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, 19 February 2014

D for Die Cuts.

A very good morning it’s Dorte here.   
I'm your host for the next fun challenge here at 
ABC Christmas Challenge!

  I hope that you enjoyed our last challenge and we were 
thrilled to see so many wonderful creations

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


We have another FUN challenge for you to try:

D for Die Cuts!

Sadly Fiona has had to step down her personal life has thrown her a curveball and we wish her all the best and thank her for her time here, Take care hunny we will miss you and if things change in the future you are welcome back any time! 
hugs Samantha, Helen and the Girls!!

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The Design Team have made some gorgeous creations
to help with inspiration, please pop by our blogs to
leave some comments, we all appreciate them, 
thank you xx
















Angela 
The challenge runs until 6pm(GMT)on Tuesday 4th March
so you have plenty of time to join us.

Happy crafting!

Dorte and the Team.





Winner and Top 3 for the 'C' for Chocolate Creams Challenge

Hi all :-) It's Lorraine here with the winner and top 3  for the Chocolate Creams Challenge. Thanks to everyone who joined in !!
By keeping up with the challenges we should all have a decent box of cards ready in plenty of time for Christmas !! :-)







The random winner is ,,,,,,,
No 27 ,,Margo S


Congratulations Margo, you have won a voucher to Wild Orchid Crafts !! Woo Hoo !! 





My Top 3...
No 4 , Catherine 

No 10, Sam/Whisper

No 28, Janice 


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Congratulations Everyone!
Please email us abcchristmaschallenge@hotmail.co.uk by Tuesday 4th March 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, 5 February 2014

'C' is for ,,,,, Chocolate Creams !


Hi all and welcome to another letter on the ABC Christmas Challenge !

This time it was my(Lols)turn to choose the them and I chose 

 'C' for Chocolate Creams
you can interpret that as you like, you could choose to use chocolate browns and creamy colours, or use an image with hot chocolate drinks, or an image with chocolates,,, OR you could make a box of chocolates ! the possibilities are endless and we will be looking forward to seeing what idea's you come up with :-)


The lovely peeps over at Wild Orchid Crafts are sponsoring this challenge so a fabulous voucher to shop in their store is on offer ! Woo Hoo !!


One lucky winner will receive a £10 gift voucher


The Design Team have made some gorgeous creations to help with inspiration, please pop by our blogs to leave some comments, we all appreciate them, thank you xx 

Fiona Coming soon!


So now it's YOUR turn.
  You have until 6pm UK time on Tuesday 18th Feb to join in :-)

We look forward to seeing your creations! 

 Please make sure word verification is turned off if you would like us to leave a comment.

Happy Crafting ! 

Winners and Top 3 - B is for B for Bare Essentials

Good day to you all!
Oh we had a lot of wonderful entries for my B for Bare Essentials challenge, so pleased to see so many of you playing along 

and getting your Christmas cards well starting to build up already!
WELL DONE!
So here I (Samantha) am with my winner and Top picks

 The lucky winner of the fabulous prize from Care2stamp is
38 Brenda L

you win a $15 Gift code to spend in the Care2stamp shop



My Top 3:


Oh this is super Michelle really did use the BEAR essentials
tehehhee super cute and neat little bow too! 

Gorgeous card, love the double embossing too!
great stamping with no fuss!


Oh I love this brilliant Distress
stain splattered card great technique
and No embellishments to be seen!  





Congratulations Everyone!
Please email us abcchristmaschallenge@hotmail.co.uk by Tuesday 18th February to claim your prizes.
Please add WinnerB for Bare Essentials challenge to the subject line of your email.
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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