30 November 2014

JOY {DigiStamps4Joy New Releases}

{Digi Stamps 4 Joy DS4J: NEW RELEASES}

A design team project for our  new releases over at DS4J's shop this Sunday.  I have used this wonderful image called Christmas Baobab which has been designed by the talented Riette for DigiStamps4Joy,  

This Baobab tree really depicts our African Christmas spirit. I have also used  MEERKAT MERVYN.  Hop over to DS4J's blog and have a look at the gorgeous creations my talented design team mates have created with some of the wonderful new release images.

The folded embellishments have been created with flower and circle punches. The images has been coloured with Copics. The sentiment is from Paulette {Create with TLC}.  The design papers and brads are from my stash.

Once again I would love to try my hand at the following challenges with this creation:

  • Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge
  • 613 Avenue Create - ATG + Optional Twist
  • Inspiration Destination - ATG
  • Word Art Wednesday: Anything goes with uplifting sentiment 
  • Sister Act Card Challenge - ATG
  • Eureka - Non-Traditional Christmas Colours
  • Craftin Desert Divas - Christmas
  • Monday Morning My Craft Creations - ATG
  • Ooh La La Creations OLLCB - Christmas
  • The Pink Elephant - ATG
  • City Crafter - Favourite Technique (folded paper embellishments - used circle punches for the folded embellishments on this card)
  • Creative Card Crew - Stripes
  • Party Time Tuesdays - ATG (3/3)
  • Crafting for all Seasons - Tis the Season
  • Pennys Paper Crafty - ATG (3/3)
  • Whimsy Stamps - 2 or more Images
  • Aud Sentiments - Use a Sentiment appropriate for any December Holiday
  • In the Pink - Die Cuts and Punches (used circle punches for the folded snowflakes)
  • Crafty Catz - ATG
  • Fairy Tale - Christmas with Animals
  • Fussy and Fancy - Happy Holidays
  • Outlawz Friday Colouring Challenge - ATG with optional Christmas Twist
  • Just Us Girls - ATG
  • Christmas Card Challenge - ATG
  • Robyns Fetish - ATG

  • Thank you for your wonderful visits here and all the love you leave behind.  I am apologising for my lack of commenting of late on your gorgeous creative work.  Life is just getting in the way,.
    Hope I am forgiven xxx

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    1. Oh wow, quite a different Christmas card - fantastic! I love those meerkats and the papers, and the tree is really pretty!


    2. Such a beautiful card here as always Desiré. Love the lay out and the beautiful colors on it, and nice to see some different from what we see the most this time of year.

    3. Oh I do love Meerkat's Desiree and you whole card has such a lovely welcoming glow.

      Enjoy the rest of the weekend.

      B x

    4. So beautiful is your card x

    5. It's interesting seeing cards from different parts of the world. Love your African Christmas spirit tree! Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

    6. Beautifully done! Love the colors! Thanks for dropping this off by our house here at 613 Avenue Create!

    7. This is great, thanks so much for joining us at CCC xx Jan

    8. Uber-cool design. I love that checked paper. The colours put me in mind of a southwestern motif. Really cool image too.
      Hugs & smiles,

      PS- I have some free images on my site today. I've been practising drawing again.

    9. Beautiful and funny card Desire , love it
      Thanks for joining us at SAAC this week
      Fanny SAAC DT

    10. This is so endearing Desire, I love Meerkats.


    11. He he he what a Cute one looooove Meerkats :)

    12. These meerkats are so fun, what a brilliant original Christmas design, Desire!

    13. I noticed African influences and I love it. Fab take on our challenge. Thanks so much for joining us at CCCB!

    14. Beautiful card, and so colorful. It's perfect for our challenge. Thanks for joining us this week for non traditional Christmas colors at Eureka Stamps.
      Karal DT

    15. Hi, Desire! You've made yet another fabulous card, and I thank you so much for sharing it in our challenge. I wanted to say again Happy Anniversary, and many more happy and healthy years to come. Thanks for sharing with us!
      Word Art Wednesday

    16. What a fun card :-D
      Thank you so much for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge Blog this fortnight :-D Milka GD

    17. What a lovely card! Those folded embellishments are fabulous and I love the meekats! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

    18. How fabulous! I love all the African influence. Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Craftin Desert Divas Christmas Linky Party. Hope to see you again soon :)

      michelle (Craftin Desert Divas DT)
      Purple Monkey Moments

    19. Changed hats now sweetie, still find this so cute and endearing. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Creative Card Crew.

      Cathy DT Member

    20. Love this one too!! The colors are great! !!! Thanks so much for sharing this week at CCCB :-) Have a great week!

    21. Fun design! Thanks for sharing your fabulous project and joining us for our current challenge at Inspiration Destination. Hope to see you again and good luck!
      IDCB Owner

    22. lots of lovely colours on your fab card, thank you for joining us at Crafty Catz challenge and hope to see you again

    23. Such a fun design! I love those little purple critters and that great tree. Thanks for playing with us at JUGS!

    24. Beautiful creation!

      Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty and I hope you'll be back soon!



    25. What a great Christmas Card!! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges.

    26. Such details! The purple guys are fun! Thanks so much for joining in with us at JUGS!

    27. Fun and charming! Lovely image and great card design and sentiment. Thanks for joining us over at AUD sentiment challenges this time around.
      Love n hugs

    28. Lovin' those cute meerkats and fab tree. A wonderful card. Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments this fortnight.

    29. You have made such a lovely card! It´s realy very christmas like. Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge. Bianca XX

    30. Lovely card with some great images. Thanks for joining us at Fussy & Fancy Challenges.


    31. Desire this is just stunning, I love your sweet image and design, thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue Create, hope to see you again soon {613 DT Member} Alex x

    32. A gorgeous Card. Thank you for sharing with us at Robyn's Fetish Challenge. Marlene DT

    33. that criters in purple is so cool and cool star in purple too ...another lovely flower Desire..Awesome card..hugs, Monika

    34. A fabulously colourful design and lovely details.
      I'm so sorry that it won't be eligible for our challenge at In The Pink as our main rule is to use more pink than any other colour.
      I hope you will join us again soon,
      Kat x

    35. Gorgeous card and lovely image and colours. Thanks for joining us at CFAS Hugs Tina (DT) x

    36. Fun card :) Thanks for joining in the Holiday fun at Fussy and Fancy!!

    37. I love this it is so unusual Thanks for joining in with us at Ooh La La creations
      Alli x


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