Saturday, March 31, 2012

Once Upon a Sketch Challenge and Blog hop!!!!

Welcome to Once Upon A..Sketch' s first birthday blog hop! It is so exciting to have you here and we hope you are inspired along the way to join in the fun and get creative!! You should have arrived here from  Vicky's blog, but if you haven't you need to go back to the beginning of the list below so you don't miss out.

(please note that due to time differences there could be some broken links..please check back later as the blogs will be updated asap).

Jeni O'Connor
Lene Neby
Pamela Young
Larissa Albernaz
LG Belarmino
Bente Fagerberg
Natalie Elphinstone
Georgia Heald
Jasmine Shea
Mai Kosugi
Natalie May
Heather Jacob
And then back to Once Upon a Sketch blog to leave your name on the list.

Our new MONTHLY challenge has just been released! Each Design Team member has created their own layout based on this sketch and journalling criteria and you need to follow the above list to see what they came up with.
We would love to see what you create, so please link your project to back at the Once Upon A...Sketch blog. You DO NOT have to participate in the blog hop to enter this challenge.

Here is this month's challenge....
April Challenge

The theme of this challenge is HOME.

We would like you to create a layout and interpret the theme "HOME" however you like based on the following sketch. You can journal as little or as much as you like, but your layout must incorporate this theme and sketch.
And here is my example:


Our main sponsor of this Blog hop is:

Imaginarium Designs

Imaginarium Designs chipboard is donating this prize to one lucky winner of the blog hop


prize pack includes AUS$70.00 worth of chipboard PLUS inks PLUS Spray Mists PLUS free postage to anyone in the world.

Details:

In order to be entered for the main prize,you must be or become a follower AND comment on ALL blogs along the way and finally back at the Once Upon A...Sketch blog to tell us that you have left a comment for everyone

There will also be some other prizes along the way which our Design Team have kindly donated. To win these, you need only comment on and follow the blog which is giving the prize. The randomly chosen winners for these prizes will be announced at that Design Team member's blog

 This is the prize that I will be giving away:

This is open to ANYONE that becomes or already IS a follower of my blog and leaves me a comment on this post. ..

The blog hop starts today , April 1st and finishes midnight (Australian Eastern Standard Time) 5th April with the MAIN PRIZE winner to be announced soon after the blog hop ends at the Once Upon A....Sketch blog and the other winners announced at the Design Team member blogs soon after the blog hop ends also.

Thank you for visiting and taking part in our blog hop!

We hope you found some inspiration along the way.




Your next stop is Jeni 

133 comments:

  1. I love what you've done here!! beautiful and soft, TFS

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  2. Good evening Sandi!

    What a beautiful page which goes so well with the music on your blog BTW!
    I have the same stamps, I should use them on a page as well!
    A very beautiful and inspiring page once again Sandi!
    Thank You~

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  3. Such a pretty layout! Love your interpretation of the sketch!

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  4. Hey there Sandi! Great layout, love the layers and those dots! Cool photo too :)

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  5. Lindo seu layout...Parabéns....
    beijos

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  6. So pretty, I love your stitching and washi tape and your prize looks great!

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  7. Great sketch and a fabulous as always layout! Great goodies to win also :)

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  8. This is very pretty! I love the stamping you did!

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  9. Beautiful!! LOVE your stamping and the butterflies!!

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  10. I've become a follower! Your page is so beautiful!! TFS and for a chance to win! kmassmanATgmailDOTcom

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  11. Beautiful layout Sandi! Love the pretty butterflies!

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  12. Such a stunning layout! Love your take on the sketch, I am really looking forward to giving it a try. TFS!
    jennyplace26@gmail.com

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  13. This is just so pretty and neat- love the stamping, the tape, the arrangement- beautifully done :).

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  14. This is sooooooooooo BEAUTIFUL!!! I love love love the photo and loving the stitching and misting!!

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  15. Super cute with beautiful soft colours!!! Love every single detail of it, Sandi!!!

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  16. Adorei o blog e também seu layout.
    Lindos!!!
    Beijo
    Naiara (Brasil)
    http://cheiadegracablog.blogspot.com.br/

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  17. I love the mix of patterns in the papers! Beautiful job and I love your approach to the sketch!

