Sunday, June 28, 2009

A Thank You to {Pink Persimmon}

The design team and I would like to take today to thank Darcy and Pink Persimmon for allowing us to celebrate their first anniversary with them! We had so much fun playing with the new releases, and we truly appreciate you allowing us to participate! Thank you! And we hope you have enjoyed the design team creations!

Now, for some "thank you fun," we have created a few thank you cards for you and Pink Persimmon using the amazing Pink Persimmon stamps. These do not necessarily us a TTS sketch. They are just thank you cards for Pink Persimmon and for you to enjoy!

6x6 Card by Alisa
Papers: Bazzill, Pink Paislee, Bo Bunny
Pink Persimmon Stamps: Wise Old Owl, Flower Greetings
Other: Sewing Machine, misc. lace
4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Card by Chelsea
Papers: Fancy Pants Delight
Pink Persimmon Stamps: Swirl Journal, Soda Pop Small
Stamp Ink: Memento Black
Alphas: Making Memories Tiny Alphas
Embellishments: Making Memories white brad
Tools: Sewing Machine with white thread
Card by Danielle W.
Papers: Bazzill, Cosmo Cricket
Pink Persimmon Stamps: Flower Greetings, Wise Old Owl
Stamp ink: Memento
Tools: Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing Folder, Sewing Machine, Tim Holtz Scissors by Tonic
Embellishents: misc. ribbon, corrugated cardboard
Card by Gloria
Papers: Bazzill brown cs, Stampin' Up black cs, Graphic 45, Close to My Heart
Stamps: Pink Persimmon Swirl Journal, Inkadinkado Aspire to Be, Stampin' Up Thanks
Stamp Ink: Staz-on, Colorbox chalk
Tools: Spellbinders dies, Stampin' Up punch
Card by KellyJean
Papers: Stampin' Up! Creamy Carmel, So Saffron, and Blush Blossom
Pink Persimmon Stamps: Key to My Heart, Swirl Journal
Stamp Ink: Stampin' Up! Creamy Carmel and Basic Gray
Embellishments: Copics, misc. ribbon, Sponges and Dimensionals
Card by Marcee
Papers: Neenah Crest Solar White CS, Basic Grey Lime Rickey, Cosmo Cricket Mr. Campy
Stamps: Pink Persimmon Cute as a Button, Unity (sentiment)
Stamp Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Black Soot, SU! Chocolate
Tools: Cuttlebug Embossing Folder (spots & dots), Basic Grey Precision File, Tonic Paper Distressor, Fiskars Punch (threading water)
Embellishments: Lime Rickey chipboard bird, EK Success clear pebbles
4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Card by Patter
Papers: Memory Box Co. Sapphire notecard, Basic Grey Boxer
Pink Persimmon Stamps: Vintage Greetings
Stamp Ink: Adirondack denim
Embellishments: misc. ribbon, paperclip, misc. crocheted flower
Card by Tanis
Pink Persimmon Stamps: Key to My Heart
We hope you have enjoyed this special Sunday inspiration! And remember to join us next Friday, July 3rd, for the announcement of the winner of the $50 gift certificate to Pink Persimmon! We will not have a new sketch next week because of the U.S. holiday weekend (July 4th). Instead we encourage you to play with all of our past sketches. You can see them all here. Have a great week, and we can't wait to see your entries!

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Sketch 63: Card & Tags

Wow, the entries already started pouring in yesterday. Y'all work fast. Awesome! We hope to see a lot more before the deadline next Thursday night, July 2nd!

Now for our cards and tags using Sketch 63 and some of the new Pink Persimmon releases. If you haven't had your morning cup of coffee, you may want to grab one. We have a LOT of goodies to inspire you today!

