Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Meet the new Design Team members

Hi sketchies
It is time for you to meet our new design team members.
I am an avid, happy & dedicated card maker & scrap booker, and hopefully my creativity does inspire other gals.  I have been creating with patterned paper since April 2003, & really not a day goes by when I don’t work on some paper, canvas, card…or sometimes I just blog, or look at other scrappers styles, or peruse the internet for papers, brands & all the newest techniques.  But still I love some older techniques which can be incorporated into a new page or card. I love working with whole kits, but then I love to jumble them all up too.  I am messy, don’t have straight lines, love adding stitching to most cards or pages, love bright, bright colours but then also I have taken to working on a lot of monotone LO’s as well – you can tell I am a Gemini, very versatile I think!! I also try to add love & warmth to each of my creations.
I believe I will add to your Design Team with my ‘inventiveness’ on my cards, I can design sketches for monthly challenges if needed, offer suggestions of ideas plus I will always add positive comments to other gals work.
I have my own blog, which I love playing with & shortly I am going to add a recipe tab …I am always cooking & decorating, so why not add that to my list of ‘achievements’? My blog’s address is - http://debisjoy.blogspot.com.au/
I work in media (heaven help me!) 28 hours a week, plus on a weekly fun, fun, fun Trivia team, walk with hubster and friends regularly, read, garden, look after 2 aging kitties, have wonderful family in town as well as Brissie, & rest rarely!
I am originally from New Zealand but have just celebrated my 10 year anniversary of living in Australia.  I am a stay at home mum to my little boy Sam.  I have been crafting since I can remember, cross stitch, beading, and scrap-booking + many, many more.  My main focus right now is card making and scrap-booking (mainly of my little man), as well as altered items and off the page. I don't think I could define my style as 1 particular type - I try everything and am always developing what I do and love learning new techniques.  I am looking forward to being part of the Feeling Sketchy team and hope I can inspire you.

Hi, I’m Sharyn and I live in Brisbane, Queensland with my husband of 39 years.  I have one son and one grandson.  I am now retired from full time employment but I did work for Telstra for over 20 years.
I started making cards in 2005 when I walked past a craft shop and saw all the wonderful greeting cards on display in their window and the rest, as they say, is history. I have dabbled a little in scrapbooking but my main love is card making. My style, while I appreciate all styles, would be classed as cute.
My other interests are repairing and upgrading computers, crochet, reading and watching the footy.
I've been married to my hubby for 27 years.  We have two adult children.
We live in MN.  We also have 2 cats and 1 dog.
I have been doing crafts pretty much all my life.  Love it!  I do just about all kinds of crafts.
I was into making cards quite a few years ago...but got away from doing it.
I got back into it again in the beginning of January of this year.  Can't get enough.
(coming soon)

Welcome to the team girls!


Friday, April 26, 2013

Watch this space

Hi Sketchies,

We have some exciting new changes happening at Feeling Sketchy in the next few weeks.
The first piece of news we have to share is the addition of four new DT members joining us to bring you some additional inspiration each challenge along with the existing DT. We will introduce these wonderfully talented ladies Sharyn, Dani, Morgyn and Debi to you all in the next few weeks.

Make sure you check back regularly for some more great news and to meet our new DT.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Top Picks #55

Good Morning Sketchies,
Wow another fantastic collection of entries this week, you guys certainly make our job hard when it comes to picking our favourites so much so we have an amazing top 6 this week.

Here they are in no particular order:




Debi C


Three Trees

Congratulations ladies you have all earned yourselves an extra entry into this months random prize draw for a 6x6 paper pad and co-ordinating ribbons. Good Luck!

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Feeling Sketchy Challenge #56

Good Morning Sketchies,
Monday is here so it is time for a new sketch.
This weeks optional extra is to make a boys/mans card using the sketch, if you do this you will earn yourself an extra entry into this months prize draw.
This months prize is a 6x6 paper pad and some co-ordinating ribbons for the lucky random winner. So make sure you get your entry in for your chance to win.
Now for some fantastic DT inspiration for you

I hope you all have a great week and I look forward to seeing your creations and don't forget to pop back on Thursday to see who the top 4 are from sketch #55.
P.S I will announce the new DT members later in the week also.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Top Picks #54

Good morning Sketchies,
You all spoilt us with another week of amazing cards but unfortunately we can only have 4 top picks, so in no particular order here they are:

Congratulations ladies make sure you grab your Top 4 badge from the sidebar.
The Feeling Sketchy Team xx

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Feeling Sketchy Challenge #55

Hi Sketchies,
Monday has come around again so it is time for a new sketch for you all to play with.
And this weeks optional challenge is to use a punch/die cut on your project.
This months prize is a 6x6 paper pad and some co-ordinating ribbons for the lucky random winner. So make sure you get your entry in for your chance to win.
Now for some fantastic DT inspiration for you





Now its your turn to inspire us with your projects, so be sure to linky up so we can see what you have done using this weeks sketch. The top 4 from this challenge will earn themselves an extra entry into this months draw.

