15 July 2018

TRUST ME {July 2018 Reminder Project for Color It Create It Show It Off}

{TRUST ME...}

Here is my July 2018 REMINDER project for My Besties Colour It! Create It! Show It off! using this super beautylicious FLUFFY girl from Sherri Baldy which you can purchase HERE.
I am sure you will all agree, that she has every reason to say I'm Beautiful.
I have coloured her and added the background in Photoshop CS3.

The flower embellishmenst have been created with a flower punches. The buttons and design papers are from my stash and the crocheted flowers have been made for me by me very special sister in lawe. 

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:

Love to Craft - ATG
Worldwide Open Design Team Challenge - ATG if you are on a design team
Polkadoodles Crafting - ATG
The Crafty Addicts - Say it with Flowers
Colour Crazy - ATG that is coloured
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge
Inspiration Destination - ATG ?
613 Avenue Create - ATG + Create your own design paper Option
Scrapbook Stamp Society - ATG and/or Polka dot option
Creative Moments - ATG + Teddy bears picnic Option
Crafting with Friends - ATG
Artistic Inspirations - ATG ?
A Bit more Time to Craft - ATG ?
Jos Scrap Shack - ATG
Craft Rocket - Summer
Through the Craft Room Door - ATG
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - ATG
4 Crafty Chicks - ATG + Life is a Picnic Option
Brown Sugar - Include Patterned Papers
Crafty Girls Creations - ATG
Morgans Art World - ATG
Allsorts - Flowers all Over
Aud Sentiments - Flowers + Sentiment
Digi Choosday Crafting - ATG
Crafts Galore Encore - ATG
Card Mania - ATG
Lemon Shortbread - ATG
Sunny Day Crafting - ATG
Crafting by Designs - ATG
PDE Linky Party - ATG
Incy Wincy Designs - ?
The Outlawz Saturday Paper Ala Mode - Pink Green Yellow
The Outlawz Festive Fridays - Birthday
The Outlawz July Linky
Alphabet Challenge - H is for Happy Birthday
My Besties Aussie - ATG
Always Fun - ?
Daisy Chain - Summer
Fussy and Fancy - Green and Pink
Scribbles Designs - ?
Your Scrapbook Place - ATG
Crafty Creations - ATG
Pearly Sparkles - Girlie
A Perfect Time to Craft - ATG
QKR - ATG
Always Happy Birthday - Birthday
Papercraft Challenge - ATG
Crafters Castle - ATG and/or  Christmas in July Option
Create and Inspire - ATG
House of Cards - Colour Challenge
Not Just Cards - ATG
Little Miss Muffet - (Only 1 entry) ATG
Sparkles Monthy Challenge - Lets be Pretty
Knutsel Kadootjes - Party and optional Number
Creative Crafters - ATG
SheepSki Designs Challenge - For someone Special

I am signing off with another set of  crocheted T-shirt yarn Baskets I have recently completed.






01 July 2018

WORK OF ART {Color It Creat It Show It Off July 2018 Challenge}

{WORK OF ART...}

Can you believe it is already the month of July, and the year is running by at such a speed.
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 fun loving FLUFFY girl called BEACHTIME image from Sherri Baldy which you can purchase HERE.

The folded flowers have been created with flower punches.
The design papers and buttons are from my stash. The crocheted flowers have been made for me by my very special sister in law.
The sentiment is from CREATE WITH TLC I just added the Happy 50th Birthday. 

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 + Own designer paper Option
Scrapbook Stamp Society - ATG + polka dot option
Artistic Inspirations - ATG
A Bit more Time to Craft - ATG
Jos Scrap Shack - ATG
Craft Rocket - Summer
Through the Craft Room Door - ATG
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - ATG
4 Crafty Chicks - Summer is here
Crafty Girls Creations -ATG
Crafty Gals Corner - ATG
Just Us Girls - ATG
Aud Sentiments - ATG + Sentiment
Digi Choosday Crafting - ATG
Crafts Galore Encore - ATG
Card Mania - ATG
Lemon Shortbread - ATG
The Outlawz Monday Greetings - Summer Colours
The Outlawz Twisted Thursday - ATG
The Outlawz Festive Fridays - Birthday
The Outlawz Saturday Paper Ala Mode - Flowers
The Outlawz July Linky
Alphabet Challenge - G is for the Great Outdoors
My Besties Aussie - ATG
My Besties Dutch Girls - ATG + Blog Hop
My Besties International - ATG or Under the Sea option
My Besties Brazil - ATG 
My Besties Scandinavia - ATG with a Bestie
DL.Art - JulyLinky
Crafty Catz - ATG + optional embossing
Scribbles Designs - ATG
Star In My Pocket - Celebrations
Your Scrapbook Place - ATG
Crafty Creations - ATG
Pearly Sparkles - Girly
A Perfect Time to Craft - ATG
QKR - ATG
Always Happy Birthday - Birthday + Cake
Papercraft Challenge - ATG
Crafters Castle - ATG + Christmas In July Option
Create and Inspire - ATG

House of Cards - Popsicle Food and/or Colour





BIRTHDAY TIME {DigiStamps4Joy July 2018 Challenge}

BIRTHDAY TIME

Design Team Project for  DS4J's challenge blog
The theme for this month is
ANYTHING GOES + WINTER OR SUMMER

I have used FARM SCENERY for the background which I coloured in PhotoShop CS3 and MISTERI PRETTY KITTY also coloured in Photoshop CS#. 
 You can purchase the images here and here.

