31 January 2018

Click here for the latest ANYTHING GOES with CREATE with TLC Challenge No.17 and WINNERS OF Challenge 16.

21 January 2018

ATG with CREATE WITH TLC: Challenge No.17 and WINNERS

CHALLENGE NO.17
{commenced to 21 January 2018 ends
28 February 2018}
Paulette from Create with TLC and I, {Doing Life} want to thank those who have taken the time to enter our previous challenge. Your creations are all so wonderfully creative.

I do apologise for the late post of  the next challenge.  But, as you all know the festive season is quite hectic and it takes a bit of time to fall into the swing of things for the New Year.  Thank you so much to everyone for your patience xxx

Paulette posts regular freebies on her website and you can collect some of them here.
Also visit Create with TLC's Store here and have a look at the wonderful and versatile
Wordart and Image Sets available.
There are also beautiful vintage images by Paulette here
How to Play
  • Enter your Paper Projects (ONE entry absolutely anything goes)
  • UNLIMITED entries should use a Create with TLC element on your creation.
  • Link up your entry(s) from a separate blog post) in Mr Linky below.
  • The Monthly Winner will receive a Create with TLC set (of their choice) and our Winners Badge. 
  • Three Top Picks will also be chosen and can display our Top 3 badge with pride. 
  • Please remember to link your POST and not your blog to the Link tool below.
  • Also, you must create a link on your blog back to this challenge post!
Unfortunately there has to be a few Rules
  • Become a Follower of Create with TLC's blog and Doing Life's blog via Google Friend Connect.
  • New challenges will be posted on the FIRST of every month at 8am (CAT/ GMT+2) 
  • Your entry must be new. No backlinking to previous posts
  • Please link back to this blog {Doing Life} (http://desiref.blogspot.co.za/)
  • All themes are Anything Goes.
  • Use Inlinkz to link directly to your PROJECT only, please don't link to your entire blog
  • You may combine this challenge with other challenges
  • Enter your Paper Projects (ONE entry absolutely anything goes)
  • UNLIMITED entries should use a Create with TLC element on your creation.
  • A special request ... this is a 'family-friendly' site, please respect this and only enter projects that are child-friendly, and not satanic, demonic, gory, or dark! If we feel your entry does not respect this, we will delete your entry.
So before we get onto the next challenge, here are the Top 3 Entries
for Challenge 16.  Huge congrats ladies.  Right click on the Top 3 badge below and display it with pride on your blogs:




.... and well done and congrats to our WINNER who is 

 37. Kathy A


Kathy, please go and select a set of your choice from
CREATE WITH TLC here
and email your choice and the link from the store to Paulette at tlc4lo@ca.rr.com
Right click on the WINNER's badge below and display it with pride on your blog:

Here is a card using one of Create with TLC's
wonderful sentiments.


... and here is the Create with TLC Sentiment, I used on my card.   On the first I added Happy Birthday to Paulette's original wordart.  Thought you would like to have both versions xxx
Just click on the sentiment first to open up in a new window, then right click on it and save it to your computer.  Hope you will also have fun with it.


Cant wait to see your creations, HAVE FUN!!!







HAPPY EASTER ... {DigiStamps4Joy Sunday New Releases}

{Digi Stamps 4 Joy DS4J: NEW RELEASES}

Hope you are all having a wonderful Sunday.
I am here with a design team project for our  first new releases for 2018 over at\
DS4J's shop this Sunday.
I have used this fun Easter image which I have coloured in Photoshop CS3.
The image is called EASTER EGG and CHICKS

Hop over to DS4J's blog and have a look at the gorgeous creations  my talented design team mates have created with some of the wonderful new release images.
The buttons and design papers are from my stash.  The folded flower embellishments havebeen made with flower punch-outs and crochet flowers with button centers have been made for me once again by my very special SIL.
The sentiment is from CREATE WITH TLC .



I am entering the following challenges with my creation - thanks for having me: 

Inspiration Destination - ATG and/or embossing (green dot paper is embossed)
613 Avenue Create - ATG + New Option (first time I have used this image)
Creative Moments - ATG + New Option (first time I have used this image)
Pennys Paper Crafty - ATG
Artistic Inspirations - ATG
A Bit more Time to Craft - ATG
Through the Craft Room Door - ATG
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - ATG
A Snowflakes Promise - ATG
Crafty Girls Creations - ATG
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - Anything with an animal
Crafty Friends - New Beginnings (first time I have used this image)
Simply Create Too - Embossing (dry embossing on green dot paper)
Aud Sentiments -
CRAFT -
Digi Choosday Crafting - ATG
Crafts Galore Encore -
Card Mania -
OLLCB -
Lemon Shortbread - ATG
Sunny Day Crafting -
Crafting by Designs -
4 Crafty Chicks -
PDE Linky Party -
Incy Wincy Designs -

A Gem of a Challenge -
Alphabet Challenge -
Come and Get It -
DL.Art - April Linky
OLLCB - Layer it Up
Cardz 4 Galz -

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 Thank you for your wonderful visits here and all the love you leave behind.




16 January 2018

LOVELY ... {January 2018 Reminder Project for Color It Create It Show It Off}

{LOVELY ...}

Here is my January 2018 REMINDER project for My Besties Colour It! Create It! Show It off! using this super adorable little girl from Sherri Baldy which you can purchase HERE.
I am sure you will all agree, that she is just so adorable holding her letter of love. 

The crochet button flowers have been made for me by my special SIL. The buttons and design papers are from my stash.

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:

613 Avenue Create - ATG + Something New (first time I have used this image)
Pennys Paper Crafty - ATG
Artistic Inspirations - ATG
A Bit more Time to Craft - ATG
Through the Craft Room Door - ATG
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - ATG
4 Crafty Chicks - No winter blues
Brown Sugar - Birthday
Crafty Girls Creations - ATG
CCC Digi Creations - ATG
Crafty Gals Corner - ATG
PDE Linky Party - ATG
A Gem of a Challenge - Happy Anything
My Besties Deautschland - ATG with a Bestie
My Besties Dutch Girls - ATG and/or Winter
My Besties International - ATG or Baby its cold outside
Creatalicious - ATG + Option Cute
Crafty Catz - ATG + optional one for the ladies
Daisy Chain - Something New, firs time I have used this image
Cute Card Thursday - Something New, first time I have used this image
A Bit More Time to Craft - ATG
A Perfect Time to Craft - ATG




15 December 2017

DREAM .... {Guest Designing at MY BESTIES GERMANY}

{Guest Designing - MY BESTIES GERMANY}

It is such an honour to have been invited by Gudrun to be a guest designer once again over at
MY BESTIES GERMANY
 for DECEMBER 2017

Thanks so much Gudrun. Please hop over and have a look at all the guest designers' and talented design team's creations.

I have created this little center step card using this super cute little Bestie girl from
Sherri Baldy which you can purchase HERE. I am sure you will agree se is super adorable all dressed in her Christmas besties.

The flower have been created with a flower punch.  The buttons, brads and design papers are from my stash. The crochet flower has been made for me by a very dear friend.
The sentiment is from CREATE WITH TLC .


I would love to enter this into the following challenges:

Crafting with Friends - ATG
Crafty Girls Creations - ATG
The Crafty Addicts - ATG + Christmas Option
Crafty Gals Corner - ATG
My Besties French - ATG
Star In My Pocket - Traditional Colours of Christmas
Crafty Creations - ATG
Path of Positivity - Festivity
12 Months of Christmas - Anything Christmas optional theme Christmas Cupcakes