15 October 2018

ORDINARY { Reminder Project October 2018 Color It Create It Show It Off}

{ORDINARY...}

Here is my October 2018 REMINDER project for My Besties Colour It! Create It! Show It off! using this HAPPY FALL image, from Sherri Baldy which I coloured in Photoshop CS3,
and you can purchase it HERE.

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

The wording and background are 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 - ATG and/or back to school
Colour Crazy - ATG that is coloured
Friendship Challenge - Autumn
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge
613 Avenue Create - ATG + CAS
Scrapbook Stamp Society - ATG and/or use an animal
Artistic Inspirations - ATG
A Bit more Time to Craft - ATG
Jos Scrap Shack - ATG
Through the Craft Room Door - ATG
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - ATG
Crafty Girls Creations - Just for fun
Aud Sentiments - Sentiment + Fall
Digi Choosday Crafting - ATG
Crafts Galore Encore - ATG
Lemon Shortbread - ATG
Crafting by Designs - ATG
PDE Linky Party - ATG
A Gem of a Challenge - For the Girls
My Besties Aussie - ATG + Bestie
My Besties Dutch Girls - ATG and/or Flowers
My Besties International - ATG or Steampunk
My Besties Brazil - ATG 
My Besties Scandinavia - ATG with a Bestie and/or Fall
My Besties Art Spain - ATG
Crafty Catz - ATG + optional add pearls
Always Fun - Fall Colours
Daisy Chain - Birthday
If you Give a Crafter a Cookie - ATG
Pile it On - Think Big or One Layer
Use Your Stuff - Friendship
Cute Card Thursday - Dies and Punches
Your Scrapbook Place - ATG
Crafty Creations - ATG
Crafting with Dragonflies - ATG
A Perfect Time to Craft - ATG
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Shades of Autumn
QKR - ATG
Always Happy Birthday - Birthday + 
Papercraft Challenge - ATG + optional Thank you
Crafters Castle - ATG and/or Fall Option
Sparkles Monthy Challenge - Dies or Punches
Creative Crafters - ATG
Dragonfly Journeys - Fall Festival of Colours
Rabisco - ATG




01 October 2018

LOVE YOUR LIFE ... {DigiStamps4Joy October 2018 Challenge}

LOVE YOUR LIFE ...

Design Team Project for  DS4J's challenge blog
The theme for this month is
ANYTHING GOES + USE THE FREE DIGI

I have used the free image CHEESE AND WINE 
which I coloured in PhotoShop CS3. 
 You can download the free image from the challenge post.

The sentiments and background are from CREATE WITH TLC . 

The buttons, paper clip, brads and twine bow are from my stash. The folded circle ensemble has been created with punches.  The design papers are from my stash.
Looking forward to seeing your creations. So hop on over to DS4J's challenge blog 
and link your Creations to Challenge #153.
Image may contain: drawing
Once again I would love to try my hand at the following challenges with this creation:

613 Avenue Create - ATG + Spring Option
Scrapbook Stamp Society - ATG
Crafting with Friends - ATG
Artistic Inspirations - ATG
A Bit more Time to Craft - ATG ?
Jos Scrap Shack - ATG
Craft Rocket -
Through the Craft Room Door - ATG
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog -
4 Crafty Chicks -
Brown Sugar -
Crafty Girls Creations -
CCC Digi Creations -
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - 
Morgans Art World - ATG
Just Us Girls -
Allsorts -
Crafty Friends - ATG
Simply Create Too -
Aud Sentiments -
CRAFT -
Digi Choosday Crafting - ATG
Crafts Galore Encore -
Card Mania -
Lemon Shortbread - ATG
Sunny Day Crafting -
Crafting by Designs -
PDE Linky Party -
Incy Wincy Designs -
The Outlawz Monday Greetings - ATG
The Outlawz Twisted Thursday - ATG
The Outlawz Saturday Paper Ala Mode - Use as many things starting with the first letter of your name which is D in my case (Dance)
The Outlawz April Linky
A Gem of a Challenge -
Alphabet Challenge -
DL.Art - April Linky
Crafty Catz - ATG + optional add metal
Always Fun -
Daisy Chain -
Fab n Funky -
Patties Creations -
If you Give a Crafter a Cookie -
Fussy and Fancy -
Cupcake Inspirations
Pile it On -
Use Your Stuff -
Cardz for Guyz -
Cute Card Thursday -
Scribbles Designs -
Star In My Pocket -
Your Scrapbook Place -
Crafty Creations -
Sisterhood of Crafters -
Crafting with Dragonflies -
A Bit More Time to Craft -
Pearly Sparkles -
A Perfect Time to Craft - ATG
The Cutie Pie Challenge -
QKR - ATG
Always Happy Birthday - Birthday + 
Papercraft Challenge - 
Crafters Castle - ATG and/or Option
Create and Inspire - ATG
House of Cards -
Not Just Cards - 
Little Miss Muffet - (Only 1 entry)
Moving Along With The Times - 
Sparkles Monthy Challenge - 
Knutsel Kadootjes - 
Creative Crafters -
SheepSki Designs Challenge - 
Double Trouble -
Dragonfly Journeys -
Rabisco - ATG


Leaving my lovely readers with my lastest CROCHET pdf PATTERN called
SHRIMP COCKTAIL THROW
(written with step by step coloour photos) which is for sale at
R100.00 (South African Rand) or  US$7.00 (US Dollars)
Just leave me a comment with your email address if you are keen. 



