Saturday 26 December 2009

Happy New Year!

As you know, there isn't a challenge this week, but we will be back next Saturday (2nd January) with a new sketch challenge for you,
thank you for all your support and to all of you have taken the time to take part in our challenges each week.
From all the Sketch Saturday Design Team.. we wish you all a happy and healthy new year, may 2010 bring you all that you wish for.

Winner of challenge #82

The winner of last weeks challenge is...

Jacky! (ScrappyJacky)

Congratulations Jacky! Please could you email me (Jo) with your choice of images, you can choose 6 single images from Sandra's digi stamps selection.

Once you have let me know your choices I shall forward them onto Sandra who will then send them directly to you :)

Can I just say though, that I have no internet access at the moment and am using my parents pc whenever I visit. I will reply to you as soon as I can though so that you know I have received your email.

Have fun choosing!
Jo xx

Saturday 19 December 2009

Sketch #82 - 19th December - sponsored by Sandra Dry Digi Stamps

Hello everyone! Can you believe that Christmas day is less than a week away?!
I hope that you are all prepared for the big day :)

This weeks challenge is the last one here for 2009, the design team will be having a well deserved week off from card making so they can celebrate the festivities with their loved ones.
There will be a post next saturday though, to declare the winner of this weeks challenge, which is being sponsored by a good friend of Sketch saturday, previous design team member Sandra Dry.

Sandra Dry Digi Stamps Blinkie

Sandra is very kindly offering our challenge winner 6 (yes SIX!) single images from her site, or any combination making up 6 images! great prize eh?
Sandra is a very talented designer, who creates fabulous digi images so you're in for a treat!
I asked Sandra if she'd like to make a card using this weeks sketch and she said yes! great to have her back, even if it is for just one week. Here is her card...

And here is our sketch for this week...

Here is the fabulous card made by Squirrel who has been our guest designer for the month of December, as there won't be a challenge next week, we have only had the pleasure of her company for 3 weeks, but we would all like to thank her for joining us and for producing such lovely cards to show you all.
Thank you Squirrel, and Merry Christmas! xx

Here are the wonderful creations made by the design team...

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Thank you for taking part in our challenges each week, Sketch Saturday is quite a popular challenge blog and it is all thanks to you, our lovely challengers

On behalf of all the design team, past & present....
Merry Christmas!
we hope that you all have everything you wish for

happy crafting (when you have the time!), stay safe as you celebrate the season & have fun! xx

winner of challenge #81

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

Erin! (Scrap, Stamp and be Merry)

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.

What a fab early crimbo pressie eh?!!

Happy Crafting & Merry Christmas!

Jo xx

Friday 18 December 2009

Email entries - challenge #81

Look at this delightfully girly card made by Debbie Morgan,
yummy papers and superb colouring!
Thank you for taking part in this weeks challenge Debbie! :)

Thursday 17 December 2009

winner of challenge #80 - sorry for the delay!

Sorry we are late announcing the winner of Jeanette's DT week challenge, as you can imagine, everyone is so busy with the run up to Christmas... better late than never though eh?

so without further ado, we are happy to announce that the winner of the awesome 'Willow reading a story' stamp kindly donated by Katharina from Whiff of Joy is.....

Iris! (Paper Crafting in Cocoa)

CONGRATULATIONS!!! please EMAIL Jeanette with your full postal address so that she can pass this onto Katharina on your behalf, and you'll soon be the owner of this beautiful stamp :)

Thank you to everyone who took part in Jeanettes challenge,
and remember, there's another fabulous prize up for grabs this week, a $25 gift voucher to spend at Simon Says Stamp!

Saturday 12 December 2009

Sketch #81 - 12th December - sponsored by Simon Says stamp!

Hello everyone!
WOW! Thank you so much for joining in with Jeanette's DT week with us last week, by the looks of it, you all enjoyed her sketch as much as we did! *claps*

This weeks sketch is being sponsored by 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!"

Apart from 1000's of other goodies,
all the latest stock that has just arrived can be found HERE including some gorgeous Tim Holtz stamp sets as well as supplies of '12 tags of christmas'

You can get the latest Magnolia Christmas stamps HERE

All the exclusive Simon Says Stamp range can be found HERE

If you haven't shopped at SSS before then maybe this weeks challenge prize could go towards a shopping trip eh? ;)
as always, Heidi is very generously offering a wonderful $25 gift certificate to spend on SSS goodies for this weeks prize!! she spoils you doesn't she? Thank you Heidi!

This will be the final challenge sponsored by them for this year, so on behalf of all the design team & challengers of this blog I'd like to thank Heidi and all the team at SSS for supporting our challenge blog throughout 2009, their support is very much appreciated, and we're very honoured and pleased to let you all know that Simon Says Stamp will continue to sponsor the 2nd weeks challenge each month throughout 2010 too! woohoooo!
Merry Christmas to Heidi & the gang! ;)

Here is this weeks sketch...

This is the fabulous card created by the lovely

Squirrel, who is our guest designer throughout December :)

awesome! thanks hunni! xx

And here are the cards made by the talented (and very busy!) design team...



Happy crafting!! :)

Saturday 5 December 2009

Sketch #80 ~ 5th December Sponsored by Whiff of Joy Stamps

Happy Saturday Everyone! My name is Jeanette and it is my turn to host the challenge. That means I created the sketch this week, arranged a sponsor and wrote the post up. Whew, I don't know how Jo does this so perfectly every week! Thanks Sweetie!
We have a new member joining our team this week. I hope you can join me in welcoming dear Emma to our team! We are so happy to have you as part of the team!
I am so happy to share with you the gorgeous prize that we have for this week's challenge. My dear friend Katharina is very generously sponsoring my week with this sweet stamp. It is one of my favorite Whiff of Joy stamps and is called Willow Reading a Story.

Here is my little sketch for you to follow:

It was also my turn to pick a Guest Designer for the month. I knew right away that I wanted to invite Squirrel. I first noticed her lovely creations a few months ago and I just love her amazing style. I am so happy that she agreed to guest for us! Here is her first card for us:

and now the gorgeous DT cards:


Have fun! I hope you can play along with us this week!
Hugs Jeanette

winner of challenge #79

The winner of those 2 beautiful Motivet stamps that have been kindly donated by The Craft Barn is...

Eulanda! (cards, cards and more cards)

Congratulations! Please EMAIL ME your full postal address so that I can pass these details onto Sandy, thank you. I hope you enjoy your prize! :)

Jo xx

Friday 4 December 2009

Welcome to...... Emma!

We have a new design team member! :)

We are very happy to announce that Emma Lockley has agreed to join our design team.
Emma was very close to joining our little family at the recent DT call, so rather than sending out another DT call for one member so soon after the last one, we decided it would be better to offer the position to the person who was closest last time...... which was Emma!

Emma has set to work straight away and has created a stunning card for tomorrows challenge, so please pop back tomorrow to see her gorgeous work and to snag the sketch for your own wonderful creation!

Welcome to our little family Emma! xx