Our design team call is still going, you have until Sunday 21st to get your submissions in. For all the details go here.

The Feeling Sketchy Team xx

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Top Picks for #53

Good morning Sketchies,
You all entered amazing cards this week but unfortunately we can only have 4 top picks so in no particular order here they are:
 Congratulations ladies you have also earned yourselves an extra entry into this months prize draw and make sure you grab your top 4 badge from the sidebar :)

The Feeling Sketchy Team

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Feeling Sketchy Challenge #54

Good Morning Sketchies,

It's Naomi here with my first challenge post and I am looking forward to bringing you lots of exciting things in the next month or so. But for now things will continue to run as they always have with a weekly sketch challenge, weekly top 4 and a monthly random prize winner.

Now onto this week's sketch:
We again have an optional extra challenge for you this week to go along with the sketch.
Use green and purple as your main colours and you will earn yourself an extra entry into the monthly prize draw.

And what is the prize - this month we have a 6x6 paper pad and some co-ordinating ribbons for you to play with. One can never have too much of either lol!!

Here are some fantastic samples from our wonderful DT gals to inspire you




Make sure you come and join us we love to see your projects and of course you've got to be in it to win it :)

The Feeling Sketchy Team

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Feeling Sketchy DT Call

Hi Sketchies,

We are looking for 2-3 talented ladies to join our design team on a permanent basis.

To fulfil this role you would be required to:

1. Upload a card to the Feeling Sketchy DT blog once a fortnight.

2. Have your own personal blog so you can also upload your card to it once the current challenge has gone live on the Feeling Sketchy challenge blog. (Generally after 9 am on monday.)

3. Be prepared to do a spotlight post once every 10 weeks or so, this may include having to make an extra card or 2 using the current sketch and possibly sponsor products.

4. Be prepared to comment on projects entered into each challenge.

5. Promote any sponsors we may have for a challenge on your personal blog.

6. Pick your favourite entry each challenge.

7. Check into the Feeling Sketchy DT blog at least once a week to keep up to date with what is going on and any special challenges that may be coming up eg. blog hop etc.

If this is something you think you can easily fulfil and would like to be part of a great team all you need to do is make 2 cards using the following sketch and email them to me (Naomi) along with a link to your blog.

You have until April 21st to get your entry in with a start for the successful applicants early to mid May.
I look forward to seeing your entries and wish everyone who enters Good Luck.

Feeling Sketchy Challenge #53

Happy Easter Wishes to all our Feeling Sketchy friends. We hope you are enjoying a wonderful Easter break, and haven't eaten too much chocolate!

This week we have aan optional extra to go along with our sketch...
~use 3 or more flowers~

Here is Sketch #53

And some wonderful inspiration from our delightful DT ladies, please stop by their blogs and leave them some love if you have time :) Click on their photos in the side bar to visit their blogs!



After this week, DT member Naomi will be taking over the Feeling Sketchy challenge blog as Jessica and Michelle step down. Please keep an eye out for any changes she may make, and Michelle and I wish her well and know she will do great things with this blog!

Thanks for your support and encouragement!
Kind regards Jessica.

Monday, April 1, 2013

~Guest DT and washi tape/button pack winners~

Hello again lovely ladies!

We had 3 ladies play along with every challenge for the month of March
a round of applause for: 
Gillian and
Emma B
(if you too played along and I have missed you please let us know in the comments section, sometimes it can be hard if you don't the exact same name when using the linky tools)

If you ladies would like to accept a Guest DT position please contact Naomi in the next week or two!

Next we have some prize winners from the March sketches...

Could the following random winners please contact Jessica with postal addresses :)

sketch #49
                                                                   2. Emily Thubbron 
sketch #50

sketch #51

sketch #52

We will be back soon with our top picks for the past couple of challenges. Thanks for your patience and we love seeing what you create for our challenges each and every week! xx