Sunday, December 17, 2017

Advent Calendar Extravaganza with Taheerah Atchia

Hi stampers! 
Happy Sunday! I didn't fall off the face of the Earth. I am still alive and kicking. lol. Just busy with projects I can share yet. So patience...it will pay off...I promise. 
Today I am honored to be one of the Advent Calendar Extravaganza's Guests.
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!

Today's sponsor is Hero Arts and I have as well a card featuring couple sets from Hero Arts. I used Kelly's S'mitten set along with It's Christmas Time. 

I stamped the circle image on white card stock using soft granite ink, then the snowflakes using silver ink. I stamped the mittens with Intense Black and colored with with Chameleon Pens and Color tops and then die cut using the coordinating die. 
I stamped the sentiment from It's Christmas Time on red card stock and embossed with White embossing powder. I assembled the card and added Nuvo drops to finish it off. 

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 Hero Arts 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!





167 comments:

  1. Love this card!It reminds me of cards from when I was a child.Simple parts and elegant too. Also the color of red gives it that vintage look I enjoy.Thank You for sharing

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  2. Lovely card, with a very nice graphic-like design! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  3. Beautiful CAS card. I love the red and white, great classic color combination. I especially love how you incorporated the hanging mittens into your design.

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  4. Hi, LOVE your card, the color you chose for the mittens against the background is so awesome, it stands out so great and speaking of the mittens they are so adorable. Thanks for sharing Tracey Magner.

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  5. A great card Ilina, the mittens are sweet and such a rich red, so Christmassy. Love that.

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  6. What a wonderful card...just love those darling little mittens. Cheers.

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  7. Very nice card. Cute theme and love that red!

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  8. Sweet and simple... lovely card.

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  9. Pretty card! Simple in a magnificent way! TFS!

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  10. I love the simplicity of this card, it is so classic.

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  11. I like you choice of colors and the amount of color you put on this card. It works perfectly!

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  12. Simply so beautiful and sweet, love it!

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  13. wonderful simple and classy card, Ilina!

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  14. So cute! My hubby bought me the BEST mittens yesterday! What is it about mittens, they are so much cozier and warmer than gloves I think. Lovely card!

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  15. Who doesn't love mittens?! So adorable.

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  16. Lovely card, love the reds you've chosen and the sentiment circle is great!

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  17. What a wonderful card. It reminds me of “A Christmas Story”

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  18. Simple yet elegant! Love this.

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  19. Love you card. thanks for sharing.

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  20. sometimes I just love a very simple card that somehow just emphasizes all the elemnts.

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  21. so sweet and i love the color combo!

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  22. A classic, timeless card, Ilina; those mittens are sooooo lovely! Again, thrilled to see you as part of Taheerah's Advent event!
    ~carol

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  23. I love this card with the soft grey stamping and that pop of bold red and all the white space around it! It' gorgeous!

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  24. I love this elegant and simple card. Perfect!

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  25. CAS Winter mitten showcase...color chosen makes the mittens pop with color, cheerful, delightful creative work of art! Well Done!

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  26. Love your card! Thanks for sharing!

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  27. Great stamps and colours; beautiful card with a warm feeling ! Thank you for sharing your talent !

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  28. Love the mittens, simple. Love the advent calendar idea in general.

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  29. This is so striking in black, white and red!

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  30. This is a great design. Black, red and silver go so well together.

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  31. this card is stunning in its simplicity :)

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  32. I truly love the look of this card!

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  33. What a perfectly wonderful CAS card!

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  34. Sweet card--love the deep red mittens!

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  35. Really like your modern design!

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  36. So CAS and just beautiful. Can't wait to see what you make next. Happy Holidays!

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  37. Great card. I love how you combined the circle stamp design with the stamped and coloured mittens.

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  38. Very nice! I really like how you did the mittens over the stamped gray areas.
    Happy holidays!

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  39. This card is quite elegant...with mittens! Thank you for sharing.

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  40. I really like your card, Ilina. Thanks so much for inspiring us all and participating in this special event with Taheera and friends.
    Blessings,
    Karen Letchworth

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  41. I love to be reminded that sometimes simple is just perfect. It's a very simple design and a very clean color scheme (which does not mean it didn't take a serious amount of skill and talent.) It totally works. Thank you very much.

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  42. Love this card, the cherry red pop of the gloves against the bare white is stunning, I like the tiny silver stamped image, I've missed this one must go back & look for it, thanks for a super card x

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  43. Such a pretty card. Love the mittens and the red on white design!

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  44. Fabulous design
    to your card. Love
    the mittens.
    Carla from Utah

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  45. Oh, I'd love that set you used. Love your card, the simplicity of it and the red and white. tfs

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  46. Awesome card!! Perfect CAS Christmas card!!

