Sunday, February 27, 2011

Creatively Yours DT call

Sketches: Creatively Yours announces
a Design Team Call!

Closing Date is March 15th, 2011

All scrappers, all over the world, are welcome to apply!

How to apply:

* Send a short bio about your life and scrapbooking.
* Attach a small picture (headshot if possible) of yourself.
* Complete a LAYOUT (any size) using the sketch above as inspiration. ALL artistic media are welcome, paint, stitchery, clay, paper, digi, etc.. Use your imagination!

Send your creation and information to: as an email attachment, NO LARGER than 1 mb please.

IMPORTANT~ Please include your name in the files you attach.

*Successful applicants will be notified by March 15, 9 PM (AST) by email. :o)
[I love this part of my job! LOL]

Design Team Members' Basic Responsibilities:

NOTE: No previous DT experience is necessary!

I send out an email very early (1 month before...**) with sketches designated for each week of the next month. They are due back on Thursdays by midnight AST. I will post all of the creations at S:CY on the designated Fridays.

DT members choose 2 or 3 (YES: YOU CHOOSE) for the whole month to complete and send back to me by the noted due dates. Of those sketch choices, one will be a card sketch, designed by our Senior Designer, Ann Seleshanko.
(Please Note: Supply lists for your creations are not necessary unless digital elements are included. They must be listed.)
Comment on the work of your fellow DT members and anyone who provides us with a link to THEIR work. :o)
Display our "I Design for" Blinkie on your blog and wherever else permitted.
Tell others about S:CY and invite visitors to the site.
Term is for 6 months: April 2011- September 2011
[**except for April 2011 which will have a shorter turn-around time of 2 weeks for the newly chosen DT.]


You'll receive a "Proud Designer for..." blinkie to display.
You will be able to choose 2-3 of the 4-5 sketches provided EVERY MONTH. No "ASSIGNMENTS!!"
Your work and your Blog link will receive excellent exposure on our beautiful Sketch Blog when we do our weekly posts.

There will be a professionally written "Designer of the Month" feature which means more exposure for you and your work! (Participation is optional.)
Ali can provide you with a well-written letter of reference should you ever need one with regard to your time as a DT Member at S:CY. There is no time limit to this benefit, and I will do it as many times as required for you.

Since we are not affiliated with any store we cannot send out kits or other incentives to our Designers.
Questions? Please feel free to contact Ali MacDonald, at

Thanks for visiting our friendly Sketch Blog, and applying for our DT positions.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Day 24


Today I have day 24 of my Lain Ehmann class. This is inspired by a Pagemaps sketch. I had fun with this one.

I used Basic Grey on this one. Loved how it came together.

Quick post today, have a super weekend.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Day 19

Yes, I've been a bad blogger. The silent auction at our school was a huge success, bringing in 21K for our playground. The last week was spent wrapping it up and also with some much needed down time. That was a lot of work!

On to scrappy stuff. Today I have day 19 from my Lain Ehmann class. Today I'll get my last assignment. And I have yesterdays almost done. I've kept up not too badly considering how busy this last month was. I highly recommend this class. It taught me a lot AND I have 31 layouts to show for it at the end.

These pictures were taken by Lisa McDonald

Well time to brave the cold weather, have a great day!

Friday, February 11, 2011

Day 14

Lain Ehmann'a class again! I would recommend this class to anyone. It's been wonderful.

Today is D-day. I've been co-coordinating a silent auction to raise money for a playground at our school and today is the day. Wish me luck, it's been a long haul to get here

Today's layout has Echo park on it. I love this paper, it's a close second to Basic Grey for me.

That is it for today, have a super weekend.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Day 13

Good morning! Hope you are having a wonderful day.

Today I have Day 13 of my Lain Ehmann class to share. This is a favorite photo of mine. That is my son and my husband is Santa. You should have seen the look on his face when he realized who Santa was. It was so funny. He's 11, so this was no news to him. I used Echo Park on this LO. I'm finding my style is very linear. That's what this class teaches you, to find your style.

Have a good day!

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Day 9

It is cold and yucky outside here, I'm not looking forward to venturing out today.

I have Day 9 from my Lain Ehmann class. So far keeping up not to bad, I'm sure I'll fall behind at some point.

This is from Christmas this year and I used Basic Grey. I have been itching to use these Prima flowers and thought this was the page to do it.

Stay safe on the roads today!

Friday, February 4, 2011

Day 8

Finally Friday!! This is a busy time in our household and the next few days are going to be crazy but I'm telling myself I can do it.

Today I have my Day 8 layout for my Lain Ehmann class. This was a fun one. These pictures are from Greece, the flowers there are just stunning. They were all so beautiful. I used some Cosmo Cricket on this layout.

That's it for today, have a great weekend.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Day 6

Good morning. Almost Friday!

Today I have Day 6 from my Lain Ehmann class. This was a challenge, we had to scraplift Kelli Crowe. Now while I love to look at her work, it is just not my style and I had a hard time lifting a page. But here is what I came up with and as you can see my clean,linear style just comes through even when I'm trying to scraplift someone more whimsical.

This picture was taken by Lisa McDonald. I love this one because you get a good idea of how long my son's eyelashes are. They are incredible and a I total waste on a boy!

Have a super day and see you soon.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

A Two Cup day!

Good morning. I hope all of you out east are staying safe.

Today I have a card I made for a friend. It has definitely been a two cup day. Actually the last 2 weeks have been like that, ROFLOL. This is a Sparkle stamp and I used Basic Grey Hopscotch on this card.

Copics: (hair) E25, E31, E50, (skin)E000, E00, E11, (clothes) Y11, Y13, YR61, YR65, (other) R21, C1, E42, E43, E57

That is it for today, I've been working hard on my Lain Ehmann class. I'm really enjoying it.