Advent Calendar Extravaganza with Taheerah Atchia

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Hi all! Welcome to Advent Calender Extravaganza with Taheerah Atchia. I'm so honored when Taheerah asking me to join this amazing and fun hop! I LOVEEE Christmas and I have so much fun making anything related with it :)





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!


 
Supply that I'm using for this card :
Meowy Woofmas for the stairs and door image using white embossing powder on brown card stock
Meowy Woofmas Creative Cuts to die cut the stairs and door image
O' Tiny Tree for the gifts image
Merry Everything for the Santa image then I coloring it using copic
Dienamics Merry Everything to die cut the Santa image
Hand Lettered Holiday for the sentiment using gold embossing powder
Dienamics Grassy Hills to die cut the grass on green card stock
To coloring the background, I'm using Spearmint Premium Dye Ink Pad and Lemon Chiffon Premium Dye Ink Pad with blending tool then splash gold Gansai Tambi watercolor with my brush


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 Technique Tuesday 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 2016 to enter.

Don’t forget 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!

Thank you so much for stopping by!

Hugs,

Melania Deasy

330 comments:

  1. i.love.this.
    Such a fun shaker card Melania!!!

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  2. Oh! That is soooooooo cute! Love the idea while opening door with full of gifts!

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  3. Adorable! Love the soft coloring, and the little gifts as shaker material are perfect!

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  4. What a fun shaker card! Love the fun suprise

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  5. What a totally fun card ...I love the surprise element of the shaker when we open the door :)

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  6. How festive-fabulous your Santa and shaker is, Melania! The little gifts behind the door: so much fun! I can just imagine the mega-watt smile this will bring to the lucky person receiving it! Thank you for being part of Taheerah's Advent Extravaganza; thank you for reminding us of the magic of the season!
    ~carol

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  7. You make the prettiest of the cards 😍

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  8. I love your idea of the door opening to all those presents behind. So much fun!

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  9. Great idea for a shaker card! Love all the little gifts inside!

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  10. Love love love this card! That surprise shaker inside the door is so much fun. Great work!

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  11. Oh my, this is so fun and CUTE!

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  12. A delightful card! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  13. Love the hidden shaker behind the door. So different.

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  14. So cute! Love how you made the door look like the game we are playing.
    natgodfrey4@gmail.com

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  15. What a cool card Melania! Love the interactive door!!! Merry Christmas and TFS!

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  16. What a special card. I would be so excited if it was in my mailbox this Christmas.

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  17. I love this shaker card. I want to make one like it.

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  18. Wonderful shaker card!Thank you for sharing!

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  19. Love the interaction of your card!

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  20. I just LOVE your card!!!! The colors are awesome as always.

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  21. What a great card! I love shaker cards and this one is so different.

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  22. Ooooh, it's a shaker card, what a fun idea!

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  23. Such a cute way to make a shaker card. Love the door!

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  24. Wonderful card,a nice twist on the original 'advent calendar extravaganza' design!

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  25. Very nice shaker card....I love those little gifts behind the door......well done

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  26. Such a cute card! Love the surprise behind the door

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  27. Wow, this is such a fun shaker card - love the opening door with all the little presents inside - so cool:)

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  28. Omg...that is the cutest shaker card ever....thank you so much for sharing

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  29. Love the surprises behind the door!

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  30. I love shaker cards. I have to try this. It is so cute!

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  31. Love the "surprise" shaker element behind the door.

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  32. {{VERY big grin on my face}} Love this shaker card. So very cute!

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  33. Oh how fun and
    love the shaker
    part!
    Carla from Utah

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  34. Gorgeous card! I love the surprise behind the door!

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  35. what a fun, clever card Melania - and love the gold embossed sentiment!

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  36. Wow! Love the way this door opens and it's a shaker! Oh and that background is stunning!

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  37. OH boy do I love your card. What fun to get this in the mail!

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  38. Love, love, love this card!!! The surprise behind the door is great!

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  39. Very cute card. I love the little gifts in the open door shaker.

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  40. I love this card!!! It's so fun! I just love shaker cards and this one is just fabulous! Thank you so much for sharing! (Peg)

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  41. So cute! I love the surprise of the door opening to reveal a shaker!

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  42. What a fun shaker card! I love how the sentiment looks, too :)

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  43. Honestly Melania, your work is ALWAYS amazing! Just absolutely adorable!

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  44. What a wonderful card. Love that it's a shaker.

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  45. LOVELOVELOVE your fun and festive shaker card!! I definitely need to get a door die like this one so I can do something similar!! Thanks for the awesome inspiratioN!

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  46. Super cute card, Melania! Love the "hidden" feature!

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  47. Love your santa and the soft colors you used. so fun!

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  48. Love this adorable shaker card! Thanks for sharing!

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  49. Super cute shaker card, so cute to have the door open.

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  50. how clever to use a door as a shaker space! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  51. Great card, I love the presents behind the door, great idea!

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  52. I smiled so big when I saw the surprise behind the door! What a great card. I know the recipient will have the same reaction! Be blessed.

