23 January 2015

HAPPY BIRTHDAY {Art by Mi Ran Challenge 24}

{Guest DT Project for Art by Miran's Challenge 24}
Art by Miran is launching their 24th challenge today. All their challenges are always ANYTHING GOES as long as your project has a hand coloured image. So hop over here to have a look at their 24th challenge.

Also visit Mi Ran's Showcase blog {Art by Miran} here, for some more inspiration.

I have used this cute girl called ROSETTA, created by the talented Mi Ran.  She looks so graceful and at peace in her gorgeous rose garden. Do yourself a favour and hop over to Mi Ran's Etsy shop and check out her awesome digi creations, here. You can purchase ROSETTA here.

The lovely, very talented and super generous BRENDA has shared the tutorial for this card fold here.  I have adapted it a bit and just centred an A4 white cardstock sheet (without cutting anything away from the A4) onto my craft mat with a 10cm panel in the middle and scored the 10cm panel on either side.  The I just folded each side on the scored line and then folded each side in half again.  I made a pencil mark at the centre of the 10cm panel and score diagonally from that point and the top of the left and right folds so they meet centrally at the bottom at a 5cm measurement. 

The image has been coloured with Copics. The sentiment is from Paulette {Create with TLC} . The design papers and bling are from my stash.  The folded corner embellies have been created with circle punches.

I would love to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge
Inspiration Destination - ATG
Word Art Wednesday: Anything goes with uplifting sentiment
Crafting from the Heart - ATG
Allsorts - Spring Flowers
Fairytale Stampers - Flowers (1/1)
Artistic Inspirations - ATG with Triangle Twist
Craftin Desert Divas - 3D Projects
Craft Your Passion - ATG
Crafty Boots - Butterflies
Dream Valley - ATG
Love to Create - Colour Inspiration

Love to Scrap - ATG
Scrapbook Stamp Society - ATG + Birthday
Use Your Stuff - Geometric Shapes - Triangles etc. (the design paper has been in my stash for more than a year)
Going Grey Scrap Creations - Favourite embellishments (folded paper embellishments like the little folded corners on the main image here)
Inky Chicks - ATG
Through the Craftroom Door - ATG (1/2)
Inky Impressions - Folds
Pennys Paper Crafty - ATG
Dream it Up - Birthday Wishes
Scrap and Craft - ATG (3/3)
Seize the Birthday - ATG + Sketch Twist
PDE Linky Party - 3D Projects

Thank you so much to the wonderful loving comments you always leave for me. 

Crafty hugs


  1. Hi Desire, what a fabulously pretty card...love the design and gorgeous colours...and of course your beautiful colouring, hugs Carole Z X

  2. Oh my Desire, what a beauty for my first visit in blogland this morning. No secret I love strong colours and the contrast of the green dress against the lovely links is a delight. And that lovely fold again, I am pleased you are enjoying it as much as I am.

    It's lovely to see you at Allsorts this week, thanks so much for joining in.

    B x

  3. Fabulous card Desire, lovely folding and cute image and colouring.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts;-))m

  4. Sooooo gorgeous work and amazing coloring as always hun. And this is an awesome cardfold too, that I think I´ll have to give a try too. It looks really awesome.

  5. This is such a great colourful card.

  6. Very pretty and love the design of this card! Just fabulous! ;-)

  7. This is gorgeous Desire, the pink and brown colour combination is fabulous and another beautiful image.
    Have a lovely weekend.

  8. Lovely card...and great sentiment too...when you get to my age.

  9. That's a very cool fold! Thank you for Linking Up at PDE Linky Party.
    ~Janis, PDE Linky Party owner
    Pause Dream Enjoy Page on Facebook
    We’d love you to link up your scrapbook pages over at our
    sister challenge blog, Bimini Moose!

