Saturday, 1 January 2011

Sir Stampalot Blog Hop and Challenge

A very good morning to you all out there, and a very happy 2011 well the special day has arrived( no not the day they find a hangover cure ) and you may be visiting here because you are taking part in the special challenge and blog hop that has been sponsored by (Sir Stampalot (Wow What a shop it is !)

If all of this is news to you then start by visiting the Sir Stampalot Challenge  blog to see how  it works.

The 'rules' of the hop are that all entrants need to:

1) Leave a comment on the challenge blog.

2) Visit all nine listed blogs and leave a comment on each.

3) Collect the remaining nine clues

4) Make the two words and mail their answer to  brenda@ibas.co.uk

Do not link your creation to my post as it will not count you must use Mr Linky on the Sir Stampalot Challenge Blog

 You should have arrived here after collecting a letter from Pinky .

You will need to collect a letter from me now  I just hope it Stands out enough tehe!!

The next letter can be collected by visiting my teamie the very lovely Sally



Before you rush over to Sally  make sure you leave me a comment at the bottom of this post so that you will be entered into the draw for this prize here
oh yes and if you fancy joining in with our Challenge too. the theme is A winters Tale, just let the mind wander, Well my bird has got a tail!!!and it is a bit wintry. hope you are all OK hugs Chris,

138 comments:

brenda said...

Morning Chris

Happy New Year to you and family.

Super creation, thanks for all your support in 2010.

B x

Gina said...

Your card is so different, I love the colour combi and the paper piecing:D XXX

Sally H said...

He is a beautiful bird! Happy New year my friend. Hope 2011 holds good fortune, health and happiness for you and yours. Love and big hugs, Sal x

Lisa Jane said...

Morning Chris.. Happy new year to you and yours .. hope its a good one!
Fab card - love the design
Lisa ;)

Tigs said...

Beautiful card and happy new year :)

Carina said...

Love the card and the bird. Looks so cute!

Juls said...

ooooooooooh this is gorgeous!!!! I do Love red!!! such a fabulous and stylish card!!!

P.S the stamp you like is "Kanban - Peacok"....I baught the set from QVC...which I noticed was in the sale last week....but I have seen this set of stamps nearly every craft shop I have been in, so it should be easy enough to get hold of.

Hugs Juls

Linda W said...

Hi Chris, a very Happy New Year to you - let's hope it's a good one! A really lovely card, I love the warm colours. Take care, hope to see you soon - Linda x

Doreen said...

Hello Chris a fabulous creation as usual.
All the best to you and your family for the New Year,I do hope 2011 is good to you.xxx

Fleur said...

Hi Chris, A very, very happy new year to you & yours.
I love this card the colours are very scandanavian ~ I love it
Catch up soon
Hugz Fleury xXx

Fleur said...

Hi Chris, A very, very happy new year to you & yours.
I love this card the colours are very scandanavian ~ I love it
Catch up soon
Hugz Fleury xXx

Tracy said...

I love the colours of your creation chris and that birdie is fabulous. Hoping you and your family have a wonderful 2011
Happy New Year
Tracy x

mustavcoffee said...

Hi Hello How are You? Chris, I love your brilliant card, gorgeous colours and images. I would like to wish you a Healthy, Prosperous and Very Happy New Year:0) xxx

Lynne in NI said...

Beautiful card Chris ... love your bird and the colour combo is fab!
Happy New Year!

pinky said...

Its gorgeous Chris, glad you got sorted in the end. There was me thinking you must be well and truly hung over lol. Hope your new year is the best ever for the whole family:)

Debs said...

Beautiful card, I love the image, wishing you a super Happy New Year
Debs
xxx

Donna said...

Stunning card Chris, I love these colours together and the design of this card! Happy New Year to you and your family...hope its a good one for you all :) Donna x

Anita said...

Hi. Happy New Year. What a great card you made. Thanks for a chance to win this. X Anita

dolcreations said...