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  47. Wonderful card! Love the CAS feel!

    Sammibug aka Samantha Houp aka Sammi

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  48. Love the clean, crisp look of your card and love the red mittens.

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  50. Such a cute card. Love the red mittens. Thanks for sharing....

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  51. Very cute card! Thanks for sharing!

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  52. Beautiful card, love the CAS design and vintage-y feel!

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  53. SUch a beautiful contrast on this card. That white and grey is classic

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  54. What a sweet, simple but beautiful card!

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  55. Love this crisp and clean Christmas card. Thanks for the inspiration. :D

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  56. Really lovely card -- very elegant -- the red mittens really pop against the white and grey background! Thanks for sharing! Merry Christmas!

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  57. really nice design. Clean and crisp!

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  58. Another beautiful card! I love the one you have on the Hero Art's blog also. Thanks for participating in Taheerah's fun event!!

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  59. The deep red mittens and base make this card appear so rich!

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  60. Wonderful warm card - I love the deep, lovely red of the mitts!

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  61. Awesome CAS design--love those sweet mittens!

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  62. Thr mittens are so cute! Great design.

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  63. I love your design and the colors -- wonderful cas card!

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  64. Fantastic card! I love the clean elements and the red just pops!

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  65. Love the mittens and the colors you used on them. It's a simple card but is reall very pretty. Thank you so much for sharing your card.

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  66. What a very cute card, it is a very simple but classy design. :O)

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  67. Beautiful and elegant card! Thank You for the inspiration.

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  68. Such a sweet card! Love the bol red!

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  69. Beautiful card. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  70. Simple but so pretty.
    Love the little red mittens.
    thanks for sharing.

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  71. So nicely done! Love the red mittens!!

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  72. A modern look....a sweet card!!

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  73. Wonderful CAS card. Love the mittens.

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  74. Wow, this is simple and sweet. Very nice,

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  75. I really like CAS cards, mostly because I'm so bad at them myself (I can never stop! lol) Thanks for the inspiration!

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  76. Ah, this is a great Clean and Simple card! Love the snow flakes and red mittens!

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  77. Such a fabulous card! Love the CAS design!

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  78. Gorgeous card! Love the elegant and clean design.

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  79. Love the mittens they are perfect and the lyrics work perfect as a sentiment

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  80. Nice CAS. I love the button stamp set you used from Hero arts. I love their products; always so fun and creative.

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  81. Wonderful card! Simple but elegantly cheery!

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  82. Ooo, what a gorgeous CAS card. I like how you covered up the "in the city" with more lyrics from "Silver Bells" to still invoke the feel of the song. And you chose the perfect grey/silver inks to complement the bold red mittens and card base. Thank you so much for sharing with us and participating in Taheerah's advent calendar!

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  83. Nice card! Great color combination and striking graphic elements.

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  84. Gorgeous card! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  85. Great clean-and-simple card. Creative use of these stamp sets.

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  86. Love your CAS card! The red mittens really stand out against the white.

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  87. What a fab CAS card, LOVE those mittens :)

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  88. Awesome card...the gray and red color combination is so striking!

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  89. Simply fantastic. Those mittens pop. Thanks for sharing!

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  90. Those rich red winter mittens look amazing! Just beautiful!

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  91. Clever, clean and simple - love it! TFS!

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  92. Sweet clean and simple card and love the red mittens.

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  93. fabulous card, love your design!

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  94. Love the silver and greys with the intenseness of the darkest red mittens!! Stunning!

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  95. Beautiful card! Love the red mittens! Thanks for sharing. :-)

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  96. Simple and elegant. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  97. Ooh, love the black and white design with those red mittens

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  98. So cool and elegant! Absolutely love this CAS design.

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  99. Your card is clean and simple and cute too. Love it.

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  100. I really like the red mittens on your card.

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  101. Great card. I always struggle with stamps that are round. Love how you paired this round stamp with the mittens.

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  102. What a beautiful, clean and simple holiday card! I love the combination of the medallion stamp with the red mittens!

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  103. SQUEAL!! Just BEAUTIFUL!! I just ADORE the Elegant Design!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and INSPIRING!! Have a FABULOUS New Year!! =)

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  104. Great card! Love the red mittens, so pretty.

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  105. Wonderfully CAS, love how the mittens are highlighted against the soft stamping on the base.

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  106. I like all the different reds you used in your C & S design. Verry pretty.

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  107. This is so pretty, Ilina. Your coloring on those mittens is amazing.

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  108. Clever way to show off those cute mittens, Ilina! Love all the white space with pops of color!

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