Remember this card?


I received compliments on the layout of this card and thought it would be perfect for our next sketch challenge. I couldn’t add more then a 1/2 circle to the sketch with my Adobe program. Feel free to make it more then 1/2, like I did on the anniversary card.


This weeks challenge prize will be an unused Autumn Leaves Clear stamp set called Swirls, by Rhonda Farrer. I wanted this set soooo bad over the spring and Rose Ann helped me get it. (Thanks again, Rose Ann. You are the best!) But with Stampin’ Up! coming out with Baroque Motifs and Priceless……I have never touched it yet.

To participate in the challenge, make a card with this layout and upload it either to your blog, or to an online gallery.

 If you upload your card on SCS, put WSC17  (NO SPACE INBETWEEN WSC AND 17)in the keyword section. That way we can look at all of them at once!

Post a link to your card to THIS blog entry as a comment. Please add your entry# to it.

I will determine the winner of the clear stamps with on Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.

To see samples made with this sketch now, check out the blogs of

Charmaine Ikach

Jenn Balcer

Lori Craig and

Sharon Harnist.

Have fun creating! I can’t wait to see what you come up with.

SCS submissions


Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

120 Responses to “Weekend Sketch Challenge #17”

  1. Thanks for another great sketch! What fun! HUGS!

  2. Looks like another FAB sketch! I look forward to Fridays!!!

  3. This is beautiful. I think I will have time to play again !!!

  4. Love it! The first thing I thought of was a big honkin’ flower on that left side…here’s what I came up with…

    Entry #1

  5. YEAH, You did it! Wink! Can’t wait to play! I’ve been thinking about what I’m going to use for this sketch all week!!!

  6. Wow, I am Entry #2

    Great sketch. You pushed my to use my Coluzzle which I don’t use often.

  7. Oh goodie, I am going to play too! Deb

  8. Thanks for another wonderful sketch Beate!!! Hugs. This is entry #4

  9. Okay, this was a tough one! But I did it! Thanks for stretching me, it’s always good to be challenged. 🙂

    Have a great weekend!

    Entry #5

  10. Beate, I finally had the chance to submit an entry for one of your challenges. Thanks for offering us such great designs! I’ll have to catch up on the rest of the challenges you’ve offered one of these days.

    You can see my entry here:

    I believe I’m ENTRY #6.

  11. here is my entry #1…great sketch challenge! i LOVE this sketch!

    Entry #7

  12. Hi have just uploaded mine to my blog

    caroline x


  13. Great sketch! Thanks!!!

    Here is mine…

    Entry # 9

  14. I’m such a dork…lol…not a good link…let’s try this again

    Entry # 9

  15. I believe I’m entry #10.
    Happy Holiday Weekend, Beate!

  16. Love the sketch but am not happy with my card. I kept fussing with it. The problem is that I tried to combine it with that Halloween animal challenge and just struggled with it!!! So, anyway, I flipped the sketch and finally just settled on this. TFL!

    Entry #11

  17. This is my first time doing one of these challenges. Thanks, it was fun! Entry # 12

  18. I Love, Love, Love your challenges!
    Here’s mine for this week:

    Entry #13

  19. Love this sketch! my card is on my blog-, titled Believe. I think I’m enry #13. I hope its LUCKY thirteen! 🙂

    Edited: Sorry, you are Entry #14.

  20. Looks like a fun one Beate! I made 2 cards based loosely on your sketch. They are here:
    I’m going to go back and make something actually using 1/2 circle. I love that look on cards and scrapbook pages!

    Entry #15
    Entry #16

  21. This is my first challenge of any kind. I am brand new to the blogging world. I hopw I followed to rules.

    Entry #18

  22. I got to this early this time! LOVE the sketch.

    Entry #21

  23. Aloha Beate, Great Sketch! Very fun…Here is my card

    entry #23

  24. Awesome. Now to get to stamping.

  25. HI Beate!!

    Great sketch, LOVE your cards!!

    Mine is at :

    TFL 🙂

    Entry #24

  26. Gorgeous card again Beate!!!

    Here’s mine:


    Entry #25

  27. My first sketch challenge!! I made two cards:

    Guess I’m entry #27 and Entry #28. Thanks for the challenge!

