Monday, May 23, 2016

HOUSE MOUSE AND FRIENDS MONDAY CHALLENGE #220 ~ SOMETHING OLD, NOTHING NEW

Hello and welcome to House Mouse Monday! We have a new challenge this week over at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge and we'd love you to join us. I recommend you read the title again. It's Something Old ... NOTHING New. Our Teamie Torrey is all about de-stashing this week so it's treasure hunt time in the old craft room. Here's my card using the Gruffies stamp "Hammock Nap" by Stampendous! with an Action Wobble spring.


CARD RECIPE
X-Press It Card Stock
Stamp: "Hammock Nap" by Stampendous (more than a year old)
   Inked with: Memento "Tuxedo Black" (more than five years old)
   Colored with Copics (more than five years old)
   Die cut with MFT "Stitched Rounded Rectangles" (purchased last year)
   Mounted on Action Wobble Springs (received as a gift over the holidays)
Sentiment: Recollections (more than a year old)
   Die cut with MFT "Stitched Fishtail Flags" Die (purchased last year)
Background Paper: Stash (received as a gift over the holidays)
Card Base: Recollections

Now on to the challenge details.

*** SPONSORS ***


We are 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 House-Mouse Designs(R) site!

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http://www.stampendous.com/
Winner will receive a Fabulous $20 Value Reward Card


  http://www.stampendous.com/
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 sitesSTAMPENDOUS! Blog, The official Stampendous! Website (to Purchase Products). You can also find Stampendous! on Pinterest and on Facebook.  

Winner MUST reside in the USA or CANADA to win the Stampendous! prize. 

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ADDITIONAL PRIZE
Teamie Torrey is gifting a surprise goodie bag.
 Be sure to visit the HMFMC BLOG for all the details.

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I am entering this in:
   This Papa Bear is wishing for a peaceful and well earned Father's Day nap.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Hugs,
 

Monday, May 16, 2016

MID-WAY REMINDER FOR HOUSE MOUSE AND FRIENDS MONDAY CHALLENGE #219 ~ "YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE"

Hello and welcome to House Mouse Monday! We are half way through our challenge over at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge and we'd love you to join us. You can use "You Are My Sunshine" or  "Anything Goes" as your theme to use with your House Mouse, Happy Hoppers, or Gruffies stamps by House-Mouse Designs®. Here's my card using the "Berry Sharing" stamp by Stampendous!
 


CARD RECIPE 
Paper: Copic X-Press It
Background: Tim Holtz Distress Ink "Mowed Lawn" and "Tumbled Glass"
Ink: Memento "Tuxedo Black"
Stamp: Stampendous! "Berry Sharing"
Colored with Copic Markers:
   Mice (R000, E50, W1, W3, W5)
   Berry Bush ((B28, B29, B37, E53, E55, G03, G09)
Card Stock: Recollections
Edging : Avery Elle Dotted Border Die
Embellishment: Glossy Accents and American Crafts Twine

Now on to the Challenge Details:


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** NEW CHALLENGE, HMFMC#219 **
hosted by our Talented Teamie, Sue Kment.The theme is:


"YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE"

NOTE that ALL of our challenges have the alternate option of *ANYTHING GOES* too!
So come and join the fun by entering your projects using stamps, CD collection images and/or any decoupage by House-Mouse Designs!

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We are proudly Sponsored by;

We are very happy to welcome back Heidi and Simon Says Stamp!!
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront   
Winner will receive a RANDOM ASSORTMENT of Premium Dye Ink Pads 
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront


Simon Says Stamp  has been in business since 2002, offering you the best selection of Rubber Stamps, Altered Art, Scrapbooking, Artist Trading Cards and Paper Crafting Supplies in the world. Stock includes over 100,000+ items along with the latest and greatest releases from the Simon Says Stamp brand Hero Arts, Tim Holtz, Lawn Fawn, Copics, House-Mouse Designs and so much more.  With such an amazing variety and awesome deals on shipping, it’s always good timing to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp store! 


