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Friday, July 28, 2023

MTTC #513 Shades of Blue DT card for 28 July 2023

 Welcome to Becca's Heart for Creativity blog! Today's heart happy posting is sharing my DT inspiration card for MTTC, My Time to Craft challenge blog.

WHAT: #513 theme is shades of blue (monochromatic blue tones/shades; neutrals and metallics allowed but keep them minimal)

WHEN: July 28-August 10, 2023

SHOW and TELL: birthday candles card

1. base is the light-medium blue; cut to approx. 5.5" high x 4" wide

2. white cardstock is about the same size

3. navy blue cardstock is the same size as an index card

4. light blue with little white stars cardstock is about 4"square

5. stenciling; was part of a circular stencil bought at Dollar Tree; traced with pencil first and then after stamping, I used a medium blue marker for contrast

6. "HB" stamp is a very old Stampin' Up product; one of my favorites that I use a lot

MTTC #513 blog posting link=


other challenge blogs to share/link are:

A. Seize the Birthday; Anything Goes birthday; (not the toppings option)


B. Stencil Fun; a couple of days left; Stenciling with option of birthday; I've got both!!


C. Krafty Chicks; 5th week; All Occasions; 


D. Through The Purple Haze; open for about 3 days left; Anything Goes



some Facebook groups to share/link are: Mixed Media Creativity (stamping, stenciling, inked edges); Paper/Paper/Paper and DT Calls; Need Crafty Inspiration; 


Crafting in the USA heartland,

Becca S

*Besides MTTC, I'm involved with these other challenge blogs: MTTCC; TFATU, FQCB, FQGS, HQCB; AACB, CBCB; MIUCB, MLCCB; OUAT; THICC (these last 4 are phasing out in July and August due to returning to teaching in mid-August!!!).


  1. What a fun blue card Becca - you certainly didn't get the blues when making this sweet card

  2. WOW what a fun & fabulous creation! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our STENCIL FUN challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

    Co-Owner … Can You Handle the Pressure, Double D, Four Seasons, Peace On Earth, Stencil Fun, Simply Clean & Simple, Two Old Bats, Triple B

  3. This card is gorgeous, I love how you've played with the position of papers, it's very original and a great idea. Hugs, María.

  4. Well there is afew shades of blue there, great card Becca, xxx

  5. A nice abstract card with many shades of blues and patterns. So happy that you joined us at Seize the Birthday using the anything goes topping. But remember if you use the tapping you have a chance to be a guest designer in the coming months.

  6. Such a fun card! Great monochromatic panels and fun details. Thanks for playing along with us at Seize the Birthday.


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