Archive for ‘SassyLilSketches’

September 17, 2011

Sassy Lil Sketches – Switch it up!!

Good morning!!!

I’m excited to present my Sassy Lil’ Switch it up take on September’s Week 2 sketch designed by Cherie:

I’m feeling a bit like Alice in Wonderland, last month I shrunk it to an A4 size, this month I’m stretching it to a double layout!!

I’ve also flipped it on it’s side …

Here it is:


I so enjoyed making this double layout … the papers are all from DCWV ‘the Performance Stack’, which has lovely music papers and vellum sheets … I was able to buy this pack locally and shared it with my friend Zeffy … with the girls being so musically inclined I knew that I would get good use out of it …

Katerina plays the violin and Sofia the mandolin.

Here are some close ups:

vellum paper to the right, crate paper journaling box



2 Mandolin images cutouts one in vellum, chipboard embellies

2 Violin cutouts one in vellum, chipboard embellies, musical brad, MS edge punch with gems.


Music to my ears – title from DCWV papers

September Sponsor:
Layouts must be uploaded below by October 5th, 11:59 P.M. EST to be eligible for the September random prize drawing*.
Specific rules for both Sassy Lil’ Sketches site can be found on our Sassy Lil’ Sketches “Rules” page.
September 1, 2011

Sassy Lil’ Birthday Giveaway WINNER!!!!

Happy September everyone!!!

Thanks to all those that commented on my giveaway post …

loved all the wishes!!!

I used and the winner is:

Congratulations Maya:

ευχές σαν άστρα για έναν δικό σου ουρανό χωρίς σύννεφα!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! καλώς σε βρήκα!!!!!!

Please can you contact me at with the email that you would like your prize sent you …

Congratulations once again!!!

August 16, 2011

Sassy Lil’ Birthday Giveaway!!!

Today is my birthday,

and I have some lovely news to share!!

Sassy Lil’ Sketches have finally published their first Ebook with lots of new sketches, and examples from brilliant artists, me included! :) I feel so honored!!!

If you click on the image below you will be taken to the page where you can order it for just $8.99!!

This is what Sassy Lil’ Sketches have to say:

At Sassy Lil’ Sketches, we are happy to announce the first Sassy Lil’ Sketches Ebook has been released!
The Sassy Lil’ Sketches Ebook features about 70 brand new sketches designed by Cherie Averill!
You’ll find sketches for layouts with one, two, three & multiple photos! You’ll even find double page sketches! Plus, sample layouts from talented designers that will spark your creativity!
Most of the sketches use standard photo sizes (4×6, 5×7, 8×10). To get extra mileage out of the sketches, switch it up! Use the sketches to create cards, double pagers, etc.! If you need ideas for “switching it up”, check out the cards in the Sample Layouts section or stop by the Sassy Lil’ Sketch blog on Saturdays.
The Sassy Lil’ Sketches Ebook is available for online viewing or you can easily download and print it. It’s your choice!
Visit to get the Sassy Lil’ Sketches Ebook & get scrapping!
So, since it’s my birthday,
I’ve decided to give away an e-book to one lucky winner …
All you have to do, is leave a comment for me in this post …
you have until August 31st midnight to do so,
and I will choose one lucky winner on September 1st!!
Please feel free to spread the word  on your blogs!!!
August 9, 2011

More Inspiration?

Sassy Lil Sketches has its Week 2 layout up, and you have to check out what the designer team has done …

If you come back on Saturday you will be able to see my Switch it up take of this sketch!!!

August 2, 2011

Looking for inspiration???

Then why not visit, Sassy Lil’ Sketches!

It’s Tuesday!

That means it’s time for a new layout sketch!!!

This is a special day because it’s our NEW Sassy Design Team’s first release! Please help us welcome the new design team!

In addition to the new Design Team, a few changes have been made to the Sassy blogs! The card sketches have been added to this blog!

Now, you’ll get layout sketches every Tuesday, card sketches on Thursdays & on Saturdays, our design team will be Switching It Up!

