Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Sweet September

 A big hooray for the kids being back to school!!! I hope that gives you more time to stamp, because we have a wonderful sketch and sponsor this week!! But first, let's announce our winner and top 3 from last week.

Our Grand Prize Winner of 3 free digis from Milk 'N Coffee is:

Please contact Arlana at to claim your prize.
Be sure to grab your Grand Prize Banner along the sidebar to proudly display on your blog!!

Our Top 3 Winners from last week are:

1:  PIA #10


Congratulations to you as well!!
Please pick up your Top 3 badge along the sidebar to proudly display on your blog!!!

Here is our new sketch for this week, how exciting!!!! Arlana continues to amaze with her creativeness!

I'm always thrilled when Stamp Fairy is our sponsor. Talk about adorable and whimsical images!! I know you will fall in love with them just like I have.

"Stamp Fairy officially launched on November 5th 2010. Gerda Burghardt, artist and owner, creates cute and whimsical digital images for the young and old, inspired by her life, love and 4 cute cats. You will find adorable teddies bears, young boys and girls, fuzzy little bunnies and whimsical critters. Stamp Fairy has new releases along with a free image every Friday and Guest Designers each month. Please visit the store and browse StampFairy’s wonderful images. We hope StampFairy’s images inspire YOUR creativity."

Gerda is graciously offering our winner a $10 gift certificate to use at Stamp Fairy. Thank you Gerda!!!!

We have two Guests this week, both very talented Stamp Fairy Design Team Members! So put your hands together and go comment on their blogs!!


Last week we announced our new Design Team members. This is their first week to show off their wonderful talents and creativity. I won't hold you in suspense any longer:


And now for more inspiration:






Here are the Sweet Sketch Wednesday Challenge Rules:

1. Create a card using the sketch of the week.  If you have any 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 card.

2.  If you are posting to an online gallery, please use Sweet Sketch Wednesday #170 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 wonderful week and we look forward to your creations!

Linda &


  1. Wow everyone schools back and ours are due to go on holiday in two weeks time and they get their summer break for 6 weeks over Christmas and New Year. Congratulation to our winner Karen, I just loved your card and to our top 3 cards. Welcome to our guest designers from Stampfairy and to our 3 new DT 's great cards ladies. Thank you to Gerda for being our sponsor we love your images. Arlana another wonderful creative sketch. Wishing everyone a wonderful week crafting.
    Hugs always

  2. Such lovely inspiration from all, just love the digis from Stampfairy!

  3. Congrats to the winner as well as the top 3. Thank you Gerda for being our sponsor this week at SSW. Great work DT! I am off and running this week. It is my last week of freedom...back to work on Mon.
    Hugs, Heide

  4. What a fantastic lineup of cards this week. Thank you Gerda for being our sponsor. We really enjoy working with your images. Thanks Linda for a fabulous post. I love that school bus!! How cute! And, I don't want to forget to congratulate our winners this week. We had some amazing card from our players and we really apreciate your wonderful inspiration. I can't wait to see what you create this week.
    Hugs, Nancy

  5. What a great post Linda - Even though my "kids" are now adults, I can tell school is back in session by the traffic I am hitting on my way to work... It is fun to see the kids lined up and ready at the school doors!! I love Fall and all that it brings. Wonderful cards ladies - and - I can't wait to see everyone's take on the Sketch this week - Happy Crafting to all!! Sally

  6. Wow, lovely cards from all of the teamies. Thank you so much for showcasing our images so beautifully on your fab sketch.

  7. Such a fun post Linda. That School bus is so cute!!! I want to thanks Greda for sponsoring us this week. I had so much fun with my image. So fun to see what the new design team members have created. But all my Team is just so talented. Thanks so much for all you do. To our player we love seeing your cards. Congrats to our winners. Remember to comment so you have that chance to win. Have a sweet week everyone. HUGS Arlana

  8. Fab sketch. Just perfect for the card I wanted to create x Clare x

  9. Fabulous sketch as usual and great cards by the DT. My daughter is back off to University on Sunday:(

  10. I also forgot to welcome Jackie and Celiene. It fun to have them join us!!!

  11. The images this week from Stamp Fairy are so adorable and I love all the creations that have been made. Great job DT! It's a delight to have Celine and Jacki join us. Your wintery cards are so fun!!! Thank you, Gerda, for sponsoring us this week! Congrats to our winners! Linda, thanks for the SSW post. Your bus is so cute! Hard to believe that it is that time of year again! Even though I just sent my youngest back to college!
    It's always great to see what our players will come up with! Happy Crafting!
    Hugs, Judi

  12. Wow! What an amazing sketch. Thanks so much for the inspiration. Gorgeous work by the team!

  13. Fabulous Sketch and amazing cards from DT-Team.


  14. Wow, what amazing creations from the DT! Another wonderful sketch. I just love the Stamp Fairy images.

  15. Thanks you for this sketch, I like it.

  16. Another fab sketch! Thanks, I really needed it today to get creative...

  17. Great challenge. Loved the DT cards so much that I had to pay a visit to the Stamp Fairy Shop x

  18. Thanks for choosing my card to be in the Top 3 last time! Congrats to Karen, Pia and Olga, too! Thanks for another fun sketch to work with this week! Wonderful inspiration from the DT, as always!

  19. What an awesome sketch this week! It was perfect for my project. Thanks DT for all the great inspiration each week with these sketches.

    -Lori Byrns

  20. Thank you for this challenge.

  21. Thank you for another great sketch, and thanks to DT members for the adorable cards they provided.

  22. I'm excited to have won!! I've sent two emails with no replies. Is the email address listed correct? Here is my address so you can contact me?
    Karen C