Saturday, 23 July 2011

CHNC challenge 30: reindeer

It's Saturday, so that means there's a new challenge on my CHNC blog - this week I'd like to see at least one reindeer on your card - I'd love you to join in - just click here to be taken to Challenge 30.

Two or three weeks ago I showed a very similar card - you can see it here. A friend saw it and said she would like to buy it for Christmas and please could I make some more like it. One of her requests was for a blue card with a silver reindeer on it, so my challenge card is another commission ticked off the list.

Once again I stamped randomly with Brilliance starlite silver using various Inkadinkado snowflake stamps from a set (I do love these) and then heat embossed with detail silver. The Inkinkado reindeer was stamped and embossed in the same way. Having put three little gems in two corners of the silver mirror card I put a little blue one in each of the white flowers.

The photo doesn't show the card as irl - the whole card is silver embossed just like you can see in the left hand corner - such a difficult card to get a photo because of the glare of the silver mirror card. The inkadinkado reindeer stamped image is also silver embossed.

I'm entering this into these challenges:

Christmas in July:

Also for:

Catch the bug: Christmas in July: Monday: non-traditional colours
Crafts4eternity R29: shaped cards
Karen's doodles: get in shape - shaped cards
Die cuttin' divas 24: shaped die-cut cards
Top tip Tuesday 43: shaped cards
I did it 64: animals
Stamptacular 120: animal antics
Die cut dreams 94: animal antics
Creative card crew: animal antics
Stampin' for the weekend 13: paws for thought
ABC Christmas: O is for older image (the stamp is more than a year old)
Whoopsi daisy: sparkle and shine
Gingerloft 22: make it sparkle
Phindy's Friday 64: doubling up - two flowers
Order of the opus gluei 109: beat the heat (cool winter colours)
Kaboodle 76: embossing


  1. Thank you for taking part in a SHAPED CARD CHALLENGE at Top Tip Tuesday!

    Your creation is beautiful!:)

    So happy you've joined us!


  2. This is lovely,so pretty and perfect for our Christmas Challenge this week at The Crafty Pad. Thank you for sharing and playing along with us and we hope to see you again next Sunday! Good luck in the draw!

  3. Love the shape and the reindeer too! Thanks for playing in THE CRAFTY PAD challenge and good luck in our prize draw! Hugs n love, Ali x

  4. A sweet reindeer with lots of lovely embossing and pretty flowers. It's so nice to see you at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge - thank you for playing along! Hugs, Lesley

  5. Another fabulous job. Elegant and well done. Colors are so beautiful.
    Really amazing, Hazel.
    Thanks for playing us at Christmas Inspirations challenges. I hope to see you again on the next challenges.

  6. Great card and so nice with the blue and silver together
    Thanks for sharing at Allsorts this week and good luck!
    Hugs, Jill

  7. Gorgeous card - love the embossing!
    Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x

  8. LOVE this color combo Hazel! Beautiful additions with the silver embossing. Thanks so much for joining us this week at WHOOPSI DAISY and KABOODLE DOODLES.:)

  9. Love the colors Hazel and the flowers, thanks for playing with us at OSAAT.

    xoxo Marjo

  10. Lovely colours...

    Thanks for sharing your creation with Make It Monday.
    Don't forget......... if you leave a comment on another entry, mention that you saw their card on "Make It Monday" for a chance at second prize. The more entries you comment on the more chance you have of winning second prize.

