Saturday, December 17, 2016

Advent Calendar Extravaganza with Taheerah Atchia

Today, I'm super excited to be playing along with....


Advent Calendar Extravaganza is the festive event of the season! 
This ‘hop with a twist’ was dreamed up by Taheerah Atchia and 
features surprise destinations each day! 
Joining in the fun with Taheerah are 100 special guests - 
each serving up some fantastic Christmas inspiration! 
Just like an Advent Calendar, you’ll never know where 
you’re going to be visiting next until you ‘open the door’!
And that’s not all! 
With 25 *amazing* sponsors taking part as well, your crafty wish list is bound 
to get a boost with a chance to win a prize EVERY SINGLE DAY!!

Join in the fun every day at taheerah-atchia.com to see what special surprises wait behind the door!


Reverse Confetti is our special sponsor today
and I used their wonderful products in a creative way to make my card.


I started with a piece of Cloud White Cardstock and a strip of patterned paper from the Very Merry 6x6 Pad as my background.
I diecut the largest wreath from Wreaths Confetti Cuts from Avocado Cardstock
and stamped my sentiment from Christmas Blessings.


A trio of buttons and twine finish it off.




 



It’s not a party without a prize - and with prizes every day there are several chances to win!
 Today’s prize is generously supplied by Reverse Confetti
so you’ll definitely want to get your hands on it! 
Simply leave a comment on this post to enter - 
then head back to taheerah-atchia.com and leave a comment there too to double your chances! 
Don’t forget to grab the other surprise destinations from Taheerah’s blog and 
head over to them to leave comments there as well to improve your odds even more! 
You have until until 23:59 EST on 31st December 2016 to leave all your comments! 

Don’t forget the Advent Calendar Extravaganza runs from 1st-25th December inclusive 
so make sure you visit taheerah-atchia.com every day for fabulous inspiration and 
amazing prizes every single time! 
Merry Christmas!

Thanks for looking!

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~amy~ said...

Leigh, love your green wreath!

Christy Q said...

CAS elegance, as always!! I love the patterned paper you used, so pretty!

Linda said...

Like your card

Shelly said...

This is simply beautiful, Leigh!

Jenny D said...

Great card. Only a few elements but they work so well together.

bev p said...

I love the sentiment and the sweet simplicity of this message. Thanks so much.

Lanae said...

Such a nice card! Love the wreath with the bit of patterned paper!

Kristie Goulet said...

LOVE this Leigh! So perfectly CAS!!! ♥

Liz Gessner McAllister said...

I like reverse confetti simple dies

Nox said...

Beautiful, simple card - love the wreath!

BunnyD said...

What a pretty collection of papers to choose from! Great colours.

Jean said...

This is so pretty! Simply elegant!

Karen B. said...

The simplicity of this card makes it shine, love the green with gray!

Laraine R said...

Great card!

Betty Keefe said...

love your card Leigh - as always CAS and elegant!

Melissa Bi. said...

Simple elegance! great card.

Unknown said...

Love the wreath and the way you embellished it just enough. A beautiful card!

Ingrid

Rebecca Yahrling said...

I love that wreath; it's on my wish list! Gorgeous card.
Merry Christmas!

Flo said...

Great card. Love that wreath die.

joy said...

What a beautiful card design - a great one for mass production. The buttons are a nice embellishment.

Sabrina said...

Very lovely card!!

cropmom66 said...

Love the simplicity of this card. Very pretty!

Mary Holshouser said...

Love this
It's clean and simple and
so pretty.
thanks for sharing
Merry Christmas and Happy new Year

kerry myers said...

Love the stamp set. That is a great card! Thank you for sharing

Lynne in NI said...

Beautiful card! Love your wreath die :)

Marina said...

Great cas Card! Thank you for sharing it.

StampinLouie said...

Beautiful card Leigh! Thanks for sharing!

Dee Earnshaw said...

very pretty wreath:)

Scraplea 1 said...

Neat idea for a card! The black and green just pop. Thanks for sharing on this fun extravaganza!!

barbara macaskill said...

I love the simplicity of this lovely card!! Nice soft colors and the wreath is cute! TFS!

Jackie Parkins said...

Beautiful - simple and elegant.

Debbie A Smith said...

very nice

Kathy Thisted said...

Love the gentle elegance of this card with its delicate wreath and bold sentiment

Jean Bullock said...

