Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Guest Designer ~ Craftyhazelnuts Christmas Extra Challenge

Welcome bloggers. I am so excited to be the January Guest Designer for 
Craftyhazelnuts Extra Christmas Challenge. What a great way to start the New Year 2014!

If you have not entered this wonderful monthly Christmas Anything Goes Challenge, I encourage you to hop on over and read all about it.

In addition to the Monthly - Anything Goes Christmas Challenge, Hazel also has a weekly Christmas Challenge with a theme.

Here are the links for both challenges:

1. Monthly Christmas Challenge Blog Click HERE

2. Weekly Christmas Challenge Blog Click HERE

Here are my two Christmas Creations using Bugaboo digital Stamps - Gus - Got Cookies & Leaping Reindeer
The recipe for this tag is on a separate post so I can upload it to challenges

Kraft Cardstock for the base of the card
Spellbinders Labels 1 Die - cut 3 times - for the window of the card, for the digital stamp, for the Cranberry cardstock behind the digital stamp
Washi Tape Chevron
Brown Button
American Crafts Red Ribbon Twine
Spectrum Noir Markers
Sentiment - Marks Finest Papers Holiday Tag Collection
Powder Puff Mocha Mama Chalking Ink
Leaping Reindeer Digital Stamp by Bugaboo
Thank you for stopping by today
Have a Happy New Years Day 2014
I am sharing my Leaping Reindeer creation with these challenges:

Monthly Challenges
Dec 7 - Jan 3 A Gem of A Challenge ATG UE

 Dec 1 - Jan 4 Pile It On - P is for... PowderPuff Chalking Ink  UE 

Jan 1 - Jan 31 One Crazy Stamper ATG 5E #1

Weekly Challenges
Dec 20- Jan 10 Sister Act CARDS ONLY UE
Dec 22 - Jan 3 Challenges 4 Everybody ATG UE
Dec 23 - Jan 5 The Pink Elephant ATG UE 
Dec 26 - Jan 10 Cute Card Thursday ATG UE

Dec 30 - Jan 4 Whoopsi Daisy Celebrations UE
Dec 31 - Jan 6 Cuttin & Stamping - Use something New - Digital Stamp Reindeer 3E #2
Dec 31 - Jan 6 TTCRD ATG 2E #2
Dec 31 - Jan 6 Just Inspirational ATG 3E #2
Jan 1 - Jan 7 Word Art Wednesday ATG 5E #1
Jan 1 - Jan 7 The Crafters Cafe - Animal Friends 3E #1
Jan 1- Jan 25 Crafting by Designs ATG UE
Jan 1 - Jan 7 Inky Impressions ATG UE
Jan 1 - Jan 7 Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Something New - New Digital Stamp from Bugaboo 5E #1

 Dec 29 - Jan 4 Christmas Card Weekly ATG UE
Dec 25 - Jan 7 ABC Christmas Z is for Zany - Funny or Humorous Image UE
Dec 5 - Jan 15 Paper Crafting Journey Christmas UE  


  1. I am so pleased to have you as my guest for CHNC challenge extra for January, Gail - and with two delightful cards - thank you xx

  2. Congratulations on your Guest Design spot - how fun! Thanks for sharing your sweet cards in our challenge this week. Your art is one of the highlights of having a challenge, and I'm so grateful for your faithfulness and support. We would be nothing without you and the others who continually share their talents with us. It is SO greatly appreciated, and I wish you the best of luck in this week's draw.
    Word Art Wednesday

  3. Gail,
    You have a really cute tag which would be great on a tin of Christmas cookies and the reindeer image is cute on the delightful card . Thank you for sharing this beautiful creation with us at Word Art Wednesday. I want to extend Multiplied Blessings including, but not limited to Peace, Prosperity and Health to you and your whole household during the 12 months in this Year of Our Lord 2014.
    Carole Robb Bisson

  4. Such a cute reindeer, Gail! Congrats on your GD spot! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

  5. Congrats on being the Guest Designer this month at CHNC2. I really like that cute reindeer card. The cutout is really fun.

  6. Gorgeous card, thank you for taking part in A Gem of a Challenge.
    Sue xx

  7. Gail, it's so fun to see your creations "out there" because I know they bring a smile to so many faces, including mine...always! Love your cards...the little reindeer is adorable. Thanks so much for your submissions to Word Art Wednesday. It's always a delight to have you participate and share your wonderful talents. We appreciate your support! Diane Noble (WAW-DT)

  8. Fab card thanks for playing ABC Christmas Challenge this time,
    hugs Samantha :0)

  9. Great job on both, I love tags, and the bugaboo image awesome, and the reindeer on the card is so super cute. Thanks for playing our Anything Goes Challenge at One Crazy Stamper!
    Leanne DT@One Crazy Stamper

  10. Great projects
    Thanks for joining in this week at Inky impressions challenge.
    Hugs katie x

  11. congratulations on your gdt spot, thanks for joining us at jic and hope to see you again soon
    caroline dt

  12. Gorgeous cards Gail :-) both of them are super cute :-)

    Congratulations on your GD post too :-)

    thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge
    Lols x x x

  13. Hahaha, love it. That made me laugh!! Fab card. I fancy the cookies too! LOL
    Annette - Netty's Cards
    Proud to design for :
    Crafty Little Fairies,
    Top Tip Tuesday,
    ABC Christmas,
    As You Like It,
    Pink Gem Designs,
    The Stamp Basket, and

  14. So cute!!! Thanks so much for participating in our PILE IT ON challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    A Little Bit O' Paper

  15. Ha ha - such a fun card!
    Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x

  16. Love both of your fabulous projects with Bugaboo images! Thanks for playing with us at One Crazy Stamper and good luck in the monthly challenge.


It is always and honor & blessing to have you stop by - may your day be filled with Joy & Happiness - God Bless you today & Always - ~ Gail ~