Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Sweet Sketch Wednesday #98

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 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 SSW team when I tell you how excited we get to see 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 are all an inspiration to us.

 Sweet Sketch Wednesday will soon be celebrating our 100th sketch.  Please mark your calendars for this date – we are planning a blog hop and other fun things to mark this wonderful occasion. We want you to be part of it!

And now on to announcing the winners of the Sweet Sketch Wednesday Challenge #97...
The Grand Prize Winner of SSW97 is:
Celine, please email Arlana at to claim your prize!
Also, grab your Grand Prize Banner along the sidebar to proudly display on your blog!

And our TOP THREE are:
1. TIP TOP (#35)

2. KAREN (#47)

3. LORI T. (#33)

We would like to congratulate all of you for your wonderfully creative cards.
Be sure to grab your TOP 3 Banner on the sidebar.

Thanks so very much to everyone who joined us last week. We truly love seeing the creativity that all of you bring to our challenges. 

Now here's what you've been waiting for... a new sketch from Arlana for Challenge #98...We can't wait to see what you do with this week's sketch!

And, we're so happy to welcome back Digi Stamp Boutique as our sponsor and monthly favorite.  Sally Ann from Digi Stamp Boutique has been sponsoring Sweet Sketch Wednesday from the very beginning and is always so very generous with the prize for the weekly winner.  This week the Grand Prize Winner will receive 6 Digi Stamps of their choice from Digi Stamp Boutique.  Thank you Sally Ann for your enduring support of SSW and this lovely prize. 

Please visit the Digi Stamp Boutique store to see the fabulous selection of images that are offered there.  

Now to inspire you further, here are the samples created by the Sweet Sketch Wednesday design team using Digi Stamp Boutique images...

Our sweet Jackie is recovering from emergency surgery and sure could use your well wishes. Please stop over to her blog and send her some love for a speedy recovery!

Be sure to pop over to all the Design Team blogs - they'd love to hear your sweet comments on their creations this week.

Now, to play along this week with us is very simple....

1.  Create a card using the sketch of the week.  You may use any stamps or elements you have to create your card, although if you have any Digi Stamp Boutique images we'd love to see what you do with them.

2.  If posting to an online gallery, please use Sweet Sketch along with the challenge number.  For this week it would be Sweet Sketch 98

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

4.  Post your card along with the link to that specific post where your card is featured.

5.  Sign in to Inlinkz and add a direct link back to your card that you are entering.

6.  Leave a comment here on the Sweet Sketch Wednesday blog.  We love hearing from you but more importantly to be considered for the Grand Prize Winner you must leave a comment on this blog.  

We are looking forward to seeing all your entries this week. Thanks for your support and for stopping by!

All the best,
Sweet Sketch Wednesday Design Team



  1. Thank you so much for the top three!

  2. whou!!!!!
    so happy to win your challenge, many many thanks girls!!!!

  3. I am repeating myself - but this is another wonderful sketch from you and great samples from your team.

    Wishing all of you a happy easter!

    Kathrin aka Kruemel

  4. Good morning DT and followers! Wow, what an amazing array of cards this past week. Our followers are all winners in my eyes. Beautiful, beautiful cards. And, look at the fabuluous cards our DT have produced this week. Our Team rocks!!!
    Thanks for the wonderful post Sharon. And many thanks to Sally Ann for her continued support from Digi Stamp Boutique.
    Hugs, Nancy

  5. Great sketch and what a variety of DT cards this week, wonderful. Marianne x

  6. Love this fun sketch this week Arlana! Congratulations to all of our winners and a huge thank you to Digi Stamp Boutique for all their support and fabulous images to create with. Happy Easter to all of our followers.

  7. Good afternoon everyone. Congrats to our winners from last week so many players. Thanks for your continued support. Thanks to Sharom for posting this week. Such beautiful cards form the Dt. Keep it up girls your are the best. Big thinks to our sponsor Sally Ann from Digi Stamp Boutique. We appriciate your continued support each month and can never thanks you enough.

