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Welcome to Pile It On, where we "pile on" the challenges!
To view our current challenge, please click here.
Our Challenge begins the 1st Sunday of the month at 7AM CST (U.S.), and closes at 11:55PM CST the Saturday before the next challenge begins, with a bonus theme on the 3rd Sunday of the month.

We announce WINNERS on the Sunday after the new challenge is posted (2nd Sunday of the month.) Winners must contact Pile It On within a month. All prizes are offered generously by the sponsor and once your contact information is received by the sponsor, Pile It On is not responsible for the receipt of the prize. Thanks for your understanding in this matter.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Our challenge is still open.

Sorry everyone I forgot to extend the closing date of the current challenge, the challenge is open again!  Let's see those gifts wrappings and tags ladies!  To enter please go HERE.


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Sunday, December 5, 2010

Pile It On #48 - It's All In the Wrapping!



WANT TO BE PART OF OUR DESIGN TEAM? Play in our current challenge and WRITE "DT" next to your name. CALL OPEN TILL DEC 31st~!

December is here and we love spending time with our family, this is why for the what's left of the year we will only have one challenge (this one!). The due date for this challenge is: Saturday, January 1st 2011.


Since it is going to be a big challenge, we have a BIG SPONSOR, Stitchy Bear Digital Stamps! Their store has not only stitchy bear stamps but some amazing other artists, you have so many different styles, for sure you will find one that you MUST buy from... LOL!! I know our DT did... LOL!!!
Did you know they have more than just digital stamps? Let me show you.


They even have their own challenge blog and a kid's challenge blog too! Check them out to pile their challenge with ours for more chances to win!

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This final challenge of the 2010 year "It's all in the Wrapping!". Show us your tag and wrappings of gifts, gift cards, money holder... anything the is used for wrapping!

And now let's enjoy some amazing samples from the DT, but first before I forget let's welcome Corinna to our TEAM!


Corinna from Stamping with a Java Junkie:

Simon Says: A Tag
Creative Card Crew: Treat Boxes/Goodie Bags
The Artistic Stamper: It's Christmas Time
Design Dollies: Layers Upon Layers
Dutch Dare Card Challenges: Christmas Card/Tag/Ornament
Tuesday Throwdown #27: Embellish It
Little Red Wagon: Christmas Tag or Bag
Our Daily Bread: Snowflakes
Craft Your Days Away #9: Texture (Satin ribbon, twine, felt embellies)
Paper Cutz Challenge #70: Patterned Paper (4 different kinds, 1 per bag)
Top Tip Tuesday #12: Anything Goes
Scrap Creations: Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations #47: Christmas Gifts
I Did It Creations Challenge #31: Surprise Me
Totally Stampalicious: Anything Goes
Loonie Stampers#121: Red, Green, Black, Cream


Scrappy from Big Scrappy World - 1st project


Challenges for Scrappy's project -
PIO - It's All In The Wrapping
Karber Weekly - Sparkle with a digi
Gingerloft - Bows
Tuesday Throwdown - Embellish it
Paper Garden - Tag Your It
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Tag
Creative Card Crew - Treat Box/Goodie Bag
Creative Inspirations - Gift or Gift Bag
A Crafty Little Place - Anything Goes
Scrap Creations - Anything Goes
Paper Cutz - Anything Goes
Sugar Sweet Paper Treats - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Goes
Totally Stampalicious - Anything Goes
Bugaboo Stamps/Catch the Bug - Anything Goes
Delicious Doodles - Anything Goes (with a digi)
Woodware USA - Anything Goes **
Card Makin' Mamas - Anything Goes (Entry 1 of 2)
Robyns Fetish / IDIC - Surprise me
Creative Cowgirls - Anything Goes **
Fussy and Fancy - Anything But A Card
Reasonable Ribbon - Anything But A Card
Papertake Weekly - Cut it Out
Artful Inkables - Punches/Diecuts
Caardvarks - Holiday Card + use diecuts
Paper Issues - Holiday Hookup
Crafty Ho's - Religious Holiday cards/projects (CRAFTY HO DT)
Allsorts - Light it Up!
Cupcake Craft Challenge - Light it Up
The Paper Variety - TicTacToe (Diecut machine, Card, Holiday theme)
Prairie Fairy - Use a Star (Punched Stars of David)
Cute Card Thursday - Blue
Creative Belli - 'R' Embellies (Ribbon, Rhinestones)
My Sheri Crafts - Hanukkah color challenge
Lexi's Creations - Blue and Silver
OSAAT- Old Stash/New Stash
Crafty Pad - Anything Goes
Paper Sundaes - Gift It (1 of 3 Entries)


