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 7 December 2016

Y for Yikes and Z for Zoooooom!.... CHALLENGE UPDATE _ NEW RULES

Hi All it's Samantha with the last challenge of the year

Soon to be...

YES you read that right it's the last Challenge! 

 But before I get to the challenge info I want to share some sad news

It was with a heavy heart that Lorraine C has decided to step down from the design team from the end of the year, she's been an awesome teamie and we will miss her!
Lorraine thank you for all your lovely makes and good luck!

We are making a change to the challenges
From this post onwards
I have thought long and hard about this challenge blog and with the support of my Fabulous 
I have decided that this challenge blog is too good to let go!

We will have 1 post a month but still have the alphabets for the challenges...

NO that doesn't mean fewer prizes - in most months there will be more! YAY!

You will NEED to make sure you make a note
of the closing dates and start dates

so you wont miss challenge deadlines...  

We will list each one on the side bar

Sooooo to kick the fun off and get you into the swing we are running the next 
challenge in this way and this is how the challenges will be from now onwards...

The challenges will start the 1st Wednesday of the month!


And will end on the last day of the month (at 1pm GMT).

This Month's themes are:

Y for Yikes
 Z for Zoooooom!

The theme can in interpreted anyway you like as long as its Christmas...


Yikes only a few weeks left so I am gonna make 10 cards the same!


Zoooooom! Zooming around on skis or Skates or in a car/truck to buy your Christmas tree...

you can still enter the challenge as many times as you like within reason

Our fabulous sponsor is

Prize is 3 Digital Images

Now onto the Design team's awesome creations

For those of you that don't recognize this character its Olaf from Frozen 

Helen - Fridge Magnets

10 to go

~Coming soon~

I made 10 of these cards. 5 are already ready for sending.

Decorated Jars for Sweet Treats

Decorated Glass Candle Holders

Decorated Fleece Blankets for Last Minute Gifts

This Challenge will run from 

7th December to the 31st December 
so you have LOADS of time to play!

Have fun hugs us girls!


  1. I'm glad you are keeping the challenge site. It is always fun to play here. Love the sponsor for this challenge and the wonderful DT samples. Thank you!

  2. Thank you for the new challenge.

  3. Always a fun challenge. Great inspiration from the team!! Thanks and Merry Christmas!!!!



    1. Your welcome and thanks for playing along! Happy Christmas x

  4. wow!amazing collection!!!Merry Christmas to all!!!
    Jingle Bells Jingle bells...

  5. i'm glad you are keeping the challenge, you keep me motivated throughout the year. Thank you. In fact, i'm going to work back wards now and finish the challenges that i wasn't able to do this year. I kept up well until about June, I think. :)

    1. Ohhh that's great I am so glad you enjoy the challenges and next year will be pack with fun too!
      Look forward to seeing some of your makes from the ones you missed you can still link those to this challenge as you will be Zooooooming through the letters you missed haha xxx

  6. Merry Christmas to you and all the DT.

    1. Thank you and a very Happy Christmas to you too xx

  7. Nice challenge and gorgeous DT cards!
    Yikes 20 Christmas ornaments in one week ready to go in the mail for blog friends.
    Have a Nice last week in 2016!
    Greetings Maia


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