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Friday, October 27, 2023

MTTCC #72 Use Orange and Yellow and Brown Theme for Christmas DT card 27 Oct 2023

 Welcome to Becca's Heart for Creativity blog! I'm the team member that suggested this trio of colors. I thought it would be creative to do a non-traditional holiday combination and visions of fireplaces, wreaths, deer/wood scenes and Nativity scenes were filling my head. 

WHAT: My Time To Craft Christmas challenge blog's #72 with theme of using the non-traditional Christmas color trio of orange, yellow, and brown for a Christmas or winter holiday card

WHEN: October 27-November 9, 2023 for #72

SHOW and TELL: Rustic Manger Scene Christmas card

1. gold satin textured card base, 5"x7", The Paper Source website

2. the brown barn siding cardstock, ? Fancy Pants Designs

3. the leaf print, yellow with gold foil herringbone, and rust with stripes cardstocks = Recollections' Heirloom Heritage collection

4. the manger scene journal card, trimmed, Echo Park's Away in a Manger collection

5. gold foil stars, Hot Off The Press

6. cocoa brown ink pad, Memento

7. coral thread wound in a coil and twine with an open knot, stash items

WHERE: MTTCC #72 blog posting link=



A. Peace on Earth Christmas Challenge blog; current with days yet to go before deadline; Anything Christmas Goes


B. Color Hues; time is running out; Colors of yellow and kraft; my card has those



C. Word Art Wednesday challenge blog; new Oct 25 for 2 weeks; anything goes that is uplifting; MY card is a religious Christmas manger scene


D. The Paper Funday Challenges blog; current until Oct 29; anything goes with option of yellow, orange and green; MY card is a religious Christmas manger scene however it has yellow/gold, orange/rust and brown tones



FB groups: Scripturally Inspired Creativity, PPPDTC, COTM, 


Crafting in the USA heartland,

Becca S

*Manager/DT = MTTCC and MTTC


*Co-owner/DT = AACB and CBCB


  1. What a beautiful card Becca - love your use of the colours and the end result id exquisite

  2. Such a pretty card Becca...never would have thought to use the challenge colors for a nativity, but I like it! Thanks so much for sharing this beauty with us at The Color Hues Color Challenge. Marcia (DT)

  3. Gorgeous color combo, I always like non-traditional holiday color palettes. Thanks for playing along at The Paper Funday Challenge and sharing your lovely card with us.
    Donna xx
    Beautiful Blossoms Challenge
    Inspiration Station Challenge
    Paper Funday Challenge

  4. Love the design, those colors really work wonderfully for a nativity scene! Thanks for joining us at the Paper Funday Challenge.

    1. Thank you so much, Melanie, for your compliments!

  5. Hi Becca, your card is beautiful! The elements you chose look great in our challenge colors! Thanks for playing at Color Hues ♥


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