Friday, August 30, 2013

Challenge #31 - Mini Cards

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!!

We have a challenge fit for an elf this week...
we are looking for 3" x 3" cards; a mini card which is the perfect size for a gift.

Link up your creation by Thursday, September 5th at midnight EST.

Check out the Design Team's mini cards...

First up is our guest designer this week,
Sonya Brindle of Sonya's Paper Trail
with Chubby Santa Presents

Fabiola using Elf Pocket


Tracey using Bobblehead Snowman

Julie with Chubby Santa Presents

Link up your own 3"x 3" card below.

Monday, August 26, 2013

CSAYL - Challenge 29 WINNERS

Time to announce winners and the top 3 Faves for the week! 

Challenge #29 - Christmas Stitches Sponsored by Emma Canning !!!

Faves for the week:


Kelly D Pink Crafty Devil 


The winners...there are 3 this week and each wins two digis from the Emma Canning store!!!  Contact Patty at to coordinate your prize.

#14 - Meg

#4 - Kelly D Pink Crafty Devil 

#5 - Gail Scott

Remember there is still time to play along with Challenge #30 - Sweet Inspiration!  Check it out here

Friday, August 23, 2013

CSAYL Challenge #30 - Sweet Inspiration

Hello Crafters! It is Friday and that means it is time for another Christmas challenge.

This week we are sponsored by 
Bearly Mine Designs

This week's challenge is an inspiration photo - don't be scared off!  

Inspirations can be intimidating to some  (me included) ;>)  Pull your inspiration from the patterns, colors, images, or even those bows!  

One random winner from this week's challenge will win a £10 gift voucher from our sponsor.

The challenge ends Thursday, August 29th at midnight EST. 

Now is time to check out the awesome creations by our Design Team using digital papers from Bearly Mine Designs:



Have fun crafting and link up your creation below for a chance to win this week's prize!

Friday, August 16, 2013

Challenge #29 - Christmas Stitches

Hello Crafters! It's Friday, are you ready for another Christmas challenge?
Our Sponsor:

The Challenge:  Use sewing on your creation - faux or real

We'll have 3 winners from this week's challenge and each will win 2 digis from the Emma Canning store.

Note a change in the challenge deadline...The challenge ends Thursday, August 22nd at midnight EST and the winners and faves for the week will be posted the following Monday, August 26th!  This way you have extra time to play along and we have extra time to visit everyone and choose our faves!!!

Now, let's check out some inspiration from the design team featuring images from Emma Canning!
Tracey using Christmas Carols

Julie E with Sooty Santa

Challenge #28 Winner

Time to announce a winner and the top 3 Faves of the week! 

Challenge #28 - Color Combos Sponsored by Fred She Said !!!

Faves for the week (so many were mentioned by the DT!):


Emma the Sparkly Fairy


The winner of a $10.00 gift certificate to the Fred She Said store is...

#13 Meg!!!  Be sure to e-mail Patty (at to arrange your prize!

Friday, August 9, 2013

Challenge #28 - Color Combos

Christmas Stampin' All Year Long is back with a new challenge this week to get you in the holiday spirit. 

First up, our sponsor for this challenge is Fred She Said with a $10.00 gift certificate to the store for one participant! 
Link up your creation by Wednesday, August 14th at midnight EST for your chance to win!

Now on to the challenge...Color Combos
Choose one of these 7 color combinations for your creation:

1 - Red, Green, and White
2 - Blue, Brown, and White
3 - Ocean Tides, Red, and White
4 - Shades of Blue and White
5 - Pink, Green, and White
6 - Blue, White, Silver and Red
7 - Blue, White and Gold

Lots to choose from, which will you choose?  Need help deciding?  Our DT has a sample for each color combo using images from Fred She Said!
Red, Green and White color combo

Blue, Brown and White

OceanTides, Red and White

Jo using Emma the Caroler
Shades of blue and white

with a pink, green and white color scheme

Blue, White, Silver and Red
blue, white and gold color scheme

Link up below to join in the fun!

Challenge #27 Winner!

Yay!  Time to announce a winner and the top 3 Faves of the week!

Challenge #27 - Christmas Flowers Sponsored by QKR Stampede!!! Somewhat cute, somewhat quirky stamps!

Faves for the week:



(insert drumroll...)  The winner of 5 digis of their choice from QKR Stampede is #12 Aaemie!!!

Thanks for playing along everyone!  A new challenge will be up at 8:00 am EST and it is "colorful"!

Friday, August 2, 2013

Challenge #27 - Christmas Flowers

Welcome back for another Christmas challenge! 


We have a new sponsor this week, QKR Stampede!!! Somewhat cute, somewhat quirky stamps!

One random participant who plays along this week will win 5 Digital Images.

The challenge:  Christmas Flowers.  It could be floral paper, flower stamps, or as easy as adding flowers to your creation.  We are looking forward to seeing how you choose to interpret this challenge!  You have until Wednesday, August 7th at midnight to play along!

Now on to some floral eye candy from the design 

                                                   Tracey    using      Merry Christmas

Jo using Santa's List

Jenny using Sparkeling Star dust
Link up below and join in the fun!

Winners - Challenge #25 and Challenge #26

Thank you to everyone who plays along!  We love stopping by to say hi and check out how each of you interprets our challenges!

Time for the fun stuff...WINNERS!!!

Challenge #26 - Inspiration Sponsored by Bugaboo and one lucky participant will win 7 digis of their choice!! 

Faves for the week:




Winner of 7 digis of their choice from Bugaboo is #2 Patty!!!


Challenge #25 - Techniques Sponsored by Broken Box Stock

Faves for the week:




The winner of 3 Digi stamps from Broken Box Stock - total of $5 is #12 Donna 

Thanks for stopping sure to check out our new challenge which will be posting in just over an hour!