They’ll show you how to stretch your sketches by flipping, rotating, etc.!

The Week 1 Layout Sketch

Go on over to the blog to see what amazing examples our DT have made!!!

July 21, 2011

Sassy’s Lil Sketch 21st July

Amazing it’s the 21st again, and I can’t believe that another six months with Sassy Lil’ Sketches have gone by!!!

I’m so happy to announce that I’ve signed on for another six months ….

I find Cherie’s sketches so inspirational … and here is July’s sketch!

I love the versatility of multiphoto layouts … and I decided to use photos from my day out to the Special Olympics with my friend Irini, godson C3 and his friend Ilias! The papers are mainly echo park, although I did sneek in a bit of Crate paper in the background …

Here is my take on it:

July 21st SLS Layout

Here are some close-ups:

Journalling strips, baker's twine, sticker embellies

Title, is from the flag the volunteers were giving out ...

Sticker banner, and paper banner ...

Finally a side view!

So why don’t you go and visit the Sassy Lil Sketches blog to see what our other DT members have created, and drop by the Forum, we are hosting some lovely July challenges this month to inspire you!!!

Our Paper Sponsor:
225 x 52

The lucky winner will receive a full kit from Tally Scrapper!

Tally Scrapper is having a STOREWIDE sale with 15% off everything with code BIGJULYSALE and all previous kits are 21.00! Stop by and check it out!

Our Digital Sponsor:

Layouts must be uploaded below by August 5th, 11:59 P.M. EST to be eligible for the July random prize drawing*.

*The paper prize is available to U.S. residents only
The digital prize is open to both U.S. and international residents.

July 20, 2011

Sassy Lil Sketches DT Reveal

Today Sassy Lil Sketches revealed their Design teams for the term August 2011 – February 2012.

We are so excited to announce our new Sassies, but before we do we would like to just let in on a few of the changes you will be seeing on both Sassy Lil’ Sketches blogs.   Starting in August, we will be revealing new Sassy Lil’ Sketches on Tuesdays and Sassy Lil’ Card Sketches on Thursday. “Switch it Up”  Saturday will premiere on  Sassy Lil’ Sketches in August, too!
A few of our Sassies are not returning this coming term. 
We will definitely miss their talent, but wish them the best!
I’m happy and excited because I’m back again, but this time instead of my regular week 3 spot I’m in my new Switch it up position!!!
What’s this you say?
Well you’ll just have to wait until the 2nd Saturday in August to find out!!!!
I’m happy to see both my friend Melenia & Irini  on the DT as well, and I’d like to welcome Marie to the card DT !!! Way to go GREECE!!
On my seperate page you can find the full Design Team list!
Here’s to another great six months ahead!!!
But don’t forget to come back tomorrow to see the July 21st reveal!!!
July 18, 2011

Sassy amazing news!!!

Cherie and Kate from Sassy Lil’ Sketches are launching their first e-book!

This will be a book in electronic form, full of NEW sketches, and examples from VERY talented scrappers! :)

I feel so happy and blessed to be a part of this project,  and can’t wait to be able to see the actual e-book!!! :) :)

So you can go over to the site and sign up to be one of the first to find out all about it HERE!!!

July 5, 2011

Another Sassy Card

I’m on a roll!!!

Here’s another sketch from Sassy!!!

Think Big!!

I’ve used Basic Grey Sugar Rush … made my own flower … brad is Eyelet Outlet!

Side view!!

July 5, 2011

Sassy Lil Card Sketch

Well, I’m still making flowers, so I decided to do another card …

Did you know that Sassy Lil’ Sketches has a whole site devoted to card sketches???

Well it does  and you can find it HERE!!!

I’ve used this sketch made by Cherie of course!

and here is my card!

June 28th card

The papers are Basic Grey from the Sugar Rush collection. I’ve used Bazzil for the base of the card, have made my own flower [like in the previous post] leaves are a Sizzix die, baker’s twine, brad centre is Eyelet Outlet … and the stamped sentiment is Unity stamp from Nov. 2009 kit!

Some close ups:

the flower


Side view



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