SD28 Sketch Challenge


It’s Saturday and we have a fun new challenge for you.  We thought it was time to start producing sketch challenges to help jump start your mojo.  I don’t know about you, but I love to play with sketches, whether it is scrapbook or rubberstamping related.

You may wonder how I think I can pass off this card as one that followed the sketch.  Ahh, but I did.  See that yellow tab in the sketch?  Compare that to the shape of the Spellbinders Nestabilities that I used.  This is just one example of how a sketch can be interpreted.


Did you notice my interesting paper pieced background?  It is the Herringbone Technique from a recent  issue of the Technique Junkie Newsletter.  You will find lots of paper piecing techniques as well as product related techniques.  Each issue has a bonus technique which is usually a unique card fold or project.    You will find some of my tutorials and cards in the paper edition as well as on the subscriber only pages of the website.

Because Valentine’s Day is nearly here, I thought it was fitting that I use our Mouse Hug stamp.

Now onto the sketch and design team examples….


Here’s what the design team came up with for you


Cathy used Fish


Jennifer used Cheshire Cat


Kim used the Queen of Hearts


Karen used Candied Orange Blossom


Jerusha used Amber and Amber Flourish


Beth used Fish


Rose used Hoo Hoo There

This week’s prize

Your choice of Prima Flowers and BasicGrey paper pad from our store

To be eligible for this weeks prize drawing, please post a direct link to your challenge project from either your blog or an online gallery to the Sunflowers and Dragonflies Blog, specifically on the Challenge #28 Blog Post, so we can view it. If you upload to an online gallery, please use the keyword SD28.

Make sure to participate by next Friday, Feb 12th to be eligible to
win your choice of Prima flowers and BasicGrey paper.
Good luck!

Posted on : Feb 06 2010
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16 People have left comments on this post

Feb 6, 2010 - 03:02:09
Karen J said:

Lovely Ladies!!! Your takes on the sketch are wonderful!!! I love your card Beth. That technique looks fun!!!


Feb 6, 2010 - 05:02:46

Fabulous cards everyone! This was a great sketch, I really liked working with it!


Feb 6, 2010 - 05:02:26
K Hutchinson said:

Oh my heavens GF- this is awesome! Just a sweet card! Love it!

Feb 6, 2010 - 06:02:43
Danni said:

These are all wonderful!!

Feb 7, 2010 - 05:02:48
Maryann said:

WAUW I just love this card Beth. It´s soooo lovely, and I like that papertechnique, you´ve used very much too. What a great way to get some of all our scrapbits used too.
I´m definately going to try this one. And that little mouse is just soo cute he he he.
Biiig hugs Maryann

Feb 7, 2010 - 05:02:11
Viv said:

It took me a while, but I saw how the Nestie became the tab!! Duh, I’m not with it today.LOL
I adore this card and just LOVE your colouring and the papers you used. Ispirational in spades!!
Hugs Viv xxx

Feb 7, 2010 - 01:02:22
Jennifer said:

Great sketch – I used it for this card: jennifer

Feb 7, 2010 - 02:02:42
Chris said:

Gorgeous card Beth! Love how you interpreted the sketch and your papers are are so pretty. Great colouring too on that cute stamp. Chris 🙂

Feb 7, 2010 - 05:02:40

Fantastic cards, great job ladies and love that easel idea….

Feb 7, 2010 - 08:02:30
beth said:

GF you have done it again came up with a gorgeous example and loved your take on Jen’s sketch everyone did such an awesome job.

Feb 8, 2010 - 10:02:18
Rinda said:

Thanks for the sketch! My interpretation is on my blog here:


Feb 8, 2010 - 03:02:24
Juliet A said:

I keep meaning to play in your challenges – here, I’ve finally done it.

Feb 8, 2010 - 06:02:29
Jennifer E. said:

Awesome use of the sketch Ladies! I enjoyed seeing each one! Beth, you card is fantastic! Love all the dimension!

Feb 11, 2010 - 01:02:17

It is pretty hard to pick a fav…each and every card brings some element of design that is so eye catching…
One day I shall go shopping…I am afraid to look at your stamps…lol
Your heringbone…is just perfect.
connnie paxman

Feb 12, 2010 - 07:02:49
Hazel said:

Lovely crafting from the team. My card is here x

{ Mar 17, 2010 - 11:03:13 } nestie

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