Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Sweet Sketch Wednesday100 and A Day For Daisies

Welcome to our Blog Hop

This week I am offering Blog Candy to celebrate our 100th sketch over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.
 The winner on my blog candy will need to comment and  become a follower to be entered into my drawing. A winner will be chosen by

Arlana has reached "100 sketch" milestone and we’re celebrating.  Are you ready for some fun??? Yes!!! Of course you are! It’s our 100th Sketch so why not celebrate! We are so happy to have you join us in the fun. Yes, this is the 100th Sweet Sketch Wednesday Sketch in Blogland. Doesn’t time fly??? We’re at 100 already and it only seems like yesterday that Sweet Sketch Wednesday started. Thanks to all of our dedicated followers and we feel we have the best Design Team ever. Come on and let’s have some sweet fun.
So, pull up a chair, grab a drink of your choice and join us in Sweet Sketch Wednesday’s Anniversary Milestone reaching our 100th Sketch.

Tammy from a
is our sponsor this week.

Tammy is offering a freebie (which you can find (here) and a 10% discount to our followers for any purchase on her site.
10% Coupon code for our viewers; ADFD100FUN coupon is valid May 4th -10th. Coupon is good for 10% off any order in the public shop.
Tammy also does custom photo image.  The link is below.
Custom Photo Link:
Here is the sweet freebie (A Small World) you will receive when you comment on Tammy's blog.

Tammy will also create a stamp for our
"Blog Hop Grand Prize winner from "SSW". 
This will be made from the winner's favorite photo.
Arlana is also adding Blog Candy to Tammy’s Prize for our Blog Hop Winner. Here it is

For our TOP 3 PICK

Here are the rules of the contest for a chance to win:

1. Comment on each of the Design Team blogs.

2. Become a follower of each of the Design Team members...a total of 10.

3. Comment on and become a follower of A Day for Daisies.

4. Return to Sweet Sketch Wednesday after you have completed the blog hop. Please leave a sweet comment.

5. Become a follower of Sweet Sketch Wednesday, if you aren’t already!!! Please tell us in your comment at SSW if you are a follower.

6. Create a card using Sketch #100 our with the Anniversary Hop Sketch.

7. Then post it on Inlinkz.

8. Completing all SEVEN steps will qualify you for the Blog Hop Grand Prize from TAMMY at A DAY FOR DAISIES and also the blog candy from Arlana on the Sweet Sketch Wednesday blog.

9. By doing this, you are in a chance to win Tammy’s wonderful prize of a Custom Photo Stamp (Tammy will create a stamp from winner’s favourite photo.)

Custom Photo Link:

10. Plus 10% discount on any purchase from the 4th – 10th May 2011. Use the Coupon code ADFD100FUN.

11. All our followers that participate get a “FREEBIE FROM TAMMY AT A DAY FOR DAISIES”

12. The Grand Prize Winner will also receive the Sweet Sketch Wednesday Blog Candy offered by Arlana.

13. Also some of the SSW Design Team has blog candy and prizes to give away so check out their sites and the qualifications that they require for their prizes.

Let’s Begin!

Head on over to Arlana’s blog first and see what she’s been up to. Then hop on over to the next blog IN ORDER and see all of our DT’s fabulous creations. The next Design Team name will be posted on each blog so that you will be able to follow from one blog to the next. i.e. Now you’ve visited my blog, become a follower and leave a sweet message. Now hop over to Judi’s blog.

Remember to follow the rules above.
Happy hopping and thanks for joining us for our Celebration of reaching 100 sketches. Hoping to see your creations too….Hop to it!

You are here:  Nancy

Go here next: Judi
A Day for Daisies
Sweet Sketch Wednesday

Tammy's images are absolutely precious. You will be ohhhing and awwwing over them when you check out her blog. I think I spent a couple of hours looking the other day and there are so many images I want to get. Pansy Fairy caught my eye and I fell in love with it. I also fell in love with the image "A Kiss for Sis". Here they are.
"Pansy Fairy"

"Kiss for Sis"

This just reminded me so much of a mothers love for her baby.
Paper: Stampin Up, Paper Pizzaz and K&Company
Stampin Up Pastels

Thank you for visiting my blog.  I appreciate your comments!Photobucket


  1. Thank you so much for your beautiful offerings (candy) for the SSW 100th Anniversary blog hop celebration!! This is so exciting and I'm looking forward to participating! I enjoyed visiting your blog!!

  2. Nancy these are stunning creations! The ADFD image of the mother and baby just pulls on my heartstrings - it is a wonderful digi and you've showcased it so beautifully. And the Pansy Fairy card is gorgeous. Your coloring just makes it come to life - those pansies look so real on your card and the sparkle of her wings is a perfect touch. What a fun day to celebrate Arlana's accomplishments! Have a wonderful week!
    Sharon :)

  3. Gorgeous cards Nancy! Pansy Fairy is beautiful in the purples and violets - LOVE your coloring! And the baby is such a beauty - really, really pretty!

    Deanne :)

  4. Nancy, what beautiful cards you've created!!!! They are so regal in their purples!! The Pansy Fairy is stunning! And what yummy candy too!!! Happy celebration!


  5. Ooh Nancy, your cards are so beautiful!! The first one is my favorite because of the colors!
    The second one has a wonderful image of mother and child! I love your blogcandy!
    Groetjes Tinie

  6. Your blog is sweet and I love your cards oh and your blogcandy. I will be visiting a lot now.

  7. Oh no! Another irresistable Day for Daisies image lol! What a gorgeous card you made. Thanks for the chance for candy and congrats on the 100 sketches

  8. Gorgeous cards! That fair image is fabulous and I love all the purple on your card. Congrats on the 100 sketches and thanks for the chance to win your fabulous candy!

