Tuesday, April 25, 2017

April 15 2017 Challenge Featured Layout #2

Today we're sharing a second featured layout based on our April 15th sketch. But before we show you today's inspiration, we want to recognize our sponsors for this challenge.

A big thank you goes out to ScrapMatts. They are offering two large pieces of chipboard to one lucky participant for this challenge.
 ScrapMatts is a place to learn, share ideas and view some great design concepts, while offering Australian Made, Laser Cut Chipboard, original shapes and designs, made to compliment your scrapbooking pages or your card making projects

AND thank you to Flutterby Designs, who is offering a lovely themed prize pack to a second lucky participant.
Flutterby Designs is an independent Australian scrapbooking embellishment business.Our products cover a wide variety of scrapbooking styles, & are always bright, fun with a splash of cheeky.Designer & owner, Anita Rodway likes to keep it honest & real when expressing her style - which comes across in her designs. She loves a good 'sentence enhancer' & wants to capture moments exactly as they were & that life is not always rainbows & smiles. There is plenty of manufacturers producing 'Best Day Ever' & 'Cherish' themed lines - but we all know sometimes that it's just not LOL. So we love that our designs can be different to the 'normal' & let your scrapbooking be as unique as you are.
In our online store you will find item such as:
Flair Buttons
Pocket Page style cards
Enamel Dots
Die Cuts
Cut Aparts
Stickers
Paint
Stencils
Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FlutterbyDesignsAus/
Join our 'Inspiration HQ' Group for lots of inspiration, sneak peeks & chatter:
 https://www.facebook.com/groups/FlutterbyInspirationHQ/
Visit our shop: http://www.flutterbydesigns.com.au/

CAgirl327 is our featured artist today. What an absolutely amazing sunset she captured! And then she chose just the right colors and patterns to show off its beauty.


We are so glad you joined us, CAgirl327. Please grab our "featured" button below and wear it on your blog.
Here's another look at the sketch:


Please link up your layouts over in the sidebar by April 29th 2017 at midnight EST to be in the running for one of our prizes! All prizes will be drawn randomly using Random.org to pick a number.

When linking your layouts, please make sure it is linked to the specific post your layout is in, not your blog as a whole as it can be hard for our team to find your layout, especially if you blog often. You can also link from any gallery including Facebook and Flickr. (Though we may not be able to comment in all forums.)

Feel free to combine this sketch challenge with other non-sketch challenges, such as colour challenges.

Please post a link back to Stuck?! Sketches on your blog entry for our challenge. We would also love for you to share the sketch, too!

Thank you for visiting us today. We hope our sketch inspires you. Be sure to show us what you've made because we love to see your work and hand out prizes.

Janice :-)

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

April 15 2017 Challenge Featured Layout #1

Today we're featuring a layout based on our April 15th sketch. But before we show you today's inspiration, we want to recognize our sponsors for this challenge.

A big thank you goes out to ScrapMatts. They are offering two large pieces of chipboard to one lucky participant for this challenge.
 ScrapMatts is a place to learn, share ideas and view some great design concepts, while offering Australian Made, Laser Cut Chipboard, original shapes and designs, made to compliment your scrapbooking pages or your card making projects

AND thank you to Flutterby Designs, who is offering a lovely themed prize pack to a second lucky participant.
Flutterby Designs is an independent Australian scrapbooking embellishment business.Our products cover a wide variety of scrapbooking styles, & are always bright, fun with a splash of cheeky.Designer & owner, Anita Rodway likes to keep it honest & real when expressing her style - which comes across in her designs. She loves a good 'sentence enhancer' & wants to capture moments exactly as they were & that life is not always rainbows & smiles. There is plenty of manufacturers producing 'Best Day Ever' & 'Cherish' themed lines - but we all know sometimes that it's just not LOL. So we love that our designs can be different to the 'normal' & let your scrapbooking be as unique as you are.
In our online store you will find item such as:
Flair Buttons
Pocket Page style cards
Enamel Dots
Die Cuts
Cut Aparts
Stickers
Paint
Stencils
Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FlutterbyDesignsAus/
Join our 'Inspiration HQ' Group for lots of inspiration, sneak peeks & chatter:
 https://www.facebook.com/groups/FlutterbyInspirationHQ/
Visit our shop: http://www.flutterbydesigns.com.au/

AllisonLP is our featured artist today. What a colorful, fun page! We love how the sprinkling of stars, arrows, and other embellishments lead the eye back to that cute photo of her focused gamer.


We are so glad you joined us, AllisonLP. Please grab our "featured" button below and wear it on your blog.
Here's another look at the sketch:


Please link up your layouts over in the sidebar by April 29th 2017 at midnight EST to be in the running for one of our prizes! All prizes will be drawn randomly using Random.org to pick a number.

