15 May 2014

ALWAYS BELIEVE {Guest Designing Scrap Africa}

{GDT Scrap Africa}

What a surprise when I was invited by the lovely Denise from Scrap Africa to be a guest designer for them.  And needless to say I am just so honoured. My script was to create a masculine and a feminine card.

This is my MASCULINE card:

I used the following images from the only South African online digital image store, DIGISTAMPS4JOY:
  1. ALOE and you can purchase it here
  2. KAROO WATER and you can purchase it here
  3. MOMMY's GIRL and you can purchase it here
The images have been coloured with H2O water colour pencils and dry chalks. The sentiment is from Hannelie - DESERT DIVA.  Its a centre step card design.  The design papers are from Basic Grey.  the brads are from my stash..



So hop on over to SCRAP AFRICA 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:


  • Crafting from the Heart - ATG (3/3)
  • Just Inspirational - ATG (3/3)
  • Just Keep on Creating - ATG
  • Baffies Kreativladen - For a Man
  • Penny's Paper Crafty - ATG (1/3)
  • Melonheadz Friends - Animals
  • Simon Says - Something beginning with M (Mountains)
  • Country View - Nature's glories
  • Craftyhazelnuts Patterned Paper Challenge
  • Creatalicious - Frame It
  • The Crafting Cafe - Creatures
  • Dream it Up - Fauna and Flora
  • Paper Crafting Journey - For that Special Man

  • 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

    Creative Hugs

    48 comments:

    1. Hierdie een laat my huistoe verlang!
      Pragtig!

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    2. Great image and papers...Just gorgeous.xxx

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    3. Beautiful themed cards, they look amazing. Regards

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    4. A really beautiful and soo detailed card and a really awesome image for it too. Love the coloring too, it´s really awesome for a male recipient, that´s for sure.
      Have a great long week-end now.

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    5. Love the scene you made Desiree...lovely colors too..always love to see your card and this is too I love the cloud and the colors...and I am sorry if I am not hop to your blog...I have two little boys and always make me busy LOL...I hope you like to visiting me back my sweet friend..have a great Thursday..hugs, Monika

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    6. Fabulous card Desire, lovely scene and sentiment!
      Hugs, Hazel xx

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    7. Such a beautiful card as always Desire'e Your scene which you have made is stunning, love the Aloe plants and that sentiment is great.
      Love ~ Lady Anne xxx
      "Anne's Paper Dream's Blog"

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    8. Super gorgeous card hun and fabulous sentiment hugs Judith x

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    9. I love this! The rhinos in the corner are so cool, in amongst your embellishments. Love the image too. Great colors.

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    10. Thanks sooo much for designing these beautiful cards for us at Scrap Africa! I really appreciate it!x I love this African scene, with that gorgeous windpump...stunning!

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    11. A really lovely little scene Desire.

      Big Hugs
      Cathy
      xxxxx

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    12. The scene on this card is amazing! You have such talent!

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    13. Awesome card, Desire! Love the sentiment too!

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    14. Gorgeous card Desire
      love the colours
      hugs Tamara

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    15. Gorgeous Desire, love the image and the wonderful papers.
      Hugs
      Linda xxx

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    16. Gorgeous Desire, love the image and the wonderful papers.
      Hugs
      Linda xxx

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    17. This is a fabulous card Desire, such a wonderful image and sentiment.
      Pauline
      x

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    18. Fantastic card, love the corners you have made xx

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    19. Simply gorgeous is your card beautifully presented with lots of lovely detail x

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    20. What a great card. I love your clouds too! X

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    21. Gorgeous card, Desire, lovely image and papers. hugs, Helena

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    22. WOW! Great card. Love the Rhinos and the scenery. Very well done. Bravo.

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    23. Stunning masculine card Desire..fabulous.

      luv CHRISSYxx

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    24. How LOVELY this is, Desire! Like you, I am a nature enthusiast. Some of the old (long gone) languages in the Middle East spoke about Beauty. Literally, Beauty usually meant that something was strong (physically and mentally) and purposeful, and able to give in a helpful manner. We forget that the largest and strongest are truly beautiful (as shown in your card), and that even if a creature or person appears to be strong, they might be very vulnerable. The sentiment in your pretty card expresses it all wonderfully. Love all the images together, and the pretty earth tones, too. Thank you for your well wishes these past few weeks. hugs, de

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    25. Lovely card & sentiment! Thanks for joining us at Crafting From The Heart! Angie-DT

      http://angiescraftblog.blogspot.com/
      http://angiesdigistamps.blogspot.com/

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    26. Such a brilliant masculine card! I love the scene and the sentiment is wonderful.
      Rebecca.

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    27. This is such a beautiful card, Desire. Love how you combined all these fabulous images. The sentiment is great. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Say Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

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    28. Great way to combine images. They look so well together and what a great masculine card. Well done on your guest stint!

      Hugs,
      Lisa

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    29. Your Masculine card is beautiful Desire. I love the image and this Rhino Mother and little one in the front is so cute. Pretty paper.

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    30. Speechless. This is lovely. Those corners are brilliant. Hugs Mrs a.

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    31. This is a wonderful masculine card. I love the image and the shape of your card - thank you for joining us at Penny's Paper-Crafty this week - Michelle x

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    32. WOW! What a gorgeous card! So many lovely features!!! And the images/design remind me of my trip to South Africa a number of years ago... thanks for the trip down memory lane.

      Thank you for participating in the MelonHeadz Friends Challenge!

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    33. Loving the colours! What a fab card, thanks for joining us at just inspirational challenges. - Sonia w DT

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    34. What an amazing card, I love looking at all your cards. Thanks for joining us over at JIC this week, hope you can join us next week. Sian (DT Co-Owner)

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    35. I love this gorgeous card,love the images,great sentiment and beautiful papers
      Carol x

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    36. Oh what a beautiful scene you have created! Thanks for joining us at Paper Crafting JOurney. HUgsxx

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    37. very beautiful and original card! thanks for sharing it with jic!!

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    38. Beautiful card, I love the images and how you presented them too! ~Diane

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    39. Fantastic Scene and another Wonder sentiment! Love it!

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    40. What a fantastic scene you have created Desire! I always love your cards!
      Thanks for sharing with us @ The Crafting Cafe this time!
      Good Luck
      Hugs
      Dawn xx

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    41. Lovely card. Thank you for joining in with this month's challenge over at The Crafting Cafe

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    42. Beautiful creation and colorwork...thank you for joining the fauna and flora challenge at Dreamweaver Stencils this month. Sorry I haven't been by sooner, but have been traveling!

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    43. WOW! Wonderful card! Fantastic detail! Love everything about it! Thank you for sharing with us at Crafting Café. Amy A.,DT

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    44. Striking card,love the scene and your wonderful details, ie. those clouds are great!
      hugs
      Glenda

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    45. Thank you so much for sharing your delightful crafting for my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge for May - hope to see you again soon. x

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    46. Such a heartwarming scenery. Just stunning.

      Huggsss, Angelique
      EngelDesignsScrap

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    47. das ist eine tolle männerkarte.

      danke, dass du sie mit der challenge von baffies-kreativladen-shop-blog teilst.

      glg meggi

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    Desire