Midnight Madness Sketch #101 - Without Rain, There Would Be No Rainbow

Hi again Peeps! Im back with some very exciting news..... I have been asked by Priscilla to join the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge Blog Design Team!!!! :) WOW!! WHAT AN HONOR!!!  This is a super talented team and so I am beyond thrilled!!!!!! :) Their weekly sketches are  fabulous  and the Team's work is always inspiring.

Check out all the details for  this week's NEW sketch at the Midnight Madness Sketch Blog

"YOUR CHOICE- simple or elegant"
Enter one sketch style or both!
Just have fun and come play with us :)
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NOW, here is my * Without Rain, There Would Be No Rainbow* take on the FABULOUS simple sketch.  I used some fun Jolee's Boutique Embellishments and placed these on Dies then added my own gems and extra layers for dimension.

Stamps: Hero Arts Sentiment: "Rainbow", #C3286
PAPER: White Heavy CS,  Black Textured CS, Red CS
INK: StazOn Black
ACCESSORIES: Spellbinders Dies, McGill Word window Lg Punch, Martha Stewart Lg Border Punch, Cuttlebug Embossing Folders, Silver Cording, Rhinestones (added this to rain gear) , Jolee's Boutique Dimensionals (for Rain Gear), Dimensional Foam Tape
TECHNIQUES: Dry Embossing 

Don't forget to check out the MMSC Blog to see the rest of our Design Team's BEAUTIFUL Creations

Happy Creating!


  1. beautiful card america, what great embellishments, you used.

    greetings karin

  2. WOOOHOOO Fabulous news America, no surprise your work is AMAZING she is sooo lucky to have your talent on the team, oh my goodness I LOVE the rain suit and umbrella how FANTASTIC!!!! Super fun card and you totally rocked this sketch!

  3. What a great take on the sketch! Love the rain gear and how you used it. So excited to see you on Priscilla's team, a great bunch of gals and Priscilla is such a powerhouse, you can't help catch her enthusiasum!

    Fresh from the dirt pile too....you're going to fit in here nicely and you started out with a bang with this card!! Congratulations America, you go girl!!!

    sue Drees

  4. Hi and welcome to the team America! Looking at this card there is no wondering why you were asked to be a DT - this is sooo cool! Love the bright and happy yellw and your take on the sketch rocks! I love everything about this card. I am looking forward to work with you!

  5. Just GORGEOUS America!!! Congrats!!~

  6. Love the fresh colors and wonderful embellisments. Cool take on the MMSC sketch. LindaS/"priscillastyles"DT

  7. Congratulations!!
    Your card is really fantastic, lovely details, perfect for April ;-)
    Hugs Michi

  8. America, this is just too cute! I love your embellishments and those bright, bright colors! Welcome to the team - looking forward to getting to know you!

  9. fab use of those 'stickers', but made even more beautiful with your added detail work....truly a glam and fun card

  10. Welcome America! What a stylish card!!! Love the colors and the stylish details. Great take on the sketch :-)
    I am looking forward to working with you!
    Hugs Guro

  11. The elements of your card are so cute America. I love your take on the sketch. Quite the original too. :)Peggy

  12. Oh my giddy aunt America - this is just adorable! I love those embellishments, they are way too cute! You have used the sketch so beautifully! We are thrilled to have you as part of the MMSC DT! Love it! {{{hugs}}}

  13. wow...Gorgeous card!!! Its absolutely great idea. I love this rain coat,its really awesome.. How you made this beautiful umbrella and the boots.. I really appreciates you for this great work. Thanks for this great post.


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