I love wreath cards. Well done.

Mirella said...

Lovely CAS design, very prettily laid out! :-)

Melissa Friedrich said...

Beautiful CAS card, love that pretty wreath and the sentiment font.

Barb said...

Clever card!

Barbara said...

Oh so pretty and elegant, too. Beautifully created.

Martha Harris said...

Lovely, simple card.

Helen F. said...

Oh Leigh, what a pretty green wreath!

Dana & Glen said...

Fabulous card! Amazing combination of elements and balance of white space.

Cynthia Cole said...

Lovely clean and simple wreath card!

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

Love that deep green with the gray!

CORNISH said...

Clean and classy card. This is a great wreath die, it could also be used for valentine or wedding cards.
DebbieC

Linda Droege said...

Wow, three of my current RC favs: the wreath die cut, the Christmas Blessings stamp set and the Merry paper stack all on one card. Perfection!

bzyPTmom said...

Beautiful card-love the papers in the Reverse confetti paper pack!

CathyL said...

Beautiful and simple card, with a great sentiment!

Beatrice Lawson said...

The sentiment is amazing and I love the wreath.

Jan Clothier said...

The green leaf die is wonderful and you have showcased it in CAS loveliness.

Greta said...

I love wreaths & I love your fresh, clean card, Leigh! Fun to see buttons used!

Joyce Casaldi said...

Very pretty Keigh, love the CAS design!

Trina said...

I like how simple you card is. I really like the buttons you added.

vicenta ghylin said...

Great card. Love the sentiment. Thank you for sharing.

Denise Bryant said...

I absolutely love that wreath... it's been on my wish list! Pretty card! Love the strip of the cute paper and the embellishments you used!

A Crafty Person said...

Lovely wreath card.

graham Brand said...

Fantastic! Love everything about your card especially the buttons!

Kristen Olsen said...

Very nicely done! Love the die and your use of it!

Beastybunny said...

Lovely card! So clean and simple and elegant!

Sharron said...

Simple elegance, just love it! That wreath always looks amazing and I love how you added the side panel!

Sabine Edelmannn said...

Beautiful and simple! Love it!

jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

Love your creative design so beautifully done with this fabulous green wreath!

Teresa Doyle said...

Leigh, this is a great card. The stamp set is lovely and I love the sentiment you used is one of my favs. A beautiful wreath die as well!
Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones!

Kris said...

Love, love, love this card, Leigh! Perfectly simple, perfectly stated. Thanks!

Abby said...

Nice, clean design.

Dr Sonja said...

How cute - buttons on the wreath.

Natalie Winterstein said...

Love the wreath and beautiful sentiment! :)

Kleri F said...

Such a "different" card!Very creative!Well done :)

Memories by Manda said...

Lovely wreath card.

Lori Kobular said...

Love your CAS card! That wreath is pretty, looks like a bunch of hearts all running into each other!

Debbie Vasel said...

Love the message of your card.

Mary W said...

Love the grey and green together.

Fe Orot Mejia said...

I like the simplicity of your card.

Isabelle said...

Your card is very elegant.

craftymom205 said...

Great card.

Deb said...

Such a sweet card. Love the sentiment and that die cut is great!

Isabel Z said...

Simple yet stunning.

Zina said...

Like your wreath card so nice and clean

Moosisk said...

Love your card! The greeting is perfect for Christmas. Thanks for the inspiration. :D

Denise Fonda said...

I love this wreath design. Based on the sentiment or decorative additions, it could be used for any occasion. Great card.

Rose W said...

Wonderful card with the true spirit of Christmas. Good work.

Cheryl said...

Cute

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Beautiful design...love the simplicity of this!

Margaret said...

Love the wreath die cut...I am going to have to get this one!

Super Stick Chick said...

Love the focus on the sentiment.

Rose said...

Lovely CAS card. I really love how the design keeps the focus on the sentiment.

Joni said...

Love the simplicity of this card--just perfect!

Debbie Selby said...

Simple and oh so cute.

JimandPeg Zeleznik said...

I love your card--very clean, simple and elegant! Thank you so much for sharing and taking part in this wonderful project! (Peg)

Linda Rubarski said...

Love your card.

Laura Peddicord said...

Love the wreath but especially the addition of the buttons. Thank you for sharing your card. It is really pretty!

Irene Grau said...

