06 August 2013

OPTIMISM ...

{DT Project Path of Positivity: Challenge #5}

I am so thrilled to be part of this very special Design Team for Path of Positivity Challenge.  This challenge is quite unique in a way as the themes for the monthly challenges are all about being Positive.  In the words of Lisa herself: 

"To that end, I have been inspired to create a place where I can come to see projects or posts that provide help, hope, courage, love, forgiveness, peace, motivation, encouragement, etc. A place to come especially on those days when the woes of the world just seem too much to bear. This is a place I would like to share with others who feel as I do. Therefore, welcome to the 'Path of Positivity Challenge' -- a different sort of challenge blog designed to inspire, nurture and provide support for the soul by creating a positive path to follow, one project or post at a time!"

This week our theme for Challenge #5 at Path of Positivity is OPTIMISM I used the adorable April Swings from Fresh Brewed.  You can purchase her here.   I chose her because it really looks like she has such a positive outlook on life and are optimistic about the future, so carefree..  The wonderful and inspiring sentiment, all about optimism, was also designed by Lisa herself.

The flourishes were stamped with Chiswick acrylic stamps.  She has been coloured with Copics and a white gel pen. The design papers are from my stash and are nameless, so sorry I cannot name the.  The jewel stones are from Blueberry Bear.






The sponsors and prizes for this challenge are:

The sponsors and prizes for this challenge are:
  • Ten digital images from Creative Bug Digital Stamps for the person out of the top seven who receives the most votes during voting week
  • Three digital images from Ike's World  for the post or project that the DT deems most inspiring of the bunch.
  • Three digital images from this month's guest sponsor, Fresh Brewed Designs, for a person chosen in a random draw based on all entrants.
  • One digital designer paper from Décosse's Dynamite Doodles for one lucky voter who leaves a comment.
  • One digital sentiment for every single person who enters the challenge from Décosse's Dynamite Doodles as well.
Hope you will play along this month, so come on link your OPTIMISM creations to Path of Positivity Challenge No.5. Can't wait to see your OPTIMISM.  Receiving a free sentiment just for entering the challenge should be a great incentive in itself - and Lisa's sentiments are wonderful judging by the one I used on my card.
   
Once again I would love to try my hand at the following challenges with this creation:
Thank for all your friendly visits here in my little space in blog land.  The love you leave behind is so inspiring, and please know that I try and return the love, most of the times.

{SOURCES OF PRODUCTS USED ON MY CARD}



87 comments:

  1. What a lovelly and fanny card you made! I like the colours :-))
    Hugs, Andreja

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  2. That is sooooo pretty and such gorgoues colours :-)

    Hugz
    IKE xx

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  3. Wow stunning card, it's indeed very positive, love it and surely the text on it.

    Hugs Amanda xx

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  4. Wonderful colour combo, awesome card, thanks for joining us over at Creative Fingers ~ Denise DT xx

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  5. what a wonderful card Desire.

    greetings karin

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  6. Beautiful card,love the image and fab colours.xxx

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  7. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges and good luck.
    Mags
    x

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  8. Stunning as ever Desire!

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  9. This is stunning. I love the cheery image, wonderful colours and such a fabulous sentiment.
    Hugs Sue xx

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  10. Super card Desire!
    I have candy if you're interested!
    http://hazelshandmadecrafts.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/belated-birthday-candy-and.html

    Hugs Hazel xx

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  11. Your card makes me smile...I so want to be an optimist...but I am stuck in reality.

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  12. Great text Desire - and a fab card!

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  13. A wonderfully cheerful card Desire. The image, sentiment and colours are all fabulous x

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  14. Love the message and the digi....just beautiful!

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  15. so gorgeous desire.really beautiful verse and i love your image and colours :D

    xx coops xx

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  16. What a beautiful card, I love the verse xx

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  17. A beautiful card in lovely colours. I love the sentiment and I do so try to be an optimist. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT. Hazel x

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  18. This is a brilliant card Desire, such a fabulous image and your sentiment certainly is inspiring.
    Pauline
    x

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  19. Very nice card - love the image and sentiment tfs!!!

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  20. Back to the stepper cards :P Love the paper, so sunny and bright. Lovely image and you've done a great job colouring. Highlight is the sentiment though, fabulous!