The sentiment is from CREATE WITH TLC . 

The crochet flower has been made for me by me very special sister in law and the folder flower has been created with a flower punch.  The design papers or from my stash.
Looking forward to seeing your creations. So hop on over to DS4J's challenge blog 
and link your Creations to Challenge #150.

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


Love to Craft - ATG
Worldwide Open Design Team Challenge - ATG if you are on a design team
Polkadoodles Crafting - ATG
The Crafty Addicts - ATG or say it with flowers
Mari Digis - ATG
Colour Crazy - ATG that is coloured
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge
Craftaholics R Us (1 entry) - Sunshine
613 Avenue Create - ATG + Create own Background paper Option
Scrapbook Stamp Society - ATG and/or polka dot option
Artistic Inspirations - ATG
A Bit more Time to Craft - ATG
Jos Scrap Shack - ATG
Craft Rocket - Summer
Through the Craft Room Door - ATG
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - ATG
4 Crafty Chicks - Summer is here
Crafty Girls Creations - ATG
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - Must have an animal (kitty between her legs)
Just Us Girls - ATG
Aud Sentiments - ATG + Sentiment
Digi Choosday Crafting - ATG
Crafts Galore Encore - ATG
Card Mania - ATG
Lemon Shortbread - ATG
Sunny Day Crafting - Animal on your project
The Outlawz Monday Greetings - Summer Colours
The Outlawz Twisted Thursday - ATG
The Outlawz Festive Fridays - Birthday
The Outlawz Saturday Paper Ala Mode - Flowers
The Outlawz July Linky
Alphabet Challenge - G is for Great Outdoors
Crafty Catz - ATG + optional embossing
Scribbles Designs - ATG
Star In My Pocket - Celebrations
Your Scrapbook Place - ATG
Crafty Creations - ATG
Sisterhood of Crafters - Up in the Sky (sun, birds)
Pearly Sparkles - Girly
A Perfect Time to Craft - ATG
QKR - ATG
Always Happy Birthday - Birthday + Cake option
Papercraft Challenge -  ATG
Crafters Castle - ATG + Christmas In July Option
Create and Inspire - ATG
House of Cards - Popsicle Food and/or Colour


Signing off with commissioned crocheted wine bottel holder I recently completed.




Thank you for stopping by and all the wonderful uplifting love you leave behind.

17 June 2018

ATG with CREATE WITH TLC: Challenge No.21 and WINNERS

CHALLENGE NO.21
{ends 16 July 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.

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  designed by Paulette here and here are some of the latest images in the shop, so hop on over and have a look for yourself at Paulette's amazing vintage images, which are all so versatile for creative use:

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 20.  Huge congrats ladies.  Right click on the Top 3 badge below and display it with pride on your blogs:


9Susan


18. Kathy A



15Margaret


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

 25. Jo Ann 




Jo Ann, 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 layout using one of Create with TLC's
wonderful sentiments.



... and here is the Create with TLC Sentiment, I used on my layout. 
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!!!






15 June 2018

BE HUGE {June 2018 Reminder Project for Color It Create It Show It Off}

{BE HUGE...}

Here is my June 2018 REMINDER project for My Besties Colour It! Create It! Show It off! using this very handsome little cowboy from Sherri Baldy which you can purchase HERE.
I am sure you will all agree, that he looks ready for some action walking down this Western Town.
I have coloured him and added the background in Photoshop CS3.

The folded embellishment has been created with a scallop square punch. The buttons, brad 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 + Buttons and Bows Option
Scrapbook Stamp Society - ATG + Spring option
Artistic Inspirations - ATG + Fathers Day option
Craft Rocket - Birthday
Through the Craft Room Door - ATG
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - ATG
Crafty Girls Creations - ATG
CCC Digi Creations - ATG
The Crafty Addicts - ATG + Flower option
Crafty Gals Corner - ATG + Summer Colours
Morgans Art World - ATG
Crafty Friends - Happy Birthday
Simply Create Too - For a Male
Aud Sentiments - ATG + Sentiment
Digi Choosday Crafting - ATG
Crafts Galore Encore - ATG
Lemon Shortbread - ATG
PDE Linky Party - ATG
A Gem of a Challenge - More Yellow
My Besties Aussie - ATG
My Besties Dutch Girls - ATG and/or Funny Characters
My Besties International - ATG or Summer
My Besties Brazil - ATG on Facebook
Crafty Catz - ATG
Always Fun - For a Male or Man
Daisy Chain - For the Boys
Your Scrapbook Place - ATG
Crafty Creations - ATG
A Bit More Time to Craft - ATG
Pearly Sparkles - Masculine
A Perfect Time to Craft - ATG
Colour Crazy Craft - ATG Coloured
Always Happy Birthday - Birthday + ATG

I am signing off with another set of  crocheted T-shirt yarn Baskets I have recently completed.