Friday, 9 December 2016

Advent Calendar Extravaganza with Taheerah Atchia


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Happy Friday! Today I'm joining in the fun of the wonderful Advent Calendar Extravaganza with Taheerah Atchia!


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 ONE HUNDRED 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 guests 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 taheera-atchia.com to see what special surprises await behind the door!

Today is Day 9 of the advent calendar and is sponsored by the wonderful peeps from Simon Says Stamp! I had a dig through my Simon Says Stamp goodies and had fun creating this festive little number featuring the Poinsettia stamp set from the Believe In The Season collection:

Christmas Greetings-2 copy

The background of the card was created by applying gold glitter paste through the Simon Says Stamp Falling Snow stencil. Who said snow had to be white? I like mine gold! ;)

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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 Simon Says Stamp so you'll definitely want to win! Simply leave a comment on this post then head back to taheerah-atchia.com and leave a comment there too. You must leave a comment on Taheerah's blog as well as mine to be eligible to win! 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 23:59pm EST on 31st December 2016 to enter.

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

Happy advent calendar hopping and good luck!

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203 comments:

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Jenny D said...

I LOVE this card. The colours are beautiful and the gold dots look amazing!

CORNISH said...

Very pretty card. Love that poinsettia stamp of Simons
DebbieC

Liz Gessner McAllister said...

The gold glitter paste is beautiful

Marcela I. Alvarez said...

so Christmas! i like it very much

BunnyD said...

What a fabulous card! Love the different green you chose for the background. Your colouring on the poinsettia is perfect for that stamp!

Colleen said...

WOW, I like the Gold too, I wouldn't have thought of that, but it really is a showstopper!

CathyL said...

Very pretty card with the gold snowflakes!

Jean said...

So pretty! Love that background!

LI$@ A creations said...

Woohoo! First comment! Love the gold glitter snow! Card looks amazing. Thanks for sharing.

Kristie Goulet said...

Gorgeous colors!!! ♥

Miriam Prantner said...

Loving the gold glitter paste, so gorgeous!!!

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

Hello yummy gold background! I love this!!!

Sabine Edelmannn said...

Beautifully done with the gold glitter paste! Love this stencil! The stunning poinsettia really stands out from this great background!

Melanie MacKenzie said...

I LOVE the gold glitter...great card. Cheers.

Christy Q said...

Wow! What a gorgeous card with e pop of colour using aqua! Love the red and gold accents.

Nikki said...

Really nice card, love the colors. Nikki

Annheidel said...

I love all the dots of gold glitter paste!

Maryjo Monterosso said...

So pretty. Love the gold sparkle and poinsettia is always a favorite and yours is beautiful

Janet said...

Love the colors and design! 😍

Melissa Friedrich said...

Beautiful card, love the poinsettia and the gold on green details!

Natalie Winterstein said...

Eeek! This is GORGEOUS! I adore the background color with the pop of red and then the glittery gold??? Perfection!

Debra Rumpza said...

I love your golden snowy background!

Shelly said...

Oh, this is so festive and BEAUTIFUL!

Debbie Vasel said...

Love all the golden glitz!
So pretty!

Robin Platt said...

Great card. I agree who says snow has to be white. Love how gave the poinsettia a dimensional look.

Chris Handy said...

Beautiful card. Love the gold

Cynthia Cole said...

Beautiful card and love the gold snow!

Laura Peddicord said...

Your gold background is really pretty and yet simple so it pulls the attention to the poinsettia and message. Live it! Thank you for sharing.

Arianna Barbara said...

Wow! Beautiful card!!!

Beastybunny said...

Love all the glittery dots! Gorgeous!

Mary W said...

Gold snow is like the song "eating rainbow stew with a silver spoon" which makes me happy every time I hear it just like thinking that snow could be golden.

Anita in France said...

Bold and beautiful, Aimes ... the golden shimmer is gorgeous! Anita :)

Stephanie Savidge said...

Such a bright and pretty card! Love it.

Lynn Hardy said...

This is gorgeous Amy! You have used one of my favourite stamp sets too :)

Trina said...

Very pretty card.

Nox said...

Beautiful card - love that glitter paste on the teal - makes the red of the poinsettia really pop!

Deb said...

Beautiful card! I like the gold "snow" for the background. Very eye appealing!

barbara macaskill said...

LOVE the golden snow background and the poinsettia is scrumptious! TFS!

