Monday, September 5, 2011

A sketch with some SPARKLE...

....as in, Sparkle Creations!

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Hey, everyone!  Happy Tuesday and I hope you've enjoyed your holiday weekend.  DH has been away working all weekend, so we spent the days relaxing, staying in our PJ's, crafting, reading, watching movies, baking chocolate chip cookies and staying out of the rain.  It's been raining for 2 days straight and that's OK- we really needed it!

I also spent some time coloring for a VERY exciting announcement today...my sweet friend Sparkle Smith and her fabulous DT coordinator Stephanie Kraft have asked me to join the Sparkle Creations crew as September guest!  I am very excited and honored to be working amongst such talent.  Sparks and I go back a few in the crafting world and I adore her and her cute stamp line!  (she's also my CHA 'homie', as I'm sure you've seen on Facebook or around blog land, LOL...and makes a great taxi partner as well!  Right, Sparks? )

Speaking of rain...the temps have cooled a bit and it's starting to remind me of Fall whether I like it or not, LOL!    Today's challenge is to create with THIS sketch by DT member (and my Farmer friend!), Kim Yu:

Here is my card and take on the sketch (albeit a bit 'tweaked' :) using the adorable Broomstick Lucy stamp:

I have to say that Sparkle Creations stamps are awesome in quality.  REALLY awesome.  They come untrimmed red rubber and also can be mounted easily on cling foam, also available in the Sparkle Creations store!

I'll leave you with some fantastic inspiration featuring this week's challenge:

I hope you'll play along in the sketch challenge and you can visit THIS page for all the info and details of how to enter and qualify for the weekly prize drawing!  I'll be back in a short while with a preview of the September releases at SCRS, so thanks as always for staying tuned and thanks for the warm welcome, as well!

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9 comments:

Kim Y. said...

Congrats, Jess! Yay!
This is one fabbie card! How cool is that?? Great complexion? Way cool! So creative! Awesome take on the sketch!

Mary J said...

Brilliant! So cool Jess - her green skin is FANTASTIC!

Andrea said...

How do I not own ANY of these stamps yet? for shame Andrea! I just ADORE your card today. You have done a great job on your cute witchy-poo. I really love your papers and ribbon too. An all around amazing card! Congrats on the Guest DT role! xoxo

Danni said...

Congrats!! Super fun card!

Stephanie Kraft said...

This is just darling, Jess! LOVE it all! So glad to have you join us!

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

Holy AWESEOME coloring Batman! This ROCKS Jess!!!

Sparkle said...

I love the wicked green skin! :) I'm so happy to have you this month!

margie c said...

Super cool coloring! Love what you did here! Enjoy your guest-ing :)
xo

Elena said...

Welcome to the team, Jessica! :)
I really like how you colored Broomstick Lucy!