If you {heart} Close To My Heart, then this challenge blog is for you!
Each Monday, a new challenge is posted, and Close To My Heart products are required to enter.
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Sponsored and created by Independent Consultants for Close To My Heart, all challenges will be posted on Monday mornings with the deadline to enter on the last day of the month or on the Saturday following the month's final challenge. All challenges close at midnight EST. (Each month, the final challenge date will be announced to help you play along. You have all month to play, so join us often!) You might even be in our Top 10!

Monday, October 3, 2011

Welcome to October

It's a new month once again (where does the time go?) and we have some new sponsors to introduce but let's first say farewell and thank you to September's sponsors: Heather Hunt and Kelly Jo Ratcliff. Remember if you ever want to find any of our sponsors, they are listed on the Sponsors page (see the tab above).

Our new sponsors for October are Nichole Lewno and Jena DeVries - welcome ladies! Here are the prize packages these gals are offering this month  -

From Nichole at Creatique Candy -

All items in the prize package are discontinued and can only be won via participating in the H2H blog challenges throughout the month. Includes:
Spring Harmony: Sassy Strands, Organdy Ribbon Rounds, and Die-Cuts
3"x3" Kraft mini album
Express Postage My Acrylix Stamp Set
Just Blooms Paper flowers assorted
Sonata L2 Paperpack

And from Jena  at Live, Love, Laugh, Scrapbook -


A Miracle Scrapbooking Kit! Thanks ladies - now let's get the challenge posted so you can all get busy entering for a chance to win one of these packages of goodies!

This week is one of our favorites - a sketch!

Remember, you can rotate it to fit your design. Take a look at what the DT created with the sketch:







I am always so impressed and inspired with how many ways one little sketch can be interpreted! Beautiful work ladies!

Now it's your turn...let's see what you can create with the sketch. Link up below and you're on your way to winning one of the packages from our terrific sponsors! And be sure to check back with us later this week when I announce the Top Ten from September and the winners of the September prizes!


25 comments:

Lisa House said...

Loved this challenge! Great sketch to work with. :)

guenny said...

Thanks for the great sketch to work from! :D

Creatique Candy said...

Thank you for the sketch it was a lot of fun to create! I have had my eye on the paper for a while along with the embellishments so this was a challenge for me to incorporate the things that I wanted to without using any stamping. I appreciate and feel honored to sponsor as well. Thank You H2H!

Tammy Hornby said...

Sketches are so much fun to play along with! I finally found a way to use the complimentary sample of paper from my consultant idea book.

Cheryl said...

I just started doing these challenges and I am officially hooked. It's so much fun and it's so inspirational to see everyone's artwork. Thanks for these challenges!

Nickie Hoffer said...

This is my second time doing the challenge! Thanks for the inspiration!

Kim said...

Thanks for the challenge. It gets me back into my stamp room!

Allisa said...

Thanks for the sketch!

Angel said...

Awesome sketch! Thanks for the challenge!

Rachel P said...

Card entered! Thanks for the opportunity to dig out my Mistletoe Christmas papers from last year to start using up! :)

Brenda Frerichs said...

I hope I entered correctly. This is my first time, and I'm so tickled that I actually summoned up the courage to participate! Thank you, ladies, for all of the great inspiration! :-)

Sheila H said...

This is my second Halloween card; that's to the challenge I got off my duff and got them made!

Scrap n Yap with Carolyn said...

Thanks for getting me out of the house work, for a little while anyways!

Heather Jane said...

This is my first time entering the Heart 2 Heart Challenge. I see how this kind of thing could become addicting. I am getting so many cards created because of the motivation from challenges like this! Thank you for putting this together and keeping it going!

Violet Bebich said...

Thanks for the challenge! I had fun with it! :)

Polly said...

Thanks for the sketch, I had fun with it and did one of my fastest cards ever! Now that I have a blog I hope to participate often!

Lisa said...

Great challenge! I struggled at first, but i guess that's the point right... and I love seeing all these beautiful interpretations of it!

Stamp n Fun with Debi said...

Thanks for the great sketch. I love it when someone else comes up with the idea and I just have to make it.

NJ Stamping Queen said...

This was a really fun sketch! Thanks for sharing and inspiring us.

lilscrappers said...

huh, I think I linked this up on the wrong one, how do I get it off?

Mandy LaCroix said...

I love the sketch challenges! Thanks for sharing!

Arlene B. said...

Great sketch, makes a beautiful card, thank you for this challenge.

Jena said...

Loved this sketch and what everyone has done with it so far!

Enchanting Stamping said...

Fun sketch! Glad I had a chance to try it.

Melanie said...

Better late then never, this one is late coming from me.