Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Skipping Stones Sketch Challenge & Blog Hop!

Time for Skipping Stones' end-of-the-month blog hop - this is my last post as a guest designer, too.... it's been fun, but it's time to step aside and let some new guests and team members play. Huge thanks to Heather and the rest of the team for letting me hang out with you for these last 2 months! Enjoyed it!

If you just happened to be popping in on me today, and have a hankering to hop, you’ll want to go back and start at Skipping Stones Design so you don't miss a thing! If you arrived here from Alice's blog, you're on the right track. This is Maren Benedict's final sketch for Skipping Stones Sketch Tuesday! If you'd like to play along, link up your card over at the SSD blog. Remember to add keyword SSD035 if you are uploading to any online galleries. Here's my card:
These are stamps from the Friendly Fruit set, which came in my stack of packages last week. The set is full of stippled fruit designs and punny sayings to go along with them. I stamped the watermelon image in Rouge chalk ink, masked the first image and stamped again, then colored it in with Neopiko markers and Prismacolor pencils. Here's a closer look.
Want to win this set? You can - just fill in the form below and you'll be entered! I'll pick a random winner Friday at midnight EST (Sept. 3rd). The next stop on the hop is Jen's blog, Just Jingle! Thanks for hopping by!

Thanks so much for stopping by!



18 comments:

  1. I love this card! Your coloring looks amazing! Beautiful work! I hope you are feeling better!!!

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  2. Love the card. Would like to be entered in the drawing of the stamps but don't have a blog.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  3. This card is just too cute! Super great job with the blending and shadowing under the melon slices! :) Happy blog hop!

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  4. thanks for the smile - great card

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  5. A~mazing artwork as always!! You make our stamps look so great!!! It has been such a pleasure having you with us for the past 2 months
    HUgs!

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  6. Very very cool card. I love the fruit set, great stuff there!

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  7. I'm so in love with watermelons right now, and this card is just adorable. Love the stamp and love how you did the card. Hope you are feeling better soon!

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  8. I love love love that set..way cute card!

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  9. So envious. This is a beautiful card. I love this stamp set. I have been looking for a stamp with fruit this nice.

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  10. Such a beautiful card..love the images..and how beautifully you've colored them!

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  11. this is so yummy! I love colours you used - so cheerful!

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  12. wow! The coloring on those watermelons is amazing!!! Absolutely beautiful! Hope you're feeling better!

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  13. Dina, this card is gorgeous! But your coloring always is. What a gift you have.

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  14. This is a beautiful card! Love it!

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  15. Love the way you colored the watermelon! The card's so cute.

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  16. Beautiful card! Love the linen look to it and the colors and shading are gorgeous! Not to mention that the sayings are funny!
    R/

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  17. Wonderful job on the card -

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