Friday, July 31, 2009

Sketch 67: Layouts

Welcome to our last sketch for July--Sketch 67! I love how the design team really turned and moved around this sketch. And they used anywhere between 1-5 photos! Wow! Here is your Friday sketch along with the fun design team samples!8 1/2 x 11 Layout by Danielle W.
Papers: Bazzill, Lily Bee
Alphas: Making Memories
Stamps: My Clear Dollar Stamp
Stamp ink: Memento, Tim Holtz Distress Ink
Embellishments: Jenni Bowlin chipboard button, Darice twine
12x12 Layout by KellyJean
Papers: SU, Deja View Little Ones
Stamps: SU alphabet stamps
Stamp ink: SU white craft ink, brocade blue, ballet blue
Embellishments: Deja View Little Ones die cuts, misc. buttons
8 1/2 x 11 Layout by Marcee
Papers: Pink Paislee Captivating
Stamps: Pink Persimmon Cute as A Button
Stamp ink: Memento tuxedo black
Embellishments: Bazzill Just the Edge, Pink Paislee Captivating chipboard, misc. buttons, May Arts twine
So three great layouts today can only mean LOTS of creations tomorrow! :) Have fun crafting, and I hope you will join us Saturday with for our cards and a mini album! See ya then!

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Sketch 66: Cards

It's Saturday! And that only means one thing--it's time to share the design team card creations with you!!!! They really created some beautiful pieces using Sketch 66. Let's see what they have done this week:

4 x 9 1/4 Card by Danielle H.
Papers: K & Co.
Embellisments: K & Co. die cuts, 3-D sticker, journaling spots; Basic Grey rub-ons, Melissa Frances rub-ons
Card by Danielle W.
Papers: Lily Bee, Bazzill
Tools: Sizzix, Cuttlebug Swiss Dots Embossing Folder
Embellishments: Lily Bee rub-ons, Making Memories ribbon, Kaiser Crafts rhinestone
4 1/4 x 5 1/2 Card by Gloria
Papers: misc. CS from Apron Strings Designs kit, Doodlebug Designs
Stamp: Close to My Heart
Stamp Ink: SU
Tools: Fiskars scallop blade
Embellishments: Doodlebug Designs ice cream brad, Michael's Crafts buttons, SU quick quotes
Note: paper, ribbon, brad courtesy of Apron Strings Designs June kit
Card by KellyJean
Papers: SU real red, Deja Views Little Ones
Embellishments: Deja Views Little Ones die cuts, misc. ribbon, misc. buttons
Card by Tanis
Papers: SU Old Olive and Kraft, Scenic Route Blue Grid
Stamps: Unity Stamp Co. Me + You = Happy
Embellishments: Fancy Pants Kraft Kuts 2 die cut sheet, Fine tip black marker
We hope you have enjoyed today's inspiration. Check back next week for a new sketch and new inspiration by the TTS design team!

Friday, July 24, 2009

Sketch 66: Layouts & Layers of Color Winners!

Such an exciting Friday! We hope you enjoyed the anniversary party and contest with Layers of Color! There were some amazing entries! Thank you all for joining in! Now for the big announcement, the winners! It's always so hard to pick winners so Laura pulled the following names from a “hat":

$50 Gift Certificate: Allison
Acrylic Blocks: Stephanie
Tsukineko Ink: Laury55

Yeah! Huge congratulations to all three of you! The winners need to e-mail me so that Laura can get your prizes to you! Also, be sure to check the Layers of Color blog for the winners of the other contest Laura had!!!

Now onto our newest sketch--Sketch 66! This sketch allows for multiple pictures or fun embellishment blocks or journaling squares. Look closely at how the designers used that space. I love the variety and uniqueness of each layout! These girls are SO talented!

12x12 Layout by Alisa
Papers: American Crafts, KI Memories lace cardstock
Embellishments: Scenic Route letter stickers
12x12 Layout by Chelsea
Papers: Cosmo Cricket Early Bird, misc. yellow cardstock
Alphas: American Crafts Thickers (grey)
Tools: Sewing Machine with white thread
12x12 Layout by Elizabeth
Papers: Pink Paislee, Bazzill
Tools: Creative Memories corner maker
Embellishments: K&C Company Berry Sweet felt stickers, Heidi Swapp letter stickers, Walmart ric rac, misc. chipboard, Zig black writer
12x6 Layout by Marcee
Papers: Bazzill Kraft
Stamp Ink: Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink
Embellishments: Basic Grey Urban Praire chipboard and sticker, American Crafts ribbon, K&Co. rub-on, misc. ribbon slide
Layout by Susan
Papers: Jillibean Soup, Sassafras, My Mind's Eye
Embellishments: misc. bling, Fancy Pants rub-ons, Pink Paislee letters
We hope you enjoyed our sketch and DT creations today. Stop back tomorrow for lots of great cards!

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Sketch 65: Cards, Tags, & More Anniversary Fun!

So, are you working on your entry for the wonderful prizes from Layers of Color? I hope so! And if you missed my post yesterday sharing the details of our party with Layers of Color, please see this post here.

For today, we have a LOT of goodies--nine cards and a tag! This includes cards from the Layers of Color design team. They have not only used the sketch but also used Layers of Color stamps so that you can see just how amazing they are! Now, let's look at all of today's creations!

