Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge #56

It's time for another MIDNIGHT MADNESS SKETCH CHALLENGE and here are the two sketch choices you have to choose from this week:

Again this week, I have picked "somewhere in between" these two options.  With using the image I wanted to use for my focus, I didn't have room for the little ribbon tags so I did "MY VERSION" and am really happy with the outcome. 

Before I show you today's card creation, I would like to thank all of those followers/friends who voted for me last week in the "Priscilla Award" competition!  I didn't win (boohoo!) but that's okay ... I was in the running with some VERY TALENTED ladies and was just honored to be in the top 20!!  I can't tell you how much I appreciate you taking the time to vote for me ... it truly warms my heart!  THANKS!!

OKAY ... now on to today's card.  

While at the workshop in Indiana last month at my friend, Joan Fricker's, I purchased this lovely JustRite set called "Plant a Little Love" and finally decided to get it opened & inked up!!  Tho it's a bit difficult to see in my photo, I have stamped the image several times, colored the flowers and popped them up ... it looks really nice IRL!!

Hope you like my creations today!  Now I really must get outdoors and plant some of my flowers before the rains come again! Going to be a "wet" week by what the weather people show but I will try to get something accomplished in between the raindrops.  Happy Day to you all!


  1. Lovely pink and girly card hun!
    Hope you get those flowers in, my garden is so overgrown you'd think it was a jungle! LOL
    Teri xx

  2. AWW this is a beauty Darlene, what a gorgeous job you did with this sketch!!!!! LOVE the colors!!!! Hope you enjoyed your Holiday weekend sweetie!

  3. Darlene, you did a spectacular job with your MM creation this week. I LOVE the JustRite sets and you have certainly done it justice. Your popped up flowers are BEAUTIFUL!! Wish I could see it IRL, but from the photo, it really does look spectacular! I love how you did a blend of the 2 versions. If you're like me, you end up running out of room and, I agree, that image needed to be focused on. Thanks for playing the MM challenge this week and hope to see you again next week!

  4. Darlene this is just so feminine and lovely. Your image is just wonderful and you have matched the color to that gorgeous paper so beautifully. Just so pretty and filled with wonderful detail. Thanks for playing along with the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge.

    Bear Hugs,
    Carol :O}
    Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge

  5. Darlene, this card is stunning. I love the papers and your coloring is great. I love how you popped up the flowers with the layers. Great job my friend!

  6. Wow Darlene! Love the image and colors! So delicate and elegant Love your take on the sketch!! Miss you girl! Hope all is well!

  7. Darlene, this is another wonderful card. Your image is perfect with the colors of dp that you have chosen. Thanks so much for joining us again this week at Midnight Madness. It is always a pleasure to view your wonderful creations!

  8. this turned out wonderful! Love what you did with your flower - simply beautiful!!

  9. Darlene, this is so pretty, I really like this stamp image! Love the colors you chose here and you can see the layers when you enlarge the photo! Lovely coloring and edging and pearls finish it off just beautifully! Well done with the sketch this week.
    Thanks for continuing to be a part of MM!

  10. You make such pretty cards. Wonderful card entry. Great take on the sketch too. Thank you so much for playing the Midnight Madness sketch challenges.
    MMSC Hostess

  11. Beautiful flower image, Darlene, and that gorgeous DP goes perfectly with it! Thanks for participating in this week's Midnight Madness Sketch challenge and hope to see you again next week!
    Jessica, MMSC DT


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