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Monday, July 16, 2012

~ July Sketch Challenge ~

Hello everyone! It's Christine here ready to announce that it's that time again, our monthly sketch challenge!  This month my little sister and I took a stab at designing our first sketch together! 

 And so here are our Design Team Member's interpretations of the sketch:

Monday DT: Kimberly Fordyce 

Recipe: Paper- Basic Grey, DCWV, Making Memories; Ink- Color Box; Fanci Folds- American Traditions; Cricut Cartridge- 3 Birds on Parade; Stickers- Stickopotamus & Provo Craft Alphabilties; Buttons; Pop Dots; Foam Tape

 Wednesday DT: Jessie Sugarlips

Jessie used the MME Lush Navy papers we sell @ Crafting Family.

Thursday DT: Silvia Bolanos

Saturday DT: Laura Carazo

 Laura used DCWV paper. 

Sunday DT: Ashley Hamm
"I used the MME Nostalgia papers and the "sweet little angel" embellishment, which I adore. You can find these HERE. Everything else is mine. Jillibean buttons, Heidi Swapp labels, Cosmo Cricket rub ons."

Christine Castillo

My supply list: Patterned paper: DCWV; Misc. Cardstock; Flowers: Prima; Pearls: Queen & Co. & Forever in Time; Punches: EK Success & Martha Stewart; Journaling stamp: Fiskars; Ink: Tim Holtz – Spun Sugar; Lace w/pearls: Joann’s; Flocked chipboard alphas: MME Lush

DT: Jewels 
Supplies Used: Cricut™ Catridge Lacy Labels Lite- Family cut @ 2.5" & Joy cut @ 2"; Cricut™ Cartridge Cake Basics - pg. 49 Butterfly (Base Shadow) cut @ 3/4" - 2"; Fancy Pants© - Lilac House (Lavendar Leaves & Tapestry); White CS by Colorbok®; Brown CS by Recollections®; Martha Stewart™ Border Punch; Making Memories® Gold Ink; White Acrylic Paint by Plaid®; Acrylic Jewels; White Gelly Roll Pen; CM Black Pen; Pink ATG; Aleene's® Tacky Glue; Glossy Accents™; Foam Squares

Guest Designer: Pat Selman from the sewing side of Crafting Family
Patterned paper: Basic Grey Boxer, Paper Pizzaz, DCWV; Cardstock: C’oredinations & DCWV; Star border and circle journaling frame: K&Company; Misc. Buttons; DMC floss; Cricut cartridge: Stand and Salute; Border Punch: Martha Stewart; Random crocheted ribbon.

And now for the fun part for our fans....the sketch challenge contest! Yes, our contest for our fans is back this month and we have a couple of prizes:

American Crafts: Everyday Collection papers 

These adorable papers are double sided and of cardstock thickness! The first place winner will receive two sheets of each of these adorable papers!


The winner of second place will received these FLOCKED papers from My Mind's Eye's Lush 2 Collection! They are so versatile and easy to use with just about any project you are working on. :)

What do you have to do enter contest?
You have a chance to win two prizes from Crafting Family this month by participating in this sketch challenge! (1) Submit your creation to the Crafting Family Facebook site (or on the sidebar of our blog), (2) become a fan of the Facebook page (if you aren't already); (3) become a follower of the Crafting Family blog (if you aren't already). 

Deadline to enter is July 31, 2012 & the design team will choose two winners by August 4, 2012.

Also, (1) if you participate in the sketch challenge this month, (2) become a follower of DT ASHLEY HAMM'S BLOG, and (3) leave her a comment on her post of the sketch by July 31, 2012 with a link to your blog post with your project, she will choose a random winner on August, 4, 2012 for a special prize package from her!  
So there you have it, all the sketches our awesome DT's worked on for this month, all the info for the prizes and contest, and so now all you have to do is.... START SCRAPPIN'! 

'Til the next post, I remain ~ Christine @ Crafting Family :)



  1. Woooaaa Amazing Projects!!!! Thanks for the chance to win!!!

  2. Hi there! I am Becky from ScrapChallenge.com, and I wanted to first thank you for adding your challenge to our listing, but also to let you know that we have featured your challenge today on our website! Have a great day, Becky