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 WSC45  (NO SPACE INBETWEEN WSC AND 45) 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. CST

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

Cambria Turnbow

Charmaine Ikach

Jenn Balcer

Laurie Schmidlin 

Lori Craig

MaryJo Albright

Sharon Harnist

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

SCS submissions

I haven’t had a chance to make a new sample yet. This week has been crazy with SCS work, kids school projects and prepping for Rebecca’s birthday. My baby is turning 9 today! We already made cookies to take to school. I am about to bake her birthday cake. We will have a party at home tomorrow with Cup cake decorating, hoola hoop contest, egg races and waterballoon fight.


I did use this sketch on Tuesday’s Inspiration challenge card.

I had a feeling I wouldn’t get to stamp much this week. I am sorry about that. Next week! I will stamp a lot next week! Hugs and smiles


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

142 Responses to “Weekend Sketch Challenge #45”

  1. Oh wow. . .9! Happy Birthday Rebecca! Sounds like you have a wonderful day planned!

  2. P.S. I LOVE your card with the sketch! The colors are so yummy!

  3. Happy Birthday to Rebecca!!! Hope her day is extra special!

    GREAT sketch Beate! I’ll work on it this afternoon when I get back from the schools pizza lunch!

    Have a fab day!

  4. big birthday wishes to Rebecca….sounds like a fun party is lined up. Thanks for another awesome sketch.
    have a wonderful weekend.

  5. Happy birthday Reba!!! Love this sketch Beate!! :)

  6. #1 – It looks like I might be the first to post a card for your sketch !!!! That’s amazing cause I’m usually #127 or something like that :) I posted it my blog: and I’ll post it on SCS soon too :)

    HAPPY 9TH BIRTHDAY REBECCA !!!!!! Congrats, kiddo and have a fantastic day !!! Rebecca, go hug your mom today and thank her for being your mom….you’ll make both your days :)

    Dance on !

  7. Thanks Beate for the great sketch…I managed to get one quick one in before leaving for the school…it’s on SCS for now

    thanks for looking!

    Entry #2

  8. Entry #3 – Here is my card – Thank you for the inspiration. happy Birthday Rebecca! Have a great weekend!
    Chris Dickinson

  9. Happy Birthday Rebecca!!! :)

    Great sketch again Beate, here’s mine:



  10. #5
    Hi Beate,
    here’s my card.
    Have a great weekend!

  11. #6 Hi Beate, thanks for the challenge. Love the colors on your card! Here’s mine:

  12. Comment #7–

    Happy birthday to your sweet girl! Sounds like you’ll have a great party tomorrow. Have a great time!

    Here’s my attempt!

  13. Entry #8

    Happy Celebrations at your house. :) Have fun!

    Here is mine…thanks for the jumping off point…I needed this for my SIL’s b day.

  14. Entry #9. Here is mine. I needed one more card for my class on Sunday. Thank you so much for the inspiration!

  15. #11
    Here is my card! Thanks for a great sketch, Beate!

  16. Entry 12
    Fabulous sketch Beate. Thanks for the inspiration. Here’s mine:


    Thanks for another lovely layout! Today is my youngest fellas birthday as well…eleven! Have a great celebration! By the way, the card you made is gorgeous!

  18. great challenge, here is mine:#16

  19. Hey girl – nice sketch! And again, bravo on the recipes – wow!!

    I must be #17

  20. Happy Birthday Rebecca! They grow so fast don’t they?? I stopped admitting my ‘babies’ age. Funny, they grow old, but I don’t :0)

    Thanks for another fantastic sketch! Reply # 18
    mine take on this can be seen at:

    Lori D.

  21. I haven’t participated in a while, but just as I remembered…FUN! Thanks Beate!

    You can find my card at

    –Ashley #20

  22. Happy Birthday Beate!!! I love this sketch. It was fun to made. Here is my card


  23. FAbulous sketch…I hope I can make time to play. And please don’t apologize for not stamping! You are an inspiration to all of us with your family. Love your cakes and recipes and I love that you make time for that…it’s real it’s life. When you get time to stamp…stamp, and I’ll be by to check it out, but I’m just as happy to hear about your recipes and your family!

