Saturday 17 November 2012

CHNC challenge 99: use something more than six months old

Can you believe that this week sees the start of CHNC challenge 99 -it will soon be two years since I started this blog - thank you so much for all your contributions - without your entries the blog would cease to exist. And what a lot of super creations there were for last week's challenge - I so enjoyed looking at them all.

Please don't forget that I have now launched Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra blog - until 30 November there is a chance to win some Christmas blog candy - please go over there, become a follower, give it a mention on your blog and join the linky for a chance to win the candy. From 1 January 2013 there will be monthly 'anything goes' challenges (Christmas, of course) - an opportunity to share all of your Christmas cards that you make through the year, with a chance to win some Bugaboo stamps as there will be a randomly-chosen winner at the end of every month.

Weekly challenges here will, of course, continue in the new year as usual.

Please remember also to visit my CHNC page on facebook - if you do go there please join in by clicking 'like' so that I know that you've been there. During the week you'll find updates and hints of the next challenge - please feel free to chat there - I know that some of you do already. Thanks for new 'likes' - nearly 100 now!

Before I get on to today's challenge, I need to let you know the winner of challenge 98. Unfortunately, there could only be one winner and this is the result of using

Number 47:  R Meyers
who shared this lovely card:

Congratulations! Please email me at so I can arrange for you to receive your your $21 worth of digital images from Bugaboo Stamps.

Challenge 99
For today's challenge I'm asking you to make a Christmas card
using something more than six months old

Robyn'sFetish Digital Stamps And More is proud to sponsor this challenge.

Robyn'sFetish  Digital Stamps And More, a division of I Did It Creations, was created and is
owned by Robyn Weinrib.  Robyn offers a wonderful variety of digital stamps and digital papers,                                                                                                      
designed to meet the needs of all digital paper crafting addicts for every occasion. 

Robyn's Fetish Digital Stamps And More is happy to award  the winner the choice of  5 digital

For my card I used the 'gilded Christmas dove' image kindly supplied by the sponsor, Robyn'sFetish  Digital Stamps And More. You can read more about my card here on My Crafty Outlook - apart from the image, everything else used for the card is at least six months old (in fact, most of it is a lot older than that).

And here's another card using something much more than six months old - the glittery silver Craftime reindeer - you can read more about the card and see the sketch that I used here:

Now it's over to you. As usual, you can use any materials, any techniques, as long as the end result is a Christmas card - and this week please make make any Christmas card you like as long as you use something that is at least six months old and tell us what it is.

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 23 November.  Please mention my blog and create a link within the post for your creation.

You can enter as many times as you wish (a good way to build up your stock of Christmas cards) 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 24 November.

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.

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  1. Hi Hazel, love your card with all the foiling! I've just entered my project but its not a card so I'm not sure if it counts or not. Just delete if its not appropriate for the challenge. Have a good weekend
    Claire xx

  2. I just became your 500th follower and am honored to be so. I have played in a few of your recent challenges and figured it was time I follow you since I know I will be back to play again! Have a lovely day and thanks for the opportunity to play!!!

    kathy b

  3. Wonderful card Hazel...Thanks fro the chance to enter! Love the theme as I am trying to shop my stash!!! Believe you me some think are more than 6 YEARS old!!!

  4. Beautiful card Hazel - looks so elegant and I bet it shines even more in real life.

    Just linked my card up - TIA for peeking :-)

    Crafty {{hugs}}
    Instead of Ironing Blogspot

  5. Absolutely beautiful work, Hazel! I love the sparkle and shine! :o) I am thrilled to be playing along here for the first time. Thank you for hosting this wonderful challenge. :o)

    Hugs and blessings!

  6. Lovely challenge and inspiration.


  7. wonderful DT cards ladies.

    greetings karin

  8. Beautiful and elegant cards,Hazel.Thanks for a great challenge.
    Lisa x

  9. Beautiful cards Hazel and another great challenge. Thank you.

    Jo x

  10. Lovely cards Hazel & a great challenge. Can't believe you are almost at 100! Jx


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