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, 22 January 2014

B is for B for Bare Essentials - Thats a Bare minimum of embellishments!


Ok so where did the last 2 weeks go?
I can not believe it we are onto the letter B

and it feels like Christmas was just last week!
Well I guess you could say it was
as we do Christmas all year round here haha!  

So then the Challenge theme B for Bare Essentials
Don't over dress the cardBare minimum of embellishments 

Our fabby Sponsor this time is the lovely Care2stamp
and a fabulous prize of a $15 Gift code to spend in her shop!



The Teamies have been very busy and here are our creations

Samantha
No embellishments just some glossy accents 

Helen
Beautiful stamping 


Lorraine has Case'd one of Wilma's cards you can see it HERE
Great Job Lorraine! love the little bells and twine


Lacey Gorgeous layers but no embellishments


Dorte Great idea with the double snowflakes


Carissa using bold paper and a large image

Bettina using a Wild Rose Studio Stamp
and love the puffy stuff and the 3 mini pearls


Wilma love the papers and the 3 snowball gems



Annette Gorgeous die cut border with the ribbon


Fiona
Love the twine bow and charm and lots of lovely clean space too!



Chris - Using BlueBell in Love a Wild Rose Studios stamp.

love the layers with the metallic twine behind.


So the team have made some Awesome creations with the bare minimum of embellishments what will you all make!

We look forward to seeing your link ups! 
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hugs Samantha and the teamies xx

Winners - A for Anything Christmas

Hello everyone...it's Helen here with the winners of the 'A for Anything Christmas' challenge...it was lovely to see so many of you getting a head start with this years Christmas cards!

 The lucky winner of the fabulous prize from Bugaboo Stamps:



and the lucky winner is:
 #142 - Shaz



My Top 3...ooops...Top 5...are:

#9 - Alexandra

#18 - Annie

#58 - Margaret

#132 - Christa

#165 - Natascha


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Congratulations Everyone!
Please email us abcchristmaschallenge@hotmail.co.uk by Tuesday 4th February to claim your prizes.
Please add Winner - NAME OF CHALLENGE HERE to the subject line.
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.



The next challenge will be posted soon, so don't forget to come back and check it out!

Wednesday, 8 January 2014

'A is for Anything Christmas'

Good morning and Happy New Year ABC Christmas challengers!

Don't forget to check the post below to see if you are one of the lucky winners from our last challenge :0)

I hope that you're all ready and raring to go at this year's Christmas cards...because we're about to embark on our fifth...yes, fifth trip through the alphabet!
That's right, we're back at the start and this fortnight our challenge theme is:

'A is for Anything Christmas'
(A nice easy one to get us all started!)

We have a wonderful sponsor for this challenge:

http://www.bugaboostamps.com/

The prize is 7 digis from Bugaboo Stamps for one lucky winner!

Here's some inspiration from the DT:








Bettina - using Deer Duo




Chris - using Elf Pocket



So...now it's over to you...perhaps you received some Christmas crafting goodies in your stocking that you're itching to use...maybe you've resolved to be more organised with your cards this year so that you don't have a last-minute panic again...or maybe you just enjoy making Christmas cards as much as we do!

The challenge runs until 6pm (GMT) on Tuesday 21st January 2014...so you have plenty of time to join us.

Happy crafting! Helen xxx

Z for Zany Images Winner & Top 3

Hello everyone...it's Helen here with the winners of 'Z for Zany Images'...there were lots of fabulous cards to mke us all chuckle! Ha ha!

 The lucky winner of the fabulous prize from Bugaboo Stamps:



and the lucky winner is:
 #14 - Dianne Jackson


My Top 3 are:

#6 - Christine Craig

#20 - Margaret

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Congratulations Everyone!
Please email us abcchristmaschallenge@hotmail.co.uk by Tuesday 21st January to claim your prizes.
Please add Winner - NAME OF CHALLENGE HERE to the subject line.
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.



The next challenge will be posted soon, so don't forget to come back and check it out!

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