Friday 15 May 2015

CCAYR mid-month inspiration

This is my first design card for Christmas cards all year round May challenge: vintage. Please click on the link to see the lovely crafting of others in the team and you can join in our challenge here.

As my theme for this week's CHNC challenge 228 is 'vintage/shabby chic' I'm also showing this there - the challenge is only open until 22:00 UK time tonight, so there's still time to join in.

The background of the card was made using two Embossalicious folders run through the eBosser and then brushed with stormy sky distress ink. The lovely vintage scene was rescued from an old card.

This is also for:

12 months of Christmas link up
Recycle, re-purpose & re-invent May: anything goes
Country view May: simply scenic
Left of center 78: distress it
Glitter n sparkle 136: embossing
Creative card crew 87: embossing
Little red wagon 289: make an impression - dry embossing
V's sweet 34: emboss it
Crafty boots: ribbon or lace
Fresh brewed: ribbon or twine
3 girl jam May: anything goes with ribbon
Craft-Dee-Bowz May: anything goes with a handmade bow
Scrappy hands 37: blue and white
Scrappers delights 44: anything goes
Stampartpapel retarte 47: anything goes
Not just cards 19: anything goes
Inspiration destination 33: anything goes
Sister act 106: anything goes
DL.ART May linky


  1. So beautiful Hazel. Awesome colour and I adore the beautiful embossing. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Creative Card Crew.
    Cathy DT Member

  2. Great Christmas Card, love the backing papers you have used. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  3. How nice to be starting your holiday cards already. I should, so I have enough. Thank you for joining our “Anything Goes with Ribbon” Challenge this month at 3 Girl JAM.

    Stay Creative,
    • Carson's Creations •
    3 Girl JAM DT

  4. Precioso background!!!!! Gracias por participar con nosotras en el Retarte de Stampartpapel. Buena suerte!!!!!

  5. Great card, love the embossed backgrounds which look amazing brushed with the DI. Thanks for joining in at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

  6. Beautiful design Hazel. Thank you for joining us at Not Just Cards this week. Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy DT

  7. Beautiful card, thanks for sharing with us over at LOC this week.

  8. Lovely card. Thanks for playing along with us at LRW!!

  9. What a lovely Christmas card Hazel, I love those embossing folders. Thank you so much for joining in with our scenic challenge at Country View Crafts. Sue xx

  10. what a fab xmas card Hazel love the blues you have used
    Thanks for joining us at Craft-Dee BowZ and good luck
    Tracey x

  11. Beautiful embossing. Thanks for joining us at The 12 Months of Christmas for this challenge.
    Margaret, DT

  12. Beautiful, Hazel - love the embossing.

    Thanks for joining us at The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up

    Helen x

  13. Very creative!! Thank you for joining us at Scrappers Delights. Maria

  14. Hazel, Another gorgeous piece, love the embossed background. I have a few embossing folders and need to use them more, brushing in on the raised surface is a wonderful idea. Thank you for the inspiration and thank you for sharing this with us on the May challenge on Recycle, Re-Purpose & Re-Invent.
    Always lovely come and visit you. :) Chris / CS Designs


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