30 December 2015

MERRY CHRISTMAS {Art by Mi Ran Challenge 48}


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

I am here with another card for the Art by Mi Ran's CHALLENGE BLOG where Challenge 48 is underway and the theme is always ANYTHING GOES. I have used this beautiful GIRL called MERRY CHIRSTMAS, created by the talented Mi Ran. Isn't she just so festive amongst the poinsettias.
Do yourself a favour and hop over to Mi Ran's Etsy shop and check out her
awesome digi creations, here. You can purchase MERRY CHRISTMAS  here.

The image has been coloured with Copics and dry chalks. The sentiment is from Paulette {Create with TLC} .  The design papers and brads are from my stash. The flowers have been created with flower punches.  Added some stickles for extra sparkle.

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
Inspiration Destination - ATG
613 Avenue Create - ATG + Optional Twist
Crafting from the Heart - ATG
Just Keep on Creating - October Link up - ATG
Come and Get It - Anything Christmas
Glitter n Sparkle - Glittery Sparkly Christmas
Love to Scrap - ATG
12 Months of Christmas - ATG + Santa
Melonheadz - Christmas
Scrapbook Stamp Society - ATG + Christmas
Stamps and Fun Equals Creativity - Christmas
A Snowflakes Promise - A Winter Christmas
Creative Card Crew - ATG
Deep Ocean - ATG
Inky Chicks - Merry Christmas
Lemon Shortbread - ATG
Crafty Creations - ATG
Crafty Gals Corner - ATG


  1. Beautiful card :-))
    I hope you spend this special day with your loved ones and that there was lots of joy and laughter.
    Hugs, Andreja

  2. It's really pretty and girly and you picked the perfect spots for the poinsettias. Lovely sparkle too.
    I hope you're having a wonderful Christmas time.

  3. Gorgeous card as always. Wishing you a Merry Christmas.
    Linda xxx

  4. Beautiful card, Deire. Wishing you and all you love a very Merry Christmas!

  5. Gorgeous! LOVING those flowers! Merry Christmas!!!!

  6. Such a pretty feminine Christmas card - love the flowers. Have a Merry Christmas Desire!

  7. Gorgeous card , merry Xmas have a great day xx

  8. Such beautiful colours and very pretty. Hope you are having a super time.

  9. Beautiful work as always Desíre!

    Anyway, I am just popping over to wish you and Conroy a very merry Christmas. All the best to you both, now and always!

    Much love to you,

  10. lovely work as always and love the colours Jane xxx

  11. Great image. Love the gold on your flowers. Hope you had a Merry Christmas and have a Happy New Year!

  12. Amazing. Happu New Year!!!

  13. This is so cute, Desire. It definitely made me sing the song. Love the flowers and the Stickles. Thank you for joining us at Come And Get It challenge. Bunny DT

  14. Hi, Desire! I was worried when I didn't see you on the top row! :D) Love the colors on the image and wreath! Nicely done as always! Thanks for slipping this under our door here at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana, Owner

  15. Precious. Thanks for joining us at PDE Linky Party.
    I hope you’ll come link up again soon!
    Janis, Owner & DT Member
    Pause Dream Enjoy
    PDE Linky Party, Owner & DT Member

  16. this is so beautiful Desire

    Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.
    Good Luck and hope to see you again

    Greetings Karin DT Coördinator

  17. Gorgeous card Desire & such pretty colours :o)
    Hope you had a lovely Christmas. Wishing you a Very Happy New Year!

  18. Beautiful card and colours!Thanks for joining us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.Good Luck and Welcome again.Gr.Kaija Dt-member

  19. Beautiful card! Thank you very much for playing with us at My Time To Craft :)

  20. Another lovely card for Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge
    Thanks for sharing it, don't forget to join in our latest challenge too Donna ☺

  21. Gorgeous card Desire thank you for joining us over on Inspiration Destination
    Dianne xx

  22. Simply gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us at Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog! Hope to see you again soon! Hugs!
    Irena DT

  23. What a pretty card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our LEMON SHORTBREAD challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our challenge in the new year!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

  24. Darling card- ArtByMiran is so awesome. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Gals Corner.

  25. A lovely card and gosh from my home country.
    Thanks for joining us by SFC Challenge Desire!


    Lisa :)) xxx

  26. Hi Desire,

    Firstly wishing you a very happy belated 2016, I hope this year is a really good year for you. Sorry that I haven't been around since December, life got crazy and because I was so disorganized I needed to take a break and take time to catch up on everything, all has finally calmed down and I am looking forward to 2016. I just wanted to thank you for sharing this amazing project at Anything goes December link-up, Just keep on creating. You are one of the featured artists and also the link-up has just been posted for February, I look forward to seeing lots of your beautiful creations xx


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