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  53. Terrific shaker card, Melania!! Made me smile!!

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  54. Darling card. Great idea to stamp and die cut all those cute gifts. Thanks for sharing.

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  55. I love this card, it is adorable!

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  56. What a great idea ! I've already made a few cards with the Meowy Woofmas set, but I did not have your creativity ! Thank you for sharing.

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  57. Oh, cute. Who doesn't love, love, surprises behind doors! Love sparkly shaker! Thank you.

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  58. Oh, cute. Who doesn't love, love, surprises behind doors! Love sparkly shaker! Thank you.

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  59. What a wonderful surprise behind the door! Thanks for sharing.

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  60. How appropriate, a door card with a shaker surprise for the Advent calendar hop! Love it.

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  61. Loving the surprise behind the door!

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  62. I love this card. Thank you so much for sharing it with us!

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  63. Love the door with the shaker and the little presents in it. So clever!

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  64. Really fun card with a unique shaker.

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  65. Very cute and clever way to incorporate the shaker! Love it.

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  66. So cool! Way to tie in the door theme! Such a clever card!

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  67. Such a super cool shaker behind the door. And your coloring is so amazing... :)

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  68. What a fun card that totally ties into the theme of the advent calendar and what's behind the door...so clever!

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  69. Awesome another door that opens with lots of shiny goodness in side. I can imagine this being turned into a big poster advent calendar....kids would love that. Have a lovely day. Cheers Donna Z :)

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  70. What a wonderful idea for a shaker card! Very cool! Thank you!

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  71. Wow - your card has everything!! Such fun!

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  72. I love how your card goes along with the way we come to you---through the door! Love it!

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  73. Love the hidden presents! Such a fun card!

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  74. love doors on cards and your is very fun. thanks as always for sharing.

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  75. I love your fun little scene card!

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  76. How cute and fun with the shaker door.

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  77. I love the 3D interactive element on your card. Cool!

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  78. Wow!!! Fabulous card!! Love how the shaker is behind the door!!

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  79. Love this card, so clever...it made me smile to see those little presents that Santa has. Wonderful!

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  80. Thanks for sharing your great shaker card...Santa has great legs! Who knew?

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  81. Absolutely perfect Deasy! Love the little presents in the shaker, and love how you used a door as well - could not be more perfect for my event! Thank you so much for being one of my very special guests and kicking off Advent Calendar Extravaganza in style!!

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  82. What a fun card with the great shaker element!

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  83. Such an adorable card, love the presents behind the door!

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  84. Love this shaker card! Fabulous!

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  85. I LOVE LOVE LOVE what you created. I didn't expect a shaker card behind the door--brilliant.

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  86. Wow! I think this has to be one of the best shaker cards I've ever seen!!! LOVE IT!!!

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  87. Wow! What a cute, fun card! MFT make such lovely stamp sets and you have combined them beautifully here. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  88. Oh, my word! This is just superb!! I love the surprise behind the door and the sweet colors you used. Such a fantastic scene!

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  89. I love the surprise behind the door. Super cute. Shake it up.

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  90. Melania, this is such a delightful card!! Your soft, sweet colors - love them!
    =] Michele

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  91. How fun! I think the shaker element behind the door is genius!

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  92. I love shaker anything! What a great idea!!!!!

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  93. Such a fun card--I love the gifts as shaker elements!

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  94. Beautiful card! I love the "hidden" shaker and your coloring is gorgeous!

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  95. Melania, I love your shaker card and that you have to open the door to see it! Great idea! Thanks for sharing.

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  96. Love the card and especially the open door with all the presents inside!

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  97. What a fun and cute shaker card! That doorway is perfect for that!

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  98. A-door-able! Love the presents in the shaker!

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  99. What a charming card! I love this adorable shaker design!!

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  100. I love the surprise shaker behind the door! Such a clever design! TFS

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  101. My favorite shaker card ever!

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  102. WOW! I love your card! The surprise shaker behind the door is genius!

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  103. Oh my gosh... this is so cute. Love it! Cheers.

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  104. This is such a gorgeous& fun shaker card! Brilliant!

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  105. Oh my gosh! This is the cutest shaker card! Makes me smile!

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  106. Melania, this card is wonderful! I was excited to see what was behind the door next to Santa, just like a little kid! The shaker element with presents made me smile as soon as I saw it. This card is so fun! Great job!!

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  107. Aww...your card is super cute and such a cleaver shaker card.

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  108. Beautiful card. I love the door with presents behind it

    Kathleen

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  109. Very nice touch to have little tiny presents as shaker bits. thank you!

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  110. One of the nicest shaker cards I've seen. It's beautiful!

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  111. How fun is this card! Not only is it beautifully composed and colored, but what an amazing surprise when you open the door.

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  112. SO much fun! So different and creative. Good going!

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  113. Now isn't that just fun! Love that surprise door opening!

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  114. Like the different take on the shaker card. What fun!

