Wednesday, 15 March 2017

CHNC challenge extra for March mid-month inspiration


Here is some inspiration from some of the Design Team, hopefully to get you in the festive creativity spirit:



Julie



Monica


using Bugaboo Stamps AKV Christmas - stocking boy




Suze


using Bugaboo Stamps Christmas cupcake - presents


Please visit the team members' blogs and read about their creations. And we would love you to join in this month's challenge - all you need to do is make a Christmas creation - anything goes as long as it's Christmas! Please click here to find out more about the March challenge and to enter your creations or just scroll down.

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

CHNC challenge extra for March 2017


It's always a delight to see the wonderful festive creations that are entered for our challenges and February was no exception. It's great that there are crafters thinking ahead and getting some Christmas cards made while there is no pressure of time. I hope that you will be able to get that Christmas stash out and enter this month's challenge ... it can be any creation as long as it's for Christmas and you can enter as many times as you wish.

Please click here to see the winner of CHNC challenge extra for February.
It's worth looking because it might be you!

This challenge will last for the whole month of March 2017 - anything goes as long as it's Christmas - it doesn't have to be a card, you can link any project as long as it's Christmas!

Once again this year, all of these monthly challenges are being generously sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps - a winner will be randomly chosen using random.

Bugaboo Stamps are proud to sponsor this challenge - they are offering four digital stamps to the randomly selected winner.

Everything That You Ever Wanted to Know About Bugaboo Stamps: A Short Essay
As if raising five children in the frozen land of the North was not enough of a challenge, Jodie Mackrell decided to dip her cold little Canadian toes into the world of papercrafting by opening an online store full of her illustrations. That was two years ago. Today Bugaboo Stamps is one of the leading companies in digital images, and we're still growing!  From seriously snarky to sugary sweet to sublimely soulful all the way over to the other side of the super sexy spectrum, you're bound to find all that you need and more to create your paper projects.  Jodie works very hard to provide New Releases and Freebies every week! 

If your taste runs to rubber (and you know who you are), you can find Bugaboo Stamps   at Totally Stampalicious. And finally, join the Bugaboo Stamps DT  for weekly challenges at Catch the Bug

Here are the delightful designs of the team:

All digital stamps used were kindly supplied by our sponsor, Bugaboo Stamps:

Hazel


using AKV Nativity - wiseman 1, 2 and 3 (retired)



Helen


using Bug Winter kid cat


Julie


using Bug Moose Ornament




using SASJJcandycane (retired)




You may add any Christmas creation for this challenge - it's 'anything goes' every month, as long as it's Christmas

There really aren't any rules as such - just have a look at what I've written on the right hand sidebar and join in! You may link as many entries as you like as long as they weren't blogged before 1 March 2017.

Weekly challenges continue on my CHNC challenge blog - all challenges there are now 'anything goes as long as it's Christmas, with an optional theme - but anything that you enter there can be entered here as well, so you increase your chance of winning a prize.

And, of course, you can chat about this monthly challenge extra blog on the CHNC facebook page as well - if you haven't joined that yet, please follow the link and 'like' the page.

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 URLwhere your creation can be found) by 20:00 UK time 31 March. Please mention my blog and create a link within the post for your creation. The winner will be announced at 23:00 UK time on 31 March  April's challenge will begin at midnight UK time on 1 April 2017.

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.

I also run a challenge blog called Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - anything goes as long as you use some patterned paper - 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, why not 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
I look forward to seeing your entries

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Winner of CHNC challenge extra for February 2017


Thank you so much for all your lovely festive entries during February - lovely to know that there are crafters out there starting on their Christmas designs while there is plenty of time to do so. I hope you will be able to join in our March challenge.

Unfortunately, there could only be one winner of the February challenge and this is the result of using random.org:


Number 37: Tracy M,
who shared this lovely card:


Congratulations, Tracy. Please email me at craftyhazelnut@gmail.com so I can arrange for you to claim your four digital stamps from Bugaboo Stamps.

March 2017's challenge is here

I look forward to seeing your entries

And there will be a prize of four digital stamps from Bugaboo Stamps
for the randomly chosen winner

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

CHNC challenge extra for February mid-month inspiration


Here we are already more than halfway through February ... that's nearly two months of the year gone! Lovely to see all the entries so far for CHNC challenge extra for February. We look forward to seeing many more until the end of the month. We very much appreciate your support and love seeing your creativity.

