Saturday, 27 February 2016

CHNC challenge 270: use a sentiment

This is my card for my CHNC challenge 270, where the challenge this week is to use a sentiment on a Christmas creation. Please click on the link to see the prizes that are generously being given by sponsors and join in the challenge.

For my card I used two similar Anna Griffin papers, cutting some holly from one and sticking on to the other which had been hot foiled with the sentiment using my new Todo. The Anna Griffin papers were then mounted on to red mirror card and then on to the dark green card blank. The red gems are ones that I bought a few years ago at Poundland - they seem to be a funny shape for holly berries, but those that formed part of the paper designs were that shape. You can read about this card here on My Crafty Outlook. Difficult to see the foiling properly because of reflection, but the small piece shows how clearly the sentiment has foiled with the Todo:

This is also for:

12 months of Christmas link up 14: anything goes
Fab n funky 293: Christmas
Ooh la la 198: CAS
ABC Christmas: D for don't overdo it
A snowflakes promise 17: anything goes
Holly jolly Christmas 66: getting sentiment-al - add a sentiment
Winter wonderland: must use a sentiment
Left of center 119: bling, bling
Hiding in my craft room 240: any holiday
Crafty sentiments: anything goes
613 avenue create 164: anything goes
Glitter n sparkle 176: anything goes
Lil patch of crafty friends 28: anything goes
Craft your passion 300: anything goes
Crafting from the heart 100: anything goes
Crafty gals corner 60: anything goes
Creative inspirations 345: anything goes
Penny's 266: anything goes
Simon says Wednesday: anything goes
Word art Wednesday 220: anything goes
Crafty girls creations 15: anything goes
Chocolate, coffee & cards 103: anything goes
Crafting with friends 15: anything goes
Simply papercrafts 24: anything goes
Inspiration destination 74: anything goes
Leinzlove tear bears 3:anything goes
Scrappers delights 52: anything goes
Beccy's place February: anything goes
PDE linky party 112: anything goes
Not just cards 28: anything goes
Just keep on creating February: anything goes


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  2. Great card! I love the foil in the sentiment. Thanks for sharing with us over Inspiration Destination. Good luck!!! Patricia

  3. Beautiful. Thanks for joining us at PDE Linky Party.
    DT Janis
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  4. Love the foiling...thanks for sharing with us this week, on our “anything goes” challenge at Glitter n Sparkle – Vic, DT x

  5. Thank you for joining the Left Of Centre challenge #119 bling bling.

    Love the gorgeous traditional backing with those wonderful red gem stones as the berries. Modern meets traditional!

    I hope you will join us for more of our future weekly challenge over on our blog. There are always amazing images up for grabs for the winner.

    ❤️ & hugs
    Lisa xxxx LOC DT Member

  6. Beautiful card Hazel. Thank you for joining us at Crafting from the Heart.

    Pam x

  7. Great Christmas card! Thanks for joining us at PDE Linky party.

  8. Love the gems for the holly! Thank you for joining us for this weeks Hiding in My Craft Room Challenge - Any Holiday!
    ~HIMCR DT Katie

  9. Such lovely holiday card, thanks for sharing with Crafting from the Heart!

  10. this is a lovely card, such lovely papers and stylish design. Thank you for joining us this time at Creative Inspirations.

  11. So pretty! Awesome job getting moving on Christmas cards already. I always panic on December 1st lol. Love the image and all your “bling berries”, fabulous. Thanks for sharing it with us at Penny’s, hope to see you again!
    Simply Papercraft DT
    Creative Knockouts DT
    Aud Sentiments DT
    Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge DT
    Kitty Bee Designs DT DT

  12. Great way to use two beautiful papers Hazel, well done! I love the heat foiled sentiment you added as well as the rhinestone berries. Fabulous!

  13. Beautiful- love the red jewels for the berries. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Gals Corner.

  14. It's me again, really lovely red lettering too. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty.

  15. Gorgeous card Hazel! I love the red foil letters and gems, they look so striking.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Mandy xx

  16. Hazel this is superb hun!! Love the foiling especially!

    Thank you so much for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments Designs and good luck!


  17. Great card. Thankyou so much for sharing with us at LOC. Good Luck...Genny DT xxx

  18. Gorgeous traditional it. Thanks for playing along with us at Winter Wonderland. Pat K x

  19. Wonderful card!
    Thank you for joining us at Scrapper's Delights
    Veronique DT

  20. Very elegant Christmas card, Hazel. Thank you for sharing with us at ABC Christmas Challenge...good luck!
    Dorte x

  21. WOW!! Thia ia amazing!! Thanks for linking up with us at

  22. Beautiful card Hazel love the gems as berries they really shine, thank you for joining our challenge at LPOCF
    lorraine x

  23. Ooh that's lovely Hazel. Love the sparkly berries. Thanks for joining in with our Christmas challenge at Fab 'n' Funky this week. Look forward to seeing you back with us again soon. Hugs, Wends x Fab 'n' Funky DT

  24. What a charming card Hazel. Love the idea of using gems for berries. Thanks so much for joining us at Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge.

  25. A beautiful classic card Hazel. Love the use of foiling and know how hard it is to get this to show on photos. Thanks for playing along with our 'Add a Sentiment' challenge at Winter Wonderland this week, and hope to see you joining us again
    Eileen x

  26. Beautifully made as always, Hazel - love the foiling.

    Thanks for joining us at A Snowflakes Promise.

    Helen x


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