06 October 2013

'WORLD CARDMAKING DAY' BLOG HOP

Welcome to the Digistamps4Joy COUNTRY theme Blog Hop running from 5 – 11 October 2013 to celebrate World Card Making Day on the 5th October. You have arrived at Desire's blog in JOHANNESBURG, South Africa! I have interpreted the country theme as a celebration of my childhood years growing up on a farm in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.






Fabulous Hop Prizes
1. DS4J is offering a different digistamp on EACH DT member’s blog as the prize for the randomly drawn winner on that blog. With 17 DT blogs in this hop you have 17 chances of winning a digistamp! So come on in, meet our fabulous Design Team, and have some fun!
2. The main DS4J blog is also offering a whopping $30 Gift Voucher to the Digistamps4Joy store! Now isn’t that a fabulous prize?

There are some rules for winning these digis, so make sure you read these below!


Blog Hop Navigation
If you landed on my page first then just carry on to the next blog Elenor then from the main blog again till you are back at my blog, OR start at the top at the Digistamps4Joy blog, and work your way though to the final stop (Ursula’s blog). The full hop order is listed on the main DS4J blog.

 Here is the card I made for the Blog Hop.



The image was coloured in with Copics and dry chalks, and I created a centre-stepper card.
And here is the DS4J image (“Misteri as Bo Beep”) you could win.

RULES FOR ENTERING THE RANDOM DRAW ON MY BLOG
Please read carefully - I do not want you to miss out!
1). Be/become a follower of THIS blog by clicking on Join this Site at Google Friend Connect in my right hand sidebar. That's where my Google Badge is with the faces of my friendly followers.  Following with Bloglovin won't count you as a Follower.
2). Leave a comment under this post

RULES FOR ENTERING THE $30 DRAW ON THE MAIN DS4J BLOG
Please read carefully - we do not want you to miss out!
1). Be/become a follower of the main DS4J blog
2). Collect all the letters scattered over the participating DT blogs,
put them together to create a quote, then email this quote to
Margy at info@digistamps4joy.co.za with subject title “DS4J Blog Hop quote”

Thanks for visiting my blog.
Your next stop will be the talented Elenor

The Hop will end at 1600 (Central African Time) on Friday, 11th October.
The full list of winners will be announced on Sunday, 13 October on the Digistamps4Joy blog. 
Each blog will also indicate its own winner on 13 October.


Happy hopping.



62 comments:

  1. Fabulous card, and I LOVE the Karoo!!! Enjoy the hop.
    {{{hugs}}}
    Margy
    Owner: Digistamps4Joy

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  2. Desire a lovely post. Your card is amazing, and I can so relate to it. Hugs, Ursula

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  3. Dit is beautiful. Hou van jou inkleur en al die detail!
    Mooi dag vir jou!

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  4. I just have to ask...what is that picture of that you posted? It looks so unique. How wonderful it must have been for you to grow up on a farm. I'm sure you were just as adorable as those wonderfully coloured images on your card. Great job of combining the two images. Hugs ~ Charlene

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  5. Desire your card is truly beautiful, it is nice to know you a little better, never knew you were a farm girl at heart

    Hugs Alex x

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  6. oh wow!! what a gorgeous card desire :) i love the little scene and those flowers :)

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  7. This is so lovely Desire. Love the image and the lovely soft colours.

    Have a great weekend.

    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxxx

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  8. Wow love that colorful photo. And love your interpretation. Great card once again.
    Thanks for sharing
    Pam
    Papillondigitaldesigns

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  9. it's a very beautiful card Desire.

    greetings karin

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  10. Desire, it's hard to express just how lovely this card is! You have been a wonderful support to me over the last year and I just want to say THANK YOU!!! jackie xx

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  11. Your card is so gorgeous Desire. I love the color combination and your trademark flowers, love them. Beautiful picture on your post too.
    Hugs and smiles,
    Asmah

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  12. This is gorgeous,love the design...fab images.xxx

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  13. I know this copy/pasty business must be getting boring, but at least that way I can get to my fav blogs for a nose, say hello and have a good weekend.

    B x

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  14. What an adorable image & such a pretty card..love the colors & papers!! Great coloring!! Some of my fondest memories growing up is when all our extended family would meet up at my uncle's farm in the summer and have a huge cookout, fish & sometimes camp overnight!!

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  15. Gorgeous card. Your coloring is always so perfect! Thanks for displaying one of my sentiments so beautifully! Happy WCMD!

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  16. Whoops, forgot to say thanks. I guess since I commented I am also eligible to win your random draw so thanks for the opportunity.

    Sharon
    A Piece Of Heart Blog
    **Make sure to visit my blog for a chance to win some really great loot in my TWO AMAZING GIVEAWAYS! Check out the details HERE!**

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  17. How sweet! Love the green and orange color theme here with those cute gals.

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  18. Gorgeous card and image. Love your card, always surprises me that you get so much on and it looks fantastic.

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  19. Gorgeous creation!! Enjoyed reading about your COUNTRY!

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  20. Wow Desire, just love the representation of your fabulous country. Now this is one of the places to visit on my bucket list. Fantastic card and awesome image.
    Hugs

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  21. A gorgeous card Desire. The images and design look fabulous.
    Have a lovely weekend
    Lorraine x

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  22. Hey Desire,

    Gorgeous card!!!!

    I popped past your stand at Hobby X today but you were in the class room and when we walked past you were busy ... Sorry I missed you.

