08 December 2017

Advent Calendar Extravaganza with Taheerah Atchia

Hello, friends! 

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 taheerah-atchia.com to see what special surprises await behind the door!
The sponsor for today's hop is Paper Smooches- my FAVORITE stamp and die company! I've also used this opportunity to join in the fun with the PS December challenge {Winter}. I've challenged myself again this year to create over 10 Christmas themed cards... so far I've got 5! **NOTE: I think I should challenge myself to send them out once I get them done😜

Here are some close-ups of my creations using PS stamps/dies. 

This card was inspired by a holiday gift bag from Target:) 

The only way I'll complete this challenge of 10+ Christmas cards is if I make LOTS of CAS or one layer cards! Nothing wrong with that;) 
DON'T FORGETthere's a prize up for grabs from a special sponsor! Please be sure to show our sponsors some love, as they have been very generous in giving their support and time to this event

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 [my favorite] Paper Smooches 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 in order 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 23:59 EST on 31st December 2017 to enter.

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

Thanks for stopping by! Be blessed ❤️Sav

195 comments:

CarlavdM said...

Wauw what a lot of lovely cards on my screen and all different.

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

These are ADORABLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Nandini said...

Super cute cards. I love the cute stamps from Paper Smooches. They also have the quirkiest fonts for their sentiments!

vinita jain said...

Such cuteness! Love love love them all!

Rebecca Yahrling said...

That reindeer is hilarious and cute!! Love all of your beautiful
and creative cards. I love the calendar, too.

Diane Stricker said...

Great cards, I like the deer one best.

Kristie Goulet said...

These are great! Love them all!!!♥♥♥

Laurie Liebich said...

Love your cards. I am always looking for ideas😊

Deeps said...

Love all the projects, especially the calendar ones.

Maureen Jones said...

Oh I love that fat little penguin card! So cute.

Crafty Math Chick said...

Such cute cards! The laughing reindeer is my favorite! Thank you for the beautiful holiday inspiration.

Linda Droege said...

What a fun selection of ideas! Great cards

Tracey M said...

Wow, how cool you had fun with this and made a lot of cards and I LOVE them all. That reindeer has the most adorable look on his face. Thanks for making such wonderful Christmas cards. Tracey Magner

Linda BL said...

Cards are so pretty! Love the red one with the tiny gold tree.

phlower said...

Very cute cards! Especially love the rockin' little reindeer!

Mirella said...

So many cute projects, all of them so creative and sweet - thanks so much for sharing and inspiring!

Avra Williams said...

Great Projects! I love PS fonts!

Andrea Hastilow said...

Adorable cards, the cute reindeer has such a happy face, the penguin is also very cute, I am not sure what Target is but that's a great card so the bag must be nice to look at also, thank you for all four x

Annheidel said...

Super cute projects!

Betty Keefe said...

love your little calendar cards - so clever!

JmB said...

Great cards. Be sure to send them. You'll make someone's day. Thank you for sharing.

Debra Rumpza said...

What a sweet advent calendar! I love it!

Betty said...

Great projects! Thanks for sharing!!

Jean said...

Love each of these,. The reindeer is darling!

judy said...

Very cute cards!

Lagene said...

Awesome cards, I especially love the penguin calendar card!

Karthikha said...

Ooooh these are super adorable lovely cards :) Thanks for sharing with us :)

Natalie Winterstein said...

So cute! Love your projects! :)

Karen B. said...

Well, these cards just make me smile!

Cynthia Cole said...

Love all of your creations!

Stanlee Runner said...

Amazing cards, I love the penguin, he is so cute!

Rose said...

Neat cards. My favorite is the red one with just the greeting and the small tree image. It would be so easy to reproduce this one and is looks great.

cghundley said...

So fun and festive.
Love the reindeer
and penguin.
Carla from Utah

Karen Tomisato Kanda said...

Cute, Colorful, Happy Creative Works of Art! Made me SMILE! Thanks for Sending SUNSHINE on a "gloomy" day my way! Pure Happiness!

Iris said...

Great cards - love the simple elegance of the Dec calendar card and love the cute penguin.

Greta said...

Hope you do send them out--they're absolutely wonderful! Very creative & perfectly crafted! sghess4451 at comcast dot net

lritchie said...

Wow, someone has been busy, lovely cards all of them!

Teri Smith said...

You've been busy & have made so many cards! I really like them all. The deer with the Glad Tidings sentiment is perfect because it looks like it's smiling & is glad to be in the snow. :) TFS your talent. I know what you mean about getting the cards sent out. That seems to be the labour intensive part.

Sarah M said...

These are so cute. I love the simple red Christmas card with the little gold tree!

Dee Earnshaw said...

Thanks for sharing so many wonderful ideas with us - awesome cards:)

Deborah Kaye said...

