Monday, May 18, 2015

Bi-weekly Sketch Challenge #34

Welcome to our 34th bi-weekly sketch challenge! The STAMPlorations girls are back with wonderful inspiration projects and joining us is a wonderful guest designer!

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 #37

Top picks
Guest designer spot in Sketch Challenge #37

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 (May Challenge, Sketch #33, and Sketch #34) 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 a talented guest designer joining us: Carol Mayne. Carol is one of the most amazing cardmakers on blogland. Visit her blog and you'll be in for a treat. But first, take a look at the card she created based on the sketch!

Guest Designer CAROL

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 ARTplorations Shower of Flutters stencil and VIGNETTE: Artful Flutters

using ARTplorations Floral Mania stencil, SmallBirds, and BOLD SENTIMENTS: Hello

using ARTplorations Botanical Lush stencil and Subway Art Builders: Dare

using Fond Expressions and ARTplorations Old Rose Prints stencil

  • 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 29.
  • 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, June 2, 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. What an honour to be joining the STAMPlorations DT as a Guest Designer for this challenge: Thank you ever so much! The array of cards is absolutely amazing! In awe...

  2. Looks like such a fun sketch to play with and I am so stoked to see my friend Carol Mayne here as a Guest Designer and is not her card FABULOUS?!??!!!!!!!! Love it and her and think your blog is a talent magnet!!!


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