Tuesday, June 30, 2009

A Little Boy's Big Imagination ~ MMSC8

Welcome to another fun~filled week with the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge! We have some great news! We are looking for Guest Diva Designers!!! Be sure to head over to the Midnight Madness Blog and find out about all of the exciting announcements we have for the month of July! And be sure to take a look at all of my DT Sister's awesome creations too! When I first saw this sketch I thought it looked really hard. But, I said to myselft "It is a challenge afterall, right?!" So I dove right in and let the creative process just take hold. It wasn't hard at all. :) This week I was completely inspired by my youngest son's extremely vivid imagination!Whenever I look outside to see what he's up too, I see a little boy playing in the backyard... Now, he is the kind of little boy that completely immerses himself into whatever his current interest is. So, I'm sure that when I saw him playing in the grass, he was really out to sea battling rogue pirates and finding buried treasure on remote islands with Captain Jack Sparrow. :) I just love a child's imagination!!! Just so you all know, he has now moved on to "The Adventures of Indiana Jones". Hmm... I wonder what kind of stamps would work for that? Lol!!!
Supplies: Papers by SU, Core-dinations and Sue's Awesome Wood Papers, SU stamp, SU Watercolor Pencils & Inks, die cuts by Nestabilities, Sizzix & Quickutz, Cuttlebug embossing folders, novelty buttons, glitter, ribbon and machine stitching.

23 comments:

Jane, at Thepaperaffair said...

Wonderful card Michelle, Privates and treasures - what an imagination but how fun. Lot's of little treasures on this card with all your details.

Congrats on your Sunshine award at Midnight Madness, This award is right on, you are always cheerful and happy and uplifting, thanks for being you.

Carol said...

Holy smokes Michelle, this is gorgeous. This is just outstanding. I have not visited MMSC8 yet, but I think I am in for a treat and I also have my work cut out for me right? lol Great card.

Danni said...

Wow!! This is amazing! What a wonderful job you did!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is so darling Michelle!!! Love that image (I have it also but have not inked it up in a while)!! Love the waves you created with the flourishes!! So many fab details!
Congrats on the award Michelle! Thanks for being such a great friend and dt sister!! You make blogging such a happy place to be.

hugs,
Chris

Shawne said...

I love to see your work, this one is no exception it is so wonderfully detailed!

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

Wow! So much time into this one, the boat and the cork like paper :) great swirl for waves even! Grats on the MM sunshine award! You're a cool DT sister. xox~Jeni

Denise @ kc242 said...

Wowser! What a fantastic boys card! Lovely job on all the details. Very creative!

Denise @ Paper Gems said...

Pirate's @ Play! GREAT card Michelle, love the layering and the "swish" of water!

Carolyn said...

Michelle, Your work is always so beautiful, detailed and inspirational!! I love your work and it somehow always seems to get better as if we could ever imagine that possible.

Congratulations on your Sunshine award. I couldn't have said it better myself. I love being on this team with you. You are a ray of sunshine and such a wonderful and special friend. I am so glad to be able to say that I know you and that you are my friend.

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Ow wow Michelle, what a totally gorgeous card, i love the way youve created those waves, a novel idea! and that image is fabulous. A fabulous boys card! hugs Linda x

Janis said...

So imaginative! Love it!

mueppi said...

Wow....... Michelle
your card is wonderful!
Hugs Gisela

designsfromwithinbycharlotte said...

Michelle, all those details.....WOW! Absolutely outstanding. Those swirls are awesome...need to get me some of those. Love the image, superb stitching, sparkles and the little pirate ship....ahoy matey! FANTASTIC!

Congrats on the Sunshine award...it couldn't have been more appropriate for you...you always bring those rays into our days...and onto your cards!
Hugs,
Charlotte

crafty_pieces said...

Cool card Michelle! Very creative how you use the swirls for waves! Wow!!!

:)Chelsea

Yvonne said...

Wow- this card would be a dream for any little pirate...:)
Beautiful work!

Abby said...

Michelle you create the most beautiful summer inspired cards! I love them!

Abby:)

Juls said...

gorgeous card, I love the way you have used the big blue swirls as the sea. Just fab!

Sue @ McMahon Five Designs said...

Congrats on your Sunshine Award! Goes perfectly with the sweet sunshine on your card! I love the swirls. They are perfect. AND of course I love what you did with the cork and wood strips! Goes perfectly with their little boat!

Sue said...

Great card for a little pirate! Love how you placed the sun, ship, and the swirl to look like water. Very creative....really nice.

Millie said...

I like the inside as much as the outside on this card!!

Becky Elfert said...

Great card. The inside is just wonderful. TFS

Priscilla said...

Ahhh can you believe it ...I am just now making my rounds. Your card this week was so creative. I loved it. Thanks for all your help this last week. You are a true team player. Well, I just had to drop in..better late than never right? :)

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

This card is so cool and there is so many elements to look at! I love that flourish that makes it look like waves!