Fabulous projects! Thank you so much for sharing your talent!

Lieve said...

All beautiful cards; lots of inspiration for us to find here -- thank you for sharing your creativity !
And no, absolutely nothing wrong with CAS !!!

Denise Bryant said...

Awesome cards! I am in love with that adorable penguin!

My Kraft Kloset.Kim Klinkovsky said...

WOW! Cute stamps. Cute cards. Amazing designs. Just adorable. Happy Holidays!

Joy Meadows said...

Great variety of cards! Love them all!

Annalisa Young said...

NOTE: I think I should challenge myself to send them out once I get them done
And here I thought I was the only one! #theperilsofcardmaking

I really enjoy all of these cards, especially the ones using the calendars. I don't see that often, but I think it's such a fun look. However, I think my favorite is the CAS one with the gold tree. That sentiment is just so cleverly made that it makes a great focal point to a card, and you added just enough embellishment to enhance it. Thanks so much for sharing your ideas! May this be the year of finally sending Christmas cards! :)

Rae Moan said...

Love all these cards! I got some great ideas to try out today!

Isabel Z said...

I love what you created!!!

Kristen Olsen said...

Paper Smooches stamps and dies are so great ! Love all of your cards...fun, whimsical, creative...

Lori Walker said...

So very cute! I love these ideas!

NanW said...

Great idea to use the calendar page!

Michele K. Henderson said...

I LOVE all these sweet calendar ideas! each one is so pretty!

Nox said...

Fantastic cards - I love that blue background for the reindeer - it really makes him pop!

Sam B said...

Great projects! Love them all, TFS!!

S. B. said...

All of your cards were great! Super cute!

Memories by Manda said...

Lots of great projects on your post. I can't get over how happy the reindeer looks on your first card!
memoriesbymanda AT g mail DOT com

cm said...

Oh my stars! What a lovely array of Christmas cards, Savannah! The reindeer, the penguin, the snowflake, the calendar design: festive and fabulous! So thrilled that you're sharing your fabulous inspiration at Taheerah's Advent Extravaganza!
Hugs~carol

Shelly said...

Savannah, these are all so pretty and sweet!

Mary Holshouser said...

Love the little deer.
The blue is so vivid and
really sets him off.
Great cards.
thanks for sharing

Beverly S. said...

Cute works! I especially love your reindeer card...that is just the best reindeer image! :) Thanks for sharing and happy holidays!

justasiam said...

Cute little reindeer. Paper Smooches products have such a fun and distinctive style!

Lynn Hardy said...

What a great selection of cards!

Barbara said...

You've been busy and on a roll creating these cute cards. How fun!

Ericka Strange said...

Great cards! Love the reindeer and the blue background so pretty!

mgpm said...

Really lovely cards. <3

Melissa Friedrich said...

Awesome cards and ideas, love PS sentiment font and the adorable penguin calendar Card is my favorite.

Daria Z. said...

Such wonderful cards! What a fun idea to use the calendar pages. I love the CAS red card.

Casey-Diane said...

These are soooo cute!!!

Bobby said...

What a great collection of Christmas cards.

Margaret said...

Love the calendar cards. A set of these for each month of the year would be a great gift!

Teresa Doyle said...

WOW Savannah, these are awesome. The glad tidings card is especially cute and I love the stark blue background, so pretty. Well done.

craftymom205 said...

Love your projects.

Trina P. said...

All cute projects. And definitely nothing wrong with CAS/OL cards. 😉

Betty Sue said...

Great fun cards!! PS is so fun!

Sandy M said...

The adorable reindeer is so cute. Your other cards are fabulous too.

Tammy Nyenhuis said...

Super cute cards! I love Paper Smooches too. Your penguin card is my favorite!

Polly said...

All of these cards are minimalist and so whimsical...good job.

Scraplea 1 said...

Cute projects! Thanks for participating in this fun event!!

Vivian said...

I love the reindeer...he made me giggle! The chubby penguin is cute too. All of your projects are adorable!

Sharron said...

Love all these awesome CAS designs!

Jeanne Beam said...

Such a great bunch of adorable cards. Thanks for sharing...

Patricia Mello said...

Great ideas, each one of them.

Cindy said...

Love your adorable cards!

Pennie Glasser said...

Very cute! I love all of them.

Roberta said...

My favorite is the penguin calendar card. Thank you for sharing.

Amy McCue said...

Love that funky reindeer!

Abby said...

Nice cards!

QuilterLaura said...

Very cute set of cards, great job!

Helen F. said...

ADORABLE set of cards, Savanah! love the calendar ideas!

Sue LD said...

Very cute variety. I like the calendar idea.

Jeanne H said...

What a fun bunch of cards. You are so right to make one layer or simple cards when there are many to make. Thanks for encouraging us.

Laura Peddicord said...

