Thursday, 30 November 2017

Design Team Call - 2018

Do you love making Christmas cards throughout the year?  We're looking for some more Design Team members for Winter Wonderland to join us in January 2018.

Here's what you need to know about the way we work:

1. You will need to make a project for the challenge once every four weeks - we work in two teams with challenges posted every fortnight.

2. You will be commenting on every challenge - we have a rota and you will be responsible for one number in ten.

3. We work with sponsors for most challenges so you must be able to use digi stamps on your creations.

4. You need to be a Facebook user as our DT group is there with all the themes, images etc.

5. We all take turns hosting challenges - there is guidance and help available if you haven't done this before.

6. You need to be able to take good quality photos of your cards and ensure they are submitted on time.

Above all, you need to have be a lover of Christmas creations and be willing to be part of a team and have fun!!

DT members will be starting in January 2018 for a six month term which can be extended if you and we would like to.

If you're interested in joining us, please e-mail Helen with a link to your blog - the e-mail address is:

This DT call will remain open until 30 November.

Monday, 27 November 2017

Winners and Top 3 - Tag You're It!

Good morning - it's Helen here to announce the winner and top 3 from our 'tag you're it' challenge.

Our sponsor for the challenge was the wonderful:

and the lucky winner of the £10 voucher from them is:

Jane - please e-mail me to claim your prize:

And now our top 3 in order of entry:

All fabulous cards - don't forget to take your badge to display on your blog!

You can find our current challenge here 

Helen and the WW Design Team xx 

Friday, 24 November 2017

Traditional Christmas Colours - Red and Green

Good morning - it's Helen here with today's new challenge.

A big thank you to everyone who entered our last challege - don't forget to check back on Monday to see if you were a winner or chosen as one of our top 3!

For today's new challenge we'd like to see you use:


Our challenge is sponsored by the wonderful:

who are offering the winner one digi image of their choice

Their store is here -

and their challenge blog is here -

And here is some inspiration for the DT:

using Winter Bunnies


using Snowman and Bird

We are looking forward to seeing all your creations.

Please remember it's Christmas projects only and you must link back to your project not your blog when you enter.

The challenge will close on Thursday 7 December at 5pm.

Helen and the Winter Wonderland DT Girls x

Monday, 13 November 2017

13 November - Winner of Fun Folds

Hi it's Cindy here and it's time to announce the winner and Top 3
of the Fun Folds Challenge.

Thank you for all your gorgeous entries and for joining
us at Winter Wonderland. We loved seeing all of your wonderful creations.

Our sponsor for this challenge is:

And our WINNER is:


To claim your prize please e-mail Helen a

The top 3 are:




Congratulations  Ladies!!
Please remember to take your badges for your blogs.  
They can be found in the tab at the top.

Thank you for joining in our Challenge with all your 
beautiful cards. Please join us again.

We are also looking to increase our DT Teams. 
If you would like to join us
take a look at the post pinned at the top of the blog.

Cindy and the Snowflake Teamies

Friday, 10 November 2017

Tag - You're It!

Hello - it's Helen here with a new Winter Wonderland Challenge for you.

Thanks to everyone who took part in our last challenge - please come back on Monday to see if you are our lucky winner or one of our top 3 picks!

We also have a Design Team call running at the moment here.  It runs until the end of this month so there's still plenty of time to join in if you would like to be part of the team!

Our new challenge is:


We'd like you to either make a gift tag or include a tag on your card.

Our sponsor for the challenge is the wonderful:

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Crafty Ribbons is a ribbon emporium, we are passionate about ribbons and want to share our fantastic ribbons with others. Our range of Christmas ribbons is second to none.
Remember when we only used ribbons to add a bow to our hair, or tie up a birthday parcel? Ribbons are now a "must-have" for all types of craft. Whether your project requires satin, sheer, silk, grosgrain, gingham or polka dot ribbon we have them all! Lots and lots of different colours in a range of widths.
Need a little bit of ribbon inspiration - then have a look at our projects on our blog,or visit our Inspiration blog,or maybe join in with our Ribbon Challenge on Facebook. Go on, have a look... It's worth it !
And the prize on offer for the winner is a £10 voucher
Here is some wonderful inspiration from our talented Design Team:

Please make sure you post a link back to the Winter Wonderland Challenge Blog when you enter our challenge - check out the rest of our rules on the tab above.

The closing date for entries is 5pm on Thursday 23 November - we look forward to seeing all your cards.

Helen and the Icicles Team