Helen from Helen's Craft Haven:


Challenges for Helen:
Pile It On! - It's all in the wrapping
Creative Card Crew - Boxes & Bags
Creative Stamp Friends - Packages
Our Creative Corner - Alternate Christmas Colour (the bag on the right)
Paper Sundaes - Gift It!
Pink Elephant - Blue, Green & Red (the middle bag)
Ribbon Girls - Lilac, Pink & White (the bag on the left)
Sew Many Challenges - Snowflakes
Stampavie & More - Snow/Snowflakes
Sundays with Chrissy - Christmas is coming
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Goes
Wags'n'Whiskers - Snowflakes

Scrappy from Big Scrappy World - 2nd project

Challenges for Scrappy's Card -
Karber Weekly - Sparkle with a digi
Gingerloft - Bows
Tuesday Throwdown - Embellish it
A Crafty Little Place - Anything Goes
Scrap Creations - Anything Goes
Paper Cutz - Anything Goes
Sugar Sweet Paper Treats - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Goes
Totally Stampalicious - Anything Goes
Delicious Doodles - Anything Goes (with a digi)
Woodware USA - Anything Goes **
Card Makin' Mamas - Anything Goes (Entry 2 of 2)
Robyns Fetish / IDIC - Surprise me
Creative Cowgirls - Anything Goes **
Papertake Weekly - Cut it Out
Artful Inkables - Punches/Diecuts
Caardvarks - Holiday Card + use diecuts
Paper Issues - Holiday Hookup
Crafty Ho's - Religious Holiday Cards/Projects (CRAFTY HO DT)
Allsorts - Light it Up!
The Paper Variety - TicTacToe (Diecut machine, Card, Holiday theme)
Prairie Fairy - Use a Star (Punched Stars of David)
Creative Belli - 'R' Embellies (Ribbon, Rhinestones)
My Sheri Crafts - Hanukkah color challenge
Lexi's Creations - Blue and Silver
OSAAT- Old Stash/New Stash
Crafty Pad - Anything Goes


Katie - Both Sides of The Paper


Challenges for Katie:
Pile It On - It's All in The Wrapping
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Goes
A Crafty Little Place - Anything Goes
Bugaboo - Anything Goes
Delicious Doodles - Use a Digi
Card Making Mama's - Anything Goes
Totally Stampalicious - Anything Goes
Sugar Sweet Paper Treats - Anything Goes
The Artistic Stamper - Christmas
The Paper Players - Christmas
Creative Stamp Friends - Packaging
Creative Card Crew - Treat Box/Goodie Bag
Karber Weekly - Sparkle (must use a digi)
Creative Inspirations - Gift or Gift Bag
Crafty Creations - Gift Card Holder
Little Red Wagon - Christmas Tag or Bag
Reasonable Ribbon - Anything But A Card
Little Paper Shop - Funky Edge
Paper Issues - Holiday Hookup
Diva Stamper - Photo Inspiration
Fussy and Fancy - Anything But A Card
Challenge Up Your Life - Christmas or Advent
The Secret Crafter - Christmas
Papercutz - Christmas with 2 patterned papers
Stamp Something - Christmas Colors
Speedy the Cat's Friends - Red and Green
Paper Garden - Tag Your It
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Tag
Gingerloft - Bows


