Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving & RAK Winner!

First, I wanted to congratulate our winner of the awesome October kit from The Scrapping Spot. Our winner by random drawing was chattyscrapper! Please e-mail me your address so that we can get your prize mailed to you! Congrats! And please be sure to look at her layout here along with all of the other creations in the gallery. Thank you to everyone that played along. We love seeing everyone's work in the gallery! And thank you to The Scrapping Spot for offering such an amazing prize!

And I also wanted to take a moment to say Happy Thanksgiving to each of you! I pray that everyone has an amazing, joyous, and blessed day! Also, the TTS team will be taking this week off. We will resume our schedule next Friday, December 5th! Please join us for our latest sketch and inspiration then!! Happy Thanksgiving!

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Sketch 34: Cards

Happy Saturday! Today's post won't be nearly as long as yesterdays. :) I hope you are busy crafting something fun so that you can be entered to win the amazing kit from The Scrapping Spot! And be sure to check out their December kits they have available. Yum!!!!

Now for today, I want to share five beautiful cards with you using Sketch 34. I am sure they will be great inspiration for you!

Card by Carrie
Papers: Doodlebug (embossed white); Pink Paislee (pink)
Embellishments: Hambly rub-on (tree), Making Memories Gems, My Minds Eye Gold Gems, Glitz Gems, Twine unknown

4x6 Card by Danni
Papers: October Afternoon, Reminisce, Basic Grey Offbeat
Tools: Scallop scissors
Embellishments: Basic Grey Offbeat chipboard, Creative Cafe buttons, Autumn Leaves buttons, Be Blessed rub-on, DMC floss

6 1/2 x 5 1/2 Card by Hope
Papers: October Afternoon, Sassafras Lass, Crate Paper
Embellishments: Love Elsie, Maya Road, stampin up

5x7 Card by Julie
Papers: Collage Press
Stamp: Collage Press
Ink: Staz-on
Embellishments: Collage Press die cuts, Making Memories stickers, Collage Press stickers, Hambly Studio stickers

Card by Traci

I pray you have a wonderful week ahead, and remember your entries are due by Tuesday, Nov. 25th, at 11:59 p.m. CST to be eligible for our big prize! So, let's see the gallery fill up, and don't forget to stop by and leave some love. There are already some beautiful, inspiring pieces in the gallery! Blessings,

Friday, November 21, 2008

Sketch 34: Layouts & Another Fun RAK!

Wow, there is a lot happening at Triple the Sketch this week! First we have a winner from last week's RAK, then we have another new RAK being offered, and lastly we have a guest designer! Hang tight, and let's start with our RAK winner from last week for the $20 gift certificate to The Shabby Shoppe. Thank you all for posting in our new gallery and sharing your creations. I loved looking at them, and I hope you all will stop by the gallery to post your creations too and leave comments on the wonderful items already posted!

Our winner of the gift certificate is susielittle! Yeah! Congrats to you! Please e-mail me so that I can get your gift certificate e-mailed back you.

Our RAK this week is being offered by The Scrapping Spot. They are offering their October 2008 kit to one lucky winner this week! This kit contains goodies from Fancy Pants, Bazzill, KI, Scenic Route, Making Memories, Doodlebug, Heidi Swapp and MORE!!! Here is the pic and complete kit details can be found here. Now doesn't that look amazing? To enter, you will need to create a layout with ANY Triple the Sketch sketch. Post your creation in our gallery by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, November 25th. One lucky winner will be announced on Wednesday, November 26th. So, let's see that gallery fill up with entries!

And we have an amazing guest designer joining us today. Please welcome Kathleen Taylor. Kathleen is an amazing artist, and I hope you will enjoy her layout today. And be sure to check out her amazing advent calendar here. You will not be disappointed!

Now onto this week's sketch: Sketch 34. This sketch allows for another circle on your page. I think most of you know how I love circles. :) Our design team along with Kathleen created some gorgeous inspiration for you. Let's look!12x12 Layout by Kathleen Taylor, Guest Designer
Papers: Creative Memories Primary High School Power Palette, Stemma First Grade
Embellishments: Creative Memories Primary High School Power Palette cardstock stickers, Stemma Pencil Jumbo Clips, Junkitz Alphabet Tilez, Junkitz Christmas Square Tilez

12x12 Layout by Chelsea
Papers: Basic Grey Urban Prairie
Alphas: Doodlebug
Tools: Sewing machine
Stamp ink: Black
Stamp: Unity Stamp. Co. Nov. KOTM journaling block
Embellishments: Chipboard elements Basic Grey Urban Prairie chipboard elements, Kaisercraft rhinestones
12x12 Layout by Elizabeth
Papers: Making Memories Delaney DieCut Stamp, Scrap Within Reach The Cottage, Pink Paislee Vintage Moon Blue Moon Collection
Tools: Zig black writer, ruler
Alphas: American Crafts Thickers
Embellishments: WalMart stickers, Dollar Store stickers
Layout by Marcee
Papers: Cosmo Cricket Fleuriste
Embellishments: Cosmo Cricket Fleuriste Cardstock Stickers, Melissa Frances Lace Trim, 7 Gypsies Rub-ons, Craft n Craftin’ Peel-off Stickers
So, let's see those entries pour into our gallery! And be sure to stop over at The Scrapping Spot! They will love having you!

