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Friday, July 31, 2009

Friday Sketchers 63 Sponsored by Simon says Stamp

Happy Friday Everyone! I am so happy that you have come to visit us today! We really appreciate all of your kind support and your beautiful creations! My name is Jeanette and I represent Canada on the FS Team. It is my turn to provide the sketch for the challenge. I hope you will get the chance to play along this week.

This week our sponsor is the fabulous Simon Says Stamp and they are offering these gorgeous stamps:

Simon Says Stamp is a rubber stamp, scrapbook and paper art superstore that's been in business since 2002. They have over 100,000 items in stock and currently offer free shipping to USA for all orders over $60 and free International shipping for all orders over $120. Check them out for lots of popular brands including, Magnolia, Stampavie, Penny Black, Whiff of Joy, House Mouse, Hero Arts, Tim Holtz and so much more! Pop in sometime and have a look around. It's a great place to enjoy a cup o' Jo.

I would like to announce the winnerof last week's challenge. It is Linda from Linda's Crafty Creations. Congratulations! Please contact my sweet friend Jacque and she will make sure your lovely gift offered by Shimmerz is sent off to you!

Here is my sketch. You can add your sentiment wherever you wish or just leave it off altogether. As per usual, my fellow DT have created stunning cards. You can find the details for their cards on their individual blogs.

Please also remember that in order to be eligible for the weekly prize you must place a link to your post in your comment AND be sure to link Friday Sketchers in your post. Thank You!

Sample card by Claudia Rosa

Sample Card by Tanja

Sample Card by Jacque

Sample Card by Heidi:

EDIT: Here is a card by Linda Cummings. She doesn't have a blog but we'd like to share her lovely creation with you all.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Friday Sketchers 62 Sponsored by SHIMMERZ

A warm welcome to Friday Sketchers 62 and we are all so happy that you again came back to join in with us this week. I am Jacque from the US and I will be hosting this week. Since it is summer in most of the world and many of us are either on vacation or going on vacation, we are so happy that you can be with us this week and hope that you will use the sketch I have made for you and upload your card for all of us to see. I know you will thoroughly enjoy seeing the DT sample cards too!!!

We are thrilled to have as our sponsor this week the company that really adds a WOW factor to your paper art crafts...SHIMMERZ!!!!

SHIMMERZ are highly iridescent, waterbased, non-toxic paints. They adhere to nearly anything including metal and acetate. They dry within minutes. They come in a sealed 1/4 oz jar premixed and ready to use. Your prize this week is 5 jars of SHIMMERZ in these colors....aren't they beautiful!!!!
We are also pleased to give you a look at the new magnificently YUMMY colors of SHIMMERZ and SHIMMERZ SPRITZ which were introduced on July 21 at the announcement of a retail special on both the Shimmerz Website and Shimmerz blog. Shipping of these lovely products also started on July 21...Here ya go...

We are pleased to announce the winner of the lovely prize from Ribbon Mad for Week 61 is: FRANCES who said: "Loved this sketch, thanks so much! All the DT cards look so different too, just fab."

Congratulations!! And thank you,Frances, for the lovely card you submitted to us and for linking Friday Sketchers on your blog!!! Please email Jacqueline as soon as possible so that she can get your prize to you right away.

Please remember that in order to be eligible for the weekly prize you must place a link to your post in your comment AND be sure to link Friday Sketchers in your post. Thank You!

And now without further ado, here is this week's sketch!! Hope you will enjoy using it!!

Sample Card by Jacque

Sample Card by Claudia

Sample Card by Jeanette
Sample Card by Tanja

Sample Card by Heidi

Sample Card by Beatrix

Sample card by Carole

Friday, July 17, 2009

Friday Sketchers 61 sponsored by Ribbon Mad

Hello everybody, a good friday!!! My name is Jacqueline and I am from the Netherlands! It is already week 61 and summervacation is starting! For this week we are lucky to have a wonderful sponsor again! This lovely webshop is called Ribbon Mad, it is a webshop for ribbons and all kinds of embelishments. They also are selling kits, that look wunderful. It has a great service and quick delivery. The gift is a 10 metre ribbon kit in Summer colours plus a journaling tag. The kit comes in a pretty organza gift bag. Thanks Emma for your kind gift!!

