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, 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!

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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.


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


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Now some inspiration from the Design Team:


Samantha

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






Helen

(New stamp)




(Old Stamp & Papers)



Dorte 

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)



Carol


(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

Winners and top 3 for L for Love and M for More than one.

Good morning!

It's Dorte here with the Random Winners & Top 3 picks from last month's challenge:
 L for LOVE
&
M for MORE THAN ONE
 
But first we want to thank you for all your wonderful cards. We had a great time visiting your blogs to see your gorgeous projects.
   
  Wild Orchid Crafts was our sponsor for this challenge, and a there was a 
little bonus prize from me...
so I have two lucky winners to announce!
 The winner of the prize from Wild Orchide Craft is:
 
 And the winner of my little surprise is:
# 13 Sharon 
 



Now for my Top 3 picks:
# 4 Nancy 
 
# 12 Pat K
# 40 Marlene
 Congratulations Everyone!

Please email us 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 June 2017

L and M are for ?

Good morning everyone!

It's Dorte here with our next challenge at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Thank you all so very much for playing the challenge last time and don't forget to check the winners post below.

This months challenge runs from Wednesday 7th June to Friday 30th June.


The Themes this time are:

L for Love

M for More than one

 

Don't forget the Christmas theme. 
You can play along with one of the themes but also with both or combine them.
For more details you can find the rules here!

Sponsor for the L and M challenge is Wild Orchid Crafts

 

 
Wild Orchid Crafts specialise in selling Mulberry Paper Flowers and many other embellishments for card making, scrapbooking and craft projects. We started selling our mulberry paper roses back in 2005. Since then we've added a large selection of different flowers and colour choices. All of our mulberry paper flowers are made using natural, renewable resources. The flowers are all handmade by experienced crafts people using high quality materials and great care is taken to ensure that they are made to the highest standard and beauty. You can see all of our flowers and embellishments on our website http://www.wildorchidcrafts.com




one lucky winner will receive a £10 gift voucher

There's also a little surprise from me- Dorte- to a random drawn winner.


Mystery-box-1


Now it's time for some inspiration from our Design Team.

~Coming soon~


L is for Love

M is for More than One (Chickens & Papers)


Lorraine aka Lols
'L' for Love 
M' for More than one Mouse



 M- more than one (bird, snowflake design paper)

L - Love


~Coming soon~


Wilma
M is for More than one
L is for Love


~Coming Soon~


 M   ~ More than one



Carol
More than one and Love


This challenge closes on Friday 30th June at 1pm (BST) 

So now it's over to you.....we look forward to seeing all your fabulous creations!
Thanks for joining us. 

L for Love and M for More Than One.
*****Must be a Christmas project******



Winners and Top 3 for J – Jingle bells & K – Keep it simple,


Hi ya Samantha here with the Random Winners
and Top 3 of the last challenge
Thank you to everyone that played our last challenge
I really enjoyed looking through them all!

The Challenge themes were
J – Jingle bells & K – Keep it simple

We had 2 sponsors of the last challenge the fabulous Digi Stamp Boutique and a prize from me (Samantha)


So the first prize of a £10.00 Voucher from the fabby Digi Stamp Boutique prize is...


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






And the Second prize from me (Samantha) is 





So the person that wins my prize is....



Now for my Top 3 picks









Congratulations Everyone!

Please email us 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, 3 May 2017

J & K are for?

Good morning everyone!

It's Samantha here for our next challenge at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Thank you all so very much for playing the challenge last time and don't forget to check the winners post... and also re draw post :)

This months challenge runs from Wednesday 3rd May to Tuesday 30th May



The Themes this time are:

J – Jingle bells & K – Keep it simple



Our Sponsors


Me yay! Samantha and my prize is....


and 


Sponsor


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


Prize - £10.00 Voucher


Our Design Team makes


K for Keep It Simple





J for Jingle Bells

(Tree Ornament)





K for Keep It Simple




J for Jingle Bells + K for Keep It Simple 


Dorte 

J for Jingle Bells

K for keep it simple


~Coming soon~




Jingle bells & Keep it Simple



Jingle bells & Keep it Simple




Lisa using  Happy Penguins
J is for Jingle Bells





K ~ Keep it Simple





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