Saturday 24 November 2012

CHNC challenge 100: for someone special

Today launches the 100th challenge on my CHNC blog - I can hardly believe that! - and I'm asking to see a Christmas card for someone special. I think it's often the case that we get lots of Christmas cards done by now, but tend to leave the 'special' ones till the last minute. Well perhaps my challenge will help you to take a bit of time this week and make a Christmas card for someone special.

I have made an easel card. I cut a bauble with a nestie that I bought quite some time ago and hadn't taken out of the packet until I decided to make this card. I used a piece of snowflake paper from my Christmas offcuts box and then mounted it on to some dark blue card. The bauble shape in the middle is a Healtfelt Creations stamp inked with versamark and  heat embossed with detail silver. All other papers and card were from my offcuts box (shhh don't tell John that I didn't use new papers) - a last-minute entry for Pixie's crafty snippets 47.  'Husband' is a Papermania stamp inked with versamark and heat embossed with silver. The sheer white ribbon with gems was from Hobbycraft.

At last this is a card for week 42 for Sunday's with Santa facebook group: for the man in your life.

This is also for:

Cards for men 24: merry Christmas
Little red wagon 160: boy oh boy
The crafty pad 197: it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Victorine 47: anything Christmas
Let's craft and create 58: getting ready for Christmas
Tanda teaser 203: anything Christmas
ATCs and cards with attitude 27: anything goes and/or autumn/winter
Creatalicious 40: winter
Card and scrap 43: make something with Christmas
Crafty blogges network 5: Christmas - anything goes
Sparkles 38: Christmas is coming
Little Claire 27: Christmas
Bunny Zoe: winter
Allways something creative 42: weather (winter)
Going grey with Scrap-creations: winter
Victorine 47: anything Christmas
Crafty creations 197: Christmas is coming
Christmas cards all year round November: shaped or fancy folds
Order of the opus gluei 144: three dee - more than one layer
Fashionista 9: blue Christmas
The stamp man November: emboss it
Whoopsi Daisy: die cuts and punches
Craft room: punches and die cuts
House of gilli 46: die cuts
Penny Black and more at Allsorts November: any die will do
Stamptacular Sunday 190: recipe - ribbon/twine, pearls/gems and dies/punches
Loves rubber stamps 27: fun with ribbons
Ruby's rainbow 42: shaped cards
Amusing challenges: special folds
My mum's craft shop 85: inspiration from a song: We three kings
Use your stuff 61: seeing stars
Artistic inspirations 16: anything goes
Forever friends November: anything goes
Paper playtime 89: anything goes
Just keep on creating: Christmas is around the corner
DL.ART thankful Thursday: anything goes
The squirrel and the fox 31: anything goes
Creative moments bloggers network 4: anything goes
Divas by design 62: use 2 or more patterned papers
Make it Monday 116
52 card pickup week 47