Saturday, September 4, 2010

My Turn to Host Sketch Saturday

Happy Saturday! I hope that your weekend is off to a fantastic start. We have a wedding today, a birthday party for my little nephew tomorrow and on Monday we are “doing our tomatoes”. My neighbour and I can 10 bushels every year and then have delicious sauce for the rest of the year! What are your plans?

Today it is my turn to host the Sketch Saturday Challenge. I am super excited to share my little sketch with you and also let you know that Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps is sponsoring my week! Whoo Hoo! Kimmie is going to give the winner three stamps of their choice! What a great prize!

To top off my excitement, I also get to choose and invite a guest designer for the month of September! I am so happy that my good friend, the incredibly sweet and amazingly talented Inge agreed to be our guest!

Without further ado, here is my little sketch. I hope you like it :)

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Here is my card featuring one of Kraftin’Kimmie’s Moonlight Whispers stamps: Emelia 

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The little airplane comes with the stamp and is perfect to add as a little embellishment. I added some felt that I cut into the shape of clouds behind the plane itself. The paper is all old SU! which I have in my stash and I love the fall colors. They inspired my color palette for the image. The sentiment is from an old Verve Stamps set. I just love their gorgeous fonts and inspirational sentiments. I got my stamp from Lacey’s store Stamp & Create.

So, I hope you will find a little pocket of time this week to join our challenge and try out my sketch. If you only knew how nerve-wracking I find it to create a sketch!

Please pop over to the Sketch Saturday Blog. Dear Kimmie also found some time to make a card for the challenge. You can see her card and Inge’s as well as the rest of the SS DT. We also are welcoming some new members to our team. I’m not telling you who….just come on over and be ready to be INSPIRED!

Thanks for stopping by!


megastamper said...

wow jeanette, your sketch looks really great and it´s a fine inspiration. hope to take it!!
your card is very pretty and so funny.
have a nice weekend.
big hugs, bea

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Jeanette,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

yvon said...

What a stunning card you made there. Love the colors.
Hugs, Yvon

Danielle Champagne said...

Gorgeous sketch, Jeanette! Exactly what I needed this morning. Your card is beautiful, Love the image and the "citation", colors and papers are rich and warm.

Emma Lockley said...

Hey Jeanette, amazing sketch, thanks so much! I think we'll have a huge turn out with this one.
Gorgeous card, perfect colouring and embellies
love emma xxx

Christina C. said...

Beautiful sketch, Jeanette! Your card is wonderful...adorable whimsical image!!!!

Tracey said...

WOW!! This is gorgeous Jeanette! I love your card!!

Archies Mum said...

Gorgeous card, love the colours you've chosen especially the ribbon

Kraftin' Kimmie said...

OH Jeanette, your card is absolutely stunning!! Isn't that sentiment perfect!! Love what you've done with Emelia and her plane and that cloud is just perfect!!! Have a wonderful long weekend!

Kelly Schelske said...

Your sketch is awesome as is your card, love it Jeanette!

Hugs, Kelly

Sylvia from Minnesota said...

Your card is fabulous. The felt cloud behind the plane is a great touch. Your coloring is spot on.

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

Wow, what a great card Jeanette. Wonderful colours and a lovely image.
Hugs Jacqueline

Jo said...

Jeanette your card is stunning as is your fabulous sketch.
Thanks hunni, had lots of fun with it :)
You've been busy! and I can imagine the lovely aroma from your tomatoes, I love that smell
have a great week!
Jo xx

Jami {sgtStamper} said...

I saw this card over at Sketch Sat and had to come tell you how much I LOVE it!!!! the colors, the image, the sentiment, the sketch... Gorgeous!!!!

Lacey Stephens said...

Fantastic card and sketch! I've played along with my ABC Christmas card for wednesday. I love the use of the sentiment with this image!! They go so well together.


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