    Huggsss, Angelique

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  21. So inspiring Desire. Great image and beautifully colored as always. Love the flourishes with the added bling too.

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  22. Love this! Adorable! Thank you for playing at Paper Playtime. Your project is featured on our Facebook Page today and linked to your blog!
    Paper Playtime Challenge Page on Facebook
    Stop by our new linky party blog An Inky Situation and Link Up!
    :) Janis
    Shop Stampin' Up! with Janis

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  23. Absolutely amazing Desire and I love the theme of this challenge blog! Thanks so much for joining our "August – OH SCRAP" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
    Darlene
    Shelly's Images Design Team
    SHELLY’S IMAGES BLOG
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

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  24. Another lovely shaped card Desire x

    hugs sally x
    sallysbitz2.blogspot.co.uk

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  25. Beautiful project! Thanks for sharing with us at Word Art Wednesday!

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  26. Fabulous card and coloring Desire. Visiting from MIM for a look..Loz

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  27. This is such a pretty, fun and positive card!

    Thanks for joining us at Sister Act Card challenge this week

    Angeline DT

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  28. A fabulous card Desire. Gorgeous image and colours.,
    Lorraine x

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  29. Fantastic card, Desire! I love the colors and the wonderful image and sentiment! Very creative design!

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  30. Gorgeous creation Desire! The sentiment is so lovely and the added rhinestones are perfect! :)

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  31. This is lovely! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at CCCB!

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  32. Beautiful as always Desire - I really admire your work - I have even been inspired and added some dots around my digis - hope you don't mind! wont do it on too many tho as its your style but I did enjoy it

    Thanks for sharing

    Zoe x

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  33. Love the sentiment and the image. Beautiful colour combination too.

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  34. Gorgeous card, Desire, such a lovely fun image, fab colours and design.
    Chris
    X

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  35. What a great challenge! Love that! And your sentiment is just so fabulous! :^)
    Love your fun image, pretty colors, great paper-piecing & coloring, and wonderful embellies on this design, Desire! :^)
    Big hugs, Penny

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  36. Wonderful card Desire. I love the design. Thanks so much for joining us at Melonheadz Friends this week.

    Emily, DT

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  37. Lovely creation thank you for entering the kaboodle doodles challenge and good luck - Sharon DT

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  38. Another gorgeous card! Thanks for sharing.

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  39. This is stunning x

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  40. Now that's one heck of a sentiment Desire! Love the image you've chosen to illustrate it with too. Definitely inspirational. Hugs, Jenny x

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  41. Awesome Sentiment! Love your designs! You are the perfect choice to be in that Wonderful Design Team Have a Great Week!

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  42. Gorgeous card Desire, fabulous image and I love the colors!
    Hugs, Tammy

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  43. Thanks for playing our challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!

    Leanne DT 4CC!

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  44. Hey Desire,

    Your card is as beautiful, positive and carefree as April herself. Love the colours you used, the pretty background papers and those sweet little gemstones. You are always such a big supporter and I'm thrilled you are part of my team.

    Hugs,
    Lisa

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  45. Lovely card, and fun colors you used. She looks so happy on that swing.

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  46. So fabulous and just stunning how she is cut out. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Creative Fingers Challenge.

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  47. The color scheme on this is gorgeous and so is this fantastic card. I love the flourishes and the sentiment on top of card. Great job!

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  48. Fabulous card, Desire. Yes, she does look optimistic and happy!
    Hugz,
    Roxann

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  49. A lovely card and super sentiment Desire. hugs Sharon

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  50. A great card. Thank you for joining us at My Heart Pieces Challenge. Marlene DT

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  51. Cute card. Thanks for linking up at Cupcake Inspirations!
    {hugs}
    Debbie

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  52. I really like the fresh colors you used and how you colored her hair too!

    Peace & Luv,
    Jeannie

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  53. Gorgeous card and the centre step is a great choice.
    Thanks for joining us at As You Like it this week.
    Annette
    xx

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  54. LOVE the sentiment you've used for this card - such a perfect choice for the "Path of Positivity" challenge! And I really like the colors of this card - blue can in fact be a great girly color too!

