Thursday, 15 December 2016

CCAYR December challenge: anything Christmas/holiday

This is my design card for Christmas cards all year round December challenge, from the Christmas Belles group - please click on the link to see the lovely crafting of the rest of the Belles team and also click here to see the designs by the Gingerbread Gals and enter the challenge.

The background paper of my card is from an Elegant Christmas pad from Poundland. The image is Bugaboo Stamps penguin joy (Bugaboo are sponsoring the CCAYR December challenge). The felt and glittered penguins are from stash (think they came from The Works, but not sure).

This is also for:

The 12 months of Christmas link up 24: anything goes
Dragonfly journeys 81: snow day
Pile it on 123: any holiday/celebration
Crafty boots: Christmas
Deep ocean 144: silent night (anything Christmas)
Stamp ink paper 78: winter holiday
The male room 50: Christmas/December celebrations/winter wishes
Craftaholics R us 14: cards for guys + Christmas theme
CRAFT 394: Christmas
Moving along with the times 35: Christmas scenes
Scrapping 4 fun 80: Christmas
My time to craft 335: Christmas animals
Lost coast 31: party critters
Crimbo crackers 122: animals
Country view December: Christmas
Eclectic ellapu December: anything Christmas
Paru's card making December: Christmas
Angie's 4: anything goes + option: Christmas
Dragonfly dreams December: Christmas
Crafty calendar December: Christmas time
Imagine that creative playground: joys of the season
Creatalicious 105: anything goes with optional Christmas
A snowflakes promise 35: winter
Merry Monday 226: winter fun
CCC digi creations 63: Christmas
Dream factory 39: miracle on 34th street - Christmas
Oddball: Christmas time
Glitter n sparkle 218: anything goes
Artistic inspirations 169: anything goes
Craft your passion 342: anything goes
Crafting from the heart 140: anything goes
Crafty sentiments: anything goes
Lemon shortbread 30: anything goes
Word art Wednesday 261: anything goes
Not just cards 39: anything goes
Inspiration destination 116: anything goes
DL.ART December linky
Sunny day crafting 27: anything goes


  1. Such a fun and joyful penguin, Hazel! Thanks for sharing him with us at Merry Monday!

  2. Cute, cute penguins Hazel and what a FUN and festive card! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Merry Monday!! :0)

  3. This one has such happy energy! We are glad to have you participating in the holiday challenge at the Lost Coast Portal to Creativity. :)

  4. Another wonderful Christmas card, I lovely the penguin design and the touch of sparkle looks great. Thank you for playing along with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

  5. Lovely cute penguins, beautiful card.
    Thank you for Joining us at Scrapping4funChallenge and waiting to see next time.

    Meena DT

  6. Hi Hazel,
    what a very lovely card, and your design is fab.
    Love the wonderful images of the penguins as they are so sweet.
    Thank you for joining the MAWTT Challenge.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L. DT

  7. Full on with all the circles and penguin images, looks fabulous. Thanks for playing at The Male Room.

  8. Cute! Thanks for joining us at Craftaholics R Us!

  9. Fabulous fun background and love the penguins. Hugs Jennifer xx

  10. So fun love the penguins
    Thanks for sharing at Sunny Day Crafting x

  11. A super card, lots of fun. Thanks for playing along with us at MTTC. Caz DT.

  12. Such a cute joyful card, I love the penguins :o)
    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenge,
    Katrina x

  13. Oh so cute, love the penguins.
    Thanks for joining us over at CRAFT.
    Jean DT xx

  14. This is a very jolly card. I do like the way you've echoed the penguin in the word with the embellishments! Such a fun card. Thanks again for joining us at The Male Room. Deborah, DT.

  15. What a fun card!! Those penguins are SO cute!! Thanks for sharing with us at Stamp, Ink, Paper.

  16. Awesome fun penguin Christmas card. So glad you shared over at Inspiration Destination
    Billie A
    Inspiration Destination
    Catch the bug
    Creative with Stamps
    Aud Sentiments

  17. What a cute and fun Christmas card Hazel. Love the penguins. Thanks for sharing with us at Creatalicious and we hope to see you again soon. Hugs, Gale DT

  18. What adorable penguin embellishments! That background paper is so fun too!

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs for our Anything Goes challenge.

  19. Such a fun card - love those embellishments. Thank you for joining in with the Link Up at 12 Months of Christmas.

  20. That's a fun card Hazel, love the penguins. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Stamp, Ink, Paper. Carolyn xx

  21. Great bugaboo image. I lived that you complemented it with the paper pieced penguins die cuts too. Great idea. Thank you for sharing with us and for playing the "Celebrations" challenge at Pile it on. Crafty luck.

  22. Such a clever idea with the penguin. Great card!
    Lia DT S4F

  23. What a cute christmas Card Hazel !
    Thank you for joining the Creatalicious Challenge. Merry Christmas !
    Jessica DT

  24. very nice. Thanks for joining us at CCC Digi Creations. Good luck.
    Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)

  25. This is such a fun and sweet card, Hazel. Thanks so much for stopping by to share it with us. It's always so nice to have you join us.
    Blessings to you,
    Word Art Wednesday

  26. Such a lovely Christmas card. Love the penguins. Thanks for playing at Lemon Shortbread and good luck. Hope to see you back later for a new challenge. Bettina DT Member Lemon Shortbread xx

  27. Hi Hazel! Such happy, happy penguins and this one just makes me smile big time!
    Thanks so much for joining my Snow Day blog challenge :)

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys

  28. Absolutely love the penguins! Thank you for playing along with this month's challenge on the Lost Coast Portal to Creativity.


  29. These penguins are so much fun, Hazel! Lovely card! I hope the run-up to Christmas is not too stressful for you and John. And Thanks for joining in at CRAFT Challenge, too!

    love Mags B DT x

  30. How adorable, I love penguins so it's beyond super cute heheheh! Thanks for playing with us over at Lost Coast Portal to Creativity­čśâ Happy Holidays!

  31. the penquins are so cute ! thanks for joining us at Lost coast Designs

  32. loving your penguins... this is a really cute card, you did a fabulous job :)

  33. Cute and fun Christmas card! Thanks for joining us at Scrapping4fun
    Tina dt

  34. Love the image! Thank you for sharing with us at Eclectic Ellapu, good luck in the challenge.

  35. Hazel, love all your penguins. Great shapes in your card. Thanks for joining us at Imagine That Digistamp for Joys of the Seasons, Lisa Lynn DT.

  36. Loving the penguin theme one of my favourites! Thanks for joining us at OddballArt, we hope to see you again soon
    Andrea x

  37. smashing penguins Hazel - love this one! Thanks for joining us at Countryview challenges and good luck! Hugs rachel xx

  38. Lovely card
    Thank you for your lovely entry at Scrapping4funChallenges
    Rachelle DT

  39. Such a cute card! Thank you for joining us at Angie's Digital Stamps. Cindy (DT)

  40. Another cute holiday card, Hazel. Thanks for sharing it with us at the 12 Months of Christmas

  41. Adorable card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our CREATIVE PLAYGROUND challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

  42. Oh die sind ja ganz knuddelig, ein s├╝├čes K├Ąrtchen,,danke dir f├╝r deine Teilnahme bei der Traumfabrik, liebe Gr├╝├če Bettina

  43. A wonderful card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional Christmas” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT The Sketchy Challenges)

    PS: Sorry for the late comment, life had been very busy the past couple of weeks…


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