Love all of your work! Simple is best when there are lots to make but it doesn't mean they can't be cute or pretty or both! Thanks for sharing.

barbara macaskill said...

Cut cards! Whimsical and fun! TFS!

Wendy Fisher said...

Such wonderful cards and calendars!

Karen Letchworth said...

Such amazing and lovely cards. You're a busy and talented crafter, and I thank you for all this wonderful inspiration.
Blessings,
Karen Letchworth

Nives K said...

Wonderful cards! Thank You for the inspiration.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Fabulous creation!

Jan Clothier said...

Quirky and sweet.

mandalj said...

Gorgeous cards! I especially love the simple gold Christmas tree on the red card! So cute!

Bev Karolak said...

Great projects! Thanks for sharing! 🙂

NinaS said...

Great cards. Love all of them.

Meg Crawford said...

Nice collection of cards! All very well done!

~amy~ said...

Oh my goodness...I love all your sweet projects Sav!

Mary-Anne V said...

Great projects, I really like the calendars themed ones!

Melanie MacKenzie said...

Brilliant cards! Cheers.

Laurie said...

Cute cards! I love the calendars. So adorable!

Irene Grau said...

I love CAS cards. I wish I could learn to stop myself from adding to them. lol

Karen H said...

Super, super cute cards...love them both but my fave is the penguin.

jordanbev5@yahoo.com said...

Love all your fun cards, Savannah!! SO whimsical and bring "Glad tidings" this special time of year!! Have several of the past PS Christmas dies and have to put the Glad tidings stamp set on my list!!

Patty said...

Fun and whimsical cards. Love the penguin card.

Oliev said...

Awesome cards!

Theresa Robinson said...

What cute critters and I love the font of the sentiments

A Crafty Person said...

Lovely cute adorable cards.

Megan said...

Great start! ABSOLUTELY nothing wrong with keeping it CAS for handmade Christmas. I think people are just impressed to get anything handmade - doesn't have to be fancy!

Jennifer said...

Love the penguins - so cute! Thanks for your inspiration!

Indy's Designs said...

A darling collection of cards! Very inspiring!

Dana said...

Adorable cards!! CAS is the way to go if you do a lot, for sure!!

F. Andre said...

Love PS and their whimsical products. Great start on those holiday cards.

vicenta ghylin said...

Awesome projects. Thank you for sharing your ideas.

StampinLouie said...

I too love Paper Smooches. Your projects are pretty awesome as well.

pcm said...

cute cards!

Char K said...

adorable!

Amy C. said...

These winter animals are so sweet!

Cynthia Baldwin said...

Paper Smooches products are so festive and FUN. Love your projects!!

TinyCrafter said...

Okay, you created a whole bunch of cute cards! I think you created the most of everyone on this advent calendar hop. That reindeer is so adorable and he's smiling! What does he know that we don't? LOL I also love snowflakes. I have a few snowflake stamps and some snowflake stickers. Someday I am going to do a card with rainbow colored snowflakes. I think snow should be colored but then that's just me.
The Dec. calendar is so cute and there is that snowflake!
I love the writing on the Merry Christmas card. My sister used to do calligraphy and this reminds me of that.
That penguin on the Merry Christmas card is so cute & festive. My nephew loves penguins and he would like that one.
I love everything that you did and thank you for showing us all of it. I also thank you for giving us the chance to win something. I hope I do!

bev p said...

I really like the snowflake and calendar page. I have seen the calendar stamps and stickers, but never could figure out how to use them. This is very effective. Add a little gem or sequin and you are good to go. Thanks so much. (Mailing becomes an issue for me, too. I would rather spend the money on supplies than stamps!)

Sabrina said...

Very sweet and fun card!!

Jane Crisci said...

I love that penguin!!!

Lonya Mathys said...

so many cute cards, I cannot choose a favorite!

Kim Marie said...

What wonderful projects!!! My gosh! The deer! HI LITTLE GUY!!

Nouveau Chef said...

Very creative! I especially like the snowflake and the penguin calendar cards. Thanks for sharing!

Christy Q said...

Fantastic projects!! I love the reindeer with the touch of holly - such a great touch!

emagine said...

love the clean and simple look of your cards the fonts are so cheerful

Stacey Kowbel said...

Wonderful cards! Love the calendar inspired card.

Francine D said...

SO adorable.. Love the reindeer and the holly and berries on his.. precious!

sparkling stamper said...

I love love love paper smooches sentiments.

Marjorie DUMONTIER said...

Oh my ! Your set of cards is sooooo adorable ! I love how you left you deer uncolored on your first card, good idea ! margessw@icloud.com

Judie said...

So many awesome creations! Thanks for the inspiration!

Lisa A creations said...

Very cute and simple projects.

Lynne in NI said...