Happy New Year Chris....
This card is so unique. I love how you paper pieced and the shape of your card is really perfect for the image! Great card!

anita said...

SO beautiful. I try but I wish I was as good as you.

Nannieflash said...

Hi Chris, Happy New Year love, I adore your card its gorgeous the papers youve used are beautiful. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

Craftdee said...

Lovely elegant card, thanks for the chance to win such cute candy, hope you have a happy and healthy New Year, Dee

Sarah A said...

Gorgeous colours on this card, love the bird!

Hope you have a fab 2011 filled with love and happiness!

Sarah x

Christa said...

Hi ! Happy new year ! This is my first bloghop and I allready like it....Love from Holland , Christa.

Esther said...

Great card..super colours, thanks for the chance to win..Happy New Year...Esther xx

stamping Sue said...

Hi Chris stunning card thanks for the blog hop and letter oh and the chance to win a fab prize hope I am doing this right first time from sue

Μυρτώ said...

You made a very nice card! Happy new year!

Jules said...

Hi Chris

A wonderful card. Gorgeous colour choices.

I hope that 2011 is a gooe year for you and that it holds everything that you would like it too.

Thank you for all the inspiration you give to me.

Love Jules xx

Mummylade said...

gorgeous card, I've collected your letter and will continue my hop now =)

Katarina said...

What a fab little album. I'm crazy about birds and love the colourcombo you've chosen.

☼ Cheryl* said...

Your creation is fab, Chris!! I love how you can tell you have spent time on it and the colours go together really well :)

Monika Reeck said...

ooh lovely creation Chris and thanks so much to give a chance to win your cute stamp I wish I can win this...really really cute stamp...hugs, and happy new year, Monika

Margreet said...

what a fantastic bird...thanks for giving the chance to win those stamps.....happy new year!
xxx Margreet

Shaz said...

Happy new year to you, thanks for letting me join in the fun.

Maja said...

Happy New Year to you and your family. The card is lovely.

Tiara Moore said...

This is really cute! Happy New Year!

Faye said...

Happy New Year Chris! This is a wonderful card, pretty and elegant, it's gorgeous. xx

Wedgie said...

Lovely card, I love the image you've used. Thanks for the chance to win these stamps, they're fab! Happy New Year! Wedgie xxx

Shannin said...

What a lovely creation. Hope that you have a fantastic new years filled with much happiness. Thank you for sharing your creation.
~Shannin~

Nikbee said...

A gorgeous card. I love the colours.

Nikki x

mckinkle said...

Hello Chris, Happy New Year to you, hope its a happy and healthy one!

Fab blog hop and what a dashing card you have here, that bird is just gorgeous! Those bp's are super and just perfect colours.


Keryn x

kitty said...

Happy New Year !! I am on my first blog hop and I am having fun such a fun idea and a graet way to see your cracking projects. Best Wishes Kitty :)

Маги said...

Happy New Year!Gorgeous card!

Kleeblatt said...

Happy new Year.
Wonderful card and I like your bird.

Monika

coldwaters2 said...

This is gorgeous Chris I so love that bird image he looks as if he has got his eye on something, the flowers look lovely.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Mona E said...

Beautiful card. Hope you have had a wonderful holiday. Happy new year. Hugs...Mona

Debra said...

Happy New Year! Wonderful card thanks for sharing and thanks for the hop!

daria wilber, a prairie paper girl said...

Terrific design! What a great way to begin 2011! Thank you! daria

Vaktmästarn said...

Love your card! It's beautiful!
Hugs, Outi

Marion said...

Hi Chris, Lovely card and fabby set of stamps for a prize. Thanks for the chance.
Marion

jude said...

Hi, and Happy New Year!hope it's a creative one!Your card is absolutely beautiful
hugs and must hop on by
judex

scrapperjulia said...

Love that bird, fabulous card! Thanks for the fun blog hop!

Lori said...

