27 April 2014

JUST BECAUSE {GDT Quirky Crafts}

{GDT Quirky Crafts}

What a surprise when I was a second place Winner for  Quirky Crafts challenge no.7 and got invited by the lovely Cazzy to be a guest designer, once again, for them.. Their current challenge is ANYTHING BEGINNING WITH AN 'S'. 

I got this cute image from Bugaboo called AVA SWING to play with and you can purchase it here. Of course 'S'wing is my interpretation of anything beginning with an 'S'.

So with no further ado, here is my creation with no surprises at all, its another centre step card. The sentiment is a from Create with TLC.  The image and sentiment were coloured with H2O water colour pencils and dry chalks.  The flower embellishments were created with a flower and circle punches and the tutorial for it can be found here on my blog.  The design paper are from BasicGrey and the bling and photo turns from my stash.

So hop on over to QUIRKY CRAFTS and have a look at me featuring as guest designer as well as their Design Team's gorgeous creations, and oh yes, don't forget to enter the challenge.






Venturing over at the following challenges with this:

· Artistic Inspirations - ATG and/or CAS
· Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Distress (1/1) distressed around the sentiment
· Crafting from the Heart - ATG (1/3)
· Created With Love Challenges - In the Garden (1/3)
· Fitztown Challenge - ATG (1/3)
· Incy Wincy Designs - Furry Friends (1/5)
· The Pink Elephant Monday Card Challenge - Water Colour (used H2O water colour pencils)
· Crafty Sentiment Designs - Fancy Folds (centre step design and folded embellies) (1/1)
· Creative Card Crew - Girly (1/3)
· Deep Ocean Challenge - Stitching true or false (faux stitching around sentiment)
· Through The Craft Room Door - ATG (1/2)
· Creative Moments - ATG Spring
· MilkCoffee Challenge- Bright Colours (1/3)
· Bloggers - Bling it On
· Brown Sugar – ATG
- Sister Act - ATG
- A Gem of a Challenge - Cute and Cuddly
- Totally Gorjuss - Cuddly
- We Do Doobadoo - Embellish It (1/4)
Baffies Kreativladen - For a Women
Crafty Catz - ATG
Going Grey - ATG
Fantastic Tuesday - ATG (1/2)
Craftitude - ATG (1/3)
4 Krafty Girlz - ATG (1/3)
- 613 Avenue Create - ATG
- Cupcake Inspirations - Colour Challenge
- The Squirrel and the Fox - Use a Die Cut or Punch (used punches for the folded flowers) (1/2)
- One Stitch at a Time - ATG

A huge welcome also to all my latest new Followers.  Thank you for being interested in my little creative space in blog land.  Also thank you to everyone who always leave such wonderful and inspirational comments xxx Leaving you with a collage of scrapbooking designs I did with the wedding photos I took of my niece Liesl in 2012.





Creative Hugs

75 comments:

  1. Love your center step card! The image is so cute - love the kitty! Your little folded flowers are lovely! I enjoyed your photo collage too!

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  2. Fantastic step card
    and amazing memories on pictures
    have a lovely Sunday
    blessed day
    hugs Tamara

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  3. Such a cute card, love the colours and your flowers. Thanks for sharing it with us over at Creative Moments.

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  4. lovely card thanks for sharing with 613 avenue create
    Rachel dt

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  5. You make the step card look so easy! I made two once and they made me cry! lol This is absolutely lovely! Thanks for joining us at Fitztown Challenge Blog. Hope to see you again and good luck! I hope you noticed we’re having a DT call as well! Be sure to let all your friends know! You can read all the details here.
    Ema
    FCB DT Coordinator

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  6. Love your creativity (as always !). Another wonderful card and I like the way the center image is at an angle. Looks really cool that way!
    Have a great week
    Hugs,
    Georgia

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  7. Hi Desire, this is such a cute card..fab design! Congrats on your challenge win! Hugs Carole Z X

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  8. Congratulations on your win!! What a gorgeous card!! The image is so sweet!! I absolutely love the folded flowers - they look amazing!! And the photo collage is fabulous!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  9. what a lovely card Desire.

    gr karin

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  10. Love this darling image, Desire, and it makes such an adorable card! Love your color palette, your pretty papers & embellies, your fun design, and the great bg for your image! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

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  11. Fab creatipn..thsnk you sgsin got koining Quirky as a guest designer!
    ((Lyn)) DT

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  12. Congrats on your challenge win and GDT spot Desire.
    Your card is gorgeous,I love the adorable image coloured so beautifully, fabulous papers and detailing too.
    hugs Sue xx

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  13. What a lovely card Desire!
    Thank for joining us at Fitztown Challenge.Hugs Kaija DT-member

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  14. This is precious, Desire. Fabulous colors and fun center step card design!

