Saturday, 1 February 2014

CCAYR February

It's the first day of the month and that means there's a new challenge on Christmas cards all year round. The February challenge is all about blue and white - no other colours, with the exceptions of skin, hair, fur, feathers, but try to keep everything else to blue and white only. Optional: add a heart - this would be an embellishment, charm etc. Please click on the link and see the inspirational crafting of the rest of the team.

The challenge is being sponsored by Sassy Studio Designs, who kindly supplied the digital image, 'Little Honey's Tinkerbell', that I've used for my first card. I coloured Tinkerbell with spectrum noir pens and dotted her wings with quicky glue, put a few glue streaks in her hair and then added some Art Institute ultra fine glitter. I die cut the image with a Nellie Snellen die, brushing the edges with stormy sky distress ink. The sentiment was computer generated and printed. The ribbled snowflakes were from Hobbycraft and I added a little padded heart. The background paper is a  piece from a magazine freebie.

This is also for:

Fab n funky 201: Christmas
Christmas card challenges 9: anything goes
Frosted designs: winter blues
Hiding in my craftroom 135: I'm blue without you
Cupcake inspirations 245: snowflakes
The sisterhood of crafters: winter snowflakes
Jingle belles: text me
Card mania 39 angels and/or fairies
Crazy challenge 163: fairytale
Deep ocean 70: fantasy
Paper make up 125: shades of blue
Cutie pie 61: cute January blues
Clear it out: we're singing the blues (cleared out the background paper that I'd had for ages)
Inky impressions 144: monochromatic
Challenges and candies 26: monochromatic
Feeling crafty 25: dies and/or punhces
Graphi it markers: anything goes/different coloured hair
Sparkle n sprinkle February: anything goes - used glitter
Cards galore 2: add bling - glitter
Robyn's fetish 196: lots of glitter
Whoopsi Daisy: bring on the bling and sparkle
Winter wonderland: digi days
The 12 days of Christmas card link up
Creative moments 35: anything goes/add some sparkle
Papercreators crafts 19: anything goes
Sparkles Christmas 37: anything goes
Polka doodled digi choosday: anything goes
Dazzling divas 10: anything goes
Rhedd and rosies 25: anything goes
4 crafty chicks 179: anything goes
Crafty catz 216: anything goes
QKR stampede 73: anything goes
Digitally sweet 73: anything goes
Sister act 42
Inky linky 42
Make it Monday 176


  1. Very cute blue and glitter card, thanks for joining us at Robyn's Fetish this week

  2. Oh very cute Hazel! I just love the SSD images! ADORABLE! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘Winter Snowflake’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  3. Very cute! Love the blues and glitter. Great for Christmas! Thanks for playing at 4 Crafty Chicks this week! Hope to see you again soon!
    Tina - DT member @ 4CC

  4. So cute! Love the pretty blue fairy! Thanks for joining us at Frosted Designs!

  5. lovely card, thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations

    sweetie dt

  6. beautiful, thank you for joining us at whoopsie daisy, hope to see you again and good luck ... Julie xxx

  7. Beautiful creation. Love all the blue and glitter. Thanks for playing along with us at Clear It Out and Fab´n´Funky Challenges. Have a wonderful day and good luck! Hugs, Sujin

  8. Fab card, thanks for sharing with us at Rhedd and Rosie's, good luck Hun, Zoe DT xx

  9. Another lovely card Hazel...thanks again for playing in our challenge at Rhedd & Rosies x

  10. Very pretty and so sparkly! Thanks for playing at Cupcake Inspirations this week! Hope you play again.

    Nance, DT

  11. Adorable card with fab idea…………. I am with you on this fabulous image, so very beautiful……………... love your colors also………….. thanx for sharing with us at Robyn's Fetish Challenge this week……... best of luck !!!!

    ( Robyn's Fetish DT)

  12. Lovely card. Thanks for joing us at Izazovi i sladkiŇ°i this week. Hugs, Keti DT

  13. What a lovely winter card! Thank you for joining us at the Cards Galore Encore Challenge #2 -Add a gem or glitter!

  14. Super cute! Love the colors! Fun image too. Thanks for linking up at Christmas Card Challenges! Karen N (DT)

  15. Such a sparkly cute card! So glad you were inspired by this week's snowflakes challenge at Cupcake Inspirations!
    Hugs, Debbie!

  16. Super Christmas card . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

  17. Lovely card. Thanks for joining us at the Graph'It Markers colouring challenge.

  18. Wonderful card and great color choices. Glad you shared it with us for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge this month.

  19. This card is very pretty Hazel !
    Thanks for joining us at the Paper Creator challenge !

  20. Thanks for linking this beautiful card to our challenge at QKR Stampede this week!
    Ardilla :)

  21. Great card featuring Blue colors, fits our theme perfectly. Thanks for joining us this week at Hiding In My Craft Room.

  22. Cute card! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenges.

  23. Just lovely Hazel! Thank you for playing along at Rhedd and Rosie’s. Sammy-x

  24. Great card she is adorable! thanks for joining fab n funky this week. Kates x

  25. This is a lovely card Hazel, the soft blue and cute image are wonderful.

    Thank you for joining in with the Feeling Crafty challenge and good luck x

  26. Hello Hazel, just saw your fab fairy over at SnS when I looked at their challenges! What a treat to see a familiar face along with such a sparkly, beautiful card. Love the way you have used all the glitz on this pretty image too. TFS & Hugs.

  27. Fabulous card Hazel thank you for joining us this week at Crafty Catz
    Hugs Dianne xx

  28. Beautiful card thank you for entering feeling crafty challenge
    and good luck xx

  29. Fab! Thanks for joining us at Graph It markers colouring challenge. Take care Zo xx (DT)

  30. what a sweet & adorable image, and a fab take on our "text me" prompt at JINGLE BELLES! <3

  31. Thanks for joining in with us this week at Graph'It colour challenge.
    Good Luck Susan xx

  32. Lovely card. Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland.

    Deborah A

  33. Lovely card. Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland.

    Deborah A

  34. Lovely card. Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland.

    Deborah A

  35. Loving the blues! Thanks for joining us this week at the Sister Act Card Challenge! Hope to see you again next week! Sheena B.

  36. Lovin' the texty background in blues ... so glad you got *texty* with us at Jingle Belles.

  37. This is very pretty. Thanks for playing at HIMCR.

  38. Wonderful card!!!
    Thanks for joining us at Frosted Designs :-)

  39. Wow! Very sparkly! I love the background on this. Leona (Creative Moments DT)

  40. Loce the snowflakes on your project. Thank you so much for playing along with us at Frosted Designs for the winter blues challenge.

  41. I love your cute little card!! What a sweet image you used :) Thanks so much for playing along with us at Frosted Designs !! See you again soon!!!!


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