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 30 September 2015

T is for Transport

Good Morning! Carissa here, this year has really flown by and it is hard to believe but fall is here and before you know it we will be entering that magical holiday season. 

If you haven't yet given the holidays a thought, don't panic I am here today to tell you about our challenge for the next two weeks.  The theme for this one is

T is for Transport

We have been generously sponsored by
Prize - a $10.00 Gift Certificate for Sweet Stamp Store
SweetStamps.com manufactures artistic rubber stamps on cling cushion for use with acrylic blocks. We carry a variety of stamping and paper crafting goodies like our own Shades dye inks, metal embossing plates, embossing folders, cutting & embossing dies (Our very own SweetCuts Dies, Cheery Lynn, Marianne, Joy! and Nellie's), fine detail embossing powders, specialty cardstock and vellum along with supplies for parchment crafting. 

Now for some inspiration from our Design Team


Now it is your turn, we will be looking forward to seeing what you create.
     This challenge will close at 6pm (BST) 
on Tuesday October 13th, 2015.

Winner and Top 3 of the 'S' For Silent Challenge

Hi its Lols here :-)
It is time to pick the winners of the 'S' for Silent Challenge.

Our fabulous sponsor is Freckled Fawn 
and the lucky winner is

# 54 Tricia  - Prize declined!

 Top 3 are:

# 3 Marieke

#47 Carrie's Custom Cards
It was quite difficult picking the winners and top 3 this week!  There were quite a few not so silent creations, some were positively shouting!! ;-)

Tricia, please email us abcchristmaschallenge@hotmail.co.uk by Tuesday 13th October to claim your prize.

 You can find the page for grabbing your blinkie or banner at the top of our blog.

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

Wednesday 16 September 2015


Did you know that there are only 99 days left to Christmas! If you have been joining in with most of our challenges every fortnight then you will have quite a decent box full of cards by now!

It's Lols here to host the challenge and the theme is 


shhhh no sentiments or text

We are sponsored by the lovely people at Freckled Fawn and they will be giving away a fabulous $15 Gift Card.

The Design Team have made some gorgeous cards for your inspiration, so please pop over to their blogs for a closer look and please leave comments ;-)


So now it's time for you to show us your Silent creations !

This challenge will close at 6pm (BST) 
on Tuesday 29th September 2015.

Happy crafting!!

Winner of the R Challenge.

Hey all, Dorte here with the Winner and Top 3 for the last challenge:
 'Things beginning with R'.

I have a Top 3 5 but first I have a winner
Our fabulous sponsor is:
The East Wind
and the prize is 3 free digis of winners choice

The lucky winner  is:

#53 Maarit

 With so many beautiful cards I had to make a Top 5!

#18 Tracy

#24 Jo

#49 Brenda

#51 Sally
#70 Jan

Congratulations Everyone!
Please email us by Tuesday 29th September  to claim your prize - 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.
New Challenge posting soon!
See you there...

Wednesday 2 September 2015

R for things beginning with the letter R

Good Morning all,
Dorte here, I am your host for this challenge.

First of all we would like to thank you for your participation in our last challenge; Q for Quantum Leap!
We had some wonderful entries,be sure to check the post 
below for details of the lucky winner and the Top 3.
 Are you ready for a new christmas challenge?

This fortnight the challenge is:

Things beginning with R!

Our fabby sponsor this time is

Prize is 3 Digital Images

We are so lucky having Sarah with us 
as a guest designer this time. 
Here is Sara's lovely card.

Reindeer, Round, Red

Now onto the Design Team
we have a lovely selection of ideas to help your imagination get started!

Ruby Red Robin's nest Gems, Rabbits, Robins,
Red papers, Round Die cutter.

Red, Reindeer, Robins & Ribbon

Reindeer, River

Lacey - Red




So now it's over to you...show us your creations 
with things beginning with R!

This challenge will close at 6pm (BST) 
on Tuesday 15th September 2015.

Happy crafting!!

Things Beginning with R
***Must be a Christmas project***

Winner Q: Quantum Leap

Hey there!
It's Lacey here and I have the Winner and Top 3 for the last challenge

Thank you all so much for joining in on the challenge. 

The winner of the sponsored prize is:
Congratulations, Amy Cohen!

And now our Top 3:

49. Papersniffer
I fell in love with the bright green and pink color combo

77. RoRa
Oh my goodness! Look at her stunning coloring!

86. Nela
What a cute image!!

Congratulations Everyone!

Please email us to claim your prize
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.

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