MFT Sketch #241 & MFT Summer School!

photoMFT Sketch Challenge #241 on My Favorite Things Challenge & Inspiration blog today. Also, MFT Summer School: Session Three, Day Three! 🙂

Here is this week’s sketch:
MFT_WSC_241This is my card for the week:hawkins_jill_lets be friends_wmThe Encouraging Words stamps set is fabulous.

hawkins_jill_lets be friends_00_wmI love to inlay die cuts, so I couldn’t wait to try out these Scribbled Rose dies. More to come with those! 🙂

Next up: MFT Summer School! Session Three, Day Three 🙂 Hop over to the MFT Blog for the REAL lesson and all the link ups to fabulous cards by the MFT Team! 🙂

PrintToday’s Lesson: Hard vs. soft – For every hard line or edge you place on a card, the design is balanced by some softness, whether it be from a texture (like a ribbon) or a shape (like a circle); too much hard or soft might not work.

Here’s my take on this lesson:

hawkins_jill_for you_wmIt is definitely a literal take on this lesson, being that I used soft felt and all 😉 But my thinking was the angles added an edge.hawkins_jill_for you_00_wmIf you missed my cards from earlier lessons this week, you can click on these links: Monday & Tuesday. Find me on Instagram here: jilldhawkins

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

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

The MFT Challenge and Inspiration blog features cards every Tuesday that have been Spotted! 😉

Tomorrow I’ll have the latest MFT Color Challenge AND the MFT Summer School lesson. Stop by! 😉

Thanks for stopping by… Tomorrow I’ll be showing one of my FAVORITE cards to date. 😉
Jill 🙂

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Sweet Sunday Sketch: #275

SSSC_Grab-ItI do love Sunday! It’s time for the Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge!! #275 🙂

Here’s this week’s sketch:

Here is my card for the week:hawkins_jill_sprinkled__wmDonuts just never get old. Well, the real ones do I guess, but these cute ones don’t 😉

hawkins_jill_sprinkled_00_wmBe sure to check out the Sweet Sunday Sketch Blog for all the fun every week! Variety is the theme weekly 🙂

This card was made with the following supplies by My Favorite Things:

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You can find all the past sketches HERE.

Thanks for dropping by this Sweet Sunday! Join us!

Jill 🙂

MFT Sketch #231! Zing!

photoSketch Challenge #231 on My Favorite Things Challenge & Inspiration is kickin’ it today at MFT’s cardchallenges.com. Oh you know there is good stuff and good read over there. 🙂

Here’s this week’s sketch:MFT_WSC_231Here’s my take:

hawkins_jill_begin with yourself_WMOk. Really, this Abstract Cover Up is the bomb. OH my die cuts.

hawkins_jill_begin with yourself_00_WMI’m just warning you all now, this guy is going to be used A LOT! 🙂 Buckle up.

hawkins_jill_begin with yourself_0_WMI gave a few splatters to the inside. So 80’s. So fun. 😉

I squeezed in a second card. Because: Floatie & THAT sentiment. Gah! LOVE both!

hawkins_jill_miss you_wmI mean, really. How cute is this guy? 🙂

hawkins_jill_miss you_00_wmI gave his floatie some polka dots, but I’m pretty sure that doesn’t come through. 🙂

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

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

AND this week is SUPER COOL at cardchallenges.com because there is extra goodness and PRIZES!! Check it out EVERY day! It is seriously enjoyable as we collaborate with Simple Stories! Click here for Monday and Tuesday! I’m thinking I’ll have some stuff up later this week! wink*wink 😉
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Thanks for stopping by…
Jill 🙂

MFT Color Challenge #22!

MFT_ColorChallenge_PaintBook_22Today starts Color Challenge #22 on the My Favorite Things Challenge & Inspiration blog. Head on over there and see what our wickedly talented team busted out this week!

MFTC&I Blog–sure to be FABulous!

Here’s my card for the week:

hawkins_jill_hello_cc_00_wmI double die cut the Jumbo Dot Cover Up after inlaying the first set of circles. When you do this, you can’t exactly tell where you are cutting because the die is solid, but it worked out. 🙂hawkins_jill_hello_cc_wmPolka dots… love ’em! 🙂

I made a second card with some left over dots. It’s been a week of “hmmm, that’s not quite what I was thinking it would look like…”. Too funny. It’s still fun to send a shaker, right?

hawkins_jill_happy cc_00_wmI popped up the black front panel in hopes that Sour Apple would show through the window a bit, but…not so much. Ha!! 😉hawkins_jill_happy cc_wmIt’s already growing on me more though. 🙂

My Hello card was made with the following supplies by My Favorite Things:

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My Happy card was made with the following supplies by My Favorite Things:

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My My Favorite Things Challenge & Inspiration inspirational teammates: Veronica Zalis, Vera Yates, Alice Wertz, Erin Lee Schreiner, Miriam Prantner, and Susan R. Opel!

Thanks for stopping by 🙂

Jill 🙂

It’s a Sweet Sunday Sketch: #270

Hope those in the USA are enjoying the holiday weekend. I’ll be taking a few moments to be grateful for sure.

Today: Sweet Sunday for the Sketch Challenge!! #270!! Whoooooooohooo!

Here’s the Sketch for the week:

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 Here is my card:

hawkins_jill_party til_00_wmOh this cute little cow has been mooing to use him! 😉 Too bad it looks like the fella has a cold 🙂 ha!!

hawkins_jill_party til_wmBe sure to check out the Sweet Sunday Sketch Blog for everyone’s projects! 🙂

This card was made with the following supplies by My Favorite Things:

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You can find all the past sketches HERE.

Thanks for dropping in! Hope you’ll join us!

Jill 🙂

MFT Color Challenge #21!

MFT_ColorChallenge_PaintBook_21Today starts Color Challenge #21 on the My Favorite Things Challenge & Inspiration blog. Bop over there to take in all the juicy stuff!

Fuse Green is working it’s way into many of my cards lately! Who knew!?

Stop over to the MFTC&I Blog today & see all the lovelies! It is just so fun to read and this DT is stellar. Stellar!

Here’s mine:

HAWKINS_JILL_happy place_wmAmpersand and Flamingo. Enough said.

HAWKINS_JILL_happy place_00_wmOh, and stripes. Be still my cardmaking loving heart… 🙂

I made a second card with this color combo and tried to keep it a little simpler 😉

HAWKINS_JILL_sending congrats_wmAll these dies make a simple card have so much detail. Love that.

HAWKINS_JILL_sending congrats_00_wm My flamingo card was made with the following supplies by My Favorite Things:

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

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My MFTC&I DT fantabulous teamies: Veronica Zalis, Vera Yates, Alice Wertz, Erin Lee Schreiner, Miriam Prantner, and Susan R. Opel!

Thanks for stopping by 🙂

Jill 🙂