When linking your layouts, please make sure it is linked to the specific post your layout is in, not your blog as a whole as it can be hard for our team to find your layout, especially if you blog often. You can also link from any gallery including Facebook and Flickr. (Though we may not be able to comment in all forums.)

Feel free to combine this sketch challenge with other non-sketch challenges, such as colour challenges.

Please post a link back to Stuck?! Sketches on your blog entry for our challenge. We would also love for you to share the sketch, too!

Thank you for visiting us today. We hope our sketch inspires you. Be sure to show us what you've made because we love to see your work and hand out prizes.

Janice :-)

Saturday, April 15, 2017

April 15th Challenge

Hello there!

It's time for our mid month sketch challenge! As always we have two amazing sponsors for this challenge!

A big thank you goes out to ScrapMatts they have been so super supportive of us here at Stuck?! Sketches and they are offering two large pieces of chipboard to one lucky participant, in this challenge!

 ScrapMatts is a place to learn, share ideas and view some great design concepts, while offering Australian Made, Laser Cut Chipboard, original shapes and designs, made to compliment your scrapbooking pages or your card making projects

AND thank you to Flutterby Designs, who are new to us and also sponsoring this challenge, offering a lovely themed prize pack to a second lucky participant!

Flutterby Designs is an independent Australian scrapbooking embellishment business.Our products cover a wide variety of scrapbooking styles, & are always bright, fun with a splash of cheeky.Designer & owner, Anita Rodway likes to keep it honest & real when expressing her style - which comes across in her designs. She loves a good 'sentence enhancer' & wants to capture moments exactly as they were & that life is not always rainbows & smiles. There is plenty of manufacturers producing 'Best Day Ever' & 'Cherish' themed lines - but we all know sometimes that it's just not LOL. So we love that our designs can be different to the 'normal' & let your scrapbooking be as unique as you are.
In our online store you will find item such as:
Flair Buttons
Pocket Page style cards
Enamel Dots
Die Cuts
Cut Aparts
Stickers
Paint
Stencils
Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FlutterbyDesignsAus/
Join our 'Inspiration HQ' Group for lots of inspiration, sneak peeks & chatter:
 https://www.facebook.com/groups/FlutterbyInspirationHQ/
Visit our shop: http://www.flutterbydesigns.com.au/

ALSO, don't forget that we will be choosing one scrapbooker from each challenge to guest with us at a later date!  For example, our chosen scrapbooker from our April 15th challenge will guest for our June 15th challenge!


Now let's get started with the challenge, here is your sketch....


As always we have a guest designer joining us. Please help us welcome Barb Prendergast to our April 15th challenge!!


I will let Barb tell you a bit about herself....

"Hello from sunny southern Colorado! My name is Barb Prendergast, and I'm really excited to be a guest designer this month here on Stuck?! Sketches. I'm a former journalist and public relations manager. My husband Mike and I both grew up in central Illinois, but we retired to Pueblo, Colorado in 2015. We have four grown children and nine grandchildren. Our family, pets and new surroundings give me plenty of scrapworthy subjects.

I started scrapbooking in 2005 when I bought my first digital camera and found the scrapbook section at Joann's at about the same time. My “style” varies, but my favorite layouts are those with lots of layers, bright colors and details. Almost every layout begins with a sketch because it gives me a starting point and allows me to get right to the creative process.
I have been on several sketch design teams. as well as a design team member for a local scrapbook store in Illinois. Other interests including cooking, sightseeing and spending time with my family.

I'm on social media here: blog: http://supermamascraps.blogspot.com/

Here is Barb's layout based on our sketch.


Thank you for joining us Barb we just love your page!

Now lets have a look at our gorgeous DT reveals (in alphabetical order!)....












Please link up your layouts over in the sidebar by April 29th at midnight EST to be in the running for one of our prizes!   All prizes will be drawn randomly using Random.org to pick a number.

When linking your layouts, please make sure it is linked to the specific post your layout is in, not your blog as a whole as it can be hard for our team to find your layout, especially if you blog often. You can also link from any gallery including Facebook and Flickr. (Though we may not be able to comment in all forums.)

Feel free to combine this sketch challenge with other non-sketch challenges, such as colour challenges.

Please post a link back to Stuck?! Sketches on your blog entry for our challenge.  We would also love for you to share the sketch, too!

Thank you for visiting, we cannot wait to see what you create!
Laura
xoxo

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

April 1 2017 Challenge Featured Layout #2

Today we're featuring another layout based on our April 1st sketch. But before we show you today's inspiration, we want to recognize our sponsors for this challenge.

