Saturday 10 March 2012

CHNC challenge 63: glam it up with glitter

Saturday's come round again with amazing speed, so it's time for a new challenge on my CHNC blog. Challenge 63 is 'glam it up with glitter' - a little or a lot. To find out more just click on the link - it would be lovely to see you there and for you to join in with your Christmas creations.

Today's challenge is being sponsored by Bugaboo stamps (more info on CHNC) and I've been joined by two of their team with their lovely glittered Christmas cards: Cely Smith and Sandye Curry - please go to their blogs and have a look at their lovely cards.

My card is based on Jill's sketch for Sketch n stash 82:

I used the Bugaboo digital stamp 'Cupcake Xmas Lights' colouring with copics and a Papermania glitter pen and mounting on a red and gold foiled panel. I've used an A5 sized card covered with an offcut of My Minds Eye glitter book paper - another wander into the playground at Pixie's crafty snippets 10. The red glittered panel across the bottom is recycled from a Christmas cracker the Christmas before last (yes, you've seen some of this before and I still have some left), edged with a glittered trim from Poundland. The Happy Christmas foiled sentiment and the red and white ribbon are from stash.

This is also for:

One stitch at a time 103: reuse or recycle
PaperPlay 10: recycle it
Scrap it girl March: go green & recycle
Party time Tuesday 58: riches at the end of the rainbow - lots of bling
Art impressions 54: sparkle & bling or embossing
Crafty boots: glitter
Catered crop: ravenous about ribbon
Hotshot craft 5: ribbon
Perfect sentiments 22: Christmas trimmings
Sweet stampin: let's see those layers
Totally papercrafts 107: my favourite things - making Christmas cards with glitter
The paper shelter 54: anything goes
Paper crafting journey 4: anything goes
Papertake: anything goes
Creative Mondays (always crafting) 3: anything goes
Make it Monday 79
Inspire me Fridays 49
52 cardpick up week 10


  1. Oooh Hazel - I love this! Great use of snippets and plenty of glitter and your next CHNC is gonna be fun I think! Hope you've got the vacuum cleaner ready - we could be sprinkling glitter a bit!

    See you in the playground for the roll call tomorrow, hope the sun is shining where you are - it's a lovely day here!
    Di xx

  2. Aren't these cupcake stamps the business! Just loved the one I used last week too!

    Love your card. Jx

  3. Yummylicious Card Hazel, thanks so much for playing with us at OSAAT.

    I have some yummy blog candy here‘s the link if you are interested

    Xoxo Marjo

  4. Fab card, Hazel - aren't you good cracking on with next year's Christmas cards!! I love the recyled panel, such rich glitter and perfect on this card.

    Thanks for joining us on PaperPlay this week.

    Julie :o)

  5. Fab card, love the red and gold. Thank you for joining on with our challenge over at OSAAT this week and good luck Julie

  6. very sweet christmas card thanks for playing at the perfect sentiment this week.

  7. So 'sweet'!

    Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

  8. Very pretty card. I like how you recycled. Thanks for joining us at Sween Stampin this week.

  9. Oww, lots of bling on this card, just how a Christmas card should be. I love that you have recycled your crackers.

    Thanks for sharing it with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  10. Wow, love it! Beautiful papers. Thank you for joining us this week at One Stitch at a Time; good luck and hope to see you again. Best, CG / OSAAT DT

  11. beautiful card Hazel thanks for joining us at sketch n stash hugs Jill xx

  12. fab stamp hazel

    Perfect for our sketch this time at Sketch N Stash thanks for joining us

    Jen xx

  13. Relly fab Christmas card. Love the sprkle and shine and how you recycled the cracker.
    Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
    Caroline xxx

  14. great card thanks for playing along at the perfect sentiment.

  15. Love that foil background! Thanks for sharing at the perfect sentiment.

  16. Great Christmas cupcake with lots of sparkle & bling. Thanks for joining us this week at Art Impressions

  17. Love that red and sparkle! Thanks for sharing with Perfect Sentiment.

  18. What a happy cupcake! I'd definitely want to eat it! LOL
    Thanks for joining us @ The perfect Sentiment.

  19. Sparkly colorful and festive!! Definitely a great creation for the holiday season!! Thanks for joining in at Perfect Sentiments!

  20. Awesome card as usual Hazel. I really like your Bugaboo image. Thanks for joining us at The Perfect Sentiment

  21. What a lovely card. Love the glitz and the image is great. Thanks for playing along at Perfect Sentiments

  22. Love love LOVE all the glitter on this,,,,,and that image is just too adorable! great job!

    Holly PTT DT

  23. I love all the delicous sparkliness. Thanks for joingin us at the Perfect Sentiment.

  24. Beautiful cards...such cute images...thanks for joining us this week at TPS…..and good luck….
    Hugs Judith

  25. Fabulous christmas card! THanks for joining us at PCJ! Hugsxx

  26. Another fabulours card from you!
    Thank you for joining us at PCJ for our Anything goes challenge.
    Good luck in the draw.

  27. Fantastaic Christmas card! Love all the sparkle :) Thanks for joining us at Perfect Sentiments!

  28. This is gorgeous Hazel, love the colours and all the fun glitter. Thank you so much for joining us at OSAAT and Sweet Stampin. Good luck xx

  29. Such a cute image...great card! Thanks for joining Scrap-It-Girl's "Go Green" March challenge. :)

  30. What a lovely card! Thank for joining us at Scrap It Girl!

  31. who doesn't love a cupcake on a card.. love it .. thanks for playing along w/ scrap it girl~

  32. ohhh--I love this card! So glad you entered Scrap It Girl's March challenge.


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