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, 24 April 2013

Holiday Helper Half-way Inspiration

It's Fiona here again.  Just a quick post to remind you that you still have another week to get your Holiday Helper creations in.  Heaps of time!  Remember, every Christmas card you make now, is one less you will have to do come Christmas time.  I appreciate that with the weather warming up in the north, the last thing you want to think about is winter and cold weather , but that is no excuse!

Remember our sponsor?  Never mind, I will remind you as they have a wonder prize on offer.


And an awesome prize of 


Stamp and Create is an on-line store based in the US. We ship worldwide with reasonable shipping prices.
We specialize in Rubber Stamps and Scrapbook supplies. Some of the companies we carry are: Wags 'n Whiskers Rubber Stamps, High Hopes Rubber Stamps, Whiff of Joy, The Greeting Farm, Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps, Stampavie, Whimsy Stamps, Emerald Faeries, Basic Grey, My Mind's Eye, Echo Park, Ribbon, Charms, embellishments, dies, and more!

Here is some inspiration from the DT to get the creative juices flowing:


using Bella on Bauble from Wild Rose Studios




(Reindeer are Santa's helpers, right???)


Samantha Wee the Elf is helping Birdie :)




Using My Mind's Eye 'Winter Wonderland' paper pad



Wednesday, 17 April 2013

H is for Holiday Helpers

Hi, it's Fiona here and I am the host for the next challenge here at ABC Christmas Challenges.  This fortnight our challenge is:

Holiday Helpers

Whether you create something with elves or fairies or come up with a completely new take on this theme, we want to see them!  

Our wonderful sponsor again for this fortnight is:


And an awesome prize of 

Stamp and Create is an on-line store based in the US. We ship worldwide with reasonable shipping prices.
We specialize in Rubber Stamps and Scrapbook supplies. Some of the companies we carry are: Wags 'n Whiskers Rubber Stamps, High Hopes Rubber Stamps, Whiff of Joy, The Greeting Farm, Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps, Stampavie, Whimsy Stamps, Emerald Faeries, Basic Grey, My Mind's Eye, Echo Park, Ribbon, Charms, embellishments, dies, and more!

Now for a look at what the design team have come up with this week.

Using My Mind's Eye 'Winter Wonderland' paper pad



used Wild Rose Studio Annabelle and Tree 
I love the little robins helping to trim the tree :-)


using paper from My Mind's Eye 
and Edwin from Magnolia 


using Winter Wonderland Paper pad My mind's eye)





(He is not helping at the moment ~lol~)

 



using North Pole Employees by Mo Manning



 








using Holly the Winter Fairy - High Hopes



using Little Elf Finn from Penny Black

Best of luck and we look forward to seeing what you come up with!

Winner of our G for Guy or Girl creation challenge

Morning!! Chris here and I would like to say thank you to all of our talented crafters who played along with us for our G for Guy or Girl challenge.

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1 Prize winner of the fabulous 



and the lucky winner is:
#3 - Crafting Vicky




And here is her gorgeous card:





The Top 3 are, in no particular order (but MAN was it tough!!!):


Congratulations Everyone!
Please email us by Tuesday Date before Next Challenge here to claim your prizes - unclaimed prizes may be redrawn or worse still lost. You can find the page for grabbing your blinkie or banner at the top of our blog.

New Challenge posting soon!
See you there...

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

G is for Girl or Guy creations - Midway Reminder!!!

Good morning everyone!!!  It's Chris again, with your 1/2 way reminder post!!! You have one more week to join in our challenge which is:

G is for Girl or Guy Creations!


Remember, our Sponsor this week is Bugaboo Stamps
and the DT were very fortunate to receive some images to use for this challenge! THANKS Bugaboo!!!  


One lucky Random winner will win 7 Digi images
of their choice :)
 


And here are some more amazing samples from our lovely DT:

Annette - Using Fancy Sunbonnets - Christmas Stuff



Fiona - Using Ragged Angel by Mo's Digital Pencil



Dorte JJ-Calendar-Months- November



Bettina using Christmas teddy tree 





Chris









Now it is your turn - just add your link on the post below!!!!!  Be sure to join us before Tues. night!!!! HAVE FUN!!! 



Wednesday, 3 April 2013


Michelle here and I would like to say thank you to all of our talented crafters who played along with us for our "F for Felt or Fabric" challenge.

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1 Prize winner of the fabulous 
$10 gift certificate



and the lucky winner is:



The Top 3 are:

Liselot


Poydan Kulma



Debbie



Congratulations Everyone!Please email us by Tuesday Date before Next Challenge here to claim your prizes - unclaimed prizes may be redrawn or worse still lost. You can find the page for grabbing your blinkie or banner at the top of our blog.

New Challenge posting soon!
See you there...

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