Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge 100

Welcome back for another amazing sketch challenge with Midnight Madness!


Wow, can you believe we are on Sketch 100? What a milestone and I am so thrilled that we are still going strong.  Next month is our 2 year sketch challenge anniversary and we have some very special things planned for you. Stay tuned for all those details and be sure to come celebrate with us!! Now on to this weeks sketch!! Please note that I am out of town and this post is being pre-scheduled. If any info is missing, It will be posted asap.
 "YOUR CHOICE"

  Enter one style or both this week.
Just have fun and come play with us :)
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Our MMSC99 Gold Star Award goes to...
#53 Wendy
 Our Remarkables Awards this week go to...
#7 Gro Tjeltveit
#21 Suzi
#32 Kimberly S.
Please grab your award logos from the side bar and display them proudly :)
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Our MMSC99 Weekly Bonus Winner is...
 45. Noreen M 

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Our MMSC100 Weekly Bonus Sponsor is...
Sugar Creek Hollow  a Christian-Owned company featuring Vintage and Primitive Style Digi Stamps. When you purchase items from them, you are helping put food in hungry children's mouths. All of their proceeds are donated to charity. an exclusive online business located in the heart of Central Virginia, tight on the James River. They specialize in Vintage, Shabby, & Primitive Digi Stamps, digital watermarks, as well as carry a full selection of colors in their exclusive “Country Crinkle Ribbon”.  Tracy is offering one lucky winner a $20 Gift Certificate to her store and four bundles of her fabulous Ribbon!! Thank you so much Tracy what a great prize.
Anyone would love a shopping spree in your fabulous store :)

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**Our April Monthly sponsor is....
Month End Prize is a $100 Gift Certificate Wow!!
Thank you Shawne
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Here is this week's Sketch and my Design Team Creation:


For this weeks card I have created a bright and cheery card using Bold colors and lots of texture. I used several paper manufactures that complimented the Vintage balloon from Sugar Creek Hollow. For the card base I used 7 gypsies Lille paper. I printed my image on kraft cardstock and layered a second image using some DCWV tradewinds designer paper. I accented with some ruffled black trim, a flower cut from brown lace, a handmade stickpin and some vintage themed ephemera. I stitched a few areas to give more texture and 3 buttons to finish the sketch.


The inside was kept fairly simple for lots of room for a Note to the card recipient.

Stop on by the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge Blog to check out all my Design team sisters in their amazing creations!

Thanks for stopping By Have a Happy Crafty Day! 

5 comments:

Patti P. said...

Dawn, this is just a gorgeous card using the vintage balloon.....love all of your special touches.

marsha said...

Dawn, love the vintage look of your card! Great job with this week's challenge!
Hugs,
Marsha

Lovely Linda said...

Oh my giddy aunt Dawn - who would not love this! It is enough to make me want to travel - right over to craft with you! You are one amazing artist and I love your creativity my friend! Thanks for sharing AND inspiring! {{{hugs}}}

Sharon Basel said...

Wow this is spectacular Dawn!

Renlymat's World of Family & Crafts said...

This is such a great idea! I love the paper pieced balloon and the DP you chose. The black lace and embellishments are so perfect. Love it!