Sweet Sunday Sketch: #276

Happy Sunday and Fourth of July Weekend!!

It’s time for the Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenge!! #276!

Here’s this week’s sketch: Pick a favorite!

I went with this one, #260, and in the end, took quite the “creative license” with it…as the Sweet Sunday team likes to say πŸ˜‰

SSS #260Here is my card for the week: Festively Fourth! πŸ™‚hawkins_jill_you're my_wmBe sure to check out the Sweet Sunday Sketch Blog for all the fun this week…and EVERY week! What a great group! πŸ™‚

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



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. Fabulous! πŸ™‚

Thanks for dropping in this Sunday! Happy Fourth!

Jill πŸ™‚

Light it up BLUE!

light it up blue blog hopToday’s post is an extra special one. I am joining in a Special Blog Hop to LIGHT IT UP BLUE for Autism Awareness. My friend Veronica Zalis had this brilliant idea in support of her son. Soon enough, another crafty friend, Tenia Nelson was there to help in support of her son too. These Moms love their kiddos and know first hand about Autism. I applaud them for acting and shining a light on Autism.

This hop is sure to be a super fun one, so hopefully you can start at the beginning and check out everyone’s creations! Most importantly, I encourage you to check out some info on Autism andΒ learn.Β I’ve spent some time doing so myself–there’s always more to know. Here’s a good resource: Autism Speaks. LOTS of information.

On with my card! (I’ll be sending it to a friend soon!)hawkins_jill_youreawesome_wmVeronica and I immediately thought of this MFT BB Super Boy to use on our Light It Up Blue cards. The awesome people at My Favorite Things generously allowed us to showcase this stamp/die set early in support of this hop (eeek!). But not to fear, you can get your crafty little hands on him too–April 7th! πŸ™‚

hawkins_jill_youreawesome_00_wmGoodness, I love this little guy! He’s a perfect fit for my household πŸ™‚ If you want to see stellar coloring though, you’ll want to check out my MFTC&I Teammates. They have mad skills on this front. I just keep practicing! πŸ˜‰

One more note: Be sure to leave some comments as you hop! There are goodies from some very AWESOME companies and people in support of this Β BLUE hop! You don’t want to miss it! You can start on the hop HERE at Veronica’s blog πŸ™‚


This card is made with the following supplies at My Favorite Things: Die-namics BB Super Boy, Blueprints #19, In & Out Diagonally Stitched Rectangles (dies), BB Super Boy, BB You’re Super, BG Small Brick Background (stamps), Black Licorice (hybrid ink), Steel Blue (dye ink), Dandelion, Electric Red & Steel Grey (card stock), Blending Card πŸ™‚

PrintThanks for stopping in &Β LIGHTING IT UP BLUE! πŸ™‚ Awareness is always a good thing. πŸ˜‰

Jill πŸ™‚

It’s another Sweet Sunday!

It’s another Super Sunday at Sweet Sunday Sketch Challenges! Hope you enjoyed all the cards last week πŸ™‚ There is a wide variety of styles, so you’re sure to find something that strikes your fancy! πŸ™‚https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-0IkMXMpiFnM/VPOAKe6J0fI/AAAAAAAAP2c/7gum2ykp49s/s200/SSSC_Grab-It.jpgSSS 260This week’s Sketch is #260. You can go over to see the full post and ALL the fun cards (and link up) on the Sweet Sunday Sketch Blog. Here’s my card for the week! πŸ™‚

hawkins_jill_MFT_super friend_wmThis Super Girl from MFT–just adore her! πŸ™‚ I originally had the blast bubble white, but it was WAY too much contrast. So I just colored it with a gray Copic. πŸ™‚

This card was made with the following supplies by My Favorite Things: Die-namics In & Out Diagonal Stitched Rectangle STAX (dies), You’re Super, Totally Happy, BG Small Brick Background (stamps), Kraft, Limelight, Razzleberry, Nightshift, Smooth White (card stocks), Nightshift and Limelight (hybrid inks), Ripe Raspberry (dye ink), Versamark.

You can find all the past sketches HERE.

Thanks for poppin’ by to see the fun today! Hope you’ll join us!

Jill πŸ™‚