17 August 2017

Mia-Lottie crafts again..

I have a cute Heart themed card to share with you today,
made by G/daughter Mia, as some of you know she is the light of my life
and spends many a happy hour with me crafting (ermmmm mainly messing about) lol 
in my craft room but she does love her sparkles.. so heres Mia's Sparkly heart card
she has made as a thank you to a family friend.. 
PS I did stick it onto a card blank for her as the stickles glue was still wet..




Mia-Lottie 4yrs 3months/.

Mia hard at work, & yes the sun shines out of my gorgeous girlie.lol .

Mia is entering this into 

Simon Says stamp wed. chall.  Anything goes with Sparkle.
 
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14 August 2017

HMFMC #247 Mid Way reminder.

I am back to share more inspiration for our chall @
I am the hostess for this chall & chose
“Anything BUT a Card”
not as hard as you might think & you always have the option of Anything goes .
plz. use a House Mouse, Happy Hopper or Gruffie stamped image/decoupage
or CD rom for all our challs..
ALL our challs have Anything Goes option just have fun…
This time I made a Christmas door hanger, you could use it on a large Xmas tree.
Length is 20cms x 10cms width..its a DL shape.. Design paper is an old textured SU one
from my stash. I cut the hole with my SB circle & scallop dies. Sentiment is part of
a Tonic cracker die, Holly leaves are a small W/ware punch. Poinsettia is a SB die.
The cute wee mousey image is an old wood stamp “Santa’s little helper”
coloured with prisma pencils, pearls from stash..


Our Generous sponsors for this chall are
Winner will receive a Fabulous $20 Value Reward Card
In July 2013, Stampendous was proud and excited to become the official rubber stamp
licensee of House-Mouse Designs®.
Since that time we’ve released over 235 House-Mouse, Happy Hoppers, and Gruffies images
as wood mounted or Cling Rubber stamps that can also be purchased at: www.STAMPENDOUS.com
For lots more inspiration from Stampendous, be sure to check out their other sites;

2nd generous sponsor is

We are very happy to welcome back Heidi and her team at
The Winner will receive a Random assortment of Ink pads from Simon Says Stamp
Simon Says Stamp has been in business since 2002, offering you the best selection of
some of their Premium Dye Ink Pads to one very lucky player!

Big Thanks to our Generous Sponsor for their continued support..

Our very own teamie Bunny has this super cute
Post it note holder for ONE lucky winner thank you Bunny

Three fabulous prizes on offer ..you got to be in it to WIN it..lol
Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to join in with our
“Anything BUT a Card”
theme OR Anything Goes @ House Mouse & Friends Mon chall.
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7 August 2017

HMFMC #247 " Anything BUT A Card"

We have another New chall starting today @
I am the hostess for this chall & chose
“Anything BUT a Card”
not as hard as you might think & you always have the option of  Anything goes .
plz. use a House Mouse, Happy Hopper or Gruffie stamped image/decoupage
or CD rom for all our challs..
ALL our challs have Anything Goes option just have fun…

I made a Book Mark which measures 16cm x 10cm..I cut the shaped tag on
my much neglected Cricut machine.. covered with stripy design paper,
image is this sweet Stampendous “Stack of Books” looks like this cute mouse is
gonna be a studious wee pupil...lol Image is colored with markers/prisma pencils..
Simon Says Stamp rectangle dies to frame image..
No embellishments have been added as it would mark the book pages.. Red twine string
is attached to the loop hole top..distressed edges with barn door TH ink..


 Our Generous sponsors for this chall are
Winner will receive a Fabulous $20 Value Reward Card

In July 2013, Stampendous was proud and excited to become the official rubber stamp
licensee of House-Mouse Designs®.
Since that time we’ve released over 235 House-Mouse, Happy Hoppers, and Gruffies images
as wood mounted or Cling Rubber stamps that can also be purchased at: www.STAMPENDOUS.com
For lots more inspiration from Stampendous, be sure to check out their other sites;

2nd generous sponsor is

We are very happy to welcome back Heidi and her team at
The Winner will receive a Random assortment of Ink pads from Simon Says Stamp
Simon Says Stamp has been in business since 2002, offering you the best selection of
some of their Premium Dye Ink Pads to one very lucky player!

Big Thanks to our Generous Sponsor for their continued support..

