01 January 2017

JOY {Color It Create It Show It Off January 2017 Challenge}

{Wishing you Double the JOY this Christmas}

The theme for the month of January at
My Besties
Colour It! Create It! Show It Off! Challenge

Here is my design team project for My Besties Colour It! Create It! Show It off! using this super adorable little girl dressed so festively from Sherri Baldy which you can purchase HERE.

The flowers have been created with punches and the crochet flowers has once again been made for me by a very dear friend. The brads and design papers are from my stash.  The image is a pre-coloured image from Sherri.  The folded scallop corners have been created with a scallop square punch.

The sentiment is from
Paulette {Create with TLC}.  

Hop over to
My Besties
Colour It! Create It! Show It Off! Challenge
and enter your creations. 

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

Scrapbook Stamp Society - ATG ?
613 Avenue Create - ATG + Happy Holidays
My Besties Deautschland - ATG + with Bestie
My Besties Brazil - Winter or Summer
My Besties Art Espana - ATG + Optional Snowflakes
The Crafty Addicts - ATG  or Let it Snow
Classic Design Team Open Challenge - ATG
Little Miss Muffet - ATG
Crafty Gals Corner -ATG
Morgans Art World -
Pennys Paper Crafty - ATG
Artistic Inspirations -
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - ATG
Simply Papercraft -
Just Us Girls -
A Bit more Time to Craft -  ATG
Allsorts - Something New - first time I have used this sentiment
Crafty Friends - ATG
Creative Fingers -
Jos Scrap Shack -
Simply Create Too -
Aud Sentiments -
Craft Rocket -
The Paper Shelter - ATG
Digi Choosday Crafting - ATG
Through the Craft Room Door -
Crafts Galore Encore - ATG
Card Mania - Layer IT
Crafty Boots -
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - ATG
Lemon Shortbread - ATG
Sunny Day Crafting - ATG
Crafting by Designs -
4 Crafty Chicks - ATG
As you Like it -
PDE Linky Party - ATG
Just Keep on Creating -
Creative Ladybirds -
Art by Miran - ATG
Brown Sugar - ATG
Crafty Girls Creations - ATG
Cutie Pie -
CCC Digi Creations -
Catch the Bug - December ATG ?
12 Months of Christmas - Out with the Old in with the New (Its the very first time I have used this Create with TLC sentiment)


  1. Wishing you a Happy New Year Desire and what a super card to kick start the year.

    Here's to a crafty 2017.

    B x

  2. Happy New Year.

  3. Fantastic card as always. Happy New Year to you and yours! Hugs, Valerie

  4. Love your pretty flowers, beautiful colouring and card.
    Happy New Year.

  5. This is gorgeous! LOVING the colors!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. Such beautiful colouring and layout. HAPPY NEW YEAR SWEETIE.

  7. Happy New Year. I've been a subscriber for over a year and enjoy seeing all your gorgeous creations. I love this card. Thanks for the link. Off to follow it now.

  8. Desire, your card is just adorable. Beautiful image and coloring. Love that paper and flowers. Perfect sentiment.

  9. Desire, I wish you a Happy New Year and a lot beautiful creations :-))
    This card is so amazing and I like your homemade flowers.
    Hugs, Andreja

  10. This card is 2 cute! Happy New Year my friend!

  11. What a stunning Christmas card...just love your sweet little lady and your coloring is so amazing. Wishing you a very Happy New Year.

  12. Fantastic, beautiful work.
    Best regards and I wish: 365 happy days, 52 wonderful weekends
    12 great months, 4 color seasons
    and dreams come true in the New Year !!! Ela

  13. Fabulous card Desire!
    Thank you for sharing over at Allsorts' New Something week;-))m

  14. Desíre, this is just so charming! the image is colored beautifully and, as usual, you have made great paper and embellishment choices. Once, again, Great composition and beautiful execution! Thanks for strolling down our street at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana Malkah,, Owner

  15. this is a wonderful christmas card
    thank you for sharing with us at my Besties french challenge
    happy new year to you

  16. Wonderful card, gorgeous image and colour and the sentiment uses a fabulous font.
    Thank you for joining our 'What's New' challenge this week at Allsorts.


  17. Thank you for playing along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!!

  18. This is absolutely gorgeous Desire. I just love everything about it. Thanks for joining us at My Besties International challenge.

