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.


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:

#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!!