Saturday, 15 January 2022

January Colours Challenge


 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 colours to choose, then I chose brown colours, 
3 SHADES OF BROWN and only those colours we want to see on your card.




Our guest designer this week is
Klarka



Here is some inspiration from the Design 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
  • 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 21th January 2022 - that's 7.00pm EDT for those of us in the States. 


Have fun!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Saturday, 8 January 2022

January Sketch Challenge


Good Morning and Happy New Year!


Andreja L here with you today and it is my pleasure to host this month's challenges at
 52 Christmas Card Throwdown. 
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 2022:
(you can rotate the sketch)



Our guest designer this week is:



Here is some inspiration from the Design 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
  • 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 14th January 2022 - that's 7.00pm EDT for those in the States.

Have fun!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Thursday, 6 January 2022

Winners - Pick a Previous December challenge


It's time to announce the winner and honourable mentions of our last challenge of 2021.

But first, we wish you all a 
Happy and Healthy New Year! 
Hopefully it will be better than the past two ....

The Design Team was delighted to see so many people joining in and playing along with us - taking time, when there are so many other things to do in December! It was wonderful looking through all the beautiful entries, thank you so much to everyone who shared their cards with us. It was really difficult to choose a winning card from so many gorgeous entries!

Please join us in giving a round of applause to our winner


Congratulations Cornelia
We would like to invite you to be a guest designer.
Please contact us HERE so we can send you the details.


and in order of submission, 
HONORABLE MENTIONS go to...




Thank you all for sharing your beautiful cards. 
You may pick up your badges from the tab at the top of the page and display them on your blogs.

Our first challenge of 2022, our January sketch, is underway. We hope you'll join us again and through the year with our weekly challenges to get you ready for Christmas 2022.




Wednesday, 8 December 2021

November technique challenge - winners

 Thank you to those who stretched their creativity and participated in our November technique challenge.  
It was a tricky challenge, especially if you've not done the technique before.

Please join us in giving a round of applause to our winner


Congratulations Klarka! You really showed off the kissing technique.
We would like to invite you to be a guest designer.
Please contact us HERE so we can send you the details.

And, in the order of submission,
 honourable mentions go to...




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

If you haven't yet taken part in our December pick-a-previous challenge, there's still lots of time to play as the challenge is open for a whole month!
We hope you'll join in the fun before the challenge ends on 1st January 2022.  



Saturday, 4 December 2021

December pick a previous challenge

Hello and welcome to the final run-up to our favourite time of the year
here at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown!

Instead of the usual 4 challenges, for December we have one challenge for the whole month - Pick a previous 2021 52CCT challenge.
 
There are lots of challenges to choose from. You can view all the previous challenges by simply clicking on the archives tabs at the top of the page.
 
Please link to the challenge (or maybe more than one!) you choose for your card.
 
We can't wait to see what you make for the last challenge of 2021!



Joining us as Guest Designer this week is the very talented 
Her gorgeous card is below, please do pop over to her blog for a closer look.


As always, our design team have created some beautiful cards to inspire you - do check out their blogs.

AndrejaM 





















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 the deadline below to be considered for Winner or Honourable Mentions
  • And please turn off word verification in order to make commenting easier - thank you


Deadline for entry to this challenge is midnight GMT on Saturday 1st January 2022  -
that's 7.00pm EDT for those of you in the States. 



You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter