Saturday, December 23, 2017

Advent Calendar Extravaganza with Taheerah Atchia

Hello!  Welcome to another Advent Calendar Extravaganza!  I'm so excited to be back today celebrating. 

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!

For today's advent calendar, the sponsor is Avery Elle - a company that I adore!

I stamped and die cut the images from Avery Elle's Brring on the Joy to create an adorable little Christmas scene.  I just love these skating penguins.  

I added glossy accents to the light strand and finished it with a good amount of sequins!

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 [sponsor’s name] so you’ll definitely want to win! Simply leave a comment on this post - then head back to taheerah-atchia.com and leave a comment there too! You must leave a comment on Taheerah’s blog as well as mine 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 23:59 EST on 31st December 2017 to enter.

Don’t forget Advent Calendar Extravaganza runs from 1st-25th December inclusive so make sure you visit taheerah-atchia.com every day for fabulous inspiration and amazing prizes every single time! Merry Christmas!

Thank you so much for stopping by and sharing part of your day with me! 
Have a great one!

164 comments:

vinita jain said...

Love these cute penguins in a festive mood, so cheerful!

Sue LD said...

What a fun skating scene with these two penguins. I like the string of lights and sequins.

Kristie Goulet said...

Cute penguin scene! Love it!! ♥

~amy~ said...

Such a fun winter scenery!
Hope you guys have an awesome holidays!

Sarah M said...

What a cute card! I love the lights!

Melissa Bi. said...

Such an adorable card!

Carrie said...

This is such an adorable card! Love those penguins!

Jennifer said...

Super cute! Love the muted colors and the sequins!

Arianna Barbara said...

Beautiful card!!! Adorable penguins!!!

Cynthia Cole said...

Such a cute card!

Avra Williams said...

cutest penguins ever!

Natalie Winterstein said...

Cute! I love the penguins!

Polly said...

I love these penguins too.

Linda Droege said...

Charming card. Love the layout

Crafty Math Chick said...

What a cute scene you created here! I really like it! So festive! Merry Christmas!

A Crafty Person said...

Adorable skating penguins!

Karen B. said...

This scene is much too fun, and perfectly executed.

Tracey M said...

OMG super cute, Love the penguins. TFS Tracey Magner

Meg Crawford said...

What a playful card! I like the design and the coloring. Great work!

Denise Bryant said...

Adorable winter scene! Love those cute penguins!

Dana M said...

What a fun and playful card! Those sweet little penguins look like they are having so much fun!

Karen H said...

Adore those skating penguins, so fun and cute!

JmB said...

What a fun card. Super cute. Thank you for sharing.

Betty said...

So cute! Love your coloring! Thanks for sharing!

Mary Holshouser said...

such a fun card.
Love the penguins skating
on their piece of ice.
thanks for sharing.

Mirella said...

Such a sweet card design, the penguins are really cute!

Greta said...

So fun & festive!

Barbara said...

What a cute card. It's fun and festive!

barbara macaskill said...

I absolutely adore the delightful scene you have created! Those penguins are darling! TFS!

Rebecca Yahrling said...

Such a darling card! Just like those cute penguins. They're definitely having fun!

Betty Keefe said...

how cute! love your skating penguins and such a great sentiment to go with them!

Char K said...

cuteness!

Diane Stricker said...

Cute card, wonderful scene.

Sandy M said...

What a festive card. I love the penguins. They appear to be having a great time. Very cute card.

mgpm said...

So fun and playful!

Lieve said...

What a fun and happy card ! Great penguins.
Your card brings a smile on my face, thank you !

Nives K said...

Lovely card! Thank You for sharing.

Trina P. said...

So adorable! Puts a smile in my face. I knew I should have bought that set.

Beverly S. said...

I have this penguin set so thank you for the very pretty inspiration for it! Super cute card!!! Happy holidays!

judy said...

Adorable card--I love the sweet penguins!

Teresa Doyle said...

Oh Heather, I love these skating penguin, such a sweet card!
Merry Christmas to you.

Shelly said...

This is so cute!!

Jan Clothier said...

Skating penguins! Fantastic.

Kati Caprara said...

These are adorable penguins! I love the way that piece of ice looks! And the string of lights too cute!! What a fun, festive card!! Thanks for sharing! Merry Christmas!

Heather M said...

Adorable penguins!! Love the wreathe

sammi said...

These penguins are so cute! They look like they are having so much fun! Great job on the coloring!

Sammibug aka Samantha Houp aka Sammi

Annheidel said...

Love the cute penguins!

Jean said...

Just darling.

Tina Miceli said...

Very sweet card. My kids are big fans of penguins.

Dee Earnshaw said...

what a fun card - love the penguins:)

Melanie MacKenzie said...

Oh my...they are just the cutest! Great card. Cheers.

Andrea Shell said...

Those penguins are so fun!

Memories by Manda said...

Love the penguins on your card - they are super cute.

My Kraft Kloset.Kim Klinkovsky said...

Super cute little scene you created. Just a lovely penguin design. Happy Holidays!

Lynne in NI said...

Heee, I love your fun penguins!

Sam B said...

Such a cute little scene...love those penguins!

Dana said...

Adorable penguins!! So cute!!

Viki Banaszak said...

Thats so cute!

emagine said...

Darling sentiment with adorable penguins 🐧

Joy Meadows said...

A super cute card - makes me smile! Love Avery Elle!

Patricia Mello said...

It's like a party on ice. ;)

Mary W said...

Cute! I especially like the way you divided the background - interesting but not taking over the cute image.

Andrea Hastilow said...

Adorable to think even penguins have to get their places dressed for Xmas too, loving the sequins x

bev p said...

I am so reminded of me on ice skates--I sort of skate looking like these two!! Let's just say that handing me a wreath or string of lights to hold would not be a good idea. But it makes a really sweet card. Thank you.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Oh so pretty. And cute!

Stacey Kowbel said...

Such a cure card! Love the wreath the one penguin is holding.

StampinLouie said...

The ice skating penguins are so adorable.

Abby said...

Very cute!

Jeanne H said...

what happy penguins you have shown us. Thanks so much.

Laura Peddicord said...

Those penguins look as though they are having a terrific time ice skating. What a festive card to send to someone that would put a smile on their face. Thank you for sharing!

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

Love these happy penguins and your beautiful card design!!

Isabel Z said...

What a cute card.

Linda Rubarski said...

What a fun card.

Scraplea 1 said...

What a fun card! Thank you for participating in Taheerah's great event!!

Kristen Olsen said...

Your card is so much fun and those cute penguins are having so much fun...you can tell! Wonderful!

Amy C. said...

These playful penguins are so much fun!

cghundley said...

Oh fun and festive!
They're having a
grand time. Merry
Christmas.
Carla from Utah

Nox said...

Adorable! Love those penguins!

Cindy said...

Love your adorable card!

pcm said...

those penguins look like the are having fun!

FD91354 said...

An adorable card. Love the penguins getting ready for the holiday! Great scene building, fabulous coloring!

Iris said...

So cute - love the skating penguins.

Irene Grau said...

Your card makes me happy!!

Ceal said...

Adorable! amazing coloring

Melissa Friedrich said...

What a fun and festive penguin skating scene, super cute and pretty Card!

Eve N said...

These penguins are so cute. Love how you added the light strings for color and interest.

Gloria Westerman said...

Such a fun and cute card...love it...tfs

Tracy said...

This is so cute!

Alaska .Kris said...

Lol, aren't they the cutest thing?!

jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

LOVE your party penguins!!!! BRRRRING on the JOy!!! Love that and the bright vibrant colors!! Avery Elle is wonderful!

Claire said...

This really made me smile !

Oliev said...

Awesome card:-)

Irene said...

Such a cute card! The addition of the wreath and lights are so fun!

Birgit said...

This is so cute!!!

Tammy Nyenhuis said...

Oh, your card is so cute! Love that stamp set!

Susie Sonnier said...

How cute is this card

Lonya Mathys said...

What a cute card, it has all my favorite things, penguins, Christmas lights and wreaths.

Debra Rumpza said...

Adorable penguins... they look like they're dancing.

Jeanne Beam said...

Adorable card. Love the penguins. Thanks for sharing..

Debbie Selby said...

Love Avery Elle. Such a cute scene

Lorraine Turner said...

Hi,

I absolutely love any design where there are critters. This design is no different. The two little critter penguins are adorable.
:O)

Daria Z. said...

Such a fun and festive card. Literally put a smile on my face.

Laurie Liebich said...

Your card is super cute!

Laura Miller said...

So incredibly cute. Penguins are a great fun image - - especially with holiday decorations.

Kim Faucher said...

Super cute little penguin scene!

Helen F. said...

Such a fun little scene you created, Heather!

Mary-Anne V said...

Very fun penguins! Great design with the stripes!

Janelle said...

Happy, dancing penguins....what more can you ask for?!! This is so cute!

mandalj said...

What gorgeously fun penguins! Great card!