Friday, November 14, 2008

Sketch 33: Cards & an Altered Tin

I hope you are busy creating something fun with Sketch 33! Today we will share some cards and an altered tin with you using this fun sketch! I am sure you will be inspired. :)

Altered Tin by Danni
Tin: Provo Craft
Papers: Reminisce
Embellishments: K&Co. stickers and bling, Chatterbox stickers, twill, hemp, Basic Grey buttons, Melissa Frances trim and rub-ons
5x7 Card by Elizabeth
Papers: Bazzill cardstock, Rose Moka Appel de la nature Rayons ardents
Embellishments: Making Memories decoupage metal frame, Hambly Mod Circles screenprints, Doodlebug frills, Dollar Store floral accent

5 1/2 x 5 1/2 Card by Julie
Papers: Webster’s Pages
Stamp ink: Versa Magic Chalk Ink
Embellishments: Prima Marketing bling and flowers, Autumn Leaves button, Webster’s Pages trim, fabric flower was hand sewn

Card by Marcee
Papers: Bazzill Swiss Dot cardstock, Basic Grey Eva
Stamp: Stampin Up Baroque Motifs
Stamp Ink: Dew Drop Brilliance Crimson Ink, Stampin Up irridescent embossing powder
Embellishments: Basic Grey Eva stickers, Maya Road chipboard, Prima crystals, Stampin Up rub-ons, Around The Block frame tape

Enjoy, and remember to get your entries posted in the gallery by 11:59 p.m. CST Thursday, November 20th to be entered to win the $20 gift card to The Shabby Shoppe! Good luck everyone, and we can't wait to see your creations!

Sketch 33: Layouts and a RAK!

Happy Friday! Did you notice our new look? We would love to hear what you think! And did you see the fun new blinkie? Be sure to grab it, and post it where you are able! This new look was made possible by using blogwear from The Shabby Shoppe and a little help from one of my precious triplets to help write the blinkie code! Thank you sweetheart! :)

The Shabby Shoppe has adorable fonts, kits, papers, calendar kits, and blogwear. I love their digi creations so much that I have used their blogwear for all three of my blogs! For this week, they are generously offering a $20 gift card to one lucky Triple the Sketch member! All you have to do to enter is to create a layout, card, tag, or altered item using our new sketch, Sketch 33! Upload it to our new gallery by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20th, and you will be entered to win! The lucky winner will have lots of great digi stuff to choose from! So, let's see that gallery fill up!

Here is your sketch that you can work with to win, Sketch 33:
The design team created some very fun layouts for your inspiration. I love how Hope created a border with photo corners. Such a fun idea! And Carrie's choice to turn this into a circular layout and use strips of patterned paper was just perfect! And look how Chelsea turned the sketch and used her sewing machine to stitch diamonds out of paper onto her page. And Elizabeth got an amazing 8 pictures on her layout! Wow! Just so beautiful, and each so unique!

12x12 Layout by Carrie
Papers: Crate Paper (scallop), October Afternoon (all other paper)
Alphas: Doodlebug letter stickers

12x12 Layout by Chelsea
Paper: Basic Grey Urban Prairie
Tools: Making Memories edger, Sewing machine
Stamp Ink: Brown chalk ink
Alphas: American Crafts Thickers
Embellishments: Basic Grey Urban Prairie chip stickers

12x12 Layout by Elizabeth
Papers: Bazzill, Fancy Pants All Fall Recess
Stamp ink: Brown
Alphas: Jenni Bowlin chalkboard alpha brown letters
Embellishments: Mrs. Elizabeth's epoxy sticker, 7Gypsies family stickers, MM brads, Bazzill brads, felt flowers

12x12 Layout by Hope
Papers: Cosmo Cricket, Imagination Project, Basic Grey, Crate Paper, Sassafras Lass, Cherry Arte
Alphas: Sassafras Lass
Stamp: Heidi Swapp
Embellishments: Prima, Creative Imaginations

Tomorrow we will bring you some cards and an altered tin using Sketch 33! You will have plenty of inspiration to choose from when making your own creations this week! Be sure to grab your blinkie, fill up the gallery, and enjoy! See ya Saturday!

