Sketches Oz - Scrapbooking Sketches Aussie Style

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Sketch 5 - Megan Stephenson

A huge welcome to our new guest artist for this fortnight, Megan Stephenson!Megan lives in the Hunter Valley with her two beautiful daughters, Olivia and Charlotte, and husband Ned and she is more than a little bit addicted to scrapbooking! You probably recognise Megan's girls as her pages are frequently published in all of the Australian Magazines, For Keeps, Scrapbooking Memories and Scrapbook Creations, and her work has also been published in the Australian Reader's Gallery of Creating Keepsakes.
Megan is currently doing a guest design team stint for Altogether Scrap and has recently completed so design work for Shop and Crop and is teaching an online class for them next month! I am sure that you love Megan's work as much as we all do!
So without further ado, here are this fortnights layouts! Hope that they have you feeling inspired and we can't wait to see what you come up with! Email them to by 12 midnight WST Monday 9th July to be in the running for this fortnight's prize!

Megan Stephenson

Mardi Winen

Courtney Ferguson

Sheree Forcier

Tatum Woodroffe

Also...if any Aussie businesses, retail or wholesale, are interested in sponsoring our fortnightly prizes please drop us a line to

Happy scrapping everyone!

Sunday, June 24, 2007


Dionne Molina!
Your layout from Michelle Perry sketch has been selected as the winner of a $25 voucher from Forever Always! They are having a sale until the end of June so you should all go and check out the bargains!
Thanks everyone for your fantastic entries, you still have a chance to win a $10 voucher from Forever Always by completing their June sketch and uploading to the site...just do so by the end of the month and let us know by dropping us a quick email to we will have a random draw to decide which lucky person gets this prize!
We are loving all the layouts from Mel Goodsell's sketch. You have until 12 Midnight WST Monday night to send us your take on Mel's sketch to be in the running for this fortnight's prize! Then stay tuned on Tuesday to see our brand new guest artist, their sketch and lots more inspiring layouts!

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Sketch 4 - Melissa Goodsell

Welcome to our new guest artist, Melissa Goodsell. Melissa lives in Tasmania, is married to Richard and has two beautiful children James and Isabella. Mel is a designer for Tarisota Collections and part of the Aussie Scrap Source Design Team.

Melissa loves and adopts all kinds of styles in her work, from simple and elegant to collage with her main inspiration being her family. One of her favourite techniques to use is stitching, either by hand or machine. You should check out some of Mel’s felt and other stitched creations and her amazing cards that she regularly puts together using the DCM dares.

So here are this weeks' inspiration layouts from Melissa and the design team!

Mel Goodsell
Loving the detail on this one!
Danielle Quarmby
Sarah Mulder

Tammy Templeton

Sheree Forcier

Courtney Ferguson

Kathie Link

Vita Thai

I hope that you love this sketch and all the inspiration as much as I do. We can't wait to see your layouts from this sketch. Email them to to be in the running for this fortnights prize!

And, speaking of prizes, Tammy is fast approaching her 100th blog post and to celebrate this occassion she will be randomly selecting a comment on her blog to be the winner of a layout scrapped for you by her! So go and check it out!

Have a great week and happy scrapping!

Monday, June 11, 2007

Not long now.....

Don't forget to get your LO in from Michelle's sketch by 12 Midnight WST tonight for your chance to win that $25 voucher from Forever Always!

If you need a bit of inspiration to get the scrapping mojo gowing for this Queen's Birthday Holiday have another look at Michelle's and the DT's layouts together with the fantastic layout's we've already had sent in!

If you feel like a bit of retail therapy today you can win a $10 voucher by placing an order at Forever Always and completing Michelle's sketch, just include your order number in your email to us.
You can also win a $10 voucher by completing both Michelle's sketch and the Forever Always June sketch....we won't be drawing this one until the end of the month so if you have already done Michelle's sketch just drop us an email to let us know you have completed and uploaded to their gallery! Forever Always offer a great prize for their challenge so be sure and check it out!
The new guest artist and their sketch will be introduced tomorrow so be ready for some more inpsiration!

Don't forget to leave us the links to your favourite sketch sites so we can compile them into a sketch resource in the sidebar!

Have a great day & happy scrapping!

Sunday, June 3, 2007

And the winners are....

Congratulations to Natallie King with her Friends layout which has won the fantastic prize pack from Rasberry! And Dallas Foley who has won a layout scrapped for her by Chris!
Well done girls, hope that you enjoy your prizes!
Can't wait to see everybody's takes on our current sketch from Michelle Perry, we have some great prizes from Forever Always. Send them in to us at

Friday, June 1, 2007

More Inspiration!

Hope that you are having a great weekend! We just wanted to share some more layouts from the design team, using Michelle's sketch!

Deirdre Heath

Tatum Woodroffe

Courtney Ferguson

And I really wanted to share our first entry for Michelle's sketch challenge from Kirsten Northfield. Kirsten had this gorgeous layout scrapped within about 3 or 4 ours of the sketch being up on the blog last Tuesday.....she told us that it was just perfect for her kids' school photos that she had just gotten back!

Don't forget to email your entries to by Midnight WST Monday 11th June to be in the running to win a $25 gift voucher from Forever Always. If you make a purchase from the store include your order number with your email and you will also go in the draw to win a $10 voucher. If you complete both Michelle's sketch and the Forever Always June sketch you will also go in the draw to win another $10 voucher!

We will be announcing the winners from Chris' sketch soon so stay tuned!

Have a great Sunday...hope that you get some scrapping time!