  24. another great sketch Beate …. here’s mine:

    entry #25

  25. I guess I am Number 31. Here’s my card. I hope you enjoy.
    Have a great weekend.


  26. Thanks for a great sketch, Beate! Sounds like a great weekend! You can find my entry at SCS or my blog here: Thanks for looking! #30 (I think)

  27. Thank you so much for yet another wonderful sketch Beate!!
    Happy Birthday Rebecca!! :)
    Here is mine:

  28. Great sketch! Thank you.
    Do I smell cake? HBD to Rebecca :)
    Here is my submission:

  29. As always, an awesome sketch! Here is what I did with it:
    Hope you like it!

    Thanks once again for the inspiration :)

  30. Beate, that is SO rude to show those yummy recipes, now I have no choice but to make them, lol! Seriously though, thanks for sharing them, they look *SO* yummy!
    Okay, the sketch is awesome as usual, I had tonZ of fun with it! Thanks!
    #31 —>

  31. #32 I combined your sketch with the first Great Swaps Girls color challenge, Beate! Here’s my card:

  32. #33

    Happy Saturday and thanks as always for the sketch and challenge!

    Here’s mine:

  33. Happy Birthday to your daughter!!! I hope you’re having a blast today!!!

    This was such a wonderful sketch…and your card is gorgeous! I love the colors you used on this!! :-)

    Have a great weekend,

  34. entry# 36
    Love doing your sketches.You have great Ideas. Thanks for the inspiration!
    Have a GREAT weekend!
    You can see my cards sketch here

  35. Here is mine, altho I now see I missed the sketch by a little, my peice at the bottom goes all the way across. That is what I get for trying to do it from memory and not printing out the sketch!
    I actually made two!


    oh and I am # 37, I think!

    Thanks beate for a great sketch, I always look forward to them each week!

  36. Oh my word, girl, you’re making me SOOOO hungry with these yummy looking desserts. {wink} As always, thanks for a fun sketch!

    Here’s mine:

  37. Great sketch Beate – I combined mine with today’s inspiration challenge on SCS

  38. Great sketch :) Thanks again, as always! I get so much inspiration from you!
    I believe I’m #40.

  39. This is such a fun sketch! I posted my card today here I am also going to upload at SCS I’m having issues there with cards disappearing after being posted so I’m not sure if it will stay. Hope you are having a great weekend and happy birthday Rebecca! It sounds like y’all had a great time! Take care! :)

  40. Hi Beate! Wow, this one was really fun for me – a new twist…
    Here’s my card

    Thanks again for another great sketch! 43

  41. #45
    Here’s my take on it this week. I cut the blue Bazzill square first because I wasn’t paying proper attention, but I did trim the sides off a little bit when I realised!
    Hope you’re having a good weekend 😀
    I can’t see myself doing photo corners a lot unless I get a punch.

  42. Happy birthday to your daughter and enjoy that yummy cake together – hope you will have a great party!!
    I did try the sketch and had sooo much fun with it – here is what I came up with at my blog: and I will upload on SCS gallery too. Thanks for the inspiration and happy Sunday

  43. #49- thanks for the sketch, I had some new stuff to play with and it gave me a place to start. Not totally thrilled with my result, but it was fun playing.

  44. Oh Beate! you were so right about the brads on my card. here is the updated version!


  45. I must be #52

    Here is my first time to participate in a challange. What a great sketch – made me think.. thanks Beate!
    I am posted at

  46. This was another fun sketch! Here’s my version:
    Entry # 53

  47. #54

    Here’s my card for the Sketch Challenge. It was a very fun setch. I had a lot of fun making this card!!!
    Thanks SO much!!!

  48. #55 Love your sketches! You always make me want to stamp. Thanks for that.
    Here’s my card.

