Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Go-To-Sketches Blog Hop

Hey Everybody,

I'm participating in the Go-To-Sketches Blog Hop sponsored by Paper Crafts today. I find sketches to be so incredibly fun. All the hard work is done and you get the sheer pleasure of just playing with products and creating. You can follow them super closely or use them as a jumping point. Either way, I dare ya not to have fun with it.



So, Go-To Gal Betsy Veldman asked me to create a card based on the following sketch.



And here's my spin on it.



I cut the square grid with my Silhouette and glittered it with some chunky Martha Stewart Crafts clear glitter. Had to laugh at myself because it was the first time I tapped the keg, so to speak, on that jar of glitter. Once I poured it out, I had a hard time getting it all back in! Lose glitter is not a good thing. They really pack it in there. More value for your money, huh? So next time you tap one of those jars initially, make sure you have a lot to glitter.

Other products: Butterfly Dreams and Daily Design Sentiments by PTI, True Black Perfect Match Ink, Butterfly die, Pretty Pastels and Egg Hunt Paper Collections, EK Success photo label punch.

Check out the other Go-To-Gals for their sketches this week.
* Betsy Veldman
* Jessica Witty
* Kim Hughes
* Kim Kesti
* Maren Benedict
* Teri Anderson

And here are the other ladies participating in Betsy's Day. Lots of inspiration there ladies.
* Geny Cassady
* Danielle Flanders
* Dani Reid
* Roree Rumph

Make sure to visit everybody and the Paper Crafts Blog for the chances to win some lovely goodies. FUN!

142 comments:

  1. I had to giggle when I read about your glitter-y escapade! Those jars are really full, aren't they? Love your card - great job!

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  2. I love your butterfly card! It's so cute! And yea, glitter can be a pain sometimes!

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  3. This is beautiful and love the butterfly and bling on this card.

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  4. I LOVE this sketch!! I've never really gotten into sketches, but this little blog hop just might steer me that way! Just from the two sketches I've seen already, I've got so many ideas floating around in my head!

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  5. Cute and simple awesome job!

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  6. Beautiful! love the bright butterflies on the glittery white background!

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  7. Love your card and even though glitter is a pain, it really looks pretty on the background!

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  8. Looks like LOADS of fun! Will have to check it out. Thanks!

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  9. Love the modern design mixed with butterflies! love it!

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  10. Beautiful design! Thanks for sharing.
    Eileen in NYC

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  11. Great take on a great sketch! Very fresh! TFS!

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  12. GORGEOUS card, Erin! LOVE it!

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  13. I love your butterflies. Thanks for the glitter tip.

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  14. I love the touch of glitter you used!!!

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  15. What a clever interpretation of the sketch!

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  16. Very pretty--great glitter!

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  17. Oh, Erin! I love what you created! That grid background is so fun and love the butterflies. Thanks so much for playing along with me!!

    Paper Crafts Go-to Gal
    Betsy Veldman

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  18. just beautiful! I love the glitter!

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  19. Such a cute card. Love the butterflies. Marijane

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  20. Beautiful card! Love the butterflies!

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  21. I love those butterflies!! : )

    Patti

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  22. Love your grid and pretty butterflies! I bet you are still all glittery on your face!

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  23. Love the Butterflies on your adorable card!

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  24. Such a sweet card - light and airy.

    - Bridget N

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  25. Love the butterflies and the subtle background!

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  26. super cute - love the softness!!

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  27. Love the grid you used for this sketch. Very pretty.

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  28. Your butterflies are so gorgeous!

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  29. Love your take on the sketch love the butterflies

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  30. This is lovely - great glitter background!

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  31. Love the glittery squares and the butterflies!

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  32. Love the subtle background. I never use glitter. Maybe I need to give it a try.

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  33. Grea card. I love those butterflies.

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  34. Very creative interpretation of the sketch!

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  35. Love the butterflies!! I need to start using them more. And the glitter is a fun touch - sorry it was a pain for you.

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  36. Love the simplicity of your take on the sketch.

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  37. love the glitter & butterflies, such a beautiful & light card!!!

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  38. Precious card! Love the glittery drama~can't tell you how many times I've done that :o)

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  39. Nicely done! There must be a magic trick with glitter out there somewhere. Somebody spill the beans!

    BTW, I heartily agree and love your banner sentiment. :)

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  40. Love your take on the sketch Erin, so simple, clean and pretty!! Honored to be chosen along with you:)!

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  41. Great card! I need to open my glitter, too....

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  42. This is so pretty! I love the airy colors!

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  43. So delightful! Love the clean airy look of this!

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  44. What an amazing result from that sketch!!

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  45. Great card! Off to check out the other blogs!

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  46. What a gorgeous card! I love how subtle the sketch is represented in your card!

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  47. lol on the glitter keg. Love the glittered background!

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  48. Love those glittery Hollywood Squares-y grid!! Cute, cute card!!

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  49. Love those glittered retro squares! So shiny, glittery and fun!

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  50. Great glitter advice and love the butterflies!

