Thursday, February 19, 2009

3 Clover Thursday Challenge #1

Welcome to 3 Clover Thursday Challenge #1

Thanks for coming by today for our first challenge!
I hope that you will participate and share your creation with us by uploading to your blog or SCS and leaving a link with Mr. Linky below. If you upload to SCS please use 3CTC1 in your title so that we can find you easily by searching.

*********If you do participate this first week and leave us a link by next Wednesday (2/25) I will put your name in for a random drawing for some surprise blog candy!
Just to get things going this first week!**********


Since so many love sketch challenges I decided that this first week we will do a sketch challenge...now all you have to do is fill in the blanks!


I learned something this week....I am an idiot. :P
Often if I am blog surfing or checking out cards on SCS I will see a card that has a great layout. So I will open up my Microsoft paint and recreate the layout. I have found that if I save the actual photo of the card, I am too influenced by that actual card when trying to use the layout. SO that is how I got this sketch. A lovely card caught my eye and I used the layout.
Then I passed it on to the "inspiration team" and they quickly made some great cards.
Monday night I was feeling a little lost and thought I would check out some of the recent sketch challenges on SCS....GASP! The recent sketch is just like the one above!!! So the person who insprired my layout was using the SCS sketch challenge! (it was not noted on there blog)
I had already given the sketch to the girls and several had already made cards for today using it. So I just want to come clean. Please forgive me...I am new at this. And we are back to I am an idiot! Doh! Fear not, next week we will not run into this...as it is not a sketch.

I split the talent up into two teams that will alternate weeks. I did not want to overly impose on these talented ladies. However, I have also invited them to participate in their off weeks if they feel like it. Some weeks we may have more or less. Inspiring you this week is (you can click on their names to link over to their blogs):


Sharon Caudle:



My Card:



So what are you waiting for?! Go forth and CREATE!
Three Clover Thursday Challenges Participants
1. Stef H
2. Suzy
3. Jane
4. TA ~ Carbone\'s Corner
5. Becky Teusink
6. Tonya Hopkins
7. Christi Thorsen
8. Michelle Neuendorf
9. Peggy M
10. Sarah - Stressed Stamper
11. Mary Castonguay
12. Tamarra C
13. Lorie
14. Terry
15. Tammy Fite
16. Peggy Regan
17. Nola Burkhard
18. Krista Norman
19. SouthernScraps
20. Kimberly Gajewski
21. gdp2001
22. mamichelle
23. Debbie Fisher
24. Dalis
25. carly
26. Lynne in NI
27. Chrsitina\'s Creative Expressions
28. Joan Ottevanger
29. Shelly Koskinen
30. Jessica G
31. Amanda

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33 comments:

Elena said...

Kerry! How you can tell that you are an idiot! Don't even think this way! You are the most talented and generous lady I have ever met!
And your card is so cute!!!! I love the little leaves you added!
Thank you for your great sketch!

Stressed Stamper said...

So happy you have got your challenges up and running, will do one this week. I am sure it will be a HUGE success.
Sarah

Debbie Fisher (debbiedee) said...

Oh how fun! I love your card! I have that stamp and it's going to be my St. Patrick card image this year.

Christina said...

Sounds cool I will try to get to it some time this week!

mamichelle said...

Gorgeous cards, Ladies!! Love the sketch.

Sharon Caudle said...

Kerry, your card is beautiful! Your coloring is amazing as always! Thanks for the fun challenge! All of the cards are fantastic!

Kimberly Gajewski said...

I've been waiting all week for your sketch challenge! I'm off for a day of shopping, but I'll be playing as soon as I get home! Hugs, Kimberly :D

Danni said...

Yay!! It's Thursday and your challenges are starting! I so hope to be able to play along! Awesome DT cards!

Stef H: (Illinois, US) said...

I'm sooo excited for you and your new challenges and I can't believe I'm first with my sample! I've been waiting patiently. I such a challenge freak so you know I'm waiting anxiously for more!!!

And what gorgeous cards, too!!!!

Lorie said...

How exciting! I will work on this later this weekend. :o)

Kristen said...

How exciting!!!! Congrats on your new venture, and I am thrilled to be a part of it. Thank you so much.
That stamps is sooooo cute. You did an amazing job with this sketch. LOVE IT!

Ida P. Krause said...

OMG that is just the cutest little image and you've done it proud! Thanks for inviting me to be a part of your team.

Suzy said...

Very nice scetch. It hepls me to make a card, witch i need, but it doesn't match before.

Thanjs again for candy i recive today.
Hugs
Suzy

nicky said...

OMG there are all wonderful cards! hugs nicky

Jane said...

Cute sketch! I think it's perfectly fine to use SCS sketches....Some of us never get over there to check things out! :) Jane

Sue from Oregon said...

Kerry, Congrats on your inaugural challenge! All the cards are great!

Olde Country Creations said...

Congratulations on your first challenge! >:0) I had a blast creating my card for you. Fabulous work by the DT!
Thank you for the fun challenge and nope your not an idiot!!! ((hugs))


Tonya

Christi said...

Congrats on your first challenge! My panel isn't as long as yours but I hope it still qualifies! I plan on making another one as this is an awesome sketch!

Handmade by Vivi said...

Kerry, oh it is great that you have sketches now on your blog... I love them.. and the samples cards are just gorgeous.. all of them!
I'll definetly make one and send my link to you!
Congrats!!!!!!
Hugs
Vivi Casale

Summerthyme Studio said...

Love the sketch!!! and the samples are adorable!!!!

Vicki

Marge Sexton said...

Kerry,
Great Sketch, I love how you displayed the cards on your site! I'd love to play if I find time Friday. Thanks!
BTW...Great Card!
Hugs,
Marge

Peggy M said...

Congrats on your first challenge. I'm looking forward to seeing what we'll have each week.

Stressed Stamper said...

Loved doing that challenge...hope my card is ok
Have a great weekend
Sarah

Carolyn Bounds said...

Congratulations on your new challenge!!!! I have saved this sketch in my computer and will try to give it a go this weekend!!! The DT has done a marvelous job!!!

Hugs!
Carolyn

Terry @ Krazy's Place said...

Great cards from the DT. Love the sketch. My card is here  

~Terry

njburk said...

Kerry--I love the sketch & your card. Sorry mine is a bit late but it's posted--Get Well Stephanie!
Thanks for the wondeful template, Nola

southernscraps said...

I'm always up for challenges. Thanks for hosting.

Kimberly Gajewski said...

Terrific sketch Kerry! You've put together a fabulous team! Their samples (and yours) are wonderful! I'm so glad that I had the chance to play! :D

GDP2001 said...

I love challenges, they get my brain working!!
thanks
Gena- gdp2001

carlzcardz said...

Hiya kerry, i stumbled upon your challenge blog and had to take part loved the sketch

hugs

carly xx

Christina said...

Yeaaaa I managed to get it done before wednesday!

Jessica G. said...

Great sketch, Kerry! This is the first time I've tried this linking gadget -- how fun! Keep up the great challenges; I know I'll play again!

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