The rules of the challenge are:
- Christmas cards only following the monthly theme
- Cards must be CAS (Definition below)
- Link to your entry post, not your entire blog
- Include a link to this challenge in your write-up
- New card creations only please
- Enter up to three (3) times

CAS Definition
- clean (uncluttered) cohesive design
- must include white or "open" space (no pattern)
- minimal embellishments or layers

Choosing Winners & Outstanding Designs
- entries must follow rules and theme of the challenge to be eligible to win
- Design Team members each vote for their top picks
- Entry with most votes is Top Pick
- The next nine entries with highest votes are Outstanding Designs (max. one card per person)
- Each entry is treated equally with no special treatment given to any individual
- CAS DT (CAS Christmas, CAS Mix Up, CAS Watercolour) cards will NOT be included in voting for winner or outstanding design