Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Sweet Sketch Wednesday 154 and Digi Stamp Boutique

Good morning Sweet Sketch Wednesday followers.  This is Nancy posting this week from Arizona.

 Our wish from Sweet Sketch Wednesday is that all of the mothers around the world had a wonderful Mother's Day. And, that you were able to have an enjoyable time with family and friends.
Our sponsor this week is Sally Ann from


Thank you Sally Ann for your continued support through the years.

All images/designs are created and copyright owned by Sally-Ann Hancock. My work means the world to me - it allows my passion to draw and create, to fit with my family life too - often the inspiration for my designs. Hope you enjoy as much as I enjoy creating.


Our Grand Prize Winner will receive 6 (six) free digi images from
Digi Stamp Boutique

I am going to add a little different twist to our challenge this week. If you want to give it a try, we would love to have you join in the fun.  It is not a requirement to win the Grand Prize.  Ok, here goes..... Use this color pallete to create your card this week.

Now that you know what's coming up for this week, let me list our winner and Top 3 from last week.

Such wonderful creations, it is never an easy decision.


Please contact Arlana at
to claim your prize and be sure to grab your winner's badge
from the sidebar and display it proudly on your blog.

And the Top Three are...

1. MICKI #8
2. VIVI #19

Don't forget to grab your Top Three badge from the side bar.

Congratulations to all our winners!


Genevieve, you are really missed this week. Hope you get feeling better soon.

Here are the rules to play along in the Sweet Sketch Wednesday Challenge. Please read them carefully as they must be followed to be considered for the grand prize.

1. Create a card using the sketch of the week. You may
use any stamp or element you have to create your card,
however, if you have any Digi Stamp boutique images, we'd
love to see what you can do with them.

2. If you are posting to an online gallery, please use Sweet Sketch Wednesday #154 as your tag.

3. Add the sketch of the week to your blog post 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.

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.

This is Arlana.  One last thing:  
For those of you who are wondering about my Sweet Pursenality Contest from two weeks ago, I have choosen a winner.   Congratulations! The winner is:

Cheryl Cranney

Cheryl, please email me at
for your prize!
Thanks for stopping by,
           Nancy and



  1. Wow girls your cards are amazing this week and so cute. Congratulations to our winner Mina awesome card and congrats to our top 3 cards. Thanks so much for being our sponsor this week Sally-Ann it's so much appreciated by all the team. Arlana another great sketch and Nancy thanks for such a lovely posting I love the idea of the colour challenge I think it's a great idea and hope our followers are interested and yes you've chosen my very favourite colours I do hope some of our followers have a go. Take care everyone and have a wonderful week and I can't wait to see your cards. Happy crafting.
    Kathie SSW-DT

  2. wow what a fabby sketch ladies xx cant wait to play along xx

  3. WOW, I was picked as TOP3!! woohoo!! How awesome!
    Thank you so much! made my day Ladies!!

    Great sketch and color combination!!! I'll make my card for the challenge!!


  4. Fantastic cards everyone! We have had a late start today off I go to work! Have a great week and congrats to the winner and top 3, well done.
    Hugs, Heide

  5. Good morning everyone. the sketch this week is a really fun one to work with. I can't wait to see what our followers come up with. Have fun!! Thanks Sally Ann for your sponsorship. And, congrats to all the winners.
    Hugs, NAncy

  6. Good Morning! The DT cards are spectacular this week! I love all the fun DSB images! Thank you, Sally Ann, for sponsoring. And congrats to all of our winners this week and to my friend, Cheryl, who won the Sweet Pursenality Contest! Have a great week creating something fun and exciting! Say an special prayer for my son and his two friends who will attempt to summit Denali this month.
    Hugs, Judi

  7. Morning everyone. Gorgeous cards by the DT. I've used one of the Digistamp Boutique stamps for my card but cant see Mr Linky at the moment. I'll pop back later and see if he has appeared. Debs xx

  8. I just love all the DT cards this week and the images are just fabulous! I'm going to look at the baby image right now!

  9. Good afternoon everyone. Its a windy day here. Nancy I love that you added a colors challenge to the post. The cake is so pretty. Big thanks to Sally Ann for sponsoring us this month again. Sally is just so generous. Dt your cards are the sweetest. To our winners congrats. Cant wait to see what everyone creates. hope to see some of you uses the color challenge. Have a sweet day!!! HUGS Arlana

  10. Great sketch, love lots of layers, realy good to work with. Great DT cards too, love DSB.

  11. Hi girls
    great sketch, tried to stick to the colours! gorgeous DT work as always, sue,x

  12. It's my first time here :) Found you via the digi stamp boutique which I love! Looking forward to lots of inspiration :)

  13. Congrats Mina and the top three picks for last week. We all love seeing our players cards and thanks Sally Ann for another great month of images!!
    Nancy, thanks for the post this week.
    Great cards this week, gals!

  14. Thanks for another fab sketch, I really enjoyed playing with it. xx

  15. love the sketch and had fun using it for my neices Graduation card. Still new to card making but am loving it!

    Lisa Francis

  16. Fabulous creations SSW DT...great to see each and every one....Sally-Ann :o)

  17. I love the Sketch and the DT cards - I totally forgot about the color part of the Challenge... maybe I'll find time for one more card this week ;)

  18. Great sketch... as always :-) Love the colour inspiration too, a pleasure to use it! Thanks for the sensational DT inspiration and the chance at the yummy Digistamp Boutique prize, Donna ☺

  19. Wow somehow I totally missed the photo inspiration this 1st time I checked this out. Not sure how. That is gorgeous. I might have to make another card just going by that.
    Stamper Gyrl!

  20. Beautiful cards en inspiration sketch!! I haven't use the color pallete, because I had other colors in mind!
    groetjes Tinie

  21. Awesome sketch this week. All those layers were a challenge, but a good one- thanks! I adore the DT cards. DigiStamp Boutique are one of my favourites.

  22. I love this sketch, it was very easy to work with!

  23. Hi All,
    What a fun sketch! I'm so glad that I had the chance to make a card this week! What great cards from the DT!
    Erika O

  24. Fab sketch, and great inspirations from the DT! Lovely cards!
    Wendy x