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  115. That cute Santa's fabulous, Melania ... and what a brilliant surprise having the gift shaker behind the door ... so fun! Anita :)

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  116. This is so fun! I love your adorable card! Love the door and the Santa, and the surprise behind the door! Great card!

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  117. Super cute card. Love the way you made the door open to see the shaker inside.Thank you for sharing

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  118. Oh, what a fun card!! Love it, have to make my own as well! Shaker idea was brilliant! Edit

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  119. Gorgeous shaker! Love the tiny presents!!

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  120. 4 syllables for you & the card you created: adorable! Thank you so much for sharing :o)

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  121. What a most fabulous card. Love the little presents in the shaker!

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  122. What a most fabulous card. Love the little presents in the shaker!

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  123. What a great twist on a shaker card. Love it!

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  124. This is just darling and I love shakers.

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  125. Super cute holly jolly card with the shaker behind the door, that is awesome!
    God bless!

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  126. Oh my this is such a sweet card. I did not expect to see the sparkle behind the door.
    DebbieC

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  127. Oh my goodness, this shaker card couldn't be cuter. Love those teeny tiny presents and the fun interactive door element!

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  128. Oh my goodness, this shaker card couldn't be cuter. Love those teeny tiny presents and the fun interactive door element!

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  129. I love the surprise behind the door! What a cute idea.

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  130. I love mixing and matching stamps sets to create unique looks and this card is fabulous. Thanks for sharing!

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  131. OMG!
    This is the Greatest card!!!!!
    LOVE IT!!!!!!!!

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  132. Simply stunning!! Love, love, love this card!!

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  133. Melania, love your color scheme and how the little door opens!

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  134. Oh I love your shaker inside the door! Super fun and festive!

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  135. How fabulous to have a shaker with little gifts in it.

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  136. This is so cute! Just love the door opening onto a shaker with the little gifts inside. So clever! I may have to borrow the idea for using the gifts in the shaker. Just so darned cute!!! TFS!

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  137. Melania, I love your idea of using the door! Thanks for sharing this very creative card!

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  138. What a fun and unexpected shaker when the door is open! cute Santa!

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  139. Very cute card! I love how you made the door a shaker. So much fun!!

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  140. I love your shaker card. How fun for someone to discover what is behind the door!

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  141. Oh, how sweet and super cute! I love the door and the shaker behind it. So creative and clever! Happy December!

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  142. Oh that's cute and clever! Thanks for sharing on this fun extravaganza hop!

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  143. What a very nice surprise! A beautiful shaker card!!

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  144. I love the gifts as part of the shaker bits! Such a fun card!!

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  145. This is such a fun interactive card, Melania! I just love it!!! 😆

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  146. Loving everything about this card - signature ink blending but also awesome surprise shaker - fabulous!!!

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  147. So clever and cute!! Love the interactive shaker feature!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  148. Very cool card Melania. Love the surprise shaker behind the door. And those tiny gifts look adorable!

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  149. Hahaha! What a brilliant use of the door stamp set! And Santa fits wonderfully there. It's perfect for the first day of the advent calendar event also! Great tie in. Love your shaker elements!

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  150. I'm so in love with this Meowy Woofmas set! I hadn't seen it before - and I can absolutely see myself using the door, tree, pot, misteltoe, sentiment, etc. Great job with this fabulous shaker card!!

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  151. Cute shaker card, love the Santa.

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  152. Oh my goodness. This is the funnest shaker card I've ever seen. Thanks for sharing.

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  153. Nice shaker card. It's great idea with Santa standing in front of the door.

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  154. Nice shaker card! Of course I love those soft coloured tones!

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  155. This is so darn cute and clever! Adorable!

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  156. What an adorable shaker card!

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  157. Oh my goodness, this is one of the cleverest shaker cards I've seen. Just love this!

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  158. What a fun and super-cool card! Love that shaker door. :-)

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  159. What a great shaker card!! Just love the surprise behind the door!

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  160. Great shaker card love the little presents. So fun!

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  161. Love the shaker presents and gold embossing. Cute card. Thanks for sharing!

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  162. Great card. I like the surprise waiting behind the door. And what a great card to help start off the Advent hop!

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  163. What a gorgeous card! Love the surprise shaker behind the door

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  164. Fab!! Love it and excited for Advent Extravaganza! There's always somwthing special about a shaker card

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  165. WOW - what an absolutely wonderful card and is so perfect for the Advent Extravaganza...a surprise behind the door!!

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  166. Love the fun and sparkly surprise behind the door! Perfect, festive card for the holidays!

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  167. Oh I just love your card, what a fun surprise when you open the door, so creative!

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  168. This has to be the most creative take on a shaker card I've seen. I love it!

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  169. What a wonderful shaker card. Never have seen anything like it. LOVE IT!

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  170. Fun shaker card! It made me smile!
    Hugs

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  171. Your cards are always impressive and creative! I love the idea of the shaker behind the door. Very clever! The soft colors are so pretty. So glad Taheerah's Advent Calendar Extravaganza brought me here today! Your sweet card put a huge smile on my face :)

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