Saturday, December 5, 2015

#0800

Advent Calendar Extravaganza with Taheerah Atchia




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Oh I love this little Santa! I enjoy dressing him up in all sorts of colours, I think the non traditional colours suit him well! Perfect to use your scraps ; ) 

Using Jolly Christmas and Simply Said Christmas from Uniko Studio:

      

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189 comments:

  1. I really like the way you dressed him up:-)

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  2. How fun and cute, love the paper piecing!

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  3. what a sweet card! That gnome is adorable!

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  4. Love that cute little santa, and what a great idea to not have him in red! Thanks for being a special part of my event! xoxo

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  5. Fun paper piecing.Love the softness of the card.

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  6. Love your card! Thanks for sharing! :)

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  7. Great card. That is one really cute little guy! Cheers.

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  8. Your Santa, sporting a mighty fine blue suit, is absolutely charming! A sweet card...smiling! Thank you for sharing your creativity in Taheerah's Advent series...
    ~c (carol)

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  9. Love your Santa done in blue! Great idea to add the pattern with some paper piecing!

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  10. Sweetness! Your cards always amaze and delight! Jo x

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  11. How adorable!! Love the paper piecing!!

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  12. Like the cute gnome looking Santa stamping & paper piecing.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  13. thanks for the inspiration.. wishing you a lovely weekend... sincerely

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  14. This is a great idea for a card that's just a little bit different!

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  15. Such a cute Santa gnome! Great card and love the stamping design ♥

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  16. So fun, N@ Ali ... your little Santa is so cute all done up in his winter blue suit! Anita :)

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  17. Love the blue Santa suit!!! He is adorable! Stay blessed!

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  18. Love how you left some of the Santa's plain.
    The blue Santa is really pretty.
    thanks for sharing a fun card and for offering a prize.

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  19. Cute design and great idea paper piecing Santa's suit!

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  20. Love your design with one Santa dressed in blue. It's nice to change it up a little bit once in a while. :)

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  21. Oh cute! Love
    the paper piercing
    suit.
    Carla from Utah

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  22. Adorable...great emphasis on the main image with the paper piecing.

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  23. Cute little santa. I love the paper piecing you did.

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  24. So cute with the blue suit!! Darling little card.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  25. Your card is so cute. I love Santa images - in any colour!

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  26. Your card is so cute. I love Santa images - in any colour!

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  27. Your card is so cute. I love Santa images - in any colour!

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  28. Cute card. I've never heard of this stamp company. Thanks for the info.

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  29. Oh no! I have never heard of uniform! Not another wonderful stamp selection to choose from

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  30. I love this Santa so much! He's so handsome in his blue suit. :-)

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  31. I love the Santa gnome too. Thanks for sharing such a cute card!

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  32. I haven't seen these stamps before & I love them! Your card is so cute & love the non-traditional colours.

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  33. New stamps to me, very cute card!

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  34. Gosh, so cute and very unique :-D

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  35. I love the paper piecing! I need to do that more often. Adorable!

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  36. very different Santa from the usual red ones, beautiful paper piecing.

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  37. Such a sweet little Santa, love him in blue! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  38. So cute & love the sentiment font!

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  39. Very cute! Love the powder blue suit ;-)

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  40. I love this Santa - he's so cute! Great card.

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  41. A great CAS design. I like your use of non traditional color. TFS

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  42. Super cute card. Love the paper-piecing on the sweet Santa.

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  43. I love your paper pieced Santa - so cute!

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  44. Love that you pieced just the single Santa!

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  45. What an unusual and CUTE Santa! Cute card!I love this Advent Calendar Extravaganza!

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  46. I really like the way you designed this card-- it's different and very eye-catching. He is a very cool Santa, too. Thanks for the inspiration, and Merry Christmas!

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  47. Great paper piecing. Love the use of the focal stamp as background.

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  48. What a great card & use of scraps to make Santa's fabulous outfit! Thanks for sharing!!

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  49. What a CUTIE :)
    LOVE how you added the pop of pretty patterned colour to just one!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing!!!

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  50. What a CUTIE :)
    LOVE how you added the pop of pretty patterned colour to just one!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing!!!

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  51. What a cute card! Love that Santa!

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  52. Oh how cute! I really love your card!

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  53. I like how you dressed this cute Santa.

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  54. I love that cute Santa, and the way you spotlight colored him in the blue, fabulous card!!

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  55. What a clever idea, stamping him multiple times but using color to paper piece only one of the images! Love how this makes him pop. Thanks for participating in the hop, it is so ,inch fun seeing what each designer is creating. Getting a lot of great ideas and inspiration.

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  56. Love the non-traditional way you dressed him! Cute card.

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  57. Love the simplicity of your card! So cute too!

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  58. Beautiful card!! Love the Santa's dress and cap!!
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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  59. I love paper piecing and really like the way you kept the card fairly simple which made his hat and cloths the focal point.

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  60. adore this! the background is great and love his outfit!

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  61. Cute little Santa in his non-traditional blue suit!!

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  62. Ha! Santa in his flannelette pyjamas! Love it.

