Wednesday, 4 July 2018

ABC Christmas Challenge - N & O are for?

It's the first Wednesday of the month, so that means that we have a fun new ABC Christmas Challenge starting today! I'm the host, and we have two themes:

'N is for Name'
'O is for On'

Our sponsor this month is Neat & Tangled

Prize - a $25 Gift Certificate!

There's also a little prize from me:

I made a set of simple personalised gift tags for my family members using trees from the 'Scribbly Christmas' set by Tim Holtz for Stampers Anonymous, and a set of alphabet stamps by Clear Stamps. I stmped on to some Papermania kraft blank tags using Versamark Ink, then heat embossed them using 'Metallic Gold Sparkle' powder by WOW. I'll change up the twine to something fancier when I use these, but for now just left the sting on them.

I'm also entering these tags into the following challenges:
For my 'O  is for On' project, I picked a cute Penny Black stamp of a chicken on a snowboard (called 'Snow-board Ride'). I doodled a simple border, then added in a slope underneath his snowboard and coloured him using watercolour pencils. The sentiment stamp is from the 'Tattered Christmas' set by Tim Holtz for Stampers Anonymous.

I'm also entering this card into the following challenges:

For more inspiration from my lovely DT buddies, please pop over to the ABC Christmas Challenge.


Marge said...

Your snowman card is too cute, Helen! Love him so much and the scene is so fun. What a nice CAS design! Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!


Lorraine A said...

Fabulous tags Helen, love the CAS design of these and the simple string looks perfect to me!! I would leave them as is ;-)

Gorgeous card too, the snowboarding chicken is adorable!!! I need to gets my PB stamps out more often ;-) This is really CUTE :-)

Lols x x x
thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge xx

Anonymous said...

the tags are so pretty and the chicken is too funny snowboarding! I don't think I've seen that image before. thank you so much for playing along with us at the penny black and more challenge.

Inkyfingers said...

What great projects this month Helen! I love your sweet little tags with the names on them to make the recipient feel very special, and your cute chicken card is such fun and cracks me up!
Carol x

Jane said...

Oh what a fabulous and fun Christmas card. Super sketchy frame and loads of lovely empty white space. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

Linby said...

I love your chicken - fab CAS card too.
Thanks so much for sharing with us at Penny Black & More.
Lynn x

Evelyn said...

Thanks for sharing your totally adorable snowboarding chicken Christmas card with us at the Merry Christmas Challenge blog!


Adventures in Paperland said...

Great idea for personalizing tags! They are so pretty and I adore the chicken on your card. He looks like he's having a blast. :)
Lisa xx

Janis Lewis said...

Gorgeous! Thanks for sharing with us at The Merry Christmas Challenge.
I have a new scrapbooking challenge blog if you are also a scrapbooker. Would love you to link up your layouts! Bimini Moose Scrapbook Challenges
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brenda said...

A really pretty card and perfect for our 'Wings' theme at Penny Black and More, many thanks for joining in.

B x

karen h said...

Thanks for joining us at CASology! Your card is adorable - love that image and the frame is a great touch!

Melle Clef said...

Amazing card ! Thank you for joining us at Artistic Inspiration challenge blog.

Cheryl said...

Adorable card, Helen! Love the frame around your snowboarding birdie :) Thanks for playing at AAA Cards challenges.

Julie B said...

Love your cute snowboarding chuck!
Thanks for sharing at HLS CAS. :)

Ellibelle said...

What a fun CAS card Helen, and so perfect for our things with wings challenge at Penny Black and More. Thanks so much for joining us!

Annemi said...

Wonderful christmastags. Love the idea. Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
Annemi {My Blog}
Through The Craft Room Door

Janet a.k.a. swanlady21 said...

Love your snowboarding bird. Just the sweetest take on our cue word. Thanks for joining in the fun as CASology this week.

Melissa L. said...

Oh, so cute and fun. Lovely and CAS too. Thanks for playing along at AAA Cards.

Sharon said...

The tags are great and I love your CAS card.

BożenA said...

Such a beautiful CAS card! I love the sweet image and the way you colored it.
Thank you for joining the challenge at HLS CAS.

Unknown said...

Such a fun card!

Anna Uhras said...

Love this little Santa!! Perfect take on the cue! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CASology!! Anna xo

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