Saturday, 30 September 2017

CHNC challenge 353

This is my card for my CHNC challenge 353 - please click on the link to see what it's all about and I hope you will join in with the challenge.  It seems unbelievable that tomorrow is 1 October ... we need to seriously get on with those Christmas designs now.

The optional theme for CHNC challenge 353 is 'black and white and one other colour'... but anything  goes as long as it's Christmas.

For my card I used the lovely Inkadinkadoo reindeer stamp, inked with versafine onyx black and heat embossed with detail black powder.. Various offcuts were used, including the piece of embossed shiny black card. The greeting tag was from an unknown set I purchased long ago and the little black flowers were cut from some sticky ribbon.

This is also for:

Crimbo crackers 142: reindeer
Christmas with the cuties: Christmas animals
Sparkles Christmas 80: Christmas animals
12 months of Christmas link up 33: anything goes
The merry Christmas 36: anything goes Christmas
Christmas at sweet stampin September: anything Christmas goes
Jingle belles: embossing
Winter wonderland: anything Christmas goes
A snowflakes promise 44: anything goes
Incy wincy: unconventional Christmas (I used non traditional colours)
Crafting by designs: let's get ready for Christmas
Paper creators 61: simply Christmas
4 crafty chicks 370: black, white & one other colour
Art at Stampz by Star: lots of layers
Dragonfly dreams September: patterned paper
Paradise of stamps 58: your favourite things (the stamp, embossing (wet and dry), patterned papers
Crazy challenge 258: add an animal
Scrapping 4 fun 100: animals
Aud sentiments 189: use a two word sentiment
Double D: sentiments/quotes
Heartful stamping (stamped blessings): anything goes + a stamp
QKR stampede 263 anything goes + twist: cut it up
Crafty sentiments: anything goes
Always  fun 25: anything goes
Pammie's inky pinkies 1739: anything goes
Creative fingers 137: anything goes
Little Miss Muffet 172: anything goes
Jo's scrap shack funday 208: anything goes
Morgan's ArtWorld 19: anything goes
Polka doodles week 39: anything goes
Simply papercrafts 51: anything goes
A inky mess 14: anything goes
Work it Wednesday: anything goes
Create and makes 15: anything goes
Day dreamer 3: anything goes
Creative inspirations 281: anything goes
Word art Wednesday 302: anything goes
Inspiration destination 134: anything goes
Kraftin' Kimmie wonderful Wednesday: anything goes
DL.ART September linky


  1. This is a real stunner using those beautiful colors! Love the embossed panel and especially those little flowers too! NJ!

  2. Love the colors ... cute holiday card! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Sentiments & Quotes’ challenge! We hope you’ll come back often.

    DOUBLE D Challenge Blog
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please stop in for a visit!

  3. Another beauty! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Creative Inspirations. Good luck,

  4. Lovely Christmas card! Thanks for joining the Kraftin Kimmie Stamps challenge!
    Marilyn DT

  5. Oh my! The colors and paper are gorgeous! Thank you for joining us this week at
    Crafty Gals Corner Challenges .
    Scrapbookingmamaw {My Blog}
    Blessings! Jeanie Ellis, DT, Crafty Gals Corner

  6. Beautiful card, just lovely for our new challenge on Scrapping4fun. Thanks for sharing. Majda, DT

  7. Beautiful Christmas card, love the pink and black
    Thank you for your entry at Scrapping4funChallenges
    Rachelle DT

  8. Very striking with the black and pink. Thanks for joining in the challenge at Sparkles Christmas Challenges. Caz DT

  9. What an awesome holiday card. I love the pink with black and white. Thank You for joining the DL.ART September Linky Challenge

  10. Beautiful!! That color combo is fabulous!!! Unexpected for Christmas, but it totally works! Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

  11. I love the design of the reindeer and the beautiful pink and black color combination. Thanks for sharing at Jo's Scrap Shack!
    DT Member

  12. Unusual design. Love it.
    Thank you for joining us at The Merry Christmas Challenge... and best of luck with your entry.

    Mary DT The Merry Christmas Challenge...

  13. Love your heat embossed reindeer, the detail is amazing! Pretty Designer Papers and fabulous layering. The perfect Seasonal sentiment! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Double D Challenge Blog, Sentiments/Quotes, Donna, DT Member

  14. This is gorgeous!! Lovely colour combo,

    Thanks for playing along at Aud Sentiments,

    Hugz Tinz

  15. Lovely card with lovely colours and design. Thanks for joining us over at the Merry Christmas Challenge.
    Love n hugs

  16. Fabby colour combo, love the black and pink. I think I need to dig out my pad and make something with it. :) Thanks for joining us over at the Winter Wonderland this time.
    Love n hugs

  17. I've never seen pink used so effectively on a christmas card! I love it! Thank you for playing in the HeARTful Stamping Challenge!

  18. The heat embossing really makes that black pop ... so glad you *embossed around the Christmas Tree* with us at Jingle Belles.

  19. Lovely Christmas card! Thanks for joining the Scrapping4fun challenge.
    Miroslava DT

  20. great use of patterned papers. the pink does make it pop and it works really well.thank you for sharing it with us at TTCRD and good luck, Theresa DT xx.

  21. Beautiful card, the colour combo is perfect.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge x

  22. Lovely card Hazel. Thanks for playing along with us at Winter Wonderland. Pat K xx

  23. Lovely multi-layered Christmas card!Very interesting patterned paper combination!Thank you for taking part in our challenge this week at the Crafty Gals Corner!Hope you join us again next week!
    Kleri DT (My blog)

  24. So lovely! Thanks for playing along with us! Best wishes, Nora from Day Dreamer Challenges.

  25. what a sweet and appealing holiday card, not to mention a great example of embossing! thanks for joining our JINGLE BELLES fun!

  26. Love the alternative Christmas colour scheme Hazel. Thank you for playing along at Christmas at Sweet Stampin'. Tracey

  27. This is beautiful. I love the colors and the layout. Thanks for joining us at Always Fun Challenges.
    Misty DT

  28. Wow! I just realized that is a list of challenges you entered this in. How do you find so many??

  29. Thanks so much for sharing your creation with us over at the Crafty Creations Challenges Blog.
    Kristina DT

    Crafty Creations Challenges Blog
    Cards by Kristina

  30. Another fab creation! Thanks for joining at Lemon Shortbread: Anything Goes

  31. Love your card, is so original and full of details. La tua carta è molto elegante, grazie per aver partecipato alla sfida Polkadoodles

  32. Beautiful Christmas card. I love the colour combination and the deer is stunning.
    Thank you for joining us over at Scrapping4funChallenges
    Kelly (DT)

  33. It's a beautiful christmas card. Love the papers and the deer is so lovely. Thank you for joining us at Scrapping4fun Challenges. Hope to see you again soon. Priya-DT

  34. Hello Hazel… Thanks for sharing another one of your cards with us… your card is lovely and fits perfectly with our “Embossing” challenge theme… please join us next time and Good Luck in the draw.
    [Diane Louise, DT Member, Scribbles Designs Challenge Blog]

  35. Love the colors! Thanks for joining us at Lemon Shortbread!

  36. Beautiful card Hazel, love the color combo and design! Thank you for sharing with us over at Star Stampz! We hope to see you again!
    Sherry x - DT for Star Stampz
    Loose Stitches and Unraveled Threads – My personal Blog


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