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!


Samantha, Helen and the Design team Xx

Wednesday, 2 December 2020

ABC Christmas Challenge - Y & Z are for?

 It's Helen here with the last ABC Christmas Challenge of 2020, but before I get on to this month's themes...don't forget to check the post below to see if you were a lucky winner of our last challenge!


This month we have two lovely themes for you:

'Y is for Your Favourite Things'
&
'Z is for Zzzzzzzz'
(Sleeping image)

There's a little mystery prize for the lucky winner donated by our lovely Samantha



And now it's time for some inspiration from our Design Team:

Helen
Y is for Your Favourite Things (Penny Black Stamps, Patterned Paper, Faux Stitching)


Z is for Zzzzzzzz




Dorte
Y is for Your Favourite Things



Y is for Your Favourite Things (Altenew Poinsettia & Pine, and CAS design)



Z is for Zzzzzzzz
Y for Your favourite things




Z for Zzzzzs






Lynda
Z is for Zzzzzzzz


Y is for Your Favourite Things
(background stamp and wreath die)


Y for Your Favourite Things
(cats, the colour red, heat embossing, watercolouring)


Z for Zzzzzz... 




So now it's over to you...this challenge ends on Thursday 31st December at 1pm (BST).
Please link up your entries below.
We look forward to seeing what you create!

If you are on instagram please use the hashtag #abcchristmaschallenge

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Winners and Top Picks for W and X

 Good morning. Lynda/Loopyloo here with the winners for the 'W' and 'X' challenge. 


My goodness - it was a joy to look through all the entries - there were some fabulous and amazing creations, and my work was certainly cut out for me to try and come up with the winners and Top Picks. I must have gone backwards and forwards so many times as there were almost 300 entries.......

Thank you so much for your participation. 

The prize for last months challenge was a stamp and die set from Thirsty Brush and Co:


The lucky randomly drawn winner is:

#158 - Trina


As there were so many entries, I chose the following as my Top 5: 

#101 - Rocky


#141 - Pat K


#155 - Kanda

#158 - Trina P (lucky today!)

#236 - Leslie Turner


I've added another 3 Top Picks:

#71 - Chrissie

#191 - Lorraine B

#245 - Susan B


Please take your badges from the top tool bar, and if Trina _ could email me with her address - I'll post out the prize. 

be sure to check out and join us the for the next challenge - I look forward to seeing you again in our gallery. xx












Wednesday, 4 November 2020

ABC Christmas Challenge - W and X are for.....

 Hello everyone. Lynda/Loopyloo here - it's my turn to host the challenge for this month, and I am looking forward to seeing your creations with the themes for this challenge:

'W'  for Winter Wonderland

and/or

'X' for Xtra Special

I have a little prize for the winner, which will be chosen by random.org:





Here are the inspiration creations from our Design Team:


Helen

W for Winter Wonderland


X for Xtra Special


Dorte

W for Winter Wonderland


(for someone) Xtra Special


Wilma

Winter Wonderland

Xtra Special














Carol

Winter Wonderland and Extra Special


Lynda

Winter Wonerland


Xtra Special




Julie

W for Winter Wonderland



Wei - coming soon!


Lindsey

W for Winter Wonderland


X for Xtra Special


 Now it's over to you - challenge ends at 1pm (GMT) on November 30th.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Winner and Top 3 for U & V

Good Morning! Julie here with the winners for last month's challenge. 

I apologize for the delayed post.  Blogger has been giving me some difficulties but I think we have our differences worked out now.  

The themes for last month were:

U for  Up in Air

and 

V for Vixen 

The prize for last month's challenge:


The lucky winner is...

#1 Kelly

Top 3 are


#25 Daniela



#29 Jenny

#73 Kylie








Please email me to claim your prizes.
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.


Don't forget to check back soon for another fun challenge!




Wednesday, 7 October 2020

ABC Christmas Challenge - U & V are for?

 Hello Crafty Friends!

It's Julie and it's my turn to host the challenge for this month.
It's getting very close to the time we need to mail our Christmas cards.  I hope that playing along in our challenges has helped you get your cards ready.


Themes
U - Up in the Air
-Vixen (Other Reindeer are ok too)


A little prize from Julie for the winner




Here's some inspiration from our Design Team:



U is for Up in the Air


V is for Vixen




U for Up in the air


V for Vixen (Other Reindeer) 




-Vixen (Other Reindeer)




U for Up in the Air


V for Vixen



Lynda


U for Up In The Air


V for Vixen or other reindeer



Julie

U for Up in Air and V for Vixen

U for Up in the Air and V for Vixen

U is for Up in the Air & V is for Vixen



Now it's over to you...the challenge ends at 1pm (GMT) on Saturday 31st October.

If you are on instagram please use the hashtag #abcchristmaschallenge



You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

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