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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Happy Tuesday Everyone!! I hope everyone has had a good beginning to their week. Mine has started out busy (but good) and with more snow!! I am so ready for sunshine and spring. LOL!

Since it is Tuesday it is time for another Midnight Madness Sketch.

Guest Designer and Sponsor Info.:
Congratulations...Sue Drees
We are just thrilled to have Sue joining us for the whole month of March as a guest designer. Welcome Sue!
CONGRATULATIONS to our Gold Star and Remarkables Winners!!!
Our MMSC41 Gold Star Award goes to...
103. Sonya Appel
Our Remarkables Award this week goes to...
8. Darlene
25. Gry- Beate

Our MMSC42 weekly Bonus sponsor is.....

is our sponsor this week....
owned by Teresa Sherman, aka – Teri.
You can find all her fantastic images at


Our Feb. Monthly Sponsor is....

**Cornish Heritage Farms
Click HERE to see the Awesome Prize!

Here is this weeks Sketch (Your choice of the more elaborate or CAS sketch again this week)

Here is my take on the sketch using The Waiter from our Monthly Sponsor Cornish Heritage Farms. The image is colored with prisma color pencils and copics. Stickles is added to give the ice sparkle but it does not show up in the picture. My trim is pom pom ribbon.

Card Recipe:
Stamps: Cornish Heritage Farms- The Waiter
Paper: Memory Box Sassafras, SU Bella Rose, Black and White
Accessories: spellbinders, beads, black pom pom ribbon, silver baubles, Victoria Embossing folder, silver Baubles

Midnight Madness sketch 42~
Gingersnap Color Challenge - Use 3 colors you love ( love red black and white together)
Cute Card Thursday- metal mania
Crafty Creations- Stitching
Fussy & Fancy- Dazzle Us (although it does not show in the photo- the ice it gobbed with glitter- go figure)
Papertake Weekly - Check This Out (one of my red panels is Gingham paper)
Corrosive Challenge Blog -Sew it Up
Sophisticats - Embossing
Incy Wincy Challenge: Add Texture to your creation- I added pom pom ribbon and beads.
Cupcake Craft Challenges: Friends

Please visit the rest of the Design Team Divas to see their take on this week's sketch!

Jeni - Jeni's Custom Cards
Linda - Craft Central!!
Michelle - Daydreams by Michelle
Phyllis - SparklePlenty1000
Priscilla - "priscillastyles"
Sue - McMahon Five Designs
Cheryl -CherCroppin's Stamp Pad

I hope you enjoyed my creation and you too are able to participate in the sketch. If you do create a card or project using the sketch, please leave a direct link to your creation here. If you upload to PCP or SC please use the keyword MMSC42.

Thanks for stopping by today and for your sweet comments!


Crystal said...

Good Morning Chris!!!! Oh my girl this image is SOOOOO sweet, LOVE your take on the sketch and such perfect colors!!!! Beautiful DP and I LOVE how you did the sides with the ribbon..You rock sweetie!!! Hope all is well give me a call today if you get a chance!!!! Hugs!

Cheryl said...

Love that image Chris and can't wait to use it! Your creation is just perfect! Awesome papers, great coloring on this sweet image, and I LOVE your side-ribbons....I struggled a bit with this one, but yours is GORGEOUS! : )

Stef H said...

oh this is super. the black, white & red are perfect for the image which is absolutely darling.

i hope you are snuggly & warm. we had about 3 more inchese of snow. not much at all but i still am so sick of it. thing is, there's no escaping it no matter where you live. what is going on?????

hugs ♥

Grace said...

OMgoodness Chris.... how adorable!!! Cute image and your ribbon treatments is fabulous! You rocked another one and got lots of challenges too my friend!!!

Phyllis said...

Chris ~ This is just so sweet!! Your image and color choices are wonderful!! Great DP!! That ribbon/bead treatment on the ends is awesome. You are so talented girlfriend.

Phyllis MMDesign Team

Jodie from Oz said...

Another stunning creation. Love this style and your colours and detail are so wonderful. Have a great week. Hugs Jodie from Oz

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Chris,
Wow, what a gorgeous card. I love your papers and layout and the image is beautiful. I really must pay your airfare to Scotland to show me how you do your stitching. It is always so precise. Mine tends to wander a bit.
Fiona x

Tina said...

Oh my gosh, this is amazing. You are a layering wizard, gorgeous.

Dianne said...

Good Morning Chris, this is so sweet! You brought the image to life and turned it into a GORGEOUS card.

stampinfrog said...

Great take on the sketch and I love the way you did the ribbon on the sides of the sweet image!Fabulous papers!

Beth aka BR-T said...

Chris I love all the layering this is fantastic!
Have a wonderful day! Beth

Nannieflash said...

Hi Chris, that card is gorgeous, I love that image as well and the papers are fantastic. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

Kerri said...

What an adorable image! I love the black, white, and red color combo, and your stitching is fabulous as always!!! Great job with the sketch!

Rachel said...

WOW!!!! this is GORGEOUS!! LOVE LOVE LOVE all the stitching you used on this card Chris! absolutely stunning!

Deb Neerman said...

Fabulousness, Chris! LOVE the sketch and the adorable image ... and that DP is amazing!!

Anonymous said...

Oh Chris, you card is just darling hun!! I love that sweet image!! Your take on the sketch this week is brilliant lady!! :) Hope you're having a great day my friend!! HUGS

Priscilla said...

Wow Chris, what a wonderful post and of course your card is just lovely this week. I love how you did not over color the image. We can sometime seem to get over excited with colors on images, but sometime less is more and in this case, it is for sure MORE :) So many wonderful challenges you covered today..I better get to work on liking mine up..LOL Thank you for all you do with our team and all the super talent you bring to the table :)

designsfromwithinbycharlotte said...

