Friday, April 1, 2011

Today is a big Day

Today...  sadly I say farewell to 3 members of the Crafty Sketches team:
Jodi Dolbel, Wendy Gaskin & Kylie Howland.....
It is very hard to say goodbye however I understand life is taking them in other directions & I wish them every success in all their future ventures. Jodi, Wendy & Kylie, your friendship, support & encouragement has been absolutely invaluable. THANKYOU so much my talented friends.

Today... I announce Crafty Sketches is looking for 5 new designers to join the team for a 9 month term.
To apply:
Please email  with your name, blog address,any other DTs you are a part of, and attach 3-4 of your favorite projects. All experience levels are encouraged to apply! Please write DT application in the subject line.
Applications will close at midnight April 15th, notification to successful applicants will be on April 18th, your first LO after selection will be due on April 25th.
As a team member you will be required to:
1. Personally design a sketch either digitally or hand drawn on a roster basis.
2. On the month of your sketch you will assist in selecting the winner from the LOs submitted.
3. Promote Crafty Sketches on your blog & attach the blinkie supplied.
4. email to Crafty Sketches your take on the sketch by the 25th of the month. 
5. Visit the personal blogs of all who participate in the challenge & leave some loving .. 
who doesn't love a bit of lovin'..... 
Crafty Sketches is a non profit blog where your designs will be published to inspire our readers to create.
I look forward to hearing from  all who are interested in being a member of the team. 

And now the sketch for April  ... a terrific sketch from Kylie ....
 Today... I welcome our talented Guest Designer ... Eve Sheppard .... 
Eve owns Scrapbudz Scrapbook Boutique and is a current sponsor of Crafty Sketches .... 

 Eve Sheppard -'Charmer'
Creative Team members have created these wonderful layouts to share : 
Kim Kendall - 'Lacey'
 Kylie Howland -'Love You'
 Annette Gearside- 'Fair of Face' --- 8.5x11 
The team & I would be delighted if you would come join us this month , create your take on this great sketch and share with us by linking with Mr Linky below
Entries close midnight 31st March.
Have fun & happy scrapping
Annette & the Creative Team


  1. Awesome LO's Ladies and yes Millie so sad to see these awesome ladies leave as their work is so inspiring

  2. Thanks for having me on the team annette i am super thrilled to be here ...great work from all the designers

  3. Hi girls I have linked my layout
    and I loved this sketch and the samples gorge!

  4. What a fabulous sketch and I love what everybody did with it!!

  5. Thanks for another great sketch, I have linked my LO.

  6. have linked my take on the sketch ... have flipped it on its side :)

  7. Loved the sketch - was perfect for the photo I used.
    Thanks so much :)

  8. Great challenge and sketch !!

    Wish you all a Happy day ! :o)

  9. I loved the sketch. I have linked my layout.

  10. I can see I was too late posting. Well, that is how it goes. :0)