LOL, CAS is good with me, most of mine get simpler as the year goes on ;) Great cards, love them all!

Vickie Buehler said...

Love your cards! So much inspiration! TFS!

Dana M said...

Fabulous projects! Cute and elegant.

Ellen C said...

I love these cute and inspiring cards. Thanks for sharing.

Shanna said...

I love your ideas!

Ruby N said...

these are great ideas!

Dean Inman said...

Really like the calendar card such a good idea.

Kim Salito said...

Cute cards, thanks for sharing.

nancy y said...

really cute cards, now go buy some postage stamps so you can mail them!

Lyn Roberds said...

Love that calendar card - that was really cute & unique

Andrea Shell said...

All of your projects are so cute, but that reindeer I just love!

Tracy said...

Cute, such silly little critters, your projects made me smile!

Christa said...

Nice cards. Love the simple Merry Christmas and the calendar with penquin

D Mullin said...

Love all of the projects but sure do love the little penguin .

Laura Miller said...

The reindeer image is so cute, as is the penguin. Thanks for the inspiration. Now send those cards!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Beautiful cards Savannah. Especially love the first one with the cute reindeer. The little holly looks so cute on him. Great background too. Also love the calendar! Great designs.

Kati Caprara said...

Hi Savannah,

My favorite is the reindeer card. He is just so adorable and I love the snowflake background! The December Calendar card is so pretty with the silver snowflake, very elegant! The December Calendar Penguin card is very cute!! I love how you put in the snowy background on top of the snowflake background! Once again, your Merry Christmas card is simple and elegant. Thanks for sharing! Merry Christmas!
Poetesse2@comcast.net

Dena Barrios said...

I love all of them, what a great job!

Heather M said...

Adorable cards and critters. Fabulous set of cards!

Debbie A Smith said...

The reindeer and penguin make me love with all their quirkiness.

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

Fabulous, fabulous creations!! Love that reindeer :)

AndreaH said...

Really love All 4 cards. (Is that a record of how many cards by one person on this extravaganza hop lol) really stunning and lots of inspiration. Thankyou for being on tgis blog hop. Xx 🎅 xx

Arianna Barbara said...

Awww!!! They're so cute!!!

Momma K said...

Awesome calendar-themed Christmas cards! Bookmarking these to make for next year!

Susie Sonnier said...

How fun is this card!!

Carrie said...

Lovely Cards Savanah!

sammi said...

Great cards! Thank you so much for the festive inspiration!

Sammibug aka Samantha Houp aka Sammi

D.Ann C said...

That bell-bottomed deer just makes me smile and I like your pretty calendars!

Kim Faucher said...

Super cute!!! Love the idea of the calendar!

Viki Banaszak said...

so cute!

Tina Miceli said...

Super sweet cards. I especially like the penguin calendar.

Margery C said...

Cute December penguin. Too bad you have to wait 12 months to see it again :-)

Michelle H said...

That little reindeer card made me lol. Such a cute expression on his face. Great job on all your cards.

Janet S said...

Super cute cards. Love your use of the calendar. Thanks for the inspiration. :D

Heather DePasquale said...

These are awesome cards! Love the reindeer and the penguins.

Leslie Gladney said...

That is a lot fo cute cards, well done!

Sindhu said...

Lovely cards...adding calendar is nice idea...

Ceal said...

you have been busy, fabulous projects!

Katie Baird said...

The calendar is such a fabulous idea! I just love these.

Lindsay S said...

love the little calendar!

dligon said...

i love the reindeer!

Tommie said...

Adorable cards, I love the reindeer.

Flo said...

What a fun lot of cards. My favorite is the reindeer one.

Denise Gutshall said...

What a lovely collection of cards! I especially love the merry christmas sentiment die. It is a beautiful CAS card.

Alaska .Kris said...

Just my style... CAS and one layer!

Susan T said...

Sweet!!!

Kathy Johnson said...

Great card!

Larissa Heskett said...

SQUEAL Sav!! Just BEAUTIFUL!! I just ADORE the Scene you created!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and INSPIRING!! Have a FABULOUS New Year!! =)

Miriam Prantner said...

Wonderful projects! My favorite is the third one. I really need to be able to master CAS cards better, love that and so easy to mass produce!

Irene said...

Such cute cards!!! The reindeer is beyond adorable!!!

Joyce Casaldi said...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Karen R said...

What a trio of adorable cards! I just love the reindeer!

Ava Gavloski said...

great presentation of cards. cottagerca@yahoo.ca
you did a lovely job showcasing the stamps

mtscrapgal said...

Thanks for giving us such a variety of projects. Please send out your cards. It's a shame not to share them with others.

Kathy Mc said...

What a great assortment of cards! Love that they are CAS because that's what we need when mass producing. Great work!

JessicaK said...

These are awesome! Good luck on your challenge, these are fantastic