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Old 12-26-2017, 12:56 PM   #1
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Here is the thread for the Christmas Card Challenge for September 2018!



September's challenges:

First a color challenge by Janine aka Jay Bee!! Use a combination of black or dark blue with silver or gold!!

Second challenge by Susan aka susanbri! To use any type of bird on our cards!! Be it cardinals, robins, bluejays, etc!!

Please leave us a link to your card and make sure to use CCC18SEP in the title and in the Keywords!

Reminder, this is just a suggestion to help get you motivated and start on your 2018 Christmas Cards!

There is no 'deadline' to completing your Christmas cards for September, post anytime!

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Old 12-30-2017, 11:39 AM   #2
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Made 10 of these, Resting Cardinals!
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Made five of these!

CCC18SEPT Beautiful Season by muscrat - at Splitcoaststampers
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Old 12-31-2017, 10:03 AM   #4
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Here is my first card for this challenge!

Year to Cheer by devilyshshy_des - at Splitcoaststampers
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A few more for September!!

Cardinal Pals


Cardinal Joy


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Five more to finish up September. I used black and silver

CCC18SEP Joy by muscrat - at Splitcoaststampers
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This one fits for the bird theme, so I'm including it here.

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Here are four for me for September:

Indiana and Ohio Cardinals
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On to September and the Navy or Black with Gold or Silver Challenge!
I'm ahead of schedule for the rest of this year-YEAH!!

Here are my cards:

CCC18SEP Card: SUO, CCC18SEP Card Navy, Gold and Foil by stampindoe - at Splitcoaststampers

CCC18SEP Group: SUO, CCC18SEP Group Navy, Gold & Foil by stampindoe - at Splitcoaststampers
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a card with an Owl

SCSCCJUL18 A Piece of a Puzzle by snietje - at Splitcoaststampers
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Here's another card for September, with both ideas in one card

WT698, CCC18SEP by snietje - at Splitcoaststampers
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This does not follow this theme ( its the DD themed but, its card #1 made this month)
SCSCCSEP18 Ornament by JBgreendawn - at Splitcoaststampers
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I did 4 cards like this ( the other 3 are in the blog post as they are nearly the same card)
IC666 Heart Patchwork by JBgreendawn - at Splitcoaststampers

and that card in the post above with the fancy ornament there are two more on this blog post so, I am currently at 7 of 4 for Sept.
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I got birdies here’s mine

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I chose birdies also!

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Here's my card for Janine's challenge Silver Boughs
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I have a small stack of these Asparagus prints on the table ( because, this was the best thing I tried a while back) and I have been hoping to wiggle them into Christmas cards, so here is another one. ( #8 for this month from me)
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Here is a Christmas card! I am so far behind!

A Snowman on a Hill
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Well, I have 18 Christmas cards done, with sentiments in them and envelopes stamped. I need over twice that! So far behind! But I was surprised I had that many done!
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Come on Sharon, I know you can do it!! Just turn every challenge into a holiday card for the next month or so!!

You are talented and can do it!!

Of course, all of you can do it!! Look for opportunities to combine with challenges to help you along!!
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I haven't finished my August quota yet, but just made this card for the new Inspiration Challenge and since it has birds on it and since I proposed birds as a theme for September, I thought I'd link it here. It will be number 1 of 10 for September (if I ever get caught up!).

Inspired Birds on Branches by susanbri - at Splitcoaststampers
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Here's another one with a bird. It's sentiment is "A Little Note" because it's going to a friend who recently suffered a bereavement, and though I want to send her a card at Christmas, it doesn't seem appropriate to say "Merry Christmas" or "Happy Christmas" as it's going to be a sad time for her.

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Here's another one from me Gold Star, hope you like it!
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I managed the first challenge, but for some unknown reason, have NO bird stamps!? This is something I must remedy right away Ha ha ha...oh, my poor credit card...!

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Here's my first card for September (not that I've completed the cards for all the previous months yet!).

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#3 of 10 for September, using one of the optional themes - black with gold:

Gold Stars by susanbri - at Splitcoaststampers
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#4 of 10 for September - I don't think I'll ever get caught up!!

Kraft with Holly by susanbri - at Splitcoaststampers
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Only just done and posted in time - finished the last ones only this morning!!

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Here's my last for September, Joyful Robin
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Here is the card I made for September. This is another one that I made in March and am just getting around to uploading.

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Four more cards for September! I went with the blue-and-silver suggestion this time:

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