Friday, November 1

A Month of Holiday Cards Challenge

Welcome to the Seventh Annual
Month of Holiday Cards Challenge

For the past six years, this challenge has heralded the start of the Christmas season for me. I love all the wonderful cards and projects that are entered into the challenge, they are all fabulously inspiring, but my favourite part is definitely the feeling of community that seems to rise with this challenge. I enjoy visiting all the blogs, reading the comments and seeing all the positive vibes you leave for each other. It really kindles my Christmas spirit!

For those new to the challenge, we have a few guidelines to keep things on track:

  • Each day throughout November, I'll post an A-Z letter prompt and card idea to get you inspired. You then use the prompt to create your own holiday themed project, take a photo of it and upload it to the challenge. Remember though, there are only 26 letters in the alphabet, which means you'll find a few random challenges thrown into the mix!
  • Follow the link at the bottom of any of this month's posts to upload your creations to the challenge. There's no limit on how many cards or projects you create but they must be holiday themed (any holiday) and created during the month of November 2019.
  • All the projects submitted will be eligible for prizes throughout the entire month, so get your cards in early!
  • Store credit won during any Beccy's Place challenge is only redeemable for digital stamps. All values are in Australian dollars.
  • Entries can be uploaded to the challenge from any hosted site including blogs, online galleries, Google photos, etc. If you do not have access to a hosted site, please feel free to email your photos to me and I will add them from the Beccy's Place Guest blog.
  • Beccy's Place designers may enter the monthly challenge but are not eligible to win prizes.
~ ~ ~ How To Win ~ ~ ~ 

Daily Comments
Every day a clever, funny or inspirational comment will be chosen,
winning its author $5 store credit at Beccy's Place.

Weekly Winners
Every Saturday during November I'll select three cards from amongst the submissions.
Each card artist will win $10 store credit at Beccy's Place.

Random Winners
I'll select cards from amongst the submissions at random times throughout the month.
Each card artist will win $10 store credit at Beccy's Place.

Monthly Winners
At the end of November, five random cards will be chosen from amongst the submissions.
The creators of those cards will each win $20 store credit at Beccy's Place.

33 comments:

  1. Happy Holidays, let the games begin! Thanks Beccy for getting me started on Christmas cards!

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  2. I am so excited. I have been waiting for this all year. It is my favorite time of year to get all my holiday cards made. Thanks so much Beccy.

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  3. I can't wait to see all the lovely creations entered into the challenge. I was a good girl and made Christmas cards all year so I'm not under any pressure to creat. Maybe Santa will leave me an extra something in my stocking ;)

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  4. Oh my! This sounds great and We all will have so much fun playing along!

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  5. Yay! My favourite time of the year! I already have a stack of cards ready, but I still neeed to make a few more!
    Marianne x

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  6. I hope I can get the time this year to play.... If I get up extra early it may work. So.... I didn't realize any holiday would work... is that any holiday throughout the year? SO.... I could do a Valentine card? Oh the wheels are turning. It has been a crazy busy year and I would love to settle in and just make some cards for a while... Thanks Beccy

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    1. Yes, any holiday at all Dandi93. Let those wheels turn!
      Cheers,
      Beccy

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  7. I have so been looking forward to this. Looking forward to seeing your first card Beccy.

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  8. Can I just ask do we have to use your images or can it be any?
    Carol x

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    1. Hi Carol. You can use any stamp you like, it's anything goes apart from the few guidelines above.
      Cheers,
      Beccy

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  9. Can't wait to get started my christmascards are way behind on scedule. This way I can get back on track.
    Hugs Grietje

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  10. Yay, Beccy! I'm super excited about it! I make a lot of holiday cards for charity and this hop has provided awesome inspiration for me - and lots of fun! It's still the 31st here so I'll be back tomorrow!

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  11. So excited! Thank you for doing this! Let the fun begin!

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  12. Yess, I have been waiting for this, so excited. Love this every year , Let’s party and a lot of inspiration.
    Hugs,
    Petra

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  13. Oh wow I've not heard of this before but sure pleased I saw it today. Hopefully I will be able to enter a few times. Looking forward to lots of inspiration xxx.😍😍

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  14. I'm EXCITED!
    I confess, I try to get started on my cards in January and make them throughout the year ... despite my best intentions, your AMAZING Month of Holiday Cards is my most productive and ADVENTUROUS => can't wait to play along with EVERYONE :)

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  16. I thought I was ready - well prepared -
    soon it is Christmas, how did we get here?
    Thank you for this challenge, this kick in the "XXX"
    You're a life-changing- ANGEL, which I am not!

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  17. A great challenge to get some more Chrissie cards made. Thank you Beccy once again, your Australian business is a credit to you and I love that you sell digis too.

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  18. Going to be a fun adventure - I hope to get each letter and then some created and entered! Have a blessed week!

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  19. I so enjoy seeing what your followers create, Beccy!

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  20. I always look forward to seeing the males done for this. Thank you

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  21. Yeah! Hoping to finally make some time to hit the craft room! Any Holiday?! Good cause I need some Thanksgiving cards yet too!

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  22. Apparently I'm late to the game, y'all. I just entered my card and found out it's not today where the challenge is. It's already tomorrow. Now, am I going to be late again tomorrow? I am glad to see that my friend Kitty won today along with some others. Congratulations, y'all. See y'all tomorrow unless today is already tomorrow. Hmmm............[Bunny]`

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  23. I'm even later than Bunny, just saw a blog post from Fit Kitty and I'm in need of more Christmas cards and it's a fun way to build the stash.

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  24. Is it to late to join into this challenge? I don't have a blog so I am not sure were I would post my finished card. Thanks Jenn

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    1. Hi Jenn. Nope, you're not too late, the challenge runs all month and you can submit your cards at any time. No worries about the blog either, you can email photos of your project to me and I'll post them on my guest blog and link them to the challenge for you. Looking forward to seeing what you create!
      Cheers,
      Beccy (beccy@beccysplace.com)

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  25. Thanks Beccy, I am so excited to join all these talented people. Jenn

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  26. I have just been told about your month of holiday cards what a great idea I am definitely going to do this looks fun

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  27. This has been a crazy fall with medical issues and travel to a wedding, but I think I am ready to join in. I have participated before, but I can't remember.. is some form of stamping required, and do we need to use a Beccy's image?

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    1. Hi Dorothy! It's good to see you. I'm glad things have settled down a bit and you now have the chance to play along.
      It's "no" to both questions you asked... no stamping is required and you don't need to use Beccy's Place images. This month is all about getting those cards done and having some fun!
      Cheers,
      Beccy

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