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  51. loooooove those butterflies... super cute card!!

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  52. I like how you did the glitter squares, and butterflies are always in card fashion.

    Sharon

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  53. I like the square grid, but also how your sentiment is set a little off the card. Thanks for the inspiration

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  54. Thanks for the warning about the glitter; I just bought a jar. Love your take on Betsy's sketch.

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  55. Wow! Glittery! BTW, I love the name "procrastination station" -- so true!

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  56. Fantastic card! Love those butterflies!

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  57. Love the butterflies and glitter!!

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  58. Very nice, I like the simplicity of the card.

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  59. Thanks for the glitter tip. It looks really cute on your card.

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  60. Beautiful! Your projects always amaze me! Thanks for the inspiration!

    PS
    I hope Hank dries soon! :P

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  61. I love your take on this sketch. The open grid
    and colorful butterflies are lovely together!

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  62. Beautiful card, Erin! Love the glitter background. :)

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  63. Love the card..the glitter..the butterflies..super cute. Naz

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  64. What a pretty card. I love the glitter. Great sketch to work from.

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  65. Wonderful card! Love the background design.

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  66. Such a simplistic and pretty look that you achieved :)

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  67. Love the butterflies. Reminds me of chasing them as a child.

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  68. Sorry if the glitter was a mess, but it looks like it was worth it! :)
    Thanks for sharing!

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  69. Hi Erin! Love what you did with the sketch -- and I know what you mean about glitter! I just ran into that a few days ago with flock, ha ha ha! Hugs! :)

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  70. The butterflies are so cheery! I'm glad others have glitter tales!

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  71. So pretty...I'm getting some inspiration

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  72. beautiful card, love the background!

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  73. The butterflies are my favorite part!

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  74. Love the pretty pastel butterflies! Very pretty card!
    DeniseB

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  75. Cute card! Love the grid that you made.

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  76. I love all your work! This card is great -- love the mix of the mod background with the butterflies.

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  77. So creative. How do you come up with these great idear? LOVE IT!

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  78. Wow - gorgeous card - love the glitter!

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  79. Love the glitter, but yes, I agree, it's hard to get it to go back in! The butterflies are a great touch too.

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  80. Love your take on the sketch. Thanks for the glitter tip!

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  81. Gorgeous card! Love the Silhouette background.

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  82. Oooh, must get me a Silhouette! Love how you blinged up your background!

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  83. Love all the glitz and glammer of this card!

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  84. So pretty, love the glittered grid!

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  85. Beautiful card! Love the butterflies!!

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  86. Very cute card!!! Love the butterflies and the glitter!

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  87. love the cut-out background! beautiful card.

    lisa a.

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  88. love your butterflies - super cute!

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  89. That is so cheerful! Spring is in the air! Hugs, Pat S

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  90. So cute! Love the butterflies along with the glitter!

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  91. I love the simplicity of your card- thanks for sharing!

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  92. How cute! Love the butterflies!

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  93. I know what you mean about the glitter! Flocking is even worse. Your card turned out really cute!

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  94. What a great take on the sketch! Those grids are so different while still the same! Love your butterflies too!

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  95. Ohhh..this is such a fun card....love it!!

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  96. Cute, cute card-- love all these sketches.

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  97. LOL! i don't use glitter much and you just reminded me why!

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  98. I love your take on this sketch. I'm a real sucker for butterflies.

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  99. Love this sketch and your interpretation of it. Thanks for sharing.

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  100. Lovely card..especially those butterflies.

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  101. WOW - that grid is super cool!

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  102. Love the little butterflies. Cute card!

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  103. Lovely card, love the butterflies!

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  104. Love your butterflies...I always make a mess with glitter. Thank you for the chance to win!

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  105. Love the butterflies.

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  106. What a cool way to do the background! And I'm so glad Betsy chose you as a friend! I had lost track of your work and I am still a fan! Off to bookmark your blog :)

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  107. Beautiful card...love the punch' of color the butterflies bring.

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  108. This is so lovely and Spring-y! Beautiful butterflies!

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  109. The grid makes a great backdrop for all kinds of ideas. Love the butterflies!

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  110. Its so cool, how everyone has a different perspective for the pattern!

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  111. WOW. Just wow. Love your card! So retro and yet so spring. Do you have my address or would you like me to give it to you? Lol. Seriously gorgeous card!

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  112. Great card - thanks for playing along, I'm having a hopping good time!

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  113. Great card. This sketch is sure going to inspire all of us.

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  114. This is sucha cute cards! Love the butterflies!

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  115. Such a nice springy card! I like your background layer too! Are you still glittery?

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  116. This is so pretty! The colors you use are soft and I like that!

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  117. Love the card - love the glitter!

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  118. Cool touch with the glitter - love those butterflies!

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  119. great card & take on the sketch! and you cracked me up with the 'tapping the keg'!! :)

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  120. Oh, so pretty! Been wanting to get myself some of the "chunky or glass" glitters - you've inspired me to do just that!

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