Saturday, 12 May 2012

CHNC challenge 72: Traditional Christmas colours

It's Saturday again and time for challenge 72 on my CHNC blog - please click on the link to find out what it's all about - and hopefully join in - now that we're into May it's an ideal time to start making Christmas cards if you haven't already done so - it's never too early, as some of us know since we've been making Christmas cards all through the year and building up quite a stock.

So today's CHNC challenge 72 is to use mainly traditional Christmas colours of red and green.

My card is based on Fetch-a-sketch 23:


Bugaboo Stamps are kindly sponsoring CHNC 72 and supplied the lovely 'cupcake candycane' digital stamp that I used for my card, coloured with copics. I covered the white icing with diamond stickles. This is for Catch the bug May challenge: anything goes.

All papers (Dovecraft, Anna Griffin and Papermania) are from my Christmas offcuts box, so this is another  entry for Pixie's crafty snippets 19, also Hiding in my craftroom: super scraps Saturday.


This is also for the following challenges:

Phindy's Friday 105: Christmas in May
Christmas inspirations 45: bingo - I chose 'layers, green, glitter'
Squigglefly 1812: use stickles
Simon says: sweet tooth
Cute card Thursday 216: food or drink
Sassy Cheryl 114: stitch in time (the fabric Noel sentiment is stitched)
One stitch at a time 112: use a digi
Jacksons digital expressions: anything goes
Stampin' for the weekend: layers
CES 85: anything goes
Truly scrumptious 80: anything goes
The paper shelter 63: anything goes
Just keep on creating 2: anything goes
Creative Mondays (always crafting) 7: anything goes
Make it Monday 88
Inspire me Fridays 58
52 card pickup 19

26 comments:

  1. Well done Hazel! Just perfect for our bingo challenge at Christmas Inspirations. thanks for playing with us!

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  2. Super Hazel and a great challenge this week. If I get time I'll make a card, but time is my enemy right now :) Di xx

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  3. What a fabulous Christmas card Hazel. . . .this is just beautiful.
    Thanks for playing along in the Sassy Cheryl's Stitching challenge this week.

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  4. How pretty...love the "NOEL" patch! Thank you so much for linking up at MIM!
    Rene :D

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  5. Cute card! Great papers, and I love the little Noel tag! thanks Hazel for playing in Squigglefly's challenge.

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  6. what a lovely christmas card Hazel - I do keep trying to join in with your challenges but the weeks go soooooo quickly...I will definately have a go this week xx

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  7. Well done for using up all those scraps but I bet you have tonnes more :) Love the fun image and your fabric sentiment sticker.

    Many thanks for joining in with our Mother's Day challenge over at OSAAT & hope to see you back again soon.

    Mandy (DT member for OSAAT)

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  8. super mignonne et trop app├ętissante! biz

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  9. Great card, love the little label with the sentiment!

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  10. Hi Hazel this is one fabulous Christmas card love the traditional colours and that gorgeous image, thank you for joining our challenge at The paper Shelter
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  11. Great card Hazel, thanks for playing with us at OSAAT

    hugs Marjo

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  12. Lovely Christmas card Hazel,the combination of papers works beautifully.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Make It Monday this week.

    Michelle :o)

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  13. Great Christmas card, love your stitched, NOEL!


    Thanks for joining us in Sassy Cheryl's challenge!

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  14. A gorgeous card Hazel and a great take on the sketch. I especially love the Christmas cupcake image, its fab!

    Hugs, Karen xx

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  15. this is beautiful Hazel, love touch of stitching!
    thanks for joining us for the Sassy Cheryl stitches challenge this week!
    Judy

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  16. Oh, how cute! Great way to whittle down that scrap pile. Anotehr wonderful creation. Thanks for playing with us at Jackson's Digital Expressions.

    Hugz,
    Chana, DT Coordinator

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  17. Great card Hazel! Love the cupcake image and all the glitter. Thanks for joining us last week for the Squigglefly challenge!

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  18. Super cute! Love the christmas cards all year long! Thanks so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp.

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  19. Great Card & I love all of the glitter. Thanks for joining us at HIMCR DT AJ!

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  20. Hi Hazel, Gorgeous christmas card! Thanks so much for joining in our final challenge at CES Challenges, Good Luck! Juliexx

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  21. Such a sweet Christmas cupcake, looks good enough to eat. Thanks for joining us for Phindy's Friday challenge!

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  22. Yum! Thank you for joining in at Fetch A Sketch – hope you can join us again for the next challenge! Fetch A Sketch Challenges

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  23. Such a great card & a great use of the sketch! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at Fetch A Sketch! x

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  24. such a traditional and lovely Christmas card, I really have to get started on my xmas cards, it will happen :)

    Thanks so much for sharing your creation at Anything goes, Just keep on creating, I hope you will continue to play along. Sorry about the the delay in leaving my comment I have been overseas and then got sick, I will be announcing the winners and will have the next challenge up asap :):)

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  25. Love the traditional colors you used on this cute Christmas card! Thank you for joining us this time at THE PAPER SHELTER CHALLENGE! I hope we see more of your lovely work on the 1st!

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