Friday, February 26, 2010

Sketch #33

Hey everyone! Guess what?? It's FRIDAY... that means we have a brand new Sketch and fun interpretations from the S:CY Design Team for you today! Enjoy!

Check out the post from Feb 25, which is all about our latest Design Team Call! Don't forget to apply! You will LOVE being a part of the S:CY Team!
I guarantee it! LOL

Sketch #33

Sketch Created by Team Leader Ali MacDonald

Layout created by S:CY Designer Sherry Owens

Layout created by S:CY Designer Vivi Rahman

Layout created by S:CY Designer Michelle Hodges

Layout created by S:CY Designer Misty Miller

Thanks Sherry, Vivi, Michelle snd Misty for these varied and FUN interpretations!

You gals ROCKED IT!

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Design Team Call!

Sketches: Creatively Yours is having a Design Team Call!

Sketch #58 by Sketch Artist & CY founder, Noella Arsenault

Create a Layout with the above 12x12" sketch by our Blog's founder, Sketch Artist Noella Arsenault. Submit it, along with a short bio to for a chance to make the next S:CY Team!!

Entries will be judged on originality, use of sketch, and overall harmony.
Please do give it a try! Feel free to flip or rotate the sketch provided.

Contest runs from Feb 25- March 20. Entries can be accepted from now until midnight AST, March 20th. New S:CY Team members will be notified by March 22nd, and the new team will be announced on March 29th.

The DT Term runs April 1, 2010- Sept 1, 2010

Responsibilities include 2-3 creations per month, emailed to Ali by the due date. Unfortunately, late assignments cannot be posted... except in special circumstances (and I understand that those DO happen! )

The assignments could be Layouts, bookmarks, tags, library pockets, or cards.

You will also be asked to display a DT Blinkie on your blog and promote S:CY wherever you can.

As a member of the DT at S:CY, you will have fun, "get your name out there" and be provided with a chance to have your creations SEEN on a larger scale!

Unfortunately I cannot compensate you with scrappy products. I can, however, provide you with a well-written letter of reference relating your skills and experience at S:CY should you ever need one. (I can also provide a reference for you via any media you wish: postal mail, MSN chat, email, etc... should it ever be needed.)

Please note, if you are one of the successful applicants, your LO entry to this DT Contest will be used along with a short Bio when we announce the new Design Team.

So-- What are you waiting for? Apply!
IMPORTANT: Don't forget to include a short bio when you send in your LO.
Thanks! Have fun!


Friday, February 19, 2010

Moma's Sketch #2

Sketch #2

Sketch created by Feb Guest Sketch Artist & Designer Monika Martinson

Layout created by Feb Guest Sketch Artist and Designer Monika Martinson

Layout created by Design Team Member Jennifer Cassista

Layout created by Design Team Member Michelle Hodges

Layout created by Design Team Member Pam Sandy

Layout created by Design Team Member Sherry Owens

Layout created by Design Team Member Irit Shalom

Layout created by Senior Design Team Member Ann Seleshanko

Layout created by Design Team Member Heather Redmore

Layout created by Design Team Member Vivi Rahman

Friday, February 12, 2010

S:CY Card Sketch #2 of 2010!

Hope you've all had a good week. Here at the MacDonald household, we are in the midst of science projects with Daniel and Bryan... LOL! I am learning a lot about the deinonychous dinosaur and the creation of lava lamps! OHMY! Next will be Bryan's Heritage project. He is thinking about doing a project on the RCMP's Musical Ride! My Grampie was an RCMP! I am really excited about Bryan's choice of topic... so is Bry, who talks of becoming a policeman (or a teacher...)

Kate's Grade 10 exams are over and today's her report card day! She was pretty excited. That's such a great thing to see...
Anywhoodles, "Happy Friday" everyone! It's the best day of the week for so many people... I figured, why not add to the fun and post a GREAT card sketch for you!

Here it is, all the way from beautiful Calgary, Alberta

Card Sketch #2 in 2010

Created by Sketches: Creatively Yours Senior Design Team Member: Ann Seleshanko

And now for some creative interpretations from our talented Team of S:CY Designers!

"You {HEART} me"

Card created by S:CY Designer Victoria Warren-Mears

"Love You "

Card created by S:CY Designer Pam Sandy

"4 U"

Card created by S:CY Designer Helen Hollinger


Card created by S:CY Designer Janis Medina

"Love You"

Card created by S:CY Senior DT Member Ann Seleshanko

"Love ya!"

Card created by S:CY Designer Vivi Rahman

"You're the Best"

Card created by S: CY Designer Carla Robinson

Thank you ALL so much for your beautiful work! Ann, TY for this sketch. It is one I want to try... it would lend itself really well toward using up some scraps of pretty patterned paper! Heaven knows we ALL have lots of those! LOL

Thanks for popping in, everyone- be sure to post a link to all of your card creations with Ann's sketch: we will come visit and leave a comment. Remember we're always looking for Guest Designers, and participation is KEY here at S:CY.Feel free to place a link to S:CY on your blog, too, we'd really appreciate it!Here's our logo for you to snag and display:


Many thanks to our logo creator, Vivi Rahman!

