Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Just a note...

{this is post 1 of 2 for me today...check out my other post with exciting news HERE}

Hello and welcome to the Skipping Stones Design Sketch Challenge!!!

Since today is March {can you believe it??!!} we also have an all NEW Guest Team that is FANtabulous!

Check out our March Sketch Artist, Heidi Blankenship:

Love her sketch, how about you?  How does it inspire YOU?

Here is what I did with it...thought I'd play with my neglected Pink Paislee/Queen Bee:

I wanted to let the bird of Heartsong, be the 'star of the show'....love that sweet image so much...so much detail in the illustration of it.

'Just a note to say I care'

What's not to LOVE about that sentiment...soo fabulous and versatile.  Ssssshhhh....it's a sneak peek from an upcoming Skipping Stones Design release...you are going to LOVE this one.

You won't wanna miss the fabbie goodness from the other gals on the Skipping Stones Design Team:

Woot Woot for our March Guest Design Team...

Heidi Blankenship - Guest Sketch Artist
Lindsay Amrhein - Guest Designer
Michelle Gross -  Guest Designer
Vanessa Menhorn - Guest Designer

Make sure you pop over to everybody's blog!


  1. This is gorgeous! I *heart* that bird stamp! :)

  2. Love love love it Amy! Yellow makes me happy! So excited to be joining you all this month!

  3. You are AMAZING!! This is JUST GORGEOUS!! I loveeeeeeeeeeee the colors and loveeeeeeeeeeeee the birdie! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

  4. so pretty, Amy! The little bird is great with spring just around the corner!

  5. So pretty!! That big 'ol gemstone is so fab! Love it all :)

  6. I love how you stamp on pattern paper! I should try it too! TFS! You always rock with pp!

  7. This is really great Amy!! I love the die cut center. Is this a die cut or a pre-cut shape. Have a great day!

  8. Beautiful and elegant. Great Job!!!

  9. beautiful card, amy! i looove that stamp set! love the colors and the distressing. thanks for sharing! *hugs* steph :)

  10. Oooh totally diggin' that sweet birdie and the super duper sweet sentiment, girlie! A fab take on that sketch!

  11. Beautiful card, Amy! Love the distressing.

  12. Amy I love this card! That paper is divine and the bird is perfect in it! :>

  13. Two great posts today, but wow, do I ever love this one for the colors and the design.

  14. Awesome card Amy..I love the papers and colors you put together...you sure did showcase the bird!!

  15. what a beautiful card! love the birdie!

  16. notes to self:

    1. stamp more...on patterned paper...in ink colors other than black!

    2. for best results, copy amy t whenever possible since everything she makes looks ♥SO FABULOUS♥!!!!!!!!!!

    3. save this sketch...it is awesome!

    4. MARCH??!?!?!?! (panic ensues!!!) (followed by relief that spring will have to come sometime!!!)

  17. gasp!!! stunning card girl :)
    **i second all that lauren said!!! :)

  18. Amy, I must say this is my new favorite!

  19. How lovely! That bird and soft neutral colors are divine!