Wednesday 17 September 2014

Sweet, Sweet Summer

I feel like I'm saying good-bye to summer. The days and nights are cooler and my dear sweet and beautiful hummingbirds are getting ready to travel south for the winter...they're so smart!!!

Anyway, we're so glad you stopped by to see us, you always thrill us with your creativity.  Our grand prize winner from last week's Challenge  (chosen by Random number Generator) of a surprise stampin' package is...
#13 Sam/ Whisper - thanks for your comment!!  

CONGRATULATIONS!!! Please contact Sally at to claim your prize.

And our Top Three are...

#3  Debby
#8  Leeann
#16  Shannah

CONGRATS! Be sure to grab our Top Three badge for your blog.

Now on to this week's challenge.  First up is the sketch:

Can you say FUN!! Yet another great way to use up some designer paper.

And our fab sponsor is Digi Stamp Boutique. Here's a little bit about 'em:

All images/designs are created and copyright owned by Sally-Ann Hancock.  My work means the world to me - it allows my passion to draw and create, to fit with my family life too, often the inspiration for my designs.  Hope you enjoy my images as much as I enjoy creating them.

Sally Ann is offering our winner a £10 voucher for her store, Digi Stamp Boutique.

Our Design Team has a sweet line up of cards featuring Digi Stamp Boutique images and our fabulous sketch...

We can't wait to see what you create. Our challenge rules are listed under a tab at the top of the page. Don't forget to follow us here and like us on Facebook. 

Happy Crafting!

Linda   & 


  1. Great job Linda, *Sniff, Sniff* good bye Summer. We have had to turn the heat on and bring out the down comforter, burrrrrr. I am trying to hang on to wearing open toed shoes... do not know how much longer I can hang on.
    Great post this week, Congrats to the winner and top 3. Have a great week every one.
    Hugs, Heide

  2. GORGEOUS Cards!!! I love them all. Each so unique and special. All of them made me smile. Thank you for the fun challenge! God bless, Heather

  3. Such stunning cards from the DT! Love all of them. And great sketch as always!

  4. Great sketch and beautiful DT cards.

    And thanks so much for picking my card for the top 3 for last week, it's such an honor :)

  5. Always fun to play along. I love this easy and sweet sketch.

  6. What sweet inspirations the DT made this week. Thanks. This sketch was fun to use.

  7. All I can say is welcome to summer here in New Zealand I just can't wait. In our region today it's raining, cold and windy and it's polling day for our General Election for our government. I really don't feel like going out in the rain but I do want to vote and have my say. Congratulations to our winner and to our top 3 cards great work everyone. Thanks to Sally-Ann from DigiStamp Boutique for being our sponsor this week which is very much appreciated and to Sally for our great sketch and to Linda for this lovely posting and seeing Humming Birds something we don't have in NZ. Take care everyone wishing you all a great week and happy crafting.
    Kathie SSW2~DT

  8. thanks so much for the fun sketch! I had a great time using it.
    wonderful projects by everyone, too! :)

  9. Who do I contact if interested in sponsoring your challenge?

    Kathy D.
    Diane's Daydream Designs Sponsorship Coordinator
    Deedee's Digis Sponsorship Coordinator

  10. Hi,

    Lovely DT cards en what a great sketch to work with. I also want do thanks everyone for the lovely reaction on my previous cards.


  11. great sketch to work with this week and of course I am a total fan of DSB and so loved looking at your DT cards for inspiration :-)

  12. great sketch and super cards from the DT. xx

  13. Love the hummingbird picture. Thanks for another great sketch and DT inspiration. I used a DSB ghost image to create a cute halloween card

  14. Hi ladies!! A fun sketch and great inspiration!

    Peace & Luv,

  15. This is a great sketch and the lovely DT creations attest to it!
    Thanks for the challenge

  16. Off to nurse my sick cat, but I promise to visit the DT blogs tomorrow. Lovely cards ladies, Jx

  17. Another lovely sketch to work with and great design team cards as always x

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