Here is the sketch for this weekend:


To participate in the challenge and be entered in the  raffle, make a card with this layout and upload it either to your blog, or to an online gallery.

 If you upload your card on SCS, put WSC40  (NO SPACE INBETWEEN WSC AND 40) in the keyword section. That way we can look at all of them at once!

Post a link to your card to this blog entry as a comment. Please add your entry# to it.

I will determine the winner  with on Monday at 11:00 a.m.


I had used this layout for my Dahlia card on Wednesday.

To see samples made with this sketch now, check out the blogs of



Cambria Turnbow

Charmaine Ikach

Jenn Balcer

Laurie Schmidlin

Lori Craig

MJ Albright

Sharon Harnist

Have fun creating! I can’t wait to see what you come up with.

SCS submissions


Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

122 Responses to “Weekend Sketch Challenge #40”

  1. Here is my card:
    It is something different I think, kinda doodly (lol, if that is a word)


  2. Oooh! This was a fun one! Thanks for the inspiration, Beate!

  3. think i might be #4…but not too sure!! LOL
    thanks for the fun and inspiration!

  4. I got mine in early this week. I should be #5. Thanks again for the inspiration!

  5. This is a great sketch. I have a lot of great ideas for this one!
    Here’s my card, I guess I’m #6:

  6. thanks for the sketch …needed that today…and have a nice Easter…no need to put me in the raffle…

  7. Hi Beate! Fun sketch!! I think i’m #8.

    Have a happy easter,

  8. I think I am #10, here is mine:
    Thanks for the sketch, it was fun!

  9. Hi, Beate. Thanks for another great sketch. I am hoping to add a few more since this was such a great one to work with. I’m thankful to get this little metal edge tag off my desk, I can’t tell you how long it has been sitting there and how many different times I have tried to use it on a card. Here is my take on the sketch:


  10. Very pretty Beate! I love the dahlia. Here is mine #13

  11. Here is my first weekend challenge…

    Entry #15.


  12. Thanks for the fun sketch! Here’s mine
    Entry #16

  13. #20
    Tried the dahlia finally. You inspired me.
    Here’s my shot at it.

    Thanks for the sketch and have a great weekend!

  14. #21

    I went to bed last night with this idea in my head and was soooo excited this morning when I realized it would work for your challenge! Thanks for another great challenge!

  15. Hi Beate,

    Here is my card for this week’s challenge.

    Have a wonderful Easter!!

  16. Hi Beate,

    I’m #23 this week. Here’s my version of your sketch #40 Thanks for the great classic sketch this week. I’ll be using it again!

  17. I think I’m #24 ~~ here’s my very first entry ~~ I do lots of your sketches, just never on time, lol!! Thanks so much for all the inspiration!!

  18. Thought I’d give it a try this week! I drifted from the sketch just a tad…

  19. I’m so glad I found some time to play with your fun sketch this weekend Beate! Thank you! And Happy Easter!


  20. #27

    I really like this sketch!!! Thanks so much for the challenge and inspiration!!!

  21. This is my first challenge!! Tessie sent me this way….I am already looking forward to more :-) My card is at I am also going to post it on SCS.


  22. #30 I love this sketch! Its nice and straight forward. Thanks for the inspiration. Here is my version :)

  23. #31 Here is my ALONG THE SEASIDE INSPIRATION. Thanks Beate.

  24. #32…oops I think I commented the first time in the wrong spot. Sorry…

    My card is in my gallery: and on my blog.

    Thanks for the challenge. I loved this layout!

  25. #33 Here is my card. Thanks for the sketch-love it!

  26. Gorgeous card, Beate! Thanks for another fun sketch. I look forward to these on the weekends! Here’s my card…

    Happy Easter! :)

  27. Here is my card;

    Thanks for looking and please be kind!!! LOL!!!