Scrappy from Big Scrappy World - 3rd Project

Challenges for Scrappy's Doorhanger Gift -

PIO - It's All In The Wrapping
Karber Weekly - Sparkle with a digi
Gingerloft - Bows
Tuesday Throwdown - Embellish it
Creative Inspirations - Gift or Gift Bag
A Crafty Little Place - Anything Goes
Scrap Creations - Anything Goes
Paper Cutz - Anything Goes
Sugar Sweet Paper Treats - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Anything Goes
Totally Stampalicious - Anything Goes
Bugaboo Stamps/Catch the Bug - Anything Goes
Delicious Doodles - Anything Goes (with a digi)
Woodware USA - Anything Goes
Card Makin' Mamas - Anything Goes
Robyns Fetish / IDIC - Surprise me
Creative Cowgirls - Anything Goes
Fussy and Fancy - Anything But A Card
Reasonable Ribbon - Anything But A Card
Papertake Weekly - Cut it Out
Artful Inkables - Punches/Diecuts
Caardvarks - Holiday Card + use diecuts
Paper Issues - Holiday Hookup
Crafty Ho's - Religious Holiday cards/projects
Creative Belli - 'R' Embellies (Ribbon, Rhinestones)
OSAAT- Old Stash/New Stash
Crafty Pad - Anything Goes
Paper Sundaes - Gift It
Dutch Dare Card Challenges - Christmas Card/Tag/Ornament/Gift
Our Daily Bread - Snowflakes (on candy wrappers)
Creative Inspirations- Christmas Gifts
Speedy the Cat's Friends - Red and Green
Challenge Up Your Life - Christmas or Advent
The Secret Crafter - Christmas
Stamp Something - Christmas Colors
Sew Many Challenges - Snowflakes
Stampavie & More - Snow/Snowflakes
Sundays with Chrissy - Christmas is coming
Wags'n'Whiskers - Snowflakes



Anne-Katrine's challenges:
* Pile it on - it's all in the wrapping
* Kabers challenges - sparkle using digi
* A crafty little place - anything goes
* scrap-creations - anything goes
* sugar sweet paper treats - anything goes
* top tip tuesday - anything goes
* There's magic in the air with paper cupcake - anything goes
* totally stampalicious - anything goes
* Bugaboo stamps - anything goes
* Delicious doodles - use a digi
* Creative inspirations - christmas gifts
* Crafty creations - a gift card holder
* little red wagon - christmas tag or bag

Beth- BethieJs Blogspot
Challenges For Beth-
Pile it on - It's all in the wrapping
A Crafty Little Place - Anything Goes
Creative inspirations - Christmas gifts
Bugaboo stamps - Anything goes
Stamp Something - Christmas Colors
Sew Many Challenges - Snowflakes
Stampavie & More - Snow/Snowflakes
Sundays with Chrissy - Christmas is coming
Wags'n'Whiskers - Snowflakes
Fussy and Fancy - Anything But A Card
Reasonable Ribbon - Anything But A Card
The Secret Crafter - Christmas
Papercutz - Christmas with 2 patterned papers
Sugar Sweet Paper Treats - Anything Goes
The Artistic Stamper - Christmas
The Paper Players - Christmas
Creative Stamp Friends - Packaging
Totally Stampalicious - Anything Goes

Melissa- I Have Prettier Stuff
Challenges for Melissa:
2 Sketches 4 U: A wonderful sketch as always.
Color Throwdown: Bashful Blue, Chocolate Chio and Marina Mist
Crafty Creations: A Gift Card
Creative Inspiration: Christmas Decorations
Daring Cardmakers: December Birthstone, turquoise
Fussy And Fancy Friday Challenge: Anything But A Card
Paper Romance: Winter Theme
Really Reasonable Ribbon's Ramblings: Anything But A Card/ Winter Theme
Secret Crafter: Christmas
Sweet Stampin Challenge Blog: Make Your Own Background Paper
Tip Top Tuesday: Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown: Embellish It
Simone Says Stamp And Show: Make A Tag
Christmas Stampin' All Year Long: Challenge #72 Anything Goes
Dutch Care Card Challenges: Make a Christmas Card/Tag or Ornament

