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, 20 August 2014

Q for Quick and Easy

Good morning, Carissa here and I want to thank you for playing along with our Penguins challenge. There were some great creations and you have inspired us. If you played along, be sure to check to see if you won.
I have a new ABC Christmas Challenge to tell you about today. Our theme this time around is 
Q for Quick and Easy
Nice and simple for those final weeks of summer.
Our generous sponsor for this challenge is Fred She Said
with a fab prize of a $10 gift certificate.
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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 Design Team






Now it is your turn. This challenge closes on Tuesday, September 2nd.
***Must be a Christmas project***


Winner and Top 3 - P is for Penguins

Hi all it's Angela here,
It is time to pick the winners of challenge P is for Penguins.
There a sooooo many of great cards for us to comment on this week as well.




First the winner of the $ 20 gift card from



and the lucky winner is:
Helen
with this wonderful card

Congratulations Helen.


Here are the top 3 in no particular order

Nr. 10 Cebelica
 with this wonderful creation

Nr. 15 Kuni
with this wonderful card

Nr. 36 Alison B. 
with this wonderful card
Purple penguins 

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 in half an hour for our next fun festive challenge!Number/Name linkd
Pho

Number/Na

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

"P is for Penguins"

Hi everyone,
today it's my turn (Angela) to host this fortnight's challenge here at ABC Christmas Challenge.
I'll hope you like our new theme and have a little bit of fun with it.
Our theme for this new challenge is

P is for Penguins

You can use a stamp, paper,the main thing is, there must be a penguin on your project.

Our challenge is sponsored by 

 
The lucky winner have a chance of an awesome prize of
 
Stamp and Create is an on-line store based in the US. We ship worldwide with reasonable shipping prices.

We specialize in Rubber Stamps and Scrapbook supplies. Some of the companies we carry are: Wags 'n Whiskers Rubber Stamps, High Hopes Rubber Stamps, Whiff of Joy, The Greeting Farm, Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps, Stampavie, Whimsy Stamps, Emerald Faeries, Basic Grey, My Mind's Eye, Echo Park, Ribbon, Charms, embellishments, dies, and more!

Here are the fantastic creations from the Design team ladies.



 
 
 
 
 
 

So now it's your turn. This challenge closes on Tuesday  
19th August at 6pm(BST).

Winner and Top 3 - O for Obscured

 Good morning! 

It's Annette here today with the Winner & Top 3 of the last challenge, 
O is for Obscured.



Our fabulous sponsor was





And the prize for our lucky winner will be 7 Digi images of their choice




So without further ado, the winner is

10 Louise

With her fabulous criss cross card and hidden insert:






And now for the Top 3:

I loved the soft colours, the fabulous die and monochrome chic!


Gorgeous front, but even better is that hidden behind is a secret pocket for something special!


A beautiful up-cycled paper bag and masked image combo beautifully coloured and assembled.

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 in half an hour for our next fun festive challenge!



Wednesday, 23 July 2014

O for Obscured


Welcome back to our new challenge


This fortnight our festive theme is ...

O for Obscured

(this might include masking one image to obscure part of another, or having a hidden element, eg a movable tag tucked behind your image, or having something hidden inside your creation)

Our wonderful sponsor is 





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




So let's see what our talented design team 
have created to delight you....


Samantha 
using snowman skates from Bugaboo Stamps



Helen
Helen's done some masking on her stamping.

Lorraine
coming soon

using Ruby Christmas Ornaments from Bugaboo Stamps



Annette
using JJ CHristmas Box from Bugaboo Stamps

Angela


We look forward to seeing what you create with us this fortnight.

Don't forget, it must be a Christmas project.




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