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Friday, June 11, 2021

MTTC theme of things in the sky focus starts 11 June 2021

Welcome to Becca's Heart for Creativity blog! My artsy-crafty heart was excited to mix some old and new stuff together for a 30th birthday card! It has an uplifting theme!! (pun) :)

Shell, the MTTC challenge blog owner, has designated the new June 11th two-week challenge with the focus theme of "things in the sky". For my DT commitment, I've got a hot air balloon on a scrap of old MME cardstock and a then a small HAB sticker that's new next to it. Not shown on the inside is a larger HAB sticker with the same colors along with a 'celebrate' expression sticker for an easy inside. There are several little planner stickers scattered around the front focal panel. The arrow stickers, sunglasses sticker, explore sticker, 30 sticker and cork 'ribbon' are new supplies, too. Plus the black cardstock for the base is new. 

Enjoy the journey birthday card:

Design notes:
*pink cardstock is 5.5" square
*black cardstock base is a full sheet folded in half in order to give some border on each side

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other challenge blogs and Facebook groups where this card will also be linked/shared=

a. Seize the Birthday challenge blog; new challenge started 6/10/21; anything birthday goes with option twist of nautical; MY card is just regular non-nautical birthday


b. Mix It Up challenge blog; challenge month started 6/1/21; anything goes with option twist of stamping; MY card is just AG this time with NO stamping {different uses of ink for edging, lettering, and slash marks; actual cork as the 'ribbon' border; use of different stickers inc. some with glitter and H & B that are puffy}


c. Aud Sentiments challenge blog; challenge ends in about 3 days after I post/link up; Anything Goes + Sentiment; I've got lots of text on the front but I'm titling the card after the phrase on the sunglasses -- "Enjoy the journey"


BLOG BADGES FOR A, B, & C in mixed up order =

d. Paper, Paper, Paper, & Design Team Calls group on Facebook; sharing site 

e. Mixed Media Creativity group on Facebook; inked edges and ink slash marks, different types of stickers, actual cork cut like ribbon or washi tape, solid color in pink and black and also the hot air balloon scrap of patterned cardstock, kraft paper


Crafting in the USA heartland, Becca S

Design team member of My Time To Craft challenge blog and also its sister blog My Time To Craft Christmas


  1. A great card and lovely use of different elements together.

    1. Thanks, Tracy! And I appreciate you as a new blog follower! Sweet! Loving having the support from another artsy-crafty heart!

  2. What a great mixed media creation Becca - love your interpretation of the challenge!
    Stay safe

    1. Thanks, Maxine! And yes, I did want to do something playful and incorporate some travel phrases for an adventurous friend.

  3. Really cute card. Awesome papers and images. Great birthday card. Loving it. Thanks for sharing over at Aud Sentiments.

    1. Thanks, Billie! Appreciate your visit to my blog!

  4. Wow, Becca, this is an awesome collage card! What lovely, bright colours!

    love Mags B x

  5. Lovely design. Thank you for sharing with us in the Aud Sentiments challenge.

  6. Lots of lovely layers in your collage design, fun card, thankyou for playing along at Seize the Birthday, Cathy x

    1. Thanks, Cathy! I wanted to include travel words along with the hot air balloons and "HB". I think it's funny to have the sunglasses perched at the tip of the top arrow sticker, too!


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