  28. This one was a lot of fun Beate – I see myself using it alot! Here is my card:


  29. I LOVE it!!!! It is so pretty! How on earth do you get your scallop pierced so perfectly? Thanks for sharing!

  30. #39
    Here’s my offering.
    It’s the same stamp I used in some of the cards I sent Rick, with a different sentiment – I hope they didn’t get lost :-(
    Never noticed the twill BG stamp, must go and have another look.
    Thanks again.
    Happy Easter

  31. I am not sure what number I am as this is my first time doing one of your sketches, but here is mine…

    Great sketch!!

    Thanks for letting me play!!

  32. This was fun! Here we go: moments

  33. Hi Beate, here is my take on your sketch. I had to alter just a bit because of the sentiment I used. Hope I didn’t go too far. Thanks so much for this inspiration! It helps me so much to use a card sketch!

    Comment #43

  34. #44 – great sketch as usual – I missed the past few weeks *boo hoo*

  35. Here is my first attempt! I don’t think it will be the last! Thanks for the fun.

  36. Another fantastic sketch, Beate! THANK YOU!!!!

    Here’s mine …

    on my blog, iSTAMP:

    on SCS:

    Happy Easter!!!!
    Entry # 46

  37. #47
    Hi Beate! Hope you and your family have a beautiful Easter. Here’s mine

  38. NUMBER 50! Wow, how exciting to get this in before the middle of next week!! Maybe this will be my magic number, now that I’m finally in the double digits, instead of triple!

    Lots of fun as usual, thanks for the awesome inspiration Beate.

  39. Hi! I just want to thank you for this sketch and your dahlia card. I had to make a teabag folding card for a swap I am involved in, and was totally blocked for any ideas with what to do with the fold we had to use. Nothing I came up with seemed to ‘fit’. Then I happened on your blog (am very new to reading blogs!) As soon as I saw your dahlia card with this sketch, I knew what to do with my medallion. I don’t have a blog, so have posted it on my Photobucket here so hope this is ok. Thanks again for your inspiration.

  40. Thanks for another fun challenge. It gave me the chance to try out my new Papertrey Ink stuff! Here’s my card:
    Entry #52

  41. Looks like I am #53. Thanks for the great sketch and ideas!

  42. Thanks again for the great sketch. It came together very quickly this time. Love it when that happens! Here is my card:

    I look forward to seeing what you have in store for us next week.

  43. Here’s mine: Thanks for a fun challenge!

    I’m #55

  44. I’m #56…I used your sketch to make my daughter’s 18th Birthday card and posted it on my blog:

    Dance on my friend !!!

  45. Comment #58. Thanks Beate for another great sketch challenge. Here is my card:

  46. thanks! I liked it so much I got two made!

  47. Thanks for another great challenge. Here is mine
    I think I am #61.

  48. Wow, you’ve quite a few cards to look at :) I too, decided to give it try. Thanks, Beate.
    Vanessa it’s on the March 22 post. Hope you like it?

  49. Happy Eastern Beate,
    Frohe Ostern!

    Happy Eastern.

  50. Another great sketch … perfect for larger images. I hope you’re feeling better. Here’s my playful card:

  51. This was a fabulous sketch. I had such fun, I had to do two cards!! Thanks again for the wonderful inspiration! (here’s the link to the second card:

  52. #67

    Thanks again for another fun challenge.

  53. #68 What a great sketch! I really love this one! I posted my card here …thanks again, Beate! Have a Happy Easter! :)

  54. Great sketch, as always! They always get my mojo flowin:D Here’s my card!
    Thanks Beate:)

  55. I’m #71
    Here is my card:

    Thanks again for the fun sketch! I look forward to doing these sketches every week!

  56. #72

    Happy Easter Beate! Thanks for the great sketch. I combined it with the Inspiration Challenge to come up with my Seaside Dream card here:

  57. #73 This is my first time posting a card for your challenge, but I have enjoyed your blog for a long time. Thank you for sharing your work with us! Here is my card for this challenge:

  58. #74 I guess.
    This is my first time participating! Yippee!

