Sunday, April 1, 2012

Once Upon A...Sketch Birthday 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  Natalie May'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) 

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 this 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.


This 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 I am giving away....

 


A handmade tag/gift card made by me just for this blog hop!

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 Once Upon A...Sketch HERE where you need to leave your name on the list to be in the running for the MAIN prize.

118 comments:

  1. Love what you've created Heather! Just beautiful!

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  2. Heather that LO and that tag are absolutely gorgeous!!! TFS

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  3. Gorgeous page!! I LOVE the photo and your journaling

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  4. Hi Heather - what an amazing LO - I love your colour combination! And what a special prize - such a beautiful work of art!

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  5. You must get tired of my oohing and ahhing over so many of your posts. Again I am left breathless by your beautiful layout and your honesty and simplicity of what home is to you. Simply stunning... enough said! xx

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  6. Love this one, Heather!! The masking looks lovely, and I really like the twigs, very pretty!

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  7. I'm already a follower! Lovely page--also love the photo!! TFS and for a chance to win! kmassmanATgmailDOTcom

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  8. Heather, this is just fabulous!! Loving your distressing, stitching, the twig spray, the tags- so many wonderful details!!

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  9. Absolutely GORGEOUS Heather!! I love love love that photo and all the Kraft goodies!!

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  10. 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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  11. Adorei o layout!
    Lindo blog!
    Beijo
    Naiara (Brasil)
    http://cheiadegracablog.blogspot.com.br/

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  12. HI Heather.. this is stunning.. I love everything about this.. really beautiful!!

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  13. Heather this just exudes a richness and warmth. Beautiful pic and deliciously embellished. Stunning lo

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  14. stunning layout!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!so beautiful!!!!!!!!!!

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  15. Heather, i always love every lay out you make. It doesn't matter what sketch it is. It's always a joy to look at your beautiful lay outs. It's always such a inspiration to me. Thank you!

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  16. Hi Heather...I'm a follower! And I LOVE your 'take' on home...really, really inspirational & just a little different, which I like! Also love the bg misting that's so subtle but 'there'.....this is great...but all your work is:):):)

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

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  18. Amazing lo! Great job as always!

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  19. Wow, such an amazing layout! I love the colours and your home looks very cosy:) Thank you so much for the chance to win this amazing giveaway!

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  20. Well it seems that you were having the best for last! :) :) Love your layout, love that you listed what you love about your home ... and LOVE your giveaway, a true work of art! Have a great day and month ahead!

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  21. cool page you have made with the lovely sketch Heather..
    byeee,Lean..great tags to!!

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  22. Love your Lo and your give away is lovely!!!

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  23. Stunning page, as always, Heather!! I always have a trouble when it comes to leaving you a comment, I don't know what else to say!! Your work is absolutely stunning - impressive design, lovely colour combos and great embellishing!!

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  24. 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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  25. Love your take on the challenge. Your layouts are always yummy to look at.
    ps. i love your blog header :)

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  26. Wow!! The fussy cutting is so gorgous! The journalling is so nice!!

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  27. This is simply stunning, you are one talented lady, Heather! Love your work!

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  28. What a great LO. Love all the details on it. Thanks so much for the inspiration.

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  29. I love this layout with your garden! It's gorgeous! Thank you for inspiration!!!

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  30. simple,, stylish and just beautiful! xoxo

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  31. Stunning work, Heather! Love your techniques! And wow, your giveaway is so special and precious!
    Hugs ~gerry~

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  32. Beautiful photo which is emphasized by the journaling and embellishments/colors on the layout. Just lovely, TFS!

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  33. Lovely layout and such a beautiful photo! Great job!

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  34. Such a beautiful layout full of exquisite details! I also love the tag - so very classy! Thanks for sharing!

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  35. Your style is unique and wonderful. Love the textures and the details. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  36. It really is to finish this blog hop with flair to leave you till last! It's an absolute treat coming here each time, your impeccable taste and inspiration are unfailing! So love the soft feel to your page, what a gorgeous table setting! is that out of doors in your garden? Fantastic tag you have created too, very de luxe indeed! Hope you've had a glorious weekend sweetie! xoxox

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  37. Thank ypu for inspirations! Your Lo's are very exciting, and faboulus! Thank you!

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  38. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  39. Ok, I so love the line art detail! I am happy to follow your blog and Pinterest! Thanks for the chance to win! cjdempsey9 at msn dot com

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  40. Great Lo and great blog, now at my reading list..tks so much

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  41. This blog hopping is so much fun! And having you at last..feels like I want to see more of your creations! This LO is perfect. From your picture, your take on the sketch, your technique, the title..breathtaking! Thank you for sharing your beautiful work Heather.

    Hugs,
    Nuki

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  42. Gostei muito de seu trabalho.Seu LO ficou muito bacana.
    Bjim ♥

    Moêmia

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  43. Great blog hop. I became a follower and have been a long time subscriber to your blog. Loved the concept of your layout. thanks so much for sharing.

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  44. how sweet...love the embellishment and dimension on this layout.

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  45. WOW! Amazing!!! I love your work! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  46. Gorgeous! I love your work! Following!

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  47. Amazing page Dear
    I love it!
    xx
    Leila

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  48. Wonderful page! I love your handmade gift!

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  49. Loved your layout, it was just stunning! :)

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  50. I love your take on this layout! Beautifully done, love the colors! TFS

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  51. Beautiful layout and colors! I like your take on the theme! TFS

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  52. Your work has been an inspiration for me! Thank you so much!

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    1. Your layout is so elegant. I love the soft colors along with the beautiful picture!