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

STARDUST {Color It Create It Show It Off October 2018 Challenge}

{STARDUST ...}

Can you believe it is already the month of October, and we are enjoying warm summer weather here in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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 HAPPY FALL image, rom Sherri Baldy which I coloured in Photoshop CS3,
and you can purchase it HERE.

The peg, flat pearls and brad are from my stash. The crocheted flower has been made for me by my very special friend.  I added the background to the image in PhotoShopCS3.  The flower and folded corners have been created with paper punches.
The design papers are from CELEBR8 and Fabscraps.
The sentiment is from 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:

Just Keep on Creating - ATG
Love to Craft - ATG
Worldwide Open Design Team Challenge - ATG if you are on a design team
Polkadoodles Crafting - ATG
The Crafty Addicts - ATG and/or spook it up
Colour Crazy - ATG that is coloured
Friendship Challenge - ATG and/or Fall
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge
613 Avenue Create - ATG + Wood Option (The little peg is wood)
Scrapbook Stamp Society - ATG and/or for a man
Crafting with Friends - ATG
Artistic Inspirations - ATG
A Bit more Time to Craft - ATG
Jos Scrap Shack - ATG
Craft Rocket - Autumn
Through the Craft Room Door - ATG
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - Fall
4 Crafty Chicks - Something old something new (image new and the little peg old)
Brown Sugar - Autumn
CCC Digi Creations - Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness
Crafty Gals Corner - Anything Fall
Morgans Art World - ATG
Digi Choosday Crafting - ATG
Crafts Galore Encore - ATG
Lemon Shortbread - ATG
Crafting by Designs - ATG
PDE Linky Party -
My Besties Aussie - ATG + Fall Colours
Daisy Chain - Autumn/Fall
Patties Creations - Fall
If you Give a Crafter a Cookie - Autumn
Cute Card Thursday - ATG
Scribbles Designs - Pick a patterned Paper - Stripes on the strips
Your Scrapbook Place - ATG
Crafty Creations - ATG
Pearly Sparkles - ATG
A Perfect Time to Craft - ATG
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Going girly
QKR - ATG
Always Happy Birthday - Birthday + ATG
Papercraft Challenge - ATG and/or Fall
Crafters Castle - ATG and/or Winter Christmas
Create and Inspire - ATG + Inspired by a Song option
House of Cards - Autumn flowers or colours
Moving Along With The Times - Autumn Fall
Sparkles Monthy Challenge - Dies or punches (used punches for the flower)
Creative Crafters - ATG
SheepSki Designs Challenge - Fantasy 
Rabisco - ATG





30 September 2018

ATG with CREATE WITH TLC: Challenge No.24 and WINNERS

CHALLENGE NO.24
{ends 30 October 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 23.  Huge congrats ladies.  Right click on the Top 3 badge below and display it with pride on your blogs:


15Wendy



16. Wendy



1Annie
 

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

 4. Donna

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 using one of Create with TLC's
wonderful sentiments and wordart.



... and here are the Create with TLC Sentiments and Wordart, I used on my card. 
Just click on the images 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.


I have added the HAPPY BIRHTDAY in Photoshop CS 3






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

{Our apologies in advance, but we cannot comment on Google+ submissions.}












15 September 2018

SUNKISSED { Reminder Project September 2018 Color It Create It Show It Off}

{SUNKISSED ...}

Here is my September 2018 REMINDER project for My Besties Colour It! Create It! Show It off! using this super adorable girl called LIL DORA BELL from Sherri Baldy which you can purchase HERE.
I have coloured her in Photoshop CS3.

The flower embellishment has been created with flower punches. The flat pearls and design papers are from my stash and the crocheted buttons flowers have been made for me by me very special sister in law. 

The wording and background are 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 - ATG and/or back to school
Colour Crazy - ATG that is coloured
Friendship Challenge - Autumn
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge
613 Avenue Create - ATG + CAS
Scrapbook Stamp Society - ATG and/or use an animal
Artistic Inspirations - ATG
A Bit more Time to Craft - ATG
Jos Scrap Shack - ATG
Through the Craft Room Door - ATG
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog - ATG
Crafty Girls Creations - Just for fun
Aud Sentiments - Sentiment + Fall
Digi Choosday Crafting - ATG
Crafts Galore Encore - ATG
Lemon Shortbread - ATG
Crafting by Designs - ATG
PDE Linky Party - ATG
A Gem of a Challenge - For the Girls
My Besties Aussie - ATG + Bestie
My Besties Dutch Girls - ATG and/or Flowers
My Besties International - ATG or Steampunk
My Besties Brazil - ATG 
My Besties Scandinavia - ATG with a Bestie and/or Fall
My Besties Art Spain - ATG
Crafty Catz - ATG + optional add pearls
Always Fun - Fall Colours
Daisy Chain - Birthday
If you Give a Crafter a Cookie - ATG
Pile it On - Think Big or One Layer
Use Your Stuff - Friendship
Cute Card Thursday - Dies and Punches
Your Scrapbook Place - ATG
Crafty Creations - ATG
Crafting with Dragonflies - ATG
A Perfect Time to Craft - ATG
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Shades of Autumn
QKR - ATG
Always Happy Birthday - Birthday + 
Papercraft Challenge - ATG + optional Thank you
Crafters Castle - ATG and/or Fall Option
Sparkles Monthy Challenge - Dies or Punches
Creative Crafters - ATG
Dragonfly Journeys - Fall Festival of Colours
Rabisco - ATG