13 April 2015

April Showers @ HMFMC #192

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Another 2wks gone by with the speed of light..sigh! so its time for a New theme @
our Talented teamie Beth has chosen the theme of 
Glitter Text Generator
Dont forget you always have the option of ANYTHING GOES, so whatever you have
House Mouse/Happy Hopper/Gruffie stamps, CD roms or decoupage ALL count..
Ive used the triple CD rom for my image its so handy to be able to resize the image to fit your design.
& I dont have this stamp in my collection so double whammy..lol. These cute guys are sheltering
from the “April Showers” in this mail box.. Base card is 6x6 scallop, the poppy design paper is one I
made on the greeting card factory programme. Simple matt & layering onto this SU real red card stock.. MS  Vintage lace punched border..sentiment is comp. generated, ribbon from stash..

HM #192 
Our generous sponsors for this chall are
We are very happy to welcome back Heidi and Simon Says Stamp!!
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Simon Says Stamp is generously giving away a RANDOM ASSORTMENT of
some of their Premium Dye Ink Pads to one very lucky player!

Our 2nd Generous sponsor is:

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Winner will receive a Fabulous $20 Value Reward Card
(Winner must be a USA Resident, it's Territories and, or, Canada)
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STAMPENDOUS! is the next company manufacturing our beloved House-Mouse Design Stamps!
House-Mouse Designs® stamps can also be purchased at: www.STAMPENDOUS.com
For more inspiration and challenges, check out our official Blog HERE.

Our Hostess Beth is offering this cute package for ONE lucky winner..many thanks Beth..

challs for my card are
Di’s digi download chall..  Include an Animal
Digi Galore New Home
Crafting when we can chall Sing me a song Base your project on a song title..
   Rain drops keep falling on my head.. check out this link to hear it 
The Ribbon Girls chall Any image add Ribbon/Lace


Thanks for stopping by checkout the DT’s stunning inspiration at
House Mouse & Friends Mon chall. hope you can join us..

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12 April 2015

Tea/Coffee anyone!

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Thats the NEW theme @ Totally Tilda & Friends chall
We would like you to use ANYTHING related to Tea/Coffee it could be
image/colours/design papers/charms..choice is yours..
For my card I used a LOTV topper & added more colour to emphasize the colours..
Love these 2 sweet girlies having a coffee together & catching up on girl talk..lol
Gone all out with the Tea/Coffee colour combo & image..
SB labels one dies, matt & layered with SU card stock, Chocolate chip/Cake Crumb..
Design paper is MME, sentiment is Clearly Besotted, Sue Wilson leaves die.
Pearls/lace/silk crush ribbon & flowers all from stash..

TT #118
Our generous sponsor for this chall. is
Bunny-Zoe crafts is sponsoring this challenge
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So our prize is from Bunny-Zoe crafts.com
And the Prize is;
Thank you for your continued sponsorship.

challs for my card are
Allsorts chall BINGO (2 lines middle centre middle across)
Little Claire chall Use Kraft card stock.
Fresh Brewed chall Use Coffee or tea theme
Creative Inspiration chall A trio..(mine is flowers)

Thanks for stopping by hope you can share your TEA/COFFEE creations with us

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11 April 2015

Its SPRING time “A Gem of a chall.”

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Its time for another new theme over @ A Gem of a chall our talented teamie
Katie has chosen “Spring is in the air” anything to do with SPRINGTIME.
Ive used this cute “April Showers” pre-coloured image.. this cute guy has been caught
out in one of those April showers were having in the UK.. this card can be used as a
get well (feeling under the weather)  image is framed with SB dies, printed the image
twice to decoupage the hat/umbrella. Used Cloud dies cut of out pearl card stock..
grass border, punches were used to make Spring like flowers..hope you find time to join us?

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The prize as always for ONE lucky winner is
2 Individual Digi images
(NO SETS, PERSONALISED WATERMARK'S OR SENTIMENT SETS)
of the winners choice from PINK GEM DESIGNS
Thanks for stopping by see you soon..

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7 April 2015

Another Piggin Birthday!

