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 21 August 2013

Q for Quick!

Good morning and welcome to another 
ABC Christmas Challenge...it's Dorte here, 
and before I get to this fortnight's theme, 
I'd like to say a big thank you to everyone 
who joined in with our 'P for.....' challenge.

Don't forget to scroll down
to the post below and check  if you are one
 of the lucky winners from last week!

We are up to the letter Q:
Q for Quick
This is the perfect challenge to get a head start 
on your Christmas cards,
if you make them 'quick' you can make 
a lot of them in no time!

Our sponsor this time  is

Prize offered to 1 lucky winner is : 2 Shape EZ templates or your choice.

Shape EZ is a product originating from the desire to be different.  
The templates were inspired by one unforgettable template and has 
become an opportunity to share specialty shaped cards with everyone. 
  Every template is offered in 300 dpi in SVG,JPEG,PNG and PDF files 
so no matter your preference, they are perfect for everyone.  
No cutter needed, instructions included and are only 
limited by your imagination.  

 For some inspiration, check out 
the Design Team`s fab collection!

Now it's your turn, remember you have until 
3 of September to join in!
 As always, your project has to be Christmas related.

Happy Crafting.
 Dorte and the DT.

P is for........WINNERS and TOP 3

Thank you for all of the fabulous 'P's from the last challenge - some were very creative! I have the pleasure to announce the lucky winners of the awesome prizes from our fabulous sponsors:

Firstly, from Stamp & Create:

Prize: A $25 Gift Voucher to spend at Stamp & Create!

The lucky random winner is:
 #9 - Convehtilan Lauski

The prize from Lili of the Valley is a £10 gift voucher to spend in their online store!

 The lucky random winner is:
#110 - Janice CLAIMED


  TheTop 3, as chosen by the DT are:
#14 - Fiona

#47 - Sue Kmet

#53 - Sasha
Number/Name linked
Congratulations Everyone!
Please email us abcchristmaschallenge@hotmail.co.uk by Tuesday 3rd September 2013 to claim your prizes
Please add Winner - P is for ? to the subject line.
unclaimed prizes may be redrawn or worse still lost. You can find the page for grabbing your blinkie or banner at the top of our blog.

Our next challenge will be posted soon, so don't forget to come back and check it out!

Wednesday 7 August 2013

P is for........

Good morning and welcome to another ABC Christmas Challenge...it's Chris here, and before I get to this fortnight's theme, I'd like to say a big thank you to everyone who joined in with our O' Christmas Tree challenge...don't forget to scroll down and check to see if you are one of the lucky winners!

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Ok, so on to our new challenge...the theme is:
P is for.....
Please be sure to list what items you are using that start with P!!!   
 Some ideas are:  penguin, polar bear, presents, poinsettia,

We have TWO wonderful sponsors for this challenge:

Stamp and Create.com

Stamp and Create is an on-line store based in the US. We ship worldwide with reasonable shipping prices.

We specialize in Rubber Stamps and Scrapbook supplies. Some of the companies we carry are: Wags 'n Whiskers Rubber Stamps, High Hopes Rubber Stamps, Whiff of Joy, The Greeting Farm, Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps, Stampavie, Whimsy Stamps, Emerald Faeries, Basic Grey, My Mind's Eye, Echo Park, Ribbon, Charms, embellishments, dies, and more!


So now it's time for some inspiration: 
Design Team

P for present, polka dot swirls, Pearls

P for Penguins, Polkadots, Parallel Lines

P for Pengiun, Present, Polka Dots and Perfect Balancing :-)

P for Penguins and Polka Dots

P for pocket card, pile of presents, pearls, poinsetta

P for penguin, polka dots, poinsetta, pearls

P for penguin, poinsetta,pearls

P for Presents, Pearls, Polka dots, 

Annette using Snow Cute from LOTV
P for Penguin, Pink, Pearls

P for puppy, pink, poinsettia, peppermint stripes, polka dots & presents

using Merry Christmas Penguins by LOTV
P for Penguins, Polka dots

Fiona (coming soon) 


P for Polar bear, purple & pearls

P for Present,Pearls,Poinsettia

Ok...so now it's over to you...show us your "P"s!

You have until 6pm on Tuesday 20th August to link up your Christmas projects - we can't wait to see what you make!

Good luck and have fun!

O for O' Christmas Tree - Winner and top 3

Goodmorning all,

Wilma here with the winner and top 3 of our challenge O for O’ Christmas tree.

I would like to thank each and every one of you for
joining us!

The creations this challenge were fabulous and choosing was
 very difficult as it always is.

The winner is.....
Jessie L

With this wonderful creation!

You are the lucky winner of 7 Digi images for your choice from

and now the top 3 in random order
#49 Louise

#55 Louise

#62 Jose

Congratulations to each of you!

Please email us by Tuesday 20th August to claim your prize.
Unclaimed prizes may be redrawn or worse still lost.

You can grab your blinkie or banner here.

New Challenge posting soon!
See you there..

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