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, 23 November 2016

X is for Criss Cross

Hello, it's Lisa again here to host the new challenge which is

'X' is for Criss Cross

and to play along simply "criss cross" something to create an X. We have some DT inspiration for you so you can see how we interpreted the challenge.
We can't wait to visit all of your blogs and see your amazing Christmas themed projects!


Our sponsor is


$10 gift certificate

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!


Design Team


This challenge will end at 6pm (GMT) on Tuesday 6th December 2016.

Have fun!

from Lisa and the ABC Christmas Challenge team

Winner and Top 3 for the 'W' Challenge

Hi everyone!

It's Lisa here with the Winner and Top 3 of the last challenge. 


Thank you to all who played along with us in our 
'W' is for Wishes Challenge.


We enjoyed visiting your blogs and seeing the amazing creations created by each of you.
Now to share our Winner and the Top 3 for this challenge.


The Winner of the Winter Bouquet Die by Wild Rose Studio is...



Beautiful card Kim, Congratulations!


Top 3
(in no particular order)


Beautiful cards ladies, Congratulations!!


Please email us to claim your prize.

Unclaimed prizes may be redrawn or worst still lost.


I'll be back soon to announce our next challenge.
(that's right I'm hosting this one too)
See ya soon!

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

W for Wishes

Hi all, it's Lisa here to host the next challenge and I can hardly believe we are nearing the end of the alphabet. Fortunately I have a nice stash of Christmas cards ready to go and I hope you do as well!

To play along simply create a Christmas themed project and include a Christmas Wish (i.e. Merry Christmas, Season's Greetings, Happy Holidays, etc.).


We are sponsored by the lovely Dulcie, owner of the


One lucky entrant will win this lovely Winter Bouquet Die 


Design Team

~Coming soon~


used the same Winter Bouquet die that you could win!



~Coming soon~








This challenge will close at 6pm (GMT) 

on Tuesday 22nd November 2016
Have fun!

from Lisa and the ABC Christmas Challenge DT

Winner and Top 3 for the 'V' Challenge

Hi Everyone! 


It's Lorraine A aka Lols here with the winners and Top 3 of the last challenge.


Thank you to all who played along with us in the 
'V' for Vertical Challenge 

We enjoyed visiting your blogs and seeing all your great entries, there were so many fun creations and interesting takes on the challenge theme.

However, there can only be one winner of Krista's fabulous images 



 the winner can choose 3 images from the online etsy store 


Here are your random numbers:
72 Lisa J

Timestamp: 2016-11-08 18:26:28 UTC

Congratulations Lisa J !! :-)




Choosing the top 3 is so difficult as everyone's entries are fabulous! 

No 22: Linda S 

No32: Julie Reed


No 76: Paper Profusion




Congratulations Everyone!


Please email us to claim your prize.
Unclaimed prizes may be redrawn or worse still lost. 

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

'V' For Vertical!

The countdown is most definitely ON!! There are only 59 days left to Christmas and I am sure that most, if not all of us have made a start on making a few cards to send out. If you have been joining in with our challenges throughout the year then you no doubt have a lovely box full by now :-)

It's Lorraine A aka Lols here to host the challenge for the next fortnight
The theme is 

'V' for Vertical

i.e. anything tall, not landscape/horizontal

We are Sponsored by the lovely Krista, the super talented artist behind the fabulous


 the winner can choose 3 images from the online etsy store 


Design Team

~Coming soon~






Such a wonderful selection of cards and now it's time for you to show us your vertical Christmas creations 



This challenge will close at 6pm (GMT) 

on Tuesday 8th November 2016

Have fun!


from Lols and the ABC Christmas Challenge DT



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