Tuesday, August 09, 2011

You are Truly Special, Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge # MMSC116

Welcome to Tuesday  and a new Sketch at Midnight Madness. It's "YOUR PICK" to make it fancy, clean and simple, or somewhere in-between. "YOUR CHOICE"
Enter one sketch style or both this week.Just have fun and come play with us HERE! :)
Check out the Midnight Madness BLOG to see all the Award Winners for last week's Sketch Challenge.  

Our MMSC116 Weekly Bonus Sponsor is PIZZAZZ Aplenty
Pizzazz Aplenty began with only a bit of bling and some ribbon, but in the last few months, we've added so much more... from cardstock to cello bags, as well as charms, stick pins, brads, buttons, cords, twines, laces, and over 20 colors in flatback pearls and rhinestones.  The newest additions are teardrop pearls, button stick pins, leaf pins, and heart pins.  Look for resin cameos and flowers to be added soon!  Please stop by for a look at our store: Pizzazz Aplenty
Remember, there's no such thing as too much bling!
Here is the prize package:
One 3/8" x 25-yard roll Organza Ribbon, Old Willow with Gold stripes
One pkg (30) Leaf Stick Pins, Green and White mix
One pkg (12) Button Stick Pins (with 4 buttonholes)
One pkg (6) silvertone Nugget Word Charms
One pkg (90) 3mm x 5mm White flatback Teardrop Pearls
One pkg (65) 4mm x 6mm White flatback Teardrop Pearls
One pkg (100) Glitter Spray Rhinestones
One pkg each of: 2mm, 3mm, 4mm Orange flatback Rhinestones
One pkg each of: 2mm, 3mm, 4mm Dark Cranberry flatback Pearls
One pkg each of 3mm, and 4mm Chocolate flatback Pearls
One pkg each of 3mm, and 4mm Light Coffee flatback Pearls
One pkg (5 yards) Rich Cream Dream String
One pkg (5 yards) Foxy Brown Metallic Dream String
One pkg (5 yards) Simply Sage Luster Baker's Twine
One pkg (10 yards) Brown & White Baker's Twine
One Gel Picker
Thank you so much for your very generous prize Judy :)
Our August Monthly sponsor is....
Click here to read about the fabulous Monthly Prize!
I chose the simpler sketch for my card below:

Stamps: Adorable Love Couple digi stamp by Annabelle Stamps
Paper: Red, White & Black CS, Heart Design Wallpaper Roll
INK: Printer Ink, Copics, SU WHITE Signo Gel Pen
Accessories:  Spellbinders Dies, Nellie Snellen Dies, Cuttlebug Mini Hearts EF, MS Border & Corner Punches, Pizzazz Aplenty- mini-red rhinestones mini-red rhinestones Ranger Red Stickles Glitter (for the roses)

Don't forget to stop by the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge Blog to check out the rest of the Fabulous Design Team Creations!!!
Thanks for stopping by today.  I so enjoy hearing from you!


  1. Gorgeous!!! Your card really leaves a strong impression. Love your colors.
    Have a great week.
    Hugs Guro

  2. Love the color combo and use of stones on your beautiful card.

  3. America, I just LOVE this! Your DP and colors are just gorgeous!

  4. America, your Adorable Love Couple image looks amazing on this magnificent card! I don't see your number or your link to the Crafts and Me Challenges blog. Have I missed it? As always, it's a pleasure to see your beautiful work. ~ Rose

  5. This is gorgeous. Red, black and white is one of my favorite color combos. Fabulous crisp design with great details. Your coloring is a knockout, plus you nailed the sketch! Great card!

  6. Awesome card!, thanks so much for sharing with us at OSAAT.

    xoxo Marjo

  7. What a lovely creation! Thank you so much for entering the Red challenge at Allsorts and good luck!

  8. This is Really beautiful, thanks for joining us at Addicted to Stamps challenge ~ Anything goes ~ hugs Teresa

  9. Beautiful card and beautiful border!
    Thanks for joining us at OSAAT!

  10. Such a sweet card. Thanks for joining us at ATSC.

    Hugs Nadell

  11. Just too cute! Love that stamp! So sweet. That punch is just beautiful! Thanks so much for joining us over at the Send A Smile 4 Kids challenge. Good luck and I hope you will come back and play again with us!
    Hugs, Sarah

  12. Wonderful job, thanks for joining us at SAS4Kids

  13. Lovely card...Thanx for joining us at Digistamps4joy, and good luck.

    Caz DS4J DT

  14. What a bold & stunning card. Just love this one, Jx

  15. A gorgeous card.
    Thanks for sharing with us at One Stitch At A Time for our 'Use A Digi' challenge. Dont forget to stop by again next week to take part in the Pretty In Print contest.
    Choccy x

  16. This is totally AMAZING!!!! LOVE your beautiful choice of color and patterns! WOW ... FANTASTIC creation!

  17. Fabulous card America :-) I love the image and the decorative frame and colours are really striking ! Goregous ! :-)

    Lols x x x

  18. Hello America! Wow what a beautiful take on the sketch challenge. LOVE your choice of bright and vibrant colors!

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  21. This is gorgeous. Love this image and what great details and color.

  22. Gorgeous card, really striking.
    Thanks for joining us at Addicted To Stamps for our anything goes challenge
    hugs Mandy xx

  23. This is stunning! This couple looks so good with the red, white and black color combo. Love the hearts and the border too. So pretty!

  24. This is so beautiful! I love the color combo. Thanks so much for playing with us at Digistamps 4 Joy! I hope to see you again in our next challenge. Happy crafting!

    xx Star