Saturday, August 17, 2013

The Sweet Stop Sketch #224 with a Twist

Well, here we are, back to Saturday and the weekend.  The countdown until the end of summer has begun and the air has been crisp in the morning and the evenings.  This year we haven't had the typical August heat either so it really feels like fall is on it's way.  A few more summer weekends and then back to school, apples and fall colors.  I'm sending my little guy back to day care on Monday for the last two weeks of summer so I can use the time to get everything ready for my new class to arrive and he can get back in the swing of things before it gets too crazy to give him a little extra TLC when he gets home.  I'll miss our days together but I am grateful that I've had the extra time to spend with the kids this summer.

Today at The Sweet Stop we have a new sketch for you, it's Sketch #224 and we've added a twist, SUNFLOWERS.  So, follow our sketch AND add some sunflowers in your project along the way.  I know you can do it, the challenge entries are always so amazing and inspiring.  I can't wait to see what everyone creates this time!

For my project this week I used the Sweet and Sassy image, Peek-A-Boo Sophie.  I colored Sophie to look like a sunflower and used sunflower patterned paper on my background.

Let's start with a look at this week's sketch.  As a first for me I turned the sketch around, wild and crazy,I know, LOL!

And now a look at my card.

Materials Used:
Copic Markers
Fiskars Flower Punch
Marianne Designs die
CM circle Punch

Of course the other Sugar Babies have the most fabulous projects to share with you!  I hope you can take the time to stop by the challenge blog to check them out!
Have a fabulous Saturday!
Thanks so much for stopping by,


  1. Peek-A-Boo Sophie looks fabulous as a sunflower, Marlena! Your coloring, as always, is a show stopper...amazing! This is such a happy card and I love the rich, fall colors! Enjoy your last two weeks of summer before your school year begins...Hugs!

  2. Absolutely fabulous Marlena! You have thought of everything in this card, with beautiful colouring, as always, unique background paper and those extra details which make it very special. Enjoy the last weeks of your break! Hugs, Ann

  3. What a sweet card Marlena. Love the rich colors on the image and the layered sunflower. The sunflower paper looks great.


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