Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Midnight Madness Sketch #60

Hello and welcome to another week at the Midnight Madness blog :) Before we get started, I wanted to invite you to come to this week’s launch of our multiple challenges on CDAC. We will have some fabulous hostesses running these challenges with some great prizes to boot. The first few challenges will run for two weeks an then we will have another wonderful group of hostesses lined up. It is bound to be tons of fun with lots to offer. Stop by for a look-see on July 1st at 8am PST.
Now on to this weeks Midnight Madness Challenge!
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 MMSC59 Gold Star Award goes to...#8 Darlene

Our Remarkables Awards this week go to...#14 An#50 Marsha Sanderlin#58 Iris
*Our MMSC60 weekly Bonus sponsor is.....
"priscillastyles" store
Priscilla is giving away a gift certificate to her store
Our Monthly sponsor is..Katstamps

Check out the Grand Prize they are offering.



For this week's challenge I made a boxed envelope using the sketch. I needed a box to present a DVD to my niece who just got married last week. In addition to the DVD of her wedding I have also included several pictures! We all had so much fun last weekend. She had given me this Prisma butterfly, that she wanted as a centerpiece. The colors of her wedding were also seafoam green, brown and beige with some accents of blue. Thus the inspiration papers from Basic Grey. As my papers were limited I varyed my papers with dry embossing.

The pattern for my envelope is from Priscillastyles store. It is well worth purchasing! I have used that envelope pattern multiple times! They are so easy to use, and you will never buy an envelope again.

I am entering these challenges:

Magical Crafts - Flowers

Other Lovelies - Flowers

Fresh Brewed Coffee - Anything Goes

Allsorts - Embossing

Caardvarks - Embossing

Crafty Ann's - Embossing

Sew Many Challenges - Anything Goes


  1. Hi Denise
    this is stunning as is the one below, 2 beautiful creations, thanks for a couple of new links to challenges.
    Christine x

  2. This is absolutely stunning Denise - thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
    Ann x

  3. Denise, your boxed envelope is just beautiful. I love that pretty butterfly against the natural background colors. Your dry embossing really adds nice depth to your creation this week. Just gorgeous!

  4. What a beautiful card Denise, love all the layers and that pretty butterfly.

    Thank you for joining us over at Magical Crafts.


    Joanne xx

  5. Denise I just love all your awesome embossing on this. The rich tones of color are luscious. You did a great job with Priscilla's template. It looks awesome. What a great way to present a dvd.

    Bear Hugs,

  6. Denise, I really, really LOVE your creation this week for the MMSC. The rich colors just take me right in and I LOVE your embossing, flower and lace treatment! Your stitching and backgrounds look wonderful too! And, that butterfly is to die for! I am definitely going to have to get that envie template from Priscilla!! TFS!!

  7. Your paper layering is amazing! WOW so pretty! Thanks for playing at Freshly Brewed Challenges!

  8. Hello Denise - this is just gorgeous - I am sure your niece loves it! The colours are divine and gove such a nostalgic feel!! I love the embossing , it gives such gorgeous texture! This is fabulous Denise - another great project from you! Thanks for sharing! {{{hugs}}}

  9. absolutely fantastic! thanks for playing along with other lovelies thoughtful thursdays challenge!

  10. Love all of the embossing on your card! The colors are wonderful as well! Very pretty card!
    Hugs, Darsie
    Midnight Madness Design Team

  11. Such a fun and meaningful way to showcase this butterfly -- your niece must have loved the gift and the presentation!!
    Jessica, MMSCDT

  12. Denise...I have 1 word for this card..BREATHTAKING!! I absolutely LOVE your card!!

  13. Hi Denise.. what a wonderful card..I love how your dry embossing looks so deep and just pops.. Your shading over the top really makes your card along with that wonderful butterfly and exceptional take on the sketch. Sorry it took me awhile to stop in at your blog. Thank you for always making such awesome cards. I always look forward to seeing what will be created week after week. From my family to yours I would like to wish you a great 4th of July.

  14. oops did I forget to hiet post? just testing.

  15. This is too beautiful! Love the blue flower - it really stands out. Your butterfly is amazing! Very, very pretty!