Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge #284

Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge!! #284 drops in today! Join in the sketch anytime, but there is a spotlight feature if you can link your card up before Thursday! 🙂

Here’s this week’s sketch:

Here is my card for the week: hawkins_jill_i like you_wmI love this Sketch Karen made! I had so many ideas for it, I finally just had to just make something! 🙂

hawkins_jill_i like you_00_wmI stamped the inside of the card with the Abstract Background (a fav!) too. I think that always fun, when I remember (at the time) to do it! 🙂

My card was made with supplies from My Favorite Things:

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Be sure to see all the cards this week! I can’t wait myself. This team should have a lot of fun takes on this sketch! 🙂

You can find all the past sketches HERE.

The Sweet Sunday Sketch team: Barbara Anders, Dana White, Jodi Collins, Karen Giron, Lisa Henke, Lori Tecler, Lynn Put, Sankari Wegman, Sarah-Jane Kale, Tracy Clemente and Vicki Burdick. 🙂

Happy weekend! Enjoy the rest of it! 🙂

Jill 🙂

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MFT Color Challenge #28

MFT_ColorChallenge_PaintBook_28It’s the 2nd Thursday of the month and off we go! Color Challenge #28 is on the My Favorite Things Challenge & Inspiration blog! Be sure to hop there as the other girls CERTAINLY rocked this! 🙂

My go at it: I am so digging Tropical Teal right now! 🙂

hawkins_jill_M_wmI know, I used the Four Way Chevron Cover-up again…but I had to! It’s awesome!! 🙂

hawkins_jill_M_00_wmIn my continuing effort to make quicker cards now-and-again (ha!), I made this one below with remnants and pieces made previously for other cards. That sure makes it quicker!! LOL 😉hawkins_jill_good things_wmThen, I accidentally starting stitching in the wrong place. Soooo, that placement was decided. Nuts. I’m not sure I’m loving it overall, but there are some takeaways for sure 😉hawkins_jill_good things_00_wm

 

My Color Challenge card was made with the following supplies by My Favorite Things:
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My second card was made with the following supplies by My Favorite Things:

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My *keep you in stitches* MFT Challenge & Inspiration teammates: Veronica Zalis, Vera Yates, Alice Wertz, Erin Lee Schreiner, Miriam Prantner, and Susan R. Opel!

If you’re on Instagram: jilldhawkins.

See you soon! Thanks for stopping by 🙂

Jill 🙂

MFT Sketch #243

photoBuckle up, MFT Sketch Challenge #243 is on My Favorite Things Challenge & Inspiration posts up today!!

This week’s sketch:MFT_WSC_243My card for the week:

hawkins_jill_make happy_00_wmThis one is a doozy to write instructions for, that don’t sound wack…die cut the die cut and then die cut that die cut…etc. Several die cutting and inlay steps…but such cool results! That checkerboard! Weeeeee!

hawkins_jill_make happy_wmI made another card previously (for MFT Summer School) using this same method. You can see it HERE. I still want to do a myriad of colors with this checkerboard. That’s on my list for September/October 😉

I squeaked in a second card last night for this awesomely versatile sketch:

hawkins_jill_bear hug_wmI could use several of this card to send out. ❤

hawkins_jill_bear hug_00_wmI used foam tape to pop the frame up. Adds a little something 😉

My first card is made with the following supplies at My Favorite Things:

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My panda card is made with the following supplies at My Favorite Things:


Don’t miss Tuesdays on the MFT Challenge and Inspiration blog! Super cool.

See you back here tomorrow for the newest Color Challenge! It’s a good one! 🙂

Thanks for stopping by…Join us and link your card up!
Jill 🙂

Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge #283

Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge!! #283 starts today! Hope you can join in the fun!

Here’s this week’s sketch:

Here is my card for the week:

hawkins_jill_trick or treat_wmI always love Halloween cards, but rarely get around to making. So I’m glad it’s August and this cute set is available! One down 😉

hawkins_jill_trick or treat_00_wm My card was made with supplies from My Favorite Things:

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Be sure to check out all the fun this week!! 🙂

You can find all the past sketches HERE.

The Sweet Sunday Sketch team: Barbara Anders, Dana White, Jodi Collins, Karen Giron, Lisa Henke, Lori Tecler, Lynn Put, Sankari Wegman, Sarah-Jane Kale, Tracy Clemente and Vicki Burdick. 🙂

Thanks for dropping by!

Jill 🙂

Inspiration…

Inspiration is EVERYWHERE. Literally.

Cath Edvalson has a new adventure: Hip and Hooray!! Well, I’ve always found Cath’s finds inspiring, so I wanted to participate in her inaugural Tuesday’s Take…details found HERE.

Tuesday's Take LargeYou can participate in these challenges as well. There are most certainly not limited to papercrafters, just your imagination. 🙂

This was the image she selected to inspire…and boy does it ever! Colors, pencils, rainbow…ahhhh! 🙂 I just had to make something.

Rainbow Pencils | brightboldbeautiful.comI don’t do many pastel-ish colors, but I just am enamored with how this turned out…so maybe I should!? Hooray for Sherbet colors! 🙂 hawkins_jill_hi two_wmEnjoyable.

hawkins_jill_hi two_00_wmThis card was made with the following from My Favorite Things:

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Thanks for popping in today and thanks to Cath for sharing fabulous, once again!

Jill 🙂

 

 

 

MFT Sketch #242

photoMFT Sketch Challenge #242 on My Favorite Things Challenge & Inspiration begins today!

Here is this week’s sketch:MFT_WSC_242My card for the week: hawkins_jill_hi_wmI am obviously completely enjoying this new Four Way Chevron Cover-Up from the August release. 🙂 🙂

hawkins_jill_hi_00_wmI die cut the Four Way Chevron many times and pieced it together. Then I die cut that whole thing with the Stripes Cover-up and pieced those in. And then die cut that whole thing with the Rectangle STAX. Dang–so so fun! 🙂

Check out the card I made for the final session of MFT Summer School HERE. Other pieces. Two cards. Dynamite.

My card is made with the following supplies at My Favorite Things:

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My card is made with the following supplies at My Favorite Things:

 

Check out the MFT Challenge and Inspiration blog on Tuesdays to see bonus posts with great finds! 🙂

Thanks for stopping by…
Jill 🙂

SSS Challenge #282

Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge!! #282! This one is crazy versatile for your imagination! 🙂

Here’s this week’s sketch:

My card for the week: hawkins_jill_ms c_wmGetting ready for Back-to-School…and EARLY no less!! Wahhhoooooo!

The card base was stamped with Grout Gray polka dots, but overnight, I think the card stock absorbed the ink more than I anticipated. ha! 🙂 You can just barely make them out.

hawkins_jill_ms c_00_wmFor this panel’s background, I actually *stamped* the Abstract Stencil with the Field Day die ink on a card stock panel. The panel had been laying around my desk for a while and I finally used it! Double whahoo! 😛

My card was made with supplies from My Favorite Things: (background stamps rock!)

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Be sure to check out all the goodness everyone surely made this week!! 🙂

You can find all the past sketches HERE.

The Sweet Sunday Sketch team: Barbara Anders, Dana White, Jodi Collins, Karen Giron, Lisa Henke, Lori Tecler, Lynn Put, Sankari Wegman, Sarah-Jane Kale, Tracy Clemente and Vicki Burdick. 🙂

Thanks for stopping by!

Jill 🙂