01 July 2016

ATG with CREATE WITH TLC: Challenge No.1

{Please scroll down for my latest personal post.}


Yes, you have guessed right, Paulette from Create with TLC and {Doing Life} are starting up
a new venture in the form of a  MONTHLY CHALLENGE where absolutely Anything Goes as long as your creation has a CREATE WITH TLC element on it.
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 (maximum 3 entries per person, each from a separate blog post) in Mr Linky below.
  • The Monthly Winner will receive a Create with TLC set 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
  • You may enter a total of 3 entries
  • 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.

Here is a card created with one of Create with TLC's
wonderful word art elements as sentiment:

... and here is the Create with TLC 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. What a beautiful card. The image is gorgeous and coloured so well.

  2. I am away for much of July but still hope to be able to join in with an entry. Looking forward to this monthly challenge - and hope that it is successful. Great inspiration to get us started Desire.

  3. OMG. what a wonderful idea to have a challenge with anything Create with TLC. And every m,onth....YEAH!! Love your card Desire!

  4. Your creation is beautiful. I love the image, the sentiment and your gorgeous handmade embellishments. Congratulations on this new adventure. Hugs, Teresa

  5. Wowwwwwwwwwww! This is just gorgeous! LOVING the dress form!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. how exciting! I'll be looking forward to playing as my other commitments are fulfilled! Desire, your card is gorgeous! hugs, de

  7. Fantastic and stylish card, love the rich colours! Hugs, Valerie

  8. Gorgeous card and with the beautiful crotchet flowers which are beautiful. A very feminine card.
    Thanks for the heads up about TLC.

  9. This looks great, Desire! I will add to my challenge list and hopefully I can play along with you! I like the family-friendly rule - those kinds of cards give me nightmares (not kidding). Your card is gorgeous and I love your little crocheted flowers - so cute! Love the sentiment too!

  10. A really lovely card is such pretty colours and love the dress image Desire.

    B x

  11. Anonymous10:50 PM

    Beautiful xx

  12. How fitting to use the crochet flowers on this sewing theme Love the dress form image ......Lis

  13. Desire, this is a beautiful card and I love the challenge idea/concept.

  14. So beautiful...elegant and just down right gorgeous!

  15. Your card is Gorgeous~! Loving it. Thank you for putting together the challenge...the creations so far are fabulous~!


  16. Lovely card. Thank you for the new challenge.

  17. You card is so beautiful! I look forward to entering the challenge- have a blessed week

  18. Wens jou alle voorspoed toe met hierdie nuwe challenge, Desire!!!!

  19. Oh Wowzer! this is gorgeous Desire! what a beautiful image and the papers and embellies are absolutely stunning! Love those crocheted flowers! :-)
    Hope you have a good day!
    Big hugs, Sue B xxx

  20. Gorgeous card Desire, I like the image the flowers and the colours
    Kevin xx

  21. How exciting... a new challenge site. I love using Paulette's sentiments on my cards. Thanks for the challenge and beautiful inspiration piece.

  22. I love your gorgeous card, and love the idea of a TLC challenge!!! God Bless you!

  23. Oh WOW! What a gorgeous card! I love the colors you used and the dress form is beautiful.

  24. This is stunning Desire, I love that image and your gorgeous colors! Congrats on the new challenge...looking forward to play along sometime.
    Hugs, Tammy

  25. Congrats on your new adventure. Wishing you loads of luck and many hours of crafty fun :-) Your card is lovely. Beautiful colours and as always I love your embellishments.
    Loads of hugs,
    Lena’s Creations

  26. Beautiful cards Desire :D Love the colours and the sentiment. Very elegant. Congrats on the new challenge and now that I am back in the saddle I hope to get organised enough to play along... thanks for the inspiration.

  27. Love the vintage feel and gorgeous colouring! ;-)

  28. Beautiful vintage feel to your card. What a great challenge. I love sentiments from TLC!

  29. Such a gorgeous and beautiful card.

  30. What a gorgeous card. Love the colors and the vintage feel to this. That sentiment is beautiful - Thank You!

  31. I love your card! And thank you for the image!!

  32. Such a beautiful card Desire!
    Xoxo Olga

  33. A gorgeous card, love the image and pretty colours
    Lorraine x

  34. Beautiful card and sentiment!

  35. Lovely word art,thank you! Love your card too :-)

  36. GREAT WORK with such beautiful colors. Come join us again. We have some great prizes and some fun challenges. Love you see you again.

  37. Great job on your card, it's lovely!

  38. Very pretty card. Classic indeed!

  39. Wonderful card :)
    Hugs Donna xx

  40. your card is just so beautiful! xo

  41. Oh my goodness Desire' your cards are like mini works of ART!!


  42. DELIGHTFUL card Desire!
    SO SORRY that I missed the deadline for the challenge, promise to get creative earlier for the next one :)

    1. YIKES ... I must have clicked on the wrong linky ;)


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