Saturday 29 August 2020

CHNC challenge 505

Thank you so much for all of your wonderful festive designs shared last week .

We look forward to seeing all your lovely festive crafting this week.. Now that we are approaching September we should begetting ahead with those Christmas designs.

Before I tell you about this week's challenge, I need to let you know the winner of challenge 504:

Please note that my email to send to is

Number 44: Wilma: with this lovely card:

Congratulations, Wilma. Please email me at with your full name and address so I post your fun fair helter skelter stamp and Life is a carnival papers.

Please note that winner needs to claim the prize by 12 September (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 'something beginning with the letter S'. I want to stress that this is purely optional.

Challenge 505:
anything goes as long as it's Christmas
optional theme: something beginning with the letter S

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

Pretty Pastels Creations Paper pad
32 sheetds
with 4 x 8 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:

Spots, sentiments and stars

(snowflakes, stencil and sentiment)

snowmen, snow 

S is for Snow/snowflakes

S is for Santa and Scooter!
S is for Santa Gnome
S is for Stag

S is for Santa

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 'something beginning with the letter S'.

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 4 September 2020. 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 5 September 2020 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. Thank you Hazel and team for a new challenge

  2. Fun challenge and great samples! I esp love the wonderful patterned stockings on Catherine's pretty card!!
    Take care and stay well, Hazel!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  3. Well done to the winner. Another great challenge with beautiful inspiration from the DT. Hugs x


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