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Friday, March 3, 2023

MTTCC #55 Nativity Theme starts 3 March 2023 DT inspiration card

 Welcome to Becca's Heart for Creativity blog! My creative spirit is happy with the results of using a collage patterned cardstock from Echo Park's Away in the Manger collection for my Nativity themed Christmas card for My Time To Craft Christmas challenge blog #55.

Competition for #55 is March 3-16, 2023. 


a. collage patterned cardstock = Echo Park's Away in the Manger collection

b. enamel dots in 4 colors = Craft Consortium

c. gold foil star dazzles/stickers = Paper Wishes website

d. light gold sheen flat card base 5"x7" = The Paper Source website

e. red glitter foam hearts and red/raspberry glitter decorative tape = stash

MTTCC #55 blog link=


other challenge blogs to share/link are=

1. Christmas Crafts All Year Round challenge blog; March 1 start date; 3 of something or a French phrase/lyric like Three French Hens; MY card has 3 gold stars embellishments and also have 3 red glitter heart shape stickers embellishments


2. Crafts Galore Encore Challenges blog; still open; Anything Goes;


3. Use Your Stuff challenge blog; has 2 days left; theme is travel; MY card's collage print panel has the wise men traveling; there is also the top row showing the 'skyline' of Bethlehem and then towards the bottom, there is the creche with the Holy Family who the wise men were intending to find...the reason for the star


4. The 12 Months of Christmas Link-Up Challenges blog;  started March 1; Anything Christmas Goes (not the option even though my card is about the Nativity/Holy Family)


and Facebook groups to share/link are: Mixed Media Creativity, Scripturally Inspired Creativity group, Christian Card Makers ~ Women's Fellowship, Bible Journaling and Faith Art, Paper/Paper/Paper & DT Calls, The Seasonal Cardmaker, 


Crafting in the USA heartland,

Becca S

*I'm DT/manager for MTTCC and MTTC. *I'm co-owner of AACB and soon-to-be Christmas Bingo Challenges. *I'm DT member of THICC, OUAT, MIUCB, and MLCCB. *I'm owner/DT of FQGS, FQCB, HQCB, and TFATU.


  1. A beautiful Christmas card Becca - love the stylized figures you have used for the three wise men

    1. Thanks, Maxine! The panel is from Echo Park's Away in the Manger collection.

  2. Cute idea for a nativity scene - very unique!

  3. I like how you incorperated the travel theme into your card. Thank you for joining us at Use Your Stuff

    1. Thanks! I thought it was a good connection idea for using a holiday rather than a hometown or vacation location.

  4. A wonderful Christmas card with a lovely traditional image and pretty embellishments.
    Thank you for joining in with the Crafts Galore Encore March Challenge “Anything Goes”. Good luck x

  5. Awesome card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our CHRISTMAS CRAFTS ALL YEAR ROUND 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

  6. Very nice card. Thanks for joining us at Christmas Cards All Year Round Challenge

    DT Christmas Cards All Year Round Challenge

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