Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Winners - January sketch challenge


A huge thank you to everyone who participated in our January sketch challenge.
We had many beautiful entries, making it a tough decision,
but the Design Team has selected the following as our winners.  
Please join us in giving a round of applause to...


WINNER

#18 Hali

We like the beautiful skies and cute little bear. The colours are very pretty. 



HONORABLE MENTIONS
 (listed in order of submission)

#8 Jane Willis
 We like this white on white layered card. It is simply stunning!


#11 Christine Dring
 Juggling snowman is very jolly. We like the sentiment, too.


#17 Moje drobtinice
Card is beautiful and Santa so lovely.


#19 Kristina
Beautiful card. We like the embossing and her colour choices.



Congratulations to you all!  We hope you'll enjoy displaying our winners' badge on your blog.  You may collect it from the Badges tab at the top of the page here.




Saturday, 13 January 2018

January - Colours


Good morning, Andreja here with you today.  
It is time for our monthly colour challenge at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown. 



I have been thinking a lot about what colors to choose, then I chose the traditional colors and we want to see BROWN, RED and CREAM and only those colours on your card.


Here is some inspiration from the Design Team:


Myrna



Alison
Deadline for entry to this challenge is midnight GMT on Friday 19th January - that's 7.00pm EDT for those of us in the States. 


Have fun!





Friday, 12 January 2018

Winners - December - Pick a Previous Challenge


A huge thank you to everyone who participated in our challenges in the year 2017. We appreciate those of you who join in every challenge and those of you who pop in now and then.

It is always very hard to choose, especially now because we had a lot of entries, but the Design Team has selected the following as our winners for our December Pick a Previous Challenge.  
Please join us in giving a round of applause to...


WINNER
#73 Coffin Cards
Gorgeous card. The colours are beautiful and the gold makes it very elegant.




HONORABLE MENTIONS
 (listed in order of submission)


#18 Maura
We like this wonderful night scene and how the moon shining on those trees and houses.


#7 Majda
Absolutely gorgeous. We like the colors and design of this lovely cards. 


#5 Hester
Such a sweet group of penguins all wrapped up, combined with a very pretty colour scheme. 


#53 Lili
A truly charming card. She made a wonderful vintage feel and chose pretty image. 


Congratulations to you all!  We hope you'll enjoy displaying our winners' badge on your blog.  You may collect it from the Badges tab at the top of the page here.


Come back tomorrow, because we have a new challenge!




Saturday, 6 January 2018

January - Sketch


Good Morning and Happy New Year!

Andreja here with you today and it is my pleasure to host this month's challenges at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown.
Yes, you read it right, we will have weekly challenges again!
Each month we have a set pattern of challenges to inspire you to create your Christmas cards.
The schedule is:
* Sketch *
* Colours *
* Theme/Recipe * 
*Stash/Technique *

Here is our sketch for the first challenge of 2018:


 And here is some inspiration from the team:


Just a quick reminder of the rules:
  • This is a CARD challenge - so no 3D projects, tags or ATCs
  • Only new projects - no back-linking
  • Please link directly to your POST, not to the whole of your blog
  • Please show the graphic on your challenge post
  • You must link up by midnight Friday (7.00pm EDT) to be considered for Winner or Honourable Mentions
  • A maximum of 10 challenges please
  • And please turn off word verification in order to make commenting easier - thank you

Deadline for entry to this challenge is midnight GMT on Friday 12th January 2018 - that's 7.00pm EDT for those in the States.

Have fun!