  59. Another great sketch! You can find my version here:
    Thanks. Happy Easter! #75

  60. Wonderful sketch…glad I could use the dahlia fold with it too. Happy Easter.

    Here’s Mine…#77

  61. I’m #78 this week. These are so much fun! Thank you!


  62. Fab sketch Beate! I made THREE…haha! I had a fourth done but wrecked it when I stamped the sentiment…ugh! I’ve uploaded them to SCS. No need to enter me in the draw though. Have a fab weekend!

  63. #80
    Finally got around to doing one of your sketches, Beate! I love fluffles and it just works so well with a circular design!

  64. Thanks for another great challenge – here’s my card! HAPPY EASTER!
    I’m #81.

  65. #83
    Just loving these sketch challenges.
    Thanks so much.
    Here is mine

  66. #84 Thanks for another sketch – here is what I dreamt up this week Happy Easter

  67. #86
    My card is posted on my blog! Thanks Beate, love these challenges! Deb

  68. I feel kinda guilty leaving this entry; there’s no stamping on this card. But I loved the sketch and want to say a BIG THANKS, Beate, for a fun drawing. I made my card for my grandson’s 10th birthday.

    I guess that I’m entry #88. Again, BIG THANKS.

  69. Hi Beate

    Here’s my challenge. Hope you enjoy!!!


  70. This was such a fun sketch, glad I had an opportunity to do it this week, mine is on my blog

  71. #94
    Thank you so much for the awesome sketch Beate! Here is my entry:

    Happy Easter!!!

  72. Had fun with this sketch! It was my first time participating. Here’s mine:

  73. Here is my card for this weekend sketch. Thanks again for another awesome challenge.

  74. #98
    Thanks for always keeping me creative on my weekends with your sketch. It’s always fun to do!!

  75. #99

    Hi Beate-
    Thanks for the inspiration. This is my first time “playing along”.

    Here is mine:

  76. I made this one yesterday for my mother in law and it was so much fun… Thanks!

  77. Here is my card! Thanks for the great challenge!!!


  78. #102 – Better late than never, right? GREAT layout, Beate!! I’m sending this one to my son, who is in Graz, Austria at the moment! (Too bad I don’t have any sentiments auf Deutsch!!)

  79. I made the second card by using your sketch. Thanks very much. It was so much fun to work with.

  80. I finally had time to play! Thanks for the great sketch! You are such an inspiration!!

  81. here’s my retro version:

    great sketch again, thanks, Beate!

  82. Hello Beate!!! You inspired me to get stamping this weekend!!! Thank you!!! I feel sooooooooo uncreative during tax season, I rarely stamp but I had to make some sympathy cards :( and still had some time left to play, so I got to play in your challenge!!!
    Thanks so much for the AWESOME INSPIRATIONS!!!

  83. Hey Beate! Thanks for the sketch. I like these simple ones. I just did my card tonight. It’s here:

  84. Hi Beate, Thanks again for a great sketch! Hope you had a very Happy Easter! I think I am #112!

    Have a great week!
    Hugs, Dannette

  85. Great sketch! Maybe I just squeaked in on time, barely?!
    #112 thanks!

  86. Here’s mine. It’s late. I was kidnapped by the Easter Bunny and force-fed chocolate all weekend.

    I managed to escape and of course, the first thing I did was make a card for your challenge :)

    This is #113

  87. #114
    Thanks Beate, love the sketch!! Here is my card:

  88. #115
    Here is my card for this sketch. Thanks.

  89. #116
    Here are my cards, Was the draw really on Monday, normally you do it wednesdays. I was shocked to see monday.. oh well. Enjoy Looking.

  90. Here is the one I did, which will make a nice demo for a workshop next week.

  91. Beate, I always love your sketches – such great style and so versatile! I did a card with this one last night I thought I would share {thanks!}.

  92. This is way late, but I wanted to share it anyway. I love this sketch and will use it again and again. Thanks!

  93. Better late than never, I always say! Here’s my take on the sketch:
    later, alligators!
    – SueB

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