Monday, April 1, 2013

Sketches4All Spring Blog Hop & Scrap-A-Thon~#9

Hello everyone!

Welcome to the 
Sketches4All Spring Blog Hop and Scrap-A-Thon!

Rachelle here and I am so excited and honored to be 
Guest Designing for
during this 
month of April.
I am so happy to be working this 
wonderful design team this month.
Now it's time for fun.

 The Sketches4all Spring Blog Hop and Scrap-A-Thon
 starts today Monday, April 1, 2013 and ends on Sunday, April 7, 2013. 
 The Sketches4all Spring Blog Hop and Scrap-A-Thon 
starts today Monday, April 1, 2013 and ends on Sunday, April 7, 2013.  
You should have arrived here from Lisa's blog. 
If not, you should start HERE and visit all the blogs on the hop, 
comment along the way and then head over to Sketches4All and
 join in on as many of the Scrap-a-Thon challenges as you can.
Winners will be announced on 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013. You will have until April 17, 2013 to claim your prize.
 After that you will forfeit your prize.

There will be inspiration, challenges and PRIZES!!
 Our Grand winner will be crowned Queen of The Hop
 and will win this fabulous prize:
( 24 pack of Spectrum Noir Markers in Pastel, 
Ultra Smooth Premium White Card stock for Alcohol Markers - 20 Sheets, 
a Spectrum Noir36 Pen Zipper Bag and a Mulberry Wood –Gone Fishing stamp set.)

Sketches4All is also giving away a 
$25.00 {US} gift certificate to the 2nd Place winner!
 Each design team member will offer a challenge 
with a prize for the Scrap-a-Thon in the Forum of Sketches4all.
My challenge is:
To use the Distressing/Inking Technique.
 I would love to see you join in and be in the running to
 win a 
$10 Michaels Gift Card.
 You can find all the details HERE
Sketches4All Blog Hop #9

Just create a card/layout
Distressing/Inking Technique.
Let's distress and ink those page edges.
It's all about Distressing!

This is my fav tool for distressing

For inking I just use my ink pads like this one

Here is the finished project
I created to inspire you to participate!
Birthday Gift Set

More Views:

In addition, I used a new technique I found on Pinterest
 to create flowers.
It's called "Spiral flowers"
{Not required} 

 Here is the prize that I am offering one 
randomly selected winner of my Scrap-A-Thon Challenge:
$10 Gift Card
Michaels Gift Cards 
You will need to be sure and visit all the blogs on the hop 
and comment along the way and then
 head over to Sketches4all and join in on as many of the 
Scrap-a-Thon challenges as you can.
You are entered to win prizes based on how many challenges you complete.
Please help us welcome our newest 
Design Team member's Brenda and Libby.
 I just know they will be bringing so much 
creativity and inspiration to our site!
If you came from Lisa's blog, 
then you are in the right place on the hop.
 If not, you might want to start at the beginning, Becky 's blog.
To help guide you along the way, here is the   
Design Team lineup for our blog hop:
Stacy ...Next
Now that you have finished here it's time to hop on to Stacy's blog next.
Be sure to leave a comment and if you are not a follower.
 I would love to have you join my blog and start following me!!!  

Happy Hopping and have FUN!!!!


  1. Love your cards Rachelle. I am now afollower of your blog, too.

  2. Beautiful cards Rachelle.Congrats for being a GDT at sketches4all.I'm a follower now.
    I'm now hopping over to Stacy's blog

  3. I absolutely adore these cards!! Thanks so much for sharing! Hopefully I can find time to get in on the challenge in time! :)

  4. Wow, what a beautiful Card, so much detail. I just became a follower I can't wait to see what you come up with next , great blog.

  5. Adorable! I love the distressing and rolled flowers! Such an inspiration! I'm heading on over to find out all the details of your challenge :-)

  6. I love distressing and inking! Should be a fun! :)

  7. AMAZING!!! I love your examples.

    Congrats on being this months Guest Designer.

  8. Beautiful work Rachelle!!! So nice to have you join us :-)

  9. Welcome to the team!! I love distressing too!!

  10. Adorable project, Rachelle and great prizes!!

    We're so thrilled to have you as our April Guest Designer!!

  11. You are so clever with your altered projects, I love your example card for sketches4all! I look forward to joining in your challenge!

  12. Pretty cards! Love all the flowers!

  13. I really like the spiral flower tutorial.

  14. love your inspiration card and great

  15. Love your inspiration for the challenge!! Have done my 'inking and distressing' of my fav things to do!!!


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