World Card Making Day Sketch Challenge!!!


We all have cards to make—birthdays, thank yous, holidays and the list goes on! Get a head start by joining us on Saturday, October 3rd for World Card Making Day (it’s practically another holiday around here)!

Come make cards with us to celebrate, and you could win a $15 or $25 gift certificate to Paper Wishes®! Check out the details below…




You may start posting your submissions any time starting now through 8am PST Monday, October 5th. Winners will be announced later in the day. Post your entries here in the comments section, and enter as many times as you like! Let me know if you have any questions and I’ll be sure to get them answered. Good luck and happy card making!!!



Michelle Gustafson

Paper Wishes Blog



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113 Responses to “World Card Making Day Sketch Challenge!!!”

  1. Karen Lacina says:

    This cute Christmas card was inspired by illustration number 3. The materials I used are:

    *Pre-scored card from the white cards and envelopes pack
    *Cardmakers Christmas Personal Shopper paper pad by HOTP
    *Glitter Foil
    *Spectrum Noir Alcohol Pens
    *Penguin stamp
    *Staz-On Black Inkpad
    *Silky Paper
    *Black Suede specialty paper
    *3-D Foam Dots
    *Silver Jewel Dazzles by HOTP
    *Small Zots
    *HOTP Snowflake Embossing Folder
    *Snowflake Punch
    *Scallop Decorative Scissors
    *Christmas Chalkboard Ribbon Set – red and black gingham ribbon
    *Black Tinsel Cord

  2. Connie Brown says:

    Hi Michelle!

    Here is a card I did that loosely follows your horizontal card sketch.

    Supplies used:

    Blank Card
    Black card stock with white core
    Design Tool Kit #2
    Artful Affirmations Dazzles
    Bountiful Paper Pack
    Gold Border Dazzles
    Viola Paper (from clearance area @ Girlfriends’s Getaway – Couldn’t pass up a bargain!)
    Artsy Collage Textured Papers #2
    Leafy Vine Ribbon
    Baker’s Twine (sorry…from Dollar Tree!)
    Gray button inked with Spectrum Noir Pin PL5
    Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist – Viva Pink
    Foam Adhesive Squares
    Tombow Aqua Glue


  3. Connie Brown says:

    Hi Michelle!

    Another card I did yesterday for my boss’ retirement.

    Supplies used:

    Blank card
    Nature’s Watercolors Paper Pack
    Design Tool Kit #5
    Artful Affirmations Dazzles
    Gold Border Dazzles
    Artsy Collage Textured Papers #2
    Nature’s Ferns Papier Tole
    Foam Adhesive Squares
    Tombow Aqua Glue


  4. Connie Brown says:

    Opps…it was upside down. 🙁 inside the retirement card

  5. Connie Brown says:

    The last card I made today – Red Hat Color Burst Card:

    Blank Card
    Fresh Cut Blossoms Paper Pack
    Artful Affirmations Dazzles
    Purple, Red, and White Card Stock
    Color Burst – Violet and Aliziran Crimson
    Design Tool Kit #6 and #7
    Purple Happiness Paper
    Fresh Cut Die Cuts
    Ranger Perfect Medium Stamp Pad
    WOW Embossing Glitter – Magical Mauve
    Spray Bottle filled with water
    Foam adhesive squares
    Tombow Aqua Adhesive


  6. Connie Brown says:

    Inside Red Hat Color Burst Card.

  7. Lorenza Gilbert says:

    After looking at all the great submissions, I thought I’d like to participate.
    A2 card base
    Snowflake Paper Tole
    Silver Holly Dazzles
    Silver Christmas Word Dazzles
    Silver Inka Gold

  8. Lorenza Gilbert says:

    One more.


    A2 white card base
    Light blue linen paper
    Blue snowflake Christmas Dazzles
    Chambray Color Box Chalk ink

    Thank you.

  9. Lorenza Gilbert says:

    Is three too many?


    Sarapapers Masculine
    Blue Celebrate Dazzles

  10. DebbieT says:

    Hot Mess Card
    Supplies used:
    HOTP Red Ripple Holographic and Black Lace
    Colorbok patterned paper
    Backing from a Darice embossing folder
    Stampin stuff embossing powder
    Tombow adhesive
    Stampin Up cardstock and ink and dimensionals
    Hampton ARts stamp
    random jewels

  11. DebbieT says:

    Hello Card
    Supplies Used
    The paper studio a beautiful world collection
    HOTP dotted daisy typset layered flower and Red velvet paper pack
    Technique Tuesday stamp
    Ranger ink
    colorbok sticky staax
    DCWV cardstock
    tombow adhesive
    miscellaneous black velvet and foam tape

  12. Marty Fishman says:

    Hi, I submitted this yesterday and I saw it on the site, but when I looked this morning, it was gone. So, I’m submitting again. Thank you!
    A2 card base
    Orange, black microdot paper, bats, boo spiderweb and fence all from Dazzles Personal shopper
    Paper with stamped image and Washi tape arrow from my stash
    Black embossing powder
    WOW! Metallic Platinum Sparkle Embossing Glitter
    HOTP small stamps: Haunted House and flourishes

  13. Rhonda Swetlishoff says:

    Here’s another card using the great sketches that you provided. I used the Wonderland Artful card kit (all of it – paper, die-cuts & cut-outs), Teal Jewel Border Dazzles, Pearlescent cardstock (Colorbok) and Memento Tuxedo black ink. Thanks for looking!

  14. Robin Carr says:

    I hope this is on time. I love Paperwishes. I am a Message Board Member.
    I made a shaker card with the sketch.
    I Used:
    Emma’s Garden Paper pack and free download
    White jewel Border Dazzles
    Acetate, button, sequins from my stash

  15. Deanna Andresen says:

    Here is a card I made for World card making day. I know its a little late blame it on a niece in crisis and me trying to figure out how to move a picture from my phone. But I thought you all might like to see it. Everything on this card with the exception of my tape gun came from Paper Wishes. I’ll make a list in a reply to this post.

    • Deanna Andresen says:

      for this card I used,

      Citrus creative pack
      Color me Christmas card toppers
      Naughty or nice stamp set
      Greetings & labels stamp set
      red jewel dazzles
      gold glitter Stickles
      Designing with Gelatos kit
      Gelatos Tool kit
      Sta-zon ink in Blazing red
      Red Grosgrain ribbon
      Petite Zots
      5×6.5 white card blank

      *my trusty ATG tape gun/
      * foam tape
      * Glue Stick

      * = not from HOTP

      OK I THINK that’s it lol

      and here is the inside

    • Deanna Andresen says:


  16. Deanna Andresen says:

    ok trying for picture again

  17. Diane says:

    Any word on who won?

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