Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Advent Calendar Extravaganza with Taheerah Atchia

Hi there,

I'm taking part in Taheerah's Advent Calendar Extravaganza today! Advent Calendar Extravaganza is the festive event of the season! The "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, 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 await behind the door.
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I made myself a winter scene! I layered images from Neat and Tangled's Santa's Wonderland onto some Lawn Fawn rolling hill dies.

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I used some liquid appliqué to add the little snowy pom pom at the end of their hats.

Oh, sorry for the crazy pictures today! They are so sharp, I don't know what happened.

If you love these images and have been waiting for them to come back in stock at Neat and Tangled, I know they just restocked a whole slew of OOS sets - click!

It's not a party without a prize! Today's prize is generously supplied by Neat and Tangled, 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 both blogs to be eligible to win. You have until December 31st to enter!

♥.

182 comments:

  1. Your card is so cute! Love all the critters among the snow layers!

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  2. All of the images are really fun, but my favorite is that little stack of snowballs! Thanks so much.

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  3. I love all the little characters. They are so cute!

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  4. An adorable card Elena, I like the bright cheery colours and I adore this set!

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  5. What a fun card! I love the crisp colors and the snowball stack is adorable! TFS!

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  6. So cute! I love the layered hills and those darling characters.

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  7. Elena, your card is the epitome of festive and fabulous! Love the vibrant reds/greens, the adorable images, the wintry wonderland...the works! Thank you for joining Taheerah's Extravaganza; you've sent my festive spirit soaring!
    ~carol

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  8. Really cute card. Love the scene you created.
    natgodfrey4@gmail.com

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  9. Love the rolling hills on your card and the snowman, Santa penguin are all so adorable! Such a happy and festive card!

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  10. Santa's Wonderland put to adorable use! What a charming card. TFS

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  11. What a darling card! Love that penguin holding the lights! Great job.

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  12. Oh what fun they're all having! Getting ready for Christmas. Beautiful coloring. The red is so rich & vibrant. Love!!

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  13. All those sweet little guys playing in the snow - so adorable!

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  14. Very cute card and the images are so adorable!!!

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  15. What a great card! The hills are a super way to get in all the cute characters. Love your colours. Very festive!

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  16. This is soooooo cute and the coloring is perfection!

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  17. Wonderful fun Christmas landscape - they are adorable little characters!

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  18. Fabulous card... so colorful and cheery. Love the Santa!

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  19. Adorable card! I like all the little stamped elements.

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  20. Such a fun card! Love all the characters-they bring a smile to my face!

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  21. Adorable card. This Santa's wonderland stamp set is going on my wish list to Santa.
    DebbieC

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  22. Such a cute card! A very fun set!

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  23. Your card is adorable, Elena! I love all of those darling little characters!! They totally bring a smile to my face every time I see them!!!

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  24. I didn't think I would want to invest in those stitched dies but they make your characters look pretty good. thanks so much for sharing.

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  25. Too much cuteness! Love everything - the fun images, the rolling snow hills, the gorgeous colours!

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  26. What a fun and
    cute scene! Love
    that Santa.
    Carla from Utah

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  27. Adorable card!! Love the cute little scene you have created!

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  28. I love your card!!! The colors are so vibrant and festive. And it's just such a fun card 😊

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  29. Soooo adorable and festive! Love your scene!

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  30. These are such sweet little Christmas critters

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  31. Love this cute little scene you created with Santa and his helpers. How fun is this?

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  32. Darling scene! I didn't even get my Liquid Applique out this year--thanks for the reminder!

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  33. Love your jolly Christmas card

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  34. So darn adorable...love the wintery scene, Elena!

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  35. Super cute card, love the vibrant colors and festive scene!

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  36. Such a fun, festive snow scene!!

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  37. such a cute card.
    Seeing the pile of snowballs makes me raring to go for a good old snowball fight.
    Merry Christmas!

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  38. Such a jolly happy scene! Those little images are all so adorable and your coloring looks awesome!

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  39. Very jolly! Beautiful colours and I really like the little pile of snowballs.

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  40. Great job! I love the subtle coloring on the hills to add dimension.

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  41. So sweet! I love the layered hills and your coloring is amazing.

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  42. What a sweet scene, Elena ... those little cuties playing in the snow are adorable! Anita :)

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  43. Such a sweet scene! Love how happy and bright it is.

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  44. Love the snow! They look like they're having so much fun! Thank you for sharing!

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  45. Gorgeous card - such a cute and happy scene!

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  46. Oh what a crazy fun card. Love it:)

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  47. Love these colors and the scene you created! so joyful and cheerful!

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  48. Love the bright fun colors of your images! Thanks for sharing on this great extravaganza!!

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  49. Such a sweet sweet scenery! LOVE this.

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  50. Oh these guys are so cute. And such colorful Christmas wishes.

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  51. So cute! Love the bright reds and greens. Thanks for sharing!

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  52. I see Santa gets his own Christmas tree himself! Cute card.

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  53. Sant's wonderland is a great stamp set, and you colored them all so well.

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  54. Very cute, bright & happy! Lovely card!

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  55. Cute and heart-Warming, just a great card.

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  56. Cute card love the Santa,penguin, and snowman.

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  57. Everyone is busy getting ready for the main event! Cute.

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  58. Oh, I just love the scene you created and your gorgeous coloring! Such a bright, happy, festive card :)!

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  59. What a cute little scene you have created!

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  60. These little images are so cute and I love what you created with them.

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  61. That penguin is adorable!! Super cute images!

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  62. Love the card. Such a cute stamp set.

