Sunday 1 March 2015

Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper March 2015 challenge

Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper March 2015 Challenge

A challenge that is always about using
Patterned Papers on cards

I don't know about you, but I have enough patterned papers
to keep me going for a very long time

so let's make sure we use plenty of them

A gentle reminder: Please make sure you read the following (there are no other rules) because there have been a few entries creeping in where plain card stock has been used to cover the card blank with very little evidence of much patterned paper - after all, the whole idea of this challenge blog is to use patterned paper.

The monthly challenge will always be 'anything goes' as long as you cover your card blank or other creation with patterned paper or card, using any size or shape that you wish - there are no other rules! You can add embellishments if you wish, stamp, emboss etc - but you must cover your card blank with patterned paper or card. The creation can be for any occasion.

You can leave a small border around your paper when you adhere it to the card blank if you wish, but only a small border! And your creation doesn't have to be a card, it can be any project as long as it is covered with patterned paper.

You will be able to enter as many times as you wish during the month and link with as many other challenges as allow you to do so.

As I have an abundance of patterned paper - 12 x 12, 8 x 8, 6 x 6, A4 - I'm giving a prize each month to the randomly chosen winner. I'm willing to post anywhere in the world, so that means that anyone can enter regardless of where you live.

I have so much patterned paper that I have no idea why I keep buying more! Yes, the paper I've used for this month's card is new ... but I bought two packs, so there's one for me and one to give away as the prize for this month.

This is the prize for this month's challenge

Back in time paper bloc by Joy crafts
36 sheets, size 15 x 15 cm
4 x 9 designs

Please scroll down or click here to see the winner of Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper February challenge.

It's worth checking because it might be you!

I hope you will join in again for this new challenge and that the news will spread even further so that others come and join us too.
March 2015 challenge

If your cards happen to fit the theme for the week on my CHNC challenge blog, please feel free to add there as well and also for my CHNC challenge extra blog, which is always 'anything goes as long as it's Christmas.

Remember that for this Patterned Paper challenge
designs can be for any occasion

So, for my card I kept to the theme of 'time' using Docrafts Chronology papers, Papermania Urban Stamp Chronology curiosities and two of Sheena Douglass' textures stamps from sets from Crafter's Companion.  As I almost ran out of time to make anything for this challenge, I thought using these papers and stamps would be good. More details here on My Crafty Outlook.

Please become a follower of this blog and also advertise it on your own blog so that others see it and join in - you may use the logo from the sidebar. Thank you to all of you who have already become followers and have spread the news of this blog - please keep doing so.

March's challenge will end at 20:00 UK time 31 March. The randomly chosen winner will be announced at 23:00 UK time on 31 March and a new challenge will start at midnight on 1 April 2015.

Please include a link to this blogpost within the post for your creation. 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.

Please continue to spread the word about this challenge blog - thank you.

I look forward to seeing your entries.


  1. Lovely card and papers Hazel. Thank you for another challenge.

  2. Thanks, Hazel, I enjoy your challenges! Your card looks wonderful and I like the papers too! I'll definitely be back to play along!

  3. Thank you for another fab challenge Hazel, brilliant card too!
    Hugs, Hazel x

  4. Fabulous card Hazel and another great challenge x

  5. Gorgeous card! Love the papers.. Just fantastic!! Thanks for another fun challenge!

    - Susan
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}
    Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges

  6. Thanks for the challenge and inspiration! :-)



  7. Thanks for the fun challenge and the awesome card for added inspiration! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

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  10. Great card and another great challenge. I love the look of those papers!

  11. Thanks for this challenge Hazel, I've enjoyed entering my card. Take care.

    Hugs Sue Pxxx

  12. #337
    Hi Hazel,
    The box between the 2 bunnys is covered with patterned paper!