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23 October 2012

Treats ...
{DT Project Tammy's Scrapin Corner: Challenge #33}

Ran the SA Bureau of Standards 10km road race on Saturday in the beautiful city of Jakarandas, Pretoria, South Africa.  It was a beautiful route with sections passing underneath a canopy of purple flowering Jakaranda trees. I must say the thousands of runners motivated me to just keep on going till the finish.  

This coming Friday, we are off to the friendly  coastal city, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, for the weekend.  We are having another family wedding Saturday morning and yours truly is the official photographer once again. Late Saturday afternoon, I have to set up my shop {Doing Life Scrapbooking} at a venue just outside of Port Elizabeth, where a 2-day Scrapbooking conference is taking place.  I have been invited to guest teach a class  on Sunday morning - so looking forward to this. But, onto some cardmaking business again ...  

This week our theme for Challenge #33 at Tammy's Scrapin Corner  is  Trick of Treat. I used the  Autumn Breeze image from QKR.  You can find her here.   Love this quirky and fun image.

So hold onto your seats its not another centre stepper card, but an easel card for a change. I coloured her with H2O's and dry chalks.  The fun little paper folding border at the bottom was created with folding circle punches (see the tutorial for this further on in this post). All the circle embellishments (lollipops) have also been created with various circle punches.

I really do hope you will play along with our Trick or Treat challenge this week at Tammy's Scrapin Corner.

Here is the tutorial for the folded border design at the bottom of this card:
  • Punch-out circles with a circle punch - I have used a 1.5" circle punch here.
  • Ink the edges of the circle punch-outs.
  • Fold the circles in half
  • Then fold the two sides in towards the centre fold line.

Please visit my dear friend Pam's blog.  She and her darling hubby are celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary on 3 November and to honour this, she is hosting an Anniversary Challenge with some lovely DigiStamps4Joy digi images up for grabs.  All you have to do is create an Anniversary Card (link it up with Mr Linky) and become a Follower. 

Venturing over with this creation at the following challenges:

Sweet Stampin - halloween
2 Sisters - cute n creepy
Little miss Muffet - halloween colours
Alphabet - S for Skeletons, spiders and anything spooky
Crafty Catz - Halloween
Fuss n Fancy - anything goes
Stamptacular Sunday - Boo-tacular
Challenge up your life - halloween/ Autumn
Eureka Stamps - Halloween/spooky 
Paper Playtime - BOO-ville
Card Makin Mamas-Halloween/Spooky
Stampin for the Weekend -Something Spooky

Aud Sentiments - Halloween
Digi Galore - Halloween
Divas by design - something spooky

IDIC #130: Halloween
One Stitch at a Time #136: Use a Digi
Allsorts #177: Autumn Colours
Craftymess #20: Halloween
Digidesign: Too Cute to Spook Halloween
Just Some Lines: Happy Halloween
My Sheri Crafts #96: Halloween
ATCS and Cards with Attitude #25: Halloween
Fat Pages and Cards with Attitude #25: Halloween
Crafts 4 Eternity #94: Pumpkin Spice
Simply Create Too #24: Pumpkins
C.R.A.F.T #177: Use Metal (all the brads are metal)
Always Something Creative #40: Halloween
Card and Scrap: Brads
Cards Galore: Anything goes
Creatalicious #39: Halloween
Sparkles Forum #37: Halloween
Unique Crafters: Trick or Treat
Color Throwdown #214
Dude Time Doodles: Halloween (must be masculine)
Nutcrafters #29: Round and Round - Circles
Papercraft Star #117: Halloween Pumpkin
Scrapalicious USA: Halloween
Anything Goes #78: Make your own Embellishments
Stamptacular Sunday #186: No Rules
Catered Crop: Circles
Come and Get It: Halloween
Eclectic Ellapu: Halloween
Joanna Sheen: Autumn Breeze
No Matter which Challenge: Halloween
Scrappy Frogs: Fall/Halloween
That Craft Place: Halloween
The Hybrid Chick - Card Caravan: Fall Autumn
Challenges 4 Everybody #5: Anything Goes (3/3 entry)
Lady Anne's: Anything Goes
Fashionista #8: Anything Goes (3/3 entry)
Make it Monday #112: Anything Goes
Bearly Mine #57: Anything Goes
Stamp n Doodle: Anything Goes
Pixie Dust Studio: Creative Costumes
Simply Create #7: Anything Goes
One Stop Craft Challenge #201: Anything Goes
Just Keep on Creating #4: Anything Goes
The Old Back Porch Week 42: Anything Goes
Deep Ocean #36: Anything Goes
DL Art Thankful Thursday: Anything Goes
Love to Create #38: Pumpkins
Party Time Tuesdays: Trick or Treat

Thank you all for your visit today and all the wonderful love you leave behind.


