Saturday, August 22, 2009

Midnight Madness challenge and a Motivet stamp


Sure hope you're enjoying your weekend everyone! I know I sure am. It's just a shame they have to end so quickly! My Magnolia-licious DT sister, Jacque, told me about this awesome blog, Priscillasytles, and she has a sketch challenge called Midnight Madness. Jacque said they're really friendly and have fun challenges and really yummy give aways! So I popped over and checked them out. WOW! I am very impressed! Pricscilla is extremely talented and I love her blog! Her DT is awesome too! So anyway, I made this card to join in on their current challenge! I took a bunch of pics of the card, but just couldn't get the right angle. I have a hard time getting pics of the 5 x 7 cards for some reason. Sorry for the wonky pic!!


I LOVE that beautiful flower and I got it from Chris Sather on the Magnolia-licious Yahoo group! I have no idea the maker, but I wish I did. I've been hoarding it for the perfect card! I can't remember which store I got that cute little angel charm from. And that pretty little pink rose in the center of the flower, came from Jacque. Thank you Chris and Jacque! I think it was the perfect combination to go on top of my bow which was made with my Bow Easy!


This adorable little hippo is called Shy Hilda by Motivet! Oh I'm trying SO HARD not to get totally hooked on these stamps. But it's a losing battle. I colored her with my Copic markers, and she was really easy to color!! I could just kick myself, cause this was the PERFECT card to use one of my cute cuttlebug embossing folders, and I totally spaced it! Dang it! Too late now! Oh well....next time!


So be sure and pop over and visit Priscilla. Take a look at her awesome cards and templates she has! All I can say is WOW! Thanks for visiting me today and enjoy the rest of your weekend! HUGS!

Details: DP, cardstock, and ribbon - PTI; tools: Nestabilities and crop-a-dile; ink: memento and copics; flowers, charm, and eyelets - unknown

28 comments :

Phyllis said...

What a precious image. Love the look on her face. Lovely colors and trims. The Midnight Madness Design Team wants to WELCOME you to our weekly sketch challenge. We will be looking for you next week too!!

Phyllis Midnight Madness Design Team
aka SparklePlenty1000 at SCS

Handmade by Vivi said...

Oh Sharon,
your card is gorgeous and the hipo is soooo cuuuute!!
Hugs
Vivi

Jacque said...

Little Hilda is just precious...beautiful coloring job and very stunning color combination...I love it!!! Hugs..Jacque

Lillian said...

Cute hippo, Sharon, and wonderful coloring! I saw these Motivet stamps at the stamp convention, but had to pass up getting any, since I'd spent my quota. Adorable images by this company.
Pretty, pretty, card -- thanks for sharing!
Hugs, Lillian

DonnaMundinger said...

Oh is she the sweetest Sharon! Love what you did with the sketch. BTW, that is a Prima flower called Chatres Lace. I can't believe I JUST put one on a card I was doing today. Now gonna go visit Priscilla and see what's up. Thanks for the link. xxD

Candy said...

Oh Sharon!!!
You are WAY too hard on yourself.
Your card is perfect and delightful. Little HILDA is soooooo Cute! I can see why you are hooked. Oh for a money tree!! LOL
Love the charm, flower and your colouring OF COURSE!
Love, Candy

Tracey said...

Love your card Sharon! The image is just adorable!! Oh, and by the way, I totally do the same thing with the embossing folders. I don't know how many cards I have put together and then realized it was perfect for embossing. So annoying!! xx

Carolyn said...

I love your card. What a sweet image, and pink is my favorite color, so this is definately a winner in my book. Thank you so much for playing with us at the MMSC this week. We appreciate your support and hope that you will play with us again next week.

Carolyn MMSC DT

Monica said...

Hi Sharon,
I love you little hippo--how funny that her name is shy Tilda !!! You colored her perfectly--love the shading. Your work and cards are excellent. Number#1 fan!!'Monica

"SNOWMANLOVER" said...

Gosh you are so talented! Love your owls! I have some of them but not the sidebars!! Cute!!

Curt in Carmel said...

Sharon, I'm so excited that you are playing along too! Don't you love this challenge site? Your card is fabulous as I knew it would be. And your pictures are great. All of my cards (at least 90%) are 5 X 7. So I'm used to how to do the pics. What I do is simply get as close as I can so that the top and the bottom of the card is almost touching the top and bottom of the camera viewer frame. I don't worry much about the size of space on the sides of the cards. Then I simply crop it close with my photo editing and they turn out fine. I think the frame thing is the key. Hope that helps! But I think your pics look just fine! Best, Curt

Jaspere said...

Beautiful. Love that little hippo. Simply adorable.

Jeni C Slack (^0^) said...

Hello Sharon, A Big welcome from the Midnight Madness Team! You have fantastic coloring making this cute Motivet Stamp even better :) And to note that you are a designer for one of my favorite stores: Magnolia! I hope you'll play with us again soon. We are so honored to have you play our sketch.
xox ~Jeni & MMSC DT

cabio's craft corner said...

Cute image for the sketch Sharon and the little charm & flower are a great add on for this skecth!
Hugs,
Cabio

ittybittyinkspotstoo said...

Sooo cute! Love that hippo! Love what you did with that ribbon! Great card!
hugz
deb

CelticWoman said...

Sharon that is the darn cutest hippo and love the challenge, met. Hugs

Bunny-Zoe said...

Gorgeous card Sharon, such a cute image and i love all the pretty details. Hugs Nikki x

Nancy said...

Oh Sharon your card is just adorable!Love this little Hippo. I am like you in trying to resist these adorable stamps but the more I see them I am really breaking down.lol Thanks for the link to Priscillasytles!
Hugs.
Nancy

Stressed Stamper said...

Fantastic - so love this cutie image - fantastic card
Hugs
Sarah

DeeDee said...

Oh my! Aint she sweet! Oh deary me, she sure is! It's gonna be hard not to get attached to sweet little stamps like that. Your card is adorable...I love the way you threaded the ribbon thru the eyelets. Oh and the colors are yummy! GREAT card girlie! HUGS!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What a sweet image!! YOur coloring is fab!! Awesome take on the MMSC this week!

Denise @ kc242 said...

I just love your cute card from the image to the coloring and to the papers selected. This card is just so precious. Thanks so much fo rplaying along with us this week.

Sunshine said...

Terrific card just too dang caaaauuutttee! Good luck with this weeks contest! Hugz, Sunshine of Sunshine's Stamps:)

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Oh, this is soo cute!! Love it! Thanks for playing along with us!!

Hugs,
Melissa

MMDT August Guest Designer

ScrapMomOf2 said...

This card is so pretty! Your coloring is fantastic! Wow!

Jodi said...

I love how you colored this Hippo!! So pretty!
Hugs
Jodi =)

Kerry D-C said...

Waaaaaaaaaaaaay CUTE!!! I am expecting this stamp any day now!

Beth Norman said...

Adorable card. You did a great job with the sketch! You might be interested to know I run a challenge each Saturday and the prize is a Nestability.