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 28 July 2010

P is for Presents with added Lace

Hi! Annie here. I had such a hard time choosing my top 3 from the gorgeous Ornamental projects on our last challenge, but needs must and here's my selection:

#3 Jocelyn
#22 Betty Benton
#30 Hazel

Congratulations ladies!
Please email Helen & Samantha (abcchristmaschallenge@hotmail.co.uk) for your Top 3 blinkies.

And the lucky winner of the fabulous $15 gift certificate from our generous sponsor, Simon Says Stamp, is:

Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:
Timestamp: 2010-07-27 22:12:28 UTC

#2 - Mary Demmons

Congratulations Mary!

Please email Helen & Samantha (abcchristmaschallenge@hotmail.co.uk) to claim your prize and winner's blinkie.


This week it's me Jayne to set the next challenge which is P is for Presents with an added Optional Extra of Lace.
As we have the theme PRESENTS this fortnight we are very lucky to be able to offer 2 winners prizes as well as a GDT spot. 
We are sponsored by the lovely

Beary Scrap prize - $20 voucher

and also the fantastic
Stitchy's prize - 3 items from the Stitchy Bear Stamps collection

Guest Designer from Stitchy Bear Stamps Michele

(using 'Joy' from Stitchy Bear Stamps)

(using 'Presents' from Stitchy Bear Stamps)


Now its over to you guys!
Please direct link to your card via the linky...we'll be choosing a guest designer to join us for a couple of challenges...so if you're interested, please add 'GD' after your name.
Have fun!

Jayne xx

Wednesday 14 July 2010

O is for Ornaments

It's been Fantastic to see all the entries for N for Noel
we have really enjoyed seeing all your entries!
Thanks for for joining us and helping to make our Challenges Fun!
its great to have continued support from the great group of regular challengers
and also brilliant to have lots of new challengers this time too!

60 Challengers!! that's a record!
Hope we can have that many for O for Ornaments too!

With so many fabulous entries, you made it really tough for me to choose the Top 3...but here they are:

19 - Chrissie

44 - Jodi S

58 - The Crafty Den

And the lucky winner of the lovely Wild Rose Studio prize...as chosen by Random.Org is:

Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:
Timestamp: 2010-07-14 15:15:42 UTC

10 - Jovita

Congratulations ladies!
Please email Helen & Samantha (abcchristmaschallenge@hotmail.co.uk) for your blinkies, and to claim the prize :0)

Now over to Annie for this fortnight's challenge
hugs Helen & Samantha  :0)


This week it's me, Annie, that gets to set the extra option for you to use with your

O for Ornaments

design and I'd like you to add some gloss and shine to your creation for the optional extra.

So dig out the Glossy Accents, the Glaze pens and the shiny stuff and come join in the fun with us this week.

Our Sponsor for this challenge is ....


with a $15 gift certificate to spend in the store.

Here are the Design Team's beautiful glossy and shiny creations to inspire you

The Lovely Cathy (kraftykoolkat)
Guest Designer

and also the lovely Dorte K
 Guest Designer
and she has been really busy and made this one too!

Over to you....
please leave a direct link to your project on the linky
and have fun!
We love to visit you to see your creations, but as Samantha's getting married on July 25th (congratulations hun!), she might not get to visit as many of you as usual...but we hope you'll forgive her :0)

Annie and the DT x

Thursday 8 July 2010

A little thank you!

Just wanted to say a little thank you to those of you that have emailed me to say hope I am ok after the traumatic time I've had with all my animals being stolen...
I am OK but still very sad about what has happened,
We have had no news of where the animals are or who stole them.
I now have to try and focus on the animals left and also my wedding in 16 days time!! EKKKK!!! tehehehee!!

Thank you Helen for your help and support and also my Design Team girls & guest designers too!
your all stars!! thank you!
Samantha :0)

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