Monday, November 2, 2009

Laura's Sketch 38 & Our New Design Team

Happy Birthday Kazan
We hope you have an awesome day today!!

Huge Congrats to our NEW design team member Shanna Vineyard.
Shanna delivered a beautiful baby girl yesterday!

Welcome sweet baby Chloe Anne

Happy November! Lots of new and exciting things are going on at 2 Sketches 4 You. First of all we have a fresh brand new banner, along with new awards! Yes, thats right when you win Card of the Week or are mentioned in our Fab 5, you will be emailed one of our cute new awards to display proudly on your blog. Here they are...

Card of the Week Badge

Fab 5 Badge

Secondly our existing designers Cheryl and Sankari made the most stunning cards this week. This weeks main sponsor is Sakura of America with Starving Artistamps as a Co-sponsor. Thank you ladies your cards are fantastic!

Also we want to wish a belated Happy Birthday to one of our Fall design team members, Lori Roop! Lori celebrated her special day yesterday, we hope your special day was amazing! :)

Cheryl used the Black Gel pen from Sakura

Sankari used the Gel, Metallic, and Sparkle pens from Sakura

Thirdly, and the big news you all have been waiting for... Our brand new Design Team!!!
Thank you to everyone who took the time to submit to this team. Each and every application was well thought out and beautifully submitted! Kazan and I poured over each and every one very carefully, it was very hard to pick only 4 designers!

Now for the announcement...

2S4Y 2009 Winter Design Team

Ashley Cannon Newell

Card using Kazan's DT Sketch

Card using Laura's DT sketch

Kathy Martin

Card using Kazan's DT sketch

Card using Laura's DT sketch

Sarah Martina

Card using Kazan's DT sketch

Card using Laura's DT sketch

Shanna Vineyard

Card using Kazan's DT sketch

Card using Laura's DT sketch

Welcome to 2S4Y ladies! Kazan and I are so excited to have you on our team your each individual talent is awesome, we can't wait to see your inspiration and contribution to 2 Sketches 4 You.

This week we have a gorgeous set of Gelly Roll Stardust gel pens to giveaway to Card of the Week kindly sponsored by Sakura of America.

Gelly Roll Stardust gel ink pen features:
• A roller ball pen that is easy and comfortable to write with
• Archival quality ink – chemically stable, waterproof, and fade resistant
• No smears, feathers, or bleed-through on most papers
• Writes on vellum (a heavy creamy-colored paper resembling parchment)

The winner of Card of the Week will also win these adorable Doodlefactory "Into the Woods" stamps generously donated by Starving Artistamps

Here's how to enter:

• Please provide a link to your card by posting it on this thread using Mr. Linky
• Deadline for all entries: Saturday november 7th at Midnight (US Mountain time)
• Your card should be based off the sketch provided and can be of any theme. You may enter as many times as you like and only need to do a card based on Kazan's sketch to qualify for the prize.
• The winning card will be announced as the Card of the Week on Sunday, November 8th here at 2 Sketches 4 You.
• International Cardmakers are welcome to enter

Thank you again to all who submitted for our design team call!

Let the creativity begin!!
Laura & your Brand Spanking New Design Team!


~amy~ said...

Wonderful inspirational cards by everyone!!!

Yahooooo for the fabbie new members of the 2s4y Design Team!!!! Congrats Ladies!!!

Shemaine Smith said...

Congratulations to the new Design Team! Your designs are stunning and I look forward to seeing more fab creations!!!

Ingrid said...

Wow....congrats on the new DT. Awesome cards. Can't wait to see their takes on the weekly sketches. Have fun, girls!

Sankari W. said...

Congrats To Ashley, Shanna, Sarah and Kathy!!!! WOOOTTTTT!!! Welcome ladies! your cards are simply dripping with gorgeousness!!!!
Awesome sketch Laura!!!! What a great way to start Monday!!!
Sankari :)

Latisha said...

Congratulations to the new DT!!
Cheryl and Sankari, your cards are beautiful!!

anja curvers said...

Beautiful cards and woohooo great team congrats to you all I'm looking forward to see all your great creations. Have much fun.

Nenne said...

Lovely, just lovely! I can see why you picked these wonerful designers! Congrats to the four of you and looking forward to see you creations during the winter!

Wonerful sketch Laura, <3 is a adorable :D and I love the new blog treats!

Katie said...

Congrats to the new DT!! I am looking forward to the next few months with all of you!

LOVE the new look, too!


Deb said...

Gorgeous creations! Fantastic cards from all of you!

cnelson said...

