15 April 2010

{If The Shoe Fits: April 16 Challenge}
The picture below was given to the design team for inspiration. I used the fan effect of her dress as inspiration and interpreted it with another iris folding design. The fan effect of the iris folds resembles that of the skirt and of course red is the ultimate colour associated with sensuality ... say no more.




I am also entering the above card for the following challenges:
Below is a card design Michelle taught me during her visit in March. When hubby saw it he said it reminded him of scaffolding (very apt I must say), so from now on this is a scaffold card design. Thanks Michelle for the inspiration.



... and here is another iris folding design with cute little mice.



Me and hubby did another 21.1km in Benoni on Sunday morning as part of our training for the Knysna half marathon in July which I am going to walk and hubby will be running the full marathon. I walked the 21.1km on Sunday and hubby ran/walked it with me, just that he is forced to be on his feet longer and not to push himself too hard, which he usually does when he runs on his own. My time was 2 hours 44 minutes.
It was overcast with a chilly wind and it was one of the few races I have done during which I was cold for the whole distance. It was also a difficult route in that it was flat resulting in the same parts of the body doing the work all the time, whereas with an undulating course it alternates different muscles.
Thanks for again for taking some time out to pop in here.


  1. what a great card - love the term scaffold card! think that might just stick.
    Thank you for joining us at SCD this week - hope to see you again soon

  2. Hi Desire
    Wow fabulous work, love the designs and colours,and the fan of paper is gorgeous

    Thanks for joining us on SCD


  3. Great creations. Love he 3D card. Thanks for playing at SCD this week.

  4. Anonymous8:32 AM

    Two great cards, Buttons is a great take on our theme. Thanks for joining us this week over at SCD

  5. three gorgeous cards, I just love the way your cards have so many different things to look at all in one card and also so many different textures

  6. Wonderful cards Desire, did chuckle over the naming of the scaffold card.

  7. Beautiful cards Desire!! Love your interpretation of the Marilyn pic.

  8. These are wonderful cards...I love the one Michelle taught you...maybe she should do a tutorial.

  9. Stunning cards Desire and I told Bee about the naming of the card and she had a good chuckle - wants me to name the cards she teaches us - he he.
    Well done on the 21.1km - that is excellent going and you are more than ready for the Knysna 21.1 - you will do a really great time.

  10. Wow just stunning blown away with the cards they are gorgeous....scaffolding indeed just shows you how a man's mind works.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Angels and good luck with the top 3.
    Hugs Shirley x x x

  11. Love your scaffold card design Desire. Seems complex to make though, I don't think I would be able to pull it off

  12. You have very nice cards on here. Love your work!


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