When Taheerah asked whether we were interested in an idea she had come up with for Christmas, I knew it would be something special, so I just had to answer with a great big YES! When I found out that we were going to be a big AMAZING crafting advent calendar, I was so excited and so pleased I'd let my curiosity lead the way!
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 over 60 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 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 wait behind the door!
When I found out that the sponsor on my advent calendar day was Wplus9 I was keen to use some of my Wplus9 stamps (because I love them so). I wanted to make a Christmas card, but I had no Christmas stamps (how did that happen?) and definitely not enough shipping time to get some to Australia before my day, so I used an old favourite - Fresh Cut Florals - to create a wreath. Oh, how I love that set, it's so versatile!
While I was wreath making, I made a second one using Papertrey Ink Spruce and Sprigs stamps.
Don’t forget the 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!
I've so enjoyed visiting everyone along the way on this Advent Calendar adventure. It's been so much fun!
Thanks for visiting me! Have a wonderful Christmas!
Two absolute beauties Michelle!
Love your wreathes. Perfect for the holidays... And an added bonus, oh so mailable. Thanks for the inspiration.
I love how you used your stretched your stamps and used them to make a wreath. I really love the simple designs of your cards. Gorgeous cards, Michelle!:))
These are wonderful Michelle!
Inspired use of your stamps, whether exactly "Christmas" or not. The wreaths are perfect.TFS
Simply beautiful, Michelle ... both of them! Hugs, Anita :)
Beautiful cards and a great idea :-)
Beautiful cards and a great idea :-)
Love that you used your Fresh Cut Floral stamps for these wreaths. They are beautiful.
love those wreaths. especially the second one!
Your cards are the perfect Christmas card. A wreath is so traditional. Love them both!
So beautiful! LOVE that they are flat, but still have beautiful dimension!!!
Love how you made the wreaths! Love both cards. Thanks for sharing!
Adding my applause to the others in celebrating the beauty of your wreaths. Stunning in their simplicity...love them! Thank you for being part of Taheerah's Advent series!
beautiful cards - simple but striking
These are both so beautiful! Thanks for sharing!
Oh YeAh! I love it when I have a stamp set and someone makes a card I love. The first wreath is gorgeous!
Beautiful wreath cards! I love your CAS style!
what a great idea to use Fresh Cut Florals as a wreath! Both of these are lovely!
I love both wreaths! And the sentiment on the first one.Beautiful cards! TFS
These are so inspiring! I must get crafty today!!
Both are beautiful wreaths, so perfect for this festive season!
Both of these wreaths are gorgeous, Michelle!! Thanks for the inspiration! Happy Holidays!
both cards are absolutely gorgeous!!
These are both lovely Christmas cards. I like both wreath designs.
Your cards are so pretty. I am crazy over wreath cards and stamp sets.
Gorgeous cards Michelle! So wonderfully crisp and CAS. Stunning!
Like the wreath framing of the sentiments.
Beautiful wreath cards! Love the colors and the pretty sentiments!
The wreaths are just beautiful!!
Gorgeous cards! Love the way that you created the wreath without a Christmas stamp!!!
Nice wreath cards! Thanks so much for sharing.
Great cards, love
the different wreaths!
Carla from Utah
these are beautiful!
I love wreath cards.... these are terrific. Cheers.
the wreaths are so pretty.
They would lend themselves to other occasions also.
thanks for sharing
Lovely! The second card is my favourite.
Clean and simple and wonderful images for a stamp-a-Stack of Christmas cards.
Fabulous wreath cards,they are so gorgeous,simple and elegant!
Very beautiful and lovely cards!!
Love the simple and festive feel to your wreaths! You used a great combination of stamps!
Both are beautiful CAS cards!
Love the wreaths!! Gorgeous cards!!
What GORGEOUS cards! Thanks for sharing!
These wreaths are GORGEOUS! I love how bright and colorful they are! Really festive too!
These are really great cards. Very inspirational. I can't wait to have time to try some of these. Pinners for sure! Merry Christmas
Beautiful - I love both of these cards
really like the noel card!
Both wreaths are just fabulous!! Thanks so much for the inspiration...I so struggle with one layer-type cards!
Very nice cards!
Love the wreath cards. That is going to be my next year cards.
Both wreaths are beautiful, but I really love the first one.
Beautiful wreath designs!
Way to stretch your stamps! Love how both wreaths turned out.
Love both your cards!! Beautiful wreaths
Love your cards.
Two great wreath cards.
Simple and elegant. Both cards are beautiful!
I love how creative you got with the WPlus9 set you had and made it work for a Christmas card! It's another great lesson in making our stamps stretch, which I always love seeing because I don't do it often bough myself. I also love the second card you created using PTI stamps as well. Thanks for participating in this hop, I am having a blast learning from each and every person along the way. Thanks also to WPlus9 for their generous sponsorship today.
Great wreath cards!
The wreaths are lovely!!! Merry Christmas!!
Lovely card indeed, love the pop of colour of the wreath!
This is so pretty, I am going to have to get that Spruce & Sprigs set!
Love your elegant, flowing look.
Love your terrific cards. Thanks for sharing.
Love both your cards -- and I love how you used non-Christmas stamps to create a Christmas wreath! Way to multitask your stamps! Thanks for the inspiration!
2 great cards & you've made me put Fresh Cut Florals on my wishlist!
