01 August 2016

ATG with CREATE WITH TLC: Challenge No.2 and WINNERS

{Please scroll down for my latest personal post.}


Paulette from Create with TLC and I, {Doing Life} are so excited about the 24 wonderful entries we received for our first challenge.  Than you so much to everyone who has taken the time to enter.  Your creations are all so creative.

For our AUGUST CHALLENGE we have changed the rules slightly.
From now on you can enter absolutely any paper creation and use any image, but you will have only ONE ENTRY as ANYTHING GOES.

Should you use a CREATE WITH TLC element on your creation,
you will have UNLIMITED ENTRIES.

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.

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.
  • You can use any image for the challenges
  • 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, but there has to be CREATE with TLC element on your creation
  • 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 1.  Huge congrats ladies.  Right click on the Top 3 badge below and display it with pride on your blogs:

12. meg

3. Hetty

10. Lynne

.... and well done and congrats to our very first WINNER who is:
Lynne, 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 I created with some of Create with TLC's
wonderful word art elements as sentiments,
The card was created for Art by Mi Ran's Facebook June Progressive Challenge and image coloured in Photoshop:

... and here is the Create with TLC  SHINE Sentiment, I used on my card.
Both sentiments are from Create with TLC though.
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!!!


  1. thank you so much for the top 3 pick I love Paulette's images and sentiments especially the quirky ones

  2. Congratulations to the winners!

  3. Congratulations to all the winners and thanks for picking my scrapbook page in the top 3. It is always fun to use Paulette's sentiments.

  4. so glad to have found your challenge! :) congrats to the winners, too!

  5. Love that image, Desire! Glad to have found the new challenge and will be playing along each month. :-D

  6. Happy Dance to the winners! Thanks for a new challenge - have a blessed week!

  7. Congratulations to the well deserved Winners.

  8. What a beautiful bright card Desire! Sweet image and stunning flowers!! I hope to play along this month :)
    Big hugs, Tammy

  9. Congrats to the winners! Your card is beautiful. I love yellow - so bright and cheerful. Love the sweet image and your colouring is fab. Love it!
    Lena’s Creations

  10. Thank you for sharing this wonderful sentiment. I use Create with TLC sentiments on almost all of my papercrafts. Thanks for the challenge.

  11. Very nice work DT - Congrats!!!

  12. Beautiful card ... love the colors. Thank you for a wonderful sentiment.
    Hugs Rose

  13. Thanks for the prompt Desire

  14. Thanks already participated !!! It's good to put on your blog translator
    Hugs Gaby

  15. Thanks for the tip Desire! Love the inspiration!

  16. Congratulations to the winners. Lovey card Desire. Thank you for reminding me about the challenge.

  17. Thank you for the beautiful sentiment. Congrats to the winners.

  18. A beautiful card. Love the image and the flowers.

  19. Hello, Desire! Sorry I missed your first challenge but I'm here for this one! I am happy to use a Create with TLC sentiment on my card (entry #28). Your card is beautiful! I don't have PhotoShop but it looks like a fun program! Thanks for the free sentiment! Enjoy your weekend!

  20. hi Desire I can't follow blogs anymore already for 3 weeks it's so frustrating, so sorry I can't put my card in.

    gr karin

    1. sorry Desire I have try 20 times but it does not work for me.

      gr karin

  21. Thank you for the invitation ....... Lis

  22. Congrats on the new challenge blog! Thanks for making me aware of it. Wonderful inspiration! I'll have to check out TLC!

  23. Hey, y'all. I'm sorry I missed the very 1st challenge. Thanks for letting me know about the challenge, Desire. Next time I'll use a TLC element. Thanks for the new challenge place to play. I know a LOT of work goes into them.


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