4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Card by Chelsea
Papers: Sassafras Lass Vintage Yummy, My Minds Eye, misc. kraft cs
Pink Persimmon Stamps: Vintage Cupcake
Stickers: Making Memories Tiny Alphas ("24")
Tools: Sewing Machine with white thread, Making Memories Edger
Ink: Colorobox Chesnut Roan Chalk Ink, Memento Rich Cocoa
Other: Muslin
7 x 4 1/2 Card by Danielle H.
Paper: Scrap Within Reach
Letters: Scrap Within Reach
Embellishments: Basic Grey chipboard, The Paper Studio brads, Tattered Angels mist
Card by Danielle W.
Paper: Bazzill, Vintage Plum, Scenic Route
Pink Persimmon Stamps: Flower Greetings
Stamp Ink: Memento
Tools: Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch, Martha Stewart Scalloped Circle Punch, Sewing Machine, Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing Folder
Embellishments: Creative Imaginations ribbon, Shimmerz, Basic Grey brads
4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Card by Gloria
Papers: Bazzill, My Mind's Eye
Pink Persimmon Stamps: You're a Jewel
Stamp Ink: Stampin' Up
Tools: McGill (circle punches), Spellbinders (Nestabilities circle dies)
Embellishments: Rusty Pickle lace, Michael's Craft Store jewels, Gelly Roll glitter pens, recycled chipboard
4 1/2 x 4 Tag by Gloria
Papers: Stampin' Up, Fancy Pants
Stamp Ink: Versa Color, Versa Mark, Stampin' Up
Stamps: Stampin' Up, Close to My Heart
Tools: Fiskars scallop edge trimmer blade, Stampin' Up tag punch
Embellishments: Michael's ribbon, Prima flowers, misc. button
4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Card by Patter
Papers: Memory Box Co. cotton candy, Basic Grey Euphoria
Pink Persimmon Stamps: Cute as a Button
Stamp Ink: Stampin' Up! Tempting turquoise, Stampin' Up! Pink passion
Embellishments: Bazzill blossom, Basic Grey buttons (boxer and bittersweet), Karen Foster Scrappers Floss pink
Card by Tanis
Papers: Crate Paper Little Sprout, Cosmo Cricket Early Bird, Scenic Route lined paper
Pink Persimmon Stamps: Love Dove
Stamp Ink: Memento tuxedo black
Embellishments: Maya Road chipboard bracket, Stickles waterfall, Bic Mark It!, Muslin
I hope you enjoyed all of the inspiration today. Now be sure to stop by tomorrow. Yes, Sunday! We have a special set of cards to share with you! Have a great Saturday!

Friday, June 26, 2009

Sketch 63: Layouts & Pink Persimmon's Anniversary Celebration!

I am so excited about our weekend ahead!!!! We are celebrating with Pink Persimmon. They are celebrating their first year as a stamp company! They so graciously sponsored the design team this week, AND they are giving away a $50 gift certificate to ONE lucky participant here at Triple the Sketch! We will have THREE days of amazing design team work to share with you along with lots of samples using the new releases by Pink Persimmon! So, let's look at our sketch, and keep reading to find out how you can play along and get entered for the big prize!
The design team created some very amazing layouts using Sketch 63 AND Pink Persimmon stamps! Let's look at their creations:

12x12 Layout by Alisa
Papers: Bazzill kraft, Sassafras Lass
Pink Persimmons Stamps: Flower Greetings
Stamp ink: Dew Drops chalk ink
Tools: Creative Memories circle cutter and circle punch
Embellishments: Chatterbox chipboard shapes, misc. buttons, pop dots
12x12 Layout by Chelsea
Papers: My Minds Eye Breaking Free, My Minds Eye Pretty Please
Embellishments: American Crafts white brad, October Afternoon gel sticker, My Minds Eye title
Tools: Sewing machine with white thread, Making Memories Edger
Journaling reads: "Mommy and Haley. Mother's Day 2009. He tends his flock like a shepherd. He gathers the lambs in His arms and carries them close to His heart; He gently leads those that have young. Isaiah 40:11"
12x12 Layout by Elizabeth
Papers: Jillibean Soup, Sassafras Lass, Studio Calico Thread Love
Tools: Creative Memories corner rounder, Zig black writer
Embellishments: Jenni Bowlin black tab stickers and cardstock alpha stickers, Sassafras Lass brads, Sassafras Lass chipboard, Autumn Leaves stamps, Starbucks logo
12x12 Layout by KellyJean
Papers: Stampin' Up! So Saffron, Bella Blvd Family Tree
Pink Persimmon Stamps: Key to My Heart
Embellishments: Stampin' Up! alphabet stamps, misc. ribbon
12x12 Layout by Marcee
Papers: Cosmo Cricket Mr. Campy
Pink Persimmon Stamps: Cute as a Button
Stamp ink: Brilliance Graphite Black Ink
Embellishments: Cricut Storybook Cartridge, SEI button, Zig writer, Making Memories paint
12x12 Layout by Susan
Papers: Bazzill, Jillibean Soup, Sassafras Lass
Pink Persimmon Stamps: Vintage Cupcake
Embellishments: American Crafts Thickers, Making Memories tiny alpha stickers, Fancy Pants rub-ons
To enter to win the big $50 gift certificate from Pink Persimmon, you need to create a layout, card, tag, or altered item using Sketch 63. And this time there is a twist, you must also use at least ONE stamp on your creation. Leave a link to your creation in this comment thread along with the name of the stamp you used. You do not have to use Pink Persimmon stamps but if you have some on hand, it might be a great idea! :) All entries must be received by Thursday, July 2nd, at 11:59 p.m. Central Time. A winner will be chosen and announced on Friday, July 3rd. Be sure to follow the rules carefully. We would hate to disqualify anyone.