Olga said...

Oulike sirkel kant...sterkte met jou besige week wat voorlê!

KarinsArtScrap said...

what a fantastic card Desire, beautiful done.

greetings karin

Doreen said...

Wow stunning love the image.xxx

Pumpy said...

You have excelled yourself I love it. Thanks for mentioning my challenge you are a real Darl.
Waiting to see your card for the 50th. xxxxxx

brenda said...

This is a real stunner as such effective paper folding.

Thanks so much for joining us at Allsorts challenge this week.

B x

Alessandra said...

<ou are a busy woman, Desire! Hope you enjoy the wedding and being the photographer :)
What a funny card, I like it, especially the cauldron stamp :)
Huggles, Alessandra

Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW! this is fabulous. I love the image and gorgeous detailing. The way you have folded the circles looks so effective

Hugs Sue

Marjorie said...

Wow! Desire this is so creative...love it, well done on your run, Isn't the Jakaranda tree so beautiful when it's in full bloom and several of them in a row..ah! memories lol!!...

Penny said...

You are certainly a busy gal, aren't you?!
Love this card--such a darling image and great coloring. Love all the wonderful lollipops, the papers, your easel design, and sentiment! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Angela said...

This is wonderful.Love the image and the colours are perfect. Great idea with the circles.

Thanks for sharing with us in Cards Galore .


Tammy Ortiz said...

This is so adorable. I love the antique feel. I love all your designs.

Dragonlady said...

Great creation, love all the metal.
Thanks for sharing at Aud Sentiments.

Hugs Ali x

Amanda said...

Great card! I must tell you that the bottom design is Amazing!! Ty for joining us @ Simply Create Too! Stop back again!


Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Your cards are always works of art! I really love how you have created such fantastic embellishments. Wonderful coloring as always.

Abbie721 said...

Such a gorgeous card, love the image and great colors too. Thank you for joining us at fat Pages and ATC's this fortnight. Abbie (Owner) xx

crafty-stamper said...

Stunning card as always love your embellishments-enjoy the wedding and your role as photographer
carol x

Michaela said...

Super gorgeous card again, Desire. I absolutely LOVE/ADORE it! You certainly can pick the papers you use all the time. They are brilliant yet again! Love the image and your creative bit at the bottom where the stopper is.
Michaela xx

Anne Temple said...

Such a cute Halloween card and a fabulous design. Love all the circles and brads and that border is really cool. So glad you joined us for the Halloween challenge at Dude Time Doodles this week.

mylittlecardstudio.blogspot.com said...

Fantastic easel card. I love the image, papers and design. Gorgeous! Thank you for joining us at 2 Sisters this week. Good luck. Hugs, Jill x

Pat K said...

Hi Desire, Congrats on running the 10K - fabulous card with great detail. Thanks for the tute. hugs,xx

Patricia said...

What a cute project. I love the border - thanks for showing us how to do it and thanks for joining us at Eclectic Ellapu!

craftygranny said...

Fab image and great colour choices. Thanks for sharing with us at OSAAT and good luck. Hugs Trisha x DT

Moira Gray said...

Wonderful, great layout, thanks for joining us at craftymess.

1CardCreator said...

What a fun card!

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Visiting from DLART Thankful Thurs Linky Party. Like the Scarecrow Easel style card. Wonderful metal brads used.
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Donna said...

Beautiful card Desire and your folded border design is amazing, so effective :) Donna ♥ x

Michelle Ramsay said...

Stunning card Desire. I love the effect of your folded circles too.

Wendy Fraser said...

Oh this is just gorgeous! Fab image and a beautifully put together card. Thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy. xx

butterfly said...

I love this... so fun and fresh and different! Great central image, and the folded border is just fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us over at Fussy and Fancy!
Alison x

Starr said...

What a great card! There is so much detail, it's great fun. I'll have to try the challenge, thanks for the info. Have a wonderful trip it sounds like a lot of fun!

Dawn Lancaster said...

Great card! Thanks for the deets about the circle border too! Thanks so much for playing in the Halloween Challenge at Dude Time Doodles this week!
Good Luck
Dawn xx

Céline said...

so cute, i love it
thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday this week

Rene said...

This is amazing! Love it! Thank you for joining us at MIM this week! Don't forget, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!
Good luck,
Rene ;D

besitos said...

This is stunning! Love the colours, the image, everything lol. Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at ATCS and Fat Pages With Attitude :) xx -Paula DT

Riet said...

What a beautiful card.

Hugs Riet.xx

Tammy said...

Wow, its amazing what you can do with a circle! Fantastic card! Thanks for joining this week's challenge at Dude Time Doodles!