  28. Entry #31

    Great sketch – mine is on my blog here –

  29. Here’s my first challenge. Thanks so much – loved it!!

    Entry #32

  30. So happy to be home and back at my scrap table! Thanks for the fun challenge Beate! Here’s mine:

    Entry #33

  31. This one was a real challenge. I need to get some bigger envelopes so I can make bigger cards. Where do you get the square envelopes to fit all the square cards you do ? Thanks again !!
    Here is mine Entry # 36

  32. Here’s my card for this weekend’s sketch challenge.
    Entry #37

  33. Beate, great and fun weekend challenge! Check out my card! Thanks!
    Have a terrifc weekend! Deb

    Entry #39

  34. Mine’s at:

    The photo turned out a little dark. It’s something different!
    Entry #40.

  35. Happy weekend here is mine for this sketch

    Entry #42

  36. I just couldn’t stop at ONE! LOL

    Here is another one from me….thanks for looking!

    Entry #44

  37. Great sketch! This is my first sketch challenge ever anywhere! Hope you like it.

    Entry #45

  38. I love the sketch, but I’m not happy the way my card came out. Here’s the link anyway I’m hoping to do more cards with this sketch cause it’s sooo cute!
    Entry #46

  39. I had fun using this sketch. My card is at
    Entry #47

  40. Here’s my card. Thanks for the crop-a-dile tutorial Beate. It really helped.

    Entry #48

  41. #49 for me!!

    here’s mine!!!

    Louisa x

  42. Lovely cards as always.
    Mines on my blog.


  43. Hi Beate,
    I had fun with this layout.
    is where my card is
    Janette x

    Edit #53

  44. This is a wonderful sketch! It even inspired ME to play!! Here`s my submission:

    Entry #55

  45. I’m trying to learn more doing cards pushing myself to do sketches
    entry #56

  46. here is another entry! entry #2…
    thanks 🙂

    Entry #57

  47. Her e is my card for sketch Challenge #17


    Entry #58

  48. Thanks Beate, this was really fun! Another great sketch, can’t wait to play again! Here is my card for this week:

    Entry #61

  49. What a fun sketch, Beate! Here’s my first card…

    Entry #65

  50. Thanks for the opportunity to play.
    Here is my first attempt at your sketch challenge.

    Entry #67

  51. Thanks for another awesome sketch Beate!
    Here is my entry:

    Entry #68

  52. I love this sketch and I had so much fun making this card! It is a great versatile sketch. Here’s what I came up with.

    Entry #69

  53. Well, here is my card Beate! I think I will try another one tomorrow when I hope I have some stampin’ mojo again – and Yes, I had the music turned up – LOL! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

    Entry #70

  54. As always, I am submitting this on the late side! Oh well…I enjoyed this one. Thanks!

    Entry #71

  55. Hi Beate….I am excited to have found your Weekend Sketch Challenge. It is going to be very inspiring to try new things. Here is my card…

    I think I am Entry #72

  56. THANK YOU for the awesome wsc Beate! I was upset with myself for not participating last week and fell into a week-long trend of “no stamping” (too busy celebrating the new school year starting!…yeah) Again, I appreciate the challenges you provide.
    entry #73

  57. I loved this sketch so much, I had to do another! Thanks!!!

    Entry #74

  58. Good Morning Beate,

    I just loved your beaded handbag inspiration card using this sketch–it was fabulous! Here is my card for your weekend sketch challenge #17.


    Entry #75

  59. Hey Beate, I loved this sketch! Your cards are all SO cute! Thanks for sharing!
    Here is my card
    Thanks for the inspiration!
    Entry #76

  60. Super fun sketch once I had the change to sit down with it! I accidentally punched Bella out on the wrong side and she’s the only one I have so I hope this is still okay! Anyway, here is my entry!

    Entry #77

  61. My entry number is #78

  62. Hi, I am a newbie. I sure hope this works… it is the first time I have tried to post a link! yikes!
    Here is my entry #1

    Entry #79

  63. Here is another card for the challenge – thanks Beate!


    Entry #80

  64. Finally got to participate in your weekend sketch. I love all of your work and sketches. Here is mine:

    I am off to do more!

    Entry #81

  65. #82 I think. :o) Another great sketch Beate… so cute… had to do it. :o) Here is my card…

  66. Here is my entry. Thanks for inspiring me by your Inspiration Challenge for the week on SCS. I pulled out my paisley background.

    Entry #85

  67. #86
    thanks again Beate…I love these!!

