Thursday, November 17, 2011

Woodware Sketch Challenge

Our old friend Harriet has been working on this month's sketch challenge. When I look at this card it makes me smile.

I really don't think that I can pay this card a better compliment than that the bears are so cute and I love the glitter and the dark blue sky.
Harriet has more about this card over on her blog Allycat Cards 

Remember you can play along until the end of November.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Happy 10th Anniversary, Card Creations!

Paper Crafts have a call out for submissions for their 10th Anniversary Card Creations Issue. Why not have a go?

With a list of categories this long what are you waiting for?
  • All Occasion (humorous as well as serious, blank/no sentiment, etc.)
  • Anniversary (milestone anniversaries as well as generic ones)
  • Baby
  • Birthday (kids, adults, milestone ages, teens, etc.)
  • Congratulations (new job, promotion, making the cheer squad, getting engaged, getting an 'A', first house, new car, etc.
  • Easter
  • Encouragement (you can do it, good luck, in general or for specific events, etc.)
  • Father's Day (expectant dads, new dads, grandfathers, like a dad to me, brothers or friends who are dads, military dads, etc.)
  • Friendship (girlfriends, best friends, humorous as well as sentimental)
  • Get Well (sick, hospitalization, broken bones, humorous as well as serious sentiments)
  • Graduation (middle school, high school, college, graduate school, etc.)
  • Halloween
  • Hello
  • Love (including Valentine's Day)
  • Miss You (romantic, military, etc.)
  • Mother's Day (expectant moms, new moms, grandmothers, like a mom to me, military moms, etc.)
  • Season's Greetings (Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year's)
  • Sympathy
  • Thank You (in general as well as for specific people such as teachers, soldiers, coaches, friends, host/hostess, etc.; as well as for specific occasions and events, such as for a gift, offering support, listening, etc.)
  • Thanksgiving
  • Thinking of You
  • Wedding
You will find full details of how to enter here
Here we have another sketch card for you.

The stamp is from the set Patch a Bauble designed by Francoise Read the words were also designed by Francoise and are from the set Traditional Christmas Greetings. The stencil is by Dreamweaver and the lovely glittery bits are from the  Stampendous Frantage Range. I have explained it all on my own blog dorrie's doodles

Remember it is not too late to play along!

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Suzanne's Sketch

Oh I love my job! It is so exciting opening up e-mail and seeing what very clever people have made on my instruction! I love the power.....

Suzanne has followed the sketch and used it for a tag. Well a tag collecting, boy the girl was on a roll.

Suzanne has used Christmas Rounds designed by Francoise and all I can say is I wish I was going to get a gift with this tag on it!
Why not pop over to see what Suzanne has to say about how she set about on her tag fest.

I will be back with more inspiration soon.

Sketch Challenge Inspiration

Hi I just wanted to share this card with you Kim has made it for the challenge  but I thought that it should have a special mention.
Kim is a special friend of Woodware in the UK and enters challenges on both sides of the pond. 
We are working to bring the blogs together in the future so that we can bring more inspiration with even more great cards.

Kim has used the Winding Path stamp from a set designed by Francoise. I love how well the coloring matches the background paper. Kim has explained how she got the look on her blog.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Sketch Inspiration

Here is Jane Gill's take on the sketch
Jane has used the peel off that matches her Bubble Tree Stamp the Bubble tree is an old stamp design for this Christmas their is a new bubble stamp the Bubble Star Why not pop over to Jane's Blog to see what the stamp designer has to say about the design

It is good to be back and sorry I forgot to add the link thing so here it is, remember this sketch is open for the month of November

Monday, November 7, 2011

Woodware Sketch Challenge

Sorry we have been quiet for a bit we are making a few changes to the blog, and the challenges.
Our aim is to keep inspiring you to create so this week we have a sketch challenge that will run until the end of November. So here it is.
Sketch November 2011

and to give your inspiration a kick start here is a card from Francoise Read

Francoise has used a peel off for this card but the same image can be found in the set Woodland Mushroom
To find out more about how she made this card visit Francoise Collection. Francoise is the designer of the stamps so she should be full of good ideas how to use them.

I will be back tomorrow with another card inspired by the sketch to get you stamping.