Sunday, 30 November 2014

Silver bells

It was Asha's turn to choose the theme for this fortnight's CCC challenge and she said:

'It's Advent Sunday, and the countdown to Christmas begins now. The theme of the challenge is
"Silver Bells", inspired by the famous carol. Create a Christmas project based on this festive tune.'

I found some free sheet music of the carol and digitally added the bells and the street scene, fading them around the edges because I didn't want them to have white rectangles on the music. After printing, I coloured the bells silver.

This is also for:

The 12 months of Christmas card link up
My perfect life festive 48 week 47
Baffies creative 38: time for the approaching Christmas season
Card and scrap 86: Christmas card
Craftin desert divas 45: Christmas
Just inspirational: winter
Let's craft and create 99: Christmas
Ooh-la-la 170: Christmas
Try it on Tuesday (Tuesday taggers): Christmas is coming
Creative inspirations 291: season's greetings
Fussy & fancy 128: happy holidays
Divas by design: jingle bells
Moving along with the times: inspired by a song
ABC Christmas: X for Christmas music
Delicious doodles 112: let's face the music
Digitally sweet 116: anything goes - everything is digital except the colouring of the bells
613 avenue 100: anything goes
Robyn's fetish 240: anything goes
Simon says Wednesday: anything goes
Penny's 205: anything goes
Crafty catz 257: anything goes
The pink elephant 278: anything goes
Whoopsi Daisy: anything goes
A crafty mess 1: anything goes
My craft creations: anything goes
DL.ART thankful Thursday 145: any winter holiday
Sister act 85: anything goes


  1. Beautiful card Hazel. Love the layout. Have a Good Day. Hugs Rita xxx

  2. This is absolutely gorgeous Hazel. Love the way the image blur out. Beautiful card. Hugs Christine xx

  3. Absolutely love this design Hazel - brilliant with the silver bells. I wouldn't have a clue how to fade the edges and I'm just thinking 'Wow'!

    Hugs to you Sue Pxxx

  4. How fabulous and very well designed. Love the faded images, your're very clever.

  5. Hazel I love your idea to put the sweet village over the music; beautifully done! Thanks so much for playing with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

  6. Oh my I love this xx great layout xx Thank you for joining us over at
    Sandie (Divas by Design DT)

  7. Oh wow Hazel your card is gorgeous!! x

  8. Your card is amazing Hazel, love what you've made and digital too, great design, hugs Kate x

  9. This looks fabulous. I do not know how to do the attaching and fading that you have done...and I am dutifully impressed!!!

    Wonderful card, Hazel!

  10. A wonderful card Hazel, love how you've enhanced the music sheet. Carol x

  11. quelle jolie idée! j'aime beaucoup ce charmant "paysage", biz

  12. Very pretty scene with the way you used the fade out against the nice sheet music. That was a genius idea to do that very soft. The silver bells glimmered so sparkly against the composition. A lovely inspiration on Asha's great challenge theme. TFS & Hugs.

  13. Hi Hazel
    Fabulous card...
    Hugs Sylvie xx

  14. What a pretty card Hazel and super neat technique!
    Thank you for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas!

  15. Such a pretty card and cool technique. Great take on the challenge and thanks for playing with us at TIOT.
    Hugz, Z

  16. This is card is well thought out and cleverly put together. AND it's a perfect fit for the the theme. Thank you so much for playing along, Hazel.
    hugs, Asha

  17. What a fantastic card, Hazel, thank you for sharing with us at Whoopsi Daisy, best of luck xxx

  18. Love your 'hybrid ' way of creating this ..the bells look great and the whole design works fabulously. Thanks a lot for joining in with my Festive 48 at My Perfect Life .

  19. Oh my goodness this is fab. Your details of how you made are completely lost on me. Too much techno but nice to know someone out there knows how! Lol.
    I went with the other choice. Hugs Mrs A.

  20. Wow beautiful - I love your technique! Great design :) Thank you for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy and good luck!
    Hugs, Sandra F&F DT

  21. Your Christmas card is beautiful Hazel. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Penny's Paper-Crafty. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

  22. So clever, Hazel!
    Thanks for joining us at Digitally Sweet!

  23. Such a beautiful card. Thank you so much for joining us at
    Good luck
    Donna ( DT ) xxx

  24. What a clever combination of christmas elements. Love the village on the music background and they show off your bells perfectly. Zx

  25. This is such a lovely creation hun! Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations! xxx

  26. A lovely card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Aything Goes” challenge over at Penny’s & good luck in the draw…
    Hope to see you again in our next challenge as well…

    (DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)
    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)
    (DT Come and Get It)
    (DT Allways Something Creative)

  27. Ah this is super, what a great card, Thanks for playing on MAWTT this week, Love Hazel (Didos) xx

  28. Superb card Hazel! Love the fact that you found those papers and digitally added elements to them and got them to fade! I need some lessons please! I love your card - thank you for sharing it with us Karen x

  29. lovely card, Hazel. The music sheet looks so good on this card.
    Thanks for playing along in the Sister Act Card Challenge.

  30. Lovely card.

    Thanks for sharing at MAWTT.


  31. Such a great card. Simple but efective! Thank you for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create. Hope to see you around.

  32. Beautiful project, thanks for joining us at TIOT! Valerie

  33. Gorgeous. Love the details with the bells and background scene. Thanks for playing at ABC Christmas Challenge and good luck. Hope to see you back wednesday for a new challenge. Bettina DT Member at ABC Christmas Challenge xx

  34. Hi Hazel, thank you for sharing your wonderful card with us at Ooh La La Creations for our Christmas Challenge, I love the way you have merged the image with the sheet music.


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