WCMD 2015 Sketch Challenge Winner!!!



WOW!!! I’m just stunned, not only the number of entries we had, but also by the quality of your work! This is the biggest response we’ve ever had to a Paper Wishes Blog Sketch Challenge. Incredible job, ladies! I printed every single entry to share with the Paper Wishes team so they could see firsthand the creativity that poured forth! I asked my Paper Wishes coworkers to vote for their favorites, so here are your winners, as chosen by the in-house Paper Wishes family!


Ist Place ($25 Paper Wishes gift certificate)

Designed by Darlene Crosby

Designed by Darlene Crosby

Supplies Used: Painted Flowers Double-Sided Paper Pack, Off-White & Black 12×12 Cardstock, Botanical Frames Stamp Set, Versafine black inkpad, Copic pens, Spectrum Noir™ Blendable Pencils, Spectrum Noir™ blending solution, Starform Stickers (Gold #1241 Vine), 7/8″ lavender ribbon, 3/8″ purple ribbon, Zots™, clear adhesive tape, foam tape

I love that this card matches a new stamp with an older paper pack! And lovely, lovely coloring :-).


Runner Up ($15 Paper Wishes Gift Certificate)

Designed by Karen Lacina

Designed by Karen Lacina

Supplies Used: Dee’s Distinctively Dies (2 Candle and Pine Sprig sets), Red and Gold Holographic Ripple Specialty Papers, Christmas Cheer Ribbon Set, Cardmakers Personal Shopper Christmas Paper Book, 12X12 Classic Cardstock (kraft and natural), Gold Stickles™, Medium Zots™, Glue Stick, Paper Blossoms Paper Tool Kit, sheer red ribbon, Mini Foam Squares

This card has great texture going on, and Stickles™ on the edges of the candles is so striking!!!


Congratulations to you both! I will be emailing you each very soon to get your info so we can issue your prizes!

And a big thank you to everyone who participated in World Card Making Day—all of you made it a huge success! I’m so impressed with the gorgeous cards you posted, and I can’t wait to start planning for next year!



Michelle Gustafson

Paper Wishes Blog

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8 responses to “WCMD 2015 Sketch Challenge Winner!!!”

  1. Valerie Breingan says:

    I worked all llc weekend . Didn’t get to enter but I wanted you to see it anyway.

  2. Kathy Meyers says:


  3. Diane Lynne C says:

    Great cards. Congrats to the winners.

  4. Di says:

    Two really great cards, well deserved winners.

  5. Toni McKelley says:

    Amazing. Both cards are beautiful. I was on the road, with no supplies (boo hoo) for a wedding (very far away) and was unable to submit, but am so thrilled to see these 2 winners. Great job, ladies. Congrats to you both. They are fabulous.

  6. Loretta Holzinger says:

    beautiful cards, love the winner’s card especially.

  7. Tina says:

    Congratulations to the winners! Really beautiful cards. Great job!!!

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