Saturday, 4 August 2012

CHNC challenge 84: favourite colour(s)

We're into August now and getting nearer to the time when some people start thinking about making Christmas cards. Of course, some of us have been making them all year, which is why I started my CHNC blog at the beginning of last year so that I wouldn't be panicking towards the end of the year.

So it's time for CHNC challenge 84 which is to use your favourite colour(s) - couldn't be simpler!

I love using purple in cardmaking, particularly for Christmas cards. I've kept my card simple and have used card and other bits from the 'classic' section of the Hunkadory luxury card collection. I added a heart that has been in my Christmas bits box for a few years (originally came with a Kanban kit), which I mounted on silver mirror card and added some silver and lilac gems.

This is also for:

Cutie pie 23: Christmas in July
Lexi 70: Christmas in July
Creatalicious 36: Christmas in July
Christmas card challenges week 35: no stamping
The crafty pad 181: things with wings
Cute card Thursday 228: clean & simple
Totally papercrafts 128: monochrome
Stamp n doodle: use your favourite colour
CASology 4: bird
Crafty mess 14: birds
Our creative corner: bling bling
2 sisters 103: anything goes
Challenge up your life 75: everything goes
Paper-crafting journey: anything goes
Critter 126: anything goes
Paper playtime 80: anything goes
Make it Monday 100


  1. Really pretty hazel, and tou're quite right, my thoughts are turning....argh.

  2. How calm and peaceful this card is! (And how unlike my house on Christmas Day lolz!!) Beautiful papers and image, but for me the icing on the cake is the gorgeous heart!

    love Mags B x

  3. Beautiful dove! I love the color you chose for this gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us this week at OCC! Marcy K.

  4. Gorgeous card Hazel - classic and elegant.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Cutie Pie this time.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

  5. beautiful card, cant believe crimbo is coming and its coming fast lol, thank you for playin with us at craftymess challenge blog

    Judie xx

  6. I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS! My entries are: #84, #129, #157, #159 and #277.
    I would love to have you visit my blog!

  7. What a beautiful card I love the dove thanks for taking part in craftymess challenge, dt member xx

  8. So pretty Hazel! Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us for our No Stamp challenge at Christmas Card Challenges! Dee

  9. thank you so much for joining us over on the craftymess challenge blog.
    What a beautiful card. Very traditional and very peaceful.
    Love Lisa xxx

  10. Lovely Christmas card .Love doves as Christmas image and the heart is a beautiful embellishment . Thanks for sharing on Craftymess Challenge Blog .

  11. Hazel, if all you ever made were purple cards, I'd be tickled pink! Oh wait, maybe I should stay purple...either way, your dove for Christmas is a gorgeous symbolic element for the holiday and the accents of bling you've added are just little bits of icing on the cake.
    Thank you so much for joining in our challenge at Our Creative Corner and for linking up with us at Make It Monday.
    Lisa xx

  12. Wow, what an amazing card!
    Thanks for playing along with us at Challenge up your life!

  13. Lovely.

    Thanks for joining in the Monochrome Challenge at Totally Papercrafts this week.

    Susan x

  14. pretty card Hazel! Thank you for playing with us at 2 Sister this week.

  15. A very lovely card, Hazel :)
    Thanks for joining us at Challenge up your life!

  16. Thanks so much for joining us at 2 Sisters this week.

  17. Beautiful card Hazel love the dove

    Thanks for joining us at 2Sisters Challenge this week

    Hugs Mandy DT xxx

  18. Such a beautiful card! Love that dove and the colors you've used. Thanks for playing along with us at the OCC this week!

  19. Visiting from DLART Linky party. Like the Christmas card.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"


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