Thursday, November 25, 2010


Helo everyone! how's your day so far? i'm here to kick off SKETCHES 4 ALL 1ST YEAR ANNIVERSARY BLOG HOP YAYYYYYYYYYYY!!!! and if this is your first stop then you are in the right place.

I have had the honor of designing for SKETCHES 4 ALL. I love the warm community, the great gallery, contests, and challenges our members offer. It is always a joy to share my life and my work there!

I have had many of my online friends became a part of SKETCHES 4 ALL and they love the community as well. it is your turn!

I created this layout-

using the great sketch for this Blog Hop designed by our very own Stacy R-

If you want to win this contest (and you know you do), just follow the instructions below-

1) Just follow along the hop to the next person and find the hidden letter on each person's blog to solve the mystery word. My hidden letter is "N". Make sure you leave a comment an each blog as you hop along to get credit

2) Then use the sketch posted above and make your own project and post it on Sketches4All. Don't forget to put in the hidden word you found from our blogs when you post your project.

3) Join SKETCHES 4 ALL Site. it's free and easy!

4) Make a post in the SKETCHES 4 ALL forum for this contest!!

That is it, easy peasy!!
The main prize will be the ECHO PARK paper from winter/holidays and and a $15 and a $10 gift certificate(1st and 2nd prize) from a scrapbook store that Fia will be giving away.

Now to be eligible for my rak on my blog there are a few things you can do, each one will get you another entry into my rak. I will pick a random name from the entries to win!! and here is what i am offering-

1. Leave me a comment on this post and you're in the drawing!

2. If you want another chance of winning, blog about the bloghop and/or tell your Facebook friends about it! (please link back your blog link and/or facebook link so i can see).

3. You can also earn an extra entry by signing up for my challenges at SKETCHES 4 ALL NOVEMBER INSPIRATION CHALLENGE.

4. Become a follower of my Blog gets you another entry!!

For the REALLY eager - there are bonus opportunities though.

5. If you post your entries for my 1ST YEAR ANNIVERSARY BLOG HOP TECHNIQUE CHALLENGE in my challenge group section at SKETCHES 4 ALL then each challenge entry will enter you in for more chances each!!

Do you realize that you can earn as many as EIGHT chances of winning...!

Even better, each design team member may be giving away a different kit so don't stop here! Keep moving and visit everyone's blog!

Hop on over to STACY H. blog! She is super talented and inspires me every day!

Have fun and I can't wait to see who wins!
In case you get lost here are the links to all the SKETCHES 4 ALL DT'S joining this blog hop-

MELISSA P. ( a.k.a. ISAY) yes i am your first stop :D
STACY R.strong>

Have fun everyone and enjoy your weekend! God bless!


isay :D


Erin R said...

yeah, great post. I am following you now. thanks for starting it all!!

Emeraldvalkyrie said...

As always... a fabulous LO!

Jessica said...

the way you combine elements and embellies is amazing! love your work!

aussiescrapper said...

Another stunning layout my friend, you are a gorgeous scrapper, your family looks divine and I love your gorgeous blog. Melxx

Lynnda Hosni said...

oh wow Melissa...this is so stunning layout...i love the embellies and details here...just gorgeous... you genius scrapper...sure is!!!...xoxo

Betty Anne said...

Wow the blog hop sounds amazing. I'm just getting started so haven't done the sketch yet but will get at it tomorrow.
I have become a follower, I posted the blog hop on my blog here
I am already a member of Sketches 4 All, and I posted my layout for your November challenge in the discussion section on Sketches 4 All. Hopefully I will get time to do your techniques challenge and if I do will leave you another comment.
Ok I'm off to check out Staceys blog.

Sharon said...

I have done all the things you suggested :) Well still working on the sketch, haha.

Hollyk said...

Great layout. Love the sketch. will have to try to complete a page.

José said...

Started the blog hop here...I'm already looked around on your blog..and your work is so amazing all of it.And now hop over to Stacy's blog

Stacy said...

Your layout it always does. So happy to get to visit your blog and be so inspired. Hugs, Stacy hw