Saturday, 15 July 2017

CCAYR July challenge: anything goes (Christmas)

This is my card for Christmas cards all year round July challenge:precipitation. I'm in the Christmas Belles group so we are posting here today - please click on the link to see the lovely crafting of the rest of the Belles group. The Gingerbread gals posted at the beginning of July here - please have a look at their lovely designs and join in our challenge there.

I randomly stamped the lovely Inkadinkadoo stamped inked with versamark and heat embossed with detail silver (looks more like white here, but it is silver). I randomly stamped and embossed on to the white label and then added the sentiment label.

This is also for:

12 months of Christmas 31
Catch the bug Christmas in July day 1: make it sparkle
Sweet stampin: Christmas in July
Hiding in my craft room 309: Christmas in July
Di's digis: Christmas in July
Dragonfly journeys 96: Christmas in July
Deep ocean 159: Christmas in July
Aud sentiments 184: Christmas in July + a sentiment
Fabrika fantasy 11: Christmas in July
Christmas at sweet stampin July: anything goes
Happy little stampers July Christmas challenge: anything goes + option: die cut
Whoopsi Daisy July: Christmas in July
Unicorn 23: Christmas in July
Creative craft cottage 91: Christmas in July
ABC Christmas: O for old - all supplies are old
Creative moments 122: anything goes + option: Christmas in July
Die cut divas July: Christmas in July
Crimbo crackers 136: anything goes
Merry Monday Christmas in July link up: catching up with challenge 202: let it snow
Come and get it: make your own background
Monochrome magic 3: anything goes monochrome
Penny Black at Allsorts July: for the boys (suitable to send to a man)
PDE linky 181: emboss it
Noor July: use die cuts
The paper shelter 302: punches and/or dies
Fab n funky 359: shaped cards
Making memories 6: anything goes/anything but square
International art & soul 12: elements of nature (snowflakes)
One crazy stamper July: anything goes
Craft stamper take it make it July: anything goes
The artistic stamper July: black and white
Classic design team 16: anything goes
Little Miss Muffet 167: anything goes
Mod squad: make the sentiment the main focal point
Dies r us 77: sentiment as the focus
Pammie's inky pinkies 1728: anything goes
DL.ART thankful Thursday 208: anything goes
Jo's scrap shack funday 197: anything goes
Dragonfly dreams July: anything goes
Inspiration destination 132: anything goes
Creative inspirations 279: anything goes
Creative fingers 134: anything goes


  1. Thank you for joining us at Jo’s Funday Friday Challenge . Good luck with your entry.
    Angie - DT

  2. Love all of these layers and how you made your own design. Very striking! Thanks for sharing with us at the Mod Squad this week. Good luck and hope to see you again.

    Barbara Challenge Host

  3. Lovely Christmas card. TFS and joining us at Jo's Scrap Shack for Funday Friday.

  4. Wow! What a fabulous holiday creation Hazel! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘Die Cut Sentiment as Focus’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

  5. Cute! Thanks for sharing at Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges.
    ~Owner/DT Janis

  6. Very elegant! Thanks for joining us at Die Cut Diva's Christmas Challenge!

  7. Snowflakes are beautiful elements of nature. Thank you so much for joining our challenge at IAAS. Hazel x

  8. Beautiful1 Thank you for sharing wiyh us at the PIP Challenges

  9. Lots of embossing here Hazel, a lovely card, thank you for sharing this with us at Penny Black and More, Leanne DT.

  10. This is such a stylish Christmas card - I love the effect that you have created with this one,

    Lovely to have you joining in the festivities with us this July over at Aud Sentiments, and also Creative Moments too,

    Hugz Tinz

  11. Stunning card, lovely design and so striking in black and white! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin'

  12. Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin' Christmas Challenge too!

