Saturday, 14 November 2015

CHNC challenge 255: red and green must be seen


I was overwhelmed by all the entries for last week's challenge ... so many! Thank you for your support and willingness to share your festive creativity here.

Please note that I publish the prize winners here and on our facebook page, but don't notify winners individually - it is up to you all to check to see if you have won and email me as requested. There are one or two unclaimed prizes, so it's worth having a look back to see if you were a winner.

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

Before I get on to today's challenge, I need to let you know the winners of challenge 254. There were four opportunities to win a prize:

The first winner: 

Number 37: Lisa Lynnwho shared this lovely card:


Congratulations, Lisa. Please email me at craftyhazelnut@gmail.com with your full name and address so I can arrange for you to receive your £10 of goods from Craftybren's Embroidered Embellishments.

The second winner:

Number 61: Blossom cards (Rachel), who shared these lovely cards:


Congratulations, Rachel. Please email me at craftyhazelnut@gmail.com with your full name and address so I can arrange for you to receive your prize package from Tando Creative.

The third winner:

Number 85: Dr Sonia S V, who shared this lovely telescoping card:


Congratulations, Sonia. Please email me at craftyhazelnut@gmail.com so I can arrange for you to receive your $10 voucher to spend at Di's Digi Downloads.

The fourth winner:

Number 79: Aunty Sue's Craft Cavern, who shared these lovely card:


Congratulations, Sue. Please email me at craftyhazelnut@gmail.com with your full name and address so I can arrange to post your prize given by Die Cuts With a View.

Now on to:
Challenge 255

For today's challenge I'd like you to use some red and green on your Christmas designs - a little or a lot - and you can also use however many other colours you wish

Once again this week there are four opportunities to win a prize - as usual, winners will be chosen randomly.

The first sponsor  is Crafty Sentiments:

'We are a small family fun online company that offers crafters fun and whimsical unmounted rubber stamps, digital stamps as well as cutting dies all from our very own exclusive range. Perfect for your cards and scrapbooks! Our stamps are made from deep etched grey rubber and our cutting dies are made from good quality metal from the USA and UK. We also stock essential craft products for your scrapbooking and card making needs.'

The prize for the randomly chosen winner will receive three digis of their choice.

The second sponsor is new to CHNC: StitchyBear's DIgi Outlet:


'StitchyBear’s Digi Outlet is proud to have been in business, serving our customers since April 1st 2010. With such a great store Stitchy was no Fool!

We currently have a very talented group of 20 Creators and can offer a vast array of digital images, papers and sets in many different styles.

We really have a one stop shop for an amazing collection of creative digital products with prices to suit every budget.'

StitchyBear's DIgi Outlet are offering any images or digi papers of the winner’s choice up to a value of $10.

The third sponsor is Eureka Stamps:


Finally, The Stamps You've been Looking for! Eureka stamps offers a large variety of images and sentiments in many different categories for all of your stamping needs. Our Paper Sculpting stamps add an extra dimension to your creations. Or, Mix and match our Balloons and Balloon Holders to celebrate every occasion. Our Stamps are available as unmounted, deep etched, natural red rubber stamps OR as digital stamps. If Eureka Stamps aren't exactly what you are looking for, Don't miss out on the sister companies: QKR StampedeBiblical Impressions Rubber Stamps, or the newest addition; Alluring Impressions.

The randomly chosen winner will receive five digital images of their choice from Eureka Stamps.

The fourth sponsor is Ooh la la Creations:


A randomly chosen winner will be able to choose a CD-rom of their choice - and there are so many wonderful ones to choose from.

Please visit the websites of these generous sponsors and support them -
you will be spoiled for choice!

Please look down the sidebar on the right to see all of the sponsors giving out prizes during this year. I am so thankful for everyone so generously coming on board to support me. When buying your crafting goodies, please click on the links to see what's on offer in their online stores and support them as much as you can with your orders.

This is my card  - more about this on My Crafty Outlook here:


Now it's over to you. As usual, you can use any materials, any techniques - and this week I'd like you to use some red and green on your Christmas designs - a little or a lot - and you can also use however many colours you wish.

I 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 card can be found) by 22:00 UK time Friday 20 November 2015. 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 21 November 2015 when there will be four chances to win a prize, thanks to generous sponsors.

Please add your link to inlinkz. 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. Also it would be great if you would consider becoming a follower - lovely to welcome recent new followers and 'likers' on facebook.

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. We now have over 400 'likes'  - it was lovely to welcome another yet again this week, but there's plenty of room for more! I always try to show at least one of my cards for the next challenge in advance and it's a good place to catch up with any news, winners etc.

Don't forget

Don't forget that 'anything goes' monthly challenges are on my Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra blog - you can share any Christmas card you make throughout the whole month, including those that you link here - there is no restriction on the number of entries you can make throughout the month - the link for CHNC challenge extra for November is here.

Last year I started up a new challenge called Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - anything goes as long as you use some patterned paper - 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, why not enter it there too. And please be aware that the  Patterned Paper Challenge is not restricted to Christmas - it is for any occasions.

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

6 comments:

  1. Such a clever idea, I love your card, Hazel๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚.
    Congratulations to the winners.

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  2. Congratulations to the winners of the last challenge.
    Thank you for another challenge Hazel, lovely card.

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  3. Thank you for the fun challenge and lovely inspiration! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

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  4. thanks for picking my cards as winners happy crafting to you

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  5. Super cards and a great theme!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  6. Congrats to all of the fabulous winners!! Love your card!! Love that gorgoeus poinsettia ... Love how you have cut it and the gold around it.. Gorgeous!! Thanks for another fun challenge!

    - Susan
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}
    {Sentimental Susan}
    {Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges}

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