Saturday 22 July 2017

CHNC challenge 343

This is my card for my CHNC challenge 343 - please click on the link to see what it's all about and I hope you will join in with the challenge - it makes sense to get on with Christmas creations while there is plenty of time to enjoy doing so without any panic ... and we are now getting towards the end of July.

The optional theme for CHNC challenge 343 is 'use an embossing folder'... but anything  goes as long as it's Christmas.

For my card I used a Delicious Doodles image called snowy postbox, colouring just the post box with a red spectrum noir pen, using a blender to make it look a bit old in places. I used a piece of holographic red mirror card with small stars all over it and ran it through an embossing folder by Embossalicious called 'let it snow'. The nordic woven ribbon, sentiment banner and flowers with pearls are from stash.

Not an easy card to get a good photo because of the reflection from the mirror  card, which looks darker than it is irl.

This is also for:

12 months of Christmas 31: anything goes
Dragonfly journeys 96: Christmas in July
Cardz 4 guyz 174: Christmas in July
Deep ocean 159: Christmas in July
Pinspirational 195: snow, red
Crafty gals corner 132: Christmas in July
Little red wagon 403: Christmas in July
Art at Stampz by Star: Christmas in July
A gem of a challenge 199: Christmas in July
Aud sentiments 184: Christmas in July + a sentiment
Cardz 4 galz 52: Christmas or winter (think this could be for male or female)
CRAFT 425: Christmas
A snowflakes promise 42: anything goes
Winter wonderland: use a digi image
ABC Christmas: O for old - all supplies are old
Hiding in my craft room 310: any holiday
The paper shelter 303: holiday time
Monochrome magic 3: anything goes monochrome
Pile it on 132: primary colours


  1. Gorgeous card Hazel I love this image. Thanks for sharing with me this month. Lisa Monochrome Magic

  2. Very beautiful card with the red shine

    Thank you for joining us at Try it on Tuesday
    Love Chrissie xx

  3. Wonderful Card Hazel!! Good luck!!
    Thanks for sharing with us at Pinspirational Challenge.
    DT - {Pin}spirational Challenge
    Creative Paper Boutique

  4. Gorgeous!!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

  5. Lovely Hazel! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Creative Inspirations. Good luck,

  6. Lovely card Hazel and I love that pretty ribbon.
    Thanks for sharing with us at ABC Christmas Challenge and I hope you will join us again soon.
    Carol x

  7. Love the red pillar box against the snow.
    Thanks for joining us at Cardz4Galz. :)

  8. A beautiful x- mas card Hazel!
    Thank you for joining us at Try It On Tuesday again!
    oxo Susi

  9. Such a classy image. Nice that you coloured just the post box. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

  10. A beautiful Christmas card. Thank you for joining our challenge at The Paper Shelter. Good luck and please join us again for more fun!

  11. A fabulous card Hazel - I like how you coloured just the postbox. Thank you for sharing with us at Winter Wonderland.
    Kath x

  12. A beautiful shine from the red mirri card. Its a wonderful classic card. Thank you for joining us at TioT's this time.

  13. Gorgeous card,Hazel!I adore the image!And the mirror paper really took a simple card up a notch!Beautiful!Thank you for playing along with us this week over at the Crafty Gals Corner!Hope you join us again next week!
    Kleri DT (My blog)

  14. Such a lovely card! Anyone would be happy to receive it! Thank you for joining us this week at
    Crafty Gals Corner Challenges .
    Scrapbookingmamaw {My Blog}
    Blessings! Jeanie Ellis, DT, Crafty Gals Corner

  15. A beautiful card. Thank you for sharing with us at Craft Challenge. Marlene DT

  16. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz, good luck!!! Amy DT

  17. Love this one Hazel, thanks for sharing with Inspiration Destination and we hope to see you again in September. Wendy DT xx

  18. Love this - and even more so for it being a Christmas card! So pleased you joined us at Try It On Tuesday! Chrisx

  19. Beautiful Christmas card Hazel. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Winter Wonderland. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

  20. Beautiful card Hazel, love the image and design! Thank you for joining the challenge at Star Stampz! We hope to see you again!
    Sherry x - DT for Star Stampz
    Loose Stitches and Unraveled Threads – My personal Blog

  21. A great card as always, Hazel.

    Thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Guyz.

    Helen x

  22. Wonderful card, Hazel. Thanks for playing with us at ABC Christmas Challenge.
    Dorte x


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