Sunday 1 January 2017

Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper January 2017 challenge

Happy New Year

Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper
January 2017 Challenge

A challenge that is always about using
Patterned Papers

You may enter any creation on which patterned paper/card has been used

You may 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.

This is the prize for this month's challenge:

My Mind's Eye 6 x 6 designer paper pad
Market Street
Ashbury Heights
12 unique double sided cardstock designs

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

January 2017 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

As I said last month, our current DT signed up for six months till December 2016, but I'm pleased to say that most will be staying on for the next six months from January through to June 2017, but, sadly, Kath and Shirley are unable to continue on the team. We will miss you both and your lovely designs. We hope you will join in with your entries sometimes.

As a result of the DT call, we are pleased to be welcoming two new team members:


Agniescka writes:

'Hi! My name is Agnieszka, my nickname is chanya13 and I live in Poland. My husband and I have 4 cats and a dog.

I have been scrapbooking for 3 years now and I’m totally crazy about this hobby! My favorite things

to make are cards, ATC’S and notebooks but most of all, I love to make multilayer cards. I also like making exploding boxes and scrap book layouts.

I have my own style and I love to use flowers. I sometimes make my own, either from paper or I crochet them. I add butterflies, different media and lace of all kinds to my projects. I have a weakness for purple and pink and use them quite a lot. Promarkers are my favorite way to color images. Vintage and romantic styles are my favorites and I make a card almost every day.

In my free time, I like gardening, rock climbing, hiking and traveling. I also love photography.

If you want to see my work, look here:


Iwona writes:

'Hi everyone. My name is Iwona and I live in Poland in a beautiful city Cracow with my hubby and our little baby girl. I was crafting since I can remember. Cross stitch, decoupage, sculpture, clay, jewelery making. Nowadays jewelery making is my job and papercrafting stole my crafter's heart :) The best thing in paper is that it's really a never ending story because there's always a new technique to try out. Come visit my blog at Dwie lewe raczki '

Here are the Design Team's inspirations:


Using Geometric papers from DoCrafts


using Paper Studio "Pixey Stix" Collection


using Basic Grey euphoria papers


using paper from LC Designs


Lynne is unwell and awaiting surgery - we wish you well, Lynne


Please become a follower of this blog if you haven't done so already and also advertise it on your own blog so that others see it and join in - you may use the logo from the sidebar if you wish. Thank you to all of you who have already become followers and have spread the news of this blog - please keep doing so.

You may link as many entries as you like as long as they weren't blogged before 1 January 2017. January's challenge will end at 20:00 UK time 31 January 2017. The randomly chosen winner will be announced at 23:00 UK time on 31 January and a new challenge will start at midnight on 1 February 2017.

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. Happy New year. Thank you for another challenge. Lovely work by the design team. Welcome to the new design team members.

  2. I'm sorry to have left the DT, but will be joining in with this great challenge to use some of my mountain of patterned papers!
    Kath x

  3. Happy New Year! Blessing to all the new DT people - have a blessed week!

  4. so pretty cards from team!
    Happy New Year!
    hugs, Ŧĭƙĭ

  5. Used some glitter paper that has a pattern on it. Please let me know if acceptable.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  6. Thank you for your fun challenges!! So much creativity and talent in your team!!
    Happy New Year!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  7. Thank you for the fun challenge! Best, CG

  8. Love the DT Creations they are super, Hazel x

  9. Happy New Year! I enjoy playing along on your challenges!! The Design Team has such lovely makes! Thank you so much. Hugs :-) See you next challenge!!!



  10. Happy and creative new year everybody!
    I love the DT creations ladies!
    Like to enter with a domino book.
    Greetings Maia

  11. Thanks for running this gorgeous Challenge. Wish you all the best in 2017.


  12. Such fabulous makes from the design team, thanks for a great challenge.
    Janice x

  13. Thanks for another great monthly challenge!

  14. Hope you don't mind home made patterned paper Hazel.
    Margaret M

  15. Thanks for your challenge, Hazel! This year I'm hoping to use up more of my patterned paper! Yeah, I know I say that every year hehe, but I really am! Gorgeous cards and projects - love seeing all the different patterns! Great prize too - thanks so much!

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  17. Yeah! I made the Challenge in time. Love seeing everyone's wonderful creations.