Lovely card. I love CAS cards!

Wanda Reynolds said...

Gorgeous simplicity!!!

Teri W said...

Elegant sweet wreath!

cghundley said...

Lovely wreath on
your card! Great
job.
Carla from Utah

Teri W said...

Sweet and simple card! Love it!

Indy's Designs said...

Oh this is simply wonderful! Darling wreath!

Michelle Lupton said...

Perfectly CAS! Gorgeous!

Aileene Fitzpatrick said...

The card design was so unique and yet so simple. The wreath just stood out as it should. Loved it.

M R Leech said...

I love the wreath! Thanks for the inspiration!

Aileene Fitzpatrick said...

The card is so adorabke, simple yet elegant. The green wreath just stand out as it should and the buttons added the final touch. Love it!

judy said...

Lovely CAS design!

Mary Alice Varallo said...

I love the simplicity of this card. Thanks for sharing

richardbreaks said...

So sweet and CAS! Nice!

Aileene Fitzpatrick said...

Love this card for its simplicity and beauty.the green wreath stood out as it should, the star of the card.

Patricia Mello said...

Such a nice clean, crisp card. I really like wreaths at Christmas time and yours is just right.

Barb said...

Beautiful and a lovely message. Thanks so much for sharing.

Sue LD said...

Great design with the wreath and buttons around the sentiment.

Chris Handy said...

Beautiful modern card.

Lisa Gross said...

Love the wreath very cute.

Cheryl B said...

Love the patterned paper, and the wreath makes a beautiful clean card!

Me said...

Such a clean and beautiful card!

Roberta said...

I love that the green cardstock wreath looks like raised paint (on my screen anyway). Love the buttons. Thank you for sharing.

Colleen said...

Leigh this is such a sweet and simple design but the sentiment is outstanding and I love it!

Judie said...

Simply beautiful! The buttons are too cute :)

luvhymns said...

Your wreath of green would look well in red for Valentine's day as it reminds me of hearts. Love the sentiments in Christmas blessings. The font makes the words stand out!

Arianna Barbara said...

Wow! Awesome CAS card!!! The green wreath and the buttons are amazing!!!

Anita in France said...

Crisp, fresh and so wonderfully CAS, Leigh ... such a beautiful sentiment! Anita :)

Michele K. Henderson said...

I love the dark green against the crisp white in your beautiful CAS inspired design!
Holiday Hugs!
Michele

Betty Sue said...

Simple and wonderful! ❤️

Di Wong said...

So pretty. I love the crisp clean lines. Sometimes it's hard to know when to stop - yours is perfect.

Jenny Colacicco said...

Gorgeous simple card Leigh - love the pale grey paper strip down the side and your button cluster - there are totally not enough buttons used on cards anymore. That wreath is so cute and I love the simplicity of having it standalone ad the main focus.

Laurie Brown said...

Beautiful card!! Love the green and the pop of patterned paper!!

Annheidel said...

Simple and elegant! I love the trio of buttons.

Melanie MacKenzie said...

Wonderful card...nice and crisp and clean. Cheers.

Denise Gutshall said...

I love your clean and simple approach! It leads to an elegant card with capturing the real meaning of Christmas!

Rowena Miniaci said...

Stunning!!! Love the added button 😍

Lynn Hardy said...

What a lovely, modern wreath card!

Shameless Sweets said...

Lovely. Thank you for sharing.

Carey Nusbaum said...

Cute holiday card Leigh! I love to adorn cards and projects with buttons. Thanks for the inspiration and for the opportunity to win!

Joyce said...

Nice clean look

QuilterLaura said...

Wow, that's a great die, and the sentiments are spot on!

cheryltownley said...

The essence of clean & simple. Lovely. And this Christmas word set is one of the nicest I have ever seen. Love the sentiments and the font.

Annette:) said...

So simple and beautiful.

Vera Yates (Ling) said...

Love your lovely CAS card, Leigh.

NanW said...

Love this simple wreath.

Daria Z. said...

Love the fresh color combo! Wonderful design, wonderful card.

mandalj said...

Love your card - the buttons and twine are just right for it!

Tracy said...

Such a simple design that packs so much elegance, great card!

KimS said...

Just lovely! I'm always looking for ways to use buttons on cards.

Bobby said...

Beautiful CAS card, Leigh. I love the added strip of pp down the side.

