Saturday 3 October 2009

Week 5 – A sketch by Martine

Hi all and welcome back for another BasicGrey Challenge, ooo there were soo many wonderful entries to the last challenge and we loved looking at every one of them , We hope that you enjoyed the lucky draw challenge as much as we did, and don't worry as there will be a new lucky draw challenge soon, oo i wonder what the challenge will be ? :) :)

Before i announce the new challenge i hope you will join me and the Team in welcoming Ruth our new Guest Designer for the Month of October , Many of you may already know Ruth from A Passion for Cards as not only is she a super talented crafter but she is a super talented illustrator and a really lovely lady too :), Ruth has just started to sell her own stamp designs and they really are adorable, pop on over to her blog A Passion for Cards to see her creations using her stamps and to see the full range of stamps pop on over to her A Passion for Stamps blog :).

Oh yes i need to announce the lucky 5 to go through to this Months Prize Draw don't i :), so here we go the lucky 5 as chosen by Random.Org are …

99 – Jenny L

59 – Doris P

88 – Gio

2 – Andrea M

78 – Erin

Congratulations ladies, Please do check back when the new challenge is posted on the 17th of October, as i will be announcing the winner of this Months fab prize from the 10 lucky crafters to go through to the Prize Draw :)

Week 5 – A Sketch by Martine

For this weeks challenge we would like you to use this sketch which has been designed by me (hope you like it), feel free to resize, rotate and flip the sketch to your hearts content, as long as the original sketch can be easily recognised you are good to go :), But don't forget to use at least one item from BasicGrey if you want to be eligible to win the Monthly Prize :), And Feel free to combine this challenge with any other challenge blog that allows you to do so :)

BG Sketch 2

This challenge closes on the 16th of October at 11.00pm UK time

Here are the Creations by the Design Team :)


P1020651 (Small)

P1020654 (Small)

Tara G

BG5 copy


Ruff Day Card





Tara W



Sketch 5




Card Coming Soon

Guest Designer Ruth


We really hope that you enjoy this weeks challenge :), Please use the Mr Linky below to link to your creation, and please do remember to link to the post in your blog that contains your entry for this challenge and NOT just your blog, as this makes it so much easier to for us to find your entry, If you are not sure how to do this then please do check out our How to play along page , Thank you

The BasicGrey Challenges Team


  1. Thank for the sketch! Here is my card:

  2. wow! cant believe I was first to link. Happy world cardmaking day everyone.

  3. Great samples from the DT! Loved the sketch too!

  4. Beautiful cards - I didn't see Mr.'s my link

  5. Fab sketch & gorgeous DT cards!
    Helen x

  6. Great sketch, Martine.. Lovely DT cards, too!

    Chris xx

  7. Great Sketch! I had fun with it.
    Jo xx

  8. I really liked this sketch! Mine is on my blog....

    Can't wait for the next challenge!

  9. I'm going to have to get to work & get involved in these challenges, they look like so much fun. My Layout of the Week this week features papers from the June Bug collection.

    Have a great week! I'm out today leaving comments for all the people whose buttons I have on my blog.

    Come over & check out my blog, I was honored this week & I'm excited to share the news!

  10. Hi there,
    My interpretation of your sketch is an 8x8 scrapbook page. I don't suppose you mind it's not a card?! :-)
    It was a nice sketch to work with. Thank You.

  11. I loved the sketch and I'm sure I'll juse it again soon :D

  12. great sketch :)) i have created my card from this nice sketch, for my sons 5th Birthday, coming up novemeber 4th. Hope you like it.. i have created it with lots of loveeeeeeeee :))

    hugs, xx

  13. Great sketch. I Enjoyed making this card and pleased with myself for getting it in on time. I have also added your blinkie to my site. Happy crafting everyone
    X Julie

  14. I made a birthday card using papers from the Urban Prairie collection.

    It's my first challenge and I hope my layout respet the skecth.

    my blog is


  15. Fab cards - mine's with mr L x

  16. I am sorry I have posted two links with mr linky that are not correct ...79 and 80 please remove the first two links with my name ..thanks
    here is my correct link


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BasicGrey Challenges Team