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  23. I love your card. It is so pretty. I love this image. I like sheep so I like images that remind me of Victorian style clothing for shepherds. Love the flowers and papers. Thanks for sharing. I am a follower of your blog. Edwina Brown edwinabrown@comcast.net

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  24. Hi Desire, This is beautiful xx

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  25. Lovely creation with much detail - great layout! thanks for the hop! Enjoy your week!
    http://ilikepaper01.blogspot.com/

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  26. This is such a pretty card Desire, another brilliant sentiment and lovely papers.
    Pauline
    x

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  27. Such a gorgeous design Desire!! Love the colors and the papers you've chosen!! Such a darling image too! :)Thanks for sharing and Happy World Card Making Day my fellow crafty friend! HUGS

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  28. ohhhh wow this is sooo awesome! I really love this card. Great combination of these images.

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  29. Another beautiful card, Desire! Such pretty pastel colors & papers! Love your coloring, the scene you created, your design & all the wonderful embellies! Your sentiment is so sweet! :^)
    Hugs, Penny
    (Penny is a nickname for penguin--hint, hint.)

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  30. Beautiful, Desire! Love the handmade flowers! This hop has so much fabulous inspiration!

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  31. Sooo darling, and beautiful card!! Have become a follower.
    TU

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  32. What a gorgeous card! And I really like the sentiment!
    You made me think back to my childhood when we visited the farms of friends in Piketberg and Eendekuil, Western Cape. Those are my best memories!
    Opening the gates was always part of the experience!
    Hugs
    Rene

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  33. This sentiment is so very true. Beautiful card.

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  34. A wonderful card Desire. The soft colours are gorgeous and Bo Peep is adorable x

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  35. Great card Desire, xx

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  36. Fabulous. Love the scene on the background, verry creative to print and colour Misteri in two different sizes. Wonderful sentiment and the cute buttons are a verry good fit.

    Huggsss, Angelique

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  37. Gorgeously stunning DEsire, you are the most artistic person I know with something awesome and different each visit...I don't do blog hops so guess I miss out..xxxx

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  38. Pretty post with the the stunning mosaic! Your card is so spectacular.
    Have been following you for quite some time and thanks for the chance to win the pretty image.
    xx Lili

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  39. Hi Desire...Such a lovely card. I am so glad to be with you on the same Team. Hugs, Antoinette

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  40. oh this is so adorable, love the fabulous design and the cute images.

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  41. Such a pretty country creation! Love the rolling hills and the little fence! Those two little cuties and your embellishments just make me smile! Great sentiment too - how true!

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  42. Wow what a beautiful picture you have chosen to represent were you live, were was the photo taken ? I love your elegant card such good use of color. Crafty hugs Julie x

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  43. Beautiful card!
    Love the photo of the mall also.

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  44. I just became a follower your blog is awesome I loving seeing all your photos of s. Africa

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  45. This is gorgeous Desire, I love the scene you've created! Beautiful colors and embellishments as always!
    Hugs, Tammy

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  46. sweet design and of course the little touches you put in it!!!!
    tfs:)

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  47. Gorgeous card Desire!!
    Love the images!
    Hugs,Sandra

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  48. Hi Desire!

    Love your card! And the flowers! So beautiful!

    I am sorry that you couldn´t find my card. I ran a bit late. It´s up if you would like to have another look!
    Hugs Nick

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  49. WOW, this is wonderful Desire. Beautifully designed and coloured as always. hugs, Pat K xx

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  50. Wow Stunning card! Love seeing your Cards they are so Unique Love them!

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  51. Hallo Desire,
    Das Foto von den Afrikanischen Säulen gefällt mir. Die Muster in diesen Säulen finde ich wunderschön.
    Ich bin begeistert von Deiner Karte, die ein wunderbares Leben auf dem Land Interpretiert. Ein wunderschöner Hintergrund, tolle Pastellfarben und zwei süße Mädchen. Hast Du noch eine Schwester? Deine herrlichen Blumen sind wieder einmalig schön.

    Vielen Dank für Deine lieben Kommentare bei mir.

    Ganz liebe Grüße, Carmen

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  52. Loving this card Desire
    Your cards always have your special quality and style about them.
    Your country sounds beautiful and wish I was there lol.
    Good luck with your move.
    Hugs xx

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  53. Those pillars in the photos are amazing. Your card design is fantastic. I love the fold. As you know, I am already a follower and a big fan of your buttons embellishments.
    Hugs,
    Teresa

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  54. Hi Desire...I just wanna comment for your lovely card..I love that cute little girl and love how you coloring her...I always love seeing your flower..it is always different from card to card..hope you like to stop by my blog again dear Desire...big hugs from Germany, Monika

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  55. Another gorgeous card Desire. Love the design and colours.
    Mags
    x

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  56. another beauty...love all the girls and flowers...
    hugs from ca, usa
    bibiana

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  57. That sentiment is so true! A lovely and beautiful creation, and the buttons are too cute.

    Peace & Luv,
    Jeannie

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  58. Oh what a gorgeous card, love country scene, so peaceful. The girls are so sweet, love the colors and the paper embellishments are always perfect on your cards. I love the sentiment you used, uplifting and encouraging. Wonderful card today!
    Hugs Kelly

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  59. Wow, what a terrific entry Desire. I love the images, your folded embellishments and the sentiment. Great colors too! Hugs

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  60. Love the card the child image is adorable.............Lis

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  61. Your interpretation of the theme and card are gorgeous!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Jen Leeflang
    DURBAN

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  62. Awesome card, love the sentiment!
    hugs
    Glenda

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