Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Ice Skates for Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge #MMSC123

Hello again Crafty Friends! 
If you are looking for this week's Christmas Sparkle House-Mouse & Friends Card, please click HERE, or scroll down ONE post!  The HM& F BLOG-HOP prize winner's results will be posted right here tomorrow (Wednesday, 9/29/11. So come back to check if you've won! Good Luck!  :)

Right now, it's time for a new sketch at Midnight Madness this week!  Here is my take that actually sparkles much more IRL. Wish the picture could capture that shine better!  

Im also entering this card into this week's Color Challenge at SCS found HERE. The colors to use are: Cherry Cobbler, Early Expresso, Pool PartyNeutrals of Choice.

Paper: Cream CS, Making Memories CS & DP, Bazzill Textured CS
INK: Printer Ink, Copics, Marvy LePlume Markers, SU White Signo Gel Pen, Metallic Gel Markers (for ice skate blades)
Accessories: Spellbinders Dies, Marianne Designs Doily Die, Cuttlebug Embossing Folders, MM Rosettes (sponged these to match my image), Pearl Beads, Floral Beads (for pin and the board holding the ice skates), flat-back silver pearls, MS ribbons, Stickles Glitters
Techniques: Layering, Sponging
To see DETAILS and PLAY along with us t Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge, go HERE!!   

Take a look at fab sketch and great prizes;
This weeks sketch...it's "YOUR PICK" Make it fancy, clean and simple, or somewhere in-between.
Enter one style or both this week.  Just have fun with the sketch and come play with us :)
CHECK out all of the WINNERS & AWARD details for last week on the MMSC BLOG HERE.

Our MMSC123 Weekly Bonus Sponsor is..
 I was asked to review My Memories Suite

In case you've never heard of it here's a little blurb about it from their website:
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Click over to visit their really fabulous site www.MyMemories.com

One of our weekly players will win this software valued at $39.97
Thank you so much My Memories!!!
Our September Monthly sponsor is....
The Sept Monthly Bonus winner will win a "Surprise Gift Package" FILLED with stamps, craft supplies, papers, tools, embellishments as well as some digi downloads and specialty items.
Surprise Craft Gift package worth well over $100

So there you go!!!  Don't delay. Come play along with us using this sketch!!
Stop by the Midnight Madness BLOG to see my Teams' wonderful takes on the sketch HERE.
Thanks for visiting with me today. Happy Creating!!!


  1. Oh this is beautiful America! I love the layers you created and the incredible dimension, as well as the sparkle!!! Thanks so much for your sweet comments you've left on my blog! So good to see you!!! Hope all is going well with you and yours!

  2. This is amazing. LOVE what you did with Priscilla's skates. Your design and interpretation of the sketch is gorgeous.

  3. Hello America! What a pretty card. You have shown off Priscilla's digi beautifully!

  4. Wow, this card has so many gorgeous details! Love all the layers and texture and the clever use of the beads for hanging the skates. Wonderful!

    Hugs, Dawn

  5. Gorgeous flower center. Love how the image is done especially the details at the top.

  6. Gorgeous America, the rosette and all your details are just fabulous!