Wow, what a fabulous prize!  Be sure to enter for your chance to win.  
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Thanks so much for stopping by!
Hugs,
 

Monday, May 9, 2016

HOUSE MOUSE AND FRIENDS MONDAY CHALLENGE #219 ~ "YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE"

Hello and welcome to House Mouse Monday! We have a new challenge over at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge and we'd love you to join us. You can use "You Are My Sunshine" or  "Anything Goes" as your theme to use with your House Mouse, Happy Hoppers, or Gruffies stamps by House-Mouse Designs®. Here's my card using the "Tails Entwined" stamp by Stampendous!
  

I inked my background with Tim Holtz Distress Inks, then stamped my image over it with Versa Fine Onyx Black ink and colored it with Prismacolor Pencils.


I used a white gel pen to add a little wave detail to the water, mounted it on black card stock and left it with a clean and simple look.

CARD RECIPE 
Strathmore "Bristol" Watercolor Paper
Tim Holtz Distress Ink: "Candied Apple", "Carved Pumpkin", Squeezed Lemonade", and "Mermaid Lagoon"
Versafine "Onyx Black" Ink
Stampendous! "Tails Entwined" stamp
Prismacolor Pencils
Recollections Black Card Stock

Now on to the Challenge Details:

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** NEW CHALLENGE, HMFMC#219 **
hosted by our Talented Teamie, Sue Kment.The theme is:


"YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE"

NOTE that ALL of our challenges have the alternate option of *ANYTHING GOES* too!
So come and join the fun by entering your projects using stamps, CD collection images and/or any decoupage by House-Mouse Designs!

http://www.house-mouse.com/images/banner120_02.jpg


We are proudly Sponsored by;

We are very happy to welcome back Heidi and Simon Says Stamp!!
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront   
Winner will receive a RANDOM ASSORTMENT of Premium Dye Ink Pads 
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront


Simon Says Stamp  has been in business since 2002, offering you the best selection of Rubber Stamps, Altered Art, Scrapbooking, Artist Trading Cards and Paper Crafting Supplies in the world. Stock includes over 100,000+ items along with the latest and greatest releases from the Simon Says Stamp brand Hero Arts, Tim Holtz, Lawn Fawn, Copics, House-Mouse Designs and so much more.  With such an amazing variety and awesome deals on shipping, it’s always good timing to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp store! 


Wow, what a fabulous prize!  Be sure to enter for your chance to win.  
* * * * * * *

Thanks so much for stopping by!
Hugs,
 

Monday, April 25, 2016

HOUSE MOUSE AND FRIENDS MONDAY CHALLENGE #218 ~ "FAVORITE WAY TO SPEND THE DAY"

Hello and welcome to House Mouse Monday! We have a new challenge over at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge and we'd love you to join us. You can use your "Favorite Way to Spend the Day" as your theme or you can choose "Anything Goes" as your theme to use with your House Mouse, Happy Hoppers, or Gruffies stamps by House-Mouse Designs®. Here's my card featuring the "Monica Romances" House-Mouse stamp.
  

One of my favorite ways to spend the day is
using art to encourage someone's heart. 


CARD RECIPE
Background: Strathmore Bristol Watercolor Paper
Tim Holtz Distress Ink: "Picked Raspberry", "Wilted Violet"
Tsukineko Brilliance Dew Drop Ink "Platinum Planet"
Stamps: SU! "Gorgeous Grunge", "Work of Art", "Perpetual Birthday Calendar"
Embellishments: Wink of Stella, Pearls, SU! Punch "Petite Petals"
Ink: Versa Fine Onyx Black
Image: House-Mouse Designs®
Colored with Prismacolor Pencils
My Favorite Things Stitched Rectangle Stax Die
Mounted on Card Stock by Stampin' Up
   

Now on to the Challenge Details:

We are proudly Sponsored by:

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HMD is the Official Mousey Family, House-Mouse Designs(R)  
and they are offering ONE Lucky player a $20 Gift Certificate to go shopping at the official House-Mouse Designs(R) site, found HERE
Eeeeek!!  How exciting is that? :)
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*** ALSO PROUDLY SPONSORED BY  ***

http://www.stampendous.com/
Winner will receive a Fabulous $20 Value Reward Card

  http://www.stampendous.com/
House-Mouse Designs® stamps can also be purchased atwww.STAMPENDOUS.com 


For lots more inspiration and fabulous challenges, be sure to check out the STAMPENDOUS! Blog HERE.


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Thanks so much for stopping by!
Hugs,