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 5 July 2017

N is for New & O is for Old

Good morning everyone!

It's Helen here...welcome back to the ABC Christmas Challenge!

Thanks to eveyone who played along last month...don't forget to check the post below to see if you were a lucky winner of our last challenge!

We have two fantastic themes to choose from...or combine...this month:

'N is for New'
'O is for Old'

(Just don't forget the Christmas theme!)

 We have two fabulous sponsors for this challenge:

Fred She Said

Prize - $10 Gift Certificate!

Fred She Said offers a wide variety of digital products with a floral flair and cute characters too. Digis, Pre-coloured images, Papers, Sets, Fred's Flower Kits, and even Digital Cutting Files.

Have some fun with Fred!


Sweet Stamp Store

Prize - $10 Gift Certificate!

Sweet Stamps manufacture 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 and embossing dies (our very own Sweet Cuts dies, Cheery Lynn, Marianne, Joy! & Nellie's), fine detail embossing powders, specialty cardstock and vellum, along with supplies for parchment crafting.


There's also a little prize from me too...a Lili of the Valley unmounted Christmas stamp 'The Perfect Snowman':

Now some inspiration from the Design Team:


(New pattern & Stitch, New Yarn & New short film - see Samantha's blog for the short film)


(New stamp)

(Old Stamp & Papers)


Old paper and stamps

Old stamps

(New Stamp & Old Paper)

Lisa using Big Fat Santa 

(New Digi and Sentiment-to me, Old Paper)

Chrissy using Dancing Penguin

(Mostly New Items Used)


(New Stamps & Old Impression Plate)

This challenge closes on Monday 31st July at 1pm (BST).

So now it's over to you...we look forward to seeing all your fabulous Creations!

Hugs, Helen and the DT xx


  1. Love the DT Creations, Hazelxx

  2. A great set of projects from the DT for inspiration, thanks for the challenge!

  3. Super inspiration from the design team, thanks for a great challenge.
    Janice x

  4. Thanks for the wonderful challenge and fabulous DT inspiration!

  5. So much inspiration from the design team, and so many lovely cards to look at. Kate x

  6. Another great challenge with lots of inspiration from the design team!
    Janice x

  7. Thank you for the challenge ladies and beautiful inspirations from every DT member Karen x


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