Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Sweet Sketch Wednesday66 and Meljens Designs

Another Wednesday is upon us and I am super excited to be the one posting this week for SWEET SKETCH WEDNESDAY

This is Nancy, posting from sunny "Arizona".

We have a lovely sponsor this week. Melissa, from"

This is our first time using these sweet images. I am so glad that Arlana and Judi found this wonderful digi site. I am sure you will be delighted when you see them too!!
Before we get started, I would like to announce the winner of last weeks challenge:
Our grand prize winner is:
We are doing something new this week. Your cards are so wonderful each week that it is hard to pick a winner. So, besides having a grand prize winner, we are going to award a button to the Top Three.
So today....the top Three are:

#2: Fiona

Grab your button ladies!!!

Well done ladies!!!! Brook, please e-mail Arlana at for your prize information. Thanks to everyone who joined us last week. All of you did such a wonderful job with the sketch and we look forward each week to visit your blogs to see what you are doing with this week's sketch!
And so now, here it is..... another wonderful sketch from our very talented Arlana.

Meljen's Designs is a lovely stamp company owned and illustrated by Melissa Jenkins. She illustrates whimsical digital images inspired by her kids and family. The Meljen's Designs store officially launched on April 1 and is steadily growing! Meljen's Designs has new releases along with a new challenge every Thursday, freebies every Monday and a Guest Designer each month at the Meljen's Designs Blog. Please visit the Meljen's Designs line of stamps at the WHIMSY STAMPS STORE to browse and enjoy Melissa's wonderful images!

The Grand Prize winner will receive: (4) four digis of your choice.

Let's get started! Here are the rules.

1. Create a card using the sketch of the week. You may use any stamp or element you have to create your card, although if you have any of the Meljens Designs, we'd love to see what you do with them.

2. If posting to an online gallery, please use Sweet Sketch along with each week's number, which is 66.

3. Add a link on your blog about Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

4. Post your card along with the link.

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

6. Remember.....Please, please, please leave the Design Team some sweet comments as we love hearing from you. This is one of the rules to be selected as a winner of the challenge.
Now, it's time for lots of eye candy from our wonderful Design Team. You won't be disappointed!
It is such a pleasure of working with these ladies !!! They are the best.












Now, get busy and lets see what wonderful cards you come up with. We will be waiting.

Thanks for joining us!


  1. Wow, Look what our DT did with these four fun images from Meljen's. Fabulous cards, ladies! I always love to see what will be created. So many fun embellishments. Thanks Melissa for your fun images and for sponsoring us this week. Nancy, you did a great job on the post and the new TOP THREE BUTTON! Looking forward to seeing some wonderful cards this week from all our plays! We love you!

  2. Super sketch with great DT cards - can't wait to play along! Hugs, Claire x

  3. Gorgeous cards by the DT! Fab work with Melissas images I adore these! Hugs Rebekah xx

  4. I had so much fun getting this post together and adoring all these beautiful cards! Super, duper cards ladies!! Lots of fun emblishments and it always amazes me how different the card can look using the same images. Great job! Melissa, thank you for being our sponsor this week!

  5. Lovely sketch and fantastic cards DT!

    -xxx- Myriam

  6. Oh im so impressed this week. With having only 4 images to play with but yet there all
    So sweet and so different. Your detail always so sweet and fun. Nancy thanks for
    The time and effort sent in doing the post this week. A big thanks to Meljens Designs for sponsoring us this week. We love your sweet Digos.

  7. Oh wow, what beautiful DT cards! I love Meljen designs so I'll get mine out and join in!!

  8. Hello! Oh my goodness Meljen's images are gorgeous!!! Great cards everyone & thanks for another fun sketch Arlana & a button for the top 3 cards, how exciting :)

  9. Hi Ladies....great sketch again this week Arlana,and gorgeous DT samples...i will be back later on in the week with my entry :0).

    And "THANK YOU" soooooo much for picking me as one of your top three :0).

    Take care all
    San x

  10. Finally back online and can see what y'all have done and of course i'm in awe again! Great images to play with this week, thanks Melissa! Cool news on the Top 3 too.

  11. Such lovely cards! I like how some have used white in their image colouring. It really stands out.

  12. Fab sketch - loved this one! Such gorgeous DT cards, I those those images. Thank you Ladies for the lovely comments you always leave on my blog.

    Wedgie xxx

  13. Hi Everyone, what a wonderful line up of cards this week team and with only 4 images they are all so so different.
    Yes I had a laugh about the mice as well as I said to the others 3 Blind Mice see how they ski, 1 small one, 1 skinny one and 1 fat one. I love them all. Each of these cards a so different their great.
    Melissa thank you so much for Sponsoring us this week they are wonderful images to work with. Arlana another great sketch to work with thank you. Last but not least Nancy thanks for a wonderful posting it looks great especially with our new Top 3 award great news.
    Wishing everyone a great weekend
    Hugs to all

  14. fab cards by the DT and thanks for picking my card as one of the top 3!!


  15. Beautiful cards, Ladies!! Thanks for the inspiration!!

  16. Gorgeous cards DT and great sketch!

  17. Hey Ladies! What a great line up! Love all the work that you did! Nancy, great post and Arlana, love the sketch! Thanks to Melissa for the great images as well! Love them! Love the Top 3 idea as well!

  18. As always great sketch, try to join in every week but unfortunately time is a problem. Love Meljen design's as well, and you all did a great job with her stamps! Have a nice weekend, Gemma

  19. I love the sketch this week and the DT cards are so inspiring! I especially love the scarecrow cards. I can't tell you how please I was to win 3rd place last week, it just made my week really special.

  20. Hi girls it's me again.....just to say thanks for a fabby sketch again and a big "THANK YOU" for picking me as one of your top three and for visiting my blog week after all leave me such lovely kind comments...i appreciate each and everyone of them :0)...

    Have a lovely day
    Take care
    San x

  21. Awesome cards from the Design team!!! A job well done once again! I just added my version - I hope you will take a look!

  22. Loved your sketch and had an absolute ball playing with it. The DT samples are amazing. Thanks for a wonderful sketch.

  23. Great sketch and great inspiratons from the design team! I cant wait to see what you have in store for next week!

  24. Fabby DT Cards and another fabby sketch to follow, thank you for continually coming up with such great sketches, luv Sam x