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 WSC55  (NO SPACE INBETWEEN WSC AND 55) 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


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

80 Responses to “Weekend Sketch Challenge #55”

  1. #1
    Hi Beate: Thanks for another great sketch! I’ve been wanting to use my Eastern Blooms set for so long now but didn’t know quite where to begin with it – this sketch gave me a great starting point, thanks again :)

  2. Yeah & welcome back! I hope you had a terrific time with your hubbie. We wish him all well. I get to play- how fun is that? For the record, I thought I followed the sketch pretty well- and now I’m not sure, but hey- that’s alright…the point is I tried! It’s a very simple card, but I like it! I’ll be using this as one of my Stamp Camp’s stamp-a-stack…
    Here you go:

  3. really, only 2 comments so far. guess I am way early this week :)
    Here is my card:
    My card is kind of plain, but I loved the sketch.

  4. Great sketch my dear friend !!! I posted my card both on SCS and on my blog:

    Thanks, my friend :)

  5. #5
    I put my sentiment on the top, you wouldn’t be able to see it on the bottom. lol
    Have a great Labor Day weekend!

  6. #7
    Oooh! Lucky number 7! I love this sketch! I was trying to figure out what to do with all the long notes I have accumulated that are no longer in the SU catalog, so this sketch was PERFECT! Thanks, Beate!

  7. #8
    Welcome back Beate!! I love this sketch, thanks for sharing with us. I have posted my sketch on SCS and on my blog:

    Have a great weekend,

  8. Hi, Beate

    What a great way to start the long weekend, doing a card with your sketch! Here’s a link:

    Thanks for the inspiration! Enjoy the Holiday!

  9. #10
    Hi Beate, here’s the card I made for your sketch challenge. It’s the first time I have tried to do one and I had so much fun. Thank you for the inspiration! =)

  10. #11 Hi Beate…what a great sketch…thanks for the inspiration. Here’s mine….

  11. #12
    Two for the price of one from me today :-). I thought the sketch flipped round was perfect for a stamp I’d promised to use for DH, and then I made another one without flipping it today. Thanks, Beate, for providing just the perfect sketch for the card I needed to make!

  12. #13
    What a great sketch–lots of possibilities here! Here’s my version:

  13. Hi Beate!!

    Thanks for another great challenge. Here is my card

    Hope you like it!!!


  14. Ahhh – finally a chance to do a WSC! Thanks – I loved this one, Beate!! Great, as usual.

  15. #18 Thanks for the great sketch, Beate! It’s wonderful to see you posting again. Welcome back!

  16. Check my card out here:
    Thanks for the challenge!

  17. #20

    Here’s mine:

    Thanks for all your kind comments this week!

  18. #21
    Hi Beate – this one was so much fun! Thanks for all the inspiration. Here’s my card

  19. Hi there Beate,
    Nice to have you back. I always enjoy your sketches.
    Here is my entry for the week.

  20. I did two basically the same card but I changed the paper up a little and the verbage is different.
    Here they are:

    Love this sketch because I have a hard time with long cards like this. It made me stretch of my comfort zone!

  21. Here’s my submission for the challenge this week.

    This really was a challenge. I don’t do many long cards but I liked it! Thanks so much… Dawn

  22. This was fun Beate…you got me to pull out that Pacific Point and I used an all time fave stamp too! I’ve loaded it to SCS this afternoon and my blog will be tomorrow 😉
    Have a fab weekend!

  23. Here is mine:
    Thanks for the awesome sketch, this is my fist of this size and I am loving it!!

  24. It’s great to have you back, Beate! Thank you for all your inspiration!
    Here is my try at your sketch:

  25. Great sketch, as usual! Glad to see you had a great summer, was it restful or crazy busy like ours!! Here’s “mail” for you, thanks!

  26. Thanks for a wonderful sketch, Beate! So good to play along with you again! 😀

    Here’s mine:

  27. Here’s my card for your sketch – thanks for the inspiration. This is my first time to play, but I’ll definitely be back!




    Thanks for the challenge! Mine turned out quite different than I intended, but it was still a challenge for me to fit stamping in this weekend, not to mention getting it posted, so I’m OK with it! Sorry the photo is so blurry.

  29. This is my first challenge EVER! After watching for months, decided to take the plunge! It was FUN – didn’t hurt a bit!! Thank you for the challenge! Plan to enter more… (~: and posted on my blog here:

  30. Hi Beate, I made another card with the sketch for the Verve Challenge, here it is:

  31. #36 I believe. Thanks for the sketch Beate. This is my card

  32. I’m so glad you (and the weekend sketches!) are back!! Glad you got to enjoy time with your wonderful hubby before he left.

    Here’s my sketch:


  33. It has been great to get to see your artwork again Beate! I joined in on this sketch challenge with a beautiful Unity stamp. You can see it HERE


  34. #40
    Missed your challenges! Welcome back!

    My card is on my blog:

  35. Thanks for the challenge, Beate!! I’m so happy I got to play!!

    (no need to enter me in the drawing)

  36. #43
    Hallo Beate, hier ist mein Beitrag dazu. Ein sehr schöner Sketch.
    Schönen Sonntag noch.
    LG Andrea

  37. # 44 I’m so glad you’re posting again, Beate! Welcome back! Here’s my card:

  38. #45

    What an incredible sketch Beate! Thank you so much! I really enjoyed working with it!

    Here is my card:

  39. Here’s mine! So glad to have you back with your WSC’S!!! I used new stamps and new colors!!!

  40. #48
    So glad that you are doing sketches again Beate – this is the first chance I’ve had to play, and I’ve REALLY missed them!!

  41. #52 Awesome sketch! I love the long cards! Sooooooo glad you’re back!! Hugs!

  42. #55
    Wow – I actually remembered to put the number on. I’m so bad for that – sorry! Just so excited about your sketches.

    Here’s mine:

    hugs – G

  43. {{LOVE}} this sketch, Beate!! Here’s mine:

    Thanks for the challenge! {hugs}
    ~Michelle (aka mybelle101 on SCS)

  44. #57
    glad to see that you are back and here is my attempt:


  45. Beate,
    So glad you are back blogging. I missed you! Here is my card using your sketch. Great size!!

    Debbie S.

  46. Welcome back Beate! Thank you for the challenge! Here is my card. I hope I’m not too late!


  47. This is the largest card I’ve made…thanks, Beate, for stretching my creativity! Here’s my Eastern Blooms Trio:

  48. #66 Thanks for a challenging challenge! I always struggle with long cards…so much space! So here’s card just under the wire!
    Back to School
    xx Maria

  49. #67

    Beate, thanks for another wonderful sketch…I love the size of this one….

    Here’s mine:

  50. This is my first time playing your sketch challenge. I’m starting to like these skinny cards – don’t make them much. Thanks for a great sketch. Love your blog!

  51. I’ve missed your sketch challenges over the summer … so glad you’re back!

    Here’s mine …


  52. #72 I think

    I broke in my brand new SU set for this challenge – I LOVE the little owls. Hope you like!

  53. I really liked this sketch Beate! I haad the perfect stamp for it too! Fun! I posted my card last night! Have a great day! Hope your all are okay from the storms! Hugs, Deb

  54. What a fun sketch, Beate – thanks so much for posting it! Love your cards always.

    Here’s mine

  55. Surprised to get an entry from me?! Okay, so I’m #77 – here’s my card…yes, I actually posted to my blog:

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