Wednesday 25 June 2014

Past Sketch with a Twist - Buttons and Bows and Sami Stamps Sponsor

Hi everyone!  It’s Sharon here as your hostess this week for the Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 team.  For those of you visiting us for the first time, we welcome you to the Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2 sketch challenge!  We are so happy to have you join us!  And for those loyal followers of our weekly challenge, we welcome you back and thank you for your support!

We get excited with all the amazing creativity you share with us week after week.  Remember to subscribe to our blog. There's a drawing for some goodies when we reach 200 followers.

Let’s get started this week by announcing the winners of last week’s challenge…..

The Grand Prize Winner of Sketch #SSW2-18 is:

#12  Louise

Congratulations!  Please contact Sally at to claim your prize and be sure to grab your winner’s badge from the sidebar and display it proudly on your blog.

Our Top Three are:

1.  #10  Renate

2.  #14  Lisa Lynn

3.  #16  Alycia Clark

Awesome job!  Please grab your Top 3 badge from the sidebar and post it on your blog!

Now, on to this week’s challenge and our fabulous sketch for you to follow…

This week the sketch is a blast from the past and as the last challenge of the month, it comes with TWIST!  Create your card using the sketch above and include BUTTONS and BOWS on it to qualify for the grand prize this week.

The challenge rules are posted in the tab above – just be sure to post a picture of the sketch  with your card on your blog.    

We are so happy to welcome back Sami Stamps as our sponsor this week. Samantha Siemers Ratliff is the owner and illustrator of the wonderful images offered at Sami Stamps. You might know Sami as the younger sister of Tammy at A Day For Daisies where she grew up fascinated with art and watching her sister paint all day in her art studio. Sami got her start through her sister’s store and now has an ever expanding selection of her own digi images at Sami Stamps. Sami’s inspiration comes from those things around her that make her happy in hope that it might brighten your day.

Click on a link to visit Sami Stamps...   

The grand prize winner of the challenge will receive a $12 gift certificate from Sami Stamps! Thanks Sami!  We enjoyed creating with your lovely digi stamps this week!

And here’s what the design team created for your inspiration using Sami Stamps:









We hope these samples inspire you to create and join in our challenge this week. The rules for playing along can be found by clicking the CHALLENGE RULES tab at the top of the page.

Just remember to comment on this post to be eligible to win.  Also...  check us out on Facebook, we feature a few cards from our challenge participants each week and preview the new sketch every Tuesday.

Thanks for stopping by!



  1. Happy Wednesday to everyone! Thanks to Sami Stamps for being our wonderful sponsor this week. Congrats to our winner and top 3, great work everyone. Thanks Sharon for the great post.
    Hugs, Heide

  2. Thank you for this great sponsorship! Sami Stamps always loves to be apart of Sweet Sketch Wednesday 2! =) Wonderful DT examples. Sami Stamps is also currently having a challenge right now, Sami Stamps Challenge #014: Add Stripes. Your sketch works perfectly for this challenge. Anyone following your sketch will automatically be adding stripes and also qualifies to enter into the Sami Stamps Challenge! Kill two birds with one stone and join us as well!

  3. oh this is awsome. Love the sketch and as Samantha says it fits the theme over at Sami Stamps as well. Love your DT work ladies xx

  4. Thank you so much for choosing my card in your top three! I'm thrilled. :) -Alycia

  5. Loving those Sami Stamp images! Lovely cards. You did a great job, gals! Hope you are all doing well and enjoying your June! Hard to believe that is it almost over! I wasn't around much last week but just took a look at all the cards! Congrats to the winners! It's always fun to see what everyone creates!
    Happy June!
    Hugs, Judi

  6. Good morning everyone, wow in one day how the weather can change so much. Yesterday morning it was windy and stormy and this morning the sun is out and we have a wonderful blue sky. Our only problem is it's nearly 1st July and we still haven't had winter, we had a couple of cold days and nights but yesterday evening it was 19c at 4pm in the afternoon. I do apologise for not commenting over everyone's blogs last week. I had one of those weeks where I wasn't sure if I was coming or going and working until all hours of the morning and quite truthfully hardly getting to my computer. So this week I'm back again for commenting.
    Congratulations to our winner Louise and to top 3 cards awesome work ladies. Thanks to Sami from Sami's Digi Stamps for sponsoring us this week such great images to work with and to Sharon for our great posting. Take care everyone and happy crafting this week and wishing you all a wonderful weekend.
    Kathie SSW2~DT

  7. WOW! I won last weeks challenge. :-) thanks
    Great sketch again this week and fab DT cards x

  8. Sami Stamps have the prettiest images. I always have fun trying to find an image from the sponsor to play along.

  9. Beautiful DT creations! Thanks for the fun "sketch and twist" challenge!

  10. Congratulations to all last weeks winners. Beautiful DT cards and a great sketch to play with. Thank you! x

  11. Wonderful sketch and fabulous sponsor. Thanks to the DT for their inspirations.

  12. Another great sketch, thank you.

  13. Thanks for another great sketch. Bit last minute this week as I was waiting to see what the new challenge would be at Sami Stamps and see if I could combine them! Then I forgot about the twist! All ends well though - made it with 23 minutes to spare! Whew!

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