Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Midnight Madness Sketch #54 and BBQ!

**Click HERE to view this week's Tuesday Morning Sketch challenge#45 **

Stamps: Wags n Whiskers 'Steal a Kiss', Pure Innocence sentiment. Cardstock: Basic Grey 'Sugar Rush', Papertrey white, Almost Amethyst, Grey. Ink: Memento black, Copics. Accessories: circle punches, long rectangle Nestabilities, heart button.

What a fantastic Dance Party we had last week -- it was so much fun! Thank you to all who attended and for all your wonderful links, comments, dance moves and card entries. I would like to take this time to recognize a few of our attendees and hand out some party door prizes.

Holly Moore – “Best Dressed” Disco Party

Beadz – “Best Dance Moves”

Gwen – “Memory Lane” Thanks for sharing.

Lori – Roaring 20’s “Best Dressed” and she made hers too ;)

CrystalBee – Ross Sister Party “Best one liner” OUCH!!

Sassylassy- Funniest Baby Comment

Now let’s get to this weeks Party for our Blogaversary Celebration. As promised we are going to have a BBQ. We would like you to share anything that pertains to a BBQ. By posting a comment below you will be entered in our random BBQ comment contest. It could be your favorite recipe, favorite game, favorite location, a family picture, or just a fun store. We would love to see what you would like to share with us and in return, our DT have all picked out one of their favorite recipes to share with YOU.

For my BBQ recipe, I found this Taste of Home Honey Grilled Shrimp recipe:

Doesn't that look amazing? And so simple, which is just my style. Click HERE for the full recipe details!

So, as you drool over the fantastic creations this week you can also drool over the yummy BBQ dishes. Have fun and I can’t wait to see what you will all post this week.

Now to this weeks sketch...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 MMSC53 Gold Star Award goes to...
#28 Guro

Our Remarkables Awards this week go to...
#36 Grace
#37 Gry-Beate
#51 Barbara Anders


Our MMSC53 Weekly Bonus Winner is...
11. Gloria Dojlido


This Weeks Sneak Peeks for our Special Blogaversary Celebration!!

*Our MMSC54 weekly Bonus sponsor is.....
Stamp n Create is once again our weekly Bonus Sponsor. Thank you for being a reoccurring Midnight Madness sponsor. We love working with your adorable images.

MMSC54 Weekly Bonus Prize is a $25 Voucher


**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!.


For my card, I went with the CAS sketch while dressing it up with fun DPs. The only embellishments used besides the sweet heart button sent to me by my equally sweet friend, Jacque, are circles punched from coordinating DPs:

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



  1. AWWW Jess I love this image and how you used this sketch!! SOOOOO super darling, great added sentiment too....SWEET card!

  2. Jessica, your card is just precious. So beautifully colored and embellished!! That shrimp look delish too!! I am going to have my chef (my cousins hubby who loves to cook) give it a try!! He is AWESOME!! (gotta compliment my chef if I want to be invited to dinner!!)

    Phyllis MMDesign Team

  3. This is just adorable! Great coloring and those circles are just perfect.


  4. Jessica, your coloring is beautiful and i like the circles.

  5. What a beautiful card Jessica,i love your image and the colours.
    So gorgeous papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  6. Oh Jessica this is just so sweet and innocent. How cute!!! Your coloring is amazing. The little heart button is the perfect touch on this. I just love it. Gotta try this shrimp recipe on the barbie!!! Nothing like a little grilled shrimp during a Sunday afternoon barbecue. Thanks for the inspiration.

    Bear Hugs,
    Carol :o}

  7. This is just so sweet! I love the fun colors you used!

  8. What a sweet sentiment card! Your coloring is always perfect and this has such a happy vibe!

  9. Wow Jess!!Awesome!!I love the paper,colors,sentiment,coloring,
    and of course that image!!

  10. Hi Jessica, your CAS style of card making is awesome. Love what you did with this weeks sketch. Your coloring is wonderful and you rocked the Stamp n Create image too. your Shrimp recipe looks yummy too. Your creations each week add so much to the unique quality of the variety of talent that graces the blog posts over at the Midnight Madness challenges. Thank you for being a part of this awesome team.

  11. wow, what a super bright and cheery card!! :-)

  12. Hi Jessica, this is just the sweetest. I love the bright happy colors and o course this image and sentiment is precious. :) Michelle

  13. Hi Jessica - this is fabulous! I love that image and you have coloured it so beautifully! Great colours Jessica and your CAS Style is perfect with this! Love those circles too! I love coming and seeing what you have created! {{{hugs}}}

  14. Wow, this is really neat; your coloring is gorgeous and I like how you have used paper to embellish (the circles and thin strips)!

  15. mmmm, Honey grilled shrimp....looks delish, I will definately try that recipe! Jessica your card is just beautiful, I love that sweet, playful image which you have colored so perfectly. The dp colors and heart embellies are such a sweet touch.
    Awesome job!

  16. Jessica, your card is amazing. The coloring is so fantastic. I love it!!!

  17. I just love the colors in this card! It's too too fun!!
    Hugs, Darsie

  18. What an adorable card. Love the image and the way that you colored and shaded it! Very nice!!!

  19. Awww, this is so sweet. Love these darling little kids. Your shading is something I am practicing at. Hope to get here one day.


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