Cindy Haffner said...

Oh how much FUN!!~

craftyeyes said...

fab card great image and design thanks for sharing with us at 2 sisters this week good luck with the challenge Tracy x

Susan Martin said...

Gorgeous Desire.. Your creations always amaze me!!

McCrafty's Cards said...

Wonderful card I like the image and the paper folding,Thanks for joining in with us at Dudetime Doodles this week, good luck
Kevin xx

mags said...

Great card as always Desire. Love the colours and all your added detail. Thanks for sharing with us at Dude Time Doodles.

carol said...

super halloween card, thanks for sharing your creation with us at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

Hjørdis said...

Lovely Halloween card - Thank you so much for joining us at Card and scrap challenge !
Hugs :0)

Judy McKay said...

Fabulous card. What a great number of special elements in your design. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get it this week.

Loz said...

Fantastic halloween card Desire. Saw this on MIM..Loz

Sue said...

Beautiful card Desire! I love the image and your coloring is awesome!
Hugs, Sue

nwilliams6 said...

Desire, this is soo cool. I really like that circle border - I may have to try that soon. Love the colors and image! Thanks for joining us at Dude Time Doodles! Hugz!

ShersL84bed said...

Very cute. Thank you for playing with us at ScrapaliciousUSA.

Smiles Sher

Sharon said...

What a beautiful card! Love that ragdoll image! Thank you so very much for playing with us at Paper Playtime!!!! :)

Sarah said...

Love all those circles. That border is a great idea. Think I'll have to scraplift it! Thanks for joining us at My Sheri Crafts!

Marie Gamber said...

Super cute. Love your tutorial! Visiting from MIM.

Keren Tamir said...

Love the card Desire awesome scarecrow!!

Cathy's Obsessions said...

Love looking at your work... it is always amazing and inspiring... ! Hugs to you girlie!!

Joann Burton said...

Wonderful card Desire. I love the chalks you used to color the image with and that border is wonderful. joann sassy raggedy

Sylvia said...

Beautiful card, Desire, love that fabulous border, thanks for the tutorial, love your Raggedy image! Thanks for sharing your card with us this week at the Papercraft Star.

Dewi Lestari said...

Love every detail on your card. Thanks for playing at Stamp-N-Doodle,
Hope to see you again next challenge

Dewi Lestari said...

... me again :D. Love to try your folding sometimes
Thanks for joining at One Stop Craft Challenge

Wanda Cullen said...

A lovely fall scene with such a unique border! Thanks for playing along with us at Color Throwdown!

Natali said...

Beautiful card. Love circles idea.
Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin` “Halloween” Challenge and we hope to see you again soon.


Gorgeous card Desire love the fabulous paper's and colour's thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Olga said...

Your card is wonderful and sweet. Thank you for the tutorial and playing with us at Crafts 4 Eternity Challenge!

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie, this is just gorgeous, love your colours too hugs Pops x x x

Helen said...

Great card. Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments.

Hugs Helen DT xx

StephC said...

Fabulous card! The image is darling. So glad you shared with us at Papercraft Star!

Schnipsel und mehr...die Papierwerkstatt said...

This looks great!
Thanks for sharing.
xoxo Clarissa

Pink Dandelion said...

Super card. Thanks for joining us at Nutcrafters. Debs xx

downrightcrafty said...

wow love that detailing on the return such a great effect and fabulous card
Hugs Kate xx

Rosie Guiher said...

WOW love this Desire love all the layers you have done. Thank you for playing with us at LADY ANNE'S.

Suzie McFloozy said...

Fab Halloween project thanks for sharing it with us @ Stampin for the weekend & good luck x
((hugs)) Suzie xoxo

sharon said...

What a stunning card. Thanks for playing along at CRAFT challenge. Sharon x

sharon said...

What a stunning card. Thanks for playing along at CRAFT challenge. Sharon x

Elizabeth Hart said...

Love what you did with this fabulous easel card and thanks for the tutorial too. Thanks for joining us this week at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.

Pat K said...

Hi Desire, back again for the Fashionista challenge this time...wonderful card and great tutorial. Thanks for joining us this week. hugs,xx

paperfun said...

Wow! Fantastic card. Your circles are so interesting. Thanks for the tutorial.

Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog.


Shelly Schmidt said...

Great image- love the row of folded circles and your pictures : ) Saw you on MIM- I am # 134

Sandra Azzopardi said...

What a fun card! That scarecrow is just too cute and I love all the circles.
Thanks for playing along with Creatalicious challenges this month!

Creatalicious DT

KraftyKoolKat said...

Awesome card Desire. Love it.


* Shaz * said...

Fabulous creation!