Such beautiful wreath inspirations! So diverse and different from each other yet so similar. Love this to introduce us to different designers and am so pleased to have found you!
Beautiful cards! I especially loved the one with the pine bows!
I like both of your cards. I never think of over-stamping, and seeing it used on your wreaths will hopefully keep it in my mind long enough to give it a try. It gives your images extra depth and texture. Thank you so much for taking part in Taheerah's hop, and thanks for sharing your lovely work with us. Merry Christmas!!
Great cards. Love the 2nd wreath.
I don't have any W Plus 9 stamps yet but I LOVE the piney branches and how you've arranged them into a wreath formation. SO perfectly perfect! :)
Such nicely done wreath cards!
BEAUTIFUL cards Michelle!!!
LOVE your repeat stamping to create the wreaths, such PRETTY colours and ELEGANT design!!!
THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INKY INSPIRATION :)
Love both the cards!
Beautiful! I love wreaths. I once made a wreath out of a doily stamp and cut a circle out of the middle and the outer ring looked great. I added a 3D poinsettia sticker and voila, a wreath.
Love your 2 cards a lot ! Love C & S cards.
Two wonderful wreath cards that really make a statement thanks to perfect placement of your elements and colours! And thank you so much for the wonderful intro too, I'm so touched! Thank you so much for being a special part of my event! xoxo
Love your pretty wreath cards, such a clever way to stretch your stamps!
What wonderful wreath cards!!! I just love the traditional, but homey look they have.
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each card is SO PRETTY!
Both are so beautiful, Michelle! Love how you used Fresh Florals for you first wreath!
Two beautiful wreaths. I love how you used the stamps that you had on hand to create something new with them... so creative!
Two amazing wreath cards, Michelle! Beautiful work!
Wonderful CAS card. I love the wreath!
Thanks for the beautiful wreath cards. Love them.
Love both these cards, super CAS but gorgeous!
Your wreaths are lovely! I must say, this brand is a good new discovery for me!
Beautiful cards. Thanks for sharing.
The cards turned out awesome. I love the colors.
That second card looks like there's a real 3d sprig on there! Super!!
Awesome card and design
Lovely wreath cards! Very nicely done. TFS
such pretty wreath cards....love the sentiment on the first, love the lacy pine needles on the second
Now those are some really nice wreaths you have here. It is wonderful inspiration for next years cards. Thanks so much.
Wreath cards are definitely a favorite for Christmas. I especially like the green leaves and berry wreath.
Terrific out of the box use of your stamps, very creative thinking. TFS
Love both of your wreath cards!! So creative using the tree bough stamps!!
Both of your cards are pretty but I especially love the Noel card!!! Merry Christmas!!
really nice cards
I love the way you created your wreaths! Beautifully done.
Awesome one layer cards...I am always on the lookout for those quick and easy to mail cards...you have done WPlus 9 proud!!
Pretty cards, like the different wreath designs. Thanks for sharing.
Beautiful cards! Love those wreaths ♥
Great cards. I love wreaths.
Beautifully made cards.
Love all the beautiful wreaths I'm seeing on the cards in this hop. Yours are no exception!
Beautiful! Love your wreaths
Beautiful wreaths made with non-Christmasy stamps.
Two great card ideas... May have to do a few like these to tuck away for next season!
Love both your wreath cards. Each stamp company seems to give wonderful wreath images each Christmas. I'm so glad because they are my favorite images.Thanks
Love the wreaths!! Great job
Fabulous CAS cards.
Both wreaths are fresh and Lovely!!
How lovely are your cards! I love how you used non-traditional stamps to make Christmas inspired cards!
Love both cards, I love wreaths in any way of stamping, just feels so festive
Pretty CAS cards. Love the wreaths. TFS
I love wreath cards but find them difficult to like the finished result. I love yours.
Wreath cards are just lovely - thanks so much!
Both are lovely. I love doing wreaths for Christmas, and a card wreath is way more manageable than geo-mesh! Thanks for two beautiful designs.
These are so pretty!
Both cards are sooo pretty!!
Great cards - I love the wreaths!!
Pretty cards! I love the stamped wreaths!
These are great! So bright and crisp!
Fabulous! Love the two different wreath styles!
Love the wreaths. cute cards.
Love your wreaths, Michelle!
Both these wreaths turned out really beautifully, very nicely done!
Beautiful wreath cards! Perfect for Christmas!
Beautiful cards!! Love both wreaths!!
I so love wreaths and both of your's are just beautiful. And easy to mail...bonus!
Beautiful cards! Love the CAS designs. TFS Michelle, have a wonderful day!
2 lovely wreaths, fab caslicious fun cards.
Love both of these cards!!
Great idea! I have that wonderful set so I think I will make myself a wreath card. Thanks for the idea.
Awesome wreath cards!
Two classic cards! Thank you for the inspiration.
Just so beautiful...love your sweet wreath. Happy New Year!
Love the wreaths!
Beautiful wreath cards! Thanks for sharing. :-)
Gorgeous!!!! I love these cards!
These are really beautiful cards.
so simple, but so intricate!
Nice card. Clean and Simple.
Very pretty wreath cards you created.
Two really lovely cards today!
Wow, these cards turned out so lovely! I wouldn't have known they aren't from "Christmas" stamps! So creative!
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