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  55. What a lovely card and fab design. She is really looking positive and she seems to have fun on that swing.

    Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this week at QKR Stampede.
    Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

    Hugs Mian
    QKR Stampede Design Team Member
    http://mianspysselhorna.blogspot.com

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  56. Fabulous card Desire!

    Thanks for sharing with us at Come And Get It Challenge!

    ¸..• ´¨¨)) -:¦:-¸.•´ .•´¨¨))*((¸¸.•´ ..•´
    Shell in Alaska
    http://akstamping.blogspot.com

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  57. wow what a lovely creation, thank you for joining our "August - Oh Scrap" challenge at Shelly,s Images, we love to see you back real soon
    greetz
    Gerda

    Shelly's Images Design Team

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  58. Nice selection of papers. Thanks for joining us at BLD.

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  59. Lovely card Desiree. Love the stitching accent on the card. Made an interesting effect. Thanks for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create.

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  60. Lovely bright card full of folds and just perfect for our challenge over at Fussy and Fancy - good luck! xx

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  61. Such a fun happy card!!Have a great day and thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!

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  62. Gorgeous card. Great sentiment and you've choosen beautiful paper.
    Thank you for joining us at Creative Fingers

    Huggsss, Angelique
    EngelDesignsScrap

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  63. Gorgeous card! Thanks for sharing with us at The Crazy Challenge and hope to see you again in our challenges.

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  64. A wonderful sentiment and the perfect image to match. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT. Jennie x

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  65. You are amazing! I'm glad to have visited your site and marvel at your works of art. Thank you for playing along with us and sharing your work at Kaboodle Doodles challenge blog.

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  66. A delightful, fun card wonderfully coloured and designed! The papers are wonderful and so are the colours!
    hugs
    Glenda

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  67. What a fab card! Perfect for our summer days theme! Thank you for joining us at Dream Valley :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

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  68. Beautiful card! Love the positiveness of it. Thank you for joining us at CCCB :) Hugs, Wendy

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  69. Desire, saw your lovely card at MIM! Beautiful as always!!

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  70. Beautiful project, as always! Thanks for dropping this off by our house at 613 Avenue Create! We look forward to your next visit.
    Hugz,
    Chana, Owner

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  71. Beautiful card! What girl doesn't like to swing in the summer? Thanks for joining us at OSAAT, hope to see you back again soon.
    Hugs, Tracey (DT)

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  72. Hi, Desire! Thanks for becoming a follower of my blog this week...
    Your card is beautiful... love the colors!!
    Thanks for sharing with us your sunny project this week at Digi Maleover.
    Hugs,
    Ardilla :)

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  73. Nice card. Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenges.
    /Pillan

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  74. A great card! Thank you for joining our Summer Days challenge at Dream Valley. Susie x

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  75. Lovely work, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

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  76. Such a sweet card! You have an awesome selection of sentiment stamps!!

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  77. Gorgeous card Desire! I love that sentiment. Great card!Hugs,Gloria

    http://purpleglocreations.blogspot.com

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  78. Such a fun card and a fabulous sentiment! Thanks for playing along with us over at the Pollycraft Challenge :o)
    Hugs,
    Cazza
    x

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  79. totally adorable card!!!!
    great sentiment!!!!
    tfs:)

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  80. What a cheerful card! Love the sentiment, it is so true! I would like to thank you for entering my 'C... is for challenge' blog and I wish you good luck in the draw.
    Hugs,
    Anna xxx

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  81. Your cards are always such a work of art!!! Totally adore the design of this card. It's great to be on such a great DT with you!

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at Melonheadz friends challenge. Hope you will join us next time. DT Crafting Vicky

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  82. Love the way you colored her hair and the wonderful sentiment. Terrific card Desire!

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  83. Thanks for all the optimism you share in the world with your sweet comments, wonderful creations, and obviously big heart! Hugz!

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  84. Sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet card! Love the sentiment. I really love sentiments :)
    Hugs,
    Asmah

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  85. Lovely project. Thank you for joining in with Country View Challenges this month!

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  86. This is GORGEOUS! I love the sentiment and the beautiful doodle lines around the image. So pretty! her dress looks paper pieced! Thank you for sharing it in our show us your stuff 2013 link up!

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