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 monthly Challenges are themed, We hope you will join us and have at the very least have a few 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!
Helen, Samantha and the Design team Xx

Wednesday 16 June 2010

M is for Mistletoe

Firstly I want to Thank everyone that has joined in with us so far on our ABC Christmas challenges.

The winners of L for lights,
As this is a special week and we have reached ½ way 
We have decided to have a Top 5
and to have 2 guest designers too!

Ann Cutts


The 2 Guest designers are:

well done girls!
drop me a line on our Email girls

And the winner of the L for Lights challenge is....
That's Sheryl 
Well done hunny 
Please email me for your blinkie and how to claim your brilliant $15 voucher from


Oh and the candy! who won the candy! the sweet suprise candy for joining in challenges!

Drum roll please

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That's 1. Dorte K
YAY!! well done hunny
Please email your snail mail address and I can post you your suprise candy!

WOW what a lot of winners!

So on to this fortnight's challenge....
Oh my goodness!! ½ way through the alphabet!
To thank all our followers we have decided to do a ½ way there hop!
It is Lacey's turn to post the challenge this time but she is Mega busy so I (Samantha) am posting for her,
The Challenge this time is:
M is for Mistletoe or you can flip the M in Mistletoe to get Wine
Lacey has added the Extra challenge of Sewing this time too! sooooo
Dust off your sewing machines and have a bash!
Don't panic though Lacey has also said you could use real sewing or hand, or faux stitching, so you can breathe again! tehheheee
We are very lucky to also be sponsored by
Lacey this week with her store Stamp and Create....

and she is offering one lucky entrant a fantastic prize
A $25 gift certificate to Stamp and Create!!
WOW!! wish I could enter! that's MEGA!!
Thanks Lacey!

Now onto the HOP!
Helen, Myself and the DT would love for you to join in our ½ way there Hop.
As a special Extra some of us have mini candy... ooooOOOooo!!!

But not to make it tooooo easy we are not telling you who has candy (grin).

So you will need to stop by all of our blogs in order to maximise your chances of winning!

We are going in alphabetical order... I think!! tehehee! remember I am dyslexic! hahaha!!
Its ok I'll ask Helen to double check! te hhee hee

All you have to do is make and enter your Christmas card or project
then Hop to Annie's blog
and leave her a lovely comment and answer her Christmas question
then hop your way through the rest of our blogs leaving comments as you go and answering the Christmas questions the blogs will take you back here if you hop in order.

Leave us a comment here too!
Our question here is:
Which has been your favourite ABC Christmas challenge so far?

Here are the Design Team's awesome cards...
Ohhhh Naughty me!
I am only gonna give you a sneaky peek so you will have to stop by our blogs to see the cards in all there glory!
This is the hop order (just in case you get lost!) and a sneaky peek at their projects:


Guest Designer Sharon
Happy Hopping and we really look forward to your cards/ projects
Hope you have a fun time and remember there are a few lovely candys up for grabs too!
hugs Samantha and the DT x


  1. Brilliant hop, really enjoyable with the different questions and stunning work from the DT, will be back this aft with my creation.

  2. Ooops forgot to answer your question,although i'm not always on time with my entries lol my favourite challenges have been I-Ice and F-frosty

  3. Just finished the hop! It was great!! Thanks!
    I cannot believe the year is halfway over...crazy!
    I haven't been playing along for too long but so far my favorite challenge has been "L" is for Lights, okay, maybe it's just that my favorite card was made for that one!
    Now I just have to get working on my card, its a bit late for that now and I'll need to put some thought into it so it might take a bit but it will get done!
    Thanks for the hop and the hidden "candy"!

  4. I can`t believe it; on the top five and you also picked me as GD. Scary, I will do my best.
    big hugs Dorte

  5. Ohhh candy winner also. I am so happy and a little bit embarrassed......
    hugs lucky Dorte

  6. Great designs from the DT. So excited at being picked as a GD. My internet connection is okay but my email provider is having problems. They tell me they are working on it, so I will email when I can. Be back tomorrow with my creation and to enter the hop!! Hugs Cathy xxxx

  7. I am so excited to win the 15.00 voucher for the Letter L. I have emailed you please check your spam folder as my email sometimes goes in there because it starts with luv2.....

    On to the hop! thanks!

  8. Thanks for a fun blog hop. Just made my way through. I had fun with this challenge.


  9. This was a great bloghop.......liked all the questions at the DT blogs...my fav challenge was K = Kisses!
    xxx Margreet

  10. Linked my card and completed the hop. Great DT creations again. My fav challenges was :-

    D for DECORATION and
    E for Elf.

  11. Thanks girls for all your emails!! glad your all having fun with the hop and the Q's too!
    we are lovely this challenge blog so thank you for joining in and making it fun for us too!
    Samantha, Helen and the DT x x xx

    I have replied to all emails up to today! off to work now see ya all sooooooooooooon! x x

  12. wow great DT inspiration and cool hop, great to be half way through and lovely way to celebrate. I loved D for Decoration best
    Hugs Kate xx

  13. fab DT cards- I have just finished my first ever blog hop- thankyou!
    I think my favourite challenge so far was 'f for frosty'

  14. My favorite challenge alphabet letter was the letter A. Angel.

  15. Hi, so sorry - I'm soooo silly!!! I posted this card last week with links to all the challenges and then promptly forgot to go to each one and enter duh!!! I've done it today hope thats okay thank you :o) xx

  16. I've only just spotted that I was in the top five - oh my how did I miss that. Thank you so much. Hoping to do my mistleto card ASAP
    Ann xxx

  17. WOW great DT inspiration and cool hop. I liked "I for Ice" best, because that was when I found you!
    hugs Dorte

  18. Totally worn out with hopping!!!

  19. Wonderful Blog Hop! Thanks for all the inspiration I got! I'm sorry I miss the older challenges ... I really like this one and will participate more often now ;)

    Hugs Tanja


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