Thursday, 27 October 2011

Challenge 1 - Anything Goes

The first Crimbo Crackers challenge is here!! A nice and easy theme for you this fortnight:

Anything Goes

So as long as its Christmas or Festive related then it can be entered! Any type of crafting is accepted not just papercrafting.

I have a very fantastic sponsor for our first challenge and the prize is so special that I can't show it to you!! The prize for one lucky entrant is a copy of the not yet released Funky Hand cd - the fifth cd from the Papercraft Factory series. The cd is set to be launched on Saturday 5 November but you saw it here first! UPDATE!! YOU CAN PRE-ORDER YOUR COPY - CLICK HERE!

Even though I can't show the actual prize, I can show you some of the papers from Twelve Crafters Crafting!

All the papers and digi images you see here are from the cd - for more details on how my Three Wise Kings have been made, pop over to my blog.

And here are all three together!

If you want another way to win a copy of this fantastic Twelve Crafters Crafting cd then check out Anice's blog on Saturday as Funky Hand and the Funkettes are having a blog hop! Each of us will be showcasing one of our Twelve Crafters Crafting samples so you won't want to miss out!

Good luck with the challenge - the rules are below - deadline is Wednesday 9 November at 12noon GMT. There is only me to comment on your entries so don't be upset if I'm a little tardy - I'll get there in the end!

The three winners from the pre launch blog candy will be announced next Thursday - so don't forget to check back to see if you were lucky!

Entry Rules
Your entry must be Christmas or Festive related
Please follow the set theme and enter any type of craft, not just papercrafting
No backlinking to older posts
You can use any of your stash and you can enter as many other challenges as you want
There is no limit on the number of times you can enter
Please link back to Crimbo Crackers in your post
Link up your actual blog post with the blue frog below
And have FUN!


  1. Hi, Ruth. So honoured to be the first to enter your new challenge! Your creation is gorgeous, I love your 3d wise men! Best wishes, Miria xx

  2. Love the 3 kings Ruth! I'm really behind with my Christmas cards so I'm hoping to be joining in lots :D
    Good Luck with the challenge blog - I'm sure it will be a big success.

  3. oh Ruth, these are amazing! love the touch of embossing on them. perfect!

  4. Hi Ruth. Love your 3 wise men. Good luck with this challenge blog. I won't be entering this time as I go on holiday tomorrow and won't be back until 12th Nov. However, I will be looking out for the next challenge when I get back.

  5. Hooray! So glad the kickoff is here, Ruth. I'm off to get something going for this first challenge at Crimbo.

  6. Wow Ruth- fabulous project- love the three kings!!!!

  7. Congrats---looking great!


  8. Great to see you Ruth! I will be trying to join in too! and I will be adding your challenge on our side bar at ABC Christmas Challenge too! hugs me xx

  9. Hi Ruth

    Sorry not been by before now - but i've been concentrating on my DT cards for FH - the ONE DT I'm on... how on earth you do it will remain a mystery to me LOL. As the saying goes... give a busy person a job and they'll always find the time. I was the same before ahherm,,. UKW.

    Anyway, wishing you every success with this blog and hope it lives up to any expectations you may have - seriouslyl all the luck in the world is sent your way, but I'm pretty sure you won't need it. This is something that i'd love to take part in once I get going and get the launch of the CD and my samples done for C&C out of the way... Making my CCards is next on my (long) list of things to do.


    Paula x x x

  10. These guys are just AMAZING! I LOVE them! ;) All looks to be going well on here...lots of entries already!

  11. Fab 3 wise men, great new blog,so pleased to take part - I love Christmas!
    Jo x

  12. What a super project! Just fabby!xx

  13. Hi Ruth fabulous 3 Wise Men! Great start to your new challenge blog. Your follower gadget not working will come back and follow later.

  14. Hi Ruth,

    Yippee, made it to your first Challenge! Gorgeous project. Best of luck to you!!

    xoxo Marjo

  15. Love your funny Santas!! Congratulations with your 1st Challenge ))

  16. Fabulous DT projects!! Fabulous challenge - always love playing along!!
    By the way, I have a weekly candy on my store's blog if any of the team wants to enter!!

  17. Hi! I love your Santa!
    Hugs, Luciana.

  18. Ruth, wishing you all the very best with your new challenge blog venture. I will try and enter as often as I can. Best wishes, Kym xxx

  19. love your wisemen - working on my card...

  20. wow wow wow wow!!!

    Awesome ... have entered my card and am now a follower

    wowwwwwww did I mention that :)

  21. Gorgeous creations by the DT, thank you for so much inspiration

  22. Gorgeous project, thank you for so much inspiration.

  23. I would love to have seen how you made the 3 wise men but couldn't find it on your blog????

  24. Love your project, it is fabulous!

  25. Great project, fantastic challenge, thanks!

  26. fantastic creations, thanks for this challenge
    Michaela xx

  27. Great Blog thanks for the chance to play along

  28. 4 hours too late...doh! ;)


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