Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge #97

It's time once again for another Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge!  Can you believe we are almost to Number 100 ... WOW!  Today's sketches (fancy & cas) can be used in so many ways ... I chose to create somewhere in between the Fancy & the CAS ... (imagine that! ... LOL)  
I just learned how to make these awesome flowers using Sakaras Punches (purchased at Joan's Gardens) and wanted to use them here.  The leaves are created using a Sizzix die and I've curled them around a pair of tweezers for added dimension.  The designer paper I chose is from My Mind's Eye (Stella Rose) and the image was coloring with Sugarloaf Whisper Strokes markers.
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For the life of me I can't remember where this image is from ... I'm thinking Nicecrane Design but not sure ... sorry ... brain's not working today!  Either way, her pose is certainly one of 'thinking' so I thought the little AMuse sentiment was perfect in the corner.

Thanks so much for stopping by today and please be sure to pop over to the Challenge Blog and check out the DT's amazing creations!  What an inspirational group of designers!!  

Other challenges:
Party Time Tuesday - Anything goes & homemade flower(s)
Anything Goes Challenge - Make your own embellishments 
Clear It Out Challenge - Flowers, Flowers & More Flowers
The Stamping Boutique - Homemade Flowers

Happy Crafting!


  1. Beautiful card, I love those flowers!

  2. You did a fantastic job on those flowers! Delightful image, too.

  3. This is lovely Darlene. I love those flowers! You did a great job with the Midnight Madness Sketch! I haven't had time to look to see if you already entered but if not Party Time Tuesdays this week is anything goes as long as it has handmade flowers on it. Hope all is well with you! Have a great week.
    PTT DT

  4. Darlene,
    Your card is beautiful! This is another wonderful card for the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge. I can't wait to see your next creation.
    PriscillaStyles DT

  5. Thank you for joining us at Anything goes with your wonderful card.

  6. what a beautiful card and gorgeous flowers
    Thanks for joining us at LCI this week
    Good luck
    Lisa x

  7. Stunning flowers Darlene and a wonderful card. Thanks so much for sharing with us at LCI this week! Hope to see you again soon. Pami x

  8. wonderful card darlene, fantastic image and flowers
    thanks for joining us at the TSB challenge #3

  9. Stunning creation, just love your flowers. Thanks for playing along at LCI this week.

  10. lovely card thanks for joining us at anything goes x sue x

  11. Hi Darlene! Such a beautiful card. Love the vintage feel.

  12. Darlene, this is just so gorgeous and vintagey! Your flowers are just phenomenal, love the colors and that DP is so eye catching. Great job on the sketch too! I always enjoy seeing your creations.

  13. I'm so glad you decided to enter the challenge at the Stamping Boutique!
    Your flowers and your design are beautiful!


  14. Helloo Darlene - always something beautiful from you!! I love this image and the gorgeous way you have framed it! Thanks for always inspiring my friend! {{{hugs}}}

  15. Darlene, you never disappoint! This is beautiful! Love the colors together, the way you framed the image and your gorgeous flowers and leaves. Stunning work as always! Love it!

  16. Darleen,
    What a great vintage card, love the flowers(FAB). Thanks for joining us at TSB.
    Hugs, Heide
    TSB DT

  17. Wow wow wow....this is a stunning card. Those flowers are just....WOW.....thanks so much for joining TSB!


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