Monday, March 02, 2015

Bi-Weekly Sketch Challenge #29

Welcome to our 29th bi-weekly sketch challenge! The STAMPlorations girls are back with wonderful inspiration projects and joining us are 3 super talented guest designers!

Below is the sketch for the next couple of weeks. 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 but please do not use our challenges for the sole purpose of promoting another stamp company. If you have our stamps in your stash, we'd be tickled if you use them -- and we've tweaked the prize a bit to encourage you to use our stamps if you have them!

Prize: 3 digi stamps
+ Guest Designer spot in Sketch Challenge #32

Top picks
Guest designer spot in Sketch Challenge #32

Winner and top picks will receive a personalized STAMPlorations guest designer watermark and a personalized guest designer badge to display on their blogs.

Play in all 3 challenges we host this month (March Challenge, Sketch #29, and Sketch #30) and you'll be in the running to win a STAMPlorations stamp and stencil pack valued at $10. The winner can also opt for a $10 gift certificate to the shop if she prefers.

We have three talented guest designers joining us: Asha Martins (sketch #26 winner), and Sandi Munro and Milla Kallio (sketch #26 top picks). Check out their awesome interpretation of the sketch -- amazing cards! When you have moment, please stop by their blogs to leave them some love!

Guest Designer ASHA
using It's All About You and flower digi stamp

Guest Designer SANDIE

Guest Designer MILLA

And here are the inspiration projects by the STAMPlorations design team. We'd love it if you'd visit our blogs and say hi!

using Hashtag Authentic, Retro Mod Shapes, and ARTplorations Bold Florals stencil
using ARTplorations Bold Florals and Botanical Lush stencils, and Trendy Butterflies

using ARTplorations Bubbles stencil and Vignette: Old Type

  • Create any paper craft on any theme using the sketch as your guide. Any style is welcome. Link up your project from your blog (or Pinterest board, Flickr account, Splitcoast Stampers gallery) to our gallery by 11:55 p.m. PDT (GMT -7) on Friday, March 13.
  • You must use stamps in your project(s) -- rubber, clear, or digi from any company. You do not need to use STAMPlorations stamps to enter this challenge, but please keep this one important rule in mind: if you are on the design team of another stamp company, please don't use our challenges to link up projects that you make for the sole purpose of promoting or advertising your company. Such entries will be deleted. You are welcome to play as long as your project/post is not solely promotional in nature. If you are on the DT of a regular challenge blog (not affiliated with a stamp company), please feel free to link up your projects, including those where you use images provided by whoever is sponsoring your current challenge, if they fit our challenge.
  • 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.)
  • Include a text link back to this challenge post in your blog post to encourage other paper crafters to play too. Entries not linking back to our challenge will be deleted.
  • You can submit a maximum of 3 entries for this challenge, and link up to as many other challenges as you want.
  • Follow our blog.
  • And lastly, have a great time creating your project (s)!We'll announce the winner and top picks on Tuesday, March 17, 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 so much for allowing me to be Guest Designer. What an honour! As always, stunning work by the DT.
    hugs, Asha

  2. A trio of fabulous guest designers joining the team makes for even more eye-candy in the gallery! Exceptional inspiration...WOW!

  3. These all look great and so different! Thanks for the inspiration.

  4. I just want to say how cool it is that your Designers always step up and knock it out of the park!!! Live their work and constant inspiration! And your guest designers also impressed the socks off me!!!

  5. Amazing sketch and lovely interpretations by the DT member! Never fail to inspire me!
    Thanks for the challenge!
    Suchi xx

  6. Love your simple sketches and everyone's interpretation. Hugz

  7. Beautiful cards from all the team for this sketch many different takes


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