Kulbir Kirkland said...

Beautiful card. Thank you so much for sharing

Amy C. said...

I love the simplicity of this wreath!

Miriam Prantner said...

Such a pretty wreath! Love the bit of gray paper too!

Lisa said...

Love the pop of fresh green Leigh, this is lovely!!

Sharon Klumph said...

Thank you, Leigh. I love your card. Very nice Reverse Confetti products. And I also love the sentiment that honors my Savior this season.

Heather DePasquale said...

Love the sentiment, font and elements. Thanks for sharing!

Amy Ames said...

What a beautiful card!! I love your green wreath 😊

Kimberly Rendino said...

That wreath die is awesome! Love your card!

Irene said...

Wow! Stunning card...the patterned paper is so beautiful with the die and verse!

Sissyc said...

Cute card and I love all of the different elements

Maryjo Monterosso said...

Clean and simple and love your color choices.

Robin Platt said...

Love your card

Shanna said...

I love the Card!

Andrea A said...

Very cute card! I love the buttons!!

Lisa A creations said...

Cute card! I love how clean and simple it looks. Thanks for sharing!

Nives K said...

Simple and nice card.

Betty said...

Fabulous card! Green, buttons, and best of all, reflecting the reason for Christmas...Christ!! Thank you for sharing!

Anna C said...

I love your card! That wreath is so cute!

Jackie said...

Lovely card! Like the patterned paper you used as well as the button.

Christine Canfield said...

the accent panel on the left is a great touch!

Dana said...

Sweet card!! Love the wreath and the buttons are the perfect touch!!

Rosemary said...

beautiful card... love the sweet little buttons!!

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

Love this cas design -- I have to get that die!!

sammi said...

This is a gorgeous CAS card, The buttons are the perfect touch!

Sammibug in Ohio

Bev Karolak said...

Beautiful cas card! 🙂

Rae Dalphine said...

Love the card! Simple but elegant

maria f. said...

What a splendid way to use that wonderful wreath die. I love the fresh green (yay Pantone!)

Jen W. said...

I love this CAS beauty, Leigh!!

Glenna said...

I love how fresh this card looks! thanks for the idea. Merry Christmas

Megan said...

So cute. Love that wreath! And the sentiments!

My Paper Epiphany said...

Very unique and classy! I love it!

Cris G said...

Fabulous wreath and sentiment! Love the buttons as embellishments!

Laura Miller said...

I want all the Reverse Confetti products you showcased! Love the end resulting card!

Rema said...

Fabulous!

Lindsay S said...

Love the trees down the side of the card!

Laurie said...

Beautiful card! Love the colors!

Janelle said...

So pretty...clean and simple. LOVE that sentiment, front and center!

Patt H. said...

I love the clean simplicity of this one & the beautiful patterned paper!

Ericka Strange said...

Beautiful card. Love the buttons and the wreath is so preety. Great job.

Samantha Mann said...

such a cool wreath! love the phrase, too!!

Anna Natalia said...

Pretty card. Thanks for sharing.

Heather said...

Perfectly simple, and oh, so beautiful!!

Mary-Anne V said...

Great clean look for such an important message. Merry Christmas!

Brithzi said...

Beautiful card and perfect sentiment. Thanks.

CraftyPaws said...

Love the button details on this CAS card! Brilliant!

Natalie Godfrey said...

Cute card. Great job!
natgodfrey4@gmail.com

SueT said...

I love the simplicity of your design. Stunningly elegant message. Merry Christmas.

Alma Dirpaul said...

Beautiful card. Always love that sentiment.

Anonymous said...

Perfect !

Tracy Lustick said...

Perfect idea !

Oliev said...

Gorgeous card!

D.Ann C said...

I love the addition of the three buttons to that cool wreath!

Carey Nusbaum said...

Leigh, your card is so cute! I love adding buttons to my cards and projects!

Love2papercraft said...

Clean, simple-just right!

Marcia said...

Beautiful sentiment!! Love how you framed it with the wreath!!

Hannah said...

So cute! Love the dimensions you added!

Lisa Petrella said...

GORGEOUS CAS design, Leigh!!!!

LC Lamothe said...

Wonderfully done! A beautifully festive card!

Anita said...

I love this card, great job.

Preety said...

Gorgeous card. Love the design. Thanks for sharing :)
Cheers and happy new year
preety

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