Saturday, 17 October 2015

CHNC challenge 251: for a child or include a child


Last week's challenge didn't seem as popular as some, although entries certainly picked up as the week went along - thank you for all the wonderful vintage designs that were shared. I hope that you like this week's theme and that you will be able to join in.

Please note that I publish the prize winners here and on our facebook page, but don't notify winners individually - it is up to you all to check to see if you have won and email me as requested. There are one or two unclaimed prizes, so it's worth having a look back to see if you were a winner.

Please note that my email to send to now is craftyhazelnut@gmail.com


Before I get on to today's challenge, I need to let you know the winners of challenge 250. There were four opportunities to win a prize:

The first winner: 

Number 15: Jane Williswho shared this lovely card:


Congratulations, Jane. Please email me at craftyhazelnut@gmail.com so I can arrange for you to receive your lucky dip pack of Kanban products from Foil Play.

The second winner:

Number 5: Melissa SunshineHoneyBee, who shared this lovely card:


Congratulations, Melissa. Please email me at craftyhazelnut@gmail.com so I can arrange for you to receive your three images from The stamping boutique.

The third winner:

Number 27: Granne, who shared this lovely card:


Congratulations, Granne. Please email me at craftyhazelnut@gmail.com so I can arrange for you to receive your five images from  Eureka Stamps.

The fourth winner:

Number 3: Plony,  who shared these lovely card:


Congratulations, Plony. Please email me at craftyhazelnut@gmail.com so I can arrange for you to receive your  $10 certificate for digi work from My Artistic Adventures Etsy shop.

Now on to:
Challenge 251

For today's challenge I'd like you to make your Christmas design for a child or include a child 

Once again this week there are four opportunities to win a prize - as usual, winners will be chosen randomly.

The first sponsor is The Artistic Stamper who will be giving £15.00 worth of stamps (the winner's choice) to the randomly selected winner.

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The randomly chosen winner will receive a lucky dip pack of Kanban products.

The second sponsor is Live & Love Crafts:
'If the words vintage and shabby chic makes your heart beat faster, you will find your haven at Live & Love Crafts! Live & Love Crafts is a UK based online store that ships WORLDWIDE. The store is owned and operated by Sandra Mathis, a crafter who is as passionate about the vintage style as she is about customer service and providing a good shopping experience. Live & Love Crafts prides itself on having a website that is easy to navigate with excellent product images. Orders are dispatched fast; usually on the same day.

Live & Love Crafts stocks a wide range of products from well-loved vintage brands such as Pion Design, Maja Design, Riddersholm Design, Kort & Godt, Magnolia, Prima, Melissa Frances, Maya Road, and the Tim Holtz/Ranger product lines.
The store has a vast selection of laces, ribbons and trims, an assortment of close to 200 charms and metal decorations, as well as many other unique embellishments that you can't find elsewhere. To help you save on costs, the charms/metal decos can be purchased singularly and all trims and ribbons are sold by the yard/meter.

If you’re looking for products that will inspire and a one stop paper & embellishment shop, look no further than Live & Love Crafts!'



The third sponsor is SVG Attic:


'SVGattic is home to many wonderful and imaginative vinyl, scrapbook and 3D designs. These kits are fun and easy to make with your digital die cutting machine. Use them as gifts, decor around the house or just to impress your friends. You're sure to find something you love at SVGattic.com. Come be inspired.'

The prize for the randomly chosen winner will be a $15 gift certificate to spend at SVGattic.com.

The fourth sponsor  is Whoopsi Daisy:


'Whoopsi Daisy Digi Stamps features all hand drawn images by the amazing Linnie and specialises in cute images of children. Whoopsi Daisy offers a great deal for your money. Take a look at the Whoopsi Daisy shop where you are certain to find awesome images which will fit all your creative needs.'

The randomly chosen winner will receive two sheets from Linnie.

Please visit the websites of these generous sponsors and support them -
you will be spoiled for choice!

Please look down the sidebar on the right to see all of the sponsors giving out prizes during this year. I am so thankful for everyone so generously coming on board to support me. When buying your crafting goodies, please click on the links to see what's on offer in their online stores and support them as much as you can with your orders.

My card is a very simple one, put together digitally using the lovely Stitchy Bear's Digi Outlet Kaz Kraftz Beary happy winter colour bear - more about this on My Crafty Outlook here:



Now it's over to you. As usual, you can use any materials, any techniques - and this week I'd like you to make your Christmas design for a child or include a child.

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 October 2015. 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 24 October 2015 when there will be four chances to win a prize, thanks to generous sponsors.

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. Also it would be great if you would consider becoming a follower - lovely to welcome recent new followers and 'likers' on facebook.

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. We now have over 400 'likes'  - it was lovely to welcome anothe yet again this week, but there's plenty of room for more! I always show at least one of my cards for the next challenge in advance and it's a good place to catch up with any news, winners etc.

Don't forget

Don't forget that 'anything goes' monthly challenges are on my Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra blog - you can share any Christmas card you make throughout the whole month, including those that you link here - there is no restriction on the number of entries you can make throughout the month - the link for CHNC challenge extra for October is here.

Last year I started up a new challenge 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.

Thank you for your support
I look forward to seeing your entries

4 comments:

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

This BEE is happy to bee a winner at CHNC Ch250 Vintage/Shabby Chic prize The Stamping Boutique 3 images. Emailed. Thank you. Congrats to the other winners.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Sari / Granne said...

Aya, thank you for the win, made my day, and thank you for the lovely challenge.

Sandra H said...

Oh such a cute card and congrats all x

Anet van Zyl said...

Hi Hazel, sent you an email last week about my Stitchy Bear's Digi Outlet prize win. Have not heard back from you. Thank you Anet x