Let It Snow and please help me dehoard by entering my giveaway!

So we had really cold weather for a week straight with zippy precipitation.  Now the temp has risen and we have rain.  It did snow last night which was a pretty sight even if it didn't stick and was barely visible to the naked eye. 
At Sentimental Sundays our challenge this week is "Let It Snow" and we designers have whipped up some snowy creations to share with you. 

I think I mentioned my "dehoarding" attempt a few posts back?  I am really striving to use my paper stash and  I packaged up lots of stuff I am not using and was wondering if anyone would like a chance to own it?  I would love to "gift" it to someone whom doesn't mind a bit of older product.  I have almost filled a large priority mail box with paper and all kinds of embellishments and plan on adding more over the next week.If you are interested, please leave me a comment stating so and I will draw a random name December 26th.  One day after Christmas because I am going to be crazy busy until that time.  Just to let you know there are all kinds of designer papers in the lot. 
cardstock: Bazzill
pattern paper: Basic Grey Olivia
border die cut: Bazzill
chipboard snowflake: Melissa Frances
sticker: SRM
pearls: Queen & Co.
ribbon and bells: craft supply

I would like to enter this card for the following challenges:
Card Patterns: #94 Sketch
Cupcake Inspirations: #89 Photo inspiration
Daring Cardmakers: Snow Much Fun
Paper Players: #28 Use your favorite colors
Sentimental Sundays: #33 Let It Snow

Now for my advent swap update!
#10 comes from Kathy:
She covered the matchbox in fabric and then dyed/distressed to age it.  The bow is beautiful seam binding.   She tied a tiny tag with a snowflake on to the bow and tucked some sparkly filler underneath that you can see peeking out at the top of the bow.  Inside she packed it full of goodies.  Where did she find these itty bitty patterns to make this ornament?  Adorable!  She made a Santa bottle cap magnet and added a little treat!  Thank you Kathy!
#11 is this delightful matchbox with this scene inside by Nancy:
Look at all the detail!  Imagine all that hand coloring and fussy cutting!  Absolutely amazing how she created this fun scene inside the matchbox.  Such a joy to open it and see.  My daughter literally said, "wow!"
 #12 was made by Valery

For her matchbox she covered it in this embossed and glittered paper.  See the cardinal in the upper right hand corner?  It's beautiful!  She added a silver snowflake and tag with the number on the front and on the back a 3-d snow flower with a red glitter center.  Her gift inside was this incredible red ornament with a floral beaded center.  How amazing it is!  Much thanks!

Thanks for coming by.  I hope you have a blessed Sunday!


Lillian Child

What sweet projects! You have such a fabulous creative style! I would love to be considered in your giveaway - I'm an oldie but a goodie myself so would love a chance at some dated products. :0)



Love the sweet colors of your card Amy! :)

What lovely gifts to receive in the mail!

Karen B.

Cute gifts, such a fun idea. I wouldn't mind a bunch of old papers, I just love paper for my scrapbooks. I would even pay it forward and share with my mom, who got me into scrapbooking! Thanks for the chance to win.

Maria Matter

Beautiful card Amy!! fabby papers, I love your clean design! the little bells are perfect! I enjoy visiting your blog, always brings a smile!

what fun swaps! I'm saying WOW too!
take care
hugs & blessings!


You make such fabulously beautiful art! I would love some papers and such...maybe I'll spend some time with paper, eh...lol! Count me in! Thanks for the chance.



jan farnworth

i always love some one elses stash you never know what treasures you might find. count me in.

Creative Expressions by Lynn

Great projects! Love the colors you used for your card. I have no problem using old papers. There is a lot of paper I wanted in the past but never got it. Beautiful paper is always beautiful paper!
God Bless!
passionwriter at gmail dot com


Hi there! I got your #10 matchbox, thank you! I love it! :-)


Love your card....nice glitz and snowflake! Such a fun SWAP you were in!!!


Another gorgeous card and I love the match boxes - thanks for joining in with Daring Cardmakers again this week.

Love Lynda xxx

Sherry Wright

Beautiful card Amy and I'm loving all the matchboxes. I have a bunch that I usto use all the time.. you've inspired me to dig them back out. Have a great day! :)


Love your card with the little bells and your swaps look brilliant!! I would love to win your give aways for my group ... but I know I live a long way away so no worries

Rachel Hope

Great card! Love your colors!!! Thanks for playing along at Cupcake Inspirations this week!


love, love, love your fabulous card!!!


Fabulous card! I love the swirly paper, the jingle bells, and of course the glittered snowflake. Thanks so much for joining us at the Cupcake Inspiration Challenge! :)


I love your card; it has a soft and elegant look. That swap looks like a lot of fun.
Papers are always fun but I think I live a bit too far away...(that means a lot of costs and I don't want you to spend that kind of many for sending something)
Have a wonderful day!


Gorgeous card Amy! Please pop into our community page as we have a great surprise for you

Also would love to win your prize ;)
--Tammy DT Lead AIF


Your card is so pretty! I love the gorgeous, soft colors.


Pretty card. I like your bells, & snowflake.


Oh Amy, I feel so greedy...I would love to win your paper supplies give away!!! Thanks so much for offering! I was stopping by though to tell you thanks a million, I rec. your matchbox for day #15 and I can not tell you how much I loved, I mean really, really loved the tile with my favorite word 'Joy' on it! Thanks so very much and Happy Holidays!!! Keke


Cute gifts, Amy!!
Hugs Gisela

Daniela F.

Wonderful projects! Love the soft colors and pretty details on your card.


Great card Amy!! Love the layout, colors... everything!! Thanks for joining us this week at CIC! Hope you can make it again next week!


THis is so pretty and soft. Thanks for joining us at Card Patterns this week.


Super cute card! Love the jingle bells! I'd love a chance to win your dehoarding goodies (even if I really need to do the same myself)!


Really like your cards, and i just luv someone's else's treasure, never know what's in that box.


Your felt snowflake for this week's TSTR challenge was spectacular. Would love to be considered for your big box of goodies!


Beautiful card, I love it. I also love the give away too :D


Love your work, Amy! You know ... what is one girl's 'junk' is another girl's 'treasures' :) Would love the chance to win some paper and embellies!!!


love the projects! I would love to help you dehoard your stash.

Erum Tasneem

okay, so now I am officially your fan! Incredible cards you have here... brilliant!

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