Saturday, November 8, 2008

Sketch 32: Cards & a Tag

Today we have two beautiful cards and a tag using Sketch 32. I hope these inspire you to create some fun goodies this weekend!

4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Card by Chelsea
Papers: American Crafts
Tools: Cuttlebug Swirl embossing folder, Sewing machine
Stamp: Unity Stamp Co. Sweet ZZZZs
Alphas: Making Memories tiny alpha stickers
Embellishments: American Crafts buttons
Tip: Colored in stamped image with Prisma colored pencils and baby oil
4 x 6 1/2 Card by Danni
Papers: Bazzill, SEI
Tools: Fiskars threading water punch
Embellishments: Pink Paislee Vintage Moon & Be Blessed rub-ons, Melissa Frances chipboard, SEI chipboard, Scenic Route chipboard, Autumn Leaves button, KaiserCraft pearls, Martha Stewart twill, twine from craft supply store

Tag by Hope
Papers: Pink Paislee
Embellishments: Doodlebug buttons, Jenni Bowlin crepe ribbon

Enjoy, and see you next Friday! Blessings,

Friday, November 7, 2008

Sketch 32: Layouts

Happy Friday everyone! I just love the sketch we have to share with you today! I love circles, and I went kind of crazy on this sketch! I hope you enjoy it! Of course, you can replace the circles with anything you would like, and be sure to look at how the designers used that space. But for me, circles is it! :)
12x12 Layout by Carrie
Papers: Basic Grey (background); Creative Imaginations (red circle)
Alphas: Basic grey letter stickers
Embellishments: Basic Grey black flourish rub-on, Scenic Route Chipboard pieces (camera and 'smile’), Offray buttons, Autumn Leaves buttons, Hancock Fabric buttons, Prima fabric flowers, DMC floss

12x12 Layout by Elizabeth
Papers: Bazzill, Heidi Grace Baby Girl, KI Memories My Girl Pop, Paper Pizazz Bright Tints Pink Ginham, KI Memories Love Elsie Roxie Daises
Alphas: K&C Company adhesive chipboard letters
Tools: sewing machine, Creative Memories corner maker
Embellishments: Provo Craft embellie, MAMBI 3-D pop stickers, Stickapotomus stickers, Bazzill flowers, Prima flowers

12x12 Layout by Ember
Papers: October Afternoon, Little Yellow Bicycle
Tools: Sakura pen
Embellishments: Kaiser Craft rub-on, Scrapwerks chipboard swirl, sticker labels from Staples, Basic Grey buttons
12x12 Layout by Julie
6x12 Layout by Marcee
Papers: Basic Grey Phoebe
Stamp Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad Vintage Photo
Tools: Ranger Ink Inkssentials Ink Blending Tool
Embellishments: Stampin’ Up! Love & Happiness rub-ons, Berry Sweet Words & Icons chipboard

12x12 Layout by Traci
Papers: Bazzill, Scenic Route
Alphas: Making Memories tiny alpha, wooden letters from craft store
Embellishments: Martha Stewart glitter, misc. ribbon, Kaiser rhinestone star

Please be sure to post your creations in our gallery! Have a great Friday, and see ya tomorrow with cards and more fun!

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Sketch 31: Cards, ATC, & an Altered Box!

Oh goodness, this week we have such fun "extras" for you using Sketch 31! We have an ATC, two beautiful cards, and an altered box! Lots and lots of different ideas for you to use this week. Here is what our designers came up with:

ATC by Chelsea (front & back of card)
Papers: Basic Grey Urban Prairie
Tools: American Crafts black pen, Sewing machine
Embellishments: Pink Paislee stickers, Tres Jolie button

4 1/2 x 5 1/2 Card by Danni
Papers: Bazzill
Stamp: October Afternoon
Embellishments: Maya Road charm, wire from craft supply, Martha stewart owl sticker, Wrights ribbon, Melissa Frances rub-on, American Crafts chipboard, My Mind's Eye chipboard

2 1/2 x 2 1/2 Gift Box by Ember
Papers: Karen Neuburger, Paper Salon
Stamp: Scarlet Lime
Stamp Ink: Staz-on
Alphas: Adorn-It
Tools: Martha Stewart butterfly punch
Embellishments: Heidi Grace chipboard; misc. flower, misc. trim, misc. box

5x7 Card by Julie
I hope you enjoy all of this fun and different inspiration today! Please be sure to post your creations in our gallery! Have a joyous week, and see ya Friday!