  8. Hi Everyone, Wow what a week I think our cards rock again for another week isn't there a song by Tina Turner "Simply The Best". Well I'm off to Rotorua for the Easter Weekend with my family. Hot mud pools and thermal mineral pools, the Luge down the mountain, lakes and forest walks. Boy with all our Earth Quakes and Thermal activity should we be going of course we should it's wonderful there and so much for the kids to do. Sally-Ann once again thanks so much for being our sponsor this week you know how much I love your images. Arlana thanks for another great sketch it rocks. Sharon thanks for a wonderful posting. Wishing everyone a very Happy Easter with your families.
    Kathie SSW-Design Team

  9. Oh that was a fun sketch! I loved using the two circles! Fabulous Design Team cards!

  10. Thanks for another great sketch Arlana!! Your card and the DT cards are just super cute!
    Happy Easter for you all!
    Groetjes Tinie

  11. Awesome fun sketch! Thanks so much for the inspiration and challenge1 The DT cards are fabulous!! :D

    xx Tracey xx

  12. Thanks for the inspiration this week, Ladies! I really needed it! Great sketch, it was alot of fun to work with!
    See ya next week!

  13. I absolutely LOVED this sketch, I will definitely use it a lot. Thanks so much for the great inspiration DT :)

  14. Gorgeous examples DT! Great sketch too. I think I will give it a try. :)

    Hugs, Myriam

  15. Hello ladies...such gorgeous cards again this week! When I first saw this sketch I was a little nervous because of the circles and oval..but actually its a really easy sketch to use - I love it! I can't wait for the 100 sketch blog hop!! Hope you all have a good week. Wedgie xxx

  16. another fab sketch Arlana!
    love the 2 circles.
    and wonderful job ladies!!

  17. yet again a great challenge I have been unable to link my card as Mr Linky keep's getting timed out will try here

  18. Another great sketch and brillant lot of DT cards. Hope everyone has a lovely Easter weekend. x

  19. The Design Team have outdone themselves once again. Great great stuff you guys. I always love a sketch by Arlana.

  20. Great sketch again! Love the DT cards -- well done!

  21. First time here... thanks for a wonderful sketch.

  22. wonderful cards ladies.. this sketch was a bit harder for me but I still enjoyed it lol..

  23. Another fab sketch...and grgeous DT cards once again - thanks ladies for the inspiration! :0)
    Helen x

  24. Thanks for another fab sketch. I love using circles on my cards. Lovely cards by the DT. Best wishes Debs xx

  25. Another fab sketch! And another collection of fantastic work by the DT! Thank you!

    Have a great Easter!

    luv, Mags x

  26. Oolahlah! What a great sketch:) Thanks for the inspiration!!

  27. I'm first timer here. I have to say the DT creations are very inspiratonal. Beautiful work ladies. Fantastic sketch to work with. Dawn♥

  28. Oh better late than not at all! Great sketch this week- as always! Love all the DT cards!!!

  29. Congrats to the Top 3 and to the winner!! I can't wait to see what everyone comes up for this week!

    Deanne :)

  30. I just love the sketch! The Design Team has done a beautiful job!

  31. Another fabby sketch - you always seem to come up with them, thank you.

    Fabby DT cards, Luv Sam x

  32. Hi girls....firstly "Happy Easter" to you all,hope you've ate lots of chocolate :0).

    Loved the sketch this week Arlana,,,and just perfect for what i needed :0).
    And as always so much inspiration from the team!

    Have a lovely day
    Take care
    San x

  33. YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Easter Monday! and I have come to play again! I AM loving your sketches a the inspiration is inspirational! YAY! thanks girls! off to Eat Chocolate now! :0)

  34. Love this sketch! This is my first time playing and I will be back! I will use this sketch a few times! Great DT creations! AMAZING actually!!

  35. Fun sketch, can't wait to see what we get for #100:)


  36. I loved playing along this week--thank you for all your kind comments! I have tried to find if it states in your post--is it only one entry per person? Thanks again!! I hope to be back next week-now that I found you!

  37. Hi Ladies,all your cards are great. I can't wait till #100. I love all you colors you used. I had fun playing this week. Bye ladies.

  38. Wonderful sketch - always great inspiration from the DT!

  39. I had fun with your sketch! First time for me playing along! Can't wait to join in again! Awesome samples by your talented DT!!