Wednesday, March 7, 2012

A Sweet Sketch Wednesday Hello

We are thrilled when Wednesdays come along. After all, we get to share so much with you, from our new sketches and sponsors, to winners and DT samples. Be sure and read the "rules," we are back to our old format and love the response from our followers.

Now I'm going to keep this post short and sweet, I have to get back to packing for a fun trip to Disney World!!!! Don't worry, I will take plenty of pictures and share them with you in the upcoming weeks. Right now though I would like to share our winners with you so a drum roll please...

Congratulations to last week's


Please contact Arlana at to claim your prize. Be sure and grab your grand prize winner badge from the sidebar as well to display proudly on you blog.

1:  ANNE #7

2:  CAROL #20

3: SARA #16

Congratulations ladies! Be sure and grab your badge along the sidebar and display proudly on your blog!

Now here is the fabulous "blast from the past" sketch to work with this week!!

And our fabulous sponsor this week is Stamp Fairy. If you are looking for cute and whimsical images, you will definitely find them at Stamp Fairy.

The winner will receive a $10 gift certificate from Stamp Fairy to pick their most favorite images. But be warned, you will have a hard time deciding because, if you're like me, you'll want 'em all!!!

We are fortunate to have two very familiar and lovely ladies from Stamp Fairy's Design Team here to feature their wonderful put your hands together for Deanne and Jacki!!!

And now for the fabulous creations by the Sweet Sketch Wednesday Design Team:

Here are the rules to play along in the Sweet Sketch Wednesday challeng
1. Create a card using the sketch of the week. If you have Stamp Fairy images, we'd love to see what you can do with them. However, you may use any stamp or element you have to create your, we'd

2. If you are posting to an online gallery, please use
Sweet Sketch Wednesday #144-43

3. Add the sketch of the week to your blog and include a link back to Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

4. Post your card on your blog along with the link to SSW.

5. Sign in to Inlinkz and add a direct link back to your card on your site.

6. Be sure to leave a comment here on this site and PLEASE remember that this is one of the rules to be considered for the Grand Prize.

Have a fantastic week and we can't wait to see your beautiful creations!!

Challenge Closes Tuesday Evening at 7 pm MST



  1. Good Morning!
    Love all the new cards today. Congrats to the winners and Thank you Gerda for sponsoring this weeks challenge.
    Hugs, Heide

  2. OMG, thanks for picking me as Grand Prize Winner!!! I'm so happy the old rules are back, your sketches are always wonderful and I love participating in your challenges!!! Hugs, Brigitte

  3. Good morning everyone. We sure have a bunch of beautiful cards today from our DT. You gals rock! It is so fun to have Deanne and Jackie join us. We miss you gals. Thanks Gerda, for being our sponsor this week. We love your images. Thanks Lind for the great post. ...Bring on the inspiration. I can't wait to see what our followers come up with this week.
    Hugs, Nancy

  4. Good Morning! I am assessing the snow situation here at Arlana's. Trying to decide if I can go out for a walk. I was really hoping for a Spring event when I came here but we have had snow three times this past week. What a fabulous lineup of cards this week. It is so fun to have Deanne and Jacki join us. We miss you, both! Thank you, Linda, for a wonderful post. Thanks, Gerda, for sponsoring us. We love your images. To our followers, enjoy a fun week of crafting.
    Hugs, Judi

  5. Hi,

    I love this blog and this weeks challenge, Im new to cardmaking so please take a look at my entry... any hints and tips woud be great xxx

  6. Such a great sketch and beautiful DT cards, going to try to play along this week. Thank you for the inspiration.

  7. Hi, please could you delete my entry, I put a picture of my face instead of my card lol hehe!! sorry!! and then I will do it again xxx

  8. Good morning everyone, its Arlana here. what a sweet line up of cards this week. Its so fun to have Jackie and Deanne back with us this week. We sure do miss there fablous work. Thank you Gerda for sponsoring our blog. To the design team you rock this week. Can't wait to see what the player cards are like this week. Happy Sweet Wednesday everyone. HUGS Arlana

  9. Good morning everyone, congratulations to last weeks winners. Wow what an amazing line up of cards from the DT's and of course Deanne and Jacki we miss you both. This is a great sketch thanks Arlana for revisiting it. Linda thanks for the great posting and happy holidays. Gerda thank you for sponsoring us and allowing us to create with you awesome images I had so much fun making my card. Can't wait to see what our followers create.
    Happy Crafting ladies.
    Kathie SSW-DT

  10. Loved the simplicity of this sketch; it didn't have me looking through my piles of papers for 1h.. :-) Great inspiration from the DT.

  11. Hi everyone, congrats to Brigitte and our top 3...beautiful cards last week! Our team is the best and love all of your cards, Thanks Gerda for this weeks images and your sponsorship.

  12. Oh wow, I popped over here to see the creations by the DT and they just blew me away. They're all so gorgeous. I love the range of images you've used as well. Thanks so much for showcasing our images so beautifully.

  13. Gorgeousss work Dt ;) love all the shiney/sparkly and bright creations ;)
    hugs Ria

  14. What a lovely sketch to work with, thanks,
    H xx

  15. Another lovely sketch! Wow, the dt cards never disappoint, such a cute selection this week. You guys always inspire!

  16. All the DT's cards are lovely, I just LOVE Patti's butterfly! Great sketch ladies, thanks so much!

  17. Hello Ladies! I truly loved working on this sketch this afternoon! I am humbly pleased with how this card turned out! Thanks for the great inspiration and awesome sketch! It was great the first time and great again the second time! Thanks again for reverting back to the old rules too, You have made me smile!

  18. Some great card ladies... And scummy sketch!! Xx

  19. Hi, it's me again!!! I just entered my card for the challenge. All your cards are amazing ladies!!! I love the sweet images from the sponsor, thanks!!!
    hugs, Brigitte

  20. Ah - it's good to be back participating with SSW! Just posted my card! Thanks for always having such great inspiration!

  21. Amazing DT cards- I love Stampfairy images and have used one myself. Thanks for the sketch- as always it was a pleasure to use x

  22. Thank you so much for choosing my card last week in the top 3. It was such a fun sketch to work and I hope to get another one done this week. "Hugs"

  23. Thank you so much for choosing my card last week in the top 3. It was such a fun sketch to work and I hope to get another one done this week. "Hugs"

  24. Great sketch! So easy to work with and the DT cards are amazing as usual.

    Good Luck everyone!

  25. Thanks for a great sketch, fabulous as always! Love your DT inspiration too, Donna♥

  26. Thanks for being chosen in top 3. Great sketch again this week!

  27. Congrats to last week's winners! Thanks for another fun sketch to work with! The DT samples are gorgeous! Many thanks for the inspiration!

  28. Hi! This is my first time to join SSW. Great simple sketch and I truely enjoyed making my card with it!

  29. Utterly Adorable creations Ladies! So happy to hear that we you are back to the old rules. I will definitly be back for more,lol.
    Tons of Hugs, Dangina

  30. Thanks for the challenge and the sweet, adorable samples to inspire. I did tweak the sketch a bit - I need a larger oval die LOL!