  49. Another great sketch! Thanks for the challenge. Here’s my card:

  50. #57 Thanks for the Sketch!!! Here is what I came up with. By the way that cake looks like it is wonderful, I’ll have to try it.

  51. #58 I think…
    Thanks for the great sketch.
    Here’s my attempt:

  52. #59
    Thanks for another great sketch!

    Here is my card (on my blog)


  53. #60
    Happy birthday to your daughter! Here is my card:

  54. #61
    Beate – Hope Rebecca had a wonderful birthday. Here’s my card:


  55. Beate,
    Thanks for the great weekend challenge.

  56. #63
    This was fun! Thanks for the great inspiration!

  57. Thanks for a great sketch Beate!

    Jukies Blog

  58. Yipee…I completed a set of 4 cards using this sketch. Of course I’ve flipped the sketch. This was fun. Will stay tuned for the next sketch.

  59. #74 Here you go! This is my first sketch challenge in awhile!

  60. Beate,
    Here’s my entry for the week. I love the Pretties Kit and was excited to add the flowers to my card. Thanks again for a fun sketch!!!
    Allison L

  61. This is a wonderful sketch, love it! Thank you for inspiring me to create this weekend.

    Here is my card

  62. Hi Beate, this weekend, I am #79. My card is posted at my blog…
    I actually used this sketch a few times this weekend!! Thanks!

  63. Hi Beate!

    Thanks for another great challange, here’s my card!

  64. Thanks for the sketches, they are so much fun, mine is on my blog.

  65. #81… Love your card Beate… great colors and images… mine didn’t turn out that great, but here it is:
    Thanks for looking!

  66. Another fun sketch challenge Beate! Happy 9th Birthday to Rebecca, it’s amazing how fast the grow up!


  67. gosh beate,
    so many submissions.. you rock.
    fantastic sketch this week iam actually “in time” did last weeks too but it was too late

    Here is the one for 45:

    In the tulip fields.

  68. #84 Hi Beate,
    Happhy birthday wishes to Rebecca.
    I love this fun sketch. I managed to get one done last night. here’s the link:

  69. #86 Here is my card. I am not sure it really meets the requirements. If it doesn’t, I am sorry! I was going to add a little rectangle behind my “Hi” but decided it didn’t look good! Thanks so much for another fun sketch though.

  70. #88 ( I think. )

    Here is mine for this week. Thank you for having these!

    Happy birthday to Rebecca! Hope her day was cool and fun!

  71. #88 Thank you, Beate, for this sketch challenge! Here is my card!

  72. Big Birthday wishes for Rebecca!! Sounds like a fabulous day!!

    Here is my take on your sketch Beate – I did change it a little though….LOL!


  73. This is the first time I have entered any kind of a challenge like this. I put my card on Splitcoast Stampers and put WSC45 in as the keyword. Then you talk about putting in the link into my comment.
    There it is. I wasn’t sure if you meant to put the link only if I have done my card on some other blog or website. Anyway there always has to be a first time to try something!
    I guess I am number 90!
    I love your stuff Beate!!

  74. Thanx for the inspiration! This one is my little gift card holder that grew! Here’s my take on the layout:

  75. #93 Hi Beate! Here is another card that I made, just in case the first one didn’t quite meet your requirements. I really enjoyed this sketch! It was lots of fun and I loved how I could make it as simple or complex as I wanted! Thanks so much for everything you do!

  76. #94 Here is my card:

    I hope your migraine goes away soon those are horrible! Thanks for the sketch!

  77. Here’s this week’s entry! Hope we all can relax like this kitty somedays!
    Have a great week!

    My Blog:
    My SCS Gallery:

  78. Here is my card, it’s the first time I participate in any of Beate’s Challenges! Check it out! :o)

  79. I finally got to do a WSC! I love this sketch – thanks Beate!

  80. Entry #99

    Thanks for another wonderful sketch. I had a lot of fun with this one.

  81. #101
    Thank you Beate for another great sketch. Here is my card for it.

