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 17 November 2010

X is for Xmas

It's Lacey's turn to host the challenge this fortnight, but as she's recovering from some surgery she had last week, we've ordered her to take it easy, so it's Helen here, posting on her behalf. I'm sure you'd like to join us in sending her lots of get well wishes! :0)

I guess you all must be getting into Christmas card mode...we had over 260 entries to our last challenge...and it was great to see lots of lovely new faces joining us for the first time...we hope to see you again!

Here's Annie with the winner & Top 3:

My apologies for the delay in posting the winner and top 3 from our Winter Wonderland challenge - so many fabulous creations it was a hard choice to make. But without further ado, the winner of the $15 gift certificate from


chosen by the random generator is .. ..

#263 - Ceal


Please email abcchristmaschallenge@hotmail.co.uk to claim your prize.

We had 265 wonderful entries so choosing my top 3 was hard
but rising to the challenge,
in numerical entry order my choice is .. .. ..

#2 - Rica

#27 - Sam

#200 - Annika

Congratulations ladies, please email abcchristmaschallenge@hotmail.co.uk for your blinkies


Ok, so on to our new challenge....with less than 6 weeks to go until the big day...we've only got 3 more challenges left...EEEEEEK!!!!

We know you all have lots to do to prepare fro Christmas, so we're trying to make it nice and easy for you...our theme this fortnight is:

'X is for Xmas'
Optional Extra of Flowers

We are sponsored for this challenge by Wild Orchid Crafts...home of all things flowery - hence the optional extra ;0)

They've put together this fabulous bundle of goodies for one lucky winner:

So, here's some inspiration from our fabulous DT:
Guest Designer - Paula

Guest Designer - Tanja

Over to you....
Have fun and happy crafting!


  1. Love the DT cards they are super. Thanks for sharing Hazelxoxo

  2. Fab design inspiration thanks luv Sue x

  3. thanks for a great challenge and fabby DT cards


  4. The perfect challenge for the time of year. It sure helps get the Christmas card stash replenished. Thanks!

  5. Hiya girls, lovely challenge. Debbiexx

  6. Fabulous examples DT. You are truly inspiring.

  7. Sorry previous entry link incorrect so re entered

  8. great cards dt team and loverly cards to all the enteries xxxx

  9. I love the DT samples...they're beautiful!

  10. Beautiful cards from the DT girls and lovely easy challenge too :)

  11. Thanks for a fun challenge and wow, you samples are amazing! Blessings, Angie

  12. Gorgeous cards for the holidays ladies...all the samples are so neat! I had fun playing along! HUgs ~S~

  13. Iv'e entered twice now hope thats ok? love all the cards!!

  14. Thank you for all your wonderful comments! don't forget to stop by the blogs of the cards you like and leave the girls a comment or 2 they really appreciate it!
    hugs Samantha :0)

    Don't worry dawn thanks for letting us know x

  15. Hi there! Thanks for the Challenge - I had a lot of fun with this one. LOVE all the DT cards and wow - so many amazing entries!! Just linked my card up to #375 - TIA for looking :-)

  16. Looks like everyone is making Christmas cards!

  17. Thanks Jocelyn, great to have you all playing along! Cazzy lol we are a Christmas card challenge hunny! so I am mega happy they we are all making Christmas cards! te hehheee :0)


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