Wednesday, August 8, 2012


Hey everyone! How are you all going? 

Today is the day we announce the winners from our previous challenge! With over 100 entries, the design team found it very difficult but with a brand new team onboard, lets see who they thought were their faves. 

Top 5 Winners
(in winning order) 

(can all winners please email Patti at with their full name and address and prize they won within 7 days!!. Also can the Top 5 winners please get their winners badge from the sidebar of our blog :) Thank you ) 

The entry that received the most points from our Design Team is this amazing entry from ....

Paloma Calvalho (Brazil) 

HUGE congratulations Paloma! The Design Team voted this one as a favourite as not only was it a stand out in our gallery, but once we saw details on your blog it was clear to use how special this was for you to create  and all the love you have poured into this layout. There are amazing details here, topped off with a sweet sentiment and lovely journalling. 

Paloma, you have won a beautiful prize from Kays Kreative Korner. You have also won your self a spot on our Design Team for September! Please contact our Guest Designer coordinator Georgia Heald ( ) 

Jodi Cent (sorry Jodi..cannot tell from your blog which country you are from!) 
*journalling at the top corner in a tag

Jodi this is so detailed with such pretty colours. Your attention to detail and effort you put into this layout was not lost on us. Well done! You have won a $25.00 voucher to The Scrap Locker. 

Elena Olinevich (Belarus) 

LOVE LOVE LOVE this one Elena! In fact we had a great time going through your blog and well..everything you create is just so beautiful! You are very talented and this layout is so well put together, from the colours to the gorgeous picture, to the layering and embellishment placing. Just so beautiful and a wonderful sentiment behind this picture too! Elena, you have won the mini June Kit from C'est Magnifique kit club. 

Vibeke Harila (Norway) 
Vibeke, we are very familiar with your style here at Once Upon a Sketch! Vibeke was an old DT member and I am very pleased you still play along with us. Nothing has changed with your style...your layering is still incredible, your choice of colour perfect and your photos still the centerpiece of your layouts. WELL DONE! Vibeke you have won a ribbon pack from Scrapbooking Fantasies!

Rachael Funnell (Australia) 
Rachael this is so so so pretty! SO much detail here once again! SO much to look at here, while your journalling is just so lovely too. Also loved your beautiful background :) Well done! Rachael you have also won a ribbon pack from Scrapbooking Fantasies. 

Congratulations to our top 5 winners! 

Now here are our Top 5 Featured Layouts followed by some more that caught the Design Team's eye...

Tracee Provis (United Kingdom) 
*hidden journalling behind photo

Yuko Tanaka (Japan)

Anupama Choudary (India) 

Maja Stokk (Sweden) 
*journalling behind title 

Mazlina (Australia) 

Sabrina (Malaysia) 
(awesome journalling) 

Missy Whidden (USA) 
(again fantastic journalling!)

Shona Kheen (Canada) 

Well done girls on your feature!!! 

Now here are the RANDOMLY chosen winners using

The entry that wins the paper pack from Julia Cotrim Scrapbooking is #54 Marilia Lopes

The entry that wins the chipboard pack from Imaginarium Designs is #89 Jurgita L

The entry that wins the handmade tag from Berry71Bleu is #77 Theresa Neubaum

And the person that wins that $10.00 gift voucher from The Scrap Locker is #51 Christy Skinner 

(can all winners please email Patti at with their full name and address and prize they won within 7 days!!. )

Congratulations everyone :) Thank you always for playing along with us. 


  1. Congratulations to the winners and featured pages, they are SO gorgeous! And thank you for featuring my layout :) OUAS rocks! ;)

  2. Wow, such gorgeous LO's. Congratulations to each of the winners and featured artists!! ~ Blessings, Tracey

  3. Congrats to all of you ladies!!

  4. huge congrats to the winners and wow amazing features. TY so much for the feature too :)

  5. Sooo much talented participation - congrats to the winners!

  6. Well done to all the above mentioned girls.. your layouts are amazing..

  7. Huge congrats to all the winners! There were so many gorgeous entries for this challenge that it was really hard to choose. Thank you all so much for playing along and enjoy your prizes!

  8. So many wonderful layouts!! Congrats to all the winners.
    And I am so happy to be in this company:):) Thank you for choosing my layout:):)

  9. Congrats to all you gorgeous ladies. So much eyecandy here.
    I can see the difficulty in choosing youtr favourites!!
    Well done!!

  10. A BIG Congrats to all these Ladies... I FEEL truly honoured that my layout is among such AMAZING Layouts....THANKS!

  11. Congrats to all the winners!! The lo's are truly amazing!! I always love to play along at OUAS hugs Amy :)

  12. Congratulations to all - the creations are so beautiful and gorgeous!

  13. congratulations girls! so many stunning layouts in one place:)

  14. Congrats ladies!!Gorgeous layouts!!

  15. Paloma congrats dear! Your layout is amazing! Congrats to all!! xoxo

  16. Super congrats to you all ladies - fabulous entries all of them! an an extra shout to Paloma! xoxo

  17. Congratulationsladies, a very well done work...Gorgeous pages

  18. Congrats to all the winners and featured artists.. so many gorgeous entries!!!

  19. Thanks for the chance to win such a fun giveaway!! I emailed the email a few days ago and hadn't heard anything so I was worried that I didn't get the address right.... or maybe that I didn't email the right info. Please let me know if I need to do something else. chuckandchristina(at)yahoo(dot)com Thanks ladies!! :) :)

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