Advent Calendar Extravaganza with Taheerah Atchia

Hello and welcome!!!

I’m soooooooo excited to be part of Taheerah Atchia’s Advent Calendar Extravaganza this year!!!

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 to see what special surprises await behind the door!

May Your Holidays Sparkle #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Snow Globe Scenes and Newton's Curios Christmas stamp sets by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

You probably know that I’m a huge fan of the cute mischief Newton designed by Newton’s Nook Designs and love to color him like my kitties. And so I just couldn’t choose any purr-fect character to put on this card! LOL!!!

May Your Holidays Sparkle #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Snow Globe Scenes and Newton's Curios Christmas stamp sets by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

I mixed and matched a few fun products creating a window scene on this clean and simple project. First of all, I stamped with a copic friendly black ink a cute kitty from Newton’s Curious Christmas and the city skyline from Snow Globes Scenes stamp sets. Then I colored everything with copic markers, fussy cut right against the stamp lines and colored the trimmed edges with a black marker to hide any imperfection. I also prepared the snowy sky background directly on my A2 size card base using a few blue shades of copic markers and started assembling everything. In case you’re interested, I’m leaving all the exact colors I used here at the bottom of this post. I added a bit of dimension with a foam tape to the layout and simply stamped the sentiment from Sentiment Of The Season set with the same black ink I used before along with Santa’s sleigh that comes with Snow Globes Scenes stamp set. Of course, I just couldn’t skip a few clear sequins and a shimmer pen as a finish touch.

May Your Holidays Sparkle #handmade card by Tatiana Trafimovich #tatianacraftandart - Snow Globe Scenes and Newton's Curios Christmas stamp sets by Newton's Nook Designs #newtonsnook

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 Newton’s Nook Designs so you’ll definitely want to win! Simply leave a comment on this post – then head back to 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 1st-25th December inclusive so make sure you visit every day for fabulous inspiration and amazing prizes every single time! Merry Christmas!

That’s all for today! Thanks so much for stopping by and have a fantastic day!



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186 thoughts on “Advent Calendar Extravaganza with Taheerah Atchia

  1. Really cute card now all the kitty needs is a sign that says . Santa I have been purrrrfectly good all year. Love this.

  2. Love how the colors chosen is a reflection of artist’s fur baby. Background sky is very pretty…can only imagine little kitty saying “I’m over here santa! I’ve been on my very best behavior all year long.” lol Great job!

  3. I absolutely love everything about this card – it is truly amazing the scene scape, santa sleigh, everything – great card.

  4. That Newton is so good at being cute even from the back of his hear…..but he is watching Santa in an adorable scene

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