30 July 2012

Diving Olympic House Mouse ..

Happy Monday folks, yes OLYMPIC fever has hit the House Mouse & friends chall but 1st
many thanks for your cute Summer fun HM creations, plz. hop over to the chall blog for the winners..
Our teamie Heather  chose the theme for the nxt 2wks which is OLYMPICS anything to do with Sports/Games..
if your stuck you could get patriotic & use the colours of your flag.. am sure you could find a likkle mouse to help..
of course you will need to use a House Mouse, Happy Hopper or Gruffie image to take part in our chall..
This is the last chall for July many thanks to our lovely GDT’s Donna & Ginny for your stunning contributions..

We have 2 generous sponsors for this chall House Mouse designs  with a Gift certificate of $25.
for one lucky winner to spend in their online store..
our 2nd generous sponsor is Janet from Pinkgemdesigns with this BEST OF BRITISH digi kit
Best of British  Set- Copyright
for one lucky winner..

Now for me card, Ive used this cute mouse DIVING into a cup of tea..its only COLD lemon tea so wont scold him..lol
I was thinking of Tom Daley when I created this wishing him the best of luck with his diving..
Of course I had to go with the Red/White/Blue colour combo..I used a large scalloped grand nestie shape,
the Union jack backing paper is made from Janets Best of British digi kit with the help of the Serif Craft Artist
programme, I overlaid the PNG Union jack flag images..gems from stash, the GOLD medal was made from
more Nestie shapes, the 1st was cut on the cricut ..thats it simples..

HM #125
some challs for me card
Simon Says Stamp chall  Anything Goes
Raise the Bar chall   Red/White/Blue
Top Tip Tues. chall  All about Circles.
Anything goes chall  Lets not be Square
Bearly Mine chall  Shaped Cards
PaperPlay chall  Sports/Olympics theme.
Scrappy Frogs chall  Red/White/Blue
Jelly Park chall.. Olympic fever..

thanks for stopping by hope you find time to join us at House Mouse & friends chall



downrightcrafty said...

Totally awesome my favourite event to watch and wow he is doing it so well no wonder he came first, loving your papers too, great card
Hugs Kate xx

Jennifer said...

Love, love, LOVE this card! Your coloring is out of this world gorgeous and the layout is super. I need for you to show me how you've created it! Lovely!

Mousie cheers!

Donna Hanley said...

Love your concept. Your paper is terrific and your image is just colored so beautifully. All around 1st place card, that's for sure.

Exclusively by Mel said...

Love it!! great card, made me smile, what a brilliant image :)
Go Tom!!
Love,melly. xx

rachel said...

fantastic work Christine - truely inspired! Hugs rachel xx

Lisa Jane said...

oh lol.. that would be the perfect card to send Tom Daley .. fabulous!
Lisa x

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Wonderful card Christine brilliant shape card happy crafting Ginny ♥

Lizzy said...

WOW! loving this Christine its fab :)

xx Hugs Lizzy xx :)

Doreen said...

Fantastic card Christine, love that image... the colours and layout are fabulous.xxx

June Nelson said...

Hiya me darlink!!!! this is very apt and on trend aint it?? its fabby loving th shape too, and thos e likkle meeces are the cutest , big huggies June xxx

Sue said...

Christine, you get a gold metal for this wonderfully colorful Olympics card! Love that background paper to go with your very talented diver! Very creative.


Vicky said...

Just so gorgeous...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Super fun fold, great coloring and I like your gold medal! Cool!!!

cotnob said...

This is a great card Christine, such a cute image.
Thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine Designs this week.

coops said...

aw too cute christine.the shape and colours are fantastic and i love the fun image ;D

xx coops xx

HandmadebyTLC said...

AH! Everything about this including the image, shaped card and coloring is just adorable! Thanks so much for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday this time!
Tammy Louise

Jackie said...

Fantastic card, I love that fabulous paper :o)
Jackie xx

Rica said...

Another brilliant idea Christine, I love the little GB mousies entering a diving contest. Fantastic colour and stunning papers!!!

Heather xx
and thanks so much for joining us with Simon Says Stamp challenge.

Dot said...

Fab shaped card, Christine...lovely and fun image and perfect backing paper.
hugs Dorte

Carol L said...

What an amazing creation! I love how you used portions of the Union Jack flag in this darling little card! NJ!

Christine L said...

Hi Christine..

WOW This is a fab patriotic card.... perfect for olympic time!! Love the shape of it and how you've done the flags around the edge... oooh and that gold medal... just right!!

Big hugs
Christine (t'other one)

Lorraine A said...

Fabulous card Christine :-) a perfect image to represent Tom :-) you deserve a perfect 10 with this stunner !! :-)

SOO lovely to meet you yesterday ! :-) the time just flew by tho,,, we will need a few days next time lol :-)

luv n hugs xx
Lols x x x

Tracy said...

Hi Christine
I love your olympic creation, that image you've used is brilliant and the design is great too. Loving the diving mice.
Happy crafting
Mousey hugs
Tracy x

Nannieflash said...

Oh wow Christine, what a fabulous image, love the papers and your image is just so beautifully colour to. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Tracey said...

This is fabulous Christine, I love everything about it!

Tracey said...

Oops forgot to say & thank you so much for sharing it with us at Jellypark Friends :)

Mau xx said...

Hi Christine, Love the card, we must both be watching too much 2012with our very patriotic colours....lol Love the shape and the image is super.
Hugs Mau xx

JD said...

Fabulous card! I like the shape you used...well done!

America said...

TOTALLY GORGEOUS House-Mouse Olympic design. Love its folds and colors and detailing. Those papers just ROCK this.