Tuesday, February 22, 2011

MMSC92- Midnight Madness!

It's time for another Midnight Madness sketch challenge. This week's challenge is #92. Here is what you will be working with this week.

Make it plain, make it fancy or anywhere in between. 
I chose to use one of Priscilla's new designs called "Bird Cluster".  You can see it on the Midnight Madness Blog  and at Priscilla's store.

This is my take on the sketch this week. I love this line of birds and after I finished with the card my Dad mentioned his sister is having her 90th birthday the first part of March. I decided to go back and make a couple of adjustments so I could send it to my aunt for this wonderful occasion.

Since this is such a special birthday I wanted a very special envelope to put the card in. I used the same image on the outside of the front of the envelope and mimicked the stitching that is on the card. By adding the "90" to the front of the card it personalized it as a birthday card, plus the envelope has "Happy Birthday" gold embossed on it. The inside (which I forgot to take a photo of) has a very personal message along with the song "Happy Birthday". I hope it brings a smile!!

This is the front and back of the envelope. My Dad has it now and will be mailing it to Texas tomorrow!

On the sidebar you will find links to my team mates blogs where you will find some astounding eye candy. Please take the time to visit each one and enjoy the beauty and inspiration! Come play with us at Midnight Madness this week using Priscilla's latest amazing sketch!! Thanks for dropping by!!

Midnight Madness - MMSC92
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge - #99 SOS
The Res-Q-Challenge - Something that Makes you Happy
Guylou's Inimitability - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday - Sewing on Cards and All Stitched up Challenge
Digi Doodle Shop - Anything Goes
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WeirdCat said...

Great card,gorgeous colours, thank you for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best this week
Ruth x

Guylou said...

Wow!! Gorgeous!!!!
Thanks for participating in our challenge at Guylou's!

Gina L said...

Wow, that must have taken some serious time and effort. I'll bet your dad loves it! Thanks for playing along at Guylou's Inimitability!

Pat (mspfd) said...

Donna, this is spectacular. I love your coloring... what medium did you use. The colors are so vibrant and alive. Your work is always such an inspiration!

LindaS said...

Amazing mix of layers; borders, stiching, beautiful coloring/colors. WTG.

Dana said...

Love this!! I am sure your aunt will love it! Thanks for joining us this week at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!

marsha said...

Donna, this is just spectacular my friend! Your birdies are just so glorious looking in those beautiful shades of blue and all those fabulous borders! This is pure eye candy, I always love seeing your creations - so inspiring!

Lovely Linda said...

Donna - you do it every week - knock my socks off with your gorgeous creations! We used the same image this week and you have coloured it to perfect! I am sure it will be LOVED! Gorgeous colours and perfect envelope! Love it! Thsnk you for sharing Donna! {{{hugs}}}

Sassylassy said...

Gorgeous card! I love the image. The colors are beautifully vibrant! Thank you for joining us in this weeks sketch challenge at Midnight Madness.
Hugs Bonnie
P.S. Your blog is so beautiful!

Denise said...

Fabulous! Love the colors! Thanks for playing RESQ challenge this week!

Guro said...

This is stunning Donna! Love the image and you have colored it to perfection! Amazing :-)
Thank you so much for sharing at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge.
Hugs Guro

Priscilla said...

Oooo Donna..this creation is just breathtaking..your colors are amazing and I love the matching envelope. I Just adore your style. Thank you so much for adding your talent to the PSDT line up each week. So much inspiration from this one. Keep up the exceptional work and thank you for ROCKING this image.

Lorie said...

WOW! What a stunning color combo, and you nailed this sketch challenge! Thank you so much for playing along with us at the MMSC!

Lorie MMDT

Valerie said...

Love the colors you've used and the image by Priscilla. Thank you for joining us at Midnight Madness! Valerie PSDT