Saturday, 9 January 2016

January Sketch Challenge

Hello and Good Morning.  It's Deborah here, and it's 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 well ahead of the season, the schedule is:
  • Sketch
  • Colours
  • Theme/Recipe
  • Stash/Technique
  • Pick a Previous - if there's a fifth Saturday in the month
We introduced our new Design Team members last week and now that we are all getting back into our normal everyday routine, it's time to build the Christmas Card stash.  So, without further ado, here's our sketch:

I think this is quite versatile - you can make a one-layer card, keep it clean & simple, or make it shabby and distressed or have lots of layers, but we must be able to see the basic sketch in your creation.  Here's some inspiration from the team:

Julie T

Merry Christmas - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems

Just a quick reminder of the rules:

  • This is a CARD challenge - so no 3D projects, tags or ATCs
  • Only new projects - no backlinking
  • 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
Have fun!!!



  1. Oh what lovely and wonderful creations from all DT!!! Awesome inspirations and so many cute Images. WOW!!!

    Happy crafty new year and Hugs

    DT Crafty Time
    DT Die Sketchtanten
    Kleido’s BastelStüble

  2. What a gorgeous variety of cards by the team to kick off the New Year!