Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Midnight Madness Sketch #56: Creating Yourself!

Stamps: Michelle's Scrapbooking 'Giraffe', DRS Designs 'Creating Yourself greeting'. Cardstock: Bermuda Bay, GP110 white, K&Company DP 'Berry Sweet'. Ink: Copics, Bermuda Bay. Accessories: Circle Nestabilities, Bermuda Bay dotted grosgrain.

We're welcoming two new DT members this month: Pam Lawver and Brenda Kluge. Welcome, Ladies!

This week's Midnight Madness Sketch #56...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 :)


The Yearly "Priscilla Award" goes to...
5. Karen Lynn

Our MMSC55 Gold Star Award goes to...
#52 Holly Miller

Our Remarkables Awards this week go to...
#8 Judi Rose
#24 Christina C
#25 Gry-Beate
#32 Teri Sherman

Our MMSC54 Weekly Bonus Winner is...
Noreen Yun

May month end winners are....
1. Vickie Kertz
2. Linda B
3. Julia
4.Sue Dees
5. Denise Clark

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!


*Our MMSC55 weekly Bonus sponsor is.....

Michelle's Scrapbooking
They are the manufacturer and sole distributor of The Pixie Cottage Stamps.

Bonus prize is three NEW stamps from featured artists ArTish and Sandra Hammer

Michelle has a great store, so you must stop in to see all that she offers.

Thanks so much Michelle :)


**Our June Monthly Sponsor is....

Thank you Kat for your awesome prize package this month..WOW!! KAT is has two blog hops each week

Monday and Tuesday and this coming Wednesday is their new release day.

So, hop on over and check out all that is going on over their :)

For my card, I originally thought this giraffe would be perfect for a sweet baby card. Not really needing another baby card, I then decided to go the fun, inspirational route by pairing it with this sentiment by DRS Designs. Here's the remainder of the sentiment on the inside of the card:

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


  1. This is just over the top Adorable! That giraffe is just the cutest!

  2. Love the colors on this cute, cute card!

  3. This is just too cute!! Giraffes are my favorite animal and that saying is just perfect.

  4. So beautiful card Jessica,i love your image and your papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  5. AWW Jess this is sooooooo adorable, I LOVE these fun colors!! LOVE this creation!

  6. Oh my gosh this came out so cute. I really love this card and the sentiment is perfect! Do you sell your cards? I would love to buy this to take to CHA with me this summer.

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  8. Wow, it´s a fantastic eye catcher.Love the bright colors and the giraffe is to cute !

  9. This is really cute! Love the bows and bright colors!

  10. I just smiled when the photo of this beautiful card came up! It is so pretty. The colors just are so happy and bright and the sentiment is perfect, and the giraffe is adorable. Love it.

  11. OMG Jessica! This is beyond CUTE! I love that giraffe image and those BRIGHT COLORS! LOVE IT!?~?!

  12. Jessica, your card is so bright and colorful and just makes your heart feel happy gazing upon it. It is filled with sweet images and details. A real treasure!

    Bear Hugs,
    Carol :O}

  13. Love the colors! The green is amazing! You giraffe is such a darling and your crd really makes me smile! Great job!


  14. I love this card. The giraffe is adorable. It looks great on a not baby card.

  15. Jessica, your card has such a clean look about it this week. However, I am in love with the ribbon you chose. Thank you for sharing such a wonderful piece of art. Tracy, MMDT

  16. Jessica, I smiled when I saw this cute card you made for the MM sketch challenge. I'm in LOVE with your fun, bright colors and your perfectly matching ribbon treatments!! Wow, what a way to conquer a sketch!! I'm so glad to be on the team with such talented artists!!

  17. Jessica this is one of my favorite Pixie Cottage Stamps. You have done an awesome job on this card. It is so bright and cheerful! Wow Fantastic!

  18. Hi Jessica..thank you for the warm welcome!! I absolutely love your card from the colors to that absolutely ADORABLE giraffe!!

  19. How could I not LOVE this card ... it's got all my favorite things, lots of ribbon, aqua and giraffes! Thanks for sharing.

  20. Jessica, one of the things I love most about your card making is your ability to create with such wonderfully bright colors!! This is amazing!!

  21. Hi Jess, sorry I am so slow to get here - is being overseas an excuse!?!? LOL! Love your card - it is fun and the colours are great!! Adorable! Thansk for sharing!! {{{hugs}}}


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