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  15. Gorgeous card Desire, love those flowers. Great collage of the LO's too.

    Donna x

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  16. Congrats on the guest DT, you deserve it! Great card, love the image and the pretty embellies you made to match. Gorgeous collage of your nieces wedding, that must be a stunning wedding album! ~Diane

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  17. gorgeous card and love those little folded flowers
    Kim x

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  18. Beautiful card & gorgeous wedding photos x

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  19. Hi Desire,

    Thanks for being guest designer once more at Quirky Crafts. I love your step card and those flowers are so interesting.
    Thanks for commenting on my blog too.

    Hugs,

    Cazzy x

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  20. Congratulations on your GDT post. The card is so sweet. Love the flower embellishments. They look fabulous. Thank you for joining us over at Crafty Catz. Hugs Nina

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  21. This is a super card Desire. I love your colour choices and the adorable image x

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  22. Awe so sweet and charming, beautiful design and fab coloring.
    Hugs
    Berni
    berni46blogspot.

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  23. I love this cute image you've used Desire a really beautiful card
    Bettyxxx

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  24. Super cute card, love the image and the design and those fabulous folded flowers, they are awesome! :) xx

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  25. wow amazing details and image...thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations

    Tina
    sweetie dt

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  26. Stunning card Desire! I love that fab image and great card design huggles Sue x

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  27. Oh Desire what a great card. Love that image and your coloring and really love your flowers. Would love to know the fold on them. Thanks for plying along with us at Created with Love Challenges.
    Linda K. DT.
    www.ladybugstampers.blogspot.com

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  28. Precious card, and REALLY WONDERFUL flowers - but of course, you know I'm a fan of your folds, Miss Desire. Darling card in every way. I especially like the use of your colors - perfect for your Autumn and our Spring. Sweet! hugs, de

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  29. Oh what a fabulous, beautiful card, love the details.
    luv
    Debby

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  30. This is so gorgeous Desire, I love your design and the sweet image.
    Kevin xx

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  31. Very cute she is on her swing and the card is lovely. xxxx

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  32. Very cute card, thanks for joining us at Fan-Tastic Tuesday this week

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  33. Wow! This is awesome! Love the coloring and the beautiful details.
    What a wonderful project, all of the details are stunning!It's very inspiring.

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  34. Fabulous card - love the papers and colours. Sweet image and fab colouring. Love your embellishments. Thanks for popping along and following my blog, now following you too :-) Have a great week.

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  35. Gorgeous photos and love your card...congrats on the win and GD position. Sweet bugaboo image.xxx

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  36. CONGRATS on your GDT post hun and what a lovely card you made, it´s sooo beautiful as always. have a great day everyone.

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  37. This is a fabulous card Desire, I love your beautifully coloured image and brilliant details.
    Congratulations on your GDT spot.
    Pauline
    x

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  38. What an adorable little image with the girl on the swing with teddy! Love the colors you've used and of course your embellishments along with the little photo turns are the perfect icing on the cake!

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  39. Beautiful color composition, I greet

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  40. This is a pretty card Desire, love the combination of colours and the image is totally cute. I have just read your tutorial on those flowers, I will have a go at them very soon.

    Thank you so much for joining us over at the OSAAT challenge this week, lots of love to you.

    Hugs Sue Pxxx DT member

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  41. Another amazing creation Desire, awesome fold, beautiful work on the image and adore the flowers you have made. So happy to see you playing this week at Crafty Sentiments!