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  18. love all the embellishments you used!!! so beautiful

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  19. HI.. what an interesting take on the challenge.. very creative!! love it.. I am a new follower!!

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  20. nice layout !!!thanks for the inspiration!

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  21. Sandi you always inspire me by your eclectic use of embellies and fab design interpretation. Absolutely love it.

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  22. Hello Sandi,

    great interpation of the sketch.
    I like your style.
    Love the colors too.

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  23. Oh Sandi! I love the picture you used on your LO. Simply adorable! And all the colours and details! Just fab! much love, kissinia

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  24. Such a soft and calm Lo, beutiful!

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  25. It's a lovely LO! And happy birthday to OUAS:-)

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  26. ADORE that little touch of green...just finishes off everything perfectly:):) Thanks for the chance to win...v kind of you:):)

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  27. Hey Sandi! Kalo mina! Have a great month! I can't believe that I haven't been following your blog until now! :) Love the layout, the A4 size, and is that a starbucks bag that I spotted as a Mat? Brilliant idea!!! Love, love love the B&W photo! Have a great day!

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  28. Your layout is so beautiful and soft! Love it!

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  29. Howdy hi! love the stamping and the girly bits, such a lovely page too! xoxo

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  30. Sandi, wow what a great party, love your layouts with the lots of sweet details. And thanks for the chance to win. I'm happy to follow you and to came back for so much heartwarming inspirations. http://scrapmanufaktur.blogspot.com/

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  31. Gorgeous layout, love the stamping and the layers!

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  32. I love your blog and your page- so simple but impacting :D Love this blog hop thank you for sharing your beautiful wrok with us xoxox

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  33. Love the stamping on this page, gorgeous LO!

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  34. Eclectic :) Lo, love the colours!
    thanks for your wonderful candy!

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  35. what a great LO. Like that photo. Thanks so much for the inspiration.

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  36. Beautiful! Love all the details! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  37. So beautiful paper and image you have used for this layout, I love it! Thanks for the blog hop!!!

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  38. Sandi, what a beautiful page! Love it!
    Hugs ~gerry~

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  39. Love the mix of tecniques on this layout - it adds so much structure to it. TFS!

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  40. You have a front door like mine! You don't see too many of those! You must have the same taste in houses as I do. Love your layout and following your blog. :)

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  41. beauty-full layout with excellent paint distressing on the background. thank you so much for sharing!

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  42. Beautiful LO, I love the photo.

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  43. Beautiful colours.Love the coffee paper!

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  44. Your layout is pretty and meaningful. Love the stamping you did, it goes well with the layout and made it whimsical.

    Thank you for the inspiration!

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  45. Your LO is amazing, Sandi. Especially your stitching. Thank you for sharing your creativity :)

    Hugs,
    Nuki

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  46. Amazing work like always! Love your layouts!!!

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  47. Great layout! Thanks for the chance to win.

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  48. Such a differnt Lo about home like yours made me remind my childhood.
    tks

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  49. I'm following , thanks for the chance to win! cjdempsey9 at msn dot com

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  50. Interesting use of the layout. I am following.

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  51. Linda página...Parabéns!
    Bjim ♥

    Moêmia

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  52. Ι am a new follower, such a pretty lo!

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  53. beautiful layout..love how the butterfly sitting on top of the photo to bring our attention to the photo.

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  54. Stunning layout, Great take on the sketch.

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  55. Aww, such a pretty layout. :)
    Loved it!

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  56. What a pretty layout. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  57. Beutiful page as ever Sandi, cute with the pink polka dots!!
    Hugs

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  58. Your lo is truly amazing love the door!! I became a follower to your blog thanks for the pretty price you are giving away hugs Amy :)

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  59. Love the colours in your layout :)

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  60. lovely page! I always love what do you create!

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  61. Sandy your layout is gorgeous!!! Love it! Thank you so much for the chance to win your lovely prize!!!

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  62. I love your layout the first thing that comes to mind when you look at it is home! Really well done! TFS

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  63. wHAT A WONDERFUL LO... IY IS INSPIRING...KISSES
    HERA SUGITANI - BRAZIL

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  64. Great page!! I love this kind of green color!!

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  65. This is too beautiful Sandi! Lovely interpretation of the sketch and challenge!!

