28 February 2016



Hoping you all are having a wonderful Sunday with a bit of crafty goodness on the side.

I am here today with another big commissioned Easter Card order I did this month, Using a beautiful COTTAGE ROSE image.  The crochet flower centers have been made for me by a very special friend.  The brads, buttons and design papers are from my stash. The flourishes have been stamped with Chiswick acrylic stamps.  The folded corners have been created with scallop square punches (see a little tutorial below).
The sentiment is from Paulette from CREATE WITH TLC.

... and a matching Easter Box (an upcycled tea box) for those yummy eggs:

I would love to enter the following challenges with this:

Just Keep on Creating - February Link up - ATG
As You Like It - Favourite Occasion (Easter as we get to celebrate being saved by our Saviour)
Chocolate Coffee and Cards - ATG
Crafting with Friends - ATG
Simply Papercrafts - ATG
Crafting with an Attitude - ATG
Crafty Girls Creations - ATG
Crafting for all Seasons - 3 of a Kind (3 flower embellishments)
613 Avenue Create - ATG with Optional Twist
Glitter n Sparkle - Things with Wings (birdies)
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - ATG
DigiStamps4Joy - ATG + Tag Twist
Hiding in my Craft Room - Any Holiday (Easter)
Lemon Shortbread - ATG
Little Red Wagon - Fury Friends
The Paper Shelter - Animal Magic
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Think Spring
The Crafty Addicts - ATG, Spots or Stripes
Art by MiRan - ATG
Wags n Whiskers - Furry Friends
Word Art Wednesday - ATG with Uplifting Sentiment
A Bit More Time to Craft - ATG
Cre8tive Hands Friends - ATG with a Digi
Eclectic Ellapu - Decorate a box or bag
One Stitch at a Time - ATG with 3D Bag or Box
Scrappy Hands - Forest Friends
Challenge Up Your Life - Buttons
Crazy 4 Challenges - Spring
Crafting by Designs - Button Up

Thank you so much to the wonderful loving comments you always leave for me and being patient for me not visiting you xxx 
Crafty Hugs


  1. Superb card! I've found it hard to include crochet embellishments, but you've done it really nicely :) Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Addicts and Good Luck! :)
    Annabel - Crafty Addicts DT.

  2. Another lovely Easter card Desire and beautifully embellised as always.

    B x

  3. Just gorgeous! LOVING the bunny and the flowers!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Cute Easter card! Thanks for sharing it with GNS Challenge~

  5. WOW love those corners ... aren't you clever! Awesome creation my friend!!! Hope you're well! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘THINK SPRING’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters

  6. Oh this is simply gorgeous Desire! LOVE it. x

  7. Love the image you used....so so sweet! Fantastic card!!! Thanks for playing along with us at The Sisterhood of Crafters Think Spring Challenge! Hope you will join us again soon! xx

  8. Gorgeous card, love the beautiful bunny.
    Linda xxx

  9. Fabulous card as usual Desire! Thanks for playing along with us at Digistamps4Joy.

  10. Such a lovely card.Love the sweet image and pretty crochet flowers.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
    Lisa x

  11. Another great card! I do like those folded corners. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon again.

  12. Another beautiful card. Thank you for showing us how you did the corners, it is very clever. Thank you for sharing your card in Cre8tive Hands Friends

  13. Beautiful card Desire thank you for joining us over on Inspiration Destination
    Dianne xx :)

  14. Gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at PDE Linky Party.
    DT Janis
    Pause Dream Enjoy, My Blog
    Sunny Day Crafting, Photo Inspiration Chs
    Paper Play Sketches, Sketch Chs
    PDE Linky Party, Anything Goes Linky Party

  15. Gorgeous card and box. Great choice of papers and design. Thanks for joining the Sisterhood's "Think Spring" challenge.

  16. What a beautiful gift set. Such a great upcycled project on the tea box! Thanks for the tutorial on the creative corners too.

  17. Gorgeous card and box set with at lovely vintage image. Thanks for showing how you make those beautiful corner pieces.

  18. Lovely, thank you for joining our challenge at Lemon Shortbread this time
    x~KateE~x DT

  19. beautiful card, gorgeous image chosen here and delightful colouring.xx

  20. Another awesome Easter card!!!
    Thanks for joining Creative Hands Friends challenge.
    Ardilla :)

  21. Jou kaartjie is lieflik en die versierde boks so ideaal vir 'n lekker groot paaseier, Desire!!! Baie mooi!!!
    Groete en geniet die middag!!!

  22. Beautiful set! Love this vintage style image and your beautifully detailed designs.

  23. Gorgeous!! Thanks so much for playing with us at PDE Linky Party. Hope to see you again soon :)

    michelle (PDE DT)
    Purple Monkey Moments

  24. Very cute card!!
    Thanks for joining us at Hiding in my Craft Room
    Cheers Jennie DTM

  25. Just gorgeous, and what a great occasion to make a card for! Thanks for playing with us at As You Like It. Hugs xx

  26. This is so nice, I love the vintage feel the gorgeous image gives you card. I think this is the BEST reason to make a card! Thanks for joining us at As You Like It Challenge!

  27. Fabulous card and gift box. Love that topper! TFS

  28. Very beautiful card as always Desire. I love the beautiful vintage image you used. Thank you for joining us at One Stitch At A Time Challenge.
    Deborah DT

  29. So stunning Desire. Love it!

  30. Waw this is gorgeous! Thank you for joining us at As You Like It Challenge. Hugs! Mojca

  31. Beautiful card love the vintage image and crotchet flowers-great idea for the corners and love the decorated box
    Carol x

  32. Oh Desire, I love the bunny card, with its lovely olde worlde look, really wraps itself around your heart when you look at it, beautiful!
    Thanks so much for sharing, Shaz in Oz.x

    {Calligraphy Cards - Shaz in Oz}


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