Here is some inspiration from some of the Design Team, hopefully to get you in the festive creativity spirit:

Fiona



Hazel



Helen



Julie



Monica


using Bugaboo Stamps Christmas Ginger - Train (retired)


Myrna



Susan


using Bugaboo Stamps Bugcsno3 cute snowman


Suze


using Bugaboo Stamps Christmas brat girl elf


Please visit the team members' blogs and read about their creations. And we would love you to join in this month's challenge - all you need to do is make a Christmas creation - anything goes as long as it's Christmas! Please click here to find out more about the February challenge and to enter your creations or just scroll down.

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

CHNC challenge extra for February 2017


It was lovely in January to see so many crafters determining to start the year by making Christmas creations, while there is plenty of time to do so. I hope to see you joining in once again this February and perhaps there will be others who wish to share their festive entries.

Please click here to see the winner of CHNC challenge extra for January.
It's worth looking because it might be you!

This challenge will last for the whole month of February 2017 - anything goes as long as it's Christmas - it doesn't have to be a card, you can link any project as long as it's Christmas!

Once again this year, all of these monthly challenges are being generously sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps - a winner will be randomly chosen using random.

Bugaboo Stamps are proud to sponsor this challenge - they are offering four digital stamps to the randomly selected winner.

Everything That You Ever Wanted to Know About Bugaboo Stamps: A Short Essay
As if raising five children in the frozen land of the North was not enough of a challenge, Jodie Mackrell decided to dip her cold little Canadian toes into the world of papercrafting by opening an online store full of her illustrations. That was two years ago. Today Bugaboo Stamps is one of the leading companies in digital images, and we're still growing!  From seriously snarky to sugary sweet to sublimely soulful all the way over to the other side of the super sexy spectrum, you're bound to find all that you need and more to create your paper projects.  Jodie works very hard to provide New Releases and Freebies every week! 

If your taste runs to rubber (and you know who you are), you can find Bugaboo Stamps   at Totally Stampalicious. And finally, join the Bugaboo Stamps DT  for weekly challenges at Catch the Bug

Here are the delightful designs of the team:

All digital stamps used were kindly supplied by our sponsor, Bugaboo Stamps:


You may add any Christmas creation for this challenge - it's 'anything goes' every month, as long as it's Christmas

There really aren't any rules as such - just have a look at what I've written on the right hand sidebar and join in! You may link as many entries as you like as long as they weren't blogged before 1 February 2017.

Weekly challenges continue on my CHNC challenge blog - these usually have a theme - but anything that you enter there can be entered here as well, so you increase your chance of winning a prize.

And, of course, you can chat about this monthly challenge extra blog on the CHNC facebook page as well - if you haven't joined that yet, please follow the link and 'like' the page.

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 URLwhere your creation can be found) by 20:00 UK time 28 February. Please mention my blog and create a link within the post for your creation. The winner will be announced at 23:00 UK time on 28 February. March's challenge will begin at midnight UK time on 1 March 2017.

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.

I also run a challenge blog called Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - anything goes as long as you use some patterned paper - 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, why not 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
I look forward to seeing your entries

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Winner of CHNC challenge extra for January 2017


Lovely to see so many crafters determining to start the year by making Christmas creations, while there is plenty of time to do so. Thank you so much for all your lovely festive entries during January - so many entries altogether - thank you for your support and encouragement.

Unfortunately, there could only be one winner and this is the result of using random.org:


who shared this lovely card:


Congratulations, Lisa. Please email me at craftyhazelnut@gmail.com so I can arrange for you to claim your four digital stamps from Bugaboo Stamps.

February 2017's challenge is here

I look forward to seeing your entries

And there will be a prize of four digital stamps from Bugaboo Stamps
for the randomly chosen winner

Sunday, 15 January 2017

CHNC challenge extra for January mid-month inspiration


Here we are already getting towards the middle of January ... the days go so quickly.  Lovely to see all the entries so far for CHNC challenge extra for January. We look forward to seeing many more until the end of the month. We very much appreciate your support and love seeing your creativity.

Here is some inspiration from some of the Design Team, hopefully to get you in the festive creativity spirit:






Helen





using Snowmen blocks


Myrna


using retired Window Santa Bugaboo stamp


Susan


 using Bugaboo Stamps Eggbert winter


Suze


using Bugaboo Stamps Christmas moose ornaments

Please visit the team members' blogs and read about their creations. And we would love you to join in this month's challenge - all you need to do is make a Christmas creation - anything goes as long as it's Christmas! Please click here to find out more about the January challenge and to enter your creations or just scroll down.

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