Our very own teamie Bunny has this super cute
Post it note holder for ONE lucky winner thank you Bunny


Three fabulous prizes on offer ..you got to be in it to WIN it..lol

Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to join in with our
“Anything BUT a Card”
theme OR Anything Goes @ House Mouse & Friends Mon chall.

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5 August 2017

A Gem of a Chall. #200 “Birthday Wishes”

Our new chall theme starts today @ A Gem of a Chall
Our New chall is hosted this wk by talented teamie Katie

Easy-peasy chall this week is
“BIRTHDAY WISHES”
Any image stamped or digi you choose.just follow the theme..

Iv’e used this super “Pink Shoes & Prosecco Card Topper kit..
Lots of great sentiments & decoupage/fab insert & sweet gift card, I used the
very apt. “Happy Birthday” sentiment.. those roses look real enuff to smell..lol
embellished with pearls from stash..



The prize for ONE lucky winner is
2 Individual Digi images OR 2 Card Topper Kits OR one of each
(no sets or sentiment sets)
of the winners choice from PINKGEM DESIGNS.....

Don't forget we have our 
“CHILDRENS SUMMER SPECIAL CHALL” 
still playing alongside our normal bi wkly chall. check it out 

Thanks for stopping by see you soon.

31 July 2017

HMFMC # 246 Mid Way “Christmas in July”

I have a Mid way Inspiration to share with you @ House Mouse and Friends chall. blog
Our chall. hostess for this chall is talented teamie Bunny
CHRISTMAS in July
plz. use a House Mouse, Happy Hopper or Gruffie stamped image/decoupage
or CD rom for all our challs..
ALL our challs have Anything Goes option just have fun…
I have coloured up another of my NEW Stampendous stamp.
this one is “Birdie Booties” aww this cute guy is so clever at knitting..lol
Coloured image with prisma pencils, framed with Tonic dies, design paper is an old
Magnolia brand.. snow flakes dies are Tim Holtz, Die-namics fish tail dies,
not sure what make the bow die is.. lots of sparkle on the snow (piccy not showing it up.)


We are very happy to welcome back Heidi and her team at
The Winner will receive a Random assortment of Ink pads from Simon Says Stamp
Simon Says Stamp has been in business since 2002, offering you the best selection of
some of their Premium Dye Ink Pads to one very lucky player!

Big Thanks to our Generous Sponsor for their continued support..

challs for my card are
Crafty Friends chall.  Christmas in July
The Holly and Ivy Christmas chall. Anything Christmas goes
Christmas at Sweet Stampin  July Anything Christmas goes
Crafting by Designs  Get ready for Christmas

Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to join in with our
Christmas in July
theme OR Anything Goes @ House Mouse & Friends Mon chall.

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29 July 2017

Andy at the Beach.. Children’s Summer Holiday/Vacation chall..


We are holding a Summer Special chall. @ A Gem of a Chall
for Children aged up to 16yrs.
The theme for our Special Children's chall is
SUMMER HOLIDAY/VACATION
Anything the children enjoy doing while on their Summer Holiday/Vacation.
It could be The beach/Camping/Walking/Gardening/Fishing/Playing in the park
just a few ideas for you..
ANY stamped or Digi image CARDS only please...

As many of you know my sweetie of a Granddaughter Mia loves
to get into my craft room on occasions we do actually finish a card,,,lol
This is what Mia & myself made for the chall..
We used Andy with Ice cream coloured digi stamp. & Beach Hut digi..
EK success bucket/spade border punch.. starfish & shell are old provo craft dies.
Card shape is a Press cut Stepper die, lolly die an old spell binders,
copious amounts of seed beads over glossy accents.



 You can feel her concentration..lol
Now of course nanaseaside did help, well I couldn't let Mia loose with scissors ?
but as you can see by the pics below Mia was very determined about the design..


Now where is Andy going to stand Mmmm here me thinks..lol


Now this is where the pkt. seed beads went ALL over the craft room & Floor..lol
Determination on her face to scoop them out with a spoon was priceless..

Please hop over to A Gem of a Chall. for all the details & leave
some love for our young inspirational crafters.
I want to thank my Gemsters for their help with this Special Childrens chall.
without them & their likkle crafting geniuses I couldn't have run it..xxxx
The chall runs from July 29th until Fri. Aug 25th 6pm UK time.

