Saturday, December 17, 2011

Sketch #46 Reminder & DT Cards

Happy Sunday ☺  Hope you're enjoying the holidays so far.  We are now on 2-week break for Christmas - yay! 
We have a month-long sketch challenge going on right now (see original post HERE) with a FABULOUS PRIZE, and some of our DT have more inspiration for you!!  Check out these gorgeous cards...

Once again, here is our current sketch:

Thanks for stopping by and remember, to enter our current challenge for a chance at a $20 Gift Certificate to The Paper Shelter, CLICK HERE!!

Friday, December 9, 2011

Sketch #46 - The Paper Shelter

Happy Holidays everyone!!  We have a fabulous new sponsor and a *Special* Sketch Challenge which will go for a whole month (gives you more time as we know how busy the Christmas season gets!) ... but before we get to that we have a winner to draw from our last challenge entries!! 
The winner of 3 digis of your choice from Sweet n' Sassy Stamps is...
(click her name to go see her beautiful entry!)
Congratulations Tracy!!  We have a cute blog badge for you ~ just click on the "Badges" link above and grab the code!  *Ü*   We have emailed you at the address you provided in the Inlinkz widget with info on how to claim your prize!
And now for Sketch #46
{This challenge will run from December 9 to January 5}
Our wonderful sponsor is The Paper Shelter, who is giving a $20 Gift Certificate to one random player!!
"If you are looking for fun, cute and lovely digi stamps for your paper-crafting or web design projects, The Paper Shelter is your one-stop boutique! This growing catalog of high-quality digi stamps with many different kind of options offers a multitude of themes such as everyday items, holidays, special occasions, children, adorable characters and creatures. Stamps are available in standard black and white line art, as well as in pre-colored format. Images are wonderful for coloring and make perfect additions to greeting cards and scrapbook albums. In "The Paper Shelter" you'll also find great other resources for all crafts (or digital) projects, like Paper Packs, Printables, Accesory sheet, etc."

  You may enter as many times as you wish this month, provided each entry is a different project ~ the more times you enter the more chances you have of being drawn for the prize!  *Ü*
OK, Let's see what you can do with this sketch:

and to help inspire you, here are some lovelies from 'Team Carly'
  Genevieve copy Lorie  
Kathy copy Jerusha copy
sarah copy Shakira2 copy   
Ceal copy Julie copy
Danni copy  Carly copy
*Special Thank You* - We say goodbye this week to Danni of Flutterby Dreams as she is taking on more responsibilities for a company of her dreams... a big congrats to you on your new position *Ü*  Our time was short together, but we hope to see you around if/when you get time to play along with us!!
Now it's YOUR TURN!! 
Show us what you can do with this sketch and remember, you have until January 5th to enter as many projects using it as you wish!!  One lucky player will get $20 GC to The Paper Shelter!

Friday, November 25, 2011

Challenge #45 Sweet n' Sassy Stamps

Happy Thanksgiving weekend :o)
We had a record number of players in our last sketch challenge ~ THANK YOU ALL for playing along  :o)     The winner of 7 digis from Bugaboo Stamps is...
Congratulations :o)  A cute badge awaits you ... just click on the "Badges" link above and add to your blog!  We've emailed your coupon code as well so if you missed it, please check your spam folder.

And now for our NEXT CHALLENGE, our sponsor is Sweet n' Sassy Stamps, who is donating 3 free digis to one winner :o) 

Sep. 20 & Dec. 6 Sponsor, Thank you Korin!!

Let's see what you can do with this sketch:

Here's some inspiration from 'Team Carly'...


Sunday, November 20, 2011

Guest Designers for Sketch #44

Hi there ~We are about midway thru our 2-week challenge here at Sketches by Carly and so I thought this was a perfect time to have a couple of Guest Designers to remind you of our sketch challenge!

We are so honored to have 2 Guests from Bugaboo Stamps, (our sponsor) who is donating 7 free digis to one random player in our challenge.  And now to help inspire you to play along, here is...

FABULOUS cards girls ~  Thanks so much for joining my sketch challenge *Ü*
Please hop on over to their blogs ~ I'm sure they'd love your visit!

Remember, you can still enter our sketch challenge until Thanksgiving night, 24th! 

Friday, November 11, 2011

Sketch #44 Bugaboo Stamps

Welcome back everyone ~ Do you know what’s special about today??  The date is unique… 11/11/11… it’s Veteran’s Day here in the U.S.A.… and it’s also the first sketch challenge for “Team Carly(our Design Team, including 8 new members)  *Ü*
 EDITED TO ADD:  Oopsie!!  We forgot to announce the winner of our last sketch challenge!!  Sorry ‘bout that.  The winner of 3 digis of your choice from Whimsy & Stars Studio is… #20 Liesbeth S. ~ Congrats Liesbeth!!  You can grab the winner’s badge code at the “Badges” link above if you’d like.  I’ve passed on your email you provided in the Linky widget to Mabelle of WSS and she’ll be in touch with you!! 
And now, our sponsor for this next 2-week challenge is Bugaboo Stamps.   One lucky player will win 7 digis of your choice.
Ok, let’s see what you can do with this sketch:
and to inspire you, behold these awesome creations from Team Carly *Ü*
(click the pictures to go directly to their blogs and see/read more deets.)
Genevieve   Danni Lorie   Sarah Kathy   Julie Carly   Shakira Jerusha   Margreet Ceal  YourTurn

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

♫ ♪ Happy Birthday, Dear Carly ♫ ♪ ... and Announcing a NEW DT

We interrupt our regular programing to announce the newest members of our SBC Design Team!!  ... but FIRST, we have a birthday to celebrate☺   Today is Carly's Birthday, so please help me wish her a happy day *Ü* 
♫ Happy Birthday to YOU ♪ 
♪ Happy Birthday to YOU ♫
♫Happy BIRTHDAY, dear Carly ♪
♪ Happy Birthday to YOU ♫

here's a li'l card I made for Carly using her own turtle digi...
(Just FYI, Carly ♥'s turtles)
((♥ Mom))

And now... some EXCITING NEWS!!  We had a DT Call these past few weeks and li'l did we know when we put that out just how many talented gals would apply.  WOW you girls all came out of the wood work I think, lol.  We're so appreciative that you all applied *Ü*  Unfortunately we didn't think we could handle asking on everybody that was interested... but we hope that you'll play in the challenges anyways as there will be another call for Design Team as well as Guests later on  *Ü* 

SO, our new team will begin with our next sketch #44 on Friday, November 11th.  In the meantime, please visit their blogs and say HELLO  
Joining our Sr. Team of:


Welcome aboard ladies ☺ 

A little birdie told me that TOMORROW is Jerusha's birthday too ~  Woohoo!! 
Many blessings are wished for you girls on your special day *Ü* 

Be sure to check out our current sketch challenge in the top right sidebar... it goes until Nov. 10th and is sponsored by Whimsy & Stars Studio!  *Ü*