Our first Pink INK Sketch Challenge!

7/08/2011 07:00:00 AM

Hi everyone!  Today is the FIRST challenge for Pink INK Sketch Challenges and to celebrate our grand "opening," we're kicking things off with a blog hop!  I'm the first stop so if you're hopping along, you're in the right place.  If you lose your way, I have a list of the hop participants at the bottom of this post or you can also find it on the Pink INK Sketch Challenges Blog.

Oh, and you can also find us on Facebook HERE if you fancy the social networking thing :)

For our first sketch, we would like you to use this lovely sketch by Jane: 

We have FIVE generous sponsors for you this week which means FIVE different chances to win prizes!!  Here are our wonderful sponsors for this week:




So on to my cards!  I created three cards for this challenge and was a bit flexible with the sketch, but the elements are still there (I hope you see them). At first, I thought only Tickled Pink Stamps was sponsoring, then we added on Whiff of Joy and also Whimsy Stamps so since I work for all of them, I didn't want to be biased so I used products from all three companies.  It was really fun making these cards!  It's probably because Jane's sketch is so versatile, but I created these three in about an hour and a half.  Granted, two of the images were already colored, but still, I don't think that's bad at all :)
Stamps: Whimsy Stamps Club Kid and Everyday Mini Postage Stamps; Medium: Distress Inks on Montval watercolor paper; Paper: Fancy Pants It's in the Little Things; Embellishments: WOC flowers, May Arts striped twill ribbon, baker's twine; Tools: Whimsy Stamps Mini Postage Stamp Die, Nestabilities, Martha Stewart Leaf Punch

Stamps: Whiff of Joy Little Nurse, Whimsy Stamps Oval Snippets; Medium: Distress Inks on Montval watercolor paper; Paper: October Afternoon Thrift Shop; Embellishments: WOC flowers, May Arts twill ribbon, lace; Tools: Nestabilities Ovals and Lacey Ovals; Memory Makers distressing tool

I think this Tickled Pink card turned out the best :)  I'm also entering it into the Pink Lady DT call, though I think my chances are slim since there's so much talent already in the pool.  If you haven't heard about the call, you can read all about it HERE and maybe give it a shot too :)
 Stamps: Tickled Pink Stamps Lil Victoria Steampunk Lad Eric and Steampunk Sentiments; Medium: Distress Inks on Montval watercolor paper; Paper: October Afternoon Thrift Shop; Embellishments: WOC flowers, May Arts twill ribbon, lace; Tools: Nestabilities Ovals and Lacey Ovals; Memory Makers distressing tool

I hope you enjoyed my creations for today and we hope to see you join in at the Pink INK Sketch Challenges!

Now it's time to hop along to Cheri's magnificent blog to see what amazing creation she's come up with using Jane's oh-so-versatile sketch!

If you get lost along the way, here's the complete blog hop list: 
Ann (me!)


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