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Friday, August 12, 2022

2022 August 12 MTTC Theme #488 of Beverages

 Heartfelt greetings from Becca's Heart for Creativity blog! Today's posting features MTTC Theme #488--


August 12-25, 2022

Competition starts and stops on those dates at 12am CT/Chicago time or 6am UK time. 

For my interpretations of the theme for my Design Team commitments to MTTC, card #1 shows coffee pot which was what my dad always wanted. He has been gone for 13+ years already. I chose coffee to remember him while I created the card. 

Inspiration card #1--coffee

Have a piping hot day!

Some credits for card #1= (1) flat light blue cardstock base about 4.5" x 5.5"; light blue with white foliage stems is recycled cardstock from a tissues box!!!; the darker blue and white damask section is from a 16"x11" peel-n-stick wallpaper sheet bought at Dollar Tree recently!!!!; the black textured paper and gray cardstock scraps are from stash; and the coffee pot ephemera is from Carta Bella's Farm To Table Ephemera package (2020). 

Inspiration card #2=

*tropical leaves and flowers are from Bella Blvd's Island Escape Ephemera

*the background (off-white) and base (peach)cardstocks are from Neenah (bought at Wal-Mart); 

*the planner stickers and flamingo paper (part of a 6 print paper pad) were bought at Dollar Tree several years ago

*thin scrap of taupe cardstock used as a bottom border/grounds the tropical flowers and the drinks

[kraft paper is just for scanning purposes]


MTTC #488 link=


other challenge blogs and Facebook groups where you will see these cards:

A. Shopping Our Stash challenge blog; She Sells Seashells (beach, ocean, shells related); {MY card #2 has flamingos, palm trees/leaves}


B. PINspirational Challenge blog; August 2022; {MY card #1 has coffee pot/like the coffee mug on the hotel ledge}


C. If You Give A Crafter A Cookie challenge blog; Tropical colors; {MY card #2 will be linked}


D. Crafting Happiness Challenges; Weekly challenge; 127 Little Things = {MY card #2 has little size planner stickers of the tropical drinks and the flamingo seen on the right side}


E. Mixed Media Creativity group; handwritten sentiment for card #2, planner stickers, die-cuts, card #1 has vinyl wallpaper and recycled tissues box; 

F. Paper, Paper, Paper and DT Calls group


Crafting in the USA heartland,

Becca S

DT member of MTTC and its sister blog MTTCC


MLCCB, MIUCB, AACB, OUAT challenge blog


owner of 2 challenge blogs: FarmQuest and Heart's Quest


  1. Great cards, and perfect for our Little Things challenge. Thanks for sharing at our Crafting Happiness Challenges.

  2. Loving the coffee card Becca - that is fabulous!! I had to look twice to find the drinks on the tropical card :)

  3. Two very different cards but perfect for the theme. I love the blue tones and papers of the first one. And all those bright colours and flamingos are perfect for the second one. Hugs, María.

  4. love those little drink umbrellas ... so very glad you joined our She Sells Seashells challenge at Shopping Our Stash.

  5. Island Escape papers are perfect for our challenge!! I love the pink flamingos!! Way to go shopping your glad you played along with our "she sells seashells" challenge over at SOS.

  6. Awesome!!!! Thanks so much for participating in my PINSPIRATIONAL challenge!!! I appreciate that you play along and I enjoy visiting your blog!! Have a happy crafty day!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

  7. Awesome!!! Thanks so much for participating in my IF YOU GIVE A CRAFTER A COOKIE... challenge!!! I appreciate that you play along and I enjoy visiting your blog!! Have a happy crafty day!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

  8. It sounds like you collect all kinds of 'useful' things as I do. Well done for using lots here. The flamingos are a fun theme for a card, beautiful and summery. Thanks for Shopping your Stash with us this time. x


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