Saturday, 8 February 2014

New Saturday Sketch …

 

 

 

 

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Morning bloggers, what you up to today?  I hope you all have something nice planned for the weekend

My Daughter is coming home as we have a family celebration tomorrow for my Nephew’s 21st so that will be nice, it’s always good to get everyone together and have a catch up

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I have something new for you today, we now have a Sketch page on the blog and I will have a new Sketch for you every week

If you haven’t used Sketches before they are fabulous for helping you with your card layouts. You might want to try something new and not sure how it will look, or maybe you’ve just lost your mojo! Hopefully as they weeks go by it will build up into a nice collection that you will be able to refer back to

Here is the first one…

Sketch #1 - pink

 

You can rotate or flip any of the elements and of course add embellishments

Here is a card made by Fleur using the Sketch so you can see how it actually translates to a finished item…

Cosy Pram - Fleur

Fleur used our adorable Cosy Pram stamp and the ‘baby girl’ sentiment is from the Simply Sophisticated set

Hope you like it  …and I do hope the new Sketches will be useful to you all, they really are invaluable if you struggle with laying out your cards

Leave us a comment and I’ll draw a name from them all on Monday to win this stamp

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Our winner from Theme Thursday was number 70 and that was you…

Caz W

 

Blog candy winner - Feb 6th

Well done Caz, you won the Charleston stamp that was featured on Thursday so email erica@liliofthevalley with your address

Have a lovely Saturday everyone, see you tomorrow for another sneak peek at the new papers

 

99 comments:

  1. well done Caz and it's a very nice card from Fleur, i like de sketch.
    and new paper ......... ohh I love it.
    hugs rian

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  2. Gorgeous and beautiful card and just love the sketch
    Hugs Dianne xx :)

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  3. I can see how a sketch can be really useful when it results in such a beautiful card

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  4. What a beautiful card, lovely image, thanks for the chance of winning. Sue x

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  5. I love sketches and I think that it's a great idea with a sketch gallery. Lovely card

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  6. Oh I love this card and the cute image!!
    And I also love sketches, thanks for this wonderful idea!

    Hugs, Sonja.

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  7. What a great idea to give us these sketch layouts! A beautiful card today from Fleur x

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  8. I think that it's a great idea with a sketch Gallery !!! Will be helpfull sometimes --- Thanks for it
    CU hellerlittle

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  9. Yet more help and inspiration from your wonderful blog. Just love the card, so beautiful and I wil print off the sketch for future use, probally at the weekend as the weather is so bad down here at the moment. Best wishes from Mariaxxx

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  10. Sketches can be so useful to inspire a card...that's such a great idea. Thanks so much. Fleur has made such a sweet card with this one and the baby stamp is one of the cutest. Keep dry it's pouring again this weekend x

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  11. Gorgeous card and beautifully coloured....and I so love sketches...xx

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  12. Love the card and the sketch must try thanks

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  13. Lovely card and I must try the sketch

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  14. Good Morning,
    I'm so pleased you are giving us sketches as I'm quite often losing my mojo lately, must be my age. Fleur's card is beautiful as always, I love her style.
    Chris X

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  15. Lovely sketch, I save them to my playbook so they are always to hand. Gorgeous card as always from fleurs angxx

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  16. Great sketch and love the finished card. That stitching around the circle is wonderful. I love the idea of a sketches page, keep them coming!

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  17. Fab sketch and gorgeous card! x

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  18. What a great idea, love using sketches for a change from my own ideas, thanks and Fleur's card is gorgeous. Enjoy your weekend x

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  19. I love using sketches so thank you for adding some on here for reference. Fleur's card is stunning, such a gorgeous design and adorable image - thank you for the chance to win it!
    I hope you have a wonderful weekend.
    Sue xx

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  20. What a great idea to be doing sketches :)

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  21. I like this sketch,Fleur's card is gorgeous as ever.
    Sue x

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  22. I love using sketches. They are so helpful when you hit a blank whilst making a card. Fleur's card is beautiful.
    Lesley

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  23. great sketch - beautiful card - and well done Caz xx

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  24. Beautiful card and sketch. The stamp is so lovely.

    Nice weekend.

    Hugs, Astrid.

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  25. A sketch is indeed always helpful, gorgeous card too!

    xx Irene

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  26. That's a stunning card from Fleur! I just adore her muted colours. And I think the sketch idea is a great one! I for one am prone to often falling back to the same layout again and again, so it'll be great to have fab sketches and beautiful inspiration just waiting to be used! x

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  27. Brilliant idea. I love using sketches for inspiration and fleurs card is fabulous. Holly x

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  28. Great sketch and a beautiful card from Fleur! Don't use sketches enough this is a great idea looking forward to sketch inspiration to follow.

    MaggieH

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  29. Great idea. I love sketches!
    And the card simply amazing!!!

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  30. Such a beautiful card and stamp.
    Looking forward to seeing all your sketches and wonderful inspiration xx

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  31. Must give this a try. Lovely card from Fleur, I love her colours.

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  32. I've not used sketches before but this looks like good one for me to try. Great idea Lotv. Fleur's card is so lovely as always!
    Have a great time with your family tomorrow Anne. Debra x

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  33. Gorgeous, as always. Thank you for sharing. xxx

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  34. Gorgeous card and great sketch!

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  35. Beautiful stitching on this card! Love the little stork embellishment too xxx

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  36. Beautiful card. Love this stamp and looks amazing when 'Fleured'! Never used sketches, so will definately have a go with this one. Have a brilliant weekend party. Hugs Carol S.xx

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  37. Gorgeous card, and great sketch too - really good idea :D I sometimes struggle with my mojo and having a collection of good sketches to look at always helps!

