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, 19 August 2015

Q is for Quantum Leap

Hi! It's Lacey here and it's my turn to house our challenge.

The new Challenge theme is:
Q - Quantum Leap

What?! (Said in my best Minion accent)

Quantum Leap means leap back in time to one of our prior challenge themes from this year so you can use any challenge from Challenge A to P! 


Please list which challenge theme you are using in your post!!

Here's a quick list from challenges you can choose from:
A - Antlers
B - Bows, Bunting or Baking
C - Colourful
D - Die Cuts
E - Edging Punch or Die
F - Frosty
G - Glitter
H - Happy Christmas/Happy Holidays Sentiment
I - I Love You
J - Joy
K - Keep It Simple
L - Lyrics
M - Magical
N - Not a Card
O - Off the Edge
P - Polkadots

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And now let's see what the Design Team has created for your inspiration...

Samantha -
N for not a card July 2015

Helen
(C for Colourful, D for Die Cuts, G for Glitter, I for I Love You, M for Magical & P for Polkadots)

Lorraine 
'B' for Bows, 'C' for Colourful, 'D' for Die cuts, 'G' for Glitter

Lacey using:
B is for Bunting
C is for Colorful
D is for Diecuts
G is for Glitter
P is for Polka Dots

Dorte 
(D for Die Cuts, F for Frosty, G for Glitter ) 

Carissa - 
Coming Soon

Bettina -
Coming Soon

Wilma
N for not a card

Chris - 
H for Happy Holidays AND D for die cuts

Angela
Coming Soon

Winner of POLKA DOT challenge!!


Good morning all, it's Chris again with your winners from the P challenge!!!! 


Here comes the Winner and Top 3 for the last challenge

P for POLKA DOT

Thank you all who joined us! Such fun dotty  cards.
So without further ado .....

Our winner is:
MARILYN

I love this - simply adorable!!! 

And the Top 3 in random order:

Gail L

I love all the different dots and the dotty details!


Linda T

I love what you did with the washi tape!


I love this pretty gift card holder! 


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.

New Challenge posting soon!

See you there...

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

P for POLKA DOTS!!!

Hello everyone! It seems like forever since I posted a challenge here - it's Chris!! This fortnight's challenge is POLKA DOTS.....so lets see your DOTTY creations!!!!  

Remember you have 2 weeks to join us....and what a better way to get your Christmas card stash done before the busy Christmas season is upon us!! There are 142 more sleeps until the big day.....so you better get crafty!!! 

Our amazing sponsor this week is STAMP & CREATE!



And 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!


AND now for the POLKA DOTTY creations 
from our fabby Design Team:



So, now it's over to you! Link up your DOTTY Christmas projects before 6pm (BST) on Tuesday August 18th.


Winner and Top 3 - Off the edge

Goodmorning all Wilma here!


Here comes the Winner and Top 3 for the last challenge

O for Off the edge

Thank you all who joined us! Such fabulous and fun cards.
 
So without further ado .....

Our winner is:







And the Top 3 in random order:








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.

New Challenge posting soon!

See you there...

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

O for Off the edge

Good Morning all,

Wilma here, I am your host for this challenge.

First of all we would like to thank you for your participation in our last challenge
N for Not a card.
We had gorgeous entries.

Do you fancy a new christmas challenge?


This fortnight the challenge is:

O - Off the edge


Sponsor:


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





Design Team





Lacey - Coming Soon!

Dorte  





So now it's your turn...we look forward to your creations!
This challenge will close at 6pm (BST) on Tuesday 4th August 2015.

Happy crafting!!


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