Congrats to the new DT members Ashley, Kathy, Sarah and Shanna!!! I am so excited to work with you all!!! Lovin' Lovin' Lovin' those cards you all created!!!

Amy C said...

Great sketch and the three of you have done a fabulous job with it (as always). A HUGE CONGRATS to the new DT!! I just love all of your entries. I look forward to seeing what you do with the sketches every week.

Amy ♥

Unknown said...

woooohooooo!!!!!!! congrats girls!!!! so super psyched for you, cannot WAIT to see your amazing creations week after week!!

Anonymous said...

Congrats to the new design team!! Cant wait to see your creations!

Petra said...

Wow wat a wonderfull card made by the new DT!! Realy lovely! Congrats to you all!
I had lots of fun playing with the sketch from this week!
Hugs Petra

Eveline said...

Welcome new DT members. No wonder you were picked, great cards, all of them.

Ellen said...

Congrats to the new Design Team!
Can't wait to see your cards....


Anabelle O'Malley said...

Beautiful cards and a huge congrats to the awesome new DT members!! You KNOW I love your work, girls!!

Kim Sonksen said...

Congratulations to the new DT - I am especially happy to see "my" girlies Sarah and Shanna....woot woot.
What an AWESOME team you have chosen.

Love the new sketch and what Cheryl and Sankari did with this.

claudia shadler said...

Holy Cow, Ashley and Sarah on the same DT, hehe, gosh, you ladies will have fun with Kazan and Laura, this is awesome! Congrats ladies, can't wait to see all the awesome cards you make!

Clouds :D

Broni said...

What gorgeous creations from the super-talented new design team!!! Congratulations to everyone!!

Anonymous said...

Thank you! Your blog post will be advertised on the DigiFree Blog Printable Freebie search engine today (look for timestamp: 02 Nov [LA 04:00pm, NY 07:00pm] - 03 Nov [UK 12:00am, OZ 11:00am] ).

Cindy Lee said...

Woohoo!! Congrats to the new Design Team!!

Laurel said...

Congrats to the new design team! Not surprised some amazing talent there!

Eva said...

Congrats to the new DT members!!! AMAZING talented ladies!!! Can't wait to see your gorgeous inspirations!!!

carina said...

Woohoo!!Big congrats to the new Design Team

Peet said...

Congratulations to Ashley, Kathy, Sarah and Shanna!!! Great team!

Tenia Nelson said...

Lovely cards and congrats to the new team!!! Rock on!!

Regan said...

congrats everyone!!!

Anonymous said...

Wow, what inspirational cards, as always! I hope to play later this week :)

Floortje said...

Such beautiful cards! And the sketch is great too, thanks again.
Scraphugs, Floortje

~dawne said...

Congratulations to the new team. I already visit most of these blogs & can't wait to see the amazing work you'll do here4!!

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

Huge congrats to the new Design Team, you girls totally ROCK!!! :D

Broni said...

Happy Birthday, Kazan! (So sorry I missed that in my first comment.) I hope you had a marvelous day!

Unknown said...

Love the samples... wonderful sketch... thank you for the inspiration.

cnelson said...

Hope you had a fabuous birthday Kazan!

Jill said...

Lovely sketch again and welcome to the DT.

marley said...

beautiful sketch and cards! congratulations to the new dt, i'm looking forward to seeing your creations each week. congrats again!

Dora said...

I love the sketch and the new DT!!
What a stunning cards....that will bring much good for the next weeks!

cnelson said...

Congrats to Shanna on her beautiful baby girl!

Katherine said...

Congratulations to the new DT. Your designs really amazing!

~Lori Roop said...

Congrats to the new DT members! What a FABULOUSLY lot of talented girls!! I'll be looking forward to seeing more work from them!

Nicky Hsu said...

Congrats to the new DT.Love all the sample cards. So inspiring.

CraftyChatter said...

Darnit, somehow managed to enter in the wrong one :( entry is above ! I look forward to playing more often :)

Jenny said...

Congrats to the new DT!! Wonderful cards ladies! Thanks for the challenge, I'm a sucker for a challenge with a heart in it :)

Vanessa said...

Congrats to the wonderful Design Team!! So happy to see familiar names here!! Love the creations and fab sketch!

Traveling Mama said...

Congrats to all the ladies! What awesome inspiration too! Thanks girls!

Glennis F said...

Thanks for the great inspiration. I have only just found your blog - but I will be following it

lauren bergold said...

gorgeous sketch, gorgeous cards, and what a ♥FABULOUS♥ new team! congrats all round and as always thank you for the inspiration!

Linda Brun said...

I'm to late for the challenge, but linked it up with mr Linky anyway. Wonderfull sketch to work with. Thankyou