19 June 2015

HAPPY BIRTHDAY {Art by Mi Ran Showcase Blog}

{DT Project for Art by Miran}

Hope all of you are keeping well and having loads of creative fun. 

Our theme over at Art by Mi Ran's Showcase Blog for May is Anything but Square.
HAYLEE, created by the talented Mi Ran. She looks so pretty on the swing. Do yourself a favour and hop over to Mi Ran's Etsy shop and check out her awesome digi creations, here. You can purchase HAYLEE here.

The image has been coloured with Copics and dry chalks. The sentiment is from Paulette {Create with TLC} . The design papers, buttons and brads are from my stash. The folded flowers have been created with circle and flower punches. 

I would like to venture over to the following challenges with this:

Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge
Word Art Wednesday: Anything goes with uplifting sentiment
Sister Act Card Challenge - ATG
Through the Craft Room Door - ATG
Inspiration Destination - ATG
613 Avenue Create - ATG + Optional Twist
Scrappers Delights - ATG
Artistic Inspirations - ATG + Layers
Crafting from the Heart - ATG
Craft Your Passion - ATG
Love to Scrap - ATG
Stamps and Fun = Creativity - ATG
The Paper Girls - Happy Birthday
Use Your Stuff - Colour me Happy (the brads and buttons have been in my stash for years)
Crafty Sentiments Designs - ATG
Digi Choosday Challenge - Buttons
Papertake Weekly - Oh so Pretty
Crafting by Designs - Summer Time Fun
Pennys Paper Crafty Challenge - ATG
Little Miss Muffet - ATG (1/1)
The Outlawz Twisted Thursday - Things with Wings
Outlawz June Linky
Sassy Studio Designs - ATG

Thanks so much for stopping by. Hope you enjoyed your visit here.
Leaving you with some recent photos of my niece, Heidi's little ones.

Crafty Hugs


  1. Beautiful card and pictures.

  2. Love your gorgeous card....Fabulous photo's

  3. As always a super make Desire, super photos as well.

    Hope you have a good weekend.

    B x

  4. Beautiful image and card. The photographs are gorgeous!
    Linda xxx

  5. Gorgeous card, Desire! Such a beautiful image and flowers! Stunning photos too!
    Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday! Jane (DT) xxx

  6. Great card thanks for joining the challenge at Crafting from the Heart good luck x

  7. Hallo liebe Desire, wow, ich bin wirklich absolut begeistert von der wunderschönen Karte. Eine sehr kreative Karte und tolle Farben. :)

    Ganz liebe Grüße und ein schönes Wochenende, Carmen

  8. Darling image and design. Your coloring is fantastic and I like those cute flourishes; very unique. Beautiful photos of the children too.

  9. Gorgeous card and even more gorgeous children!

  10. A really pretty creation Desire. Lovely looking children and your photography is awesome.

  11. Gorgeous photos and GORGEOUS card! LOVING the colors!!!!!!!

  12. Gorgeous card Desire love the image beautiful colour's and design have a lovely weekend
    Dianne xx :)

  13. Such a beautiful card design Desire! Love your color combo and the sweet image!! Your photos are really wonderful too!! :) Thanks for sharing!

  14. Loving the colors you chose to use on your card Desire and I think I'm going to have to get that sentiment! Awesome photos of your niece and nephews too!

  15. Pragtig, Desire, sy lyk so droomverlore!!! Lieflike kleure!!
    Groete en geniet die naweek!!!

  16. Gorgeous card, love the image and flowers!!
    Hugs Donna xx

  17. Beautiful card as always and tfs the photos!!!

  18. So, so pretty, Desire! Love the palette & papers! Darling image, of course, and love your embellies! :^)
    And your photos are, as always, fabulous! Really stunning color! :^)
    Hugs, Penny
    Have a great weekend!

  19. beautiful flowers. Thank you so much for taking time to post your very creative art with us this week at Word Art Wednesday, on our 188th Challenge. We appreciate you very much.
    Blessings, Carole

  20. nice colours and very original flowers, thanks for joining Craft Your Passion challenge this week, good luck and hope to see you again! :)

    Kasia, Craft Your Passion DT

  21. Beautiful card and beautiful niece! Thanks for joining our Color Me Happy challenge at Use Your Stuff!
    Lori - UYSDT

  22. Beautiful photographs of the kids. I love their smiles! Your card is sweet and beautiful, love the flowers you make and the Happy Birthday sentiment just compliments it all. Have a great weekend,
    Hugs Kelly

  23. Beautiful card!!!!! Love those buttons. Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday Challenges. Monica._dt

  24. Lovely card and great colouring! Love the flowers! Thank you for your lovely entry at Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog! Hope to see you again soon!! HUGS!
    Ann DT

  25. Gorgeous card Desire, love the cute image. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Penny's Paper-Crafty. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

  26. Beautiful card.
    Thanks for playing wth us at SFC!
    Hugs, Andrea

  27. Heidi is a beautiful little lady kiss for her...and your card oooh again cute image and love that color combo..adorable made..hugs

  28. Anonymous8:52 PM

    Gorgeous and fab photos x

  29. Such a brilliant card thanks for sharing with us at CRAFTY SENTIMENTS this week and beautiful pictures

  30. Beautiful card, as always Desire,fab choice of color, very classy,thank you for joining us at DTBST, good luck, crafty hugs Julie Ann x
    sassy designs design team
    handcrafted by charlies nanny

  31. Gorgeous art work. Thank you for participating at TTCRD challenge this week, Hope to see you in the next challenge too.// Zora DT

  32. Such a sweet card and gorgeous photo's too! Such beautiful children! ;-)

  33. lovely card thank you for joining in our challenge at Scrappers Delight x

  34. Gorgeous card, and so sweet kids
    you are really blessed
    hugs to all

  35. Gorgeous card, Desire!
    Good luck!

  36. Beautiful kids! What a fun card...love the way you did the flowers! Thank you for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs and the DTBST challenge this week! HUGS

    SSD DT

  37. More of those gorgeous folded embellishments! Thank you so much for emailing me the tutorial, I'll be trying the technique out very soon. I've added your blog to my Bloglovin feed so I will never miss a post in future
    Jane x

  38. I love your folded flowers on your creation and the image is super cute. Thanks for sharing it with us over at SSD DTBST anything goes challenge.

  39. Another very colorful and awesomely embellished creation, Desire! I always love your paper folding. Amazing! What a blessing it is for us that you joined our Challenge at Word Art Wednesday last week and hope you join us again this week. I want to share the Scripture in 1 Corinthians 2:9-10 telling us, ” However, as it is written: “What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived”—the things God has prepared for those who love him—these are the things God has revealed to us by his Spirit. The Spirit searches all things, even the deep things of God.” Have a blessed weekend…

    JO ANN

  40. Lovely card all around. And what a gorgeous set of kids! Her eyes are just beautiful.


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