Welcome to the ABC Christmas Challenge Blog!

The aim of our challenge is to help us avoid the Christmas Stress and rush to have all your cards ready! Our fortnightly Challenges are themed, We hope you will join us and have at the very least have 25 cards in time for Christmas


Please Read the Rules, and remember that you can enter our challenges as many times as you like and combine your entries with as many challenges as you like too!

Have fun!

Samantha, Helen and the Design team Xx

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

ABC CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE - I is for Ice

This week it's Jayne's turn to host the challenge which is:

I is for Ice with an added extra of snowflakes.

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Edit:25th April:
Jayne was stuck in Spain but she is home now! 
Yay! welcome back Jayne!
and also welcome Back Lorraine as she was away too!
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I (Samantha) have post her challenge
and Extra for you this week! As she couldn't.

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We are very pleased to have the lovely sponsor Stitchy Bear Stamps this challenge and she is offering our lucky winner 3 items...yes that's right 3 items of the winner's choice from her store! wow!!

Thanks Stitchy! Brilliant prize!
Do get yourself over to her store she has some wonderful images


Stitchy was kind enough to give the DT some of her lovely images to use and show you just a small
selection of her great images for you to see!

So here are the cards from our design team...
Including our lovely guest designer Delphine:

Thanks for joining us Delphine!



Delphine (Guest Designer)

Please also pop to her blog and leave her a comment thanks :0)

And our fantastic DT girls
















Don't forget to pop back later today for
Helen's top 3 and winner!
Your H cards are Fantastic you have really given her a difficult task tehehheheee!! well done everyone!
we are all looking forward to seeing your Ice cards! :0) hugs Samantha and the DT girls



Winner & Top 3 for H is for Holly...

Hello...it was my (Helen) turn to choose the top three for the last challenge...what fabulous 'Holly' themed cards you have all made, we have really enjoyed looking at them all!

It has been really hard to choose my top 3...... so many different ideas and interpretations of the Holly theme....


...so after much deliberation...here's the 'Top 3' that I have chosen (in alphabetical order):


1: Clare

2: Gisele

3: Pauline


And now for the lucky winner of the $15 shopping spree from our lovely sponsor Simon Says Stamp...

Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:
13 
Timestamp: 2010-04-21 14:12:54 UTC
That's you...
(13) Shannon


Well done everyone!!! Please email us (abcchristmaschallenge@hotmail.co.uk) then we can tell you how to claim your prize and also those of you that made the Top 3, your blinkies.

We look forward to seeing your cards for our new challenge...I is for Ice (please scroll down for the challenge post).

hugs...Helen x

Wednesday, 7 April 2010

G is for Glitz Ohhhh another winner

Well we have had a lovely email from Delphine
she was a little embarrassed to win again this week as she is won last week and also the DG spot
so she contacted us to offer her top 3 banner and prize to another challenger

We have used Random Org to pick another top 3 winner and the prize of the sample pack

Random Integer Generator
Here are your random numbers:

18
Timestamp: 2010-04-07 22:32:41 UTC

and that is KraftyKoolKat(Cathy)

Congrats Cathy, please email us on the email button at the top of the blog to find out how you can claim your blinkie and prize

hugs Samantha and the team x

G is for Glitz Top 3 and winner

Hi there, it's Lacey! And it's my turn to choose the top three this time. What fantastic Glitzy cards you all made, I really enjoyed hopping around to check them out.
It's really hard to choose my top 3...... but I got to do it!! So here are my picks:
#2 Kaz - I loved your white card so pretty and calming
#12 Delphine - Wow! So much beautiful silver accents. And the black and white image is so pretty.
#16 Susie - You're coloring is so beautiful and I loved all of the fun snowflakes you added!

Congratulations! All three of you get the "sample pack" offered by Toucan Scraps!! Please contact us by the "Email" button above to claim your prize.

And the random winner of the Product of your choice from Toucan Scraps is:
Random Integer Generator
Here are your random numbers:

20
Timestamp: 2010-04-07 15:34:41 UTC


Congratulations Sharon!! Sharon, please contact us using the "email" button above to claim your prize.

We look forward to seeing your cards for H is for Holly with a bonus sketch!!
~Lacey

H is for...Holly

Wow...you really dazzled us with your fabulous 'Glitzy' creations for our last challenge! Don't forget to check back later to see if you are the lucky winner of the prize from the sponsor of our last challenge Toucan Scraps...or if you've made it into our 'Top 3'.

It my turn (Helen) to set the theme for the next challenge...which is:

'H is for Holly'

My 'extra' is a sketch for you to follow...but remember it's not compulsory.

We are sponsored by Simon Says Stamp for this challenge...and the lucky winner will receive $15 shopping spree in their store!

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Here are the cards from our design team...including our lovely guest designer Delphine:

Delphine (Guest Designer)




Annie



Cathy



Helen



Jayne



Lacey



Lols




Samantha




Squirrel


Now...it's over to you....please leave a direct link to your project with the linky widget below, so that we can come and visit you...don't forget to make it a 'Christmas' item in order to be considered for the prize.



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