done wonders here with your card. The addition of the snowflakes was a master stroke. Hugs Mrs A.

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  13. Hazel your card is so elegant in kraft! So happy you joined us this week at Holly Jolly Christmas Challenges!

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  14. Gorgeous card, love those snowflakes. Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin' :o) Hugs, Lisa x

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  15. Wow Hazel this is stunning, I totally love how you have designed this beauty, the stamps, sentiment and colour looks fantastic, a quality card.
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  16. Great card Hazel and you were able to use snippets and visit Miss Pixie!
    Love the sort of monochromatic look your card has.

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  17. Lovely card Hazel. Love the layout and the colour choice. The chipboard snowflakes look perfect! Thanks for sharing with us at Holly Jolly. We hope to see you back again soon. Meighan

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  18. Very striking Hazel and I love the monotone shades. Zx

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  19. Very pretty! I love Kraft for all seasons. :) Thanks for joining me this week on my Amusing Challenges - I appreciate it!

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  20. Beautiful.

    Thanks for sharing at CASS this time.

    Susan

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  21. what a lovely, elegant, gilded card! thanks for joining our JINGLE BELLES fun! ♥

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  22. Love the use of Kraft card, thanks for joini g in at happy campers, Pauline x

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  23. What a wonderful combination of neutral tones ... so very glad you joined us at jingle belles.

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  24. Hi Hazel, I love this. The papers and layout is fabulous.
    Hugs Sue W.

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  25. This is gorgeous . Love all the shades in the colour palette .Beautiful card thanks for sharing with us at Lady anne's friday sentimental challenge . Hugs trisha x

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  26. Loving the rich colours on this stylish card. Thanks so much for sharing it at Christmas at Sweet Stampin. X

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  27. This is such a gorgeous card! I especially love the textured flocked paper you've used!

    Thanks for joining us at Lady Anne's Friday Sentiment Challenge!

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  28. Gorgeous winter card. Love your monochrome colours.
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin` “Lots of Layers” Challenge and we hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs
    Natali

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  29. Your lovely card just proves that ANY color can be used for a gorgeous Christmas card. With your kraft & golds, this one looks very vintage & your beautiful sentiment looks so Victorian. Love this card. Your snowflakes were just right, the way you left them. TFS

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  30. A beautiful card Hazel. So glad you enjoyed the Kraft theme. Big hugs Clare xxxx

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  31. Just fabulous! I love those wood snowflakes:) Thanks so much for playing my prompt at Jingle Belles! :)

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  32. Fab card Hazel, love the Kraft card, and love the backing papers... thanks for joining in at Happy Campers xx

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