D.Ann C said...

Those two look like they're having a blast!

Michelle H said...

I really love Avery Elle stamp sets. The animals are always sophisticated instead of cartoonish. Beautiful card. Happy holidays

Karen Tomisato Kanda said...

I LOVE this design! CAS, Great use of color. Such a fun, Happy, Happy, Happy creaive work of art. Well Done!

Sabrina said...

So super cute and very fun!!

Lagene said...

CUTE! Super fun card!

Margaret said...

Love these cute festive penguins!

Nandini said...

Very cute card. Love the sweet penguins.

Larissa Heskett said...

SQUEAL!! Just TOO FUN!! I just ADORE this Card!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and INSPIRING!! Have a FABULOUS New Year!! =)

Christa said...

What fun festive penguins!

Karen Letchworth said...

Awww....this is ADORABLE!! Thanks for participating in this awesome event, and for all the fabulous inspiration.
Blessings,
Karen Letchworth

Sandy Rizzo said...

I love your adorable penguins! Great card!

Rose said...

This card is so cute. Love the skating penguins.

Kathy Johnson said...

Adorable Card!

Susan T said...

So cute. I really love the background in the card. It is a nice compliment to what is on the foreground.

Betty Sue said...

Very festive!

Katie Baird said...

Your card make me chuckle! Those skating penguins look like they are into mischief. Love It!

Karthikha said...

That's super cute and so much of fun :)

Lindsay S said...

Those are some festive penguins! So cute!

Sue McRae said...

The penguins look like they're having a hoot!

lritchie said...

Great card, I love penguins and these are such a cute image!

Ericka Strange said...

Great card love the penguins.So cute.

Flo said...

Cute card. The penguins are so playful and the lights fun.

Denise Gutshall said...

What a fun and festive card! I love the adorable, skating penguins!

Suzi said...

Great scene building with those cute penguins! TFS!

Stanlee Runner said...

I love the adorable penguins and the sentiment is so much fun.

Annalisa Young said...

I don't know if it's just me, but this style of penguins always make me think of the penguins from Madagascar. They look like they have some mischief up their sleeves. So in addition to your card looking lovely, there's just a little hint of "what are they going to do next?" lurking in there. I love it.

Bev Karolak said...

Such a cute card! Love the penguins. Thanks for sharing. :-)

Christy Q said...

Oh, these penguins are super cute and adorable!! The string of lights with the glossy accents is perfection!! Thank you for making me smile this morning!

craftymom205 said...

Cute card.

Pam said...

Such a joyful card!!! Love it!

Kim Salito said...

Love this card!

phlower said...

Very cute card! Love the silly penguins celebrating the season! Great composition and choice of colors.

NanW said...

Adorable!

F. Andre said...

These penguins are really enjoying themselves. Beautiful card with a fabulous colour palette. Thanks for the inspiration.

Vickie Buehler said...

Very cute card! TFS!

justasiam said...

What a truly adorable card!!

TinyCrafter said...

My nephew loves penguins and he would have loved this card. I love them too and I love this card. It's so colorful! I also love that chunk of ice they are trying to skate on. Tonight it is below 0 with the wind chills. Your penguins would love it! LOL
Thanks for showing us your cute and colorful card and for giving us the chance to win something.

Rae Moan said...

What a fun card!

Good Kardma by Jules said...

Such cute penguins! Love your card!!

Tommie said...

What a fun card. The skating penguins are adorable.

Beastybunny said...

What fun! Those penguins are so cute!

Laurie said...

Aaawww!! I love the penguins! So cute!!

Patty said...

Those penguins are so adorable!

mtscrapgal said...

Love those skating penguins. Thanks.

dligon said...

so cute! I love the penguins

Debbie A Smith said...

Oh my gosh this is so stinkin' cute! I love the light strand trailing behind the penguins.

Janet S said...

So cute! Love those penguins. Thanks for the inspiration. :D

vicenta ghylin said...

Super cute. Love those penquins. Thank you for sharing.

Judie said...

Love the skating penguins! Such a fun card!

Rita Wright said...

Who doesn't love a cute set of penguins? They would definitely bring on joy.

Michele K. Henderson said...

I LOVE these penguins! Darling!

Kathy Mc said...

Those skating penguins are just too cute and love how you added the lights for an adorable Christmas card. This does bring joy, Heather. Happy New Year!

Marjorie DUMONTIER said...

How cute are these little penguins !
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Tracy said...

Totally cute holiday card, love the penguins!

Bobby said...

Darling little scene.