Monday, January 30, 2012

100th Blog Post - Celebration BLOG HOP!!!!!


This is a time of pure excitement for me.  It's so hard to believe that two years ago on February 15, 2010 this challenge blog was launched.  Two years and 100 challenges later we are still going strong. 
I want to thank everyone that has played a huge part in making this blog so successful.  Thank you to our design team members, our sponsors, those that have created sketches and provided challenge ideas, and those that have made post for me when times in my life kept me from being able to do it.
Hats off to all of you for helping to make this blog as much yours as it is mine. 

We have a lot to cover this week so let's get on with the show. 
We are being sponsored by 3 sponsors this week.  At the end of the blog hop we will do a random selection of 3 participants all of who will win a prize from one of our 3 sponsors just for participating.  Below you will find the rules to join in on the fun.

Everyone participating in our blog hop is using images from one of our three sponsors.
And Our sponsors are:

Here are the rules to join in on the fun!!!!

1.  You must visit all of our participants blogs (listed below.)  Make a comment on their blog creations.
2.  After leaving a comment come back here and leave a comment that you finished.
3.  Create a project using the sketch that our design team used and upload your project below.

Some things for you to know:
1.  This hop will last for 1 full week.  Projects must be uploaded by 5pm EST on February 5th.
2.  We will be giving away 3 prizes and you must do the steps above to be eligible to win.

Here is our design team blog hop order.  Are you ready to start hopping????

Here is the sketch that you'll need to create with.

Here is one last creation for inspiration for you from our design team member Karen.  How cute is this!!!!

Thank you for participating and HAVE FUN!!!

Monday, January 23, 2012

Challenge #99 - 3 Embelishments

Hello and welcome to the Critter Sketch Challenge Blog's 99th Blog Post.  Next week is our 100th post and I hope you'll plan to join us for our blog hop. 

This week our sponsor is Robyn's Fetish.  Below you'll get to see some fabulous creations from our DT using images from their store.

This weeks challenge:
Create a project using 3 Embelishments

Monday, January 16, 2012

Sketch Challenge #98

Whoo hooo, we are in our two weekend count down to our 100th blog post.  I hope you are anticipating it as much as we are and are making plans to join us.

This weeks challenge is a sketch challenged hosted by Robyn's Fetish. 

And now on to our DT's crafty creations!!!

Moira - I always love your scrapbook pages.  What an awesome clean and simple page that makes a great statement.  Love it!

Lisa - What a precious little lion image.  I love your take on the sketch and love the color combo with the cute star accents. 

Sandye - What a cute graduation card!  I love the paper clip back round.  Once again great use of the sketch and super cute image. 

Crystal - What a precious Valentines Day card.  I love this Magnolia image and love the use of all the cute glitter hearts. 

Yvette -   Love is in the air!!!  Such a cute use of this Frosty sign to make it look festive for Valentines Day card.  Love it and the cute accents.

Jacki - What a fun, cute backround.  Love the paper bow accent, cute image and fun use of the sketch. 

Have fun and happy crafting!!!!

Monday, January 9, 2012

Baby It's Cold Outside - Challenge #97

Bbbbrrrrrrrrrrrrr, it sure has been cold!!!  Even though I must say, we are having a rather mild winter for the north.  I'm sure the cold and snow will be here before we know it.

As our months gets closer to the end, we also get closer to our 100th blog post.  We will be having an extra special blog hop that I hope you'll join us for.  It will last for a full week and is going to be sponsored by 3 of our fabulous sponsors.

Congratulations to our December challenge winner,
Please email me at to claim your challenge prize.

Now on to this weeks challenge.  Our challenge this week is,
Baby It's Cold Outside - Create a card or project with a snowman/women. 

Our sponsor Robyns Fetish has some awesome snowmen/women for you to work with.  Our design team has some examples below

Drum roll please, here are our Design Team Creations:

Awesome color of your Robyn's Fetish image.  Love the red and purple color blocks and glitter paper.  Very cute!!!

Nancy - This is also a precious image from Robyn's Fetish.  I love the red shading around the image and the perfect red bow.  AND look at the sentiment, she tied it right in to our theme this week.  Love it!

Georgia - Oh how cute!  Love the snowflakes on this cute card.  Fun!!

Jacqui - Super love the awesome coloring on this card.  So cute and love the ribbon accent on the top of the image. 

Jenn - Oh my how creative!  I love the snowflake behind this Robyn's Fetish image.  The pattern paper color blocks really pull out the fun in this card.  Great color combination and use of embelishments.


Monday, January 2, 2012

Challenge 96 - Celebration Challenge

This week we are on our Challenge 96 challenge..  only four more challenges to our big 100th Challenge blog hop!!  

On to this weeks challenge...  this week we are thinking Celebrations.. Birthdays, babies, Bar Mitzvah's, weddings,
New Year's etc...  if you celebrate it..  create a project/card/altered item/layout and then upload it for us to see!

Make sure you check out our fabulous sponsor Robin's Fetish

What a fantastic boy card.. I'm digging those stars!!

  Birthdays are always a great celebration! 
(I love stars and seem to put them on many of my layouts!!)

How can you not love Changito?!  
Love the bright colours!

What a unique celebration!!  Totally love those little images!!

How adorable is this!?!  Totally reminds me of my sister's wedding..  
her daughter was her flower girl.. even the colours are perfect..  such a sweet image!!

Awww..  a new baby!  What a wonderful thing to celebrate.  I love the heart!!

Thanks for joining us again this week..  so looking forward to seeing what and how you celebrate!!

Melanie is having some computer issues and will get the Inlinkz button up as soon as she can, most likely on Tuesday.