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  66. ooohhh love your page gorgeous
    hopping along now

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  67. Beautiful!!! Love the stamping and stitching!!

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  68. Such a lovely layout! Love the pink dots and the use of the paint. Keep up the great work =)

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  69. Sandi, love the background stamping you did on this layout. Nice music on your blog!!!

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  70. Hi Sandi! As you know, I love your inspiring and original work! Love the soft colors on this page! Thanks for the chance to win that pretty prize!

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  71. This is a nice lo. I especially like the design elements on left side.

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  72. Uauuu,I love your page gorgeous,hugs and thanks for the chance

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  73. Beautiful. I love the butterflies!

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  74. WOW Sandi...What a beautiful page!! I really love this one
    TFS...hugs...xoxo

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  75. Sandi, I absolutely LOVE your page, that picture of your door is great! Love your design! Awesome page!!!

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  76. I love this. Wow my favorite colors. You all have done such a wonderful job with the sketch.

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  77. Sandy this is a lovely layout sweet and a great design!!!You always do such a great and wonderful design!!!
    Big huges and kisses from Brazil
    Cynthia

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  78. Just love that photo, your background and of course your fab mix of colors and embellies. Great page.

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  79. very cute photo and interesting page!

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  80. Love your style, your page is inspiring!

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  81. Oh how cool! I just came for a visit! I will have to play along for sure! I'll start the hop later on... but for now... "hi!" and love your layout as usual - totally awesome work! :D

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  82. love your layout and its fabulous background !

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  83. Gorgeous layout, love the stamping and colours. :)

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  84. That is such a wonderful page Sandi, I really admired on how much interesting details you have on your page!

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  85. Fabulous page, great colors!!! So inspiring lo! Thanks for the opportunity to win your beautiful prize!!!

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  86. Красивая страничка!

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  87. Beautiful page!!Love the colors!!!And the photo is perfect!!!Happy birthday to OUAS!!!

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  88. Hi Sandi...oooppsss..I can't believe I wasn't following..lol..well, I have a private blog and I have you all in there,lol...You my friend have a unique style which makes you a fantastic talented scrapper! I love your work!!
    xoxo

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  89. Hello again! Sandi I'm now officially blog hopping and I'm totally getting inspired!!! Love your work and I'm already following your fantastic blog!!!

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  90. love the stitching on the butterfly!

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  91. Such a beautiful and homely layout Sandi. I love the picture of the front door!!

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  92. So beautiful layout Sandi!Your butterflies are gorgeous!!

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  93. Beautiful LO & I am completely in LUV with that front door. Iluv front doors full of character & charm!

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  94. Such a beautiful interpretation of 'Home'.Thanks
    Wanda

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  95. WOW this is just AMAZING Sandi!! :)x

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  96. Just beautiful Sandi! Love the stamping and the eclectic mix of elements! :)

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  97. What a fabulous idea for your layout , I love it.x

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  98. So unusual layout!
    Thanks for prize!
    Svetlana xx

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  99. gorgeous gorgeous page!!!! love the colours you have used.!

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  100. love the stamping!!!
    thank you for the chance!!
    will keep on hoping!!!!!

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  101. I'm a new follower. I have to admit that your layout is very interesting. Thank for the inspiration.

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  102. I love your take on the sketch & that photo of the door. thanks for inspiring & for the chance to win

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  103. Really beautiful layout, now i think i will look around a bit, i am curious to see more creations from you. Thank you for the chance to win.

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  104. Love this Sandi! Just in love with your quirky style!! xox

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  105. Happy Birthday! Beautiful giveaway. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  106. happy bday ouas! gorgeous Lo!!! im a new follower!and i am impressed!

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  107. Nice LO and RAK! Thanks for sharing!

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  109. I became a follower. Love your work - a nice mix of colors.

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  110. Happy Birthday OUAS! Lovely layout... beautiful colors! I am your newest follower! Thanks for the chance to win these gorgeous goodies!
    Crafty Hugs,
    Pendra

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  111. Good morning from Greece! Your style is so nice, i love your lo and all your other creations... Happy Birthday to OUAS!

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  112. ooohhh!!
    lovely texture on this LO!!
    and that green is soo fresh!! Luv it!

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  113. What a sweet LO - your background is beautiful, love it.

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