Friday, July 26, 2013

Challenge #26 - Inspiration

Welcome back to Christmas Stampin' All Year Long! This week's  sponsor is Bugaboo and one lucky participant will win 7 digis of their choice!! 

Now on to the challenge, it is an inspiration photo this week - and a cute one at that! 
So what will inspire you???  The colors, the patterns or those cute cookies?  Link up your creation by Wednesday, July 31st at midnight
Check out the Design Team's take on the inspiration...

Fabiola using christmas words-angel

Jenny using Dottie Christmas Shop

Pat using Poppixmas Candy Cane & Birthday Cake

Julie with Chimney Santa
Join in the fun and link up below!

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Winners, Winners, and More Winners

We are just a wee bit behind announcing winners and our faves for each week - please don't put us on Santa's naughty list! 

Check out the list below to see if you are one of the lucky crafters and be sure to grab a badge from the sidebar! 
If you are the random winner for one of the weeks e-mail Patty (at to arrange your prize!


Challenge #19 - It's a CASE! 
Sponsored by Fred She Said

Faves of the week


Crafting Vicky

The winner of a $10.00 GC to Fred She Said is #2 Crafting Vicky!!!
(we realize we scared so many away with this challenge!)

Challenge #20 - MERRY CHRISTMAS!  Sponsored by  Beccy's Place

Faves of the week



Winner of 3 images from Beccy's Place - Lucky #13 Handmade by Deborah!!!


Challenge #21 - Last Minute Gifts
Sponsored by  Bugaboo

Faves of the week 


Debbie Johns

Winner of 7 digis from Bugaboo - #2 Meg!!! (you are on a lucky streak!)


Challenge #22 - Sweet Inspiration
Sponsored by Di's Digi Designs

Faves of the week
Marie Bingaman


Karen H

The winners of gift certificates to Di's Digi Designs #7 Shellshearer and #8 ~DEANNE~


Challenge #23 - Seeing Stars
Sponsored by The Paper Shelter.

Faves of the week

Tracey M



The winner of a prize from the Paper Shelter #6 Tracey M

Challenge #24 - Kraft Color Combo
Sponsored by Meljen's Designs

Faves of the week

Ribbon Dreams


Heather G

The winner of 4 non-colored images from Meljen's Designs is #7 Ribbon Dreams!

Congratulations to all the winners!!!

Friday, July 19, 2013

Challenge #25 - Techniques

Hi Everyone!  Welcome back for a brand new challenge.  This week we are sponsored by...

Broken Box Stock is a fun, imaginative and
unique clipart shop 
featuring hand-drawn stock illustrations and
one-of-a-kind designs by Wendy Sefcik.  
This week's winner will receive 3 Digi stamps from Broken Box Stock - total of $5!
Now on to this week's challenge: 
"Paper Crafting Techniques" 
Each of the CSAYL designers chose their favorite technique this week and now you just need to pick one of the teams faves and play along:

Dry Embossing,
Heat Embossing,
Machine Stitching or an
Easel Card
Hurry and play along! The challenge ends Wednesday July 24th at midnight EST.

Check out the all the fabulous techniques
 in action from
the Design Team using images from Broken Box Stock!

 Tracey with Santa Cat Hat
and embossing

with embossing

Heather using Gift Toodles
My favorite technique is embossing; both dry and heat

Jo using Santa Hat Cat and a
scallop circle easel card

Julie with Holiday Shopper Toodle
and machine stitching


Friday, July 12, 2013

Challenge #24 - Color Combo

It's time to pull out your kraft and join us for a new Christmas Stampin' All Year Long Challenge!  This week we are looking for a color combo - creations using kraft and any other colors / patterns you would like.

Our fabulous sponsor is Meljen's Designs
Please visit the Meljen's Designs line of stamps at the store HERE to browse through all of Melissa's lovely designs! You can also see Melissa's rubber stamps at her corner of Whimsy Stamps, too!

Meljen's Designs has new releases along with a new challenge every Thursday, a Guest Designer each month at the Meljen's Designs Blog, and freebies and promos now and then on our facebook FAN PAGE!

Come play along with us for the chance to 
win (4) non-colored images from our sponsor.  You have until Wednesday July 17th at midnight EST.

Check out some fabulous inspiration from the design team!


Friday, July 5, 2013

Challenge #23 - Seeing Stars

Can you believe it is already July???!!!  Now is the perfect time to start your Christmas crafting! 

This week's challenge is to include stars on your creation.  It could be a stamp, papers, card shape, etc. 

Our sponsor for this challenge is The Paper Shelter.

Visit our Shop!

Be sure to check out the goodies in the store! You have until midnight EST on Wednesday July 10th at midnight EST to link up your Christmas creation. The winner will be announced at midnight on Thursday.


Be sure to share your creation and link up below!