Thanks for stopping by see you soon.
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24 July 2017

HMFMC #246 CHRISTMAS in July

We have a New theme for you @ House Mouse and Friends chall. blog
Our chall. hostess for this chall is talented teamie Bunny
CHRISTMAS in July
plz. use a House Mouse, Happy Hopper or Gruffie stamped image/decoupage
or CD rom for all our challs..
ALL our challs have Anything Goes option just have fun…
More NEWS we have yet another new mousey sister join our family.
aNNie was another of our Guest Designers who we couldnt let go ..
Big Welcome mousey sister aNNie.
I couldn't wait to colour up this cut NEW Stampendous stamp..Ornament Collecting
isnt he so sweet heaving those baubles about..lol
I wanted to keep the design a bit plain to show off the stamp.
Image is coloured with prisma pencils & framed with SSS stitched rectangle dies.
Simple red card stock layered with a white background embossed with a Crafters Companion
snowflake folder. The snowflake dies are Tim Holtz dies love these so many in the set..
Candy cane embellies & gems from stash..


We are very happy to welcome back Heidi and her team at
The Winner will receive a Random assortment of Ink pads from Simon Says Stamp
Simon Says Stamp has been in business since 2002, offering you the best selection of
some of their Premium Dye Ink Pads to one very lucky player!

Big Thanks to our Generous Sponsor for their continued support..

challs for my card
CHNC #343  Anything goes Christmas optional use an E/mbossing folder
Dis digi designs Christmas in July
Cut it Up Christmas in July (use dies)
Star stampz chall Christmas in July
Christmas card chall  Anything Christmas Holiday

Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to join in with our
Christmas in July
theme OR Anything Goes @ House Mouse & Friends Mon chall.
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22 July 2017

Christmas in July @ A Gem of a chall. #199

Our new chall theme starts today @ A Gem of a Chall
Our New chall is hosted this wk by lil ole me Christine. I've chosen
Christmas in July.
For my card I used Snow Men trio digi stamp & Merry & Bright papers, these jolly 
Snow men are sure having some fun learning their dance routine ..lol
Mt card is the usual fav 6x6 scallop I wanted to team up the design papers with the
candy canes & the Merry & Bright papers, fit the bill..these papers do come in a colour range..
SSS rectangle stitched dies, Die-namics fish tail dies, sparkly snowflake gems & twine
from stash to embellish..



The prize for ONE lucky winner is
2 Individual Digi images OR 2 Card Topper Kits OR one of each
(no sets or sentiment sets)
of the winners choice from PINKGEM DESIGNS.....

challs for my card 
Cut it up  Christmas in July
Winter Wonderland  Use a Digi Image
Cards 4 Galz Christmas OR Winter 
C.R.A.F.T. chall Christmas
A.B.C. Christmas chall  N is for NEW O is for Old.
Ive used a New digi image  & Old digi design papers/snow flakes.

Thanks for stopping by see you soon.
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17 July 2017

HMFMC Mid Way #245 Lets get some Berries

I have some more inspiration for our chall theme @
Our chall. hostess for this chall is talented teamie Natascha
“Let get some Berries”
Use Berries on your image/as embellishments/design papers etc..
Please use a House Mouse/Happy Hopper or Gruffie image stamped image Decoupage
or CD for ALL of our challs.
All our challs have an "Anything goes" option just have fun...
I used the triple CD rom for this image, it has the feel of Autumn, (no not yet) lol
These guys are stocking up for the Winter ahead while the sun shines..
Image is layered onto SSS Rectangle stitched dies, sizzix leaf embossing folder.
Spell Binder leaf die, string from stash..the berries were from a Christmas bouquet. 


Our Generous sponsors for this chall are
We are also thrilled to be welcoming back our AWESOME sponsor,
the Official Mousey Family, House-Mouse Designs(R)
HMD is offering a Lucky player a $20 Gift Certificate to go shopping at the official

Our 2nd Generous Sponsor for this chall is

Winner will receive a Fabulous $20 Value Reward Card

In July 2013, Stampendous was proud and excited to become the official rubber stamp
licensee of House-Mouse Designs®.
Since that time we’ve released over 235 House-Mouse, Happy Hoppers, and Gruffies images
as wood mounted or Cling Rubber stamps that can also be purchased at: www.STAMPENDOUS.com
For lots more inspiration from Stampendous, be sure to check out their other sites;

Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to join in with our
“Let get some Berries”
chall. theme OR Anything Goes @ House Mouse & Friends Mon chall.
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