Very lovely creation Chris! Happy New Year to you and your loved ones :)
Love and hugs ~ Lori

Brenda Brown said...

Love your winter card Chris. I am just watching the birds in the garden round the bird table and feeders, so lovely to see.
I wish you a happy, healthy and peaceful 2011 and hope it is all you wish for yourself.
Thankyou for being such a lovely blogging friend.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Lou said...

Hi!Chris this is very lovely,love those papers and your design is gorgeous.

Very special wishes to you all for 2011,hope its a great year.
see you soon,big hug.Lou.xx

x laura x said...

Beautiful card. Happy New Year.
x laura x

Kathy Rogers said...

I love these papers!

Sadilla said...

hi
thanks so much for the chance to win so nice candies... and congrats for your blog so much full of inspiration! =))
hugs
sadia

Janette said...

Happy New Year Chris, lets hope it's a really good one.............Your card is so pretty,love it.xx

kaos said...

It is a gorgeous creation!

hugs
kaos

Krisha said...

I love your bird and your play on words....great HOP for the new year

sandiblu said...

Happy New Year Chris. I love this card, so different ..... makes me think outside of the box !!
Hugs, Sandblu xx

Tracey said...

Chris, yet another stunning creation. I just love the little dick bird and the colours you have used.

Oh I didnt realise there was a blog hop, I guess I will be busy on the computer for the next hour or so.

Hope you had a lovely xmas and wishing you and your family a very Happy New Year.

Looking forward to seeing you soon
Tracey x

Vintage Milly said...

Hiya, what a fun hop, thanks for the chance to win, and a Happy New Year to you,
Em.x

Doreen said...

Hi Chris I coulndn't find an e-mail address for you but this is the information you wanted.
http://www.craftsandme.co.uk/crafts-stamps-lemon-shortbread-c-110_113_208_215.html
xxx

Scrappymax said...

Love this card, thanks for sharing.
Max x

Mary J said...

A Happy New Year to you, Chris!!

Wow, what a gorgeous card - so professional, as always!!

Denise said...

Hi Chris,

Just found your blog, great cards, very colourful. I'm new to the blogging world, just started my blog in December.

Dee

Brubs said...

Wow, it's enjoyable, I've just visited Smudges, Pinky and you

xoxo
Iva

Alicia said...

Happy New Years Chris...gorgeous card as always! I just love the papers and colours....nice shape too...a little different!
Alicia xx

Loopylou. said...

oh chris this is just beautiful hun, you are such a clever chick! and the colours are just gorgeous,yummy mulled wine reds! huge hugs Lou xxx

craftycrafter said...

Hi Chris I hope you had a lovely Christmas and more than that I wish you a very happy and card making new year,right now am off to look at the blog hop bye bye love Dorothy

Angela said...

What a great idea! I have these papers too and I love how you've showcased just the lovely papers here. I love this! big hugs, Angela

Susan said...

Beautiful creation, is it a coupon book?
Great prize also.
Happy New Year!!

thanks for the opportunity to win something!

Susan

Crafty Granma said...

A card with a difference as usual Chris. You always think outside the square. Many thanks.

Chrissie said...

Great card Chris!
Happy New Year!
Chrissie

Geraldine said...

Lovely card, there's something about red & teal!
Cheers
Geraldine

Hazeyj said...

Your card for the challenge is great - you certainly have a 'tail' to tell, lol. Thanks for being part of the hop,(I'm a newbie having been encouraged by Brenda!) Hazel x

Clare *Littlebear* said...

Fabulous card Chris. I love the bird, it's great!
Thanks for the heads up on the Sir Stampalot sale in one of your earlier posts. I sat at the laptop on Christmas Day rushing my order in and I can't wait for my package of goodies to arrive!
I hope you had a wonderful time at Christmas and New Year.
Hugs, Clare x

Yenni Natalia said...

