Monday, 20 October 2014

Christmas reindeer

'Christmas reindeer' is the theme that Rita chose for the Christmas Card Club challenge for this fortnight (I apologise to the CCC girls that this is late, but life sometimes gets in the way).

For my card I used a piece of Authentique peaceful paper (I love this paper pad and will be sorry when I've used it all up). The reindeer inked with memento black is one from 'Christmas motives' set by My Paper World. The small round stamp is one of a set of six that I bought recently. Neither of these stamps had been used before, so I'm also adding this card to my own CHNC challenge 199 to 'use something forgotten or never used.

This is also for:

The 12 months of Christmas card link up
My perfect life festive 48 week 41
Merry Monday 131: non-traditional colours
ABC Christmas: U for uncoloured - main image not coloured
Christmas stampin all year long 33: use your imagination
Fashionable stamping 84: weather forecast - winter snow
Perfectly rustics 34: holidays - Christmas
Oldie but a goodie: Christmas (I confess that I've had the reindeer stamp well over six months, but until today it has been uninked)
One crazy stamper October: halloween or Christmas
Penny Black and more at Allsorts October: get ahead for Christmas
Inky chicks 40: Christmas
Crimbo crackers 67: anything goes
Fab n funky 233: Christmas
Little Claire designs 50: Christmas theme
The house that stamps built DCC108: winter
Use your stuff 158: animal
Digistamps4Joy 102: animals
Bunny Zoe October: animals
613 avenue create 94: anything goes
Simon says Monday challenge: anything goes
Addicted to stamps 89: anything goes
Inky impressions 181: anything goes
Sister act 79
My craft creations: anything goes
Crafting by designs: October anything goes


  1. Hi hazel
    Fantastic the reindeers
    Hugs Sylvie xx

  2. Hi Hazel - love it! So very classy and elegant and I do have a weakness for reindeer's. I have just told Kate that I need to remember to do WOW well I also need to remember to do cream and gold - I love it! Karen x

  3. Hi Hazel, this is a very elegant and opulent card with it's beautiful papers and stamped reindeer, no worries about it being late though, I think with the lead up to Christmas and illnesses too at this time of year it is to be expected.
    P.S. Thank you, it arrived today.

  4. Hi Hazel, this is so elegant, absolutely beautiful paper and the reindeer image is gorgeous, hugs Kate x

  5. what a beautiful card Hazel - off to link up - I'm not really remembering challenges much at the moment so thanks for the memory jog! Hugs rachel xx

  6. A wonderful card Hazel, the paper is gorgeous. Hope you feel better today. Carol x

  7. Great card Hazel huggles Sue xxx

  8. Stunning card Hazel. Love it. Hugs Rita xxx

  9. Hi Hazel! I'm popping over from Merry Monday..saw your that background paper and the deer stamped on festive!

  10. Well worth the wait for this one, and indeed Life does get in the way of fun all too frequently. Love this leaping deer on the elegant paper. It made such a beautiful card. TFS & Hugs.

  11. Just lovely. The shimmer and sparkle is beautiful. Thanks for joining us at CSAYL.
    Tracey, DT

  12. Beautiful, love the reindeer. Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create. PennyRaemDT

  13. Gorgeous! Love the elegant look of your card, Hazel and love that wonderful reindeer stamp.

    The silver has such a beautiful shimmer!

  14. Hi Hazel....lovely card thats a super Reindeer image.....
    Hazel how can I turn off the ads that come up when I click on your doesnt happen with any other blog I go on so I presume you are running the ads...thanks Margaret

  15. What a lovely card Hazel - I love how you have stamped over the DP with the reindeer stamp. Great!!

    Hugs to you Sue Pxxx

  16. This is a beautiful creation with great details and perfect for our ‘ANIMALS’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
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  17. Such a beautiful card, Hazel. I love the subtle colours and the gorgeous reindeer images. Thank you for playing along at Fab'n Funky Challenges.
    Alison x DT

  18. Beautiful Hazel is your card x

  19. What a beautiful card, Hazel. Very festive and the design is really pretty. Well worth the wait.
    hugs, Asha

  20. this is wonderful Hazel.
    Thanks for join us at
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  21. c'est superbe Hazel, quel chic et quelle élégance dans cette scène, merci de jouer avec nous chez CSAYL, biz

  22. Hazel, Hazel! I always look forward to seeing your creations! You have such a great eye for patterns and I love how this one has the look of vintage fabric or something treasured from the past. Great color palette, too, and the bit of silver is just right! You've done a wonderful job once again and I'm so glad you shared this with us here at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!

  23. Beautiful card Hazel, love the jumping reindeer and the subtle colours. Thanks for joining us at Perfectly Rustics.

  24. Elegant paper and gorgeous creation Hazel! Thank you for playing along with us at DigiStamps4Joy and hope to see you again soon. Have great moments.

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  25. Love the reindeers leaping off the page. Thanks a lot for joining in with my Festive 48. Hope you can link up again next week. Marina

  26. A beautiful Christmas scene Hazel. the background paper is so pretty I can see why you like it so much.
    Thank you for sharing your lovely work with us for our monthly challenge at Penny Black and More and good luck in our prize draw.


  27. Wonderful Christmas card. Very unique. Thanks for joining our animal/pet challenge at Use Your Stuff and hope to see you again.
    Tammy DT

  28. That is such beautiful stamping on beautiful paper!!
    Thanks for sharing with us at DS4J!

  29. Lovely card Hazel, I like how all the patterns have blended. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday this week.

  30. Hazel, this is so pretty! I love the colors you used and all those reindeers are perfect :) Thanks for joining in on my challenge at Merry Monday! xoxo

  31. lovely card, Thanks for Playing along with us this time at ABC Christmas Challenge, hugs Samantha :0)

  32. Lovely card Hazel.
    Thank you for sharing at Penny Black & More @ Allsorts 'Get Ahead For Christmas' Challenge and good luck x Susan x

  33. Fabulous elegant christmas card Hazel and thanks for playing along with us at Little Claires !!

    hugs Diane xx


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