Crystal - scrapcandydesigns

Challenges for Crystal -
Pile It On! - It's all in the Wrapping!
Crafty Calendar - Sketch
Crafty Creations - Gift Holder
Penny's Challenges - Inspiration (Christmas)
Catch the Bug - Anything Goes
Stamp Something - Christmas Card or Colors
Dutch Dare - Christmas Card, Tag, or Ornament
Cupcake Inspirations - Christmas Inspired
Your Next Stamp - CASE Challenge (used Crystal's GORGEOUS card...love all the black!!)
EIC - Inspired by Christmas feel of Paper Seeds' Darling Wreath
Ginger Loft - Bows
Totally Stampalicious - Wrap It Up!
Paper Issues - Holiday Hookup
Card Makin' Mama's - Anything Goes

Monday, November 29, 2010

PIO #47 Feathers 'N Fur

WANT TO BE PART OF OUR DESIGN TEAM? Play in our current challenge and WRITE "DT" next to your name. CALL OPEN TILL DEC 31st~!

This weeks Pile it on Challenge is being sponsored by a wonderful digital stamp company, Prairie Fairy Designs! Prairie Fairy digital stamps are high quality digital illustrations that you can download, resize, and print. They are perfect for all of your cardmaking, scrapbooking, and papercrafting needs! Click on the link above and check out what the fuss is all about!
This weeks Pile It On challenge is all about Feathers 'N Fur, or only Feathers or only Fur... just show us how you interpret it! Easy Peasy right? So get your fun, furry, flocked and/or feathered friends; show us what you've got! We can't wait to see what you create!
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Here are some samples from our talented creative Design Team:

Melissa Sackman: I Have Prettier Stuff

Challenges This Week:
Pile It On: Feathers N' Fur
Crafty Creations: #95 Christmas Is Comeing
Delightful Challenges: Flower Power
Fresh Brewed Challenges: #24 Winter/ Christmas Theme
Paper Cutz:#69 Anything Goes
Paper Play:Week 47 Use Stars
Crafts And Me Challenges: Dreaming Of A White Christmas: Use Snowflakes
Digital Tuesday: # 86 Let It Snow
Paper Romance: #26 Add a Tag
Meljens Challenge Blog:#35 Buttons & Bows
Really Reasonable Ribbon: #12 Christmas Theme
Dareing Cardmakers:Spotty, Stripy Christmas
Stampin B's Design Team:#86 Holiday Card
Top Tip Tuesday: #11 Layer Upon Layer


Scrappy from Big-Scrappy-World


Scrappy's Challenges:
Pile It On - Feathers N' Fur
Fairy Fun Friday - Buttons and Bows
Crafty Creations - Christmas
Crafty Sentiments - Christmas
Digital Tuesday - Let It Snow
Stamping Vacation - Lotsa Paper
Stamping Vacation - Get the Music in You
Stamping Vacation - Name that Card
Stamping Vacation - Animal Applause
One Stop Craft - Christmas Cuties
Just Us Girls - 3D Embellishments
Top Tip Tuesday - Layer upon Layer
Christmas Stampin' - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday - Blast from the Past (#37/Snowflakes)
Papertake Weekly - Cut it Out
A Spoonfull of Sugar - Anything Goes
Artful Inkables - Punches/Diecuts
Inktegrity - Anything Goes
Paper Romance - Add a Tag
Hodge Podge Shop - Anything Goes
Fab n Funky - Anything Goes
Caardvarks - Holiday Card + use diecuts
Diecut Dreams Christmas - Use a diecut +Christmas theme
FBD - Winter/Christmas
Fresh Brewed Challenges -Winter/Christmas Theme
Paper Cutz - Anything Goes
Scrappy Frogs - Christmas
Stamp Insanity - Try something new (Triple Bow!)
Stampin B's Design Team - Holiday Cards
Flourishes (FTTC93) - Christmas Cards
ABC Christmas - 'X' is for Christmas
Crafts And Me Challenges -  Use Snowflakes
Our Daily Bread - Snowflakes
Bah Humbug - Christmas and Shades of Blue
Meljens Challenge Blog - Buttons and Bows
Sweet Stampin Challenge Blog: Buttons and Bows
Sukkersott - Christmas
Stamp and Create - 'Tis the Season
Alota Rubberstamps - Christmas
2 Sisters - Non Traditional Christmas Colors
Totally Papercrafts - Non Traditional Christmas Colors
Crafty Pad - Snowflakes
Cupcake Inspiration - Pic. Insp.
IDIC/Robyns Fetish - Surprise Me
Crafty Calendar - Winter Snowflakes
Creative Cottage - Non Traditional Christmas Colors
Crafty Catz - Christmas
Simon Says Stamp - Let it Snow
Scrapbook Sisters - Let it Snow
Anything Goes - Animals
Incy Wincy - Blue and White
Pollycraft - Feeling Blue
Karber Weekly - 2 dps and a digi
Gingerloft - Bows
Fussy and Fancy - Christmas w/o red and green
Lollipop Crafts - Christmas
Flourishes (Bring back beautiful/BBO4) - Ribbon
Simple Doodles - Cute as a Button
Paper Issues - Holiday Hookup
StampitCrazy - Christmas Treasures #15
Our Creative Corner - Tag you're it
Something Different - Snowflakes
Everybody Art - Use Shapes
AIFactory - Friendship