Jackie Parkins said...

That's beautiful! The bright red flower against the gold glittery snow and that pretty teal card stock is perfect.

Theresa said...

simple and elegant card. thanks as always for sharing.

Dee Earnshaw said...

Love the gorgeous color of the card you used. This green/blue looks amazing against the poinsettia:)

Greta said...

Classy, beautiful card!

cghundley said...

How pretty and
love your gold
snow! Great
design.
Carla from Utah

Scraplea 1 said...

Great card with the gold snow! Love it!! Thanks for sharing on this fun extravaganza.

Linda Droege said...

I love the glittery snow. Your card is so festive! TFS

Marina said...

OMG, great Card! Thank you for sharing.

Kimberly Rendino said...

Love the gold "snow"!!! Very pretty!!!

Denise Bryant said...

Love the poinsettia and the gold! Beautiful card!

Betty said...

Beautiful card! Love the colors!

Abby said...

Nice card!

Jenny Colacicco said...

Gold snow rocks!! I love this - and your poinsettia looks so 3D - gorgeous!!

Jan Clothier said...

This card is an absolute stunner! I love everything from the rich teal-green background with those drop-dead gorgeous glitter paste stars through to the beautiful poinsettia. Just wonderful!

Barb said...

Love the gold snow!

Karen B. said...

Love your card with the traditional colors Amy!

Sharon Klumph said...

Thank you, Aimes. I love the gold "snow". It surely sets off the nice red poinsettia. Very nice.

Saybrah said...

Live how you used the glitter paste in the background!

M R Leech said...

I am a huge fan of Poinsettias! But that gold glitter snow is FABULOUS!!!!!

Barbara said...

Gold glitter snow is very pretty and perfect for this card design....just saying! :)

Memories by Manda said...

Your gold falling snow is lovely!

Bobby said...

This is gorgeous. I think gold snow is the way to go. ;)

Hannah said...

Yes, indeed who said snow had to be white? :] Love the clean and classic look of your card. Thank you so much for sharing it with us.

Fe Orot Mejia said...

Your poinsettia us beautiful.

Irish Lass said...

Simple and elegant. A stencil, who'd a thunk it?

mandalj said...

Love the gold snow! Fantastic card!

bev p said...

I think gold snow is just lovely. And, I never knew you could get glitter paste! It's just wonderful. Thank you.

Lori Kobular said...

Love your traditional Christmas colors of red and green! That poinsettia stamp is beautiful!

Kristen Olsen said...

Great use of a stencil AND love the poinsettia. Very festive!

Moosisk said...

LOVE your card! The gold dots add just right amount of bling. Thanks for the inspiration. :D

Teresa Doyle said...

Amy, this is stunning! Love the background colour and the gold snow is gorgeous on it. And the poinsettia....BEAUTIFUL! Great card!

Unknown said...

I like the shade of green you chose for the background and feel this is a card I might be able to replicate. Thanks for sharing.
Ingrid

A Crafty Person said...

Gorgeous poinsettia card. I love the gold glitter.

StarSpry said...

What a pretty card! I love the gold snow background :)

Rose said...

Beautiful & bright! Very striking!

Beatrice Lawson said...

Love the gold - great idea to replace the traditional white. I love the poinsettia stamp set, I have it too!

vicenta ghylin said...

Awesome card. Love the gold glitter. Thank you for sharing.

Isabel Z said...

Love what you created!!!

Lisa Gross said...

Beautiful card the gold in a nice touch.

GKA said...

Love the gold snow!,

Martha Harris said...

A truly lovely card (great colors!)

Kleri F said...

Beautiful card!Thank you for sharing and for the blog hop!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Such a pretty card Aimes. Love lovely poinsettia and the touch of gold.

Nikki said...

Such a beautiful card!

Rebecca Yahrling said...

So pretty! Love the poinsettia.

Mary Alice Varallo said...

Great card. the background really makes the poinsettia stand out.

Janis said...

Love the gold snow!

craftymom205 said...

Love the card.

Rose W said...

What an eye catching card. Really nice and looks fairly easy to create, I hope to find out!

Sharron said...

So gorgeous Aimes! Love your stylish poinsettia and wonderful gold snow!!

Char K said...

great colors and texture!

Melissa Bi. said...

Very elegant. I love the gold snow.

Sue LD said...