    Tanya xx

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  38. Beautiful card and I love the idea of having a page dedicated to sketches to use.

    Deborah A

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  39. Gorgeous card as always. I'm also really loving this new idea for the saturday sketches, as if inspiration from the wonderful LOTV stamps aren't plentiful already these will be a great way to refresh any mojo that decides to do a vanishing act :) Hugs xnx

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  40. Beautiful card & sketch, love the stamp :)

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  41. Fleur fabulous work and congrats to Caz on winning the stamp! Love Fleurs muted colours hugs xx

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  42. Love the layout of the sketch. Such a cute stamp.

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  43. WOOOOW this is such a gorgeous card. Thank-you for sharing the sketch. :)

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  44. This is a great idea to inspire. Love this stamp too.

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  46. I find sketches really inspirational PS cute card

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  47. So, so adorable.Love the grungy papers made into a pretty masterpiece.Love this image.So cute.Hugs Debbie x

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  48. Will find the sketches very useful, thanks for inspiration. Gorgeous card from Fleur using such an adorable image.

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  49. Fabulous sketch and such a beautiful card!!
    Tammy x

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  50. A very very beautiful card here and lovely stitches on it too. Just gorgeous work.
    Have a great week-end everyone.

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  51. A Great sketch and a lovely card, i loved the papers and the image.
    Hugs Astrid

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  52. Cute card and I'm excited to try the new sketches.

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  53. What a beautiful card. I love the colors and the layout. This is one of my favorite stamps.

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  54. What a great idea to have sketches - they are a great source of inspiration when you get stuck. Love the cute stamp too. Hugs, Claire x

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  55. Love this style of card, need to try sewing on my cards it looks so effective!

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  56. I really like using sketches as a guide and I'm excited that you'll be featuring them each week. Fleur's card is gorgeous and her style is beautifully unique.

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  57. Beautiful card!! I believe I will be using sketches much more now. I resisted them at first...have no clue why...but I often find myself having a hard time starting a card, so I think they will be very useful!

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  58. What a brilliant idea to share a weekly sketch to inspire us and this first one in great. I love the card made using it too
    Jackie x

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  59. This is a brilliant idea and I am so looking forward to all the sketch inspiration! Fabulous card from Fleur too :-)
    Hugs, Kat x

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  60. Stunning card from Fleur and such a sweet image, what a fabulous idea with the sketches I love them:).. Have a great week-end..
    Hugs,
    Marjorie x

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  61. Absolutely stunning! Carole Z X

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  62. Its a wonderful idea, to have a sketch every week. I think i'm going to try this one on my next card. Thanks.
    The card by Fleur is amazing.
    Have a nice weekend and I hope that the bad weather stops quickly.
    Hugs,
    Guida

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  63. Great sketch and a gorgeous card. x

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  64. Such a gorgeous sketch. Thank you! I am looking forward to seeing the next one.
    Fleur's card is beautiful and the stamp is the cutest.
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    Hugs, Donna xx

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  65. lovely stamp and a stunning card using it.

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  66. Fleur's card is gorgeous! So much wonderful detail and adorable image.

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  67. Love this card, & think the sketch idea is great

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  68. beautiful stamp... lovely card...
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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  69. Thanks for the sketch, the card gives a lot of inspiration.
    Hugs Aartje

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  70. Lovely stamp! And about the sketch - I was just searching for a cute sketch and I think I have just found it. ;) Thanks for the inspiration!

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  71. I love using sketches especially when I've hit a wall creatively.

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  72. I love the vintage look of the card, and the stamp is adorable!

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  73. Gorgeous card and a so lovely image!

    Hugs

    Claudia

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  74. what a sweet stamp...beautiful card!

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  75. Gorgeous card and I love this sketch, will definitely be using this one! Hugs, Karen xx

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  76. Great to have some sketches, layouts are always the thing I find most difficult and I always stick to the same one or two.

    Emma x

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  77. Such a gorgeous card from Fleur and I'm loving the new sketch plan. Definitely one to have a go at. x

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  78. Wonderful sketch. Always nice to get you on the way. Love it

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  79. Gorgeous sketch and a beautiful card! hugs, Helena

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  80. Lovely card; great idea, I love to work with sketches.
    Regards Helen

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  81. Great card. Sketches are really helpful. Might give this one a go

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  82. Great idea, I've used the sketch today and it really helped. Fleur's card is beautiful, love her style.
    Julie

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  83. Great idea with the sketches, thanks and love Fleur's card it's absolutely gorgeous.
    Wendy xx

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  84. So lovely details. I love this style.

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  85. A weekly sketch is a great idea! Fleur's card is lovely too.

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  86. Fab sketch and love how Fleur did her card. Congrats Caz!!!

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  87. Lovely card! Great idea with the weekly sketch

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  88. Stunning card and I adore the stamp! xx

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  89. I love the colors on your fabulous card. Darling image.

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  90. Beautiful card and such a great idea to give us sketches - they will definitely come in useful!
    Rebecca.

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  91. Gorgeous Card! Sketches are definitely very useful to get you going again.

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  92. A great idea. I'm sure I'll find them really useful!

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  93. Wow what an amazing card love that sketch and the papers are delightful :)

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  94. Gorgeous sketch. Love the way you stitched around the central image.

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  95. Gorgeous card by Fleur - such a talented lady. I love sketches - great when you can't find your mojo!.

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