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, 25 August 2010

R is for

It's Cathy here with this week's challenge, which is
R for Rudolph
and the extra is
to use brads somewhere on your creation.

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Winners and Top 5 yes that's right I said Top 5
My word you gave me (Samantha) a tough Job!
lots of commenting in a month after returning for getting married, and WOW what brilliant cards you all made
Thank you to those who decided to use my sketch too!
so lovely to see so many people joining in the fun!

Soooo my Top 5 are:

Caroline-8 - Just love that sparkly dressing gown.
Karen-18 - Love the envelope inserts too.
Clare-19 - love the black and white theme.
Dorte-37 - love those cute snowmen and the colours/papers.
Trisha-38 - love the use of my layout with the flowers too.

and the winner this time chosen by random org is......
That's you TRISHA
YAY well done girls!
send us an email to collect your blinkies and prize.
So its back over to you Cathy for the next challenge.

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We are sponsored this week by the lovely Dulcie from Wild Rose Studio and one lucky entrant will be able to choose 2 Christmas stamps of their choice ! :-)
Wild Rose StudiosHere are the amazing DT creations.





So, it's over to you...have fun!

Wednesday, 11 August 2010

Q for Quick n Easy

Hi all! Well I (Samantha) hope this works ok as I am not here tehehehee I am on my honeymoon..as I do not know where I am going, I will have to share that info on my return! So this post is Schedule, but I know the girls will make sure it does post.  

Edit - Update
Samantha has returned from her honeymoon (I won't spoil her surprise and tell you where they went)...but has been having computer problems ever since...and can't get on to her blog...or any other blogs...so won't be able to visit you all this time :0(
We hope she'll get sorted out soon, and be back with us in time for the next challenge! :0)

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Hi all it is my turn Jayne to choose the top three this time and what great P for Present cards you have all made, I/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 P is for Presents....

So, after much deliberation, I have chosen (in alphabetical order):

Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:
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Time stamp: 2010-08-10 11:54:08 UTC

That's you:

Winner of the Beary Scrap Prize:

Winner of the Stitchy Bear Stamps Prize:

22 - Sharon

The lucky person to be our Guest Designer for letters R and S is:
 

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 Q is for Quick and Easy!

hugs Jayne xx

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I have chosen the theme of
Quick and Easy
for this challenge
My Extra is: More than 1 card using the above sketch...
but remember it's not compulsory, but as its such an easy sketch I thought this would help you catch up on the lovely pile of Christmas cards you must now be accumulating,
Sooooo I really do hope to see lots of cards this time!!

I have to say a big thank-you to our very own Lacey
she is our awesome sponsor with her brilliant store

So now on to the fantastic Designers with their inspiration for you!


Annie






Squirrel


We can't wait to see your creations so its over to you guys!
Please direct link to your card via the linky
Have fun!
hugs Samantha

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