Saturday, 14 October 2017

October theme, you still have time to play

You still have time to join in with our current challenge.
This time it's a theme:


Here is some more inspiration from our lovely design team just in case you need it:

Find the original post, our inspiration cards and the link-up here 
 The deadline is midnight (BST) Friday 20th october - that's 7.00pm EST in the States.

Saturday, 7 October 2017

October - Theme

Welcome everybody,
the new challenge of
Christmas Card Throwdown
starts with fun ...

I'm Fabiola and
I will be your hostess all the month of October
so come play with us!

For the next 15 days
the theme is:
winter sports...




You have the ice skates, skis, sled etc.
burst and surprise us for this challenge.

Our team had fun preparing this theme
so do not forget to admire the wonderful creations.








You've got until midnight GMT (7.00pm EDT) on Friday 20th October to play along with us.
Have fun!!






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Friday, 29 September 2017

Winners - September Sketch Challenge


Hi, Andreja here with you today.
Thank you to everyone who joined us in our September Sketch Challenge. We very much enjoyed seeing all your wonderful cards. Congratulations to all!


The Design Team have chosen:

Winner
#15   Nancy
We love the layers of white and grey tones and the soft mint greens. And a gorgeous poinsettia. She such a pretty take of our sketch. 



Honourable mentions
 (in order of submission)


 #7  Lili
This ribbon is very pretty and a perfect accent for the card. A great take of our sketch.


The kraft with the glitter is a perfect pretty background for this beautiful pink poinsettia.  


The poinsettia is very beautiful and we like it in gold. The background is beautiful, too.


#17  Rosina
Beautiful and elegant card with gorgeous red poinsettia. We love the traditional colors.


#19  Marjeta
This is very sweet and a clever use of the sketch. We love the sweet scene she created.



Congratulations everyone.
Please display your winners badges on your blogs. 
We look forward to seeing your entries to our current challenge.

Saturday, 23 September 2017

September Colours - you've still got time to play

Hello everyone,

There is still plenty of time to join in with our September colour challenge at Christmas Card Throwdown.


These are the lovely colours we are asking you to use:



Here is some more inspiration just in case you need it:


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Find the original post, our inspiration cards and the link-up here. The deadline is midnight (BST) Friday 6th October - that's 7.00pm EST in the States.

Saturday, 16 September 2017

September - Colours

Good morning! It's Andreja here with you today.
Welcome to our colour challenge here at Christmas Card Throwdown - CCT18. Following our usual format we have some colours for you to use on your Christmas cards. We want to see PINK, RED and GREEN and ONLY those colours on your card.



Here's some inspiration from the Design Team:








You've got a bit longer to play along with this challenge, submission deadline is midnight (BST) on Friday 6th October, that's 7.00pm EDT in the States.

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Saturday, 9 September 2017

September Sketch - you've still got time to play


There is still plenty of time to join in with our September sketch challenge at Christmas Card Throwdown.



There are the sketch we are asking you to use:




Here is some more inspiration just in case you need it:








Find the original post, our inspiration cards and the link-up here. The deadline is midnight (BST) Friday 15th September - that's 7.00pm EST in the States.

August Technique Challenge

EK here, and I am so excited to share the August Technique Challenge Winners.

The votes were all over the place this time and the design team voted for so many different looks that it was hard to pick winners...but we finally came up with this list!

The design team have chosen:

Winner
#4 Ria

Not only were we all in love with the embossing inside the snowglobe, but we also were loving the colors of this amazing card!


Honourable mentions
 (in order of submission)

 #5 Birgit
These penguins were just too cute for words, and those embossed layers were perfect for this challenge!


Everything about this card is perfect, from the Christmas poinsettias to the white heat embossing. 
We were loving these Christmas paper trees and that snowy dry embossed background! 


#26 Crafting Junky
This friendly snowman looks just perfect in front of that embossed snowy background!
Sometimes less is more, and in the case of this card that simple embossed background was perfect for this shaker card!


Congratulations everyone. Please display your winners badges on  your blogs. 
We look forward to seeing your entries to our current 

Saturday, 2 September 2017

September - Sketch

Good morning! Andreja here with you today.
Welcome to our sketch challenge here at Christmas Card Throwdown - CCT17. We are looking forward to seeing your festive take on our sketch! Don't forget you can flip the design and use an element of a different shape, but we should still be able to recognise the original sketch in your lovely card.

We can't wait to see what you come up with this sketch!



Here's some inspiration from the Design Team:





You've got until midnight GMT (7.00pm EDT) on Friday 15th September to play along with us.
Have fun!!


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