Sunday, 5 May 2013


Welcome to our Birthday Celebration!
A Die For A Sketch Challenge Blog is 1 year old and we are celebrating in style!

We have 5 sponsors, 3 new Design Team Members, and 7 Special Guest Designers for you this month PLUS a BLOG HOP!!  and  PRIZES!!

 If you would like to be considered for our Design Team position, please put DT next to your name with your card when you enter it into the link tool.

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Here is our Fabulous Sketch for our Birthday Celebration

All of our sketches are made by our Blog owner Dunja
*Remember to follow the sketch and to use a minimum of 1 die on your creation*
*All your Challenge entries are to be entered in the last linky tool*

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Here is my card using Tiffany Fairy from our sponsor Milk Coffee:

Materials Used:
Image: Milk Coffee - Tiffany Fairy;
Prismacolor Pencils and OMS;
Papers: Prima - Sparkling Spring;
Stamps: Whimsy Stamps - Friendship Notables 2;
Ink: Distress Ink - Vintage Photo, Martha Stewart - Bamboo;
Markers: American Craft Stamp Marker - Black;
Glitter: Stickles - Diamond;
Pearls: Stampin' Up;
Ribbon: Offray;
Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities - Standard Circles (LG),
Spellbinderst Nestabilities - Classic Scalloped Circles (LG),
Stampin' Up Embosslits - Beautiful Wings;

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Look at the awesome prizes from our Sponsors

10 € Gift Voucher

StampArt Design by Kathryne is offering 5 Digital Images

Milk Coffee is offering 3 Digital Images

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A Die For A Sketch Birthday Blog Hop 
Please leave a comment when you visit their blogs

First STOP: DT Dunja
Special Guest Alberto    
NEW DT Fleur
Special Guest Alison
Special Guest Joann 
Special Guest Vicky B. 
Special Guest Ruby
Special Guest Teresa 

Final stop is   

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Be sure and stop by everyone's blogs and leave a comment.
The blog hop will end on May 19, 2013.
There are some prizes to win along the way as well as a generous prize from:
10 € Gift Voucher

A special Thank you
We would love to thank you all for entering our challenges every month as we enjoy your amazing creations and getting to know you on your blogs. It would not be the same without you!!  Wish you all luck in winning the many prizes our sponsors are offering for our birthday celebration!
Thank you for celebrating with us!!
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A Die For A Sketch Design Team


Creations by Shirl said...

Very pretty Nancy!

Jonia said...

My goodness Nancy has it already been a year. Wow, your sample is awesome my friend. And the sketch is wonderful also. Must take some time at some point during my week to go out and make some comments.

Marilyn said...

Such a pretty card Nancy. I like the image and you've coloured it beautifully... I've been looking at those flowers and the shine on her hair. Pretty paper and I also like those butterflies.
Oh yes, and congrats on one year!

Susan Kennedy said...

Gorgeous!!! I lvoe the papers.. your coloring is wonderful and I love the glittery wings!! Those butterflies are beautiful and that pink paper is just awesome!!!
- Susan
{Scrap A Thousand Words}
{Sentimental Susan}

Susan M said...

Love how you have made the wings extend over the die cut.Butterflies, glitter, pretty papers and your fab colouring - a real beauty !

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie, this is just beautifully gorgeous hugs Pops x x x

Inkypinkydelights said...

Oh Nancy this is fabulous! Love the image, super layout and gorgeous details! Judy x

Gemiel said...

What a beautiful card!! Love the fairy's sparkly wings and the little butterflys with the pearl centers. Blessings!

Tracy said...

Isn't she lovely! Pretty floral papers and those butterfly trios are so sweet. Fantastic interpretation of the sketch Nancy. Happy first birthday to Dies!

Embellishments said...

Loving the card Nancy and that image. I can see the sparkles on her wings, also I notice the flower and vines the fairy sitting on matches the same in the background paper. Love it!
Hugs, Steff

GerJanne said...

Hi Nancy,
I like your card, no, I love it!! What a beautiful colours, so romantic! It's gorgeous!

Dunja Dücker said...

oh my goodness... this card is great. The choice of colors, awesome. The gentle band top left is wonderful. Your coloration looks stunning again my dear friend. I love the paper, the butterflies .... everything is magical.
I am so happy to have you with me dear Nancy. That means so much to me!

I wish you a sunny day so the snow melts. A virtual spring bouquet is attached :))

Love & Blessings
Dunja xxx

Aartje said...

Beautyfull card with the sketch from a die for a sketch.
Hugs Aartje

StampArt Design by Kathryne said...

Happy Birthday to A Die For A Sketch Challenge Blog! Hooray! How nice to be a part of it and share your excitement! Your Tiffany Fairy card is gorgeous, Nancy.
The co-ordinating paper is lovely with the design and your colours. Love your butterflies with the pearls! Beauty! xx Kathy

alexandra s.m. said...

a lovely card indeed...your shading, the light's a stunner Nancy!
Thank you ;-)

Camellia Cards said...

Really pretty! the colours are lovely and the image is so sweet xx Hugs Clare xx

Geri said...

Wow, this is a beauty, Nancy!!! You've given her such a soft and lovely look, and your colored blossoms match your papers perfectly!

Ira Huberts said...

Oh this is lovely Nancy! Your fairy looks beautiful, lovely colours, also love the tiny butterflies! Hugs, Ira xox

fairyrocks said...

This is Beautiful Nancy. You are talking my language with the fairy !! Keep smiling and creating. Lovely card work.

Cindy said...

Hello Nancy
Your card looks beautiful
And it`s nice to see all the creations you all made .
I`m hopping on.
Have a nice Sunday

Sandy Hentzel said...

Happy blog b-day to you and the team. I love all you cards and this is another winner. Looking forward to seeing many more :)

Olga said...

This is a super image. Love the papers and butterflies!
Have a fantastic day!

Anonymous said...

A gorgeous card and a beautiful image! Hopping on now!
Helen x

Daen'Ys said...

Oh, this little fairy is so gorgeous!! Love how you've colored this delicate creature!

Whis you a nice evening!
Rosi x

AnyOldCraft said...

Good afternoon. Hopped over from A Die for a sketch

I love faeries and those butterflies are adorable :)