  11. Beautiful!! I love the silver - what a pretty color combination! Thanks for joining the fun at My Craft Spot!


  12. Wonderful card, just love it
    Thanks for Joining us at Paper Creations Ink

  13. Oh i love your embossing, looks gorgeous. Thank you so much for playing with us at OSAAT this week.
    Hugs Nataliya

  14. A lovely Christmas card with great embossing detail, very sparkly! Thanks for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy this week and good luck, Hugs, Teresa x

  15. Another stunning Christmas creation Hazel. Thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations once again with your adorable card.
    Suzi x

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  17. Another Beautiful Christmas Card Hazel! I love the colors and shine to this card! Your embellishments are wonderful! Have a wonderful rest of the weekend! Thank You for joining us at Paper Creations Ink! Happy Creating! Sara

  18. Gorgeous card - very stylish colours.

    Thanks so much for joining in this week with Top Tip Tuesday's 'Shaped Card' Challenge :)

    Carol x

  19. love the turquoise base card and the reindeer is a great image

    thanks for joining in this week at Allsorts and good luck in the prize draw :o)


    Amanda x

  20. Thats so gorgeous Hazel, love the silver embossing. Thanks for joining us at c4E this week.

  21. very pretty card Hazel, lovely
    thanks for joining the PCI challenge this week

  22. This is a stunning card Hazel x

    Thanks for joining us again this week @ Delightful Challenges & Good Luck x

    hugs sally x

  23. A gorgeous card Hazel
    Thanks for playing along with Karen's Doodles and good luck
    Anne x

  24. Wow yet another gorgeous card from you, the 4th in line I've commented on through the Kaboodle Doodles;)Thanks for playing at the Kaboodle Doodles and Top Tip Tuesday this week and good luck. Bettina

  25. Very pretty. I love your glittered Designer paper.

    Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.


  26. This is very elegant! The silver looks so striking against the blue.
    Thanks so much for playing along at My Craft Spot!
    Small Bits of Paper

  27. I just love blue and silver Christmas cards and yours is beautiful! Thanks for joining us at DCD. -Yvette

  28. Beautiful card!! I love the silver embossing. Thanks for playing along with us this week at My Craft Spot.

    Scrapping Mommy

  29. What could be cooler than a pretty Christmas card like this! Thanks for joining us at Opus Gluei!

  30. Hello Hazel, lovely card - I do like your reindeer. Struggling with this one this week - not got a lot in the way of reindeers in my crafting arsenal but still thinking about it - you never know, I might come up with something yet :) Elizabeth x

  31. Oh this is so beautiful, Hazel:O) Great shape, lovely work!
    Thank you for joining Karen's Doodles, good luck!
    Hugs, Nancy;O)

  32. great embossing on that reindeer...thanks for playing along with the Beat the Heat Challenge at the Opus Gluei this week!

  33. what a wonderful christmas card. thanks for joining us at Simply Create

  34. pretty card! thanks for joining our Bugaboo challenge at Catch the Bug!

  35. this is one gorgeous card love the colors,and detail on this ,bless you for playing at creative inspirations,this week hugs cherylxxxx

  36. Lovely elegant card, I think that stylised reindeer is GORGEOUS! You know, if the antlers were masked off it could be a greyhound... even more versatile:)
    Thank you for joining in with this week’s Phindy’s Place Challenge, do hope you’ll play again this Friday!

  37. such a lovely card xx thanks for joining our paws for thought challenge over at SFTW xx karen

  38. Fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at C4E this week hugs x

  39. Great card.
    Thanks for playing with us at Craft Us Crazy!

  40. Beautiful creation, I love the shock of blue and such lovely flowers--great embossing on your image, thanks so much for sharing with us at Die Cut Dreams

  41. Hazel, you are on a creative streak here - and I love the results! Here's another one of those elegant, classic cards of yours and it's grand! I'm with you about making the Christmas cards, it's so much fun and you know you'll make your friends and family so happy with them!

    Thanks for beating the heat with creative flair!

  42. This is beautiful! Thanks for showing us your "Sparkle" here at GingerLoft Challenges! :) Gale

  43. Beautiful card, thanks for sharing with us at Gingerloft and good luck, Gaynor DT xx

  44. Hi Hazel! Such an elegant card, the silver embossing looks great. Thank you for joining our "O for old" challenge at ABC Christmas challenge. Hope to see you next time.


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