Wednesday, July 29, 2009

It's MIDNIGHT MADNESS time again ...

I was thrilled to see that this week's Midnight Madness #12 Sketch Challenge required a tag! I purchased a pack of 7Gypsies Vintages tags months ago at Archiver's and finally found the opportunity to use one ... Yippee!!

This card is a bit "BUSY" but I still like it!! Another requirement (I think??) was to do some stitching along the left side of your tag. This too gave me an opportunity to use something that's been hanging on my supply board for months also ... and that is my Bazzill - In Stitches Floss which I purchased from my friend Tammy Hershberger (Stamp Happy) at Toyrifix.

Here are all the deets on this card:

Stamps: Rubber Stampede (butterfly), Wordsworth (sentiment)

Papers: Very Vanilla, Anna Griffin dp, Daisy Bucket design dp

Inks: Versafine black

Accessories: Bazzill In Stitches floss, Martha Stewart Arch Lattice border punch, 7Gypsies vintage tag, SU photo corner punch, American Crafts glitter pens, swivel craft knife, detail clear ep, Prima flowers, Offray grosgrain ribbon, Michael's satin ribbon, Bucket O'Buttons

Thanks for all your support ... hope you're having a wonderful day!!


  1. Never too busy if all the elements go well together, which these certainly do. Lovely card!! You did a wonderful job with the sketch and I am happy you finally got use one of those tags from your stash. Sometime I stash to much too long. The Midnight Madness Design Team wants to thank you for playing in the MMSC12 with us. See you in the future too!!

  2. Sweet card Darlene, I like it too. The the the dramatic colors and the floss too and how you layers the flowers and topped it with a ribbon, what a nice finish.

    Thank you for joining us this week at Midnight Madness, see you next week.

    Jane MMDT member

  3. Your card is beautiful. I love the color combo, and the butterfly is just amazing. Thank you so much for playing with us at the MMSC this week. Hope you will continue to play. We have such fun and exciting things ocming up that you won't want to miss.

    Carolyn, MMSC DT

  4. I really like the way that you put this card together. The color combos are great. Love the brown and limey green. Lovely take on the sketch challenge! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at the MMSC!

  5. This is beautiful Darlene!! I love the colors, the font of the sentiment on the tag, and most of all the gorgeous butterflies!!! What a great take on this week's challenge!! Thanks for playing along with us at the MMSC!

  6. Oh no Darlene not to busy at all I think it is very pretty love the colors and that flower is gorgeous if you like challenges I know of another newly started challenge you might be interested in at Sunflowers and Dragonflies she is giving away a set of nestabilities each week

  7. Hey my friend....just love clicking on your name...I always know I will be in for a treat :) once again, I am not disappointed..AWESOME card and perfect take on the sketch :)Thank you so much for playing the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week and don’t forget that August is “Refer your Friends for Freebies” Month.

  8. Hey, long time, no talkie, my friend!! How are you?? Your card is beautiful!! I love that gorgeous butterfly!! Stunning!!

    Thanks for playing along!!


    P.S. How is your hubby doing? Keep in touch!!

  9. WOW Darlene, you really now how to WOW the team....this is fantastic. You know may think it's busy, but you really pulled it off...everything fits together the butterfly and flowers. Again, another creation that has blown me are so talented. Keep up the beautiful work!
    Thanks for being such a loyal player!

  10. AAHHHH! I love your card but I also love your blog background. Let me know when you get tired of it and I'll "steal" it from you! My blog is called windchimes and lilacs!
    Good luck on the MMSC voting!


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