Beautiful card!! i love the unique colour that you choose for the card :)
the rhinestone for the bird eye is simply perfect :)

thanks for the chance to win the goodies. i love that just cute stamp badly!!

hugs
yenni :)

rozzy said...

Happy New Year my dear
Hope you had a lovely Christmas. Sorry for not being around, i was poorly before Christmas and have lost all my mojo since.. i really need to get making some cards. i love your latest cards…. just wonderful as usual. I will have to join in the hop to get some inspiration
Love and hugs rozzy xx (((hugs)))

xGemmax said...

Such a stunning card, love the bird and the fabbie colours you have used & Thanks for the chance of winning your fabbie prize too :o)
happy new year!!
hugs and xxx

Divinity said...

i absolutely love ur card! it's beautiful!!! happy new year! :)

Hayley @ funkyfarmscrapbookbarn.co.uk said...

I love your very different card and the bold red, the snowflakes/gems looks so pretty too
x

Beryl said...

Great card - super bird image and I do love those colours together.
Beryl xx

sallysbitz said...

Your card is beautiful, very different & loving the colour combo xx

Sandra P said...

OMG! Love love LOVE this card!
The bird and colors? All beautiful :)

Thanks for the chance!

Hugs,
Sandra P

Debbie said...

Hi Chris...I'm back at last. Thanks for visiting my blog, and leaving such lovely comments. They really mean alot to me. I've been out of touch recently, no doubt you've noticed. Miss you all..

Anyway, love what you've done with this bird...great colour combo. Love those cut out flowers. Love the shape too.

Take care.

Hugs Debbie xx

Jackie said...

Your work is amazing!

Happy new year :)

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Another stunning card Chris - your designs are always beautiful eye-candy.
The blog hop has been great fun - I'm almost home now!
Happy 2011 - Love and Hugs, Sylvia xxx

Jackie said...

I love the colours on your card :)

Cazro said...

I really like the shape of your card, it helps to make the bird look just right, I love the colours you used. Happy new year. from Caz

Ida H said...

Then I jump around all the DT blogs!
What a wonderful birdie card you have done!
Thank you for your letter. It was a little tricky .. hihihi
We'll see what I can do with it!
Hugs Scrappida

pinky said...

Hey Chris I got your gorgeous Christmas card this morning:) The postman arrived with his arms full of letters and parcels and I greeted him with So Christmas has arrived:) He was not amused lol. Thanks so much for the lovely card:)

anne said...

beautiful card.. love the warm reds on a cold winters day.. -anne-

Josephine said...

What a beautifully elegant card.

Krafty Kows said...

Such an elegant card. Love the colours. Happy New Year. Jeanette

Tiiti said...

Very beautiful card. The bird is so pretty and the colors so fab!

V.S. said...

absolutely stunning card!!!!!!!! the bird is unique and very unusual!!!! Happy New Year!!!!!!!!!!!!

Claire Phillips said...

What a beautiful card Chris - fab image and colour! Wishing you and yours a wonderful 2011 - I can feel it's going to be a great one! Cheers Claire x

Angie said...

hi chris happy new year hope you had a good christmas love your bird and the colours you have used look good together.
Hugs Angie x

Cheryl said...

Beautiful card! This is one of my favorite color combos. Happy New Year to you!

Nikki said...

Adorable card :)
thanks for the chance
hugs Nikki

Inger said...

Such a beautiful card!!!!!
It's really special!! :)
Happy 2011.

Inger

Craftnut said...

great card. Tracy x

Theresa said...

Love your card with the bird. Very well done. TFS. Happy New Year

butlersabroad said...

Lol, love your take on A Winter's Tale, really thinking outside the box!

Hugs
Brenda

nnalorac said...

Fab card, love the bird and colours. Carolxx

Denise Marzec said...

Absolutely STUNNING, Chris!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Happy New Year Chris!! Gorgeous creation!! I love all the punched detail and your colors.
hugs,
Chris

Lauren Colless said...