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  63. This is the cutest card!!! I love how the colors are the same and I love all the white background!!!

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  64. Traditional figures in traditional colors. That card evokes happy memories. Thanks.
    Ingrid

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  65. Super cute card Elena. Love the darling image... great scene!

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  66. Adorable winter scene! The coloring is amazing

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  67. Your card is so bright and fun! Cute!

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  68. Very cute and colorful winter scene you created.

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  69. What an adorable card! Love your coloring skill. Thanks for the inspiration. :D

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  70. I love your adorable snowy scene!!

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  71. Great snow scene. Love the penguin with the red lights!

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  72. A delightful, colourful Christmas scene - beautiful design!

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  73. So cute and bright! Love this card!

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  74. So sweet! Looks like those little critters are having too much fun :)

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  75. Such a bright and colorful card. The stamp are wonderful and will be a great gift to receive.

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  76. adorable! I like the distance effect...

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  77. Beautiful coloring on this adorable card! Delightful!

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  78. So adorable...such a fun stamp set...and you showcased it beautifully!

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  79. Elena, you always create the sweetest scenes and this card is no exception. Gorgeous!

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  80. Aww so cute!Beautiful scene!I love the little highlights!

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  81. Your card is too cute! Love the way you staged the picture!

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  82. Adorable card and the coloring is great.

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  83. how cute! the pile of snowballs cracks me up!

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  84. What a collection of little cuties! I love your card

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  85. Those little colorful critters are so adorable!

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  86. This is such a cute stamp set and an even cuter card! Thanks for sharing.

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  87. Love the little scene.
    Great coloring.
    thanks for sharing.

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  88. Such a happy card! Love that Santa is bringing the Christmas tree!

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  89. Bring on the Merry....Christmas that is! So many little details (like the subtle shadows) that put this card right over the top. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  90. such an adorable card. Thankyou so much for sharing

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  91. Super cute!! I love this stamp set!

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  92. Thank you, Elena. I love your winter scene using the Santa's Wonderland set from Neat and Tangled. Very cute.

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  93. Love this super cute card. Thank you for sharing.

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  94. You've put a huge smile on my face! Your card is just the sweetest! I have loved that adorable penguin and snowman since I first laid eyes on them. They're just too cute!

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  95. What a wonderful holiday scene! I just love the characters and the pile of snowballs is so much fun. Thanks for the inspiration! I can't wait to try this stamp set!

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  96. I love the way you have your Holiday characters interacting in the snow. It brings JOY to the season, snowball fights, tree cutting and light hanging. Wonderful card!

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  97. What a cute scene! Love the traditional color scheme and all the fun detail!

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  98. This card is loads of fun - puts a smile on my face!

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  99. Elena your scene is very cute, love the hills, but your little Santa carrying the tree and the other two are just adorable!

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  100. Adorable scene! These critters are just full of holiday spirit!

    Sammibug in Ohio

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  101. Adorable card and such a fun Christmas scene. Great job!

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  102. This card is so sweet! I love those characters!!

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  103. How cute! Love this set & the adorable images, especially Santa with the tree! Beautiful coloring!!

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  104. Such a sweet and playful design!

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  105. Totally cute, I love this stamp set!

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  106. Cute!! Love the little guys in the snòw!! And the little pompoms on the hats are just fabulous!!

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  107. Awesome scene, and fun abounds!

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  108. Very cute card with yoursnow drifts and critters. Love this stamp set.

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  109. What a wonderful, fun card! Thank you for bringing a smile to my face and a bit of joy into my day!

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  110. Great idea to create all the hills so you can space your characters out better and now have them look like they are floating!

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  111. Super adorable!!! Those images are so cute!!

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  112. So cute and adorable. The colors are perfect.

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  113. Super cute! Love the traditional red and green!

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  114. Beautiful Xmas card!!! Such a fun scene! <3

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  115. Bright and cheerful and really beautiful too!

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  116. What a fabulous card - so bright and shiny, it really makes me feel christmassy :)

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  117. Very sweet scene...so fun and cheerful.

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  118. Such a cute scene. Your coloring is amazing!

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  119. Very fun and cute card. Love the characters.

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  120. I like the way you colored the Neat and Tangled images and how you paired them up with the Lawn Fawn hills.

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  121. Love your coloring, Elena. Bright, yet soft.

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  122. I love this happy scene you created - so so sweet!

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  123. I love the snow banks and dimension they create love the bright images too. Merry Christmas

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  124. Wonderful card! Such a happy scene.

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  125. Such an adorable scene, I love this year's Christmas sets from N&T. It's such a cheerful and cute card, I really love it!

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  126. Adorable adn you did a great coloring the images and having them play among the snow banks.

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  127. eeek!! i SO want to be at that Christmas party with those critters and SANTA!! ha ha!! loooooooove these images!!!!! bravo!

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  128. Oh, this is so adorable!!! Those images ARE so adorable and I love how you've combined them together!

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  129. Adorbs and so whimsical! Love this!

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  130. Anything that has a pile of snowballs just waiting to be tossed is my kind of card! : )

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  131. Super cute card with amazing coloring!

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  132. Those little guys are having a grand snow day! You brought them to life :o) thank you!

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  133. Cute and fun!! Such great vibrant colors!! Love how Santa is carrying the tree.

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  134. So so fun and adorable. Thank you!

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  135. What a sweet scene! Love the snow detailing (that pile of snowballs is just AWESOME)and how you made everything look like it's dancing a happy dance ^^ Thanks for sharing!

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  136. Cute little guys. I like how you grouped them into a scene.

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  137. Very nice card, love all of the layering. Thanks for sharing!

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