Wednesday, December 25, 2013

 A Sweet Goodbye and a Merry Christmas

 Well it that time of year when we celebrate Christmas and remember the birth of Christ. With all the going on some times it just flies by to fast. I hope that we can all enjoy  this day with family and friend.

 As many of you know by now it is a Sweet Good buy to My Sweet Sketch Wednesday blog. I have had many mixed emotions. But have come to the fact that it must happen. I want you to know I will treasure all the memories and friendships I have made from having this blog.

 I need to thanks all my design team past and present for all there dedicated and countless hours sent in helping me make this Sweet Sketch Wednesday a success a success. As of today we have 693 followers. Ill I can say is WOW! I never dreamed it would be that successful.

Many of you did not realize by my sisters Judi and Nancy are also to thank. They were as dedicated to Sweet Sketch Wednesday as I was.  Each week would not have happened with out them. I would have given Sweet Sketch Wednesday a long time ago.

Then theirs all my Sponsors they were so generous. We loved there images. Hope you enjoyed there prizes. You all delighted us with your creative talent.

Well I must not forget Sally Dube this year for helping me by making Sketches. It has been so fun get sketches made by Sally. I can tell you she has spent lots of effort in this. Well we didn't want her efforts go to waist so I offered her to take over the blog. But decided it need to be so be sure to go over there next week for a new fun filled year.


This week our sponsor is Bugaboo. Below tells about Jodi and Bugaboo.

Everything That You Ever Wanted to Know About Bugaboo 

Stamps: As if raising five children in the frozen land of the

 North was not enough of a challenge, Jodie 

Mackrell decided to dip her cold little Canadian toes into 

the world of papercrafting by opening an online store full of 
her illustrations. That was two years ago. Today Bugaboo

 Stamps is one of the leading companies in digital images,

 and we're still growing! From seriously snarky to sugary

 sweet to sublimely soulful all the way over to the other

 side of the super sexy spectrum, you're bound to find all

 that you need and more to create your paper projects.

 Jodie works very hard to provide New Releases and

 Freebies every week!

If your taste runs to rubber (and you know who you are),

 you can findBugaboo Stamps stamps at Totally 

Stampalicious. And finally, join theBugaboo Stamps DT for 

weekly challenges at Catch the Bug.

Such a fun and SWEET image to work with. I knew I had to have it the moment I saw it.

Hope you like my card as much as I did. For some reason the lighting was making my pictures come as as good as they really look.

Well as I say good bye I want to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Be sure to check on me once in awhile. I would love to get your sweet comments when I post things. Have a Sweet Christmas Everyone!!!

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Ice Skating Rink

We have had so much snow this past week. It is sooooooo  Cold I can hardly tolerate it. It nice when you can be in and don't have to go out side at all. It is like and ice skating rink in some places.

I am on my way shortly to see if I can buy some boots with warm liners. Pattie image was perfect for this week. I loved the skate and figured why not double them. My add blues to the skates Was a  last minute decision. I decided on blue because of the Skate embellishment.  Our sponsor this week is Patties Creations at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!

Pattie Gomez Bio
I am an Internet Technology Professional and an Artist. I always dreamed of being an artist, but I found out quickly that I needed another field to support my family so I pursued a Degree in Information Technology. I love to use Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Fireworks to enhance my work.
I created a character called Pattieboop and her cat named Allie. I have had so much fun coming up with different images so I also created a site to sell them. You can go to my store to find out more about Pattieboop & Allie. I know you will just love them when you see them.
Pattieboop is an 11 year old girl who is very opinionated. She was created by me, Pattie Gomez on September 7, 2009. Pattieboop is an average 11 year old and she loves dressing up. She is very petite in nature but stands tall because her mother always told her that “If you stand tall you will one day become someone important”. Pattieboop always remembers her mother’s words and makes sure she is noticed.
Pattieboop has a favorite pet named Allie. Allie is a slender black cat and loves playing and spending time with Pattieboop. Allie spends most of her days napping and her nights are spent getting in to mischief
Prize at SSW!:  Choose 3 digis from shop

Have a sweet week Everyone! HUGS
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Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Mom's Best Pies

My mom made the best pies ever. She always made her pie crust with out a recipe and it was always the best and just so perfect in ever way. Since mom didn't have a recipe. I never learned how to make her pie crusts. My sister Judi was the only one I remember attempting to learn how to make moms crusts. I did how ever get one of my pumpkin pie recipes that I can make. and it is so yummy. I can say i made this years pumpkin pie recipe.