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  42. Gorgeous Design, thank you so much for joining in with the the fun over at Fan-Tastic Tuesday, it means a lot....I hope you will join us again next week for another fab challenge, and Good Luck in the draw....
    Hugs
    Suzy B Owner Fan-Tastic Tuesday
    Xx

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  43. Oh this is gorgeous Desire, I love that sweet Bugaboo image! Beautiful colors and folded flowers! Fabulous collage too!
    Hugs, Tammy

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  44. What a lovely , and beautiful card !!! I am so happy you joined us at Cupcake Inspirations !!! Hope you have a wonderful day !!
    Hugs,
    Mayra
    Mayrasdesigns.blogspot.com

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  45. love this great papers and colouring, great fold thanks for sharing at Crafty Sentiment

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  46. Beautiful design!. Thanks for joining us at 4 Krafty Girlz -hope to see you again for a furture challenge. hugs Angelie

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  47. You're great at making your own flowers and embellishments, and I love the technique you've used to fill the space around the image! Cute!

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  48. fab card... great image and love the step card! Thank you so much for joining us in our Anything goes challenge at Crafty Catz !
    Mirella DK
    DT Crafty Catz challenge – Cute and Crafty Cards by Mirella

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  49. A beautiful and well colored step card. I love the embellishments.

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  50. Beautifully designed and embellished and the image is just too cute!
    hugs
    Glenda

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  51. Super card Desire...love that little image! Very sweet!

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  52. Oh my goodness how CUTE!!! I LOVE how you tilted the image and the little rhinestone pieces that look like they are holding it in place. Such great attn to detail, always.
    Very fun and sweet creation.
    Sending smiles,
    Heather

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  53. A gorgeous card Desire, what lovely papers and love your flowers how delightful! Susan x

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  54. This is gorgeous Desire. Your colours and layouts are always a delight.

    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxxx

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  55. Beautiful card, love the image and great flowers. :)

    Hugs, Anne.

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  56. This is just lovely Desire. I do so love that Bugaboo image. What a wonderful job you've done colouring it up and pairing it with those lovely handmade embellishments (flowers). Very nice indeed.

    Thanks for playing along with us this week at One Stitch at a Time in our Anything Goes challenge. Good luck.

    Lynn, OSAAT DT

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  57. This is just lovely Desire. I do so love that Bugaboo image. What a wonderful job you've done colouring it up and pairing it with those lovely handmade embellishments (flowers). Very nice indeed.

    Thanks for playing along with us this week at One Stitch at a Time in our Anything Goes challenge. Good luck.

    Lynn, OSAAT DT

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  58. Those are super dimensional flowers on this Desire. Jenny x

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  59. Great scrapbook layouts in the collage. Love the card too - such a cute image and the flowers and card shape are just perfect. Cute and happy! Hugz!

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  60. Pretty card Desire! What a sweet image and it's colored beautifully. xx

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  61. Looove it! Congrats on your Guest DT. Awesomely Sweet Image and Great Background!

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  62. Very pretty, love the flowers! Thank you for joining us this week at Cupcake Inspirations. Good Luck!
    - Sandy, DT Sweetie

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  63. So so pretty Desire and a gorgeous combination of colours...perfectly coloured and I love the dotty background on your image, looks so sweet :) Donna ♥ x

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  64. Fabulous step card. I like your handmade flowers and Bugaboo image :) Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew. Good luck, Joanna DT

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  65. Great step card. I love the little folded flowers.

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  66. I just love this card. Thanks for joining us in our Embellish it Challenge at http://wedodoobadoo.blogspot.co.uk/
    Hugs and good luck Susan x

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  67. Fabulous stepper card, thanks so much for sharing with us at bunny zoe's, hugs Liz xx

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  68. Gorgeous card Desire you do stepper card and folded embellishments so well and you have gorgeous papers love the two colour dots round the image -thanks for joining us at Crafting at the weekend for our very first challenge
    carol DT x

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  69. Hi Desire! Wow, what a stunning card. The colors are unusual and so wonderful! Your flowers are awesome; I will have to check out your tutorial. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week, hope you'll join us tomorrow for a brand-new challenge. Best, CG

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  70. Such a sweet image. Beautiful card, great design and I realy like those place holder thingies (my best english :P)

    Huggsss, Angelique

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  71. Fabulous card thanks for joining us at CCC xx Jan

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  72. Such a pretty card. Thank you for joining us at Creative Moments this time, we hope to see you again soon. Tracy DT

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  73. What a cute girl card.
    Thank you for your participation in our challenge at Creative Card Crew.
    Adriana DT

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  74. This is adorable, Desire! Wonderful design! Thanks for joining us for the Little Miss Muffet Challenge!

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  75. Ava looks so adorable and what a wonderful dotted background you gave her.

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Desire