Our site's url is:

Be sure to tell a friend or two!

Have a wonderful weekend!!

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Eco-Friendly Blog Hop at Creatively-Green!

As a Designer over at Creatively-Green Scrapbook Store, I wanted to let you all know that we have a HUGE Blog Hop going on and it runs from Feb 11-14th!

We will play games, do challenges and join in sharing some sweet recipes & fun! The grand prize is worth $150.00. Go check it out!

You should also go sign up for the BINGO Game before it starts tomorrow AM. Here is where to sign up! Do it tonight: February 10th!

I also created a Blog Post all about the Blog Hop!
You can read all about it! See you at the hop. It's going to be FAB!

Friday, February 5, 2010

Sketch #1 by Monika Martinson (Moma)!

Sketch #1 Created for S:CY by Guest Sketch Artist Monika Martinson

Layout created by S:CY Guest Designer
Monika Martinson

"Love xo"

Layout created by S:CY Designer Carla Robinson

"How do you measure love?"

Layout Created by S:CY Designer Helen Hollinger


Layout created by S:CY Designer Victoria Warren-Mears

"Grape Achievement"

Layout created by S:CY Senior Designer Ann Seleshanko

"Little golfers"

Layout created by S:CY Designer Janis Medina


Layout created by S:CY Designer Irit Shalom


Layout created by S:CY Designer Misty Miller


Layout created by S:CY Designer Heather Redmore

"Zoo Photos"

Layout created by S:CY Designer Jennifer Cassista

"Fleece Navidad"

What beautiful Sketch interpretations!

Thank you to Carla, Helen, Ann, Irit, Victoria, Janis, Misty, Heather and Jennifer for the excellent work on your layouts. You make me feel so proud!

Monika, a warm Thank you from us all for an amazing Sketch and for sharing YOUR interpretation of it with us. It's awesome having you as our Guest Sketch Artist and Designer this month!

Please leave us a comment if you have the chance! We all love hearing from you. If you create something using Moma's sketch, leave us a link along with your comment and we will be sure to visit your Blog or gallery to have a peek.

** Remember that we're always looking to welcome Guest Designers from our followers/readers to S:CY and that participation really enhances the possibility that we will ask you to come on board with us one month! **

Chat soon! Have a wonderful weekend everyone!


Thursday, February 4, 2010

"Create it-GREEN" is having a Blog HOP!!!!!!!!!!

Just wanted to let all my scrappy friends know that Create it-GREEN has a Blog Hop coming up this weekend-- SATURDAY FEB 6 to be exact!

Please join us!

You'll start off at noon EST on Saturday Feb 6th at the Create it-GREEN blog then hop to lots of fun places where you'll see GREAT LOVE-themed projects, play games, collect a few digis, and have the chance to win some fun Prizes! So come on- Hop along with us!

See you at the HOP!

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Our February Guest Sketch Artist and Designer...

is none other than the fabulously talented Monika Martinson!

Monika designs beautiful sketches and has created TWO layout sketches PLUS TWO interpretations of her sketches for us here this month!

February 5th will be the reveal day for the first of these sketches PLUS Monika's and the S:CY Design Team's fabulous interpretations!

I asked Monika to share a bio with us...

Guest Designer and Sketch Artist Monika Martinson

First of all I would like to say thank you for the honor of being selected guest sketch artist.

My name is Monika (aka Moma). I live in Sweden, just outside of Stockholm with my husband and our daughter who is now five.

I have been scrapping since 2004, when my DD was born. Like every one else I wanted to save those precious first photos in a special way. Now I have to admit, I don’t just scrap to keep our memories but also because this is the best way ever for me to be creative.

My scrapbooking style is romantic, shabby, but I also enjoy digital scrapbooking. That has actually been a perfect way for me to learn Photoshop, a skill that I need in my work.

Here is Monika's sketch site! Have a peek, you will be bowled over by her beautiful creations!
Welcome to Sketches: Creatively yours Monika! We are so thrillled to have you with us!

Be sure to check in on Friday morning everyone! There will be some beauty and creativity here at S:CY yet again!

Monday, February 1, 2010

Very excited...

today as it is the first of February!!!!

Don't you just love a new month?

Warmest thanks to my amazing friend and scrappy aficionado Deanne Burton who provided us with 2 gorgeous sketches in January! Thanks so much Deanne! YOU ROCK!

On to February...We have a special combined Guest Sketch Artist AND Designer to introduce you to this month.... her talent is jaw-dropping!

Plus we have a brand-spankin' new Card Sketch from our Senior Designer, Ann Seleshanko, all ready to share.

More to come, so stay tuned!!!!!

It's going to be ANOTH
ER great month here at Sketches: Creatively Yours! So glad you're along for the fun~!