Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Midnight Madness Sketch #52: Sweet Blogaversary!

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Stamps: Magnolia Tilda, Papertrey sentiment. Cardstock: Real Red, black, Papertrey white, DPs unknown source. Ink: Memento, copics, Real Red. Accessories: Nestabilities long rectangles and tag, black dotted organdy ribbon, red grosgrain ribbon, photo corner.

Happy One Year Anniversary Everyone!

Welcome to our One Year Celebration…It's all about our Players and Followers this month. If you have not entered our Blogaversay Jackpot Candy, be sure to click over for a chance to win a Candy Prize worth over $300.We will be celebrating all month!

Once again, it's "YOUR PICK" Make it fancy, clean and simple, or somewhere in-between. Remember to click on the sneak peek button on the side bar for the following weeks sketch each Friday.


Enter one style or both this week.

Just have fun and come play with us :)



Our MMSC51 Gold Star Award goes to...
5. Karen Wallace

Our Remarkables Awards this week go to...
15. Grace N
29. MrsBoz
53. Holly Miller


Our MMSC51 Weekly Bonus Winner is...

Our April Month End Winner is.....
Lori G

The Cruise Blog Candy Winner is....
Art Girl


Our MMSC52 weekly Bonus sponsor is.....

**Our May Monthly Sponsor is....

PB Stamps

Great news PB Stamps stock most of the old retired stamps that are available nowhere but PB Stamps (an exclusive arrangement between them & Penny Black). You can even view old catalogs on his site: http://www.pbstamps.com/ Are you ready for this Months Sponsorship prize? Well, Dick over at PB Stamps has very generously offered up a 15% life time discount to 5 of our players….

YES, you heard me right, 5 (five) winners will

be randomly drawn at the end of the month!! WOW!.

So come play with us. Break out your Penny Black stamps or stop by PB Stamps and get yourselves some. (Any stamps are welcome to play our challenges, but let’s have some fun with Penny Black this month)

Thank you Dick we love Penny Black stamps and will be showing them off all Month. Thanks for the awesome Giveaway.. You are going to make a few Penny Black Lovers VERY Happy :)

For my card I went with the CAS sketch and used a Magnolia card kit created by the Jacki (). Doesn't this combination of papers and colors remind you of a Mary Engelbreit theme? I also altered a mini comp book to create a coordinated gift set:

Be sure to stop by the other Midnight Madness Design Team's blogs to admire their take on the sketch:



  1. Jessica, this is just tooo cute!! Love that image and your colors are wonderful!! Nice papers and gret coloring on the image!!

    Phyllis MMDesign Team

  2. I love your card! That kit was so fun!! :D

  3. this is so cute!! I love the cherries and your color combinations! Just fabulous!
    Hugs, Darsie
    Midnight Madness Design Team

  4. This is so fun...great papers/colors, etc!! Great job!

  5. Just love how you coloured Tilda, I like her in the denim look, and love that gorgeous notebook and pen set, you are one busy and talented lady.

  6. Jessica this set is just so sweet and adorable. I really love Tilda's myself and have fallen in love with yours. Your color and shading is pure perfection. Simply delightful and a wonderful gift idea for someone special in your life.

    Bear Hugs,
    Carol :o}

  7. Oh be still my heart.. I was just thinking the other day that I have not used a Tilda in so long.. This is so sweet. Perfect paper. This is a tough sketch.. You did a super job..

  8. Oh I just love your Tilda Jessica!! Stunning coloring and choice of dp! You sure did rock the sketch!

    It seems like just yesterday I was bidding my Sat. Spotlight friends goodbye and now I am bidding you a goodbye from MM as well. I am so inspired by your creations and friendships Jessica. This is not a goodbye as I will continue to stalk your blog and the challenge.

    big hugs,

  9. Such pretty papers and beautifully colored Jess. :) Happy Midnight Madness Anniversary! Michelle

  10. Jess, such a cute set, the cherries and the matching notebook! You are so good at this, and Yes it Does remind me of Mary Engelbriet colors! I love her work too. Terrific job - xox ~Jeni

  11. Hey Jess! Love your design card! Tilda is colored and shaded perfectly to go with that cute dp!
    Adorable card.
    Midnight Madness DT

  12. Hi Jessica, Just an adorable card this week :) Love your matching gift too. I know who ever gets this will just adore it :) Thanks for bring your special flair to our DT entries :)

  13. Jessica, you know you can always pick one of your creations out so easily, they are the tops when it comes to CAS, always clean lines and beautiful color combos! This set is just darling and of course Tilda looks beautiful the way you have colored her. What a great gift set for someone special. Thanks for always inspiring.

  14. This is SOOOO CUTE!!! Love the colors and the cherries! You have done a beautiful job coloring the black. Cute book and pen, too!

  15. I did think of ME and I love her cherries. Really beautiful work here (I say that a lot don't I? - because it is soooo true). Loving the colors and the overall happy vibe of this card!

  16. This is very pretty Jessica. The colorcombo is great and your Tilda is very sweet.

    Now lets get ready for next weeks danceparty!



  17. I agree, totally Mary Englebreight!! Aweosme book, I love these little projects you do!!

  18. Simply gorgeous. Love the cute cherry theme for this adorable Tilda :o)

  19. This is wonderful. Your coloring on the black area looks amazing. Love how you made the coordinating note book, too. Such a sweet little gift set.

  20. Hi Jessica - this is just gorgeous! I love the colouring you do so well and Tilda - she look adorable! Your colours are rich and stunning! Love this prject - your work is always fabulous! Thanks for sharing! {{[hugs|||


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