01 October 2016

ATG with CREATE WITH TLC: Challenge No.4 and WINNERS


Paulette from Create with TLC and I, {Doing Life} are so excited about the 71 wonderful entries we received for our third challenge.  Thank you so much to everyone who has taken the time to enter.  Your creations are all so 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.

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

64. Elaine

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

Donna, 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 one of Create with TLC's
wonderful sentiments,
The image has been sourced from the internet and the flowers have been created with punches and the crochet flowers made for me by a very dear friend:

... and here is the Create with TLC  HAPPY BIRTHDAY Sentiment, I used on my card.
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. Just beautiful and a very striking colour palette together with a lovely elegant image Desire.

    B x

  2. Beautiful card with beautiful image and matching sentiment, beautiful flowers and card.

  3. A beautiful card Desire, elegant and lovely image...perfect with the sentiment.

  4. Such a gorgeous and regal creation Desire.
    I am sorry to say I am not coping at the moment and a neighbour rushed me to the doctor late yesterday afternoon.

  5. Your card is just GORGEOUS! I love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. This is stunning! Gorgeous image and flowers.
    Linda xxx

  7. The sentiment is so perfect for the image you used! Lovely colors as always, matching up beautifully with those crocheted flowers.

  8. Such a gorgeous card Desire!
    xoxo Olga

  9. Wtg winner and Top 3.

  10. Thanks for the sentiment, I love a lot of your olde worldy images, can you tell me where on the internet do you source them from, they are so chic. The cards as well!.
    Rene from OZ x

    1. Hi Rene. Here is a link to some vintage lady images
      {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  11. Wow. What a gorgeous card you have created, Desire. It is very elegant and pretty. hugs, Teresa

  12. Thank you so much for picking my card as one of the top 3. Congratulations to the other winners.
    Thank you for a new challenge and another sentiment. Beautiful card Desire

  13. Desire, you are one of the kindest people on the internet, always willing to help, educate, share... it's a pleasure to see! (just thinking about this after viewing your responses above, and knowing how much you have helped me and shared with me over the years). It does not go unnoticed!

    Now, back to business LOL - WONDERFUL vintage card in typical Desire style! I love that pretty-in-pink theme combined with the vintage flair! Beautiful card design, too, and the sentiment is lovely.

    Thank you for the opportunity to play in the challenge! hugs, de

  14. Well done all and wow another amazing card x

  15. Hey, Desire. Let me know if my card is too dark.

    Thank you for the challenge.

  16. Thank you for picking me as the winner of the challenge. Beautiful creations all around.

  17. Thanks for the link Desire
    Rene x

  18. I used sentiments from Create with TLC all the time. Thanks for the Challenge site and a chance to win some great digital stamps.

  19. Wow Desire your card is absolutely gorgeous love the image, flowers and colours you have used an excellent creation
    lorraine x

  20. You Vintage Ladies Image is absolutely stunning Desire and looks perfect with your design. Nice work indeed.

  21. Wooow I love that vintage ladies Image too
    stunning and the color pink and blue is perfect for this adorable lady
    it is a winner card Desire
    wooow wow and wooow
    PS:I miss you hope you are doing well I am a bit cough not feel well but wanna say hi to you sweet lady

  22. Thank you for the new challenge - loving this sentiment I used by TLC - have a blessed week!

  23. Another fun challenge- and how I love your card- perfect image with sentiment and I LOVE what you did to show off the fab flowers!

  24. So elegant and stunning! Love those ladies! ;-)


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