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Wednesday, March 1, 2023

MIUCB #64 DT inspiration card for 1 March 2023

 Welcome to Becca's Heart for Creativity blog! This personal paper-crafting blog post is showcasing a St. Patrick's Day card with distressed paper and cardstock edges for the options theme/technique at Mix It Up (MIUCB). Challenge #64 is Anything Mixed Media Goes with option of technique/stash supply of distressing (distressing with your papers using scissors' blade or a knife or use distressed inks). #64 competition runs March 1-April 15, 2023. 

I don't have any distress inks so I used the blade of a heavy pair of shears to distress the edges of the papers and cardstocks used for this St. Patrick's Day card. The base is recycled packaging with roughed up edges. The orange and green papers are specialty textured types that were also roughed up. All edges were inked in black. Two rows of rainbow washi tape were applied next. Then 3 interlocked clovers/shamrocks removed from a garland were adhered with help of glue dots. The wood lasered die-cut of  'love' had previously been colored with an orange marker then topped with a layer of orange glitter paint pen which then was topped again with a layer of gold glitter acrylic paint. With more glue dots, I was able to adhere the wood die-cut over the center shamrock. Easy peasy! :)

Mix It Up challenge blog #64 launch post link= I will edit more info after 6:30 am on March 1st.


other challenge blogs to share and link-up are:

A.  Crafting Happiness Challenges blog; March 1; St. Patrick's Day or use green; MY card is for St. Patty's Day


B. The Four Seasons Challenge blog; March 2023; open on March 1st; Seasonal; St. Patrick's Day is celebrated March 17th in the US

link =

C. A Place to Start Challenge blog; still open; Anything Goes; palette 1 option is a match for this St. Patrick's card;


and Facebook groups to share photo and/or link are:

1. The Crafty Addicts

2. Paper, Paper, Paper and DT Calls

3. The Seasonal Cardmaker

4. Mixed Media Creativity

5. Slimline Cards Obsessed


Crafting in the USA heartland,

Becca S

*I'm a DT member of MIUCB; and also MLCCB, THICC, OUAT.

*I'm a DT/manager of MTTC and MTTCC.

*I'm co-owner/DT of AACB and the coming soon Christmas Bingo Challenges blog.

*I'm owner/DT of TFATU, HQCB, FQCB, and FQGS.


  1. Lovely card! I love the Washi tape peeking out behind.
    Hugs Rachelle

  2. Hi Becca: I love the green and orange combination on your sweet card. Thank you for sharing your creativity with us at The Four Seasons Challenge. May God bless you as you create and share using the talents He has given you. I appreciate your inspiration and your art.

  3. Great card! Thanks for sharing your art with us at Crafting Happiness Challenges.
    Janis, Owner & Design Team Member


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