Wednesday, December 30, 2015

2015 Christmas Countdown Winners!

Happy New Year! The Christmas Countdown has come to an end. THANKS to everyone who joined in the challenges. We had over 70 entries again this year and its always fabulous seeing other people's ideas. We hope you have an enjoyable Festive Season and Happy New Year.

Head to the Gallery to see all the amazing entries and leave comments on the projects that you've enjoyed. We all love encouraging feedback!

We still have 40% off ALL Christmas related products and there are plenty of 20% -50% off bargains in the Specials category. Enjoy!

In each category there is a winner and also a drawn winner. Could the winners please email with your address and let us know which challenge you won. The prizes will be sent out after Liz returns from her holiday in mid-January.

Challenge One - Cards

Challenge Winner: Liz Crabbe with a set of elegant cards

Drawn Winner: Hanna Maryam with a set of cards

Photo Gifts & Layouts

Challenge Winner: Sue Smith with a layout using interesting elements and frames

Drawn Winner: Vicki Parker with her elfish layout

Home/Tree/Table Decorations

Challenge Winner: Sally Robertson submitted a fabulous Mini Shadow Box and a Gingerbread House

Drawn Winner: Deborah Smith with her angel decoration


Challenge Winner: Kylie Clifton with her cute little gift box with interior decorating

Drawn Winner: Brenda McKay with her Photo Gift Box

Tags, Wrapping & Stocking Stuffers

Challenge Winner: Sophie Frizzell's white-on-white window tag was inspiring

Drawn Winner: Anne Squire's owlish tag

A Shout out to the Wild, Weird and Wonderful

We really enjoyed looking at a few usual entries this year! We haven't got an official category for these, but they are worth a mention.


Check out Sophie Frizzell's upcycled Palmolive Bottle Tree



Anne Squire's little snowmen have been on some adventures! Check them out on her blog here


Jenny Parry found a white lantern and made some improvements

Happy New Year!
May I take this opportunity to thank you for your support this year. We do appreciate it and look forward to serving you in 2016.

Shop and Website Hours
Don't forget that the physical shop is closed for 1st and 2nd January. Otherwise we're open on shortened hours 10am - 3pm Monday - Friday and 10am - 1pm Saturdays. Normal hours resume Monday 11th.January . For those who live out of town, the website is open all hours and Lisa and Kayrn are working in the shop to pack and send your parcels.


  1. Wow Congratulations to everyone what an awesome effort. Thankyou Artfull Crafts

  2. Congratulations to all the winners! There are some fantastic entries. Some very talented crafters around :-) Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all