Tuesday, December 13, 2022

CHALLENGE #500!!! Celebrating a Milestone with a Clean and Simple Seasonal Challenge!

Welcome!  We are in a celebratory mood here at CAS Colours & Sketches because this is our 500th challenge!  It is amazingly incredible to think that we've been creating here for TEN years!  We are extremely grateful to you, our wonderful challenge participants who have supported us, whether you have been crafting with us for many years or just a few weeks. 

For our 500th challenge, we're going back through our challenges from the past 11 months and turning them into seasonal creations.  Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and any other holidays celebrated this time of the year are all welcome!  Or, you can create just a generic wintry card (or summery if you live in the southern hemisphere). 

You can choose to make your seasonal card using any of our color, sketch, or double challenges from 2022.  You can even combine one of our sketch challenges with one of our color challenges!  The graphics from all of our challenges can be found by clicking on the Past Challenges tabs at the top of the page. Our usual guidelines for all of our challenges apply to this challenge.  Remember to keep your card clean and simple in style!  

We ask that in your blog post, you note which of our challenges you've used for your card, as our Design Team has done:

Our design team has created the following cards to inspire you:

Patricia - Challenge #485

Cécile - Challenge #484

Jeanne - Challenge #497

Joanne - Challenge #478

Michal - Challenge #480

Nancy - Challenge #482

~ taking a break ~

Valérie - Challenge #456

YoonYoung - Challenge #489

Bhavya has resigned from our Design Team.  We thank her for all the fantastic cards she has shared as part of our team, and we wish her all the best in the future!

On a happier note, we are thrilled to announce that we are adding three new members to our Design Team! Please join us in giving a warm welcome to them:

Lucy - Challenge #454

Rachel - Challenge #465

Sue - Challenge #451

To further celebrate our milestone 500th challenge, and to show our appreciation to our challenge participants, we have some fantastic prizes to give away!  FOUR lucky people whose cards meet our challenge requirements will be chosen after the challenge ends, and each will win one of the following great prizes:
A $20 USD gift certificate from Avery Elle

 A $25 USD gift card from Lawn Fawn

A $25 USD gift certificate from My Favorite Things

An in stock clear stamp set (any value) of the winner's choosing from Uniko 

Thank you so much to these generous companies!  We hope you'll check out their websites and thank them for their support of our challenge blog.  We also are very thankful for our challenge participants who have made this amazing milestone possible. Our blog's success is due to those of you who join in our challenges!

A few final things to note:  This will be our last challenge of 2022.  Because it's a special event challenge, and because this is a busy time of year for many people, we're keeping it open until 6:00 p.m. Eastern U.S. time Saturday, December 31, 2022!  We'll announce the Weekly Winners and the celebration prize winners on Friday, January 6, 2023.  We will resume our challenges on Tuesday, January 4, 2023.
Our challenge requirements are listed in the Challenge Rules tab. Please read them carefully before linking your card. Happy crafting!

Challenge End Time: 6:00 p.m. Eastern U.S. time Saturday, December 31, 2022

Please link your card below. We look forward to seeing what you create!

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