Monday, April 20, 2015

Bi-Weekly Sketch Challenge #32

Welcome to our 32nd bi-weekly sketch challenge! The STAMPlorations girls are back with wonderful inspiration projects and joining us are 3 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 we will be able to recognize the sketch in your submission(s).

Prize: 3 digi stamps
+ Guest Designer spot in Sketch Challenge #35

Top picks
Guest designer spot in Sketch Challenge #35

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 (April Challenge, Sketch #31, and Sketch #32) 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 3 talented guest designers joining us: Suchi Paithankar (sketch #29 winner), and Coni Longley and Robyn Oliver (sketch #29 top picks). Take a look at the gorgeous cards they made based on the sketch! Pure eye candy! Please stop by their blogs to leave them some love :o)

Guest Designer SUCHI
using a STAMPlorations flower digi stamp

Guest Designer CONI

Guest Designer ROBYN
using SmallBirds and Bloom Sketches (sentiment)

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 VIGNETTE: Artful Flutters and ARTplorations Old Rose Prints stencil

using VIGNETTE: Electic Florals, Trendy Butterflies, Noteworthy, and ARTplorations Shutters stencil

using ARTplorations Shutters stencil, Vignette: It's Your Day, and rose digi stamp

using ARTplorations Happy Flowers stencil, Mixed Media Grunge, and Vignette: Celebrate Artsy

using ARTplortions Oh My Stars! stencil and Fond Expressions

  • 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, May 1.
  • 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, May 5, 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 this chance ladies! Gorgeous inspirations by all! <3
    Cheers! :)
    Suchi xx

  2. delightful samples from the guests and DT !!!

  3. So excited for this sketch it is so gorgeous!! And love all these awesome samples!!

  4. Thank you ladies! The challenge was fantastic and I really enjoyed using the sketch to create my entries. Stunning DT inspirations always help to push too! I used my one set of Stamplorations set to create my card too which was a bonus, hope to be back tomorrow Karen


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