Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Advent Calendar Extravaganza with Taheerah Atchia

I'm so Excited to be a part of this delightful event:))
Thank you Taheerah for having me.
Sharing cards through little open doors just goes to show that we still have a touch of childlike Wonder and Joy no matter our age!
Join in the fun every day at taheerah-atchia.com to see what special surprises await behind the door! 





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!! 

Today's surprise sponsor is Pretty Pink Posh


Here is my card:
Using Pretty Pink Posh items, the card Simply Had to be Pretty and Pink, with lots of Girly appeal:))

I had fun Adorning the rose cluster with more PPP Sequins to bring out the colors in the pattern paper.


HEY!! It’s not a party without a prize - and with prizes every day there are several chances to win! Today’s prize is supplied by w&w 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 here 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! 

Thanks for stopping by! Enjoy the Hop:))

LauraJane:)



192 comments:

  1. EXACTLY! Pretty, pink and posh! I am so loving every element you chose. And I definitely want to try doing a shaker element like that! Thank you.

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  2. This is so pretty! Love the non-traditional Christmas colors!

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  3. I adore the non-traditional colors on your absolutely STUNNING card.

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  4. Gorgeous and sparkly, and oh so pretty in pink shaker card! Love all the sequin mixes and silver embossed vellum flowers.

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  5. Adorable card! Love the color that you used in the background. Great job!
    natgodfrey4@gmail.com

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  6. What a fun card. Love the colours!

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  7. Ok. You get the prize for,the girlies Christmas card ever. So fun

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  8. LOVE the nontraditional colors on this lovely card!! The fun background and darling flowers equal fun, fun, fun! TFS!

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  9. What a fun and uplifting card because it is made with a feminine touch. A Christmas card that will be remembered by the receiver because of its beautiful uniqueness! Thank you for sharing!

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  10. Love the addition of the heat embossed vellum flowers to the bold and fun background.

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  11. Such a pretty card! Love all the soft pinks.

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  12. Oooooh, Laura Jane, how PRETTY! Love the colours you've chosen for this card, very nice!

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  13. Lovely card! So pretty, looks like it would be a lovely Valentines card too!

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  14. so gorgeously non traditional!

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  15. Very Merry card!!! I love the pinks!

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  16. Wow! Your card is so elegant, love the beautiful pinks and purples.

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  17. Such gorgeous colors and those sequins...so pretty.

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  18. Spectacular frame!
    And of course love the pink.

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  19. Such a pretty card! Loving all that pink. The shaker frame is so beautiful!

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  20. The shaker frame is cool. thanks so much for sharing.

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  21. Beautiful! I love all of the shades of pink and the angled shaker element.

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  22. Fun card! Thanks for sharing on this great extravaganza!!

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  23. Untypical bold colors. Love it!

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  24. I love how the Garden Roses look stamped and embossed in the Vellum. Thanks for sharing!

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  25. Beautiful and elegant and the vellum is a wonderful touch!

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  26. I love this beautiful color combination! Very pretty card!

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  27. what a fun color combo! i enjoy non-traditional colors for holiday cards

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  28. This is such a unique twist to an ordinary traditional Christmas card! Love the colors!

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  29. This is such a unique twist to an ordinary traditional Christmas card! Love the colors!

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  30. This is beautiful, so pretty and colourful. Love all the sequins and the vellum roses!

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  31. Bright and festive!Thank you for sharing

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  32. WOW! Bright and bold and festive with a girly touch. Cheers.

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  33. The silver-on-vellum roses are gorgeous and provide such a contrast with the bright and busy background. Lovely!

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  34. Oh how gorgeous
    this card is!
    Love the color
    and the flowers.
    Carla from Utah

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  35. Your bright Merry floral colors are just a delight as the stage to bring out all the yummy colors of the sequins from PPP!! Just so romantic and festive!! I wish I had shoes as cute as this! Maybe a dress too!! Pinning this right away to play to scraplift later! ;)

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  36. Beautiful non-traditional colors!

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  37. What a beautiful card Laura!! I love all pinks. And the embossed vellum flowers are just so elegant.

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  38. Such a cute idea for a shaker. Love the vellum flowers, too!

