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 March 2011

F is for Freebie + Sketch

Hi Everyone, Carissa here,
It is my turn to host the challenge.
Before I tell you all about it, I would like to extend a big Thank You to everyone who joined us for our Embossing challenge. It was wonderful to visit all of your blogs and see your fabulous creations.

Dorte's Top 3 and winners:
Top 3
#25 Tracy Payne -Stunning card; Tracy have no mojo at the moment....
#26 Shaz in Oz -Beautiful and elegant
#44 Bernadet -I love easel cards

Simon Says Stamp - $15 shopping Voucher - #18. Francy


The Stamping Boutique - 1st Prize = 3 digi stamps - #24. Helen

The Stamping Boutique - 2nd Prize = 2 digi stamps - #48. Dixie

Congratulations everyone! Please email us (abcchristmaschallenge@hotmail.co.uk) to claim your blinkies and prizes.

This fortnight we have reached the letter F
and the theme that we have chosen is
F is for Freebie

We are lucky this week to be sponsored by

Gerda has designed a wonderful freebie for you to use for this challenge.
Thanks Gerda he's sooo cute...

The Prize for this challenge is:
3 Stamp Fairy digital images of the winner's choice.

In addition to the freebie, I (Carissa) have created a sketch for you to follow. I have kept it simple to allow you the freedom to embellish your projects as you desire but we must be able to see the map of the sketch in your project for it to qualify.

We are lucky to have some of the StampFairy DT girls joining us this week this week as guest designers.




And here are our cards:






On a Break as she's Moving home!



So now it's over to you....don't forget that in order to qualify for a prize your card must be a new Christmas themed item and You must use the Stamp fairy Freebie or any StampFairy Digi image that you have already... oh and follow the Sketch too!

Stamp fairy have lots of fabby new digi images
and lots of Christmas digi's and you can find them here

Non Stamp Fairy submissions will only qualify for the Top 3

Please add your entries for the Challenge here...to help us to be able to find you to leave our comments, please remember to link directly to your project, not just your blog.


  1. Nice challenge... I love the DTs samples!!!

    Sorry to bother, but I can´t find the freebie anywhere :(

  2. I can't find the freebie either. Love the look of the sketch and great DT work. Hugs Christine x

  3. Really sorry Girls due to a technical fault it is not on Gerda's blog I have managed to add it here! so just click and save! hugs Samantha :0)
    look forward to seeing what you make! :0)

  4. Thank you! Love the samples and it's a sweet image!

  5. Thanks for choosing me in you Top 3, it did make me laugh and mojo is only just returning, lol. Hugs Tracy x

  6. Thank you very much I can't believe that I win the last challenge.
    Thank you all the dt. congratulations to the other winners.

  7. Well done everyone! great winners and top 3's and look forward to seeing your cards for this currant challenge too!

    the Technical fault is now fixed so you can all get the freebie from Gerda too! and visit her fabby blog :0)

  8. For the DT: I write an email for reclame my prize have you received?
    Thank you to the DT.

  9. Love this sketch, and the freebie is just adorable! Lots of great inspiration with the extra DT members.
    Thanks for the challenge once again!

  10. Your welcome Dixie can't wait to see your card/project this time :0)

    Francy yes we have received your email I have replied to you hunny :0)

  11. I still can't get the image, is it just me?

  12. Hi Jo sorry you were having trouble getting the freebie I have added it to the challenge again,
    hope you can get it now! hugs Samantha :0)

  13. Thanks Samantha, that's brilliant x

  14. Great freebie- I love a freebie! Thanks for the sketch too- they are probably my favourite type of challenge.
    Brill DT cards- you are all so clever and talented. Thanks for the time you spend leaving comments on my blog too- it is much appreciated. x

  15. Jo your welcome hunny! Great card!
    Louise your also welcome fab to have you all playing along! your very welcome for the comments too! we all love visiting all the entries I love seeing them all! can't help but visit every one! thehehe Great to have all your fabby comments to on our blogs! so thank you to everyone that leaves as DT girls comments too! :0)
    Happy Monday peeps!

  16. Another great challenge and a big thank you for my prize last time!

    Helen x

  17. Thanks Helen and your very welcome! hope everyone keeps playing.... because with out the players there would be no challenges xx
    Hugs Samantha :0)

  18. beautiful, love the idea of your site, its soo cool...I took your blinkie for mine ;)
    Cindy Potentier aka Cropingqueen


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