Monday, December 19, 2016

Advent Calendar Extravaganza with Taheerah Atchia

Hello, Hello!!!

If you’re new to my blog, welcome!!  I’m so excited to be joining Taheerah Atchia in her Advent Calendar Extravaganza!!  I am absolutely honored and humbled to be included in the festivities this year!  So much fun!!  Taheerah has not only gathered 100 awesome designers together to inspire you all, she’s also procured some amazing prizes from some phenomenal sponsors!!  Today’s sponsor is the wonderful and super amazing ELLEN HUTSON!

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Advent Calendar Extravaganza is THE festive event of the season! This ‘hop with a twist’ was dreamed up by Taheerah Atchia and features surprise destinations each day! Joining in the fun with Taheerah are ONE HUNDRED special guests - each serving up some fantastic Christmas inspiration! Just like an Advent Calendar, you’ll never know where you’re going to be visiting next until you ‘open the door’!
And that’s not all! With 25 *amazing* sponsors taking part as guests as well, your crafty wish list is bound to get a boost with a chance to win a prize EVERY SINGLE DAY!!
Join in the fun every day at taheerah-atchia.com to see what special surprises await behind the door!

Here’s the card I created for today’s event!!

INSTRUCTIONS AND SUPPLIES:  I stamped all of the images from Fat Pants in Avery Elle ink.  Then, using my MISTI, I lined up and stamped the sentiment.  I finished the card with some sequins and ink splatter! 





PRIZES:  It’s not a party without a prize - and with prizes every day there are several chances to win! Today’s prize is generously supplied by ELLEN HUTSONso you’ll definitely want to win! Simply leave a comment on this post - then head back to Taheerah’s Blog and leave a comment there too! You must leave a comment on Taheerah’s blog as well as on my blog post in order to be eligible to win! Don’t forget to grab the other surprise destinations from Taheerah’s Blog and head over to them to leave comments there as well to improve your odds even more! You have until 11:59 PM EST on 31st December 31, 2016 to enter.

Don’t forget that the Advent Calendar Extravaganza runs from December 1st through December 25th,  so make sure you visit Taheerah’s Blog every day for fabulous inspiration and amazing prizes every single time!  A big thank you to Taheerah for inviting me to be a part of this super fun event, thank you to ELLEN HUTSON for their generous sponsorship, and to all of the other wonderful sponsors who have so generously supported this event!!  I have no doubt you all are going to be amazed!!

Thanks for stopping by today!!  I sure do appreciate it when you do!  Have a great day!

191 comments:

bev p said...

I just love these ornaments! I still remember putting them on the tree as a kid (yes, I am that old!). My mom still has a few of them left! (She's even older!! ) Thanks for the memories and the smile.

Jenny Colacicco said...

I'm totally loveing this Sentiment! The baubles themselves are such a classic - my mum had them and unfortunately they all got squished over the years but this card brings back happy memories for me.

CathyL said...

Love the pretty ornaments on this card!

Kimberly Rendino said...

Oh my goodness, this is awesome! My kind of card - CAS, bright, and fun!

Kathy said...

Funny sentiment and really sweet ornaments, great color!

Shelly said...

Haha...love that sentiment! FABULOUS card!

Melanie MacKenzie said...

Such a cute card...love the sentiment. Cheers.

Debbie A Smith said...

love your bright retro look

Debra Rumpza said...

Very very cute card! Love that sentiment!

Sabine Edelmannn said...

Very cute card!

Abby said...

Nice card!

Cheryl said...

Fun

Jenny D said...

Great bright card with a fun sentiment.

CORNISH said...

Fun and pretty card. Love the vintage looking ornaments.
DebbieC

Jackie Parkins said...

That's such a fun card, I love Julie's designs.

Liz Gessner McAllister said...

Gorgeous colors! Love it

joy said...

This is such a fun stamp set and you have made a very unique card with it! Merry Christmas, Heather.

Sissyc said...

This is such a cute saying. Love this card!

Sabrina said...

Super cute and super funny!!

Rebecca Yahrling said...

Love these vintage ornaments. Beautiful card. And love that cute sentiment.

Scraplea 1 said...

Love this set and your card is awesome! Thanks so much for sharing on this fun extravaganza!!

Linda Droege said...

