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 November 2012

X for X marks the spot!

Good morning everybody. Bettina here with the new challenge for you today, but before we get to that I want to thank all of you that played along with our Wrapping theme for the last two weeks! Please check the post below to see if you were a winner or in the top 3!!

Edit from Samantha

PLEASE Read the theme we had to sadly Delete quite a few entries on the last challenge! yes we are a Christmas challenge but we have a different theme each challenge too!

Back to Bettina - 

This time around we want to put the focus on to the X! 

We want to see an X or Several X's on your creation,
this can be crossed over twine, ribbon or papers or whatever you can come up with!

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Here are the Design Teams creations to help inspire you:

Samantha using Stocking Santa Present from Bugaboo Stamps

Crossed stitches sewn with twine.

Helen using Winter Birds Scarf from Bugaboo Stamps
Crossed Twine.

Lorraine with this cute Wild Rose Studio image.
Crossed over twine and a cross on the button

Lacey using a cute Magnolia 
Crosses stitches in twine.

Using a lovely Tilda
Cross Stitch Heart on Image and crossed staples.

Carissa using a lovely WOJ image.
Cross stitches and plaid designs in paper.

Miria using a lovely Tilda
and crossed over twine.

I made an x with the twine and there are several x's on the image as well ;)

Kelly using this a Penny Black mouse
and crossed over twine.

Wilma using JJ Christmas Snowflake from Bugaboo stamps
and her brilliant Xmas

Annette using Polar Bear from Bugaboo stamps
Crossed blue twine

So what will you make?


  1. that's a fun and different challenge. all the DT samples are fabulous.

    1. Hope you can come back and play Chris xx

  2. Brilliant array of cards and another great challenge x

    1. Thanks Sandra look forward to seeing you back soon xx

  3. Just fabulous christmas cards collection. Very creative and unique.

    Glam Sparklen n' Glitz

  4. Fab DT designs with the use of the X, great challenge...x


  5. Another "challenging" challenge! Great creations from the DT!!


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