  68. Looks like I am entry #87. Thanks so much for the inspiration!!!

  69. This was a great sketch! Here’s my take on it (I did a little tweaking, hope you don’t mind!):
    I think I’m Entry #88.

  70. Here is mine…I like the latter of the two better, but I still want to scooch the circle back over, LOL. Entry #89

  71. Wowzas~ lot’s of sketches this weekend….or is it always this many and I never notice?

    Entry #90

  72. Looks like I’m Entry #91.
    Love this sketch – thanks for the challenge.

  73. HI Beate!

    This is my first card challenge ever! Wow, thank you so much for the opportunity to win such a great treat! Now if someone hasn’t snuck in here, I should be entry #92. Thanks again! Deb M in BC 🙂


    This one was fun! I had to stop adding details because I played for about 45 minutes on this one.

    Entry #93

  75. I’m #95. Wow, you have a lot of stampers participating. How great!

    I varied a tiny bit on the sentiment placement as I just got “all in a row” and couldn’t wait to use it.

  76. I was so inspired that I stayed up to make one more (not like me, I love my beauty sleep). I hope it’s ok to make 2. It’s #97.

  77. Okey dokey artichokey……I was actually able to participate!! Here’s mine:
    Thanks again for the inspiration, Beate!!

    Entry #98

  78. Hello Beate! I loved this sketch – so much fun! Thanks for the inspiration!!

    Entry #99

  79. Another winner Beate, I loved this sketch which I combined with today’s colour challenge over on SCS. Here’s my card:
    I think I’m #100

  80. Here’s my entry for the WSC17. Another great challenge.I loved it.
    Thanks, Dawn

    Entry #101

  81. #102
    Beate, your sketches just seem to add order to my thoughts! I love participating and viewing all of the other entries. Thanks so much for having these challenges.
    Here is my entry

  82. Finally, I am able to get one of your challenges done!!! I have had good intentions for months but just didn’t get to it! I have completed #17 and have posted it on my blog here:

    I will also upload it to SCS’ gallery.

    Thanks so much Beate!


    Entry #103

  83. I combined your sketch challenge with the SCS color challenge. I might pull this all apart and start again, simply fool with it after the babes are in bed tonight. Needs more… just not sure what.

    Thanks for the challenge Beate! You’re keeping me on my toes!

    Entry #104

  84. I really liked this sketch — in fact I made 2 cards and I have a few other ideas but naptime is almost over so will have to wait until bedtime tonight! I combined one card with an idea I got from Nutters on SCS (using the Cuttlebug) and the other is a 4.25×4.25 card — this is my new favorite size. Thanks for the creative idea — sketches really help me focus! and
    ENTRY #105
    Entry #106

  85. I think I am #107….. Whoa, that’s a lot of participation, Beate! Way to go! I went overboard, but had fun!

  86. I like this sketch a lot but I find this is a learning curve for me dealing with the large circles. I think I will wind up working on it a little more but that is what sketch challenges are all about. I combined it with SCS Color Challenge .

    Here is my SCS link to the card:

    ENTRY #108

  87. Beate- I know I’m too late for this but wanted to link to mine anyway! I used your sketch with this weeks color challenge! Groovy Artichokes! Thanks!

    Entry #109

  88. Here you go!
    Thanks for the challenge, it was lots of fun 🙂

    Entry #111

  89. Wow, how do you find time to respond to half of all these people?
    This was a great sketch, I enjoyed it!
    This card is for my friend who is expecting.


    Entry #112

  90. I had so much fun I made another one with this sketch and like it a lot better once I figured out the color issue I had with the SCS color challange. LOL

    Entry #113

  91. WOW, this was a popular sketch, mine is on my website.

    Entry #114

  92. I actually was reading Alice in Wonderland to my daughter at bedtime tonight, and now I’m hearing myself say “I’m late, I’m late!”

    Totally fun sketch!

    Entry #115

  93. Here’s mine…I hope I’m not too late!! Fun sketch!

    Entry #116

  94. I love this sketch! here’s my sample…

    Entry #117

  95. Entry #118
    Yay – I got my entry in right before the deadline! Thanks for being super cool and hosting this sketch challenge, Beate 🙂

  96. I know I’m too late, but that’s ok. I still want to post this!

  97. Hi Beate,
    Thanks for the great layout. I know I am late but that’s OK. I needed some creative jolting after being away, I knew I wanted to use your layout challenge.

    Here are mine;


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