Sunday, February 28, 2010

"Into the Wild"....Midnight Madness Challenge #42

Hello and this brings us to yet another Sunday post! For this weeks MMSC challenge (details found here) I thought I'd venture out of my comfort zone and take on a more masculine look. Boy did it KILL me not to use flowers, glitter, and gems! At least I got to string some beads....

Here are the details:

Stamps:      Island Stamps "Persian Prince 2", Cornish Heritage Farms "Tiger Stripes Backgrounder"

Paper:        Bazzill Basics, The Paper Company (Joanne Fabrics), DCWV "Safari" mat stack

Ink:            Momento Tuxedo Black, SU Dusty Durango, Ranger Distress Walnut Stain
                  Copic markers (YR14  YR23  E99  YR24  E55) (YG93  YG97  YG99)

Other:        Copic Air Brush (Leopard and Grass), Black and natural hemp twine, Beads (Darice printed wood beads - Joanne Fabrics), Brown eyelets, Judikins D3 Gel (eyes), MS "Grass" border punch

Thanks for stopping by and have a great week!



  1. Sheer work of art! What can I say? Just perfect. Thank you for playing with us at the MMSC. We love seeing your work each week. Thank you for sharing with us!


  2. Holly, this is just amazing..WOWZER.. one of my favorites this rocked that image and the way you used in on the sketch is oustanding. Love your beads and of course your animal print papers. Well done.Oh I just wanted to let you know to mark your calendar for March 5th because that is when the Midnight Madness will be doing a huge giveaway. It will be a blog candy style with comment entries only. No card making on this one, but I really do not want our regular players to miss out on the opportunity to win. You will not be sorry you entered. As always, thank you so much for playing the Midnight Madness sketch challenges with us. We really love checking out all our entries work each week. p.s. Sneak Peek is up

    MMSC Hostess

  3. HI Holly - this is fabulous - you have nailed the dreaded 'man card!' Your image is adorable and I love the 'popped up' frame, it is so effective! Those beads are perfect - well done! Thanks for finding the time to join us at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week - we love to see your cards and hope to see you next week! {{{hugs}}}
    Linda MMSC Design Team

  4. Holly what a magnificent piece of artistry. I love this image and how you created the frame around it. It is captivating and alluring in design and details. The strung beads on the sides are the perfect accent. Simply stunning and unique in style. Thanks for playing along with us this week at the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge.

    Bear Hugs,
    Carol :o}
    Midnight Madness Design Team

  5. WOW, Holly this is beautiful. Your Leopard is stunningly beautiful and the way you built the rest of your card around him is wonderful. The map, the grass, and the animal print dp worked their magic and made this card an absolute jewel. Love everything about it. Thanks for sharing it with us at Midnight Madness. Great take on the sketch and you should leave your comfort zone more often aparently!

  6. What a cute lion!! Stunning coloring and framing of your image!! love how it all fits together so perfectly!! Perfect take on the sketch. Thanks for playing along with Midnight Madness.