Paper crafting is works of heart

Paper crafting is works of heart!

Saturday, July 1, 2023

MIUCB #66 with technique option of aperture opening starts 1 July 2023

 Welcome to Becca's Heart for Creativity blog! My heart's doing a happy dance for this multi-inked card base with a heart shape aperture that's perfect for Mix It Up challenge blog. 

WHAT: Mix It Up (or MIUCB) challenge blog #66 anything goes with technique option for aperture/opening

WHEN: #66 starts July 1, 2023 and ends August 15, 2023


1. white card base with heart opening and tri-fold plus the gold metallic foil "Best Wishes" = Hot Off The Press via Paper Wishes website

2. the swan and pink with text print heart die-cuts = Prima Marketing

3. one side's main ink applied color was Pink Pirouette and the other side was a Sugarplum = Stampin' Up classic ink pads

4. the accent inks/pads = Memento

5. the heart gem accent = Crafter's Square

6. Opal Blush Glimmer Paste used on the front flap around the heart shape opening = 

WHERE: MIUCB #66 blog posting link=


other challenge blogs to share or link are:

A. Crafting Happiness Challenges blog; just started July 1 Eastern time; Anything Goes


B. Creations in Pink; current; midway; Anything in mainly pink; this cards has lots of light tones of pink and then the center 'stone' is a bolder pink


C. Creative Creases; current; fun fold theme; this is a folded with a front flap with a heart opening card


D. Creative Fingers challenge blog; started June 30; anything goes



FB groups: Mixed Media Creativity, Paper/Paper/Paper and DT Calls, Card of the Month--Just For Fun, 


Crafting in the USA heartland,

Becca S

**This is my last challenge with Mix It Up's design team. I'm returning to teaching in mid-August and will be doing lots of grading/verifying of student graded papers. Seventh grade math!!! 12-13 year olds!!!


  1. Nice framing on that wonderful heart gem and super gorgeous card.

  2. What a gorgeous card Becca - well done - and all the best with your return to teaching.

  3. Becca, God bless you for taking on 12-13 year olds! Your card is lovely and thank you for entering it in the Creative Creases Challenge.
    Karen, DT

  4. Wonderful card, Becca! Love all of the sweet details and the fold is great! Thank you for playing with Creative Creases Challenge, and I hope you can join us again soon. We really appreciate your support!
    Debbie, DT
    Secrets To Stamping

  5. Becca... Beautiful! My heart is doing a romantic happy dance for this card. Thank you for joining us for Creative Creases #60


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