This is currently one of may favorite Julie Ebersole sets, and your card shows off the play between ornaments and sentiment so perfectly. Retro fun that makes me smile big time.

Unknown said...

I love the grouping and colors of the ornaments with that big, bold sentiment. What a great combo.

Ingrid

Mary Holshouser said...

Fun sentiment.
Cute card.
thanks for sharing.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Heather DePasquale said...

Love your theme and colors. Very 60s. Thanks for sharing!

Denise Bryant said...

Love the style of the ornaments and the cute sentiment! Fun card!

NanW said...

Love the style and colors!

Betty said...

Great card! Love those ornaments!

Kleri F said...

Such a cute sentiment!Nice card!Thank you for sharing

barbara macaskill said...

LOVE the cute sentiment!! Adorable card! TFS!

cghundley said...

Lovely ornaments
and this saying
is so fun!
Carla from Utah

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

What a super fun card!

Natalie Winterstein said...

Cute! I love the colorful ornaments!

Andrea A said...

What a fun card! I love it!!!

Colleen said...

Perfect sentiment for these baubles!

Lisa A creations said...

Nice card and funny sentiment.

Barb said...

I like the ornaments! Cute card.

Aileene Fitzpatrick said...

Cute card as well as the sentiment.

Jean said...

Such a fun card!

merryf said...

I love these adorably retro ornaments!

Dana & Glen said...

What a fun and festive card - Beautiful!

A Crafty Person said...

Super fun card and LOVE the sentiment!

Jan Clothier said...

Lovely stamp set. It manages to be a touch retro yet, with these vibrant colours, modern also.

Kristen Olsen said...

Oh this card is great! Love your composition! And the colorful additions are fun.

judy said...

I love the pretty and colorful ornaments!

Greta said...

Oh what a fun card--so unique!

Barbara said...

So cute. That sentiment just makes me grin!

Annheidel said...

Fun card!

M R Leech said...

I love your choice of ink colors!!!

Stampnms said...

Julie has such a great sense of humor. Love the sentiments in this stamp set.

cropmom66 said...

Love the retro feel of this card. I have been eyeing up that set for a while. May have to take the plunge!

Memories by Manda said...

That saying just makes me laugh! Lovely card.

Cynthia Cole said...

Lovely card using that fun sentiment!

Terri (blindstamper) said...

I love a funny Christmas card for that person who really likes them. Julie's stamps fit the bill perfectly!

cm said...

Smiling all over my face in seeing your *hang on to your baubles* card! Such fun! Thank you for joining Taheerah's Extravaganza; you've sent my festive spirit soaring!
~carol

Christy Q said...

Loving that sentiment!!! I love the colors you used - so retro looking and perfect for the stamp set and sentiment.

Christine Canfield said...

love it! especially the flecked look.

Debbie Vasel said...

Cute card!
Made me laugh out loud.
Fun card for Christmas.

Beatrice Lawson said...

Awesome sentiment - love it!

Linda Rubarski said...

Cute card.

Margaret said...

Love the sentiment on your cute card!

jengd said...

Cute! Fat Pants isn't one I'd heard of but I'll be looking them up.

Mary W said...

That Fat Pants set is such a great set!

Barbie said...

Such a great sentiment, and nice bright colors. love the inspiration

Sue LD said...

Fun sentiment and I like the colorful ornaments.

Pennie Glasser said...

So cute and simple.

craftymom205 said...

Cute card.

BunnyD said...

Love these vintage ornament stamps. Your card is lovely.

Rosemary said...

what a fun, fun design!

Isabel Z said...

This sentiment made me laugh--love it!!!

Teresa Doyle said...

LOL. Heather what a FUN Christmas card! Great work! (Love the baubles!)

Teri W said...

Very cute card. Love the colors!

Dana said...

I LOVE these retro ornaments!! Fabulous card!!

Chris Handy said...

Love the colors. Gorgeous card.

Mary Alice Varallo said...

Love the colors; they're so bright and festive!

Joni said...

What a cute and fun card! Love it!

Moosisk said...

I just LOVE the sentiment! So cute and fun. Thanks for the inspiration. :D

Lisa Gross said...

Adorable card love it.

Lynn Hardy said...

That's such a fun card!

StampinLouie said...

Your card is so cute. Love the sentiment!

Lori Kobular said...

Love that fun sentiment with your pretty ornaments!

Zina said...

