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Tuesday, May 2, 2023

THICC #139 ACG design inspiration card for 2 May 2023

 Welcome to Becca's Heart for Creativity blog! This is 1 of 2 paper-crafting blogs to help me divide my design team showcasing. 

Today's focus: THICC or The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenges blog #139

What: THICC is always 'anything Christmas goes' themes; 2 weeks

When: May 2-May 15, 2023

Show the card: Cozy Winter Wishes at Christmas Time card


1. stash busting card with a mix of old and new; old stash items = navy blue cardstock base 4"x6"; gray-blue with white snowflake print, snowflake sticker; colored pencils (orange, green, aqua blue, pink); black detail tip marker (stamped sticks) and a blue fine tip marker (stamped snowflake dots)

2. new to me items= star embossed decorative tape, snowman with bunny friend stamp (Stampin' Up 1997), Memento aqua blue ink pad to make curved lines, Stampin' Up Avocado ink pad for the image [these items were all gifted to me from a fabulous artisan friend]

THICC #139 for May 2, 2023 posting link=


other challenge blogs to share/link are:

A. Christmas with the Cuties; Christmas + Cute + hand-colored; my card has a stamped image with some inking to look like snowy weather plus the coloring for the snowman's carrot nose & scarf, the bunny, and then with a detail tip black pen I colored the sticks and coal pieces on the snowman; with a blue marker tip I colored the little stamped snowflake dots 


B. A Place To Start; May 2023; anything goes (not the option)


C. Use Your Stuff; current; Inspired by Water theme--- my card has frozen water, i.e. snow--does that count?


D. The 12 Months of Christmas Link-up Challenges blog; just started; #100; Anything Goes Christmas (not the option of ornaments/decorations)



some Facebook groups to share/link are: Mixed Media Creativity, Paper/Paper/Paper and DT Calls, The Seasonal Cardmaker; 


Crafting in the USA heartland,

Becca S

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


  1. I love your dishevelled snowman Becca! What a character and so sweet the way the bunny is snugglig up to him! This is sure to bring a smile in December! Hugs, Kate

  2. Such a cute image Becca, and so beautifully used on this sweet card

  3. ooooh this is such a sweet card - gorgeous colouring which is perfect for our current theme.
    thank you so much for playing along at Chrsitmas with the Cuties, hope to see you again soon

  4. Great twist on the water inspired theme. I had some ice in my water photos as well. Thanks for sharing with us at Use Your stuff

  5. Very cute card, Becca - love your snowman character.

    Thanks for joining us at Christmas With the Cuties.

    Helen x

  6. So cute, Becca! Thanks for stopping by A Place to Start !
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