  13. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at PDE, good luck!!! Amy DT

  14. A really striking creation, many thanks for joining in at Penny Black and More challenge.

    B x

  15. A lovely creation. Thank you for joining us at One Crazy Stamper this month.

  16. Love this stamped and embossed card, Hazel, so pretty!
    Thanks for joining us at LMMS!
    xxx Margreet

  17. What a gorgeous card. Thanks for playing along at Fab N Funky. xx Jan DT

  18. I adore Monochromatic Christmas Cards. This is gorgeous. Thank for playing along with me at Monochrome Magic this month. Lisa

  19. What an elegant card! Thanks for sharing it with us and playing along with our challenge at Catch the Bug! We hope you will join us again soon!
    Scrappy - Bugaboo Stamps DT

  20. This is nice - an unusual and classy card. Thank you for entering at Creative Moments.

    LeonaB x

  21. Black and white is always dramatic. Om my gosh. How perfect - a tree card, literally. Love it. So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

  22. Black looks classy!
    Thank you for joining us for Fabrika Fantasy July challenge - Christmas in July.
    Anila DT

  23. Love the black and white for Christmas Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Michelle DT Co-Owner/Admin for

  24. Love that card shape Hazel! Gorgeous card, love the striking colour contrasts. What a great entry for our 'Shaped Cards' challenge at Fab 'n 'Funky. Thanks for sharing your fabulous Christmas creation with us. Love it! Hugs, Wends xoxo Fab 'n' Funky DT

  25. Great use of these elegant shapes, stunning card! Thanks for joining HLS July Christmas Challenge again!

  26. Wow, this is gorgeous! The colors and shape are very elegant. Thank you for joining us at The Paper Shelter. We would love to see you again!
    ~ Bonnie

  27. What a beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage challenge good luck.
    Have a nice day

  28. Such a lovely card. Thanks for playing along at Hiding In My Craft Room! Miranda DT

  29. A stunning black and white card, very elegant.
    Thanks for joining us at Making Memories Crafting Challenge.
    Hope to see you again next month.
    Janice DT

  30. Beautiful card. Love the black and white combo with pops of silver. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Jo's Fun Friday and at Little Miss Muffet. AJ DT JSS/LMM

  31. Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Irene DT for

  32. Lovely elegant card.

    Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin' and Christmas at Sweet Stampin'.


  33. Beautiful striking card. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin'
    Cass xx

  34. Hi Hazel! Very elegant in the black and white and an all around gorgeous creation. Thanks so much for joining my Christmas in July blog challenge :)

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys

  35. What a lovely, festive shaped card Hazel!

    Thanks for sharing with us at ABC Christmas Challenge and I hope you will join us again soon.
    Carol x

  36. Very elegant. Thank you for sharing with us over here at Classic Design Team Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Jane DT for

  37. Gorgeous!
    Thanks for playin' along with the Bugaboo Stamps/Catch The Bug Christmas in July event. Best of luck!
    Hugs & Happy Days!
    Min - Bugaboo Stamps/Catch The Bug DT

  38. Unusual colours for a Christmas card, but lovely. Thanks for sharing it with us at Dragonfly Dreams.

  39. A lovely card. Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments Challenges. Hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs, Sandy

  40. Stunning card! Thanks for entering Crimbo Crackers - hope to see you again next time!

  41. Lovely holiday card, thanks for sharing with Fabrika Fantasy Digis!

  42. Beautiful card... Thanks for joining us at Di's Digi Designs Challenge:)
    Wendy xx

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  44. I bet the embossing is so amazing in real life! The non-traditional color for this card is so awesome and elegant.

    Thank you for joining us at Fabrika Fantasy for our Christmas in July challenge.

  45. Fabulous card!
    Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x

  46. Lovely Black and white creation! Thank you for joining in The Artistic Stamper Creative challenge this month x

  47. Great card.
    Thank you for sharing at Penny Black & More July challenge and good luck x Susan x

  48. Such an elegant Christmas card, Hazel. Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge for the 'N for New' and 'O for Old' challenge!
    Dorte x

  49. I love black and white cards .... they always look so elegant. Thank you for playing along with the HLS Christmas challenge xx

  50. Loved the card so very much! Thanks for sharing with us at Making Memories Crafting.

    Hema - DT @


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