Saturday 31 December 2011

CHNC challenge 53: celebration candy continued

Thank you to all who linked for challenge 52 - and for some showing some more Christmas cards. Mr Linky will be left open until 10:00 pm UK time Friday 6 January 2012.  Even if you entered last week, you can add a further entry for this week's challenge - that will give you two chances to win the candy. If you didn't enter last week, then what are you waiting for?

The winner will receive a 10 card pack of dark green aperture cards, Anita's  snowflakes outline stickers, a Crafts-Too snowflake banner embossing folder, A Joanna Sheen Giordano studio stamp 'Love this Christmas', A Crafter's companion Humphrey's corner 'mistletoe kisses' stamp set, a pack of 48 die cut Christmas trees, Craftwork cards candi vintage berries gold and vintage berries silver:

Anyone can take part - I'm willing to post to anywhere in the world. The draw for the winner (randomly chosen using will take place after 10:00 pm UK time on Friday 6 January 2012.

All I ask is that you create a blog post and leave the link here and, if possible, also put my pink button in your sidebar, telling people that there is blog candy available.

If you'd like to also add a Christmas card to show, then that would be lovely - perhaps you made some that you didn't have time to blog - or perhaps you've already started making some for next Christmas!! But please don't add a card unless you are linking for the blog candy - please do both at the same time, with only one entry per person this week, please.

Here is my first Christmas card for the coming year - I made this the other day - you can read about it here on my regular crafting blog:

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Sponsorship news

Just look at the sidebar to see the many sponsors that are lined up for2012! I am so grateful to these wonderful people for being willing to donate prizes for my challenges. I now have seventeen sponsors. This means that there will be a prize every week for one randomly chosen winner.

The first sponsored challenge of 2012 will be on Saturday 7 January, when Whoopsi Daisy will be providing a prize - more details next week.

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If you haven't yet become a follower, please do so. It has been encouraging to see more and more followers joining each week.

This blog candy is open to everyone, whether you've participated in my challenges during the year or whether you have just found my blog - please spread the word and perhaps we'll get even more entries during 2012. The success of the blog depends on YOU.

Just remember to:

Create a post about my blog candy (and perhaps add a link to your sidebar).
Show a Christmas card within that post if you wish to (you don't have to).
Add your link to inlinkz. If by any chance it disappears - or if you have any problem linking - please leave a comment with the link to your blog post and I will make sure it is added.
Become a follower if you haven't already done so.

Don't put away your Christmas stash - please come back next Saturday 7 January at the usual time of 09:00 for a challenge sponsored by Whoopsi Daisy.

Happy New Year, everyone!


  1. Gorgeous card, Hazel. I went over to DBDS and got some goodies myself, lol.
    Happy New Year!

  2. The card is stunning, on my way to check it out on your blog!!
    Happy New Year.........:))
    lotsa luv

  3. Beautiful card Hazel, thanks for the chance to win some fab candy, I have made a card. Happy New Year, hugs Teresa xx

  4. Lovely card, Hazel. I have tried to put a link on my blog for you, but it hasn't worked properly.Sorry.

  5. Hi Hazel

    Thanks for popping by my blog.
    Here is my link to your sweet giveaway.


  6. Hi Hazel, or hello stranger, you might say ... I'm rested after the last month or two and have managed to rustle up a card tonight ... it's good to be back. Happy New Year. Elizabeth x


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