Sharon from Colouring for Pleasure

Sharon's challenges
forfunchallenges  christmas
onestopcraftchallenge  christmas cuties
papercutzchallenge  anything goes
fussyandfancychallenge  christmas no red and green
stampinsanity  open challenge
sukkersott  christmas
craftsandmechallenges  dreaming of a white christmas
craftycreationschallenges   christmas is coming
freshbreweddesigns  christmas




Challenges for Helen:
Pile It On! - Fur or Feathers
Midnight Madness - Sketch (I used the simple one)
Bah! Humbug! - Feeling the Blues
Christmas Stampin' All Year Long - Anything Goes
Crafts & Me - Christmas & Snowflakes
Crafty Catz - Christmas
Crafty Sentiments - Christmas
DCD Christmas Club - Use a die cut (I've used Nesties & a Cuttlebug snowflake)
Fab 'n' Funky - Anything Goes
Fussy & Fancy - Christmas without Red or Green
Incy Wincy - Blue & White
One Stop - Christmas Cuties
Pollycraft - Blue
Scrapbook Sisters - Let it Snow
Simon Says - Let it Snow
Spoon Full of Sugar - Anything Goes
Totally Papercrafts - Untraditional Christmas (well...you don't usually find a lion on a Christmas card! lol)

Thursday, November 11, 2010

#43 Challenge: Winner and Top 3


The time has come to share the winner and top 3 from our challenge Beary Good Friends, sponsored by Purple Panda Designs!

Our Random Winner is NiMu!

Random Integer Generator
Here are your random numbers:

13
Timestamp: 2010-11-11 22:00:54 UTC
Here is her creation:

Please email Dalis to receive your prize!
Now for our top 3:


Ladies don't forget to grab your blinkie on the right



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    Sunday, November 7, 2010

    Pile It On #44, Furry Holiday Cards.

    This week at Pile it On, we are being sponsored by Shelly's Images! Shelly has generously offered a prize pack of digis for one random winner chosen from those of you who play along with us for this weeks challenge! Before we show you  the samples from our incredibly talented design team, let us tell you a bit about our wonderful and generous sponsor!
    “Shelly’s Images Store offers a variety of digital stamps for your paper craft projects.   Please visit the store at http://www.shellysimages.com/.  All of the images are hand drawn and perfect for getting your creativity flowing.  

     If you need more inspiration please visit the Shelly’s Images Blog at http://shellysimagesblog.blogspot.com/ .  There is always something happening at the blog.  You can see the newest images used by the design team on Marvelous Mondays and MM images are always on sale on their spotlight day.  Technique and Tutorial Tuesdays are perfect for learning something new.  Every week they have a Terrifically Thrilling Thursday Challenge so be sure to join for a chance to win an image.   And don’t forget to become a follower of the blog so that you can visit often. “

    So...What is the challenge you ask? Well it's a nice and easy one! I guess you can say we are in an animal theme this month... LOL!!!  Your challenge for this week is: Christmas or winter holiday scenes featuring animals.  Don't forget those animals in your scenes!