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  63. what a fun festive card using non-traditional colour!

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  64. I love the simplicity of this card! Thanks for sharing.

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  65. I love this card! What a darling Santa in his cute blue suit. Thanks so much.

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  66. Simple and sweet! His PJ suit just pops! :)

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  67. I like the simple design. The colors of Santa are great. Merry Christmas

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  68. Such a sweet card!
    Love the choice of color.

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  69. Oh super cute!! I love how you stamped all but colored just one. Genius !

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  70. so fun... love the clean simple design!

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  71. How adorable it looks...love the spotlight coloring
    and Thank you for a chance to win
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia
    soniasv@rediffmail.com
    Cards Crafts Kids Projects

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  72. Great clean and simple design! And I love that little Santa!

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  73. So adorable!! Love your design and the paper piecing!

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  74. Cute Santa gnome!! Looks fun to color or piece.
    Lu C

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  75. Cute Santa, I love the non-traditional colour that you have chosen for him

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  76. Terrific card! I love that the santas are randomly stamped in different directions and the patterned paper you selected adds a lovely softness.

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  77. SUPER cute!!! Love the little santa. x

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  78. This is so cute and seems easy enough to piece although I have never done piecing. Thanks

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  79. Cute Santa love how you used it as a background too.

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  80. So clever!!! The paper piecing looks great!

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  81. So adorable! Love the paper piecing!

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  82. I like your card. The way you've made Santa stand out with your color choices is striking. Thanks for sharing.

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  83. Love it, and brilliant way to be able to make a BUNCH of holiday cards!

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  84. Love the stamped background and Santa's paper pieced outfit.

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  85. Love it! Simple and sweet with a splash of color. Thanks for sharing.

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  86. what a cute card - love the non-traditional colors

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  87. What a sweet and adorable card! I love the santa claus. He's too cute!:)

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  88. I never think to do paper piecing. A nice alternative to coloring everything!

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  89. Love this design with one image colored, and I love the nontraditional colors you chose too! tfs

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  90. Your Santa is so sweet! Love the soft color of his suit!

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  91. So clever and lovely..the santa looks adorable! :)
    Suchi xx

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  92. Adorable! Love the paper piecing and his cool blue suit!

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  93. I LOVE this card N@ Ali - the grey background Santa's and the blue PP. And I was the lucky recipient - so happy!

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  94. Paper piecing takes time, but looks great!

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  95. I like the concept of the black and white repeating and then one color element, very nice idea!

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  96. Wow - I really like the idea of using the image as background and then doing paper pieceing to color his suit. I wonder what image I have to CASE this idea....

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  97. Super cute Santa, love your soft blue paper piecing!

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  98. Thanks for sharing your sweet card. Love that cute Santa.
    Crafty hugs,
    Dawn
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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  99. Great use of the products and design!

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  100. Gnome for the holidays!!! Thanks so much for sharing! Blessings, Melitta

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  101. Fabulous design!!! Love how the coloured Santa stands out.

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  102. I love this Santa, he's so cute!

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  103. Love you Santa, and I really like the stamp set of sayings by Uniko, love those fonts!

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  104. Wow! I love the way you stamped the Santas and then just colored one of them!

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  105. Brilliant idea using the alternate paper on the Santa image. Love the card.

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  106. I love the idea of using your patterned paper for filling in the stamped image and letting it take center stage. Thanks so much for the inspiration!

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  107. Fabulous stamping! Love the pop of color, TFS!

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  108. Unique card design! Love the cute Santa image.

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  109. That gnome is so adorable!
    Hugs

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  110. Like the unusual way you've depicted Santa!

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  111. Cute card! Thanks for sharing. :-)

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  112. WOW love the image and what you did with that little guy!!

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  113. Such an adorable card. Love how subtle it is.

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  114. Love the background of Santas....makes a delightful card,

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  115. Very cute! And you're right, using scraps is always a very good idea!!

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  116. Love that Santa stamp, always love repetition in cards, same way you did here with a pop of color in one. Great card

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  117. This is so cute!! I love the way you stamped him several times but colored him just once! I don't see that technique a ton And I really like it!

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  118. Oh - what a fantastic Santa!! I love the paper piecing you did - he looks so adorable in the blue polka dots!

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  119. Simple and very effective! Darling image. TFS.

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  120. Very cute card! Love the colors & the paper piecing!

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  121. Everyone Gnomes that Santa is coming on Christmas Eve! LOVE this cute Santa Gnome card!! TFS!

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  122. Spot light stamping. What a cute stamp set. You did a wonderful job.

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  123. Love this card... Great use of color too

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  124. Cute card! Love the non-traditional colours!

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  125. I love paper piecing and this cute Santa is the perfect image for this technique...too cute

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  126. What a sweet Santa! This warms my heart!!

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  127. That Santa is a cutie pie. Thanks for sharing your talents.

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  128. This is a great card, I am totally going to case it!

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  129. Really cute and a great way to use scap paper.

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  130. I love this idea! I can imagine a whole set with each card featuring a different stamp. Fabulous !

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