Monday, May 16, 2011

ARMY General - for Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge #104

Hello everyone and welcome to a new Midnight Madness Sketch!
Today we want to recognize some very special people that have played the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenges faithfully since they found us, over the last year and in some cases over the last two years!! Wow! Thank you so much!! It is such a joy to visit you each week while you share a little piece of your heart with us through your crafting. Your inspiration is priceless and we dub you the newest Royal Court of the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenges.

Loz;  Darlene;  Karen Wallace;  Vicki Kertz;  Peggy Elms;  Terri Sherman;  Karin Van Eijk;  Julia;  Nancy Williams; Brenda Kluge;  Kathy Bradley  &  Cat Spicer

If you think we've missed anyone, please let us know.  
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Now for this week's sketch...
Make it fancy, clean and simple, or somewhere in-between. "YOUR CHOICE"

 Enter one style or both this week.  Just have fun and come play with us :)

CHECK out the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge Blog to see the winners of the Gold Star Award, the Remarkables Award & the Weekly Bonus Awards for challenge MMSC103!!!

Our MMSC104 Weekly Bonus Sponsor is...
Yes...Sparkle is her real name.  She has been crafting since she was a child, but seriously started crafting when she was 16.  Sparkle started as a scrapbooker, though over the years she has turned into a cardmaker.  Brent (Sparkle's husband) and Sparkle opened Sparkle Creations Rubber Stamps in July 2010, and they are selling cute and whimsical rubber stamps of little boy and girl images.  Aki, their wonderful artist, has done a great job at making their characters come alive and have their own personalities.
This weeks MMSC104 prize!!

 Thank you Sparkle!!


**Our May Monthly sponsor is....
Total Grand prize package is well OVER $100 WORTH!!!
WOW!!!Thank you so much Boni for this months fabulous grand prize!!
See the prize HERE!
Here is my take on this week's Sketch with a Military card using "The General" digi;

 I actually turned the sketch sideways and kept it somewhere in-between the simple and the fancy sketches for this fun result;

Stamps: "The General" digi by Bonibleaux Designs 
 PAPER: K&Company ARMY Designer PAD, White Heavy CS, Maroon CS
INK: Printer Black, COPICS, Chalks

ACCESSORIES: Spellbinders Dies, EK Success Punch, Star Punch, EK Success Corner Punch, Gold Star Brad, White Glitter, Stickles Gold Glitter

To help inspire you, don't forget to check out the fabulous MM Design Team's Creations HERE:

Thanks for stopping by!  I really enjoy hearing from you! :)


  1. Oh my giddy aunt America - this is adorable! I love that you have done with that image! Could your DP be any more perfect! Fabulous as always - you ROCK the MMSC sketches - it is great having you with us as GD! Love it! {{{hugs}}}

  2. This is awesome America...

  3. LOL this is to cool. Love the PP and heat embossing - so perfect for the cool image. LindaS/"prisciallstyle"DT

  4. your card is fabulous america, great card.

    greetings karin

  5. This card is so wonderfulAmerica!
    I love it!
    Hugs Gisela from germany

  6. So beautiful America,I love the image and your papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  7. Great card!
    Valarie Florer
    Priscillastyles Design Team

  8. Cool America! Great job with the image, and everything fits perfectly :-)
    Nice touch with the embossing :-)
    Hugs Guro

  9. Love this card! The little General is great and the papers are wonderful. Nice job, GF!!


  10. This is just too cool! Love the expression on this guy's face!

  11. What a great card! This guy cracks me up! Love the colors.

  12. What a spectacular job on The General! Love that background paper and glitter! I've posted a link to your site on Dude Time Doodles Facebook page! Be sure to check it out.

  13. Fantastic card! Thanks for sharing!