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, 16 February 2011

D is for Double Trouble

Hello everyone, it is Delphine here, hosting this week's challenge. Before telling you about our D challenge, thank you to all who played with Helen's fab sketch, it was really nice to see how you interpreted it!

Here are Helen's Top 3:

#25 - Beth's Little Card Blog
#57 - Heidi (who deserves a medal for her 14 entries to this challenge! This was my favourite.)

#68 - Tip Top

And now for the 2 lucky winner's of the prizes from our fabulous sponsors:

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Simon Says Stamp - $15 shopping Voucher
#33 - Heidi (Woo-hoo...it might not be a medal, but I hope you enjoy it!)

and:


Stamp Fairy - 3 digital images of the winner's choice.


#13 - Berit

Congratulations everyone! Please email us (abcchristmaschallenge@hotmail.co.uk) to claim your blinkies/prizes.
Now this week's challenge is "D for Double Trouble"...
Let us explain...
We would like you to use a digital image, 2 papers and at least 2 embellishments!
And if you're really up for fun, then you could use 2 images - 1 can be a sentiment.

Our fabulous sponsor this week is Digital Delights

And here is what you could win...


How nice is that?
And as you can see below, some of the DT's projects are using lovely Digital Delights images, thank you so much Wendy!

Carissa

Delphine

Samantha 
Better late than never heres my card
Samantha is having computer problems and will add her card as soon as possible:-)

Now it's your turn! Don't forget that in order to qualify for the prize, your creation must be a new Christmas themed item following the theme of D for Double.

Please add your entries here and to help us find you to leave comments, remember to link directly to your project, not to your blog!

Have fun crafting!
xxx

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

C is for Clean & Simple - More Inspiration

Bet you didn't expect to be hearing from us today...did you? Don't worry...you've still got plenty of time to join in with our 'C is for Clean & Simple' challenge...we just thought we'd give you a little more inspiration. Here's a reminder of the sketch you need to follow:

We don't mind if you rotate or flip the sketch...you can even change the shapes, or add some extra elements...but remember that your card should still be 'Clean & Simple', and that the basic sketch should still be visible.

Don't forget that we have two fabulous sponsors for this challenge...which means two wonderful prizes:

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Simon Says Stamp - $15 shopping Voucher

and:


Stamp Fairy - 3 digital images of the winner's choice.

Here's some more inspiration:







You can find the original post here with the linky for your entry.

Ooh...and before I go, I just wanted to give a little toot for the Jingle Belles Challenge...I found this new Christmas themed challenge blog earlier this week...their challenges are every Friday...so hop on over there for some more festive inspiration from their fabby DT.
You can find links to more Christmas themed challenge blogs in our sidebar.

Wednesday, 2 February 2011

C is for Clean & Simple

It's Helen here as your host this time, but before I get on to our new challenge, I'd like to say a huge thank you to all of you that played along last time...your 'Black & White' cards rocked! And it was great to see so many of you using Dustin's fabby freebie too!

Here are Carissa's 'Top 3' picks:

#12 Sharon - love the beautifully coloured image and all of the embossing

#14 Heidi - love the layout and the beautiful papers that remind me of snowflakes

#33 Serendipity - love the gorgeous greyscale image
And now I have the pleasure of announcing the two lucky winners of Dustin's images:

1st prize - 2 of Dustin's images:


#35 - Hazel


2nd prize - 1 of Dustin's images:


#29 - Jackie

Congratulations everyone! Please email us (abcchristmaschallenge@hotmail.co.uk) to claim your blinkies and prizes.

This week's challenge is:

'C is for Clean & Simple'

And, I've created a nice easy sketch for you to follow:



We have not one...but two fabulous sponsors for this challenge too:

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Simon Says Stamp - $15 shopping Voucher

and:


Stamp Fairy - 3 digital images of the winner's choice.

How fabulous is that???

Our lovely guest designer this week is Sharon from the Stamp Fairy DT:


And here are the fabulous projects by my lovely DT buddies:






So now it's over to you...don't forget that in order to qualify for a prize your card must be a new Christmas themed item, following the theme of 'Clean & Simple' using the sketch provided.

We're using a text linky tool this time...we can no longer get the lovely photo linky for free...and as we run this challenge blog just for fun, we can't afford to pay a subscription...but it does mean that we now get a lovely surprise when we come and visit you to leave our comments! :0)

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