Friday, May 22, 2009

Melinda with Muffin Basket



I just heard about this new Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge and thought it looked like fun. Thanks for letting me know about it, Phyllis! On the inside I followed a similar layout and stamped the Thank You sentiment in that box area at the top:



SUPPLY LIST
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Stamps:
WOJ Melinda with Muffin Basket, Flourishes Sweet Violets (sentiment)
Paper: Prism Classic Orange, SU Very Vanilla, MME Bloom & Grow "Grow" DP,
Paper Temptress "Flame" Mica/Metallic CS
Ink: Black Craft, Soft Sky, Marigold Morning, Tangerine Tango, Creamy Caramel, Blush Blossom, Basic Black, BG15 Copic (to color the clear rhinestones)
Accessories: Clear Embossing Powder,
Clear Adhesive Rhinestones, Martha Stewart Doily Punch, SU Corner Rounder, Foam Tape, Button, Thread, Orange Grosgrain Ribbon, Quickie Glue Pen, Orange Stickles, Ultrafine Pearl Glitter from Art Institute
Technique: Watercoloring, Heat Embossing


Here's a second card with Melinda, this time the layout is Whiff of Joy Sketch #31.



The sentiment, orange mat behind the main image, and large orange mat on the card base are all up on foam tape. The mini flower rhinestones in the punched butterfly started out as clear, I colored them with a YR68 Copic. Here's a close-up:



SUPPLY LIST ~
Stamps:
WOJ Melinda with Muffin Basket, Impression Obsession Mini Messages
Paper: SU Very Vanilla, Prism Classic Orange, MME Bloom & Grow "Grow" DP, Watercolor Paper
Ink: Black, Soft Sky, Baja Breeze, So Saffron, Marigold Morning, Tangerine Tango, Pumpkin Pie, Basic Brown, Blush Blossom, YR68 Copic (to color the flower rhinestones)
Accessories: Curved Mega Rectangle Nestabilities, Foam Tape, 1" and 1-1/4" Circle Punches, Primas, Orange Brads from Pink Hedgehog Paper Crafts, Pearl Glitter from Art Institute, Mini ZVA Creative Flower Rhinestones, Quickie Glue Pen (for glitter), Diamond Glaze (to glue mini rhinestones), Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch, Clear Embossing Powder
Technique: Watercoloring with Reinkers
Card Size: 5" Square


Thanks for stopping by!

29 comments:

Silke Ledlow said...

This is just beautiful - Denise!!! The colors are soooo pretty!!! Your coloring is as always fabulous!!!

Dawn Easton said...

GORGEOUS girl...you KNOW I love that dp...hehe! Cute image too!! Love those flowers!!! I have a few of them and have never used them....thanks for the inspiration!

Jane said...

What a pretty card and colors and a WOJ stamp, love the muffins. Can I have one? Great job, love all of it!
Thank you for joining us at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge and please play again.

Jane - MMDT
http://thepaperaffair.blogspot.com/

Our Little Inspirations said...

The colors on these cards are divine! Love the images, bling, flowers, and especially that checkered button! Gorgeous!!
Carol

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Oh wowzer Denise!! This is so scrumptious!! I just adore your image!! Beautiful coloring and details!! Love the glittery wings! ;)

Gretchen said...

Melinda is just precious! I love that MME paper. These are fabulous (I'm favoring the second one :P)

Jetstudio Designs said...

Beautiful card and colors. I wish I could color like you, your images always look so beautiful!

Riet said...

Wowww Denise,what a beautiful cards,l love the images and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

broni (waterchild12) said...

These are great! Love the color combo and your coloring on both, of course! Love her fluffy wings and that great gingham button!!

Michelle (Lady2cu) said...

Denise, both of those are so stinkin' cute that it would be impossible for me to pick a favorite. LOVE those colors together, and your coloring is fabulous, as always! Awesome job, my friend!!!

Alex said...

These are GORGEOUS Denise - WOW! Love the colors on both and those images are just fabulous!! LOVE them both, I would have a hard time telling you which one I like best!! Your coloring ROCKS!! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Priscilla said...

thank you so much Denise for playing. Your card is just precious!! all the extra details adds so much. Your coloring is fantastic too. reminder..if you have our MM logo on your side bar, it could be worth an extra $25 shopping spree :) good luck my dear.

the whimsical butterfly said...

WOW Denise! These are GORGEOUS! Your coloring on both is just stunning and the shading is so soft but totally makes the image-esp on her pants! Beautiful layouts and I love her shimmery wings!!!

Michelle (sf9erfan) said...

WOW! This is awesome! I love the soft coloring on this image and the MME paper -GORgeous!! Now I have to get my hinie to the Craft Warehouse and buy some!! I am a sucker for orange! Have a great weekend! Hugs,

Carolyn said...

This is just adorable! Thank you for playing with us. I hope that you will play again. Your work is wonderful.

Carolyn, MMDT member
http://creativecardcorner.blogspot.com/

Denise said...

Absolutely Beautiful!!! Love your layout too. Your cards are all so wonderful to look at. Inpiration!!

Karambol said...

WOW! These are GORGEOUS, Denise!!

Rose Ann said...

Both are so pretty, Denise!! I love that sweet image, your pretty edging with bling, and your button...on the first card!! I love all of the pretty flowers on the second!!

Jessie/knightrone said...

Very pretty girl, I love the colors!!

Stamp Talk with Tosh said...

So sweet Denise!! Love her sparkly wings!! And that plaid button is just the bomb!!

Denise @ kc242 said...

Very nice card. Love Melinda and the colors that you used! Great job!

Denise @ kc242 said...

Cute take on the MMSC challenge. Love Melinda and the colors that you used! Lovely

Mothermark said...

I think this is wonderful! I looks so good with your blog artwork! Beautifully done......


but I gotta tell ya...she looks like she's gotta go potty!!!

Joanne (jojot) said...

coloring is fabulous.....she is just the cutest....love the sketch

Amy Johnson said...

This is so pretty! I love the colors and papers, and I really, love that button! How cute is that! Its so pretty sitting on top of the ribbon like that!

Annchen said...

both are so sweet and perfect

Sue McMahon said...

Love your colors!! Thanks for playing along with us!

Sue
http://mcmahonfive.blogspot.com/
Midnight Madness Design Team

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

Very nice! I hope to see more of your MMSC cards~Best, Jeni - MMDT

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

Ooooooh, these are both gorgeous!!! They are not my preferred colours, but you've made them look SO GOOD!!! Love them both!!