Hope everyone had a pleasant Easter & full of choccy eggs..? lol
Ive been busy decorating our sons B/room so been rather busy..not a fun time at all..(sad face)
I have a Shaped card to share today which is our current chall. theme at
 A Gem of a chall  "Anything BUT Square" closes Fri. 10th April 12 noon GMT.
I used this fun Piggin Cheers image  for our sons Birthday card which is Wed.
(to morrow)  flying by the seat of me pants again!..
Simple design using a Stepper die & SU Kraft card stock, design paper is from MME.
 The image is printed off twice to decoupage the beer bottle & glass..
  Simon Says Stamp  “Stitched Rectangles”  to frame the fun image..
I made the image even bigger & cut out a huge beer bottle for decoration..
sentiment is comp. generated.SB dies to frame..gems from stash...
.This is yet another entry for Simon Says Stamp wed. chall
who are celebrating their 6th B/day..


challs for me card are
Simon Says Stamp wed. chall Happy Birthday
Creative Corner   Animal fun
Dragons Lair chall..Add an Animal
The ABC chall G is for Go digital

Thanks for stopping by hope to see you soon..

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6 April 2015

MW Reminder for House Mouse & friends Mon. chall #191

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I’m back to share a Mid way card for our theme  @ House Mouse & Friends Monday chall
I am the hostess for this theme & chose 

Glitter Words
(with a Birthday sentiment)

Dont forget you always have the option of ANYTHING GOES, so whatever you have
House Mouse/Happy Hopper/Gruffie stamps, CD roms or decoupage ALL count..
Everyone NEEDS Birthday cards so lets see your mousey creations..

For this card I used “Cup Cake Jump” cling stamp, coloured with markers/prisma pencils..
The cup cake wrapper has been paper pieced, Twinklets  added to the yellow frosting..
Image framed with Tonic/SB oval dies, Simon Says Stamp banner die, Lala land scroll die.
Card stock is SU “Melon Mambo” love this gorgeous pink card.. Design paper is Echo Park
“Summer days”. Sentiment is Clearly besotted , the B/day candle border is EK success punch.

HM MW  #191

Our generous sponsors for this chall are
http://www.house-mouse.com/images/banner120_02.jpg
Offering one Lucky player a $20 Gift Certificate to HMD.
AND
http://www.disdigistamps.com/
One Lucky Winner will receive a fabulous $12 voucher to shop at Di's DigiStamps

I am offering ONE lucky winner this NEW set of J/Sheen UM stamps.
Thank you so much to our generous sponsors..

challs for my card are
Simon Says Stamp wed. chall   Happy Birthday
Seize the Birthday Anything goes.
Open Minded Crafting  Food realted
Sweet Stampin. Paper Piecing (the cup cake wrapper)
Creative Corner  Animal fun
Animal Friends chall Birthday with an animal on.

Thanks for stopping by checkout the DT’s stunning inspiration at
House Mouse & Friends Mon chall. hope you can join us..

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Another Birthday card..

Well thats me stocked up with a few Birthday cards so no nasty surprises..lol
Heres another card for Simon Says Stamp wed chall who are celebrating their 6th Birthday
This cute girly card was made with a LOTV coloured topper..they are so useful..
I added more colour with a pro. marker to her top/shoes  & head band to co-ordinate
with my choice of card/papers which is this pretty frosted sheet from Papermania
Design stax, love the quality of these papers..The tiny cup cakes are perfect
for this card..Ive also added glamour dust sparkle to the B/day cake & dress.
I used Simon Says Stamp  “Stitched Rectangles”  to frame this sweet image..
same set of dies were used to frame the  Clearly Besotted sentiment ..
Pearls & lace from stash..



challs for my card are
Simon Says Stamp wed chall  Happy Birthday
Open-Minded crafting  Food Related
Aud Sentiments Anything goes + Sentiment
Seize the Birthday  Anything goes (must be a B/day card)
Pile it on Die cuts & or punches

Thanks for stopping by see you later with ANOTHER Birthday card for the
Mid way  House Mouse & Friends chall BIRTHDAY chall.

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4 April 2015

Happy Birthday to you !!!

