Saturday, 18 January 2020

CHNC challenge 473


Thank you so much for all of your wonderful festive designs shared last week.

We look forward to seeing all your lovely festive crafting this week - perhaps something that was made before Christmas and not blogged ... or perhaps you are starting on your designs for next Christmas - lol! It's never too early to start.

Before I tell you about this week's challenge, I need to let you know the winner of challenge 472:



Please note that my email to send to is craftyhazelnut@gmail.com


Number 11: Wies, with this lovely card:



Congratulations, Wies. Please email me at craftyhazelnut@gmail.com with your full name and address so I can post your Love to Craft Vintage Noel paper pad.


Please note that winner needs to claim the prize by 1 February (2 weeks)

Every CHNC challenge is 'anything goes as long as it's Christmas', which will, hopefully, encourage as many crafters as possible to join in with their festive creations. However, there will always be an optional theme, which this week is 'use a sentiment'. I want to stress that this is purely optional.

Challenge 473:

anything goes as long as it's Christmas
optional theme: use a sentiment

Every week a prize is given to a randomly chosen winner - this is the prize I'm giving this week:



 Love to Craft
Season's Greetings
6" x 6" paper pad
8  designs 30 sheets

Here are the designs from myself and the rest of my wonderful team - I am so grateful to them for sharing their lovely designs:

Now it's over to you. You can use any materials, any techniques - it's anything goes as long as it's Christmas, with the optional theme of 'use a sentiment'.

We look forward to seeing what you come up with for this challenge - please add a link to your blog post (not your blog, but the actual post where your creation can be found) by 20:00 UK time Friday 24 January 2020. Please include a link to this blogpost within the post for your creation.

You can enter as many times as you wish and also link to any other challenges that allow you to do so, but new work only, please.

A new challenge will be set on Saturday 25 January 2020 at 09:00 UK time.

Please add your link to linky tools. If by any chance it disappears, please leave a comment with the link to your blog post and I will make sure it is added.

If you haven't done so already, please become a follower and grab my bright pink button to post on your sidebar and help continue to spread the word about this challenge blog - thank you.

Please also consider going to CHNC Facebook page and clicking 'like' if you haven't done so already and encourage your friends to do the same.


I also run a challenge blog called Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - anything goes as long as you use some patterned paper - with a randomly chosen prize winner every month. Please click on the link to find out more. If you have used patterned paper for your Christmas creation, please enter it there too. And please be aware that the Patterned Paper Challenge is not restricted to Christmas - it is for any occasions as long as some patterned paper has been used.

Thank you for your support
We look forward to seeing your entries

Saturday, 11 January 2020

CHNC challenge 472


Thank you so much for all of your wonderful festive designs shared last week.

We look forward to seeing all your lovely festive crafting this week - perhaps something that was made before Christmas and not blogged ... or perhaps you are starting on your designs for next Christmas - lol! It's never too early to start.

Before I tell you about this week's challenge, I need to let you know the winner of challenge 471:



Please note that my email to send to is craftyhazelnut@gmail.com




Number 25: craftyhairlady (Pam Sebring), with this lovely card:


Congratulations, Pam. Please email me at craftyhazelnut@gmail.com with your full name and address so I can post your Stamps by Me, sending you lots of love.


Please note that winner needs to claim the prize by 25 January (2 weeks)

Every CHNC challenge is 'anything goes as long as it's Christmas', which will, hopefully, encourage as many crafters as possible to join in with their festive creations. However, there will always be an optional theme, which this week is 'feature a creature (any animal)'. I want to stress that this is purely optional.

Challenge 472:

anything goes as long as it's Christmas
optional theme: feature a creature (any animal)

Every week a prize is given to a randomly chosen winner - this is the prize I'm giving this week:



 Love to Craft
Vintage Noel
6" x 6" paper pad
30 sheets

Here are the designs from myself and the rest of my wonderful team - I am so grateful to them for sharing their lovely designs and so glad that all of the DT have agreed to stay on for another six months.

Now it's over to you. You can use any materials, any techniques - it's anything goes as long as it's Christmas, with the optional theme of 'feature a creature (any animal)'.

We look forward to seeing what you come up with for this challenge - please add a link to your blog post (not your blog, but the actual post where your creation can be found) by 20:00 UK time Friday 17 January 2020. Please include a link to this blogpost within the post for your creation.

You can enter as many times as you wish and also link to any other challenges that allow you to do so, but new work only, please.

A new challenge will be set on Saturday 18 January 2020 at 09:00 UK time.

Please add your link to linky tools. If by any chance it disappears, please leave a comment with the link to your blog post and I will make sure it is added.

If you haven't done so already, please become a follower and grab my bright pink button to post on your sidebar and help continue to spread the word about this challenge blog - thank you.

Please also consider going to CHNC Facebook page and clicking 'like' if you haven't done so already and encourage your friends to do the same.


I also run a challenge blog called Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - anything goes as long as you use some patterned paper - with a randomly chosen prize winner every month. Please click on the link to find out more. If you have used patterned paper for your Christmas creation, please enter it there too. And please be aware that the Patterned Paper Challenge is not restricted to Christmas - it is for any occasions as long as some patterned paper has been used.

Thank you for your support
We look forward to seeing your entries

Saturday, 4 January 2020

CHNC challenge 471


Thank you so much for all of your wonderful festive designs shared last week - I was amazed that we received 120 entries.

