Sweet Sketch Wednesday 195 ~

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Happy Sweet Sketch Wednesday 195!  Well here we are again celebrating Wednesday with another fun and fabulous sketch with one of my favorite sponsors ~ Bugaboo Stamps!  I just love all of the girls that Jodie creates like this one.  They are so fun to create with!

The Grand Prize winner of this week's challenge will receive 7 free digital stamps...WOWZA!!  Leave it up to Jodie to be so generous, right?!  If you don't have any of these digital images, well you need to thunk yourself on the head and then scurry on over to the Bugaboo Stamps store and pick yourself up something now!  There is also a weekly freebie, so there are no excuses.

If you're looking for more inspiration, they also have their very own challenge blog called Catch the Bug to see more of the creative things you can do with these images. 

We can't wait to see what you create this week!
Digital Sentiment - Create with TLC
Cardstock - Stampin' Up (brown) and Bazzill (polka dot flowers)
Papers - MME/Lost & Found-Sunshine.
Other Stuff-ProMarkers, cricut (flowers), buttons, rhinestones, pop dots and white glue.

Coffee & Smiles ~

Sunday, February 24, 2013

I'm trying to use up some old papers and these are all from the DCWV/Belle Cafe Stack.  All of the papers are cardstock quality so I used one of them for the base as well.  I do love this sweet little gal, so chic in her scarf and all!  This is for the Tuesday Morning Sketch 186 Challenge and also for the Play Date Cafe Color Challenge PDCC170.

Digital Image - Birdie Brown
Digital Sentiment - Create with TLC
Cardstock/Papers - DCWV/Belle Cafe Stack
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, scallop scissor, craftworkcards candi, pop dots and white glue.


Ribbit Ribbit ~

Saturday, February 23, 2013

It's Saturday...thank goodness...and I finally had a little craft desk time to put together this week's Hambo Hoedown 103 Challenge using Frog Boy and to also add warts or bumps!  Always a fun time over at the Hoedown!  I'm using Deconstructed Sketch No. 90 too!

Digital Image & Sentiment - Hambo Stamps-Frog Boy
Cardstock - CTMH/Lagoon and Stampin' Up
Papers - Stampin' Up
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, ribbon, polka dot embossing folder, pop dots and white glue.


Sweet Sketch Wednesday 194-5 ~

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Happy Sweet Sketch Wednesday 194-5!!  The generous and monthly sponsor of this week's challenge is DigiStamp Boutique and the Grand Prize winner will receive 6 free digital images!!
This little lady's name is Alyssa and the description in the boutique is "a very trendy girl" and I have to say that I agree.  just love this image as I do all of Sally Ann's designs.  Be sure to visit the shop and browse around!

All of us on the SSW Design Team absolutely adore all of the wonderful creations that you create with our sketches, so if you've never joined us before this is the week that you should!  This sketch is super simple and oh so fun to create with!

Digital Image & Sentiment - DigiStamp Boutique/Alyssa
Cardstock - Stampin' Up
Papers - MME/Bramble Rose
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, oval and scallop oval nestie, ribbon, rhinestone, white glue.


Hangin' with my Gnomies ~

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

This image just cracks me up and I hope it brings a smile to your face too on this Tuesday that feels like a Monday going back to work!  I also used the Deconstructed Sketch No. 89.

Digital Image & Sentiment - Whimsie Doodles
Cardstock - Michaels
Papers - Sassafrass
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, twine, cricut (flower), craftworkcards candi, pop dots and white glue.


Feeling "Down Under"? ~

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Today's creation is for the Hambo Hoedown Challenge 102 - a CAS Design using Kangaroo.  For the Sketch layout I used RetroSketch 51.  Love that cute little baby "roo".

Digital Image and Sentiments - Hambo Hoedown-Kangaroo
Cardstock and Papers - CTMH/Stella
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, craftworkcards candi and white glue.


My Superhero! ~

Thursday, February 14, 2013

This was a special order and I'm pretty proud of how it turned out.  I wasn't sure what I was going to do with Spiderman, but it turns out he can make a cute Valentine too!

Spider-man image found on the web...
All papers - Close to My Heart
Other Stuff - Heart nesties, black ink/sponge, ribbon, pop dots and white glue. 