Chris, now you have inspired me to make a card using this it! Your colors and detail are just divine! Love those beads too and the stitching! Such a great card and all those challenges.

Ms. Jen said...

Chris, I just love what you did with this sketch! that image looks great showcased the way you did!

stitchy said...

Chris, this card is so the colors, stitching, added pom poms just everything spells out fun..thank you so much for joining in on the fun at our first challenge at OSAAT..good luck!!!
stitchy xx

Holly Young said...

This is fantastic Chris! I love the color combination, and your stitching is always wonderful!

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Chris,i love your image.
So gorgeous papers and colours.

Hugs Riet.xx

Barb Sampson said...

What an adorable card!
Thanks for sharing with us at Practical Scrappers!
Barb S

Carol Hurlock said...

Chris, I love what you did with this stamp. Of course, you know I love that bear...he is precious!!! Your papers are perfect with this and how your put all that wonderful sparkle on this image. Great job with the sketch too!!!

Bear Hugs,
Carol :o}

Crafteezee said...

Chris, I wish I could stitch like that. Love your image and colourings. Thanks for joining us at Sophisitcats. Hugs Tracy x

Catherine said...

Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Craft ! I do love your card : the colours are striking and the pom pom ribbons are gorgeous ! Smiles from Catherine

Liz's creative corner said...

Thanks for joining us at OSAAT challenge with this lovely card, fab image and wonderful details, hugs Liz xx

Saskia said...

Thanks for joining us on Crafty Creations Challenge with this great work! Good luck!

Saskia :)

Unknown said...

What a Beautiful card great use of papers and image so cute thanks for joining us at OSAAT
Sarah xx

Jane, at Thepaperaffair said...

Love how you worked this stamp and your colorings - you have the best supplies, love all those embellishments. TFS, Jane

Anonymous said...

What a fabulous sketch and a gorgeous card! I love the papers, stitching and cute image! Thank you for joining us at Fussy and Fancy Friday!

gina g said...

Oh now this is beautiful i love the image and the layout is fab too. Thanks for joining the Sophisti-cats Challenge this week. luv gina xx

Susan Says (Stupid Stuff) said...

Beautiful card! Thanks so much for joing in with our first challenge over at OSAAT, and good luck! :D

Annette Bowes said...

G'day Chris, this is a wonderful fun scene, adorable images, put together perfectly, take careX:)

Carolyn said...

You did such a beautiful job on this image, Chris.. I love the dp paper. It is perfect, and the gems really add the special touch. Love all the inspiration that you give here.


Lori said...

Awesome image Chris! Your card is so clean and beautiful. I like the beads on the ends and the dp!

Jeni C Slack (^0^) said...

Chris, your sewing and beads decorate the image beautifully! Magnificent job this week! hugs ~Jeni

Christina C. said...

What a great card, Chris. I love your take on the sketch....thanks for the inspiration.

Spyder said...

Lovely lovely card Chris.

JeanFB said...

Adorable image, and I love your color combo and all the cute details!

Cheryl said...

This card is too adorable! When it came up in my google reader I just had to come take a closer look.

Moshie said...

Your card is wonderful!!! Love the fun little image! They look like they are having too much fun! Love the colors and everything! Very nice!! Thank you for joining us at Sophisti-cat this week! Hugs, Diana

Donna said...

This is such a delightful and sweet card...thanks for joining us at Cupcake :) Donna x

Sam said...

Cheryl thank you so much for sharing this super cute image with us - it's just too cute!! Thanks for joining us at OSAAT for our first challenge. Please pop back on Sunday to check out our new challenge and see if you won.
Sam x

Risa said...

Wow, you did a beautiful job with the sketch challenge Chris! Your layout is fabulous!

Erin Morehouse said...

fantastic colour combination, Beautiful details! Really a fantastic card!!

Krista said...

Super cute card! Thanks for sharing you fun creation with us at Fussy and Fancy.

Jamie Lane Designs said...

Super cute! Thanks for joining us at Practical Scrappers!

Michelle's Daydreams said...

Chris, every week you top the previous one. I love the colors you used for this stamp. My hubby and boys all love red, black and white together too. :)

Lovely Linda said...

Hi Chris - this is just too adorable - I love this image and the added touches you do so well! Love the bling Chris, such a great touch, along with your colours and stitching! You have made another gorgeous creation! God bless you my friend! {{{hugs}}}

Kruemel said...

This is so beautiful! Love the layout and the beautiful paper´s you´ve used! And that image goes so great with our friends challenge.

Thanks for playing with Cupcake Craft this week!

Kathrin aka Kruemel

Sue said...

Chris, I love that color combo too and it goes so great with this stamp of the penguin and the polar bear. Different papers are so attrative together. Love how you flipped the sketch too. Very nice!

Tam said...

So cute.

Thanks for joining us at Incy Wincy Designs.

Nikki said...

Beautiful Chris fantastic layout :)
Thanks for Playing Incy Wincy this Week
Hugs Nikki
Don't forget to join our Blog hop this week

Liz Williams said...

Love this cute black and white card. Thanks for playing the Belli Challenge.

Unknown said...

Love this card, thank you so much for playing along at Sophisticats this week. Hugs Avril xxx

Spyder said...

I'm back again!!

Lovely card. Thank you for joining OSAAT's First Challenge! Hope to see you Sunday for the next challenge too!

cabio's craft corner said...

Such a beautiful pictures display and the image is so adorable!! You rock the sketch Chris!

Victoria said...

Wow such a lovely creation. The trim looks amazing

Thanks so much for playing along at Cupcake this week

Sue McMahon said...

Chris what a cutie of a card! Love the background papers you chose with this image! Just beautiful!



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