Monday, April 07, 2014

Bi-Weekly Sketch Challenge #9

Welcome to our 9th bi-weekly sketch challenge! Here’s the sketch for this challenge. It’s open to interpretation. Feel free to change the orientation of the sketch, use different shapes, add other elements to suit the type of paper craft you’re making, and so on — just make sure the sketch is recognizable in your submission(s). You can use stamps by other companies to create projects that you enter to our challenges, although if you have STAMPlorations stamps in your stash, we'd be tickled if you use them!

The sketch challenges are sponsored by our sister shop, All About Scrapping. The winner gets to pick 3 DIGITAL products from the shop — any combination of printable sheetsPhotoshop templates, and digital paper packs. The winner will also be invited to be a Guest Designer in next month's sketch challenge.

Participate in all 3 challenges we host this month and you'll be in the running to win this prize package courtesy of All About Scrapping.

Our guest designer is Kathy, who was our sketch challenge #6 winner.

Guest Designer
"I'm Kathy Schweinfurth and so excited and honored to be a guest designer at STAMPlorations! My husband and I have been married for 19 years and are blessed with a teenage daughter. Crafting has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember, and in 1997 a love affair began with stamping and it has been my passion ever since. I LOVE that I can share my obsession (umm, hobby) with so many others all around the world and I think if I were president, I'd settle disputes with a card challenge instead of war (wouldn't THAT be something?!) I hope you’ll play in this challenge and I'm looking forward to seeing your lovely creations!"

using PATCHWORK FRENZY: Graphic Squares and Love and Lipstick Tricks digital paper from sponsor

 using VIGNETTE: Tree Silhouettes and Vintage Ice Cream Social digital paper from sponsor

  • Create a new project -- card, tag, mini album/scrapbook cover, layout, home decor item, or any paper craft -- on ANY THEME using the sketch as your guide. Any style is welcome — CAS, shabby chic, vintage, grunge, and so on. Post your creation on your blog and submit it by 11:55 p.m. PDT on Friday, April 18. Don’t have a blog? You can post a photo of your project on your Pinterest page, Flickr, or any public online gallery.
  • You must use stamps (rubber, cling, clear, digi — from any company) in your creation(s).
  • Copy the link of your blog entry where you have your project posted and enter it to the linky found at the end of this post. Remember to link directly to your blog post, not just your blog URL. (This will make it easy for us to find your submission and leave a comment. Please turn off word verification as well.)
  • Please include a text link back to this post in your blog post, as well as display the sketch, to encourage other paper crafters to participate.
  • You can submit up to 3 entries for this challenge.
  • You can submit your creation(s) to other challenges — as many as you want — except to other sketch challenges for obvious reasons!
  • Be a follower of our blog to qualify for the prize.
  • And lastly, have a great time creating your project! :-)

We’ll announce the winner and top picks on Sunday, April 20, here on the STAMPlorations™ blog and on the All About Scrapping page on Facebook. That’s it…we look forward to seeing what you create!

~ The STAMPlorations™ girls


  1. Thank you for the really great was a fun one! Awesome creations from the DT too!

  2. Hey there, love all of the creative ways the team used the sketch this week...loved this sketch!


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