Paper crafting is works of heart

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Friday, February 23, 2024

MTTC #528 Create Your Own Background Theme DT card for 23 February 2024

 Welcome to Becca's Heart for Creativity blog!

Purpose: this posting showcases my DT inspiration project for My Time To Craft challenge blog (which I manage)

When: #528 theme competition starts February 23, 2024 and will last 13 days

What: made a plaid 'paper' and altered a gray with tiny flowers cardstock with a mix of alcohol and watercolor markers to be colorful for a non-traditional Christmas card


closeup of the plaid: some wavy lines and some straight 



Notes:

1. white card base is folded on left side; The Paper Studio

2. lavender text print paper; Hot Off The Press via Paper Wishes website

3. gray with white flowers cardstock ; Stampin' Up

4. four die-cuts and 4 dots (3 in cluster and 1 up near pink flower's leafy stem); Feelin' Frosty collection by ?

5. alcohol markers = Arteza and Nuvo

Where: MTTC #528 main launch posting link=

https://mytimetocraftchallenge.blogspot.com/2024/02/mttc-528-theme-is-create-your-own.html

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other places:

A. Krafty Chicks; started Feb 22; All Occasions week/rotation; My card is a non-traditional winter/Christmas colored Christmas card

link= https://kraftychickschallenge.blogspot.com/2024/02/krafty-chicks-challenge-704-all.html

B. C.R.A.F.T. challenge; current; theme is Christmas; My card is a non-traditional winter/Christmas colored Christmas card

link= https://trimmiescraftchallenge.blogspot.com/2024/02/challenge-709-christmas.html

C. Night Owls Create Beautiful challenge; started 2 days ago; Brr It's Cold (show cold/winter/snow); My Christmas card has a snow globe die-cut and there's a snowman inside the snow globe

link= https://nightshiftstamping.blogspot.com/2024/02/20022024-challenge-34-brr-wie-kalt-ist.html

D. Double D challenges; current; theme is patterned paper; MY Christmas card has a gray and white SU patterned paper panel on top of a lavender text print paper (very subtle); I altered the floral print my adding alcohol and watercolor marker 'dots' to fill the teeny flowers in the paper

link= https://daranddiane.blogspot.com/2024/02/patterned-paper.html

E. Word Art Wednesday; week of 2 of 2; theme is anything goes that is uplifting and encouraging; My card is a Christmas wintery wishes card with non-traditional colors

link= https://wordartwednesday.blogspot.com/2024/02/anything-goes-weeks-635-636.html

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Crafting in the USA heartland,

Becca S


*manager of these 2 blogs: MTTC and its sister blog, My Time To Craft Christmas

*co-owner/DT of these 2: AACB and CBCB

*owner/DT of these 6: HQCB, HQFCB, HQCOLCB, FQCB, FQGS, and FQCCCB


Friday, February 16, 2024

My MTTCC #80 DT card with white and metallics only Christmas theme for 16 Feb 2024

 Welcome to Becca's Heart for Creativity blog!

purpose: this posting showcases my DT contribution to My Time To Craft Christmas challenge blog; it was my turn to suggest the theme

when: #80 goes from February 16-29, 2024

what: #80 theme is white with metallics (only) for Christmas/winter holiday


below is a closeup of the gold holographic lettering; also the backdrop is gold mirror foil card but the scanner lighting makes it appear dark


notes:

1. card base is white cardstock

2. gold mirror foil cardstock is the background

3. creamy white doily (received as a prize gift; vendor unknown)

4. all metallic stickers/dazzles = Hot Off The Press

5. white grosgrain ribbon was recycled from towel packaging received as Christmas gift


where: MTTCC #80 white with metallics (only) Christmas theme link=

https://mytimetocraftchristmas.blogspot.com/2024/02/mttcc-80-theme-is-white-with-metallics.html

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other places to share/link are:

