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 18 September 2013

S is for Stockings and/or Choose a Sketch

Hi all :-) Did you know that there are only 97 days left to Christmas,take away a few for postage and that doesn't leave us much time to get the cards made and in the mail! best get cracking !

Before moving onto the challenge we would like to say a HUGE thank you and a sad farewell to Jennifer who has decided that the time has come to step down from the team. 
It has been a pleasure to work with you and we wish you all the very best and hope you will pop back and join us in the challenges :-)

It is my turn ( Lols ) to host this challenge and we already up to 'S' !!

 S is for Stocking and/or Suspenders oops, I mean Sketch :-)

you can use an image that has stockings in it, a stocking shaped card, etc and/or choose a sketch from any challenge, past or present, and add it to your blog post.

For this challenge we are proudly sponsored by the lovely Meljen :-)

Meljen's Designs

Meljen's Designs is a lovely stamp company owned and illustrated by Melissa Jenkins. She illustrates whimsical rubber and digital images inspired by her kids and family. Meljen's Designs has a new challenge every Thursday, and a Guest Designer each month at the Meljen's Designs Blog. Please visit the adorable line of Meljen's Designs stamps at our store HERE to browse all of Melissa's lovely designs! You can also see Melissa's exclusive rubber stamps at her corner of Whimsy Stamps, too! Don't forget to join Meljen's Designs on Facebook HERE to take advantage of special sales and promotions that are just for her facebook fans!

Meljen will give one lucky entrant 4 fabulous images of the winners choice ! woo hoo !! 

and now for some Design Team Inspiration :-)
 used this Sketch
CAS Colours and Sketches


 Used this sketch from Stamp with Fun:

used Cozy Winter Owl 
the stocking cut on a Silhouette Cameo and I followed the Sketch Saturday Sketch

 Using this sketch from Feeling Sketchy

Dorte - Happy Little Gnome
I used the sketch from Your Next Stamp

Using this sketch from Seems a little sketchy

 used this sketch from
Sunday Sketch and Stamp
Christmas star snowman
I used this sketch:

Sketch from CAS

Running late ....


And the sketch I used:

So now it's YOUR turn !! You have until Tuesday 1st October 6pm BST to join in :-) 

Happy Crafting ! 


  1. Great inspiration by the Design Team..... I might enter this one x :-)

    1. Thanks Sylvia! the Girls have worked their Christmas magic once again! we look forward to you playing along soon x

    2. Cute card, great inspiration

  2. Thanks for a great challenge and stunning dt creations...TFS!!
    hugs and xxx


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