Tuesday, 15 July 2014

CHNC challenge extra mid-month inspiration

The seventh month of the year is now almost halfway through ... that means it's time for some more design inspiration for CHNC challenge extra for July - please visit here to see the lovely crafting of some of the team and click here to join in with your own Christmas creations - you've got until 20:00 UK time on 31 July to do so.

This is my card, which uses the sketch given for the Sunday challenge for Catch the bug's Christmas in July week, so I'm entering this there. Why not go over to Catch the bug and take part in the challenges - there are lots of prizes to be won. There's a blog hop as well.

The background paper is from a magazine freebie as is the piece that has been mounted behind the image - both were torn around perspex oval templates. The little ho ho ho have been in my Christmas stash for a long time, as has the sentiment. The card across the bottom is Hunkydory. The image was coloured with spectrum noir pens.

This is also for:

The 12 months of Christmas card link up
Robyn's fetish 220: Christmas in July
Timbro scrap mania 98: Christmas in July
Whoopsi Daisy: Christmas in July
Inky chicks 33: Christmas in July
Sweet stampin: Christmas in July
Crafty boots: Christmas in July
Crafty sentiments: Christmas in July
Sparkles 58: Christmas in July
Fitztown 43: pick a holiday - Christmas!
Dare to be sassy Thursdays 237: Christmas in July
Going grey with Scrap Creations: Christmas in July
Graph it markers week 28: Christmas colours
Jingle belles: shopping our stash - everything used is more than a year old
Shopping our stash: bonus challenge with Jingle Belles
613 avenue create 80: anything goes
Red rubber inspirationals 128: anything goes
Artistic inspirations 100: anything goes
Crafting from the heart 27: anything goes
Through the craftroom door: anything goes
Wags n whiskers 133: anything goes
Glitter n sparkle 93: anything goes
My craft creations: anything goes
PumpkinSpice 78: anything goes
Treasured times 20: anything goes
Sister act 65
Crafting by designs July: anything goes
Just keep on crafting July: anything goes
DL.ART July anything goes


  1. Fabulous Christmas card, great design and lovely image. Thank you for joining in with all of the Christmas fun at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  2. I am so glad so popped in to show us your interpretation of the sketch! Thanks for joining in day 2 of Christmas in July with us here at Bugaboo Stamps this week! Good luck! I hope we see you joining in the rest of the week's challenges too!
    luv'n huggz
    Jen Leeflang

  3. Very beautiful card! very humor! thanks for playing with "Crafty Sentiments challenges Blog". Good luck!

  4. This is a very adorable card. The the image is so cute and colored great. Thank You for sharing with us over at The Robyn's Fetish Challenge Blog.

    Michelle (DT)

  5. Lovely festive card! Cute image, fab colouring and design. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

  6. Look at you getting another Christmas card done, whoop whoop! Thanks for joining in our challenge at Sassy Studio Designs, and good luck!
    DebbieM - SSD DT

  7. That is one super cute card and image! Thanks for joining us at Fitztown Challenge Blog. Hope to see you again and good luck!
    FCB CT Coordinator

  8. Sweet card, thanks for playing along with us during our Christmas in July celebration at Catch The Bug.

  9. Lovely card, thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations. Louise x

  10. what a lovely holiday card! thanks for SHOPPING YOUR STASH with us again at JINGLE BELLES! :)

  11. Fantastic holiday card! Wonderful coloring on your image! Thank you for joining in my Anything Goes challenge at the Red Rubber Inspirationals blog this week! Lynda - DT Champion Red Rubber Designs

  12. ~Ah this is super Hazel, Thank You for having me as Guest Designer this month, Love Hazelxx

  13. Another cute card! Thank you for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs and the DTBST challenge this week! HUGS

    SSD DT

  14. Love the distressed look around your focal image, Hazel. Fun Christmas card. Thanks for playing with our Christmas in July challenge at Crafty Sentiments! Hugs, Cathy*

  15. Gorgeous colours and layout. Thank you for joining our 100th party challenge at Artistic Inspirations, good luck

  16. Lovely card, thanks for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy. Louise x

  17. What a cute image and fun holiday card! Thanks for playing along with us at Red Rubber Inspirationals!

  18. What a pretty card, love the colours - thanks for joining us at crafting from the heart - Sonia DT

  19. Very cute! I really like those papers.

  20. your card is super cute!
    Thanks so much for joining us at the Graph'it maker Challenge!

    Hugs xx Cara xx

  21. Hazel, this is absolutely adorable! I love the sparkle you added! Perfect!!!

    Thank you for joining us in our Stella Says Sketch challenge at Catch The Bug! Good luck!

    Stamping Hugs,
    Becky G
    Bugaboo DT

  22. Lovely card! Thanks for joining us at TSM challenge!

  23. Gorgeous card Hazel, love those papers and that image is so cute! Thanks for joining us at Graph'It Colouring challenge this time
    Claire xx

  24. Cute card Hazel! Thanks for joining us over at Treasured Times!

  25. Such a fun Christmas card. Love the image and your design elements are perfect! Thank you for joining us at Sparkles Monthly Challenges this month and Good Luck. We hope you join us again.
    Amy- DT Sparkles Monthly Challenges
    {Lil Cutie Creations}

  26. Hi such a festive card! Love the image. Thanks for sharing it with us at Sparkles!

    Love From Rebecca xx

  27. Great card, Hazel

    Thanks for joining us at the Sparkles Challenge.

    Helen x


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