Paper crafting is works of heart

Paper crafting is works of heart!

Monday, May 1, 2023

MIUCB #65 Anything Goes with technique option of embossing DT card for 1 May 2023

Welcome to Becca's Heart for Creativity blog!

WHAT: Mix It Up challenge blog Anything Goes with option of embossing

WHY: I'm a DT member and I chose an embossing folder to do the technique option.

WHEN: May 1-June 15, 2023

Bumblebee and Flowers Birthday card =


1. tan cardstock base is 5" x 7"; brick patterned yellow with gold foil cardstock = both are from Recollections/Michaels Arts and Crafts

2. flower print cardstock = Fancy Pants Designs or Simple Stories (I'll have to double check that)

3. pink cardstock was embossed with a folder from Cuttle Bug = the Cuttle Bug and the folder and many of goodies can from a very generous crafting friend from a FB group

4. inks used to enhance the embossing = Pear Tart (lime green), Dandelion (yellow), and Lilac Posies (magenta) = Memento Inks that were gifted from another very generous crafting friend 

5. the bumblebee printed burlap piece = Crafter's Square (Dollar Tree store)

6. bronze foil 'HB' dazzle/sticker = Paper Wishes website

MIUCB #65 challenge posting link=


other challenge blogs to share/link are:

A. Can You Handle The Pressure challenge; current since April 22; Embossing folder; I've used a Cuttle Bug floral design that was gifted from a crafter friend


B. Crafts Galore Encore challenge; May 1 start date; Anything Goes


C. The Outlawz Sunday Songs and Rhymes; Started April 30; I've used inspo from "spring out, flowers" phrase


D. We Love 2 Create challenge; started April 30; Anything Mixed Media Goes; My card has used an embossing folder; then I used several ink pads/colors to enhance the different flowers, leaves, hearts within the design; burlap print piece accent; and inking on perimeter of the taupe/khaki/sand cardstock base



Facebook groups are: Mixed Media Creativity; Paper/Paper/Paper and DT Calls; The Crafty Addicts; The Seasonal Cardmaker; 


Crafting in the USA heartland with crazy spring to summer to winter weather all within 4 or so days!!!!,

Becca S

*Besides MIUCB, I'm also involved with these challenge blogs: MLCCB, CBCB, AACB; HQCB, FQCB, FQGS, TFATU; MTTC, MTTCC; THICC, OUAT.


  1. A very pretty card and love the fun bee too!
    Thank you for joining our challenge at Can You Handle The Pressure!
    Diane CYHTP Co-Owner
    {Nellies Nest}
    {Can You Handle The Pressure}
    {Stencil Fun}

    1. Wow! You're up early handling commenting! I had just completed my link-ups shortly before you responded!!! :) Thanks for visiting!!!

  2. Such a wonderful textural card Becca - love how you have highlighted the embossing

  3. lovely bee, thank you for joining the Outlawz challenge

  4. Love the bee on the burlap. Thanks for sharing with the songs and rhymes challenge!

  5. Great emphasis on the embossed design.

    Thanks for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge.

    Helen x


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