  82. Beate,
    This is my first attempt at posting a link to my sketch challenge entry. I hope I did it correctly.

    I love your work…you are very talented. I appreciate everything you do for the “art” of stamping. I am praying for you and your family during your husband’s deployment…my hubbie just returned from Iraq after being away for ten months…so I feel your pain. Hang in there!

  83. Hi..thanks for the sketch idea..this is my first time at a challenge ever it was fun
    Here’s my card

  84. Here is my card for this week’s challenge. This is only the 2nd time I have done this, so, if I am not posting correctly please let me know.


  85. A wonderful sketch.
    Here are my cards for this weeks sketch and also last week sketch.
    I am late getting last weeks done.

  86. I think I’m #105. Happy birthday to Rebecca! Here is my entry.
    I had an idea for my card for Colin, and your sketch worked perfectly! And I’ve had his gifts for a bit now, so I’m glad I used your sketch to finally do it!

    Thanks for the challenge, Beate!

  87. Once again Beate, thanks for keeping us busy on the weekend with your weekend challenge.

    Here is the card I made.

    Hope you are feeling better.

    See ya next weekend for the next challenge.


  88. Here is my card for this week! Great sketch as usual! Thanks for teh great recipes too!

    Have a great week!


  89. #110 – Hi Beate – I just love your blog, it is SO inspiring. I was so happy that I was able to participate in this challenge. thanks for all our creative ideas & beautiful cards!

    You can view my card at my blog:


  90. #113
    great layout!! here is mine
    Tara :)

  91. #115–First time trying your challenge…it was fun! I will definitely do it again!

  92. I have no idea what # I am. I am the 115th poster but the above has #115.

    Anyway, here’s my take on it:

    Just a simple little hi card from me 😀 Hope Rebecca had a wonderful birthday!

  93. Thanks so much for another great sketch!!! Here is my card!!

    Have a great week!!


  94. #117 Happy Birthday to Rebecca! Your card is SO pretty! Here is my card:

  95. #119
    Beate I’m so sorry to read about your migraine in today’s post – hope it passes soon! I got to play your challenge yesterday, it’s a great sketch, thanks so much for posting it!

  96. #121
    I had a blast with this one Beate!

  97. Thanks for a fun sketch, I **mostly** followed it except my main panel is a square so I can fit in those Gina K owls!

    Hope your migrane went away and the kids took it easy on you. Feel better.

  98. Thanks for a great sketch! Here is my card:

    Thanks Again!

  99. #124 (I think)

    Here is mine – thanks for another great sketch! It fit perfectly with a new stamp I just got this weekend.

  100. #126

    Here’s my card for the sketch! Hope you had a great weekend!

  101. #127
    This sketch is amazing – it was perfect for the kind of card I wanted to design today. Thanks so much Beate for all these great challenges. Here’s my card:

  102. #128 Hope I’m not too late! Here’s my card Thanks Beate – had fun with this!

  103. I know it is a little late to post but I just got it uploaded and wanted to share. Thanks for the great sketch, it was fun to do as always. Have a great day! Tonya

  104. Great sketch and examples from your girls too : ) … here’s my card on SCS:

    Hope you’re feeling better : )

  105. I know I’m kinda late, but this is my card. Good Luck Everyone.

  106. Post #132, here is my little card for this fun sketch. Thanks.

  107. Hope I’m not too late to get in on the action. Here is my card!


  108. #135 – Just if you wanted to know how many people tried this one. Late as seems usual lately, but I was busy making that strawberry roll cake that we will try for dessert tonight (CANNOT WAIT). This was a great challenge. Thanks so much!

  109. Hello again Beate, As usual, Thanks for a great SC! Have a great week!


  110. #137, Hopefully I’m not too late since a winner hasn’t been posted yet. Thanks again.

  111. Wow I am late on this one again. Here is mine. Great sketch. Simple and quick.

  112. I finally got to play!! Here is my card for this sketch and also week 43 :)

  113. Comment #141
    Sorry it’s late but here is my card:
    Thanks Beate for another great sketch.

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