Saturday, August 15, 2009

Simple Things in Life

Stamps: Hero Arts (Real Fuschia, Time to Enjoy), Papertrey (Birthday Basics). Cardstock: Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive, My Mind's Eye DP (Out & About Glitter), Gina K white. Ink: Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive, Tangerine Tango, Melon Mambo. Accessories: SU border punch, Nestabilities Ribbon Tags, Satin ribbon, olive brads.

Isn't this week's Midnight Madness sketch a fun one? I altered it from an A2 size to this 8 1/4 x 4 1/4" size because I'd already stamped the image panel and it wouldn't fit on a standard card size -- so much for planning ahead!

The color combo is this month's WRAK challenge of Old Olive, Rich Razzleberry, Tangerine Tango, and Melon Mambo which was inspired by the August birthstone (Periodot) and flower (gladiolus). I was at a bit of a loss until I remembered these wonderful 'real flower' stamps by Hero Arts that have been severely neglected. Searching through my endless stash of DP, I also found this glitter DP which happens to be a strikingly good match, too.

Now I'm off to enjoy the simple things in my life, like a nice, hot shower!


  1. Very pretty card. Nice colors and you did the sketch perfectly!! Great job!! the Midnight Madness Design team thanks your for playing in our challenge this week. We will be looking for you next week too!!

    Phyllis - MMDesign Team
    aka SparklePlenty1000 at SCS

  2. How pretty that is! I love the tall card!! I have never done one like that. I am going to have to try it out. The papers are beautiful, and you have matched the ribbons perfectly. I just love everything. Thank you so much for playing with us at the MMSC this week. We love having you and hope that you will join us in the fun again next week.

    Carolyn, MMSC DT

  3. So gorgeous!! I love the tallness of this and the flowers are so pretty!! I REALLY love the make-over of your blog Jess...those butterflies are so sweet!! :) HUGS

  4. Jessica, this is gorgeous!!!! Those colors are just so stunning!!! I really enjoy that MM blog alot and they are the nicest people too....Hope you are having a wonderful weekend...Hugs..Jacque

  5. this is a beautiful card. I love "tall" sentiments and they are very hard to find. I am going to have to maybe find this one!! And these sentiment hero arts flowers are my favorites!!

  6. Hey Jessica :)You know I am a big fan right? I always injoy your tweaks to the sketches including this one : )Thank you so much for playing the Midnight Madness Sketch challenge and stop by my blog for the New Blog Candy give a way exclusive to people with blogs.
    MMSC Hostess

  7. What a beautiful card Jessica,i love the image and papers..

    Hugs Riet.x

  8. Hi Jessica! Your lighting is spectacular on this card! It's just beautiful! Great job!!

    Can't wait to see what you make next week!

    MMDT Member

  9. Jessica, your card is stunning!! Awesome job!! Thanks for playing along with us!


    MMDT August Guest Designer

  10. I love this tall narrow card and the colors!! Gorgeous take on the MMSC this week. Thanks for playing along!

  11. Beautiful card- The DP is perfect for that image too!


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