We look forward to seeing all your lovely festive crafting this week - perhaps something that was made before Christmas and not blogged ... or perhaps you are starting on your designs for next Christmas - lol! It's never too early to start.

Before I tell you about this week's challenge, I need to let you know the winner of challenge 470:



Please note that my email to send to is craftyhazelnut@gmail.com




Number 47:Donna R, with this lovely card:


Congratulations, Donna. Please email me at craftyhazelnut@gmail.com with your full name and address so I can post your Couture Creations Be Merry and Classic paper pad.



Please note that winner needs to claim the prize by 18 January (2 weeks)

Every CHNC challenge is 'anything goes as long as it's Christmas', which will, hopefully, encourage as many crafters as possible to join in with their festive creations. However, there will always be an optional theme, which this week is 'upcycle or use something old'. I want to stress that this is purely optional.

Challenge 471:

anything goes as long as it's Christmas
optional theme: upcycle or use something old

Every week a prize is given to a randomly chosen winner - this is the prize I'm giving this week:



Stamps by Me
Sending you lots of love

Here are the designs from myself and the rest of my wonderful team - I am so grateful to them for sharing their lovely designs and so glad that all of the DT have agreed to stay on for another six months.

Cass

Catherine


Claudia
upcycled an old Christmas card


The 'topper' has been upcycled from an old card


I used an old piece of paper, the bricks
I used an old piece of paper, old stamp and punches
Ribbon which was around Christmas box I received

Myrna
original card
Suze
Something Old - the image is one of the first Christmas images from Bugaboo that I got

Now it's over to you. You can use any materials, any techniques - it's anything goes as long as it's Christmas, with the optional theme of 'upcycle or use something old'.

We look forward to seeing what you come up with for this challenge - please add a link to your blog post (not your blog, but the actual post where your creation can be found) by 20:00 UK time Friday 10 January 2020. Please include a link to this blogpost within the post for your creation.

You can enter as many times as you wish and also link to any other challenges that allow you to do so, but new work only, please.

A new challenge will be set on Saturday 11 January 2020 at 09:00 UK time.

Please add your link to linky tools. If by any chance it disappears, please leave a comment with the link to your blog post and I will make sure it is added.

If you haven't done so already, please become a follower and grab my bright pink button to post on your sidebar and help continue to spread the word about this challenge blog - thank you.

Please also consider going to CHNC Facebook page and clicking 'like' if you haven't done so already and encourage your friends to do the same.


I also run a challenge blog called Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - anything goes as long as you use some patterned paper - with a randomly chosen prize winner every month. Please click on the link to find out more. If you have used patterned paper for your Christmas creation, please enter it there too. And please be aware that the Patterned Paper Challenge is not restricted to Christmas - it is for any occasions as long as some patterned paper has been used.

Thank you for your support
We look forward to seeing your entries

Saturday, 28 December 2019

CHNC challenge 470


I hope you had a good Christmas.

Wishing you a very Happy New Year

We look forward to seeing all your lovely festive crafting. Please show us anything you made for Christmas that you haven't shared before ... or perhaps you're starting again with your festive designs - lol!

Before I tell you about this week's challenge, I need to let you know the winner of challenge 469:



Please note that my email to send to is craftyhazelnut@gmail.com




Number 104: myasperations (Kathy A), with this lovely card:


Congratulations, Kathy. Please email me at craftyhazelnut@gmail.com with your full name and address so I can post your Make & Create Paper pad.


Please note that winner needs to claim the prize by 11 January (2 weeks)

Every CHNC challenge is 'anything goes as long as it's Christmas', which will, hopefully, encourage as many crafters as possible to join in with their festive creations. However, there will always be an optional theme, which this week is 'any Christmas or New Year card'. I want to stress that this is purely optional.

Challenge 470:

anything goes as long as it's Christmas
optional theme: any Christmas or New Year card

Every week a prize is given to a randomly chosen winner - this is the prize I'm giving this week:


Couture Creations
Be Merry and Classic
24 double sided sheets

6" x 6"

Here are the designs from myself and the rest of my wonderful team - I am so grateful to them for sharing their lovely designs:




voorkant                             achterkant 


Susan - I couldn't choose just one of my tag cards!!




Now it's over to you. You can use any materials, any techniques - it's anything goes as long as it's Christmas, with the optional theme of 'any Christmas or New Year card'.

We look forward to seeing what you come up with for this challenge - please add a link to your blog post (not your blog, but the actual post where your creation can be found) by 20:00 UK time Friday 3 January 2020. Please include a link to this blogpost within the post for your creation.

You can enter as many times as you wish and also link to any other challenges that allow you to do so, but new work only, please.

A new challenge will be set on Saturday 4 January 2020 at 09:00 UK time.

Please add your link to linky tools. If by any chance it disappears, please leave a comment with the link to your blog post and I will make sure it is added.

If you haven't done so already, please become a follower and grab my bright pink button to post on your sidebar and help continue to spread the word about this challenge blog - thank you.

Please also consider going to CHNC Facebook page and clicking 'like' if you haven't done so already and encourage your friends to do the same.


I also run a challenge blog called Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - anything goes as long as you use some patterned paper - with a randomly chosen prize winner every month. Please click on the link to find out more. If you have used patterned paper for your Christmas creation, please enter it there too. And please be aware that the Patterned Paper Challenge is not restricted to Christmas - it is for any occasions as long as some patterned paper has been used.

Thank you for your support
We look forward to seeing your entries