A big thank you goes out to Creative Embellishments for sponsoring this challenge with a $25.00 gift certificate to their online shop for one lucky participant.

 Creative Embellishments is a new family owned company that was created by Michael and Nicolle Kramer. We are a husband and wife team who design and manufacture unique, high quality chipboard, wood and rubber stamp products. It is our mission is to offer fun and inspiring products to bring out your inner creativity that you can add to any project. In the near future we will be expanding into other mediums such as rubber/acrylic stamps and acrylic embellishments.

AND thank you to Lindy's Stamp Gang, who is sponsoring this challenge with a $25.00 gift certificate to their online shop for a second lucky participant.

Lindy's luscious luster is all uniquely two-toned! With vibrant shimmery sprays, flat sprays, vintage sprays, embossing powder and lots more! Lindy’s Stamp Gang is the creative” baby” of Lindy Plakinger. She passed away in 2008 after bravely battling illness. She was a self-made cartoonist, loved drawing, crafting, designing new products, and creating her funny cartoon characters! One of her greatest joys was traveling to stamping and scrapbooking conventions across the US, demo-ing to her heart’s content with her sister, and giggle partner, Vicki! Lindy’s Stamp Gang will continue, as was her hope, and dream. Her husband and daughter have taken over the company keeping her creativity alive. Tracey, (her daughter), has always been a “jar filler” in the background of Lindy’s Stamp Gang, but is now trying to fill some incredible shoes! 
For more Lindy’s Stamp Gang please visit: 

Lillesmor is our featured artist today. We love how the lace-trimmed heart and fussy-cut flowers encircle those sweet photos.


We are so glad you joined us, Lillesmor. Please grab our "featured" button below and wear it on your blog.
Here's another look at the sketch:



Please link up your layouts over in the sidebar by April 29th 2017 at midnight EST to be in the running for one of our prizes! All prizes will be drawn randomly using Random.org to pick a number.

When linking your layouts, please make sure it is linked to the specific post your layout is in, not your blog as a whole as it can be hard for our team to find your layout, especially if you blog often. You can also link from any gallery including Facebook and Flickr. (Though we may not be able to comment in all forums.)

Feel free to combine this sketch challenge with other non-sketch challenges, such as colour challenges.

Please post a link back to Stuck?! Sketches on your blog entry for our challenge. We would also love for you to share the sketch, too!

Thank you for visiting us today. We hope our sketch inspires you. Be sure to show us what you've made because we love to see your work and hand out prizes.

Janice :-)

Friday, April 7, 2017

April 1 2017 Challenge Featured Layout #1

Today we're featuring a layout based on our April 1st sketch. But before we show you today's inspiration, we want to recognize our sponsors for this challenge.

A big thank you goes out to Creative Embellishments for sponsoring this challenge with a $25.00 gift certificate to their online shop to a lucky participant!

 Creative Embellishments is a new family owned company that was created by Michael and Nicolle Kramer. We are a husband and wife team who design and manufacture unique, high quality chipboard, wood and rubber stamp products. It is our mission is to offer fun and inspiring products to bring out your inner creativity that you can add to any project. In the near future we will be expanding into other mediums such as rubber/acrylic stamps and acrylic embellishments.

AND thank you to Lindy's Stamp Gang, who are sponsoring this challenge with a $25.00 gift certificate to their online shop for a second lucky participant!

Lindy's luscious luster is all uniquely two-toned! With vibrant shimmery sprays, flat sprays, vintage sprays, embossing powder and lots more! Lindy’s Stamp Gang is the creative” baby” of Lindy Plakinger. She passed away in 2008 after bravely battling illness. She was a self-made cartoonist, loved drawing, crafting, designing new products, and creating her funny cartoon characters! One of her greatest joys was traveling to stamping and scrapbooking conventions across the US, demo-ing to her heart’s content with her sister, and giggle partner, Vicki! Lindy’s Stamp Gang will continue, as was her hope, and dream. Her husband and daughter have taken over the company keeping her creativity alive. Tracey, (her daughter), has always been a “jar filler” in the background of Lindy’s Stamp Gang, but is now trying to fill some incredible shoes! 
For more Lindy’s Stamp Gang please visit: 

Bridget is our featured artist today. To start, how cute is that photo? And it's set off so well by the black, white, and teal color scheme and cool thread heart.


We are so glad you joined us, Bridget. Please grab our "featured" button below and wear it on your blog.
Here's another look at the sketch:



Please link up your layouts over in the sidebar by April 29th 2017 at midnight EST to be in the running for one of our prizes! All prizes will be drawn randomly using Random.org to pick a number.