A. C.R.A.F.T.; current; theme is Christmas; my card has a starry and snowy window scene for Christmas

link= https://trimmiescraftchallenge.blogspot.com/2024/02/challenge-709-christmas.html

B. Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges; started Feb 14; theme is anything goes with paper; 

link= https://pennyschallenges.blogspot.com/2024/02/pennys-challenge-565.html

C. The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge; current; anything goes Christmas

link= https://thehollyandivychristmaschallenge.blogspot.com/2024/02/anything-christmas-goes.html 

D. Peace on Earth; current; anything goes Christmas (mood board for inspo);

link= https://peaceonearthchristmas.blogspot.com/2024/02/peace-on-earth-challenge-57.html

E. {PIN}spirational challenges; midway/current; February theme is ribbons; MY Christmas card has white grosgrain ribbon

link= https://pinspirationalchallenges.blogspot.com/2024/02/pinspirational-challenge-310-february.html

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Crafting in the USA heartland,

Becca S


*manager/DT for MTTCC and MTTC


also

*co-owner/DT for C or not Bingo and AACB

*owner/DT for the Quest families of challenge blogs: HQCB, HQFCB, HQCOLCB, FQCB, FQGSCB, FQCCCB, and FQHSKCB


Saturday, February 10, 2024

Ally's Angels #79 Anything Goes theme DT card for 10 February 2024

Welcome to Becca's Heart for Creativity blog!

PURPOSE for post: to share my co-owner/dt inspiration commitment card for Ally's Angels challenge blog; Anything Goes theme; I've chosen to do a little girl's 1st birthday card 

WHEN: #79 starts February 10, 2024 and lasts almost a full month

WHAT: Rainbow One Year Wonder birthday card for my great niece


the inside panel cropped: 



I love the inside of this card! 

NOTES: 

1. pink and yellow cardstocks = Neenah

2. floral print cardstock scrap = unknown; been in stash for 15+ years

3. metallic foil star stickers and pale pink glitter heart sticker = stash

4. washi tape used on the inside panel = unknown

5. rainbow, hearts, and clouds are wall stickers = bought at D.T.


WHERE: AACB #79 blog posting link=

https://alessandrasangels.blogspot.com/2024/02/challenge-79-challenge-78-winner-top.html

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OTHER PLACES:

A. Fab N Funky; current; new beginnings theme; MY card is for my great niece's 1st birthday --she's just getting started in life

link= https://fabnfunkychallenges.blogspot.com/2024/01/challenge-588-new-beginnings.html

B. Wednesday's Creative Inspirations Challenges; current; For someone you love or a special friend 

link= https://cinspirations.blogspot.com/2024/02/february-challenge-for-someone-you-love.html

C. Double D Challenges; current; Heartfelt theme--anything as long as there is a heart/hearts; my card has 2 hearts layered together at the middle of the rainbow

link= https://daranddiane.blogspot.com/2024/02/heartfelt-challenge.html 

D. Simply Create Too; current; include a heart; my front panel has 2 hearts layered together; plus 2 more hearts inside 

link= https://simplycreatetoo.blogspot.com/2024/02/197-include-heart.html

E. Crafty Catz; current/started Feb 9; theme is anything goes with option of Valentine's or with love; this birthday card has hearts on both the front and inside panels  and given in love to my great niece

link= https://craftycatzweeklychallenge.blogspot.com/2024/02/crafty-catz-challenge-665.html

F. Creative Fingers; current; always anything goes

link= https://creativefingerschallengeblog.blogspot.com/2024/02/challenge-271.html

G. Girlz Creative; current until Feb 13; anything goes 

link= https://girlzcreativecrafts.blogspot.com/2024/01/challenge-40-alles-mag.html

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Crafting in the USA heartland,

Becca S


*co-owner/dt = AACB and CBCB (both with Leslie T.)

*manager/dt = MTTC and MTTCC (both for Shell S.)

*owner/dt = HQFCB was TFATU, HQCB, FQCB, FQGS, FQCCCB, HQCOLCB, and FQHSKCB