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 25 July 2012

O for open it up.

Hi everyone, it's Dorte here with your brand new
ABC Christmas Challenge...
Before I get on to that....

Sorry Dorte....
Just a little happy hijacking of your post to share some brilliant news! 
We have another new team mate joining us! YAY!!!!!!!!
Please join us with a HUGE welcome for the awesomely talented  Annette , We know you're gonna love her Designs she is so clever! We are really proud to have her join our team! 

Ok back to Dorte to share this fortnight's Challenge

I'd like to thank everyone who joined in with our
last challenge...N for Not a card...you all did a brilliant job!

Don't forget to check the post below to see if you are one of
the lucky winners or a part of Wilma's top 3.

We've reached the letter O, and I've picked the theme

O for Open it Up!

Decorate the front and inside of your card/creation and if
you're feeling extra creative, you can do the back too.

For this challenge we have two fabulous sponsors:

Challenge blog http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.com/

with an awesome prize

with this fabulous prize

Here is the inspiration from our GDT and my lovely and talented teamies.
I'm sure you'll find a lot of inspiaration for your creations here.

Mary from Ribbon Girl -image Georg from Molly Blooms

Linda from Bugaboo using Christmas-dasher and

Design Team

Lorraine - On Holiday
Lacey - Coming soon

Bettina - JJ Christmas present


Wilma - Make it snappy snowmen trio

Jennifer - Little Penguin Candy Cain Coming soon

Annette - Polar Bear
Front & Inside


So now it's up to you, we are looking forwards to see your cards/creations,
with a decorated inside.

Remember it has to be Christmas related.

Please leave a direct link to your blog post, it makes
life easier for us when we are going to visit you.

The challenge runs until Aug 7th at 6pm GMT.

Happy crafting!

Dorte and the team.


  1. Soooo proud to be on the BESTEST Christmas team. You guys are so talented that I'm really humbled to have been asked to join. Thank you for having me.

    1. Such a pleasure having you here, Annette, a warm welcome to you.

  2. Wooooooooooooooooooooooo hooooooo!!!! we are sooooo proud to have you on our team Annette!! Welcome welcome welcome! hugs me xx

  3. Congrats Annette!! Fun challenge. I may have to make a second card too. :)

    sandy's crafty creations

    1. Oh look forward to that Sandy! xx

    2. Thanks Sandy, thanks for joining us too.

  4. Lovely challenge!!! I love all the wonderful DT artwork. Thank you so very much for letting me play along. See you next time…


    1. Thanks for your comment hunny! Great to have you playing along! and look forward to stopping by your blog soon xx

  5. Replies
    1. Thanks Colleen!! Hugs ABC Christmas challenge girls x

  6. Thanks for the challenge. And the DT work is so beautiful!

    1. Great to see you! Thanks for the comment xx

  7. Absolutely gorgeous DT inspiration, thank you for the fun challenge.

  8. Thanks for a great challenge!! The DT cards are gorgeous!!
    Hugs Hazel xx


Thanks you for taking the time to leave us a comment, we really appreciate all your comments, hugs Samatha, Helen and the girlies :0)

Please Turn it off!! We No longer comment on blogs with Word Verification switched on.

Please Turn it off!! We No longer comment on blogs with Word Verification switched on.
Click here for how turn it off!!