Wednesday, July 6, 2011

June 15th *WINNERS*

Time to announce our winners and our Top 5 featured projects. 

Once again you have all outdone yourselves...we are all AMAZED at what people can create with a sketch and some journalling criteria. We find so much inspiration from everyone around the world, SO A HUGE thank you for joining in our challenges and a warm welcome to all our new followers. 

Without further delay, let me announce the winner of the June 15th challenge . We had 73 AMAZING entries and the voting was very close yet once more time....but lets all congratulate this amazingly talented person...

Chantelle Huizenga from Australia

Chantelle, how can we overlook your creativity here? Your photo printed on vellum paper is just the icing on the cake in this incredibly gorgeous layout. Your journalling is so sweet and sincere, your photos clear and well placed, your take on the sketch is so unique and your random embellishments all over made this our winner this time. 

CONGRATULATIONS Chantelle, you have won this gorgeous pack full of amazing chipboard from Imaginarium Designs.

Please email me, Nadia at to claim your prize. Here is your winners badge to display on your blog with pride..

Next up, its time for our...

TOP 5 Featured Projects
(in winning order) 

Melenia (from Greece)

Christine Muller from (Germany )

Mahlin Dahlstrom (from Sweden)

Kyoko Matsumura (from Japan) 

Patti Hamil (from the USA)

WOW! What an international combination there..CONGRATULATIONS to all of you. Your layouts were just simply stunning and there was only a few points between them!

Here is your badge to display on your blogs proudly..

We also have 2 more prizes up for grabs. I had originally said that this next prize would be to a Design Team voted winner, but with so many outstanding entries I would also like to give this prize to a RANDOMLY drawn winner. So the winner of...

EK Success Zig Writer Pens


Number 40 is Paloma Carvalho of Brazil who entered this amazing layout as well..

The other random winner of this beautiful set of postcards from Webster's Pages ..


#59 Rita  from Italy, with this sweet layout

CONGRATULATIONS to both of you and THANK YOU for entering our challenge. Please email me, Nadia at to claim your prizes. 

Last but not least...a special shout out to a very good friend of Once Upon A...Sketch. Someone who always participates in our challenges, promotes our site without being asked, leaves lots of love for people everywhere and is such a valuable member of our challenge blog. Besides all that, she is also super kind and VERY talented.. SO here's to you..

Thank you SO very much to everyone that participates every week! Keep up the good work.



  1. Wow, such yummy pages. Hope to find time to play on the next .. such a busy summer for us!

  2. Congratulations ladies! Gorgeous, gorgeous work! It really is amazing to see so much talent from so many different countries in one place. Thanks Nadia for hosting this international creative playground!

  3. WOW, thank you SO VERY much for picking my LO - I'm so thrilled and happy - I had a lot of fun creating this one and totally appreciate all the lovely comments I received. Thanks Nadia and DT ladies and congrats to all the other winners too. So much inspiration!!

  4. Congrats to the winners! Very beautiful creations ladies!

  5. Congratulations ladies, some very specila work here, and such a great mix of talent....Love it

  6. Congrats to all the features. You did exceptionally well.I am in awe of all the talent here!

  7. I just can't believe it!!!! OMG, this is an enormous honour - thank you so much for choosing my layout!!!!
    I would like to say that the encouragement and support from you is appreciated and keeps all of us going!!!! Thanks!

  8. Congratulations ladies!!! Your layouts are stunning!!!!!! Great choices by the DT!!!!!!

  9. Oh my goodness!!!! I can't believe this. Thank you Nadia!!, thank you so much to all of the OUAS team. Thank you thank you thank you. Congratulation to all that got featured and big congrats to the winner.
    I hope to get my hands real soon on the current sketch :)
    This has really got me going...

  10. Beautiful layouts! Congratulations!

  11. well done girls...beautiful layouts!!

  12. Congratulations ladies, your layouts are beautiful!!

  13. thanks nadia and thanks random :P

  14. A BIG congrats to everyone...your lo's are all so BEAUTIFUL!

  15. Congratulations to each winner - beautiful projects all!

  16. Congrats to all of you girls; superduper layouts all of them!!!

  17. congrats to everyone.....those are all just so amazing :)

  18. huge congrats to everyone!! and thank you so much for featuring my page!!
    i'll play along asap!!

  19. Congratulations Ladies!!!!!

  20. Congrats girls on winning and being featured. So many beautiful creations.