Very pretty color combo and I like the gold snow.

Kathy Thisted said...

Super fun card! love glitzy look yet easy to make multiples

Cheryl B said...

Love how you used the stencil! Pretty poinsettia too!

Roberta said...

You poinsettia is so realistic looks as if you have glued a real one on your card. Love gold glistening snow ;).

Laurie said...

Beautiful card!! I love the snow stencil.

Debbie A Smith said...

Indeed who says snow has to be white. I like your gold snow.

Helen F. said...

Stunning Christmas card, Aimes

Laraine R said...

Fabulous card!

Amy C. said...

Very cool...I like all the sparkly gold dots!

Zina said...

Pretty card love the gold snow

Angela said...

What a fun Christmas card! Your color combination is perfect and this would be great to mass produce!

Me said...

Love the golden snow!! It looks so cool!

Clara Callon said...

simple but beautiful

Nives K said...

Nice card.

loulou said...

Fab card. Love the glittery gold snow.

luvhymns said...

Neat gold glitter paste on the card. Makes your poinsettia shine!

Teri W said...

Sweet bright poinsettia

Isabelle said...

Your card is very elegant, really great !

Karen said...

The gold glitter paste makes a fabulous embellishment!

joy said...

Gold snow looks good to me! Very pretty card, Amy.

Denise Gutshall said...

What a pretty card! I love the gold glitter paste background-- What a great idea!

Betty Keefe said...

so pretty Aimes - love the blue/green background with the gold!

mgpm said...

Lovely work!

Anna C said...

What a great idea using gold for snow instead of white! Pretty card!

Michele K. Henderson said...

Fresh and beautiful! I love the poinsettia!

Lisa Buchanan said...

Love the card using the stencil! Thanks for sharing!

Dana & Glen said...

Beautiful! Wonderfully fun and vibrant.

cm said...

You've created a lovely teal/gold background (I agree: snowflakes can be any colour we want them to be!) for the star of the show: your pretty poinsettia! Thank you so much for joining Taheerah's Extravaganza; you've sent my festive spirit soaring!
~carol

cheryltownley said...

I love the idea of gold 'snow'.

Irene Grau said...

Love this card! Thanks for sharing!

Joyce said...

Love the "gold" snow!!!

Cheryl said...

Beautiful

StampinLouie said...

Love this card. I never thought of using my stencil with gold embossing paste but I really like it!

Jacki said...

That gold glitter paste in the background is really nice

Janelle said...

Love your traditional colors with that pop of gold sparkly 'snow'!

Linda Rubarski said...

Love the gold glitter on your card.

Jean Bullock said...

It isn't snow, it's the magic of Christmas falling to the earth to touch everyone. Wonderful card. Love that color combination.

Patt H. said...

Beautiful card! Love the bright colors & the Gold!!

Ericka Strange said...

Great card. Love the bright green and red together with the gold! So fun.

LC Lamothe said...

Wow! What gorgeous, rich colors you chose! I love the gold snow. Such a pretty detail!

3kidmama said...

Such a classically beautiful Christmas card - I love the gold "snow". Such a fun twist. Your card just makes me smile!

Super Stick Chick said...

Beautiful card, love your colors.

Kate said...

Love your golden snow!!! And your poinsettia is so pretty too!!!

~amy~ said...

LOVE this...that gold glitter paste looks FABulous.

JimandPeg Zeleznik said...

Beautiful card! And, I like your gold snow!!! Thanks for sharing! (Peg)

Kulbir Kirkland said...

I love the gold embossing paste. Your card is gorgeous. Thank you for sharing

Sabrina said...

Very pretty card!!

Shameless Sweets said...

Lovely card. Thank you for sharing.

Megan said...

Love the glitter gold paste!

Amy Ames said...

Hi Amy! I love your card. The gold glitter paste you used is pretty and I love the dimension it gives your card!!

Janet a.k.a. swanlady21 said...

Love the sparkles!

Aileene Fitzpatrick said...

Love the poinsettia flower as well as the color scheme. Great design.

Aileene Fitzpatrick said...

Love the poinsettia blossom, it looks so beautiful.

Aileene Fitzpatrick said...

Love the poinsettia blossom, it looks so beautiful.

Daria Z. said...

Love the vibrant colors and simple design!

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

So gorgeous! Love how the poinsettia just pops and the glittery gold "snow"!

NanW said...