Tomorrow and Sunday, we have a lot more Pink Persimmon to share with you! So, be sure to join us each day and see what the design team has created! See you then!

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Sketch 62: Cards & Altered Art

We have some very fun and unique creations to share with you today! We have a 365 project book, an altered corkboard, and several stunning cards! Let's look and see what the team has created for you today!

Altered Photobook by Alisa
Papers: Scarlet Lime, Adorn-It, Creative Imaginations
Alphas: American Crafts thickers
Embellishments: Creative Imaginations felt ribbon, Scenic Route chipboard numbers, misc. buttons, misc. sticker
4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Card by Chelsea
Papers: Sassafras Bungle Jungle
Alphas: American Crafts Thickers, Making Memories Tiny Alphas
Stamp Ink: Colorbox Chesnut Roan Chalk ink
Note: the flowers were made by tracing Sassafras paper posies onto the Bungle Jungle paper and hand cutting them out.
Altered Corkboard by Danielle W.
Papers: Sassafras Lass
Alphas: 7Gypsies
Embellishments: Fancy Pants ribbon, Shimmerz royal red, Etsy Shop bird (out of LPS May kit), misc. corkboard
5 x 4 3/4 Card by Gloria
Papers: My Mind's Eye, Stampin' Up!
Tools: Stampin' Up! small flower punch, large scallop circle punch; Cuttlebug flower dies
Stamp Ink: Stampin' Up!
Stamps: Unity Something Within, Stampin' Up! Get Well Soon
Embellishments: Bazzill brad, Michael's Craft Store rhinestones
Card by Tanis
Papers: Stampin' Up! Ballet Blue CS, Little Yellow Bicycle Baby Safari
Tools: Stampin' Up! Label punch and Corner Rounder punch
Stamps: PaperTrey Ink Welcome Little One
Stamp ink: Memento tuxedo black
Embellishments: misc. buttons, Prima flowers, misc. ribbon
Weren't those amazing? Now remember to join us next week for a huge anniversary celebration with Pink Persimmon Stamps! You won't want to miss it or the spectacular prize! See you then!

Friday, June 19, 2009

Sketch 62: Layouts

Are you ready for some new "sketchy inspiration"? Well, we have more awesome creations from the design team this week that should definitely get you into that paper crafting mood! First, here is your Sketch 62: The design team had a great time with this sketch, and they created ALL sorts of different sized layouts for you. Be sure to look at all of the sizes we have represented this week.

8x8 Layout by Danielle H.
Papers: Core'dinations, Paper Studio
Embellishments: Making Memories stickers, Storage Units, Ink & More stamps
12x12 Layout by Elizabeth
Papers: Crate Paper Little Sprout, Bazzill, Studio Calico Sunday, Studio Calico Jelly Beans
Embellishments: Jenni Bowlin cardstock alpha stickers, Sassafras chipboard and sticker shapes, Offray ribbons
12x12 Layout by KellyJean
Papers: Stampin' Up! Brocade Blue, Ruby Red, Close to Cocoa, Chocolate Chip, Bella Blvd. Pack Your Bags
Tools: Stampin' Up! double corner punch
Embellishments: Bella Blvd. Pack Your Bags sticker elements, Right at Home Scrapbooking chipboard arrow and buttons, misc. ribbon, misc. eyelets
9x9 Layout by Marcee
Papers: Bazzill Kraft, Basic Grey Marrakech, American Crafts Teen
Tools: Cricut Storybook Cartridge
Alphas: American Crafts Glitter Thickers, Making Memories tiny alphas
Stamps: Pink Persimmon Cute as a Button set
Embellishments: Jenni Bowlin butterfly, Melissa Frances frame, Robins Nest Dew Drops, stitching, misc. flower
Layout by Susan
Papers: Sassafrass Lass, Bazzill, Fancy Pants Kraft Kutz
Embellishments: American Crafts Thickers, misc. buttons
Weren't those amazing and fun? Now, grab some paper and embellishments and start scrapping those pictures you have been meaning to scrap. But most of all, have fun!!!!! We will see you tomorrow with our cards and altered items using Sketch 62. Happy Friday to you!