Like your cute colorful card

Sharron said...

Wonderful retro look with the ornaments! Love the fun sentiment!

Nox said...

Super fun card - love the funny sentiment!

Char K said...

what a fun card--great images and sentiment together!

Deb said...

Totally frame-able for Christmas! yah!

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

So cute! Love the bright colors!

Melissa Friedrich said...

Such a fun and festive card, love this card and this stamp set!

Rose W said...

What a card. I did a double take on the words! Great use of ornaments with the quote. Really humorous.

Helen F. said...

That sentiment makes me giggle! Fun card!

Gail Plaskiewicz said...

Love the colors in your card! I saw all those stamp pads that you used and I was drooling! I love colors, can you tell? LOL I really like your card with the Christmas decorations. We just got done decorating our tree and it looks beautiful. In fact, some of the ornaments on your card are on our tree. When did you come into our house and photograph the ornaments on my tree? LOL Great job!

Trina said...

Pretty card. I love the ornaments.

Irene Grau said...

This is one happy card!

cheryltownley said...

I love the combination of colours that you have used here

Rowena Miniaci said...

Such a pretty card

Rose said...

Bright & fun! I really love that sentiment!

Nives K said...

Nice card.

sammi said...

Love this fun card with the ornaments and the perfect sentiment!

Sammibug in Ohio

Marianne said...

Such a fun card. Love this stamp set, but I didn't buy it because the punny sentiment would be lost to my Dutch friends and relatives.

Bev Karolak said...

Cute card! Love the colours! 🙂

Roberta said...

I like how this card turned out. Very cute.

Michele K. Henderson said...

Adorable! I love how fun and colorful this is!
Holiday Hugs!
Michele

Shameless Sweets said...

Super cute. Thanks for sharing.

Karine said...

Love the beautiful stamping!

Berina RGA said...

Beautiful card!! Love the baubles!

Shanna said...

love the card!

KimS said...

Retro look cards always make me smile! Very cute card.

Maryjo Monterosso said...

Very fun and retro card. Love the sentiment. Thanks for sharing.

Dee Earnshaw said...

Pretty CAS card - very bright and cheerful:)

Sharon Klumph said...

Thank you, Heather. I love the puny sentiment. It is a good reminder during these last crazy days of the Christmas preparations.

Monika/Buzsy said...

Such a pretty card. Love those colorful ornaments behind the greeting. Also love the style of the greeting. Very sweet.

graham Brand said...

Great card! I just love that sentiment!

Laura Peddicord said...

What a fun card! I love the sentiment and ornament. Very simple but would put a holiday smile on anyone's face. Thank you for sharing!

Jackie said...

What a fabulous card!! That sentiment is just perfect for this season!! Love the colours of the retro ornaments!

Rae Dalphine said...

Love the ornaments and sentiment placement! Beautiful

Flo said...

Cute one layer card. Love that sentiment, it's big and fun.

maria f. said...

Love how you rocked those baubles!

JimandPeg Zeleznik said...

Very fun card! Thank you for sharing--it brought a smile to my face and joy to my day! (Peg)

Super Stick Chick said...

Love how you layered all the stamps and great colors.

jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

Hold onto your baubles Christmas is coming for you Ready or Not!!! Great sentiment! Love the colorful ornaments too!!

Linda Rock said...

I love that stamp set. It's so much fun

Betty Sue said...

Such a cute card!! Love the ornaments and the sentiment!!

JBrady said...

I love seeing how your design is so different from Taheerah's, using the same set! I LOVE the colors you've chosen here!

Brithzi said...

What a cute card!

Glenna said...

I really like the color combo you used on this card its fantastic!

Laura Miller said...

love the really colorful "baubles"

Cindy said...

Love your cute card!

My Paper Epiphany said...

Fabulous! This is such a funny card!

Jen W. said...

I love this one layer beauty!!

TK said...

So fun, Heather! Great sentiment -- gotta love Julie for that one!

Melissa Bi. said...

Such a fun card! The mix of stamps is awesome and I love the color combo you used.

Amy C. said...

Cute retro ornaments!

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

TOTALLY gorgeous! Love the colors and design!!

Cynthia Baldwin said...

Love the sentiment and these brightly-colored ornaments!

Anita in France said...

So fun and deliciously retro, Heather ... the pops of colour against all that glorious white are fantastic! Anita :)

Me said...

