Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Sweet Sketch Wednesday & Meljen's Designs

Happy Wednesday to you! We're so glad you could join us for yet another fabulous sketch challenge here at Sweet Sketch Wednesday. Can you believe it's already the month of June? Time sure does fly.

Here at Sweet Sketch Wednesday we are always glad to see new faces as well as our returning faithfuls. Play along, we love seeing your creations. To be eligible for our sponsored prize, be sure and follow the rules at the end of this post.

Now on to announcing our winner from last week! 
A BIG Congratulations goes out to...


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Subject: Make It Crafty and SSW Winner May 2013

Be sure to grab your winners badge from along the sidebar to display on your blog.

We also want to announce our Top Three...
1:  Dawn Frost #12

2:  Emily #3

3:  Brenda #10

Congratulations to you! Please grab your Top 3 badge from along the sidebar to display on your blog.

Here is our fabulous sketch created by our very own Sally Dube:

Talk about a wonderful opportunity to use up some scraps!!

Our generous sponsor this week is Meljen's Designs.

 If you are our lucky winner, you will receive 4 adorable digis of your choice from Meljen's Designs.

 Meljen's Designs is a lovely stamp company owned and illustrated by Melissa Jenkins. She illustrates whimsical rubber and digital images inspired by her kids and family. Meljen's Designs has a new challenge every Thursday, and a Guest Designer each month at the Meljen's Designs Blog. Please visit the adorable line of Meljen's Designs stamps at our store HERE to browse all of Melissa's lovely designs! You can also see Melissa's exclusive rubber stamps at her corner of Whimsy Stamps, too! Don't forget to join Meljen's Designs on Facebook HERE to take advantage of special sales and promotions that are just for her facebook fans!

And now for out talented Design Team creations using images from Meljen's Designs...

We hope these samples inspire you to create and join in our challenge this week.
Here are the Sweet Sketch Wednesday challenge rules for playing along:.
1. Create a card using the sketch of the week.  If you have Meljen's Designs 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 # 209 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.

Linda &


  1. Well done Nessy and the top 3.

    Huuuge thank you to Melissa for sponsoring us this week. I can't wait to see your creations.

    Good luck everyone!

    Holly x

  2. What wonderful creations from the DT. These are adorable images from Meljen's. Another great circle sketch from Sally.

  3. Wow this week has gone just so quickly I really can't believe where the days go...Congratulations to Nessy and to our Top 3 great work ladies. Thanks so much Melissa for sponsoring Sweet Sketch Wednesday this week I loved working with my wee image and I'm so happy how my card turned out. Thanks Sally for another great sketch and to Linda for posting this week.
    Take care everyone wishing you all a wonderful week crafting.
    Kathie SSW-DT

  4. wow!! i have won!!! now i can get started in digi stamping and join in with you all, i will e~mail you arlana.. and then get started..... have you fainted, it has taken me long enough to put the rubber stamps aside ... thanyou again
    vanessa (nessy) xx

  5. Congrats to Nessy and our top 3! Great post Linda Love everyones cards this week. Will be by later to take a closer look. Have a super week. Thank you to Meljen for being our sponsor.
    Hugs, Heide

  6. Congrats to Nessy and to our Top 3! It's nice to see Meljen's Designs andI love the DT creations this week! Thanks Linda, for your post. Yes, it's hard to believe that the year is almost half over. Looking forward to seeing what everyone creates this week!
    Hugs, Judi

  7. Congrats Nessy!!! and congrats to our top three. Thanks,to Meljens for being our sponsor this week. i can't believe the year is almost half over either. Christmas will be here before we know it. have a fabulous week everyone!
    Hugs, Nancy

  8. i have now e~mailed you Arlana..I HOPE IT HAS FOUND YOU OK??
    vanessa (nessy) x

  9. Congrats to Nessy!! Loved her Sweet card!! Congrats to the Top Three as well - Love your cards ladies!! So fun working with Meljens Design images this week - Thanks for your Sponsorship!!
    Happy Crafting everyone!!
    Blessings - Sally

  10. Fun little sketch and the prize is from Meljens - even better.. Thanks to the DT for sharing their wonderful creations..

  11. Awesome thanks for picking me for top 3!

  12. Great sketch and wonderful DT work!

  13. Thank you for another great sketch. I decided to use one of the sponsor's images on my entry. Thanks to the DT for their inspiration too and congrats to Nessy.

  14. thankyou everyone for their congratulations for my win.... i have downloaded some stamps, and am now ready to go....
    thankyou all again
    vanessa xx

  15. Just had to go to my stash to pull out a Meljen's image to play along. Thansk for another great sketch.

  16. Oops, remove card 6, Accidently posted WRONG card!

  17. Love this sketch! Great projects by the DT. Thanks for chance to play along
    Julie T

  18. Well done everyone.

    Great DT cards and thanks for another brilliant sketch.


  19. I can't link again - your linky doesnt like me LOL so ehre's a link to my creation using this weeks sketch:

  20. LOVE the sketch and the wonderful inspiration! I had fun playing along. Thanks!!!

  21. Another fabulous sketch and cards by the team! Thanks so much for the inspiration!

  22. sorry it has been such a long time since i have been able to join in. Love using your sketches and this one was no exception. thanks for all your inspiration too.

  23. Thank you so much for choosing my card to be in the Top 3! Congrats to the rest of the winners as well :)
    <3 Emily L.

  24. Hi,

    Congrats Nessy.

    Love the sketch and the prize is from Meljens.

    thanks for sharing these wonderful Dt creations.



  25. Beautiful DT cards! Love the sketch!

  26. absolutely superb sketch, i so loved using it and i will definetly use it again, as it would be a great one, for using my Mat Stacks.

    Great inspiration from the DT team too, Luv Sam x

  27. Thanks to the DT for great inspiration. Meljen's images are quite cute. The sketch was very interesting and challenged me. I really like how my card turned out. Thanks for sharing!