When linking your layouts, please make sure it is linked to the specific post your layout is in, not your blog as a whole as it can be hard for our team to find your layout, especially if you blog often. You can also link from any gallery including Facebook and Flickr. (Though we may not be able to comment in all forums.)

Feel free to combine this sketch challenge with other non-sketch challenges, such as colour challenges.

Please post a link back to Stuck?! Sketches on your blog entry for our challenge. We would also love for you to share the sketch, too!

Thank you for visiting us today. We hope our sketch inspires you. Be sure to show us what you've made because we love to see your work and hand out prizes.

Janice :-)

Saturday, April 1, 2017

April 1 2017 Challenge

Hello there!

Woo hoo, today we launch a brand new challenge with our new Design Team!!  We can't wait to share some amazing inspiration with you!   But first let's chat about the sponsors for this challenge.

A big thank you goes out to Creative Embellishments, for sponsoring this challenge, they are offering a $25.00 gift certificate to their online shop to one lucky participant!

 Creative Embellishments is a new family owned company that was created by Michael and Nicolle Kramer. We are a husband and wife team who design and manufacture unique, high quality chipboard, wood and rubber stamp products. It is our mission is to offer fun and inspiring products to bring out your inner creativity that you can add to any project. In the near future we will be expanding into other mediums such as rubber/acrylic stamps and acrylic embellishments.

AND thank you to Lindy's Stamp Gang, who are also sponsoring this challenge, they are also offering a $25.00 gift certificate to their online shop to a second lucky participant!

Lindy's luscious luster is all uniquely two-toned! With vibrant shimmery sprays, flat sprays, vintage sprays, embossing powder and lots more! Lindy’s Stamp Gang is the creative” baby” of Lindy Plakinger. She passed away in 2008 after bravely battling illness. She was a self-made cartoonist, loved drawing, crafting, designing new products, and creating her funny cartoon characters! One of her greatest joys was traveling to stamping and scrapbooking conventions across the US, demo-ing to her heart’s content with her sister, and giggle partner, Vicki! Lindy’s Stamp Gang will continue, as was her hope, and dream. Her husband and daughter have taken over the company keeping her creativity alive. Tracey, (her daughter), has always been a “jar filler” in the background of Lindy’s Stamp Gang, but is now trying to fill some incredible shoes! 
For more Lindy’s Stamp Gang please visit: 

ALSO, We want to show you how much we appreciate that you play along with us and share your designs and talent with us so we will be choosing one scrapbooker from each challenge to guest with us at a later date!  For example, our chosen scrapbooker from our September 1st challenge will guest for our November 1st challenge!


Now let's get started with the challenge, here is your sketch....



We have a wonderful guest designer joining us for this challenge, please help us welcome Val Thorpe to our April 1st challenge!!


I will let Val tell you a bit about herself....
 
"My name is Val Thorpe and I am a wife, mother of two, MIL of two and granny of three. I live in South Africa where we have been for the last 37 years and I love it despite all our challenges. I have been scrapping for about 12 years now and I can be found most days in my rather gorgeous studio playing. I have been on the DT of OUAS, CSI, Lets Scrap, Feeling Sketchy, Black with 1, and Scrap Africa. I have been published in several magazines including a couple of overseas one and I have taught classes too but I don’t really enjoy teaching. I withdrew from all of it when my grandies were born as I am very busy with them but this year I decided it was my time again and so here I am. My style is clean and simple and I love double layouts with lots of photo. My main focus of scrapbooking is the journaling and then the photos. I love colour and I have just started project life which I am really getting hooked into. I make cards too and love stamps and the techniques that you can use. I am an avid photographer and I have lots of willing subjects, I love to read and I have my extensive music collection playing most days. You can find me on... 

Here is Val's layout based on our sketch.


Thank you for joining us Val, we just love your super fun layout!

Now lets have a look at our gorgeous DT reveals (in alphabetical order!)....











Please link up your layouts over in the sidebar by April 29th 2017 at midnight EST to be in the running for one of our prizes!   All prizes will be drawn randomly using Random.org to pick a number.

When linking your layouts, please make sure it is linked to the specific post your layout is in, not your blog as a whole as it can be hard for our team to find your layout, especially if you blog often. You can also link from any gallery including Facebook and Flickr. (Though we may not be able to comment in all forums.)

Feel free to combine this sketch challenge with other non-sketch challenges, such as colour challenges.

Please post a link back to Stuck?! Sketches on your blog entry for our challenge.  We would also love for you to share the sketch, too!

Thank you for visiting, we cannot wait to see what you create!
Laura
xoxo