Such a fun and pretty card!

luvhymns said...

I think I've lost my babbles.... love the sentiment on the last few days before Christmas!

Rema said...

Fabulous!

vicenta ghylin said...

Awesome card. Thank you for sharing.

Judie said...

Awesome fun card!!!

Mirella said...

Brilliant card, I love the gorgeous vibrant colours, and that sentiment just makes me giggle! It would be a fantastic male card, my hubby would love it ;-)

Kristie Goulet said...

Love those baubles!!!

keysha said...

I love that sentiment! And those baubles are too cute!

Lindsay S said...

Love the colorful ornaments!

Martha Harris said...

Funny sentiment and the card is perfect for it.

Janelle said...

Love the retro-look ornaments (from my childhood). This stamp set is so cute, made a great card!

Patt H. said...

Love this cute card! I have a few of those old ornaments & you have reminded me to get them out for display. Thanks you! The sentiment is awesome. Love it!!!

Jean Bullock said...

Very cute. The ornaments have a definite retro feel to them.

Joyce said...

Love that stamp set...you made such a whimsical card!

Irene said...

Love the colors that you used..such a fun card!

Kulbir Kirkland said...

Love your card. Thanks for sharing

Amy Ames said...

What a beautiful card!!! I love the colors of your ornaments 😊

Ericka Strange said...

Love your card. So fun and festive! Great job.

QuilterLaura said...

What a fun card!

Laurie said...

I love this card!! The ornaments are beautiful-love the colors. The sentiment OMG!! It's wonderful!!

Denise Gutshall said...

What a lovely card! I love how to put together all the elements from this stamp set! What a fun sentiment and beautiful colors! Thanks for sharing!

Samantha Mann said...

ha ha ha!!!! that totally made me laugh!!! LOVE the sentiment and LOVE the clustered baubles!

Megan said...

Love the bright colors!

Anna Natalia said...

I love the CAS style.

Indy's Designs said...

Oh wow! Love the bright, bold colors!

Lynne in NI said...

Love your retro card, Great sentiment!

Daria Z. said...

Love the fun colors and the sentiment cracks me up!

Mary-Anne V said...

Very fun bubbles I love the sentiment too.

Natalie Godfrey said...

Such a cute card! Great job!
natgodfrey4@gmail.com

Karen B. said...

So fun and trendy, love this style!

Tracy Lustick said...

Love , Love LOVE !

Janet said...

Such great techniques! Love the card!!!
God bless & Merry Christmas!

Kari D said...

Love the colors of this card. So fun!

Oliev said...

Beautiful card!

Alma Dirpaul said...

Beautiful! Nice choice of colors.

D.Ann C said...

Oh that sentiment makes me laugh! Cute!

Carey Nusbaum said...

I love vintage cards! Your sentiment gave me a chuckle!

Margaret said...

What a fun sentiment - it made me smile and laugh! With the simple ornament background, it's just perfect!

Love2papercraft said...

Too funny! Great card :)

CraftyPaws said...

Super fun sentiment and great graphic design with a vintage color scheme! Love it!

Marcia said...

That is too much fun!! Love the sentiment and the brightly colored ornaments are awesome!!

Sarah Biswabic said...

Your ornament card is so cute! Love it!

Robin Platt said...

Cute card. I'm loving this stamp set and retro ornaments.

Arianna Barbara said...

Gorgeous card!!! So bright and festive! Love the colors!!!

Hannah said...

Wow, love it! Thank you.

Lisa Petrella said...

Super fun and festive! Love it!!!

LC Lamothe said...

Love the bright colored retro ornaments! I too remember these adorning our tree as a kid. I love your layering of the stamps. Such a tertific design!

Anita said...

There is that cute sentiment again! Love it!

Preety said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for sharing :)
Cheers and happy new year
preety

Heather said...

Beautiful!! Love the bright colors of your ornaments; they look fabulous clustered behind the sentiment!

trishden said...

Beautiful card and I love your choice of colors. Thanks for sharing!

Naama said...

So pretty and cheerful! Love those baubles ❤

mtscrapgal said...

Love the stamp set you used for this clever card. Julie is quite the "punster".

Tinkerbeth said...

What a bright and fun card!

Alaska .Kris said...

Totally fun and festive!

pcm said...

super fun card!