Ive made a few B/day cards as Simon Says Stamp chall are celebrating their 6th B/day..
Its the 1st time Iv’e used this huge Woodware sentiment, my teamie Pauline uses them
to great effect..(thanks for the inspiration teamie) 
Card base is 8x8 matt, layered with tan card stock, design paper is from First edition “Animal Antics”
The sentiment was stamped onto white card then stamped again on the design papers.. 
I fussy cut the letters out..(very time consuming) paper pieced over the  the stamped sentiment.
The tiny banner die is from a Simon Says Stamp  set HERE thats it for this B/day card..
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challs for my card are
Simon Says Stamp chall  Happy Birthday
Crafty Calendar chall Add a sentiment
Sweet Stampin chall Paper Piecing
Crafty Catz  Anything Goes
NEW Simply paper Crafts  Anything goes
Seize the Birthday  Anything goes.

Thanks for stopping by I've been a very bad blogger of late..Sorry
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30 March 2015

It’s Birthday time @ House Mouse & friends Mon. chall #191

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Our NEW chall theme starts today @ House Mouse & Friends Monday chall
I am the hostess for this theme & chose  BIRTHDAYS (with a Birthday sentiment)
Glitter Words
Dont forget you always have the option of ANYTHING GOES, so whatever you have
House Mouse/Happy Hopper/Gruffie stamps, CD roms or decoupage ALL count..
We all need Birthday cards so fill up your stock box with a mousey creation & join us..

For my card I used this UM image from the J/Sheen set “Birthdays”  image is coloured
with markers/prisma pencils, these cute guys are having a party all to themselves
with this wee cup cake. I kept the colour combo fresh & spring like..
we hope Spring IS on its way but the British Summer time has now begun.!
I must have been in hibernation for Spring..lol . Design paper is from Basic Grey
“Nook and pantry” pad. card stock from stash.. Sentiment is Clearly Besotted.
die is from a Simon Says, Sue Wilson leaves die, flowers, pin,  Ribbon all from stash.

HM #191


Our generous sponsors for this chall are
http://www.house-mouse.com/images/banner120_02.jpg
Offering one Lucky player a $20 Gift Certificate to HMD.
AND
http://www.disdigistamps.com/
One Lucky Winner will receive a fabulous $12 voucher to shop at  Di's DigiStamps

plus I am offering ONE lucky winner this NEW set of J/Sheen UM stamps.
Thank you so much to our generous sponsors..

challs for my card are
Simon Says Stamp chall Anything goes
Allsorts chall Feature a creature
Chocolate Coffee cards Something Yummy to eat or drink

Thanks for stopping by checkout the DT’s stunning inspiration at
House Mouse & Friends Mon chall.   hope you can join us..

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29 March 2015

Totally Tilda & friends #117 Spring Flowers..

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Another 2 wks have passed so its time for another Totally Tilda & Friends chall
We have our NEW Tildarettes showcasing their Debut creations with us this wk.
so make sure you check out  Anny/Beth/Betty/Kerry lovely to have you join us..
This time we have SPRING FLOWERS as our chall theme..easy peasy.
Not sure if I have been brave or foolish trying this clean & simple design, at least it shows 
off Edwin with his spring daffodil..Edwin is coloured with markers/prisma pencils.
Coloured card stock is aptly called Daffodil yellow..button & ribbon from stash..
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Our generous  Sponsor for this chall is
challs for my card are
The Crafters Cafe chall.. Spring Flowers
Crazy 4 challs Lets think Spring
Dis digi design chall Spring is here
Time for Magnolia chall Spring is in the air


Thanks for stopping by hope you can share your Spring Flower creations with us


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28 March 2015

A Gem of a Challenge #141 Shaped cards Anything BUT square.

Our new theme starts today at  A Gem of a chall  many thanks for your stunning 
takes on the "Pretty in Pink" chall theme hop over see if your one of the winners..
The new chall theme which our teamie SUE  is hosting is
"Shaped Cards.ANYTHING BUT Square"
The Gems Team are show casing their Pinkgemdesign creations for your inspiration.
hope you can join them, you dont need a PG image but if you have one we 
would love to see you use it..

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