  10. Gorgeous card Desire, what a wonderful colour palette.
    Hugs, Veerle xxx

  11. What beautiful colours and layout Desire.


  12. Your creation is amazing Desire!! LOVE the brilliant color combo too! ;)

  13. Fantastic colours Desire and I love the fold..beautiful image and colouring..gorgeous.

    luv CHRISSYxx

  14. this is very beautiful Desire

    gr karin

    Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.

    Greetings Karin DT Coördinator

  15. Super cute card and gorgeous sentiment x

  16. I do love this type of fold, it's like a frame for your image. Beautifully feminine design!

  17. Gorgeous card, love the fold of the card. Thanks for joining us at Crafting from the Heart Wendy (DT).xx

  18. Fab card, the shape is amazing, I love the different panels and your bold colours. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  19. Love the coordinated colors and such pretty roses Desire. Thank you for playing along with us at Through The Craft Room Door and we hope to see you again soon.

    [TTCRD DT Member]
    [Qinaahana Arts And Crafts ~ My Blog]

  20. Desire, this is so lovely... what a darling image, radiating pure joy! :o) Your papers and detailing are perfect for her and I love the fancy fold design. Gorgeous creation, as always. :o)

    Hugs and blessings,

  21. WOW what a gorgeous card Desire! I love that sweet image and the fabulous fold... love all of the extra roses too!
    Big hugs, Tammy

  22. Gorgeous card Desire, love the fold. Carol x

  23. A beautiful card in lovely colours and with that interesting fold again. Thanks for joining us at Inspiration Destination. Hazel x

  24. Gorgeous. Thank you so much for joining my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper January challenge with your super creation - hope to see you again soon x

  25. Very pretty card fold, Desire, and such a wonderful use of the red flowers. Love the arrangement of your elements and papers on this interesting card design.

  26. Fabulous, Desire! Love the luscious papers! Great fold design, love the image, and also love the embellies & bling! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  27. Oh wow, this card is just beautiful. Love the papers you have used and all those roses.

  28. Oh wow, this card is just beautiful. Love the papers you have used and all those roses.

  29. Anonymous6:20 AM

    I love fancy fold cards! What a great one you have created! Thanks for joining us at UYS this week and hope to see you again.
    Tammy DT

  30. The folds and your colors are stunning. What an amazing birthday card. Just so beautiful.

  31. Very beautiful fancy fold card.
    Thanks for joining our Color Inspired Challenge at Love to Create. Good luck!

    LTC DT

  32. Gorgeous, Desire. Love that fancy fold and how you made it your own. It showcases your wonderful colouring of this sweet image beautifully. Thanks for joining our Anything Goes Challenge at Craft Your Passion this week. I hope we see you again soon.

  33. Beautiful !!! Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion!!! I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka DT

  34. Look at all these fabulous flowers - and in my favorite color of pink, too ! Your image is colored up fabulously and the folds in this creation make it so special. Thanks for joining us at Love to Scrap.

  35. Your creation is beautiful Desire.... LOVE the color combo too! The work you put into this is outstanding! Thanks for linking it up with us over at Seize the Birthday...hope to see you again soon!

  36. Stunning card, I love the colour. Thank you for sharing with us at Dream Valley challenges. Shona xx

  37. So incredibly beautiful! The weather is so grey here and your card has brought some much-needed colour into my day. A gorgeous creation, as always! :)

  38. Great folding card!!! Thank you for joining us at Inky Impressions!

  39. Wow, great card! Thanks for joining our Dreamweaver birthday challenge!

  40. Love your Card Design and your Colours are Fabulous!

  41. Beautiful card and so much detail. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Seize the Birthday.

  42. I'm loving this design Desire, just gorgeous! Thanks for playing along with us at Love to Scrap! Challenge Blog.

  43. Oh, this is amazing!!! LOVE that fun fold and your colors are super gorgeous! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  44. Anonymous11:28 PM

    Love the card design like this!
    Thanks for sharing at Craftin Desert Divas too!

    Warmly, Leah

  45. Great coloring again
    I love the eye lid on the image you never forget to colored it I love it
    and wow so many flower around her
    another beautiful made Desire..


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