    Now let's enjoy the gorgeous samples from the DT.

    oh... and before I forget, if you are interested in joining our DT please let us know by putting DT CALL next to your name when uploading your project.  We are looking for cardmakers, scrapbookers, hybrid artists, digital artists, anyone who enjoys our challenges!
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    Scrappy - Big-Scrappy-World

    Challenges for Scrappy:
    Pile It On - Christmas or Winter with Animals
    Fairytale Challenges - Anything Goes
    Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
    Incy Wincy - Anything Goes
    Iris's Spot - Anything Goes
    Lexis Creations - Anything Goes
    City Crafter - 'Get your digi on'
    The Burtonesque Dolls - Anything Goes
    Gingerloft - Buttons
    Stamps R Us - Buttons and Bows
    Lil Red Wagon - Use some red
    C.R.A.F.T. - Embossing
    One Stop Crafts - Embossing
    Critter Challenge - Christmas
    Patties Creations Designs - Christmas Creations
    Charisma Cardz - For Christmas with Love (2 of 3)
    Allsorts - Inspired by 'Twas the Night before Christmas' poem
    Bee Crafty - Christmas
    Top Tip Thursday - Christmas Inspiration
    Kortomania - Flowers
    Stamping Vacation - No! No! (Starts with 'S')
    CCEE Stampers - Make a winter scene
    ABC Christmas Challenge - Winter Wonderland
    Pollycraft - It's Chill Time
    Dezinaworld - Inspired by...Song
    Winter Wonderland - Sing a carol - 'Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer'
    (..."You know dasher, and dancer, and prancer...")
    Stampin' B's - Diecuts with animals
    Crafty Cardmakers - Stitching
     Paper Romance - lots of whatever you want
    Stamping Vacation - Get the Music in You
    Stamping Vacation - Pick 3 for November


    Katie - Both Sides of The Paper


    Challenges for Katie
    Pile It On - Christmas or Winter with Animals
    Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
    Incy Wincy - Anything Goes
    Lexi's - Anything Goes
    The Burtonesque Dolls - Anything Goes
    Tuesday Morning Sketches - Sketch
    For Fun - Metal
    Little Red Wagon - Red
    Simon Says Stamp - All White (only color on the image)
    Craft Your Days Away - All White (color on image only)
    Critter Challenge - Christmas
    Patties Creations - Christmas
    Allsorts - Twas The Night Before Christmas
    Stamps R Us - Buttons and Bows
    City Crafter - Use a Digi
    CRAFT - Dry Embossing
    One STop Crafts - Embossing
    Paperplay - Circles
    Raise the Bar- Curves (circles, scallops)
    Crazy 4 Challenges - Square Cards
    Stampin B's - Animal in a Die Cut
    Digital Tuesday - Framed
    Stamp Insanity - Punches
    Drunken Stampers - Punch Me
    Thoughtful Thursdays - J is for...Jewels
    Kort O Mania - Flowers


    From Anna From Scrap and Crap:
    Challenges for Anna: Pile It On 44, Animal Holiday Card.
    CCEE Stampers 1044; Winter scene.
    C.R.A.F.T. Challenges 75, Dry embossing.
    Delightful Challenges, Stitching, my ribbon is stitched.
    Raise The Bar #43, Curves.
    Winter Wonderland: Sing a Carol.
    ABC Christmas Challenge; W is for Winter Wonderland.
    ABC Challenge; G is for Glitter.
    Drunken Stampers #41; Punch Me.


    Melin - CookingWithCricut.com

    Challenges for Melin

    Pile It On - Christmas or Winter with Animals
    Crazy 4 Challenges - Square Cards
    CCEE Stampers 1044; Create a Winter scene.
    Winter Wonderland: Sing a Carol..”Dashing Through The Snow…”
    ABC Christmas Challenge; W is for Winter Wonderland.
    ABC Challenge; G is for Glitter.
    Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
    Incy Wincy - Anything Goes
    Lexi's - Anything Goes
    Little Red Wagon – Use Some Red
    Fairytale Challenges - Anything Goes
    Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
    Incy Wincy - Anything Goes
    Iris's Spot - Anything Goes
    Charisma Cardz - For Christmas with Love (2 of 3)
    Bee Crafty – Christmas
    Top Tip Thursday - Christmas Inspiration
    Pollycraft - It's Chill Time
    Critter Challenge – Christmas
    Patties Creations – Christmas
    City Crafter - Use a Digi






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