Our sponsor this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday is Ellisabeth Bell

Elisabeth Bells Digital Collection features enchanting, whimsical, Digital stamps for all of your paper-crafting projects!
Although Elisabeth illustrates for several stamp companies, no one except Elisabeth Bell herself has a collection of sweet digital stamps, this is a perfect way to get your instant gratification.

With a growing catalog of high-quality digi stamps, Elisabeth offers a multitude of themes. Such as holidays, special occasions, childrens adorable characters, and just the everyday cuteness that Elisabeth is famous for producing.

These Digi Stamps are available in standard black and white line art, and are great for resizing, and rotating to suite your needs.

Inspiration, by her very own Design Team, is posted, and shared daily, on Elisabeth’s “Digi Bells Blog” using Elisabeth Bell’s digital art.

Prize st SSW:  2 digis from the three that we have used

Well hope you have a Sweet week! Hugs

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Let is Snow!

Well we have already had enough snow for me your this year. I was at my event in Dugway on Thursday selling my Paparazzi and it decided to snow big time. I was so worried about driving home. So happy the roads got cleared off. Took me about 20 min to clean off my car. Luckily I had a successful day so I guess it was worth it.

Our sponsor this week is Eureka Stamps at Sweet Sketch Wednesday. I had so much fun with my card.

Finally, The Stamps You've been Looking for! Eureka stamps offers a large variety of images and sentiments in many different categories for all of your stamping needs. Our Paper Sculpting stamps add an extra dimension to your creations. Or, Mix and match our Balloons and Balloon Holders to celebrate every occasion. Our Stamps are available as unmounted, deep etched, natural red rubber stamps OR as digital stamps. If Eureka Stamps aren't exactly what you are looking for, Don't miss out on the sister companies: QKR StampedeBiblical Impressions Rubber Stamps, or the newest addition; Alluring Impressions.

Prize at Sweet Sketch Wednesday:  5 digital images of winner’s choice

Well If having snow was not enough fun. I ended up getting sick with the flu bug when I got home from my event Saturday night. I was sick for the rest of the weekend and into Monday. Still  trying to recover form the sickness. I hope you'll understand that I did not post much this week.

 Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving . Hope you enjoy spending time with your loved ones. Have a sweet week! HUGS
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Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Happy Sweet Wednesday! 

What a busy week! I can't seem to get everything done any more. I have a weekend full of Craft Fair events selling my Paparazzi. Its starting to get cold here again. My husband has offered to go with me to the event in Dugway and I am grateful for that especially if the weather gets bad.

Sally Ann from Digi Stamp Boutique is our sponsor this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday. I loved using my Bobby Snow Day image. Sally Ann always creates such fun images. I can't thank her enough for sponsoring us ever month.

All images/designs are created and copyright owned by Sally-Ann Hancock. My work means the world to me - it allows my passion to draw and create, to fit with my family life too - often the inspiration for my designs. Hope you enjoy as much as I enjoy creating.

Prize at Sweet Sketch Wednesday : L10 Voucher at Digi Stamp Boutique

Hope everyone has a great week. Thanks for stopping by and leaving me your sweet messages. HUGS

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Tis the Season

Tis the season to be really busy. With all the fun holidays coming up. I will be busy with lots of Paparazzi events. Many of you will be baking and making fun holiday gifts. Oh the joy and rush of this special time of year.

This week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday our sponsor is  

We love Tammy's images. Last year I was so sick that I was not able to uses my fun image. Since I still had not used this adorable image I decide to take advantage of what iIalready had and uses it. Was such a fun image to color up.

