Saturday 14 December 2019

CHNC challenge 468

Lovely to see so many festive entries again this week. Getting Christmas designs done is so urgent now (I'm still making cards, although I've now managed to get most into the post).  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 467:

Please note that my email to send to is

Number 29: Raineys craft (Lorraine), with this lovely card:

Congratulations, Lorraine. Please email me at with your full name and address so I can post your Love to craft vintage Noel papers.

Please note that winner needs to claim the prize by 28 December (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 the word Merry'. I want to stress that this is purely optional.
Challenge 468:

anything goes as long as it's Christmas
optional theme: use the word Merry

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

Make & Create
30 sheets
10 designs

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 the word Merry'.

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 20 December 2019. 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 December 2019 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


  1. Congrats to the winner!
    Lovely inspirations from you all!

  2. Happy dance day to the winner! Yeah Merry Christmas to this amazing Design Team and Hazel - hoping all goes well for the season to by Jolly for everyone! Merry Christmas and Blessings! Thank you for the new challenge - I have lots to do still -

  3. Lovely Festive makes from you all, Hope you have a lovely festive season, Hazelxx

  4. Congrats to the winner!
    Have a great day!

  5. Yay! Thank you so much Hazel, I was so pleased to see that I had won this time. Off to email you now.


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