Tuesday, May 31, 2011

MMSC106.....Midnight Madness Challenge!

I hope you all had a lovely long weekend and were able to say "thank you" to our veterans for all they have done. We all know that freedom isn't free! With Memorial Day and then the Fourth of July coming up, I was feeling a bit patriotic so I decided to say Happy Birthday to America! What better way to do it than with an American favorite......the Golden Retriever! Priscilla has the most adorable image that was perfect for my idea, she is part of the set called Easter Egg Hunt Dog set! There are four (4) images in this set, take a look here!!

For this weeks challenge (MMSC106), I am using the girl with the bow in her hair.....my personal favorite!!
 As always, you choose, CAS or fancy......or somewhere in between!!  Here is my card!
Isn't she absolutely adorable??!!! My paper is a digital set from Gina Jane called Land of Liberty.
The inside :

 the envelope and another view of the card front:

A special thank you to all veterans past, present and future, and a very special thank you to the veterans who have influenced my life.
Digital Tuesday - Animals/use a digital element
Party Time Tuesdays - Anything Goes
Sweet Stamps - Masculine Card
The Cheerful Stamp Pad - A Special Reason
OLLCB - Challenge 81- Happy Birthday

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Valarie (vampme3) said...

This is just wonderful! Gonna have to make one of these for my sister!
Valarie Florer
priscillastyles DT

wlm said...

That turned out really nice. Patriotic and playful at the same time.

Pat (mspfd) said...

This is amazing. Love everything! Not only did you do an outstanding job on the sketch. I absolutely how you decorated the inside as well as the fancy envelope you created!

Guro said...

Wow!!! This is both creativ and artistic; amazing!!! Love what you have done with the sketch, and all the different elements you have added into this card; beautiful!
Hugs Guro

Valerie said...

I just love this card! It is fab darling!!
Valerie M

MaxineD said...

Wonderful card, Diana :-)and a great truth there - freedom is never free!! So true.

Dawnll said...

Your blog is so beautiful!
Wonderful creation for the challenge this week.

Thank you for sharing with us this week at
Sweet Stamps Challenge
Have a sweet week.

Michele said...

a fun and different independecne day card! love it! thank you for joining the "special reason" challenge at the cheerful stamp pad! xo

LindaS said...

Wonderful creations. Thanks for sharing the photos of your veterans.

Denise @ kc242 said...

What a wonderful take on the sketch challenge this week! Love your patriotic card.
Thanks so much for playing along with Midnight Madness

Noreen M said...

This is a wonderful patriotic card. Love the image and the paper!
Thanks for sharing.

Vicki Romaine said...

This card was perfect for thr holiday. I love the little dog in the frame. Thanks for joining "A Special Reason" at the Cheerful Stamp Pad.

Peggy said...

Donna, such a beautiful card and post. So touching. Love the doggie and the paper. Great coloring.

Peggy T.
"priscillastyles" DT

marsha said...

Donna, this is just stunning! I love the patriotic theme and the celebration of Memorial Day. What a great design and love the doggie! Thanks also for sharing the photos of your "men folks", they are a part of what has made America great!


coldwaters2 said...

Awesome card a wonderful design and that image is totally adorable thank you for joining us at Digital Tuesday this week.
Lorraine x

dmbennett said...

Wonderful Card. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stamps Challenge Blog this week.

Dawn B - SSDT

Anne said...

Hi Donna, thanks for joining in our Happy Birthday challenge at OLL with such a beautiful card. Hugs x