Saturday 25 August 2018

CHNC challenge 400

Thank you for all lovely entries for last week's challenge - 48 super entries. We're looking forward to seeing your festive designs this week.

Before I tell you about this week's challenge, I need to let you know the winner of challenge 399:

Please note that my email to send to is

Number 24: Vanilla Hev'n (Heather), with this lovely card:

Congratulations, Heather. Please email me at with your full name and address so I can post your Signature collection by Sara Davies Butterfly Lullaby 3D toppers 'From me to you' and 'Sent with love'.

Please note that winner needs to claim the prize by 8 September (2 weeks)

There are some unclaimed prizes - as this is holiday time for many people, please get in touch with me if you were a winner even if the stated date has gone by.

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 'include a reindeer'. I want to stress that this is purely optional.

Challenge 400:

anything goes as long as it's Christmas
optional theme: include a reindeer

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

M & C Boutique cutting Die
Merry Christmas

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 'include a reindeer'.

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 31 August 2018. 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 1 September 2018 at 09:00 UK time.

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.

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 (if you haven't followed the optional theme this week, of course), 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


  1. Such sweet cards by the DT, and it's fun to see to many different reindeer.

  2. Thanks for another fun challenge and congrats to the winner!! I love the reindeer theme.

  3. Fabulous inspiration from you all xx

  4. Congratulations to the winner! Lovely samples. I esp love Myrna's gleaming reindeer card!!! Thank you for another wonderful Christmas challenge!
    <3 J

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