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  53. Love your handmade card it's so pretty.......also adore your pretty lo that text is just wow hugs Amy :)

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  54. Hello Friend! My name is Hera and I'm very happy to see your Pages. They are absolutely adorable... You are wonderful!
    Kisses
    Hera Sugitani - Brazil

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  55. Beautiful layout Heather - your home seems like a wonderful place to be!

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  56. Beautiful layout once again Heather and your giveaway is just fantastic.

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  57. Stunning layout and wornderful interpretation of the theme!
    The photo is absolutely breathtaking! The burst of colors are just awesome!
    Thank you for the inspiration...
    Happy birthday to OUAS!

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  58. heather, let me start with WOW, love your blog header!!! that is beautiful and impressive..... I see lots os stitching on your layouts which is wonderful!!! I really like how you have journalled with those strips of words on your layout

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  59. Beautiful page, love the colors! I´m a new follower, thanks for the chance to win!

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  60. Hi Heather - I love I love I love this layout!!!its beautiful- I love your colour combination![as always!] check out the prize... thanks for the chance... hugs...xoxo

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  61. Beautiful layout. I love your list style journaling.
    I'm a follower.

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  62. Your page for this challenge is just exceptionally gorgeous! I love it!!!

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  63. Hi,I love your page beautiful,hugs and thanks for the chance

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  64. Hi sweet and dear friend !!!!!You are the best and I always says thanks God I have Heather in my life!!! This is a lovely layout and a great design as always !!!
    I just love your give-away prize!!!
    Big huges and kisses from Brazil
    Have a wonderful week !!!!
    Cynthia

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  65. Heather I just love that photo. It makes me want to come and sit there with you, have a cuppa and chat the afternoon away....one day hey? Love how you used the number of your house for the title and well, your style, love that too.

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  66. Hi my friend! I just keep dreaming some day I will visit you for a coffee and...cake:), beautiful photo and lovely page, thank you!

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  67. Hello Heather, beautiful page as always, so great to do a layout about your home - and just love the tag, all the colours that I love.

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  68. Hi Heather, I'm already a follower (I've also had a letter published in the latest ASI regarding your photos). I just love your work.

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  69. wonderful layout Heather !! Love this !

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  70. Oh wow! What a beautiful layout of your home. Lovely layers and textures! And what a beautiful gift card!

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  71. Simply beautiful heather, I especially like the idea of using your house number for a title :-)

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  72. thank you for the inspiration!!

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  73. the picture is perfect! the LO is sensational! thank you for the inspiration!

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  74. WOnderful blog! And your lo is amazing!!

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  75. Beautiful vintage page! I love the masking and journaling!!! YOur gift is wonderful too!!! Thank you!

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  76. Beautiful layout!!Lovely layers and textures!!Happy Birthday to OUAS!!

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  77. Hi Heather! You have such a great taste for everything! Your layouts are always gorgeous and your house is full of beautiful things!!! Well...you are a beautiful person!!!
    xoxo

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  78. This is so stylish and elegant! I love it!!! You are so inspiring! I'm already your follower ;)
    xo

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  79. beautiful work and I love the photo you are scrapping!!!

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  80. Oh my Goodness!!! Heather i am so moved with your lovely layout, the wonderful journaling and your handmade prize!!! I can feel the love and respect to your family, your life and this wonderful hobby! I admire always your work! Thank you so much for the amazing inspiration and for depositing your soul with this gorgeous handmade tag gift!!!

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  81. lovely layout and awesome tag!

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  82. So vintage,so beautiful!Thanks for the inspiration.

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  83. Gorgeous tag/card Heather. I've been following your blog through RSS feed for months. I love the pages you do for the Color room as well as for the sketch blog. You always pick the perfect papers for your projects.

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  84. Luv ur page Heather! Luv the masking the masking effect. Ur tag is so beautiful!

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  85. This is such a beautiful layout and representation of 'Home'. Your whole blog is just inspirational. Thanks, Wanda

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  86. Lovely layout, your thoughts certainly give me a reflection of what I feel home is. x

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  87. Yay I made it through to the last one.
    And what a beauty it is Heather. Love the kraft elements and stenciling
    you've used and that photo is so inviting!!
    Cheers. :)

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  88. ok well all i can say is wow!!! i love ur layout heather! beautiful!

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  89. Very beautiful layout!!! Love the unusual color photo with monohrome layout!
    Svetlana xx

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  90. amazing!!!! love it!!!! just love it!!!!!

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  91. Very beautiful work! Thank you so much for the inspiration.

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  92. very pretty page I love the layers. thanks for inspiring.

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  93. i always like visiting your blog, you have so many beautiful and inspirational pages! Thank you for the chance to win!

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  94. Just amazing as always Heather! You are such an inspiration! xox

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  95. Great Lo !!! I am a new follower nice to meet your blog!

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  96. I became a follower. You sure know how to pull in the comments with that awesome Graphic 45 card. I think I'd keep it rather than attach to a gift - I couldn't part with it!

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  97. Happy Birthday! Beautiful card. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  98. Happy Birthday OUAS! Lovely layout, love the texture and dimension! I am your newest follower and WOW, your prize is amazing, I would truly love to win it! Thank you for the chance!!
    Crafty Hugs,
    Pendra

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  99. I like so much your LO, it is impressive! Happy Birthday OUAS!!

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  100. love the stensiling and the the slight pink you have added to that craft paper, makes the embellishments so unique!!!
    lovely!!

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  101. I am in awe - just arrived at your blog and scrolling down to see your projects... wow! Love how richly detailed your pages are, glad I found you on this hop!!

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