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Monday, November 22, 2010

HOUSE MOUSE AND FRIENDS MONDAY CHALLENGE - ENVELOPE ART

It's Monday, and that means it's time for another challenge at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.  this week our wonderful teammate, Sue Kment has chosen the theme for the challenge, which is Envelope Art.  Yep, decorate an envelope with a House Mouse, Gruffie, or Happy Hopper.



These little guys are enjoying a ride on a falling autumn leaf.  I used sticky notes to create a border around an envelope.  Then, sponged distress inks in fall colors around the edge randomly.  Stamped in black with a swirl stamp.  Colored this adorable stamp with Copics.  Used a die cut for the address space.


I made a border on the flap of the envie and attached an autumn leaf.


Matching card.


The set.


Hope you can join us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge with a decorated envelope.
For some great inspiration, take a look at what our talented team has come up with.  This challenge runs from today, November 22 through December 5th. We would love to visit your blog and see what you came up with.

Thanks for stopping by today.  Until later..............



13 comments:

Debbi said...

Gorgeous set! I love how you created the border around the envelope.
*smiles*
debbi

America said...

WOW- what a wonderful card/envelope set to receive in the mail!!! Its so BEAUTIFULLY DONE my friend. Love it!

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
wow this is stunning i luv the colours, awesome colouring, luv the frame & leaf, sue,x

Riet said...

Ohh wowww Sue,What a beautiful card.

Hugs Riet.x

Christine said...

Hi Sue this is jaw dropping gorgeous GF..the colours are truly awesome..wouldnt survive in our mail system..to lovely i would have top keep it meself..LOL

smiles Christine xx

Lori Barnett said...

BEAUTIFUL!!! WOW! The colors are amazing and POP off the page...er...I mean envelope....er...um...screen? LOL! Well YOU KNOW what I mean. GREAT job!!!

Eve said...

Beautiful Envelope & matching card!! Luv the way you made the borders & coloring on the envelope & the card! Very Niiice!! :-)

Rica said...

First thanks for an absolutely fun challenge!!!
Your env. & card are absolutely stunning, love your background stamping - it's famtastic, and you've used the first ever HM I ever coloured - great sentimental value for me.
hugs Heather xx

Lorraine A said...

oh wow !! this is gorgeous Sue :-) I love the image,, CUTE !! and the border is terrific !! soo clever !! I LOVE it,,, beautiful set !! :-)

luv
Lols x x x

scrapperjulia said...

Beautiful envelope project! Love the little mousies taking a ride on the leaf, very cute!

Georgia Ehrmann said...

so beautiful Sue! I love popping in here and getting inspired!

Yvette K said...

Gorgeous! Love the warm colors.

Natascha (nata1984) Germany said...

Hello Sue!
Love your creation. Your envelope is so great and I love this sponged border with swirls. You made a perfect card too, so much more work than needed. Great set!

Hugs, Natascha