03 October 2014

GIVE THANKS {Art by Miran Challenge 16}

{Guest DT Project for Art by Miran's Challenge 16}
Art by Miran is launching their 16th challenge today. All their challenges are always ANYTHING GOES as long as your project has a hand coloured image. So hop over here to have a look at their 16th challenge.

Also visit Mi Ran's Showcase blog {Art by Miran} here, for some more inspiration.

I have used this cute girl called MISS APPLE created by the talented Mi Ran.  She looks like she is on her way home from picking some lovely juicy apples. Do yourself a favour and hop over to Mi Ran's Etsy shop and check out her awesome digi creations, here. You can purchase MISS APPLE here.

The image has been coloured with Derwent H2O water colour pencils and a pencil blender. The sentiment is from Paulette {Create with TLC} and has been coloured with dry chalks and pencils. The design papers, flat pearls, photo turns and brads are from my stash.

I would love to enter this into the following challenges:

  • Just Keep on Creating - ATG
  • Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes with uplifting sentiment 
  • Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge
  • Sister Act - ATG (UL)
  • Creative Fingers - ATG
  • Through the Craft Room Door - ATG  (2/2)
  • Craft Girls - ATG 
  • Di's Digi Designs - Girly
    Open Minded Crafting - Fall/Autumn (2/3)
    Jellypark - Fall/Autumn (2/3)
    Crafting from the Heart - ATG (3/3)
    Crafters Cafe - Punches and/or Dies (used circle punches for the folded embellishments) (2/3)
    Crafty Creations - Use Orange (2/2)
    Inspiration Station - ATG
    Whimsy Stamps - ATG (2/3)
  • Anything Goes with a Twist - Twist is ATG

  • Thank you so much to the wonderful loving comments you always leave for me.  Leaving you with a little mosaic project in the making.  Cant wait to get to the grouting and painting stage.

    Crafty hugs


    1. Sooooo gorgeous! Love love love the colors and the pearls!!! And LOVING that mosaic project you are making!!!!!!!

    2. Fabulous card and that mosaic project is amazing! You really have a wonderful gift.

    3. Anonymous7:09 AM

      Fab card, I really love this one!!!
      Hugsss, Gaby

    4. Wonderful card and that mosaic is stunning, I am speechless. Hugs, Valerie

    5. Gorgeous card and mozaic
      hugs Tamara

    6. also a sweet card!

      thanks for sharing with us the first challenge of inspiration destination. good luck. we hope see you again!

      gr. meggi dt.

    7. This is so cute Desire. Love the colours.

    8. Your cards are always a virtual all you can eat buffet. The image is adorable however it's all your sweet embellishments and layouts that really steal the show. Hoping you have a fine, fun day, full of glorious giggles, with buckets of blessings from Heaven as you work, and play.
      Carole with thanks, for Word Art Wednesday

    9. Beautiful card great choice of paper and the image is adorable tfs!!!

    10. I cannot thank you enough for playing along with my Dream Team and me on the launch of our new ATG challenge blog!

      About your card... Desire... what can I say that hasn't been said before? Gorgeous! I cannot get over how you pay so much attention to all the little details to your cards! I'm thinking you're like me and pretty much make a minimum of one card a day and I'm always in awe that your cards always look like you've spent hours creating them. Fantabulous! I love the sentiment! Details, details, details... just love them! What? You also are making a mosaic stool!?! GF! What can you NOT do!?! :) It's obviously going to be gorgeous as well! I love those great October colors! xx

      Again, thanks for joining us for our current ATG challenge. Hope to see you again and good luck!
      Inspiration Destination - Owner

    11. Beautiful card and your mosaic is stunning! ~Diane

    12. I love that you are using different coloring media on your projects. The results are fabulous. Your oval and pearl embellishments remind me of cameos. I think you should be crowned the embellishment queen. :)

      Love your mosaic stool. Wow. Very artistic and beautiful.

      Blessing hugs,

    13. Wow! the mosaic project is looking gorgeous. And I love your card. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper October challenge with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon x

    14. Love this, Desire! The tags are a nice deviation and work very well here. I wanted to feature this, but I don't think it has been 30 days since your last feature. Awh..., but this is fabulous!

    15. Oh wow you've done such an excellent job mimicking the mosaic!! Your colors are perfect too!! Beautiful job! HUGS :)

    16. Beautiful card, wonderful image. I love your designs, very creative. Mosaic too? Very talented, this is going to be stunning when it's completed.


    17. Such a fabulous card Desire, great design and lovely embellishments as always.
      I love your mosaic project, it is so colourful, fabulous design.

    18. Yoou made three cards on a day wooowwww and this is also adorable love the pearl on this card and the flower folded here is so cute and nice Mozaik project is it a place for sitting? cooolll...where do you want to put it Desire...
      Hugs, Monika

    19. Wow, really love the fabulous fall feel to this. (And fun alliteration, hey?) The color palette is just yummy! Really cool design, love your design, image, embellies, and sweet sentiment! :^)
      Can't wait to see that stool finished! I am sure it will be just gorgeous!
      Hugs, Penny

    20. Very sweet card! Thank you so much for participating in our challenge this week at Word Art Wednesday. It's a delight to be able to see your inspiration there. We appreciate your support! Thank you.

    21. Love the little one running, the embellishments and all, and of course you mosaic is wonderful.

    22. Another stunning stepper card Desire love how you cut and frame your images and you always have beautiful papers and make fabulous embellishments
      Carol x
      -thank you for joining us at Crafting from the Heart
      Carol DT x

    23. Theses Tags and Pearls add so much to your Gorgeous Card! Love it all! Enjoy your Weekend!

    24. another beauty and I love you stool and your choice of colors. See you are doing those folds again. Those are just circles folded in half. You need to stop and and tell me how you do the flower ones. Thank so much for joining us at Thought the Craft room Door challenge.
      Fabulous ideas and great inspiration.
      Hugz from Wisconsin, Patricia
      rubber stamping is my game blog

    25. Anonymous1:46 PM

      Gorgeous card love her hair. What an awesome stool can't wait to see it finished x

    26. Wow!! Love this one to!! Fantastic sentiment. Love the colors and the papers!! Love all the folding .. Just gorgeous!!! And that table is AMAZING!!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

      - Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
      {Scrap A Thousand Words}

    27. Absolutely gorgeous! A beautiful image and fabulous embellishments.

    28. Gorgeous girly card...Thanks for playing along with us at Di's Digi Designs Challenge this fortnight.
      Loving your mosaic project Desire! gorgeous colours and design.
      Wendy xx

    29. Anonymous10:55 AM

      This is lovely, thank you for sharing with us at Anything goes with a twist.
      Sandra AGWAT

    30. Gorgeous card! love the way you have colored it up!!!

      Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge. Hope you will join us next time co-owner Crafting Vicky.

    31. A lady with many talents, love your card, adore your mosaic project!

      Huggsss, Angelique

    32. Amazing creation, love your unique style, this is so awesome I could recognize your card between others. Thank you for joining our 'orange' challenge at Crafty Creations Challenges and good luck in the draw.
      Anna xxx

    33. This is absolutely wonderful Desire! I love the colours and folded embellishments - and your colouring is beautiful! Thanks for joining Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenge, good luck! Hope to see you soon again.

      Hanne, DT

    34. Wow. Just beautiful. Now if only more people would actually pay attention to that sentiment.

      Love the green and peach colour scheme. It is the same one that makes it way throughout many parts of my home!

      Enjoy the remainder of your weekend my friend.



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