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  39. Wow such a unique Christmas card! Love the colors.

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  40. Love the bright pinks and all your unique elements. Thanks for sharing!

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  41. WOW. Love the bright fun colors and the silver embossing is beautiful on the vellum. Great work.

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  42. Very pretty an pink. Could easily be made into a birthday card by simply changing the sentiment and background stamp

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  43. Such a beautiful card!! Love the color! So pretty! The background with Merry is beautiful!

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  44. this card is pretty and it is pink.
    Love those vellum flowers with the
    silver embossing.
    Fantastic card.
    thanks for sharing.

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  45. Such lovely layers, Laura Jane ... and delicious, vibrant colour ... this is fabulous! Anita :)

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  46. Lovely pink Christmas card - nice to see a bright Christmas card.

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  47. Oh, I love this! It is so unique and so very girly pretty!
    Love it!!

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  48. Just by your profile pic, your card is oh so you.

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  49. Love all the pink!! Beautiful!

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  50. The pink looks so festive. Love the vellum and silver flowers.
    Ingrid

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  51. Very pretty and festive card.
    DebbieC

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  52. very interesting, love the colours

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  53. Great card! Love the bright colors!

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  54. Never would have thought to put these colors on a Christmas card but they look fantastic!...as goes the card. Beautiful!

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  55. The detail in your cards is stunning.

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  56. Your card is a plate full of deliciousness. Eye candy - love that standout frame but it is tiny so it doesn't take over and love the silver embossed velum which is gorgeous!

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  57. How pretty! Love all the pink girlyness. Really a stand out showpiece!

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  58. Gorgeously girly, bright & sparkly! Stunning!

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  59. Stunning! This is exactly the kind of Christmas card I wish someone would send ME!

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  60. You nailed the pretty, pink and sequins! Love the pop that the pink adds to your card!

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  61. Pretty shaker card. Love the vellum roses.

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  62. A very soft card, beautiful colors.

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  63. love, love, love the color combo on your card!

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  64. What a gorgeous, elegant card! Love the splendid colours!

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  65. Thank you, LauraJane! You certainly scored..pretty, pink and posh!!!!

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  66. Bright card I love the floral square you cut

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  67. Love the merry sentiment on the card base! Super cute

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  68. Very unique cards. Love the bright cards.

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  69. So gorgeous and girly! Love the layers and wonderful colors!

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  70. What a fun, girly Christmas card! Thanks for the inspiration. :D

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  71. This is so gorgeous!! LOVE the design, too!!

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  72. Very unique with the color choices and embellishments. Refreshing.

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  73. I like the colors you chose for your pretty card.

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  74. Love the way you have layered this pretty card! Gorgeous colors and details!

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  75. Very pretty card. I love the colors you used.

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  76. Awesome use of non-traditional colors!

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  77. Pretty, pretty, love all the sequins!

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  78. Love the frame border. It reminds of some fabric that I used to make a child's sundress in sewing class. Thank you for sharing.

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  79. What a bright and cheery card....love the colors!

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  80. Stunning! You masterfully combined so many fabulous elements. Love the bold pinks.

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  81. Gorgeous card. Love all the bright colors. Thank you so much for sharing

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  82. Beautiful card! The Merry stamped all over the background is really pretty and I love the different colors for a Christmas card!

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  83. Stunning! In fact, so stunning that I'm rendered nearly speechless with awe! WOW! Thank you for joining Taheerah's Extravaganza; you've sent my festive spirit soaring!
    ~carol

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  84. A shaker card in girlie colors? Yay! Thanks for sharing!

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  85. Oh, this is just stunning Laura!!!! I love the pink background and the vellum flower! I have to ask what lighting do you use for your photos? They are so beautiful and bright!

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    1. Hey Lisa! I always use natural sunlight from a north-facing window. And I use an app on my phone called ColorStory to help edit, it's a free one. Check it out:)

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  86. Great use of bright colors for a holiday card.

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  87. What a gorgeous card!! I love the colours and the flowers on the vellum are just beautiful. It all just makes for a stunning card!!

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  88. This is gorgeous!!! Love the bright happy colors and all of the special details!!

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  89. So unique & beautifully feminine--love this!

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  90. Great layout. Those vellum flowers in silver are fantastic!

