HLS July 2015 Sketch Challenge

Happy Little StampersI’m happy to be sharing some cards with you today as a new member of the HLS Sketch Design Team for the first time! Woohoo! ๐Ÿ™‚


Here is July’s Sketch:

My card:

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Here is the photo that I used as inspiration.

Growing Lupine

I used PTI’s Flower Favorites to make this card. I’m loving this stamp. Lupine remind me of my home State of Maine.


I stamped the flowers in SU’s Rose Red, Melon Mambo and Whisper White. To the tops of the lupine, I added some more white with a gel pen. I also did some sponging and added SU’s Soft Sky and Pool Party ink to the background.

I had so many ideas for this stamp that I made a total of 4 different card with it! Check out the others below.



ย ย  IMG_5961editedWith this last card here, I’m going to join in at at WAW #189 and SSS’s Wednesday’s: Simon Says Anything Goes.

IMG_5969editedAnd here is the new HLS Sketch Design Team! Please make sure that you stop by all of these lovely ladies’ blogs to see their creations this month and extend your congratulations.

Asaย Johanssonย (Sweden), Birgit Nortonย (USA), Gloria Leeย (Canada), Joyce Mehrbergย (USA), Kim Hegginsย (USA), Kylie Purtellย (Australia), Loll Thompsonย (Canada), Melissa Laneย (Germany), Sue Trembethย (USA), Tanja Kabelย (Germany)

Starting in this month, my Design Teammates and I will be sharing our work for the Sketch Challenges. Also, there is more going on at HLS too! The brand new CAS Challenge designers will be sharing their work AND a brand new Christmas Challenge will be up and running soon too. Please head over here to HLS to meet the CAS and Christmas Challenge Teams. You can also find all of the current challenges here. Stop over to the blog for some inspiration from the rest of the design team, and to link up your entry.

Thanks for stopping by!
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ย P.S. Wow! What an exciting day! Things sure are buzzing around here at honeybeelane! Iโ€™m so happy to be joining the ATSM Design Team AND the HLS Sketch Challenge DT for the first time today! Please go on over and check out my premiere post for ATSM’s Anything Goes Challenge #151!
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31 thoughts on “HLS July 2015 Sketch Challenge

  1. Wow, love your inking, Melissa! The shading really makes the WOW factor in this! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday โ€œAnything Goesโ€ Challenge! PS: happy to see your new V. V. Challenge blog badge ๐Ÿ™‚

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  3. Welcome to the team, Melissa! Stunning start to your time here at HLS. You’ve set the bar high! I particularly love the flowers and how you added the white to their tips! xx

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  4. Melissa, your cards are beautiful! The coloring on your lupine look so real. We have them growing all along the front banking in our yard. They’ve just recently gone by and are turning to seed. You’ve captured their true beauty perfectly!

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