Wednesday, August 1, 2012

SSW Sketch 165-58

Sweet Sketch Wednesday
Sketch 165
Sponsor:  A Day For Daisies

Hi everyone!  It’s Sharon here from Michigan posting this week for the Sweet Sketch Wednesday team.  For those of you who are new to this blog, we welcome you to the Sweet Sketch Wednesday Sketch Challenge!  We are so happy to have you join us!  And for those loyal followers of SSW, we welcome you back and thank you for your support!

I know I speak for the whole Sweet Sketch Wednesday team when I tell you how excited we get with all the amazing creativity you share with us week after week.  There are so many talented crafters that bless us with your online friendship and support.  We are so very thankful for that.  You all are an inspiration to us.

Let’s get started this week by announcing the winners of last week’s challenge…..

The Grand Prize Winner of Sketch #164 is:

Congratulations!  Please contact Arlana at to claim your prize and be sure to grab your winner’s badge from the sidebar and display it proudly on your blog.

Our Top Three are:


2. DENA # 20

3. CAROL DEE #18

Awesome job!  Please grab your Top 3 badge from the sidebar and post it on your blog!

Now here is this week’s fabulous Sketch 165…..

It’s another great Arlana sketch this week and one of favorites repeated from Week 58 when it first appeared!  Be sure to check the rules for the challenge at the bottom of this post – we want everyone to be eligible for the Grand Prize!

Our fabulous sponsor this week is A Day ForDaisies!  The Grand Prize winner of this week’s challenge will receive a $12 Gift Certificate from A Day For Daisies – a terrific prize!  Now here’s a little info about this wonderful digi stamp company…..

A Day For Daisies provides themed categories of over 1000 fun and whimsical digital images, including fairy tales and magical mermaids, cutie kids, vintage illustrations, sentiments and lovely designs for all occasions!   

Here are the links where you’ll find A Day For Daisies:

Direct Store Link:
Subscribe to Newsletter:

Prize:  $12 Gift Certificate to the A Day For Daisies online store

Thanks Tammy!  We love creating with your beautiful digi stamps!

And here’s what the design team created for your inspiration using A Day For Daisies images:

We hope these samples inspire you to create and join in our challenge this week.

Now, for a little more news this week.  Sweet Sketch Wednesday is having a Design Team Call.

Sweet Sketch Wednesday is holding a Design Team call. We are looking for two (2) individuals to join our Design Team.  The successful applicant does not have to have Design Team experience but must have an active blog and be creative, enthusiastic and punctual.

The successful applicant must be willing and able to do the following:
  • Create a card each week with the sketch provided
  • Commit on all DT members cards
  • Create and blog one project per week (further requirements such as a blog hop may come up once in a while)
  • Take good photos and submit them on time (currently each Saturday by  midnight  MST)
  • Use sponsor images
  • Comment on challenge entries as stated in SSW guidelines and rules.
  • Respond to all emails and requests for information on time
To apply - send an email with Design Team Call in the subject line to with the following information:

  • Your name
  • Your email
  • Your blog URL and links to any online galleries you might have
  • Three (3) samples of your best work
  • A list of your past and present Design Teams (if any)
  • A little bit about you
  • A brief note about why you would like to be part of the Sweet Sketch Wednesday Design Team

This Design Team call will end on August 21st.  And, the successful applicants ONLY will be notified by August 31st.

Here are the Sweet Sketch Wednesday challenge rules for playing along  this week:

1.       Create a card using the sketch of the week.  If you have A Day For Daisies 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 card.

2.       If you are posting to an online gallery, please use Sweet Sketch Wednesday #165-58 as your label or tag.

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 creating!

Note:  The challenge closes on Tuesday evening, 7:00 pm MST.



  1. Hi everyone, I'm up late watching the Olympic's on TV and commenting on my Laptop at the same time. Wow what a awesome week of wonderful cards and congratulations to our winner Kathy Curry and our top 3 cards they all looked amazing. It was good to use this weeks sketch again and the design team created some amazing cards using Tammy's images from A Day For Daisies. Thank you Tammy for being our sponsor this week we all love working with your amazing images. They are just so much fun to work with. Wishing everyone a wonderful week crafting.

  2. What great card everyone!
    Congrats to the winner and runner ups from last week.
    Thank you Tammy, love your images.
    How fun a DT call! Can't wait. Have great week everyone.
    Hugs, Heide

  3. Hello, everyone. I didn't get a very early start this morning and didn't get any commenting done. Just want to let all of you know the DT cards are fabulous this week. I love these images. Thanks, Tammy for the use of your amazing iamges. And, Thanks Sharon for posting this week. Good luck to all of you that are entering the DT call.
    Hugs, Nancy

  4. Hello everyone, I have been enjoying a nice vacation week while some friends visited from out of state. We had a few cloudy days but of course, today is full sun. At least it didn't rain all week! Tammy, thanks so much for sponsoring us this week. I so enjoyed working with "A Thankful Heart." Arlana, I loved working with this sketch from the past too! Sharon, thanks for your wonderful post. Congrats to our winners this week! Such fun cards from our DT. I can't wait to see what our followers will come up with this week! Yes, go ahead and enter the DT call, too!
    Take Care!
    Hugs, Judi

  5. Hello everyone, I got to sleep in today due to staying up late trying to get a Miche order in and a sweet husband. Miche was having problems with there web site. Hoping to have the brand new bags in time for my next party on Saturday. We have some adorable new Miche bags for fall. Hope everyone is doing well. A big thanks to Sharon for doing the post this week. I had so much fun with my ADFD image. Thanks Tammy for being our sponsor. I look forward to every time you sponsor. Cant wait to see those sweet cards players. Congrats to our winners. We cant wait to see who apply's out for the Design Team call. Go ahead and Just do it!!! Have a sweet day everyone!!! HUGS Arlana

  6. Love the sketch for this week and great inspiration from all the beautiful cards by the talented DT. Thank you and keep them coming!

  7. Wow! Such incredible cards from everyone! I love them all! Congrats to the winners and good luck to all the players this week! Thanks to A Day for Daisies for sponsoring us this week! Don't you just love their images! Also, thanks Sharon for posting this week! This week has really passed quickly and hope all of you have a fabulous week!

  8. Thank you for another great sketch and lots of inspiration. Amazing how many variations there can be of one and the same sketch!

  9. What a great sketch!! Loved making a card with this on! Have a nice weekend, Colinda

  10. Thank you for yet another lovely sketch! Fabulous work by the DT!

  11. fab sketch- love the oval in a circle challenge!
    Great DT cards x

  12. Thank you for another fabulous sketch this week. I really enjoyed using it! Love all the inspiration by the DT.

    -Lori Byrns

  13. A lovely sketch to work with! Sheena xx

  14. Hi ladies great DT inspiration for you all I thoroughly enjoyed using this sketch to create my card hope you like it
    Jacki xx

  15. Love this sketch it was really fun and not too involved which is what I like. : ) The DT cards are gorgeous, thanks for the inspiration.

  16. Thanks for another fun sketch to work with! The DT samples are beautiful! I enjoyed playing along again this week!

  17. I just tried to link up my card but it isn't showing on the linky list thingy. My card can be found at:
    I really enjoyed doing this challenge so may be back to have another go.

  18. Hi Ladies - Another great sketch - so enjoyed making my card last night. Really appreciate all your inspiration!!

    Blessings to you all - Sally