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Every Friday we will bring you a new challenge which is ANYTHING GOES but we have an optional twist to make it more interesting, along with the Design Team's creations for extra inspiration!

Anyone is welcome to join in from all over the world, and we hope you will join us when you can!

We are primarily a card making blog but please feel free to link your alternative projects in line with our challenges. You can combine challenges if you wish.

Friday, 14 November 2014

Challenge #255 Christmas is Coming

Hello Nina here with our new challenge post for you, so hope you can play along with us....

Firstly lets see who won our last challenge

Mr. Random org has worked his magic and chosen

Sponsor prize winner is #21 Nikki Stalker

who wins 7 images from Bugaboo

This is her beautiful creation


please e-mail carol at

to claim your prize and please take your winners badge for your blog

now who is our TOP 3 this week?

These have been chosen by Naomi

and they are-



please accept our TOP 3 badge for your blog 

Now this week our challenge theme is 

Christmas is coming

Our fabulous sponsor this week is

The DT have been busy as usual and made some fabulous inspiration for you 

lets have a peek.


Now its over to you, we are looking forward to seeing your creations too.....

Please link up below with Mr. Linky 

Rules are in the side bar, there's only a few ....

We accept three entries per challenge to keep it fair for everyone.

We do hope you have fun with our challenge.

Happy Crafting Everyone


Nina and the Crafty Catz Design Team


  1. Love the Rick St. Dennis DT cards, many thanks for picking my card in your top 3.

  2. Great design team samples. I love what the team did with the Rick St. Dennis Stamps. Thanks for the "Christmas is coming" challenge.

  3. I'm having trouble with the InLinkz button it will take me to the upload page but then says this page cannot be found so I am unable to enter my card, is anyone else experiencing this?

  4. Your linky is missing today - I know I entered it before. Hope it comes back! Could you please email me at when your linky is fixed - thank you!

    1. I came back to check and the linky is working now - thank you! I just linked up my card. Have a great day!

  5. Love all the DT Work!! Love all the images.. especially that snowman! He is fantastic! Thanks for another fun challenge!

    - Susan
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}
    Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges (DT Call Until Nov. 22nd)

  6. Just placed my card. Hope you like it..

  7. Hi...I could not get inlinkz to work. Here is my second submission:

  8. Hi, I am still unable to link my card, says page cannot be found. Here is my entry:

  9. Hey there, thanks for a fun challenge - I really enjoyed it. Gorgeous samples by the DT as always. Just linked my card up to #85 - thanks in advance if you get a chance to peak.

    Jocelyn x
    Instead of Ironing Blogspot

  10. Thanks so much for picking my card for your top 3, and congrats to the others xx

  11. Thank you for the challenge and the inspiration.

  12. Fabulous creations by all the DT!!

    Jennifer. x

  13. Lovely Challenge!!! Until next time THANKS! :-)



  14. Fabulous creations by the DT. TFS

  15. Thank you so much for being chosen for your top 3 for me is a real pleasure .... fabulous work of Dt
    Hugs Tiziana

  16. Awesome inspiration by DT! Thanks for the challenge.

  17. Though this was 3 years ago, these Christmas cards are still a great inspiration! Maybe I'll even make some of my own cards based on these. Of course, I will try to credit the author if needed.