Card by Danielle H.
Papers: Bazzill, Making Memories
Embellishments: Making Memories flower & button, Creative Cafe rub-on
Card by Danielle W.
Papers: Bazzill, Cosmo Cricket
Tools: Sewing Machine, Tim Holtz distresser
Stamp ink: Tim Holtz Distress ink
Embellishments: Cosmo Cricket rub-ons, misc. buttons, Target ribbon, Darice ribbon
Card by Denise, Designer for Layers of Color
Papers: Basic Grey
Stamps: Layers of Color Polka Dot Parade, Layers of Color Polka Dot Love
5x5 Card by Elizabeth
Papers: Kaiser Craft Rustic Charm Yarn, Bazzill
Tools: Fiskars punch, CM corner maker
Alphas: American Crafts Remarks letter sticker book & thickers
Embellishments: Prima flowers, Kaiser Craft rub-ons & pearls
5x5 Card by Gloria
Papers: Bazzill, Stampin' Up, Die Cuts With a View, Jenni Bowlin
Stamp: Studio G
Stamp ink: Staz-On
Tools: Cuttlebug script embossing folder, sandpaper, Fiskars scallop blade
Embellishments: Jenni Bowlin bingo card
Note: Printed papers and embellishments courtesy of Apron Strings Designs June kit.
Card by Heather, Designer for Layers of Color
Stamps: Layers of Color Fleur HeartCard by Laura, Owner, Layers of Color
Stamps: Layers of Color Bird-day Party, Layers of Color Polka Dot Parade (sentiment) 4 1/4 x 5 Card by Patter, Designer for Layers of Color
Papers: Memory Box begonia notecard, Making Memories Sabrina
Stamp: Layers of Color Garden Borders
Stamp Ink: VersaFine onyx black
Embellishments: Doodlebug jewel, Ribbon Retreat ribbon, Basic Grey rub-on
Card by Susan
Papers: JilliBean Soup
Stamps: misc.
Tag by Tanis
Papers: Coredinations CS, misc. white CS, misc. patterned paper scraps
Stamps: Hero Arts Asian Frames, Hero Arts All Occasion
Stamp ink: Memento tuxedo black, Versamark, misc. white EP
Tools: SU! corner rounder punch
Embellishments: misc. orange twill, misc. sewing pin, misc. buttons, colored pencils, colored permanent markers, misc. crocheted lace, Making Memories brads
We hope you have enjoyed all of today's inspiration. Definitely a lot to look at today! Remember to get your entries in for the Layers of Color contest by Thursday, July 23rd, at 11:59 p.m. Central Time. And be sure to check out the Layers of Color blog! Laura is giving away additional prizes on the blog this week too, so stop by see what's happening there! See you next Friday with our lucky winners!

Friday, July 17, 2009

Sketch 65: Layouts & Layers of Color Art Stamps Anniversary!

Are you ready for another anniversary party? :) Well, we have a HUGE one for you this week with THREE amazing prizes! Layers of Color Art Stamps is celebrating their one year anniversary, and Laura, the owner of Layers of Color, wants to share the celebration with you here at Triple the Sketch! Entry details are listed below the designer samples; however, let's go ahead and look at the AMAZING prizes available:
An online boutique where stampers can find unique stamp products and be inspired by fresh out-of-the-box ideas.

First Prize: $50 Layers of Color Gift Certificate
Second Prize: 3 Acrylic blocks in 3″, 4″ & 6″
Third Prize: 3 Tsukineko Brilliance tear drop ink pads

Are those amazing prizes or what? Wow! Thank you Laura!!!!! And I pray many of you will enter (see details at the end of the post). Now onto today's sketch. Our sketch for today was drawn by our design team member, Alisa! Alisa will also have a digital copy available for digi scrappers on her blog. Be sure to jump over there if you are a digi scrapper and grab the sketch template! Such a fun sketch and so many possibilities! Be sure and notice how many photos Marcee got on her layout. Awesome! Now, let's see how the design team used Alisa's sketch!

12x12 Digi Layout by Alisa
Software: PSE 6.0
Paper & Elements: Jbolt Unamused kit
Fonts: Alisa's own Topher, Jailbird Jenna and MS Sans
Note: TTS65 layered template available
here 12x12 Layout by Chelsea
Papers: My Minds Eye Breaking Free, Cosmo Cricket Hello Sunshine
Tools: Sewing machine with white thread, Fiskars threading water punch
Stamp ink: Colorbox Chestnut Roan chalk ink
Alphas: American Crafts Thickers
Embellishments: Prima flowers, Sassafras stitched button
12x12 Layout by KellyJean
Papers: SU Real Red, Brocade Blue CS, Deja Views Little Ones
Tools: SU scallop edge punch
Embellishments: SU eyelets, Deja Views Little Ones die cuts & letters
12x12 Layout by Marcee
Papers: Basic Grey Lime Rickey
Stamps: Unity June KOTM
Stamp Ink: SU! Chocolate
Alphas: Pink Paislee, Making Memories
Embellishments: Basic Grey Lime Rickey Chipboard, Bazzill Just the Edge, Basic Grey Bling
Layout by Layers of Color Designer, Heather
Layers of Color Stamps: LOC Flower Child, LOC Nature WalkLayout by Layers of Color Owner, Laura
Layers of Color Stamps: LOC Nature Walk, LOC Architectural Blocks Gorgeous samples, huh? Now, how do you enter to win one of the amazing prizes? To enter, you need to create a layout, card, tag, or altered item using Sketch 65. And of course, I have added an easy twist--you must use at least THREE DIFFERENT EMBELLISHMENTS. Three prizes; three different embellishments. :) Leave a link to your creation in this comment thread along with the three types of embellishments you used. All entries must be posted by Thursday, July 23rd, at 11:59 p.m. Central Time. Laura will choose the winners, and we will announce on Friday, July 24th. Be sure to follow the rules carefully. We would hate to disqualify anyone. Tomorrow we will have more sketch and Layers of Color goodies to share with you! So, be sure to invite your friends and join in! See you then!