Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge #40

Happy Tuesday Everyone ... are you ready for another Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge? Be sure to check out the challenge blog for the CAS version of this sketch if that's more to your liking!!  For me, I like to add all the extras.  With that being said, here is my creation to today's challenge.  Isn't this the sweetest image!!  It came from Art Creations Friday and every week she offers some amazing vintage images!!
 Here are the other items used on my creation:
Papers:  Daisy D's dp, Whisper White, Green Galore, Rose Red
Accessories:  Prima flowers, Kaiser half pearls, Glitz "tiara" Stickles, Creative Memories decorative trimmer, paper piercer, white Signo pen, Martha Stewart branch & flower punches, Michael's pink grosgrain ribbon, Darice brads
Technique:  Faux stitching
Thanks so much for stopping by today.  I hope you have a wonderful day and find a little time for yourself to do what makes you happy!!  


Crystal said...

This is beautiful Darlene, Great image, love the bright colors and your blooms!!! Way to go with this sketch girl!

chercroppin said...

Oh Dar, I LOVE it hun! Gorgeous papers and image....and I love how you did that side-panel...your stiitching is perfect as is your choice in flowers too!

I'm so glad you played along with us over at Midnight Madness and can't wait to see your creation for next week too! : )

LINDA said...

OH WOW!! This is simply stunning..Love the beautiful image and the colors are wonderful..Very lovely design..
Hugs, Linda

Carol said...

Darlene-What an alluring and enchanting creation...from the image all the way down to the exquisite flowers. A pure masterpiece fit for framing. Thanks for playing along with us at Midnight Madness this week.
Bear Hugs,
Carol :o}
Midnight Madness Design Team

Anonymous said...

WOW!! This is just gorgeous!! I love it!! Love how you've made the flowers and the design on the side!! You really rocked this sketch girl!! HUGS

Katherine said...

Hi Darlene,

Thanks to your comments.. try to make 3x3 cards..its fun and easy. :)

Your cards are beautiful, colorful and classy.


Jan said...

Oh, This is so beautiful and the colors are amazing and so vivid:) A beautiful image too!
YES, I think you should get your sled out...and while you're at it...be sure to rev the engine a few times!!!

Danni said...

Very pretty!!

Susan (rainy) said...

That is such a cool sketch. Your card is so wonderfully vintage and beautiful!

Tammy said...

Such a gorgeous card! That image is beautiful and I just love all the flowers!

Hugs, Tammy

Teri said...

Another fabulous vintage design hun - love the badge on the blog too!
Teri x

Grace said...

I love your vintage card Darlene!!! The colors really pop against this vintage image and I love your side panel! Great job with the MMSC!!!

Kim said...

This is the beautiful vintange cards I love! Your papers are so divine, as is the image. And just the right amount of flowers. Link this one up to Practical Scrappers this week, brads....
Kim xXx
Thanks for your prayers!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Oh Darlene!!! I love your vintage card!!! The colors are so cheery and fun!! The use of the sketch with the gorgeous flowers and side panel is stunning!! Gorgeous take on the sketch!!! Love it!

Maria Matter said...

you, my friend, are amazing! love this vintage card!!
great job!!
Hugs & Blessings, Maria

Lovely Linda said...

Hi Darlene - wow, this is just GORGEOUS!! I love that image, the pink on her flowers just 'pops' and works so beautifully with the DP's you have used. I love the side panel and the flowers - you have done it again Darlene - always something beautiful to behold here! I am loving this! It is great to have you playing along with the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week, you know we love to see your cards Darlene and would love to see you again next week! {{{hugs}}}
Linda MMSC Design Team

Janine said...

Holy moly!! Love this Darlene!!
I am off to a trade show with my husband so will talk to you when I return.

Kay said...

Oh Dar - thank you for your sweet condolances! I am SO glad you will enjoy/cherish mom's crochet flowers, that blesses me greatly! I appreciate your friendship, and I will be forever thankful for this crafty bloggy world that brought us together!

designsfromwithinbycharlotte said...

Oh Darlene...you know my taste....this is definately one of my favs...mind you I think I say that about most of your creations don't I!!! That sweet vintage image is just darling...love the cepia tones with a hint of pink! It makes me want to pick up my camera and shoot some photos! I love how you framed the picture with the darker pink and the stitching and your side swerve looks fabulous. I love everything about it! Just beautiful!

Denise @ kc242 said...

You have created such a wonderful vintage card. Your pink colors, flowers and embellishments go perfectly with your lovely image.
Thanks so much for joining us at MMSC this week!
Midnight Madness DT
I have blog candy on my blog that ends on March 15. Please stop by and sign up!

Priscilla said...

Very Vintage..My fave :) Love how you matched the florals here.. Just excellent. Thank you for playing the Midnight Madness sketch challenge this week. Oh no, Valentines Day must coming…wait for it… I “LOVE” that you are around to share with us and your work fills my heart with joy. Be sure to check the sneak peek tomorrow and have a wonderful weekend filled with lots of love and of course crafting ;)
Sending LOVE your way <3 <3 <3
MMSC Hostess