Love all the gold snow!

Jackie said...

Lovely card! Love the traditional colours used and the gold snow too!

Irene said...

Great card!!! Love the stenciled background...thanks for the inspiration!

Alaska .Kris said...

I love gold snow!

Aileene Fitzpatrick said...

Love the poinsettia blossom and the card design.

Karine said...

Wow beautiful card. Love the gold glitter!

Andrea A said...

The brilliant colors of your card are wonderful!

Lindsay S said...

Love the gold glitter!

Laura Miller said...

You did a fabulous job coloring the poinsettia - - it looks like it's popping off the card.

SueT said...

The colors are just a little bit non-traditional. Nice combination. I'm going to have to branch out!!

Annette Reed said...

Never heard of gold glitter paste but I love everything glittery. Great card!

Bev Karolak said...

Gorgeous card! I love ❤️ the gold snow! 🙂

Samantha Mann said...

gold snow?! yes please!!! ha!! looooove it with the bold red and teal!!

sammi said...

Great card! Love your coloring and the way you used the gold glitter paste!

Sammibug in Ohio

Gabriela Seminario said...

beautiful card, TFS

Christine Canfield said...

i adore this color combo!

Jen W. said...

Love this bold and happy card and the gold snow is genius!!

JBrady said...

Loving the use of that gold glitter paste! Well done!

Shona Austin said...

Love gold snow like this. If it really was gold we would all stand out in it and take shovels of it home. Thanks for a beautiful holiday card.

Berina RGA said...

Such a beautiful card! Love your coloring on the poinsettia! And I would really love it if it snows in gold! Everything will look more beautiful and winter wouldn't be so bad after all :) Well we can always dream :)

cropmom66 said...

Beautiful card! I love the gold accents!

Lisa Petrella said...

Beautiful! I love your gold "snow" and the way the poinsettia really pops against the teal card base!

Mary Holshouser said...

the gold "snow" is beautiful.
Love the banding with the
wonderful poinsettia. the
coloring is great.
thanks for sharing.

Tracy said...

This is so pretty, love the gold sparkles.

Mary-Anne V said...

Those gold dots are fabulous on this card!

Flo said...

Very pretty card. Love your gold snow.

Mirella said...

Ooooh, how beautiful and sparkly! I love gold on Christmas cards!

Love2papercraft said...

Beautiful card! The glitter paste & poinsettia are lovely. TFS!

Michelle Lupton said...

OMG, that gold glitter paste is THE BOMB!

Indy's Designs said...

Wow, the gold glitter...what a beautiful touch!

JoAnne R said...

Gorgeous colors. I love that red shade popped on the teal. Awesome card.

jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

Oh my goodness, this is gorgeous with the vibrant red of the poinsettia and the deep blue-green of the background. The gold glitter paste was the icing on the cake! Simply gorgeous!

Brithzi said...

Fantastic card. The way you colored the poinsettia makes it look like it is layered and slightly crinkled to pop it up.

Maureen said...

I like my snow (and rings) gold and glittery too, Duchess! I just adore this on the turquoise! ox

Cynthia Baldwin said...

Your Falling Snow stencil looks amazing with the GOLD!

Shanna said...

Love this card!

Rosemary said...

really lovely card!!

maria f. said...

Such a pretty blue color - works well with the red and gold.

Glenna said...

Merry christmas. love the gold background and texture it gives to your card. Thank you for the idea!

Cindy said...

Lovely card!

Anna Natalia said...

I love the gold dots!

Anonymous said...

i love the poinsettia card

Heather said...

Oooo . . . I really like the gold snow, too!! Such a gorgeous card! All the colors really pop!

Rema said...

Fabulous!

Rae Dalphine said...

Love the card! Fabulous color choices

CraftyPaws said...

So pretty and sparkly!

Alma Dirpaul said...

Beautiful card!

Marcia said...

That is absolutely stunning! Love the gold speckles!!

Tracy Lustick said...

Love , Love LOVE !

Gail said...

Beautiful card!

Oliev said...

Gorgeous card!

Carey Nusbaum said...

I love, love, love your idea of using gold glitter paste through the stencil to make snow! That is such a great idea that can be used in so many endless possibilities!

D.Ann C said...

Oh, I LOVE your snow!! Wouldn't it be cool if one snowfall a year were golden like that?!!

Anita said...

I love that gold glitter paste.

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