Saturday 28 November 2009

Sketch #79 - 28th November - sponsored by The Craft Barn

Hello everyone :)
Can you believe that this time next month the big man in the red suit will have been and visited all you good boys and girls? This year has flown by!

This weeks challenge is sponsored by The Craft Barn :)

This will be the last sponsored by them this year, on behalf of all the design team (and you challengers too) I'd like to thank Sandy and all the team at The Craft Barn for supporting our challenge blog throughout 2009, and for their prompt, friendly response and speedy delivery of the prizes to our challenge winners. Thank you so much! your support is very much appreciated, and we're looking forward to 2010 knowing that we have your continued support :)

Here's a Wonderful Offer!
FREE POSTAGE from midnight tonight until 21st December
Applies to internet orders to help you with the cost of Christmas!

And did you know that The Craft Barn have the much sought after Martha Stewart punches online now?
Do you have any Christmas cards left to make? well it's not too late! The Craft Barn have a wide selection of goodies in their Christmas section.
There are many new stamps instore now too including new Motivet stamps

And TWO of those fabulous stamps being the prize for this weeks challenge winner! :)

Here is this weeks sketch...

This is the stunning card made by Bev our guest designer for the month of November

Bev, thank you for joining us this month, we feel honoured that you said yes to create such beautiful cards for the delight of our challengers & design team alike :)

And here are the wonderful creations by the design team for your inspiration...

I do hope that you find this weeks sketch useful and inspiring.
Please stop by this blog on Friday, we have great news to share! ;)

winner of challenge #78

The lucky winner of that beautiful 'Fashionista' stamp by Elisabeth Bell, kindly donated by Elaine from Quixotic Paperie is.........

Stacey! (The crafting adventures of a left-handed blonde)

Congratulations!!! Please EMAIL ME with your full postal details so that I can pass this onto Elaine so that she can post out your prize! Thank you.
Jo xx

Saturday 21 November 2009

Sketch #78 - 21st November - sponsored by Quixotic Paperie

Happy Saturday everyone! Thank you all so much for joining in last week, I only wish that I had been able to! You didn't even notice eh? because the design team did me & sketch saturday so proud, as always. -Thank you ladies xx

This weeks sponsor is the lovely Elaine from Quixotic Paperie.

Created to share a deep love for papercrafting, Quixotic Paperie is a treasure trove of products.

News from Elaine:
"Until midnight on Monday 23rd November, we have 10% off all Prima, My Mind's Eye, Cosmo Cricket and Basic Grey products in store!

We now have the new Penny Johnson stamps from Stampavie in stock, the fabulous new designs from Elisabeth Bell for SCACD Stamps, the latest from CC Designs and much more!

All festive crafty stash can be found in our Christmas Shop to make life a little easier at this busy time."

Here is the wonderful prize you could win this week!
This beautiful 'Fashionista' stamp by Elisabeth Bell...

Here is this weeks sketch...

And here's the stunning card made by our guest designer for November, Bev
I love this card, from the gorgeous impeccably coloured image to the charm that is perfectly positioned for the sentiment.

and not forgetting these stunning creations from the uber talented design team...


Thank you for stopping by, you can find more info about the cards made by the design team if you visit their blogs :)
I hope you can find time to take part in our challenge this week.
Enjoy your weekend! xx

winner of challenge #77

The winner of the generous $25.00 gift certificate, kindly donated by Simon Says Stamp! is....

Shana! (Two Cute Little Monsters)

Congratulations!! Please EMAIL ME so that I can pass on your email address to Heidi, who will let you know how you can claim your prize. Thank you.

Have fun choosing your prize!
Jo xx

Monday 16 November 2009

Oops I'm late!

Hi Ladies,
My apologies for being so late to announce the winner of last weeks prize!
Random Integer Generator
Here are your random numbers:
Timestamp: 2009-11-16 07:26:43 UTC
and that is
Congratulations Erin would you please email me your address and I will pop your prize in the post immediately.
Debbie x

Saturday 14 November 2009

Sketch #77 - 14th November - sponsored by Simon Says Stamp

It's Saturday! time for another sketch challenge :)
Thank you so much for joining in with us last week, wasn't Debbie's sketch wonderful to work with?
This weeks sketch is being sponsored by the fabulous Simon Says Stamp!

"With over 100,000 items in stock, Simon is proud to offer the best selection of Rubber Stamps, Scrapbooking, Artist Trading Cards, Altered Art, and Paper Crafting Supplies in the world!"

What can you buy this month? well apart from 1000's of other goodies,
all the latest stock just in for November can be found HERE

You can pre-order the latest Magnolia Christmas stamps HERE

It's not too late to buy crimbo craft stash!.....please see the range available HERE

and of course all the exclusive Simon Says Stamp range can be found HERE

Spoilt for choice eh?
well maybe this weeks prize will buy you a few more extra goodies because once again, Heidi is very generously offering another wonderful $25 gift certificate to spend on SSS goodies for this weeks prize!!

Here is this weeks sketch...

Here is the stunning card made by our November Guest Designer, Bev
just look at those perfect snowflakes!

And here are the wonderful cards made by the talented design team to inspire you and prove that the sketch isn't as scary as you may of first thought!...


Now for some sad news :(

Our friend, Mandy, has decided to leave our design team :(
She is very busy at the moment and doesn't have much spare time to sit and craft for us, mainly because she has an adorable little dog to care for!
I am sure you will agree that Mandy's cards were an inspiration to us all, her style is so elegant.
Mandy, we will miss you, I hope you will join in our challenges now and again when you have some free time.
Vielen dank/Thank you very much for everything you have done for Sketch Saturday.
Love from 'The Girls' xx

Saturday 7 November 2009

Sketch #76 - 7th November - Debbie's DT Week! - Sponsored by Create4Fun.

Hi everyone, I hope you are all enjoying your weekend so far.

It is DT week this week here at Sketch Saturday and it is my turn (Debbie) to give Jo a well earned break. I do hope you enjoy my sketch this week and I really look forward to seeing all of your fabulous creations.

My sketch this week is sponsored by the lovely Jenny from Create4Fun a wonderful place to stock up on all of your crafting goodies and shipping is very quick only two days from the Netherlands! I just wish the UK postal service was as relaible! LOL

This week Jenny is offering these two adorable stamps by Inky Impressions to one lucky entrant! I am delighted to introduce our Guest Designer for this month Bev . Bev is on numerous DT's and I was so pleased that she was able to find the time to join us.....Thanks so much sweetie. Mwah XxX
I am sure that most of you in blogland have already visited Bev's blog to see the wonderful cards she creates and if not.... well you are in for a real treat so pop over there now...but be you will be there for some time! LOL

Here is the gorgeous card that Bev has created for us this week.
....And here are the all the cards from our fabulous DT



Happy crafting!

Debbie x