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

36 comments:

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

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

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  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

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

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  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!

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  6. Oh my I love this xx great layout xx Thank you for joining us over at http://divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/
    Sandie (Divas by Design DT)
    http://fairytaledaydream.blogspot.com/

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

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

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  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!

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

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

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  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 treatment...so very soft. The silver bells glimmered so sparkly against the composition. A lovely inspiration on Asha's great challenge theme. TFS & Hugs.

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

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

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

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  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

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

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  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 .

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  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.

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  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

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  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

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

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  23. Such a beautiful card. Thank you so much for joining us at
    http://a-crafty-mess.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/challenge-1.html?m=0
    Good luck
    Donna ( DT ) xxx

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

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

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  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…

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

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

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  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

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

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  30. Lovely card.

    Thanks for sharing at MAWTT.

    Susan

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

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

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  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

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  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.
    Pauline
    x

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