25 July 2015

JOY TO THE WORLD {Amelia Ireton}


A dear crafty and very talented friend, whom I met on Facebook, AMELIA IRETON,
shared a few of her super cute drawings with me and I could not resist
creating a 'Christmas in July' card with this cutie pie called, CHRISTMAS ANGEL.
Please hop over to Amelia's blog called MIELIEFISH ARTY FARTY and have a look at her wonderful creations.  Leave Amelia some and love and become a Follower, if you like what you see xxx

The design papers, brads and bling are from my stash. The image has been paper pieced and coloured with Copics and dry chalks.  The folded embellishments have been created with square punches,

The beautiful sentiment is from Paulette {Create with TLC}.  

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
Word Art Wednesday: Anything goes with uplifting sentiment
Sister Act Card Challenge - ATG
Inspiration Destination - ATG
Pennys Paper Crafty - ATG
Papertake Weekly - Build it Up
Crafty Calender - Christmas in July (1/1)
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge - Ho Ho Ho
Hiding in my Craft Room - Any Holiday (Christmas/Festive Season)
My Time to Craft - Christmas in July
Pile it On - Christmas/Winter in July
Aurora Wings - Things with Wings (1/1)
Craftin Desert Divas - Christmas in July
Crafty Boots - Christmas in July
Eureka Stamps - Christmas in July
Incy Wincy Designs - Things with Wings
OLLCB - Christmas in July
Deep Ocean - Christmas in July
Tuesday Throwdown - Christmas in July
Crafting for all Seasons - Christmas in July
Creative Moments - ATG + Optional Twist Bingo
Whimsy Stamps - Christmas in July
Brown Sugar - ATG
Creative Corner - Christmas in July
Fussy and Fancy - Things with Wings
Morgan's ArtWorld - Christmas in July
Paper Creators Crafts - Christmas in July
Emerald Faeries - Christmas in July
12 Months of Christmas - ATG + Optional Twist

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  1. So gorgeous!!!! LOVING that angel!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for my Patterned Paper July challenge. You have also linked this for CHNC challenge 239, but you haven't listed this challenge, so I'm wondering if your linking was a mistake? x

  3. amazing thank you so much xxx

  4. This is really gorgeous Desire, I like the image and the design
    Kevin xx

  5. very pretty card
    have a nice day

  6. Adorable image and card! Love the paper piecing and designer paper you used.

    Thank you for becoming one of my blog followers. Wishing you much success in getting one more follower to reach the 1100. I've been one of your followers for quite a while! Your projects are always fabulous! Hugs, Vickie

  7. Gorgeous image, love the beautiful papers.
    Linda xxx

  8. Very pretty Christmas card Desire and cute image, I love all the blue, pinks and mauves. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  9. This is so beautiful!! I love the pretty image!! Your folded embellishments are absolutely gorgeous!! Have a great day :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  10. Gorgeous card Desire & I love the colours :o)
    I hope you're having a great weekend.

  11. Such a wonderful card Desire, a really cute image, beautiful colours and, as usual fantastic paper folding!! xx

  12. This is gorgeous,love the image.xxx

  13. Lovely card!

    Have a nice weekend!

    Hugs, Nicolette

  14. so stunning desire.really sweet image and i love your pretty colour combo and design :D

    xx coops xx

  15. Darling image and love your choice of colors, untraditional for Christmas, but your card still has plenty of Christmas feel.

  16. She is so very cute Desire and I love your paper piecing and fabulous papers embellishments..gorgeous.

    luv CHRISSYxx

  17. I love the colors you've chosen and the stamp is really cute and original ... very good as always.
    have a good weekend
    Kisses from Rome

  18. Sweet holiday card and I love her fabulous colors.

  19. A gorgeous card Desire. Love the image and pretty colour scheme.
    Lorraine x

  20. Desire, this is absolutely delicious! I always love your fancy-folded embellies. I know they must take a huge amount of time to do. Thank you so much for honoring us with your entry into our "Christmas in July" challenge at Tuesday Throwdown this week. Good luck and come play again soon, won't you?
    NanaConnie DT

  21. Sweet little Angel, the embellishments look like fluttering Angel wings. Thank you so much for taking time to post your very creative art with us this week at Word Art Wednesday, on our 193rd challenge.
    Blessings and Hugs, Carole

  22. How sweet is this fun image, and love the palate you have given her- surrounded by your paper folded flowers. How nice of you to link to your friends new images too!

  23. Love the details of your card. Very nice. Thank you for joining us at Incy Wincy Designs. Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy DT

  24. Ooohh she is sooo sweeet love her paperpiecing dress too cuutee Desire..
    Happy sunday
    Monika(drive to cinema now with my son n his friends :))

  25. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Creative Moments, good luck!!! Amy DT

  26. Such a cute angel, love her little cheeks and those Tbag folds are fab. Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons. Helen DT

  27. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges.

  28. Another great creation Desire. Great colours and design. Thanks for the smile and for playing along with us at Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge. hugs, Pat k x

  29. AWE!! She is absolutely darling!! Your paper flowers really bring a nice element to your design along with your colors and cloudy background!! Fabulous make! :) HUGS

  30. Oh what a little cutie Desire! I love that sweet image and the fabulous paper piecing! Beautiful design and folded embellishments also!
    Hugs, Tammy

  31. So darling! Love that sweet image! This is a really pretty palette for Christmas--love it! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  32. This is adorable Desire, I love the image and your colours are just perfect (as always!) hugs Carole Z X

  33. Wonderful little girl!!! Love the pattern paper you used and the background technique! Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty.

  34. Gorgeous card Desire, love the paper pieced dress and wings, great colours too, thanks for playing along at the Paper Creator Christmas in July challenge, good luck, hugs, Colette xx

  35. Another fantastic card! Still can't get over the unique and fun shapes you use on your cards, super neat! Thank you for playing along again this week in the Word Art Wednesday! I look forward to seeing what you make next! Have a wonderful day!

    Charity - DT Member - Word Art Wednesday
    http://collectivecreativity.blogspot.com (my personal blog)

  36. So very cute, I love the colors and the layout.

  37. Love your non traditional Christmas color scheme and the cute image, Desire! Wish we lived close so you could teach me some of your fabulous folded embellies. Love them! Thank you so much for joining our "Anything with Wings Challenge" at Aurora Wings. xxD

  38. Beautiful as always I love it-- your cards always amaze me.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes July Linky Party. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.


  39. This is a fabulous card Desire, such a sweet image and wonderful design.
    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Hazelnuts’s Patterned Paper Challenge this month.

  40. What a lovely creation Desire. Thanks for joining us at Morgan's Artworld for our Christmas in July challenge. Hope to see you again soon.
    Lynn, Morgan's Artworld Creative Team Member

  41. Love this....such pretty colours. Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Calendar this month & good luck!
    hugs Jo x

    I have a birthday candy on my blog if you'd like to join in.....
    You can find my candy here
    You can find my atc swap here

  42. My favorite type of Christmas cards are ones that use non-traditional colors and cute images - BINGO this one is right up my alley! Adorable! Thanks so much for joining us at Sketch Saturday this week!

  43. Great card thanks for sharing with us for our Christmas in July Challenge at Ooh La La Creations. Alli x

  44. What an adorable card!! thank you for joining us over on the HIMCR blog this week!

  45. Great card, thanks so much for sharing with us at CFAS.
    Fiona DT xx

  46. this is a very sweet christmascard - those folded snowflakes are amazing!
    thank you for joining Aurora Wings.


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