Monday, November 30, 2009


It is already the 1st of December! To get you in the Holiday Spirit each week until Christmas we are going to do something a little different. Along with our sketches, we will be adding a theme to go with them to make doing your Christmas Cards easier and fun! Make yourself your favorite beverage and join us here with our sketch challenge. Just think, it will be one card you can cross of you list. You'll be glad you joined us!!!



First, I just have to let you all know, that you HAVE to check back on Friday because we are doing a HUGE HUGE GIVEAWAY!!! Believe me when I say, you do not want to miss THIS!!! The CHRISTMAS BLOG HOP is coming December 8th-15th. The Design Team has a few little surprises up their sleeves to get you in the festive holiday mode. So do your MMSC#30 card and link it up here, put on some Christmas music, put up your decorations and get ready to join us in a festive celebration.
We have appreciate you helping us spread the news these past few weeks. Please continue for this one last week until the launch of the blog hop as our prize patrol has been out viewing the Logo in your side bar. We have lots of stuff going on here, so be sure to check out the “General Rules” for all the details. Please check back Weds for our MMSC29 Bonus winner and our Holiday Logo winner this week. You have till Midnight EST 12-1-09 to get your MMSC29 entries in to qualify. One winner will be drawn for our Bonus giveaway on Wednesday, so be sure to check back for that. If you miss the deadline, you are still welcome to link up to Mr Linky, but any entries after the "LAST CALL" will not be in the drawing.

Our Gold Star Winner this week is:
#23 Super Nan

Our Remarkables this week go to:
#2 Karen Wallace
#17 Connie
Thank you for playing this week everyone and we would be honored if our award winners would pick up their badges on the side bar and please display them proudly.

Our Weekly Bonus Sponsor is

They are being very generous with their give away this week and here is some cool information about Sunshine’s Stamps. Thank You Christina!

"Sunshine’s Stamps is the brainchild of Christina and Rob with a lot of wonderful input from Chrissy! There are a lot of Stamp Company’s forming up out there. Digital images seemed to be the way to go for us. We had been looking for a venture to do together for quite some time and after some poking and prodding I managed to inspire my Hubby Robbie into making his first attempt at a digital image. Now, I am very fortunate to have an accomplished artist as a husband. Not many out there can say that!! Robbie is an aviation and railroad artist of well known repute. His fine art can be found on his Website or on his blog which is dedicated to his mistress, the Argus this of course was the inspiration for our first image – Angus Argus. We have a wide variety of stamps in our inventory; however we specialize in masculine images! We love to "sunshine" masculine vehicles and give them personality! Whether it's a card of your husband, boyfriend, man-cub, or daughter, we have an image that will suit!" So stop hop on over to Sunshine Stamps and check out the fabulous designs they have to offer!!

Here is just one of the fabulous designs available at the store being release today just in time for the Holidays for you crafting needs. Isn't it the sweetest snowman you have ever seen!!!

Here is THIS WEEKS BONUS PRIZE!!! This bonus prize includes the following: 4 Mini Slate Labels, 1 card adhesive rhinestones, Prima flowers, Alterable Notebook, Chipboard label holders, chipboard shapes - stars, wine lovers tags, Ayleen's Super Tacky Glue, Glue Dots, 3 "Footprints" silver charms, Buttons, Fabric stickers, and Sunshine's Stamps Christmas Card----------Valued at $45.00

Our Monthly Bonus Sponsor is:

Fran from the Frantic Stamper Inc. is the sponsor of our Monthly Bonus Prize Winner. You can visit Fran at her store at the Frantic Stamper Inc, your #1 source for rubberstamping and scrapbooking supplies. Friendly one-on-one service since 1996!! You can read about their store upgrading to a 6000 square feet warehouse with many new products at Frantic Stamper Happenings. Fran is offering a MEGA package worth $250 to one of you lucky players this month! Frantic Stamper is also an official vendor for Martha Stewart products and has the Largest Selection of punches online. Please browse the tremendous selection of scrapbooking and card making supplies at her shop. Wow, here is the picture of the MEGA prize package!!! Some lucky winner will receive this. Thank you so much Fran!


And now, may I present, this weeks sketch challenge MMSC#30. We are adding the theme "WINGS and THINGS" to the challenge. What are WINGS and THINGS you ask. It is any image you can find--- Reindeer, Angels, Birds, Butterflies, Sleighs, Stars, Snowflakes....anything that can fly in the air!!!!! I hope you have lots of fun with this sketch and theme and are inspired by the design team! Now lets see your creativity fly!!!! LOL


Here is my design card for
Midnight Madness Sketch #30
I also combined this card with
the Pixie Cottage Challenge
that required stitching of any kind!
That was an easy one because I just love stitching on all of my cards!

I used a pixie cottage image that was illustrated by Artish.

Santa and his reindeer's throughout my childhood have always been magical to me! Santa and his reindeer fly everywhere on Christmas Eve. I just couldn't pass up this adorable image of Santa and
one of his reindeer checking out the list
from the inside of Santa's sleigh,
before everything is delivered!
They could be on your roof top on Christmas Eve!

The design team has created many beautiful cards for your inspiration.
Please stop by the Home of Midnight Madness to see all of those wonderful cards!

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments!
I appreciate all of them


  1. Beautiful card and lots of lovely things happening over at Midnight Madness. Will pop over and have a peek at the rest of the lovely DT's work.
    Suzi x

  2. This is gorgeous Denise!!! I just love your Santa and reindeer!!! Your colors and layout are stunning!! I love all your added brads! Very elegant and glamorous holiday card for this week's sketch!!

  3. Denise, this is truly gorgeous hun!! I love your coloring and your take on the sketch is awesome!! ;) What a fun sketch!! HUGS

  4. That is SO cute, I believe in Santa all over again! Great coloring and sewing and all those extra special touches that you do so well. Always a treat to see what you are creating.

  5. Denise, Congrats on making the guest designer for the Pixie cottage! Your card is just gorgeous. I LOOOOVE your coloring. It is just gorgeous. I hope you have fun being a Pixie gal!
    How kind of you to stop by my blog. Thank you!

  6. How fun to see this cute image. The fun brads and background DP are cheerful too!

  7. Hi Denise - your card is just so gorgeous - I love that image - congrats on your Guest DT too - they are going to LOVE you! I love the rich colours (and your colouring as always!) and those gorgeous! This card has it all Denise, along with that fabulous embossing and the shimmer - perfect!! Thanks for sharing Denise - your work is always amazing, I look forward to my visits here and the inspiration I find!! God bless you my friend! {{{hugs}}}

  8. What a beautiful card, Denise!

  9. This is such a wonderful and fun image that just puts a smile on my face. Your card is so perfectly done with the clean lines and outstanding coloring. It's exceptional and awesome!!!


  10. Sorry I am so late making my rounds this week. Your creations are always so incredibly beautiful. I am just in awe each week with your latest. You are very inspiring, and I really look forward to seeing your next project.

  11. Hello Denise,
    Your card is fabulous! This is one of my favorite PC images, and Rudolph makes me smile. Fantastic job and thanks for the inspiration!

  12. Beautiful card, so love santa and his reindeers too! Your dp is gorgeous so Christmassy with the glitter, love how the reindeer is paper toled, take careX:)

  13. Hi Denise, just stopping by for a visit. Your post/blog looks great. I have been checking out your non MM work...of course I love it all :) You always amaze me with your wonderful creations. Keep up the good work dear...I always look forward to seeing what you will do next.