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  91. Just beautiful - love the layers and those vellum flowers!

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  92. Beautiful card, love the non-traditional colors.

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  93. Wow, what a modern and feminine take on Christmas! Love it!!!!

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  94. Had to be pretty and pink? You rocked it out of the park, girlfriend. LOVE this card!

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  95. Such a unique card! and really very lovely.

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  96. The roses on your card are beautiful!

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  97. Love the floral layers. The embossed and vellum flowers are so pretty.

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  98. Such a happy Christmas greeting card. Love the color scheme and flowers are great.

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  99. Beautiful...love the stamped background and vellum roses!

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  100. Gorgeous sequins that make your card so bright and glittery!

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  101. Awesome card. Love the frame, sequins the whole thing. great job.

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  102. What a beautiful arrangement with the frame, sequins, and flowers! Super pretty and amazing! I love it!

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  103. what a gorgeous card, LauraJane - so many wonderful details - love it!!

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  104. Wow, this is so unique! The offset frame is pretty with the scattering of sequins. Beautiful embossed flowers!

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  105. I love the bright colours that you have used

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  106. Awesome card. Love shaker cards and the embossed flowers are beautiful. Thank you for sharing.

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  107. Wow! What an eye-catching card! Love the bright, vibrant colors. Very pretty!

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  108. What a very creative non-traditional holiday card! I love the feminine touch and the bright colors! So refreshing to something different!

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  109. So pretty, girly and creative!!

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  110. LOVE this pretty in pink card, Laura Jane! The vellum roses and the mix of PPP sequins are beautiful.

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  111. Definitely a girlie Christmas card and I can think of one or two (or more) girlies who would adore this card! So clever and fun!

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  112. Gorgeous and girlie! Love the colors! Love the sequins!

    Sammibug in Ohio

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  113. Beautiful card. Love the colors and the shaker aspect. SO pretty.

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  114. Absolutely stunning! Love the pink & the gorgeous roses!

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  115. Sweet flowers almighty! I love the vellum that offsets and accentuates all that color

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  116. This is AMAZING!! I LOVE the vellum and the lovely colors that you chose. So unusual for a Christmas card but it so works!!

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  117. What a bright, cheerful card for the holidays! Thanks you for taking time out to share your project at this busy time of year! Merry Christmas! (Peg)

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  118. Wow! Wonderful bright and cheery card. Love those vellum roses.

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  119. Gorgeous!! I love the pink, flowery take for a Christmas card!!

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  120. Wow! The colors are amazing! Super festive!

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  121. Love your pretty bright colors. Sweet card.

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  122. Beautiful. I don't use much pink at Christmas so this is a good one for me to remember how well it works.

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  123. Your card is so pretty. I love the layering of all the pretty pink elements. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  124. Stunning - what a unique card. I love the non traditional colors and they really complement the sequins you chose. So pretty .

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  125. what a very pretty Christmas card I really like the colors and the elegance created by the vellum.

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  126. What an original card. Love the non traditionnal colors!

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  127. Very pretty card! This design could be used for so many types of cards. So clever!

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  128. These "merry" designs of yours lately are such fun. I love this one in the unexpected pinks.

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  129. This is so much fun! I love Christmas cards with non-traditional colours!

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  130. Pretty in pink so vibrant! Thank you for the idea

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  131. Very pretty feminine card - love the unusual colours, and the whole design/layout is really cool!

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  132. What a festive looking card - - and who cares if its not traditional colors. Gorgeous!

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  133. How beautiful!! I love that fabulous background!

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  134. Completely out of the box , I envy you !

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  135. I find those vellum flowers with silver embossing enchanting!

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  136. Love all the elements- you nailed all three P's!

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  137. Awesome colors!! So bright and cheerful!!

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  138. So pretty! Such a unique take on a Christmas card, so much fun! Thanks for the inspiration ^^

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  139. Very pretty card!!Thanks for sharing :)
    Cheers and happy new year!
    preety

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  140. Nice, love the layering. Thanks for sharing!

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  141. Unique twist to a nontraditional Christmas card but also very girlie, LauraJane. Love my PPP sequins!

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  142. Unusual colors but they do work together on this!

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