Sweet Sketch Wednesday 193 ~

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Hello and Happy Sweet Sketch Wednesday 193!  The sponsor of this week's Challenge is Saturated Canary, which is where this cute little Queen of Hearts is from.

Here are a couple of the places to find these wonderful digital images:
Saturated Canary Challenge Blog and the Online Shop.

The Grand Prize winner this week will receive 2 free digitals from Krista's Shop! 

Digital Image - Saturated Canary - Queen of Hearts
Digital Sentiment - Create with TLC
Cardstock - Stampin' Up
Papers - Sassafrass
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, Circle nestie, cricut; scallop circle and flowers, red ink/sponge, pink glittery thread, rhinestones, craftworkcards candi, pop dots and white glue.


Brew Up Some Fun! ~

Monday, February 11, 2013

Yep, this is exactly how I look when I'm walking my dog!......lmbo!!!!
I used the Mojo Monday Sketch 280 today.

Digital Image - MazyArt
Digital Sentiment - Create with TLC
Cardstock - Stampin' Up
Papers - Pink Paislee
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, ribbon, scallop scissor, cricut (flowers), craftworkcards candi, pop dots and white glue.

You ROCK! ~

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Hello there!  Today's creation is for the Hambo Hoedown Challenge 101 using the Bailey Rocks digital image ~ luv him!  The twist is to add metal!  I also used RetroSketch 50!

Digital Image & Sentiment - Hambo Stamps - Bailey Rocks
Cardstock - Stampin' Up
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, heart nestie, metal cording, craftworkcards candi, pop dots and white glue.


The $1 Bin ~ Part 2 ~

Friday, February 8, 2013

Happy Friday!  Here's more beautiful stuff from Michael's $1 Bin; the notecards, ribbon, and flowers all just captured my heart and I couldn't resist!  I added a little doily and just a small image because I didn't want to cover up that gorgeous background!

Digital Image - Pink Petticoat
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, oval nestie, pop dots and white glue.


Sweet Sketch Wednesday 192 ~

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Hello and Happy Sweet Sketch Wednesday 192!  The sponsor of this weeks challenge is MilkCoffee Stamps and there are two sweet gals that are the creators of these digital images that I just adore!  They have an Etsy Shop that is not to be missed!

Here is a message from them:
MilkCoffee Stamps is a digital image shop specialized in cute and girly images.There are 2 people behind this shop, Esmeralda and Nathaza. We are best buddies from our childhood with a common thing that we love so much: drawing. What we try to do is drawing various styles that suits different kind of tastes, so a lot of people with different style can still play along with our image for their cards. 
Right now we have 8 talented DT ladies who always help us to have fun together with our weekly challenge at our challenge blog here. Also we have monthly colour challenge at our main blog. You can check it here.
It's very nice to see a lot of people join and have fun at our challenge. In the future we still want to make more cute images that is loved and used happily by many people.
Check out their Blog too here for lots more inspiration too!
The Grand Prize winner of this weeks Sketch Challenge will receive 3 Free digis from their Shop, so be sure to join in on the fun for the chance to win!
Digital Sentiment - Create with TLC (freebie)
Cardstock - CTMH
Papers - MME/Indie Chic-Saffron
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, ribbon, craftworkcards candi, pop dots and white glue.

Love is in the Air ~

Monday, February 4, 2013

Something easy for your tired, after the Superbowl heads today, following the Retro Sketches #49 Challenge.

What an unusually crazy busy weekend I had, but it sure was fun!  

Happy Monday?!  ;)

Cardstock - Stampin' Up
Papers - CTMH and Piggy Tales
Other Stuff - Twine, rhinestones, clothespin, cricut (hearts).

The $1 Bin ~

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Have you seen these notecards at Michael's?  There's 6 of them in the package with 6 envelopes and they're at the $1 Bins, although these were $1.50.  I thought they'd be cute for Valentine's Day, and yes of course I had to get the green ones with a little bit different eyelet pattern for St Patrick's Day!

Digital Image - Bugaboo Stamps
Other Stuff - ProMarkers, nesties, twine

Made With Love By The Dutch Lady Designs