Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Sweet Sketch Wednesdays Post # 218-Stamp Fairy

Hello and Welcome to Sweet Sketch Wednesdays sketch #218.  It is Heide here from Michigan and I am your hostess this week here at SSW.  I just returned for a nice relaxing week up North in Michigan, We went fishing, boating and I am still recovering from playing on some fun jet skis!  Here are some photos from our great time in Ludington, MI.

Nic and his GIANT fish.
Waiting for the Sunset on Lake MI.
The evening car ferry headed to WI

A light House that we Hiked to on Lake MI.
 We are happy to have you join us this week. This week our sponsor is Stamp Fairy. The Grand prize is a $10 Gift certificate. Wouldn't you like the be the have to join to win!

Here is a little something about the owner of Stampfairy:

"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.   Please visit the store and browse StampFairy’s wonderful images.  We hope StampFairy’s images inspire YOUR creativity."

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

the Grand Prize winner is:               Louise #5

 Congratulations! Be sure to grab your winner's badge from the sidebar and display it proudly on your blog.
Please contact Esme and Nathaza at Milk ‘n Coffee
to receive your 3 digis.
Subject:  Milk ‘n Coffee and SSW July 2013 Winner
Please include the names of the 3 digis you would like.

Our Top Three are:                 1.  Papersniffer-Wendy
                                               2.  Helen  #13

                                               3.  Vicki #4

Here is the sketch this week .

Another great sketch this week by our own Sally .  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!
Here is what our wonderful design team has created with some darling images from Stamp Fairy but first we have two great guests that are joining us this week from the Stampfairy DT.


with her adorable Halloween card with the cute image called Tommy Wizard.


with her sweet, sweet Christmas card with the fun image called Lenny Christmas.

And From our Own DT:










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 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 # 218 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. Gorgeous pics Heide. Looks like you had a great time.

    Well done Louise and the top 3 and a huuge thank you to Stamp Fairy for sponsoring us this week.

    Good luck with this sketch everyone.

    Holly x

  2. Thanks so much for choosing me as one of your top 3! I am honored and will place badge proudly on my blog! :) Congrats to all winners and boy there is some gorgeous inspiration from the DT today! I love them all and fabby sketch! Thanks so much!

  3. Wow, gorgeous creations from the DT. Thank you so much for showcasing our images so beautifully. Thanks girls.
    On behalf of Stampfairy.

  4. Congrats Louise and our Top Three - Well Done!! Thanks to Gerda and Annette of Stamp Fairy for their Sponsorship this week - I LOVE working with their images!! Looks like an awesome vacation Heide - Love the pics!!
    Wonderful cards from the rest of the DT!! So excited to see the creations this week...
    Have an awesome time creating everyone!!
    Blessings to all!!

  5. Oooh...thanks for choosing my card in the top 3 for the last challenge - you've made my day! :0)
    Helen x

  6. Thanks so much for choosing my card for your top three, congrats to the others too. Fab DT cards again this week girls. xx

  7. Hi everyone here it is another wonderful Wednesday. Congratulations to Louise for being our winner this week and also our Top 3 cards. Thanks to Gerda and Annette from Stamp Fairy for being our Sponsors just love working with your great images. Thanks so Sally for such a lovely sketch and it was so good to be able to so of my many scrap papers up. Heide you holiday looks wonderful and just adore your lovely photos and it looks so relaxing. Take care everyone wishing you all a wonderful week and happy crafting.
    Kathie SSW-DT

  8. Oh my goodness...this is just the cutest sketch! I love how every single card turned out. Thanks, Sally, for your creativity! And thanks to Gerda for sponsoring us again at SSW! We love Stamp Fairy images. Congrats to Louise, Wendy, Helen and Vicki. We always love to see what our followers will create so we will be waiting to see what you do this week! Have a lovely week and enjoy the sunshine!
    Hugs, Judi

  9. Heide, what a fun vacation! Thanks for sharing your photos. I love the water, lighthouses, ferries and sunshine. Can't wait to visit Cannon Beach, our favorite spot. Thanks for your SSW post this week!
    Hugs, Judi

  10. Heide, what a beautiful place to spend a vacation. Thanks for sharing your pictures with us. Thanks to Gerda and Annette for sponsoring us this week. I had sooo much fun with the image and loads of fun with this adorable sketch. Congrats to our winners. I love all the wonderful cards our followers create. Thanks for joining us each week.
    Hugs, Nancy

  11. Looks like you had a great time Heide!! Thanks for sharing.

    Another great sketch and you ladies rocked it again!

    Deanne :)

  12. What an interesting sketch this week. I like your pictures of your vacation. We actually went to Ludington across the lake on the carferry 2 years ago for Labor Day weekend. We went camping at a nearby campground and it was beautiful! You should check out my scrapbook of the trip!


  13. Excellent DT cards ladies.

    Always love seeing the photo's.

    Thanks for another great sketch.


  14. Such a fun sketch, great way to use some scraps. Thanks for the great inspiration as always.

  15. Thanks for hosting this challenge and for that fantastic sketch. I appreciate the visits to my blog as well!

  16. cute stuff, love those stamp fairy images. Great cards from the designers as always!

  17. Hi,

    Nice cards from de DT team. I made my card in one color only. I found it very difficult to word with only 1 color. I hope you like my card.



  18. Great work from the DT. I didn't think I was going to get a card in, life happens :)

  19. Love the colours in the photo of the car ferry. Great sketch for using up some offcuts of cardstock - particularly when I chose vibrant backing paper!