Today is a special today here on Card Patterns. We're wishing our current design team a fond farewell as the end of their term is officially over today.
We hope you'll stop by each of their blogs and thank them for all the inspiration they've shared with you over the past six months! These are some of the kindest and most talented women I have ever had the pleasure of working with and they will be missed greatly here on the blog and behind the scenes.
We're lucky to be sponsored by the amazing Gina K Designs again this week. Here's more info about them:
"GinaK Designs is known for its elegant, classic, and versatile stamp sets, which are made from deeply etched red rubber mounted on cling foam. Answering to customers' requests for higher quality paper than what was then available in the market, it introduced the Pure Luxury Cardstock collection with coordinating inks, buttons, and ribbons in 2009. With its wide selection of stamp designs, topnotch GinaK Designs customer service, exclusive coordinating assortments of papers and embellishments, and other must-have supplies, it is a one-stop shop for all your paper crafting needs. GinaK also has the most reasonable international shipping available online to accommodate their growing non-US clientele. US customers get free shipping on orders of $50 or more.
GinaK Designs hosts the fast growing StampTV site, where Gina, owner of GinaK Designs, shows weekly video tutorials of different stamping techniques. This forum now boasts almost 12,000 members and over 36,000 uploaded projects in its short life. It also hosts the new StampTV Idea Center that features all the GinaK Designs stamps in one place that is easy to navigate. Visit the GinaK Designs store, StampTV and Idea Center and prepare to be inspired!!!"
Check out this yummy set Fine Furnishings designed by our very own Nina Brackett, available at Gina K Designs, which will go to one random participant this week.
Michelle has cooked up another delicious sketch for you this week. Feel free to rotate it and move the pieces around. Just be sure to have fun!
The Guest Designer:
We're lucky to be joined by the amazingly talented Cheryl Gorka this week.
Here's a little more about Cheryl:
"I live in Wisconsin with my husband of almost 12 years and my 8-year old daughter along with 2 dogs and a parrot. I have a full-time job working with numbers and spreadsheets all day so I love it when I have a chance to relax and craft. Although I enjoy scrap booking and altering items, making cards remains my favorite. I like the fact that you can complete a project relatively quickly and then easily share it or give it away. I only started blogging last October and love the crafting community I have found there."
And here is Cheryl's amazing card using this week's sketch:
The Design Team:
Check out our design team's amazing takes on this week's sketch- their last sketch with us!
Don't forget, to play along simply create something based upon this sketch. Then come back and link up your creation using the Mr. Linky box below. Please post a direct link only. Non-direct links may be deleted. [Click here for a tutorial on how to link using the Mr. Linky box.] You have until Friday, July 2nd at 11:59pm EST to link up your creation to be eligible for the prize and a chance at being a guest designer.