Wednesday 25 February 2015

Blast from the past and brand new to SSW2- Lacy Sunshine.

Picture from Google Images.

    Hi everyone!  It’s Heide 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! I just had to add the beach picture to help most of us here in the States to get past the cold spell that we have been having. Enjoy and Dream
Let’s get started this week by announcing the top 3 picks of last week’s challenge…..

#7  Jeannie
#18  RUTSCHT: Bright
#24  Kerys

The Grand Prize Winner of our challenge with Digi Stamp Boutique last week is:

#20 - Katie - Spring's Coming!!

This week we have a very new sponsor to SSW2, Lacy Sunshine. 

Isn't the Sponsor banner cute!
Here is a little info about Heather the talented artist and owner at Lacy Sunshine. 

Heather Valentin  is  creative ,  award winning,  modern-day  fantasy and  whimsical  artist who has displayed a dynamic and vibrant energy while painting professionally for over 18 years.

She  began to express herself creatively through movement at a very young age.

For many years she studied dance, being drawn to forms that allowed creative self expression, all the while feeling this constant urge to create with her hands. The canvas is now her dance floor where color, beauty and drama are expressed through her every pencil sketch and  brush stroke. Her  subjects vary from fairies, fantasy, mermaids, vampires, dragons, wildlife, abstract and more. She is one who is inspired in a single moment. Her  dreams, moods and the the unfolding beauty of the world around her is what charts her dance for the day. She is most alive when sketching and painting, creating timeless pieces that reflect her heart and soul. Drawing breathes life into her soul- it enables her to reach out and touch lives. This gives her a place in the world one character and painting at a time.

Heather's  artist portfolio  has  expanded to include such  clients  as   Pepsi, Outback Steakhouse, Nabisco, Zephryhils  and can now be found  at Laguna Art, Third Stone Art Gallery and Sausalito Art Galleries, along with commercial and private collections across the globe.  Her latest foray is to immortalize her popular drawn characters Eleanor and Pickles in a children's book of their own.

Here is this weeks Blast from the past sketch. That was posted back in April 2013!
And now on to the see the inspiration for the SSW DT.


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  1. thank you very very much for choosing my card :)) congratulation to others!!! Nice work :)

  2. Thank you for choosing my card!
    Congratulations to the winner and the tops!
    Great team work with the new template, it is very inspiring.

  3. Congrats to last weeks winners. Thanks to the DT for their wonderful inspirations.

  4. Great samples. This is a wonderful sketch. A great sponsor so those are wonderful images that you were able to use.

  5. I really enjoyed this sketch, my daughter has attempted the sketch as well, she did have a bit of trouble. I will be entering her card for the sketch, hopefully you can see the sketch on it.

  6. Thank you for another great sketch! :-)

  7. Hi,

    What a great sketch. And so beautiful DT cards as always.


  8. Another great sketch ladies and fab DT cards!

  9. hmmm . . . I could just stare at that tropical photo all day. We just got another 5 inches of snow last night! Another fabulous sketch, love the layers. thanks for the inspiration.

  10. Another sweet sketch! The Lacey Sunshine images are beautiful.