  9. Hi Nancy congratulations on the 100th Sketch. I know all the hard work you do behind the scenes and working with the girls.
    Both of your cards are absolutley stunning. I knew you would include purples in your cards some where your favourite colours. I do love both of them so so much but my very favourite is the fairy, it's the colours and papers you've used so perfect and so pretty.
    Thanks so much for all your help. Have a wonderful week and enjoy the celebrations.

  10. Such beautiful cards Nancy - a great way to celebrate 100 SSW sketches! My favourite is the first one, purely because of the colours! They're both really gorgeous! Thanks for your encouraging comments each week, I always love reading them. Keep up the fab work - can't wait to see next week's cards! Wedgie xxx

  11. Beautiful cards Nancy. Love the purple color of the first card. The pastel color looks so beautiful with the gorgeous image. Love the combination of the pink and blue in the second card. Thanks for sharing your wonderful talents.

  12. Both of your cards are fabulous. Your coloring of the mother and child is amazing. The fairy card is stunning!

  13. Hello Sweet Nancy, I love your cards this week. There both a favorite of mine. These images are just so fun to work with. You have made them come to real life. Hope you are doing well and thanks for all that do for me and the blog. Miss ya and love ya Arlana

  14. Gorgeous cards as always, you captured the beautiful images with all of the great colors and embellishments beautifully! Happy 100!

    Peace & Luv,

  15. Oh Nancy, both of your cards are gorgeous!! Love the beautiful colors and papers on the Fairy and her soft glittery wings are just perfect. Your mother and baby card is beyond words beautiful!! They both just come to life with your gorgeous coloring hun. So proud to be a part of this fantastic team! Hugs my friend.

  16. Hi Grandma,I love your two cards you made. There adorible.I love your bow on both of them.I can't what till#101.

  17. Gorgeous cards Nancy. I love all the purple! I'm already a follower of your blog!

  18. Oh Nancy, Your cards are so so pretty! ADFD images are stunning. I love the purples, my fav colour. Happy 100! Hope you have a lovely week :)


  19. oh you are next on the blog hop ~big congrats on your 100th sketch!!
    gorgeous cards as always!
    vanessa xx

  20. Nancy,
    What beautiful creations, lovely colors and fab coloring.Happy 100!
    Hugs, Heide

  21. I can see why you fell in love with that Pansy Fairy, she is so pretty and your coloring and papers are gorgeous and who wouldn't love that sweet baby. I tried to follow last night and this morning but it keeps saying page not found. Not sure if it your blog or me that is the problem, will try again later. On to the next blog .... love your sketches.

  22. Hi Nancy,
    Wonderful sketches I see on your blogs....and
    I'm a follower now....
    Greetings Elise

  23. what super great cards!! I have became a follower--can't wait to go make a card with this sketch!

  24. Hi Nancy....what a fab way to celebrate Arlana's 100th sketch....your cards a beautiful this week i love the first one!...such a lovely image and your choice of colour scheme so suits it!
    I've become a follower...i don't know why i haven't done this before!
    Take care
    San x

  25. Beautiful cards! Congratulations on the Great 100! Thank you for the Hop!xx

  26. Hello Nancy, I cannot tell you enough how much I love these two cards! You really found the perfect papers for each of them and your coloring is so inspiring! I know how much you love pansies so I wasn't surprised when you chose this image. Now I want it! Your Kiss for Sis is so precious. I love the watercolor look you have given this image! The recipients of these cards will definitely feel the warmth of your heart! Have a great week! Hope to talk with you soon! Love ya, Judi

  27. Nancy I love the two cards you made, I love the coloring you did on the images as well as paper choices. You all do such great work. Must be a family thing hu? THanks for your nice comments. I will be doing another card using a Day For Daisy Image too. I love their images.

  28. Lovely cards and the images you have chosen are delightful! thanks for a chance at winning some lovely blog candy.

  29. Both card are gorgeous and you are right those images are wonderful! I have become a follower also, congrats on 100th!


  30. Two lovely cards. Thanks for the comments you leave on my blog each week- they are really appreciated. Congrats on reaching 100 sketches.

  31. Hello Nancy, what lovely cards you have greeting us and making us all feel so wonderful! I just love the colors and your papers are divine! How are you, my dear? I hope you are having a lovely day and will have a fantastic Mother's Day on Sunday! The images you are show casing are gorgeous; especially fond of the fairy! Beautiful color scheme! Take care and thanks for following on the new blog! YAY! :-)

  32. Hi Nancy, Hannelie, here! Your newest follower!

  33. Nancy, your cards are both gorgeous. I never noticed that pansy fairy in the store at ADFD, you've really brought it life, it looks lovely! I need to get it now, thanks for the great inspiration. Just started following you also!

  34. I'm a follower now!

    Peace & Luv,

  35. Beautiful Cards I'm a follower now.

  36. Really pretty cards, I love the soft purples you chose, beautiful :)

  37. Your cards are just adorable!! The colours you used is just beautiful!!
    I became a follower :)
    Great Blog Hop!!
    Now to finish so that I can make my card...

  38. Both of your cards are awesome!!!! I also love A Day for Daisy images and you did a great job at colouring them.

  39. A great hop and wonderful inspiration - thank you!


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