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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

MIDNIGHT MADNESS SKETCH CHALLENGE #47

Wow, can you believe that my month guest spot with the Midnight Madness gals has come to an end! I sure had a great time, and I feel so fondly for everyone on this wonderful team for their support and welcoming nature. They are a great bunch of ladies and I want to thank each and every one of them for the swell time they showed me this month.



I loved the sketch this week, had a blast working with it. I got to use an old favorite stamp, by Rubber Street Stamp Co. I love the face on this wonderful Garden Nymph!





Butterfly cut from Mariposa paper stack and stickled. The webbing was done with gold pearls by Kaiser and Gold sparkly ribbon.

Isn't she beautiful!


Birdcage and bird is by Myra Road. I colored it black with Copics and glittered it with night sky.

Flowers are by Prima



Papers are from the DCWV paper stack Mariposa, beautiful butterfly papers!



The finished card and envelope. This highly embellished card slides right into that 3/4 inch thick envelope, no problem...........and what a presentation. Priscilla's store, where this envelope template can be purchased, is the sponsor for the month of March. She is giving away some awesome merchandise, you should go check it out here.

Our Challenge #46 Gold Star Award Goes to #70 Susan Killiam


The Challenge #46 Remarkables winners are #24 Guro and #34 Chelsea


And the weekly bonus prize was won by #20 Ann Ryan
Stop over to the challenge blog and see what the other design team members have done with
this week's sketch...........you won't be disappointed!

Hope you have a great Tuesday. Thanks for stopping by. Until next time....................



18 comments:

Debbie Pamment said...

WOW - what a way to finish up your GDT spot - you've gone all out on this and it's nothing short of magnificent!
xXx

froebelsternchen Susi said...

OMG ...fantastic!

and now I see that the beautiful girl ( you sent two cuts to me...) also non-autumn motif can be... I thought I can just take her for an autumnal theme!

Have a nice day Sue!

hugs Susi

Sue said...

Wow this is stunning, Sue!
hugs
Sue x

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is beautiful Sue!! I just love your coloring of the image, the colors, and all the texture!! Awesome envi and take on the sketch!! You sure have done an incredible job as a gdt, Sue. It was a pleasure to work along side you!!

hugs,
Chris

Carol said...

Sue your creation this week is simply enchanting. From your gorgeous background paper, to your image, and your embellishments...simply charming. You are so talented and creative. Thank you so much for being our Guest Diva for the last month. It was fun getting to know you and work with you!!!

Bear Hugs,
Carol :o}

Jane, at Thepaperaffair said...

Oh My, I love your card, this just shouts out at me this week and that envelope the the paper you used and those butterfly and other embellishments, WOWOWOWOWOW, you have out crafted yourself!!! Love the color combos. Hugs, Jane

Michelle ~ daydreams505 said...

Sue, this is just gorgeous! Look at all of the dimension and sparkle! And your envie is over the top! Thanks so much for being our guest this month! You were superb! Hugs, Michelle

Denise @ kc242 said...

Sue, your design card is jaw dropping gorgeous. I especially love your image as well as that beautiful lacing. You are certainly talented! Wow Wow Wow! I have enjoyed seeing your beautiful artwork all month!
Denise

stephanne said...

I bought that stack knowing full well I would never be able to slice a single piece of it, just too pretty to cover up, I will use it as wallpaper instead...

Now this is quite pleasant, that sweet little pixie nestled amoungst these fabulous elements, birds, butterflies and more, what a wonderful exit you are making from your guest run at MMSC, it was a pleasure seeing you on the main stage, though I know we will still get to see you creating with their fabuloso sketches.

Are you ready for easter? Are the grandkids excited or have they gotten too old for the visit from Peter Cottontail?

Priscilla said...

Hi Sue, awww I am so sad to read this post. Time just flew by huh? You were an awesome MM Diva..thank you so much. Your card and envy are amazing as always. I just have to tell you that your talent blows me away. I remember you made a Lion card awhile back and I must have come to your blog to look at it 20 times. You are and exceptional person and talent. Thank you for playing the Team Madness with us this last month :)
Priscilla

Carolyn said...

This is stunning is absolutely every single detail from beginning to end. This includes the envelope. You have left no paper unturned. I am just in awe at all of the detail and beautiful embellishments.
We had such a fun month with you, Sue!! I hate to see you go. I hope you can come back again sometime. Will still be around to visit you and see your lovely creations and have some great memories of the fun that we all shared during your visit with us this month.

Happy Easter,
Hugs and blessings to you,
Carolyn
MMSC DT

Jeni C Slack (^0^) said...

Awww Sue, that butterfly box is Outstanding! The gold punched paper and the matching card :) Woowee, very nice job. We will sure miss you and it's been so fun to have you join us. Hope you have a happy Easter, xox ~Jeni

Phyllis said...

WOW!!! Sue this is just INCREDIBLE!! Every little detail is amazing. Love your colors and embellishments!! GORGEOUS papers and coloring. WONDERFUL envelope too!! We have loved having you as a Guest Diva and you have really done yourself and us proud with this STUNNING creation!!

Phyllis MMDesign Team

scrapperjulia said...

This is so beautiful, Sue! No wonder that this is one of your favorite stamps and you colored it wonderfully! Love the sparkle too. I have enjoyed seeing your creations this month!

Chelsea said...

Hi Sue, This is gorgeous, so many beautiful details. The image is so pretty and love how you color it. Your take on the sketch is so wonderful. ~Chelsea

Phyllis said...

I know that I have left a comment previously, but everytime I see this card I love it more!! It is just INCREDIBLE!! Every little detail is GORGEOUS!! You have really knocked it out of the park with this one Girl!! You will be missed!!

Phyllis MMDesign Team

Lovely Linda said...

Oh Sue - I have loved having you as a Guest Designer on MMSC - you are such a beautiful person Sue and you brought something special with you into the Team...the MMSC is more than a challenge, it becomes family, both DT's and players and you dear Sue are defintely special in the MMSC family! Love this card Sue - you always do such details work and your cards stand out - love everything about it - Sue - we will see you when we are looking at you! {{{hugs}}}

Gunn (MsPlum) said...

What a great creation! Love the colors and the image is very sweet!

Thank you for all the nice comments you have left me during these past weeks. You sure have been a great guest designer!

I hope I will see you again soon!

Mvh
Gunn