A DAY FOR DAISIES provides themed categories of over 1000 fun and whimsical digital images, including fairy tales and magical mermaids, cutie kids, vintage illustrations, sentiments and lovely designs for all occasions!

Prize:  $12 Gift Certificate to ADFD Shop for Sweet Sketch Wednesday!

I want to wish my dedicated followers of all my blogs a sweet week.  I know it is a busy time of year getting ready for the holidays but I hope that you with be able to relax,  and cherish the moment in the up coming weeks.
Thanks for always leaving me sweet messages.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

 Sweet Gingerbread 

I was looking all through my e-mails for my image this week. With Judi gone im lost with out her. I couldnt seem to find it anywhere. So I figured why not go over and see what Meljens has. Well when I got there all of Meljens images were half off. There were so many new ones that I wanted to do. But I was so happy that I ended up getting the gingerbread. Its easy to color and I think turned out adorable don't you?

Meljen's Designs is a lovely stamp company owned and illustrated by Melissa Jenkins. She illustrates whimsical rubber and digital images inspired by her kids and family. Meljen's Designs has a new challenge every Thursday, and a Guest Designer each month at the Meljen's Designs Blog. Please visit the adorable line of Meljen's Designs stamps at our store HERE to browse all of Melissa's lovely designs! You can also see Melissa's exclusive rubber stamps at her corner of Whimsy Stamps, too! Don't forget to join Meljen's Designs on Facebook HERE to take advantage of special sales and promotions that are just for her facebook fans!

Prize at Sweet Sketch Wednesday:  4 non-colored digis of winner’s


As you could see I am still in  the pink mode with my Paparazzi. So I went with the pink and read team. I was first going to uses rhinestones and holly and a star. But when I went to my supplies and found all of the cute goodies I used on my card.

Well thanks for stopping buy each week. I love your comments. Have a sweet day! Hugs

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Pink Kitty!!!

Well I am in the pink Paparazzi mood so I need a pink Kitty on my card. I really liked how it turned out. What do you think? I was loving all the extra bling. 
I have some exciting news to tell ya. There's a new website and it's call Sweet- . Head on over and check it out. It my new web site for Paparazzi jewelry.

This weeks sponsor is Stamp Fairy. I love Gerda's images. Cant thanks her enough for sponsoring Sweet Sketch Wednesday!

"Stamp Fairy officially launched on November 5th 2010. Gerda Burghardt, artist and owner, creates cute and whimsical digital images for the young and old, inspired by her life, love and 4 cute cats. You will find adorable teddies bears, young boys and girls, fuzzy little bunnies and whimsical critters. Please visit the store and browse StampFairy’s wonderful images. We hope StampFairy’s images inspire YOUR creativity."

Our Grand prize Winner will Receive : $10 Gift Certificate

Well hope you have a sweet week and create something fun!!!

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Bugaboo and Sweet Snowman

Well I totally spaced this weeks post. I worked on it a bit then never finished it. But all I can say was I had a fun weekend with my sister Judi. Was so fun to have her come visit even if it just for a short time.

Everything That You Ever Wanted to Know About Bugaboo Stamps: As if raising five children in the frozen land of the North was not enough of a challenge, Jodie Mackrell decided to dip her cold little Canadian toes into the world of papercrafting by opening an online store full of her illustrations. That was two years ago. Today Bugaboo Stamps is one of the leading companies in digital images, and we're still growing! From seriously snarky to sugary sweet to sublimely soulful all the way over to the other side of the super sexy spectrum, you're bound to find all that you need and more to create your paper projects. Jodie works very hard to provide New Releases and Freebies every week!
If your taste runs to rubber (and you know who you are), you can findBugaboo Stamps stamps at Totally Stampalicious. And finally, join theBugaboo Stamps DT for weekly challenges at Catch the Bug.

Well I loved making the snowman card. Hope you enjoyed my card too. Have a sweet day! HUGS

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