And than ofcourse the winner of week 60 with the Motivet price.... The winner is

Sandra who said: Hi girls....great sketch to work with this week,thank you Heidi,and gorgeous DT cards as always. My card is here TFL. Take care. San x

Congratulations Sandra! And thanks for your lovely card AND for linking Friday Sketchers in your post!! Please email Heidi as soon as possible so she can get the necessary information to get your wonderful prize to you!!

And than now to the sketch of this week!! If you like to join in the challenge and submit your card, just leave us a comment on this post. Finally if you don't have a blog, you can mail your picture from the card to jacquelinevandersar@hotmail.com and than I will show it here on this blog. Have a nice weekend and happy stamping!!!

This is the sketch for this week:

Jacqueline's Sample Card:

Jeanette's Sample Card:
Claudia's Sample Card:

Jacque's Sample Card:
Tanja's sample card:
Carole's Sample Card:
Heidi's Sample Card:

Bea's Sample Card:

Friday, July 10, 2009

Friday Sketchers 60 sponsored by Motivet Rubberstamp

Hello and a warm welcome to sketch number 60. I am Heidi - the Norwegian part of this team.
I have made you a simple sketch to work with and hope a lot of you will join in if you have the time. I know a lot of you are on holiday but I hope some of you will find some time to make a card this week too. The sponsor for week 60 is the wonderful Swedish company called Motivet Rubber Stamps
You really must go and visit their website - they have so many wonderful stamps and they do ship Worldwide, a very good reason to join in this week is this wonderful prize :

Thank you so much Stephanie for sponsoring us. The lucky winner of sketch number 59 sponsored by Character Cafe is : Crafting Andy

Andrea, congratulations and thank you so much for not only posting a cute card on your blog using the week's sketch BUT also for linking Friday Sketchers in your post. Please contact Jacque as soon as possible so that we can get your prize to you!!
Please note: In order to be eligible for the weekly prize, you must post your creation on your blog AND link Friday Sketchers blog in your post. Thank you!!
And now here it is - sketch number 60

Heidi`s sample card
Jeanette's Sample Card:

Jacque's Sample Card:

Tanja's sample card:

Claudia's sample card

Carole's sample card

Bea's sample card

Jacqueline's sample winebox:


Card by Christina C whose gallery can be found HERE

Friday, July 3, 2009

Friday Sketchers 59 Sponsored by Character Cafe

Hello and a warm welcome to the Friday Sketcher Challenge blog! Thanks to all who participated in last weeks sketch. I am Claudia it is my turn this week to challenge you :-) Please take a look at my sketch for this week and hopefully you will find it inspiring for your own creativity. Remember, you can combine with us other challenge blogs. Just make to to link the Friday Sketcher challenge blog in your posting on your blog and you will be able to be entered in this weeks fabulous prize sponsored by:

The Character Cafe is a new stamp company specializing in digital stamps, some of which come with svg/pdf cutting files for easy paper piecing. They offer a variety of designs with card making in mind, but images could be used for much more given the versatility of digital stamps. The Cafe is an angel company geared towards crafters of all kinds, allowing use for small business as well as personal. The owners, Kendra and Kelly hope to provide a wide variety of unique characters with the intent of branching into rubber in the near future. Being crafters/consumers themselves, they strive to have customer service second to none and look forward to serving you for years to come. From The Café, Happy crafting!

Kendra and Kelly are sponsoring 3 lovely images from the Character Cafe web site, you may pick the ones you like the best!

The winner from last weeks fabulous prize, kindly sponsored by Simon Says Stamp is : Larissa from the Netherlands - Thank you Larissa for your fabulous card and linking the Friday Sketcher blog! Please contact Carole with your mailing address.

Thank you all! To all US visitors i would like to wish a Happy 4. of July weekend! Claudia Rosa
Please use for your cards this # 59 sketch:

Sample card by Claudia

Sample Card by Jeanette

Sample card by Jacqueline