Thank you for joining in the fun at Sparkles Monthly Challenges for our * Halloween * challenge

Hope you will join us again & good luck in the draw
Hugs Shaz x

Carol said...

Great card Desire. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments this time. Carol DT x

Bea und Doreen said...

fabby card. Love the border - looks great
Many thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiment and Sweet Stampin this week
Doreen xx

Julie Temple said...

Great Halloween card!Thanks for joining us at Come and Get It this week!

Sandra said...

very nice work!!
thanks for joining us at Challenge up your life

Tip Top said...

Great spooky creation! Thanks for entering the Dude Time Doodles Challenge - hope you can join us again next time! Dude Time Doodles

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

Wonderful creation, amazing coloring and layout. Thanks so much for playing along at DI'S DIGI DESIGNS and PIXIE DUST STUDIO this time!!

Linda said...

WOWSERS Desire this is a fantastic card. I am loving the image and the papers. The design is awesome too.

Linda xxx

Asmah Zainal Abidin said...

Oh this is fab! You are a circle lover and always come out with fab circle tutorials! I will try it out some day! TFS my friend!

Stacey's Creative Corner said...

What a cute card! I love that scarecrow! Thanks so much for joining us at Paper Playtime!

Paper Playtime DT

Plastic cards said...

What a stunning card. So lovely design. I like the colors you have used and that image is so cute. Thanks for sharing.

Merry said...

That is so effective that bottom border. Thanks for sharing the how to as I was squinting to try and figure it out. :-) Sounds like a busy but fun time for you.

Lesley said...

Great card! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet challenge xx

xxxtglxxx said...

Desire, as always your cards make me smile hun! :) This is no exception, its adorable! :)

Thanks so much for joining us at the Joanna Sheen Challenge,



michele said...

Fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 eternity this week hugs x

Soma Das said...

Wow this Halloween card really pops......... It is so cute...............Love your image & the color combo.......Thanks for playing along with us at Just Some Lines!!!!

Just Some Lines DT

Jo Channon said...

What a fabulous project! loving the paper folding must have a bash at that thanks for the idea. Thankyou also for taking part in the Allsorts Challenge this week Jo x

Bev Cole said...

Woah...don't think I have ever seen so many challenges entered! Cool! I love your circle border.

Glad you entered Come And Get It...

Winnie said...

fabulous creation, love the image and colorcombo, thank you for joining our challenge at Stamptacular Sunday this week

Hugs Winnie DT

Wishcraft said...

Great card, love your circle border! Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin' :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Rina said...

Great Halloween project!
Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us this challenge at Di's! We sure hope you will join us again very soon...


Glenda said...

Super cute and fun easel card! Thanks for sharing with us at My Sheri Crafts!

Gloria Shirr (purpleglo) said...

Hi Desire. I love this card. I haven't tried an easel card yet; so I guess I need to do that. I saw this on MIM. You are so talented and I love everything you create. Thanks for sharing. Have a fabulous day!! Hugs, Gloria


Jenny said...

Thanks for joining us at our Sweet Stampin' Halloween challenge.

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Fabulous card, thanks for joining in with our Use a digi challenge over at OSAAT and
Good luck
Julie x
My blog
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Fashionista DT member
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Claire said...

Fab card, I love the image you've used, its sooooo cute! Thanks for joining us at NMW Challenges and good luck
Claire xx

Trish Hughes said...

what a cool idea with the circles, thanks again for sharing with SC

Danie May said...

Such a lovely card Desire, the image and punched elements are fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays this week. Good Luck!
Danie xx

Paper Sewn Visions said...

So very adorable card and image. Thank you for sharing and joining in at NMWC. Hugs, Velma

Carol said...

Fabulous card. Thanks for joining us at CFAS this time. Carol DT x

Dawn Mercedes said...

Thanks for trick or treating with Party time Tuesdays. Your project is really nice. See you soon!

Tammy (LaDiva) said...

Love the handmade embellies and textures! Thanks for sharing in No Matter Which’s *Halloween* challenge and good luck !


Tammy, NMWC DT at Créations LaDiva :) xx

Helen Tilbury said...

Love how you have added texture by using the circles folded together - great idea!! Have a lovely weekend in PE & say HI to Lynette for me if you are seeing her :)

Scrappy Scatty said...

This is lovely
Thank you for playing along at Digi Galore

jo said...

Fabby creation! Thanks for joining us at Sparkles this time & good luck!
Hugs Jo x

Cathy Sanders said...

Such a fun card... and super border... simple when you know how!

suzARTe said...

Thanks so much for sharing your lovely project at Anything goes, Just keep on creating.
Sorry it has taken so long to leave a comment. Just to let you know that the challenges are up and running again so hope you will continue to play along.