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, 24 December 2014

Z is for Zebra (Use Stripes)

Good morning. It's Christmas  Eve, all the children will be anxiously awaiting the arrival of Santa Claus tonight.  Are you ready?
If you still have a last minute card or two to make or you just want to get a head start on next year, you have come to the right spot. Here at the ABC Christmas Challenge we don't stop creating Christmas cards for anything...not even Christmas itself! So I'm here with our last challenge of the year...we've reached the last letter of the alphabet and our theme for this fortnight is:
Z for Zebra
(we want you to make a card featuring stripes)
We have lined up a great sponsor.



One lucky Random winner will win 7 Digi images for their choice

Now for some inspiration from our lovely DT:



And a 2nd card from Samantha 

 





Angela
coming soon
So now it's your turn ... we're looking forward to seeing  all of your wonderful creations.
This challenge will close at 6 pm (GMT) on Tuesday January 6th, 2015.
One last thing ... From all of us to all of you,
Have a Very Merry Christmas!
Stay safe and enjoy the holidays with your families and friends.
We will see you again in the New Year.





Winner and Top 3 for the 'Y' for Your Family Challenge

 MERRY CHRISTMAS !!!!

 It's Lols ( Lorraine A here with the Random Winner and Top 3 of the last challenge 


Y is for Your Family.



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The lucky winner who has won a $10 gift certificate to the store is

 Entry No 30 Linda -Pysselbus
Linda made this gorgeous gift box for her parents 




And now for the Top 3 

Entry No 14  -   Lisa J  aka Crafty Train 
with this lovely wreath in memory of her Dad


Entry No 20   -    Heather 
with this lovely tag for her daughter 


and last but not least 

Entry No 52  -  Lynne in NI 
who made this cute card for her lovely hubby Greg  



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.


Don't forget to check back soon for another fun challenge and more Merry Christmas goodness :-)

luv
Lols aka Lorraine A



Wednesday, 10 December 2014

'Y' is for "Your Family'

Welcome back to the ABC Christmas Challenge. Can you believe that this is our penultimate challenge ! Where did the last 12 months go ?

It's Lorraine aka Lols here with another fun challenge to help you to catch up with your last minute Christmas crafting, and for those of you who are ready then you can make an early start on next years preparations !

Don't forget to check the post below to see if you were a lucky winner!

'Y' is for Your Family'

make a specific creation for a family member. 

We are very proudly sponsored this time by the fabulous

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One lucky entrant will win a $10 gift certificate to the store ! Woo Hoo !

Fred She Said Designs offers a wide variety of digital products with a floral flair and cute characters too - Digi's, Pre-coloured images, Papers, Sets, Fred's Flower Kits, and even digital cutting files.
Have some fun with Fred!

Now for some inspiration from our lovely DT:

 
Samantha
is taking a little break this time.

Chris


Angela
coming soon



So now it's your turn...we're all really looking forward to seeing what you make!

This challenge will close at 6pm (GMT) on Tuesday 23rd December 2014.


X for Xmas Music Winners

Good morning! It's Helen here with the Random Winner & Top 3 of the last challenge, X is for Xmas Music.



Sponsor - Zlatoena's Designs


Prize - 2 Digis of the winner's choice!


and the winner is:

#50 - Tenia Nelson



And now for the Top 3:

#3 - Ina


#43 - fabiola


#62 - Margreet




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.


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

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

X is for Xmas Music

Hello, and welcome back to the ABC Christmas Challenge!

It's Helen here, with another fun challenge to help you get ahead with your Christmas cards! 

Before I get on to this fortnight's theme, don't forget to check the post below to see if you were a lucky winner!

This time our challenge is:

'X is for Xmas Music'

(Feature some music paper on your project...and if you don't have any...try Google Images for some you can print)

We have a wonderful sponsor this time:



Zlatoena's Design
A little bit about ZlatoenaMy mom and I used to make handmade cards and that`s how everything started. I'm last year graphic design student and I have always had to passion to draw and doodle and one day someone came with the idea for digi stamps and .. 3 years since then.. I am creating digital stamps and.. The Cats Pajamas Rubber stamps are producing my designs into real stamps.. and I am as happy as can be.

Prize - 2 Digi Images of the winner's choice!

Now for some inspiration from our lovely DT:


Lacey - Coming Soon

Dorte

Carissa - Coming soon 

Chris - using Snowman Winter Christmas

Angela  


So now it's your turn...we're all really looking forward to seeing what you make!


This challenge will close at 6pm (GMT) on Tuesday 9th December 2014.




Winners, W for All White!

Hi all, Dorte here,
it's time to pick the winner and the top 3 of challenge

W for All White !


 Thank you for all who played along with us.
I had a great time visiting you to see
all of your beautiful creations.



 

The lucky winner of the awesome prize from









 
 Top 3 the W for 'All White' Challenge in numerical order:


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.

Don't forget to check back in half an hour for our next fun festive challenge!

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