Saturday 23 July 2016

CHNC challenge 291: use a sentiment

This is my card for my CHNC challenge 291: use a sentiment. Please click on the link to see what the challenge is all about and, hopefully, join in - this week there are six sponsors giving prizes to randomly chosen winners ... but you've got to be in it to win it!

This is my card, using snowflake grunge digital papers kindly supplied by Lozzy , one of this week's sponsors. And Lozzy is also a guest for the challenge and has made a beautiful card - please go and have a look.

I used three different papers from the snowflake grunge bundle, tearing two of them to go across the bottom of the card with the Merry Christmas ribbon wrapped around. I stamped the lovely snowy postcard inked with memento rich cocoa ink, tearing around this and brushing the edges with fired brick distress ink, also using some of the ink to emphasise some red parts on the buildings. This was then tucked into the papers at the bottom.

This is also for:

The 12 months of Christmas link up 19
Crimbo crackers 111: anything goes
Hiding in my craft room 260: Christmas in July
Brown sugar 208: Christmas in July
Fairytale 147: Christmas in July
Melonheadz friends: Christmas in July
Crafting by designs: Christmas in July
Crafty gals corner 81: Christmas in July
Deep ocean 133: Christmas in July
CRAFT 373: Christmas
Give a crafter a cookie 48: Christmas in July
Fussy and fancy 168: Christmas in July
My time to craft 325: Christmas in July
Christmas at sweet stampin July: anything goes
Holly jolly Christmas 76: inspired by a song (I'm dreaming of a white Christmas)
Sparkles Christmas 66: snowflakes
Di's digi designs: hot/bright colours
Penny Black and more at Allsorts July: anything goes with a stamp
Stamping sensations July: anything goes with a stamp and ribbons
The ribbon girl July: any image challenge
The paper shelter 258: ribbon
A vintage journey July: monochromatic (inspired by Tim Holtz - using distress ink)
Crafty sentiments: anything goes
Aud sentiments 160: anything goes
Inspiration destination 95: anything goes
Not just cards 34: anything goes
Card and scrap 121: anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu July: anything goes
Dragonfly dreams July: anything goes
Leinzlove tear bears July 7: anything goes


  1. Beautiful card! I really love that motiv! :)
    Thanks a lot for joining us at Fussy and Fancy! :)

  2. A really nice Christmas card Hazel. Love the color combo!
    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Penny Black and More! Good luck and don't forget you can enter up to 3 times.

  3. This is a lovely card.
    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Design Challenge.
    Good Luck xx

  4. This is beautiful! I love the color combinations and images that you selected. Thanks for joining us for the Christmas Challenge at C.R.A.F.T.

    Khristina CRAFT DT

  5. Really pretty Christmas card! Thanks for sharing with us over at Crafty Gals Corner.

  6. Stunning card with one of my favourite Christmas stamps, love the colours , the papers and the pretty ribbons

    Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations this month


  7. Lovey card. Thank you so much for playing along with us at Holly Jolly. Hope to see you again soon. Good luck.
    Lynn, Holly Jolly DT

  8. One of my fav stamps and never thought of using red - must try that you got such a good result here.
    Thanks so much for taking the time to share with us at Penny Black & More.
    Lynn x

  9. This is a beautiful Christmas card! I love the look of the torn edges. Thank you for joining us at The Paper Shelter. We would love to see you again!
    ~ Bonnie DT

  10. Lovely creation Hazel, adore those distressed layers and great ribbon! Thanks so much for playing in our ribbon challenge at The Paper Shelter this week. Hugs! Audrey DT

  11. Really gorgeous! Love the vintage feel to it! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Dis Digis!
    Lucy x

  12. This is just the cutest card ever and just perfect for our challenge over at Sparkles Christmas Challenge "Snowflakes" good luck and hope to see you again next time Dt Member Sandra H xx

  13. Love how you've coloured this traditional scene, Hazel. Thank you for playing at Christmas at Sweet Stampin'. Tracey x

  14. Love the postcard image and grunge papers! Awesome card! Thanks for joining Hiding In My Craft Room this week!

  15. Very pretty! Thank you for joining us at Dragonfly Dreams. Cindy (DT)

  16. Such a beautiful card! Thank you for joining in on the fun at HIMCR!

  17. Great card as always, Hazel - a lovely vintage feel.

    Thanks for joining us at the Sparkles Christmas Challenge.

    Helen x

  18. This is wonderful! I'm so glad you joined us at the 12 Month of Christmas link up!
    Marji DT

  19. Love the vintage look and all the distressing...great Christmas card. Thanks for sharing at Aud Sentiments.

  20. I always love that fabulous cottage image, and it looks so warm and cosy in Christmas red. Thanks so much for joining us on A Vintage Journey.
    Alison x

  21. Me again!

    Thanks for joining us at the 12 Months of Christmas Link Up too.

    Helen x

  22. This is gorgeous! Love the colours and the layout!! Thanks for joining us at If you Give a Crafter a Cookie!!!


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