Happy new year :) LOve the colour combo on this card!!
Also admiring the 3D work you've done, particularly the baubles - I had experimented with something similar before Christmas and now I'm keen to try it again :) Thanks for the inspiration!
Lauren

Randi WS said...

Happy new year Chris,
your card is really beautiful, I love your different style ;)

Lots of love, Randi WS

Stacie (craft-princess) said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!

Lorraine said...

Your card is lovely and the colours are amazing. Thanks for the blog hop and the chance to win prizes. A Happy New Year to you

Laurie said...

Your creations are beautiful keep up the fantastic work Laurie x

Linapyssel said...

Hello Dearest Chris!!
Your card is a stunner. love the birdy and the way you put it all together!
I was meant to hop along but have been out of a computer due to our move so I´ll just have to see what the future holds and If I´ll manage to hop before it ends!!

The brickstamsp is from layers of colors and they are very nice to shop from, great service like Sir Stampalot!!
Loved all of our sweet words
Hugs Lina

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Hi great blog and blog hop, with some sweet eye candy to look at along the way
Hugs
Tamara

Suzi said...

What a gorgeous card, I love that image and your colour combo. Thank you for a wonderful hop.
Hugs
Suzi x

Ashley said...

Gorgeous! i love the bird! thank you so much for the chance to win something

Hugs ashley

Dora said...

Awww Chris, your card is so elegant and beautiful, I'm so loving it. Love its shape and how you did the papers on the inside. . fantastic. .. and thanks for the hop and to win your yummy yummy stamps, they're really cute, love them. Hugs xxx

ona_i_ja said...

Chris, your card is awesome!
Hugs
Agnieszka

Linby said...

Lovely bird card-I like the colour combo. I love your ribbon tree-I have been meaning to try this too but didn't make it for this xmas!
thanks for the chance to win.
Linbyx

Pinkcoke said...

Ooh I'm in love with your girly crab! shes gorgeous. Lovely prize.

Sarpreet said...

This is really gorgeous - I love your blog. Sorry I have not been around in a while. I also wanted to wish you a very Happy New year - if I have not already done so.

Kat said...

What a beautiful card Chris. I love the colour combo. Thanks for the chance to win candy.

Kat x

Dotty Jo said...

Goodness I'm a wee bit late to the party! gorgeous card Chris, love the colour combo - very stylish! Jo x

Vicky said...

Just about made it in time...lol
Thanks for sharing all your beautiful work Chris and for such a fabulous blog hop.
Your card is absolutely gorgeous, your a total inspiration, one of these days I will get over to meet you all...lol
x
Vicky

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Chris, Happy New Year. What a gorgeous card you have made here. I would love to be in with a chance of winning your candy. Must go and finish snooping before entering my words for the Blog Hop. Best wishes, Kym xxx

maxine said...

wow Chris this is stunning, I hope you are well hugs maxine x

Miria said...

Hi, Chris. Gorgeous colour combo! Thank you for the chance! Miria xx

Edith said...

Wow, love the colors! Great card!
Have a nice week!
Edith

Love crafts forever said...

Fantastic card my new friend. I am your follower now becouse you have so much to see on your blog, and i like to see more what you can do. Happy New Year. Thanks for the Blog Hop.
Hugs Nataliya

xxxtglxxx said...

Hi Chris, Happy New Year! :)

I love your bird card, such great colour scheme and the embellishments are perfect! The inside looks fab too!

hugs

xxalisonxx

Jocelyn said...

I love the bird you have used on your challenge card and the colours are lovely too.

Sally said...

Love your card Chris. Great colours and the bird is great.
happy New Year.
Hugs Sally xxx

'The Crafting Owl' said...

Ooh, at last birds!! That's right up my street being 'The Crafting Owl!'

Yvette said...

I love what you have done with your card Chris, different and really effective x

Denise Marzec said...

Soooooooo gorgeous, girl!

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