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 fortnightly Challenges are themed, We hope you will join us and have at the very least have 25 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, 28 September 2016

T is for Two!

Good Morning! Dorte here with a new 
ABC Christmas Challenge.

Did you know that there are only 87 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! But remember it's never to late to begin... 



 The theme for the challenge the next two weeks is.....


T for TWO!
(Two colours, two people, two design papers,
two embellishments, two pearls....well the possibilities
are endless. Please tell us what your two of are.)


Sponsor for this challenge is:

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. 


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.


~Coming soon ~

Helen
Two Puppies

~Coming soon~


~Coming soon~

Wilma
Two trees, two colours (red & green), two words


Lisa
Two owls, two ribbons, two dp's

Lorraine C
Two Tags, Two Colours, Two Bells, Two Bows.

Chrissy
2 dps, 2 snowflakes, 2 bears and 2 different types of glitter.


2 Christmas bunnies, 2 design papers, 2 strands of twine


Mandy

Two Sheep


So now it's time for you to show us your creations with two of...




This challenge will close at 6pm (BST) 
on Tuesday 11th October 2016.

Happy crafting


Winner and Top 3 for S - Sew What

Hello!
It's Mandy popping back in with the winner and Top 3 post for our Sew What challenge. 


Thank you to everyone that played along with us -- it was the most fun. :)


Our awesome sponsor was


And, our lucky winner is:

#33. pst

Bravo! Great job! 


And, the Top 3 in numerical order :)

joy





Congratulations all!


Please email us to claim your prize by the 11th of October 2016
Unclaimed prizes may be redrawn or even worse 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 great challenge. 
Thanks again! 


Wednesday, 14 September 2016

'S' for Sew What?

Hello crafty friends!

It's Mandy here - hosting your next friendly ABC Christmas Challenge. We are all the way up to 'S'! (Whaaaatttt???)

Your assignment this time is:

'S' for Sew What?  (Include Real or Faux stitching on your project)

Our generous sponsor for this challenge is ....




One lucky winner will receive a gift card from Feckled Fawn - so pull out your needles & thread, ink pens, sewing machines, dies, - get creative. :)

Our DT is starting you off with a little inspiration:






~Coming soon~


~Coming soon~

~Coming Soon~





Thanks so much for joining us! We can't wait to see how you're inspired. This challenge will close at 6pm (BST) on September 27.
Remember to keep it "Christmas"! ....Nowwwwwww GO!
The ABC Christmas Challenge DT



Winner and Top 3 - R - Rip it

Hi all it's me! Samantha
Sorry I am a little late with my winner and Top 3 post!
It's been a manic week...

Thank you to everyone that played along with our R for Rip it challenge it was so much fun!

But without further ado...

our awesome sponsor was


Prize - £10.00 Voucher

But there can only be 1 lucky winner 
and that Winner is......
Pear shaped Chris
with this Cute HM card



Yay well done!


Top 3 in numerical order :)







Congratulations Everyone!

Please email us to claim your prize by 27th September 2016
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 great challenge



Wednesday, 31 August 2016

R is for 'Rip it'

Hey all it's me! Samantha


Wow we are really Racing through the alphabet now...
We are up to R so our challenge theme this time is....

R - for Rip it - and don't forget it has to be christmas!

but it can be any item not just cards....

Sponsor


http://www.digistampboutique.co.uk/catalog/
http://digistampboutique.blogspot.co.uk/

Prize - £10.00 Voucher

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This challenge closes on Tuesday 13th September at 6pm (BST)

So get your thinking caps on and we look forward to seeing your Christmas hats!

Happy Christmas Crafting!


The ABC Christmas Challenge DT xx

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