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Saturday 2 November 2013

Crafty Calendar Challenge - All Things Christmas!

Hi and a big welcome to Crafty Calendar's November Challenge!

Thank You to everyone who entered last months Halloween challenge!
We were overwhelmed with the amount of stunning creations you crafty bunch created and linked up! This was one of the hardest challenge i have ever tried to choose a Top 3 Picks from...if only we had a Top 247 so you could all be on the list!
Sorry if we didnt comment on some of the entires. We do try to get around everyone but sometimes we dont get round everyone.

Its time to choose a winner from last month and thankfully we always draw this using Random.org! The winner will recieve a 5 Digi Stamps from Whimsy Stamps!!

The winner is.....
Lucy Patrick 
with this gorgeous card!

Congrats, Stunning card...your colouring is fab!  If you email me at lynne.h72@sky.com i will get your prize organised for you!
There is a winner badge in the sidebar for you to put on your blog! Thanks for joining in with our challenge and thanks to Whimsy Stamps for the sponorship!

Now to the Top Picks!...

Teri - Check out this exploding box! Wow!

Laney  - Amazing card...check the inside of this card on Laneys blog!

Ellapu -  Wow! Check out how chipboard, screwed up paper, maodelling paste along with seed beads can turn out looking like this stunning graveyard scene! 

Congratulations girls, Your halloween creations are stunning!
Please feel free to grab the Top Pick's badge. You can find it in the sidebar. Thank you for joining in with our challenge!

Ok, let get down to business! Our challenge this month is ...

"All Things Christmas"

It can be anything at all...cards, altered items, Christmas decorations, handmade gifts...you decide! We cant wait to see what you come you with. 

Our sponsor this month is a brand new sposnsor for us here... its the amazing 

Here is a little bit about Elisabeth..

Elisabeth Bells Digital Collection features enchanting, whimsical,Digital stamps for all of your paper-crafting projects!
Although Elisabeth illustrates for several stamp companies, no one except Elisabeth Bell herself has a collection of sweet digital stamps, this is a perfect way to get your instant gratification. 
With a growing catalog of high-quality digi stamps, Elisabeth offers a multitude of themes.  Such as holidays, special occasions, childrens adorable characters, and just the everyday cuteness that Elisabeth is famous for producing.
These Digi Stamps are available in standard black and white line art, and are great for resizing, and rotating to suite your needs.
Inspiration, by her very own Design Team, is posted, and shared daily, on Elisabeth’s “Digi Bells Blog” using Elisabeth Bell’s digital art.

The winner will win these 2 digi Stamps..and you will have them in time for those Christmas cards needing made!

Here is some inspiration from the Design Team of how you can use the digi stamps thats up for grabs!
Thanks to Elisabeth for the Sponsorship and to Lynda for organising everything for us!




Now its over to you! We can't wait to see your creations!

Here is the usual reminders.....
Please make sure you leave a link to your blog post and not just your blog and that 'Crafty Calendar Challenge' is linked in your post. Please only link to new entries as it isn't fair to back link to older posts.

 Any cards linked not meeting the above requirements will be removed and you will not be eligible for any of the fantastic prizes offered by our sponsors!

Also please remember that only 3 entires per person will be accepted 

This challenge will close on Friday 6th Dec at 8pm and the winner will be announced the following day when the new challenge is posted. 

Thank You so much for taking part....we really do appreciate and love seeing your creations month after month!

Take Care, Lynne and the Crafty Calendar Girls xx


  1. I'm so excited to see my name and card displayed as the winner, thank you so much!! Congratulations to all the winners, they are some spooky creations! XOX Lucy

  2. Congratulations Lucy and to the Top 3, great projects girls, and also fabulous DT work, xxx

  3. Such gorgeous and varied DT creation/inspiration and thank you for a great challenge x

  4. Hi There..I am new to your Blog Challenge and I love your prize Digi images...they are so adorable and my imagination for Christmas card is going fun wild. Jumping in the bucket of fun. hugs,Antoinette

  5. Gorgeous DT designs and thank you for a great challenge..Hugs Lozzy x

  6. Thanks for the great challenge!! And the fantastic DT Inspiration!!!

    - Susan
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}
    {Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges} *New Challenge Blog*

  7. Hi,

    I am new follower #608, I hope I win these stamps! Great job design team!

  8. Such cute projects! They did a amazing job! Thank you Carol Salisbury for using our stamp on your project and entering it into this challenge!

  9. Love all your creations!

  10. Wonderful creations by all the DT!

    Jennifer. x

  11. Just added my second card, lovely challenge

  12. Wow! so many BEAUTIFUL Christmas cards! And the design team has created the sweetest cards! Thank you for offering a Christmas theme challenge. hugs, de

  13. Beautiful cards. Thank you for the challenge.

  14. Entering my 2nd card. Thank you.

  15. I love to try and enter your challenge when I can so it is a pleasure to do so again, thank you.

    You know we list you at Challenges for days and one of us visits every week to check the accuracy of our list don't you? XOXO Zoe

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Thanks so much for entering this months challenge! We look forward to seeing your fabulous creations!