  19. This is so lovely great project thank you for joining into our challenge at http://classicdesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com.au/...

    Michelle DT

  20. This card is gorgeous. I love your embellishments. Thank you for sharing with us at digi choosday. Rebecca x

  21. another great card, love all the extras as always. Thanks for joining us over at My Besties International this month.

  22. Fabulous card! Thank you for joining us at Sunny Day Crafting!
    ~DT Sherry x

  23. Gorgeous card Desire!
    Happy New Year! May 2017 bring you and your loved ones everything you desire!
    xoxo olga

  24. Stunning card!! I love it!! And that image is so adorable!! Thank you so much for sharing your talent with us at Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog. We hope you can join us again very soon. Hugs Victoria (DT) x

  25. Beautiful card!!! Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday Challenges. Monica.-Dt

  26. Ooo, such perfect coloring, Desire! Love the crocheting on your flower embellies. :-D Thanks so much for joining us at Crafts Galore Encore for our January challenge. Good luck in the draw.
    NanaConnie DT

  27. Beautiful card Desire and fabulous colouring and embellishments-you always deliver--Thank you for joining us at Love To Craft
    Carol DT x

  28. A beautiful card. Love that cutie image. Thanks for joining us at 4 Crafty Chicks for our Crazy Egg Challenge! Nance, DT 4CC

  29. Beautiful card Desire! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Gals Corner!

  30. Nice!! Thanks for joining us at My Besties Deutschland.
    Bye, Groetjes van Ine (DT)

  31. This is way pretty and love the traditional colors.

  32. beautiful card! Thank you for playing along at Brown Sugar this week.
    We look forward to seeing you again next time.
    Brown Sugar DT

  33. Your creation is gorgeous! Love the flowers too! Thank you for joining the challenge of My Bestie International. Hugs, Cindy

  34. Hello
    Thanks for joining our ‘Anything Goes’ Challenge with your gorgeous card. Good luck in the draw and hope you will come back for our next challenge. Happy New Year.
    [Diane Louise, Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

  35. Hi, Desire, hoop dit gaan goed!!!! Alles wat mooi is vir die nuwe jaar, hoor - ek hoop dat jy op 31 Desember sal kan terugkyk en weet dat dit 'n geseende en vreugdevolle jaar was!!!!! Mag 2017 jou net goed behandel!!! Ek hoop jy het 'n wonderlike feesgety gehad!!!!
    Jou kaartjie is soos altyd maar net weer tog te oulik!!!!! Ek hou soooooo baie van daai mooie hoed!!!!! Pragtig gedoen!!!!
    Groete en 'n heerlike Sondag vir jou!!!!!

  36. Your cards always make me smile!

  37. Hi Desire,
    What a gorgeous card.

    Hugs Bianca.
    DT My Besties Aussie Challenge Blog.

  38. Love this gorgeous and festive little card! Beautiful! ;-)

  39. So so sweet :) Love the image and fabulous colors and detail. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Friends and good luck xxx

  40. Beautiful card! As always I love your flower embellishments and card layout. The image is adorable and you did a fantabulous with the colouring.

  41. So beautiful!!! Love your gorgeous coloring : ) Your flowers are so pretty a well. I always love your attention to detail : )

  42. Hi Desire, wow this piece of arte is amazing ,great coloring!Thank you so much for joining us at my-Besties German design challenge this month!
    Hugs Gudrun DT

  43. Your cards are always a work of art, Desire. It's such a blessing to have you share your talents with us. Thanks so much for sharing with us,and please know how grateful I am. Have a wonderful week
    Word Art Wednesdsay

  44. A great card, Desire - thanks for joining us at the Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge.

    Helen x

  45. Hi Desire ... Beautiful card .. love it .
    Thank you so much for joining us at My Besties Aussie Challenge.
    Hugs Rose

  46. Beautiful card, thanks for sharing with us at International Besties.

  47. Very nice card! Thank you for your participation at My-Besties French blog! Good luck!

  48. Fabulous card. Thanks for playing with us at Craftyhuzelnut's challenges. Hope to see you again soon. Hugs Agnieszka DT

  49. beautiful card Thanks for joining us at my besties french blog
    Helene dt

  50. Lovely card. Thank you for joining the challenge at the 12 months of Christmas cards link up. Hope to see you again next time.


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